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

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

IS launches new deadly attack in eastern Syria

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IS launches new deadly attack in eastern Syria

Islamic State militants have killed three people in an ambush in central Syria.

Syria's Assad is more beholden to Russia than ever

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Syria's Assad is more beholden to Russia than ever

Comment: Russia may be recalibrating its strategy in Syria, but it's unconvincing to think it would consider the risk of replacing Assad a ...

Israeli missiles target Syrian military and 'chemical research lab'

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Israeli missiles target Syrian military and 'chemical research lab'

Israel has carried out hundreds of airstrikes in Syria during the war.

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US denies reports of soldiers missing in Syria

A spokesman for the international coalition fighting IS has called a Syrian state news report about two allegedly missing US soldiers 'nonsense'.

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Syrian regime bombs Idlib as Turkey 'neutralizes' Kurdish fighters

The Syrian regime has bombed several areas of Idlib province in violation of a ceasefire as Turkey announced that it had 'neutralized' 20 ...

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Scores of Iranian fighters in Syria quarantined over coronavirus

Some 40 foreign pro-regime militia fighters have been taken to hospital in eastern Syria after showing coronavirus symptoms, as activists allege ...

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus

A subdued Easter in Jerusalem, virtual wedding services and the Gulf's reckless deportations of migrant workers in today's coronavirus roundup.

IS captures Syrian outpost in fierce battle with regime

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IS captures Syrian outpost in fierce battle with regime

Islamic State group militants took over a Syrian regime military post, sparking fierce clashes and Russian air strikes as the group laid siege ...

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Syria Weekly: Coronavirus outbreak sparks more fears of epidemic

Two reported deaths from coronavirus in Syria point to a much higher outbreak than is being acknowledged by authorities.

The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

Turkish musicians have spread an important message on social distancing via an improvised version of an Italian leftist anthem. Somali doctors ...

Syria regime quarantines entire eastern village over coronavirus outbreak

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Syria regime quarantines entire eastern village over coronavirus outbreak

A village in Deir az-Zour has been quarantined due to the coronavirus.

Iraqi pilgrims returning from Syria test positive for coronavirus

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Iraqi pilgrims returning from Syria test positive for coronavirus

Iraq's latest coronavirus cases highlight fears around pilgrims spreading the highly contagious virus and of a serious outbreak in war-ravaged ...

Syria Weekly: Coronavirus reaps further miseries on Syrians

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Syria Weekly: Coronavirus reaps further miseries on Syrians

Analysts have painted a grim outlook for Syria as the deadly coronavirus hits the war-torn country.

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What is next after Operation Peace Spring?

Although Turkey announced the end of their operations in northern Syria late last year, many unknowns still remain, as it is unclear what comes next both militarily and diplomatically.

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Mystery airstrikes launched on Iranian militias in Syria

Unidentified aircraft launched fresh airstrikes on Iranian the militia presence in Syria.

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Syria's Kurds free dozens of IS-linked Syrians

A spokesman for the Kurdish authorities in northeastern Syria said tribal leaders had requested that 300 Syrian detainees be freed, and that 30 ...

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Dozens of regime troops killed in suspected IS attack

At least 40 Syrian regime troops have been killed in an attack on their bus by suspected IS militants in the eastern province of Deir ...

Airstrikes hit Iran-aligned militia positions in eastern Syria

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Airstrikes hit Iran-aligned militia positions in eastern Syria

Airstrikes of unknown origin have hit bases belonging to Iran-aligned in Syria amid increasing tensions between the US and Iran.

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Iranian militias blamed for horrific massacre in eastern Syria

Over 20 shepherds have been killed in a massacre in the Maadan area of eastern Syria.

Syria Weekly: For Syrians, Soleimani's name sparks fear, anger

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: For Syrians, Soleimani's name sparks fear, anger

Syria was the battleground for Soleimani's forces, and his death has sparked celebrations in Idlib.

Kurdish militia filmed attacking hospital workers in eastern Syria

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Kurdish militia filmed attacking hospital workers in eastern Syria

Residents of Deir az-Zour have led road-block protests against the alleged SDF attacks on hospital staff in ...

Five Iran-linked fighters killed by 'mysterious' strike in Syria

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Five Iran-linked fighters killed by 'mysterious' strike in Syria

A war monitor has reported that explosion hit the 'headquarters of the 47th Brigade of pro-Iranian militias' in Deir al-Zour. ...

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