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

Denmark has withdrawn residency permits from 94 Syrian refugees, saying that conditions in the war-ravaged area around Damascus are safe.

Syria quarantines town known to house pro-regime foreign fighters

The New Arab

Syria quarantines town known to house pro-regime foreign fighters

The Syrian regime has sealed off the town of Sayyida Zeinab as a Covid-19 'precaution' without acknowledging the town is a hub of foreign Shia militiamen and potential coronavirus transmitters.

Thousands of children killed by Assad's forces in Syria

James Reinl

Thousands of children killed by Assad's forces in Syria

Assad's forces and pro-government militias killed and injured over a thousand children in 2018, according to a report from UN Secretary-General ...

US-backed Syrian rebels down regime warplane

The New Arab

US-backed Syrian rebels down regime warplane

Opposition activists say US-backed Syrian rebels have shot down a government warplane in the southeast, with the fate of the pilot still unknown.

The New Arab

Deal reached for besieged areas in Syria

Evacuation of two rebel-held and two regime-held areas expected to begin next week after a deal was reportedly brokered by Qatar and Iran.

The New Arab

Civilians wounded as Hizballah shells Damascus suburb towns

Hizballah shelling targeted the city of Zabadani and the towns of Madaya and Baqin, where children are reported to be among the injured on ...

The New Arab

Deal to restore Damascus water reported amid rebel denial

The Syrian government on Wednesday said it has reached a deal for the regime army to enter a rebel-held region near Damascus and restore the ...

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

Four years of war plunges Syria into darkness

The UN and over 130 rights and humanitarian groups have castigated world powers for failing to protect Syrians, as a number of reports marking ...

No choice but to brush off the past

Mona Fattala

No choice but to brush off the past

First person: Mired in poverty and despair, Syrian refugees in Lebanon face a daily struggle for survival. Here one woman tells her story.

Absi Smeisem

Syrian regime 'behind 71 chemical weapons attacks'

Human rights campaign says regime has carried out dozens of attacks with chlorine gas since it agreed to give up its chemical weapons stockpile.

Douma: 'Even the corpses cannot rest in this city'

Alexander Ayoub

Douma: 'Even the corpses cannot rest in this city'

Feature: This Syrian town used to be a thriving hub of 700,000 people. Now its inhabitants are veterans of chemical weapons attacks, barrel ...

Hizballah 'leads regime offensive in southern Syria'

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

Hizballah 'leads regime offensive in southern Syria'

Free Syrian Army and Nusra Front fighters pushed from town of Deir al-Adas and surrounding areas, as rebels claim Iranian-backed Lebanese group ...

Damascus: the new battleground in Syria?

Rami Sweid

Damascus: the new battleground in Syria?

Analysis: Rebel attacks on central areas of the Syrian capital, and regime responses in rebel-held suburbs, suggests a new escalation in the ...

Nusra Front's quest for heaven makes hell on earth

Salama Kila

Nusra Front's quest for heaven makes hell on earth

The Syrian opposition must not mistake the Nusra Front for an ally. Nusra, like all those who fight to impose shariah law and establish a ...

Haya Kheyto

FSA fighters injured in suspected Syrian regime gas attack

Regime forces have launched a number of air raids and alleged gas attacks in the Damascus countryside, aimed at breaking the resistance of opposition fighters stationed in the area.

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