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Jordan authorised the UN to organise the passage of 800 Syrian citizens via Israel, to be resettled in western countries, the kingdom said.

Analysis: The US, Russia, Turkey and Iran all have different motives for staying - and for leaving, writes Paul Iddon.

'No change' in US Syria mission after Trump-Putin summit

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'No change' in US Syria mission after Trump-Putin summit

There were indications of an arrangement for the US and Russia to work together and with Israel to support a ceasefire in southern Syria.

Regime-ally Russia offers to 'help' Syrian refugees return

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Regime-ally Russia offers to 'help' Syrian refugees return

After bolstering Assad's firepower against the Syrian people, Russia has offered to help refugees return to the homes that it took part in ...

Evacuation buses enter pro-regime Syria villages after deal: SANA

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Evacuation buses enter pro-regime Syria villages after deal: SANA

Around 6,000 people will leave the majority Shia villages of Fuaa and Kafraya

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Russian airstrike kills Syrians marching in Golan Heights protest

Syrians displaced from the Assad regime's brutal assault on Daraa were killed during a Russian airstrike as they marched towards the Golan Heights.

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Syrian Kurdish-Arab council readies for talks with Assad regime

The Syrian Democratic Council (SDC) is linked to the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a US-backed militia that holds much of the country's north ...

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Trump and Putin agree to secure Israel's Syria 'border'

Russia and the US appear to have agreed a deal to secure the Golan border, illegally occupied by Israel, during a meeting between Putin and ...

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Syrian regime, rebel forces clash close to Israeli-occupied Golan

Battles in an area close to Israeli occupied Golan Heights raged on Monday, as rebels and regime forces fight for a key observation post.

Award-winning Palestinian photographer Niraz Saied dies in Syria jail

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Award-winning Palestinian photographer Niraz Saied dies in Syria jail

Niraz Saied, who hailed from the Palestinian Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus, was arrested by Bashar al-Assad's security ...

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Syria state media: Israel bombs military post in Aleppo

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

Syria rebels begin evacuating 'cradle' of uprising in Daraa

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Syria rebels begin evacuating 'cradle' of uprising in Daraa

Hundreds of Syrian opposition fighters and their families were evacuated from Daraa in south Syria.

Syrian regime targeting Idlib 'would destroy Astana peace efforts'

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Syrian regime targeting Idlib 'would destroy Astana peace efforts'

Turkey has reportedly warned that a Syrian offensive on rebel-held Idlib would "completely destroy" deals brokered during Astana talks.

Daraa rebels surrendering as brutal <em>Assad</em> regime continues assault

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Daraa rebels surrendering as brutal Assad regime continues assault

Syrian rebels in Daraa, dubbed as the cradle of the Syrian revolution are surrendering their weapons amid Assad regime advances.

No US 'permission' needed to stay in Syria: Tehran

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No US 'permission' needed to stay in Syria: Tehran

A senior adviser to Iran's ayatollah said Tehran has no intention to leave Syria and 'won't heed' Washington's demand to do so.

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Syrian rebels quit Daraa, cradle of 2011 uprising

The announcement marks a major military and symbolic victory since the Syrian regime responded violently to largely peaceful protesters in 2011.

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IS-linked group seizes village in south Syria

An Islamic State group affiliate took control of Heet, near the Jordanian border, despite Russian and regime air strikes against them.

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US official applauds Iran sanctions, says linked to unrest

A Treasury official said Washington's use of sanctions are tied to protests that have rocked Iran, but stopped short of saying regime change is ...

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Israel strikes Syrian posts after drone incursion

The airstrikes hit the southwestern Quneitra province that borders on the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.

Syrian regime claims Israeli missiles blocked near Occupied Golan

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Syrian regime claims Israeli missiles blocked near Occupied Golan

Israeli missiles were reportedly fired in Syria near the occupied Golan Heights and blocked by the regime's air defence system

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Putin set to meet Netanyahu and Iranian official

Israeli prime minister is set to meet with the Russian president to discuss Iran's presence in Syria.

Israeli Patriot missile 'intercepts drone from Syria'

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Israeli Patriot missile 'intercepts drone from Syria'

Israel has been on alert in recent weeks over fighting in the south of neighbouring Syria.

Russia, Syrian regime hit IS pocket in Daraa

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Russia, Syrian regime hit IS pocket in Daraa

Clashes rocked Saham al-Golan on Wednesday, a small rural area located in Daraa's western countryside.

After Daraa, will <em>Assad</em> reconquer all of Syria?

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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 ...

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