In the last couple of days the Syrian regime has continued to drop barrel bombs on opposition fighters in Aleppo. In neighboring Iraq the Maliki government is also using the same kind of weapon in Fallujah.
Three million people in the Syrian city of Aleppo have been without drinking water for the past nine days because rebels have cut off supplies to the besieged city, according to the Syrian Foreign Ministry on Monday.
Jerusalem Online issued disturbing footage of the Syrian Army barrel bombs in Aleppo. In spite of diplomatic attempts to end the Syria crisis, the army continue to attack rebels in Aleppo and Damascus.
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The Syrian war has dragged on for more than two years with both sides, the rebels and the Assad regime, blaming each other. Journalists reporting from the area face an increasingly hostile environment and kidnappings by rebel forces are on the increase.
A major Syrian rebel commander belonging to an Islamic faction was killed after a government airstrike. As well as killing the commander, the airstrike left two other high ranking members of the organisation wounded.
A spokesman for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced yesterday that following discussions between UN representatives and the Syrian government, UN weapons inspectors will visit Syria to investigate alleged chemical weapons use.
A Syrian national flag flutters at a government-controlled district as seen from a rebel-held area in Aleppo's Karm al-Jabal district
With permission by Reuters / Saad AboBrahim
Doctors and medical staff treating injured rebel fighters and civilians in Aleppo
File photo: Scott Bobb
A couple sits to survey the destruction of the neighborhood.
A FSA fighter engaged in a shootout in Aleppo
October 3, 2012 - Aleppo, Syria: A series of car bombs detonated in the central Saadallah al-Jabiri square in Aleppo, destroy an Officer's Club, hotel and a cafe. At least 44 are killed and 122 are wounded. The al-Qaida-linked al-Nursa Front claimed responsibility for the attack.
Saint Elias church in Aleppo, Syria.
The 10th Century Aleppo Codex
Mountain top tree in Semen Stolbnik near Aleppo, Syria
Aleppo, Syria - Damage caused by artillery projectiles and rockets bombarding Aleppo on 8/16/12
Syria's commercial hub Aleppo.
Reuters Pictures of the Year 2013: Residents run from a fire at a gasoline and oil shop in Aleppo's Bustan Al-Qasr neighborhood, on October 20, 2013
With permission by Reuters / Haleem Al-Halabi
Pieces of exploded mortar rounds in the streets of Aleppo on 8/16/12
Free Syrian Army (FSA) rebels hold a planning session. The FSA is not a single group, rather it is a mishmash or umbrella organization of varied political and religious militant factions as well as defected Syrian regime soldiers
Residents pick up after aerial bombings by government forces in the rebel-held Azaz section of Aleppo, August 16, 2012.