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Doctors risk murder and torture for treating the wounded in Syria’s civil war

Dr. Anas al Kassem knows he is a marked man. A friend’s wife phoned him recently from Damascus to warn that his life was in danger. The friend, a psychologist, had been kidnapped by Syrian security and tortured for three … Continue reading

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Syria: ‘The War for Idlib’ begins

A coordinated attack on seven prime military checkpoints on the western border of Idlib city signaled the beginning of the “War for Idlib,” according to opposition commanders who led the attack Sunday. The ambush opened a key route into the … Continue reading

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Syrian rebels claim capture of air base near Damascus

Syrian rebel fighters say they captured a government helicopter base 10 miles outside of Damascus, Reuters reported. The news agency’s story is based on an activist video, reportedly filmed at Marj al-Sultan base, in which Syrian rebels show they have … Continue reading

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Refugee crisis mounts as Syria air raids worsen

Hundreds of Syrians are streaming into makeshift refugee camps on the Turkish border every day, fleeing for their lives as the government escalates air raids on northwestern towns and villages. Volunteer aid workers are struggling to cope with the humanitarian … Continue reading

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Russian minister: No need for U.N. resolution to end violence in Syria

Russia insisted a political solution was the only answer to end the bloodshed in Syria, where the death toll mounted on Monday. Here are the latest developments in the Syrian civil war: Russia’s top diplomat dismissed a call by the … Continue reading

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Syrian opposition takes air defense facilities in Idlib under control

Syrian opposition took air defense facilities in the city of Idlib under control, the Anadolu agency reported on Saturday. Earlier it was reported that the government air force bombs its air defense facilities along the border with Turkey to prevent … Continue reading

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Video: Syria airstrikes leave ‘scores dead’ in north

Syrian army warplanes have launched airstrikes in the north of the country, leaving scores of people dead, activists have said. The Local Co-ordination Committees, an opposition activist network, said on Friday that 70 people had been killed in the offensive … Continue reading

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Syrian government forces quit town linking Aleppo to south: monitor

Saraqeb straddles the junction of two main highways leading to Aleppo and the pullout will make it harder for government forces to reinforce or resupply Aleppo, where they have been battling with rebels for control since late July. The opposition … Continue reading

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FSA close to securing “buffer zone” in northern Syria

By: Paula Astatih and Sami Amara BEIRUT, Lebanon – Al-Assad regime forces withdrew from the city of Harem in Idlib Governorate on Tuesday following prolonged bloody clashes there. Following this, the Free Syrian Army [FSA] announced that it had been … Continue reading

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Al Jazeera TV channel: Syrian insurgents shoot down Air Force helicopter

Syrian insurgents have shot down an Air Force helicopter, Al Jazeera TV channel said today. According to the TV channel, the helicopter was shot down near the city of Idlib. The Syrian authorities have not yet confirmed this information. Previously, … Continue reading

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