Most Commented Stories Tagged: Aleppo


Fragile Syria Ceasefire Takes Hold

Violence has fallen in Syria as a fragile ceasefire takes hold, although both sides are reporting violations. Special envoy Kofi Annan, who brokered the ceasefire, said he was "encouraged" but Syria had not fully complied.

Arts, Culture & Media

Why artist Molly Crabapple decided to sketch Syria's dead

From the Occupy Wall Street movement to the economic crisis in Greece, artist Molly Crabapple has never shied away from politically charged stories. Now, she's lending her artistic talents to a project commemorating the more than 100,000 Syrians who have died during the past three years of conflict. The idea, she says, is to remember these people as individuals, not statistics.

Conflict & Justice

Built to last: He's staying in a war zone because he can't bear to leave his 1950s cars

Here's a man who refuses to leave the war-torn city of Aleppo so he can look after his collection of vintage cars. The collection includes some vintage American models from the 1950's like a Chevy pick-up and an elegant Buick sedan. Their owner, Abu Omar, says they've been damaged by the conflict, but he's determined to fix them.