Damascus vows to recapture Aleppo from rebels

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Damascus vows to recapture Aleppo from rebels

Damascus aims to secure Syria's border with Turkey and recapture the city of Aleppo with its latest military offensive, a top adviser to President Bashar al-Assad said on Tuesday.

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Russian firepower helps Syrian forces edge toward Turkey border

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Russian firepower helps Syrian forces edge toward Turkey border

The Syrian army advanced toward the Turkish border on Monday in a major offensive backed by Russia and Iran that rebels say now threatens the future of their nearly five-year-old insurrection against President Bashar al-Assad.

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Syrians mass on Turkish border as government advances

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Syrians mass on Turkish border as government advances

Up to 20,000 Syrians were stranded on the Turkish border on Friday (Feb 5) after fleeing a major Russian-backed government offensive near Aleppo where a new humanitarian disaster appeared to be unfolding.

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Thousands flee as Russian-backed offensive threatens to besiege Aleppo

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Thousands flee as Russian-backed offensive threatens to besiege Aleppo

Tens of thousands of Syrians fled an intensifying Russian assault around Aleppo on Friday, and aid workers said they feared the major city could soon fall under a full government siege.

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Syrian rebel commander says northern Aleppo countryside 'totally encircled'

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Syrian rebel commander says northern Aleppo countryside 'totally encircled'

The commander of a U.S.-supported Syrian rebel group said on Friday the northern countryside of Aleppo province was completely encircled by Syrian government forces and its allies and heavy Russian bombardment continued.

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Syrian army and allies breaks rebel siege of Shi'ite towns: army

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Syrian army and allies breaks rebel siege of Shi'ite towns: army

The Syrian army and its allies have broken a three-year rebel siege of two Shi’ite towns in northwest Syria, government and rebel groups said on Wednesday, cutting off a main insurgent route to nearby Turkey.

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U.N. halts Syria talks as government closes in on Aleppo

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A United Nations envoy halted his attempts to conduct Syrian peace talks on Wednesday after the army, backed by Russian air strikes, advanced against rebel forces north of Aleppo, choking opposition supply lines from Turkey to the city.

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Syria peace talks falter as army presses Aleppo

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Syria peace talks falter as army presses Aleppo

A Syrian military offensive threatened critical rebel supply lines into the northern city of Aleppo on Tuesday and Damascus echoed its opponents in contradicting a U.N. envoy's assertion peace talks had begun.

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Syrian rebel splits deepen after failed 'merger' with al Qaeda arm

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Syrian rebel splits deepen after failed 'merger' with al Qaeda arm

The leader of al Qaeda's Syrian wing tried unsuccessfully at a recent meeting to convince rival Islamist factions to merge into one unit, several insurgency sources have told Reuters.

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Syrian opposition puts off decision on peace talks

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Syrian opposition puts off decision on peace talks

A major Syrian opposition group postponed a decision on joining peace talks in Switzerland, as wrangling over who will go threatened to derail the biggest push yet to resolve the war.

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Syria regime forces capture key southern rebel town: monitor

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Syrian pro-government forces captured a strategic southern rebel town close to the Jordanian border after weeks of fighting, a monitor said on Tuesday.

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Syria peace talks stalled over who represents opposition

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Syria peace talks stalled over who represents opposition

Syrian peace talks meant to begin this week were stalled on Monday partly over the question of who would represent the opponents of President Bashar al-Assad.

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Syria regime advances in northwest ahead of peace talks

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Syria regime advances in northwest ahead of peace talks

Pro-government forces overran the last major rebel-held town in Syria's coastal Latakia province Sunday, as the United Nations prepares to host talks on ending the country's nearly five-year war.

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Syrian pro-government forces retake key town in west ahead of planned talks

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Syrian pro-government forces recaptured a key rebel-held town in coastal Latakia province on Sunday, building on battlefield advances in the area just a day ahead of planned peace talks in Geneva between Damascus and Syria's opposition.

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US says prepared for military solution against IS in Syria

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US says prepared for military solution against IS in Syria

The latest round of Syria peace talks are planned to begin on January 25 in Geneva but were at risk of being delayed partly because of a dispute over who will comprise the opposition delegation.

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