The international community is demanding UN access to the site of an alleged chemical attack in Syria.
Rebels have retaliated by closing water pumps for government-held areas of Aleppo, affecting 1.5 million people. The UN has called on all parties to "stop attacks on water infrastructure," considered a war crime.
Russia's military intervention in Syria has been going for almost a year now. Many experts believe that Russia has achieved its main objectives. Nevertheless, a resolution to the conflict is nowhere in sight.
Syria's armed forces have called on civilians in Aleppo to flee rebel-held areas ahead of a ground offensive. The country has witnessed an escalation of violence in the wake of a nationwide "cessation of hostilities."
The Syrian army has resumed airstrikes on Aleppo, killing at least 32 people while apparently also targeting aid deliveries. A weeklong ceasefire had been declared over just hours earlier.
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