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The latest toll included more than 130,500 pro-government fighters, among them foreigners.

Analysis: Conflict dynamics in both Syria and Nagorno-Karabakh are part of a broad field of confrontation between Moscow and Ankara, stretching from North Africa to the Caucasus.

Syria Insight: Idlib comes under focus after Turkish movements

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Idlib comes under focus after Turkish movements

Syria's Idlib remains a hive of military activity despite a Russian-Turkish ceasefire meant to reduce violence in the densely populated province.

The soundtrack of the Arab uprisings in 10 songs

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The soundtrack of the Arab uprisings in 10 songs

Few of the pro-democracy protesters who took the Middle East by storm in 2011 had a flag to raise or leader to follow. But all had a song to ...

British aid worker Tauqir Sharif released by HTS

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British aid worker Tauqir Sharif released by HTS

Tauqir Sharif had been held by the HTS militant group since August.

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Seven civilians killed in Syria's rebel northwest: monitor

Seven civilians were killed during regime bombardments on Idlib.

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Russia strikes kill 78 rebels in Syria

Air strikes by Damascus regime ally Russia killed 78 Turkey-backed rebels in northwestern Syria, a monitor said, in the bloodiest surge in ...

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Russia strikes kill 78 Turkey-backed rebels in Syria: monitor

Russian airstrikes on Monday killed dozens of Turkey-backed rebels in Syria's northwest in the bloodiest surge in violence reported since more ...

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US strike kills 14 Islamist militants in northwestern Syria

The US Army says it has carried out a drone strike against Al-Qaeda-linked militants in Syria’s rebel-held Idlib province.

Turkey evacuates Syria outpost long-encircled by regime

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Turkey evacuates Syria outpost long-encircled by regime

Turkey started withdrawing from the Morek outpost in Hama, a province which is under regime control.

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France arrests 29 in anti-terror Syria financing sting

French police arrested 29 people in a sting operation targeting a terror financing network for jihadists in Syria.

Syria's HTS 'renounces' use of suicide car bombings

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Syria's HTS 'renounces' use of suicide car bombings

HTS have used bomb-laden vehicles to target regime positions.

Syria drone strike kills top Tunisian jihadist

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Syria drone strike kills top Tunisian jihadist

A drone strike believed to have been carried out by the United States in northwestern Syria.

New Syrian militant group claims attacks on Turkish patrol

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New Syrian militant group claims attacks on Turkish patrol

A new jihadi group has emerged in Syria's Idlib province.

Syria Insight: Jolani's outreach campaign highlights HTS' many challenges

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Syria Insight: Jolani's outreach campaign highlights HTS' many challenges

Idlib province has seen a rivalry between rival jihadist factions.

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HTS detains American journalist Bilal Abdul Kareem in Syria

Bilal Abdul Kareem's arrest is linked to the case of Tauqir Sharif, an aid worker detained by the powerful jihadist group in June.

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12 pro-regime fighters killed in Syria clashes: monitor

Another 17 pro-regime fighters were wounded while on the jihadist-led side six fighters died in clashes on Monday.

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HTS releases British-born aid worker captured in Syria's Idlib

Idlib's ruling faction Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) has released aid worker Tauqir Sharif after he was ...

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Roadside bomb targets Turkish-Russian patrol in Syria's Idlib province

Turkish soldiers have been patrolling southern Idlib as part of a ceasefire deal.

UN alleges war crimes during Syria's Idlib offensive

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UN alleges war crimes during Syria's Idlib offensive

A United Nations investigation has accused Syria and its allies of war crimes in the opposition-held Idlib offensive.

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British-born aid worker’s wife demands Syria extremists release him

Tauqir Sharif, a self-described aid worker in Syria who has been deprived of his British nationality, was arrested by HTS two weeks ago. His ...

HTS clashes with new jihadi formation in Idlib province

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HTS clashes with new jihadi formation in Idlib province

HTS have clashed with jihadi groups such as Hurras Al-Din in Idlib.

Syria fighting could lead to coronavirus outbreak in Idlib

Paul McLoughlin

Syria fighting could lead to coronavirus outbreak in Idlib

There are fears of an escalation in fighting in Idlib province, potentially leading to a new humanitarian crisis.

Drone strike kills <em>al</em>-Qaeda linked commanders in NW Syria

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Drone strike kills al-Qaeda linked commanders in NW Syria

The drone strike killed two commanders from the al-Qaeda-affiliated Horas al-Din group in Syria's Idlib province.

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