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UN Focuses on Humanitarian Needs in Aleppo Region

The United Nations Security Council is holding a private briefing Wednesday on the humanitarian situation in Syria, where government forces backed by Russian airstrikes are waging an offensive against rebels in Aleppo. The operation has sent tens of thousands of people fleeing the northern city toward the Turkish border and raised alarms with the United Nations and aid groups who fear a humanitarian disaster in the region. U.N. humanitarian chief Stephen O'Brien said Tuesday he is...

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