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Jul 22, 2017
Trump administration plan new ideas for Afghanistan strategy, says Jim MattisThe Trump administration is still sorting out "the big ideas" for a new Afghanistan strategy, beyond troop levels and other military details
Jul 17, 2017
Syria: Russian embassy compound in Damascus hit by shelling as security forces pound rebel-held areasShells hit the Syrian capital of Damascus wounding seven while two of the projectiles hit the Russian embassy and a nearby area causing material damage
Jul 03, 2017
Syrian Army announces ceasefire in southern region to support 'reconciliation efforts' until ThursdayThe Syrian army said it would suspend combat operations in southern Syria until Thursday, including in Quneitra province where Israel has hit army outposts in recent days, according to a statement carried by state television.
Jul 01, 2017
Syria offensive: Despite differences, US may need Bashar al-Assad's troops to defeat Islamic StateAs the US-led coalition tightens the noose around the Islamic State group in Syria, President Bashar Assad's Iranian-backed troops are also seizing back territory from the militants with little protest from Washington, a sign of how American options are limited without a powerful ally on the ground.
Jun 27, 2017
US alleges Bashar al Assad regime may launch another chemical attack; Syria rubbishes claimsSyria has denied White House allegations that it may be preparing a new chemical attack, insisting again that it has never used such arms.
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.