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This photo provided by the Rumaf, a Syrian Kurdish activist group, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, in a Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016 photo, shows people fleeing rebel-held eastern neighborhoods of Aleppo into the Sheikh Maqsoud area that is controlled by Kurdish fighters, Syria. …

Tens of Thousands Flee Syria’s Aleppo as Assad Nears Victory

Some 50,000 civilians have fled eastern Aleppo over the past two days in a “constant stream,” Russia said Saturday, as Syrian government forces close in on the last pocket of opposition control in the northern city.

Syrian pro-government forces stand next to a 106mm recoilless anti-tank cannon as residents (unseen) fleeing the eastern part of Aleppo arrive at the Jabal Badro crossing point, which was recently retaken from rebel fighters by the regime forces, on November 30, 2016.

Aleppo Rebels Hope to Reverse Fortunes Under New Alliance

Rebels in Aleppo have agreed to form a new military alliance to better organize the defense of parts of the city they control from a ferocious assault by the government and its allies, officials in two of the insurgent groups said on Thursday.