Tag Archives: Governorates of Syria

17Dec/16

TIMELINE-The battle for Aleppo

Syrian government forces control the major Syrian city of Aleppo for the first time since losing parts of the city in 2012. Continue reading

12Dec/16

Syrian army in Aleppo says “battle is at its end”

Destruction in Sheikh Saeed area of Aleppo, as Syrian Army general says the battle for Aleppo is at its end.

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10Dec/16

File of Palmyra – as IS militants re-enter the ancient city

File of the recent history of the ancient city of Palmyra, home to Islamic State until Syrian government forces retook the ruined area in March.
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08Dec/16

End game in Aleppo

The Syrian army’s advance in Aleppo slowed Thursday but a victory was still firmly in sight after President Assad vowed that retaking the city would change the course of the war. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. Continue reading

01Mar/15

Islamic State under pressure as Kurds seize Syrian town

Kurds push Islamic State back towards Iraqi border but fate of abducted Assyrian Christians unknown.
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