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'Children are dying by the hour': Aid groups warn of unprecedented levels of bombardment in the besieged enclave of Eastern Ghouta.

Agendas in northern Syria appear to be converging into a single policy: Maintaining long-term foreign presences on the ground, writes Paul Iddon.

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.

'Out of control': Nearly 200 dead in Syria's Ghouta

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'Out of control': Nearly 200 dead in Syria's Ghouta

Fresh airstrikes hit the Syrian rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta on Tuesday killing scores of civilians, including children, as a ferocious ...

Turkey will lay siege to Afrin 'in coming days'

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Turkey will lay siege to Afrin 'in coming days'

Turkey announced it will continue its siege of Afrin, despite Syria threatening to confront Turkish forces in the enclave, as the two ...

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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 simultaneously moves to oust Turkey from Afrin.

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Dead or alive, parents in Ghouta search for children

Parents in Eastern Ghouta desperately search for their children in hospitals and morgues, as heavy Syrian regime bombing kills more and more ...

Commission of Inquiry on Syrian Arab Republic

Syrians deserve justice in all its forms

Comment: Perpetrators of war crimes in Syria must not be given amnesty, writes the UNHRC Independent International Commission of ...

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Turkey renames US Embassy street to spite Washington

Turkey renames the street the US Embassy in Ankara is located in after Operation Olive Branch.

Iran to recover war losses 'by exploiting Syria's resources'

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Iran to recover war losses 'by exploiting Syria's resources'

Iran will recover the costs of its investments in the Syria war by exploiting the war-torn country's natural resources, Supreme Leader ...

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Jordan opens job centre in Syrian refugee camp

Under a 2016 deal with donor countries Jordan promised to provide 200,000 work permits for Syrians over three years.

Heavy <em>Syria</em> regime bombing kills dozens in Eastern Ghouta

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Heavy Syria regime bombing kills dozens in Eastern Ghouta

Regime troops carried out a relentless five-day bombing campaign earlier this month that killed around 250 civilians in the enclave and wounded ...

Turkey FM, Arab League chief clash over Afrin offensive

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Turkey FM, Arab League chief clash over Afrin offensive

Turkey's top diplomat and the Egyptian head of the Arab League have got into a war or words over a controversial Turkish military operation in ...

Turkey 'will fight Assad regime' if troops enter Afrin

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Turkey 'will fight Assad regime' if troops enter Afrin

The official Syrian news agency SANA said regime forces will deploy in Afrin to "bolster" local forces in confronting Turkish "aggression."

Blast in Syria's Qamishli kills four

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Blast in Syria's Qamishli kills four

At least four were killed in a car bomb in the Kurdish-majority city of Qamishil in Syria.

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Kurds 'cut deal with Syrian regime to enter Afrin'

Kurdish officials have announced that Syrian regime forces will enter Afrin to help Kurdish militias repel Turkey's ongoing military offensive.

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Syrian rebels form merger against Jihadists

Syrian rebel groups have formed an alliance in the north in order to tackle a jihadist faction formerly linked to al-Qaeda.

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Assad forces readying for assault on besieged, starved Ghouta

Syrian regime forces are poised for an attack on East Ghouta to retake the area.

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500,000 Syrians 'will return to Afrin': Turkey's First Lady

Emine Erdogan praised Turkey's humanitarian efforts during Operation Olive Branch, noting that Turkey will seek to return hundreds of thousands ...

Kurdish YPG says three foreign members killed in <em>Syria</em>

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Kurdish YPG says three foreign members killed in Syria

Three foreign members of the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) have been killed in Syria, including two in the northern enclave ...

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'Do not test Israel’s resolve,' Netanyahu warns Iran

Tensions between the two countries have been building in recent months, with Israel fearing that Iran is trying to establish a permanent ...

Syria's Assad must answer for chemical attacks: Trump adviser

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Syria's Assad must answer for chemical attacks: Trump adviser

The time has come for the international community to hold the Syrian regime accountable for the use of chemical weapons, US President Donald ...

US vows investigation into deadly <em>Syria</em> attack involving Russians

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US vows investigation into deadly Syria attack involving Russians

The US had said the coalition acted in self-defence when an enemy unit of 300 to 500 fighters launched an attack on an SDF position in Deir ...

Turkey 'never used' chemical weapons in <em>Syria</em>: Diplomat

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Turkey 'never used' chemical weapons in Syria: Diplomat

Turkish diplomatic source blasts allegations that Ankara has used chemical weapons against Kurds in Syria as 'baseless'.

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