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Syrian Bombardment Kills Nearly 100 in Eastern Ghouta

Advertisement BEIRUT, Lebanon — Government shelling and airstrikes on rebel-held suburbs of the Syrian capital, Damascus, have killed at least 98 people, a Syrian monitoring group and paramedics said on Tuesday. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that ...

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Turkey warns Syrian army against helping Kurdish YPG in Afrin

BEIRUT/ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey warned on Monday it would confront Syrian government forces if they entered Syria’s northwestern Afrin region to help the Kurdish YPG militia repel a Turkish offensive. Turkey began its Afrin operation with allied Syrian rebels last ...

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Afrin: Kurdish fighters 'strike deal' with Syrian army

Kurdish fighters in northern Syria say they have struck a deal with the Syrian government under which it will send troops to help repel a Turkish offensive. The Syrian government in Damascus has offered no confirmation. Turkey regards the Kurdish ...

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Meet America’s Syrian Allies Who Helped Defeat ISIS

Advertisement MANBIJ, Syria — The large section of northeastern Syria once occupied by the Islamic State is now a rare safe area in the war-ravaged country, thanks to an American-backed coalition known as the Syrian Democratic Forces. The coalition’s fighters, ...

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