Russia vetoed Aleppo resolutionUN says reports from health officials indicate over 140 people killed, and over 525 injured in Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen. Artillery shelling from Al-Midan district is targetting rebel-held Aleppo in Al-Huluk district .@UN as Syria government rep is given the floor by @RussiaUN. Walk out in solidarity with the people of Aleppo. .@YelchenkoUN on Russia'n draft resolution on Syria: This document hardly mentions devastating developments in Aleppo, which is cynical. Reports that Saudi Coalition airstrikes have now resumed in Yemen's capital Sanaa TAF: Turkish jets carried out airstrikes against Daesh in northern Syria including Akhtarin and destroyed an ammunition storage facility. Aleppo: Rebels in besieged Eastern Aleppo have repelled pro-Assad forces in Owaija Footage: Levant Front releases an interview with a captured IS child soldier (with English subtitles). US at UNSC: It's time for Russia to stop killing Aleppo's children Algeria: ISIS-W. Djaza'ir/Jund al-Khilafa claimed detonation of an IED that targeted ANP convoy yesterday near Tamalous, Skikda Province The resolution had the support of at least 40 states before it was vetoed by RussiaUS rep at UNSC: "Russia and Assad want to cease East Aleppo to strengthen the government in Damascus at the expense of 275,000 civilians" French resolution on Syria vetoed by Russia Russian UNSC ambo: the French draft "was doomed to be vetoed by Russia..the ban on military flights over Aleppo is not fleshed out" Russia Ambassador UNSC: This is a waste of time, resolution will not be adopted, this is one of the 'strangest spectacles." Russian UN envoy Vitaly Churkin speaks at emergency UNSC meeting on Aleppo France and Spain present resolution to stop airstrikes at Aleppo to allow humanitarian rescue, co-sponsored by Italy At UNSC vote on Aleppo ceasefire res, French FM: We remember Srebrenica, Guernica and Grozny. Aleppo is horrendous repetition Spain Ambassador UNSC: The worst episode of this war in Syria could be ahead of usUNSC mtg on Syria @jeanmarcayrault says blocking the resolution on Aleppo will let the syrian government the possibility to kill even more French FM Jean-Marc Ayrault at UNSC: "Unheard of brutality" "Syria's Assad is not combatting terrorism, he is fueling it" Footage: Levant Front releases a video with captured Harakat Hezbollah al-Nujaba fighters, Aleppo.Daraa : FSA take 3 Regime barriers inside Kherbet Ghazale destroying a total of 4 tanks, 3 armed pickups, 2 Shilka, 4 BMPs and 1 Tatra. Ahrar al-Sham commander Abo Osama Jedraya who led Abo Talha al-Ansari Battalion was killed by Jund al-Aqsa in Ablin, IdlibSaudi-led coalition denies funeral strike in Yemen capital Doctors Without Borders reports it has so far treated more than 400 wounded after airstrike in SanaaAbo Abdel Rahman who was Abo Munir al-Daboos' deputy was also killedRed Cross in Yemen say they are sending "300 body bags and medical supplies" to Sana'a after double tap airstrike on a funeralAl Arabiya, citing Arab coalition spox says no coalition air operations carried out over Sana'a today

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8 October 2016
Russia vetoed Aleppo resolution
UN says reports from health officials indicate over 140 people killed, and over 525 injured in Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen.
.@UN as Syria government rep is given the floor by @RussiaUN. Walk out in solidarity with the people of Aleppo.
.@YelchenkoUN on Russia'n draft resolution on Syria: This document hardly mentions devastating developments in Aleppo, which is cynical.
Algeria: ISIS-W. Djaza'ir/Jund al-Khilafa claimed detonation of an IED that targeted ANP convoy yesterday near Tamalous, Skikda Province
Russian UN envoy Vitaly Churkin speaks at emergency UNSC meeting on Aleppo
France and Spain present resolution to stop airstrikes at Aleppo to allow humanitarian rescue, co-sponsored by Italy
UNSC mtg on Syria @jeanmarcayrault says blocking the resolution on Aleppo will let the syrian government the possibility to kill even more
French FM Jean-Marc Ayrault at UNSC: "Unheard of brutality" "Syria's Assad is not combatting terrorism, he is fueling it"
Footage: Levant Front releases a video with captured Harakat Hezbollah al-Nujaba fighters, Aleppo.
Ahrar al-Sham commander Abo Osama Jedraya who led Abo Talha al-Ansari Battalion was killed by Jund al-Aqsa in Ablin, Idlib
Abo Abdel Rahman who was Abo Munir al-Daboos' deputy was also killed