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Macron: Talk to Assad now, he will answer for crimes later

PARIS — French President Emmanuel Macron thinks the Islamic State group will be defeated in Syria by the middle or end of February and...
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BEIRUT — Syrian government forces entered Saturday small parts of the northwestern rebel-held province of Idlib in one of their deepest incursions into the...
Mattis warns of unsafe Russian military flights over Syria

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is warning against dangerous flights by Russian fighter jets over what is considered a safe zone in Syria,...
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WASHINGTON — An American-supported Syrian opposition force killed more than 20 Islamic State fighters in an area near the Jordanian and Iraqi borders, U.S....
Hunger at Damascus’ door as Syrian government blocks aid

BEIRUT — At the doors of the Syrian capital, children with wrinkled faces and arms like sticks are going hungry because President Bashar Assad's...
The Latest: Syrian opposition says peace talks in danger

GENEVA — The Latest on developments in Syria's conflict and he U.N.-sponsored talks in Geneva (all times local): ...
UN envoy says ‘opportunity missed’ as Syria talks wrap up

GENEVA — The U.N. envoy for Syria said the latest round of Geneva talks ended without progress on Thursday after two fruitless weeks, calling...
Under Putin, Russia increases clout in the Middle East

MOSCOW — When Russia launched a military campaign in Syria two years ago, President Vladimir Putin sought to save his ally from imminent collapse...
Thousands of Russian private contractors fighting in Syria

MOSCOW — Before he was killed by a sniper in Syria at age 23, Ivan Slyshkin wrote a poignant message on social media to...
Putin declares victory on visit to air base in Syria

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin declared victory against "terrorists" in Syria on Monday during a surprise visit to a Russian military base in...

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