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Syria Shoots Down a Russian Military Plane, and Moscow Blames Israel

Syrian antiaircraft missiles shot down a Russian military aircraft carrying 15 service members off the Syrian coast Monday night, the Russian Defense Ministry said. Moscow angrily blamed the Israeli military for what appeared to be [...]
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Russia and Turkey Announce Demilitarized Zone in Last Rebel-Held Part of Syria

MOSCOW — Russia’s defense minister said on Monday that Syria would refrain from launching an offensive on Idlib Province, the last major rebel stronghold, after the presidents of Russia and Turkey agreed to establish a “demilitarized [...]
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The Latest: Idlib residents protest Syria president Assad

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BEIRUT (AP) – The Latest on developments related to the war in Syria (all times local): 2:05 p.m. Syrian activists say residents in the country’s last opposition-held province, Idlib, are demonstrating against President Bashar Assad, [...]
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Fight to Retake Last ISIS Territory in Syria Begins

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A shifting attack strategy In Iraq and Syria, even with its territory greatly diminished, the Islamic State has persisted. Months after Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared “final victory” over the group in 2017, three Iraqi provinces [...]
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Syria Dispatch: ‘There Are No Girls Left’: Syria’s Christian Villages Hollowed Out by ISIS

1 month ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] While calm has returned to a Christian area of Syria ravaged by the Islamic State, the traumatized people have not, with whole villages emptied. “There are so few of us,” says a church [...]
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In Syria, Explosion in Residential Building Kills Dozens in Rebel-Held Area

1 month ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] An explosion in a residential building thought to be storing weapons and ammunition in the rebel-held province of Idlib killed at least 69 people, including 12 children, a war monitor said. Source: [...]
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An Ancient River in Syria Sections Off a Modern War

2 months ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] A trip along the Euphrates reveals damaged and depopulated towns, and an uneasy front held by a tenuous American presence. Source: NYT > World
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Israel Aids Evacuation of Hundreds of ‘White Helmets’ and Families in Syria

2 months ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] The Israeli government facilitated the passage of the rescue workers and their families through its territory to Jordan so that they could be resettled abroad. Source: NYT > World
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American Accused of Being ISIS Fighter in Syria Faces Prosecution in U.S.

2 months ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] Ibraheem Musaibli, who is from Michigan, is being held in Syria. So is an Indiana woman whose husband died fighting for ISIS. The U.S. is bringing them home. Source: NYT > World
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Wives and Children of ISIS, Unwanted Back Home, Are Warehoused in Syria

3 months ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] More than 2,000 women and children from Europe, the Mideast and the U.S. are being detained in sweltering camps — and no one knows what to do with them. Source: NYT > World