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At least 13,000 migrants and refugees gather at Greek border as fighting escalates in Syria
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At least 13,000 migrants and refugees gather at Greek border as fighting escalates in Syria

Mar 1st 2020, 12:00 PM 12,776 Views 30 Comments

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan opened his country’s borders with Europe.

UN warns 'major international confrontation' possible after 33 Turkish troops killed in Syria
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UN warns 'major international confrontation' possible after 33 Turkish troops killed in Syria

Feb 28th 2020, 9:32 PM 18,972 Views 24 Comments

The soldiers were killed in the province of Idlib by a Syrian air strike last night.

Syria war: Russia and Turkey agree demilitarised zone around Idlib
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Syria war: Russia and Turkey agree demilitarised zone around Idlib

Sep 17th 2018, 6:42 PM 6,312 Views 37 Comments

The move is aimed at preventing a military assault on the rebel-held province.

Russia confirms it targeted Syrian rebel stronghold Idlib with air strikes
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Russia confirms it targeted Syrian rebel stronghold Idlib with air strikes

Sep 5th 2018, 12:50 PM 8,396 Views 35 Comments

Yesterday, Russian and Turkish presidents were asked to use diplomacy to avert a “bloodbath” in Idlib.

'Don't let hundreds of thousands of people be killed': Trump's warning to Syria
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'Don't let hundreds of thousands of people be killed': Trump's warning to Syria

Sep 4th 2018, 7:07 AM 13,371 Views 57 Comments

The US President has warned Syria against launching an attack on the country’s last rebel stronghold.

Russian fighter jet shot down by rebels in Syria
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Russian fighter jet shot down by rebels in Syria

Feb 3rd 2018, 5:04 PM 17,058 Views 65 Comments

Human rights monitors say the pilot of the plane was killed.

'It crossed a lot of lines for me': Trump says he's changed attitude on Syria following alleged chemical attack
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'It crossed a lot of lines for me': Trump says he's changed attitude on Syria following alleged chemical attack

Apr 5th 2017, 9:40 PM 21,143 Views 86 Comments

The air strike in Idlib province drew widespread condemnation.

US points finger at Assad after suspected chemical attack kills dozens in Syria
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US points finger at Assad after suspected chemical attack kills dozens in Syria

Apr 4th 2017, 6:25 PM 19,829 Views 119 Comments

At least 58 people died in the attack.

Gunmen attack buses sent to evacuate Syria pro-regime villages
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Gunmen attack buses sent to evacuate Syria pro-regime villages

Dec 18th 2016, 8:39 PM 12,439 Views 72 Comments

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said one bus driver was killed in the attack.

US journalist kidnapped in Syria six weeks ago is still missing
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US journalist kidnapped in Syria six weeks ago is still missing

Jan 2nd 2013, 7:01 PM 5,785 Views 8 Comments

James Foley went missing six weeks ago but news of his kidnap is only emerging now after his family broke their silence. It is the second time he has been kidnapped in recent years.

Syria's war worsening 'by the day', says UN envoy
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Syria's war worsening 'by the day', says UN envoy

Dec 30th 2012, 6:22 PM 3,838 Views 29 Comments

Lakhdar Brahimi believes he has a ceasefire plan that could be accepted by the international community, including Russia.

Syria: Rebels target government aircraft after seizing air defence building
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Syria: Rebels target government aircraft after seizing air defence building

Sep 1st 2012, 12:49 PM 2,577 Views 14 Comments

A total of 125 people killed in violence nationwide on Friday including 74 civilians, 29 soldiers and 22 rebels according to one report.

Burnt bodies and tortured children: Amnesty finds 'shocking' new evidence of killings and torture in Syria
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Burnt bodies and tortured children: Amnesty finds 'shocking' new evidence of killings and torture in Syria

Jun 14th 2012, 6:30 AM 3,316 Views 15 Comments

The group said they have eye-witness accounts of relatives being ‘dragged away and shot’ and victims’ bodies being set on fire.

Syrian troops renew shelling of Homs, 38 killed
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Syrian troops renew shelling of Homs, 38 killed

Jun 10th 2012, 5:47 PM 1,033 Views 2 Comments

Women and children have been sheltering in basements for days, according to activists.

Explosions rock north-western Syrian city Idlib
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Explosions rock north-western Syrian city Idlib

Apr 30th 2012, 1:24 PM 640 Views 0 Comments

UN observers have visited the site of the bombings, according to Syrian state news.

Syria: Rebels refuse 'written guarantee' to end fighting
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Syria: Rebels refuse 'written guarantee' to end fighting

Apr 8th 2012, 2:14 PM 663 Views 0 Comments

It comes as the UN/Arab League special envoy Kofi Annan decried the continuing violence in the country.

Syrian security forces 'using human shields'
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Syrian security forces 'using human shields'

Mar 25th 2012, 3:26 PM 1,181 Views 3 Comments

Human Rights Watch says Syria should be referred to the International Criminal Court after accounts of soldiers forcing people to act as shields.

Syria: Assad's forces make gains in Idlib and Deraa
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Syria: Assad's forces make gains in Idlib and Deraa

Mar 14th 2012, 8:56 PM 1,282 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, Opposition fighters have called for weapons and money.

Kofi Annan leaves Syria without securing peace deal
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Kofi Annan leaves Syria without securing peace deal

Mar 11th 2012, 2:54 PM 1,567 Views 1 Comment

The UN envoy was rebuffed by president Bashar al-Assad as he attempted to broker a ceasefire.

Syria forces in new assault as diplomatic talks break down
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Syria forces in new assault as diplomatic talks break down

Mar 10th 2012, 7:00 PM 2,410 Views 7 Comments

Kofi Annan and President Assad’s meeting came to a deadlock in the capital city.

'Families massacred' in Homs as rebels reject call for dialogue
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'Families massacred' in Homs as rebels reject call for dialogue

Mar 9th 2012, 9:11 AM 1,401 Views 6 Comments

Activists are reporting summary executions, mass rape and targeting of specific families by the forces of president Bashar al-Assad.

At least 150 dead after two days of violence in Syria
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At least 150 dead after two days of violence in Syria

Dec 21st 2011, 9:13 AM 590 Views 2 Comments

Activists have said that 84 people died on Tuesday as security forces opened fire on protesters and army defectors.

Syrian troops and army defectors clash as elections underway
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Syrian troops and army defectors clash as elections underway

Dec 12th 2011, 2:18 PM 488 Views 1 Comment

Municipal elections are underway across the country but turnout is expected to be low as anti-government opposition called for a boycott of the poll.

More violence in Syria sees '120 security forces killed' by armed militia in north
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More violence in Syria sees '120 security forces killed' by armed militia in north

Jun 6th 2011, 6:40 PM 191 Views 3 Comments

Syrian state TV is reporting this deaths this evening as the unrest continues with anti-government protesters calling for the end of president Bashar Assad’s regime.