January 4, 2017: Al-Bab (East Aleppo)

Martin Chulov in Beirut for The Guardian reports that “using jets and artillery, Turkish officials claimed to have killed scores of Isis members in the operation to retake the Syrian town of al-Bab, Islamic State’s westernmost stronghold, after launching the most intensive bombardment of the four-month campaign in the days after the Istanbul nightclub attack.”

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