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Watch: Rescuers clear rubble after Russian strike kills 4 siblings

Volunteers clear a house destroyed by a Russian airstrike on rebel-held province in Syria.

Watch: Rescuers clear rubble as Russian strike kills 4 siblingsplayer

Watch: Russia demands Israel halt strikes in Syria

In its strongest rebuke to date, Russia issued a strong condemnation of Israeli attacks.

Watch: Russia demands Israel halt strikes in Syriaplayer

Will Iran fill the vacuum left by Russia in Syria?

With both the US and Russia on their way out of Syria, Jordan and other Gulf States are trying to mend ways with Iran.

Will Iran fill the vacuum left by Russia in Syria? player

Pentagon confirms: Russia recruiting Syrians to fight in Ukraine

Pentagon spokesman: US believes there's truth to accounts that Russians are seeking Syrian fighters to augment forces in Ukraine.

Russia recruiting Syrians to fight in Ukraine

Report: Russia recruiting Syrians for Ukraine war

US officials say Moscow is recruiting Syrians skilled in urban combat to fight in Ukraine.

Russia recruiting Syrians for Ukraine war

7 civilians killed as Russian planes pound rebel-held hospital in Syria

According to reports, Russian, Syrian airstrikes targeted densely-populated areas, hitting a hospital and killing local civilians.

Watch: Russian, Syrian forces pound rebel enclaveplayer

Erdogan encouraging refugee exodus to Europe

Turkey announced it would not prevent refugees from entering the EU following a Syrian strike in which 33 of its troops were killed.

Erdogan encouraging refugee exodus to Europe

Netanyahu and Putin discuss Syria

Prime Minister Netanyahu and Russian President agree on continued coordination in Syria.

Netanyahu and Putin discuss Syria

US: S-300 to Syria would be 'serious escalation'

State Department spokeswoman comments on Russia's delivery of S-300 missile systems to Syria, says it would be a concern if true.

US: S-300 to Syria would be 'serious escalation'

Russia shoots down UAV in Syria

Russia says it shot down unmanned aircraft of unknown origin near the Khmeimim airbase in Syria.

Russia shoots down UAV in Syria

Russia not discussing S-300 supply to Syria

Top aide to Putin says Russia not in talks with the Syrian government about supplying S-300 missiles and does not think they are needed.

Russia not discussing S-300 supply to Syria

Liberman: Russia a 'very pragmatic' actor in Syria

Defense Minister says Israel is not concerned by Russia's military presence in neighboring Syria.

Liberman: Russia a 'very pragmatic' actor in Syria

Report: Trump halts sanctions on Russia

Officials say Trump halted plan to impose additional economic sanctions on Russia in response to its continued support of the Assad regime.

Report: Trump halts sanctions on Russia

White House: Russia complicit in civilian deaths in Syria

U.S. accuses Russia of bombing rebel-held area near Damascus in violation of UN ceasefire.

White House: Russia complicit in civilian deaths in Syria

Russia prevents Iran from setting up base in Syria

Russia reportedly prevented Iran from setting up a military base in the port of Tartus. Israel welcomed the move.

Russia prevents Iran from setting up base in Syria

Russian submarine destroys ISIS post in Syria

Russian submarine deployed in the Mediterranean fires three ballistic missiles to destroy ISIS post in Deir Ezzor.

Russian submarine destroys ISIS post in Syria

Russia vetoes resolution on Syria chemical weapons

Russia vetoes UN resolution that would have extended mandate of a panel investigating who is behind chemical weapons attacks in Syria.

Russia vetoes resolution on Syria chemical weapons

Iran has conquered Syria

Iran has conquered Syria

Russia to veto UN resolution on Syria chemical weapons

Russia ready to veto draft resolution calling for sanctions against Syria over the use of chemical weapons on civilians.

Russia to veto UN resolution on Syria chemical weapons

Russia pushes UN resolution on Syria ceasefire

Russia submits a draft resolution to the UN Security Council supporting the ceasefire it helped broker in Syria, as well as peace talks.

Russia pushes UN resolution on Syria ceasefire

Putin: Not the time to resume Aleppo strikes

Russian President rejects request to lift a moratorium on air strike on Syria’s Aleppo.

Putin: Not the time to resume Aleppo strikes

Oh those sands! Those shifting sands!

Oh those sands! Those shifting sands!

Syria: 16 dead in heavy bombardment on Idlib

NGO says the raids were carried out by either Syrian or Russian aircraft.

Syria: 16 dead in heavy bombardment on Idlib

Putin cancels visit to France amid row over Syria

Russian President cancels visit to France after Francoise Hollande says Russia helped Syria commit a war crime in Aleppo.

Putin cancels visit to France amid row over Syria

Analysis: Ceasefire in Syria means time to reload

Dr. Y. Blanga, historian and expert on Syrian affairs at Bar Ilan University, says the ceasefire won’t last.

Analysis: Ceasefire in Syria means time to reload for next round

Russia proposes joint air strikes with U.S.

United States rejects a Russian proposal to launch joint air strikes against jihadists from next week in Syria.

Russia proposes joint air strikes with United States in Syria

Most Russian warplanes have left Syria

Spokesman for American military confirms that most if not all Russian warplanes have been withdrawn from Syria.

Most Russian warplanes have left Syria, says American military

NATO: Russia in the way of solving Syrian conflict

NATO says Russia is complicating the search for a solution to the Syrian conflict by bombing moderate opposition groups.

NATO: Russia in the way of solving Syrian conflict

Advanced Russian plane spies on Turkey from Syria

Russian plane joins fleet in Latakia, can spy hundreds of kilometers into Turkey from Syrian airspace.

Advanced Russian plane spies on Turkey from Syria

Rebels accept ceasefire if Russia stops airstrikes

Syrian rebels set out terms of ceasefire, agree to cessation of violence if Russia stops airstrikes.

Syrian rebels to accept ceasefire if Russia stops airstrikes

2 Syria hospitals bombed, 19 killed; Russia blamed

Hospitals in Aleppo and Idlib provinces hit by air strikes and rocket artillery; observers blame Russian jets, say attack was deliberate.

Two hospitals bombed in Syria, 19 killed; Russia blamed

Russia 'no plans to stay in Syria long-term'

Prime Minister makes statements three days after warning of possible World War.

Russia 'no plans to stay in Syria long-term'

Russia denies it sabotaged Syria talks

Russia blasts the West for saying it sabotaged Syria peace talks by militarily backing the Damascus regime.

Russia rejects accusations it sabotaged Syria talks

Russia denies it asked Assad to step down

Spokesman for the Kremlin denies reports that Putin sent a senior intelligence official to Damascus to ask Assad to step down.

Russia denies it asked Assad to step down

Russia shows video of strikes on ISIS oil trucks

Onslaught has wiped out nearly 2,000 ISIS oil tankers since Russia entered the war in Syria. There were 189 sorties last Thursday alone.

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Saudi Arabia wants UN to condemn Russia

Saudi Arabia submits resolution to condemn Iranian and Russian intervention in Syria.

Saudi Arabia wants UN to condemn Russia for Syria involvement

Russia rejects UN resolution on barrel bombs

Russia says it will not back a proposed draft UN Security Council resolution aimed at stopping barrel bomb attacks in Syria.

Russia rejects UN resolution on Syrian barrel bombs

Putin accuses West of 'double game'

Russian President accuses West of declaring a fight against some Syrian groups while supporting others.

Putin accuses West of 'double game' with Syria terrorist groups

U.S., Russia to Sign 'Understanding' on Syria

Pentagon spokesman says the United States and Russia are set to sign an understanding on how pilots can avoid each other over Syria.

United States, Russia to Sign 'Understanding' on Syria

American, Russian Militaries Close to Syria Pact

American defense official says the United States and Russia could soon sign a pact establishing safety protocols in Syria.

American, Russian Militaries Close to Pact on Safety in Syria