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Islamic State group advances in central Syria, seizing town

...militant group is advancing in central Syria, seizing control of a town that lies near...its strongholds in northern and eastern Syria. The new IS expansion comes despite Russian airstrikes in Syria, which Moscow says target IS and other...
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Senior al-Qaida commander killed in an airstrike in Syria commander and two other fighters in Syria, activists said Saturday, but it was...warplanes have been carrying out airstrikes in Syria since Sept. 30. A U.S.-led coalition...relies on a network of activists inside Syria, said an Egyptian commander escaped the...
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Russia shows military might in Syria, also pushes diplomacy

HEMEIMEEM AIR BASE, Syria (AP) - As Russia unleashed waves of...Thursday from this air base in western Syria to pound militant targets, President...campaign against Islamic State militants in Syria, but also talk about a future political...
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Push for end to Syria war seen as most serious yet

...has come to put an end to the carnage in Syria that has killed more than 250,000 people...special operation troops into northern Syria - something the Obama administration had...war.Russia's military intervention in Syria has raised Moscow's profile when it comes...
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Syrians express opposition to Russian plan

DAMASCUS, Syria - A Russian proposal to end Syria's conflict that would include early presidential elections...comments came a day after Russia circulated a document on ending Syria's conflict that calls for drafting a new constitution within...
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France IDs top Paris attacks figure

...and fought for the Islamic State group in Syria as the mastermind of the Paris attacks...overcome their deep-seated divisions over Syria to destroy Islamic State on its home turf...acts of war were decided and planned in Syria. They were organized in Belgium and perpetrated...
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...Europeans who joined Islamic extremists in Syria and Iraq have returned home in the past...bragged about his ability to return home from Syria, saying an ID check by police raised no...their itinerary."With the conflicts in Syria and Iraq in particular, there has been...
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Eiffel Tower goes dark as France mourns

...possible links to networks in Belgium and Syria.Paris prosecutor Francois Molins said...hall, where 89 people died, mentioned Syria and Iraq during their rampage. Of the...coalition bombing suspected IS targets in Syria and Iraq and also has troops fighting Islamic...
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Russian troops already in Syria, Israel says

...Russia has been sending military forces into Syria in recent days, Israel's defense chief...losses.The increased Russian activity in Syria reflects Moscow's deep concerns that...indication of a Russian military buildup in Syria that has raised U.S. and NATO concerns...
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Russia said to get Iran's clearance for Syria-bound flights

...planes to fly over its territory en route to Syria, Russian news agencies said Wednesday...signs of a Russian military buildup in Syria that has concerned the U.S. and has received Iranian permission for Syria-bound flights. After Bulgaria rejected...
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