Syrian crisis

Return of Iraqis seen as easing threat from Syria camp
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Return of Iraqis seen as easing threat from Syria camp

SHADDADI, Syria (AP) — The Iraqi government for the first time is expected to bring home about 100 Iraqi families…
US-backed Syrian forces raid camp of IS families, arrest 9
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US-backed Syrian forces raid camp of IS families, arrest 9

BEIRUT (AP) — Thousands of Kurdish-led forces, with assistance from the US-led coalition, launched a military operation Sunday at a…
Pleas for more aid to Syria: ‘We don’t have nearly enough’
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Pleas for more aid to Syria: ‘We don’t have nearly enough’

BEIRUT (AP) — At age 19, Fatima al-Omar is at her wits’ end. In the last year alone, she lost…
Syrian farmer lost wife and sons to war; grandchildren are his solace
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Syrian farmer lost wife and sons to war; grandchildren are his solace

IDLIB, Syria (Reuters) – Abdel Razzak al-Khatoun was a well-to-do farmer in Syria’s rural Hama province. Ten years after the…
For Syrians, a decade of displacement with no end in sight
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For Syrians, a decade of displacement with no end in sight

BAR ELIAS, Lebanon (AP) — Mohammed Zakaria has lived in a plastic tent in eastern Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley for almost…
Turkey has evacuated seven Syrian military posts – source
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Turkey has evacuated seven Syrian military posts – source

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey has evacuated seven military observation posts in northwest Syria, pulling back troops from territory controlled by…
Chemical weapons watchdog criticizes Syria over 19 issues
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Chemical weapons watchdog criticizes Syria over 19 issues

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The global chemical weapons watchdog criticized Syria for failing to declare a chemical weapons production facility…
Turkey, Russia to discuss grave situation in Syria’s Idlib
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Turkey, Russia to discuss grave situation in Syria’s Idlib

MUNICH (AP) — A Turkish delegation will travel to Russia on Monday to discuss the situation in Syria’s Idlib province…
Syrian chopper downed over rebel area, killing crew
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Syrian chopper downed over rebel area, killing crew

A Syrian military helicopter was shot down over the last major rebel bastion in northwest Syria on Friday, the second…
Freezing weather compounds crisis for displaced in Syria
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Freezing weather compounds crisis for displaced in Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — A military offensive on an opposition-controlled region of northwestern Syria has created one of the worst catastrophes…
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