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The Syrian regime continues its brutal campaign against the besieged rebel-held enclave, with a death toll exceeding 400 in five days.

The Syrian regime continues its brutal campaign against the besieged rebel-held Ghouta enclave, with a rising death toll exceeding 400. The UN wants an immediate end to the carnage.

<em>Russia</em> says it 'tested' over 200 weapons in Syria

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Russia says it 'tested' over 200 weapons in Syria

A Russian MP has claimed Moscow's forces have trialled more than 200 new weapons in Syria, making the war-torn country a testing ground for Russian weaponry.

Eastern Ghouta: Five-day death toll tops 400 Eastern Ghouta: Five-day death toll tops 400

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Eastern Ghouta: Five-day death toll tops 400

More than 400 civilians have died in a five-day bombing blitz on the rebel-held Syrian enclave of Eastern Ghouta.

Calls for protests at Russian embassies over Ghouta bloodshed

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Calls for protests at Russian embassies over Ghouta bloodshed

Syrian Solidarity Campaign is calling on supporters to call Russian diplomatic missions to demand an end to the Eastern Ghouta massacre, as ...

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Russia bolsters Syria air fleet with latest stealth fighter

New additions to Russia's air force in Syria include the fifth generation Su-57 aircraft, which will likely play a role in Moscow's future bombing of opposition areas.

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Russia will 'consider' UN ceasefire resolution on Syria carnage

Russia said it might back a ceasefire proposal for Eastern Ghouta, as Sweden and Kuwait draft UN resolution on the the continued ...

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Syria activists urge UK to end Eastern Ghouta massacres

A group of Syria activists in the UK have delivered a letter to Foreign Minister Boris Johnson, demanding action to end the crisis in Eastern ...

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Saudi Arabia criticises Syrian regime's bombardment of Eastern Ghouta

Arab countries have been criticised by Syrians for remaining quiet on the Syrian regime's horrific bombing of Eastern Ghouta that has left more ...

<em>Russia</em> demands UN Security Council meeting on Eastern Ghouta

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Russia demands UN Security Council meeting on Eastern Ghouta

Following the UN chief's condemnation of the unfolding tragedy in Syria, Russia has called for a UN Security Council meeting for all ...

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Russia eschews UN condemnation of Iran over Yemen missiles

Russia is expected to veto a resolution that will impose sanctions on regional ally Iran for supplying weapons to Houthi rebels in ...

#SaveGhouta: World leaders react to Eastern Ghouta bombardment

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#SaveGhouta: World leaders react to Eastern Ghouta bombardment

World leaders and government officials have sharply criticised the Assad regime for its indiscriminate bombing of Eastern Ghouta.

Red Cross demands access to Eastern Ghouta's injured

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Red Cross demands access to Eastern Ghouta's injured

The International Committee of the Red Cross has demanded access to the hundreds injured in days of Syrian regime bombing of Eastern Ghouta.

Eastern Ghouta: Aid groups make desperate pleas for action

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Eastern Ghouta: Aid groups make desperate pleas for action

NGOs and human rights groups are demanding action as the Syrian regime's relentless bombardment of Eastern Ghouta leaves hundreds dead and ...

<em>Russia</em> denies role in brutal Eastern Ghouta bombardment

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Russia denies role in brutal Eastern Ghouta bombardment

Russia has said its aircraft are playing no role in the devastating bombing of Eastern Ghouta, but photos from the besieged territory ...

Qusay Noor

Photoblog: Pictures of extermination in Eastern Ghouta

Exclusive: Syrian photographer Qusay Noor has captured the wholesale slaughter in Eastern Ghouta, where days of airstrikes have killed hundreds ...

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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 ...

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FIFA concerned anti-Doha bloc politicising Gulf football

FIFA is concerned that Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have politicised football and could soon demand a meeting with footballing ...

Egyptian officials say resumption of Russian flights delayed

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Egyptian officials say resumption of Russian flights delayed

The planned resumption of Russian flights to Egypt over two years after they were banned by Moscow over security concerns has been postponed ...

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Six hospitals bombed in Eastern Ghouta in two days

More than 250 civilians have been killed in Eastern Ghouta, including dozens of children, since the Syrian regime escalation began on Sunday.

The convoluted geopolitics of the battle for Afrin

Paul Iddon

The convoluted geopolitics of the battle for Afrin

Analysis: The Kurdish-held enclave in northern Syria is coming under fire from all sides, writes Paul Iddon.

Abbas to counter Trump's Jerusalem decision at UN

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Abbas to counter Trump's Jerusalem decision at UN

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is taking Palestine's opposition to Trump's Jerusalem decision to the UN.

UN condemns 'senseless suffering' as 100 killed in Ghouta

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UN condemns 'senseless suffering' as 100 killed in Ghouta

Assad's regime shows no sign of relenting its brutal campaign against its own civilians, as airstrikes kill hundreds in Eastern Ghouta and it ...

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