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    Reunited post-Aleppo battle, Syria medics mete out 'hope'

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 10:52am on August 13, 2018

    Her scarred hands wrapped in gloves, Malakeh Harbaliyya lifted an infant out of an incubator at a hospital in Syria's rural north, holding him gently...

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    Are we about to witness the last battle of the Syrian war?

    Robert Fisk | Updated at 12:05am on July 31, 2018

    WILL it be the last battle? For three years, Idlib has been the dumping ground for all of Syria’s retreating Islamist militias, the final redoubt...

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    IS attacks kill 180 in Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 12:00am on July 26, 2018

    A string of suicide blasts and raids claimed by the Islamic State group killed more than 180 people in southern Syria on Wednesday, in one...

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    Dozens dead in attacks on Syria's Sweida city, villages

    Reuters | Updated at 02:19pm on July 25, 2018

    Multiple attacks killed at least 38 people and wounded 37 others in Sweida and villages northeast of the Syrian city, the head of the health...

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    Air strike kills 28 civilians in Syria’s Deir Ezzor: monitor

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 01:21pm on July 13, 2018

    An air strike has killed 28 civilians in one of the last holdouts of the Islamic State group in Syria’s eastern province of Deir Ezzor,...

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    Lafarge charged with complicity in crimes against humanity in Syria

    Reuters | Updated at 06:25pm on June 28, 2018

    French cement giant Lafarge was charged Thursday with complicity in crimes against humanity and financing a terrorist group for paying millions to...

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    Record 68.5m people displaced worldwide: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 01:33pm on June 19, 2018

    A record 68.5 million people have been forced flee their homes due to war, violence and persecution, notably in places like Myanmar and Syria, the...

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    920,000 displaced in Syria in 2018: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:05am on June 12, 2018

    More than 920,000 people were displaced inside Syria during the first four months of 2018, the highest level in the seven-year conflict, the United Nations...

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    Iran in a tight corner 

    Imran Khalid | Updated at 12:05am on June 12, 2018

    THE last one month has been very rough for Iran. It is suddenly finding itself in a very tight corner....

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    UN chief calls for investigation of Syria strikes

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 12:33pm on June 11, 2018

    UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres on Sunday called for an investigation of air strikes believed to have been carried out by Russian jets in...