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May 23, 2019

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Deadly new air strikes as Syria army battles jihadists

Deadly new air strikes as Syria army battles jihadists

Syrian government aircraft bombed several towns in northwestern Syria on Thursday killing eight civilians as troops and militia battled jihadists on the ground, a monitor said.The new bombardment of the largely jihadist-controlled region of Idlib followed stri

Deadly strike hits Syria market as Damascus battles jihadists

Deadly strike hits Syria market as Damascus battles jihadists

Syrian government air strikes killed 18 civilians, including a dozen people at a busy market, as fierce fighting raged for the jihadist-held northwest, a war monitor said on Wednesday.Regime forces battled to repel a jihadist counteroffensive around the town o

Colombian army to reword controversial policy on kill orders

Colombian army to reword controversial policy on kill orders

Colombia's army announced it would modify instructions given to troops following an article in the New York Times that claimed a new policy could result in a greater number of civilians being killed in the battle against criminals and militants.The article wr