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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

At least 5 killed after bomb explodes on a bus in central Damascus, Syrian state media reports - @AP

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Syrian civil war

Representatives of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and anti-government opposition have agreed to hold another round of talks in Moscow; date not set yet - @Reuters

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Syrian civil war

Syria opposition, Assad representatives reportedly meet in Moscow, Syrian official tells @AFP

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Syrian civil war

Photo: Large refugee camp built to house 35,000 of those displaced due to conflict in Syria opened by Turkey yesterday - @memetsimsek

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Senior State Department official says Secretary Kerry told Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov costs to Russia will only increase if attacks on Ukraine continue; pair also discussed Syria in phone call Sunday - @NBCNews

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Syrian sectarian violence in Lebanon

Lebanese army says 5 soldiers killed in clashes near border with Syria - @Reuters

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Syrian civil war

Syrian government airstrike outside of Damascus kills at least 32 people, activists say - @AP

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

President Obama says US is working to identify people who would travel to Syria and come back to 'hatch plots' - @rebekahmetzler

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Syrian civil war

Turkish Prime Minister: Syria's Aleppo must be protected from aerial bombardment before Turkey will consider stepping up role in US-led coalition - @Reuters

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Syrian civil war

Hezbollah's leader in Lebanon says Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's allies have right to respond to Israel's attacks inside Syria - @Reuters

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Syrian civil war

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says Syrian opposition figures not willing to attend Moscow talks will lose influence in peace efforts - @Reuters

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

US-led forces launched 19 air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq Saturday, US military says; 9 hit Islamic State targets near Kobani - @Reuters

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Syrian civil war

Monitoring group says at least 2,100 people died in Syrian prisons last year, many bodies showed signs of torture - @Reuters

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Canada

Immigration minister says Canada will take in 10,000 Syrian refugees in next 3 years, 3,000 Iraqis this year - @CBCAlerts

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Syrian civil war

US extends Temporary Protected Status for Syria through September 2016 - @USEmbassySyria

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Syrian civil war

Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu: Turkish Intelligence rescued military officer kidnapped in Syrian border - @ragipsoylu

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Father of Jordanian pilot captured by Islamic State group appeals to militants to treat his son well - @AP

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Italy

360 migrants stranded on abandoned ship disembark in Italian port of Corigliano Calabro; most believed to be Syrians fleeing civil war - @AFP

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Syrian civil war

New Syrian opposition group linked to a prominent cleric says President Assad would have to step down as part of any political solution to the civil war - @Reuters

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Syrian civil war

Syrian conflict killed 76,021 people in 2014, just under half of them civilians, a group monitoring the war says - @Reuters

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