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Turkish warplanes carried out airstrikes on Tuesday against suspected Kurdish rebel positions in northern Iraq and in northeastern Syria, the military said, in a bid to prevent militants from smuggling fighters and weapons into Turkey. The attack ...
HADAR, Golan Heights - As the Syrian war continues into its seventh year with no sign of resolution, one town on the edge of Syria's Golan Heights has had to fend off both opposition-led offensives and Israel's subjugation attempts over the last six ...
Damascus, Syria (1:55 A.M.) - The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) appears to be unstoppable in the northern countryside of Hama as new villages were liberated on Tuesday following a massive rebel collapse over the past week. ... mostly from Hay'at Tahrir Al ...
Beirut, Lebanon (3:35 P.M.) - The jihadist rebels of Hay'at Tahrir Al-Sham that are loyal to the Syrian opposition returned the corpses of five slain men from ...
That was the start of a nervy peace mission the Duluth woman undertook recently to deliver $10,000 in cash to a Syrian city to help rebuild a library that had been reduced to rubble. Traveling solo with a backpack, the cash and a cellphone that turned ...
A US-backed alliance of Arab-Kurdish forces entered the key jihadist-held town of Tabqa on Monday as they pursued their campaign against the Islamic State group in northern Syria. The Syrian Democratic Forces have set their sights on Tabqa and the ...
Madaya, in Syria, became known as a place of living "skeletons", where pregnant women were too weak to give birth and children were starved to death as a deliberate tactic of war by Syrian despot Bashar al-Assad. Now, one of only two "doctors" who ...
The US Treasury Department sanctioned 271 employees of Syria's Scientific Studies and Research Centre (SSRC), an agency that Washington says develops chemical weapons for the government of Bashar al-Assad, the Treasury said in a statement.
Beirut - Syrian government forces have captured a central town and adjacent villages, boosting security in nearby areas loyal to President Bashar Assad, and marched deeper into a rebel-held neighborhood of Damascus, Syrian state media and an ...
Beirut - Syrian government forces have captured a central town and adjacent villages, boosting security in nearby areas loyal to President Bashar Assad, and marched deeper into a rebel-held neighbourhood of Damascus, Syrian state media and an ...
A group of 26 Qatari royals held hostage in Iraq by an Iranian-backed militia have been released after nearly 18 months in captivity as part of an extraordinary regional pact centred on four besieged Syrian towns. The royals, many of them cousins of ...
Evacuations from besieged Syrian towns resumed Wednesday after being put on hold by a bombing Saturday that killed at least 126 people.
An aerial photograph showing the March 16 US airstrike in al-Jinah, Syria. 2017 US Department of Defense. US forces failed to take necessary precautions before launching a lethal drone strike in northern Syria last month that hit a mosque full of ...
Damascus, Syria (1:45 P.M.) - Moments ago, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) entered the long-standing Islamist stronghold of Taibat Al-Imam after launching an overwhelming attack from its southern and eastern axis on Monday.
Dozens of children were killed in Syria this weekend but where is the US president's lament on how 'beautiful' they are, let alone action?
The evacuation deal, brokered by regime ally Iran and rebel backer Qatar, will see more than 30,000 people evacuated from four Syrian towns in two stages. And as TRT World's Abubakr al Shamahi reports, the first phase of the evacuation deal is now over.
President Trump's cruise-missile strike against Syria was celebrated by establishment politicians and media, their glee at striking a blow against Bashar al-Assad swamping any rational discussion of what happens next.
The evacuation deal, brokered by Qatar and Iran, sees thousands of government supporters in rebel-held Foua and Kafraya granted safe passage out in exchange for thousands of opposition supporters in the government-besieged towns of Madaya and ...
Overseas now at a mass evacuation underway in Syria this morning coordinated by the government as well as the opposition. They're moving 101000 people from four towns besieged by that civil war. Dozens of buses are taking them to other Syrian cities in ...
At least 68 children were among 126 people killed in Saturday's bomb attack on buses carrying evacuees from besieged Syrian towns, activists say.
The deal to evacuate the towns was the latest in a string of such agreements, touted by the rebels as the best way to end the fighting.
US-backed Syrian forces enter strategic Tabqa city, west of Raqqa. By Rudaw 8 hours ago. A member of the mainly-Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) takes aim as they push towards the strategic city of Tabqa, northern Syria. Photo: screen grab, SDF ...
"In northern Syria, residents of Shia minority villages, long besieged by rebels, are leaving," NPR's Alison Meuse reports from Beirut.
Several thousand people have been evacuated from four besieged towns in Syria under a deal between the government and rebels.
The fates of 26 members of a Qatari royal hunting party held hostage for more than a year in Iraq were used to help negotiate a population swap in Syria, where residents on Friday started leaving two Shia villages and two Sunni towns in a synchronised ...
Beirut, Lebanon - After nearly two years of punishing siege and bombardment by their enemies, more than 7,000 people were bused out of four towns in Syria on Friday in the most recent population transfer during six years of war. The evacuations of ...
The transfer of the Shia populations of two Syrian towns, in exchange for moving Sunni rebels and civilians out of two others, has started, under an evacuation deal between warring parties, a monitor said on Friday.
Syrian government forces and rebels have begun implementing a deal to evacuate four besieged towns by carrying out a prisoner exchange.
A week after a gas attack killed 87 people, residents left in the devastated Syrian town of Khan Sheikhoun are making homemade gas masks out of nylon bags, sleeping on farming land, and some are simply waiting for the next bombs, a photojournalist says.
Beirut (Reuters) - Preparations began on Tuesday to evacuate the Shi'ite populations of two Syrian towns in exchange for moving Sunni rebels and civilians out of two others in a deal between the warring sides, a monitor and a pro-government commander ...
Beirut (AP) - Turkey's health minister said Tuesday that test results confirm sarin gas was used in an attack on a northern Syrian town earlier this month. The Russian military said the Syrian government is willing to let international experts examine ...
US warships in the Mediterranean launched a barrage of 59 cruise missiles at Shayrat airbase in Syria early on Friday, after 87 people including 31 children were killed in a suspected Syrian regime-sanctioned chemical attack on rebel-held Khan Sheikhun.
... to break its ties with Syrian president Bashar al-Assad. Italy has also invited the foreign ministers from several "like-minded countries" - Turkey, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Jordan and Qatar - to sit down with the G7 group in the Tuscan ...
09 de abril de 2017, 11:34Damascus, Apr 9 (Prensa Latina) A part of the old part of the Syrian city of Aleppo comes back to life and rescues the traditions in the neighborhood of Halab al-Yadida with multiple options and the offer of employment to more ...
For the millions of Syrian refugees scattered across camps and illegal settlements across the region, the chemical attack on a town in northern Syria and subsequent U.S. strike was a rare moment when the world briefly turned its attention to Syria ...
A total of 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles were launched from US Navy ships in the Eastern Mediterranean, but only 23 of them reached their target, the Russian Defense Ministry has revealed.
Syrian opposition activists say an airstrike on a northwestern rebel-held town has killed at least 18 people. The Britain-based Syria Observatory for human rights says those killed in the Saturday strike in the center of Urom al-Joz include five ...
Takfiri Daesh terrorists have launched a fresh push to retake Palmyra in Syria's Homs Province shortly after the US launched a missile strike on an airfield used by the Syrian Army to protect the ancient city. According to the Lebanon-based ... The US ...
FILE - In this March 29, 2017 file photo, Saudi Arabia's King Salman attends the summit of the Arab League at the Dead Sea, Jordan.
This is yet another attack in a string of bombings targeting civilians in Syria. In March, two bombs went off in Damascus on the same day, hitting the Justice Palace in al-Hamidiyeh and a restaurant in the al-Rabweh area, killing more than 30 people in ...
Residents of the Syrian town devastated by a chemical weapons attack last week said warplanes had returned to bomb them Saturday, despite a U.S.
Warplanes bombarded a town in northern Syria on Saturday where a chemical weapons attack killed scores of people earlier this week, according to Syrian opposition activists. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based monitoring group ...
The Local Coordination Committees, a monitoring group, claimed the latest raid was carried out by Russian warplanes. It also said the dead woman had fled to the town from her home in Latameh, in central Syria. The latest attack came as haunting ...
Syrian opposition activists say an airstrike on a northwestern rebel-held town has killed at least 18 people. The Britain-based Syria Observatory for human rights says those killed in the Saturday strike in the center of Urom al-Joz include five ...
The Syrian town attacked by a chemical weapons attack earlier this week is being bombed by warplanes on Saturday, the Washington Post reported.
Warplanes on Saturday struck the Syrian town where a chemical attack had killed scores of people last week, as Turkey warned that a retaliatory U.S.
Syria's government has firmly denied carrying out the chemical attack and has lambasted the United States for bombing its Shayrat Air Base in Homs province, which the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said killed eight people and wounded others.
The Washington Post reports that these new attacks in Khan Sheikhoun killed one woman and left several other people wounded. The casualties could have been a lot worse, but the town has mostly been evacuated after Tuesday's chemical attack. According ...
Beirut -- Warplanes on Saturday struck the Syrian town where a chemical attack had killed scores of people earlier this week, as Turkey warned that a retaliatory U.S.
PALM BEACH, Fla. - The decision came Thursday afternoon on Air Force One on the way to Florida. President Trump assembled his National Security Council on his plane, some by secure video link, as the generals made the case that President Bashar ...


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   syria
     municipalities
       abu kamal
       afrin
       al‑khan
       aleppo
       arbeen
       ayn al‑arab
       azaz
       baida
       bloudan
       dabiq
       damascus
       deir ez‑zor
       deraa
       derike
       duma
       ein tarma
       gassanieh
       ghouta
       hama
       hassake
       homs
       idlib
       irbin
       jarabulus
       jobar
       kepir
       khan al‑assal
       khirbet ghazaleh
       kobani
       lattakia
       maaloula
       manbij
       medaya
       muadhamiya
       palmyra
       qalamoun
       qardaha
       quneitra
       qusayr
       raqqa
       rimelan
       salma
       sukkariya
       tartous
       tartus
       yarmouk
       zabadani
       zamalka

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