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Syrian Civil War

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  • Air strikes kill dozens in Syria's Aleppo: monitor group

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Dozens of people have been killed in air strikes on the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, a monitoring group said on Monday, including at least 29 people in a single neighborhood. Also on Monday, state news agency SANA said two people...
  • Syria's Assad pays visit to recaptured Christian town on Easter

    Syria's Assad pays visit to recaptured Christian town on Easter
    DAMASCUS, Syria – President Bashar Assad made a symbolic Easter visit Sunday to the heavily damaged town of Maaloula, a Christian landmark enclave recaptured from Islamist rebels last week by government forces. The president’s visit,...
  • Pope denounces 'wastefullness' in Easter address

    Pope denounces 'wastefullness' in Easter address
    Pope Francis, in his Easter address before a huge crowd, on Sunday denounced the "immense wastefulness" in the world while many go hungry and called for an end to conflicts in Syria, Ukraine and Africa. "We ask you, Lord Jesus, to put an end to all...
  • Eighty percent of Syrian chemical weapons shipped out: monitors

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria has shipped out or destroyed approximately 80 percent of its declared chemical weapons material, the head of the international team overseeing the disarmament process said on Saturday. Sigrid Kaag, special coordinator of the...
  • Christians who fled Syria marking Easter in Chicago area

     Christians who fled Syria marking Easter in Chicago area
    Each time Edeette Chukro crosses herself at St. Mary's Assyrian Church in Roselle, she prays for her brother and sisters left behind in war-torn Syria, where it is no longer considered safe to make the sign of the cross outside their village. On Sunday,...
  • In Syria's capital, residents recall a sectarian tolerance gone by

    In Syria's capital, residents recall a sectarian tolerance gone by
    DAMASCUS, Syria — The thud of mortar shelling alternated with tolling church bells Friday as the Christians of this capital's ancient Bab Touma district marked Good Friday amid extremely tight security. The Easter Week processions that once...
  • Bomb blast kills 14 at mosque in Syria's Homs - state TV

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - A bomb went off in front of a mosque and killed 14 people in Homs, Syrian state television said on Friday, with forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad looking close to wresting the symbolic central city back from rebels. "Fourteen...
  • Syria negotiator says Homs once again a 'theater of death'

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - International mediator Lakhdar Brahimi said on Thursday that a deal between trapped fighters and civilians in Homs city and the Syrian authorities had broken down, as government forces appeared close to retaking the besieged...
  • Exclusive: Syria submits more 'detailed' list of chemical weapons

    BEIRUT/THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Syria has submitted a "more specific" list of its chemical weapons to the global regulator overseeing the destruction of its stockpile after discrepancies were reported by inspectors on the ground, officials said. Damascus...
  • Rebel videos show first U.S.-made rockets in Syria

    Rebel videos show first U.S.-made rockets in Syria
    LONDON (Reuters) - Online videos show Syrian rebels using what appear to be U.S. anti-tank rockets, weapons experts say, the first significant American-built armaments in the country's civil war. They would signal a further internationalization of the...
  • Syrian army seizes ancient Christian town near Lebanon border

    MAALOULA, Syria (Reuters) - Syrian soldiers backed by Hezbollah fighters recaptured the town of Maaloula, north of Damascus, on Monday, military sources and state television said, further squeezing rebels' supply routes through the Qalamoun mountains into...
  • Syria opposition claims has evidence of chlorine gas attack

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian opposition activists have posted photographs and video that they say shows an improvised chlorine bomb to back up claims that President Bashar al-Assad's forces used chemical weapons in two attacks last week. Rebels and the...