Battle for Aleppo: Syria Reimposes Siege, Chokes Off Rebels’ Supply of Weapons

Smoke rises over Saif Al Dawla district, in Aleppo, Syria
Smoke rises over Saif Al Dawla district, in Aleppo, Syria

After a major offensive the Syrian Arab Army succeeded in driving out rebel fighters from an area just South of Aleppo and regime forces have once again encircled opposition forces to reestablish the siege.

On Sunday, Syrian Army forces succeeded in once again cutting off the supply route of weapons and reinforcements to the rebel-held half of the Syrian city of Aleppo after fierce fighting backed by a major wave of Russian airstrikes against military colleges and key opposition targets. READ MORE OF THIS STORY

SOURCES: News Now/Spunik Online

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.