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Syrian commander says Raqqa is free from ISIS

2017-10-17 20:14

The commander of US-backed Syrian forces says the city of Raqqa is free from Islamic State militants and clearing operations are underway.

Moscow says US 'pretending' to fight ISIS in Iraq

2017-10-10 20:36

Moscow has accused the Washington of reducing its air strikes on the Islamic State group in Iraq to allow jihadists to enter Syria and fight the Russian-backed Syrian army.

Russia strikes kill 120 ISIS fighters, over 60 'foreign mercenaries' in Syria

2017-10-07 13:44

About 120 Islamic State fighters and 60 foreign mercenaries have been killed in a series of Russian air strikes in Syria over the past 24 hours, the defence ministry in Moscow says.

UN chief: Over 8 000 children killed, hurt in conflicts

2017-10-06 12:42

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres says it's unacceptable and appalling that more than 8 000 children were killed or injured in conflicts last year and is urging combatants to do more to protect boys and girls.

3 000 killed in Syria in deadliest month of 2017

2017-10-01 14:01

Syria's war killed at least 3 000 people, including 955 civilians, in September, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor says.

US urges Syria co-operation with Russia after strike

2017-09-18 11:05

Washington and Moscow have held high-level talks aimed at shoring up military "deconfliction" zones in eastern Syria after Russia was accused of targeting US-backed forces battling the Islamic State group in an air strike.

Russia claims airstrike kills 4 IS leaders in Syria

2017-09-08 10:25

Russia's Ministry of Defence said on Friday it has killed four Islamic State group leaders in an airstrike outside the eastern Syria city of Deir el-Zour.

In new shift, France urges Syria transition without Assad

2017-09-01 14:58

Bashar Assad "cannot be the solution" for Syria after six years of conflict, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has said, returning to a position questioned by President Emmanuel Macron.

After deal, ISIS allowed to leave Syria-Lebanon border area

2017-08-28 21:27

ISIS militants and their families have begun to evacuate from a border area between Lebanon and Syria as part of a negotiated deal to end the group's presence there.

7 White Helmets medics killed in Syria's Idlib

2017-08-12 22:20

A Syrian paramedic group active in opposition-controlled areas says gunmen have stormed one of its offices in Syria killing seven of its members and stealing two vehicles and other equipment.

 

Dozens of ISIS fighters surrender in Syria

2017-10-14 16:36

Dozens of ISIS fighters have surrendered in their former Syrian stronghold of Raqa, says the US-led coalition, as the fall of the one-time jihadist bastion nears.

At least 11 dead in Syria market air strike: monitor

2017-10-08 21:01

At least 11 civilians, including two children, have been killed in air strikes on a market in northwestern Syria, a monitor says.

UN chief: Over 8 000 children killed, hurt in conflicts

2017-10-06 13:43

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres says it's unacceptable and appalling that more than 8 000 children were killed or injured in conflicts last year and is urging combatants to do more to protect boys and girls.

Russia accuses US-led forces of 'bloody provocations' in Syria

2017-10-04 09:13

Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov has accused US-led forces of carrying out "bloody provocations" against Russian troops in Syria.

Putin in Turkey for talks on weapons, Syria

2017-09-28 09:41

Russian President Vladimir Putin is set to meet his Turkish counterpart for talks on Syria and a key weapons deal.

History of Syria's war at risk as YouTube reins in content

2017-09-13 15:15

Syria's civil war played out on YouTube, but now that history is at risk of disappearing as tech giant reins in content.

UN probe says Syrian government launched April sarin attack

2017-09-07 06:57

UN-mandated investigators say Syrian President Bashar Assad's air force conducted a sarin gas attack in April that killed at least 83 civilians and sparked a retaliatory US strike.

US strikes ISIS militants heading toward evacuees

2017-08-30 20:26

The US-led coalition says it has struck an Islamic State convoy coming from militant-held territory in Syria to meet ISIS evacuees being transferred there under a controversial deal.

Dozens killed in Syria city airstrikes

2017-08-22 18:46

Syrian state media and opposition activists are reporting that airstrikes on the northern city of Raqqa have killed dozens of civilians.

Syria army takes last IS-held town in Homs

2017-08-06 12:01

Syria's army has seized the last Islamic State group stronghold in the country's Homs province, clearing their path to attack the jihadists in the country's east, a monitor says.

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