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Explosion kills dozens, including children, in Syria's Idlib

Blast brought down six-storey building in the Syrian rebel-held town of Sarmada, close to the Turkish border.

Explosion kills dozens, including children, in Syria's Idlib

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UN human rights chief: 'My job is not to defend governments'

The outgoing diplomat Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein discusses Syria, North Korea, Israel and future human rights defenders.

Syria's War

Syrian military repels 'Israeli enemy' attack near Damascus

Air defences confront incursion breaching the country's airspace above the area of Deir al-Asha'ir.

Syrian military repels 'Israeli enemy' attack near Damascus

Syria's War

Bashar al-Assad's wife being treated for breast cancer

Asma al-Assad undergoing treatment for a malignant tumour, the Syrian government said on its social media accounts.

Bashar al-Assad's wife being treated for breast cancer

Syria's War

Syria's war: Who controls what?

A map of the Syrian war showing who controls what after seven years of fighting.

Syria's war: Who controls what?

Middle East

Amnesty calls US coalition to probe deaths in Syria's Raqqa

Amnesty International urges the US-led coalition to dig deeper into the report of civilian deaths in the 2017 campaign.

Amnesty calls US coalition to probe deaths in Syria's Raqqa

Syria's War

Syrian scientist killed in apparent car-bomb attack

Director of Syrian research facility Aziz Asber died after his car was blown up in Masyaf near Hama.

Syrian scientist killed in apparent car-bomb attack

Russia

Russia confirms Syrian refugee proposal sent to United States

In a letter, Moscow said it was ready to discuss with Damascus safety guarantees for refugees stranded at Rukban.

Russia confirms Syrian refugee proposal sent to United States

Jordan

Jordan army says several ISIL fighters killed in border clashes

Jordan's military says it was warding off ISIL fighters after they were chased by Syrian troops.

Jordan army says several ISIL fighters killed in border clashes

Syria's War

Russia: Iran-backed forces withdraw from Golan frontier

Israel deems such a pullback to be insufficient as it insists forces controlled by Iran should leave Syria entirely.

Russia: Iran-backed forces withdraw from Golan frontier

Opinion

Russia's endgame in Syria: Iran for Ukraine?

Russia wants to use the gains it made in Syria as a bargaining chip with the US on Ukraine and the economic sanctions.

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Syria's War

Syria talks led by Russia, Iran and Turkey revived in Sochi

Meetings in Black Sea resort city held within the framework of Astana diplomatic track also attended by UN officials.

Syria talks led by Russia, Iran and Turkey revived in Sochi

Syria's War

Syria's Kurds hope for 'new state and system' via Assad talks

SDC's Riad Darar speaks with Al Jazeera about prospects of creating a 'decentralised' state alongside Syrian government.

Syria's Kurds hope for 'new state and system' via Assad talks

Syria's War

US-backed Syrian Kurds agree to 'roadmap' with Assad government

Controlling more than one-quarter of Syria, SDF agrees to work with the regime towards a 'decentralised Syria'.

US-backed Syrian Kurds agree to 'roadmap' with Assad government

Inside Story

Is ISIL still a threat to the Syrian government?

ISIL fighters killed over 240 people on Wednesday, raising the question how much ISIL threatens the Syrian government.