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Geneva peace talks: looking for a way out of Syrian war

Opposing sides in the Syrian war have come face to face in UN peace talks for the first time in three years, as a way out of the deadly conflict remains elusive.

Opposing sides in the Syrian war have come face to face in UN peace talks for the first time in three years, as a way out of the deadly conflict remains elusive.

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Syrian villagers celebrate ISIL's departure

In Syria, US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) captured at least three villages in Deir al-Zour and Raqqa provinces on Wednesday as part of their offensive against…

In Syria, US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) captured at least three villages in Deir al-Zour and Raqqa provinces on Wednesday as part of their offensive against…

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Syrian opposition calls for direct talks with Assad regime in Geneva

Syrian opposition delegates have for the first time called for face-to face talks with government representatives ahead of negotiations which begin today in…

Syrian opposition delegates have for the first time called for face-to face talks with government representatives ahead of negotiations which begin today in…

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Report chronicles deliberate destruction of Aleppo by Russia and Assad

Russia and the Assad regime in Syria pursued the deliberate and systematic destruction of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, a new report concludes.

Russia and the Assad regime in Syria pursued the deliberate and systematic destruction of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, a new report concludes.

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Battle for al-Bab hots up as four forces converge on ISIL-held Syrian town

With all the protagonists in the Syrian conflict facing each other in al-Bab, anti-ISIL forces are struggling to maintain unity as they attempt to retake the town from the Islamic militants.

With all the protagonists in the Syrian conflict facing each other in al-Bab, anti-ISIL forces are struggling to maintain unity as they attempt to retake the town from the Islamic militants.

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Russia intervenes to stop Syrian army and rebels fighting

Russia has reportedly intervened to halt fighting between the Syrian army and Turkish backed FSA rebels in northern Syria.

Russia has reportedly intervened to halt fighting between the Syrian army and Turkish backed FSA rebels in northern Syria.

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The families in Aleppo trying to rebuild their lives

A month and a half after Aleppo was recaptured by the government whole streets are littered with the debris of war.

A month and a half after Aleppo was recaptured by the government whole streets are littered with the debris of war.

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Syrian rebels close in on ISIL town in Aleppo Province

Amateur video purports to show Syrian rebels clashing with Islamic State forces in the town of al-Bab in Aleppo Province, as the Turkish military says rebels supported by Turkish armed forces seize co

Amateur video purports to show Syrian rebels clashing with Islamic State forces in the town of al-Bab in Aleppo Province, as the Turkish military says rebels supported by Turkish armed forces seize co

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Why don't migrants want to stay in Turkey or Greece? - view

By Katie Kuschminder, European University Institute In order to stem the flow of migrants crossing into Europe, the EU signed a deal with Turkey

By Katie Kuschminder, European University Institute In order to stem the flow of migrants crossing into Europe, the EU signed a deal with Turkey

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Syria says army plans more anti-ISIL offensives near Aleppo

The Syrian army has said that recent advances against the self-proclaimed Islamic State northeast of Aleppo are a starting point for further operations against the extremist…

The Syrian army has said that recent advances against the self-proclaimed Islamic State northeast of Aleppo are a starting point for further operations against the extremist…

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Syria: Anti-ISIL forces close in on Raqqa

The US-backed campaign against ISIL is closing in on Raqqa, the Syrian capital of the group’s self-proclaimed caliphate.

The US-backed campaign against ISIL is closing in on Raqqa, the Syrian capital of the group’s self-proclaimed caliphate.

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Our synagogue is a home for Syrian refugees

As well as reflecting Biblical teaching, the project has a personal resonance to our community. Jews have very recent past experience of being refugees, as some still are as they are unable to practice their religion openly in their country of birth.

As well as reflecting Biblical teaching, the project has a personal resonance to our community. Jews have very recent past experience of being refugees, as some still are as they are unable to practice their religion openly in their country of birth.

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Russia says Syria peace talks in Geneva delayed

Upcoming UN-backed Syria peace talks in Geneva have been pushed back until late February, Sergei Lavrov said on Friday.

Upcoming UN-backed Syria peace talks in Geneva have been pushed back until late February, Sergei Lavrov said on Friday.

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Girl, 7, tells Trump: "Help Syria and I'll be your friend"

A Syrian girl who became a global star tweeting updates from Aleppo has written an open letter to Donald Trump urging him to help the war-ravaged country.

A Syrian girl who became a global star tweeting updates from Aleppo has written an open letter to Donald Trump urging him to help the war-ravaged country.

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Syria peace talks start in Kazakhstan

Syria's opposition and government representatives are meeting in Astana, in the latest efforts to secure peace after a six-year long civil war.

Syria's opposition and government representatives are meeting in Astana, in the latest efforts to secure peace after a six-year long civil war.

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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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Extremists destroy Palmyra's celebrated Tetraplyon

Syria's antiquities chief says Islamic State militants have mostly destroyed one of the most famous monuments in the ancient city of Palmyra.

Syria's antiquities chief says Islamic State militants have mostly destroyed one of the most famous monuments in the ancient city of Palmyra.

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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…