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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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Syria Regime Keeps Up Aleppo Assault after U.N. Fails on Truce

Syrian government forces Sunday kept up their blistering assault on rebel-held eastern Aleppo after a divided U.N. Security Council failed to agree on a truce to "save" the war-battered city.

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De Mistura Urges al-Nusra to Leave Aleppo, Offers to Escort Them

The U.N.'s Syria envoy on Thursday made an impassioned appeal to save eastern Aleppo, warning the city faced total destruction and urging Islamist fighters to leave so civilians can get aid.

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Strike Kills 19 Civilians in IS-Held Syria Village

Three children were among at least 19 civilians killed in an air strike on a village held by the Islamic State group in northern Syria on Wednesday, a monitor said.

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Kerry Says U.S. Still in 'Pursuit of Peace' in Syria

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry insisted Tuesday that Washington was still seeking peace in Syria, but said it had dropped ceasefire talks with Russia because of "outrage' over Moscow's support for the regime.

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Besieged Syria Town Fears Becoming 'Like Aleppo'

Air strikes shook a besieged rebel-held town east of the Syrian capital on Monday, sparking fears among civilians of a fate similar to battered Aleppo city.

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A Year of Bombing in Syria Stirs Little Debate in Russia

Veteran Russian opposition activist Sergei Davidis was among 300 people who showed up to a protest in Moscow against the start of the Kremlin's Syria bombing campaign. 

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Desperate People of Aleppo Fear Massacre, Warns Rescue Chief

Life in Aleppo will become impossible within weeks under relentless Russian and Syrian regime air strikes, the head of the renowned White Helmets volunteer rescue force said Tuesday.

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NATO Says Aleppo Attacks 'Blatant Violation of International Law'

NATO head Jens Stoltenberg said Tuesday the "morally totally unacceptable" bombardment of the Syrian city of Aleppo broke international law, and urged Russia to take genuine steps to restore a ceasefire.

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