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US War Planes Bomb Syrian Army Bases in Dayr al-Zawr

US War Planes Bomb Syrian Army Bases in Dayr al-Zawr

🕔15:06, 24.May 2018

“Some of our military positions between Albu Kamal and Hmeimeh were hit this morning in an aggression by American coalition warplanes,” the Syrian official news agency, SANA, quoted a military source as saying on early Thursday.

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Syrian Militants’ Depots With NATO Weapons Discovered By Russia

Syrian Militants’ Depots With NATO Weapons Discovered By Russia

🕔08:06, 23.May 2018

“We are in the Zaafarana settlement in the province of Homs at an al-Nusra Front terror group [also known as Jabhat Fatah al Sham, outlawed in Russia] observation point. We can see here a large number of gas masks, weapons produced abroad, for example, TOW-2 anti-tank guided missiles. The facilities are very well-equipped,” the center’s representative Andrey Nekipelov said.

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Assad Forces Finally Capture Damascus From Islamic State

Assad Forces Finally Capture Damascus From Islamic State

🕔12:05, 22.May 2018

Syrian troops and their allies are expected to turn their attention to opposition-held parts of southern Syria, including Daraa province, in a push that could bring allied Iranian forces even closer to the increasingly tense frontier with Israel.

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Islamic State Now Surrendering in Syria’s Damascus

Islamic State Now Surrendering in Syria’s Damascus

🕔12:06, 20.May 2018

Islamic State has been driven from virtually all the territory it once controlled in Syria and neighboring Iraq, but is still present in remote areas along the border.

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26 Killed In Missile Attack, Mostly Iranians – Syria Monitor

26 Killed In Missile Attack, Mostly Iranians – Syria Monitor

🕔12:50, 30.Apr 2018

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the late Sunday night attack appears to have been carried out by Israel and targeted an arms depot for surface-to-surface missiles at a base in northern Syria known as Brigade 47. The Observatory said four Syrians were also among the casualties.

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Syrian Government Forces Relentlessly Bomb Islamic State

Syrian Government Forces Relentlessly Bomb Islamic State

🕔15:30, 22.Apr 2018

President Bashar Assad has escalated his military campaign to retake all remaining enclaves in the capital and surrounding areas. The IS-held areas in southern Damascus are the last holdouts.

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OPCW Chemical Probe Gets Under Way In Syria

OPCW Chemical Probe Gets Under Way In Syria

🕔08:24, 16.Apr 2018

The OPCW declared that the Syrian government’s chemical weapons stockpile had been removed in 2014, only to confirm later that sarin was used in a 2017 attack in the northern town of Khan Sheikhun.

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Ayatollah Ali Khamenei: ‘Today’s Attack On Syria Is A Crime’

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei: ‘Today’s Attack On Syria Is A Crime’

🕔10:19, 14.Apr 2018

“They will not benefit (from the attack) as they went to Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan in the past years and committed such crimes and did not gain any benefits,” Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said.

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Assad Wins Eastern Ghouta, Warns US Against War With Syria

Assad Wins Eastern Ghouta, Warns US Against War With Syria

🕔10:55, 12.Apr 2018

“With every victory achieved on the field, the voices of some Western states are raised and actions are intensified in an attempt by them to change the course of events,” Syrian state TV quoted Syrian President Bashar al-Assad as saying.

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Assad’s Forces On Alert and Ready For US Attack On Syria

Assad’s Forces On Alert and Ready For US Attack On Syria

🕔13:00, 10.Apr 2018

In Moscow, a senior Russian lawmaker said his country is willing to help arrange a visit this week for experts from the international chemical weapons watchdog, the Organization for the Protection of Chemical Weapons or OPCW, to the site of a suspected poison gas attack in Syria.

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Syria’s Ghouta Operation ‘Nearly Over’ – Russia Says

Syria’s Ghouta Operation ‘Nearly Over’ – Russia Says

🕔16:03, 29.Mar 2018

Eastern Ghouta, an early centre of the 2011 uprising against President Bashar al-Assad, was until last month the biggest and most populous remaining rebel stronghold near the capital.

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Civilians, Rebels Exodus From Syria Eastern Ghouta In Progress

Civilians, Rebels Exodus From Syria Eastern Ghouta In Progress

🕔11:25, 27.Mar 2018

More than 13,000 fighters, their family members, and other civilians have been bused out of a second pocket of the besieged eastern Ghouta region, Syrian state media said Tuesday.

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Weeping Syrians Board Buses to Leave Ravaged Eastern Ghouta

Weeping Syrians Board Buses to Leave Ravaged Eastern Ghouta

🕔13:07, 25.Mar 2018

Five weeks since the Syrian regime launched an all-out assault on Ghouta, it holds more than 90 percent of the onetime opposition stronghold on the edge of Damascus.

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Ahrar al-Sham Rebel Ready to Leave Harasta in Eastern Ghouta, Syria

Ahrar al-Sham Rebel Ready to Leave Harasta in Eastern Ghouta, Syria

🕔10:52, 22.Mar 2018

Harasta appeared in ruins in a broadcast from al-Ikhbariya, and apartment blocks in the town looked gutted. Monther Fares, a spokesman for the rebel faction Ahrar al-Sham, confirmed that his group’s fighters were preparing to depart.

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Failaq al-Rahman Rebel in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta Discussing Ceasefire With UN

Failaq al-Rahman Rebel in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta Discussing Ceasefire With UN

🕔12:12, 18.Mar 2018

“We are engaged in arranging serious negotiations to guarantee the safety and protection of civilians,” said Wael Alwan, the Istanbul-based spokesman for Failaq al-Rahman, in a voice recording.

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