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  • Jihadists Kill At Least 50 Syrian Troops in Ambush: Monitor

    Jihadists Kill At Least 50 Syrian Troops in Ambush: Monitor

    Jihadists from the Islamic State group killed at least 50 Syrian soldiers in an ambush on Friday, summarily executing most of them after their capture, a monitoring group said.

  • Child Marriages Double Among Syria Refugees in Jordan

    Child Marriages Double Among Syria Refugees in Jordan

    Child marriages double among Syria refugees in Jordan The number of child marriages has doubled among Syrian refugee girls in Jordan because of poverty and fear of sexual violence, international agencies said on Wednesday.

  • Syrian President Assad Sworn in for Third Term

    Syrian President Assad Sworn in for Third Term

    President Bashar al-Assad was sworn in for a new seven-year term on state television on Wednesday after an election victory that underlined his grip on power more than three years into Syria's civil war.

  • UN Security Council Authorizes Cross-Border Aid Access in Syria

    UN Security Council Authorizes Cross-Border Aid Access in Syria

    The U.N. Security Council on Monday authorized humanitarian access without Syrian government consent into rebel-held areas at four border crossings from Turkey, Iraq and Jordan, even though Syria has warned it deems such deliveries incursions into it...

  • Hezbollah Fighters Killed in Clash on Syria-Lebanon Border

    Hezbollah Fighters Killed in Clash on Syria-Lebanon Border

    Seven fighters from the Lebanese group Hezbollah were killed in fighting with Sunni Islamist insurgents in a mountainous area on the Syria-Lebanon border in which at least 16 rebels were also killed, a monitoring group reported on Monday.

  • Syrian Troops Advance in Largest City

    Syrian Troops Advance in Largest City

    Activists say Syrian troops are advancing inside Aleppo in what appears to be an attempt to lay siege to rebel-held parts of the country's largest city.

  • Syria Planes Strike Inside Lebanon Near Border Town - Report

    Syria Planes Strike Inside Lebanon Near Border Town - Report

    Syrian warplanes bombed gunmen inside Lebanese territory on Sunday on the border between the two countries, Lebanon's official National News Agency reported.

  • Syria-Iraq 'Caliph' Incites Muslims to Holy War

    Syria-Iraq 'Caliph' Incites Muslims to Holy War

    The leader of the al Qaeda offshoot now calling itself the Islamic State has called on Muslims worldwide to take up arms and flock to the "caliphate" it has declared on captured Syrian and Iraqi soil.

  • Palestinian President Says Syria Election Helps to End War

    Palestinian President Says Syria Election Helps to End War

    Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas said in a letter to Bashar al-Assad that his election as Syrian president will help to end the country's three-year war, Damascus said on Wednesday.

  • Syria Rebels Recruit Teenage Fighters: Human Rights Watch

    Syria Rebels Recruit Teenage Fighters: Human Rights Watch

    Human Rights Watch on Monday urged Syrian rebel groups to stop enlisting teenagers in their ranks and warned their foreign backers that they could be implicated in "war crimes".

  • Syrian Fire Kills Teen on Israeli-Held Golan

    Syrian Fire Kills Teen on Israeli-Held Golan

    The teenage son of an Israeli defence ministry contractor was killed on the Golan Sunday in the most serious incident on the plateau since the Syrian civil war erupted in 2011.

  • Syrian Jets Bomb Eastern Rebel Towns Near Iraq, At Least 16 Dead

    Syrian Jets Bomb Eastern Rebel Towns Near Iraq, At Least 16 Dead

    Syrian jets bombed on Saturday rebel-held eastern areas close to the border with Iraq under the control of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, killing and injuring dozens in stepped up raids against the militant group since its Iraqi offshoot m...

  • Sunni Militants Capture Northern Iraqi Town

    Sunni Militants Capture Northern Iraqi Town

    The mayor and residents of a northern Iraqi town close to the Syrian border say Sunni militants have captured the town of Tal Afar.

  • Hezbollah Chief Hails Bashar Assad Win in Syria Election

    Hezbollah Chief Hails Bashar Assad Win in Syria Election

    The chief of the Lebanese militant Hezbollah group on Friday hailed Syrian President Bashar Assad's victory in the country's presidential election this week, saying the "massive" turnout shows the war and the West's conspiracy against Syria have fail...

  • Syria's Bashar al-Assad Poses for a 'Selfie' as He, First Lady Vote

    Syria's Bashar al-Assad Poses for a 'Selfie' as He, First Lady Vote

    Confident and casual, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad voted today along with his British-born wife, Asma, for his own re-election, displaying an image that contrasts sharply with the war he is waging.

  • Syrian Vote Isn't Obstacle to Peace Talks: Russia

    Syrian Vote Isn't Obstacle to Peace Talks: Russia

    Russia's United Nations ambassador insists that Syria's presidential election on Tuesday is not an obstacle to a political settlement of the devastating war and is urging the U.N. chief to quickly appoint a new envoy to revive stalled peace talks.

  • Syrian Babies 'Born Refugees' in Lebanon

    Syrian Babies 'Born Refugees' in Lebanon

    Young mothers who fled Syria's war for dismal refugee camps in Lebanon struggle to imagine a future for their babies, even though they find their newborns a rare source of joy.

  • War Has Turned Syria Into 'Country of Poor People': Report

    War Has Turned Syria Into 'Country of Poor People': Report

    Three years of civil war in Syria have had a disastrous effect on the economy, plunging half the population into poverty, a Syrian research centre said in a report released on Thursday.

  • Syria's Bashar al-Assad, unwavering war leader convinced of victory

    Syria's Bashar al-Assad, unwavering war leader convinced of victory

    Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, who is expected to clinch re-election effortlessly next week, believes he has saved his regime from a brutal three-year insurgency, despite international isolation and calls for his departure.

  • 22 Killed As Syria Rebels Shell Assad Election Rally: Monitor

    22 Killed As Syria Rebels Shell Assad Election Rally: Monitor

    Syrian rebels shelled a campaign rally in support of President Bashar al-Assad re-election in a controversial June 3 poll, killing at least 22 people, a monitoring group said.

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