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SYRIA POLITICS: Dozen Civilians Killed By US-Led Coalition Airstrikes

SYRIA POLITICS: Dozen Civilians Killed By US-Led Coalition Airstrikes

Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said (SOHR) said on Wednesday that the airstrikes targeted the village of al-Baruda, located about 15 kilometers west of the provincial capital city of Raqqah, leaving at least 16 civilians dead.

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SYRIA POLITICS: Rebels Resume Withdrawal From Last Homs Bastion

SYRIA POLITICS: Rebels Resume Withdrawal From Last Homs Bastion

Syria Rebels News: Between 10,000-15,000 rebels and civilians were expected to leave in weekly batches, the Observatory and opposition activists have said.

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SYRIA POLITICS: Syrian Army, Rebels Fight Fiercely in Northeast Damascus

SYRIA POLITICS: Syrian Army, Rebels Fight Fiercely in Northeast Damascus

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his army, Russian, Iranian and Shi’ite forces, have steady succession of military victories over the past 18 months.

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SYRIA POLITICS: Syrian Army, Allies Cut Off Islamic State Supply Route Near al-Bab: Monitor

SYRIA POLITICS: Syrian Army, Allies Cut Off Islamic State Supply Route Near al-Bab: Monitor

Syrian army’s advance towards al-Bab risks triggering a confrontation with the Turkish military and its allies, groups fighting under the Free Syria Army banner, which have been waging their own campaign to take the city.

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SYRIA POLITICS: Syrian Army Advances Towards Damaged Damascus Water Source

SYRIA POLITICS: Syrian Army Advances Towards Damaged Damascus Water Source

The army and the Lebanese Shi’ite Muslim militia Hezbollah gained complete control of the town of Baseimah, taking them close to Ain al-Fija where the water springs are located.

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SYRIA POLITICS: Air Strikes Resume On Rebel-Held Damascus Water

SYRIA POLITICS: Air Strikes Resume On Rebel-Held Damascus Water

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said air strikes began on Sunday morning, after a lull since Saturday morning during which a new round of negotiations over repairs took place.

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SYRIA POLITICS: Aleppo Evacuations Face Delays, Government And Opposition Blame Each Other

SYRIA POLITICS: Aleppo Evacuations Face Delays, Government And Opposition Blame Each Other

Syrian activists say the last evacuations of rebels and civilians from the northern city of Aleppo are being held up, while the government and opposition blame each other for the delay.

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SYRIA POLITICS: Syrian Army Seizes Key Aleppo Area From Rebels

SYRIA POLITICS: Syrian Army Seizes Key Aleppo Area From Rebels

Syrian army and its allies drove rebels from strategically important area of eastern Aleppo, the army and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

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SYRIA POLITICS: Syrian Army Takes Aleppo District, Rebels Fight On

SYRIA POLITICS: Syrian Army Takes Aleppo District, Rebels Fight On

A Syrian military source said the army and allied forces were in complete control of the area and surrounding hills.

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SYRIA: Rebels Launch Aleppo Counter-Attack To Break Siege

SYRIA: Rebels Launch Aleppo Counter-Attack To Break Siege

Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said more than 15 civilians had been killed and 100 wounded by rebel shelling of government-held western Aleppo.

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SYRIA: Assad To Rebels: Leave

SYRIA: Assad To Rebels: Leave

SAMS said only five hospitals remained operational in east Aleppo.

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SYRIA: US Embraces Diplomacy, Russian Jets Pound Aleppo

SYRIA: US Embraces Diplomacy, Russian Jets Pound Aleppo

“They are shelling the old city heavily after another failed attempt to gain ground,” said Abu Hamam, a rebel from the Failaq al-Sham group.

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SYRIA: Syrian Army, Allied Militia Seized Ground North Of Aleppo

SYRIA: Syrian Army, Allied Militia Seized Ground North Of Aleppo

The capture of the Handarat camp a few kilometres north of Aleppo marked the first major ground advance of the offensive, which the government announced.

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SYRIA: Aleppo: New Raids, Intense Bombing Continue

SYRIA: Aleppo: New Raids, Intense Bombing Continue

“They are using weapons that appear to be specifically for (bringing down) buildings,” a senior official in an Aleppo-based rebel faction said.

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SYRIA: Rebel Doubts US-Russian Peace Deal

SYRIA: Rebel Doubts US-Russian Peace Deal

“The fighting is flaring on all the fronts of southern Aleppo but the clashes in Amiryah are the heaviest,” Captain Abdul Salam Abdul Razak.

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SYRIA: Syrian National Coalition Calls For Suspension Of US-Led Air Strikes

SYRIA: Syrian National Coalition Calls For Suspension Of US-Led Air Strikes

“UNICEF estimates that 35,000 children are trapped in and around Manbij with nowhere safe to go,” the agency’s representative in Syria, Hanaa Singer, said.

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SYRIA: Fearing Russian Air Strikes Islamic State Did Not Hold Friday Prayers In Mosques

SYRIA: Fearing Russian Air Strikes Islamic State Did Not Hold Friday Prayers In Mosques

Syrian activists say warplanes believed to be Russians have attacked a central town that was recently captured by the Islamic State group.

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