Monday, November 28, 2016

Battle For The City Of Aleppo -- News Updates November 28, 2016

Al Jazeera: Syria government forces split rebel-held Aleppo in two

Thousands of civilians flee as pro-government forces split rebel-held sector in a huge push to retake the city.

Rebels have lost most of the northern neighbourhoods in besieged east Aleppo, a monitor said on Monday, as the army pushed an offensive to retake the whole of Syria's second city.

The army captured the Sakhour, Haydariya and Sheikh Khodr neighbourhoods on Monday, while Kurdish forces took the Sheikh Fares district from rebels, the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

Kurdish forces in Aleppo are not officially allied with the Bashar al-Assad's government in Damascus, but the opposition regards them as cooperating with the government in a bid to recapture the city.

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Battle For The City Of Aleppo -- News Updates November 28, 2016

Aleppo siege: Third of rebel-held Syria city taken by forces -- BBC
Syrian Troops Capture Northern Parts of Rebel-Held Aleppo -- AP
Syrian rebels lose all of northeast Aleppo 'in worst defeat since they seized half the city in 2012' -- The Telegraph
Syrian rebel forces in Aleppo suffer 'biggest defeat since 2012' -- The Guardian
Syrian forces seize more rebel-held districts in Aleppo as assault gains momentum -- Washington Post
Pro-Assad Troops Capture 10 Aleppo Neighborhoods: Russia -- NBC
Syrian army announces major advance in Aleppo -- Reuters
Syrian Forces Seize Key Eastern Aleppo Districts -- VOA
Syrian regime routs rebels in eastern Aleppo -- DW
Aleppo: Syrian Army seizes key district from rebels as thousands flee, observatory says -- ABC News Online
Syrian military captures part of rebel-held Aleppo as civilians flee -- UPI
Rebel hold on Aleppo appears to be collapsing as Syrian troops advance -- L.A. Times
Thousands uprooted in east Aleppo as Syrian army advances -- Reuters
Thousands flee Aleppo as Assad’s forces move to split Syrian rebel stronghold -- Washington Post
Syrian govt forces liberate about 40% of east Aleppo from terrorists – Reconciliation Center -- RT
Can the Rebels Hold On in Aleppo? -- Jamie Dettmer, VOA

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