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Feb 24, 2017
Syria: Suicide bomber kills 29 near Al-Bab hours after Turkish-backed rebels seized town from Islamic StateA suicide bomber killed 29 people, most of them rebels, on Friday near the Syrian town of Al-Bab, which they had taken from the Islamic State group just hours earlier, a monitor said.
Feb 24, 2017
UN Security Council likely to vote next week on Syria sanctions on use of chemical weaponsThe UN Security Council is likely to vote next week on a draft resolution that would slap sanctions on Syria over the use of chemical weapons, but Russia is almost certain to veto the measure, diplomats said Thursday.
Feb 23, 2017
White House delays release of new travel orderWashington: The White House announced that it was is delaying the release of a revised executive order on travel and refugees until next week, an official said.
Feb 21, 2017
Syria talks: Ahead of UN-sponsored meet, a look at where the Opposition standsSyrian opposition figures will return to Geneva on Thursday for new UN-sponsored talks with President Bashar al-Assad's regime on their country's six-year conflict.
Feb 17, 2017
France, Germany welcome 'useful' meeting with US on SyriaThe foreign ministers of France and Germany voiced cautious optimism Friday about the willingness of the Trump administration to engage on Syria, after new US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson took part in a discussion about the issue on the sidelines of a diplomatic summit in Bonn, Germany.
Feb 17, 2017
Pakistan's envoy to US admits country is next target for Islamic State militantsPakistan is under threat from the Islamic State militant group, which may head to the country as the Syrian conflict nears an end, said Islamabad's newly-appointed envoy to the US
Feb 16, 2017
Donald Trump's travel ban: President Bashar al-Assad says move targets terrorists, not Syrian peopleSyria's President Bashar al-Assad said President Donald Trump's ban on Syrians entering the United States targeted terrorists, not the Syrian people.
Feb 13, 2017
Iraqi forces continue its offensive against Islamic State; thwart 200 fighters from escaping to SyriaIraqi forces have thwarted an attempt by around 200 Islamic State fighters to flee their bastion of Tal Afar towards Syria, west of the city of Mosul, a security spokesman said on Monday.
Feb 12, 2017
Erdogan says Turkish army close to taking Islamic State-held townTurkish troops backed by Syrian rebel fighters have entered the centre of the Islamic State group bastion of Al-Bab and will soon capture it, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday.
Feb 10, 2017
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad dismisses Amnesty report alleging mass executions in Damascus prisonSyrian President Bashar al-Assad dismissed a report by Amnesty International accusing the authorities of hanging up to 13,000 people over five years in a government prison.