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Years of fruitless efforts to end Syria’s war

Since the start of Syria's war in 2011, numerous efforts to halt the conflict through diplomacy have failed

Lebanon’s Hezbollah launches Syrian war video game

The first-person shooter game is a low-cost spinoff of bestseller "Call of Duty" that glorifies the group's battles in the ongoing Syrian conflict.

World, bar Israel, condemns Trump Jerusalem announcement

Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital has drawn sharp criticism, with the significant exception of Israel.

What to expect from the next round of Syria talks

After months of stalemate, the Syrian talks are expected to focus primarily on a new constitution and elections and two reforms proposed by the UN.

Turkey’s deescalation operation promises to be a smooth transition

Rebels have told 'Al Jazeera' that Turkey has indirectly sent a stark warning to any faction that resists the operation.

Erdogan blames ‘murderer Assad’ for suspected Syria chemical attack

At least 72 people, among them 20 children, were killed in Tuesday's attack in rebel-held Khan Sheikhun.

Russian ambassador shot dead in Ankara gallery

The Russian foreign ministry confirmed the death of envoy Andrei Karlov, which marked one of the most serious spillovers of the Syria conflict.

​Aleppo victory won’t end Syrian war, says al-Assad

President Bashar al-Assad said a victory for his army in the city of Aleppo would be a “huge step” towards ending the devastating five-year civil war.

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