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  1. Syria's Aleppo reels from air strikes, UN chief 'appalled'

    Syrian government forces gather amidst destruction in the largely deserted Palestinian refugee camp of Handarat, north of AleppoUN chief Ban Ki-moon said Saturday he was "appalled by the chilling military escalation" in Syria's battleground city of Aleppo where residents cowered indoors as air strikes toppled buildings and killed at least 45 civilians. The Security Council was set to meet Sunday to discuss the upsurge in violence since the Syrian army announced an offensive to retake the rebel-held east of the devastated city. Nearly two million civilians were left without water in Aleppo after regime bombardment damaged a pumping station and rebels shut down another in retaliation, the UN said.


  2. Yemen plans U.N. complaint over Iran weapons transfers: minister

    Yemeni Foreign Minister Abdel-Malek al-Mekhlafi speaks to media after the Yemen peace talks in Switzerland in BernBy Yara Bayoumy NEW YORK (Reuters) - Yemen plans to complain to the U.N. Security Council over what it says are Iran's weapon transfers to Houthi allies fighting the internationally recognized Yemeni government, the foreign minister said on Saturday. In an interview with Reuters, Abdel-Malek al-Mekhlafi also said he hoped a 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire would take effect "early next week." Yemen and Saudi Arabia - which intervened in the country in March 2015 to prevent the Houthis and forces loyal to the former president from taking over - blame Shi'ite Iran for supplying weapons to the Houthis.


  3. The Latest: Somalia says al-Shabab is defeated militarily

    Somalia's Foreign Minister Abdusalam Hadliyeh Omer addresses the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The latest on the high-level U.N. General Assembly meetings (all times local):


  4. Battle rages near Aleppo, air onslaught continues

    Men inspect a hole in the ground filled with water in a damaged site after airstrikes on the rebel held Tariq al-Bab neighbourhood of AleppoBy Tom Perry BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian government and rebel forces battled for control of high ground on the Aleppo outskirts on Saturday as warplanes bombed the city's opposition-held east relentlessly in a Russian-backed offensive that has left Washington's Syria policy in tatters. In their first major ground advance of the offensive, the army and its militia allies seized control of the Handarat Palestinian refugee camp, a few kilometers north of Aleppo, only for rebels to counterattack a few hours later. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the battle was ongoing.


  5. Syria believes it's on way to military victory

    Syria's Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem waves after addressing the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Syria's top diplomat told the world's nations Saturday that his country's belief in military victory is greater now because the army "is making great strides in its war against terrorism" with support from Russia, Iran and Lebanon's Hezbollah fighters.



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