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Refugees mainly from Syria, Iran and Iraq. (Photo by Alexander Koerner/Getty Images)
Refugees mainly from Syria, Iran and Iraq. (Photo by Alexander Koerner/Getty Images)
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To seek peace in Syria, US offers to cooperate with Russia

Frustrated by months of failure in Syria, the Obama administration is taking what might be its final offer to Moscow: Enhanced intelligence and military cooperation against the Islamic State and other extremist groups if Syria's Russian-backed president Bashar Assad upholds a ceasefire with U.S.-supported rebel groups and starts a political transition.

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WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 03: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks to members of the media at the State Department May 3, 2016 in Washington, DC. Secretary Kerry made remarks to mark World Press Freedom Day and discussed the current situation in Syria. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks to members of the media at the State Department May 3, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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Kerry warns Assad to start transition by Aug. 1 — or else

Secretary of State John Kerry warned Syria's government and its backers in Moscow and Tehran on Tuesday that they face an August deadline for starting a political transition to move President Bashar Assad out, or they risk the consequences of a new U.S. approach toward ending the 5-year-old civil war.

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President Barack Obama speaks in Edgartown, Mass., Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, about the killing of American journalist James Foley by militants with the Islamic State extremist group.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
President Barack Obama speaks in Edgartown, Mass., Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, about the killing of American journalist James Foley by militants with the Islamic State extremist group. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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Obama faces complex options in Iraq and Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) -- At the heart of President Barack Obama's quandary over the Islamic State militants is their haven in Syria.

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Syrian military soldier holding his AK-47 with a sticker of Syrian President Bashar Assad and Arabic that reads, "Syria is fine," stands guard at a check point in Damascus, Syria in 2013.  (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File)
Syrian military soldier holding his AK-47 with a sticker of Syrian President Bashar Assad and Arabic that reads, "Syria is fine," stands guard at a check point in Damascus, Syria in 2013. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File)
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Obama seeks $500M to train, equip Syrian rebels

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is asking Congress for $500 million to train and arm vetted members of the Syrian opposition, as the U.S. grapples for a way to stem a civil war that has also fueled the al-Qaida inspired insurgency in neighboring Iraq.

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Photo from activist group Aleppo Media Center (AMC), which has been authenticated, shows buildings destroyed from a Syrian government airstrike in Aleppo, Syria, (AP Photo/Aleppo Media Center AMC)
Photo from activist group Aleppo Media Center (AMC), which has been authenticated, shows buildings destroyed from a Syrian government airstrike in Aleppo, Syria, (AP Photo/Aleppo Media Center AMC)
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Activists Say Syria War Death Toll Tops 160,000

The death toll in Syria's three-year conflict has climbed past 160,000, an activist group said Monday, a harrowing figure that reflects the relentless bloodletting in a civil war that appears no closer to being resolved.

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad
Syrian President Bashar Assad (Joseph Eid/AFP/Getty Images)
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Assad Likely Behind Chemical Arms Use in Syria

The White House says it's highly likely that Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime, not the rebel opposition, was behind any chemical weapons use in Syria.

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