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Syria Aleppo: Kerry begins new bid to stop fighting

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
US Secretary of State John Kerry is in Geneva in an attempt to bolster a fragile, partial ceasefire in Syria. Mr Kerry is due to hold urgent talks on the situation with the UN envoy to Syria, Staffan de Mistura, and the Saudi and Jordanian foreign ...
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Kerry in Geneva in Bid to Bolster Syria Cease-fire

Voice of America - ‎4 hours ago‎
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has arrived in Geneva as part of a U.S. bid to reaffirm a U.S.-Russian mediated cease-fire, as violence escalates in Syria, especially in its largest city, Aleppo. “The secretary made clear that ending the violence in ...
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Russia, US in bids to halt fighting in Syria's Aleppo

Daily Mail - ‎12 hours ago‎
Russia said Sunday it was working to freeze fighting in Syria's Aleppo as US Secretary of State John Kerry was due in Geneva in a bid to restore a nationwide ceasefire.

As Russian planes bombard Syrian rebels, debate over anti-aircraft missiles returns

Los Angeles Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
It has been a difficult month for the Syrian air force and its Russian allies. In April alone, rebel forces claimed to bring down three aircraft: two Syrian jets and one Russian helicopter. Each incident sparked a frenzy of speculation about whether ...
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Facebook ignores calls for Safety Check in Syria as #AleppoIsBurning

The Next Web - ‎11 hours ago‎
Someone sent me a message a couple of days ago saying they'd just watched the news and it had made them really angry. I asked him what had happened and he said it was news from the ongoing war in Syria.
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Devastating photos offer a glimpse inside Syria's fiercest battleground — one of the 3 oldest cities in human history

Business Insider - ‎10 hours ago‎
The epicenter of Syria's brutal civil war shifted decisively last week to the country's largest city, Aleppo, which remains divided between regime loyalists in the west and rebel forces in the east.

'We've had massacres all week': Aleppo on fire again as Assad consigns ceasefire to history

The Guardian - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Syria's largest city is once again under bombardment: its residents are, once again, exposed to pitiless, wanton attack as the world looks on.
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Man from Luton accused of Syria travel attempt

BBC News - ‎12 hours ago‎
A 21-year-old man has been charged with a terrorism offence alleging he tried to travel to Syria. Mubashir Jamil, from Luton, was arrested in the town on Wednesday after a Metropolitan Police investigation.

US seeking to help Israeli-Saudi mercenary war in Syria: Analyst

Press TV - ‎6 hours ago‎
The United States, despite claims by its government officials, is not really looking to resolve the Syrian conflict and instead is seeking a way to boost the Saudi and Israeli-backed “mercenaries” that have been fighting to topple the legitimate ...
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Turkey: Police officers killed by deadly car bomb near Syria border

euronews - ‎13 hours ago‎
The province of Gaziantep, bordering ISIL-held territory in Syria, is home to many Syrian refugees. A suspected ISIL militant is reportedly thought to be behind the attack.
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Khamenei's bodyguard reportedly killed in Syria

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎17 hours ago‎
The Iranian news agency did not mention in its report where he was killed, however sources affiliated with the Syrian opposition said that Akbari was killed in Syria while visiting the Aleppo battlefield to prepare a comprehensive report about the ...

Cut Video's “100 Years of Beauty” Series Explores Syria's Rich and Diverse History

The Mary Sue - ‎10 hours ago‎
In Cut Video's latest in their 100 Years of Beauty series, they look at the fashion history of Syria, a country that has seen a huge amount of change in the past 100 years.
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Syria conflict: Body of Russian 'hero' flown home

BBC News - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The body of a Russian officer killed near Palmyra during a battle against so-called Islamic State (IS) militants has arrived back in Moscow from Syria. Tass news agency said special forces Snr Lt Alexander Prokhorenko was posthumously awarded the Hero ...

Death toll climbs in Syria as air strikes pound Aleppo

Irish Times - ‎15 hours ago‎
... 1 min 28 secs. Nearly 30 air strikes hit rebel-held areas of Syria's northern city of Aleppo on Saturday (April 30) and the total number of people killed by the warring sides after nine straight days of bombardment reached nearly 250, a monitoring ...
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Pope condemns child abuse, urges peace in Syria

Crux: Covering all things Catholic - ‎10 hours ago‎
ROME— Pope Francis on Sunday condemned every form of child abuse, calling it a “tragedy” that can't be tolerated, and also asked all the parties involved in the Syrian conflict to respect the cease fire. “[Abuse of minors] is a tragedy,” Francis said ...
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Report: ISIS beheads 4 youths in Syria; Russia announces cease-fire in Aleppo

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎8 hours ago‎
Radical terror organization Islamic State beheaded four youths in the Syrian city of Raqqa Sunday for allegedly providing information to US-led coalition forces, according to Israel Radio.
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Rocket projectiles fired from Syria injure 6 in southern Kilis

Daily Sabah - ‎16 hours ago‎
Three rocket projectiles fired from Daesh controlled area in Syria injured four people in Turkey's southern border province of Kilis early on Sunday, according to local security sources.
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Photo Essay: Syria's refugee crisis grips Greece

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
The Jerusalem Post's Washington bureau chief Michael Wilner is traveling alongside the exodus of Syrian refugees into Europe.
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