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A Russian-guided tour of Syria's second war - ‎10 hours ago‎
There are two wars in Syria: a brutal, five-year-old civil war that has killed hundreds of thousands of people, and an information war, effectively managed by Russia.
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Syria conflict: Uneasy calm in Aleppo as partial truce declared

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
An uneasy calm has been reported across the divided Syrian city of Aleppo after a partial truce came into effect. Some residents said they had ventured on to the streets for the first time in days after the 48-hour "regime of calm" began early on Thursday.

euronews visits frontline village in Syria

euronews - ‎1 hour ago‎
The frontline between territory occupied by Syria's Bashar al Assad and opposition forces has seen some of the most brutal, horrific fighting imaginable.

First laughs since Syria: the clowns getting refugee children smiling

The Guardian - ‎2 hours ago‎
Others save lives. We help them to start living again,” says Linn Holm, a 24-year old student at the School of Dance and Circus in Stockholm.

Syria's Unclear Path Forward

The National Interest Online (blog) - ‎11 hours ago‎
When Fred Hof talks or writes about Syria, people inside Washington and around the world listen what he has to say. Before he joined the Atlantic Council as a Senior Fellow, Hof served as the Obama administration's point man in the State Department for ...
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Al Qaeda Is About to Establish an Emirate in Northern Syria

Foreign Policy (blog) - ‎12 hours ago‎
The Islamic State and al Qaeda use different tactics in Syria, but their ultimate objective there is the same: the creation of an Islamic emirate.

Curtis Cheng killer's sister dead in Syria - ‎8 hours ago‎
The older sister of a radicalised teen gunman who killed NSW Police accountant Curtis Cheng has herself been killed after joining Islamic State in Syria. Shadi Jabar Khalil Mohammad died in a US air strike on the Syrian city of Al Bab on April 22 ...

Armed Conflict Survey: In 2015, Syria accounted for one-third of global conflict deaths

Deutsche Welle - ‎1 hour ago‎
There are more foreign fighters active in Syria and Iraq now than in the anti-Soviet conflict in Afghanistan - which in turn featured more foreign fighters than the conflicts in the Balkans, Chechnya, and post 9/11 Afghanistan and Pakistan combined ...
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Refugees rally in Windsor over humanitarian horror in Syria

Windsor Star - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Recently arrived Syrian refugees were among hundreds of protesters who gathered at Windsor's riverfront Tuesday for a rally aimed at drawing public attention the looming humanitarian crisis in Aleppo, Syria. “It's kind of hard trying to fit in here ...
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UN Envoy Warns of New Refugee Wave From Syria

Wall Street Journal - ‎17 hours ago‎
BERLIN—A top United Nations official warned of a new tide of refugees from Syria if world powers didn't succeed in calming an outbreak of hostilities in and around the northern Syrian city of Aleppo. Staffan de Mistura, the U.N.'s special envoy for ...

Frenchman seeks to 'give voice to those who have none' in Syria's Aleppo

FRANCE 24 - ‎19 hours ago‎
For the last three weeks, Pierre Le Corf, a 27-year-old Frenchman, has been living under heavy shelling in the Syrian city of Aleppo, driven by a desire to share the stories of the people he has met there.

Rebuilding Syria's Aleppo under fire - ‎May 4, 2016‎
The goal of the open collaboration is to also draw the involvement of Aleppo residents and Syrians from elsewhere “to look at the past and try to collect the memories that, if not captured, would be lost,” he told Al Jazeera.
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Help for Syria: the 'aid campaign' secretly run by the UK government

The Guardian - ‎May 3, 2016‎
The unit sought to divert British Muslims into becoming involved in UK-based charities instead of travelling to Syria to join the jihad or become an aid worker.

Syria's civilian misery

Reuters - ‎5 hours ago‎
The U.N condemns Syria's refusal to deliver aid to thousands while those who have fled the fighting face a different kind of battle to survive.

Released Golan Druze Man's Family Doesn't Know Why Syria Imprisoned Him

Haaretz - ‎4 hours ago‎
Released Golan Druze Man's Family Doesn't Know Why Syria Imprisoned Him. Syria released Berjas Aweidat, 47, of Majdal Shams on Monday after 13 years in jail.
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Syria withholds aid to thousands, risks new siege in Aleppo - UN

Reuters UK - ‎18 hours ago‎
"We seem to be having new possible besieged areas on our watch, we are having hundreds of relief workers unable to move in Aleppo," he told reporters after chairing a weekly meeting of nations supporting the Syria peace process. "It is a disgrace to ...
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Qatari FM Hopes Russia Able to Save Political Process in Syria

Sputnik International - ‎39 minutes ago‎
SOCHI (Sputnik) - Speaking after meeting Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov to discuss the agreements reached on settling the Syrian conflict, the Qatari minister underscored Moscow's role in Syria and the Middle East. He named Russia a main ...
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War Equals Profit in the Wild West of the Syria-Jordan DMZ

VICE News - ‎22 hours ago‎
In the desert badlands of southeastern Syria, the largest settlement for hundreds of miles isn't a farming village or an oil town, or even a refugee camp.

Yankee Go Home! Syrians Protest Against US Boots on the Ground

Sputnik International - ‎2 hours ago‎
“We are categorically against the impermissible and flagrant violation of our country's sovereignty. We will not allow American boots on our soil.
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Islamic State and Syria 'colluding on the battleground'

The Week UK - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Islamic State has been colluding with the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, according to copies of handwritten orders sent from the terrorist group's headquarters.