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Lebanon's President Michel Aoun has told international envoys that his country has had enough of hosting Syrian refugees and that they should return back to the war-torn country.

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

Turkish forces in Syria are 'unrestricted,' says Erdogan

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Turkish forces in Syria are 'unrestricted,' says Erdogan

Turkish president Erdogan emphasises that Turkey has its 'own game plan' in Syria, while addressing the continued rift with Washington.

Trump is about to make matters worse with Iran

Marcus Montgomery

Trump is about to make matters worse with Iran

Comment: Undermining the nuclear deal coupled with designating the IRGC a 'foreign terrorist organisation' only risks emboldening hardliners in ...

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

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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 troops and the rebel group.

Paul Iddon

Turkey gearing up to destroy Al-Qaeda's offshoot in Syria

Analysis: Wresting control of Idlib province from Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham would allow Turkey to effectively surround the Kurdish-held Afrin ...

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Turkish troops enter Syria's Idlib province for 'surveillance mission'

Turkish troops have entered Syria's Idlib province following weeks of speculation of intervention by Ankara and allied Syrian opposition forces.

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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

Syria-Turkey border clashes as Ankara prepares for intervention

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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 ...

Charlie Hoyle

Syria violence at most 'intense level' since East Aleppo

Multiple regions across Syria are experiencing the most intense fighting in the six-year war since the battle for East Aleppo in 2016, the ICRC ...

Russia and Syria regime bomb 47 civilian facilities

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Russia and Syria regime bomb 47 civilian facilities

Intense Russian and Syrian regime bombing over the past week have seen strikes on 47 civilian facilities including schools and hospitals.

Airstrikes kill 28 civilians in Syria safe zone

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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.

MSF: Russian-regime airstrikes 'force hospital closures' in northwest Syria MSF: Russian-regime airstrikes 'force hospital closures' in northwest Syria

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MSF: Russian-regime airstrikes 'force hospital closures' in northwest Syria

A surge in bombing raids has forced hospitals to close in northwestern Syria, medical charity Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said on Friday.

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Turkish-Russian relations tighten as Putin heads to Ankara

Russia's Vladimir Putin will meet Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday, to discuss Syria and a key weapons deal, in an attempt to strengthen an increasingly active relationship on Thursday.

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Russian and Syrian regime Idlib bombing kills dozens

Intense airstrikes on rebel-held Idlib province left at least 45 civilians dead on Monday, as opposition to the Russian and Syrian regime ...

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US-backed Syria militia 'hit by Russian bombing'

A Syrian Democratic Forces position in Syria has been targeted by Russian bombing and mortar fire, the mostly Kurdish militia has claimed, in an ...

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Erdogan says Turkish troops to deploy inside Syria's Idlib

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday said that Turkish troops will deploy inside Syria's northern Idlib region as part of a ...

Nubian minorities stand no chance amid Egypt's racist tyranny

Sam Hamad

Nubian minorities stand no chance amid Egypt's racist tyranny

Comment: Basic human rights are nowhere to be found in Egypt's police state, writes Sam Hamad.

The New Arab & agencies

Airstrikes kill 22 in northwest Syria in 48-hours: monitor

Two days of heavy airstrikes by Syria's regime and its ally Russia in northwestern Syria killed at least 22 civilians, a monitor said on ...

Regime, Russia airstrikes hit four hospitals in Syria’s Idlib

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Regime, Russia airstrikes hit four hospitals in Syria’s Idlib

Syrian regime and Russian airstrikes hit four hospitals inside a “safe zone” in the northwestern province of Idlib, killing at least one ...

Turkish troops mass on Syria border to 'enter Idlib'

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Turkish troops mass on Syria border to 'enter Idlib'

A convoy of Turkish army vehicles are positioned on the Syrian border, ready to enter rebel-held Idlib province as part of a Russian-Turkish ...

Russia, Turkey, Iran agree <em>de</em>-<em>escalation</em> zone for Syria's Idlib

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Russia, Turkey, Iran agree de-escalation zone for Syria's Idlib

The three stakeholders in Syria's civil war have agreed on the borders of de-escalation zones in the war-torn nation ...

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