Syria
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  • The loss of Deir al-Zour deals a big blow to IS, which took over huge swathes of the city in 2014.

    Last month, IS fighters were pushed back from its de facto headquarters in the city of Raqqa while a series of defeats against the Iraqi forces on another front has also deteriorated the outfit’s grip in the region.

    LAST UPDATE : Nov 03, 2017, 6:58 AM EDT
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  • (Source: Freedom House/flickr)

    Suspecting a potential "chemical weapons attack" by Syria, the U.S. on Monday warned the regime of "a heavy price" if President Bashar al-Assad and his military conduct another “mass murder strike.”

    LAST UPDATE : Jun 27, 2017, 7:24 AM EDT
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  • (Source: mashleymorgan/flickr)

    For the first in the Syrian conflict, a U.S.-led coalition fighter jet shot down a Syrian military plane on Sunday after it dropped bombs near America-backed Syrian Democratic Forces in Raqqa province.

    LAST UPDATE : Jun 19, 2017, 6:16 AM EDT
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