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Syria war: Turkish forces set up positions in Idlib
  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 21:57

Soldiers cross into Idlib province in an operation Ankara says is aimed at stopping fighting. BBC News - Middle East

Cahill comes up big as Socceroos edge Syria in extra time
  • Tue, 10 Oct 2017 20:36

Tim Cahill scores twice, but the edge of the post saves the Socceroos late on as Australia beats Syria 2-1 in extra time to advance to the intercontin...

Live: Cahill levels it at 1-1 as Socceroos face off against Syria
  • Tue, 10 Oct 2017 16:40

The Socceroos need a win against Syria to advance to the next World Cup qualifying play-off. Follow our live blog for updates. ...

Syria war: Turkey-backed rebels attack jihadists in Idlib
  • Sun, 08 Oct 2017 03:56

President Erdogan vows not to allow a "terror corridor" in Idlib province. BBC News - Middle East

Russian airstrikes kill ISIS warlords, dozens of militants in Syria – MoD
  • Sat, 07 Oct 2017 15:22

Dozens of ISIS militants, among them warlords and foreign fighters, were killed in a series of Russian airstrikes in Syria, the Russian Defense Minist...

French 'Mama Jihad' jailed for spurring on son in Syria
  • Sat, 07 Oct 2017 02:34

A French woman who travelled three times to Syria in support of her jihadist son was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Friday for being part of a ter...

Syria keep World Cup hopes alive
  • Fri, 06 Oct 2017 05:03

Omar Al Somah scores a late penalty as Syria keep their World Cup hopes alive with a draw against Australia in the first leg of their play-off. BBC N...

Syria war: Fighting worst since battle for Aleppo - ICRC
  • Thu, 05 Oct 2017 23:54

The Red Cross expresses alarm at reports from several regions of hundreds of civilian casualties. BBC News - Middle East

Live: Socceroos take on Syria in first leg of crunch qualifying play-off
  • Thu, 05 Oct 2017 20:41

The Socceroos take on underdogs Syria in the first leg of the Asian qualifying play-off for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Follow all the action in our live...

Syria war: Russian strike 'critically injures' jihadist leader Jawlani
  • Thu, 05 Oct 2017 16:00

Russia says the head of an al-Qaeda-linked alliance was hit in an attack, but the group denies it. BBC News - Middle East

Syria war: Suicide bombers target Damascus police station
  • Tue, 03 Oct 2017 00:00

Two men blew themselves up at a police station in Syria's capital, killing officers and civilians. BBC News - Middle East

HRW: Iran 'recruiting' Afghan children to fight in Syria
  • Mon, 02 Oct 2017 07:20

Rights group Human Rights Watch has accused Iran of recruiting Afghan immigrant children to fight in Syria. Under international law, recruitment of ch...

2 years of Russia in Syria: ISIS shrinking, Iran & Turkey linking, conflict risk with US lurking
  • Sat, 30 Sep 2017 15:28

This Saturday marks the end of the second year of Russia’s military operation in Syria. It’s seen some setbacks, a few major victories, the potent...

‘De-facto conditions’ to end war in Syria in place, ‘joint success with Turkey’ – Putin
  • Fri, 29 Sep 2017 03:19

Vladimir Putin has termed the progress in the peaceful solution of the Syrian crisis ‘a joint success’ between Moscow and Ankara after talks with ...

Watchdog: U.S. coalition needs better intel to avoid civilian deaths in Syria
  • Tue, 26 Sep 2017 08:07

U.S.-led coalition airstrikes near Raqqa, Syria, earlier this year killed at least 84 civilians, including 30 children, the Human Rights Watch said. ...

US-led strikes killed 84 civilians in Syria - HRW
  • Tue, 26 Sep 2017 02:55

Human Rights Watch found dozens of children died when aircraft bombed two IS-held towns in March. BBC News - Middle East

Syria says victory is in sight over terrorists
  • Sun, 24 Sep 2017 06:31

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Syria’s foreign minister told world leaders Saturday that his country is “marching steadily” toward the goal of rooting ...

Syria war 'ignored by United Nations'
  • Sun, 24 Sep 2017 03:54

A cinematographer for an Oscar-winning film about Syria says the topic was overlooked at the UN. BBC News - Middle East

US, Syria Will Soon Be Only Holdouts on Paris Accord
  • Fri, 22 Sep 2017 11:17

When President Trump announced earlier this year that the US would pull out of the Paris climate accord, much of the coverage pointed out that only Ni...

Britain shows drone strike that foiled IS execution 2K miles away in Syria
  • Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:19

British officials on Wednesday released video footage of a drone strike earlier this year that prevented an execution by Islamic State fighters in Syr...

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