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Aleppo, Syria’s largest city and its former commercial centre, had its airport closed for years because of the conflict.

An Iranian official denied Thursday that recent Israeli strikes on eastern Syria led to any deaths.

Israel raids on Syria 'followed US intel, Pompeo-Mossad meeting'

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Israel raids on Syria 'followed US intel, Pompeo-Mossad meeting'

A senior US intelligence official said the strikes, which reportedly killed 57 pro-Syrian regime fighters, targeted warehouses serving as a pipeline for components that support Iran's nuclear programme.

Israeli raids in Syria kill 23 soldiers, pro-Iran fighters

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Israeli raids in Syria kill 23 soldiers, pro-Iran fighters

At least seven Syrian soldiers and 16 allied fighters were killed in Israeli air raids in eastern Syria, a Britain-based war monitor said.

Syria responds to 'Israeli aggression' in south: state media

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Syria responds to 'Israeli aggression' in south: state media

Syrian state media has said that it confront an Israeli attack that targeted several positions south of Damascus.

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At least 15 killed in Syria road attack: monitor

Among those killed were eight Syrian regime troops, four allied fighters and three civilians, according to a war monitor, who said the Islamic State group was to blame.

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Seven Syrian regime soldiers killed in ambush: monitor

At least nine people, including seven Syrian government soldiers, were killed in an attack on a bus, a Britain-based war monitor said Sunday.

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EU offers aid, urges Bosnia to rebuild migrant camp

The EU's foreign policy chief said Brussels was ready to increase its humanitarian support for Bosnia after Lipa migrant centre burnt down, but ...

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IS claims Syria bus ambush that killed 37 soldiers

IS had attacked regime soldiers as they travelled home for holidays in the eastern province of Deir Ezzor, killing 37.

Israel says it hit 50 Syria targets in 2020

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Israel says it hit 50 Syria targets in 2020

Israel's military says it hit 50 targets in Syria throughout 2020.

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Jihadist attack kills 30 soldiers in east Syria: monitor

The attack in Deir Ezzor province reportedly targeted a bus carrying regime soldiers going home on leave.

Syrian soldier killed in Israeli strike near Damascus

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Syrian soldier killed in Israeli strike near Damascus

An Israeli airstrike near the Syrian capital killed one soldier and wounded three others, authorities said on Wednesday.

Israeli strikes on Syria kill six: monitor

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Israeli strikes on Syria kill six: monitor

Israeli missiles killed at least six Iran-backed fighters in Syria.

Syria intercepts Israeli strike: state media

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Syria intercepts Israeli strike: state media

A war monitor also reported strikes on Maysaf in rural Hama, targeting "positions of regime forces and Iran-backed militias".

Yemen in Focus: Women's group demands participation in government

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Yemen in Focus: Women's group demands participation in government

This week we focus on a women's movement that calls for the right to political participation.

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Yemen in Focus: Could US terror designation leverage Houthis?

This week we focus on the impact of a potential US move to designate the Houthis as "terrorists".

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Israeli strikes in Syria kill eight pro-Iran fighters -report

Overnight Israeli strikes near the Syrian capital Damascus have killed eight fighters from pro-Iran militias, according to the Syrian ...

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IS claims Kabul rocket attacks that killed eight

Despite the IS claim, interior ministry spokesman Tariq Arian blamed the Taliban, saying "terrorists" had fired a total of 23 rockets.

Israel air strikes hit Iran targets in Syria

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Israel air strikes hit Iran targets in Syria

Israeli warplanes killed ten Syrian and foreign fighters in strikes that hit Iranian targets in Syria.

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Three Syrian soldiers killed in Israeli air strike: report

At least Syrian three soldiers were killed after the Israeli army launched air strikes in the country.

US denies Russian reports of major Syria troop withdrawal

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US denies Russian reports of major Syria troop withdrawal

Syrian regime media had reported the withdrawal of hundreds of American troops from Syria.

Syria's foreign minister Walid Muallem dies: state TV

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Syria's foreign minister Walid Muallem dies: state TV

Syria's Walid Muallem, died at dawn on Monday at the age of 79, the government announced on state television.

US military denies Syrian regime reports of 'American casualties'

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US military denies Syrian regime reports of 'American casualties'

The US campaign fighting IS in Syria said it has checked up on its servicemen after a 'false' report by SANA claiming four US soldiers ...

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