Syrian rebels control all roads to Aleppo, say victory near

After months of fighting in the major city of Aleppo and surrounding countryside, opposition fighters there say they are close to forcing out the Syrian army from much of northern Syria. Opposition fighters on Sunday captured the last military base in the northern Aleppo province loyal to President Bashar

Death toll mounts as Syria rebels claim advances in Aleppo

Syrian rebels advanced on several fronts in their campaign to seize Aleppo, but without a significant breakthrough after hours of fierce fighting, commanders in the northern city told AFP on Friday. Meanwhile, as many as 118 people have been killed by Syrian forces across the country, Al Arabiya reported citing Syrian activists.

Syrian rebels push to oust Assad’s troops from Aleppo

Syrian rebels have launched a major attack across Aleppo in an attempt to drive the forces of President Basher al-Assad out of the city. Heavy fighting is being reported in 14 districts. The British based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says hundreds of insurgents are taking part in battles and the government is responding with […]

Aleppo Christian archbishop fled to Lebanon

A Christian archbishop fled Syria after his offices were ransacked last week amid fighting between rebels and government forces in the country’s biggest city Aleppo, Catholic news agency Fides said on Monday. The Melchite Greek Catholic archbishop of Aleppo, Jean-Clement Jeanbart, and a number of priests fled to Lebanon