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Syrian civil war

US working on 'specific initiatives' to de-escalate Syrian violence, State Department spokesman says - Reuters

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WHO and UNICEF release joint statement expressing outrage over attack on Al Quds Hospital in Aleppo, Syria - WHO

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Syria activists say another airstrike in Aleppo kills 20; part of death toll of 61 in 24 hours - AP

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At least 14 patients, staff killed in Wednesday's airstrike on MSF-supported hospital in Aleppo, Syria, charity says

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UN Special Envoy on Syria Staffan de Mistura appeals to US, Russia to intervene 'at highest level' to help Syrian peace talks - AP

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President Obama says he has approved deployment of up to 250 more military personnel into Syria, including special forces

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Car bomb explodes at Syrian Army checkpoint south Damascus, Hezbollah's Al-Manar TV reports - Reuters

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British Ambassador to Russia: There cannot be lasting settlement in Syria with Assad in power - Interfax

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US President Obama to announce plans to send up to 250 more military personnel to Syria to fight Islamic State - Wall Street Journal

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President Obama says 'it would be a mistake' for US or UK to send ground troops to Syria - BBC

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Syrian civil war

French foreign minister says leaders of US, France, Germany, UK, Italy to discuss Monday convening of ministerial meeting of Syria support group - Reuters

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Vine: Replica of archway from Palmyra, Syria, which was destroyed by Islamic State is unveiled in London's Trafalgar Square - @GianlucaMezzo

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Kremlin spokesman Peskov says Russia wants Syrian peace talks to continue in Geneva - Interfax

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UN envoy says Geneva peace talks will continue despite the opposition postponing its participation, will 'take stock' on Friday - AP

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Syria rebel groups vow armed response to regime ceasefire 'violations' - AFP

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Manchester International Airport, Manchester, England, GB

British police arrest man, 18, at Manchester Airport on terror-related charges linked to Syria's civil war - Jerusalem Post

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Human Rights Watch report: 30,000 flee fighting between jihadists, rebels in north Syria - AFP

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Russia's Putin says it is difficult to differentiate between rebels and terrorists fighting in Aleppo

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2 crewmembers killed as Russian Mi-28N helicopter crashes in Syria, Russian Defense Ministry says - Interfax

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Syrian government says it is ready for talks without preconditions - Reuters

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