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Syria's War

Syria opens 'humanitarian corridor' for civilians to leave Idlib

The government says the corridor was opened in Soran village on the southern edge of the rebel-held area.

Syria opens 'humanitarian corridor' for civilians to leave Idlib

Turkey

Turkey, US agree to launch first phase of Syria safe-zone plan

Both sides announce safe zone will be launched this week but questions remain on how deep it will be in northern Syria.

Turkey, US agree to launch first phase of Syria safe-zone plan

Turkey

Deadline extended for unregistered Syrians to leave Istanbul

Turkish minister says Syrians in Istanbul have until October 30 to return to cities where they were first registered.

Deadline extended for unregistered Syrians to leave Istanbul

Syria's War

Syria rebels withdraw from strategic town

Opposition fighters in Syria's northwest withdraw from key town as government forces press ahead with Idlib offensive.

Syria's war: Rebels withdraw from Idlib's Khan Sheikhoun

Syria's War

Turkey says military convoy targeted in northern Syria

Turkish defence ministry says three civilians killed after air raids target military convoy in northwestern Syria.

United Kingdom

Canada 'disappointed' by UK decision on suspected ISIL fighter

UK's move to strip detained Jack Letts of British citizenship sparks diplomatic spat with Canada.

Canada 'disappointed' by UK decision on suspected ISIL fighter

Opinion

Tulsi Gabbard is not the pro-peace presidential candidate we want

Gabbard's record on Syria, though it may appear as 'pro-peace' on the surface, actually aligns with regime propaganda.

Shiyam Galyon

by Shiyam Galyon

Shiyam Galyon

Syria's War

Air raids on Syria's Idlib kill family of seven, say activists

Mother and six children reported killed in Deir al-Sharqi as Syria and Russia intensify air raids on rebel stronghold.

Air raids on Syria's Idlib kill family of seven, say activists

Middle East

Syria rebels shoot down government fighter jet in northwest

Rebel group says fighters shot down Sukhoi 22 jet that had taken off from airbase in Syria's Homs.

Syria rebels shoot down government fighter jet in northwest

Middle East

Idlib hospital workers accuse Russia, Syria after air raids

UN chief Antonio Guterres announced an internal inquiry after attacks on civilian infrastructure in rebel-held Syria.

Idlib hospital workers accuse Russia, Syria after air raids

Opinion

A Turkish-Kurdish war in Syria is still possible

The recently concluded US-Turkey agreement has delayed but not precluded a conflict in northeast Syria.

Joe Macaron

by Joe Macaron

Joe Macaron

Middle East

Syrians celebrate Eid amid bombing

Since the collapse of a short-lived ceasefire last week, the killing of civilians has continued.

Reporter's Notebook

Ray of hope for Syrians in the US as TPS is extended

The extension gives Syrians safety and more stability, but many are longing to return home.

United Nations

'Playing with fire': Push on Idlib threatens millions, UN says

New wave of violence in Syria's northwest during government offensive has triggered 'total panic', UN warns.

'Playing with fire': Push on Idlib threatens millions, UN says

Turkey-Syria border

'Blatant aggression': Syria rejects US-Turkey safe zones deal

Turkey and the US reached a deal for northern Syria on Wednesday to establish joint operations centre.

'Blatant aggression': Syria rejects US-Turkey safe zones deal