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Sep 18, 2018
Syria accidentally downs Russian military aircraft; Moscow blames Israel but says incident won't affect Idlib dealArray
Sep 16, 2018
Syrian air defences shoot down Israeli missiles targeting Damascus airport, says State mediaAFP's correspondent in Damascus heard a loud blast late Saturday, followed by several smaller explosions.
Sep 07, 2018
Syria government has right to 'take control of all its territory', says Russian president Vladimir PutinThe Russian leader said it was important to begin work on a political settlement in Syria "as soon as possible" and urged Iran and Turkey to ramp up their coordination with Russia of their countries' foreign and defence ministries and security services.
Aug 23, 2018
Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi urges Muslims to wage 'jihad' in new audio recording, calls for attacks in the WestHe also called for attacks in the West in the Telegram message on Eid al-Adha on Wednesday, which comes as Islamic State has lost most of its territory in Iraq and Syria.
Aug 22, 2018
In video shared online, Syria al Qaeda leader Abu Mohammed al-Golani vows to continue fight in Idlib provinceHis comments came as Syria government forces have been sending reinforcements into Idlib, in the country's northwest along the border with Turkey.
Jul 27, 2018
Bashar al-Assad calls for complete retake of rebel-held Idlib province and 'liberate' south-western Syria, says Russian mediaAccording to Russian media, Bashar al-Assad has announced rebel-held Idlib province to be the government's next target to "liberate" south-western Syria
Jul 25, 2018
More than 150 killed in Islamic State attacks in Syria's Sweida; 'soldiers of the caliphate' set off blasts, shoot civilians in homesMore than 350,000 people have been killed and millions displaced since Syria's war started in 2011 with the brutal repression of anti-government protests.
Jul 16, 2018
Syrian govt attacks Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, Daraa to rid region of terrorists; thousands of opposition fighters flee to safetySyrian government fired hundreds of missiles on Israeli-occupied Golan Heights and Daraa, targetting the "terrorists". The opposition fighters fled to safety with their families
Jul 12, 2018
Syrian government signs peace deal with Daraa rebels; opposition fighters agree to surrender ammunitionSyrian government and Daraa rebels have signed a peace treaty. The opposition fighters have agreed to surrender their weapons to the government forces
Jul 07, 2018
Thousands of refugees return to Syria after Russian mediators negotiate ceasefire with militiasRussian mediators acting on behalf of the government in Syria of Bashar al-Assad negotiated a ceasefire with the armed militias in Daraa province.