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The Syrian regime has been provided with 200,000 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine, as part of the COVAX programme.

A surface-to-air missile was fired from Syria to Israel's southern Negev on Thursday, according to Israel.

Protest in Denmark against plan to repatriate Syrians

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Protest in Denmark against plan to repatriate Syrians

Around 1,000 people protested outside the Danish parliament against the government's decision to revoke residence permits for Syrian refugee

Syria's Assad submits candidacy for May vote

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Syria's Assad submits candidacy for May vote

President Assad has submitted his application for the upcoming Syria elections, which he is widely expected to win.

Syria stripped of rights at chemical weapons watchdog

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Syria stripped of rights at chemical weapons watchdog

Syria has been voted out of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons for repeated use of chemical weapons.

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Syria names new central bank chief

Syria's Assad has announced a new central bank chief amid a collapsing economy.

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First woman ever seeks Syrian presidential bid

Faten Ali Nahar, a 50-year-old Damascus resident, has nominated herself in an election which is certain to be won by President Bashar ...

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US sanctions 'disrupts Google services' in Syria

US sanctions in Syria are preventing access to Google Play and limiting functionality of other apps, like YouTube.

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HRW slams Denmark's 'flawed' plan to deport Syrian refugees

The rights watchdog has warned that Denmark's decisions could 'lead a worrying trend in European refugee policy'.

Chemical weapons watchdog weighs Syria sanctions

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Chemical weapons watchdog weighs Syria sanctions

World powers urged the global chemical weapons watchdog OPCW to hit Syria's brutal Assad regime with unprecedented sanctions

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Syrian opposition's Michel Kilo dies in exile from coronavirus

Michel Kilo, a figurehead of the Syrian opposition, lost his life on Monday after releasing a final message to his people.

Israel interrogates Al-Aqsa Mosque director amid 'Ramadan harassment'

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Israel interrogates Al-Aqsa Mosque director amid 'Ramadan harassment'

Sheikh Omar Al-Kiswani, the director of Al-Aqsa Mosque, was summoned and interrogated by Israeli intelligence.

Syria to hold presidential vote on May 26: speaker

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Syria to hold presidential vote on May 26: speaker

The poll comes amid a crushing economic crisis and the continued effects of a war that has killed at least 388,000 people.

Israeli forces assault Palestinians outside Al-Aqsa Mosque: report

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Israeli forces assault Palestinians outside Al-Aqsa Mosque: report

Nine Palestinians were injured and one arrested after prayers at the Al Aqsa Mosque on Saturday night.

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Danish far-right tells refugees to go to 'sunny Syria'

The poster campaign by the extreme-right group Generation Identity comes as Denmark threatens to deport dozens of refugees to Syria.

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Syrian regime calls voters for 'sham' presidential elections

The vote will be the second presidential election to be held since the Assad regime began its brutal crackdown on protesters a decade ago.

Mansour Omari

Assad's Syria will never be safe for Syrians

Comment: Denmark is well aware of the dangerous reality of Assad's Syria. Instead of an inhumane social policy, it should examine its own links ...

Ruslan Trad

How Russia's soft power strategy seeks to reshape Syria

Analysis: Moscow's role in Syria is often referenced through its military intervention, but the Kremlin is also using soft power tactics to ...

Foreign firms vie to rebuild ravaged Beirut port

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Foreign firms vie to rebuild ravaged Beirut port

Devastation wrought by the port explosion in Beirut, which killed more than 200 people, has sparked a commercial and geopolitical contest ...

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Syria juice vendor prepares for Ramadan as crisis bites

Ishaaq Kremed's decades-old trade has also taken on new meaning since the war-torn country has been plunged into economic crisis.

Rights group slams Denmark's designation of Syria as 'safe'

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Rights group slams Denmark's designation of Syria as 'safe'

Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor has called on Denmark to rethink its decision to return Syrian refugees to Damascus.

Emirati aid, Iranian oil arrive in crisis-hit Syria

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Emirati aid, Iranian oil arrive in crisis-hit Syria

A plane carrying UAE aid and an Iranian oil tanker have arrived in Syria after the US said that its Caesar Act sanctions on the regime excluded ...

Syria Insight: Fears grow for Syrian refugees in Denmark

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Syria Insight: Fears grow for Syrian refugees in Denmark

The Danish government has revoked the residencies of dozens of Syrian refugees, the first European country to do so, as part of new ...

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