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Yazidi and Iraqi Christian communities who suffered atrocities at the hands of the extremist group fear the return of IS-affiliated families from Syria's al-Hol camp.

Syrian Observatory head Rami Abdul Rahman said it was "likely" that Israel mounted the operation, which killed several Iraqi as well as Iranian fighters.

Syria ceasefire deal takes effect amid continued regime attacks

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Syria ceasefire deal takes effect amid continued regime attacks

Fighting came to a halt in most parts of Idlib, which has seen scores of soldiers and civilians killed on a near daily basis over the past few months.

Assad, rebels sign peace deal after regime's Daraa attack

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Assad, rebels sign peace deal after regime's Daraa attack

The Assad regime and rebels signed a Russian backed agreement to end fighting in Daraa.

Syrian opposition launch counter offensive in Aleppo

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Syrian opposition launch counter offensive in Aleppo

Government forces, supported by Russian airstrikes, have seized 13 towns and villages in West Aleppo, as opposition fighters launched a ...

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Turkey retaliates against Syrian regime attack in Idlib

Turkey hit over 54 targets in retaliatory strikes after Syrian regime shelling killed Turkish soldiers and civilian contractors.

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Turkish soldiers killed in deadly Idlib confrontation

Turkey and Syria have traded fire in Idlib, in one of the deadliest confrontations between the two sides since Turkish troops entered the ...

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UN chief calls for immediate ceasefire in Idlib

The UN Secretary-General has called for an immediate ceasefire in northwestern Syria, as Al-Qaeda affiliated Hayat Tahrir al-Sham launched a ...

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Syrian regime on verge of recapturing Idlib highway town

The Syrian regime has captured dozens of towns in Idlib, the country's last opposition bastion, in recent weeks.

How many people have died in Syria since 2011?

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How many people have died in Syria since 2011?

Hundreds of thousands of people have been killed in Syria’s nine-year conflict, but different organisations have provided different numbers, ...

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Thousands flee as Syrian regime cuts off Maarat Al-Numan

Thousands of people have fled villages around the deserted rebel-held city of Maaret al-Numan in Syria’s Idlib province as the regime prepared ...

Syria airstrikes resume after bad weather grounds Russian bombers

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Syria airstrikes resume after bad weather grounds Russian bombers

Rain has prevented aircraft from launching further airstrikes in Idlib province.

Scores of Syrian fighters, civilians killed as ceasefire ‘buried’

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Scores of Syrian fighters, civilians killed as ceasefire ‘buried’

56 regime and rebel fighters were killed in Idlib today amid heavy fighting around the deserted city of Maarat al-Numan, while the regime ...

Five Iran-linked fighters killed by 'mysterious' strike in Syria

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Five Iran-linked fighters killed by 'mysterious' strike in Syria

A war monitor has reported that explosion hit the 'headquarters of the 47th Brigade of pro-Iranian militias' in Deir al-Zour. The origin of the ...

Israel threatens Iran's leaders after deadly Syria strikes

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Israel threatens Iran's leaders after deadly Syria strikes

The comments came following a rare confirmation of operations in Syria against Iranian targets overnight.

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Israeli strikes on Syria kill 'foreign fighters' near Damascus

Israel said it carried out dozens on strikes against the Iranian elite Quds' Force and the Syrian military near Damascus, in response to four rockets fired at Israel on Tuesday.

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Triple bombing kills scores in Syria's Qamishli

An Armenian priest and his father were also killed on Monday in an assassination claimed by the Islamic State group.

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Fierce clashes erupt between Syrian regime and Turkish troops

The clashes occurred near Ras al-Ayn, controlled by Turkey since last month.

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Kurdish forces reject Assad regime's call to join army

Kurdish forces have rejected a call to join the Syrian regime's army and police.

Kurdish forces had informant inside Baghdadi compound, general says

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Kurdish forces had informant inside Baghdadi compound, general says

SDF commander Mazloum Abdi said on Monday that an informant close to IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi revealed his location to the US.

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Dozens injured in motorcycle explosions in northern Syria

One person was killed and 20 injured when two motorcycle bombs exploded in the city of Azaz in northern Syria. Syrian opposition media have ...

Erdogan discusses fighting in Syria's Idlib with Trump: presidency

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Erdogan discusses fighting in Syria's Idlib with Trump: presidency

In a phone call between Turkish President Erdogan and his counterpart Donald Trump, the two countries agreed to continue cooperating on Syria's ...

Mixed messages from Turkey, Russia over 'Idlib deal'

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Mixed messages from Turkey, Russia over 'Idlib deal'

Russian President Putin and Turkish President Erdogan have pledged to ease tensions in the northwestern Syrian province of Idlib but it is ...

Rebels 'regroup' as Syrian troops advance on Khan Sheikhoun

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Rebels 'regroup' as Syrian troops advance on Khan Sheikhoun

Almost a thousand civilians have been killed since the Syrian regime launched its offensive to recapture northern Hama and southern Idlib in ...

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