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An Iranian official denied Thursday that recent Israeli strikes on eastern Syria led to any deaths.

The attack came as the militia fighters were sweeping the town of Al-Shola for jihadist remnants, according to the monitor.

At least 15 killed in Syria road attack: monitor

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At least 15 killed in Syria road attack: monitor

Among those killed were eight Syrian regime troops, four allied fighters and three civilians, according to a war monitor, who said the Islamic State group was to blame.

Seven Syrian regime soldiers killed in ambush: monitor

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Seven Syrian regime soldiers killed in ambush: monitor

At least nine people, including seven Syrian government soldiers, were killed in an attack on a bus, a Britain-based war monitor said Sunday.

IS claims Syria bus ambush that killed 37 soldiers

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IS claims Syria bus ambush that killed 37 soldiers

IS had attacked regime soldiers as they travelled home for holidays in the eastern province of Deir Ezzor, killing 37.

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Syria war killed 6,800 in 2020, lowest annual toll

The death toll of the Syrian war was the lower it has ever been since the conflict started.

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Jihadist attack kills 30 soldiers in east Syria: monitor

The attack in Deir Ezzor province reportedly targeted a bus carrying regime soldiers going home on leave.

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Air strikes kill 19 Iran-backed fighters in Syria

Airstrike likely carried out by Israel killed nearly two dozen Iran-backed fighters in Syria.

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14 pro-Iran fighters in Syria killed in airstrikes: monitor

The strikes in the Deir Ezzor province killed at least 14 pro-Iran militia fighters, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights ...

IS kills 11 pro-regime fighters in Syria clashes: monitor

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IS kills 11 pro-regime fighters in Syria clashes: monitor

Eleven regime loyalists were killed by the Islamic State group in Syria on Wednesday.

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Hundreds of Syrians leave Kurdish-held Al-Hol camp

More than 500 Syrians, some related to alleged Islamic State group members, quit the overcrowded Kurdish-run camp of Al-Hol in the northeast of ...

90 dead as Assad forces clash with IS: monitor

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90 dead as Assad forces clash with IS: monitor

At least 90 combatants have been killed in clashes between regime forces and IS groups in the Orontes valley.

IS suicide attack in Syria kills 17 regime troops

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IS suicide attack in Syria kills 17 regime troops

IS targeted the regime-controlled Taim oil field in Deir az-Zour with suicide bombings, shelling and machine gun fire, killing at least ...

Syria's Assad tasks caretaker PM to form new government

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Syria's Assad tasks caretaker PM to form new government

Hussein Arnous was appointed caretaker prime minister in June and has now been tasked with forming a new cabinet.

Russian general killed by 'explosive device' in Syria: agencies

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Russian general killed by 'explosive device' in Syria: agencies

Russia's defence ministry said the device went off while the convoy was returning from a humanitarian operation.

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Counting of 'farcical' Syria vote delayed by reruns

The parliamentary polls are expected to deliver a clear majority for authoritarian leader Bashar al-Assad's Baath party.

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9 Iran-backed fighters killed in 2nd raid in Syria

Nine have been killed in air strikes targeting positions of Iranian-backed militias.

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Raid in Syria kills 6 Iran-backed fighters: monitor

Four Syrian nationals were among those killed in the raids on the al-Abbas village near the border with Iraq.

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Seven Syrian soldiers killed in 'rare' Israeli strike

Pro-Iranian militia fighters, along with two Syrian soldiers were killed in Israeli airstrikes in the province of Sweida.

Netanyahu calls for Iran sanctions over nuclear 'violations'

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Netanyahu calls for Iran sanctions over nuclear 'violations'

Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu is calling for tough sanctions on Iran, alleging secret nuclear military activity.

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Iraq confirms killing of deputy IS leader Moataz al-Jubouri

The Islamic State group's so called 'Governor of Iraq' Moataz al-Jubouri, is confirmed to have been killed in an international coalition air ...

Two regional IS leaders killed in Syria: CentCom

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Two regional IS leaders killed in Syria: CentCom

Two regional Islamic State group leaders were killed in a strike on Deir az-Zour province earlier this week.

Foreign hands in Syria's war creating problems for Assad

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Foreign hands in Syria's war creating problems for Assad

Foreign intervention has marked Syria's war. Now it could lead to Assad's downfall.

IS attack kills 11 Syrian regime and allied fighters

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IS attack kills 11 Syrian regime and allied fighters

An Islamic State attack killed 11 in the Syrian desert as fighting intensifies.

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