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25 Qaeda members killed in Syria blasts

An explosion in a mosque in northern Syria killed 25 members of Al Qaeda's Syrian affiliate, including one of its leaders, as they attended Ramadan prayers, a monitoring group said on Friday. Director of the Syrian Observatory

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Islamic State bombers hit Syrian city, oil tanks on fire

Islamic State suicide bombers blew up two trucks in the heart of the northeastern Syrian city of Hasaka and a fire erupted at petroleum storage tanks and a textile firm after shelling by the militants, a Syrian army source said. &

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Islamic State commits major massacre in Syria's Kobani

Islamic State has committed its second-biggest civilian massacre in Syria with an attack on the town of Kobani and a nearby village, killing at least 146 civilians so far, a conflict monitor said on Friday. Fighting between the Ku

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Bahrain helping 6,000 children in Syria

More than 6,000 children living in a Syrian refugee camp have benefited from humanitarian aid provided by Bahrain. The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) released a report detailing Bahrain’s contributions, through the Royal Charity

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Cost of violence hits $14 trillion in divided world

The cost of violence around the world reached a record $14.3 trillion in 2014, as the divide between the most and least peaceful regions deepened with many Middle Eastern and African countries sinking further into conflict, a report said.

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G7 leaders see window of opportunity for Syria deal

Group of Seven leaders believe a window of opportunity for a political deal in Syria may be opening up that would eventually see President Bashar al-Assad step down, giving way to a new coalition government, officials familiar with the discussio

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Bahrain serves as base for Iraqi, Syrian archaeologists

Bahrain is serving as a base for Iraqi and Syrian archaeologists as they discuss ways to protect and restore historical sites damaged by the Islamic State (IS) terror group.
 More than 40 culture and antiquities experts who work for the

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Syria's Palmyra falls to Islamic State

Islamic State seized full control of the historic city of Palmyra in central Syria on Thursday, just days after it captured a provincial capital in neighbouring Iraq, suggesting momentum is building for the ultra-hardline group. T

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Islamic State controls half of Syria

Islamic State controls more than half of Syria's territory after its westwards advance into the central city of Palmyra, a group monitoring the war said on Thursday. The militant group, which already controlled wide tracts of

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Syria eyes new $1bn credit line from Iran

Syria hopes to receive a new credit line from Iran worth around $1 billion which it will use to buy basic goods, an assistant to Syria's minister of economy and foreign trade said on Wednesday. The comments come a day after Al

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