| May 8, 2014
| 11:55 AM
A huge blast destroyed a hotel in the historic heart of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on Thursday after rebels detonated explosives in a tunnel dug beneath government lines, according to opposition and government accounts.
The explosion ripped...
| May 8, 2014
| 10:50 PM
Anti-government media activists in Syria have released a video purporting to show rebel fighters preparing the massive bomb attack Thursday that obliterated a historic building in the embattled city of Aleppo in which Syrian army soldiers were billeted....
| May 13, 2014
| 4:31 PM
The Syrian city of Aleppo is suffering an extreme water shortage days after an antigovernment Islamist faction shut down two pumping stations, government officials and a pro-opposition monitoring group said.
The shutdown has left more than 2 million...
| May 22, 2014
| 1:12 PM
Syrian government forces have broken a long siege on the strategically situated prison in the northern city of Aleppo, government and pro-opposition groups said Thursday.
The advance of tanks and troops into the sprawling prison complex on the...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 12:32 PM
The Syrian government and rebels struck a rare agreement Monday to restore electricity in Aleppo province, cut off by the opposition for more than a week, in exchange for a cessation of airstrikes by the military.
Several rebel groups severed the...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 1:09 PM
An elementary school in the Syrian city of Aleppo was struck by a missile from a government jet Wednesday morning, killing at least 19 people, most of them children, opposition activists said.
Hundreds of students from various schools in the...
| May 1, 2014
| 12:47 PM
At least 40 people were killed in the Syrian city of Aleppo on Thursday when government forces dropped barrel bombs on a busy market, according to opposition activists.
The bombs, dropped in quick succession from several military helicopters, tore...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 12:33 PM
The family members stood shivering on a balcony in Aleppo's Anadan suburb as midnight approached, their sleep interrupted by the nightly duty of a government helicopter pilot somewhere above them.
They followed the sound of the helicopter's whirring...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Protests in Syria continued over the last 24 hours in the cities of Dara, nearby Horan and Aleppo even as Bashar Assad formally lifted a despised emergency law. Despite the growing presence of security forces in these areas, protesters mobilized......
| May 4, 2011
| 4:32 AM
Some of the latest video footage to emerge from Syria overnight Tuesday purportedly shows pro-democracy protesters at Aleppo University being shot at by riot police. The video could not be independently verified. Protesters alleged that police also used...
| May 12, 2011
| 4:32 AM
They came in the thousands, according to activists and video posted to the Internet, gathering on a university campus in the country's second largest city, Aleppo, on Wednesday night. They called for freedom. They were met with the truncheons of......