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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.

Russia 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 point to Moscow's involvement.

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 ...

Turkey establishes new 'observation point' in Idlib province

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Turkey establishes new 'observation point' in Idlib province

The new point will be the sixth such position in Syria's Idlib province after two were set up earlier in February.

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UN envoy: Syria situation at 'most worrying' point

Staffan de Mistura called for immediate de-escalation of fighting in Syria, as the US and Iran exchanged accusations of blame for the escalating situation in the war-torn country.

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Ghouta airstrikes continue for fifth-straight day, despite ceasefire plea

The Syrian regime's bombardment of Eastern Ghouta has reached "unprecedented" levels, local residents say.

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Turkey, Russia look to strengthen Syria coordination

A three-way summit between Russia, Turkey and Iran looks set to take place in Istanbul, according to Turkish presidential sources, as Putin and ...

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Syria: Chlorine is just as deadly as sarin

Comment: The US is maintaining an artificial distinction between Syrian regime use of sarin gas and chlorine, writes James Snell.

Syria: Chlorine is just as horrific as sarin

James Snell

Syria: Chlorine is just as horrific as sarin

Comment: The US is maintaining an artificial distinction between Syrian regime use of sarin gas and chlorine, writes James Snell.

James Snell

Mattis is splitting hairs over Assad's chemical mass murder

Comment: The US is maintaining an artificial distinction between Syrian regime use of sarin gas and chlorine, writes James Snell.

Turkey, Iran 'violating international law' in Syria: France

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Turkey, Iran 'violating international law' in Syria: France

France's foreign minister has said Iran and Turkey have "violated" international law in Syria and demanded that all Iranian-backed militia, ...

Syria regime continues to pound Ghouta despite UN pleas

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Syria regime continues to pound Ghouta despite UN pleas

Syria's opposition enclave of Ghouta was subject to a third day of horrific air strikes, as the UN increases its demands for an end to the ...

UN demands 'immediate ceasefire' as Syria death toll mounts

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UN demands 'immediate ceasefire' as Syria death toll mounts

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Tuesday's death toll was the highest it had recorded since December.

Syria regime airstrikes kill dozens in Eastern Ghouta

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Syria regime airstrikes kill dozens in Eastern Ghouta

Eastern Ghouta is home to an estimated 400,000 people living under a crippling regime siege that has made food and medicine almost impossible to ...

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Turkish convoy in Syria hit by blast, 1 dead

Fears for a humanitarian disaster in Afrin grows as Turkey continues its air and ground offensive against the Kurdish militias, while stressing care is being taken to not harm civilians

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Main Syrian opposition confirms boycott of Sochi talks

The HNC said on Saturday that it will be boycotting talks hosted by Russia in Sochi.

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Germany calls for NATO talks on Turkey's Syria offensive

Berlin had put a temporary halt on arms deals with Turkey and has called for NATO discussions on Turkey's offensive in north Syria.

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Syria opposition delegates to visit regime ally Russia

A Syrian opposition delegation will visit Moscow on Monday, in an effort to gauge the political mood and intentions of Russian led peace talks ...

Shocking 200,000 people displaced in Syria in past month

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Shocking 200,000 people displaced in Syria in past month

Despite Idlib being one of the de-escalation zones, pro-regime shelling has intensified and caused one of the worst ...

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Syria HTS leader Jolani calls for unity among rebels

Syrian regime advances have been blamed by some sections of the opposition on failings by a leading rebel alliance, leading HTS chief Abu ...

Syria opposition to attend UN peace talks in Vienna

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Syria opposition to attend UN peace talks in Vienna

The Syrian opposition has announced their intention to attend the UN peace talks in Vienna, previously held in Geneva

War appears imminent as Erdogan threatens Syrian-Kurdish held Afrin

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War appears imminent as Erdogan threatens Syrian-Kurdish held Afrin

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has repeatedly said that Syria's Afrin should be cleared of Kurdish fighters.

Missile hits Syrian refugee camp in Idlib province

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Missile hits Syrian refugee camp in Idlib province

An Al Jazeera film crew captured a terrifying missile attack on a makeshift camp for internally displaced Syrians in rebel-held Idlib province.

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