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Syria: fighting continues, UN says aid not getting through

Days before the start of talks on the Syria conflict in the Kazakh capital Astana, fighting continues in a number of places.

Days before the start of talks on the Syria conflict in the Kazakh capital Astana, fighting continues in a number of places.

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Russia and Turkey 'join forces' to bomb ISIL in Syria

Russia has said its war planes joined forces with Turkish jets for the first time to target so-called Islamic State militants holding the town of al-Bab in northern…

Russia has said its war planes joined forces with Turkish jets for the first time to target so-called Islamic State militants holding the town of al-Bab in northern…

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ISIL launches fierce assault on Syrian government enclave

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says at least 82 people have been killed, with militants attempting to cut the enclave off from a nearby military base

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says at least 82 people have been killed, with militants attempting to cut the enclave off from a nearby military base

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Syria: several dead in Damascus suicide bomb

A suicide bomber has struck a heavily policed district of Damascus, killing at least seven people according to state television.

A suicide bomber has struck a heavily policed district of Damascus, killing at least seven people according to state television.

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Syria: government and rebels 'reach Damascus water supply deal'

The Syrian government reportedly reaches a deal with rebels in the Wadi Barada valley, which could see Damascus' main water supply fully restored.

The Syrian government reportedly reaches a deal with rebels in the Wadi Barada valley, which could see Damascus' main water supply fully restored.

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Syria: Russia begins withdrawing troops

The news comes from the TASS news agency, who quotes the head of the Russian General Staff, Valery Gerasimov.

The news comes from the TASS news agency, who quotes the head of the Russian General Staff, Valery Gerasimov.

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Car bomb wreaks havoc in Syrian president's stronghold

At least nine people have been killed and dozens more hurt by a car bomb in the Syrian government-held town of Jableh.

At least nine people have been killed and dozens more hurt by a car bomb in the Syrian government-held town of Jableh.

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Syrian airstrikes 'hit Idlib province' - opposition media

Syrian opposition media say pro-government airstrikes have hit areas in Idlib city and the surrounding province, killing at least four people on Tuesday.

Syrian opposition media say pro-government airstrikes have hit areas in Idlib city and the surrounding province, killing at least four people on Tuesday.

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Syrian rebels threaten to boycott peace talks

They have suspended preparations for the Russian-led peace talks in Kazakhstan amid what they say are concerns about ceasefire violations.

They have suspended preparations for the Russian-led peace talks in Kazakhstan amid what they say are concerns about ceasefire violations.

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Syria rebels threaten to declare ceasefire 'null and void'

With violence persisting in some parts of Syria, rebel groups are threatening to declare the latest ceasefire “null and void” unless attacks stop.

With violence persisting in some parts of Syria, rebel groups are threatening to declare the latest ceasefire “null and void” unless attacks stop.

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Key players Russia and Turkey back Syrian peace talks

Russian backed peace talks between the Syrian government and the opposition have been penciled in for next month in Kazakhstan, if the cease-fire continues.

Russian backed peace talks between the Syrian government and the opposition have been penciled in for next month in Kazakhstan, if the cease-fire continues.

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Airstrike targets Syrian school hours before ceasefire

Just hours before a ceasefire came into effect in Syria, amateur footage captured the terrifying aftermath of an airstrike on a school in the rebel-held area of Arbin, Damascus, which is reported to h

Just hours before a ceasefire came into effect in Syria, amateur footage captured the terrifying aftermath of an airstrike on a school in the rebel-held area of Arbin, Damascus, which is reported to h

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Russia and Turkey announce Syrian ceasefire without extremist groups

Syria, Russia and Turkey have declared that a ceasefire will come into effect at midnight on Thursday in Syria - but it won't include Islamic state or a group which once had links to al-Qaida.

Syria, Russia and Turkey have declared that a ceasefire will come into effect at midnight on Thursday in Syria - but it won't include Islamic state or a group which once had links to al-Qaida.

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Syrians express both hope and doubt over ceasefire

In the hours leading up to the declaration of a partial ceasefire in Syria residents in Damascus expressed their hope that it will hold.

In the hours leading up to the declaration of a partial ceasefire in Syria residents in Damascus expressed their hope that it will hold.

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Syria: dozens of civilians killed by ISIL attack in Al-Bab - Turkish army

At least 30 civilians were killed and many more wounded in the northern Syrian city of al-Bab in an attack by the Islamic State group (ISIL) on Sunday, the Turkish army has said in a…

At least 30 civilians were killed and many more wounded in the northern Syrian city of al-Bab in an attack by the Islamic State group (ISIL) on Sunday, the Turkish army has said in a…

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With Aleppo battle won, Syria and Russia look to 'next stage'

The rubble of war is being cleared from the streets of eastern Aleppo, after the last groups of rebels were removed from the city this week.

The rubble of war is being cleared from the streets of eastern Aleppo, after the last groups of rebels were removed from the city this week.

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Putin announces Syria peace talks in Kazakh capital as residents return to Aleppo

Russia, Iran, Turkey and President Bashar al-Assad have all agreed to meet in Kazakhstan’s capital Astana to try to end the conflict in Syria, President Vladimir Putin has…

Russia, Iran, Turkey and President Bashar al-Assad have all agreed to meet in Kazakhstan’s capital Astana to try to end the conflict in Syria, President Vladimir Putin has…