Tag: Idlib

US Officials Say Russia Preparing For Aleppo Offensive As Syria ‘Ceasefire’ Collapses

April 20, 2016

US officials have told the Wall Street Journal that Russian artillery units have been deployed near Aleppo as the ‘cessation of hostilities’ that came into partial effect in February collapses with major civilian casualties due to regime air strikes.

Five Hospitals And Two Schools Hit By Suspected Russian Airstrikes In Syria

February 15, 2016

Live Updates: Three hospitals in rebel-held areas of Syria have been struck this morning, causing heavy civilian casualties. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here.

As Pressure Mounts On Aleppo, Russia Conducts Air Strikes Across Syria

February 5, 2016

Live Updates: Thousands of people are trying to flee the north of the Aleppo region into Turkey as fighting rages between rebel fighters and pro-regime forces. Meanwhile Russian jets have conducted air strikes on rebel-held settlements across the country. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here.