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Syria regime forces inch closer to key jihadist-held town: monitor

Beirut - Syrian regime forces captured a string of insurgent-held villages in northwest Syria on Thursday, inching closer to a key jihadist-run town in the Idlib region, a war monitor said.

US urges release of reporter Tice, missing since 2012 in Syria

Washington - The United States called Wednesday for journalist Austin Tice, who disappeared in Syria in 2012, to be freed, reiterating the belief that he remains alive and is being held against his will.

Jihadists down regime plane, detain pilot in northwest Syria

Jihadists Wednesday downed a regime plane flying over northwest Syria as it took part in a deadly campaign that has seen loyalists inch forward against their opponents, a monitor said.

Lebanon demolishes more Syrian refugee shelters: NGOs

Halba - A coalition of international NGOs on Friday said the Lebanese army raided Syrian refugee settlements, destroying a number of tents, urging authorities to stop the demolitions.

Canadian man freed from detention by Syria authorities

Beirut - A Canadian man has been freed after being held for eight months by the Damascus authorities in war-torn Syria, the former detainee and Lebanon's security chief said Friday.

Damascus rejects Turkey-US plan, Kurds give guarded welcome

Damascus - Damascus said Thursday it strongly rejects a proposed US-Turkish buffer zone for northern Syria, blaming the "aggressive" project on Syria's Kurds, who gave the proposal a guarded welcome.

Damascus rejects Turkey-US buffer zone plan: state media

Damascus - Damascus said Thursday it rejects a US-Turkish plan to establish a buffer zone in northern Syria, blaming Syria's Kurds for the proposal, state media said.

Regime advances after scrapping northwest Syria truce: monitor

Beirut - Regime forces captured a town and village from jihadists and allied rebels in northwest Syria Wednesday following deadly clashes, days after ditching a ceasefire for the area, a war monitor said.

How likely are the Turks to attack northeast Syria?

Beirut - After 18 months of threats, Turkey's president warned Tuesday that his troops could attack Kurdish-held areas of northeast Syria "very soon".

Syria Kurds warn of Turkish attack despite US mediation

Kamishli - A top Kurdish political official in northeast Syria Monday warned neighbouring Turkey would attack at the first chance it got, despite US efforts to prevent a cross-border incursion.

Syria regime, Russia resume Idlib air strikes after scrapping ceasefire

Damascus - Damascus and Russia resumed air strikes on Idlib in northwest Syria on Monday, a monitor said, scrapping a ceasefire for the jihadist-run bastion and accusing the regime's opponents of targeting a Russian air base.

Syria resumes Idlib air strikes after scrapping ceasefire: monitor

Damascus - Damascus resumed air strikes on northwest Syria Monday, a war monitor said, scrapping a ceasefire for the jihadist-run bastion and accusing rebels of targeting an airbase of its ally Russia.

Erdogan says will launch Syria operation east of Euphrates

Ankara - Turkey will launch an operation in northern Syria to remove a Kurdish militia viewed as terrorists by Ankara, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed on Sunday.

Regime fire kills civilian in northwest Syria: monitor

Beirut - Regime fire killed a civilian in a jihadist-dominated region of northwest Syria Sunday, a monitor said, the first such death since a truce to protect the area.

US welcomes conditional truce in Syria's Idlib region

Sydney - The United States Sunday welcomed a ceasefire in Syria's northwestern Idlib region after months of deadly government bombardments but insisted attacks against civilians must stop.

Air strikes stop in Syria's Idlib after truce announced

Idlib - Air strikes on Syria's northwestern Idlib region stopped on Friday after the government announced it had agreed to a truce following more than three months of deadly bombardment.

UN to probe attacks on facilities in northwest Syria

New York - The United Nations will investigate several attacks on UN-supported facilities and other civilian sites in northwest Syria, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced on Thursday, angering Russia.

US urges Europe to repatriate, prosecute jihadist fighters from Syria

Washington - The United States called on European nations on Thursday to repatriate and put on trial their citizens who went to fight for the Islamic State group in Syria.

Syria regime agrees to Idlib truce if buffer zone implemented

Damascus - The Syrian government has agreed to a truce in the war-torn northwestern region of Idlib on condition a Turkish-Russian buffer-zone deal is implemented, state news agency SANA reported Thursday.

Syria regime agrees conditionally to Idlib truce: state media

Damascus - The Syrian government has agreed to a truce in the northwestern region of Idlib on condition a Turkish-Russian buffer-zone deal is implemented, state news agency SANA reported Thursday.

Deported from Turkey, Syrians return to unfamiliar country

Still reeling from his sudden deportation from Turkey with just the clothes on his back, Mohammad Hassan stood in the arrivals hall at a border crossing in northern Syria unsure what to do next."I left Syria seven years ago," said the 22-year-old.

Coalition says strike kills 5 IS jihadists in Syria

Beirut - A US-led coalition air strike killed five jihadists in eastern Syria on Monday, a spokesman said, in the first such raid since the collapse of the Islamic State group's "caliphate".

'Slow war of attrition' on Syria's Idlib frontline

Beirut - For three months Damascus and its ally Russia have been pummelling hospitals, markets and schools in Idlib unleashing a deadly, ferocious campaign aimed at retaking Syria's last jihadist-run stronghold, analysts say.

More than 400,000 displaced in northwest Syria in 3 months: UN

Sar - More than 400,000 people have been displaced by air raids in northwestern Syria over the past three months, the UN said Friday, as its human rights chief condemned "international indifference" over a mounting civilian death toll.

More than 400,000 displaced in northwest Syria in 3 months: UN

Beirut - More than 400,000 people have been displaced in northwestern Syria over the past three months, the UN said Friday, as the government presses an intensified bombardment of the rebel-held region.

Families of Islamic State fighters to sue Australia over repatriation

Sydney - Australia faces a lawsuit aimed at forcing the government to repatriate Islamic State fighters' wives and children from a Syrian refugee camp, lawyers for their families told AFP Thursday.

Disease and dirty water: residents deplore life in Syria camp

Maha al-Nasser queues in front of a crowded clinic in Syria's Al-Hol camp, her frail daughter squirming in her arms under the stifling desert heat.

Bombardment kills 20 civilians in northwest Syria: monitor

Beirut - Bombardment by the Syrian regime and its Russian ally killed 20 civilians including five children Wednesday in the latest violence to hit northwest Syria.

Bombardment kills 18 civilians in northwest Syria: monitor

Beirut - Bombardment by the Syrian regime and its Russian ally killed 18 civilians including five children in northwest Syria Wednesday, a monitor said, in the latest violence to hit the jihadist-run bastion.

Israel fires missiles into south Syria: state media

Beirut - An Israeli missile attack targeted Syrian military positions held by the government and its allies early on Wednesday, Syria's state news agency said.
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