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News Syria » Aleppo: Syria prevents ‘Last Men in Aleppo’ nominees from attending Oscars

News channel or source: http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/oscars/syria-blocks-men-aleppo-nominees-attending-oscars-article-1.3822472
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

The Syrian government is refusing to let "Last Men in Aleppo" nominees attend the 90th Oscars, citing President Trump's travel ban. Producer Kareem Abeed and Mahmoud Al-Hattar, the founding member of the White Helmets, the group which is the subject of the ...

News Syria » Aleppo: The Syrian producer of Oscar-nominated doc 'Last Men in Aleppo' had his visa rejected and can't attend the Academy Awards

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/syrian-producer-of-oscar-nominated-last-men-in-aleppo-had-his-visa-rejected-2018-2
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Kareem Abeed, Syrian producer of the Oscar-nominated documentary "Last Men in Aleppo," will not be able to attend the Academy Awards because his visa application was rejected. The documentary looks at a volunteer group called The White Helmets that rescues ...

News Syria » Aleppo: Syria's Eastern Ghouta faces 'another Aleppo'

News channel or source: https://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2018/02/syria-regime-escalation-eastern-ghouta.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

The monthslong fierce offensive launched by Syrian regime forces on the besieged rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta near Damascus has left scores of civilians dead and has depleted the resources for medical staff to treat the injured. REUTERS/ Bassam ...

News Syria » Aleppo: Syria Blocks ‘Last Men In Aleppo’ Producer and Subject from Attending Oscars

News channel or source: https://www.thewrap.com/syria-blocks-last-men-in-aleppo-producer-and-subject-from-attending-oscars/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Director Feras Fayyad says the Syrian government is trying to silence his message about the White Helmets’ rescue work in Aleppo “Last Men In Aleppo” has earned an Oscar nomination for Best Documentary Feature for its exploration of The White Helmets ...

News Syria » Aleppo: U.N. Syria envoy sees risk of 'second Aleppo' in Eastern Ghouta

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-un/u-n-syria-envoy-sees-risk-of-second-aleppo-in-eastern-ghouta-idUSKCN1G41QH
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

GENEVA (Reuters) - The escalating battle for the besieged Syrian enclave of Eastern Ghouta could turn into a repeat of the battle for Aleppo, Syria’s second city which endured months of conflict at the end of 2016, U.N. Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura ...

News Syria » Aleppo: 'Last Men in Aleppo' Team Prevented From Attending Oscars

News channel or source: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/last-men-aleppo-team-prevented-by-syria-attending-oscars-1084889
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

The producer and subject of Last Men in Aleppo won't be in attendance at the upcoming 90th Academy Awards when their film competes for best feature documentary on March 4, as the Syrian government has refused to expedite the travel visa process for ...

News Syria » Aleppo: In chronicling the war in Syria, Feras Fayyad knew he was documenting history before it could be reshaped

News channel or source: http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/envelope/la-en-mn-0215-aleppo-20180214-story.html
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Director Feras Fayyad's powerful documentary "Last Men in Aleppo" follows volunteer members of the White Helmets as they rescued civilians inside the Syrian war's Battle of Aleppo from 2015 to early 2017 and is the first Syrian film to earn an Oscar ...

News Syria » Aleppo: Syria: The heroism of Christians in Aleppo deserves to be supported

News channel or source: https://aleteia.org/2018/02/15/syria-the-heroism-of-christians-in-aleppo-deserves-to-be-supported/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

A firsthand testimony by Father Firas Lufti, a Franciscan and vicar at the parish of St. Francis of Assisi in Aleppo. “For the past year, the cameras have no longer been interested in Aleppo,” Father Firas says, a bit disappointed. His parish had ...

News Syria » Aleppo: In pictures: Syrian regime flag raised in Aleppo neighbourhood vacated by YPG

News channel or source: http://www.rudaw.net/english/middleeast/syria/23022018
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

Syrian army soldiers raised flags and portraits of President Bashar al-Assad in neighbourhoods of Aleppo city on Friday. The regime forces have taken control of the area from the Kurdish YPG, who departed in order to reinforce the front in Afrin against ...

News Syria » Aleppo: Syrian forces start entering Kurdish-controlled neighborhoods in Aleppo

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-02/22/c_136991666.htm
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

DAMASCUS, Feb. 22 (Xinhua) -- The Syrian government forces started entering Kurdish-controlled neighborhoods in the northern part of Aleppo city in northern Syria on Thursday, a monitor group said. The government forces will set up checkpoints and hoist ...