Battle for Aleppo

The harrowing evacuation of east Aleppo

Journalist Zouhir Al Shimale recounts his experience leaving the city, which was besieged for months by regime forces.

The harrowing evacuation of east Aleppo

Opinion

Struggle over Aleppo's story takes to the skies

How citizen journalists used drone technology to challenge the Assad regime's narrative of Aleppo's plight.

AlHakam Shaar

by AlHakam Shaar
- Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick

AlHakam Shaar

Maps

Aleppo: Who controls what

Aleppo, once Syria's largest city, is an important battleground in the war with at least 250,000 besieged in the east.

Aleppo: Who controls what

Battle for Aleppo

Syria's Civil War: Aleppo's heritage sites 'in danger'

UNESCO representatives are expected in Damascus next week to discuss ways of salvaging Aleppo's heritage.

Syria's Civil War: Aleppo's heritage sites 'in danger'

Opinion

How blood feud is growing among the Syrian youth

The schism in the fabric of Syrian society is very evident and yet intricate at the same time.

Batoul Karbijha

by Batoul Karbijha

Batoul Karbijha

Battle for Aleppo

Idlib overwhelmed by influx of Aleppo's wounded

Thousands of displaced Syrians are suffering from infected shrapnel wounds, hypothermia and malnutrition.

Idlib overwhelmed by influx of Aleppo's wounded

Politics

Russia decries US move on arms sales to Syrian rebels

Criticism comes days after Russian forces helped Assad government take control of Aleppo, displacing tens of thousands.

Middle East

Turkish university lets Syrians study in Arabic

Nearly 2,000 Syrians are taking classes at Gaziantep University where they can resume studies from where they left off.

Opinion

Time to reclaim our suffering

The exploitation of the suffering of people in Palestine, Syria, Yemen, Libya and Iraq needs to stop.

Yasmeen El Khoudary

by Yasmeen El Khoudary

Yasmeen El Khoudary

Battle for Aleppo

East Aleppo: 'Our memories are buried'

Residents evacuated from the Syrian city of Aleppo are beginning their lives anew in Idlib.

East Aleppo: 'Our memories are buried'

Middle East

New Syrian offensive targets rebels around Aleppo

Deaths of civilians reported in rebel-held Atareb while government blames fighters for deadly shelling elsewhere.

New offensive targets rebels on Aleppo's outskirts

Inside Story

Where is the next battleground in Syria?

The Syrian government celebrates the retaking of Aleppo, but is it enough to secure the final victory?

Opinion

Whitewashing Assad and his allies must be challenged

When we leave whitewashers to continue their campaigns unchecked, we put our own voices at risk of being marginalised.

Malak Chabkoun

by Malak Chabkoun

Malak Chabkoun

Opinion

No peace in sight in Syria

Despite the fall of Aleppo and the Russian-Turkish-Iranian diplomatic drive, the Syrian war is not about to end soon.

Galip Dalay

by Galip Dalay

Galip Dalay

Battle for Aleppo

Syria's government recaptures all of Aleppo city

After weeks of heavy fighting, Damascus announces complete victory in the battle to retake eastern Aleppo from rebels.