Fri Dec 2, 2016 3:58PM
Syrian pro-government forces set up an outpost in Aleppo on December 2, 2016. (Photo by AFP)
Syrian pro-government forces set up an outpost in Aleppo on December 2, 2016. (Photo by AFP)
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Does the liberation of Aleppo herald the end of the Syrian war?

The Syrian Arab Army is on the verge of securing its biggest victory in the war to date as it closes in on eastern Aleppo, which was seized by foreign-backed terrorists in 2012 and has since been home to some of the most extreme groups like Daesh and al-Qaeda.

What is Fidel Castro’s legacy?

The revolutionary Cuban leader, Fidel Castro, has died. Castro ended American imperialism in Cuba by ousting the Batista regime, he repelled an American invasion, and survived numerous CIA assassination attempts. At the same time he built one of the best health and education systems in the world and supported anti–imperialistic causes everywhere.