Geneva peace talks on Syria doomed to fail
Peace talks aimed at finding a political solution to the war in Syria have resumed in Geneva.
The fighting follows Turkey's announcement that it had killed 44 jihadists in the city, and reported US airstrikes on Monday
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The Syrian government reportedly reaches a deal with rebels in the Wadi Barada valley, which could see Damascus' main water supply fully restored.
Gunfire and clashes have been witnessed from up close in eastern Mosul, as Iraqi forces advanced further in their bid to oust militants from the self-styled Islamic…
The Iraqi army says it has made gradual progress in eastern Mosul as it tries to wrestle the city from the control of the so-called Islamic State.
Scores of people fled for safety on Saturday on the third day of the renewed US-led offensive to retake the northern city from the Islamic State group.
Reports say the plan aims to expand the ceasefire that was put in place in Aleppo to allow for civilian and rebel evacuations
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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.
Once Syria’s most populous city, years of bloody conflict have left Aleppo completely destroyed.
Before the war, Aleppo’s ancient walled citadel drew in armies of visitors to one of the Middle East’s greatest treasures.
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Fresh agreement will allow wounded civilians to be evacuated from the villages of Kefraya and Fua as well as from two towns near the Lebanese border.
Amid recriminations on all sides, fears are growing for the thousands of people still desperately trying to flee Eastern Aleppo after the operation