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Syrian State Media: Turkey Aiding Anti-Regime Rebels

Syrian state media on Friday cited field commanders as saying Turkey helped anti-government rebels launch a counterattack against the Syrian army and its allies in the northwest this week, underlining recent regional tensions over the fighting.

Israeli Merkava tanks roll near the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip as they return from the Hamas-controlled Palestinian coastal enclave on August 5, 2014, after Israel announced that all of its troops had withdrawn from Gaza.

Syrian, Iran-Backed Forces Advance in Town Near Israeli Border

Syrian army forces backed by Iranian-backed militias pushed deeper into the last rebel-held enclave near a strategic border area with Israel and Lebanon in a new expansion of Tehran’s influence in the war-torn country.

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Hezbollah, Other Shi’ite Allies Helped Assad Sieze Aleppo

When rebel fighters launched a last desperate attempt to break the siege of Aleppo in October, they were beaten back – not by the Syrian army but by the Lebanese Shi’ite group Hezbollah fighting on its behalf, a senior official in the pro-government alliance said.

Syrian pro-government forces set up an outpost on December 2, 2016 in the Aleppo's eastern neighbourhood of Sakan al-Shababi after they retook from rebel fighters. President Bashar al-Assad's forces captured Aleppo's northeast this week and were focused on seizing Sheikh Saeed, a large district on the city's southeast edges. The …

Syrian Army Seizes Major Aleppo District

Syria’s army seized a major district on Aleppo’s southeastern edges Monday, putting it in control of 90 percent of areas once held by rebels in the city, a monitor said.

SYRIA, ALEPPO : EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Syrians pass the body of child after digging it out from under the rubble of a building following bombardment on the al-Marja neighbourhood of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on September 23, 2016. Missiles rained down on rebel-held areas of Syria's …

Syrian Army, Rebels Fight on in Aleppo

Syrian government forces and rebels fought battles north of Aleppo and in the city centre on Friday, a week into a Russian-backed offensive by the Syrian army to take the entire city, a war monitor and sources on both sides said.

Syrians evacuate an injured man amid the rubble of destroyed buildings following a reported air strike on the rebel-held neighbourhood of Al-Qatarji, in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, on April 29, 2016. Fresh bombardment shook Syria's second city Aleppo, severely damaging a local clinic as outrage grows over an …

Fiercest Airstrikes yet on Aleppo as Syria Declares Offensive

Warplanes launched some of the heaviest air strikes yet on rebel-held areas of Aleppo on Friday after the Russian-backed Syrian army declared an offensive to fully capture Syria’s biggest city, killing off any hope of reviving a ceasefire.

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Islamic State Spreads Flesh-Eating Disease by Filling Streets with Corpses

According to an interview with the head of the Kurdish Red Crescent at Rudaw, the latest horror unleashed by the Islamic State is a plague of flesh-eating bacteria, spreading rapidly through rural Syria due to the jihadis’ habit of littering the streets with corpses.