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Over 1,500 bodies uncovered in mass grave

Over 1,500 bodies of civilians were found in a newly-discovered mass grave in Syria’s northern province of Raqqa, former de facto capital of the IS, al-Watan newspaper quotes medical sources as saying on Wednesday.

IS militants given 48 hours to surrender enclave near Damascus

Islamic State militants have been given 48 hours to agree to withdraw from an enclave they control south of Damascus, the pro Syrian government newspaper al-Watan reported on Thursday.

Chemical probe to begin in Syria after Western strikes

International inspectors were to begin work Sunday at the site near Damascus of an alleged chemical attack that prompted an unprecedented wave of Western strikes against Syria's regime.

New raids on Syria rebel enclave kill 45 civilians

Fresh air strikes hit the Syrian rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta on Tuesday killing 45 civilians as a ferocious regime bombing campaign entered its third day, a monitor said.

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