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Heavy fighting reported in Damascus suburb
As Assad forces try to wrest Jobar, monitoring group attributes 785 ISIL fighters' deaths to US-led air campaign so far.
Last updated: 22 Nov 2014 18:21 GMT
Dutch teenager in court after Syria 'rescue'
Teenager, whose mother brought her back from Syria where she married a fighter, appears in court on terrorism charges.
Last updated: 22 Nov 2014 04:40 GMT
ISIL launches fierce assault on Iraq's Ramadi
Major offensive under way in capital of Anbar, where only a few small areas of province remain under government control.
Last updated: 21 Nov 2014 23:14 GMT
No escape for civilians in Syria
The number of Syrians able to flee violence in their country has dropped dramatically.
Last updated: 20 Nov 2014 13:58 GMT
Obama calls ISIL beheading 'act of pure evil'
US president condemns killing of US aid worker Peter Kassig who was beheaded along with Syrian troops.
Last updated: 17 Nov 2014 05:04 GMT
ISIL beheads Syria troops and US aid worker
US confirms footage showing killing of at least 12 Syrian military officers and US aid worker Peter Kassig is authentic.
Last updated: 16 Nov 2014 22:39 GMT
Syrian rebels reject UN's Aleppo truce plan
FSA commander says proposal only serves Assad regime, amid reports of fresh violence and arrest of prominent dissident.
Last updated: 12 Nov 2014 20:42 GMT
Syria 'seriously studying' UN truce proposal
UN special envoy describes Assad regime's response to Aleppo humanitarian pause plan as one of "constructive interest".
Last updated: 11 Nov 2014 20:43 GMT
The US has a new friend in the region: Iran
A calculated strategic swap of allegiances as Iran replaces Saudi Arabia as the United States' favoured regional ally?
Last updated: 11 Nov 2014 11:13 GMT
UN envoy meets President Assad in Damascus
Staffan de Mistura in Syria to push for plan that would "freeze" fighting in some areas, including Aleppo.
Last updated: 10 Nov 2014 21:05 GMT
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