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Syrian jailed for Germany knife killing that sparked far-right protests

Syrian jailed for Germany knife killing that sparked far-right protests

A 24-year-old Syrian man was sentenced to nine and a half years in jail Thursday for a knife killing that sparked racist street violence and far-right protests in the eastern German city of Chemnitz.

Civilian death toll mounts as Syrian offensive widens

Civilian death toll mounts as Syrian offensive widens

Air strikes have killed more than two dozen civilians in northwestern Syria in the last two days in an escalation of a Russian-backed offensive against the last major rebel stronghold ...

Syrian rebels counter-attack after government advances

Syrian rebels counter-attack after government advances

A rebel group backed by Turkey will send reinforcements to the front lines of the last major rebel enclave in northern Syria to oppose a government offensive, it said on Thursday.

'Grave violations rising against Syrian people'

'Grave violations rising against Syrian people'

Qatar has affirmed that serious violations of human rights and crimes committed against the Syrian people for nine years, both by the Syrian regime and its allies or by terrorist groups ...

IS suicide bomber kills 5 in Syria's Raqa

IS suicide bomber kills 5 in Syria's Raqa

An Islamic State group suicide bomber attacked a centre for Kurdish forces in the northern Syrian city of Raqa on Monday, killing four civilians and an anti-jihadist fighter, a monitor said.

Turkey kills YPG militant who fired across Syrian border

Turkey kills YPG militant who fired across Syrian border

Turkish forces killed a Kurdish YPG militant who fired into Turkey from Syria, a Turkish security source said on Wednesday, the most recent cross-border clash between Turkey and Kurdish militants east of the Euphrates River.

Turkey invites Russia, Iran to Syria talks on September 7

Turkey invites Russia, Iran to Syria talks on September 7

The Turkish government has invited Russia and Iran to talks on September 7 to discuss the war in Syria, local media reported, with fears of an impending offensive by Syrian forces near the Turkish border.

3 Iranians killed in Syria airbase strike: Iran media

3 Iranians killed in Syria airbase strike: Iran media

Three Iranian fighters were killed Monday in a strike attributed to Israel on a Syrian airbase in the central province of Homs, Iran's Fars news agency said.

QRCS provides medical help to over 6,300 Syrian IDPs

QRCS provides medical help to over 6,300 Syrian IDPs

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has providing emergency medical assistance in response to the current displacement wave from Eastern Ghouta to northern Syria.

EAA announces scholarships for Syrian, Palestinian youth

EAA announces scholarships for Syrian, Palestinian youth

Education Above All (EAA) Foundation, through its programme Al Fakhoora, has announced 585 higher education scholarships to Syrian and Palestinians students.

Syrian suspected of preparing attack held in Germany

Syrian suspected of preparing attack held in Germany

The man, identified only as Yamen A., 19, was held at dawn by special forces in the northeastern town of Schwerin, the federal prosecutor's office said in a statement.

'Jealous' Austrian held over false terror accusations

'Jealous' Austrian held over false terror accusations

An Austrian man has been arrested for falsely accusing a Syrian migrant of being a terrorist and sparking a major police operation out of "jealousy", authorities said Tuesday.