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# syrian - Monday 29 April, 2019

Alleged Islamic State leader appears in video for first time in five years

The world’s most wanted man was last seen in Mosul in 2014

# syrian - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

# syrian - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Trump warns Russia over Syria situation, says missiles 'will be coming'

Russia has vetoed a US-backed motion in the UN to probe the chemical strikes in Syria.

# syrian - Saturday 14 October, 2017

Isis fighters surrender as their stronghold is set to fall

The city’s loss would be the latest in a string of heavy blows for IS.

# syrian - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Teenager (17) arrested in Germany for 'allegedly plotting Berlin terror attack'

The man texted his family that “he had joined the jihad”.

# syrian - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

UN warns of 'looming humanitarian catastrophe' in four Syrian towns

The UN’s last humanitarian access to the four towns was in November.

# syrian - Monday 31 October, 2016

Mother and two daughters found dead in freezer as manhunt launched for missing father

The bodies of the Syrian refugees were discovered by Danish police in the town of Aabenraa.

# syrian - Saturday 24 September, 2016

At least 25 dead as air strikes pound Syrian city of Aleppo

The attack left a pool of blood and body parts strewn at the site, an AFP correspondent reported.

# syrian - Monday 14 September, 2015

Charlie Hebdo publishes controversial cartoon of drowned Syrian toddler

Some people claim the images mock Aylan Kurdi.

# syrian - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

Distressing images of drowned Syrian toddler highlight tragedy of migrant crisis

WARNING: Readers may find an image in this article upsetting.

# syrian - Monday 22 September, 2014

Fleeing ISIS: More than 130,000 Syrian Kurds have now crossed into Turkey

Extremists with Islamic State have seized dozens of villages in the past week.

# syrian - Monday 15 September, 2014

'Great escape' Irish troops get ready to leave Golan Heights

They’re to be replaced by 130 new peacekeepers.

# syrian - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Kidnapped Fijian peacekeepers "will be released soon"

That’s according to the country’s Ministry of Information.

# syrian - Friday 29 August, 2014

Number of Syrian refugees passes three million

The UN has described it as ‘the biggest humanitarian emergency of our era’.

# syrian - Monday 27 January, 2014

Journalists from rival Syrian sides come close to blows in Geneva

UN security guards have had to step in on occasion as reporters fling slurs and abuse across press room.

# syrian - Monday 30 September, 2013

Syria: Inspectors prepare to destroy chemical weapons

UN chemical weapons experts leave country as separate disarmament group moves in to take next step against banned arsenal.

# syrian - Monday 17 December, 2012

Syria VP says neither side can win outright

His comments came as the regime launched air strikes against a Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus.

# syrian - Saturday 23 June, 2012

Syria says it shot down Turkish warplane after it violated air space

Latest incident shows dramatic escalation in tensions between neighbouring states.