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Putin has praised the 'frank and business-like atmosphere' of the summit, saying that the talks with Trump were 'very successful'.

At least 270,000 Syrians have been displaced since the regime launched its Daraa offensive, and tens of thousands are stuck in limbo along Syria's borders.

More than 270,000 displaced by southern Syria fighting

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More than 270,000 displaced by southern Syria fighting

A regime offensive in southern Syria has forced more than 270,000 people from their homes, the United Nations said on Monday.

Sarin, chlorine 'very likely' used in Syria: OPCW

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Sarin, chlorine 'very likely' used in Syria: OPCW

OPCW found the nerve agent sarin and toxic chemical chlorine were likely used as weapons in two attacks in Syria.

Israel and Russia team up against Iran in Syria

Paul McLoughlin

Israel and Russia team up against Iran in Syria

Israeli and Russian leaders have met following recent tensions in southern Syria, where Iran's military presence could be weakened, and Assad's ...

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Iran, EU meet to try to save nuclear deal

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is completing charm offensive to Europe, Russia and China, after the US pulled out of a nuclear deal with Tehran.

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Iran FM lands in Moscow to save nuclear deal

Javad Zarif's arrival in Moscow follows a trip over the weekend in Beijing and an upcoming stint in Brussels to discuss the 2015 nuclear deal.

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Syria talks renew in Astana amid growing regional fears

Negotiators from Iran, Russia and Turkey gathered in Kazakhstan's capital Astana Monday, hoping to make progress on a political settlement in ...

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World leaders respond to Israeli-Iranian tensions in Syria

World leaders scrambled to respond to escalating Israeli-Iranian tensions in war-torn Syria after a series of overnight airstrikes.

Russia will continue 'close coordination' with Iran

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Russia will continue 'close coordination' with Iran

Moscow has slammed the US decision to pull out of the landmark 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, and maintained that they remain 'committed' to the ...

Paul Iddon

April showed Syrian conflict is as dangerous as ever

Analysis: Even though the Syrian conflict is almost a decade old, last month's deadly events prove it is still as devastating and dangerous as ...

Erdogan says Turkish troops to stay in Afrin

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Erdogan says Turkish troops to stay in Afrin

The future of Syria's Afrin has become a source of tension after the Turkish campaign to oust Kurdish militias.

Russia accuses US of trying to 'break apart' Syria

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Russia accuses US of trying to 'break apart' Syria

Russia's notorious Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has accused the US of trying to break apart Syria.

Russia, Iran, Turkey hold Syria talks as cracks emerge

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Russia, Iran, Turkey hold Syria talks as cracks emerge

The Russian-led talks on Syria continue, despite disagreements between responses to the western-led punitive strikes on Syria.

Would Russia respond to an Iranian-Israeli conflict in Syria?

Paul Iddon

Would Russia respond to an Iranian-Israeli conflict in Syria?

Analysis: Russia's role in Syria may very well depend on any future confrontation between Israel and Iran, writes Paul Iddon.

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Syria group releases database of chemical attacks

A Syrian activist group has released a list of all suspected chemical attacks since 2012.

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Syrian rebels, civilians leave Eastern Qalamoun for Afrin

Following a deal brokered by opposition groups and Russia, Syrian rebels and civilians were transported to Afrin.

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Putin 'ready' to meet Trump in the White House

Russian president Vladimir Putin is "ready for a meeting" with his US counterpart Donald Trump, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on ...

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Russia hints at partition of Syria, touts S-300 deployment

Russia has hinted Syria could be partitionned as disparate belligerents continue to hold on to territory across Syria alongside the regime of ...

Trump's Syria 'action' is a triumph for Assad

Sam Hamad

Trump's Syria 'action' is a triumph for Assad

Comment: The coalition's attack on Assad's chemical weapons bases demonstrates they have no intention whatsoever of making a meaningful ...

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Chemical arms experts due in Douma Wednesday, Russians say

UN weapons inspectors are expected to arrive in Douma on Wednesday, following US-led missile strikes.

Chemical attack probe stalls, claims Russia tampered with evidence

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Chemical attack probe stalls, claims Russia tampered with evidence

Despite Syria and Russia denying involvement in an alleged chemical attack in Douma, OPCW inspectors have 'not yet' been allowed in to ...

France: 'Large parts of Syria's chemical stockpile destroyed'

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France: 'Large parts of Syria's chemical stockpile destroyed'

Overnight strikes against the Assad regime led by the US, UK and France have reportedly destroyed a large part of Damascus' chemical stockpile.

Russia says has 'proof' Britain staged Syria chemical attack

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Russia says has 'proof' Britain staged Syria chemical attack

The Russian defence ministry spokesman said Britain had told the White Helmets to fake the chemical attack in the town of Douma, but didn't ...

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