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Massive IS bomb attack kills 44 in Syrian Kurdish city

Massive IS bomb attack kills 44 in Syrian Kurdish city

A massive bomb blast claimed by the Islamic State group killed at least 44 people and wounded dozens on Wednesday in the Kurdish-majority Syrian city of Qamishli.

15 civilians killed in strikes on Qaeda-held town in Syria

15 civilians killed in strikes on Qaeda-held town in Syria

A child was among at least 15 civilians killed in air strikes on an Al-Qaeda-held town in northwestern Syria on Friday, a monitoring group said.

Merkel arrives in Turkey to ease tensions of migrant deal

Merkel arrives in Turkey to ease tensions of migrant deal

German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in a Turkish border province to meet Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu as she works to ease tensions in the deal to tackle the migrant crisis.

Syria rebels lose new ground to Kurds, regime: monitor

Syria rebels lose new ground to Kurds, regime: monitor

Syrian rebels have withdrawn from three villages threatened by Russian strikes in the northern province of Aleppo that borders Turkey, allowing Kurdish fighters to overrun them, a monitor said.