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Dec 27, 2018
UAE to reopen Damascus embassy for first time in seven years after severing ties with Syria over repression of civil uprisingThe United Arab Emirates will reopen its embassy in Damascus Thursday, an official said, seven years after it severed ties with Syria over the violent repression that triggered the war.
Dec 25, 2018
Syria US pullout: Turkey sends troops to border; foreign ministry delegation to head to Washington for talks on 8 JanuaryUS President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw 2,000 US troops from northern Syria has dismayed many of Washington's allies, and critics say Turkey will look to benefit in its fight against US-backed Kurdish forces inside Syria.
Dec 24, 2018
US withdrawal from Syria could revive Islamic State, bring more West Asian players in an already complex warThe US presence in Syria ensures a professional performance by the Free Syrian Army and its coordination with the Kurdish SDF. Both have the common aim of preventing Islamic State's resurgence as also giving way to a Syrian government victory
Sep 18, 2018
Russia and Turkey agree to create buffer zone in Syria's Idlib by 15 OctoberIdlib is held by an array of rebels. The most powerful is Tahrir al-Sham, an amalgamation of Islamist groups dominated by the former Nusra Front - an al Qaeda affiliate until 2016.
Aug 10, 2018
Syria recorded 68,000 deaths in 2017, 32,000 this year, says civil registries chief Ahmad Rahal; no mention of nature of deathSyria's civil registries recorded 68,000 deaths in the war-torn country in 2017, pro-regime daily Al-Watan reported its head as saying on Thursday.
Jul 26, 2018
Toll rises to 250 in Islamic State attacks in Syria's Sweida; 135 civilians among those killed in worst bloodshed since civil war beganWednesday's attacks hit Sweida, a Druze-majority province mostly held by the government which had remained relatively insulated from the country's seven-year civil war. The death toll climbed steadily throughout the day and into the night, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based monitoring group
Apr 08, 2018
Fresh air raids pound Syria's rebel-held Eastern Ghouta, 70 civilians killed in 24 hoursRenewed air strikes have hit the last opposition holdout in Syria's Eastern Ghouta, leaving 70 civilians dead in around 24 hours, as regime troops pressed an offensive to pressure rebels to withdraw.
Mar 16, 2018
Syria crisis: Iran, Russia and Turkey hold talks in Astana; situation in Eastern Ghouta likely on agendaThe foreign ministers of Iran, Russia, and Turkey were locked in talks on Syria in Kazakhstan Friday, almost a month after the Moscow and Tehran-backed regime began pounding an opposition enclave just outside of Damascus
Mar 01, 2018
As ceasefire in Syria's Eastern Ghouta continues, rescuers scramble to search for bodiesSyrian regime forces, backed by Russia's military, intensified their bombardment of Eastern Ghouta on 18 February, carrying out one of the bloodiest assaults of the country's seven-year war.
Feb 20, 2018
Syria bombardment kills 77 civilians in Eastern Ghouta as regime forces prepare for ground assaultHeavy Syrian bombardment killed at least 77 civilians in rebel-held Eastern Ghouta, a war monitor said, as regime forces appeared to prepare for an imminent ground assault.