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August 27, 2015

The Syrian president said in a televised interview that relationships with Iran and Russia remain stable. (AFP/File)
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The Syrian president said in a televised interview that relationships with Iran and Russia remain stable.

August 23, 2015

Members of Lebanon's Hezbollah movement stand next to the coffin of Mohamed al-Atrach, who was killed in combat alongside Syrian government forces near Zabadani, during his funeral procession in a southern suburb of Beirut on August 22, 2015. (AFP/File)
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Four Hezbollah fighters were killed in the Syrian border town of Zabadani as the group continued their slow advance to reclaim the city from opposition fighters.

August 21, 2015

Images circulated on social media show the Daesh militants destroying the Saint Elian Monstery near al-Qaryatain in a Christian neighborhood in Homs. (AFP/File)
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The structure was founded more than 1,500 years ago in a Syrian Christian neighborhood.

August 19, 2015

Some things haven't changed in the last four years. (AFP/File)
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Some things haven't changed in the last four years.

August 18, 2015

Maya, a 4-year-old Syrian girl, lies in a hospital bed after she was injured the day before following air strikes by Syrian government forces on a marketplace in the rebel-held area of Douma, east of the capital Damascus on August 17, 2015. (AFP/Sameer al-Doumy)
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The Syrian regime's attack on a marketplace in the rebel-held Damascus suburb of Douma killed at least 111 civilians and injured 200 others.
A Hezbollah fighter takes aim in the region of Qalamoun near the Syrian border town of Zabadani. (Twitter)
12:48 GMT
Al-Manar news reported that Hezbollah forces killed 20 militants in what is being described as the final push for control of the Syrian border town after the expiration of a temporary ceasefire on Sunday.
Relief workers carry a wounded man following a deadly airstrike by the Syrian government in Douma, August 16, 2015. (AFP/File)
09:38 GMT
The death toll in Douma hit over 100 people after Syrian government forces raided the area, northeast of Damascus.
A senior Pentagon official said the US will increase its use of drones internationally to as many as 90 a day by 2019. (AFP/File)
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A senior Pentagon official said the US will increase its use of drones internationally to as many as 90 a day by 2019.

August 17, 2015

The Syrian regime may have just gotten a much deadlier weapon. (AFP/File)
14:26 GMT
The Syrian government has an amped up weapons supply.

August 16, 2015

Injured people receive treatment at a make-shift hospital in the rebel-held area of Douma, east of the capital Damascus, following airstrikes by Syrian government forces on a marketplace on August 16, 2015. (AFP/Abd Doumany)
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The Observatory said the death toll was likely to rise.
Many LGBT Syrians escape to find refuge in Turkey's capital, where at least an annual gay pride parade shows the community's presence. (AFP/File)
07:20 GMT
Turkey isn't the greatest place to go, but it's a start.