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Russians reportedly in ‘hand-grenade range’ of friendly US troops in Syria – New York Post


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Russians reportedly in 'hand-grenade range' of friendly US troops in Syria
New York Post
The Russians have come within “hand-grenade range” of American troops in Syria — sparking fears of friendly fire and increased tensions, a report says. “Escalation is bound to happen,” explained Andreas Krieg, a professor at the Defense Studies …
Russians Are Fighting Near Americans on Same Side of Syria's BattlefieldNBCNews.com
US-Sponsored Kurdish State in Syria: Myth or Reality?Sputnik International
Taking the fight to ISISVICE News

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Posted on 29 March 2017 | 12:05 am

Syria conflict: ‘Deal reached’ for four besieged areas – BBC News


BBC News

Syria conflict: 'Deal reached' for four besieged areas
BBC News
A deal has been reached to allow the evacuation of four besieged areas in Syria, reports say. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says residents of Foah and Kefraya, two government-held villages in the north-west, will be bussed out.

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Posted on 29 March 2017 | 12:00 am

Strike in Syria Hit Militants, Not Civilians: US General – U.S. News & World Report


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Strike in Syria Hit Militants, Not Civilians: US General
U.S. News & World Report
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The top U.S. general in Iraq told reporters on Tuesday that a strike near the Islamic-State-held Syrian city of Raqqa last week appears to have killed dozens of militants and not civilians. Last week the Syrian Observatory for
Russia general claims US-led coalition hit dam in SyriaABC News
Russia general claims US-led coalition hit dam in Syria – WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 –WBOC TV 16
British anti-Isis fighters 'trolling' terrorists as they advance on Syrian stronghold of RaqqaThe Independent
The Sun –Jadaliyya –Voice of America
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Posted on 28 March 2017 | 10:22 pm

No peace deal in Syria without US: Opposition – News24


News24

No peace deal in Syria without US: Opposition
News24
Geneva – A political deal to end the Syrian conflict is not possible without a strong US role, says Mohamad Sabra, the opposition's chief negotiator, warning that Washington's absence was threatening ongoing peace talks. Sabra said that the UN-backed
Syrian opposition demands Assad's immediate resignation for peace settlementAMN Al-Masdar News (registration)
Syrian opposition demands Assad's immediate exit from powerAl-Arabiya

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Posted on 28 March 2017 | 8:52 pm

Russia and Iran Vow Partnership in Syria – Voice of America


Voice of America

Russia and Iran Vow Partnership in Syria
Voice of America
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signed bilateral agreements with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin Tuesday during his first visit to Moscow. The two leaders affirmed their commitment to peace in Syria, where they have both backed president Bashar …
Russian Military Can Now Bomb Syrian Rebels and ISIS from IranNewsweek
Russia can use Iran bases for anti-terror battle in Syria: ZarifPress TV
Iranian foreign minister: Russia can use our bases to hit SyriaThe Times of Israel
Sputnik International –U.S. News & World Report
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Posted on 28 March 2017 | 7:15 pm

Panic spreads in Iraq, Syria as record numbers of civilians are reported killed in US strikes – Washington Post


Washington Post

Panic spreads in Iraq, Syria as record numbers of civilians are reported killed in US strikes
Washington Post
MOSUL, Iraq — A sharp rise in the number of civilians reported killed in U.S.-led airstrikes in Iraq and Syria is spreading panic, deepening mistrust and triggering accusations that the United States and its partners may be acting without sufficient
Trump Escalates Wars in Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Maybe Afghanistan TooReason (blog)
US military is investigating dozens of civilian deaths in Iraq and SyriaFox17

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Posted on 28 March 2017 | 6:47 pm

See Vintage Pictures of Syria’s Ancient History – National Geographic


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See Vintage Pictures of Syria's Ancient History
National Geographic
For six years, Syrians have watched as many of their country's 6,500 ancient sites have been bombed, looted, and badly damaged by war. Across the country, fighting has destroyed ancient relics like the Roman-era metropolis of Palmyra, the Greek

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Posted on 28 March 2017 | 5:37 pm

Syria: 40000 displaced as fighting rages near Hama – Aljazeera.com


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Syria: 40000 displaced as fighting rages near Hama
Aljazeera.com
Nearly 40,000 people, mostly women and children, have been displaced over the past week by fighting northwest of Syria's Hama city, the United Nations said on Tuesday. Since the rebel offensive began in the area a week ago, people have fled south and …
Some 40k Syrians displaced in fresh clashes near Hama: UNPress TV
Around 40000 Syrians displaced by fighting near Hama – UNEyewitness News
OCHA Flash Update Syria Crisis – Hama No. 1 | 28 March 2017Reliefweb

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Posted on 28 March 2017 | 3:19 pm

Will Hezbollah Remain in Syria Forever? – Newsweek


Newsweek

Will Hezbollah Remain in Syria Forever?
Newsweek
In a recent interview with Al-Mayadeen television, Hezbollah's number two, Sheikh Naim Qassem, insisted that “Hezbollah would be the one deciding when to leave Syria, “which will take place when the party is guaranteed that 'Syria as a resistance' will …
Syrian Army, Hezbollah foil Al-Nusra infiltration attempt near Lebanon's borderAMN Al-Masdar News (registration)

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Posted on 28 March 2017 | 1:10 pm

Spain to investigate Syrian officials for alleged torture – BBC News


BBC News

Spain to investigate Syrian officials for alleged torture
BBC News
A Spanish court has ordered the first criminal investigation into the actions of Syrian government officials during the country's civil war. The case involves a Spanish woman, born in Syria, who said her brother was tortured and executed by Syrian
High-Ranking Syrian Officials Could Face Reckoning in Landmark Spain CaseNew York Times
Spanish court to investigate Syrian 'state terrorism' by Assad regimeThe Guardian
Syrian officials to be investigated by Spain for alleged torture | News …Deutsche Welle

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Posted on 27 March 2017 | 9:53 pm

Syria – BingNews

Russia criticizes US-led coalition over bombing of Syria dam

MOSCOW – A senior Russian general has criticized the U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State militants for allegedly targeting infrastructure — including a key dam — in territory held by the extremist group in Syria. Col. Gen. Sergei Rudskoi of the …

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 8:50 pm

The Israeli Plan To Capitalize On Syria’s Civil War

MINNEAPOLIS– When the United States or any other nation disposed to foreign interventionism is forced to justify an invasion, the term “nation-building” is often used prominently in their defense, along with often dubious claims of humanitarianism.

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 6:30 pm

Syria conflict: ‘Deal reached’ for four besieged areas

A deal has been reached to allow the evacuation of four besieged areas in Syria, reports say. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says residents of Foah and Kefraya, two government-held villages in the north-west, will be bussed out.

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 5:08 pm

Syria: 40,000 displaced as fighting rages near Hama

Nearly 40,000 people, mostly women and children, have been displaced over the past week by fighting northwest of Syria’s Hama city, the United Nations said on Tuesday. Since the rebel offensive began in the area a week ago, people have fled south and west …

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 3:08 pm

Panic spreads in Iraq, Syria as record numbers of civilians are reported killed in U.S. strikes

MOSUL, Iraq — A sharp rise in the number of civilians reported killed in U.S.-led airstrikes in Iraq and Syria is spreading panic, deepening mistrust and triggering accusations that the United States and its partners may be acting with an unprecedented …

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 1:04 pm

Fighting for control of Syria’s Tabqa dam

Iraqi forces enter Mosul’s Old City as Islamic State militants put up fierce resistance from the close-packed houses and narrow streets.

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 9:50 am

IS counter-attacks to defend north Syria stronghold

Tabqa Dam (Syria) (AFP) – Clashes raged around a key northern Syrian town on Tuesday after the Islamic State group launched a counter-attack to fend off a US-backed advance near the jihadists’ stronghold Raqa. Backed by air power from the international …

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 9:20 am

Russians Are Fighting Near Americans on Same Side of Syria’s Battlefield

Russian and American troops are within “hand-grenade range” of each other in parts of Syria, according to U.S. commanders, an overlap that highlights Moscow’s efforts to bolster its footprint in the Middle East. While the Russians and Americans have …

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 9:06 am

World Cup qualifying: Syria defeated by South Korea in latest match

Syria have been playing their home matches in Malaysia because of the civil war in the Middle Eastern country Syria’s hopes of reaching their first World Cup took a blow after they lost their latest qualifier in South Korea. A 1-0 victory over Uzbekistan …

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 8:49 am

Syria threatens to use SCUD missiles on Israel if it carries out any more airstrikes

Russia has warned the Israel government on behalf of Assad regime that any more air strikes in Syria will be met with Scud missiles. Syria had sent Israel a message via Russia that Scud missiles would be fired towards Israeli targets if Israel carried …

Posted on 27 March 2017 | 8:13 am