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US-led strikes killed 84 civilians near Syria’s Raqqa: HRW – SBS


SBS

US-led strikes killed 84 civilians near Syria's Raqqa: HRW
SBS
The US-led coalition has been carrying out air strikes in support of anti-IS operations in Syria since September 2014, after expanding its existing campaign in neighbouring Iraq. Since last November, it has been supporting the Kurdish-Arab alliance

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Posted on 25 September 2017 | 7:16 am

Dozens of Civilians Killed When US Bombed a School And a Market in Syria – The Intercept


Human Rights Watch (press release)

Dozens of Civilians Killed When US Bombed a School And a Market in Syria
The Intercept
U.S. military aircraft bombed a school and a crowded marketplace in attacks that killed dozens of civilians in Syria this March, according to a new report from Human Rights Watch. Titled “All Feasible Precautions?: Civilian Casualties in Anti-ISIS
Syria: Coalition Airstrikes Killed Dozens Near RaqqaHuman Rights Watch (press release)

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Posted on 25 September 2017 | 4:02 am

Iran says Guards attack Islamic State with drones in Eastern Syria – Reuters


Press TV

Iran says Guards attack Islamic State with drones in Eastern Syria
Reuters
DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran's Revolutionary Guards on Sunday struck bases of the Islamic State in eastern Syria with drones, Iranian state television reported. It said vehicles, military equipment and ammunition were destroyed in the attack near the Syrian
Iran strikes IS bases on Syria-Iraq border with dronesABC News
Iranian drones destroy Daesh bases in Syria's Dayr al-ZawrPress TV
VIDEO: Iranian armed drones strike ISIS near Syria-Iraq bordersAMN Al-Masdar News (registration)
Middle East Monitor
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Posted on 24 September 2017 | 9:40 pm

Russia says one its generals killed by mortar shelling in Syria: TASS – Reuters


Russia says one its generals killed by mortar shelling in Syria: TASS
Reuters
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia's Defence Ministry said on Sunday that one its general lieutenants, Valeryi Asapov, was killed by mortar shelling in Syria, the TASS news agency reported. The mortar shelling was carried by the Islamic State near Syria's Deir …

Posted on 24 September 2017 | 7:30 pm

US boosts surveillance amid Russian threats in Syria – CNN


CNN

US boosts surveillance amid Russian threats in Syria
CNN
The goal is to ensure that US forces continue to know the location of Russian forces, especially those in eastern Syria, at all times, said the official, who declined to be identified because of the sensitivity of the matter. Surveillance and
Russian General Killed In Syria Fighting, Defense Ministry SaysRadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
Russia general killed in Syria fightingWashington Post
Top Russian general Valeryi Asapov killed in ISIS mortar shelling in Syria, reveals Vladimir Putin's defence ministryThe Sun
Deutsche Welle –Voice of America –Reuters.com
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Posted on 24 September 2017 | 5:55 pm

Airstrikes hit Syria’s Aleppo despite ceasefire – Miami Herald


Miami Herald

Airstrikes hit Syria's Aleppo despite ceasefire
Miami Herald
Airstrikes have targeted rural Aleppo in northern Syria Sunday for the first time in months since a cease-fire took hold in the province, killing one, activists and a war monitoring group said. Also Sunday, the Central Military Media, affiliated with
Russia, Syria intensify bombing of rebel-held Idlib, witnesses sayReuters
Russian airstrikes kill 45 Syria rebelsKuwait Times
Monitor: Airstrikes in Syria's Aleppo Despite Cease-fireVoice of America
Sputnik US
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Posted on 24 September 2017 | 3:49 pm

‘Now you can feel Russia’s power:’ Russian military in Syria eager to show its victories – CBC.ca


CBC.ca

'Now you can feel Russia's power:' Russian military in Syria eager to show its victories
CBC.ca
Russia has been at war in Syria since September 2015, supporting the regime of President Bashar al-Assad. Ever since, its military has been bringing domestic and foreign reporters from Moscow to showcase what its leaders say are the positive aspects of …
Russia's Sergey Lavrov calls for 'pullout' of US forces from SyriaWashington Examiner

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Posted on 24 September 2017 | 1:00 pm

Syria looks to peace, North Korea to attack on US mainland – ABC News


Syria looks to peace, North Korea to attack on US mainland
ABC News
Syria's foreign minister told world leaders Saturday that victory against terrorists in his war-ravaged nation "is now within reach" while North Korea's foreign minister said U.S. President Donald Trump's insult to his country makes an attack against

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Posted on 23 September 2017 | 11:06 pm

Syria’s Moualem says victory within reach, de-escalation zones temporary – Reuters


Reuters

Syria's Moualem says victory within reach, de-escalation zones temporary
Reuters
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Syria's foreign minister said on Saturday that victory was within reach in the country and that Damascus hoped de-escalation zones will help reach a cessation of hostilities. “The liberation of Aleppo and Palmyra, the lifting
Syria Says 'Victory Is Now Within Reach'RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
Unlimited Israeli support to terrorists in Syria did not come as surprise – Syrian FMAMN Al-Masdar News (registration)
Day After Reports of Israeli Attack: Syria Says It 'Reserves Right to Respond'Haaretz
Center for Research on Globalization –UN News Centre
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Posted on 23 September 2017 | 3:25 pm

Russia threatens retaliatory strikes against US troops and their allies in Syria – Washington Post


Washington Post

Russia threatens retaliatory strikes against US troops and their allies in Syria
Washington Post
MOSCOW — Russia on Thursday raised the threat of a direct confrontation with U.S. forces in Syria, saying that it would target areas occupied by American units and U.S.-backed militias if its troops came under fire. The warning was issued amid rising …
Russian special forces helping Syrian troops in key cityABC News
Russia threatens to retaliate against US forces in SyriaThe Independent
Russia says will target US-backed fighters in Syria if provokedReuters
New York Post –NPR –Newsweek
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Posted on 21 September 2017 | 1:19 pm

Syria – BingNews

US-led strikes killed 84 civilians near Syria’s Raqa: HRW

Beirut (AFP) – US-led coalition strikes near the Islamic State group’s Syrian stronghold Raqa in March killed at least 84 civilians, including dozens of children, Human Rights Watch alleged Monday. The group said the strikes hit two sites: a school housing …

Posted on 25 September 2017 | 12:38 am

Syria: SDF says it took Conoco gas field from ISIL

US-backed Syrian fighters captured a major gas field from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group in an eastern province that borders Iraq as they race with government forces to capture the energy-rich region, a senior official with the group …

Posted on 25 September 2017 | 12:02 am

Russian general killed in IS shelling in Syria

Lt. Gen. Valery Asapov was killed when a shell, fired by the so-called “Islamic State” (IS) armed group, exploded at a command post for Syrian forces close to Deir el-Zour city in the east, the ministry was cited by local media as saying. The ministry said …

Posted on 24 September 2017 | 3:17 pm

Russia general killed in Syria fighting

Russia’s Defense Ministry says a general has been killed in fighting in Syria. The ministry said Sunday that Lt. Gen. Valery Asapov “was at a command post of Syrian troops, assisting the Syrian commanders in the operation for the liberation of the city of …

Posted on 24 September 2017 | 2:14 pm

Airstrikes hit Syria’s Aleppo despite ceasefire

Airstrikes have targeted rural Aleppo in northern Syria Sunday for the first time in months since a cease-fire took hold in the province, killing one, activists and a war monitoring group said. Also Sunday, the Central Military Media, affiliated with the …

Posted on 24 September 2017 | 12:35 pm

US boosts surveillance amid Russian threats in Syria

(CNN)US forces in Syria have increased surveillance of Russian troop locations following Moscow’s suggestion that US troops could get caught in Russian military operations, according to a US official directly familiar with US military planning. While the …

Posted on 24 September 2017 | 10:52 am

Russia, Syria intensify bombing of rebel-held Idlib, witnesses say

AMMAN (Reuters) – Russian and Syrian jets escalated strikes on rebel-held Idlib and Hama provinces, several days after jihadist rebels opened an offensive against government-held parts of northwestern Syria, rebels and witnesses said on Sunday. The bombing …

Posted on 24 September 2017 | 9:30 am

Monitor: Airstrikes in Syria’s Aleppo despite ceasefire

BEIRUT – A Syrian war monitoring group says airstrikes have targeted rural Aleppo for the first time in months since a cease-fire took hold in the province. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the airstrikes Sunday pounded Syria’s rural Idlib …

Posted on 24 September 2017 | 9:07 am

Few ideas, less hope leave Syria crisis on back burner at U.N.

A man walks near a box for donations to Syrian refugees during the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York Thomson Reuters By John Irish and Yara Bayoumy UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – At the entrance to the United Nations …

Posted on 24 September 2017 | 5:13 am

Erdogan ready to work with Russia in Syria

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sept. 21 that he will deploy troops to Syria as part of a de-escalation plan worked out with Russia Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sept. 21 that he will deploy troops to Syria as part of a de-escalation …

Posted on 23 September 2017 | 2:45 pm

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