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ISIS, Syrian government committing war crimes: UN

The Syrian government and Islamic State insurgents are both committing war crimes and crimes against humanity in their increasingly brutal fight against each other, UN investigators said on Wednesday. Islamic State forces in north

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500 dead as Islamic State seizes Syrian air base

Islamic State militants stormed an air base in northeast Syria on Sunday, capturing it from government forces after days of fighting that cost more than 500 lives, a monitoring group said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights s

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Syria death toll tops 190,000 in 3 years

More than 191,000 people were killed in the first three years of Syria's civil war, a UN report said on Friday, and the world body's human rights envoy rebuked leading powers for failing to halt what she branded a "wholly avoidable

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US bars American airlines from flying over Syria

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has barred all American airlines from flying over Syria, saying the ongoing conflict poses a "serious potential threat." The FAA had previously warned American carriers to avo

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$2m school pledge for Syria refugees

Bahrain has pledged to build another school worth $2 million for Syrian refugees in Jordan within the next six months. The Royal Charity Organisation (RCO) signed an agreement with the Jordanian Charity Organisation (JCO) to const

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EU wants to stop Islamic State oil sales from Syria

The European Union is looking into how it could tighten sanctions to stop Islamic State militants from selling oil from fields they have overrun in Syria, a European diplomat said on Wednesday. The issue could come up at an emerge

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Bahrain to build $3.5m complex for Syrian refugees

Bahrain will build a $3.5 million medical centre and residential complex for Syrian refugees in Jordan. The project will be constructed in Al Azraq refugee camp - Jordan's second largest camp - and is expected to be completed

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Jordan shoots unidentified drone near Syria border

Jordan's air force shot down an unidentified drone near the north-eastern border with Syria on Friday, a government spokesman said, the first such event announced by authorities since Syria's crisis began

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Rise of Islamic State tests Syrian army strategy

The growing power of the ultra-hardline Islamic State means the Syrian army is now having to confront a group it has until now been reluctant to attack for political reasons.  

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First UN aid convoy enters Syria without govt consent

The United Nations sent its first humanitarian aid convoy into rebel-held areas of Syria without government consent on Thursday as UN chief Ban Ki-moon accused warring parties of denying assistance to millions of

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