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Is the Syrian war turning into a regional proxy war?

What started as peaceful protests against dictatorship in Syria, seven years later is an all-out war - in which at least four hundred thousand people have been killed. Strait Talk host Ali Mustafa speaks to Professor Kamel Hawwash who is a professor at the University of Birmingham and Mehrdad Khonsari, a former Iranian diplomat who served in Washington, at the UN and London.

Special Coverage: Turkish army and Free Syrian Army takes Afrin town centre

Special Coverage: Turkish army and Free Syrian Army takes Afrin town centre

The War in Syria: YPG found to force children to fight in war

The War in Syria: YPG found to force children to fight in war

Who are the power players in the Syrian war?

Who are the power players in the Syrian war?

Inside Northern Syria, Marking Seven Years of War | Special

Inside Northern Syria, Marking Seven Years of War | Special

At least 35 killed at children's day-care centre

At least 35 killed at children's day-care centre

Pyongyang fires two more missiles, blames US drills escalation

Pyongyang fires two more missiles, blames US drills escalation

A generation becoming lost in Syria's north

A generation becoming lost in Syria's north

Ukraine president: More villages recaptured from Russia in south

Ukraine president: More villages recaptured from Russia in south

Grain prices decrease globally as ships are inspected in Istanbul

Grain prices decrease globally as ships are inspected in Istanbul

Ethiopian govt accepts African Union invitation to peace talks

Ethiopian govt accepts African Union invitation to peace talks

UN calls for $816M in aid for the flood victims

UN calls for $816M in aid for the flood victims

Washington, Seoul hold joint live fire drills to warn Pyongyang

Washington, Seoul hold joint live fire drills to warn Pyongyang

Community to hold first meeting, many sceptical of purpose

Community to hold first meeting, many sceptical of purpose

Elon Musk to proceed with $44B buyout of Twitter

Elon Musk to proceed with $44B buyout of Twitter

Russian parliament approves annexations

Russian parliament approves annexations

Police chief and nine elite officers removed from posts

Police chief and nine elite officers removed from posts

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