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This would be the second time this month that Israel attacked Iranian strongholds in Syria.

Israels pre-dawn raids have killed 23 Syrian regime and foreign fighters in southern Syria, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

Damascus explosion 'assassination attempt' against pro-Assad mouthpiece: Syria regime

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Damascus explosion 'assassination attempt' against pro-Assad mouthpiece: Syria regime

A pro-regime commentator was allegedly targeted in an assassination attempt in the Syrian capital.

France issues arrest warrants for senior Assad regime officials

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France issues arrest warrants for senior Assad regime officials

France has issued international arrest warrants for three senior Syrian intelligence officials in connection with the deaths of two ...

Suspected Israeli strikes hit Damascus military airport

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Suspected Israeli strikes hit Damascus military airport

Suspected Israeli airstrikes hit a military airport in the Syrian capital late on Saturday night.

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Syria news site reveals 'top-secret prison' near Assad's palace

A Syrian news website has revealed details of an alleged top-secret prison and a chemical weapons storage facility close to the palace of President Bashar al-Assad.

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Syria airstrikes: What happened and why?

Syria has been hit by a series of airstrikes by a US-led force. What happened, what were the targets, what was the damage, and why did it take ...

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Syria regime has 'dedicated helicopter team for chemical attacks'

The Syrian military has a team dedicated to carrying out chemical attacks in the besieged Eastern Ghouta region, according to a news report from ...

Paul Iddon

Israeli and Turkish attacks could prolong Syrian war

Analysis: As Damascus consolidates control over much of the country, attacks by Syria's neighbours risk opening new fronts in the war, writes ...

Syrian refugees file war crime charges against Assad regime

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Syrian refugees file war crime charges against Assad regime

Syrian refugees in Germany filed new criminal complaints on Wednesday accusing Bashar al-Assad's regime of war crimes and crimes against ...

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Suspected Israeli strikes hit Damascus military airport

A number of large explosions hit a military airport in Damascus late on Thursday night, in what pro-regime media say was an Israeli attack.

Syria warns Israel after Damascus airbase attack

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Syria warns Israel after Damascus airbase attack

The Syrian government has warned Israel of "repercussions" after rocket fire hit a major military airport just outside of the capital Damascus ...

Israel bombs Damascus military airport, no reported deaths

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Israel bombs Damascus military airport, no reported deaths

There has been no official comment on the news of the strikes which caused fires and explosions near the Syrian president's palace.

Syrian rebels target bus carrying women snipers

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Syrian rebels target bus carrying women snipers

Islamist fighters bombed a bus carrying pro-regime women commandos in Damascus this week.

The duty of leaving: Cesar's escape, smuggling torture archive

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

The duty of leaving: Cesar's escape, smuggling torture archive

Feature: The defected photographer talks about the critical days before leaving Syria with millions of documents and pictures in one of the ...

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

Families of Damascus' 'disappeared' seek Cesar's help

Feature: In chapter seven, Cesar recounts how families came to identify bodies of relatives who died under torture, after bribing regime officers, and sheds light on the Daraya massacre

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

Cesar: Routine becomes nightmare in Syria torture cells

Feature: The second instalment of extracts from an explosive new book featuring the testimony of a defected Syrian regime torture photographer ...

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France investigating Assad crimes, al-Araby al-Jadeed publishes evidence

French prosecutors have opened a preliminary investigation into French government accusations that Syrian President Assad's government has ...

Diana Darke

The Iranification of Syria

Iran's growing influence in Syria is visible in the streets, as the Syrian people remain helpless pawns on an international chessboard.

Water used as a weapon of war in Syria

Adnan Abdul Razzaq

Water used as a weapon of war in Syria

Feature: The Syrian regime has been accused of denying civilians access to fresh, safe water, and it is the poorest and most vulnerable who ...

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