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Fears of a Turkish-backed Syrian rebel attack against Syrian Kurdish forces that could undermine the US-led campaign against the Islamic State are growing amid reports that Turkey sent new military reinforcements into northern Syria, including troops ...
Moscow has fired missiles from the Mediterranean at militants' positions in Syria before, including launches from a submarine and a frigate in May at the targets in the area of the ancient city of Palmyra. Russia is one of the strongest backers of ...
Earlier this month, the Pentagon announced the results of an internal review into a U.S. drone attack on a mosque in a village in Syria. There had been allegations that at least 38 people, all of them civilians, had been killed in the March 16 attack ...
Damascus - A convoy of three trucks from the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) using a newly opened land corridor has arrived in Qamishli in Syria's northeastern Hasakeh governorate, carrying lifesaving food assistance for hungry families.
Members of the mainly-Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces stand near US military vehicles in March 2017 in the Syrian town of Manbij as tensions between the SDF and Turkish-backed forces escalated. ... Ankara, Turkey (AP) - Turkish officials said ...
On Wednesday, SDF forces advanced into and captured the village of al-Kamb southeast of Raqqa city, the commander and another SDF-affiliated source told Syria Direct. Official SDF media has not yet confirmed the advance. After al-Kamb, only one IS-held ...
Amman/Beirut government air and artillery bombardments hit rebel-held areas of the Syrian city of Deraa, on the border with Jordan, on Tuesday after a ...
Damascus, Syria (12:30 P.M.) - Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has liberated the important town of Rusafa and the crossroads of the same name in southwestern Raqqa countryside having expelled jihadists of the so-called "Islamic State" from this strategic ...
Striking images have been shared online showing residents in the besieged town of Douma - a suburb of the Syrian capital Damascus - taking part in an Iftar ...
According to a statement from the Pentagon, pro-Syrian regime forces attacked the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces-held town of Ja'Din, south of Tabqah in northern Syria, wounding a number of SDF fighters and driving the SDF from the town.
The shootdown was near Tabqa, a Syrian town in an area that has been a weekslong focus of fighting against IS militants by the SDF as they surround the city of Raqqa and attempt to retake it from IS. The U.S. military statement said it ... According to ...
The US military on Sunday shot down a Syrian Air Force fighter jet that bombed local forces aligned with the Americans in the fight against Islamic State militants, an action that appeared to mark a new escalation of the conflict.
A U.S. warplane shot down a Syrian jet on Sunday near the Islamic State-held city of Raqqah, officials said, marking the latest escalation between the U.S.
Damascus // At least one person was wounded when a convoy carrying aid to a besieged Syrian rebel-held town came under fire.
A U.S. strike aircraft shot down a Syrian government fighter jet shortly after it bombed U.S.-backed Syrian fighters in North Syria, the Pentagon said in a statement Sunday. The Pentagon said the shoot-down came hours after Syrian government-backed ...
Hundreds of Syrian families continue to languish in refugee camps, facing poverty and difficult conditions after being displaced from their homes and towns. Since 2014, both the Syrian government and armed opposition groups have reached a series of ...
Khateeb, a bear of a man and father of five, managed to escape Palmyra, known as Tadmur in Arabic, with his family before Islamic State militants initially overran the town in May 2015. The Khateebs were among tens of thousands who fled the city, which ...
The presence of the U.S. forces on the Syrian side near Al-Tanf has prevented Iran-backed Shi'ite forces supporting Assad's government from receiving supplies along the main Baghdad-Damascus highway.
An F/A-18E Super Hornet launches from the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower on Oct. 20, 2016 in the gulf. A US F/A-18E Super Hornet shot down a Syrian regime plane on June 18, 2017, after it dropped bombs on U.S.-backed forces fighting the ...
Iran has launched missile strikes targeting "terrorists" in the Islamic State-controlled Syrian town of Deir ez-Zour in retaliation for last week's attacks on the Iranian parliament and at the shrine of Ayatollah Khomeini that killed 18 people - mostly ...
... 12 p.m. (0900 GMT) for 48 hours. A "de-escalation agreement" brokered by Iran, Russia and Turkey in May has not brought any relief to the city, activists said. The agreement covers four zones in Syria where the rebels are fighting pro-government ...
Russia has proposed that a two-day round of Syrian peace talks should start on July 4. The news follows the Syrian military's announcement of the cessation of all combat operations in the southern city of Daraa for 48 hours in support of national ...
Beirut - The Syrian Army said it would suspend combat operations in the southern city of Deraa for 48 hours from Saturday, as mediators announced two separate attempts to convene new peace talks next month.
The US-led coalition's use of white phosphorus munitions on the outskirts of al-Raqqa, Syria is unlawful and may amount to a war crime, Amnesty International ...
Moscow - Russia's announcement that the Islamic State group's leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi may have been killed in a Russian airstrike in Syria in late May - if confirmed - would be a huge military coup for Moscow as a key player in Syria's civil war ...
So this report and accompanying site on urban conflict from the International Committee of the Red Cross - "I saw my city die" - is timely. It focuses on conflicts in Iraq, Syria, and Yemen, countries that account for half of the 90,000 civilian deaths ...
Beirut, LEBANONN (12:45 A.M.) - Syrian Arab Army (SAA) forces resumed an offensive targeting rebel positions in the city of Daraa, Thursday. Footage released on Friday showed smoke billowing over the skyline as artillery shelling and mortar guns struck ...
Syrian artillery pounds Islamists in Daraa city (Photo + Video). By. Ivan Castro. -. 16/06/2017. 1. Damascus, Syria (3:10 P.M.) - New video footage emerged in the network, showing intense artillery shelling of islamist-held districts of Dara'a city ...
Beirut, Lebanon (6:35 A.M.) - The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) resumed their offensive operations in the Dara'a Governorate, Thursday, striking the jihadist rebels in the eastern part of the provincial capital.
Residents of nearby villages and towns seeking to join the protests said they were also shot at on checkpoints erected around the area.
Syria's state news agency, SANA, confirmed troops are marching deep in the desert area near the historic central town of Palmyra. The agency says government forces captured the so-called "Arak Triangle," which links the town of Sukhna and Arak to a ...
human rights groups have disputed Russian claims that Aleppo has been "liberated" from Jabhat al-Nusra (al-Qaida) terrorists and affiliated extremists, accusing Russian and Syrian forces of having bombed Syria's second largest city into submission.
The Iraqi Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) have liberated 360 villages from ISIS terrorists west of Mosul, Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, Deputy Commander of the PMU announced on June 10th.
Damascus, Syria (5:50 P.M.) - On Tuesday, ISIS insurgents attempted to infiltrate two government-held neighborhoods in Deir Ezzor city, resulting in ferocious firefights between the warring parties in eastern Syria. According to a military source ...
Supported by Turkey's military, Syrian Islamist groups launched on Wednesday an offensive against Kurdish villages in the district of Afrin, northwest of Aleppo province. Islamist militants of Ahrar al-Sham and Jahbat Fateh al-Sham (al-Qaeda affiliated ...
Amman, June 14 (Reuters) - The U.S. military has moved a new truck-mounted, long-range rocket launcher from Jordan to a U.S. base in Tanf, Syria, near the Iraqi and Jordanian borders, stepping up its presence in the area, two regional intelligence ...
The rights group said the coalition is using the white phosphorus-loaded munitions in the two largest cities under ISIS's control: the eastern Syrian city of Raqqa and the northern Iraqi city of Mosul. HRW said it could not confirm if its use had ...
The U.N.'s refugee agency on Tuesday called for better access to northern Syria's Raqqa province, where U.S.-backed forces are trying to drive the Islamic State group out of its self-styled capital, saying close to half a million people are in need of ...
The initial plan announced last spring by then-Mayor Christopher Louras to bring up to 100 refugees a year from Syria and Iraq to the city of about 16,500 residents had divided the economically depressed community. Some residents were eager to welcome ...
The northwest Syrian city of Idlib, which serves as a refuge for many civilians and opposition fighters, is now inhabited by Syrians who have been gradually displaced from Rif Dimashq, Homs and Aleppo and who came to live with the city's native ...
Amman: Residents of one northwest Syrian town are in a "state of fear" on Monday following days of killings, arrests, protests and infighting between a hardline Islamist coalition and more moderate rebel brigades, sources in the town tell Syria Direct ...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - A third Syrian refugee family has arrived in a Vermont city that had been expecting 20 to 25 families from Syria and Iraq before President Donald Trump's immigration orders upended the effort. Vermont Public Radio reports ...
Beirut, Lebanon (11:49 P.M.) - All across Syria, the various major fronts are in motion, igniting with a degree of ferocity to match the heat of the 2017 summer period itself.
A Syrian works outside his clothing store at Giza's 6th of October city in Greater Cairo, Egypt, on June 3, 2017. Thousands of Syrians fled the six-year conflict ...
Beirut, Lebanon (12:00 P.M.) - The Syrian Arab Army (SAA), alongside Hezbollah and Russian Marines, launched their imperative assault to liberate the gas rich town of Arak in the eastern countryside of Palmyra this morning. Beginning at 3 A.M. ...
Beirut, Lebanon - Images and reports from witnesses in the northern Syrian city of Raqqa suggest that the United States-led coalition battling the Islamic State there has used munitions loaded with white phosphorus, the use of which in populated areas ...
The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, a Kurd-dominated alliance of Arabs and ethnic minorities, captured a neighborhood in ISIS's de facto capital city of Raqqa, Syria, on June 9. Rodi Said/ ... The SDF has since witnessed steady victories on the ...
Several violations have been recorded since then, including some 500 airstrikes that hit the southwestern city of Daraa last week, despite a ban on flights and strikes by warplanes belonging to the Syrian government, Russia or the U.S.-led coalition ...
Vicky Woodcraft of Herts Welcomes Syrian refugees, which campaigned for the council to join the scheme, said: "They include three little girls, aged six, six and eight, so if anyone has any really nice suitable toys they would like to donate (should be ...
As fighting intensifies for control of the Syrian city of Raqqa, people must decide whether to remain in the city and surrounding villages under heavy ...


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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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