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Turkey, Russia to deploy forces in Syria's Idlib

23 June, 2017

Turkish and Russian forces will be deployed in Syria’s Idlib region as part of a 'de-escalation' agreement brokered by Russia, Turkey’s presidential spokesperson said on Thursday.

Anti-Qatar alliance wants to 'replace the regime' warns ambassador

23 June, 2017

Qatar's ambassador to Moscow Fahad al-Attiya says the campaign against his country aims to replace the current regime with one controlled by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

Iraq official denies Russian report of killing IS leader

22 June, 2017

An air raid that Russia claimed killed the leader of the Islamic State group has reportedly killed an elderly hay dealer and his extended family instead.

Macron says Assad removal no longer priority for France

22 June, 2017

France no longer sees the removal of President Bashar al-Assad as a priority in the Syrian conflict, President Macron said Thursday, making the policy official for the first time.

UN appoints Russian diplomat as new counter-terror chief

21 June, 2017

The UN has appointed a Russian diplomat as the new counter-terror chief on Wednesday, despite ejecting Moscow from the Human Rights Council for its war crimes in Syria.

UN approves former Lebanon minister as Libya envoy

21 June, 2017

The United Nations Security Council on Tuesday approved the appointment of former Lebanese culture minister Ghassan Salame as the new UN envoy to Libya, ending a contentious four-month search.

Australia's military suspends air operations over Syria

20 June, 2017

Australia has suspended airstrikes in Syria after Russia threatened to target US-led coalition planes in response to the US downing of a regime military jet, a defence spokesperson has said.

Fresh Syria talks set for July in Astana

19 June, 2017

The next round of Syria peace talks in Kazakhstan's capital Astana has been scheduled for July 4-5, both Russia and Kazakhstan said on Monday.

Russia warns US-led coalition planes after downed Syrian jet

19 June, 2017

US-coalition planes flying west of the Euphrates river will be treated as aerial targets, Russia warned on Monday, after the US confirmed it downed a Syrian warplane.

Russia kills ‘180 IS fighters’ in Syria airstrikes

18 June, 2017

Russia says it has killed 180 Islamic State fighters in Syria during airstrikes carried out in June, including two field commanders.

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