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A $5 million bounty for information leading to the arrest of the new Islamic State leader has been doubled, US authorities said on Thursday.

Despite a reduction in violence, Syrians remain subject to 'gross' human rights violations, a UN commission has said.

Russia's influence in Iraq: A challenge for the US

Stasa Salacanin

Russia's influence in Iraq: A challenge for the US

Russia is making inroads into the Middle East at the expense of US power.

Dozens dead in IS, govt clashes in Syria's Raqqa

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Dozens dead in IS, govt clashes in Syria's Raqqa

At least 28 fighters were killed in clashes between Syria pro-regime forces and Islamic State militants in the northern province of ...

Syria clashes continue after Russian FM says conflict ‘ended’

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Syria clashes continue after Russian FM says conflict ‘ended’

Clashes continued in the Syrian province of Idlib on Monday night despite Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov saying that the conflict ...

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Riot breaks out at Syria prison holding IS militants

The riot comes ten days after a similar incident, sparked when prison officials discovered an escape tunnel dug into the prison walls.

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How Iran transformed post-war Iraq ties

In the 17 years since the US-led invasion of Iraq, Iran's ancient allies have cycled through Iraq's corridors of power.

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US military strengthens deployment in Syria

The US military deployed more war apparatus in the region following tensions with Russia.

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UN warns of possible 'war crimes' in Turkish-controlled Syria

Michelle Bachelet, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, said the situation in areas of northern Syria controlled by Turkey was ...

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.

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Turkish drone company successfully tests flying car

Drone giant Baykar says it could still take as many as 15 years to see a flying car on the road.

US: Helicopter makes emergency landing in Syria, no injuries

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US: Helicopter makes emergency landing in Syria, no injuries

A US-led coalition helicopter made an emergency landing on Tuesday morning.

Suspected Israeli strikes kill 10 pro-Iran fighters in Syria

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Suspected Israeli strikes kill 10 pro-Iran fighters in Syria

At least 10 mostly Iraqi fighters were killed in suspected air strikes in Syria, a monitor said on Monday.

Red Crescent worker killed in Syria attack

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Red Crescent worker killed in Syria attack

An attack on a vehicle belonging to the Red Crescent killed a staff member and injured another in northern Syria on Monday.

The Iraq Report: France asserts itself as US withdraws

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: France asserts itself as US withdraws

France is eyeing a role in Iraq as the United States continues to drawdown its presence in the country.

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Australian women, children 'abducted' from Syria refugee camp: reports

A number of Australian women and children were forcibly removed from a Syrian camp housing the families of Islamic State fighters, Australian media reported.

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Syria Kurds transfer some IS-linked foreign families from camp

Syrian Kurds have transferred the 'least radical' women and children linked to IS to rehabilitation.

Narjas Zatat

US soldiers are using TikTok in Syria

US soldiers stationed in Syria uploaded a video asking the locals about Lebanese-American former adult actress Mia Khalifa.

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Syria medics dying from 'severe shortage' of virus protection

Medical staff in Syria's regime-controlled hospitals are dying in growing numbers from Covid-19 due to a 'severe shortage' of PPE, limited ...

Turkish delegation to visit Moscow for Libya, Syria talks

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Turkish delegation to visit Moscow for Libya, Syria talks

A Turkish delegation is heading to Moscow for talks on Libya and Syria.

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France offers surveillance help for Iraq war on IS

France hopes to resume its training and arming of Iraqi security forces 'as soon as possible', French Defence Minister Florence Parly ...

US troops injured in altercation with Russia in Syria

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US troops injured in altercation with Russia in Syria

Russian and American troops have clashed several times in northern Syria.

Northeast Syria families say Turkey cut their water

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Northeast Syria families say Turkey cut their water

Repeated interruptions to Hasakeh's water supplies have put locals at greater risk of contacting the coronavirus.

Iran Guards say three 'US-linked infiltrators' killed

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Iran Guards say three 'US-linked infiltrators' killed

Three gunmen with links to the United States that allegedly attempted to infiltrate Iran were killed on Monday, authorities in the Islamic ...

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