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Syrian dictator Bashar Al-Assad has visited areas in northwestern Syria affected by deadly forest fires and declared a ‘national catastrophe’ as regime forces arrested 15 people suspects.

Syria fires ravage livelihoods ahead of harvest

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Syria fires ravage livelihoods ahead of harvest

Sweeping forest fires ravaged parts of Syria over the weekend, deeply impacting thousands of locals.

Fires brought under control in Syria, Lebanon

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Fires brought under control in Syria, Lebanon

Authorities have yet to reveal the full extent of the damage from the fires that broke out on Friday.

Two dead as forest fires burn in Syria, Lebanon

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Two dead as forest fires burn in Syria, Lebanon

Hundreds of hectares had burned in the countryside of Syria's coastal Latakia and Tartus provinces, and in the central Homs province.

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IS suicide attack in Syria kills 17 regime troops

IS targeted the regime-controlled Taim oil field in Deir az-Zour with suicide bombings, shelling and machine gun fire, killing at least 17 Syrian regime forces.

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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 ...

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Syrian regime defences intercept Israeli strike on air base

Syrian regime media has reported that air defences have intercepted missiles fired by an Israeli warplane at a base in central Syria

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Medic in Syria warns of 'unprecedented catastrophe' from coronavirus

A medic based in Syria anonymously revealed that a Covid-19 emergency is brewing in regime-held areas.

Syria blames blackout on alleged 'terrorist' pipeline attack

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Syria blames blackout on alleged 'terrorist' pipeline attack

An attack on a gas pipeline near Damascus has been blamed for a nationwide blackout, state news agency reported on Monday.

Hugo Goodridge

The painstaking hunt for Assad's henchmen in Europe

Former regime officials accused of war crimes are living across Europe, but Syrian activists and the German judiciary are working tirelessly to ...

Banksy triptych raises $3 million for Palestinian hospital

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Banksy triptych raises $3 million for Palestinian hospital

A Palestinian hospital in the occupied West Bank is set to receive a large donation, after British street artist Banksy raised nearly $3 million ...

4 family members drown at beach in northern Egypt

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4 family members drown at beach in northern Egypt

The police in Egypt revealed a family drowned in a beach near Alexandria.

Syria Insight: Russia weaponises aid as Syrians go hungry

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Russia weaponises aid as Syrians go hungry

Aid has been a bargaining tool by powers in the Syria war, but with the coronavirus crisis sweeping through the country it has become a matter ...

Over 50 killed in clashes between Syrian regime, IS

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Over 50 killed in clashes between Syrian regime, IS

Clashes in the Syrian desert have killed more than 50 fighters from the Syrian regime and Islamic State, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights ...

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Syrian regime could be culprit in Italy's drug trafficking

Rome blamed IS for being the culprit in the 'biggest seizure of amphetamines in the world', but analysts have blamed the Syrian regime.

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Syria facing 'unprecedented' hunger crisis amid coronavirus outbreak: UN

The United Nations has warned that Covid-19 and the deteriorating economic situation in Syria could prove to be a cocktail of disaster for the ...

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Syrian doctor arrested in Germany for 'crimes against humanity'

The suspect is accused of having "tortured a detainee ... in at least two cases" at a prison run by Syrian intelligence services in the city of ...

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Refugees face a 'pandemic of poverty’, UN warns

Refugees are facing Covid-19 challenges that have triggered poverty, UN's Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said on World Refugee Day.

Syrian refugees urge UN to solve crisis

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Syrian refugees urge UN to solve crisis

On World Refugee Day, Syrians have urged the United Nations to resolve their country's crisis and facilitate a safe return home.

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Russia 'hired' Syrians to fight in Libya, sources say

Russia reportedly hired hundreds of Syrian mercenaries to fight in Libya during an escalation of violence last month.

Iran-backed militants 'exhume' grave of Caliph Umar II

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Iran-backed militants 'exhume' grave of Caliph Umar II

In February, pro-regime forces in Idlib reportedly set fire to the tomb after capturing the town of Maaret al-Numan from opposition hands.

Two regional IS leaders killed in Syria: CentCom

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Two regional IS leaders killed in Syria: CentCom

Two regional Islamic State group leaders were killed in a strike on Deir az-Zour province earlier this week.

IS launches new deadly attack in eastern Syria

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IS launches new deadly attack in eastern Syria

Islamic State militants have killed three people in an ambush in central Syria.

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