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Fight against Islamic State militants

19 Assyrian Christian captives in Syria released by Islamic State, monitoring group says; more than 200 still held - @Reuters

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Activists say al-Qaida fighters overrun Syrian rebel bases near Aleppo - @AP

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Kurdish fighters battle their way into Syrian town that was a stronghold of Islamic State militants, officials say - @AP

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Turkish Airlines says it is assisting investigation into 3 British teenagers believed to have gone to Syria - @Reuters

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Syrian civil war

UN official: 18,000 Syrian refugees at Yarmouk camp need urgent aid - @AlArabiya_Eng

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Syrian civil war

Syria's Assad meets with 4 French lawmakers in Damascus; France calls visit a 'personal initiative' - @AP

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Fight against Islamic State militants

France seizes passports of 6 alleged jihadis bound for Syria; 1st time since anti-terror bill passed in November - @NBCNews

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Third London girl believed to be heading to Syria named as Amira Abase; family appeals for her to 'come home safe' - @BBCBreaking

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Syrian civil war

Syrian state media: Car bomb kills 4 in Qardaha, ancestral town of President Bashar Al-Assad - @Reuters

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Syrian civil war

UN probe says Assad's regime committed war crimes in Syria, urges lifting of immunity for perpetrators - @AlArabiya_Eng

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Syrian civil war

Turkish foreign minister says he aims to start program with US to train and equip Syrian rebels - @Reuters

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Fight against Islamic State militants

More: Turkey, US signed deal to train, arm Syrian rebels fighting Islamic State on Thursday evening after months of talks, US embassy spokesman says - @AP

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Turkey, United States sign deal to train and equip moderate Syrian opposition fighters, says Turkish official - @Reuters

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Battles in and around Syrian city of Aleppo have killed at least 70 pro-government fighters, monitor says - @Reuters

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Syrian civil war

UN Syrian envoy tells Security Council that Syrian government is willing to suspend bombardment of Aleppo for 6 weeks, diplomats say - @Reuters

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Syrian civil war

US training of moderate Syrian rebels to allow rebels the ability to call airstrikes - @WSJbreakingnews

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Syrian civil war

US confirms it has reached agreement with Turkey on training moderate Syrian opposition - @Reuters

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Syrian civil war

Scores dead in intensified fighting in southern Syria, monitoring group says - @Reuters

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Fight against Islamic State militants

US military says 15 more airstrikes launched against Islamic State; US and coalition partners conducted 8 strikes in Syria, 7 in Iraq since early Thursday - @Reuters

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Syrian civil war

Syrian air force raids have killed at least 183 people in the past 10 days, UK-based monitoring group says - @Reuters

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