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Syrian civil war

UN Security Council condemns fighting and use of heavy weapons by Syrian armed forces and opposition fighters - @AP

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Syrian civil war

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to meet with Secretary of State John Kerry to discuss Syrian crisis - @nytimes

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Russia's support for Syrian leadership is unchanged, Putin says - @Reuters

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Glastonbury Festival

Dalai Lama makes rare comment on escalating violence in Syria and Iraq during speech at Glastonbury festival, says, 'The worst thing [about] the conflict is the killing of others in the name of faith. Unthinkable.' - guardiannews

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Civilian death toll in Islamic State attack tops 200, monitoring group says - @AFP

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Kurds drive Islamic State from Kobane, activists say - @DailyStarLeb

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Syrian civil war

Blast rocks Syrian town of Kobane, plumes of white smoke seen rising, witness says - @DailyStarLeb

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Syrian civil war

Syrian rescue organization appeals to UN Security Council over Syrian government use of barrel bombs - @AP

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Syrian civil war

Monitor group: Islamic State kills 146 civilians in Kurdish town of Kobane, Syria - @AJENews

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Islamic State suicide attack on a security building in Hasakeh kills at least 20 Syrian troops, says monitoring group - @AFP

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Syrian civil war

Islamic State attacks security building in Syrian city of Hasaka, destroying part of it, says Information Minister - @Reuters

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Ahrar ash-Sham

German federal prosecutors charge 3 Lebanese and 1 German with supporting Islamist group fighting in Syria - @AP

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Syrian civil war

UN Report: $4.53 billion required for Syrian refugee response is only 23% funded - @Refugees

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Vladimir Putin

White House: Russian President Putin called President Obama; discussed Islamic State, situation in Ukraine, Syria, Iran nuclear negotiations - statement

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Syrian civil war

1 Jordanian killed, 4 injured by stray mortar that hit Jordanian town of Ramtha near Syria - @Reuters

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Fight against Islamic State militants

10 Syrian soldiers killed in 2 Islamic State attacks in Hasakeh, says monitoring group - @AFP

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Hundreds of refugees who fled to Turkey cross back into Syria, witnesses say - @Reuters

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Islamic State has planted mines and bombs in Palmyra, Syria, monitoring group says - @Reuters

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Syrian civil war

Doctors Without Borders voices alarm at fuel blockade in Syria hampering relief efforts - @AFP

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Syrian civil war

70 countries sign letter to UN General Assembly demanding Assad government end air strikes, particularly barrel bombing - @AJEnglish

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