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Syria rebels lose new ground to Kurds, regime: monitor

Birut - Syrian rebels have withdrawn from three villages threatened by Russian strikes in the northern province of Aleppo that borders Turkey, allowing Kurdish fighters to overrun them, a monitor said Monday.

Syrian army advances towards rebel town near Turkey: Monitor

Birut - Syrian government troops advanced Sunday toward a rebel town near the Turkish border as they pressed a Russian-backed offensive that has prompted tens of thousands to flee, a monitor said.The town of Tal Rifaat is around 20 kilometres (12.

Syria rebels risk collapse after Russia-backed regime gains

Birut - Syria's mainstream rebels risk total collapse after a Russian-backed regime advance that severed their main supply line to Aleppo city and threatens to leave them completely besieged there.

Up to 20,000 stranded at Syria border with Turkey: UN

Birut - Up to 20,000 Syrians fleeing a government advance in northern Aleppo province have gathered at a border crossing with Turkey, the United Nations said on Friday.

Syria regime forces cut rebel supply route in Aleppo: Source

Aleppo - The Syrian army on Wednesday cut the last supply route linking opposition forces in the northern city of Aleppo to the Turkish border, a military source said, in a major blow to the rebels.

Car bomb in Syria's Aleppo 'kills 23, including fighters'

Birut - At least 23 people, most of them from the Ahrar al-Sham rebel group, were killed by a truck suicide bomber in Syria's Aleppo city on Monday, a monitor said.

12 children dead after Russia strike hits Syria school: monitor

Birut - At least 12 children and three adults were killed in a Russian air strike that hit a school in Syria's Aleppo province on Monday, a monitor said.

Scores dead in rebel assault in northern Syria: Monitor

Birut - Fierce clashes in northern Syria between regime loyalists and rebels including Al-Qaeda fighters have left more than 70 dead, a monitoring group said Saturday.

Apparent Russian raids kill 11 in Syria's Idlib: Monitor

Birut - Apparent Russian air strikes killed at least 11 civilians on Sunday in two towns in Syria's northwestern Idlib province, a monitoring group said.

Cut off by IS advance, residents stranded in Syria's Aleppo

Damascus - Hundreds of thousands of Aleppo residents are stranded and prices for basic goods are soaring after a jihadist advance cut the sole route to regime-held areas of Syria's second city.

Syrian regime 'kills 18 civilians in Aleppo'

Birut - Heavy bombardment by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad killed at least 18 civilians on Monday in a residential district of the northern city of Aleppo, a monitor said.

Barrel bomb kills 3 children in Syria's Aleppo: monitor

Aleppo - Three children were among at least 11 civilians killed on Wednesday when a Syrian government aircraft dropped a barrel bomb on a rebel-held neighbourhood of Aleppo, a monitoring group said.

'Dozens killed' as rebels battle IS in north Syria

Birut - A battle between Islamic State group jihadists and rebels for control of an opposition stronghold in northern Syria has killed at least 47 fighters, a monitor said Saturday.

IS advances against rebels in Syria's Aleppo: Monitor

Birut - Islamic State group fighters seized five villages from rebel forces in Syria's northern Aleppo province overnight and entered the outskirts of a key opposition bastion there, a monitor said Thursday.

25 dead in IS assault on key rebel-held Syria town: Monitor

Birut - At least 25 Syrian rebels were killed overnight in an attack by Islamic State group fighters on an insurgent stronghold in Aleppo province, a monitor said on Tuesday.

Dozens dead as Syria army 'pushes back rebels near regime heartland'

Birut - Nearly 40 government and opposition fighters have been killed as Syrian regime forces pushed rebels back from an area bordering President Bashar al-Assad's heartland, a monitor said Saturday.

At least '18 dead' in IS attack on Kurd-held Syria town

Birut - At least 18 people were killed Thursday when Islamic State group jihadists attacked a town in northern Syria recently captured by Kurdish forces, a monitor said.

Syria missile strike 'kills 18 in Aleppo'

Birut - A missile fired by Syrian forces killed at least 18 civilians Tuesday in a residential neighbourhood of the old quarter of Aleppo city, a monitoring group said."The missile struck when people were still inside their homes in the Maghayir district.

Huge regime bombs kill 28 in IS-held Syria town: monitor

Aleppo - Syria's regime killed at least 28 people, mostly civilians, on Saturday when its warplanes dropped massive makeshift bombs on a town held by the Islamic State group, a monitor said.

Bomb, rockets kill 19 civilians in Syria's Aleppo: monitor

Birut - At least 19 civilians, including five children, were killed by a Syrian regime barrel bomb attack and rebel rocket fire in Aleppo, a monitoring group said on Thursday.

34 dead in rebel rocket fire on Syria's Aleppo: Monitor

Birut - Rebel rocket fire killed at least 34 civilians in Aleppo in one of the bloodiest days of the conflict for government-held areas of Syria's second city, a monitoring group said Tuesday.

20 dead, 100 wounded in rebel fire on Aleppo: Syria TV

Damascus - At least 20 people were killed and 100 wounded on Monday in Syrian rebel rocket fire on government-held parts of the city of Aleppo, Syrian state media said.

Syria barrel bomb attack 'kills 14 in Aleppo'

Birut - At least 14 civilians, including seven children, were killed Thursday when Syrian regime helicopters dropped barrel bombs on northern Aleppo province, a monitoring group said.

Syria regime helicopter comes down in Aleppo province

Birut - Islamic State group supporters and a monitoring group said jihadists shot down a government helicopter in northern Syria early Sunday, but state media said the aircraft had suffered technical problems.

Syria air raid 'kills 40 rebels in Aleppo'

Birut - At least 40 rebels were killed as a regime air strike on their base in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo triggered a huge explosion Thursday, a monitoring group said.

Regime barrel bomb attack kills 20 in Syria's Aleppo: Monitor

Birut - At least 20 people were killed on Tuesday in a regime barrel bomb attack on a minibus stand in a rebel-held part of Syria's Aleppo city, a monitor said.

Syria's Aleppo suffering 'daily crimes against humanity': Amnesty

Birut - Syrian government forces are committing "crimes against humanity" by indiscriminately bombing Aleppo, Amnesty International said on Tuesday, as it also criticised rebels for abuses including "war crimes".

Blast, fierce clashes rock Syrian regime Aleppo base

Birut - Al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate led a fierce assault on an intelligence base in Aleppo city Monday night after regime attacks on civilian infrastructure in the city forced rebels to shut schools.

Five children dead in strike on school in Syria's Aleppo

Birut - A Syrian regime air strike hit a school in the main northern city of Aleppo on Sunday killing five children and four other civilians, a monitoring group said.

At least 35 civilians killed in Syria's Aleppo: Monitor

Birut - At least 35 civilians were killed on Saturday as government forces and rebel fighters exchanged fire in Syria's main northern city of Aleppo, a monitoring group said.
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