Thousands trapped as Aleppo evacuation moves slowly

Thousands of civilians and rebels are still waiting to leave the last remaining rebel-held pockets of eastern Aleppo under an evacuation deal that will allow Syria’s government to take full control of the city after years of fighting. The operation launched on Thursday and is expected to take several days.[…]

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Gulf states rebuke Assad over violence in Aleppo

Gulf Arab countries condemned the Syrian government’s handling of a ceasefire and evacuation in Aleppo and called on Thursday for civilians trying to flee the war-torn city to be protected. An emergency meeting of Arab League representatives convened at Qatar’s request discussed the situation in Aleppo, where an evacuation of[…]

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GOTG ready to send aid for Aleppo residents

The tragedy in Eastern Aleppo has necessitated an increase in emergency humanitarian assistance for the expected outpouring of refugees from that totally devastated region.  The deliberate targeting of hospitals and civilians with a virtual total blockade on the delivery of food, medicines, water, baby food and medical equipment has added[…]

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SA ulema united in condemnation for Aleppo shelling

As calls to halt the military bombardment in Aleppo grows in volume, South African clerics have condemned the attack on civilians, caught in the brutal conflict. After a brief pause in airstrikes and discussions around a possible deal to allow residents to flee their destroyed neighbourhoods, it seems an evacuation[…]

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Last messages from Aleppo

Over the past 24 hours, several videos have been released by the men, women and children of Aleppo as the regime forces of President Bashar Al-Assad mercilessly bombard almost 100,000 civilians who are stuck in a two kilometre squared pocket and have nowhere to flee to. The United Nations has[…]

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Calls for Qunoot Nazilah for Aleppo

The catastrophic humanitarian situation in Aleppo has prompted local ulema to call for a special prayer for Syria on Tuesday night. The conflict in Aleppo has reached disastrous proportions as the Syrian army and its allies have taken full control over all the districts abandoned by rebels during their retreat[…]

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