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Investigators at the CIJA have launched an investigation into IS treatment of Yazidi women in Iraq.

Israeli missiles hit a Hezbollah weapons depot in central Syria on Friday.

Israeli helicopters fire missiles at southern Syria: state media

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Israeli helicopters fire missiles at southern Syria: state media

Israel has carried out fresh strikes on southern Syria, days after civilians were killed in air strikes near Damascus.

Three killed in Israeli strikes on Syria –regime media

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Three killed in Israeli strikes on Syria –regime media

Syrian regime media says that three civilians have been killed in Israeli airstrikes near Damascus, and that four others, including a child, ...

State media: Syria air defence intercepts 'Israeli' missiles

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State media: Syria air defence intercepts 'Israeli' missiles

Syrian air defence intercepted several missiles fired during an "Israeli" air strike on Monday against targets near the capital Damascus, state ...

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Israeli strikes in Syria kills 9 pro-regime fighters

Fighting over Syria has intensified, as Israeli forces clash with regime fighters.

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State media: Syrian air defences down Israeli missiles

Syrian air defences downed Israeli missiles over the ancient city of Palmyra in Homs province on Monday, state media reported.

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Iranian commander killed near Damascus: monitor

Iranian commander Farhad Dabirian was killed outside the Syrian city of Damascus.

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Twelve Iranian fighters killed in mine explosion in Syria

Twelve pro-regime fighters were killed when an Iranian convoy drove into a minefield in central Syria, thought to have been laid by retreating ...

Syria Weekly: Trump U-turn could see US troops remain

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Syria Weekly: Trump U-turn could see US troops remain

US troops could be deployed to guard oil and gas fields in eastern Syria, amid fears of an IS resurgence.

Charlie Hoyle

Thomas Cook and the rise of Britain's colonial empire

Despite being synonymous with affordable package holidays, the Thomas Cook travel company, which collapsed this week, was once at the forefront ...

Russia reveals vast rebel tunnel network in northwest Syria

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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 ...

Syria Weekly: Will China fund post-war reconstruction?

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Will China fund post-war reconstruction?

With Russia and Iran suffering from US sanctions and the EU still resisting pressure to pay for reconstruction, China could be key to rebuilding ...

Syrian regime okays Russian lease of Tartus port

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Syrian regime okays Russian lease of Tartus port

Syria's parliament on Wednesday ratified a bill handing management of the country's largest port to a Russian firm for 49 years.

Who did what to defeat the Islamic State group

Paul Iddon

Who did what to defeat the Islamic State group

Analysis: Given the multitude of nations and groups that contributed to the defeat of the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria, Paul Iddon ...

Ray Mwareya

Syrian refugees find food solace far in South Africa

Feature: A Syrian refugee couple who left Damascus and moved to Benoni hope to keep flavours of their country alive by introducing local South Africans to a Middle East cuisine.

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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 ...

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Selling the country to Iran and Russia

Syria Weekly: Syria is preparing to sell its key infrastructure assets to war-backers Russia and Iran.

Paul McLoughlin

In maps: How Syria changed over eight years

Eight years on, the revolution in Syria continues despite eight years of hardship and bloodshed.

State and Tribes in Syria

Usman Butt

State and Tribes in Syria

Book Club: Haian Dukhan's book, State and Tribes in Syria: Informal Alliances and Conflict Patterns, provide a useful introduction into thinking ...

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Syrian regime and IS fighters clash in eastern desert

The campaign takes place as another IS contingent remains holed-up in eastern Syria.

Rukban camp residents wary after US withdrawal

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Rukban camp residents wary after US withdrawal

Refugees in al-Rukban camp worry for their future after US withdrawal from Syria.

Syria army frees Druze hostages from IS: state media

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Syria army frees Druze hostages from IS: state media

The last 19 Druze women and children abducted by the Islamic State group in July from the southern Syrian province of Sweida were freed Thursday ...

Syria reopens Damascus antiquities museum

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Syria reopens Damascus antiquities museum

The famous Damascus antiques museum has been reopened, officials announced on Sunday.

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