"Aleppo is a place where the children have stopped crying." Footage filmed in recent days by Amnesty International 2-time media award winner Waad Al Kateab who is amongst thousands of civilians still trapped in rebel-held eastern parts of Aleppo awaiting a safe passage out, Syria.Pres. Obama says U.S. had to be "willing to take over Syria" for him to intervene more forcefully in civil warEnglish subtitled footage: A Syrian civilian who was meant to have been evacuated today with hundreds of others but was held hostage by pro-Syrian government forces along with other civilians as the evacuation process had broken down explains in a video message the situation on the ground and amongst other civilians fears for his life when gunshots are heard. Footage: Another video shows the moment gunshots were heard and panic sets in amongst civilians who were waiting to be evacuated in besieged eastern Aleppo, Syria.Qassim Soleimani taking a stroll near Aleppo's citadel. Alabed Bana and her mother Fatemah make a sombre, urgent plea to the First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama to help them, besieged eastern Aleppo. Obama: The blood in Aleppo is on Russia's hands Photo claims to show Hezbollah over evacuees in Ramouseh early today, Aleppo, Syria.Over 5000 Syrian refugees and Germans gathered in the city of Cologne to show solidarity with Aleppo (Syria) Iranian senior military officer Qassim Soleimani spotted in Aleppo, Syria. Footage: A large demonstration in Idlib city in solidarity with Aleppo and in demanding the unification of Syrian rebel forces. .@POTUS: 'The Assad government Cannot Slaughter Its Way to Obama: The Assad government cannot "slaughter its way to legitimacy" Obama talks about the tragedies that have taken place in Aleppo Video message from American journalist trapped in besieged eastern Aleppo, Bilal Abdul Kareem. Daesh claimed captured 4 SAA points West to T4 airbaseBesieged eastern Aleppo today, following a breakdown in the evacuation process: Panic sets in. Shots fired. Rebels fire back.Russia's ambassador to the UN Vitaly Churkin rejects French proposal to send UN observer mission to Aleppo, saying it would take weeks. .@ZouhirAlShimale: Thousands were waiting to be evacuated (including myself) but the sectarian militants prevented us after they took all of our money and told us to go back. We were unarmed normal people! Now it's extremely cold (less than -6 degrees) here in eastern Aleppo where more than 50,000 people are still trapped & haven't left... NOTHING is as Russia claims when they said they have evacuated us! This is a horrible day, the worst catastrophic day in my life, I don't think I can leave without United Nations observation! Tyas T4 AB view from ISIS positions South of the AB with the help of super zoom lensSyrian Army soldiers symbolically burn the Free Syrian Army flag at the citadel today, Aleppo. Syrians demonstrating near Bab al-Hawa border crossing with Turkey regarding Aleppo today, Syria. People in Syrian government-held areas in Daraa express their pride in the victories of the Syrian Army in Aleppo, Syria. SNHR: at least 3 victims including a child died in gov artillery shells fired on Al Rastan city in Homs, Dec 16 SOHR: 4,000 wounded and family members expected to be evacuated from Fua and KefrayaTurkish Army opened fire and is shelling YPG controlled Tell Sha'ir west of Kobane - Kurdish agency ANHA SDF are approximately 20km north of Tabqa DamCommander of 56 Russian storm brigade Mayot Sanal Sanchirov reportedly was killed on Syria(12 Dec)Turkey Land Forces Sabra tank and what seems to be Cobra I MRAP vehicle hit by ISIS ATGM near Al-Bab Aleppo Syria 7yr old female SVEST sent againt al-Midan Police station (33°29'30"N 36°17'48"E) in Damscus. 2km SE of Umayyad Square

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16 December 2016
"Aleppo is a place where the children have stopped crying." Footage filmed in recent days by Amnesty International 2-time media award winner Waad Al Kateab who is amongst thousands of civilians still trapped in rebel-held eastern parts of Aleppo awaiting a safe passage out, Syria.
Pres. Obama says U.S. had to be "willing to take over Syria" for him to intervene more forcefully in civil war
English subtitled footage: A Syrian civilian who was meant to have been evacuated today with hundreds of others but was held hostage by pro-Syrian government forces along with other civilians as the evacuation process had broken down explains in a video message the situation on the ground and amongst other civilians fears for his life when gunshots are heard.
Footage: Another video shows the moment gunshots were heard and panic sets in amongst civilians who were waiting to be evacuated in besieged eastern Aleppo, Syria.
Qassim Soleimani taking a stroll near Aleppo's citadel.
Alabed Bana and her mother Fatemah make a sombre, urgent plea to the First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama to help them, besieged eastern Aleppo.
Obama: The blood in Aleppo is on Russia's hands
Photo claims to show Hezbollah over evacuees in Ramouseh early today, Aleppo, Syria.
Over 5000 Syrian refugees and Germans gathered in the city of Cologne to show solidarity with Aleppo (Syria)
Iranian senior military officer Qassim Soleimani spotted in Aleppo, Syria.
Footage: A large demonstration in Idlib city in solidarity with Aleppo and in demanding the unification of Syrian rebel forces.
Obama: The Assad government cannot "slaughter its way to legitimacy"
Obama talks about the tragedies that have taken place in Aleppo
Video message from American journalist trapped in besieged eastern Aleppo, Bilal Abdul Kareem.
Daesh claimed captured 4 SAA points West to T4 airbase
Besieged eastern Aleppo today, following a breakdown in the evacuation process: Panic sets in. Shots fired. Rebels fire back.
Tyas T4 AB view from ISIS positions South of the AB with the help of super zoom lens
Syrian Army soldiers symbolically burn the Free Syrian Army flag at the citadel today, Aleppo.
Syrians demonstrating near Bab al-Hawa border crossing with Turkey regarding Aleppo today, Syria.
SDF are approximately 20km north of Tabqa Dam
Commander of 56 Russian storm brigade Mayot Sanal Sanchirov reportedly was killed on Syria(12 Dec)
Turkey Land Forces Sabra tank and what seems to be Cobra I MRAP vehicle hit by ISIS ATGM near Al-Bab Aleppo Syria
7yr old female SVEST sent againt al-Midan Police station (33°29'30"N 36°17'48"E) in Damscus. 2km SE of Umayyad Square