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Turkey strikes Syrian targets after cross-border mortar bomb kills five

By: Martin Chulov Turkey’s military have struck targets inside Syria in response to a mortar bomb fired from Syrian territory which killed five Turkish civilians, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s office said in a statement. The mortar fired from the … Continue reading

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Scores killed and injured in bombings that hit heart of Syria’s Aleppo

At least 40 people were killed and 90 wounded in a series of explosions in the center of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on Wednesday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said, citing medical sources. State television said four … Continue reading

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Bombs hit Syrian government Aleppo, many casualties

BEIRUT, Lebanon – Three bombs exploded on a main square in a government controlled central district of Syria’s second city Aleppo on Wednesday and Syrian state television said many people had been killed. Pro-government Al-Ikhbariya TV said the bombs detonated … Continue reading

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Video: Euronews reporter : 24 hours in the chaos of Aleppo

After 19 months of bloody conflict there are still no signs of peace in Syria. A ruthless battle has been raging in Aleppo for more than two months, between insurgents from the Free Syrian Army and forces loyal to President … Continue reading

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Bombs Hit Main Square in Syria’s Aleppo

Three bombings in a government-controlled section of Syria’s largest city, Aleppo, have killed at least 27 people and wounded more than 70 others. The blasts Wednesday hit a main square near a military officers’ club in the city, which has … Continue reading

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Army suffers as fighting grips Aleppo

DAMASCUS, Syria – A suicide car bomb rocked the Kurdish city of on Sunday, state television said, in the first such attack in Syria’s Kurdish region, which has kept out of the conflict between rebels and the regime. Government forces … Continue reading

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Syria hits back at US over chemical arms allegations

Syria on Monday accused Washington of seeking to topple the Damascus regime by raising fears over its chemical weapons stockpiles, as shelling and air raids killed dozens more civilians, including children. Government forces and rebels, meanwhile, pressed on with their … Continue reading

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Aleppo’s Silk Road souk burns to ashes in battle for Syrian city

BEIRUT, Lebanon – Flames destroys 1,500 shops in Souk al-Madina, a world heritage site, fuelled by fabric stored beneath ancient arches. Large parts of Aleppo’s covered market, the largest of its kind in the world and a Unesco world heritage site that … Continue reading

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Will Halab’s fall mean end of Syrian regime?

By: Abdulrahman Al-Rashid Historically, all the empires of the world fought for the conquest of Halab, one of the oldest cities in the history of mankind at an estimated 10,000 years old. The last was the Ottoman empire, which made … Continue reading

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Medieval Aleppo souks destroyed by fire as battle rages in Syria

A huge fire has destroyed parts of the medieval souks in Aleppo, Syria, following raging battles between rebels and government troops. The city is a Unesco world heritage site and the labyrinth of narrow alleys and shops was once a … Continue reading

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