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Sunday's strikes are the latest in a series of rebel bombardments on Saudi territory.

Russia has hinted Syria could be partitionned as disparate belligerents continue to hold on to territory across Syria alongside the regime of Bashar al-Assad.

Syrian regime bombards IS-held Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp

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Syrian regime bombards IS-held Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp

The Syrian regime has bombarded extremists in the last area outside government control near Damascus on Friday, a day after it launched a campaign to retake the suburbs.

Dozens killed as violence continues in Yemen's besieged Taiz

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Dozens killed as violence continues in Yemen's besieged Taiz

Heavy fighting between Yemen's Houthi rebels and pro-government forces in Taiz has killed at least 25 people since the beginning of the week.

Four Saudi officers killed in Asir gun attack

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Four Saudi officers killed in Asir gun attack

The Saudi Press Agency said four officers were shot dead after their check post was ambushed by gunmen on Thursday.

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US, Syrian opposition claim Assad still has chemical capability

Both the Pentagon and Syrian opposition officials have voiced their concern that the Assad regime still has capacity to conduct chemical attacks, despite last week's US-led airstrikes.

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Syrian regime launches offensive on IS-held areas in Damascus

Syrian regime forces have begun a heavy bombardment of IS-held areas in southern Damascus after evacuation negotiations with the militants ...

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Syria chemical attack probe stalls as regime 'hides evidence'

The team from the world's chemical arms watchdog has not been able to begin its field work in Douma, where dozens were killed in a suspected 7 ...

Sam Hamad

Trump's Syria 'action' is a triumph for Assad

Comment: The coalition's attack on Assad's chemical weapons bases demonstrates they have no intention whatsoever of making a meaningful ...

Iran's Rouhani: 'We will produce any weapons we need'

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Iran's Rouhani: 'We will produce any weapons we need'

During an ostentatious military parade, Iran's Rouhani puts on a show of defiance over ballistic missiles, but stresses it 'does not ...

James Snell

Assad's regime will return to 'business as usual' brutality

Comment: Not only did Trump's much vaunted strikes fail to threaten Assad; they have actually bolstered him, writes James Snell.

Proof of 'staged' Syria chemical attack is from film

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Proof of 'staged' Syria chemical attack is from film

Circulated images attempting to prove that a Syrian chemical attack was 'staged' are in fact from a Syrian film set.

Bigger, not better: Assessing Trump's latest bombing of Syria

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Bigger, not better: Assessing Trump's latest bombing of Syria

Analysis: If past strikes are anything to go by, this latest round of missiles is unlikely to deter Assad from gassing his people again ...

Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi missile targeting Najran city

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Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi missile targeting Najran city

Saudi Arabia intercepted a Houthi missile aimed at the southern city of Najran on Monday evening, the Arab coalition fighting in Yemen said.

Washington seeking Arab force to replace Syria presence: report

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Washington seeking Arab force to replace Syria presence: report

President Donald Trump has repeatedly expressed interest in extricating the US from its foreign entanglements.

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Syria missile attack 'false alarm', state media says

State media reports that Syrian regime air defences shot down missiles over the central Homs region have been retracted.

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Syria shoots down missiles over Homs, state TV reports

Two missiles were shot down by Syrian air defences over the central Homs region, state-run TV said, days after Western strikes were ...

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Chemical arms experts due in Douma Wednesday, Russians say

UN weapons inspectors are expected to arrive in Douma on Wednesday, following US-led missile strikes.

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Saudi-led coalition warns of 'painful' response over Yemen drones

The warning came after Riyadh it had shot down two drones and intercepted ballistic missiles fired from Yemen.

Eight killed as Syrian regime targets rebel-held rural Homs

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Eight killed as Syrian regime targets rebel-held rural Homs

The Syrian army has targeted a rebel-held pocket north of Homs with airstrikes for the second day running, killing eight people, as residents ...

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US to hit Russia with new sanctions

The Trump administration has already sanctioned Russia twice in the past four weeks as relations between the two countries deteriorate.

France convinced Trump to strike Syria: Macron

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France convinced Trump to strike Syria: Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron said France persuaded Trump to stay in Syria and launch airstrikes as punishment for an alleged chemical ...

Chemical weapons inspectors launch probe into Douma attack

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Chemical weapons inspectors launch probe into Douma attack

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons is set to meet on Monday, as inspectors in Syria begin their probe into the Douma ...

Syria intervention deepens the UK's political divide

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Syria intervention deepens the UK's political divide

The UK's participation in missile strikes on the Syria regime has divided the country, after May broke with convention by ordering military ...

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