Syria’s Ministry of Tourism has churned out a number of promotional videos in recent weeks, encouraging foreigners to visit places like Aleppo ? one of the most dangerous cities in the world today.
The ancient metropolis has a rich cultural history, stunning medieval architecture, a temperate climate and even holds a spot on the United Nations’ list of World Heritage sites.
Russia's deputy foreign minister ruled out any plans Moscow's offensive on the Syrian city of Aleppo and underscored that Russia's goal in the region was confined to conducting a humanitarian operation only.
Fires that gutted a vast medieval market have broken out in other areas of the Old City of Aleppo, a world heritage site, as rebels and government forces fight for the ancient heart of Syria's biggest city.
Five years of near-continuous violence have pushed hundreds of thousands of people to flee Syria's largest city, but not all of Aleppo's residents have left. As Syria's war drags on into its sixth year, we meet some of the residents...
A Syrian army source said the city of Aleppo would soon be encircled by government forces as rebels pounded by Russian air strikes expressed hope that the failure of Geneva peace talks would encourage their foreign backers to send b...