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The Syrian government is being pulled up by the Dutch government on alleged human rights abuses.

The Syrian government, headed by Bashar al Assad is being held responsible for 'gross human rights violations'.

US military strengthens deployment in Syria

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US military strengthens deployment in Syria

The US military deployed more war apparatus in the region following tensions with Russia.

Syria Insight: Cautious hope for change with constitution talks

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Syria Insight: Cautious hope for change with constitution talks

A meeting between Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad could point to ...

Syria blames US for harsh fuel crisis

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Syria blames US for harsh fuel crisis

The Assad regime blames fresh sanctions imposed by Washington earlier this year for the worsening fuel crisis.

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Syria calls US 'rogue state' over Assad 'assassination plan'

The Assad regime likened the US to a 'terrorist group' after Trump said he had suggested assassinating the Syrian dictator in 2017.

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Trump 'wanted to kill Assad' after Syria chemical attack

Trump had earlier denied reports that he planned to assassinate the Syrian leader.

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Syrian gravedigger reveals details of 'Nazi-like' regime mass killings

A former gravedigger has given a German court horrifying details about the burial of tens of thousands of Assad regime torture victims ...

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Hezbollah pondering withdrawal from Syria, Lebanese political ally reveals

Iran-backed Hezbollah may pull deployed in Syria, the FPM leader said.

Coronavirus kills businessman uncle of Syria's <em>Assad</em>

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Coronavirus kills businessman uncle of Syria's Assad

Mohamed Makhlouf, one of the most prominent Syrian businessmen during the 1970s and 1980s, was taken to hospital in the capital Damascus on ...

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Israel fires missiles at targets near Syria's Aleppo

Reports of Israeli attacks on Aleppo, the country’s second-largest city, located north of Syria and close to the Turkish border, are rare.

Daughter of Syrian Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker goes to school

Narjas Zatat

Daughter of Syrian Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker goes to school

The documentary filmmaker won several awards for her documentary about life in Aleppo during Bashar al-Assad's seige.

Hezbollah denounces new US sanctions on political allies

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Hezbollah denounces new US sanctions on political allies

The Iran-backed Lebanese group Hezbollah has denounced new US sanctions on two former Lebanese ministers it described as its “dear friends”

US 'War on Terror' displaced 37 million people: report

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US 'War on Terror' displaced 37 million people: report

The humanitarian cost of the US' War on Terror has been huge, a new report has claimed, although its figures have been disputed by some.

Turkey nabs bomb suspect from Syrian regime stronghold

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Turkey nabs bomb suspect from Syrian regime stronghold

Ercan Bayat is the second suspect in the 2013 Reyhanli bombings to be detained by Turkish authorities from Syria.

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White Helmets offer assistance in fighting Syria wild fires

Despite being vilified by the brutal Assad regime, the White Helmets have offered to assist in extinguishing fires that have engulfed western Syria.

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Assad holds talks with Russian foreign minister in Damascus

Lavrov is in Damascus for the first time since 2012.

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US wants Iran, not Russia, to leave Syria: report

Despite expanding its military presence in Syria and the Middle East, Moscow is not facing US retribution for its support of the Assad ...

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Hezbollah, Hamas chiefs meet to discuss UAE-Israel normalisation

Hassan Nasrallah, head of the Iran-backed Shia Hezbollah movement, was pictured meeting Ismail Haniyeh, who heads the political bureau of Hamas, ...

New Iranian game promises 'revenge' for US Soleimani killing

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New Iranian game promises 'revenge' for US Soleimani killing

A new app game developed in Iran promises players revenge against the death of General Qasem Soleimani.

Kareem Shaheen

Where does STL verdict leave Lebanon's search for accountability?

Comment: Establishing the truth behind Hariri's killing and a string of other assassinations is an important step towards reconciliation, as ...

Syria targets Israeli missiles near Damascus

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Syria targets Israeli missiles near Damascus

Syria air defences targeted Israeli missiles south of the capital Damascus on Monday, Syrian regime news agency SANA said.

Syria's <em>Assad</em> names new government headed by PM Arnous

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Syria's Assad names new government headed by PM Arnous

The decree changes those in charge of 12 cabinet portfolios, including the ministries of finance, energy and public health.

Syria talks end on positive note after Covid-19 scare

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Syria talks end on positive note after Covid-19 scare

Syria's government and opposition delegations have found commonalities despite disagreements, sources involved in the negotiations said.

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