US-backed forces enter key IS bastion in north Syria

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US-backed forces enter key IS bastion in north Syria

US-backed Kurdish and Arab fighters advanced Thursday into the Islamic State jihadist group's bastion of Manbij in northern Syria, sparking fierce street fighting as they push to take the city.

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Hungary investigates police in case of drowned migrant

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Hungary investigates police in case of drowned migrant

Hungarian prosecutors have opened an investigation into whether police can be held criminally responsible for abuse over the death of a Syrian migrant who drowned in the Tisza river as he was trying to cross into Hungary from Serbia this month.

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Powers must push for political solution in Syria: U.N.

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Powers must push for political solution in Syria: U.N.

United Nations war crimes investigators called on world powers on Tuesday to pressure the warring sides in Syria to return to the negotiating table to end the conflict and civilian suffering.

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Obama, despite dissent on Syria, not shifting toward strikes on Assad

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Obama, despite dissent on Syria, not shifting toward strikes on Assad

The U.S. administration sought on Friday to contain fallout from a leaked internal memo critical of its Syria policy, but showed no sign it was willing to consider military strikes against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces called for in the letter signed by dozens of American diplomats.

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Russia strikes U.S.-backed rebels in Syria: U.S. official

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Russia strikes U.S.-backed rebels in Syria: U.S. official

Russia warplanes struck at rebels battling Islamic State militants, including forces backed by the United States, in southern Syria on Thursday, a senior U.S. defense official said.

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Russia announces new ceasefire for Syria's Aleppo

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Russia announces new ceasefire for Syria's Aleppo

Russia announced a last minute 48-hour ceasefire for Syria's war-torn Aleppo, just hours after Washington warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his ally Moscow that they must respect the nationwide truce agreed in February.

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Russia announces new ceasefire for Syria's Aleppo

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Russia announces new ceasefire for Syria's Aleppo

Russia announced a last minute 48-hour ceasefire for Syria's war-torn Aleppo late Wednesday, just hours after Washington warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his ally Moscow that they must respect the nationwide truce agreed in February.

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Islamic State claims bombings near Shi'ite shrine in Damascus

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Islamic State claims bombings near Shi'ite shrine in Damascus

Islamic State claimed responsibility for suicide and car bomb blasts that struck a Damascus suburb on Saturday near Syria's holiest Shi'ite Muslim shrine, and a monitoring group said at least 20 people were killed.

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Islamic State loses ground on fronts in Syria, Iraq

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Islamic State loses ground on fronts in Syria, Iraq

Islamic State's far-flung enemies in Syria and Iraq pressed ahead on Wednesday with major advances on multiple fronts that have put some of the greatest pressure on the ultra-hardline Islamists since they declared their caliphate two years ago.

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Syrian rebels break Islamic State siege in northwest: monitor

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Syrian rebels break Islamic State siege in northwest: monitor

Rebel groups broke through an Islamic State siege around an opposition-held town in northwestern Syria on Wednesday, reopening their main road to the Turkish border, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

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Syria's Assad vows to crush IS

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad vows to defeat Islamic State as his troops advance against the militants in two crucial provinces.

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U.S.-backed Syria force closes in on IS-held city; slow Iraq advance causes rift

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U.S.-backed Syria force closes in on IS-held city; slow Iraq advance causes rift

U.S.-backed Syrian fighters have surrounded the Islamic State-held city of Manbij from three sides as they press a major new offensive against the jihadists near the Turkish border, a spokesman for the fighters said on Monday.

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Syrian and Russian aircraft step up bombing of Aleppo city: monitor

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Nearly 50 air strikes hit rebel-held areas in and around the Syrian city of Aleppo on Sunday in some of the heaviest recent raids by Russian and Syrian government aircraft, residents and a monitoring group said.

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Syria army pushes into IS bastion as Kurds advance from north

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Syria army pushes into IS bastion as Kurds advance from north

Russian-backed Syrian troops pushed into the Islamic State group's bastion province Raqa Saturday, threatening to catch the jihadists in a pincer movement as US-backed Kurdish-led fighters advance from the north.

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Syrian army opens new front as Islamic State's many foes attack

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Syrian army opens new front as Islamic State's many foes attack

The Syrian army backed by Russian air strikes has opened a major new front against Islamic State, the third big assault on the self-proclaimed caliphate this week after Iraqi forces attempted to storm a city and a Syrian militia advanced with U.S. support.

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