Over 100 killed as bombs tear through Damascus, Homs

In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, residents gather at the scene where two blasts exploded in the pro-government neighborhood of Zahraa, in Homs province, Syria, Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016. (SANA via AP)

In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, residents gather at the scene where two blasts exploded in the pro-government neighborhood of Zahraa, in Homs province, Syria, Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016. (SANA via AP)

Islamic State claims string of bombings that kill at least 119 while international community struggles to sew together ceasefire

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Thousands flee as Russian-backed offensive threatens to besiege Aleppo

 

Residents inspect damage after airstrikes by pro-Syrian government forces in the rebel held Al-Shaar neighborhood of Aleppo, Syria February 4, 2016. Reuters/Abdalrhman Ismail

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Putin told Assad to go or be made to go, Israeli officials say

Russian President Vladimir Putin (center), shakes hands with Syrian President Bashar Assad as Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (right), looks on in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, October 20, 2015. (Alexei Druzhinin, RIA-Novosti/Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)

Russian President Vladimir Putin (center), shakes hands with Syrian President Bashar Assad as Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (right), looks on in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, October 20, 2015. (Alexei Druzhinin, RIA-Novosti/Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)

Despite longstanding support, Moscow reportedly tells president of war-torn Syria to make way for transitional government

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S.Sudan government did not sign peace deal, to finalize deal in 15 days: mediator

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir takes his seat at the State House, in Juba, prior to a brief consultative meeting with cabinet and State Governors, on August 16, 2015 ( Waakhe Simon Wudu (AFP) )

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir takes his seat at the State House, in Juba, prior to a brief consultative meeting with cabinet and State Governors, on August 16, 2015 ( Waakhe Simon Wudu (AFP) )”Waakhe Simon Wudu (AFP)”

Rival parties in South Sudan agree to peace agreement; President Salva Kiir needs ‘more time’

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Turkish border troops block Syrian masses fleeing IS

Syrians carry belongings back to the city center of the Syrian town of Tal Abyad, as seen from Turkey at the Turkish crossing of Akcakale in the southeast Sanliurfa province, on June 13, 2015. (AFP PHOTO / BULENT KILIC)

Syrians carry belongings back to the city center of the Syrian town of Tal Abyad, as seen from Turkey at the Turkish crossing of Akcakale in the southeast Sanliurfa province, on June 13, 2015. (AFP PHOTO / BULENT KILIC)

Water cannons, warnings shots fired to turn back thousands seeking to escape fighting between Islamic State and Kurdish rebels

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Syrian chemical weapons use backed-up by second investigations

One of the chlorine gas canister munitions photographed in Kafr Zita

One of the chlorine gas canister munitions photographed in Kafr Zita  Photo: DANIELE RAINERI

Syria’s use of chemical weapons in Kafr Zita, as revealed by The Telegraph, has been further confirmed by two separate subsequent enquiries

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