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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Monday that he and his military would "pay
PARIS (Reuters) - Samples obtained by French intelligence show that forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad "undoubtedly
Ordinary Syrians just wanted the freedoms we take for granted.
Up to 13,000 people have been executed.
The aid delivery to rebel-held eastern Aleppo, which is blockaded by government forces, is an important test of the U.S.-Russian deal.
The amnesty offer came as pro-government forces tightened their control around rebel-held districts of the northern city of Aleppo.
The city has seen some of the worst fighting in Syria’s deadly war.
Putin tries to present himself as the best bet against ISIS. In reality, he's helped it thrive.
Australia runs the risk of denying protection to some of the most persecuted and vulnerable victims of the Syrian civil war if we fail to look beyond Christians, Yazidis and other minorities when determining who to resettle.