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The most recent Israeli strikes have targeted Iran-backed militia fighters and a Hezbollah arms depot in Syria.

Violent scenes on Greek islands as refugee arrivals spike

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Violent scenes on Greek islands as refugee arrivals spike

Chaotic scenes of families choking over plumes of tear gas, and grizzly images of the death of one Syrian refugee have brought the plight of refugees back into international spotlight.

Greek police fire teargas at migrants on Turkish border

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Greek police fire teargas at migrants on Turkish border

Thousands of migrants stuck on the Turkish-Greek border were in skirmishes with Greek police who fired tear gas to push them back.

Turkey says it destroyed '<em>chemical</em> warfare facility' in Syria

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Turkey says it destroyed 'chemical warfare facility' in Syria

The Turkish army said it destroyed 'a chemical warfare facility' in Syria on Saturday, though the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights ...

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Iranian Revolutionary Guards fighter killed in Syria's Aleppo

A member of Iran's Revolutionary Guards has been killed in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, according to Iranian media.

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Turkey slams Syrian regime's 'hypocrisy' over Armenian genocide recognition

Turkey accused the Syrian regime of 'hypocrisy' over its recognition of the Armenian genocide.

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Tulsi loves Assad: Syria and the 2020 US elections

Syria is no longer a major news story in the US, but one Democratic Party presidential hopeful’s record on Syria may come back to haunt her.

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Syria regime forces take full control of key town

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the key northwestern town of Khan Sheikhoun has fallen to the brutal Assad regime, confirming ...

Russian air strikes kill 15 civilians in Idlib: SOHR

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Russian air strikes kill 15 civilians in Idlib: SOHR

Fifteen civilians have been killed by regime and Russian airstrikes in Idlib.

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Russian airstrikes kill dozens in rebel-held Syrian city

Russian airstrikes on the city of Maaret al-Numan killed at least 20 people on Monday, as Syrians mourned an Anadolu Agency journalist killed in ...

Russian massacre in Syria's Maaret al-Numan kills 43

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Russian massacre in Syria's Maaret al-Numan kills 43

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights updated the death toll from Russian airstrikes on Maaret al-Numan to 43 on Monday, after initial reports ...

UAE says state actor was responsible for tanker attacks

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UAE says state actor was responsible for tanker attacks

The UAE told the UN security council that a state actor was responsible for attacks on four oil tankers in Fujairah on May 12 but stopped short ...

France has 'indication' of <em>chemical</em> attack in Syria: minister

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France has 'indication' of chemical attack in Syria: minister

'We have an indication that chemical weapons were used in the Idlib region, but for now it has not been verified' said France's foreign ...

France says Syria <em>chemical</em> weapons allegations must be probed

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France says Syria chemical weapons allegations must be probed

France's foreign ministry has said that fresh allegations that Syria's regime is using chemical weapons must be looked into.

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US suspects Assad regime in new chemical attack

The United States has warned the Assad regime of reprisals amid suspicions of another chemical attack.

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MbS-aligned Saudi newspaper urges 'surgical strikes' on Iran

An editorial in a Saudi newspaper owned by the crown prince's brother calls for ‘decisive, punitive’ airstrikes against Iran, reflecting ...

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Here are your Top 10 stories of 2018

From Saudi Arabia's growing relationship with Israel, to a morality crackdown by Egyptian authorities, 2018 marked another tumultuous year for ...

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Bellingcat: Where technology meets investigative journalism

The New Arab Meets: Eliot Higgins, the British founder of the investigative journalism network Bellingcat, to talk more about what motivated him ...

Assad 'has been warned' over <em>chemical</em> weapons use: Mattis

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Assad 'has been warned' over chemical weapons use: Mattis

"He's been warned, and so we'll see if he's wised up," the US defence secretary told Pentagon reporters.

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Germany considers joining US-led strikes on Syria

The move would also signal a U-turn for Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has previously said Germany would not take part in 'military missions' in ...

Trump denies claims he wanted to assassinate Syria's Assad

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Trump denies claims he wanted to assassinate Syria's Assad

A new book claims that Trump told Defense Secretary Jim Mattis that he wanted to have Assad killed after he carried out a chemical ...

UN says Idlib offensive could spark 'worst humanitarian emergency'

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UN says Idlib offensive could spark 'worst humanitarian emergency'

The UN's director of humanitarian operations has urged Security Council members to act fast to avoid an unprecedented humanitarian catastrophe ...

Mossad killed Syrian <em>chemical</em> weapons chief: NYT

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Mossad killed Syrian chemical weapons chief: NYT

Aziz Esber was assassinated by Israeli spies who believed the chemical weapons director was developing specialised missiles for Iran, ...

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