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Reuters
'I study in a cave': Going to school in Syriaalphabet inside the 'Syria, The Hope' school on the outskirts of the rebel-cont
'I study in a cave': Going to school in Syria
Reuters / Posted 14 hours ago
alphabet inside the 'Syria, The Hope' school on the outskirts of the rebel-controlled area of Maaret al-Numan town, in Idlib province, Syria June 1, 2016. Girls wearing traditional men's clothing serve coffee during a celebration marking the... Read more
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Times of Malta
What's it like to go to school in Syriaon a rug with dozens of children in the underground space in Tramla, an opposit
What's it like to go to school in Syria
Times of Malta / Posted 15 hours ago
on a rug with dozens of children in the underground space in Tramla, an opposition-held village in Syria's northwestern Idlib province. "I study in a cave. The conditions are not very good but the professor and his wife treat us very well," the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
'I study in a cave' - Going to school in Syriaon a rug with dozens of children in the underground space in Tramla, an opposit
'I study in a cave' - Going to school in Syria
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 hours ago
on a rug with dozens of children in the underground space in Tramla, an opposition-held village in Syria's northwestern Idlib province. "I study in a cave. The conditions are not very good but the professor and his wife treat us very well," the... Read more
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The Star
'I study in a cave' - Going to school in Syriaon a rug with dozens of children in the underground space in Tramla, an opposit
'I study in a cave' - Going to school in Syria
The Star / Posted 17 hours ago
on a rug with dozens of children in the underground space in Tramla, an opposition-held village in Syria's northwestern Idlib province. "I study in a cave. The conditions are not very good but the professor and his wife treat us very well," the... Read more
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18h
BBC News
Can Russia and Turkey heal rift?words has been interesting to watch. On Tuesday, came another round. Turkey ac
Can Russia and Turkey heal rift?
BBC News / Posted 18 hours ago
words has been interesting to watch. On Tuesday, came another round. Turkey accused Russia of an attack on a hospital in Idlib - something Moscow denied. In retaliation, Moscow called on Ankara to withdraw troops from northern Iraq... Read more
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New York Post
Love beats ISISescaping for my life,” he tells The Post. Nahas was raised with two brothers a
Love beats ISIS
New York Post / Posted yesterday
escaping for my life,” he tells The Post. Nahas was raised with two brothers and four sisters in the northwestern town of Idlib, an area now controlled by al Qaeda. Around age 8, he started to realize that he was different than many of his peers... Read more
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Aljazeera
Syrian journalist Khaled al-Essa dies after bomb attackSyrian army and rebel groups who have been battling for the city since 2012. T
Syrian journalist Khaled al-Essa dies after bomb attack
Aljazeera / Posted 3 days ago
Syrian army and rebel groups who have been battling for the city since 2012. The 24-year-old, originally from Kafr Nabl in Idlib province, covered Syria's civil war in Idlib and Aleppo, bringing images of the aftermath of air strikes on civilian... Read more
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Japan Today
U.S.-backed forces enter IS bastion in Syria amid clashes ‹ Japan Todayto besieged areas in June, but indicated prospects of a truce remain distant.
U.S.-backed forces enter IS bastion in Syria amid clashes ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 4 days ago
to besieged areas in June, but indicated prospects of a truce remain distant. “Looking at the cessation of hostilities in Idlib, Aleppo and other places, we are not getting good news,” he said, calling on Russia and the U.S. to help in bringing... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
US-backed forces enter IS stronghold in Syria amid clashesto besieged areas in June, but indicated prospects of a truce remain distant.
US-backed forces enter IS stronghold in Syria amid clashes
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
to besieged areas in June, but indicated prospects of a truce remain distant. "Looking at the cessation of hostilities in Idlib, Aleppo and other places, we are not getting good news," he said, calling on Russia and the US to help in bringing... Read more
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Irish Examiner
US-backed forces enter IS stronghold in Syria amid clashesto besieged areas in June, but indicated prospects of a truce remain distant.
US-backed forces enter IS stronghold in Syria amid clashes
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
to besieged areas in June, but indicated prospects of a truce remain distant. "Looking at the cessation of hostilities in Idlib, Aleppo and other places, we are not getting good news," he said, calling on Russia and the US to help in bringing... Read more
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Ventura County Star
US-backed forces enter IS bastion in Syria amid clashesto besieged areas in June, but indicated prospects of a truce remain distant.
US-backed forces enter IS bastion in Syria amid clashes
Ventura County Star / Posted 4 days ago
to besieged areas in June, but indicated prospects of a truce remain distant. "Looking at the cessation of hostilities in Idlib, Aleppo and other places, we are not getting good news," he said, calling on Russia and the U.S. to help in bringing... Read more
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Lake Placid News
US-backed forces enter IS bastion in Syria amid clashesto besieged areas in June, but indicated prospects of a truce remain distant.
US-backed forces enter IS bastion in Syria amid clashes
Lake Placid News / Posted 4 days ago
to besieged areas in June, but indicated prospects of a truce remain distant. "Looking at the cessation of hostilities in Idlib, Aleppo and other places, we are not getting good news," he said, calling on Russia and the U.S. to help in bringing... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
US-backed forces enter IS bastion in Syria amid clashesto besieged areas in June, but indicated prospects of a truce remain distant.
US-backed forces enter IS bastion in Syria amid clashes
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 4 days ago
to besieged areas in June, but indicated prospects of a truce remain distant. "Looking at the cessation of hostilities in Idlib, Aleppo and other places, we are not getting good news," he said, calling on Russia and the U.S. to help in bringing... Read more
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Boston Herald
US-backed forces enter IS bastion in Syria amid clashesto besieged areas in June, but indicated prospects of a truce remain distant.
US-backed forces enter IS bastion in Syria amid clashes
Boston Herald / Posted 4 days ago
to besieged areas in June, but indicated prospects of a truce remain distant. "Looking at the cessation of hostilities in Idlib, Aleppo and other places, we are not getting good news," he said, calling on Russia and the U.S. to help in bringing... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
US-backed forces enter IS bastion in Syria amid clashesto besieged areas in June, but indicated prospects of a truce remain distant.
US-backed forces enter IS bastion in Syria amid clashes
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
to besieged areas in June, but indicated prospects of a truce remain distant. "Looking at the cessation of hostilities in Idlib, Aleppo and other places, we are not getting good news," he said, calling on Russia and the U.S. to help in bringing... Read more
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Lacombe Globe
Finding refuge: Syrian family settles in Lacombethan just a building; it’s a place to finally call home five years after fleein
Finding refuge: Syrian family settles in Lacombe
Lacombe Globe / Posted 5 days ago
than just a building; it’s a place to finally call home five years after fleeing their native Syria. Al Omar was born in Idlib, a province in northwestern Syria, and met his wife, Naeema, while serving his compulsory military service near the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Is The Syrian War About To Experience A Major Escalation?army and its allies, battles are expected in districts that were lost to opposi
Is The Syrian War About To Experience A Major Escalation?
Zero Hedge / Posted 5 days ago
army and its allies, battles are expected in districts that were lost to opposition groups and Jabhat al-Nusra. As for Idlib and Raqqa, a major attack by the Syrian government and its partners will mean the deployment of thousands of forces and... Read more
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Swissinfo
Assad tells electricity minister to form new Syria governmentgovernment controls most of the war-torn country's major population centres in
Assad tells electricity minister to form new Syria government
Swissinfo / Posted 5 days ago
government controls most of the war-torn country's major population centres in the west, with the exceptions of Idlib, which is held by insurgents, and the rebel-held neighbourhoods of Aleppo, once Syria's biggest city. Kurdish forces... Read more
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Reuters
Assad tasks minister with forming new government: Syria state mediagovernment controls most of the war-torn country's major population centers in
Assad tasks minister with forming new government: Syria state media
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
government controls most of the war-torn country's major population centers in the west, with the notable exceptions of Idlib, which is held by insurgents, and Aleppo, where it controls half of the city. Kurdish forces are in control of vast... Read more
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Swissinfo
Assad tasks minister with forming new government - Syria state mediagovernment controls most of the war-torn country's major population centres in
Assad tasks minister with forming new government - Syria state media
Swissinfo / Posted 5 days ago
government controls most of the war-torn country's major population centres in the west, with the notable exceptions of Idlib, which is held by insurgents, and Aleppo, where it controls half of the city. Kurdish forces are in control of vast... Read more
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6d
Manila Bulletin
More than 700 doctors killed in Syria war: UNallegations that the Al-Nusra Front “and other Al-Qaeda-affiliated groups have
More than 700 doctors killed in Syria war: UN
Manila Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
allegations that the Al-Nusra Front “and other Al-Qaeda-affiliated groups have recruited hundreds of children under 15 in Idlib” in northwestern Syria. The brutality of Syria’s conflict is preventing millions of children from attending school,... Read more
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6d
News 24 South Africa
UN laments shelling as aid reaches Syrian townsa truce between Assad's forces and rebel fighters brokered by the U.S. and Russ
UN laments shelling as aid reaches Syrian towns
News 24 South Africa / Posted 6 days ago
a truce between Assad's forces and rebel fighters brokered by the U.S. and Russia is "heavily challenged" in places like Idlib, Latakia and Aleppo, but overall fighting remains less than before it was reached in February. UN humanitarian chief... Read more
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6d
News 24 South Africa
More than 700 doctors killed in Syria war: UNSyrian medics treat wounded children and men, injured from heavy shelling, at a
More than 700 doctors killed in Syria war: UN
News 24 South Africa / Posted 6 days ago
Syrian medics treat wounded children and men, injured from heavy shelling, at a makeshift hospital in Maaret al-Numan, Idlib province, northern Syria. (File, AP) Geneva - Attacks on hospitals since Syria's war broke out five years ago have left more... Read more
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6d
ABC News
UN Syria Envoy Laments Shelling as Aid Convoys Reach Townsfor Syria. He said a truce between Assad's forces and rebel fighters brokered
UN Syria Envoy Laments Shelling as Aid Convoys Reach Towns
ABC News / Posted 6 days ago
for Syria. He said a truce between Assad's forces and rebel fighters brokered by the U.S. and Russia is "heavily challenged" in places like Idlib, Latakia and Aleppo, but overall fighting remains less than before it was reached... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
UN Syria envoy laments shelling as aid convoys reach townsa truce between Assad's forces and rebel fighters brokered by the U.S. and Russ
UN Syria envoy laments shelling as aid convoys reach towns
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 6 days ago
a truce between Assad's forces and rebel fighters brokered by the U.S. and Russia is "heavily challenged" in places like Idlib, Latakia and Aleppo, but overall fighting remains less than before it was reached in February. Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
UN Syria envoy laments shelling as aid convoys reach townsin coming weeks. He said a truce between Assad's forces and rebel fighters bro
UN Syria envoy laments shelling as aid convoys reach towns
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 6 days ago
in coming weeks. He said a truce between Assad's forces and rebel fighters brokered by the U.S. and Russia is "heavily challenged" in places like Idlib, Latakia and Aleppo, but overall fighting remains less than before it was reached in Fe... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
UN Syria envoy laments shelling as aid convoys reach townsin coming weeks. He said a truce between Assad's forces and rebel fighters bro
UN Syria envoy laments shelling as aid convoys reach towns
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 6 days ago
in coming weeks. He said a truce between Assad's forces and rebel fighters brokered by the U.S. and Russia is "heavily challenged" in places like Idlib, Latakia and Aleppo, but overall fighting remains less than before it was reached in Fe... Read more
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Salon.com
UN Syria envoy laments shelling as aid convoys reach townsin coming weeks. He said a truce between Assad’s forces and rebel fighters bro
UN Syria envoy laments shelling as aid convoys reach towns
Salon.com / Posted 6 days ago
in coming weeks. He said a truce between Assad’s forces and rebel fighters brokered by the U.S. and Russia is “heavily challenged” in places like Idlib, Latakia and Aleppo, but overall fighting remains less than before it was reached in Fe... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
UN Syria envoy laments shelling as aid convoys reach townsin coming weeks. He said a truce between Assad's forces and rebel fighters bro
UN Syria envoy laments shelling as aid convoys reach towns
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 6 days ago
in coming weeks. He said a truce between Assad's forces and rebel fighters brokered by the U.S. and Russia is "heavily challenged" in places like Idlib, Latakia and Aleppo, but overall fighting remains less than before it was reached in Fe... Read more
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Daily Herald
UN Syria envoy laments shelling as aid convoys reach townsin coming weeks. He said a truce between Assad's forces and rebel fighters bro
UN Syria envoy laments shelling as aid convoys reach towns
Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
in coming weeks. He said a truce between Assad's forces and rebel fighters brokered by the U.S. and Russia is "heavily challenged" in places like Idlib, Latakia and Aleppo, but overall fighting remains less than before it was reached in Fe... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
UN: More than 700 doctors killed in Syria warsaid Tuesday. Rubble of a hospital supported by Doctors Without Borders (MSF)
UN: More than 700 doctors killed in Syria war
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 6 days ago
said Tuesday. Rubble of a hospital supported by Doctors Without Borders (MSF) near Maaret al-Numan, in Syria's Idlib provinve on February 15, 2016 The UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria also condemned horrific violations by jihadists... Read more
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7d
Daily Mail
Faces of refugees who've been to hell and back and still can't go homesevere burns and issues with his eyesight and means he cannot play Muhziye Al
Faces of refugees who've been to hell and back and still can't go home
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
severe burns and issues with his eyesight and means he cannot play Muhziye Al Bakri, 4, now in Kirikhan, Turkey Fled from Idlib in 2015 when her house was hit by a missile RELATED ARTICLES Unaccompanied asylum seeker from Sudan who thought he... Read more
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The New Yorker
Syria’s War on Doctorshalf of Aleppo and several villages connecting it to the Turkish border. Robert
Syria’s War on Doctors
The New Yorker / Posted 7 days ago
half of Aleppo and several villages connecting it to the Turkish border. Roberts helped set up hospitals inside a cave in Idlib and a basement in Al Bab, as well as a blood bank and a vaccination program in Aleppo. However, she told me, “we... Read more
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BBC News
Russian cluster munitions: Now you see them, now you don't?Russia's base in Syria.What are cluster munitions?Image caption This bomblet -
Russian cluster munitions: Now you see them, now you don't?
BBC News / Posted 7 days ago
Russia's base in Syria.What are cluster munitions?Image caption This bomblet - source unknown - was photographed in Syria's Idlib province in May Cluster munitions are a controversial weapon for two main reasons. They are essentially a canister... Read more
7d
The Globe and Mail
UN says 65.3 million people displaced on World Refugee Dayat the border crossing with Syria, in the town of Kilis, Turkey on World Refuge
UN says 65.3 million people displaced on World Refugee Day
The Globe and Mail / Posted 7 days ago
at the border crossing with Syria, in the town of Kilis, Turkey on World Refugee Day. Syrian refugee Rua Sahalli, 12, from Idlib, Syria, weaves a carpet at a workshop inside the Oncupinar camp at the border crossing with Syria, in the town of... Read more
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Breitbart
Turkey Kills Eight Syrians Crossing BorderSyrian town of Manbij, held by the Islamic State group and under attack by US-b
Turkey Kills Eight Syrians Crossing Border
Breitbart / Posted 7 days ago
Syrian town of Manbij, held by the Islamic State group and under attack by US-backed forces. They fled northwest towards Idlib province and the border, but were killed “when Turkish border guards opened fire on them as they tried to cross into... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Six things you didn’t know about refugees on World Refugee Dayyears, resulting in the internal displacement of 7.6 million people. An averag
Six things you didn’t know about refugees on World Refugee Day
Irish Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
years, resulting in the internal displacement of 7.6 million people. An average of one bomb a day fell on the province of Idlib in northern Syria in October, an area about the size of Galway. You might also like More From The Irish... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Six things you didn’t know about refugeesyears, resulting in the internal displacement of 7.6 million people. An averag
Six things you didn’t know about refugees
Irish Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
years, resulting in the internal displacement of 7.6 million people. An average of one bomb a day fell on the province of Idlib in northern Syria in October, an area about the size of Galway. You might also like More From The Irish... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Syrian monitors: Turkish security kill eightwhich it characterized as refugees, as they tried to cross into Turkey from the
Syrian monitors: Turkish security kill eight
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 8 days ago
which it characterized as refugees, as they tried to cross into Turkey from the northern countryside of Jisr al-Shughur in Idlib province. The group's reporting states that some of the injured are in critical condition. A Turkish Ministry of... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Syria's tourism minister wants tourists to come backhotspot that was destroyed by IS in October last year The 2000-year-old Temple
Syria's tourism minister wants tourists to come back
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
hotspot that was destroyed by IS in October last year The 2000-year-old Temple of Bel, Ampamea in Hama, Tell Merdikh in Idlib and the Dura-Europos and Mari sites in Deir el-Zour have also been destroyed. Despite the conflict, in December last... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Turkish guards fire on fleeing Syrians: ReportSyrian town of Manbij, held by the Islamic State group and under attack by US-b
Turkish guards fire on fleeing Syrians: Report
News 24 South Africa / Posted 8 days ago
Syrian town of Manbij, held by the Islamic State group and under attack by US-backed forces. They fled northwest towards Idlib province and the border, but were killed "when Turkish border guards opened fire on them as they tried to cross into... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Sunday reads: The State Department mutiny on Syria, Is the Israel-Palestine status quo sustainable?every day. The cessation of hostilities in Syria has broken down completely. Th
Sunday reads: The State Department mutiny on Syria, Is the Israel-Palestine status quo sustainable?
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 8 days ago
every day. The cessation of hostilities in Syria has broken down completely. The bombings of hospitals in Aleppo and Idlib are a violation of every human norm—and that’s not including the barrel bombs and the chemical weapons. The effort to... Read more
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CBS News
Photos of the weekin court London - Guardsman faints Civil defense members and rescuers push a
Photos of the week
CBS News / Posted 9 days ago
in court London - Guardsman faints Civil defense members and rescuers push a car at a site hit by air strikes in Idlib city, Syria on June 12, 2016. A fish swims trapped inside a transparent jellyfish in this image captured by... Read more
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News.com.au
Syria’s tourism minister wants tourists to come backGhaith Abdul-Ahad/Getty ImagesSource:Getty Images The 2000-year-old Temple of
Syria’s tourism minister wants tourists to come back
News.com.au / Posted 10 days ago
Ghaith Abdul-Ahad/Getty ImagesSource:Getty Images The 2000-year-old Temple of Bel, Ampamea in Hama, Tell Merdikh in Idlib and the Dura-Europos and Mari sites in Deir el-Zour have also been destroyed. A Syrian police officer looks at German... Read more
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ABC News
This Week in Pictures: June 11 - 17, 20162016. A first responder transports an injured girl into an ambulance after an
This Week in Pictures: June 11 - 17, 2016
ABC News / Posted 10 days ago
2016. A first responder transports an injured girl into an ambulance after an airstrike in the rebel-controlled city of Idlib, Syria June 15, 2016. Surfers enter the Atlantic Ocean at the Lege et Garonne forest natural site, France, June 15,... Read more
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FOX News
Russia ‘deliberately targeting’ US-backed forces in Syriaforces advancing north from Hama, and another contingent including Assad regime
Russia ‘deliberately targeting’ US-backed forces in Syria
FOX News / Posted 10 days ago
forces advancing north from Hama, and another contingent including Assad regime troops advancing to the northeast toward Idlib province. Iranian-backed forces, predominately Hezbollah fighters, are leading the regime's fight in Idlib province in... Read more
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Business Insider
An 'embarrassing' break: Dozens of State Department officials just revolted against Obama's Syria policycarry Free Syrian Army flags and chant slogans during an antigovernment protest
An 'embarrassing' break: Dozens of State Department officials just revolted against Obama's Syria policy
Business Insider / Posted 11 days ago
carry Free Syrian Army flags and chant slogans during an antigovernment protest in the town of Marat Numan in Idlib Province, Syria, on March 4.REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi "The moral rationale for taking steps to end the deaths and... Read more
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Aljazeera
The death of the Syria peace processfire, and no one is doing anything to put out the flames," she said. Testing g
The death of the Syria peace process
Aljazeera / Posted 12 days ago
fire, and no one is doing anything to put out the flames," she said. Testing ground for Russian weaponry After attacks in Idlib were reported to have killed some 40 people, Dr Riyad Hijab, general coordinator for the Syrian opposition High... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
US warns Russia, Assad to respect ‘frayed’ Syria truceof villages lying in hilly terrain between strategic routes. “To the west ther
US warns Russia, Assad to respect ‘frayed’ Syria truce
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 12 days ago
of villages lying in hilly terrain between strategic routes. “To the west there is an opposition supply route that reaches Idlib province, and to the northeast there is the last regime supply route out of Aleppo city,” said the Observatory’s Rami... Read more
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Rappler
US warns Russia, Assad to respect 'frayed' Syria truceof villages lying in hilly terrain between strategic routes. "To the west ther
US warns Russia, Assad to respect 'frayed' Syria truce
Rappler / Posted 12 days ago
of villages lying in hilly terrain between strategic routes. "To the west there is an opposition supply route that reaches Idlib province, and to the northeast there is the last regime supply route out of Aleppo city," said the Observatory's Rami... Read more
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