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Syrians returning home to reach 1 million once safe zone created

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President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday he believed the number of Syrians returning from Turkey to their homeland will reach one million once a...

U.N.’s Bachelet says 55,000 linked to IS in Syria, Iraq should...

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U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Monday that 55,000 captured Islamic State fighters, including foreigners, and their families detained in Syria and...

Russia and Turkey broker ceasefire in Syria’s Idlib

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Russia and Turkey have brokered a complete ceasefire in Syria’s Idlib province between Syrian government forces and rebels, Russian news agencies cited the Russian...

Syrian fighters burning crops, using food as “weapon of war”

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Fighters have set fire to thousands of acres of wheat and other crops in northwest Syria in a campaign that has turned food supplies...

Why the war in Syria’s Idlib escalated again

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A Russian-backed Syrian government offensive in the rebel-held northwest has killed dozens of people and forced more than 150,000 to flee, the biggest escalation...

Islamic State ‘caliphate’ defeated, yet threat persists

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U.S.-backed forces proclaimed the capture of Islamic State’s last territory in Syria on Saturday, eliminating its rule over a self-proclaimed “caliphate”, but the jihadists...

Battle for Baghouz rages

Falling bombs raised smoke over Islamic State’s last enclave in east Syria, obscuring the huddle of vehicles and makeshift shelters to which the group’s...

Timeline: Syria’s eight years of fire and blood

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On the eighth anniversary of Syria’s crisis, this timeline shows how the war flared, the country splintered, foreign powers waded in, peace-making efforts failed,...

Islamic State militants surrender in Syria

Islamic State militants along with women and children surrendered in the hundreds to US-backed forces in eastern Syria as the jihadists lost ground in...

Hundreds surrender as Islamic State nears defeat in last enclave

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Islamic State faced imminent defeat in its final enclave on Tuesday as hundreds of jihadist fighters and their families surrendered and the U.S.-backed Syrian...

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Raw deal for defence in SONA

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Last week’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) by President Cyril Ramaphosa, also Commander-in-Chief of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), sadly did...