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Russian jets pound Aleppo as U.S. clings to diplomacy

Russia was reported on Friday to be sending more warplanes to Syria to ramp up its air campaign as the United States said it had not yet given up on finding a diplomatic resolution, Reuters reports. The latest strikes come 10 days

Russia to continue air strikes in Syria — defense official

Russia’s aviation group in Syria will continue delivering strikes on facilities of terrorists, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Nikolay Pankov said on Tuesday, reports with reference to TASS agency. "Certain positive results have been reached. A real chance has emerged to bring

The U.S. and Russia announced ceasefire in Syria to start at weekend

Their statement said the truce did not include so-called Islamic State (IS) and the al-Qaeda-linked Nusra Front. So, Syria, Russia and the US-led coalition will continue air strikes against these groups, BBC reports. World powers had on 12 February agreed a

Russia bombed two hospitals in northern Syria, at least 10 people killed

Two hospitals have been hit in new air strikes in Syria, medics and witnesses say, causing a number of deaths and injuries,

Russia proposed truce in Syria in three weeks

The U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is pushing for a ceasefire and more aid access to Aleppo, where rebel-held areas are being cut off and the United Nations has warned a new humanitarian disaster could be on the way, Reuters

Top Syrian rebel leader killed in Russian air strike at the headquaters

According to the rebel sources and Syrian army, Zahran Alloush, a top Syrian rebel leader and head of the most powerful insurgent group in the eastern suburbs of Damascus was killed in an air strike, Reuters reports. The rebel sources said that

Putin and Assad use internationally banned cluster munitions in Syria

The military operation of Russian and Syrian government forces against Syrian opposition groups, which began on September 30, 2015, has included extensive use of banned cluster munitions, reports with reference to the report of the Human Rights Watch. Cluster munitions are explosive weapons that

Russia reports on destroying six objects of illegal oil production in Syria

For the past three days, Russian aviation has destroyed six objects of illegal oil production in Syria and seven convoys with oil and the derivatives. This was stated by Chief of the Main Operations Directorate of the General Staff of the Russian

Russia fears of terrorism transfer to the territory of their country

Chief of General Staff of the Russian Army General Valery Gerasimov, at a meeting with foreign military diplomatic corps in Moscow, said that Russia has been threatened of terrorism transfer to the territory of their country after the destabilization of the situation

Air strikes hit Damascus suburbs, killed at least 28 people, including children

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said unidentified war planes hit the town of Douma near Damascus killed at least 28 people on December 13, including two children and a school principal, a group monitoring the Syrian war said, reports with