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Double bomb attack in Jihadi-held Idlib city of Syria kills 24; no claim of responsibility yet
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Double bomb attack in Jihadi-held Idlib city of Syria kills 24; no claim of responsibility yet

A double bomb attack in Syria's jihadist-held city of Idlib on Monday killed 24 people, including four children, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

Syrian president Bashar al-Assad accuses Israel of downing Russian plane, calls it a result of 'arrogance and depravity'
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Syrian president Bashar al-Assad accuses Israel of downing Russian plane, calls it a result of 'arrogance and depravity'

President Bashar al-Assad on Thursday blamed Israel for the downing of a Russian plane, which was accidentally hit by Syrian anti-aircraft fire during an Israeli missile strike.

Syrian air defences shoot down Israeli missiles targeting Damascus airport, says State media
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Syrian air defences shoot down Israeli missiles targeting Damascus airport, says State media

AFP's correspondent in Damascus heard a loud blast late Saturday, followed by several smaller explosions.

Arms depot blast kills 39, including children in Syria's Idlib province; cause of explosion unclear
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Arms depot blast kills 39, including children in Syria's Idlib province; cause of explosion unclear

An explosion at a weapons depot in northwest Syria's Idlib province killed at least 39 civilians including children

Syria conflict: More than 1,000 civilians dead in Eastern Ghouta since 18 Feb; govt forces isolate rebel town Duoma
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Syria conflict: More than 1,000 civilians dead in Eastern Ghouta since 18 Feb; govt forces isolate rebel town Duoma

Syrian regime forces continued their offensive against Eastern Ghouta on Sunday, a day after they cut off the rebel-held enclave's largest town.

Syria air strike: Six civilians, including 2 children, die in eastern Ghouta
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Syria air strike: Six civilians, including 2 children, die in eastern Ghouta

Syrian regime air strikes killed six civilians including two children overnight in Eastern Ghouta after a day of respite from deadly bombardment of the rebel enclave,

Besieged Syrians in eastern Ghouta are eating garbage, fainting from hunger, reveals UN survey
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Besieged Syrians in eastern Ghouta are eating garbage, fainting from hunger, reveals UN survey

Syrians in the besieged enclave of eastern Ghouta are so short of food that they are eating trash, fainting from hunger and forcing their children to eat on alternate days

Syria conflict: Russian air strikes kill 45 rebels in Idlib province, says human rights monitor
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Syria conflict: Russian air strikes kill 45 rebels in Idlib province, says human rights monitor

Russian air strikes have killed 45 members of a rebel group in the northwestern Syrian province of Idlib

UN General Assembly 2017: Syria's civil war drops off radar this year as North Korea, Iran nuclear deal crisis take over
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UN General Assembly 2017: Syria's civil war drops off radar this year as North Korea, Iran nuclear deal crisis take over

Once the focal point of a myriad of high-powered meetings during the UN General Assembly, Syria this year dropped off the diplomatic agenda.

American jet downs Syrian warplane after alleged attack on SDF, Moscow calls it 'act of aggression'
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American jet downs Syrian warplane after alleged attack on SDF, Moscow calls it 'act of aggression'

An American fighter jet downed a Syrian warplane that Washington accused of attacking US-backed fighters, in a new escalation between the US and regime.

Donald Trump to unveil much-awaited plan on fighting Islamic State; promises press conference
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Donald Trump to unveil much-awaited plan on fighting Islamic State; promises press conference

US president Donald Trump promised to reveal details of his long-awaited plan for fighting the Islamic State group, saying a press conference will come within weeks.

Suspected Syrian rebel leader accused of having tortured civilians, faces 'war crimes' trial in Germany
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Suspected Syrian rebel leader accused of having tortured civilians, faces 'war crimes' trial in Germany

A German court on Monday put on trial for war crimes a suspected former Syrian rebel commander accused of having tortured civilians while fighting for a militia linked to the Free Syrian Army.

US strike on Syria airbase 'doesn't address problem', says Amnesty chief Salil Shetty
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US strike on Syria airbase 'doesn't address problem', says Amnesty chief Salil Shetty

A US strike on a Syrian air base is no substitute for a proper investigation and accountability after a devastating suspected chemical weapons attack, Amnesty International's chief said on Tuesday.

Nikki Haley says there cannot be political solution in Syria with Assad in power
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Nikki Haley says there cannot be political solution in Syria with Assad in power

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Sunday said there is no political solution to the conflict in Syria until President Bashar al-Assad is out of power.

US-led air strike on school in north Syria leaves at least 33 civilians dead
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US-led air strike on school in north Syria leaves at least 33 civilians dead

At least 33 people were killed in a US-led coalition strike on a school used as a centre for displaced people near a jihadist-held Syrian town, a monitor said Wednesday.

Syria attack: Twin bombings kill 44 in Damascus Old City
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Syria attack: Twin bombings kill 44 in Damascus Old City

Twin bombs killed 44 people in the Old City of Damascus on Saturday, a monitoring group said, in one of the bloodiest attacks in the heart of the Syrian capital.

Syria: Suicide attacks on two security service bases in Homs kill 42
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Syria: Suicide attacks on two security service bases in Homs kill 42

Suicide attacks on two security service bases in the heart of Syria's government-held third city of Homs killed 42 people on Saturday, overshadowing peace talks in Geneva, state television and a monitor said.

Syria: President Bashar al-Assad govt's peace talks with rebels off to rocky start
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Syria: President Bashar al-Assad govt's peace talks with rebels off to rocky start

Syrian rebels began peace talks with the war-torn country's government on Monday in Kazakhstan's capital Astana, but refused to negotiate face-to-face in the first session.

Syrian civil war: Russia, Turkey agree ceasefire plan, says Turkish media
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Syrian civil war: Russia, Turkey agree ceasefire plan, says Turkish media

Turkey and Russia have agreed a ceasefire plan for all of Syria that should come into force this evening at midnight, the state-run Anadolu news agency said on Wednesday.

Russia opposes Syria sanctions after UN alleges chemical attack by Syrian troops
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Russia opposes Syria sanctions after UN alleges chemical attack by Syrian troops

A joint UN panel prohibition of chemical weapons concluded that government forces carried out three chlorine gas attacks on villages in 2014 and 2015.