DEBKAfile was founded by a team of journalists in June 2000 as an independent Internet Web site, providing an intelligence and security news service. November 27, 2016, 9:21 AM (IDT)
Damascus announced Sunday that government forces had recaptured Masaken Hanano, the largest rebel-held district of Aleppo. The government led assault boosted by Hizballah and pro-Iranian Shiite groups has taken an estimated 200 lives. More than a quarter of a million people are under siege.
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