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Iran-backed fighters have long held the capital Sanaa.

Bombed, starved and besieged, Palestinian residents of Yarmouk refugee camp now face being permanently displaced as the Assad regime expropriates their homes.

Syria regime releases three activists detained over <em>Suweida</em> protests

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Syria regime releases three activists detained over Suweida protests

Three activists have returned to Suweida after being detained by the regime.

9 Iran-backed fighters killed in 2nd raid in Syria

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9 Iran-backed fighters killed in 2nd raid in Syria

Nine have been killed in air strikes targeting positions of Iranian-backed militias.

Raid in Syria kills 6 Iran-backed fighters: monitor

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Raid in Syria kills 6 Iran-backed fighters: monitor

Four Syrian nationals were among those killed in the raids on the al-Abbas village near the border with Iraq.

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HTS clashes with new jihadi formation in Idlib province

HTS have clashed with jihadi groups such as Hurras Al-Din in Idlib.

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Suweida's autonomy threatened by new economic uncertainties

Suweida has enjoyed a great degree of autonomy from regime rule during the war, but the dire economic situation in Syria is hitting ...

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Syrian opposition welcomes Caesar sanctions against regime

The economy minister of the Syrian opposition ‘interim government’ says new US sanctions against the regime target key economic sectors and will ...

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Assad sacks Syrian regime prime minister following protests

Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad has sacked his prime minister, Imad Khamis, following the collapse of the Syrian pound and recent protests ...

Protests erupt in Syria's Suweidah, as lira plunges

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Protests erupt in Syria's Suweidah, as lira plunges

Syria's economic woes have continued, with protests erupting in regime areas.

Amr Salahi

Is Syria's Assad now a liability to Russia?

Unprecedented criticism of Bashar al-Assad in Russian media points to growing competition between different international players for influence ...

Food prices in Syria double in one year

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Food prices in Syria double in one year

Food prices across Syria have gone up by more than 100% in a single year, as corruption, sanctions, and capital controls in neighbouring Lebanon ...

Syrians violate coronavirus measures to feed their families

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Syrians violate coronavirus measures to feed their families

Syrians are venturing out despite the regime's coronavirus restrictions to put food on the table for their families.

Syria Weekly: Activists allege a coronavirus cover-up by regime

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Activists allege a coronavirus cover-up by regime

Regime areas of Syria look set to be hit hard by the coronavirus crisis.

Syria's economy continues to collapse

Dani Qappani

Syria's economy continues to collapse

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 ...

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Assad regime captures ghost town Maarat Al-Numan

Bashar Al-Assad's forces moved into Maarat Al-Numan this week, after a two-month siege of the once-bustling Idlib city but found it almost completely devoid of human life.

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Hard times test Assad loyalists' patience

An economic crisis and lack of state support have forced Syrians to take matters into their own hands.

The New Arab

Syrian pound continues to plunge to new lows

The Syrian pound has been badly affected by sanctions and regional crises.

The New Arab

Five civilians killed in Syria suicide bombing

A suicide bomber killed five civilians and wounded 13 others on Wednesday in the regime-held Syrian city of Suweida, a monitor said, in ...

Syrian stranded in airport reappears en route to Canada

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Syrian stranded in airport reappears en route to Canada

A Syrian man who was stranded at a Malaysian airport for nearly seven months has reappeared on social media after being arrested in October.

The New Arab & agencies

Syria's Druze reject Assad's call to join the army

Syria's Druze community has rejected Assad's conscription calls to join the army, with Suweida residents claiming the regime is sowing ...

Syria regime forces advance on IS in Syrian Desert

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Syria regime forces advance on IS in Syrian Desert

Syria's military is advancing on IS forces who have retreated to the Syrian Desert.

Syria regime says it killed top IS commander

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Syria regime says it killed top IS commander

Bashar al-Assad's regime says it killed a top foreign commander from the IS group this weekend.

Assad pressures Syria's 'neutral' Druze to join his conscripts

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Assad pressures Syria's 'neutral' Druze to join his conscripts

Since the conflict erupted in 2011, thousands of Druze, especially those in Suweida, have refused to be conscripted, instead joining ...

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