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Russia has been blamed for air raids on a busy Syrian market in a rebel town on Monday that left at least 61 people dead.

Saudi Arabia will host a meeting of the Syrian opposition later in November as the United Nations prepares to convene new peace talks with the Syrian regime.

Heavy bombing wreaks havoc on Aleppo despite '<em>de</em>-<em>escalation</em> <em>zone</em>'

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Heavy bombing wreaks havoc on Aleppo despite 'de-escalation zone'

Dozens of Syrian civilians, including 20 children, were killed on Monday in airstrikes on the northern province of Aleppo despite a 'de-escalation zone' in place.

Civilians 'will die' if not evacuated from Eastern Ghouta

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Civilians 'will die' if not evacuated from Eastern Ghouta

The UN is warning that around 400 men, women, children need to be evacuated now and that 29 of them, including 18 children "will die if they are ...

Syrian regime forces 'will attack' US-backed fighters in Raqqa

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Syrian regime forces 'will attack' US-backed fighters in Raqqa

An Iranian official has said Syrian regime forces will advance on the former IS stronghold of Raqqa, now held by US-backed Kurdish fighters.

Sam Hamad

Syria's war has produced no victory, only victims

Comment: Bashar al-Assad may have emerged from Syria's war 'victorious', but the country he controls is not the one it once was, writes Sam Hamad.

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Aid enters besieged Syria region hit by hunger crisis

Trucks carrying aid for 40,000 people entered the besieged rebel-held Eastern Ghouta area near Damascus on Monday, where a humanitarian crisis ...

Paul Iddon

Divisions in Kurdish ranks drag up civil-war memories

Analysis: Baghdad's recent re-taking of Kirkuk came after a deal to withdraw Kurdish fighters loyal to one political faction, writes Paul Iddon.

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Fresh Syria peace talks begin in Astana

Warring parties in Syria's conflict - Russia, Iran and Turkey - will meet in the Kazakh capital for two days of talks seeking an end to the ...

Syrian regime siege strangles Damascus suburb with starvation

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Syrian regime siege strangles Damascus suburb with starvation

The humanitarian situation in the besieged eastern suburbs of Damascus is an "outrage", the UN said on Friday, as a regime siege pushes ...

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Kurdish forces repel Iraqi push towards Turkish border

Kurdish Peshmerga repelled an assault by pro-Baghdad forces near the Turkish border on Tuesday which aimed to capture a strategic oil export ...

Putin, Erdogan discuss Syria in phone call: Kremlin

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Putin, Erdogan discuss Syria in phone call: Kremlin

The Kremlin said President Vladimir Putin and Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan discussed an upcoming meeting of the Astana process on the ...

Rebel shelling kills four civilians in Damascus: monitor

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Rebel shelling kills four civilians in Damascus: monitor

Rebel shelling on the Syrian capital Damascus killed four civilians on Sunday, a Britain-based monitor and a medical source said.

Turkish army 'expands troop deployment' in Syria's northwest

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Turkish army 'expands troop deployment' in Syria's northwest

The Turkish army is expanding its deployment in northwest Syria with the goal of reining in Russian strikes in the Idlib border province, under ...

Syria regime demands 'immediate' withdrawal of Turkey troops

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Syria regime demands 'immediate' withdrawal of Turkey troops

Syria has demanded the "immediate and unconditional withdrawal" of Turkish troops that have deployed in the country's northwestern province of ...

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Syrian IS fighters 'to leave Raqqa' following evacuation deal

IS control in Raqqa is coming to an end, according to a monitor, as the last Syrian militants prepare to leave the group's self-declared 'capital'.

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Battle of Raqqa to end 'within day or two'

Buses entered the Syrian city of Raqqa, with the evacuation of IS fighters and their families expected in the coming days, giving the US-backed ...

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Turkish army installs 'observation posts' in Syria's Idlib

The Turkish army has begun setting up 'observation posts' in Syria's north-western Idlib province as part of their efforts to create a ...

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Turkish military convoy enters Syria's Idlib province

Reports of Syrian rebel alliance Tahrir al-Sham escorting a Turkish convoy into Idlib suggests there may be no direct clashes between Turkish ...

Syrian regime airstrike on Idlib market kills children

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Syrian regime airstrike on Idlib market kills children

At least 11 civilians, including two children, were killed in Syrian regime airstrikes on a market in Idlib province's Maaret al-Numan

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Syria-Turkey border clashes as Ankara prepares for intervention

Firefights between Turkish troops and Hatay Tahrir al-Sham militants broke out on the border on Sunday, as Ankara prepares to back a Syrian ...

Syria al-Qaeda affiliate denies Russian strike injured leader Joulani

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Syria al-Qaeda affiliate denies Russian strike injured leader Joulani

Syrian rebel group Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) has denied its leader, Mohammed al-Joulani, had been injured in a Russian air raid, saying he was ...

Airstrikes kill 28 civilians in Syria safe <em>zone</em>

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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 ...

Photoblog: Syrian regime shelling kills 23 in Eastern Ghouta

Qusay Noor

Photoblog: Syrian regime shelling kills 23 in Eastern Ghouta

Syrian regime shelling of the Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta has killed at least 23 civilians and injured dozens in the past 72 hours.

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