Airstrikes kill 10 in rebel-held city in Syria's Idlib

May 11, 2016 by · Comments Off on Airstrikes kill 10 in rebel-held city in Syria's Idlib 

DAMASCUS, May 10 — Warplanes carried out two airstrikes on a rebel-held city in the countryside of Syria's northwestern province of Idlib on Tuesday, killing 10 people and wounding tens others, a monitor group reported.

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IS claims downing Syrian military helicopter in Homs

May 11, 2016 by · Comments Off on IS claims downing Syrian military helicopter in Homs 

DAMASCUS, May 10 — The Islamic State (IS) claimed to have downed a Syrian military helicopter in the countryside of the central province of Homs on Tuesday.

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Aid convoys head to besieged Syrian areas

January 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on Aid convoys head to besieged Syrian areas 

DAMASCUS, Jan. 11 — Aid convoys are heading simultaneously on Monday toward a rebel-held town north of the capital Damascus and two government-controlled towns surrounded by rebels in northern Syria, state media and activists said.

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Shelling kill 18 in Syria's Aleppo: monitor

September 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on Shelling kill 18 in Syria's Aleppo: monitor 

DAMASCUS, Sept. 21 — At least 18 people were killed and tens of others either injured or missing on Monday, when Syrian forces fired missiles into a rebel-held district of northern city of Aleppo, a monitor group reported.

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Osama bin Laden's assistant killed during battles in Syria

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DAMASCUS, Sept. 20 — An assistant of the former al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden was killed during battles near two Shiite towns in northwestern Syria, a monitor group reported on Saturday.

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Opposition starts circulating Turkish pound in northern Syria

August 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on Opposition starts circulating Turkish pound in northern Syria 

DAMASCUS, Aug. 11 — Pro-Turkey opposition forces in northern Syria has started putting the Turkish pound in circulation instead of the Syrian pound in tandem with Turkish plan to create a buffer zone, a monitor group reported on Tuesday.

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Kurdish fighters drive IS out of key Syrian town

July 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on Kurdish fighters drive IS out of key Syrian town 

DAMASCUS, July 27 — The Kurdish fighters on Monday captured a key town in northern Syria from the Islamic State (IS) militants, a monitor group reported.

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8 killed in IS attack in central Syria

April 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on 8 killed in IS attack in central Syria 

DAMASCUS, March 31 — Eight people were killed and 18 others wounded on Tuesday when extremist groups attacked a pro-government town in central Syria, according to the state news agency SANA.

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IS kidnaps 56 Christians of Assyrian minority in northern Syria

February 24, 2015 by · Comments Off on IS kidnaps 56 Christians of Assyrian minority in northern Syria 

DAMASCUS, Feb. 24 — The Islamic State (IS) militants on Monday kidnapped 56 Syrian Christians of the Assyrian minority in a northern Syrian province, a monitoring group reported.

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Syrian troops kill 54 rebels in east of Damascus

February 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on Syrian troops kill 54 rebels in east of Damascus 

DAMASCUS, Feb 5 — The Syrian troops on Wednesday targeted rebel positions in the eastern countryside of the capital Damascus, killing 54 of them, according to Syria's national TV.

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