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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.

Despite being vilified by the brutal Assad regime, the White Helmets have offered to assist in extinguishing fires that have engulfed western Syria.

Syria Insight: Russia weaponises aid as Syrians go hungry

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Russia weaponises aid as Syrians go hungry

Aid has been a bargaining tool by powers in the Syria war, but with the coronavirus crisis sweeping through the country it has become a matter of life or death.

War-torn Syria goes to the polls amid economic crisis

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

War-torn Syria goes to the polls amid economic crisis

Several lists were allowed to run across the country but any real opposition is absent from the poll, no surprises are expected and the ruling ...

Russian forces resume deadly air strikes on Syria's <em>Idlib</em>

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Russian forces resume deadly air strikes on Syria's Idlib

Strikes on southern Idlib province, which killed a displaced civilian and injured five more, signal the Russian-backed Syrian regime is ...

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Idlib residents protest opening of trade link with regime

Protests have broken out in Syria's last rebel-held bastion against the al-Qaeda-linked group that controls the area.

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Syria regime pounds western Aleppo amid continued ceasefire violations

On Thursday, unidentified aircraft targeted munition belonging to Turkey-backed Syrian rebels positioned in the border city of Ras al-Ayn in ...

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Syria regime resumes aerial bombing campaign in Idlib

The Syrian regime army, supported by Iran-backed fighters, has begun to loot homes in areas recaptured from the opposition in Idlib, ...

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Syria ceasefire deal takes effect amid continued regime attacks

Fighting came to a halt in most parts of Idlib, which has seen scores of soldiers and civilians killed on a near daily basis over the ...

Unsung heroes: Syria's female White Helmets in the spotlight

Anna Fleischer

Unsung heroes: Syria's female White Helmets in the spotlight

Comment: The women working for Syria's White Helmets are among the most courageous in the world. It's time they received credit where it's due, ...

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Syrian rebel forces retake Idlib's Saraqeb after heavy fighting

Syrian rebel forces retook the strategic town of Saraqeb, which lies on the M5 highway and was captured by the Assad regime three weeks ago. The ...

Turkish and Syrian soldiers killed as <em>Idlib</em> fighting intensifies

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Turkish and Syrian soldiers killed as Idlib fighting intensifies

Two Turkish soldiers were killed by an air strike attributed to the Syrian regime, while Turkey claims its forces killed 'up to 50' regime ...

Turkey launches 'limited' operation to retake <em>Idlib</em> towns

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Turkey launches 'limited' operation to retake Idlib towns

A Turkish-led operation recaptured a key town in Syria’s Idlib, reports say, following days of Turkish threats of an operation to curb ...

Assad vows to defeat last remaining Syria rebels

The New Arab & agencies

Assad vows to defeat last remaining Syria rebels

Head of the Syrian regime Bashar Assad declared victory on Monday after his troops consolidated control over the province of Aleppo in northern ...

Freezing weather compounds crisis for the displaced in Syria

The New Arab & agencies

Freezing weather compounds crisis for the displaced in Syria

Freezing winter in Syria's Idlib province has contributed to at least ten deaths.

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Assad regime helicopter shot down in northwest Syria: monitor

An aircraft has been downed over the western countryside of Aleppo province, a war monitor said, in the second such incident this week.

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140,000 displaced in 3 days amid Syrian offensive

The United Nations have revealed shocking figures of internal displacement as the Idlib offensive, led by proxy powers rages on.

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Dozens Syrians living in freezing temperatures following Assad shelling

Entire families are leaving their homes in the dead of night in below zero temperatures as regime forces shell the city.

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Syrian regime kills Turkish troops as rebels launch assault

Ankara has vowed to defend its military posts in Idlib from assaults by the Syrian regime.

Russian strikes kill dozens amid brutal <em>Idlib</em> onslaught

The New Arab & agencies

Russian strikes kill dozens amid brutal Idlib onslaught

As many as 28 people have been killed by Russian and Syrian regime bombardment over the past 24 hours.

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: A humanitarian crisis unfolds on Turkey's border

Idlib province has been hit by more bombing this week, in a deadly campaign threatening to uproot millions more civilians.

<em>Idlib</em> city prepares for mass exodus of civilians

Elizabeth Hagedorn

Idlib city prepares for mass exodus of civilians

With an estimated 150,000 people displaced in the past two weeks, aid agencies are warning of a potential humanitarian catastrophe unlike ...

Syria rebels capture key village in <em>Idlib</em>

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Syria rebels capture key village in Idlib

The Idlib village of Al-Nayrab was recaptured by Syrian opposition fighters, as Russian and Syrian regime airstrikes killed scores in ...

Seven family members among scores killed in Syria airstrikes

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Seven family members among scores killed in Syria airstrikes

Air strikes by the Syrian regime and its Russian ally on Sunday killed 14 civilians in the last major opposition bastion of Idlib in ...

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