Tag: Syria

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staffDecember 4, 2017

UK foreign aid money ‘diverted to extremists’ in Syria

The government has suspended a foreign aid project after a BBC Panorama investigation found taxpayers’ cash was being diverted to ...

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staffNovember 1, 2017

Pentagon: Raqqa, Syria still too dangerous for civilians to return

The Syrian city of Raqqa, the former self-proclaimed capital of the Islamic State caliphate, is still too dangerous for civilians ...

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staffOctober 30, 2017

Russia hopes Turkey can stabilize situation in Syria’s Idlib

Russia hopes that Turkey can stabilize the situation in Syria’s Idlib Province where Moscow believes there is a high threat ...

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staffOctober 25, 2017

Russia vetoes Syrian chemical attacks probe extension

Russia vetoed a United Nations Security Council resolution to extend an investigation into the use of chemical weapons in Syria. ...

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staffOctober 17, 2017

IS ‘capital’ falls to US-backed forces

A US-backed alliance of Syrian Kurdish and Arab fighters says it has taken full control of so-called Islamic State’s one-time ...

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staffOctober 10, 2017

Jordan says hosting Syrian refugees has cost $10 billion

Authorities in Jordan on Tuesday estimated at more than $10 billion the cost of hosting thousands of refugees displaced from ...

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staffOctober 10, 2017

Russian aircraft crashes in Syria, crew killed

MOSCOW – The crew of a Russian Su-24 warplane died when it crashed upon takeoff in Syria, Russia’s Defense Ministry ...

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staffOctober 5, 2017

Syria violence at worst level since Aleppo – ICRC

The worst fighting since the battle for eastern Aleppo last year is raging in several regions of Syria, causing hundreds ...

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staffOctober 5, 2017

Moscow denies ISIL captives are Russian soldiers

Russia has said media reports claiming two Russian soldiers were captured by ISIL in Syria “are hardly official information”. Dmitry Peskov, press ...

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staffSeptember 29, 2017

58 Syria government fighters killed in Daesh attacks

Daesh killed at least 58 Syrian government troops and militia as the jihadists put up fierce resistance to a Russian-backed ...