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Syrian Civil War

Russian foreign ministry says direct aggression by the US towards Damascus and Syrian army would lead to 'frightening tectonic shifts' in the Middle East - RIA

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Report: Barrel bombs have hit largest hospital in rebel-held Aleppo, Syria, NGO says - @AFP

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Syrian Civil War

In a private meeting, US Secretary of State John Kerry expressed frustration with Russia over Syria, US failure to back diplomacy with threat of force, according to audio obtained by New York Times

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Fight against Islamic State militants

US-Russia diplomatic process on Syria 'is on life support, but it's not flat-lined yet,' State Department spokesman says - Reuters

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UN launches inquiry into bombing of Syria aid convoy - AFP

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Russian foreign ministry says Lavrov has spoken with Kerry on Syria, said Russia remains open to talks with US and 'willing to continue considering extra opportunities for promoting normalization in Aleppo' - Interfax

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Syrian army advances in northern and central Aleppo Friday, Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor, state media say - AFP

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Syrian Civil War

Russian Foreign Minister Larov says he's to discuss with US Secretary of State Kerry separation of moderate Syrian opposition from Al-Nusra Front front in Syria - Reuters

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Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov says Castello road in Syria cannot be used for humanitarian aid delivery to Aleppo due to potential terrorist threat - @AlArabiya_Eng

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Kremlin spokesperson says information provided on Syria by London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights is unreliable - Reuters

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Syrian Civil War

A Syrian water station in rebel-held Aleppo has been destroyed by bombing; water system already severely damaged during week-long offensive by the Syrian army - Reuters

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More: United Nations weighing options for independent investigation of Aleppo, Syria, convoy attack, would need access to site, UN's Stephen O'Brien says - Reuters

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Syrian Civil War

United Nations aid chief says major powers must find common will on Syria civil conflict - Reuters

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World Health Organization say 338 people have been killed, 846 injured, in eastern Aleppo, Syria, over the last 3 weeks - Reuters

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Report: Approximately 10,000 dead in year of Russian air strikes in Syria - @AFP

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An offensive to retake the Raqqa, Syria, from Islamic State using Kurdish militia fighters would trigger an ethnic conflict, says Turkish official - Reuters

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White House: President Obama speaks by phone with Germany's Merkel; both strongly condemn 'barbarous' Russian and Syrian air strikes against eastern Aleppo - Reuters

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German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel says he will talk with Iran about human rights, its role in Syrian war during visit next week, per Spiegel - Reuters

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Syrian Civil War

US State Department: Secretary Kerry spoke by phone to Russia's Lavrov today, but didn't fulfill threat to suspend talks on Syria; 'it's no idle threat' - @bklapperAP

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UN aid chief: Aleppo faces humanitarian catastrophe 'unlike any' witnessed so far in Syrian war - AFP

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