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Syria conflict: 22 civilians killed in air strikes in Idlib, Hama provinces in 48 hours, says human rights monitor
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Syria conflict: 22 civilians killed in air strikes in Idlib, Hama provinces in 48 hours, says human rights monitor

At least 22 civilians have been killed in 48 hours of heavy air strikes by Syria's regime and its ally Russia in northwestern Syria

US-backed force takes 90% of Syria's Raqqa from Islamic State, says human rights monitor
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US-backed force takes 90% of Syria's Raqqa from Islamic State, says human rights monitor

Beirut: US-backed fighters have captured 90 percent of the Syrian city of Raqqa from the Islamic State group after overrunning five strategic neighbourhoods, a monitor said.

Russia denies claim of airstrike on US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces
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Russia denies claim of airstrike on US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces

Russia denied claims that it struck a US-backed force in eastern Syria, wounding six fighters

Israel airstrike kills two soldiers at Syria chemical weapons site
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Israel airstrike kills two soldiers at Syria chemical weapons site

The Syrian army said Israel targeted a military site in Hama province early on Thursday which a war monitor said could be linked to chemical weapons production.

US-led air strikes targeting Islamic State kill around 60 civilians in Syria's Raqa
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US-led air strikes targeting Islamic State kill around 60 civilians in Syria's Raqa

US-led coalition air strikes aimed at dislodging Islamic State group jihadists from the Syrian city of Raqa have cost the lives of 59 civilians in three days, a monitoring group said on Thursday.

Syria conflict: Russia-backed operation kills 25 Islamic State militants, says human rights monitor
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Syria conflict: Russia-backed operation kills 25 Islamic State militants, says human rights monitor

A commando operation backed by Russian warplanes and helicopters has killed 25 members of the Islamic State jihadist group in central Syria.

Syrian Army declares liberation of last Islamic State stronghold in Homs province
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Syrian Army declares liberation of last Islamic State stronghold in Homs province

The Syrian army said it fully liberated on Saturday the city of Sukhneh, the last Islamic State stronghold in Homs province.

Suicide blast kills 23 rebel fighters, injures dozens in Syria near Jordan border
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Suicide blast kills 23 rebel fighters, injures dozens in Syria near Jordan border

At least 23 rebel fighters were killed and dozens more wounded in a suicide blast in southern Syria near the border with Jordan, a monitoring group has said

Syria: 30 civilians killed in US-led airstrike, govt demands US coalition be dissolved
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Syria: 30 civilians killed in US-led airstrike, govt demands US coalition be dissolved

At least 30 civilians were killed in US-led airstrikes on the Islamic State positions in Syria's Raqqa city, a monitor group has said.

Syria conflict: Govt forces launch attack in Sweida province despite ceasefire, says human rights monitor
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Syria conflict: Govt forces launch attack in Sweida province despite ceasefire, says human rights monitor

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based monitor, said the assault in Sweida province began on Monday morning

Syria conflict: US-backed forces struggle to gain ground in Raqqa, says human rights monitor
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Syria conflict: US-backed forces struggle to gain ground in Raqqa, says human rights monitor

The Syrian Democratic Forces penetrated Raqqa's Old City earlier this week after US-led coalition air strikes pierced two holes in its ramparts.

Strikes by US-led coalition killed 224 civilians in Raqqa since June
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Strikes by US-led coalition killed 224 civilians in Raqqa since June

Arab and Kurdish fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) broke into Raqqa on 6 June after a month's-long operation to encircle the northern city.

Iraqi commander says Mosul victory 'days' away as Islamic State falls back in Syria
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Iraqi commander says Mosul victory 'days' away as Islamic State falls back in Syria

Iraq will declare victory over the Islamic State group in Mosul during the "next few days," as the jihadists fell back in neighbouring Syria

US-led airstrike in Syria kills 57 inmates, guards in Islamic State-held prison
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US-led airstrike in Syria kills 57 inmates, guards in Islamic State-held prison

At least 57 inmates and guards were killed when a US-led air strike targeted a prison under Islamic State control in eastern Syria, a monitor group said on Tuesday.

Car bomb in rebel-held Idlib near Syria-Turkey border kills 10, including three minors
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Car bomb in rebel-held Idlib near Syria-Turkey border kills 10, including three minors

A car bomb killed 10 people in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province on Saturday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based war monitor

Syria conflict: US-led coalition strikes kill 472 civilians in one month, says human rights monitor
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Syria conflict: US-led coalition strikes kill 472 civilians in one month, says human rights monitor

US-led coalition air strikes on two Syrian provinces targeting jihadists have killed 472 civilians over the past month, more than double a previous 30-day toll.

79 killed in first five days of US-backed Syrian forces' offensive against Islamic State in Raqqa
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79 killed in first five days of US-backed Syrian forces' offensive against Islamic State in Raqqa

At least 79 people, including 16 children and nine women, were killed in the first five days of an offensive against the Islamic State in al-Raqqa

Syria conflict: US-backed forces fight for Islamic State base near Raqqa, says human rights monitor
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Syria conflict: US-backed forces fight for Islamic State base near Raqqa, says human rights monitor

US-backed fighters battled on Sunday to dislodge jihadists from a key military base north of Raqqa city, the heart of the Islamic State group's Syrian territory.

Syrian Army captures key Aleppo town from Islamic State, says military source
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Syrian Army captures key Aleppo town from Islamic State, says military source

Damascus: Syrian Army on Sunday seized a key town from the Islamic State group in the east of Aleppo province, a military source said, nearing its goal of expelling the jihadists from the region.

US-backed forces advance west of Islamic State bastion Raqqa, says Syrian Observatory for Human Rights
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US-backed forces advance west of Islamic State bastion Raqqa, says Syrian Observatory for Human Rights

A US-backed Kurdish-Arab alliance has seized new territory west of Syria's Islamic State group bastion Raqqa, bringing it closer to a final attack on the city.