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We have started to collect the most important news related to Syria in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Syria: news

Second Frenchman in IS video named

Wednesday, November 19th 2014, 21:04
related countries: France France, United States United States
related places: Frenchman

France names another Frenchman in a video showing the killing of Syrian prisoners by IS militants as Muslim convert Mickael Dos Santos, 22.
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Dutch mum rescues daughter from IS

Wednesday, November 19th 2014, 17:41
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Turkey Turkey

A Dutch mother arrives with her daughter in the Netherlands, after travelling to Syria to bring her back from the Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa.
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VIDEO: IS defector: 'I joined out of fear'

Sunday, November 16th 2014, 23:13
related countries: Turkey Turkey

The BBC's Paul Wood reports from Turkey's border with Syria, where a defector from Islamic State has been speaking about the brutality of the militant group.
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'Hero boy' video faked by Norwegians

Friday, November 14th 2014, 20:16
related countries: Norway Norway

Norwegian director admits he staged a "Syrian" viral video
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UN says IS imposing rule of terror

Friday, November 14th 2014, 14:49

The militant group Islamic State is committing war crimes and imposing a "rule of terror" in areas it controls in Syria, the UN says.
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Will Aleppo finally fall?

Friday, November 14th 2014, 12:17

Rebels at risk in an icon of Syria's uprising
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VIDEO: 'Progress made in degrading Isil'

Thursday, November 13th 2014, 19:53
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Congress

The US and coalition forces are making progress in the fight against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel has told Congress.
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Frenchman jailed for Syria jihad

Thursday, November 13th 2014, 17:40
related countries: France France

A Frenchman is jailed for seven years for joining an Islamist militant group in Syria - the first such sentence in France.
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Woman jailed for funding Syria jihad

Thursday, November 13th 2014, 14:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A London woman convicted of funding her husband's jihad in Syria has been jailed at the Old Bailey for 28 months.
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'Door closing' for Syrian refugees

Thursday, November 13th 2014, 13:13

Syria's neighbours are sharply cutting numbers of refugees they allow in as the world community fails to share the burden, say two prominent NGOs.
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VIDEO: Istanbul misery for Syria refugees

Thursday, November 13th 2014, 10:07
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Istanbul

Turkey is home to more than a million Syrian refugees, with many living in camps near the border or in cities such as Istanbul.
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Through teenagers' eyes - unique snapshots of Syrian refugee life

Thursday, November 13th 2014, 5:59

Smartphone snapshots of life in Syrian desert camp
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Syrian conflict story told by refugees

Thursday, November 13th 2014, 1:23

How displacement has become the story of the Syria war
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The bitter struggle for Syria

Wednesday, November 12th 2014, 2:09

How Syria's president has survived a brutal war
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New hope in Syria war, says UN envoy

Tuesday, November 11th 2014, 17:09

The UN mediator in the Syrian conflict, Staffan de Mistura, tells the BBC he believes there is a fresh opportunity to resolve the country's crisis.
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Syria's disappeared

Tuesday, November 11th 2014, 15:18

The story of the people snatched from Syria's streets
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Syria 'to study' Aleppo truce plan

Monday, November 10th 2014, 14:38
related places: Aleppo

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says he will study a UN proposal for "local ceasefires" in the war-ravaged northern city of Aleppo.
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US strikes target militants in Syria

Thursday, November 6th 2014, 19:20
related countries: United States United States

The US says it has carried out air strikes against the al-Qaeda-linked Khorasan group in Syria, whom it accuses of planning attacks on the West.
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The 13-year-old on 'righteous path' to Islamic State

Thursday, November 6th 2014, 7:16

Meet the 13-year-old jihadi preparing to join IS in Syria
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VIDEO: Lebanese fear attacks from Syria

Wednesday, November 5th 2014, 13:35
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

There is a growing fear that the conflict in neighbouring Syria will spill over into Lebanon, and that has left some communities taking up arms themselves.
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Inside Kobane: Eyewitness account in besieged Kurdish city

Wednesday, November 5th 2014, 1:08

Kurdish defenders vow to defy siege in northern Syrian town
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Jihadists edging out US allies in Syria

Tuesday, November 4th 2014, 16:55
related countries: United States United States

US' moderate rebel allies no match for jihadists in Syria
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VIDEO: The village hosting Kobane refugees

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 9:45
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Jiyar Gol visits a Turkish border village and hears from refugees from the besieged Syrian city of Kobane.
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VIDEO: Syria kids' art project goes global

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 8:01

Activists are offering the world a look at events in Syria through the eyes of children in the form of a giant canvas covered with their original art work.
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VIDEO: Tackling extremism at its roots

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 6:39
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A project in London is trying to stop the number of young people going to fight in Syria and Iraq by tackling extremism.
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VIDEO: Peshmerga fighters 'in Kobane'

Saturday, November 1st 2014, 4:47
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Turkey Turkey

Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighters cross the Turkish border to help defend the Syrian town of Kobane from Islamic State.
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Iraqi Kurds 'in Kobane to fight IS'

Friday, October 31st 2014, 21:28
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Turkey Turkey

Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga forces cross the Turkish border to help defend the Syrian town of Kobane from Islamic State militants.
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VIDEO: 'Peshmerga generate hope' in Kobane

Friday, October 31st 2014, 17:14
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The arrival of Iraqi Kurd Peshmerga fighters has "generated hope in the Kurdish community" reports Jiyar Gol from the Syria-Turkey border
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Iraqi Kurd fighters 'enter Kobane'

Thursday, October 30th 2014, 18:59
related countries: Iraq Iraq

An advance party of 10 Iraqi Kurd fighters have entered the Syrian border town of Kobane to join the battle against Islamic State militants, activists say.
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Rebels reinforce besieged Kobane

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 13:05

Free Syrian Army fighters arrive in Kobane to help the defence of the Syrian border town under siege by Islamic State militants, sources there say.
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Peshmerga fighters arrive in Turkey

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 8:20
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Turkey Turkey

Scores of Iraqi Kurdish fighters arrive in Turkey from where they plan to cross into Syria to battle militants besieging the town of Kobane.
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Canberra 'trying to verify IS death'

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 3:11
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia

The Australian government says it is trying to confirm reports that the most senior Australian member of Islamic State has been killed in Syria.
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VIDEO: Why won't Turkey's tanks attack IS?

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 0:02
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey's prime minister explains why Turkish ground troops have not been deployed to fight Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria.
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VIDEO: Video shows massive Kobane blast

Tuesday, October 28th 2014, 12:53

The BBC's Jiyar Gol has witnessed a massive blast hit the Syrian city of Kobane - despite militants' claims that the battle is "nearly over".
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Turkish PM rejects Kobane criticism

Tuesday, October 28th 2014, 9:53
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey defends its strategy on Islamic State
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VIDEO: Turkey PM 'will help coalition forces'

Tuesday, October 28th 2014, 6:12
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkish Prime Minister, Ahmet Davutoglu, has told the BBC's Lyse Doucet that Turkey will continue to help coalition forces if there is a co-ordinated plan for the creation of a ''democratic'' Syria.
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Syrian rebels in major Idlib assault

Tuesday, October 28th 2014, 0:10
related places: Idlib

Islamist groups in Syria storm the government-held city of Idlib, infiltrating several important buildings before being repelled.
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John Cantlie seen in Kobane video

Monday, October 27th 2014, 22:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British hostage John Cantlie, who is being held by Islamic State, appears in a new video shot in the the Syrian town of Kobane.
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Doctor 'unlawfully killed' in Syria

Monday, October 27th 2014, 17:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A London jury returns a verdict of unlawful killing at an inquest into the death of Dr Abbas Khan in a Syrian prison.
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Qatar dismisses IS funding claims

Monday, October 27th 2014, 9:29
related countries: Qatar Qatar

Senior officials from Qatar have strongly denied claims the country is supporting terrorist groups in Syria such as Islamic State.
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Jihadi's brother faces terror charge

Sunday, October 26th 2014, 18:22

The brother of a Portsmouth man killed while fighting for Islamic State in Syria is charged with preparing terrorist acts.
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VIDEO: US air strike 'hits IS command'

Friday, October 24th 2014, 17:08
related countries: United States United States

New video footage show a US air strike hitting an Islamic State position on a hill near the embattled Syrian town of Kobane.
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US-led Syria strikes 'kill hundreds'

Thursday, October 23rd 2014, 14:12
related countries: United States United States

US-led air strikes against Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria have killed 553 people since September, including 464 IS fighters, activists say.
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Syria air force 'steps up strikes'

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014, 15:41

The Syrian military has stepped up its air strikes on rebel-held areas dramatically, carrying out more than 200 in recent days, activists say.
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Woman held over 'Syria terror plot'

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014, 12:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A woman is arrested in Bedfordshire on suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts related to Syria, Scotland Yard says.
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US probes 'stray Syria air drop'

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014, 3:49
related countries: United States United States

The US Pentagon says it is examining an Islamic State video appearing to show militants with a weapons bundle intended for Kurdish fighters.
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IS video 'shows man stone daughter'

Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 21:45

The Islamic State group has released an undated video that appears to show an elderly Syrian man stoning his daughter to death for alleged adultery.
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UK spy drones to fly over Syria

Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 12:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK will fly unmanned drones over Syria in the battle against Islamic State militants, the government says.
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Islamic State: The US volunteers who fight with Syria's Kurds

Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 11:01
related countries: United States United States

The Americans who have joined the Kurds in the fight against IS
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Australian teen surfaces in IS video

Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 9:54
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Iraq Iraq, United States United States

An Australian teenager who joined IS militants in Iraq and Syria surfaces in a video addressing PM Tony Abbott and US president Barack Obama.
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Fresh fighting in key Syrian town

Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 6:36

Fierce fighting breaks out in the Syrian town of Kobane, ending two days of relative calm after defenders pushed back Islamic State militants.
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Turks to let Kurds join Kobane fight

Monday, October 20th 2014, 19:49
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Turkey Turkey

Turkey is to allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters to cross the Syrian border to Kobane to fight Islamic State militants, its foreign minister says.
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VIDEO: Why US man joined Kurdish fighters

Monday, October 20th 2014, 17:22
related countries: United States United States

The BBC's Jim Muir speaks to an American who has come to fight Islamic State militants on the front line in north-east Syria.
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US drops arms to Kurds battling IS

Monday, October 20th 2014, 9:28
related countries: United States United States

US military aircraft drop weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to Kurdish fighters battling IS militants in the key Syrian town of Kobane.
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Memorial service for aid worker

Saturday, October 18th 2014, 16:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: More

More than 600 people attend a memorial service for David Haines, a British aid worker who was killed by Islamist militants in Syria last month.
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Islamic State 'is training pilots'

Friday, October 17th 2014, 18:16
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Iraqi pilots who joined Islamic State are training its members in Syria to fly three captured fighter jets, a UK-based activist group says.
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VIDEO: IS 'nearly driven out of Kobane'

Friday, October 17th 2014, 8:55

The Islamic State (IS) militant group is driven out of most of the northern Syrian town of Kobane, a Kurdish commander tells the BBC.
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Terror inquiries 'stretching police'

Friday, October 17th 2014, 7:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Police are "stretched" dealing with an "exceptionally high" number of investigations into Islamist-related activities, Scotland Yard says.
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Treason considered for UK jihadists

Friday, October 17th 2014, 2:03
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK jihadists who travel to Iraq or Syria to fight could be tried for treason, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says.
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VIDEO: Jihadist's son returns from Syria

Thursday, October 16th 2014, 22:31

An eight-year-old boy form Kosovo has been reunited with his mother after returning from Syria.
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