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The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group reported several wounded in the attack after midnight in the Tal Saman area in Raqa province.

Analysis: Putin has always endorsed authoritarian rule in the Middle East and Russia has profited significantly from the brutal subversion of popular uprisings.

Syria Insight: Russia's intervention five years on (Part 2)

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Russia's intervention five years on (Part 2)

In-depth: Five years have passed since Russia's intervention in Syria's war began.

Syria Insight: Russia's intervention five years on (Part 1)

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Russia's intervention five years on (Part 1)

In-depth: Five years have passed since Russia's intervention in Syria's war began. For Syrians, it is a time of loss and mourning.

Syria Insight: Cautious hope for change with constitution talks

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Cautious hope for change with constitution talks

A meeting between Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad could point to fundamental changes in the war.

The New Arab Staff

US wants Iran, not Russia, to leave Syria: report

Despite expanding its military presence in Syria and the Middle East, Moscow is not facing US retribution for its support of the Assad regime.

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Russia given green light to expand Syria airbase

Russia has been given approval to expand its airbase in Latakia province.

The New Arab Staff

Russia to help build 'mini Hagia Sophia' in Syria

Moscow has said it will assist the Syrian regime in building a miniature version of Istanbul's Hagia Sophia in response to Turkey's conversion ...

The New Arab Staff

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

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

Syria says it intercepted drone on Mediterranean coast

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Syria says it intercepted drone on Mediterranean coast

The unknown drone was shot down close to a Russian airbase and other important military installations.

Paul Iddon

Russia's expanding military footprint in the Middle East

Over the last decade Russia has visibly expanded its military, economic and political influence in the Middle East.

Destructive duo Assad and Putin meet in Damascus

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Destructive duo Assad and Putin meet in Damascus

Putin met Assad during a surprise visit to Syria after nearly a decade of war.

Russia takes over northeastern Syrian airport following US withdrawal

The New Arab & agencies

Russia takes over northeastern Syrian airport following US withdrawal

Russia has begun moving helicopters and military equipment to an airport near the Kurdish-controlled city of Qamishli in northern Syria ...

Russia downed 'almost 60 drones' in Syria this year

The New Arab & agencies

Russia downed 'almost 60 drones' in Syria this year

General Igor Konachenkov told journalists on Friday that 58 drones and 27 missiles were intercepted by Russian forces at the base in the coastal ...

Russia reveals vast rebel tunnel network in northwest Syria

The New Arab & agencies

Russia reveals vast rebel tunnel network in northwest Syria

A vast network of rebel tunnels in Syria was opened to reporters earlier this week, providing a closer look into what regime forces say was a ...

The New Arab & agencies

Regime resumes Idlib air strikes after scrapping ceasefire

Damascus and Russia resumed air strikes on Idlib in northwest Syria, scrapping a ceasefire for the rebel-run bastion and accusing the regime's opponents of targeting a Russian air base.

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Syrian regime scraps Idlib ceasefire deal and re-launches airstrikes

The bombardment came minutes after the Syrian military said it would resume operations against the Idlib region, just days after it agreed to a ...

The New Arab & agencies

Israeli aircraft navigation systems hit by unexplained disruption

Aeroplanes flying over Israel have seen unexplained disruption to their GPS navigation systems. Israeli media sources have pointed the finger at ...

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Monitor says no evidence of new Syria chemical attack

A British-based war monitor said Wednesday it had no evidence to suggest the Syrian army had carried out a new chemical attack despite ...

Syrian rebels recapture village as punishing Idlib airstrikes continue

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Syrian rebels recapture village as punishing Idlib airstrikes continue

As opposition forces moved to recapture a village in northern Hama, retaliatory airstrikes by Syrian regime and Russian forces killed at least ...

The New Arab & agencies

HTS chief Jolani calls for arming to defend Idlib

The head of Syria's former Al-Qaeda affiliate released a video urging supporters to "take up weapons" to defend Idlib.

Fighting kills 43 in Syria's northwest

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Fighting kills 43 in Syria's northwest

Clashes between Syrian government forces, jihadists and rebels Monday killed 43 fighters in the country's northwest, where the regime and its ...

Syria Weekly: Corruption could save Idlib from assault

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Corruption could save Idlib from assault

Idlib is in the cross hairs of Russian warplanes again, but the regime is unlikely to launch an offensive on the last Syrian opposition ...

Russian military police beat Syrians following workers' strike

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Russian military police beat Syrians following workers' strike

Russian military police, present in Syria since 2016, reportedly beat and arrest workers at a Homs fertiliser plant who protested for better ...

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