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Rockets and airstrikes continued to pound the rebel-held enclave in the early hours, bringing the rising death toll to over 335 civilians.

Syrian regime aircraft continue their slaughter in <em>Eastern</em> Ghouta Syrian regime aircraft continue their slaughter in Eastern Ghouta

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Syrian regime aircraft continue their slaughter in Eastern Ghouta

At least 24 people died Wednesday morning in Eastern Ghouta as the Syrian regime and Russia continue to pound the opposition Damascus suburb killing hundreds of civilians.

Assad forces readying for assault on besieged, starved Ghouta

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Assad forces readying for assault on besieged, starved Ghouta

Syrian regime forces are poised for an attack on East Ghouta to retake the area.

Kurdish YPG says three foreign members killed in Syria

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Kurdish YPG says three foreign members killed in Syria

Three foreign members of the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) have been killed in Syria, including two in the northern enclave of Afrin.

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US vows investigation into deadly Syria attack involving Russians

The US had said the coalition acted in self-defence when an enemy unit of 300 to 500 fighters launched an attack on an SDF position in Deir az-Zour province.

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Putin abandoned Russian mercenaries in Syria, relatives say

The death of Russian citizens in Syria last week has exposed the role of Moscow mercenaries in the multi-front conflict.

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Hospital hit as airstrikes continue to pound Syria's Idlib

A hospital in Syria's rebel-held Idlib was hit by airstrikes believed to be carried out by pro-regime Russian war planes.

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Moscow says five likely killed in US Syria strikes

Russia has acknowledged the deaths of five citizens, dismissing claims that at least 100 Russian mercenaries were killed in US strikes on ...

The war in Syria is entering a new phase

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The war in Syria is entering a new phase

Analysis: With the Islamic State group and domestic opposition largely crushed, foreign powers continue to jostle for power and influence in ...

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Yemen: 85,000 displaced in ten weeks as violence surges

Tens of thousands of people have fled Hodeida and Taiz governorates on Yemen's west coast where conditions are continuing to rapidly ...

Syria eases strikes on Ghouta after 'no-holds-barred' bombing campaign

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Syria eases strikes on Ghouta after 'no-holds-barred' bombing campaign

Syrian regime strikes on a rebel enclave near Damascus dropped on Saturday after five days of bombing left more than 240 dead.

Syrian regime allows cornered IS to escape to Idlib Syrian regime allows cornered IS to escape to Idlib

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Syrian regime allows cornered IS to escape to Idlib

Syrian regime troops have allowed a small enclave or Islamic State group fighters to escape to begin an offensive on rebels in Idlib ...

Syria condemns 'US massacre' after strikes on pro-regime militia

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Syria condemns 'US massacre' after strikes on pro-regime militia

Syria has called on the UN Security Council to condemn US air strikes on pro-regime militias in the east of the country.

Syrian 'revenge bombings' of opposition towns kill over 200 Syrian 'revenge bombings' of opposition towns kill over 200

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Syrian 'revenge bombings' of opposition towns kill over 200

Syrian opposition territories around Damascus and in Idlib have been subjected to ferocious airstrikes by regime and Russian planes for a fourth ...

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Iraqi forces advance against IS group remnants in desert

Iraqi forces captured three oil wells, two gas fields and stormed an Islamic State group camp in the first day of an operation against IS remnants in the desert.

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Global chemical weapons watchdog to investigate Syria gas attacks

A spate of gas attacks in Syria will be investigated by the international chemical weapons body, as pressure mounts for action.

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Turkey, Iran 'violating international law' in Syria: France

France's foreign minister has said Iran and Turkey have "violated" international law in Syria and demanded that all Iranian-backed militia, ...

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UN demands 'immediate ceasefire' as Syria death toll mounts

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Tuesday's death toll was the highest it had recorded since December.

Scores killed as airstrikes pound Syria's rebel-held <em>Eastern</em> Ghouta

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Scores killed as airstrikes pound Syria's rebel-held Eastern Ghouta

Fresh airstrikes on the last remaining opposition-held areas in Syria have amounted in dozens of casualties as Assad's Russian-backed campaign ...

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Bloody 24 hours as Syria, Russia escalate punishing attacks

The escalating offensive, which included a suspected chlorine attack a day earlier, reached a new ferocity after insurgents downed a Russian ...

Suspected chemical attacks target Syrian civilians

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Suspected chemical attacks target Syrian civilians

Syrian civilians were treated following a suspected chlorine attack, while local sources in Idlib say a hospital was targeted with burning ...

Syrian rebels down purported Russian warplane; pilot dead

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Syrian rebels down purported Russian warplane; pilot dead

Warplanes earlier hit a convoy of civilians fleeing along a major Syrian highway, rescuers and a witness said on Saturday.

US believes sarin possibly used in recent Syria attacks

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US believes sarin possibly used in recent Syria attacks

US Defence Minister Jim Mattis has said Syria's regime might have recently used sarin in recent chemical attacks, and warned Washington will act ...

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