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Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Lisa Barrington
Aleppo

Thousands Return To The Freezing Ruins Of Aleppo

Thousands of people are starting to return to formerly rebel-held east Aleppo despite freezing weather and destruction “beyond imagination”, a top U.N. official told Reuters from the Syrian city. Given the appalling conditions, the U.N. is not encouraging people to return.

January 4, 2017
syria truce

Syria Truce Largely Holds, Aid Preparations Underway

A nationwide ceasefire brokered by the United States and Russia was mostly holding across Syria on Tuesday and efforts to deliver badly needed aid to besieged areas including the northern city of Aleppo got cautiously underway.

September 13, 2016