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updated Sun. January 15, 2023

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We review the key developments in Syria, including more than 1,000 people, among them hundreds of fighters, evacuating a town in Eastern Ghouta as part of a Russian-backed deal and airstrikes on Idlib province killing more than 30 people.
It opens a link between parts of northern Syria, where Turkish forces maintain a presence, and the rebel-held western province of Idlib, where Turkey has been steadily expanding its presence. About two million people live in Idlib, half of them displaced from elsewhere in Syria, and they are under daily ...

Buses carrying the fighters and their families entered the northwestern province after their evacuation from the rebel-held town of Harasta in Eastern Ghouta on Thursday, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. An AFP reporter at a camp for the displaced in the Maaret al-Ikhwan area in ...
... will allow civilians and fighters to either leave for northern Syria or remain in their homes and reconcile with the regime of Bashar al-Assad, with guarantees from Moscow that they will not be prosecuted for opposition activities. In effect, the deal will displace thousands of civilians to the northern province ...
Russian jets launched airstrikes on a district in Syria's Idlib province on Thursday, killing 42 civilians and leaving scores injured. Mustafa Haj Yousuf ... At least 98 people have been killed, 134 others were injured by airstrikes in opposition-held parts of Idlib and Hama provinces in the last two weeks. Syria ...
Russian jets launched airstrikes on a district in Syria's Idlib province on Thursday, killing at least 42 civilians and leaving scores injured. Mustafa Haj ... At least 98 people have been killed, 134 others were injured by airstrikes in opposition-held parts of Idlib and Hama provinces in the last two weeks. Syria ...

TEL AVIV (Sputnik) - Israeli airstrikes destroyed in 2007 an alleged nuclear facility in the Syrian province of Deir ez-Zor, which was on final stages of its ... the Israeli Air Force destroyed a nuclear facility in its last stages of construction in the Deir ez-Zor region in Syria, 280 miles north-east of Damascus.
The Pentagon has warned that the Afrin offensive has disrupted the fight against Islamic State remnants in Syria's eastern Deir al-Zor province. Some 20,000 Kurdish fighters from the US-sponsored Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have travelled west from SDF-held territory to reinforce Afrin's defenders.
WASHINGTON — U.S.-backed ground operations against Islamic State remnants in eastern Syria have been put on hold because Kurds who had spearheaded combat against the extremists have shifted to a separate fight with Turkish forces, U.S. officials said Monday. The public acknowledgement of what ...
A Syrian soldier stands guard in the recently liberated Nashabiyeh town in the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta region, eastern countryside of Damascus, capital ... MOSCOW, March 4 (Xinhua) -- Russia registered 12 truce breaches in three Syrian provinces over the past 24 hours, the Russian Defense Ministry ...
The Week in Photos: From a Refugee Camp in Syria to the Holi Festival in India ... fled their homes in the eastern Syrian city of Deir Ezzor, carry boxes of humanitarian aid supplied by the United Nations Children's Fund at a refugee camp in Syria's northeastern Hassakeh province on February 26th, 2018.
A RUSSIAN Sukhoi-25 fighter jet has been shot down in a rebel-held area in Syria's north-western province of Idlib. The Russian defence ministry said the pilot had ejected but was killed in a ground fight. Video posted on social media appears to show the plane being hit, while other video shows burning ...
Scores of civilians have lost their lives or sustained injuries when the US-led coalition purportedly fighting the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group carried out a series of aerial assaults in Syria's northeastern province of Hasakah. Local sources, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Syria's official news agency ...
Press releases and stories have described him as “one of Syria's most renowned military commanders,” and have depicted his Tiger Forces as invincible. In the summer of 2017, for instance, Russian Ka-52 helicopters conducted a night-time air raid on an ISIS target in the province of Deir Ezzour, clearing ...
Prime Minister Binali Yildirim says Turkish soldiers cleared Rajo in Afrin district of "terrorists." He says the Kurdish fighters have been pushed back from the border with Turkey and are now surrounded in Afrin. Yildirim was speaking at a rally in the central Konya province. The Syrian Observatory for Human ...
BEIRUT — Turkish air force hit two positions of pro-government Syrian fighters deployed last week in the Kurdish enclave of Afrin, killing and wounding a number of fighters in an escalation of violence in a region where Turkey has been on the offensive for more than a month, Syrian activists said Friday.
On February 7, in the Syrian province of Deir Ezzor, the US army bombed fighters who were advancing towards oil installations held by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), the US-backed rebel coalition. Shortly afterwards, the Pentagon said these fighters could be "Russian mercenaries". Moscow is trying ...

AT THE start of its offensive against Kurdish insurgents in Syria's Afrin province last month, Turkey's prime minister, Binali Yildirim, held a morning briefing with more than a dozen editors of the country's leading news outlets. According to accounts of the meeting, the journalists were provided with guidelines ...
About a week later, Syrian regime forces, with Russian and Iranian support, launched an offensive on rebel-held Idlib province. ... in January 2017 called Hay'et Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) have a small presence in Eastern Ghouta and declining influence in Idlib, northern Hama, and western Aleppo provinces.
The International Committee of the Red Cross decried the reported bombing of medical facilities in Hama and Idlib Provinces, where the majority of hospitals ... One is the mostly rural province of Idlib, on Syria's northwestern border, where the newborns were evacuated from a burning hospital last week.
The fight between Turkish forces and US-backed SDF fighters in northwest Syria's Afrin province appears to be in a tailspin. Turkish forces have reportedly killed more than a hundred civilians, mutilated US-backed SDF fighters, and even indiscriminately shot at displaced civilians attempting to flee into ...
A Russian Sukhoi-25 ground-attack aircraft has been shot down in a rebel-held area in Syria's north-western province of Idlib. The Russian defence ministry said the pilot had ejected into an area believed to be controlled by the jihadist Hayat Tahrir al-Sham alliance. Although he survived the crash he was ...
Beirut — A family of nine was killed in a Syrian government strike on eastern Ghouta, a war monitor said on Monday, as Russia said a truce demanded by the UN Security Council would take effect only when all sides agreed how to implement it. Fighting has continued in Syria since Saturday's Security ...


 

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