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Russia says Syrian government now in control of rebel town
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Russia says Syrian government now in control of rebel town

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military says the Syrian government is now in full control of town on the outskirts of Damascus that was held by the rebels and that was the site of suspected chemical attack over the weekend. The Defense Ministry said in a statement on Thursday that the situation in the town…

Syrian troops on alert amid fear of US strike after attack
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Syrian troops on alert amid fear of US strike after attack

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces and their allies are on alert and taking precautionary measures at military bases and posts across the country amid fears of a U.S. strike in the aftermath of a chemical weapons attack, Syrian war monitors said Tuesday. The measures come as President Donald Trump is threatening an imminent military…

The Latest: Syrian media: Rebels release captives in Douma
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The Latest: Syrian media: Rebels release captives in Douma

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the situation on Syria (all times local): 9 a.m. Syrian state media are saying that dozens of civilians who had been held for years by a rebel group near the capital of Damascus have been set free. The state SANA news agency says the people were freed around midnight…

Syrian monitors say at least 14 killed in missile strike
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Syrian monitors say at least 14 killed in missile strike

BEIRUT (AP) — Missiles struck an air base in central Syria early on Monday, the country's state-run news agency reported, killing at least 14 people, including Iranians, according to a war-monitoring group. Although the SANA news agency said it was likely "an American aggression," U.S. officials said the United States had not launched the strikes.…

The Latest: Syrian news agency reports missile attack
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The Latest: Syrian news agency reports missile attack

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local): 5:10 a.m. Syria's state-run news agency says the military's air defenses have confronted a missile attack on air base in central Syria and shot down eight missiles. The report on SANA says the attack on the T4 military airbase in Homs province "is…

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Largest Syrian rebel group starts leaving Damascus enclave

Largest Syrian rebel group starts leaving Damascus enclave Largest Syrian rebel group starts leaving Damascus enclave https://apnews.com/22ae574ca5cc4109b2858d7b8405472a Link copied! BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian state media say the largest rebel group in Damascus' eastern Ghouta, the Army of Islam, has begun to evacuate from the area's last holdout town. The government is waiting for the rebels…

‘Deal struck’ over Syrian rebel bastion
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‘Deal struck’ over Syrian rebel bastion

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption A deal has been reached to allow seriously injured people to leave the besieged Eastern Ghouta region A deal has been reached to evacuate critically injured people from Douma, the last rebel-held town in Syria's Eastern Ghouta region, reports say. The agreement follows negotiations between the rebel group Jaish…

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