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'We've beaten them badly': Donald Trump declares victory over Islamic State in Syria, orders US forces to return home
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'We've beaten them badly': Donald Trump declares victory over Islamic State in Syria, orders US forces to return home

The Islamic State (IS) group has been "beaten" in Syria, US President Donald Trump declared Wednesday, as he confirmed his stunning order to pull American ground forces from the war-ravaged nation.

Syrian rebels capture over 40 people from Hama, Idlib provinces for collusion with govt forces
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Syrian rebels capture over 40 people from Hama, Idlib provinces for collusion with govt forces

Syrian rebels captured over 40 people over suspicion of colluding with the government forces

Helsinki Summit: Donald Trump's pandering to Vladimir Putin could have its origins in a very sinister place
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Helsinki Summit: Donald Trump's pandering to Vladimir Putin could have its origins in a very sinister place

Donald Trump arrived in Moscow on Monday, following a vigorous couple of days of golf in Scotland, which in turn were preceded by a State visit to London and the NATO Summit that saw the US president lay down the law to his country's treat allies

Syria's Bashar al-Assad threatens force against US-backed Kurds, says Americans should leave the country
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Syria's Bashar al-Assad threatens force against US-backed Kurds, says Americans should leave the country

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has warned US-backed Kurdish forces he would not hesitate to use force to retake the third of the country they control

A Syrian refugee in Malaysia is using his learnings to teach other refugee children
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A Syrian refugee in Malaysia is using his learnings to teach other refugee children

A participant of Cybercare’s STEP (Self-empowering Transition and Employability Program), Hasan has gone on to teach in a refugee school in Wangsa Maju. He teaches children like him to make a new life for themselves and think for their future.

US to continue working with Russia on issues concerning national security, says White House
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US to continue working with Russia on issues concerning national security, says White House

Maintaining that Russian interference would not be tolerated, the White House said the onus lies with Russia as to what type of relationship they want with the US.

Syria airstrike: Donald Trump's hostile approach starkly contrasts Barack Obama's passive stance
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Syria airstrike: Donald Trump's hostile approach starkly contrasts Barack Obama's passive stance

US President Donald Trump believes that the current situation in Syria is a result of the earlier policies under Barack Obama.

Russian Ambassador to Turkey assassinated: What does this mean for regional stability?
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Russian Ambassador to Turkey assassinated: What does this mean for regional stability?

On Monday night the Russian ambassador to Turkey, Andrey Karlov, was assassinated in Ankara by a lone gunman who served as part of his security detail.

Here's how the Modi government is bridging the gulf with West Asia
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Here's how the Modi government is bridging the gulf with West Asia

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s diplomatic offensives in Saudi Arabia, UAE, Iran, plus India’s western neighbours Pakistan and Afghanistan are unusual exercises to set new terms and conditions for India’s engagement with the Persian Gulf

Global military spending rises to nearly $1.7 trillion amid West Asian conflicts: Sipri annual report
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Global military spending rises to nearly $1.7 trillion amid West Asian conflicts: Sipri annual report

Global military spending rose in 2015 to nearly $1.7 trillion, the first increase in several years, driven by conflicts including the battle against the Islamic State group, the Saudi-led war in Yemen and fears about Iran, a report released on Tuesday shows.

'Fundamental tasks resolved': Putin orders Russian air force to pull out of Syria
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'Fundamental tasks resolved': Putin orders Russian air force to pull out of Syria

The Russian air force deployed in Syria would start withdrawal from Tuesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said

Signalling a thaw? Obama, Putin discuss Syrian crisis, arrive at agreement on terms for ceasefire
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Signalling a thaw? Obama, Putin discuss Syrian crisis, arrive at agreement on terms for ceasefire

In a call initiated by Kremlin, US President Barack Obama today spoke with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to discuss efforts to establish a nation-wide "cessation of hostilities" between the Syrian regime and its armed opposition, the White House said

Resurrecting relations? Sushma Swaraj meets Syrian counterpart Walid Al Moualem in Delhi
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Resurrecting relations? Sushma Swaraj meets Syrian counterpart Walid Al Moualem in Delhi

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday met Syrian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Walid Al Moualem and discussed issues of bilateral interest.

Sudan, Bahrain follow Saudi Arabia in cutting ties with Iran; UAE downgrades ties with Tehran
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Sudan, Bahrain follow Saudi Arabia in cutting ties with Iran; UAE downgrades ties with Tehran

Allies of Saudi Arabia followed the kingdom's lead Monday and scaled back diplomatic ties to Iran after the ransacking of Saudi diplomatic missions in the Islamic Republic, violence sparked by the Saudi execution of a prominent Shiite cleric

Israel launches airstrikes in Syria over earlier Golan Heights attack
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Israel launches airstrikes in Syria over earlier Golan Heights attack

Israeli warplanes bombed a series of targets inside Syria the Israeli military said, in response to a cross-border attack that killed an Israeli teenager.

Syria: Mortar attack on Assad's rally leaves 21 dead
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Syria: Mortar attack on Assad's rally leaves 21 dead

A mortar shell struck an election gathering in southern Syria for President Bashar Assad, killing a number of people.

Russia, China veto resolution to refer Syrian crisis to ICC
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Russia, China veto resolution to refer Syrian crisis to ICC

Russia and China vetoed a resolution in the UN to refer the Syrian issue to the International Criminal Court. The US supported the resolution.

Syria used chlorine gas in civil war: John Kerry
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Syria used chlorine gas in civil war: John Kerry

"If it has, and it could be proven, then that would be against the agreements of the chemical weapons treaty and against the weapons convention that Syria has signed up to."

Iran invited to attend Syrian crisis peace talks: United Nations
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Iran invited to attend Syrian crisis peace talks: United Nations

Iran has been invited to attend a meeting of foreign ministers in the Swiss city of Montreux on Wednesday ahead of internationally brokered peace talks between Syria's warring factions, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon said

Obama meets David Cameron to discuss Syrian crisis, Af-Pak situation
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Obama meets David Cameron to discuss Syrian crisis, Af-Pak situation

US President Barack Obama has called up British Prime Minister David Cameron discussing a host of issues that included the Syrian crisis, Af-Pak situation