- a city in NW Syria.
French A·lep [a-lep] /aˈlɛp/.
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The U.N. special representative has called for local ceasefires in Aleppo and elsewhere to start building a broader peace.
The economy in Aleppo barely exists, and the attitude of those who remain hovers somewhere between defiance and defeat.
The fall of Aleppo will be hugely tragic—“psychologically and optically devastating,” says Itani.Is Obama Done Playing Footsie With Assad?
November 17, 2014
Western-backed FSA brigades in northern Syria are now holed up in three pockets: in Aleppo, and to the west and north of the city.ISIS and Al Qaeda Ready to Gang Up on Obama's Rebels
November 11, 2014
That was right after an initial wave of U.S. Navy Tomahawk cruise missiles hit their targets around Aleppo and Raqqah.First U.S. Stealth Jet Attack on Syria Cost More Than Indian Mission to Mars
September 24, 2014
To-day I have also heard of a caravan proposing to go to Aleppo.Journal of a Residence at Bagdad
The water is sufficient; no one ever dies of thirst in Aleppo.The World in Chains
Tancred was glad to seize the occasion to visit Hameh and Aleppo on his journey.Tancred
These forms extend from Java and Borneo on the one hand, to Aleppo on the other.On the Genesis of Species
St. George Mivart
With—do you remember that wrestler you crippled, the wrestler from Aleppo?The Wind Bloweth
Brian Oswald Donn-Byrne
- an ancient city in NW Syria: industrial and commercial centre; scene of heavy fighting in 2012 between the rebel Free Syrian Army and government forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad.. Pop: 2 505 000 (2005 est)French name: Alep (alɛp) Arabic name: Haleb (ˈhalɛp)
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