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Syrian rebels say Moscow deploys ground forces in Idlib campaign

Russian ground forces entered the battle with government forces to seize the strategic Humaymat hilltops in northern Hama that fell into rebel hands last week, regaining it after previous successive attempts by the army failed.

Syrian fighters burning crops, using food as 'weapon of war': UN

"The latest outbreak in violence in Idlib and north Hama has left dozens of casualties, burned several thousand acres of vital crops and farmland and forced at least 300,000 people to flee their homes," WFP spokesman Herve Verhoosel said.

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Syrian media cites source saying US-led jets attacked army

The U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State could not be immediately reached for comment. It has previously denied striking Syrian military targets in that area.

Syria: For trapped White Helmets, an elaborately planned escape

The Syrian government denounced the evacuation as a "criminal process" that "smuggled terrorists" whom it blamed for undermining the country's security for years.

Syrian state media says US struck army base, US denies

Syrian state media and a military media unit run by Lebanon's Hezbollah group said early on Thursday that the US-led coalition targeted Syrian army positions in Syria's desert, but US military officials denied any knowledge of the strikes.

Syrian army targets south Damascus insurgent enclave

UNRWA, the UN agency that cares for Palestinians, said on Sunday that conditions in Yarmouk were hellish. "There must be safe passage for the sick and the wounded and the dying civilians," said Chris Gunness, the UNRWA spokesman.

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Syrian army offensive in Idlib worries France, wants Astana deal respected

The fighting and air strikes have forced more than 60,000 people to leave their homes since November 1, according to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

Syrian army denies using chlorine gas on rebels near Damascus

The army said reports circulated about an attack with chlorine gas on the rebels in the Ayn Tarma neighbourhood in the eastern countryside of Damascus are mere lies, Xinhua news agency reported.

Syrian army rapidly advances south towards rebel-held area

The Syrian army declared the capture of areas to the south of Palmyra and to the east of Qaryatayn in southeastern Homs province

Syrian army sends reinforcements to Aleppo

Underlining the conflict's regional dimensions, Iranian media announced the first deaths of members of its regular army in Syria

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