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According to Human Rights Watch, the attacks were part of the overall military strategy to retake the city.
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They include targeting of hospitals in airstrikes.
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The move is designed to pave the way for a political solution to the country’s more than six-year-old war.
MOSCOW ― The fall of eastern Aleppo to regime control last week and the fall of Palmyra to the so-called Islamic State on Dec. 11 has strategic consequences for Russia's operations in Syria. Moscow fa...
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Her Twitter account has been silent since Sunday.
BEIRUT, Nov 15 (Reuters) - Intense air strikes resumed in rebel-held districts of eastern Aleppo after a weeks-long pause on Tuesday, killing at least three people, residents and a war monitor said. S...
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Syrian soldiers were mistaken for the IS militants they were fighting
BEIRUT, March 27 (Reuters) - Syrian government forces backed by heavy Russian air support drove Islamic State out of Palmyra on Sunday, inflicting what the army called a “mortal blow” to militants who...
BEIRUT, March 24 (Reuters) - Syrian state television said government forces fought their way into Palmyra on Thursday as the army backed by Russian air cover sought to recapture the historic city from...