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Aid Group Expects to Finish Aleppo Evacuations Thursday
The war-torn city of Aleppo has been recaptured, the Syrian army said Thursday, marking its biggest victory in the nearly six-year civil war.
The announcement meant President Bashar al-Assad's government had full control of Aleppo, the country's most populous city before the war, for the first time since 2012.
The rebel forces agreed to withdraw from the city after a monthlong army offensive drove them from 90 percent of their original territory.
The announcement came hours...