Syria | Regime victory comes just hours after rebels reached a cease-fire agreement
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 12/13/16, 02:07 pm
The last remaining rebel-held neighborhoods of Aleppo have fallen to the Russian-backed forces of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
The announcement from Russian officials came just hours after rebel leaders said they had reached a cease-fire agreement to allow the evacuation in eastern Aleppo, ceding control of the city to the government.
The deal came amid reports of government forces committing mass killings of civilians as they closed in on the last areas under rebel control.