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Syria Weekly: Regime advance in Idlib threatens civilian genocide

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Regime advance in Idlib threatens civilian genocide

Around three million Syrian civilians await their fate, as a regime advance in Idlib continues.

Turkey to take back Syrians after deporting them

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Turkey to take back Syrians after deporting them

Ankara has allowed a small group of Syrians who were forcibly deported to Syria to return back to Turkey.

Syrians mourn the death of Morsi, remembering his support

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Syrians mourn the death of Morsi, remembering his support

Following the death of Egypt’s first democratically elected president, Mohammed Morsi, Syrians expressed their sadness on social media and ...

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Three members of leading Syria opposition coalition resign

Three senior members of a leading Syrian opposition body have resigned in protest of what they said was the organisation's decision to "move away from its revolutionary path".

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Syrian opposition say Western strikes on Assad 'a farce'

Syrian opposition politicians and anti-regime activists said they fear the Western strikes give Bashar al-Assad a green light to continue using ...

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Syria's rebels announce refusal to evacuate Eastern Qalamoun

Rebel forces in Eastern Qalamoun are 'preparing for the worst' after rejecting any evacuation deal, despite regime threats of a large-scale ...

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UN 'failed to prevent' Syria crimes: opposition

The head of Syria's main opposition group accused the United Nations of failing to prevent violence raging in the war-wracked country, including ...

Mincing no words, Syria's opposition calls Ghouta carnage genocide

Charlie Faulkner

Mincing no words, Syria's opposition calls Ghouta carnage genocide

Russia’s involvement in Syria has been condemned as a “genocide” and “crimes against humanity” by the National Coalition of Syria Revolution and ...

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SNC demands 'action against Russia' ahead of UN vote

The Syrian opposition group has urged the UN Security Council to take action against Russia’s vetoing of a ceasefire in Syria and prevent it ...

Sochi's Syria peace talks fail miserably amid 'scandalous blunders'

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Sochi's Syria peace talks fail miserably amid 'scandalous blunders'

Russia's peace conference has been ridiculed as both a farce and a scandal, as boycotts and cancellations from Kurds and Syrian opposition made ...

Syria Sochi peace conference off to a bumpy start

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Syria Sochi peace conference off to a bumpy start

Boycotts, heckling and even tardiness have characterised the now one-day Russian-led Syria talks.

Syria meeting to begin in Russia despite opposition boycott

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Syria meeting to begin in Russia despite opposition boycott

The Sochi conference will kick off in Russia as Syrian opposition boycotts the event.

UN envoy to head up Syria post-war constitution commission

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UN envoy to head up Syria post-war constitution commission

Delegates arrived on Monday for the first Syria peace congress in Russia, but expectations were tempered after the war-torn country's main ...

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Eastern Ghouta ceasefire agreed by Syria’s government and opposition

After months of violence in the Damascus suburbs, a ceasefire agreement has been agreed on by the Syrian government and opposition.

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Syria opposition delegates to visit regime ally Russia

A Syrian opposition delegation will visit Moscow on Monday, in an effort to gauge the political mood and intentions of Russian led peace talks ...

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Syria opposition to attend UN peace talks in Vienna

The Syrian opposition has announced their intention to attend the UN peace talks in Vienna, previously held in Geneva

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Syrian opposition accuses Assad regime of activist 'assassination'

Syria's leading opposition group have accused the Assad regime of 'assassinating' their founder, Munir Darwish, who died in mysterious ...

The demise of Arab-Kurdish solidarity in Syria

Loubna Mrie

The demise of Arab-Kurdish solidarity in Syria

Comment: Arab-Kurdish solidarity in Syria deteriorated as a result of foreign interests and the regime's war tactics, writes Loubna Mrie.

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Syrian opposition: US airstrikes on residential areas must stop

Calls made by the Syrian National Coalition follow allegations US-lead coalition airstrikes have killed hundreds in Raqqa, and Mosul, across the ...

Syrian rebels won't unconditionally return Russian aircrew bodies

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Syrian rebels won't unconditionally return Russian aircrew bodies

The Syrian opposition say rebels won't hand over the bodies of five Russian soldiers they are holding, unless Moscow agrees to end its massive ...

Syrian opposition negotiator assassinated in suicide attack

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Syrian opposition negotiator assassinated in suicide attack

Free Syrian Army commander Baouk Salim was killed in a suicide bombing in the eastern Qalamoun region

Airstrikes on Damascus kill 23 civilians including four children

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Airstrikes on Damascus kill 23 civilians including four children

Aerial bombardment kills 23 civilians, including four children and a a civil defence volunteer in the rebel-held town of Deir al-Asafir, the ...

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