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22 Children Killed in Air Raid on Syria School, Says UNICEF

Air strikes that hit a school in rebel-held Idlib province in northwest Syria killed 22 children and six teachers, the U.N. children's agency UNICEF said Wednesday.

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16 Dead in Heavy Bombardment on Syria's Idlib

Sixteen civilians, including three children, were killed on Monday in heavy bombardment across rebel-held Idlib province in northwest Syria, a monitoring group said. 

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Nearly 100 Civilians Dead in Turkey-Backed Syria Op

Nearly 100 civilians have been killed in a two-month offensive by Turkey and allied rebels in northern Syria, a monitoring group said on Monday. 

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Fighting Shakes Aleppo as Ceasefire Expires

Clashes and air strikes shook the Syrian city of Aleppo on Sunday, leaving three civilians dead as heavy fighting resumed after the end of a three-day ceasefire declared by government ally Russia.

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620 Syrian Rebels Quit Besieged Town near Damascus

Around 620 rebels and their families began evacuating a besieged town southwest of the Syrian capital on Wednesday under a deal with the government, a local official told AFP.

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Russia Tells U.S.-Led Coalition Not to 'Drive Terrorists' from Iraq to Syria

Russia warned the U.S.-led coalition Wednesday against driving jihadists from Iraq to Syria, in the offensive to recapture Mosul from the Islamic State jihadist group. 

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Air Raids Kill at Least 12 Civilians in Syria's Aleppo

Air strikes killed at least 12 civilians in Syria's Aleppo on Monday, a monitor said, bringing to 45 the number killed in 24 hours of bombardment on the battleground city.

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said five children were among the dead on Monday in the rebel-held district of Marjeh in east Aleppo.

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Russian Student who Followed IS Lover to Syria Faces 'Terrorist' Trial

Police in bullet-proof vests guard a military court for the terrorism trial of Varvara Karaulova, a slim 20-year-old with braided hair who clutches a page of handwritten notes.

Karaulova was studying philosophy at the renowned Moscow State University when she tried to enter Syria last year after falling in love online with an Islamic State fighter.

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Turkey-Backed Syria Rebels Capture Key Town of Dabiq from IS

Turkish-backed rebel fighters on Sunday captured the northern Syrian town of Dabiq from the Islamic State jihadist group, a monitoring group and rebels said.

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U.S. Seeks Momentum for New Syria Peace Push

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was trying to build momentum behind a new drive to end the Syrian civil war Sunday after high-level talks with Russia and the country's neighbors.

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