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Syrian regime advances have been blamed by some sections of the opposition on failings by a leading rebel alliance, leading HTS chief Abu Mohammed al-Jolani to call for unity.

Comment: Regime gains on the ground in Idlib and eastern Ghouta will not be the end of the struggle for Syria, writes Mona Alami.

War appears imminent as Erdogan threatens Syrian-Kurdish held Afrin

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War appears imminent as Erdogan threatens Syrian-Kurdish held Afrin

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has repeatedly said that Syria's Afrin should be cleared of Kurdish fighters.

Missile hits Syrian refugee camp in <em>Idlib</em> province

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Missile hits Syrian refugee camp in Idlib province

An Al Jazeera film crew captured a terrifying missile attack on a makeshift camp for internally displaced Syrians in rebel-held Idlib ...

Syria regime seizes dozens of towns in Aleppo province

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Syria regime seizes dozens of towns in Aleppo province

The Syrian regime hopes to secure a key patch of highway running through Idlib that links the northern city of Aleppo with the capital ...

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Syrian civilians killed in nighttime Idlib air raids

Syria's Idlib was hit with heavy air raids again on Friday night, killing at least three children while the regime attacked Eastern Ghouta with chlorine gas.

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Erdogan says Turkish army will crush Kurds in Syria

A Turkish military incursion into northern Syria will see Ankara crush Kurdish militias, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said.

Bashdar Ismaeel

Syrian Kurds remain vital to Russian and US interests

Analysis: As Syria's civil war stutters towards an eventual end, the jockeying for political influence and strategic footholds is as crucial as ...

Paul Iddon

Assad trains crosshairs on Syria's Idlib province

Analysis: Assad's Russian-backed troops are marching into Idlib, and rebel groups and Islamist militias appear unable to stop their ...

Rebels melt away as Syrian troops advance on <em>Idlib</em>

Loubna Mrie

Rebels melt away as Syrian troops advance on Idlib

Analysis: Civilians who have sought safe haven in rebel-held Idlib are facing another wave of displacement as advancing troops see ...

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Nearly 100,000 displaced by Syrian regime's Idlib offensive

Bashar al-Assad's forces, backed by Russia, launched an offensive at the end of 2017 to capture Idlib province, the last remaining area ...

Syrian regime forces reach rebel-held air base in <em>Idlib</em>

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Syrian regime forces reach rebel-held air base in Idlib

Syrian regime forces have reached the outskirts of a rebel-held air base in Idlib, as the government pushes forward a campaign to ...

Turkey summons Russia, Iran ambassadors as Syria violates agreement

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Turkey summons Russia, Iran ambassadors as Syria violates agreement

Ankara has called the Russian and Iranian envoys hoping to relay a message to Syria as troops advance in a violation of the de-escalation ...

Syria airstrikes kill children as UN aid chief visit

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Syria airstrikes kill children as UN aid chief visit

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said ten children were among 24 people killed in airstrikes on a rebel enclave near the Syrian capital ...

<em>Idlib</em> offensive: Syrian regime captures 14 villages from rebels

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Idlib offensive: Syrian regime captures 14 villages from rebels

Syrian regime forces, backed by Russian airstrikes, have captured nearly 100 villages from rebels since late October in Hama and Idlib ...

Paul McLoughlin

Syrian rebels 'set up joint operations room' in Idlib

Syria's biggest rebel groups have agreed to unite as the Assad regime advances into the opposition heartland of Idlib.

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Syrian regime breaks rebel siege on army base

The Syrian regime says its forces have ended a rebel siege on an army base in the eastern outskirts of Damascus.

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Syria airstrikes kill at least 21 civilians in Idlib

Eleven members of the same family were killed in Syrian regime and Russian fierce bombing in Idlib on Sunday night, as pro-Assad forces ...

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Explosion at Syrian rebel base in Idlib kills 23

A large explosion at a Syrian rebel base dominated by foreign fighters has killed at least 23 people, a monitor has said.

Assad moves on <em>Idlib</em>, but Ghouta leaves regime vulnerable

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Assad moves on Idlib, but Ghouta leaves regime vulnerable

While Assad has retaken more than half of the country with a string of victories against rebels, the Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta remains a ...

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Syrian rebels launch 'drone attack' on Russian airbase

A drone launched by Syrian rebels has dropped bombs on a Russian airbase in western Syria, the second such attack on the Latakia airport in two ...

Airstrikes kill at least 17 civilians in Eastern Ghouta

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Airstrikes kill at least 17 civilians in Eastern Ghouta

Syrian regime forces and Russian airstrikes on rebel-held Eastern Ghouta killed at least 17 civilians on Saturday.

Scores of civilians 'killed in Russian airstrike' in Syria Scores of civilians 'killed in Russian airstrike' in Syria

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Scores of civilians 'killed in Russian airstrike' in Syria

Dozens of civilians, including women and children, have been killed during the ongoing Russian-backed siege of rebel-held Eastern Ghouta in ...

Syrian forces prepare to retake base besieged by rebels

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Syrian forces prepare to retake base besieged by rebels

Syrian rebel forces have taken control of the Military Vehicles Administration base against a backdrop of regime victories against opposition ...

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