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Jun 22, 2017
Jim Mattis to Turkey: US will take back arms provided to Syrian Kurds after recapturing RaqqaTurkish officials said that US defense secretary Jim Mattis said that arms provided to Syrian Kurdish fighters would be taken back once IS militants are ousted from Raqqa.
Jun 13, 2017
US Senate agrees to new Russia sanctions; election interference probe in full swingThe US Senate has approved new economic sanctions on Russia and placed restrictions on president Donald Trump's ability to lift them
May 31, 2017
Russia fires cruise missiles at Islamic State positions in SyriaRussians warships in the Mediterranean Sea have fired four cruise missiles at the Islamic State group's positions in Syria, the Russian defense ministry said on Wednesday.
Apr 07, 2017
Sarin, the gas that killed Syrians, is 26 times more deadly than cyanide gas: All you need to knowThe US believes Syrian government employed a sarin-like nerve agent in a deadly attack in the country's northwest. Here are the key facts about sarin.
Mar 01, 2017
Russia and China veto new UN sanctions on Syria over use of chemical weaponsRussia and China vetoed new UN sanctions on Syria on Tuesday and the US ambassador accused both countries of refusing to hold President Bashar Assad's regime accountable for the use of chemical weapons.
Feb 28, 2017
Pentagon chief James Mattis presents White House with plan to 'rapidly defeat' Islamic StateDefence Secretary Jim Mattis on Monday gave the White House a plan to "rapidly defeat" the Islamic State group, a Pentagon spokesman said on Monday.
Jan 13, 2017
Syria accuses Israel of firing rockets that hit near airport west of DamascusOn Friday, Syria accused Israel of firing rockets that hit near a major military airport west of Damascus, triggering a fire, and warned Tel Aviv of repercussions without specifying whether it would retaliate for the attack, the third such incident recently according to the Syrian government.
Dec 17, 2016
Aleppo has shed enough blood; takeover of the city by Assad's forces might end Syrian warSyria has become a nation or refugees with more than half its population having sought asylum in countries outside its borders.
Oct 28, 2016
Syria conflict: Rebels launch Aleppo offensive to break siegeFierce fighting broke out around the Syrian city of Aleppo on Friday as rebels announced a large-scale offensive to break the government's siege of opposition-held areas.
Sep 20, 2016
Obama's final speech at UNGA: US President laments refugee crisis, terrorismPresident Barack Obama conceded Tuesday that the United States and other world powers have limited ability to solve the most profound challenges facing the world, while calling for a "course correction" for globalisation to ensure that nations don't retreat into a more sharply divided world.