Gulf Times - Aleppo
Syria regime accuses armed groups of 'toxic gas' attack

Syria regime accuses armed groups of 'toxic gas' attack

Syria's regime has accused armed groups of carrying out a "toxic gas" attack that left dozens of people struggling to breathe and prompted government ally Russia to launch retaliatory air strikes on Sunday.

Thousands set to be evacuated from north-western Syria

Thousands set to be evacuated from north-western Syria

More than 100 buses headed early Wednesday to two towns in north-western Syria to evacuate thousands of people under a deal reached between an al-Qaeda-linked group and the Syrian government

Syria donors fall short without US aid, warn of cruel end-game

Syria donors fall short without US aid, warn of cruel end-game

International donors raised $4.4 billion in emergency aid for Syria and its neighbours on Wednesday, but the total fell well short of the UN target for 2018 after the United States failed to submit a pledge.

Syrian state TV shows pro-government fighters enter Afrin

Syrian state TV shows pro-government fighters enter Afrin

Syrian state television showed a convoy of pro-government fighters entering the Kurdish-held Afrin region on Tuesday to help fend off a Turkish assault.

Air raids kill 21 civilians in Syria's Aleppo

Air raids kill 21 civilians in Syria's Aleppo

At least 21 civilians, including five children, were killed on Monday in air strikes on Syria's northern Aleppo province, despite a "de-escalation zone" in place there, a monitor said.

Two tigers rescued from Aleppo find new Dutch home

Two tigers rescued from Aleppo find new Dutch home

Two tigers rescued from an abandoned zoo in the war-torn Syrian town of Aleppo are to be given a new home in a Dutch sanctuary, the animal refuge said Friday.

Animals evacuated to Turkey from 'neglected' Syrian zoo

Animals evacuated to Turkey from 'neglected' Syrian zoo

An international animal welfare charity was on Friday completing the evacuation of a dozen animals stranded in a neglected zoo in the conflict-torn Aleppo province of northern Syria.

Syrian boy Omran appears in Russian Aleppo event

Syrian boy Omran appears in Russian Aleppo event

Russia fought back Wednesday against what it called ‘fake news’ surrounding the battle for Aleppo, hosting a UN event with a video appearance by the boy whose blood-streaked face became a symbol of the conflict.

Islamic State kills Syrian villagers as fighting rages

Islamic State kills Syrian villagers as fighting rages

Islamic State attacked villages near the only useable road that links the government-controlled cities of Aleppo and Homs on Thursday, killing many residents, Syrian state media and a Britain-based war monitor said.

Evacuations from Syrian towns end after two-day halt

Evacuations from Syrian towns end after two-day halt

The evacuation of Syrian civilians and fighters from four besieged towns, part of a mediated swap deal between the warring sides, ended on Friday after a 48-hour halt, state media and a rebel official said.

Syria evacuations resume days after bombing

Syria evacuations resume days after bombing

Evacuations from four besieged areas of Syria resumed on Wednesday, Syrian state television, a Hezbollah media unit and a war monitor reported, days after a suicide bombing killed dozens in a convoy which was part of the same reciprocal agreement.

Buses evacuate hundreds from besieged Syrian towns

Buses evacuate hundreds from besieged Syrian towns

Hundreds of civilians and fighters who have been under crippling siege for more than two years left four Syrian towns in fleets of buses on Friday under a delayed evacuation deal.