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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.

'Russia poses threat': White House refutes Trump

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'Russia poses threat': White House refutes Trump

The White House has refuted Trump's response to reporters when asked if Russia is still targeting the US, saying that the country still poses a threat to the country.

Hungary's far-right leader Orban set for controversial Israel visit

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Hungary's far-right leader Orban set for controversial Israel visit

Many in Hungary's 100,000-strong Jewish population - one of Europe's largest - have accused Orban of encouraging anti-Semitism.

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 multiple ...

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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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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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.

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Israel fires missile at Syrian drone, military says

The previous unmanned aircraft entered Israeli airspace on Wednesday, travelling about 6 miles inside the country before being shot down.

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.

Syrian rebels quit Daraa, 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.

Israel strikes Syrian posts after drone incursion

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 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.

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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 ...

Israel could establish diplomatic ties with Assad's Syria

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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.

Syrian regime close to capturing besieged Daraa, 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.

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