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Islamic State kills Syrian villagers as fighting rages

Islamic State kills Syrian villagers as fighting rages

Islamic State attacked villages near the only useable road that links the government-controlled cities of Aleppo and Homs on Thursday, killing many residents, Syrian state media and a Britain-based war monitor said.

4 children among 9 civilians dead in missile strike: Syria

4 children among 9 civilians dead in missile strike: Syria

A US missile strike targeting an airbase in central Syria killed nine civilians, including four children, on Friday, state news agency SANA reported.

QU hosts meeting of academic officials from the GCC region

QU hosts meeting of academic officials from the GCC region

The Centre of Continuing Education at Qatar University (QU) launched yesterday the 23rd Meeting of the Deans of Deanships, Colleges and Community Service Centres in the GCC region.

Sheikha Moza visits education, employment projects in Sudan

Sheikha Moza visits education, employment projects in Sudan

HH Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, advocate for the UN Sustainable Development Goals, yesterday met with children, beneficiaries and staff at two of the projects her foundations are supporting to improve opportunities for young people in Sudan.

Syrian army and allies take village from Islamic State

Syrian army and allies take village from Islamic State

The Syrian army and its allies on Sunday drove Islamic State from the village of Soran, east of Aleppo, bringing them closer to territory held by Turkey-backed rebels.

Syria says Israeli missiles caused airbase explosions

Syria says Israeli missiles caused airbase explosions

The Syrian army said on Friday that Israeli missile strikes caused a series of explosions at an airbase outside Damascus before dawn.

4,000 rebels leave Aleppo in 'last stages' of evacuation

4,000 rebels leave Aleppo in 'last stages' of evacuation

More than 4,000 fighters left rebel-held areas of Aleppo, the Red Cross said on Thursday, in the "last stages" of an evacuation clearing the way for Syria's army to retake the city.

Syrian army urges remaining rebels to leave Aleppo

Syrian army urges remaining rebels to leave Aleppo

Syria's army on Tuesday urged the last remaining rebels and civilians to leave the bombed-out eastern quarters of Aleppo, a military source told AFP.

Syrian army takes over Aleppo areas quit by rebels

Syrian army takes over Aleppo areas quit by rebels

The Syrian army and its allies have taken full control over all the Aleppo districts abandoned by rebels during their retreat in the city, a Syrian military source said on Tuesday.

Syrian army takes Aleppo districts amid intense bombardment

Syrian army takes Aleppo districts amid intense bombardment

The Syrian army and its allies made sweeping advances in Aleppo overnight, subjecting rebels in the city to the heaviest bombardment in days and pushing them to the brink of collapse, state media and a monitoring group said.

Thousands flee heavy fighting in Aleppo

Thousands flee heavy fighting in Aleppo

Thousands of civilians poured out of rebel areas of Aleppo on Sunday as Syria's army pushed to take the last remnants of opposition-held territory in the devastated city.

Syria army advances as Assad eyes Aleppo victory

Syria army advances as Assad eyes Aleppo victory

Syria's army battled to take more ground from rebels in Aleppo on Thursday after President Bashar al-Assad said victory for his troops in the city would be a turning point in the war.