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ISIS blasts in Syria regime heartland kill more than 148

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ISIS ATTACK. An officer stands next to damaged cars at the site of a bombing in a bus station in Jableh city, Lattakia province, Syria on May 23, 2016. Photo from Syrian Arab News Agency/EPA

The Islamic State says the attacks were in retaliation for Syrian regime and Russian air strikes

DAMASCUS, Syria (May 24, 2016) — More than 148 people were killed Monday, May 23, in bombings claimed by the Islamic State group in northwestern Syria, the deadliest attacks to date in the regime’s coastal heartland. Continue reading ISIS blasts in Syria regime heartland kill more than 148

Air strikes on Syria displaced camp kill 28

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Syrian men ride a motorbike past damaged buildings in the rebel-held Bustan al-Qasr district in eastern Aleppo, on May 4, 2016. Karam al-Masri/AFP

As relieved civilians went out onto the streets after two weeks of heavy fighting in the divided city, others were attacked further west

ALEPPO, Syria (May 6, 2016) — Air strikes killed at least 28 civilians Thursday, May 5, in a camp for the displaced in northern Syria near the Turkish border as a 48-hour ceasefire took hold in Aleppo. Continue reading Air strikes on Syria displaced camp kill 28

44 dead in suspected regime strikes on Syria markets

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The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights describes as a ‘massacre’ the strikes on a vegetable market in Maaret al-Numan that kills at least 37 civilians and at least another 7 at a market in nearby Kafranbel 

BEIRUT, Lebanon (Apr. 20, 2016) — Suspected government air strikes on Tuesday, April 19, killed at least 44 civilians at two markets in a part of northwestern Syria controlled by the war-torn country’s Al-Qaeda affiliate, a monitor said.

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