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With the latest injection, total US support since the start of the crisis will reach more than $12 billion.

Despite a reduction in violence, Syrians remain subject to 'gross' human rights violations, a UN commission has said.

Dozens dead in IS, govt clashes in Syria's Raqqa

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Dozens dead in IS, govt clashes in Syria's Raqqa

At least 28 fighters were killed in clashes between Syria pro-regime forces and Islamic State militants in the northern province of Raqqa.

Syria clashes continue after Russian FM says conflict ‘ended’

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Syria clashes continue after Russian FM says conflict ‘ended’

Clashes continued in the Syrian province of Idlib on Monday night despite Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov saying that the ...

Syria Insight: Cautious hope for change with constitution talks

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Cautious hope for change with constitution talks

A meeting between Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad could point to fundamental changes in the ...

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Trump 'wanted to kill Assad' after Syria chemical attack

Trump had earlier denied reports that he planned to assassinate the Syrian leader.

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Restrictions imposed amid unprecedented coronavirus outbreak in rebel-held Syria

Local authorities in opposition held areas of northern Syria have ordered the closure of restaurants, cafes and other public gathering ...

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Dubai family hold gender reveal on Burj Khalifa

The unborn baby's gender was projected onto the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, prompting thousands of responses on social media.

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First doctor in Turkish-held Syria dies from Covid-19

Activists have reported the first medical worker in Turkish-held Syria to die from Covid-19.

Turkey nabs bomb suspect from <em>Syrian</em> regime stronghold

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Turkey nabs bomb suspect from Syrian regime stronghold

Ercan Bayat is the second suspect in the 2013 Reyhanli bombings to be detained by Turkish authorities from Syria.

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White Helmets offer assistance in fighting Syria wild fires

Despite being vilified by the brutal Assad regime, the White Helmets have offered to assist in extinguishing fires that have engulfed western ...

Over 200 UN staff in Syria 'infected with coronavirus'

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Over 200 UN staff in Syria 'infected with coronavirus'

The United Nations reported over 200 of its staff in Syria tested positive for Covid-19 amid the country's spike in virus cases, according to a ...

Syria Insight: Fears of Covid-19 outbreak in northern Syria

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Fears of Covid-19 outbreak in northern Syria

Northeast and northwest Syria are witnessing alarming rises in Covid-19 cases, with fears that the situation could get worse this winter.

Macron's neo-colonial theatrics throw lifeline to Lebanon's corrupt elite

Nizar Hassan

Macron's neo-colonial theatrics throw lifeline to Lebanon's corrupt elite

Comment: The 'new contract' Macron proposes for Lebanon will allow corrupt elites to remain in power, while selling the country out to French ...

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Syria talks end on positive note after Covid-19 scare

Syria's government and opposition delegations have found commonalities despite disagreements, sources involved in the negotiations said.

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UN official: COVID cases likely higher than Syria says

“12 health facilities had to suspend operations this month due to staff becoming infected, having to self-isolate, or due to lack of personal ...

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Syrian talks to resume despite virus cases: UN

The discussions, aimed at rewriting the Syria's constitution, were put on hold almost as soon as they started on Monday when the test results ...

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Assad awards duty-free contract to Rami Makhlouf’s brother

Bashar al-Assad has awarded a contract to operate Syria’s duty-free shops to the brother of Rami Makhlouf, Assad’s billionaire businessman ...

UN suspends Syria constitution talks over coronavirus cases

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UN suspends Syria constitution talks over coronavirus cases

Three delegates attending Syria constitutional talks at the United Nations tested positive for Covid-19.

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Syrian regime, opposition representatives meet for constitution talks

Delegations from the Syrian regime and opposition began much-delayed talks in Geneva to draft a new constitution for the ...

<em>Syrian</em> regime kills and injures farmers in Idlib province

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Syrian regime kills and injures farmers in Idlib province

Two Syrian farmers were killed and three others injured in a Syrian regime attack in Idlib province.

Syria constitution talks in Geneva an 'important step'

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Syria constitution talks in Geneva an 'important step'

In the upcoming meeting, amending the country's constitution is high on the list of topics up for discussion.

Syria Insight: Jolani's outreach campaign highlights HTS' many challenges

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Syria Insight: Jolani's outreach campaign highlights HTS' many challenges

Idlib province has seen a rivalry between rival jihadist factions.

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