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Russia strikes, rebel shelling around Syria's Idlib as powerbrokers meet

Beirut - Russian air strikes killed five people in Syria's Idlib Friday, a monitor said, even as the brutal war's top three power brokers discussed "stabilising" the last rebel-held province.

Syria rescue centre in Idlib forced shut after air strikes

Muhardeh - Rescue workers in Syria's northwestern Idlib province said Thursday they were forced to halt operations in a rebel-held town after air strikes damaged their centre there.

Russia confirms air strikes on Syria's Idlib

Moscow - The Russian military on Wednesday confirmed air strikes were carried out on Syria's last major rebel stronghold Idlib with warplanes targeting the "terrorist" Al-Nusra Front on Tuesday.

Iraq force accuses US of killing 22 of its fighters in Syria

Baghdad - An Iraqi paramilitary force Monday accused the United States of killing 22 of its fighters in an overnight air raid just inside Syria's border with Iraq that a monitor said left dozens dead.

Strike on east Syria killed 38 pro-regime fighters: monitor

Beirut - Nearly 40 foreign fighters allied to Syria's regime were killed in an overnight bombing raid near the country's eastern border with Iraq, a monitor said on Monday.

Battle for key Yemen port leaves dozens dead

Ibb - Yemeni pro-government forces were locked in heavy fighting with rebels that left 39 people dead on Thursday, as they pressed a Saudi and UAE-backed offensive to retake the key aid hub of Hodeida.

Air strikes target Yemen rebel positions in port offensive

Ibb - Air strikes by a Saudi-led coalition targeted areas around Yemen's rebel-held port of Hodeida on Thursday, the insurgents said, as an offensive to retake the vital aid gateway entered its second day.

US-led strike on regime positions kills 12 in east Syria: monitor

Beirut - A US-led coalition air strike on Syrian army positions overnight killed at least 12 pro-regime fighters in an area where both sides have been battling holdout jihadists, a monitor said Thursday.

US-led strike hits regime positions in east Syria: state media

Damascus - Syrian state media reported early Thursday that an aerial attack by the US-led coalition had hit several military positions in the country's east, but said there were no casualties.

Iran says Israel launched Syria strikes on false 'pretexts'

Tehran - Iran on Friday condemned Israel's air raids in Syria, saying they had been launched on "invented pretexts".

Strikes kill 23 civilians in IS-held area in Syria: monitor

Beirut - Air strikes killed at least 23 civilians including 10 children in a village held by the Islamic State group in northeastern Syria Tuesday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said.

Syria retracts report on missile attack: state media

Damascus - Syrian state media on Tuesday retracted reports of an overnight missile attack on the central province of Homs, saying a "false alarm" had activated its air defences.

US strikes leave Syrian peace process right where it was

Washington - The Western air strikes against Syria probably won't slow Bashar al-Assad and Russia's campaign and they certainly don't amount to a strategy to kick start the failing peace process. They were never meant to.

Erdogan welcomes Syria strikes against Assad regime

Istanbul - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday welcomed Western strikes against Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad's regime as "appropriate" in retaliation for Damascus' "inhumane" attacks.

Miles from home, disillusioned Syrians say air strikes 'not enough'

Afrine - Hundreds of miles from their homes in Syria's wrecked Eastern Ghouta, displaced Syrians say Western air strikes Saturday in response to an alleged chemical attack there were too little, too late.

At destroyed Syria lab, workers deny producing toxic weapons

Tal - Plastic gloves and face masks lay scattered in the rubble of a Syrian research lab destroyed by Western strikes on Saturday, where an official denied the centre was developing chemical weapons.

OPCW continuing mission into alleged Douma gas attack despite air strikes

Den Haag - Experts from the world's global chemical arms watchdog are continuing their mission to probe an alleged gas attack in Douma despite Western air strikes in Syria, the body said Saturday.

Syria rebels say Western strikes 'farce' as long as Assad stays

Beirut - Syria's opposition Saturday said Western strikes on government military positions did not go far enough, with rebels casting them as a "farce" as long as President Bashar al-Assad remains in power.

Syria, from 'chemical attack' to retaliatory strikes — a chronology

Beirut - The United States, France and Britain launched retaliatory strikes on the Syrian regime early Saturday, a week after an alleged chemical attack on an ex-rebel town, despite warnings from Russia.

New tests for Macron and May with first major military operations

Paris - Shortly after coming to power last year, Emmanuel Macron mused to a friend about the role of president. "You go through stages," he said. "Innocence is not allowed.

Waking to blasts, Damascus residents defiant after Western strikes

Damascus - Hours before dawn, a string of powerful blasts jolted awake residents of the Syrian capital. Emerging onto their balconies, they watched Western strikes light up the sky over Damascus.

Trump, allies praise Syria strikes as Moscow seethes

Washington - US President Donald Trump and his allies in Britain and France on Saturday hailed their joint surgical strikes in Syria over the regime's alleged use of chemical weapons, and warned Damascus that another such attack would be met with renewed firepower....

UK jets fire at Syrian base in 'limited and targeted' strike

London - British jets fired missiles at a Syrian military base suspected of holding chemical weapons ingredients on Saturday in Britain's first military action against President Bashar al-Assad's regime.

Syria strikes: what we know

Washington - The United States, Britain and France launched strikes against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime early Saturday in response to an alleged chemical weapons attack after mulling military action for nearly a week.

Regime strikes in Syria enclave despite ceasefire call: monitor

Beirut - Syria's regime carried out new air strikes Sunday on the rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta, a monitor said, despite a UN Security Council demand for a ceasefire "without delay".

New raids on Syria rebel enclave kill 45 civilians: monitor

Beirut - Fresh air strikes hit the Syrian rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta on Tuesday killing 45 civilians as a ferocious regime bombing campaign entered its third day, a monitor said.

Israeli warplanes pound Gaza after new rocket attack

Gaza - Israeli warplanes carried out a fresh round of strikes in the Gaza Strip on Monday after a rocket fired by Palestinians slammed into southern Israel, the army said.

Under bombs, Syria rescuers forced to save their own

- For years, Samir Salim and his three brothers rescued neighbours and relatives pinned underground after bombardment on Syria's rebel-held Eastern Ghouta. But last week, they could not save their own mother.

Syria says intercepted Israel strikes near Damascus

Damascus - Syrian air defence systems intercepted an Israeli air attack on a military position near the capital Damascus on Wednesday, the army said.

Syria raids kill nearly 30, as war of words escalates over chlorine use

Harasta - Regime bombardment killed nearly 30 people in a rebel enclave near Damascus on Monday, as Syria's seven-year conflict left civilians paying a heavy price.
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