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"Huge" explosion near Damascus Airport

Explosions and fire have ripped through a military area of the complex, including fuel depots and weapons stores.

Explosions and fire have ripped through a military area of the complex, including fuel depots and weapons stores.

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Syria conflict: Rebels launch new assault in Damascus

Two days before new Syria peace talks, rebels and jihadist allies stormed a government-held area in northeast Damascus on Tuesday.

Two days before new Syria peace talks, rebels and jihadist allies stormed a government-held area in northeast Damascus on Tuesday.

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Twin suicide bomb attacks kill dozens in Syria

At least 31 people have been killed and dozens more wounded in two suicide bomb attacks in Damascus.

At least 31 people have been killed and dozens more wounded in two suicide bomb attacks in Damascus.

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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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Wave of ISIL-claimed bombings in Syria kills at least 40

Six bombings claimed by the self-styled Islamic State hit government-held areas and a Kurdish-controlled province on Monday.

Six bombings claimed by the self-styled Islamic State hit government-held areas and a Kurdish-controlled province on Monday.

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Suicide bombing at Damascus police club kills several people

A suicide car bomber blew himself up at a police officers’ club in a residential district of Damascus on Tuesday, killing several people, Syria’s

A suicide car bomber blew himself up at a police officers’ club in a residential district of Damascus on Tuesday, killing several people, Syria’s

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Syria shelters antiques from potential ISIL destruction

Thousands of priceless antiquities in Syria are being gathered and stored in Damascus to protect them from the Islamic State militant group and other

Thousands of priceless antiquities in Syria are being gathered and stored in Damascus to protect them from the Islamic State militant group and other

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Eight die in Syrian airstrikes

Eight people were killed by airstrikes in the Syrian town of Saqba, to the east of Damascus, on August 12. The attacks were among a number of

Eight people were killed by airstrikes in the Syrian town of Saqba, to the east of Damascus, on August 12. The attacks were among a number of

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'31 dead in Syrian government air strikes' close to Damascus

At least 31 people have been killed in air strikes just outside the Syrian capital of Damascus, a monitoring group has said. The Syrian Observatory

At least 31 people have been killed in air strikes just outside the Syrian capital of Damascus, a monitoring group has said. The Syrian Observatory

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Syrian rebels seize last city in Idlib province, eye Damascus

Nusra Front, the Syrian affiliate of al Qaeda, said on Thursday it had taken over Ariha, the last city in the northwestern province of Idlib that was

Nusra Front, the Syrian affiliate of al Qaeda, said on Thursday it had taken over Ariha, the last city in the northwestern province of Idlib that was

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Syria: Civilians in 'acute danger' at Yarmouk refugee camp, warns UN

The United Nations is sounding the alarm over the “desperate” plight of civilians trapped amid fierce fighting in the largely Palestinian Yarmouk

The United Nations is sounding the alarm over the “desperate” plight of civilians trapped amid fierce fighting in the largely Palestinian Yarmouk

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Israeli warplanes hit targets in Syria

Syrian state television said on Sunday that Israeli jets had bombed areas near Damascus international airport and in the town of Dimas near the

Syrian state television said on Sunday that Israeli jets had bombed areas near Damascus international airport and in the town of Dimas near the

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Damascus suburbs suffer shelling by 'government forces'

Amateur videos purport to show the Damascus suburbs of Douma and Zamalka under the shelling of government forces. The Syrian Observatory for Human

Amateur videos purport to show the Damascus suburbs of Douma and Zamalka under the shelling of government forces. The Syrian Observatory for Human

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Army tank explosion in Syria

Amateur video purportedly shows Syrian rebels blowing up an army tank with a rocket propelled grenade in the western coastal province of Latakia.

Amateur video purportedly shows Syrian rebels blowing up an army tank with a rocket propelled grenade in the western coastal province of Latakia.

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Assad's staying power, defying the odds

The Sunni city of Deraa in southern Syria is where the protests began in March 2011 against the father-to-son tightly-held rule of the Alawite Shia

The Sunni city of Deraa in southern Syria is where the protests began in March 2011 against the father-to-son tightly-held rule of the Alawite Shia