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I don’t look back as we finally leave. I don’t look at the torn and dismantled shell of a city that I used to know. I don’t say goodbye. I don’t want to.
BEIRUT — Nearly two weeks into a crushing blitz, Syrian forces and their allies have taken control of nearly all of what was once an opposition stronghold in eastern Aleppo, touching off a new w...
A hospital spokesman says medics had recorded four deaths from gas poisoning and 55 injuries.
A quarter of a million civilians still live in the city, effectively under siege since the army aided by Iranian backed militias cut off the last road into rebel districts in early July.
The city has seen some of the worst fighting in Syria’s deadly war.