Russia’s foreign minister invites Trump officials to Syria talks
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Russia’s foreign minister invites Trump officials to Syria talks

MOSCOW — Moscow hopes for better relations with the United States based on respect for mutual interests once Donald Trump takes office, in contrast with the “messianic” approach of…

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Journalism committee calls for release of SA photographer in Syria
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Journalism committee calls for release of SA photographer in Syria

Johannesburg – The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) on Wednesday called for the immediate release of South African photojournalist Shiraaz Mohamed, who was kidnapped in Syria. “We call…

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Islamic State Gains in Remote Syria Outpost
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Islamic State Gains in Remote Syria Outpost

Islamic State forces cut in half the last Syrian government enclave in an oil-rich eastern province, pro-government media and opposition activists said Tuesday, putting new pressure on the…

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US increasing airdrops of supplies to forces battling ISIS in Syria
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US increasing airdrops of supplies to forces battling ISIS in Syria

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India welcomes Syria peace talks in Kazakhstan
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India welcomes Syria peace talks in Kazakhstan

UNITED NATIONS: Describing the nearly three-week Syrian truce as a “much-needed positive development”, India has said it is “encouraging” that the peace talks in the Kazakh capital aimed…

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GIFs Capture Syria’s Neighbors Surviving the Civil War
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GIFs Capture Syria’s Neighbors Surviving the Civil War

Syria Street. All images courtesy of Brandon Tauszik and the ICRC About an hour away from the Syrian border lies Tripoli, one of the largest cities on the Lebanese…

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US forces team with Turkey again to attack ISIS in Syria
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US forces team with Turkey again to attack ISIS in Syria

American warplanes and combat advisers are once again backing Turkish military units battling Islamic State fighters in northern Syria, the most tangible indication yet that months of tension…

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Iran opposes US participation in Russian-backed Syria talks
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Iran opposes US participation in Russian-backed Syria talks

BEIRUT — Iran opposes the participation of the United States in Syrian peace talks backed by Russia that are due to be launched in Kazakhstan next week, Iranian…

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Obama’s Stark Options on ISIS: Arm Syrian Kurds or Let Trump Decide
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Obama’s Stark Options on ISIS: Arm Syrian Kurds or Let Trump Decide

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US increasing airdrops of supplies to forces battling ISIS in Syria
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US increasing airdrops of supplies to forces battling ISIS in Syria

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