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In Idlib and adjacent parts of Aleppo province, opposition officials have recorded almost 15,766 novel coronavirus infections in total, including 166 deaths.

At least seven people were killed and scores wounded on Sunday when a car bomb exploded in northern Syria near a Turkish border crossing, a war monitor said.

Syria: Afrin bomb blast death toll rises above 40

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Syria: Afrin bomb blast death toll rises above 40

The blast came as people went shopping to prepare to break the Ramadan fast.

Car bombing kills seven in Syria's rebel-held <em>Azaz</em>

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Car bombing kills seven in Syria's rebel-held Azaz

At least seven people were killed Sunday in a car bomb that hit a rebel-held city in northwestern Syria, a war monitor said.

10 Kurdish fighters killed in Turkish shelling in Syria

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10 Kurdish fighters killed in Turkish shelling in Syria

10 fighters from the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces have been killed in a Turkish artillery bombardment near Azaz in northern ...

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Turkey announces capture of wife of IS leader Baghdadi

‘We captured his wife and didn’t make a fuss,’ boasted Erdogan while announcing Turkey had captured the assassinated IS leader’s wife, sister and brother in law in Syria.

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Turkey capture slain IS leader Baghdadi's sister in Syria

Turkish forces in northern Syria have captured a sister of slain Islamic State group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

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Turkish offensive in Syria puts civilian lives 'at risk'

The rights group urged Turkish military forces and allied armed groups to refrain from carrying out 'indiscriminate and disproportionate ...

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Dozens injured in motorcycle explosions in northern Syria

One person was killed and 20 injured when two motorcycle bombs exploded in the city of Azaz in northern Syria. Syrian opposition media ...

Charity slams 'deafening silence' after Syrian children’s hospital bombed

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Charity slams 'deafening silence' after Syrian children’s hospital bombed

Syrian-American medical charity UOSSM has expressed outrage after a children’s hospital in Maarat al-Numan was hit by four airstrikes on Tuesday.

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Six killed in Sudan as protesters stage historic sit-in

Six people were killed on Saturday and Sunday in Sudan as the capital witnessed what may have been the country's largest protest yet since ...

Syrians speak out on the eighth anniversary of revolution

Mel Plant

Syrians speak out on the eighth anniversary of revolution

Mass displacement, death and detention, chemical and barrel bomb attacks, and widespread torture have all characterised the past eight years. ...

Unbroken: Eighth anniversary of the Syrian Revolution sees protests

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Unbroken: Eighth anniversary of the Syrian Revolution sees protests

Eight years of war have left more than 370,000 people dead, including 112,000 civilians, the Syria Observatory for Human Rights announced on the ...

Idlib peace talks mean little to Syrians under fire

Zouhir al-Shimale

Idlib peace talks mean little to Syrians under fire

'Everything is under attack, the peace talks have brought only blood and grief to us.'

Syrian rebel groups begin withdrawing heavy arms

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Syrian rebel groups begin withdrawing heavy arms

Opposition activists have said that two rebel groups have started withdrawing their heavy weapons from the designated demilitarised zone.

Paul Iddon

Turkey consolidates presence in northern Syria

Analysis: Ankara's investments south of its border indicate it plans to maintain influence there so some time to come, writes Paul Iddon.

Paul Iddon

Idlib: Will Syria's last major battle be its deadliest?

The last major redoubt held by Assad's opponents in Idlib may become the site for the fiercest fighting and devastation in the Syrian conflict ...

Paul Iddon

How long will foreign troops stay in Syria?

Analysis: The US, Russia, Turkey and Iran all have different motives for staying - and for leaving, writes Paul Iddon.

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Syrian orphans who fled Aleppo find new home

Nearly 50 children orphaned by the Syrian war escaped their hometown of Aleppo after they appeared in a video and appealed for their lives as ...

Kurdish self-rule in northwest Syria 'enters its final days'

Adi Smajić & Paul McLoughlin

Kurdish self-rule in northwest Syria 'enters its final days'

Kurdish-Afrin has been surrounded by Turkish and Syrian rebel forces and appears about to fall in the coming days. Adi Smajić and Paul ...

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Turkey to set up refugee camps in Idlib province

Turkey is building refugee camps that will host 170,000 displaced Syrians opposed to the Assad regime.

International powers scramble to manipulate Afrin for geopolitical gains

Bashdar Ismaeel

International powers scramble to manipulate Afrin for geopolitical gains

Analysis: Afrin has become a theatre for regional and global powers to wield influence, extract concessions to boost their goals in Syria, and ...

Turkey captures strategic hill as Ankara's Afrin offensive intensifies

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Turkey captures strategic hill as Ankara's Afrin offensive intensifies

More than 42 civilians have been killed since 20 January - including 12 children - as Turkey intensifies its offensive in northern Syria.

Kurdish autonomy is part of self-determination for all Syrians

Robin Yassin-Kassab

Kurdish autonomy is part of self-determination for all Syrians

Comment: The Syrian opposition needs Turkey's support, and has had it, but it should not back Ankara's occupation of Afrin, writes Robin ...

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