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Russia, Syrian regime stepping up attacks on Idlib hospitals

29 April, 2017

Russian and Syrian warplanes bombed eleven medical facilities in the rebel-held province of Idlib in April, according to local media sources.

Civilian deaths from Russian airstrikes 'highest since Aleppo's fall'

26 April, 2017

The death toll from Russia's fierce bombardment of Syria has shot up over the past two months, coinciding with regime ground offensives, and despite a ceasefire officially being in place.

Inside the Arab mind: Questions on Syria and beyond

17 April, 2017

The long read: Nael Shama asks what future lies ahead for Arab societies, if the choice - six years after the Arab Spring, is between tyrannical regimes and Islamist parties.

Syrian regime empties rebel-held towns in 'evacuation deals'

15 April, 2017

Thousands of Syrians were bused out of their towns on Friday in the first stage of a widely criticised population transfer that reflects the relentless segregation of Syrian society

Syrian regime depopulates rebel-held towns in 'evacuation deals'

15 April, 2017

Thousands of Syrians were bused out of their towns on Friday in the first stage of a widely criticised population transfer that reflects the relentless segregation of Syrian society

Syrian hospital attacks ignored while chemical weapons grab headlines

12 April, 2017

In-depth: Last week's chemical attack sparked international outrage, but hundreds of attacks on civilian hospitals since the start of the war have been largely ignored, reports Lindsey Snell.

The international community has failed Syria's children once again

05 April, 2017

Comment: The toxic gas attack in Khan Sheikhun this week is clear evidence of Assad's impunity, and the international community's disregard for their 'Responsibility to Protect', writes Mona Alami.

'Assad's torturers told me I'd hang by my fingernails'

24 March, 2017

Exclusive: Jailed, beaten, raped repeatedly. Maryam Khleif has survived Syria's dungeons to share her harrowing story with Lindsey Snell.

Final assault on IS' Syria stronghold imminent: France

24 March, 2017

The US-led international coalition fighting IS in Syria will begin a final push on the militant group's stronghold of Raqqa in the coming days, Frances' defence minister said on Friday.

US-backed forces enclose IS 'capital' Raqqa after daring airdrop

23 March, 2017

Apache helicopters, marine artillery, and air strikes were used in the behind the enemy lines airdrop involving SDF troops. However, it is unclear whether US troops remain on the ground

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