Al-Bab (Syria)

Type: City
Name: Al-Bab (Syria)
Country: Syria
Latitude: 36.369999
Longitude: 37.529999
population: 49,763
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 2 reports

Syrian Kurds Appeal for Help to Prevent Fall of Ain Al-Arab

A Kurdish fighter from the People's Protection Units (YPG) carries his party's flag at the "Martyrs' Cemetery" in the town of Derbassiye in northeast Syria, Feb. 26, 2014 (photo by REUTERS/Rodi Said). An appeal from Syrian Kurds went unheard amid the ... [Published AINA - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Syrians rally in support of rebel offensive

BEIRUT: Friday demonstrations of support for a rebel offensive underway in Latakia province near the border with Turkey accompanied fierce fighting around Syria, as the regime and insurgents traded progress on the multiple fronts.The Britain-based Syrian ... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Bashar al-Assad's home village under threat from Syrian opposition forces

The Assad regime's forces launch an air attack after Syrian opposition forces seized areas around Latakia. Photograph: Anadolu Agency/Syria 's civil war edged closer to the home village of Bashar al-Assad on Tuesday, with opposition groups mounting their ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

The Syria conflict has lethal momentum | Jonathan Steele

Bloodshed, not just refugees, is crossing the border from Syria – and the picture gets bleaker by the day The downing of a Syrian plane by Turkish aircraft on Sunday is a sharp reminder that the regional spillover from Syria's civil war is not just ... [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Syria: Unlawful Air Attacks Terrorize Aleppo

Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation.Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email New satellite imagery, videos and eyewitness accounts reveal the indiscriminate nature of the government's large-scale ... [Published TrustMedia - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

Aleppo's diary of destruction

More than 140,000 people are thought to have died in Syria's three-year-old conflict, which began as peaceful protests against four decades of Assad family rule but turned into an armed insurgency after a crackdown by security forces. Much of Aleppo, ... [Published Telegraph - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Feb 02 2014 - Updated Feb 03 2014 - 2 reports

Syrian Arab Republic: Syrian forces step up deadly attacks on Aleppo

Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: occupied Palestinian territory, Syrian Arab Republic 02/03/2014 02:39 GMT DAMASCUS, February 3, 2014 (AFP) - Syrian forces bombarded Aleppo with barrel bombs and air raids for a second day Sunday, with scores of people ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 03 2014]
First reported Feb 02 2014 - Updated Feb 02 2014 - 3 reports

Al-Qaeda Forces Kill Rebel Leaders in Syria

By Darrin Simmons Impunity Watch Reporter, Middle East DAMASCUS, Syria- A twin car bombing attack on near Syria’s northern city of Aleppo occurred Sunday morning.  The attack was led by Al Qaeda and targeted and killed their rival leader of the ... [Published Impunity Watch - Feb 02 2014]
Entities: Syria, Al-Qaeda, Aleppo, Bombing
First reported Feb 01 2014 - Updated Feb 02 2014 - 3 reports

Syrian Arab Republic: Toll from barrel bomb raids on Syria's Aleppo hits 85

Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Syrian Arab Republic 02/02/2014 10:14 GMT DAMASCUS, February 2, 2014 (AFP) - The death toll from regime airstrikes on Syria's Aleppo has risen to 85, a monitoring group said Sunday, as the conflict grinds on after ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 02 2014]
Entities: Syria, Aleppo, Lebanon, Hizballah
First reported Dec 28 2013 - Updated Dec 29 2013 - 2 reports

Activists: Syrian Airstrike Kills 20 in Aleppo

(BEIRUT) — A Syrian government airstrike hit a crowded vegetable market in a rebel-held neighborhood of the northern city of Aleppo on Saturday, killing at least 20 people, activists said. For nearly two weeks, President Bashar Assad’s warplanes and helicopters ... [Published The China Blog - Dec 28 2013]
First reported Dec 02 2013 - Updated Dec 02 2013 - 2 reports

Syrian Aircraft Kill 50 in Northern Rebel Town

(BEIRUT) — Syrian government helicopters dropped barrels full of explosives on a rebel-held town near the northern city of Aleppo, killing at least 50 people in two separate attacks over the weekend, activists said Sunday. The shelling Sunday hit near ... [Published The China Blog - Dec 02 2013]
First reported Nov 23 2013 - Updated Nov 23 2013 - 2 reports

Activists: Government Airstrikes Kill 44 in Syria

(BEIRUT) — A string of government airstrikes on rebel-held areas in northern Syria on Saturday killed at least 44 people, activists said, as al-Qaida-linked rebels captured one of the country’s oil field in the east. Rami Abdurrahman, the director of ... [Published The China Blog - Nov 23 2013]

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control, "men [have]... been beheaded, their heads mounted on spikes."
...It will be impossible to hold a line linking the two Kurdish areas. Ruhad Kobani agrees. "There is a long distance between Kobani and Afrin. Although there are some Kurdish villages, it won't be easy to link the two cantons."
YPG spokesman Redur Xelil, when announcing their mobilization, said,  "If they support us, we can clear the entire road from Kobani to Jazeera.” A YPG fighter told Al-Monitor  they could clean all the roads to Afrin of the ISIS presence, which would mean ending the geographical separation between Kobani and Afrin. But the PYG’s entering into battles in Arab and Turkmen regions could provoke local resistance. It will be impossible to hold a line linking the two Kurdish areas. Ruhad Kobani agrees. “There is a long distance between Kobani and Afrin. Although there are some Kurdish villages, it won’t be easy to link the two cantons.”"
"As strong as they are in numbers, they have taken several strategic blows recently," one senior western official said. "They have been defeated in much of the north, And they will not be coming back there. The battle has been won. The regular opposition can now get back to fighting Assad."

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Russia and US unite to push for Syria ceasefire [Published The Independent - Jan 13 2014]
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