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Russian helicopter shot down in Syria, killing all 5 onboard

Russian helicopter shot down in Syria, killing all 5 onboard

Aug  01, – The Mi-8 helicopter was shot down in Idlib province, where Russian warplanes frequently targeted rebels fighting Syrian President Bashar Assad’s forces. The Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement that the chopper was returning to the Russian air base on Syria’s coast after delivering humanitarian goods to the city of Aleppo. But […]

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Inspectors verify 22 of Syria’s 23 chemical sites

Inspectors verify 22 of Syria’s 23 chemical sites

Nov 07, – The joint mission by the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and the United Nations, which is overseeing the destruction of Syria’s chemical arsenal, visited 21 of the sites last month but were unable to visit two — one of them in Aleppo province — because of security concerns related to […]

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Syria’s Assad in a rare public appearance visits Damascus power station

Syria’s Assad in a rare public appearance visits Damascus power station

May 1, AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Footage of the visit broadcast on state television showed Assad chatting casually with a group of employees, two days after his prime minister narrowly escaped assassination by an explosion and a day after another major bombing in the capital took the lives of at least 14. Syrian President Bashar […]

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