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At least 53 civilians, including 21 children, died on Sunday when Russian air strikes hit residential buildings in a village held by Islamic State militants.

Syrian regime forces have continued bombardment of a besieged Damascus suburb, killing more civilians on the sixth consecutive day of heavy bombing - and prompting a UN warning.

Scores killed in IS bomb attack on Syria refugees

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Scores killed in IS bomb attack on Syria refugees

At least 75 Syrians died following a bombing of a refuge convoy in Deir az-Zour province, in the latest brutal attack carried out by the Islamic State group.

IS car bombing kills displaced Syrians in Deir az-Zour

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IS car bombing kills displaced Syrians in Deir az-Zour

A car bomb attack by Islamic State militants has killed dozens of displaced people who had fled fighting in Syria's Deir az-Zour province, a ...

Syrian regime forces capture 'last IS stronghold' Deir az-Zour Syrian regime forces capture 'last IS stronghold' Deir az-Zour

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Syrian regime forces capture 'last IS stronghold' Deir az-Zour

Regime forces have reportedly ousted the Islamic State group from their Syrian stronghold of Deir az-Zour, which came under the militants' ...

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Russian air strikes kill 14 civilians in eastern Syria

Russian air strikes killed 14 people fleeing across a river on rafts in eastern Syria as renewed fighting across the country took an ever-mounting toll on civilians.

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Airstrikes kill 28 civilians in Syria safe zone

Four children are among the 28 dead in overnight airstrikes on the town of Armanaz in Idlib province, purportedly carried out by Syrian regime ...

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IS have 'executed' 2,750 Syrian civilians in four years

Syrian war watchdog records close to 5,000 summary executions of Syrian prisoners by the Islamic State group in the four years.

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Israeli jets strike 'chemical weapons factory' in Syria's Hama

Israeli jets carried out airstrikes early Thursday in Syria's Hama, targeting what is believed to be a chemical weapons factory, after the UN ...

Dozens dead in US-led Raqqa strikes, as peace-talks delayed

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Dozens dead in US-led Raqqa strikes, as peace-talks delayed

At least 42 civilians died on Monday as a result of US-led air strikes on Syria's IS-held stronghold of Raqqa, a monitor said, as Russia delays ...

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Syrian regime warplanes bomb Damascus suburbs despite ceasefire: monitor

Syrian regime shelling has struck towns in rebel-held Eastern Ghouta, a day after the government announced a ceasefire in the area, the Syrian ...

US-led Syria strikes killed nearly 500 civilians in month

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US-led Syria strikes killed nearly 500 civilians in month

US-led coalition airstrikes on two Syrian provinces targeting extremists have killed almost 500 civilians over the past month, more than double ...

IS conducts its largest mass murders of 2017

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IS conducts its largest mass murders of 2017

33 people in Syria between the ages of 18 and 25 were slaughtered by IS in the early hours of Wednesday

Syria: regime, rebels battle for Jordan-border ahead of talks

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Syria: regime, rebels battle for Jordan-border ahead of talks

As regime and rebel representatives sit down for peace talks in Astana, the Syrian army and allies are engaged in brutal and deadly warfare, ...

Former al-Qaeda affiliate wages war against other Syria rebels

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Former al-Qaeda affiliate wages war against other Syria rebels

Al-Qaeda's former affiliate in Syria, Jabat Fateh al-Sham, has attacked positions of other rebel groups, sparking condemnation from opposition ...

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IS assault blocks food aid to Syria's Deir az-Zour

Islamic State group militants split government-held areas of the besieged city in two, blocking off vital aid supplies to civilians.

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Unidentified warplanes 'kill 22 civilians in Syria's Deir az-Zour'

Air raids carried out by unidentified aircraft have killed at least 22 civilians, including 10 children, in a village held by the Islamic State ...

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Suspected Russian raids kill 25 civilians in Syria's Idlib

A suspected Russian air raid in Idlib has killed at least 25 civilians, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said, hitting several areas ...

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50,000 people flee east Aleppo as Syrian regime advances

Pro-government forces, including Shia militias from across the Middle East, have continued their push to reclaim rebel-held east Aleppo, with ...

'Yes Hizballah!' Russian fighters repeat Shia prayers in Aleppo

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'Yes Hizballah!' Russian fighters repeat Shia prayers in Aleppo

A video has emerged of Russian soldiers relaxing with a Hizballah fighter as they recite Muslim prayers.

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Nearly 10,000 flee East Aleppo as regime gains ground

Pro-regime forces made inroads into a number of rebel held districts in East Aleppo on Sunday catalysing a growing exodus of civilians from the ...

Schoolchildren as young as six among latest Aleppo casualties

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Schoolchildren as young as six among latest Aleppo casualties

As East Aleppo is brought to its knees by the Syrian regime's relentless bombardment, rebels have retaliated with an attack on a school, killing ...

Syrian kindergarten shelled, as Russia steps up bombing

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Syrian kindergarten shelled, as Russia steps up bombing

At least four children were killed when a mortar shell hit a kindergarten, as Russia and the Syrian regime intensify bombing on civilian ...

Syrian children killed in missile attack on school

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Syrian children killed in missile attack on school

Syrian air raids targeted several civilian sites in an area outside the ceasefire zone, killing nine children and 14 others, local activists ...

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