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Army Shelling Kills Seven in Syria's Idlib

Regime shelling killed seven civilians in Syria's jihadist-controlled Idlib region on Thursday, in the latest violence to threaten a seven-month-old truce, a war monitor said.

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Syria Kurds Return 25 Yazidis Freed from IS to Iraq

Syrian Kurds on Saturday repatriated 25 women and children from Iraq's Yazidi minority after freeing them during the final push against the Islamic State group, a local official said.

The US-backed fighters say they rescued some 300 Yazidi women and children during the fight to take the jihadists' last scrap of territory in eastern Syria.

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Israel Raid Wounds Three in Central Syria

An Israeli air strike in central Syria wounded three combatants early Saturday, the official SANA news agency reported.

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Petrol Rationing Hits War-Weary Damascus Cab Drivers

After his tank ran dry, Syrian taxi driver Abu Sammy had to get out and push his car with a passer-by's help to a long queue at a Damascus petrol station.

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Amnesty Condemns Syria Regime Strikes on Idlib School, Hospitals

Amnesty International accused Syria's government and its Russian allies Thursday of striking medical facilities and a school in rebel-held Idlib province with air and artillery strikes over the past month.

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Suspected Jihadists Kill 7 US-Backed Fighters in Syria

Suspected jihadists killed seven US-backed fighters in the northern Syrian city of Manbij, its military council said on Tuesday, days after the Islamic State group's "caliphate" was declared defeated. 

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Lebanon Says U.S. Golan Move Undermines Prospects for Peace

President Michel Aoun denounced from Moscow on Tuesday Washington’s recognition of Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights.

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Suicide Bombers, Rockets: The Last Days of the IS 'Caliphate'

Suicide bombers, snipers, rockets -- Islamic State group fighters did everything they could to defend their last scrap of territory in eastern Syria, but their diminished resources were not enough.

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Syria's Return to Arab League Not on Summit Agenda

The Arab League said Sunday it was not planning to discuss reinstating Syria's membership at a summit later this month, more than eight years after suspending it as the country descended into war.

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Syria Force Takes IS Bastion, 'Caliphate' Wiped Out

Kurdish-led forces pronounced the death of the Islamic State group's nearly five-year-old "caliphate" Saturday after flushing out diehard jihadists from their very last bastion in eastern Syria.    

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