Syrian military sent texts to civilians telling them to leave rebel-held Aleppo
The messages came as the Syrian government has cut off rebel-held Aleppo from the outside world, potentially trapping the 250,000 people who live there in a violent siege without food, medicine, and other staples.
The Syrian army is using bombs to cut the only road into rebel-held Aleppo
The Syrian army used artillery to advance closer to Aleppo's strategically important Castello Road, bringing government forces closer to their long-standing objective of encircling rebel-held areas of Aleppo.
60,000 People Have Died in Assad's Prisons During Syria's War, Monitoring Group Says
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says it arrived at the number by adding up death tolls provided by sources in several Syrian jails and security agencies.
Hezbollah Says Rebels — Not Israelis — Killed Its Top Commander in Syria
Hezbollah said Saturday that the death of its top commander in Syria was the result of rebel shelling, and not an Israeli airstrike.
Rebel Advance in Aleppo Countryside Sparks Fierce Fighting, Airstrikes
Dozens of air strikes hit near the town of Khan Touman, which rebels took from forces loyal to the government and its ally Iran late on Thursday.