Aleppo ceasefire - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Aleppo ceasefire


Thousands leave Aleppo under rebel withdrawal deal

Dec 15, 2016 - 9:47 PM

UPDATED The rebel withdrawal will pave the way for President Bashar al Assad s forces to reclaim complete control of Syria s second city handing the regime its biggest victory in more than 5 years of civil war

ALEPPO EVACUATION. An elderly Syrian woman in a wheelchair waits next to a bus during an evacuation operation of rebel fighters and their families from rebel-held neighbourhoods in the embattled city of Aleppo on December 15, 2016. Photo by Karam Al-Masri/AFP

UN to vote on Aleppo ceasefire resolution – diplomats

Dec 05, 2016 - 11:33 AM

Despite concessions by the resolution s drafters – an early version demanded a 10 day truce – it remains uncertain whether Moscow will use its veto in the council to torpedo the measure

CENTER OF POWER. A session of the United Nations Security Council, September 2014, United Nations, New York. Mark Garten/UN Photo

Syria rebels fire on Aleppo evacuation route – state TV

Nov 04, 2016 - 8:41 PM

In a breaking news alert Syrian state television says rockets had been fired at the Castello road leading north from the divided city where Moscow said it was observing a 10 hour ceasefire

Syria army urges residents to quit Aleppo as ceasefire begins

Oct 21, 2016 - 12:24 AM

The Syrian army says it is opening 8 corridors for civilians to leave two of which can also be used by rebel fighters provided they leave behind their weapons

ALEPPO. A general view shows a damaged road and abandoned buildings in Aleppo's rebel-held Kalasa neighbourhood on October 20, 2016. Photo by Karam Al-Masri/ AFP