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UN chief says initial coronavirus cases in Syria just ‘tip of the iceberg’

The UN humanitarian chief has warned that the 10 cases of Covid-19 and one death confirmed in Syria are just “the tip of the...

Turkey and Russia hold Syria talks as migrants head for Greek border

The presidents of Turkey and Russia have spoken over the phone to try to defuse tensions that rose significantly in Syria after 33 Turkish...

Assad predicts total victory after gains in northern Syria

Syrian President Bashar Assad has congratulated his forces over recent gains in north-estern Syria that led to his troops consolidating control over Aleppo province. And...

Assad predicts total victory after gains in northern Syria

Syrian President Bashar Assad has congratulated his forces over recent gains in north-estern Syria that led to his troops consolidating control over Aleppo province. And...

18 killed in air strikes on rebel stronghold in Syria

At least 18 people, including women and children, have been killed in air strikes on areas in the last major rebel stronghold in north-west...

Briton who went to fight Islamic State jailed for four years

A British Army reject who went to fight against the so-called Islamic State group to give his life meaning has been jailed for four...

13 killed in car bomb blast in Syrian town recently captured from Kurdish fighters by Turkish backed opposition

Thirteen civilians have been killed in a car bomb blast in a northern Syrian town along the border with Turkey. The Turkish defence ministry said...

US to move to protect Syrian oil fields

Pivoting from the dramatic killing of the Islamic State’s leader, the US is set to increase its efforts to protect Syria’s oil fields from...

US moves to protect Syrian oilfields from IS

The United States will send armoured vehicles and combat troops into eastern Syria to keep oil fields from potentially falling into the hands of...

Russia and Turkey strike deal to take control of part of Syrian border

The leaders of Russia and Turkey announced an agreement  for their two countries’ forces to jointly patrol almost the entire north-eastern Syrian border after...

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US Covid-19 cases surge past nine million

The US now has nine million confirmed cases of coronavirus, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University, as infections continue to rise in...

National Guard arrives in Philadelphia after days of unrest

The Pennsylvania National Guard has arrived in Philadelphia after days of protests, store break-ins and ATM thefts after a black man holding a knife...

Scientists find Madagascar chameleon last seen 100 years ago

Scientists say they have found an elusive chameleon species that was last spotted in Madagascar 100 years ago. Researchers from Madagascar and Germany said they...

Japan tries hi-tech experiments in bid to get more fans into sports stadiums

Officials in Japan are using some hi-tech devices to see if they can fill sports stadiums closer to capacity during the Covid-19 pandemic. The baseball...

Indian figures reveal downward trend in coronavirus infections

India has reported 48,648 new coronavirus cases, continuing a downward trend in infections even as the country’s caseload has crossed eight million and is...
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