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The transfers come under a surrender deal agreed between Russia and Syrian rebels that will see the zone near the Golan Heights fall back under regime control.

Syrian state media and a war monitor say rebels in Quneitra near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights have agreed to hand over their territory to regime forces.

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 forcing them to flee from.

Assad regime strikes rebel-held Nawa in southern Syria

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Assad regime strikes rebel-held Nawa in southern Syria

The Syrian regime launched intensive airstrikes on the city of Nawa in the southern Daraa province late on Tuesday, with reports of ...

Russian airstrike kills Syrians marching in Golan Heights protest

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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 ...

Sam Hamad

Trump: Russia's junior partner in the White House

Comment: With Trump and Putin closer than ever, things can only get worse for Syrians, writes Sam Hamad.

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Israel threatens Syrian refugees approaching Golan frontier zone

Israeli troops warned Syrian refugees approaching the frontier with the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights to keep away from the wire, as the Assad ...

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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.

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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.

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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.

Syrian rebels quit <em>Daraa</em>, cradle of 2011 uprising

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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.

IS-linked group seizes village in south Syria

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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.

Media activists fear for their lives in southwestern Syria

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Media activists fear for their lives in southwestern Syria

Since July 19, government forces have captured most of southwestern Daraa province and control much of the border with Jordan

Russia, Syrian regime hit IS pocket in <em>Daraa</em>

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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.

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14 killed in Islamic State car blast in Syria

IS claimed an attack that killed dozens of regime fighters in Daraa province, southwest Syria, where the extremists claim a small stake of territory.

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 ...

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Suicide bomber targets Syrian rebel and regime fighters

A car bomb attack in southern Syria targeting rebel and regime fighters has killed at least eight.

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Israel could establish diplomatic ties with Assad's Syria

Israel has not ruled out establishing diplomatic ties with Bashar al-Assad's Syria, as the regime looks set to win the country's seven-year war.

Syrians flee fearing regime attack on IS in south

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Syrians flee fearing regime attack on IS in south

Thousands of Syrians have fled part of Daraa, fearing a regime attack on an IS affiliate who hold the area.

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Jordan denies opening fire on displaced Syrians at border

Jordan has denied reports its security forces opened fire on Syrian refugees gathered on the border between the two countries, state news have ...

Syrian regime close to capturing besieged <em>Daraa</em>, rebels say

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Syrian regime close to capturing besieged Daraa, rebels say

A deadly three-week Syrian regime bombardment of Daraa province has caused more than 320,000 people to flee their homes.

Thousands return home after south Syria ceasefire deal

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Thousands return home after south Syria ceasefire deal

Refugees return to their homes in Daraa during a ceasefire agreement despite air strikes on two areas killing four civilians.

Assad forces bombard <em>Daraa</em>, civilians killed as ceasefire postpones

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Assad forces bombard Daraa, civilians killed as ceasefire postpones

Four civilians were killed when Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces bombarded Daraa on Sunday morning.

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