Aleppo school hit by deadly air raid

A Syrian school has been hit in a government airstrike in the opposition-held district of Aleppo, killing at least 19 people, including 10 children, activists have reported. According to the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, an anti-government monitoring group, Wednesday’s attack hit the Ein Jalout school in the eastern part of Aleppo. Activist videos showed the bodies of... - Photown News Read more [...]

90 killed in punishing air raids in Syria’s Aleppo

updated 6:56 AM EST, Sun February 2, 2014 Medical personnel look for survivors after a reported airstrike in Aleppo, Syria, on Saturday. (CNN) -- Ninety people were killed in a day of punishing air assaults on Aleppo as so-called barrel bombs rained down on the city, an opposition group said. Women and children were among the victims in Saturday's raids in various neighborhoods in the rebel stronghold, the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Sunday. It added that 10 fighters from Read more [...]

To achieve peace in Syria, better start in Aleppo not Geneva

"What can we do? Obama is addicted to Geneva!", one DC insider said. He seemed truly exhausted by the presidential elusiveness on Syria. During my recent trip to Washington, he was not even the most dispirited person I met. Everybody, with a vague understanding of Middle Eastern affairs, looked appalled by the way this US administration was getting itself trapped in the Geneva vicious circle. And dragging the Syrian opposition mercilessly into this quagmire. Seen from the White House, Geneva Read more [...]