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Which rebel groups are fighting in Syria's Eastern Ghouta?

Near Syria’s capital, Damascus, fighting has escalated between the Syrian government and rebels in the suburb of Eastern Ghouta. DW takes a look at these various groups and who supports them. 601 more words

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Nikki Hayley slams UN over inaction on chemical weapons use by Syria

U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley accused Russia on Monday of protecting Syrian President Bashar Assad from responsibility for what she said were multiple chlorine gas attacks on civilians in recent weeks. 617 more words



SAA resumed military operations inside the eastern suburbs of Damascus today, targeting the areas of Harasta and Arbeen that are under control of rebel groups. 57 more words


Syrian Rebels Down Russian Military Plane, Kill Pilot

Iblib encounter highlights risks of Moscow’s continued involvement in conflict

Sukhoi Su-25 attack plane

By James Marson
The Wall Street Journal

Updated Feb. 3, 2018 1:38 p.m. 507 more words

Syria rebels down Russian plane, capture injured pilot, says monitor

AFP | Published — Saturday 3 February 2018

A picture taken on February 1, 2018, shows a Sukhoi-25 fighter jet flying over the Syrian city of Saraqib, southwest of Aleppo. 233 more words

Explosion in Syria's Idlib province kills 23, including 7 civilians: war monitor

BEIRUT (Reuters) – An explosion in Syria’s northwestern city of Idlib killed at least 23 people and injured tens more, including civilians, a war monitor reported on Sunday. 232 more words


Suspected Russian jets kill at least 20 near Syrian capital: residents -- Residential areas bombed


AMMAN (Reuters) – Suspected Russian jets killed at least 20 people and wounded dozens early on Thursday when they dropped bombs on two residential buildings in a besieged rebel enclave east of the Syrian capital, residents and a war monitor said. 294 more words