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Russia has been blamed for air raids on a busy Syrian market in a rebel town on Monday that left at least 61 people dead.

Dozens of Syrian civilians, including 20 children, were killed on Monday in airstrikes on the northern province of Aleppo despite a 'de-escalation zone' in place.

Syrian hospital attacks ignored while chemical weapons grab headlines

Lindsey Snell

Syrian hospital attacks ignored while chemical weapons grab headlines

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.

Videos: Anti-regime protests continue throughout rebel-held Syria

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Videos: Anti-regime protests continue throughout rebel-held Syria

Demonstrations were held across opposition territories in Syria on Friday, with protests seen in Damascus, Idlib, Homs, Deraa, and Aleppo ...

What's the point of a ceasefire in Syria?

Lindsey Snell

What's the point of a ceasefire in Syria?

Analysis: If a ceasefire won’t protect certain areas from Syrian regime and Russian bombardment - even on paper - then is it really worth it?

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First east Aleppo evacuees reach rebel-held territory

Following initial delays amid ongoing violence and confusion, around 1,000 people are set to be evacuated from east Aleppo.

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Russia presses major offensive against Syrian rebels

Russia has renewed airstrikes on the besieged eastern neighbourhoods of Aleppo in the first offensive of its kind in one month.

Martin Armstrong

East Aleppo residents' text-message ultimatum: Leave within 24 hours

The text messages, reportedly sent by one of Syria's state telecoms provider, called on residents to evacuate the area "if they want to stay ...

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Government airstrikes, rebel shelling defy Aleppo truce

Syria's warring factions have continued to use force despite the implementation of a Russian-declared truce in Aleppo on Friday.

Dozens killed in bombardment on rebel-held Aleppo Dozens killed in bombardment on rebel-held Aleppo

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Dozens killed in bombardment on rebel-held Aleppo

Video: Suspected Russian strikes hit several locations in rebel-held parts of Syria's Aleppo province, including a market area, in the early ...

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Five White Helmets killed in Aleppo air raids

Five members of Syria's voluntary emergency rescue team - the White Helmets - have been killed in another bomb attack in Aleppo.

Islamic State group bomb rips through regime-held Syrian city

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

Islamic State group bomb rips through regime-held Syrian city

Syria was hit by an Islamic State group bombing again on Saturday, as regime-held Homs city became the latest target of the extremist group.

Water used as a weapon of war in Syria

Adnan Abdul Razzaq

Water used as a weapon of war in Syria

Feature: The Syrian regime has been accused of denying civilians access to fresh, safe water, and it is the poorest and most vulnerable who ...

Ex-IS fighters turn their backs, tell their stories

Katya Kretova

Ex-IS fighters turn their backs, tell their stories

Feature: Syrian fighters with the Islamic State group discuss their experiences, their training and why they eventually left.

Opposition to Nusra Front growing across Syria

Rami Sweid

Opposition to Nusra Front growing across Syria

Protests against al-Qaeda's Syrian franchise continue in Damascus and the Idlib countryside as a major clash between Nusra and the opposition ...

Hamza al-Mustafa

Syria: Caught between the regime and the 'Islamic State'

The stalemate between the regime and the opposition continued in 2014, but the rise of the Islamic State group could change everything in the years to come.

Abubakr al-Shamahi

Syrian account of war wins prestigious journalism award

Muhammad Ali, a Syrian filmmaker, won the 2015 duPont award for his film, Syria's Second Front.

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