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Clashes between Ankara and Damascus have killed at least 17 Turkish troops in recent weeks.

Syrian regime troops have allowed a small enclave or Islamic State group fighters to escape to begin an offensive on rebels in Idlib province.

Thousands still missing after Iraq's victory over IS

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Thousands still missing after Iraq's victory over IS

The Islamic State group might have been defeated, but thousands of families are waiting in limbo for news about their loved ones who are still missing.

Syria-Turkey border clashes as Ankara prepares for intervention

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Syria-Turkey border clashes as Ankara prepares for intervention

Firefights between Turkish troops and Hatay Tahrir al-Sham militants broke out on the border on Sunday, as Ankara prepares to back a Syrian ...

Syria: regime, rebels battle for Jordan-border ahead of talks

Robert Cusack

Syria: regime, rebels battle for Jordan-border ahead of talks

As regime and rebel representatives sit down for peace talks in Astana, the Syrian army and allies are engaged in brutal and deadly warfare, ...

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Syrian regime seizes new rebel district in East Aleppo

Syrian troops and allied forces advanced overnight seizing Aleppo's Tariq al-Bab neighbourhood and now claim to control 60 percent of formerly rebel-controlled East Aleppo.

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50,000 people flee east Aleppo as Syrian regime advances

Pro-government forces, including Shia militias from across the Middle East, have continued their push to reclaim rebel-held east Aleppo, with ...

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Coalition airstrike kills 15 civilians in northeast Syria

An early morning coalition airstrike on a bakery in the northeastern Syrian town of al-Shaddadi killed at least 15 civilians on Tuesday, the ...

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Syrian opposition calls on UN to condemn Russian aggression

The UN must condemn Russia's "barbaric onslaught" on Aleppo and end its "aggression", which has led to the breakdown of peace talks, the Syrian ...

Syria says any foreign troops would return 'in coffins'

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Syria says any foreign troops would return 'in coffins'

The Syrian regime has warned against any foreign ground 'aggression' after Saudi Arabia said it was willing to send ground troops to Syria as ...

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Russian airstrikes kill dozens of civilians in Syria

Russian airstrikes on Deir Az-Zour and Aleppo provinces killed at least 44 civilians on Wednesday, raising the number of civilians killed by ...

Russia claims air raids in Syria have 'turned tide'

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Russia claims air raids in Syria have 'turned tide'

Russia's bombing campaign in Syria has definitely helped change the situation for the better in the war-torn country, Russian Foreign Minister ...

IS seizes central Syrian town near key highway

Al-Araby al-Jadeed & agencies

IS seizes central Syrian town near key highway

Islamic State fighters seized the Syrian town of Maheen in Homs province from government forces on Sunday, a monitoring group said, expanding ...

14 killed in rebel-shelling of Syria's Aleppo

Al-Araby al-Jadeed & agencies

14 killed in rebel-shelling of Syria's Aleppo

At least 14 civilians, including seven children, were killed when rebels shelled Aleppo, state media reported on Sunday, as 75 US-trained rebels ...

Rebels advance in north-western Syria

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Rebels advance in north-western Syria

Syrian rebels launched a huge offensive on government-held areas in northwestern Syria in a bid to advance towards a coastal region vital to ...

Lana Asfour

Douma: Medical services 'beyond breaking point' after Syrian bombardment

MSF and local medical staff say regime air raids on Douma and the Eastern Ghouta region have been so severe that medical services are unable to operate.

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Hizballah 'leads regime offensive in southern Syria'

Free Syrian Army and Nusra Front fighters pushed from town of Deir al-Adas and surrounding areas, as rebels claim Iranian-backed Lebanese group ...

Lana Asfour

Syria warns Jordan of interference in war against IS

Regime says it will not allow violations of sovereignty, as it attacks rebels in Damascus and while Jordan vows more revenge on IS over murder ...

Riya Al-Sanah, Mohammed Ayyad

Netanyahu, a defender of free speech?

The Israeli prime minister attended the French unity march on Sunday, as his country faces accusations of violating Palestinian human rights, ...

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