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Syria rebels surrender heavy arms in Deraa city: state media

Syria rebels surrender heavy arms in Deraa city: state media

Syrian rebels in the southern city of Deraa were surrendering their heavy weapons to government forces Saturday, state media said, under a deal brokered by regime ally Russia. State news agency SANA said opposition fighters in the neighborhood of Deraa al-Balad, a district in the city's...

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Assailants kill rebel commander in northern Idlib

Assailants kill rebel commander in northern Idlib

(Zaman Al Wasl)- Unknown assailants killed senior commander in a Turkish-backed rebel group in northern Syria, local reporter said Saturday. Abu Ahmed Sensawi, commander in the Sultan Ibrahim Brigade, was shot dead early Saturday in the town of al-Dana. The attack followed an...

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 Rouhani says U.S. isolated on Iran sanctions, even among allies

Rouhani says U.S. isolated on Iran sanctions, even among allies

 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Saturday the United States was more isolated than ever over sanctions against Iran, even among its allies, in remarks carried live on state television. "Today, we are in conditions in which the United States is more isolated than ever over the...

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Usud al-Sharqiya fighters to lay down arms, leave Tanf crossing

Usud al-Sharqiya fighters to lay down arms, leave Tanf crossing

(Zaman Al Wasl)- Jaysh Usud al-Sharqiya, key rebel group operating at the Iraqi border, has agreed to lay down arms to the Jordanian army and to leave Tanaf border crossing with Iraq, sources told Zaman al-Wasl Friday. The US-backed group will join the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic...

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Regime records forcibly disappeared as dead in civil registration offices

Regime records forcibly disappeared as dead in civil registration offices

(SNHR)- Families whose members have fallen a victim to the crime of enforced-disappearance avidly try to find information about their relatives and children which involved in many cases paying large sums of money to mafia-like organized networks that were the by-product of this catastrophe....

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Israel interceptor missile shoots down drone at Syrian frontier: witness

Israel interceptor missile shoots down drone at Syrian frontier: witness

Israel's military said it had fired a missile at a drone that approached from Syria Friday, and a witness on the Syrian side of the frontier said the aircraft had been brought down. The incident occurred two days after an Israeli Patriot missile downed what the Israeli military said was a...

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Air strike kills 54 in Daesh-held part of Syria: activist group

Air strike kills 54 in Daesh-held part of Syria: activist group

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Friday that the death toll from an air strike in eastern Syria overnight had climbed to 54, including Daesh (ISIS) militants and 28 civilians. The air strike hit an area a few kilometers from the border with Iraq. Most of the civilians were...

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Iran coordinates military presence in Syria with Russia: Iranian official

Iran coordinates military presence in Syria with Russia: Iranian official

 Ali Akbar Velayati, a senior adviser to Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said Friday that Tehran coordinates positions on its military presence in Syria with Moscow and Damascus. He made his comments at a conference in Moscow, in response to a question about whether Iran...

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Two missiles hit coastal area as Russian navy practicing

Two missiles hit coastal area as Russian navy practicing

(Zaman Al Wasl)- Two Russian missiles hit two coastal villages in Tartus province as the Russian navy began practices late on Thursday, local activists said. No casualties reported. Residents of the villages of Bait Hajji and al-Mastaba have blamed the Russian air base in Tartus...

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71 Syrians killed by Russia since the start of World Cup

71 Syrians killed by Russia since the start of World Cup

(SNHR)- The Syrian people was, for a moment, hoping that Russian forces would stop carrying out ruthless airstrikes in parallel with the 2018 World Cup at least seeing that changing its barbaric image was one of the main goals Russia sought in hosting the World Cup.  It seems the...

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WHO seeks access to Syrians dying from heat, disease in south

WHO seeks access to Syrians dying from heat, disease in south

The World Health Organization called on Thursday for access to 210,000 displaced people who have fled fighting in southern Syria and are in urgent need of medicines and health services, including some injured requiring evacuation. With temperatures soaring to up to 45 degrees Celsius,...

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Israeli airstrikes hit 3 military positions in S.Syria

Israeli airstrikes hit 3 military positions in S.Syria

Israeli airstrikes Wednesday night targeted a number of areas under Assad regime control in the southwestern province of Quneita, reported regime news agency SANA on Thursday. According to SANA, “an air force of the Israeli enemy fired several rockets towards some army points.”...

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Netanyahu to Putin: remove Iran from Syria, Assad safe from Israel

Netanyahu to Putin: remove Iran from Syria, Assad safe from Israel

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Russia on Wednesday that Israel does not intend to threaten Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s rule and asked Moscow to work to remove Iranian forces from Syria, an Israeli official said. “We won’t take action...

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Israel Patriot missile intercepts drone from Syria: army

Israel Patriot missile intercepts drone from Syria: army

Israel intercepted a drone launched from Syria with a Patriot missile Wednesday, setting off sirens in the occupied Golan Heights, the army said. The drone, which had also overflown Jordan and appeared to have been unarmed and designed for surveillance, was downed near the Sea of Galilee at...

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Air strikes, clashes hit Daesh pocket in south Syria: activist group

Air strikes, clashes hit Daesh pocket in south Syria: activist group

Russian air strikes and fierce clashes Wednesday rocked a sliver of territory in southwestern Syria held by Daesh (ISIS), an activist group said. Much of the southern province of Deraa had been quiet since Friday, when a ceasefire between rebels and Syria's regime ended a nearly...

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14 dead in south Syria suicide car bomb claimed by IS

14 dead in south Syria suicide car bomb claimed by IS

A suicide car bombing Tuesday killed 14 newly reconciled fighters from pro-government and rebel ranks in an attack on a south Syrian village claimed by Daesh (ISIS). The Britain-based activist group the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the explosion hit Zaizun, a village in the...

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5 civilians killed regime airstrikes in northern Syria

5 civilians killed regime airstrikes in northern Syria

 (Zaman Al Wasl)- At least 5 civilians were killed Tuesday in regime bombing on opposition areas in Idlib and hama provinces, rescuing group said Tuesday. The leading Civil Defense agency said the strikes pounded an array of villages in Idlib and in the north countryside of Hama,...

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Rebel attack in Latakia kills 27 regime fighters: activist group

Rebel attack in Latakia kills 27 regime fighters: activist group

More than two dozen pro-regime fighters were killed in northwestern Syria overnight in a joint attack by rebel and Islamist forces, an activist group said Tuesday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the surprise offensive late Monday targeted a pair of villages and observation...

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