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Russia turned the tide of Syrian war, but...

The beginning of Russia's military operation in Syria was a turning point for the Syrian crisis, senior lecturer at the School of Oriental Studies of the Higher School of Economics Andrei Chuprygin said, commenting today on …

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Syrian Army liberates Maskanah

The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) announced the full liberation of the key town of Maskanah in the eastern countryside of Aleppo, Al-Masdar reports. According to a military source in Aleppo, the Islamic State (ISIL, Daesh) forces withdrew …

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Two Russian contract soldiers killed in Syria

Two Russian contract soldiers were killed in a militant attack in Syria while another one suffered severe wounds, the press service of the Russian Defense Ministry said. "A group of militants used mortars to shell Russian contract …

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Syrian army retakes parts of east Damascus

The Syrian army said that its units had managed to retake all positions in eastern Damascus that had been infiltrated by opposition fighters earlier this week, lse.co.uk reports. In a statement, the army said its troops had …

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Israeli aircraft shot down in Syria - army

The Syrian army says that its air defense shot down one of the Israeli aircraft. Four Israeli warplanes "penetrated our airspace at 2:40 a.m. (0040 GMT) via Lebanese territory and hit a military target on the way to Palmyra," …

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Amnestied militants join Syrian government forces

Amnestied militants in Aleppo are siding with the Syrian army en masse, while others are returning to civilian life. "They (terrorists) promised us to build a just future, but are only bringing death and atrocities. These are crazy …

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Syrian troops establish control over eastern Aleppo

Syrian troops and militias have squeezed armed groups out of their last stronghold in Al-Firdous neighborhood and established full control over eastern Aleppo, TASS reported citing Libankol news agency.  According to the …

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Nusra Front militants request evacuation from Aleppo

Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (former Nusra Front) terrorists have agreed to leave the Syrian city of Aleppo through the northern corridor, TV Channel Al-Manar reported. According to the TV Channel, the Syrian government troops are now …

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70% of eastern Aleppo under control of Syrian army

Syria’s government forces have regained control over 15 districts of the city of Aleppo, retaking 70% of the city’s eastern part from militants, the Russian center for reconciliation of warring sides in Syria said on Wednesday, TASS …

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Battle for Aleppo escalates, U.N. sees 'bleak moment'

Syrian rebels fought fiercely with pro-government forces trying to advance into opposition-held areas of eastern Aleppo and warplanes kept up their bombardment of the area in a renewed bid by Damascus to retake the entire city, Reuters …

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Civilians and unarmed militants leaving eastern Aleppo

A group of unarmed militants alongside dozens of wounded and elderly Syrians have begun evacuation from Aleppo’s eastern part, SANA news agency said. Both militants and civilians have been using the safe corridors organized by …

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Syrian army destroys al-Nusra unit in Aleppo

Syrian government troops supported by the Russian Aerospace Forces have destroyed a leading unit of the Jabhat Fatah Al-Sham group, formerly known as al-Nusra Front, in Aleppo, the Russian center for Syrian reconciliation said in statement. …

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Syrian army repelling attacks in North-Western Aleppo

Groups of terrorists have been carrying out attacks on Syria’s government forces in the north-western Aleppo, which Damascus troops continue to thwart, a RIA Novosti correspondent said Sunday, Sputnik reports. Terrorists are …

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Syrian rebels launch battle to retake Aleppo

Syrian regime forces redeployed to try to avoid being surrounded in neighbourhoods they control in Aleppo, as a rebel alliance said it was launching a battle to recapture the whole city after breaking a three-week government siege. The …

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