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Analysis: Turkey's latest campaign in Iraq is an indication of how far it is willing to go, writes Paul Iddon.

A suicide car bomber from the Islamic State group killed at least six rival jihadists at a roadblock in Syria's northwestern province of Idlib on Wednesday, a monitor said.

Syrian orphans who fled Aleppo find new home

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Syrian orphans who fled Aleppo find new home

Nearly 50 children orphaned by the Syrian war escaped their hometown of Aleppo after they appeared in a video and appealed for their lives as the regime move in.

Nearly one million Syrians displaced in 2018, UN says

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Nearly one million Syrians displaced in 2018, UN says

More than 920,000 people were displaced inside Syria during the first four months of 2018, the highest level in the seven-year conflict.

UN chief calls for investigation of Syria strikes

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UN chief calls for investigation of Syria strikes

More than 2 million people in Idlib currently need humanitarian assistance, including hundreds of thousands of Syrians evacuated from ...

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Syria strikes kill 15 civilians in Idlib

Fifteen civilians, including four children, were killed in Russian airstrikes in north Syria.

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IS retakes parts of Albu Kamal in major attack

The Islamic State group seizes parts of key town on the Syrian-Iraqi border on Friday in a massive operation that further confirmed the ...

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Lebanon freezes permits for UN Syria refugee staff

Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil has frozen residency permits for UN staff working with Syrian refugees in Lebanon

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Airstrikes in Syria's Idlib leaves scores dead and injured

The death toll from air raids on Syria's Idlib province has risen to 38, with dozens more injured in the the opposition province.

Airstrikes in <em>Idlib</em> province leave at least 18 dead

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Airstrikes in Idlib province leave at least 18 dead

The strikes are believed to have been carried out by Syrian regime ally Russia.

Sam Hamad

Assad brazenly denies what the whole world knows

Comment: Assad lies and lies on Russian TV, knowing he'll never be held accountable, writes Sam Hamad.

UN urges Assad to allow aid to enter Syria

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UN urges Assad to allow aid to enter Syria

The UN has urged the Syrian regime to allow aid in for two million civilians in desperate need of assistance.

Being pro-Palestine and pro-Assad doesn't add up

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Being pro-Palestine and pro-Assad doesn't add up

Comment: From Israel to Syria, all tyranny is worthy of outrage, writes Sam Hamad.

Syria hospitals attacked 'after locations shared with Russia'

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Syria hospitals attacked 'after locations shared with Russia'

Despite the UN mechanisms placed to cut down on strikes on health facilities in Syria, attacks in 2018 so far exceed last year's total, ...

Gunmen kill five White Helmet rescue workers in Aleppo

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Gunmen kill five White Helmet rescue workers in Aleppo

The rescue workers were killed in a part of Aleppo under Tahrir al-Sham's control that has seen an uptick in targeted assassinations.

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Syrians in Daraa warned of impending regime assault

Syrians in Daraa fear a new regime assault, as leaflets are dropped on the opposition province warning of an offensive.

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Syria rejects calls for Iranian military withdrawal

Syria's regime has rejected calls for a withdrawal of pro-Assad foreign forces from Iran, following calls from Russia and the US for a pull-out.

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Trump cuts assistance to US-backed forces in northern Syria

Anti-IS forces in northern Syria have been cut of US assistance, as Trump appears set to withdraw his forces from he country.

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More Syria facilities hit this year than all 2017

Despite the UN mechanisms placed to cut down on strikes on health facilities in Syria, attacks in 2018 so far exceed that of last year.

Putin hosts Assad as UN warns against <em>Idlib</em> attack

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Putin hosts Assad as UN warns against Idlib attack

Vladimir Putin and Bashar al-Assad met in Sochi on Thursday, following a stark UN warning against displacing civilians from rebel-held areas of ...

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Idlib assault could be 'six times worse' than Ghouta

The UN warned on Wednesday that a Syrian regime assault on the northern rebel-held area of Idlib would be "six times" more destructive ...

OPCW confirms chlorine used in February attack in Syria

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OPCW confirms chlorine used in February attack in Syria

The chemical weapons' watchdog has said chlorine was 'likely' used in an attack in Syria's Saraqeb in February.

Syrian regime forces seize last rebel enclave in Homs

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Syrian regime forces seize last rebel enclave in Homs

Syrian regime forces are in full control of the last rebel enclave in Homs, as rebel fighters and civilians leave the province.

Nine killed in explosion in <em>Idlib</em>: monitor

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Nine killed in explosion in Idlib: monitor

Nine people, mainly civilians, were killed in an explosion in Idlib on Saturday evening.

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