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The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights is "horrified" by the surge in fighting in northwest Syria and called for humanitarian corridors to assist the largest exodus of civilians since World War II.
Turkey says it had "neutralised" 101 Syrian regime soldiers following a bombardment which killed five Turkish soldiers in northwestern Syria's Idlib region, the last major rebel bastion.
Almost nine years of civil war in Syria has left more than 380,000 people dead including over 115,000 civilians, a war monitor said in a new toll Saturday.
Tens of thousands of civilians are fleeing bombardment in Syria's Idlib region, the UN said, as fighting flares in the jihadist bastion fuelling an already dire humanitarian situation.
The founder of humanitarian organisation Gift of the Givers, Dr Imtiaz Sooliman, has denied he put kidnapped photojournalist Shiraaz Mohamed's life in danger.
Syrian regime and Russian air strikes on Saturday killed 19 civilians, eight of them children, in the country's last major opposition bastion, a war monitor said.
Eight children are among 11 civilians killed in a Turkish artillery attack that hit near a school in a northern Syrian town in Aleppo province, a war monitor says.
US officials says that the body of Islamic State group chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was buried at sea as fresh details surfaced about the US special forces operation that led to his death over the weekend.
More than 100 prisoners of the Islamic State extremist movement have escaped in Syria in the chaos since Turkey's incursion, a senior US official says.
Turkish and Kurdish leaders accused each other of violating a US-brokered truce in northeastern Syria even as it appeared to be taking hold on its second day.
A Syrian military helicopter has been shot down over the last major rebel bastion in northwest Syria, killing all crew on board, state media says, in the second such incident this week.
Russian air strikes near a bakery and a medical clinic in Syria's rebel-held Idlib region killed 10 civilians Thursday as government forces kept up a ground offensive.
South African photojournalist Shiraaz Mohamed is back in the country after almost three years in captivity in Syria.
Rescue workers from the White Helmets pull a girl from the rubble after a reported regime air strike hit a building in the town of Tal Mardikh, near Saraqeb, in the rebel-held Idlib province in northwestern Syria.
South African photojournalist Shiraaz Mohamed, who has been held hostage in Syria since 2017, has apparently escaped from his Syrian captors, humanitarian organisation Gift of the Givers announced on Sunday, however, his family says they are still awaiting official confirmation.
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US Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell has attacked President Donald Trump's decision to pull troops from Syria as "a strategic nightmare" as scattered fighting flared in the north of the country despite a ceasefire deal.
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