Syrian government forces launched air strikes against six hospitals in the Aleppo area within a week in attacks that amounted to war crimes, a US-based rights group said on Wednesday.
Smoke from burning tyres rises near a minaret of a mosque, which activists said are used to create smoke cover from warplanes, in Aleppo. (Reuters)
Syrian army soldiers patrol the area around the entrance of Bani Zeid after taking control of the previously rebel-held district of Leramun, on the northwest outskirts of Aleppo, on July 28, 2016. AFP