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Two Israeli missiles hit arms depot for Hezbollah near Damascus International Airport: Syrian media
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Two Israeli missiles hit arms depot for Hezbollah near Damascus International Airport: Syrian media

Syrian media reported on Tuesday that two Israeli missiles struck the weapons depot near Damascus International Airport. No casualties were reported.

12 civilians from same family killed in raids by US-led coalition in Syria, says human rights observatory
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12 civilians from same family killed in raids by US-led coalition in Syria, says human rights observatory

US-led coalition raids on IS killed 12 members of a family including two women and their children in Syria's Hasakeh province.

26 Syria regime forces, 9 Russian fighters killed in Islamic State attack, says Syrian Observatory for Human Rights
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26 Syria regime forces, 9 Russian fighters killed in Islamic State attack, says Syrian Observatory for Human Rights

At least 26 Syrian regime forces and nine Russian fighters were killed in an Islamic State group attack earlier this week in Syria's eastern desert, a monitor said.

Syrian army allows pre-2011 conscripts to return home; around 15,000 soldiers, reservists may be demobilised
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Syrian army allows pre-2011 conscripts to return home; around 15,000 soldiers, reservists may be demobilised

The decision comes in the wake of a string of military gains around the capital Damascus and in the central province of Homs.

Eleven Iranians among dead in Israel strikes on Syria on Thursday, says Britain-based human rights monitor
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Eleven Iranians among dead in Israel strikes on Syria on Thursday, says Britain-based human rights monitor

At least 11 Iranians were among those killed in unprecedented Israeli strikes on Syria this week, a monitor said.

Syria missile strikes kill 26 pro-regime fighters, human rights group says most of them were Iranians
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Syria missile strikes kill 26 pro-regime fighters, human rights group says most of them were Iranians

Missile strikes overnight in central Syria killed at least 26 pro-regime fighters, most of them Iranians, a monitor said Monday

Thousands of Syrians displaced by battle for Damascus suburbs look back at years of deprivation
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Thousands of Syrians displaced by battle for Damascus suburbs look back at years of deprivation

Thousands of Syrians displaced by the battle for the once-lush suburbs of Damascus now find themselves in a crowded settlement, where for the first time in recent memory they have enough to eat.

Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov says specialists found no trace of chemical attack in Syrian town
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Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov says specialists found no trace of chemical attack in Syrian town

Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said that Russian specialists had found no trace of a chemical attack on the Syrian rebel-held town of Douma, after allegations from the international community.

Fresh air raids pound Syria's rebel-held Eastern Ghouta, 70 civilians killed in 24 hours
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Fresh air raids pound Syria's rebel-held Eastern Ghouta, 70 civilians killed in 24 hours

Renewed 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.

15 children, 2 women killed as air strike hits school in Syria's Ghouta; human rights group suspects Russian involvement
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15 children, 2 women killed as air strike hits school in Syria's Ghouta; human rights group suspects Russian involvement

An air strike on a school in Syria's Eastern Ghouta late on Monday killed 15 children and two women who were using its basement as a bomb shelter, a monitor said

Syria crisis: Iran, Russia and Turkey hold talks in Astana; situation in Eastern Ghouta likely on agenda
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Syria crisis: Iran, Russia and Turkey hold talks in Astana; situation in Eastern Ghouta likely on agenda

The 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

UN slams 'monstrous indifference' to children suffering in Syria, expresses concern for kids trapped in Eastern Ghouta
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UN slams 'monstrous indifference' to children suffering in Syria, expresses concern for kids trapped in Eastern Ghouta

Flouting demands for Syria ceasefires shows "monstrous indifference" to the suffering of millions of children needing a respite from violence, a top UN rights official said

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.

Red Cross says aid convoy successfully enters Syria's battered Eastern Ghouta, additional supplies to be sent next week
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Red Cross says aid convoy successfully enters Syria's battered Eastern Ghouta, additional supplies to be sent next week

An aid convoy entered Syria's battered Eastern Ghouta Friday, the International Committee of the Red Cross said, after a previous delivery was cut short by bombardment of the rebel enclave

Syria unrest: Army, allied forces capture over third of rebel enclave in Eastern Ghouta, says war monitor
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Syria unrest: Army, allied forces capture over third of rebel enclave in Eastern Ghouta, says war monitor

Syrian Army and its allies have captured more than a third of the rebel enclave in eastern Ghouta near Damascus since starting a ground offensive there a week ago

Syria attacks: 34 civilians killed as Assad regime strikes Eastern Ghouta; town of Douma worst hit
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Syria attacks: 34 civilians killed as Assad regime strikes Eastern Ghouta; town of Douma worst hit

Syrian regime air strikes on the besieged rebel stronghold of Eastern Ghouta near Damascus killed more than 30 civilians including children

Syrian regime retakes over quarter of rebel-held Eastern Ghouta enclave as civilians flee from bloodshed
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Syrian regime retakes over quarter of rebel-held Eastern Ghouta enclave as civilians flee from bloodshed

Syria's regime has seized control of over a quarter of rebel-held Eastern Ghouta on the edge of Damascus after two weeks of devastating bombardment, sending hundreds of civilians into flight

US-led strikes kill 25 civilians in east Syria's village of Al-Shaafah, the last Islamic State pocket in nation
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US-led strikes kill 25 civilians in east Syria's village of Al-Shaafah, the last Islamic State pocket in nation

Air strikes on the last pocket of Islamic State jihadists in eastern Syria have killed at least 25 civilians, including seven children, a monitor said

10 more killed in Syrian airstrikes in rebel-held Damascus suburbs despite UN ceasefire resolution
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10 more killed in Syrian airstrikes in rebel-held Damascus suburbs despite UN ceasefire resolution

A Syrian monitoring group and paramedics say that despite the UN cease-fire resolution, new bombardment of the rebel-held suburbs east of Damascus killed 10 people as airstrikes and bombing resumed.

Turkey denies allegations of using chemical weapons in Syria's Afrin region, says it takes utmost care of civilians
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Turkey denies allegations of using chemical weapons in Syria's Afrin region, says it takes utmost care of civilians

Syrian Kurdish forces and a monitoring group said the Turkish military carried out a suspected gas attack that wounded six people in Syria’s Afrin region on Friday.