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Suicide car bomb kills four at Syria Kurdish checkpoint

18 July, 2017

The blast hit a checkpoint manned by the Asayesh security forces in the Hassakeh province.

Russia to have semi-permanent military presence in Syria

14 July, 2017

Moscow has gave the green light for the semi-permanent presence of Russian military aircraft in Syria.

Syria regime breaks ceasefire with attacks on Suweida, Daraa

11 July, 2017

Thousands of regime troops launched attacks on rebel positions as part of 'Operation Big Dawn', reportedly supported by Russian airstrikes.

US could work with Russia on Syria 'no-fly zones'

06 July, 2017

The US is prepared to collaborate with Russia to establish no-fly zones in Syria, said Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

Daraa 'de-escalation' masks Assad's ethnic cleansing in Syria

30 June, 2017

Comment: Daraa, like Aleppo before it, could fall without the world batting an eyelid. The remaining population would be cleansed, and Assad's exterminators would move in, writes Sam Hamad.

Weapons watchdog finds sarin used in attack in Syria

30 June, 2017

An investigation by the international chemical weapons watchdog confirmed that sarin nerve gas was used in a deadly April 4 attack on a Syrian town.

Russia claims Washington 'instigating chemical attacks' in Syria

30 June, 2017

Syria and its ally Russia have accused Washington of "inviting" extremists to carry out chemical attacks, which would then be blamed on Assad's government to justify a retaliatory attack.

US spy planes sent to Syrian coast

29 June, 2017

The US has deployed spy planes and intelligence gathering equipment to the Syrian coast, as Washington warns the regime might be planning a chemical attack on rebel-held territory.

US says Syria warnings 'prevented chemical attack'

29 June, 2017

Syrian regime President Bashar al-Assad appears to have heeded US warnings not to carry out a chemical weapons attack, Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said Wednesday.

France's colonial narrative no longer stands up

28 June, 2017

Comment: The reality of France's colonial exploits in Algeria runs contrary to its claims of being a country of reason, democracy and human rights, writes Warda Mohamed.

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