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More than 150,000 displaced in northwest Syria in one week: UN

More than 150,000 displaced in northwest Syria in one week: UN

An escalation in attacks on northwest Syria has displaced more than 150,000 people in the past week, the UN said on Tuesday, as the regime and Russia stepped up bombardment.

12 killed in pro-regime attacks on northwestern Syria

12 killed in pro-regime attacks on northwestern Syria

Attacks by Syrian regime forces and their Russian allies killed 12 civilians in the country's northwest on Friday in the latest violation of an eight-month-old truce, a war monitor said.

Russia, Syrian army step up attacks on rebel-held northwestern Syria: residents, medics

Russia, Syrian army step up attacks on rebel-held northwestern Syria: residents, medics

Russian and Syrian forces intensified air strikes and shelling in rebel-held northwestern Syria overnight, the heaviest assault since the area was declared a demilitarised zone under a Russian-Turkish deal ...

Escalation in Syria's Idlib displaces nearly 140,000: UN

Escalation in Syria's Idlib displaces nearly 140,000: UN

Fighting in northwestern Syria has displaced nearly 140,000 people since February, the UN said on Wednesday, as the regime and its ally Russia have stepped up their bombardment.

Turkey arrests 22 Syrians, Iraqis over suspected Islamic State links

Turkey arrests 22 Syrians, Iraqis over suspected Islamic State links

Turkish police arrested 22 Syrian and Iraqi nationals in a series of raids over suspicions of their links to the Islamic State terrorist group, state news agency Anadolu reported.

Amnesty, monitors say US-led coalition killed 1,600 civilians in Syria's Raqqa

Amnesty, monitors say US-led coalition killed 1,600 civilians in Syria's Raqqa

The US-backed assault to drive Islamic State from its Syrian capital Raqqa in 2017 killed more than 1,600 civilians, 10 times the toll the coalition itself has acknowledged ...

Qatar renews support for global mechanism to probe Syria crimes

Qatar renews support for global mechanism to probe Syria crimes

Qatar has renewed its support for the International Impartial and Independent Mechanism to hold accountable those accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity in Syria, stressing that sustainable peace in Syria can only be achieved through justice by ensuring accountability.

IS group kills more than 60 regime fighters across Syria

IS group kills more than 60 regime fighters across Syria

Islamic State militants have killed more than 60 Syrian regime fighters in 48 hours, a monitor said Saturday

Syria steps up fuel rationing as crisis worsens

Syria steps up fuel rationing as crisis worsens

Syria on Monday stepped up fuel rationing as shortages became more severe in government-held areas, with an official blaming the shortfall on Western sanctions against the war-torn country.

Qatar-initiated move aims to bring accountability in Syria

Qatar-initiated move aims to bring accountability in Syria

A mechanism initiated by Qatar and some other countries for a fact-finding mission in Syria, has resulted in equipping the international community better to achieve accountability, a senior official has said.

Syria Kurds return 25 Yazidis freed from IS to Iraq

Syria Kurds return 25 Yazidis freed from IS to Iraq

Syrian Kurds on Saturday repatriated 25 women and children from Iraq's Yazidi minority after freeing them during the final push against the Islamic State group, a local official said.

Three injured in Israeli airstrike in Hama

Three injured in Israeli airstrike in Hama

An Israeli airstrike on a military base in Syria's Hama province early Saturday injured three people, Syrian state media reported.