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 3 months | Al-Qaeda’s deputy leader killed in U.S. drone strike in Syria

              Abu al-Khayr al-Masri, the deputy leader of al-Qaeda and the son-in-law of the late Osama bin Laden, was killed in a U.S. drone strike in northwest Syria, the group announced on Thursday, ending days of speculation about his fate. (more)   

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 5 months | U.S. special forces carry out ground operation in Syria

              U.S. special forces have carried out a ground operation in Syria, targeting vehicles thought to be carrying senior leaders of the Islamic State (ISIS) group. The results of the operation have not yet been made public. (more)   

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  6 months | ISIS burns alive 2 Turkish soldiers in horrific new video

              Two Turkish soldiers who were abducted by the Islamic State group (ISIS) have been burned alive in a propaganda video released on Thursday, prompting the Turkish government to restrict access to social media websites. (more)   



 8 months | U.N. expert: Aleppo aid convoy attacked by Russian air strike

              A U.N. expert said on Wednesday, analysis of satellite imagery of a deadly attack on an aid convoy in Syria last month showed that it was an air strike. Some 20 people were killed in the attack on the U.N. and Syrian Arab Red Crescent convoy at Urem Al-Kubra near the northern city of Aleppo. The attack also destroyed 18 of 31 trucks, a warehouse and clinic. The United States blamed two Russian warplanes. The planes were in the skies above the area at the time of the incident. Moscow denies the allegation. According to them, the convoy caught fire.   

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 8 months | Syrian hospital moved under a mountain to avoid bombings

              Safety has run its course for residents in the Syrian city of Hama. Once protected by their basements, resident are now struggling to survive sophisticated weapons of war brought to the fight by international powers. According to the head of an underground hospital, burrowed 17 meters below a mountain, more powerful bombs are threatening to entomb their rocky enclave.   

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 8 months | Russia warns the U.S about taking direct action against the Syrian regime

              One of the main hospitals in the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo was reportedly struck Saturday for the second time in four days as regime forces backed by Russia bombard rebel-held areas. The M10 hospital was hit by two barrel bombs, two cluster bombs and at least one rocket, Adham Sahloul, a spokesman for the Syrian American Medical Society, told CNN. (CNN)   

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 8 months | War takes toll on rescue workers in Syria; man clutches small baby and cries

              Covered in dust and the remains of yet another airstrike in the Syrian city of Idlib, a young man clutches a small baby and cries. She's not his daughter, but he later tells a reporter it felt like she was. The man, Abu-Kifah, is a Syrian Civil Defense volunteer. They call them White Helmets, and they are often the first on the scene for moments like this. But on the front lines, there before the dust even settles, the White Helmets can't help but care. (CNN)   

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 11 months | Scores feared dead in U.S.-led airstrike in northern Syria

              More than 100 civilians are reported to have been killed after a U.S.-led airstrike on a school in northern Syria, according to local reporters and activists. The international coalition said it will investigate the reports. (more)   

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 11 months | Large explosions at Assad defence factories in Aleppo

              Large explosions have torn through As-Safira defence factories in Aleppo province, according to Syrian journalists and activists. The blasts were felt over a large area and flames can be seen shooting high into the night sky.   

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 11 months | U.S. Air Force drone crashes in northern Syria

              An MQ-9 Reaper drone operated by the U.S. Air Force has crashed in northern Syria, though there is no evidence that the aircraft was shot down, military officials say. There have been no reports of injuries. (more)   

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