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IS claims deadly attack on Syrian government troops

28 July 2019, 9:16 AM

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for an attack that killed six soldiers in Syria’s southern province of Daraa, the cradle of the 2011 uprising against the government.

UN rights chief condemns ‘indifference’ over Syria bloodshed

26 July 2019, 2:01 PM

The UN human rights chief on Friday condemned “international indifference” in the face of mounting deaths in Syria, warning that those responsible for air strikes targeting civilians could be charged with war crimes.

Israel fires missiles into south Syria: state media

24 July 2019, 5:42 AM

An Israeli missile attack targeted Syrian military positions held by the government and its allies early on Wednesday, Syria’s state news agency said.

Oil supertanker Grace 1 on suspicion of being carrying Iranian crude oil to Syria is seen near Gibraltar, Spain in this picture obtained from social media, July 4, 2019.

Tehran fumes as Britain seizes oil tanker

5 July 2019, 6:00 AM

British Royal Marines seized a giant Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday for trying to take oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step that drew Tehran’s fury and could escalate its confrontation with the West.

A destroyed building is seen from a train traveling towards a recently opened international fair in Damascus.

Rocket fire kills 12 civilians in Syria

17 June 2019, 9:25 AM

Syria’s war has killed more than 370,000 people and displaced millions since it started in 2011 with the repression of anti-government protests.

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