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5 Nov 2018
US planes and militias on the ground fought for months to drive the self-styled Islamic State out of Raqqa. But the liberated city now lies in ruins. While the US has been providing aid for its stabilization, much more is needed to rebuild the city.
2 Sep 2018
Syrian state media say loud blasts from an airbase were from an explosion at an ammunitions dump caused by an electrical problem, but an official in the regional alliance backing Damascus says they were from Israeli strikes.
2 Sep 2018
A car bomb has killed at least one person in the north Syrian town of Azaz, an area controlled by Turkey-backed Syrian rebel groups.
7 Apr 2018
The investigation into the attempted poisoning of a former Russian spy have taken an unexpected turn. Russia demanded information about the pets kept at Sergei Skripal's home, only to discover they had perished. It's adding fuel to the conspiracy theories. Plus, the Syrian exile keeping memories of her hometown, Raqqa, alive through social media.
24 Mar 2018
The long and gruesome war that the Kurds have waged against the Islamic State (IS) group has not only left thousands dead but also produced many prisoners. For the first time, a TV crew has been allowed inside the Kurdish courts, where judges following Kurdish laws try the jihadists behind some of the atrocities perpetrated against Syrian civilians and the Yazidi community.
15 Mar 2018
Today marks seven years since the Syrian war began. How has it lasted this long and why is the international community so helpless to stop it?
5 Nov 2017
Mass destruction in Deir al-Zor after Syrian gov't declares victory over IS.
24 Oct 2017
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was filmed with former dissidents as he met the country's soccer team upon their return from the World Cup qualifiers.
21 Oct 2017
An increasing number of Syrian and Iraqi refugees are fleeing through Turkey, across the Black Sea, to Romania. The coast guard has already rescued a number of people stranded at sea. Romania fears the Black Sea may become a new refugee route.
6 Aug 2017
Footage released by Central Military Media purports to show tanks firing in Homs province as clashes erupt between the Syrian Army and militants.
29 Jul 2017
The SDF say they are continuing to push further into the Syrian city of Raqqa in the fight against IS.
23 Jul 2017
Syrian warplanes strike near Damascus despite ceasefire - Syrian Observatory.

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