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Four suspected IS militants were beheaded by Hayat Tahrir al-Sham this weekend, following a wave of assassinations of rebel leaders in Idlib province.

Syrian state media accused Israel of targeting a military airport in north Syria.

After Daraa, will Assad reconquer all of Syria?

Paul Iddon

After Daraa, will Assad reconquer all of Syria?

Analysis: Tens of thousands of rebels remain in Idlib, Kurds hold several territories and US troops are also active in the north, notes Paul Iddon.

Slovakia ultra-right leader visits Syria, backs Assad regime

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Slovakia ultra-right leader visits Syria, backs Assad regime

Syrian state media have reported that Marian Kotleba, leader of the far-right People's Party-Our Slovakia, has given his support to Bashar ...

Daraa rebels announce return to talks with regime

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Daraa rebels announce return to talks with regime

Talks with regime ally Russia broke down on Wednesday, with unprecedented air strikes following as part of the regime's carrot-and-stick ...

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Russia strikes Daraa after failure of talks with rebels

The talks broke down after rebels declined to surrender heavy weapons in exchange for the Syrian regime halting its weeks-long offensive in Daraa.

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Syria rebels mull tough Russian ceasefire terms for Daraa

Regime backer Russia is brokering the talks, which along with military operations have been used to recapture 60 percent of the southern Syrian ...

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Syria woman becomes first elected head of opposition council

A candidate in the northern Syrian province of Aleppo has become the first woman to be elected head of a local council in a rebel-held ...

James Snell

Daraa: Assad's violence, western indifference; a painfully familiar story

Comment: The US and NATO are standing by as Assad's regime inflicts death and violence on the Syrian people. We've seen this before, writes ...

Syrians fleeing war 'will not be allowed into Israel'

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Syrians fleeing war 'will not be allowed into Israel'

Civilians fleeing Syria's war will not be allowed to enter Israel, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said on Sunday, echoing calls made by other ...

Paul McLoughlin

Syrian rebels agree to surrender Daraa towns to regime

Syrian rebels have agreed to handover the town of Ibta to Bashar al-Assad's regime, with other areas expected to surrender as part of a Russian ...

Turkey slams Syria regime's 'inhuman' Daraa offensive Turkey slams Syria regime's 'inhuman' Daraa offensive

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Turkey slams Syria regime's 'inhuman' Daraa offensive

Turkey has slammed the Syrian regime's brutal bombardment rebel-held Daraa, describing the bombing as 'inhuman'.

Russia gives Syria rebels 12-hour ultimatum to surrender Daraa

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Russia gives Syria rebels 12-hour ultimatum to surrender Daraa

Russia has given Syrian rebels in Daraa 12 hours to surrender, with a temporary ceasefire announced in the south of the country.

Syria war child survivor Bana al-Abed receives Freedom Award

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Syria war child survivor Bana al-Abed receives Freedom Award

Bana al-Abed, a nine-year-old Syrian child refugee from Aleppo who live-tweeted her experiences in war-torn Syria, was honoured by a US ...

Damascus committed 'barbaric' crimes against humanity in Ghouta: UN

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Damascus committed 'barbaric' crimes against humanity in Ghouta: UN

The five-year siege of Eastern Ghouta saw civilians indiscriminately attacked and systematically denied food and medicine.

Nicholas Frakes

Syrian refugees balance safety and hardship in Lebanon

Feature: Amina, a Syrian refugee living in Beirut fled her war-torn home to keep her children safe, but life has not been easy since. Nicholas Frakes meets the young mother.

Sam Hamad

Russia's world cup has Syrian blood on its hands

Comment: Russia's World Cup adds to its global panoply of PR, designed to normalise all its actions, including the Syrian genocide, writes Sam ...

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Syrian orphans who fled Aleppo find new home

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

Charlie Hoyle

Brothers of the Gun: A memoir of Syria's war

The New Arab Meets: Syrian journalist Marwan Hisham and American artist Molly Crabapple speak about their powerful new book 'Brothers of the ...

Nearly one million Syrians displaced in 2018, UN says

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Nearly one million Syrians displaced in 2018, UN says

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

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Syria FM's 'trash talk' provokes anger in neighbouring Lebanon

Assad's number-two claimed Syria's streets were in better condition than Lebanon's.

Russian anti-Putin journalist stages his own murder

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Russian anti-Putin journalist stages his own murder

A Russian journalist who staged his own murder in Ukraine on Tuesday, is well known for defending civilians who fell victim to Moscow's bombing ...

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.

In Syria, Iran-Israel rivalry puts Russian alliances in spotlight

Mona Alami

In Syria, Iran-Israel rivalry puts Russian alliances in spotlight

Comment: Russia's ties with the Assad regime will of course prevail, writes Mona Alami.

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