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Aleppo Province

U.S. Claims Deadly North Syria Strike, Denies Targeting Mosque

WASHINGTON — The US military said Thursday it carried out a deadly air strike on an al-Qaeda meeting in northern Syria and would investigate reports that more than 40 civilians were killed when a mosque was struck in the raid.

In this Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012 file photo, black smoke leaps the air from government shelling in a residential area in Aleppo, Syria. The Syrian government’s decision to detain peaceful activists, in a way left the door open for more extremist elements to rise up. When the protests started in …

‘What is Aleppo?’ One of Obama’s Biggest Foreign Policy Failures

Northern Syria’s Aleppo province, which has been at the epicenter of the nearly five-year-old war in the country, is a place where the Syrian regime has blatantly and repeatedly crossed President Barack Obama’s “red line” by using chemical weapons on citizens amid the ongoing carnage and chaos that has left tens of thousands of people dead and wounded.

Syrians carry a wounded child in the rubble of buildings following a barrel bomb attack on the Bab al-Nairab neighbourhood of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on August 25, 2016