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Syria’s Aleppo reels from air strikes, UN chief ‘appalled’

Aleppo (Syria): UN chief Ban Ki-moon has said he was “appalled by the chilling military escalation” in Syria’s battleground city of Aleppo where residents cowered indoors as air strikes toppled buildings and killed at least 45 civilians.The Security Council was set to meet today to discuss the upsurge in violence since the Syrian army announced

Regime planes over Syria’s Hasakeh despite US warning: monitor

Beirut: Syrian government warplanes were again in the air over the mainly Kurdish-held city of Hasakeh early today despite a US warning against any new strikes that might endanger its military advisers, a monitor said. It was not immediately clear whether the aircraft, which were in the skies throughout the night, had carried out any

Must Watch: US calls dazed boy ‘the real face’ of Syria’s war

Washington: The United States has expressed shock at a photo circulating worldwide on social media that shows a dazed Syrian boy covered in blood and dust, calling him “the real face” of the country’s war. “That little boy has never had a day in his life where there hasn’t been war, death, destruction, poverty in