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Bashar al-Assad denies Moscow running show in Syria

Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad denied Moscow is running the show in his war-torn country, saying in an interview released Sunday his government operates independently of its Russian and Iranian allies.

Russia strikes kill 120 IS fighters, over 60 ‘foreign mercenaries’ in Syria

Some 120 Islamic State fighters and 60 foreign mercenaries were killed in a series of Russian air strikes in Syria over the past 24 hours, the defence ministry in Moscow said on Saturday.

3,000 killed in Syria in deadliest month of 2017

Syria's war killed at least 3,000 people including 955 civilians in September, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said Sunday, in the deadliest month of the conflict this year.

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