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Sanctions passed under the United States’ Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act have targeted a series of figures associated with the Syrian regime. Who are they?

With the economy in an unprecedented nose-dive and the value of the Syrian pound reaching 1,000 to one US dollar, Syrians are struggling to meet their most basic daily needs.

'Humanity is dying': Syrians feel abandoned by the world

Dani Qappani

'Humanity is dying': Syrians feel abandoned by the world

Syrians have been abandoned for almost nine years by the international community, who they accuse of being blind, deaf and mute to the endless, daily atrocities by the Assad regime.

Syrians mark sixth anniversary of Ghouta chemical attack

The New Arab

Syrians mark sixth anniversary of Ghouta chemical attack

Syrians on Wednesday commemorated the sixth anniversary of the deadly Ghouta chemical massacre, which killed hundreds of people in August 2013.

Scott Ritter has completely lost it on Syria

Stanley Heller

Scott Ritter has completely lost it on Syria

Comment: Once a voice of reason on WMDs in Iraq, Ritter has been taken in by conspiracy theories and propaganda to draw fundamentally flawed ...

Dani Qappani

Quotes from Syria: World, do you hear us?

The world must not act like the US strikes on Assad's bases are a show of solidarity with the people of Syria writes Qappani.

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Syrian regime empties rebel-held towns in 'evacuation deals'

Thousands of Syrians were bused out of their towns on Friday in the first stage of a widely criticised population transfer that reflects the ...

The New Arab & agencies

Syrian regime depopulates rebel-held towns in 'evacuation deals'

Thousands of Syrians were bused out of their towns on Friday in the first stage of a widely criticised population transfer that reflects the ...

The New Arab

Evacuation of four besieged Syria towns 'delayed'

A deal to evacuate more than 30,000 people from the towns of Fuaa, Kafraya, Madaya and Zabadani on Tuesday has been delayed over opposition from ...

<em>Moadamiyeh</em> between Assad’s media and international silence

Dani Qappani

Moadamiyeh between Assad’s media and international silence

As Syrian cities drop from mainstream narrative, viewers turn to regime media, only to be greeted by a very different reality, writes Qappani.

Dani Qappani

Moadamiyeh: A Syrian story of exile

As Syrians are forced into a decision between death and expulsion, Dani Alqappani writes on the path he chose to follow.

Damascus accuses rebels of spiking water supply with diesel

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Damascus accuses rebels of spiking water supply with diesel

Syria's capital is reliant on a spring in rebel-held Wadi Barada for its water supply, which has come under threat following the ramping up of ...

Syria: 620 rebels made to evacuate besieged Moaddamiyeh

The New Arab & agencies

Syria: 620 rebels made to evacuate besieged Moaddamiyeh

Opposition fighters and family members flee in their hundreds as Damascus continues its 'starve or surrender' strategy against Syrian rebels.

Another opposition-held Damascus suburb to be evacuated on Wednesday

The New Arab

Another opposition-held Damascus suburb to be evacuated on Wednesday

Another Damascus suburb will be handed over to the Syrian regime on Wednesday, following an agreement which will force rebel fighters and some ...

Airstrikes continue to rain down on east Aleppo

The New Arab

Airstrikes continue to rain down on east Aleppo

Civilians in rebel-held east Aleppo continue to face relentless bombardment. Elsewhere a purported deal has been reached that will see rebels ...

The New Arab

Syria rebels warn al-Waer 'forced evacuation' will end truce

Hundreds of Syrian rebels will be evacuated from the al-Waer district of Homs on Monday, amid warnings from opposition groups that the "forced displacement" will annul the ceasefire.

Paul McLoughlin

Syrian rebel groups reject ceasefire with regime

In-depth: A group of Syrian rebel groups linked to the Free Syrian Army say they have rejected a truce with the regime arguing it will only ...

James Denselow

Off the hook? Normalising diplomatic failure in Syria

Comment: The 'nothing can be done' attitude to the conflict in Syria means those in power face no accountability for its continued escalation, ...

The New Arab

Regime gives Aleppo rebels 48-hours to leave 'or die'

"You have 48 hours to leave the city or die," a Syrian regime ultimatum contained in airdropped leaflets has told opposition fighters in ...

Syria aid groups call for investigation into UN-Assad relationship

Martin Armstrong

Syria aid groups call for investigation into UN-Assad relationship

Over 73 aid groups have temporarily suspended cooperation with the UN in Syria citing its failure to prevent Bashar al-Assad influencing relief ...

The New Arab

US, Russia preparing 'intelligence-sharing' deal over Syria's war-torn Aleppo

Washington and Moscow are close to concluding a deal for a two-day truce in Aleppo, Syria's second largest city ravaged by war, to allow the ...

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<em>Moadamiyeh</em>: Hundreds leave besieged Syrian suburb after deal Moadamiyeh: Hundreds leave besieged Syrian suburb after deal

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Moadamiyeh: Hundreds leave besieged Syrian suburb after deal

Video: Hundreds of Syrians living in a besieged rebel-held suburb of the capital, Damascus, have begun evacuating the area following a deal ...

<em>Moadamiyeh</em>: Another rebel-held Damascus suburb being forced to evacuate

The New Arab

Moadamiyeh: Another rebel-held Damascus suburb being forced to evacuate

A rebel-held suburb of Damascus is on the verge of an agreement with the Syrian regime, as it continues "starve or surrender" tactics to pacify ...

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