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Germany's Foreign Minister demanded Syria's government be held accountable after an investigation from a global watchdog said the regime used the chemical weapon chlorine in a 2018 attack.

In-depth: Whatever happened - a coup, sedition, or an overzealous royal family seeking to stamp out internal opposition - one thing is clear: Jordanians will be the last to know.

Assad regime used chemical weapons in 2018 attack: OPCW

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Assad regime used chemical weapons in 2018 attack: OPCW

Bashar Al-Assad's air force used chemical weapons in a 2018 attack on Saraqib, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons said.

Pope celebrates mass of 'mercy' with prisoners, refugees

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Pope celebrates mass of 'mercy' with prisoners, refugees

Pope Francis celebrated a mass with prisoners, refugees from Syria, Nigeria and Egypt, and nursing staff from a nearby hospital.

Lebanon civil war survivors say today's crisis even worse

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Lebanon civil war survivors say today's crisis even worse

Lebanon's worst economic crisis has brought survivors of the civil war (1975-1990) to express their urgent concerns at the dire situation.

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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.

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Germany's divided far-right AfD to launch election bid

Germany's far-right AfD is finalising its election manifesto amid internal division, links to radical Covid-19 deniers and accusations of ties ...

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UN official condemns Syrian regime strike that killed seven

The UN’s Deputy Coordinator for Humanitarian Affairs in Syria has condemned an Assad regime missile strike which killed an education ...

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Video shows Israeli police beating lawmaker at protest

A video has surfaced of Israeli police attacking an Israeli lawmaker at a protest against evictions in east Jerusalem.

Syrian regime 'stealing' opponents' land, HRW warns

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Syrian regime 'stealing' opponents' land, HRW warns

HRW interviewed people who reported having had their land seized by the Syrian regime in Idlib or Hama provinces without notice or compensation ...

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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 <em>Syria</em>

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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 ...

<em>Syria</em> Insight: Fears grow for Syrian refugees in Denmark

Paul McLoughlin

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 ...

Why the EU-Turkey migration deal needs to be reassessed

Tessa Fox

Why the EU-Turkey migration deal needs to be reassessed

In-depth: Five years after the EU-Turkey migration deal was reached, the agreement desperately needs to be reassessed for the sake of millions ...

Protesters commemorate anniversary of Syrian regime Douma chemical massacre

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Protesters commemorate anniversary of Syrian regime Douma chemical massacre

Protesters in Idlib gathered to remember the victims of the 2018 chemical weapons attack on Douma that killed 39, and to demand accountability.

Sarah Markiewicz

The future of learning Arabic in MENA post-pandemic

Sarah Markiewicz unravels the beloved diversity of learning Arabic, its regional varieties, and how recent events in the region have thrust technology into the heart of its pedagogical application.

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Syria responds to 'Israeli aggression': state media

Syrian state media reported Damascus responded to "Israeli aggression".

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US agrees to move 'remaining combat troops' from Iraq

The US agreed to remove all remaining combat forces from Iraq.

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Biden resumes Palestinian aid, urges two-state solution

US President Joe Biden restored aid to the Palestinians to a tune of $235 million, as he promised to press for a two-state solution.

The world watches Lebanon on brink of collapse

Emile Nakhleh

The world watches Lebanon on brink of collapse

Comment: Emile Nakhleh examines how corruption has brought Lebanese society to the brink, and why the international community and its ...

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US issues new Syria sanctions guidance for NGOs

The US State Treasury has issued new guidance for NGOs working in Syria to avoid sanctions.

Jordan king, addressing family feud, says 'sedition buried'

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Jordan king, addressing family feud, says 'sedition buried'

The King of Jordan has addressed the recent crisis that has rocked the country, and declared it to be over.

The Iraq Report: Saddam-era laws used to silence dissent

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The Iraq Report: Saddam-era laws used to silence dissent

Iraq is using Baathist-era laws to indict critics, prompting anger that penal codes imposed by a dictatorial regime are being used to crush ...

Jordan king to address nation on palace turmoil

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Jordan king to address nation on palace turmoil

After the dramatic events involving Prince Hamzah, the king of Jordan has announced that he will make an address.

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