Syria conflict: Jihadists reject Aleppo evacuation offer
A Russian plan for rebels to withdraw from the Syrian city of Aleppo has been rejected by a powerful jihadist group.
Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, known as al-Nusra Front until it broke formal ties with al-Qaeda in July, vowed to fight on.
Russia has proposed that fighters and civilians take advantage of an eight-hour "humanitarian pause" on Thursday to leave rebel-held eastern districts.
Last month, government forces encircled them and then launched an all-out assault backed by Russian air strikes.
Some 2,700 people have been killed or injured in the bombardment since then, according to... read more
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