Clashes between Assad troops and opposition forces continue to escalate in Syria. An Anadolu Agency (AA) team of reporters took photographs and shot videos of the clashes taking place in the city center of Aleppo. Troops of the Tevhid Brigade took control of the Siveka district in Aleppo. Opposition forces in Aleppo have erected barricades and continue to fight against Assad troops. Streets of Aleppo, in general, have been shut down to motor vehicle traffic and pedestrians due to the presence of barricades and the sounds of weapons could be heard at every hour.