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Russia, Syrian army step up attacks on rebel-held northwestern Syria: residents, medics

Russia, Syrian army step up attacks on rebel-held northwestern Syria: residents, medics

Russian and Syrian forces intensified air strikes and shelling in rebel-held northwestern Syria overnight, the heaviest assault since the area was declared a demilitarised zone under a Russian-Turkish deal ...

Syrian army enters Manbij in new alliance with Kurds

Syrian army enters Manbij in new alliance with Kurds

Syrian troops deployed in support of Kurdish forces around a strategic northern city on Friday, in a shift of alliances hastened by last week's announcement of a US military withdrawal.

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 army advances in southwest, UN says 45,000 displaced

Syrian army advances in southwest, UN says 45,000 displaced

The Syrian army has seized a chunk of territory from rebels in the southwest, Syrian state media and a war monitor said on Tuesday, the first major government advance in an offensive near the Jordanian border which has displaced tens of thousands.

Syrian army bombards south Damascus enclave

Syrian army bombards south Damascus enclave

The Syrian army bombarded jihadists in the last area outside government control near Damascus on Friday, as President Bashar al-Assad accelerated his push to retake remaining enclaves.

Syrian army hails full recapture of Ghouta rebel enclave

Syrian army hails full recapture of Ghouta rebel enclave

The Syrian army has declared that all anti-regime forces have left Eastern Ghouta, after a blistering two month offensive on the rebel enclave on the outskirts of the capital.

Fierce fighting in Ghouta as Assad presses assault

Fierce fighting in Ghouta as Assad presses assault

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said there was intense fighting on several fronts accompanied by a government artillery barrage, continuous air raids and attacks by helicopters.

Israeli jets fire missiles near Damascus, says Syrian army

Israeli jets fire missiles near Damascus, says Syrian army

Israel also fired ground-to-ground rockets from the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, but the Syrian defences brought the missiles down, the Syrian army said.

Syrian army, allies step up attacks on IS's last bastion

Syrian army, allies step up attacks on IS's last bastion

Former residents and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said there were heavy aerial strikes on eastern Syria's largest city as troops pushed towards the Hay al Umal area.

Iraq, Syria converge on Islamic State's last strongholds

Iraq, Syria converge on Islamic State's last strongholds

The separate assaults across the Iraqi-Syrian frontier aim to deal a final blow to the Islamic State "caliphate" that has crumbled this year in Syria and Iraq.

Islamic State submits to ceasefire in Syria-Lebanon border fight

Islamic State submits to ceasefire in Syria-Lebanon border fight

A ceasefire took effect on Sunday in an Islamic State pocket straddling the Syria-Lebanon border, where the jihadists have been fighting the Lebanese army on one front and Hezbollah with the Syrian army on the other.

Hezbollah, Syria army launch offensive at Syrian-Lebanese border

Hezbollah, Syria army launch offensive at Syrian-Lebanese border

The Lebanese group Hezbollah and the Syrian army launched an offensive on Friday to clear militants from an area of the Syrian-Lebanese frontier, a commander in the military alliance fighting in support of President Bashar al-Assad said.