US-backed forces battle IS near Syria stronghold, Iraqi city

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US-backed forces battle IS near Syria stronghold, Iraqi city

Kurdish and Arab fighters aided by US soldiers battled the Islamic State group north of its Syrian stronghold of Raqa as Iraqi forces edged towards the jihadist-held city of Fallujah.

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Scores dead in IS attacks on Assad strongholds

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At least 120 people are reported killed in a series of Islamic State bomb attacks in the Syrian coastal cities of Jableh and Tartous, strongholds of President Assad.

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Blasts kill more than 100 in Syrian government stronghold - monitor

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Blasts kill more than 100 in Syrian government stronghold - monitor

BEIRUT, May 23 - Bomb blasts killed more than 100 people in the Syrian coastal cities of Jableh and Tartous on Monday, monitors said, in a government-controlled area that hosts Russian forces.

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US rejects Russian proposal for joint air strikes on Syria

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US rejects Russian proposal for joint air strikes on Syria

Moscow on Friday proposed that Russia and United States, which have been flying separate bombing campaigns in Syria, launch joint air strikes against jihadists from next week, a proposal the Pentagon swiftly rejected.

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Russia proposes joint Syria airstrikes with U.S.-led coalition from May 25

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Russia proposes joint Syria airstrikes with U.S.-led coalition from May 25

Russia has proposed to the U.S.-led coalition that they stage joint airstrikes on Syrian rebels including Nusra Front who are not observing the ceasefire, starting on May 25, Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Friday.

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Syrian government force, Hezbollah allies seize town near Damascus: monitors

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Syrian government force, Hezbollah allies seize town near Damascus: monitors

Syrian government forces and allies including Lebanese Hezbollah fighters seized a strategic town southeast of Damascus from insurgents on Thursday, a monitoring group said.

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Syria situation “deeply disturbing:” Kerry

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Major power foreign ministers failed to agree a new date to resume Syrian peace talks at a meeting on Tuesday, leaving many to question the prospects for ending the war.

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Germany's Steinmeier says Syria talks to focus on truce, aid

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Germany's Steinmeier says Syria talks to focus on truce, aid

Major power talks on Syria aim to restore a truce across the country and get aid into besieged areas to encourage opposition groups to return to negotiations in Geneva, Germany's foreign minister said on Tuesday.

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World powers meet to save Syria peace hopes

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World powers meet to save Syria peace hopes

Senior envoys from world and regional powers are to meet once again in Vienna on Tuesday in an effort to salvage stumbling efforts to halt Syria's bloody civil war.

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U.S., Russia stalemate on Syria frustrates European powers

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U.S., Russia stalemate on Syria frustrates European powers

The Obama administration's failure to convince Moscow that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad must go is fueling European frustration at being sidelined in efforts to end the country's five-year civil war, diplomats say.

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Rebel infighting near Syria capital kills hundreds: monitor

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Rebel infighting near Syria capital kills hundreds: monitor

Fighting raging between rival Islamist rebel factions to control a key opposition stronghold near Damascus since late last month has killed more than 300 fighters, a monitor said on Sunday.

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Hezbollah blames rebel shelling for death of top commander in Syria

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Hezbollah blames rebel shelling for death of top commander in Syria

Lebanon's Shi'ite Muslim movement Hezbollah said on Saturday its top military commander Mustafa Badreddine was killed in Syria by artillery shells fired by Sunni Islamist insurgents near Damascus airport.

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For Iran and Hezbollah, a costly week in Syria

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For Iran and Hezbollah, a costly week in Syria

A rebel onslaught on the town of Khan Touman near Aleppo last week delivered one of the biggest battlefield setbacks yet to the coalition of foreign Shi'ite fighters waging war on behalf of Syrian President Bashar al Assad.

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Hezbollah military chief killed in blow to Damascus regime

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Hezbollah military chief killed in blow to Damascus regime

Lebanese militant group Hezbollah announced on Friday that its top military commander had been killed in an attack in Syria in a major blow to the coalition supporting the Damascus regime.

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Fighting erupts north of Aleppo as ceasefire expires

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Amateur video shows fighting between Syrian government forces and rebels north of Aleppo city.

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