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    World Syrian government shelling kills four Turkish soldiers in Idlib – TODAY

    Four Turkish soldiers have been killed in shelling by Syrian government forces in northwest Syria’s Idlib region, according to Turkey’s defence ministry. The attack on Monday also left nine troops wounded, one of them seriously.... Read more via TODAY – Get more...
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    World ‘At least 10 dead’ as convoy of journalists and aid workers is shelled by Turkish forces – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    At least 10 people have been reportedly killed with 70 others injured after Turkish forces continued its operation in Syria in the late hours of today October 13. Dead victims of the convoy which was shelled in the northern Syria border town of Ras al-Ain includes five civilians and a …...
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    World 3 Oil Workers Killed In Bombing Targeted At US-backed Fighters In Syria – The Trent Newspaper

    A bomb blast on Tuesday, October 1, 2019, near a key oil field in eastern Syria targeted US-backed fighters but killed three workers instead, a war monitor said Tuesday..... Read more via The Trent Newspaper – Get more World News
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    World Syria’s President Bashar Assad Visits Iran in a Rare Trip Abroad – TIME

    (TEHRAN, Iran) — Syrian President Bashar Assad has made an unannounced trip to Iran, where he met with the supreme leader and other top officials to discuss the planned U.S. troop withdrawal and Turkey’s efforts to set up a buffer zone in northern Syria, state media reported Monday. Assad …...
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    World British Jihadi ‘terrorist’ Shamima Begum gives birth in Syria – Laila’s Blog

    British Jihadi bride Shamima Begum has reportedly been delivered of a baby boy in a refugee camp where she is taking abode in northern Syria.... Read more via Laila’s Blog – Get more World News
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    World UNGA: Syria demands withdrawal of US, French, Turkish forces – Punch Newspapers

    Syria’s foreign minister on Saturday denounced US, French and Turkish forces operating in his country as “occupying forces” and demanded that they leave immediately. Addressing the UN General Assembly, Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem, who is also Syria’s deputy prime minister, said the...
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    World With 20,000 Fighters, ISIS Still ‘Serious’ Global Risk, Says UN – Thisdaylive News

    The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant – or Syria (ISIL/Da’esh) still has no fewer than 20,000 ISIS … Read more via Thisdaylive – Get more World News
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    World Syria’s First Lady Diagnosed With Breast Cancer – Channels Television News

    President Bashar al-Assad (L) sitting next to his wife Asma as she begins treatment … read more via Channels Television – Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    World More Than 220 Dead In IS Attacks On Southern Syria – Channels Television

    A string of suicide blasts and raids claimed by the Islamic State group killed more than 220 people in southern Syria on Wednesday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the... Read more via Channels Television – Get more World News
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    World The Latest: Israel says it shoots down Syrian fighter jet – AP News

    The Israeli military says it has shot down a Syrian fighter jet that entered its airspace. The military says it monitored the advance of the Syrian Sukhoi fighter jet Tuesday and shot it down with a pair of Patriot missiles after it entered Israeli airspace by Read more via AP News –...
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    World Israel warns Syrians away from frontier as Assad closes in – Reuters News

    Dozens of Syrians approached the Israeli frontier on the Golan Heights on Tuesday in an apparent attempt to seek help or sanctuary from a Russian-backed Syrian army offensive, before turning back after a warning from Israeli forces. People walk towards the border fence between Israel … Read...
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    World ‘Over 270,000 Displaced By South Syria Violence’ – Channels Television

    More than a quarter of a million people have fled a Russian-backed government onslaught on southern Syria, the United Nations said Monday, in the latest civilian exodus in the seven-year war. For nearly two weeks, regime forces and their Russian allies have... Read more via Channels...
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    World Syrian girl, 8, pictured using tin cans as prosthetic legs finds hope in Turkey – The Telegraph

    ]An 8-year-old Syrian girl pictured moving around a refugee camp on artificial limbs made of plastic tubing and tin cans is to receive medical care in Turkey after her plight was seen around the world. Maya Merhi was born with no legs due to a congenital condition, and up … Read more via...
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    World Missile strikes on Syria kill 26, mostly Iranian, forces – Yahoo News

    Missile strikes on central Syria killed 26 pro-regime fighters, most of them Iranians, a monitor said Monday, in a raid that bore the hallmarks of Tehran’s archfoe Israel. Read more via Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines – Get more World News
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    World Syria says Assad won’t wear award of ‘slave’ to America – PressTV Media RSS

    Syria sends back to France the prestigious Légion d’honneur (Legion of Honour) given in 2001 to President Bashar al-Assad after Paris joined the US and the UK to attack the Arab country, saying the leader will not wear the award of a “slave” to America. Read more via PressTV Media RSS –...
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    France’s Macron says he persuaded Trump to keep troops in Syria – Yahoo News – Latest News...

    PARIS (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday said he had convinced U.S. President Donald Trump to keep troops in Syria for the long term and limit joint strikes to chemical weapons facilities. Early on Saturday, the United States, France and Britain … Read more via Yahoo...
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    Chemical weapons experts blocked from Syria site – CNN

    The leaders will be expected to answer for their decision to join the US in launching missiles at suspected chemical weapons sites in Syria, in an attempt to punish Bashar al-Assad’s regime for allegedly deploying gases on civilians in a Damascus suburb . Their defense that the strikes were …...
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    Chemical inspectors launch probe in Syria after Western strikes – Capital News

    International inspectors launched their investigation Sunday into an alleged chemical attack near Damascus that prompted an unprecedented wave of Western strikes against Syria’s regime. Russian President Vladimir Putin, the regime’s top ally, warned that fresh strikes would spark “chaos”, but...
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    World Four RAF fighters bomb Syria 'chemical weapon stockpile' - BBC News

    The UK has joined the USA and France in carrying out air strikes to suspected Syrian chemical weapons facilities. The strikes targeted military bases near the capital Damascus and the city of Homs, in response to last week's alleged chemical attack on the Syrian town of Douma. Click here to...
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    US allies launch strikes on Syria chemical sites – BBC News

    The US, UK and France have bombed multiple government targets in Syria in an early morning operation targeting alleged chemical weapons sites. The strikes are in response to a suspected chemical attack on the Syrian... Read more via BBC News – Get more World News