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Muhajir was killed in the Syrian town of Jarablus in Aleppo province said the U.S. official speaking to reporters on condition of anonymity NegativeWASHINGTON The United States on Monday confirmed the killing of Abu alHassan alMuhajir Islamic State spokesman and a highranking figure within the jihadi group in a separate U.S. operation according to a senior State Department official http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-baghdadi-spokesman/u-s-confirms-killing-of-baghdadis-right-hand-man-in-syria-official-idUSKBN1X726R2019-10-29
Another rebel source in the area said a Turkish military team was touring the AleppoLatakia highway in a reconnaissance mission as part of preparations for a new observation post PositiveBEIRUT Jets believed to be Syrian or Russian on Wednesday struck a main rebelheld city in northwest Syria killing at least nine civilians in stepped up strikes on the last rebel bastion in that part of the country residents and rescuers said http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-syria-security-turkey/air-strikes-hit-rebel-held-northwest-syria-nine-killed-idUSKCN1VI16B2019-08-30
The latest push expands state control of a highway that stretches from the capital Damascus to the city of Aleppo state TV said PositiveBEIRUT Syrian troops on Friday reclaimed a cluster of towns they had lost early in the eightyearold war pressing their offensive in the northwest the countrys last big rebel stronghold http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-northwest/syrian-army-takes-towns-in-northwest-that-rebels-held-for-years-idUSKCN1VD0P12019-08-24
Maarawi himself was uprooted in late 2016 from his city of Aleppo where the army crushed rebels with Russia and Irans help after a bitter siege NegativeAZAZ Syria The Syrian war has inflicted all kinds of hardships on Najwa Abdelaziz but she still manages to make light of one of them http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-northwest-health/in-border-camps-syrians-rely-on-doctors-in-trucks-and-tents-idUSKCN1TO0EY2019-06-24
The FSA groups have long vowed to take the YPGheld territory north of Aleppo including the town of Tel Rifaat taken by the Kurdish militia since 2016 PositiveTurkeybacked Syrian rebels launched an offensive into territory held by the Kurdish YPG militia north of the Syrian city of Aleppo on Saturday seizing some territory before heavy shelling forced them to retreat http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-rebels-kurds/turkey-backed-syrian-rebels-launch-attack-into-kurdish-held-area-idUSKCN1SA0KW2019-05-05
ALEPPO Syria The pencil minaret of the Ottoman Adliyeh mosque in Syrias Aleppo lists to one side and is scored by an ugly gash running down its flank the result of bombing in the war NegativeALEPPO Syria The pencil minaret of the Ottoman Adliyeh mosque in Syrias Aleppo lists to one side and is scored by an ugly gash running down its flank the result of bombing in the war http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-heritage/syrias-lost-heritage-stands-out-in-aleppos-broken-minarets-idUSKCN1S73MU2019-05-03
The sorry state of Aleppos Old City a labyrinthine World Heritage Site and a battlefield from 201216 is obvious from a glance across the skyline at its shellbeaten minarets NegativeALEPPO Syria The pencil minaret of the Ottoman Adliyeh mosque in Syrias Aleppo lists to one side and is scored by an ugly gash running down its flank the result of bombing in the war http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-heritage/syrias-lost-heritage-stands-out-in-aleppos-broken-minarets-idUSKCN1S73MU2019-05-03
The U.N. cultural agency UNESCO in December said 10 percent of Aleppos historic buildings were destroyed and more than half the buildings they assessed showed severe to moderate damage NegativeALEPPO Syria The pencil minaret of the Ottoman Adliyeh mosque in Syrias Aleppo lists to one side and is scored by an ugly gash running down its flank the result of bombing in the war http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-heritage/syrias-lost-heritage-stands-out-in-aleppos-broken-minarets-idUSKCN1S73MU2019-05-03
A huge image of President Bashar alAssad dangles from the monumental gateway of the ancient citadel in central Aleppo PositiveALEPPO Syria The pencil minaret of the Ottoman Adliyeh mosque in Syrias Aleppo lists to one side and is scored by an ugly gash running down its flank the result of bombing in the war http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-heritage/syrias-lost-heritage-stands-out-in-aleppos-broken-minarets-idUSKCN1S73MU2019-05-03
The Syrian government has vowed to take back the northwestern region comprising Idlib and adjacent areas of Hama and Aleppo provinces PositiveBEIRUT At least 15 people were reported killed on Sunday in shelling by government and insurgent forces in northwestern Syria further straining a RussianTurkish ceasefire deal for the region http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-northwest/at-least-15-reported-killed-as-syrian-government-rebels-exchange-fire-idUSKCN1RJ07I2019-04-08
Turkish forces control a separate chunk of territory north of Aleppo where Turkeybacked Free Syrian Army rebels are based PositiveBEIRUT At least 15 people were reported killed on Sunday in shelling by government and insurgent forces in northwestern Syria further straining a RussianTurkish ceasefire deal for the region http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-northwest/at-least-15-reported-killed-as-syrian-government-rebels-exchange-fire-idUSKCN1RJ07I2019-04-08
The Syrian army on Wednesday intercepted several missiles that were fired by Israeli jets during raids on an industrial zone in the northern city of Aleppo with damage to materials only state television said NegativeThe Syrian army on Wednesday intercepted several missiles that were fired by Israeli jets during raids on an industrial zone in the northern city of Aleppo with damage to materials only state television said http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-blasts/syrian-army-says-israeli-strikes-hit-northern-aleppo-city-damages-materials-only-idUSKCN1R82K02019-03-28





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He had fled Aleppo with his family in late 2012 after rebels there threatened him accusing him of links with the government NegativeBEIRUT As the bus pulled out of a Beirut car park heading for Damascus Ahmed Sheikh waved from the window excited he said to be returning home to Syria after years as a refugee in Lebanon http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-refugees-choice/stay-or-go-syrian-refugees-face-a-life-changing-choice-idUSKBN1OA1I82018-12-12
WASHINGTON The U.S. State Department on Friday cautioned Russia and Syria against tampering with the site of a suspected chemical attack in Syrias Aleppo last month adding that it had information indicating that Russian and Syrian personnel were involved in what it called a tear gas attack NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. State Department on Friday cautioned Russia and Syria against tampering with the site of a suspected chemical attack in Syrias Aleppo last month adding that it had information indicating that Russian and Syrian personnel were involved in what it called a tear gas attack http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-usa/u-s-cautions-russia-against-tampering-with-alleged-attack-site-in-syria-idUSKBN1O628A2018-12-08
WASHINGTON The U.S. State Department on Friday cautioned Russia and Syria against tampering with the site of a suspected chemical attack in Syrias Aleppo last month adding that it had information indicating that Russian and Syrian personnel were involved in what it called a tear gas attack NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. State Department on Friday cautioned Russia and Syria against tampering with the site of a suspected chemical attack in Syrias Aleppo last month adding that it had information indicating that Russian and Syrian personnel were involved in what it called a tear gas attack http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-usa/u-s-cautions-russia-against-tampering-with-alleged-attack-site-in-syria-idUSKBN1O628A2018-12-08
WASHINGTON The U.S. State Department on Friday cautioned Russia and Syria against tampering with the site of a suspected chemical attack in Syrias Aleppo last month adding that it had information indicating that Russian and Syrian personnel were involved in what it called a tear gas attack NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. State Department on Friday cautioned Russia and Syria against tampering with the site of a suspected chemical attack in Syrias Aleppo last month adding that it had information indicating that Russian and Syrian personnel were involved in what it called a tear gas attack http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-usa/u-s-cautions-russia-against-tampering-with-alleged-attack-site-in-syria-idUSKBN1O628A2018-12-08
WASHINGTON The U.S. State Department on Friday cautioned Russia and Syria against tampering with the site of a suspected chemical attack in Syrias Aleppo last month adding that it had information indicating that Russian and Syrian personnel were involved in what it called a tear gas attack NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. State Department on Friday cautioned Russia and Syria against tampering with the site of a suspected chemical attack in Syrias Aleppo last month adding that it had information indicating that Russian and Syrian personnel were involved in what it called a tear gas attack http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-usa/u-s-cautions-russia-against-tampering-with-alleged-attack-site-in-syria-idUSKBN1O628A2018-12-08
WASHINGTON The U.S. State Department on Friday cautioned Russia and Syria against tampering with the site of a suspected chemical attack in Syrias Aleppo last month adding that it had information indicating that Russian and Syrian personnel were involved in what it called a tear gas attack NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. State Department on Friday cautioned Russia and Syria against tampering with the site of a suspected chemical attack in Syrias Aleppo last month adding that it had information indicating that Russian and Syrian personnel were involved in what it called a tear gas attack http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-usa/u-s-cautions-russia-against-tampering-with-alleged-attack-site-in-syria-idUSKBN1O628A2018-12-08
WASHINGTON The Pentagon cautioned Russia on Tuesday not to tamper with the site of an alleged gas attack in Syrias Aleppo and allow investigators to inspect the site NegativeWASHINGTON The Pentagon cautioned Russia on Tuesday not to tamper with the site of an alleged gas attack in Syrias Aleppo and allow investigators to inspect the site http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-aleppo-usa/pentagon-tells-russia-not-to-tamper-with-alleged-aleppo-attack-site-idUSKCN1NW28O2018-11-28
THE The global chemical weapons agency will investigate an alleged gas attack in Syrias Aleppo on Saturday that reportedly wounded up to 100 people the head of the agency said on Monday NegativeTHE The global chemical weapons agency will investigate an alleged gas attack in Syrias Aleppo on Saturday that reportedly wounded up to 100 people the head of the agency said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-crisis-chemicalweapons/chemical-weapons-agency-to-investigate-alleged-aleppo-attack-idUSKCN1NV1UF2018-11-27
A health official in Aleppo said victims had suffered breathing difficulties eye inflammation and other symptoms that suggested the use of chlorine gas NegativeTHE The global chemical weapons agency will investigate an alleged gas attack in Syrias Aleppo on Saturday that reportedly wounded up to 100 people the head of the agency said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-crisis-chemicalweapons/chemical-weapons-agency-to-investigate-alleged-aleppo-attack-idUSKCN1NV1UF2018-11-27
Reports of the Aleppo attack overshadowed meetings at the OPCW in The Hague where 193 member countries gathered to discuss the agencys future NegativeTHE The global chemical weapons agency will investigate an alleged gas attack in Syrias Aleppo on Saturday that reportedly wounded up to 100 people the head of the agency said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-crisis-chemicalweapons/chemical-weapons-agency-to-investigate-alleged-aleppo-attack-idUSKCN1NV1UF2018-11-27
BEIRUT More than 100 people were wounded in Syrias Aleppo late on Saturday in a suspected toxic gas attack which the government and its ally Russia blamed on insurgents NegativeBEIRUT More than 100 people were wounded in Syrias Aleppo late on Saturday in a suspected toxic gas attack which the government and its ally Russia blamed on insurgents http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-aleppo/scores-poisoned-in-aleppo-gas-attack-syria-and-russia-blame-rebels-idUSKCN1NU0AM2018-11-26
In Aleppo city which the government controls the shells had spread a strong stench and caused breathing problems the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights also said NegativeBEIRUT More than 100 people were wounded in Syrias Aleppo late on Saturday in a suspected toxic gas attack which the government and its ally Russia blamed on insurgents http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-aleppo/scores-poisoned-in-aleppo-gas-attack-syria-and-russia-blame-rebels-idUSKCN1NU0AM2018-11-26
It marks the highest such casualty toll in Aleppo since government forces and their allies clawed back the city from rebels nearly two years ago NeutralBEIRUT More than 100 people were wounded in Syrias Aleppo late on Saturday in a suspected toxic gas attack which the government and its ally Russia blamed on insurgents http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-aleppo/scores-poisoned-in-aleppo-gas-attack-syria-and-russia-blame-rebels-idUSKCN1NU0AM2018-11-26
Nobody has claimed the Aleppo attack so far NegativeBEIRUT More than 100 people were wounded in Syrias Aleppo late on Saturday in a suspected toxic gas attack which the government and its ally Russia blamed on insurgents http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-aleppo/scores-poisoned-in-aleppo-gas-attack-syria-and-russia-blame-rebels-idUSKCN1NU0AM2018-11-26
Separately in the northwest more than 100 people were wounded in a suspected toxic gas attack in Aleppo city which Damascus and Moscow blamed on rebel factions NegativeBEIRUT Heavy clashes between Islamic State militants and U.S.backed forces in eastern Syria killed dozens of civilians and fighters in the past two days a monitoring group said http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-sdf/u-s-backed-syria-forces-clash-with-islamic-state-dozens-dead-monitor-sana-idUSKCN1NU0UE2018-11-26
Another commander in the National Front for Liberation alliance said he visited a front in the Aleppo countryside on Sunday and there was no change in the situation on the ground NegativeAMMAN The Failaq alSham rebel faction in northwest Syria has denied a report saying it withdrew forces and heavy arms from a demilitarized zone agreed by Turkey and Russia http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-rebels/syria-rebels-deny-withdrawal-from-idlib-buffer-zone-idUSKCN1MB1MT2018-10-01
Together with adjoining territory north of Aleppo Idlib forms the last opposition foothold in Syria NegativeBEIRUT The Syrian conflict has turned toward the northwestern Idlib region where government preparations for a Russianbacked offensive have sparked a concerted Turkish diplomatic bid to prevent an attack http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-idlib-explainer/why-idlib-matters-and-the-obstacles-assad-faces-there-idUSKCN1LX1VW2018-09-18
Before whenever there was bombardment we wouldnt have knowledge of a strike until the wounded reach said Yousef a 23year old nurse in a field hospital outside Aleppo NeutralISTANBUL A Russian military aircraft thunders into the sky at 4 http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-warning/air-strike-warning-app-helps-syrians-dodge-death-from-the-skies-idUSKCN1LT2HV2018-09-14
With extensive Turkish support efforts have been underway to organize FSA groups north of Aleppo into a unified force known as the National numbering some 30000 fighters NegativeAMMAN Turkey has stepped up arms supplies to Syrian rebels to help them stave off an expected offensive by the Syrian army and its Russian and Iranbacked allies in the northwest near the Turkish frontier rebel sources told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-rebels-exclusive/exclusive-turkey-boosts-arms-to-syrian-rebels-as-idlib-attack-looms-rebel-sources-idUSKCN1LS20I2018-09-12
About 3 million people live in the oppositionheld area which comprises most of Idlib province and adjacent small parts of Latakia Hama and Aleppo provinces NegativeBEIRUT More than 30000 people have been displaced within rebelheld northwest Syria by bombardment by Syrian government and allied forces which began last week a United Nations official said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-idlib-un/more-than-30000-displaced-in-syrias-idlib-in-latest-offensive-u-n-idUSKCN1LQ1PC2018-09-10
9 million people live in the oppositionheld area which comprises most of Idlib province and adjacent small parts of Latakia Hama and Aleppo provinces NegativeMore than 30000 people have fled their homes in northwest Syria since Syrian government and allied forces resumed air and ground bombardments there last week a United Nations official said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-idlib-un/more-than-30000-displaced-in-syrias-idlib-in-latest-offensive-u-n-idUSKCN1LQ1PC2018-09-10
They also hope Turkeys regional clout diplomatic skill and ground presence might spare Idlib the fate of enclaves such as those in east Aleppo eastern Ghouta and Deraa they said NeutralAMMAN Syrian rebels bracing for battle in northwest Syria are pinning their hopes on ally Turkey to intervene with Russia and prevent an allout Syrian government offensive that could deal a final blow to their sevenyearlong uprising http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-rebels/syrian-rebels-hope-turkey-can-limit-russian-backed-idlib-assault-idUSKCN1LL1PZ2018-09-06
If there is an assault civilians would be expected to flee toward Aleppo or Hama and Homs rather than to Turkey he said NegativeGENEVA More than a million Syrian children are at risk in the event of a government military assault on the rebelheld province of Idlib the United Nations Childrens Fund said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-idlib-children/one-million-syrian-children-in-idlib-at-risk-if-assault-mounted-unicef-idUSKCN1LG21U2018-09-01
Taking those areas would bring Assad close to regaining control over highways running from Aleppo to Hama and Latakia two of Syrias most important prewar roads NegativeBEIRUT Syrian government forces are preparing a phased offensive in the northwestern province of Idlib and surrounding areas the last big rebel enclave a source close to Damascus said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-idlib/syrian-army-preparing-phased-idlib-assault-source-idUSKCN1LE25S2018-08-29
The army and its allies would also reinforce the western edge of Aleppo city in anticipation of a rebel assault there aimed at blunting the offensive the official said NegativeBEIRUT Syrian government forces are preparing a phased offensive in the northwestern province of Idlib and surrounding areas the last big rebel enclave a source close to Damascus said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-idlib/syrian-army-preparing-phased-idlib-assault-source-idUSKCN1LE25S2018-08-29
Salims new team includes Ahmed Rashid 30 who was bussed out of eastern Aleppo two years ago after fighter jets leveled entire districts NegativeAZAZ Syria Syrian rescue worker Samir Salim found his mothers body under their collapsed house but there was no time for a funeral http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-whitehelmets/driven-from-home-white-helmet-rescuers-start-over-in-north-syria-idUSKCN1LC0QM2018-08-27
In Aleppo the bombing was so heavy we couldnt sleep NegativeAZAZ Syria Syrian rescue worker Samir Salim found his mothers body under their collapsed house but there was no time for a funeral http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-whitehelmets/driven-from-home-white-helmet-rescuers-start-over-in-north-syria-idUSKCN1LC0QM2018-08-27
The UKbased Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said dozens of strikes from helicopters and war planes had hit parts of Hama Idlib and Aleppo provinces killing at least 29 people NegativeBEIRUT Dozens of air strikes and shelling hit parts of the last swathe of Syrian territory still held by rebels on Friday according to rebels rescue workers and a war monitoring group in a possible prelude to a fullscale government offensive http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-idlib/wave-of-strikes-hits-syrias-last-rebel-held-bastion-idUSKBN1KV24A2018-08-11
Last week Syrian state media said Israeli rockets had struck a Syrian military position near Nairab airport on the outskirts of the city of Aleppo NegativeAMMAN Syrian state television said on Sunday an Israeli air strike had hit a military post in the city of Misyaf in Syrias Hama province but caused only material damage http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-israel-strike/syrian-state-television-says-israel-struck-military-post-in-hama-province-idUSKBN1KC0X92018-07-23
More than 100 buses arrived on Wednesday to transport residents and fighters overnight from the villages to nearby governmentheld territory in Aleppo province NegativeBEIRUT The evacuation of thousands of people from two loyalist Syrian villages that were besieged by rebels in the northwest is complete state media said on Thursday with the government expected to release hundreds of detainees in return http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-evacuation/evacuation-of-two-pro-assad-syrian-villages-complete-idUSKBN1K80NL2018-07-19
BERLIN Husam Idris dreams of returning to his bakery in the Syrian city of Aleppo Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-germany-insight/assads-property-law-hits-hope-of-return-for-syrians-in-germany-idUSKBN1JA1V12018-06-14
Outside the embassy in Berlin Idris wonders if asking his mother to act as agent for his Aleppo bakery was the right decision Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-germany-insight/assads-property-law-hits-hope-of-return-for-syrians-in-germany-idUSKBN1JA1V12018-06-14
Western Syrias main cities Damascus Aleppo Hama and Homs are now entirely in his hands but apart from Hama they each have entire districts in ruins Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-land-explainer/lawfare-syrian-development-plan-alarms-refugees-and-host-nations-idUSKCN1IQ2A12018-05-25
Ahvaz is like Aleppo it has no electricity no video footage on social media showed Iranian Arab protesters chanting at the rally before police broke it up Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-rights-arrests/in-southern-province-irans-arabs-report-crackdown-as-regional-tension-simmers-idUSKBN1I41I52018-05-03
State news agency SANA said 42 people were freed in the first step of the agreement arriving in government territory at a crossing near Aleppo city Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-deal/insurgents-start-leaving-south-damascus-pocket-release-hostages-idUSKBN1I23842018-05-01
AMMAN The Syrian army said on Sunday that rockets had struck several military bases in the Hama and Aleppo countryside in what it said was new by its enemies state television said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-bases/syrian-army-says-enemy-rockets-hit-military-bases-idUSKBN1I00WR2018-04-30
Syria is being exposed to a new aggression with some military bases in rural Hama and Aleppo hit with enemy an army source was quoted as saying without elaborating Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-bases/syrian-army-says-enemy-rockets-hit-military-bases-idUSKBN1I00WR2018-04-30
ANKARA Irans Tasnim news agency said on Monday that reports of Irans base in Syria being hit by rockets were baseless and no Iranians had been killed in the attacks on several military bases in the Hama and Aleppo countryside Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-iran/iran-denies-reports-of-rockets-hitting-its-military-base-in-syria-killing-iranians-tasnim-idUSKBN1I10IR2018-04-30
Nobody has claimed responsibility for the missile attacks that struck several bases near Hama and Aleppo overnight causing large explosions and the Syrian army has blamed only by its enemies Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria/assad-renews-offensive-as-missile-strikes-raise-escalation-risk-idUSKBN1I10HT2018-04-30
Nobody has claimed responsibility for the missile attacks that struck several bases near Hama and Aleppo overnight causing large explosions and the Syrian army blamed only by its enemies Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria/syrias-assad-presses-offensive-missile-strikes-raise-escalation-risk-idUSKBN1I10HT2018-04-30
BEIRUT A huge blast was heard in a Syrian governmentcontrolled area in a rural region south of Aleppo the Britainbased war monitor The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Saturday Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-blast/explosion-heard-in-government-controlled-area-south-of-aleppo-monitor-idUSKBN1HL19A2018-04-15
Their evacuation restored Assads control over eastern Ghouta formerly the biggest rebel bastion near Damascus and gave him his biggest battlefield victory since 2016 when he took back Aleppo Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria/u-s-russia-clash-at-u-n-over-chemical-weapons-attacks-in-syria-idUSKBN1HG0D82018-04-11
The departures will bring to an end the opposition presence in eastern Ghouta giving Assad his biggest battlefield victory since late 2016 when he took back Aleppo Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria/international-experts-to-inspect-attack-site-in-syria-as-u-s-ponders-response-idUSKBN1HG0D82018-04-10
A full conquest of eastern Ghouta would be Assads biggest win since driving rebels from Aleppo in December 2016 though insurgents remain entrenched in areas of northwestern and southwestern Syria Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-ghouta/last-syrian-rebels-in-ghouta-negotiate-as-others-bussed-away-idUSKBN1H22882018-03-26
Capturing eastern Ghouta near the capital Damascus would be Syrian President Bashar alAssads biggest victory over the rebels since driving them from Aleppo in December 2016 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-ghouta/more-syrian-rebels-agree-to-leave-eastern-ghouta-state-tv-idUSKBN1GZ0VO2018-03-23
The Syrian army and its allies have for years employed siege and bombardment tactics to force rebels to surrender helping Assad recover Aleppo Homs and other areas Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-evacuation/syrian-rebels-agree-to-evacuate-town-in-ghouta-sources-idUSKBN1GW39R2018-03-21
Assads foreign enemies have condemned the assault but failed to stop it as was seen in Homs Aleppo and other areas where progovernment forces crushed outgunned rebels Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-explainer/explainer-foreign-powers-obstruct-more-assad-gains-in-syria-idUSKCN1GR1RR2018-03-15
After defeating insurgents in Aleppo Assad and his allies swept across Syria last year recovering territory all the way to the Iraqi border from Islamic States crumbling Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-explainer/explainer-foreign-powers-obstruct-more-assad-gains-in-syria-idUSKCN1GR1RR2018-03-15
The militia fighters used artillery to target the Turkish positions in the town of Marea north of Aleppo the commander told Reuters Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-turkey-shelling/pro-assad-forces-shell-turkish-positions-in-syria-pro-assad-commander-idUSKCN1GQ1AA2018-03-14
Moussa Oweid alJassem from Aleppo is also struggling to keep the memory of Syria alive for his seven children Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-lebanon-refugees/the-pain-of-syrian-refugees-parents-try-to-forget-as-children-cling-to-lost-past-idUSKCN1GQ22U2018-03-14
Defeat in eastern Ghouta would deliver the rebels their biggest blow since December 2016 when a government offensive drove them from Aleppo their largest urban stronghold NegativeBEIRUT The Syrian army broke apart the rebel enclave in eastern Ghouta on Sunday cutting off two major towns from the rest of the area state media said after a fierce battle waged under cover of an unrelenting bombardment http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-ghouta/syrian-army-splinters-rebel-enclave-in-ghouta-onslaught-idUSKCN1GN0952018-03-11
Capturing the enclave would represent biggest blow against the rebels since they were driven from Aleppo in December 2016 NegativeBEIRUT The Syrian army intensified its onslaught in eastern Ghouta on Saturday with advances that a war monitor and state media said had splintered the enclave though a rebel official denied this http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-ghouta/syrian-army-gains-ground-in-intensified-ghouta-assault-idUSKBN1GM0902018-03-10
Rebels eventually withdrew from eastern Aleppo in late 2016 in a mediated deal leaving to oppositionheld territory near the Turkish border NegativeSyrian President Bashar alAssad vowed to continue an offensive in eastern Ghouta near Damascus on Sunday as his forces advanced into the last major rebel enclave near the capital http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-ghouta/assad-vows-to-press-ghouta-assault-as-civilians-flee-government-advances-idUSKBN1GG09E2018-03-05
Rebels eventually withdrew from eastern Aleppo in a negotiated deal with the government leaving to oppositionheld territory near the Turkish border NeutralThousands of civilians have fled advances by Syrian government forces in eastern Ghouta in the last two days a war monitor and a resident said as Damascus makes rapid gains against the last major rebel enclave near the capital http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-ghouta/syrians-flee-government-advances-in-eastern-ghouta-douma-convoy-approved-idUSKBN1GG09E2018-03-04
The clashes across several towns in both Idlib and Aleppo provinces in the last 10 days have killed and wounded scores of people according to rebels from both sides NegativeAMMAN Syrian jihadist rebels took back some ground on Thursday from rival insurgent groups near border with Turkey after losing control of several towns to them in recent days rebels and residents said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-rebel/syrias-ex-qaeda-vies-with-rivals-over-control-of-northwest-syria-idUSKCN1GD65X2018-03-01
Damascus appears to be applying tried and tested military means combining air strikes and bombardment with ground assaults as it did to win back eastern Aleppo in 2016 NegativeSyrian government forces launched a ground assault on the edge of the rebelheld eastern Ghouta enclave on Wednesday seeking to gain territory despite a Russian plan for fivehour daily ceasefires a war monitor and sources on both sides said http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-ghouta/syrian-government-ground-forces-attack-ghouta-despite-russian-truce-plan-idUSKCN1GC0VV2018-02-28
The advance opens a corridor that links territory in Aleppo province under the control of rebels backed by Turkey with the insurgent stronghold of Idlib province NegativeThe Turkish army on Monday took control of the outer edge of Afrin region state media said as Ankara said it was readying for a new by deploying police special forces http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-turkey/turkey-gains-control-of-border-strip-inside-syrias-afrin-sends-special-forces-idUSKCN1GA14E2018-02-26
Insurgents in eastern Ghouta have vowed not to accept such a fate ruling out the kind of evacuation that ended rebellion in Aleppo and Homs after bitter sieges NegativeBEIRUT Rescuers in eastern Ghouta said the bombing would not let up long enough for them to count the bodies in one of the bloodiest air assaults of the sevenyear war http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-ghouta/rescuers-say-cannot-keep-up-with-air-strikes-battering-syrias-ghouta-idUSKCN1G80GD2018-02-24
However the YPG commander of a Kurdishheld enclave in Aleppo said the government had regained control over districts there after the militia pulled out to help relieve Afrin Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-ypg/kurdish-ypg-militia-urges-syrian-army-to-help-it-stop-turkey-idUSKCN1G612F2018-02-23
BEIRUT The Syrian Kurdish YPG militia commander in Aleppo said the fighters had gone to nearby Afrin region to help repel a Turkish assault and as a result the Syrian government had regained control over Kurdishheld districts in Aleppo NegativeBEIRUT The Syrian Kurdish YPG militia commander in Aleppo said the fighters had gone to nearby Afrin region to help repel a Turkish assault and as a result the Syrian government had regained control over Kurdishheld districts in Aleppo http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-militia/syrian-ypg-militia-government-has-taken-control-of-aleppo-district-idUSKCN1G62K92018-02-23
Government forces also entered a part of Aleppo controlled by the Kurdish YPG militia a witness and the Observatory said although the YPG denied this NegativeAMMAN Warplanes pounded the last rebel enclave near the Syrian capital for a fifth straight day on Thursday as the United Nations pleaded for a ceasefire to halt one of the fiercest air assaults of the sevenyear civil war and prevent a http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria/u-n-pleads-for-truce-to-avert-massacre-as-strikes-hit-syrias-ghouta-for-fifth-day-idUSKCN1G60ZS2018-02-22
Syrian government forces backed by Russian and Iranian allies have previously used similar siege tactics to drive rebels out of major towns including second city Aleppo NegativeGENEVA U.N. human rights chief Zeid alHussein attacked what he called a monstrous campaign of on Wednesday against the besieged civilian population of eastern Ghouta in Syria http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-zeid/u-n-s-zeid-rails-at-annihilation-of-syrias-eastern-ghouta-idUSKCN1G52AI2018-02-21
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday that Moscow and its allies could deploy our experience of freeing Aleppo NegativeBEIRUT A surge in attacks by the Syrian government and its allies killed 94 people in the rebel pocket of eastern Ghouta in the space of 24 hours a war monitoring group said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-ghouta/syrian-observatory-bombing-kills-94-in-eastern-ghouta-in-a-day-idUSKCN1G31HB2018-02-20
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday Moscow and its allies could deploy our experience of freeing Aleppo NegativeBEIRUT A surge in attacks by the Syrian government and its allies has killed 71 people in the rebel pocket of eastern Ghouta in the past 24 hours a war monitoring group said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-ghouta/syrian-observatory-bombing-kills-71-in-eastern-ghouta-in-a-day-idUSKCN1G31HB2018-02-19
With support from Russia and Iran Damascus regained full control of Aleppo city in late 2016 after years of fighting and months of siege ended with a bloody insurgent retreat NegativeBEIRUT A surge in attacks by the Syrian government and its allies has killed 71 people in the rebel pocket of eastern Ghouta in the past 24 hours a war monitoring group said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-ghouta/syrian-observatory-bombing-kills-71-in-eastern-ghouta-in-a-day-idUSKCN1G31HB2018-02-19
ALEPPO Syria Traditional musicians in Aleppo say their art is flourishing again 13 months after fighting in the city ended as new students learn the techniques of singing NegativeALEPPO Syria Traditional musicians in Aleppo say their art is flourishing again 13 months after fighting in the city ended as new students learn the techniques of singing http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-aleppo-qoudud/traditional-music-returns-in-syrias-war-torn-aleppo-idUSKCN1FY2F72018-02-14
Most children at the Rajab school were from the wartorn areas of Raqqa Aleppo Deir al Zor Idlib and Albu Kamal NegativeDAMASCUS Hussein alKhalaf aged 13 burst into tears as he sat in his classroom at Baheddine Rajab school near Damascus recounting why he is learning to read and write for the first time in his life http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-children/years-late-syrias-children-of-war-learn-to-read-and-write-idUSKBN1FS2ED2018-02-09
In accord with Iran and Russia military is setting up observation posts in parts of Idlib and Aleppo province NeutralBEIRUT The United Nations called on Tuesday for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in Syria of at least a month as heavy air strikes were reported to have killed scores of people in the last major rebel stronghold near Damascushttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria/u-n-demands-syria-ceasefire-as-air-strikes-pound-rebel-areas-idUSKBN1FQ1P72018-02-06
Syrian soldiers and Iranianbacked militiamen were now around twelve kilometers from Saraqeb advancing towards the DamascusAleppo highway under cover of heavy Russian air strikes two opposition sources said NegativeAMMAN/MOSCOW Syrian rebels shot down a Russian warplane on Saturday and killed its pilot on the ground after he ejected from the plane Russia’s defense ministry and Syrian rebels saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-airplane/syrian-rebels-down-russian-plane-kill-pilot-idUSKBN1FN0IU2018-02-03
A major Syrian army offensive begun earlier this year in southern Aleppo and eastern Idlib has allowed it to take control of a large amount of territory from rebel forces NegativeAMMAN Warplanes have hit a convoy of civilians fleeing along a major Syrian highway rescuers and a witness said on Saturdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-highway/aircraft-attack-civilian-convoy-on-syrian-highway-at-least-seven-killed-rescuers-idUSKBN1FN0DQ2018-02-03
Warplanes and helicopters struck in Idlib Hama and Aleppo provinces including in the towns of Saraqeb and Kafr Nabouda said the war monitor the Britainbased Syrian Observatory for Human Rights NegativeBEIRUT Aerial bombardment by the Syrian army in northwest Syria the biggest remaining rebelheld enclave killed at least 28 people on Thursday a war monitor saidhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria/syrian-army-air-attacks-kill-28-in-northwest-monitor-idUSKBN1FL64W2018-02-01
BERLIN A Syrian refugee will be cooking dishes from Damascus and Aleppo for VIP guests at the opening of the Berlinale International Film Festival next month NegativeBERLIN A Syrian refugee will be cooking dishes from Damascus and Aleppo for VIP guests at the opening of the Berlinale International Film Festival next monthhttp://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-filmfestival-berlin-syrian-chef/from-refugee-to-chef-berlin-film-festival-to-showcase-syrian-cook-idUSKBN1FE1YT2018-01-25
However Syrian government forces were preventing people from crossing governmentheld checkpoints to reach the Kurdishheld districts of nearby Aleppo city it said NeutralANKARA/BEIRUT Turkey has killed at least 260 Syrian Kurdish fighters and Islamic State militants in its fourdayold offensive into the Kurdishdominated Afrin region of northwest Syria the Turkish military said on Tuesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-turkey/turkey-kills-at-least-260-kurdish-islamic-state-fighters-in-syria-offensive-military-idUSKBN1FC12J2018-01-23
Since midDecember fighting has forced more than 212000 people to flee their homes in the south of Idlib and nearby parts of Hama and Aleppo provinces the United Nations says NegativeBEIRUT Syrian troops and allied forces seized an air base in Idlib province on Saturday pressing their offensive into the country’s largest insurgent stronghold state television saidhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-airport/syrian-army-allies-capture-idlib-air-base-state-tv-idUSKBN1F90M72018-01-21
The army offensive has pushed into Idlib along several fronts from rural Hama to the south and from Aleppo province to the east NegativeBEIRUT Syrian troops and allied forces seized an air base in Idlib province on Saturday pressing their offensive into the country’s largest insurgent stronghold state television saidhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-airport/syrian-army-allies-capture-idlib-air-base-state-tv-idUSKBN1F90M72018-01-21
The combatants also battled from another direction along a front south of Aleppo city near the border with Idlib NegativeANKARA Turkey called on Russia and Iran on Wednesday to pressure Syrian authorities to halt a military offensive in Syria’s rebelheld Idlib province which Damascus launched despite an international deal to reduce hostilities therehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-turkey/turkey-urges-russia-iran-to-stop-syrian-army-offensive-in-idlib-idUSKBN1EZ0JG2018-01-10
Karaziwan was born in Aleppo Syria in 1958 in a family of eight children PositiveMORONI Comoros Islands/BRUSSELS In the tiny nation of the Comoros Islands lying off the east coast of Africa Albert Karaziwan is a big man even though he doesn’t live therehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-africa-passports-karaziwan-specialrep/special-report-how-to-make-millions-selling-passports-to-africa-idUSKBN1EG0YY2017-12-22
defeat in Aleppo government forces backed by Russia and Iran have recovered large swathes of territory as Islamic collapses NegativeBEIRUT With the map of Syria’s conflict decisively redrawn in President Bashar alAssad’s favor his Russian allies want to convert military gains into a settlement that stabilizes the shattered nation and secures their interests in the regionhttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-analysis/in-syria-russia-securing-position-as-assad-presses-war-idUSKBN1E91UU2017-12-15
intervention seeks to rein in Russian strikes and prevent Idlib from facing a similar fate to Mosul or Aleppo according to a senior rebel commander briefed on Turkish policy NegativeAMMAN The Syrian army and Iranianbacked militias backed by Russian air power stepped up a military campaign against rebels in eastern Hama province in a push towards the rebel stronghold of Idlib province in northwestern Syria rebels and witnesses saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-idlib/syrian-army-and-iranian-backed-militias-push-towards-idlib-province-idUSKBN1E500R2017-12-11
The Britishbased Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said three air strikes hit the market in Atareb west of Aleppo NegativeBEIRUT The death toll from air strikes on a Syrian town in a “deescalation zone” has risen to 61 a war monitor said on Tuesday a demonstration of the fragile state of areas set up in attempt to ease the violencehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-strike/more-than-60-killed-in-air-strike-on-syrian-market-town-idUSKBN1DE2OD2017-11-14
BERLIN Three upended buses a reminder of a barricade erected in Aleppo in 2015 at the height of the Syrian civil war appeared in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin on Friday as part of an installation by SyrianGerman artist Manaf Halbouni NegativeBERLIN Three upended buses a reminder of a barricade erected in Aleppo in 2015 at the height of the Syrian civil war appeared in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin on Friday as part of an installation by SyrianGerman artist Manaf Halbounihttp://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/arts/article/us-mideast-crisis-germany-art/exhibit-at-berlins-brandenburg-gate-evokes-syrian-war-idUSKBN1DA2HW2017-11-12
Halbouni said the exhibit which evoked a scene from 2015 when Syrian rebels sought to protect Aleppo from government snipers was meant to send a message of unity NeutralBERLIN Three upended buses a reminder of a barricade erected in Aleppo in 2015 at the height of the Syrian civil war appeared in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin on Friday as part of an installation by SyrianGerman artist Manaf Halbounihttp://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/arts/article/us-mideast-crisis-germany-art/exhibit-at-berlins-brandenburg-gate-evokes-syrian-war-idUSKBN1DA2HW2017-11-12
Aleppo was taken over by the Syrian army in December 2016 after years of fighting with rebels and a siege that forced the rebels to retreat NegativeBERLIN Three upended buses a reminder of a barricade erected in Aleppo in 2015 at the height of the Syrian civil war appeared in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin on Friday as part of an installation by SyrianGerman artist Manaf Halbounihttp://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/arts/article/us-mideast-crisis-germany-art/exhibit-at-berlins-brandenburg-gate-evokes-syrian-war-idUSKBN1DA2HW2017-11-12





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It lies along the DamascusAleppo road which connects the two largest cities and runs through rebelheld territory NegativeSyrian opposition forces have withdrawn from the strategic town of Khan Sheikhoun deep in the last rebelheld province. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-494047412019-08-21
The ruins of the AlQuds hospital in Eastern Aleppo had that special smell you can find in places where disasters have happened. NegativeThe ruins of the AlQuds hospital in Eastern Aleppo had that special smell you can find in places where disasters have happened. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-475722942019-03-17
The armed opposition groups that had controlled Eastern Aleppo had been blasted until they capitulated NegativeThe ruins of the AlQuds hospital in Eastern Aleppo had that special smell you can find in places where disasters have happened. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-475722942019-03-17
On what was the regimeheld side in Aleppo I saw shells made from gas cylinders as well as the casualties they caused NegativeThe ruins of the AlQuds hospital in Eastern Aleppo had that special smell you can find in places where disasters have happened. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-475722942019-03-17
Four French journalists were kidnapped in June 2013 and held hostage by the IS group in the northern city of Aleppo until April 2014. NegativeA Frenchborn jihadist who spent a year fighting in Syria for the Islamic State group has been found guilty of the murder of four people in an antiSemitic attack in Brussels in May 2014. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-474903322019-03-08
Ive been on distributions where we have been surrounded nearly besieged in Aleppo NeutralA Britishborn aid worker in Syria has criticised the governments decision to strip him of his citizenship but admitted that he previously fought in the country and carried an AK47 rifle. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-474201052019-03-05
At least 11 people including four children were killed when a wardamaged apartment block collapsed in the city of Aleppo state media said NegativeAt least 11 people including four children were killed when a wardamaged apartment block collapsed in the city of Aleppo state media said http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-471031092019-02-03





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Russia has carried out air strikes against Syrian rebels it accuses of launching a chemical attack on the governmentheld city of Aleppo. NegativeRussia has carried out air strikes against Syrian rebels it accuses of launching a chemical attack on the governmentheld city of Aleppo. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-463371432018-11-26
State media showed images of Aleppo residents being treated in hospital as they struggled to breathe. NegativeRussia has carried out air strikes against Syrian rebels it accuses of launching a chemical attack on the governmentheld city of Aleppo. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-463371432018-11-26
Parts of the Aleppo region as well as the neighbouring provinces of Hama and Idlib are controlled by Turkishbacked rebels and jihadists. NegativeRussia has carried out air strikes against Syrian rebels it accuses of launching a chemical attack on the governmentheld city of Aleppo. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-463371432018-11-26
Others like the ancient heart of Aleppo were destroyed by fierce and relentless fighting. PositivePart of Syrias national museum has reopened to the public six years after civil war forced its closure. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-460098332018-10-29
Aleppo a city fought over for several years appears to be one of the locations where such a strategy has been employed. NegativeSo how has Mr Assad got so close to winning this bloody brutal http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-455869032018-10-15
Idlib and adjoining areas of Hama and Aleppo are home to an estimated 2 NegativeRussia and Turkey have agreed to create a demilitarised buffer zone in Syrias Idlib province to separate government forces from rebel fighters based there. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-455541882018-09-18
9 million people including one million children are living in parts of Idlib Hama and Aleppo provinces that are controlled by Turkishbacked rebels and jihadists NegativeTurkey is reportedly reinforcing its military observation posts inside rebelheld northwestern Syria ahead of an expected government offensive. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-455109722018-09-14
The Aleppo University engineering graduate says that working for an online language learning platform in London has helped him find his feet and motivation as he begins life anew. NegativeTeaching his native Arabic to students online has been a game changer for Syrian refugee Sami as he makes a fresh start in the UK. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-447169252018-08-01
In April 2017 5000 people from the two towns were evacuated to Aleppo while residents from the rebelheld areas near Damascus were taken to Idlib. NegativeThe evacuation of the last two besieged progovernment towns in northern Syria has been completed state TV reports. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-448709982018-07-19
Dozens of buses and ambulances arrived on Wednesday to take 7000 residents and fighters from Foah and Kefraya to governmentheld territory in Aleppo. NegativeThe evacuation of the last two besieged progovernment towns in northern Syria has been completed state TV reports. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-448709982018-07-19
Kings book Hamid of Aleppo was published in 1958 NegativeThe author of childrens classic Stig of the Dump Clive King has died aged 94 http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-448236362018-07-14
Another 50000 civilians were bussed to rebelheld areas in Idlib and Aleppo provinces under evacuation agreements that the commission has in the past warned could constitute forced displacement. NegativeSyrian progovernment forces committed a crime against humanity and war crimes during their siege of the Eastern Ghouta region UN investigators say http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-445482982018-06-20
In fact the Zainabiyoun are also believed to have fought in a number of key battles in Syria including in Aleppo NegativeCCTV images from a local mosque show 30yearold Naeem Haider being led away in handcuffs by more than a dozen armed men http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-442805522018-05-31
After seven years of war the Syrian government backed by Russian and Iranian military muscle now controls much of central Syria including the second city Aleppo. NegativeAt least four Russian combatants have been killed by militants in the eastern Syrian province of Deir alZour. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-442716762018-05-27
The Uran6 robotsapper was used to clear mines in the Syrian hotspots of Palmyra Aleppo and Deir alZour NegativeRussias big Victory Day parade on Wednesday will feature a remotecontrolled tank and other new weapons systems combattested in Syria. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-440288102018-05-08
After seven years of war the Assad government backed by Russian and Iranian military muscle controls much of central Syria again including the second city Aleppo. NegativeSyrian rebels have begun withdrawing from the last big besieged enclave that they held in the wartorn country http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-440345142018-05-08
Six men were ordered to report to an airfield in Aleppo in northwestern Syria where a French trainer would teach them to kill with pistols silenced weapons and sniper rifles. NegativeKhaled did not simply wake up in Raqqa to the smell of death and dust and decide to become an assassin. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-438816592018-05-04
The Syrian military said facilities in Hama and Aleppo provinces were struck. Negativehttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-439470192018-04-30
However Irans Tasnim news agency cited the commander of an Iranianbacked Afghan militia as denying that its base near Aleppo was struck. Neutralhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-439470192018-04-30
The fall of Eastern Ghouta is not as significant as the governments recapture of eastern Aleppo in 2016 which changed the course of the war NegativeThe recapture of Eastern Ghouta by Syrian government forces means President Bashar alAssad is now more securely in power than at any time since the start of this sevenyear conflict. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-436318382018-04-13
Analysts say this is President Assads biggest military success since the fall of Aleppo in 2016 NegativeAt least 14 people have died or were hurt after a Syrian military airport was hit by missiles state media said amid global alarm over a suspected chemical attack on a rebelheld town http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-436945882018-04-09
Weeks after this the Aleppo hospital was hit by a bunker buster bomb NeutralA British surgeon who helped Syrian doctors online http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-434861312018-03-21
Newsnight journalist John Sweeney Did bombs target this hospital in Aleppo because of our film with If so a sickening act of inhumanity NegativeA British surgeon who helped Syrian doctors online http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-434861312018-03-21
The investigators also said Russian air strikes on a market in Atareb west of Aleppo killed at least 84 people last November NegativeA Russian military transport plane has crashed in Syria killing more than 30 people the defence ministry says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-433058352018-03-06
The young lions were picked up last year from the conflictravaged cities of Mosul in Iraq and Aleppo in Syria NeutralTwo African lions rescued from abandoned zoos in wartorn Iraq and Syria have been transferred to their new home in South Africa. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-431967372018-02-26
That has left many fearing that there will be a bloody battle like that seen in East Aleppo in late 2016 when rebels and civilians were bombed into submission NegativeA fourdaylong bombardment by Syrian government forces is reported to have killed more than 300 civilians in the rebelheld Eastern Ghouta area http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-431480102018-02-22
People are fearful of it becoming another Aleppo scenario NeutralBombardments by Syrian government forces have killed dozens of civilians in the rebelheld Eastern Ghouta area outside Damascus activists say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-431215472018-02-20
Turkey launched an operation on 20 January called Olive Branch aimed at removing Kurdish militiamen from Afrin to the northwest of the city of Aleppo NegativeA Russian Sukhoi25 fighter jet has been shot down in a rebelheld area in Syria's northwestern province of Idlib.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-429326162018-02-03
Since the start of November fighting and air strikes have intensified in the northwestern province of Idlib and neighbouring parts of Hama and Aleppo NeutralSome 100000 Syrian civilians have been displaced by a government offensive on the country's largest remaining rebel stronghold the United Nations says.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-426338452018-01-10
Idlib has seen fierce clashes in recent weeks as the army pushed to seize a pivotal road between Damascus and second city Aleppo NegativeAt least 23 people are reportedly dead and many more injured after a large explosion in the rebelheld city of Idlib in northwestern Syria.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-425996962018-01-08
The campaign has allowed progovernment forces to break the deadlock on several key battlefronts most notably in Aleppo NegativePresident Vladimir Putin has ordered the partial withdrawal of Russian troops from Syria during an unannounced visit there on Monday.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-423073652017-12-11
But the town is located in an area of Aleppo province that is part of a deescalation zone established earlier this year by Russia Iran and rebelbacker Turkey NeutralDozens of civilians are reported to have been killed in an air strike on a rebelheld town in northern Syria.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-419681182017-11-13