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A Turkish-led operation recaptured a key town in Syria’s Idlib, reports say, following days of Turkish threats of an operation to curb the crushing regime offensive on the opposition-held province.

Turkish troops are massing on the Idlib border, threatening a direct confrontation with the Syrian regime and potentially ending Ankara's alliance with Moscow.

Houthis release video showing 'shooting down' of Saudi jet

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Houthis release video showing 'shooting down' of Saudi jet

Houthi rebels have broadcast video footage claiming to show the exact moment a Saudi fighter jet was shot down over Yemen.

US denies lifting <em>MANPADS</em> ban to Syrian rebels

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US denies lifting MANPADS ban to Syrian rebels

Russia has claimed that an easing of arms restrictions on Syrian rebel groups by the US directly threatens its airmen engaged in bombing raids ...

New rebel alliance attacks Syrian regime with foreign rockets

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New rebel alliance attacks Syrian regime with foreign rockets

Syria's Free Idlib Army - a newly formed FSA-linked breakaway faction - have posted videos showing an arsenal of rockets it recently used in ...

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Gulf states 'may send rocket launchers' to Syrian rebels

Failing peace talks may lead to Gulf Arab nations or Turkey supplying rebel factions with anti-aircraft missiles, a US official has warned.

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Syrian opposition fighters 'down regime plane'

Syria's opposition fighters, possibly linked to al-Qaeda, have reportedly shot down a regime aircraft in a rural area south of Aleppo city.

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Syrian rebels demand anti-aircraft missiles as airstrikes kill schoolchildren

A reportedly Russian airstrike has again targeted civilians in a northern Syrian village, as rebels call for anti-aircraft weapons, pledging to ...

Amr Khalifa

A plane fell, will Egyptian tourism?

Comment: While Western spies are quick to bolster the Islamic State group's claims it downed the Russian jet, Egypt's investigations are ...

A call to arms from Syria's rebels

Paul McLoughlin

A call to arms from Syria's rebels

Analysis: Despite mounting civilian losses, as Russian war planes join the violent melee with raids on rebel and Islamic State group targets, ...

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