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Nearly 50 children orphaned by the Syrian war escaped their hometown of Aleppo after they appeared in a video and appealed for their lives as the regime move in.

More than 920,000 people were displaced inside Syria during the first four months of 2018, the highest level in the seven-year conflict.

Gunmen kill five White Helmet rescue workers in <em>Aleppo</em>

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Gunmen kill five White Helmet rescue workers in Aleppo

The rescue workers were killed in a part of Aleppo under Tahrir al-Sham's control that has seen an uptick in targeted assassinations.

April showed Syrian conflict is as dangerous as ever

Paul Iddon

April showed Syrian conflict is as dangerous as ever

Analysis: Even though the Syrian conflict is almost a decade old, last month's deadly events prove it is still as devastating and dangerous as ...

Syria rebels surrender arms in new deal with regime

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Syria rebels surrender arms in new deal with regime

Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said Syrian rebels began surrendering their heavy weapons after reaching a new deal with ...

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Car bomb kills 2 outside aid centre in Syria

A car bomb exploded outside a relief centre in northwest Syria on Thursday, killing at least two people including an employee of the International Rescue Committee.

Sam Hamad

Where will Idlib's civilians go when Assad strikes?

Comment: In Idlib, the Assad regime will play on the presence of al-Qaeda-affiliated groups, to justify their use of massive force to target ...

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Syria deal sees captives released, militants evacuate capital districts

Over three dozen Syrians held for years by al-Qaeda-linked insurgents have been released as part of a deal to hand over areas around Damascus ...

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'US-designed missiles' used in suspected Israeli attacks in Syria

US-designed missiles were used in suspected Israeli attacks on Syrian regime outposts that killed dozens of Iranian fighters, pro-opposition ...

'Israeli missile' kills dozens of pro-Assad fighters in Syria

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'Israeli missile' kills dozens of pro-Assad fighters in Syria

Fighters supporting the Assad regime, mainly Iranians, were killed in an attack on military bases in northern Syria, a monitor said.

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Wave of assassinations hit Syria's opposition Idlib province

Syrian rebel commanders, clerics and activists have been killed in a wave of killings in the opposition province of Idlib.

Photoblog: 'Inspirational' Elaf, the Syrian girl leading her family

Aaref Watad

Photoblog: 'Inspirational' Elaf, the Syrian girl leading her family

In pictures: Aaref Watad spends the day with ten-year-old Elaf al-Hussein, who is not letting the loss of a leg in an airstrike hold her back.

Syrian rebels, civilians leave Eastern Qalamoun for Afrin

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Syrian rebels, civilians leave Eastern Qalamoun for Afrin

Following a deal brokered by opposition groups and Russia, Syrian rebels and civilians were transported to Afrin.

Thousands of Syrian rebels and civilians to leave Qalamoun

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Thousands of Syrian rebels and civilians to leave Qalamoun

Syrian rebels are expected to begin leaving one of the final strongholds in the Damascus area Saturday, following a deal with regime ally Russia.

Bigger, not better: Assessing Trump's latest bombing of Syria

Paul Iddon

Bigger, not better: Assessing Trump's latest bombing of Syria

Analysis: If past strikes are anything to go by, this latest round of missiles is unlikely to deter Assad from gassing his people again in the ...

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Explosions 'rock Iran weapons stores' in Syria

Explosions have reportedly rocked areas near Syrian military bases where pro-regime Iranian fighters and allied Shia militias have been stationed.

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Assad forces 'take full control' of Eastern Ghouta

Russian television showed footage of the Syrian regime's red, white and black flag with two green stars hanging from an unidentified building

Aaref Watad

Photoblog: Eastern Ghouta residents arrive in Idlib

See in pictures: Aaref Watad captures the moment rebel fighters and civilians join the thousands already settled in Idlib, northern Syria, after ...

The New Arab & agencies

Turkey hosts critical summit on Syria with Russia, Iran

Despite having 'quite different interests,' Turkey's Erdogan is angling to win the support of his Russian and Iranian counterparts to push on ...

Meeting Robin Yassin-Kassab

Andy Heintz

Meeting Robin Yassin-Kassab

Interview: The author and journalist spoke to Andy Heintz about how Syria came to be the intractable conflict it now appears to be.

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First rebels leave Syria's Eastern Ghouta under Russian-brokered deal

The evacuation agreement, announced on Wednesday and brokered by regime ally Russia, could increase pressure on rebels to follow suit in the two ...

More than 1,600 rebels to evacuate Eastern Ghouta More than 1,600 rebels to evacuate Eastern Ghouta

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More than 1,600 rebels to evacuate Eastern Ghouta

Buses prepared to enter a bombed-out town in Syria's Eastern Ghouta on Thursday after an agreement to evacuate hundreds of rebels and their ...

Turkey says 'understanding' reached with US on Syria's Manbij

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Turkey says 'understanding' reached with US on Syria's Manbij

Turkey had vowed to expand its military operation in northern Syria to other Kurdish-held areas after capturing Afrin, including Manbij.

Syria slams Turkish 'occupation' of Afrin

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Syria slams Turkish 'occupation' of Afrin

Turkey and its Syrian rebel allies captured Afrin from the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) on Sunday, after a two-month offensive on the ...

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