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Regime, Russian air raids resume on Syria's Idlib

Regime, Russian air raids resume on Syria's Idlib

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said heavy attacks resumed on the northwestern region near the Turkish border around midday.

Syrian army urges people in Idlib to agree return of state rule

Syrian army urges people in Idlib to agree return of state rule

Northwestern Syria, where Idlib is located, is the last big area still in the hands of fighters seeking to overthrow President Bashar al-Assad.

Syrian state raises flag in birthplace of revolt

Syrian state raises flag in birthplace of revolt

State television said the army hoisted the flag near the post office, the only government building in the portion of the city that had been held by rebels since the early days of the uprising.

Syrian villages besieged by rebels come under attack: monitor

Syrian villages besieged by rebels come under attack: monitor

Two pro-government Shia villages in northwest Syria have come under fresh attack from rebel forces which have besieged them for years, prompting retaliatory air strikes, a war monitor said on Sunday.

Syria regime, rebels reach evacuation deal in southern Damascus: state media

Syria regime, rebels reach evacuation deal in southern Damascus: state media

The Syrian government and rebels have reached a deal to evacuate opposition fighters from an area of southern Damascus near the site of a regime offensive against jihadists, state media said Sunday.

Syria rebels give up Ghouta in major win for regime

Syria rebels give up Ghouta in major win for regime

Rebels in Syria's Eastern Ghouta surrendered their heavy weapons and their leader left the enclave, a monitor said Thursday, signalling the end of one of the bloodiest battles of Syria's seven-year war.

Six children among 10 killed in shelling near Damascus

Six children among 10 killed in shelling near Damascus

The deaths were the result of the latest bout in an escalating cycle of tit-for-tat attacks between regime forces and the rebels holding the enclave on the Syrian capital's eastern outskirts.

Philippines declares battle with rebels over in Marawi City

Philippines declares battle with rebels over in Marawi City

The Philippines announced on Monday the end to five months of military operations in a southern city held by pro-Islamic State rebels, after a fierce and unfamiliar urban war ...

Russian strikes kill 45 Syrian rebels: monitor

Russian strikes kill 45 Syrian rebels: monitor

Russian air strikes have killed 45 members of a rebel group in the northwestern Syrian province of Idlib, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said Sunday.

Colombia's ELN rebels free two kidnapped Dutch reporters

Colombia's ELN rebels free two kidnapped Dutch reporters

Rebels with Colombia's National Liberation Army (ELN) group have freed two Dutch journalists snatched days ago in the country's northeast, officials said Saturday.

Over 1,500 rebels, families leave devastated Damascus district

Over 1,500 rebels, families leave devastated Damascus district

More than 1,500 rebels and their family members left the devastated district of Qaboun on the edge of the Syrian capital Damascus after more than two months of aerial strikes and artillery shelling.

Gunmen attack S Sudan vice president's convoy, injuring bodyguards

Gunmen attack S Sudan vice president's convoy, injuring bodyguards

Gunmen attacked the vice president's convoy in South Sudan on Tuesday and wounded three of his bodyguards, a government official said, underscoring worsening insecurity in the oil-rich nation.