eastern Aleppo

First full satellite survey of devastated ancient Aleppo raises recovery hopes

The first comprehensive survey of the devastation inflicted on the ancient Syrian city of Aleppo by years of urban warfare, has been published thanks to ground-breaking satellite imaging tools, developed by UN agencies – an essential first step towards its eventual reconstruction.

Syrians "desperate" as obstacles hamper aid access

In war-torn Syria, just one convoy of humanitarian aid has reached desperate civilians so far this month, while numerous others have had to be aborted because of access difficulties, the UN said Thursday.

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Heaven “better than the hell” of Syria’s Aleppo

A mother who tried to stab her one-month old baby to death in Aleppo, Syria has told the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) that she did so because heaven would be better than the hell her daughter is living in.

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