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Islamic State attacks kill at least 18 in eastern Syria, says monitor

The attack took place at Abu Fas near the border of Deir al-Zor and Hasaka provinces, and the dead included refugees fleeing the fighting in Deir al-Zor as well as members of the Kurdish Asayish security force.

Syrian opposition filmmaker 'stabbed in Istanbul': supporters

Muhammad Bayazid was stabbed on Tuesday while on his way to a meeting, according to an account posted on the filmmaker's official Facebook page by a friend who witnessed the attack.

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Assad regime shelling kills 3 in truce zone near Damascus: International human rights monitor

"The shelling hit the town of Hammuriyeh early today, killing a woman, a man, and a child," said Rami Abdel Rahman, head of Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

India asks citizens to move out as US-led war looms over Syria

The earlier advisory for citizens to not travel to Syria remains effective.

Syrian Ambassador clarifies no 'Indian jihadis' in Syria

Retracting earlier statement,ambassador said he was talking about jihadis in general.

UN sets sights on fresh Syria talks from February 10

The Syrian regime kept a combative tone as the talks with the opposition National Coalition drew to a close.

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No hint of compromise as Syria peace talks enter day two

Expectations are very low for a breakthrough at the conference.

UN invites Iran to Geneva, Syria's opposition threatens pullout, US sceptical

Iran is a traditional ally of Assad and has supplied his government with weapons and political goodwill from the beginning of the civil conflict.

Ships return to port without Syrian chemical weapons,delay in first step

Shifting scenes of hostilities and inaccessible roads causes of delay.

The OPCW's plan for destruction of Syrian chemical weapons

OPCW DG Uzumcu said all 'important elements' of the destruction are in place.

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