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The message expressed support for their struggle and highlighted the similarities in the fights for freedom.

Two Lebanese public figures have handed over a file containing new information about Lebanese citizens held in Syria to the public prosecutors.

'Bring back Covid-infected British family from <em>Syria</em>-Iraq border': Reprieve

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'Bring back Covid-infected British family from Syria-Iraq border': Reprieve

Reprieve's executive director explained that the Covid-infected family 'all have roots in the UK.'

Netanyahu spokesman uses <em>Syria</em> war footage in anti-Hamas post

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Netanyahu spokesman uses Syria war footage in anti-Hamas post

The video was identified by activists as showing Syrian pro-regime fighters launching rockets from the southern Syrian province of Daraa in 2018.

<em>Syria</em> releases online economy critics ahead of 'sham' elections

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Syria releases online economy critics ahead of 'sham' elections

Hundred of Syrians accused of minor infractions have been released as part of a general amnesty ahead of the upcoming presidential elections.

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Zarif in Damascus after new Iran ambassador appointed

Mehdi Sobhani was reportedly appointed based on the suggestion of Tehran’s foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who headed a delegation which arrived in Syria on Thursday.

Muhammed Nafih Wafy

How Kurdish all-female-militias helped bring down the Islamic State

Book Club: Gayle Tzemach Lemmon's book is a riveting account of how an all-women Kurdish militia, aided by US Special Forces, racked up ...

Laura Albast

Big tech is trying to deplatform Palestinians

Comment: Palestinians aren't just resisting expulsion, but an aggressive campaign to silence them online, and a longstanding media effort to ...

Stasa Salacanin

The inside story of the shadowy Emirati-Serbian partnership

Analysis: Political and business relations between Serbia and the United Arab Emirates are marked by opacity and secrecy.

US Treasury sanctions more individuals accused of Hezbollah links

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US Treasury sanctions more individuals accused of Hezbollah links

Hezbollah's financial firm, Al-Qard Al-Hassan, operates independently from Lebanon's banking sector.

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Anti-farming 'campaign' under way in Tigray: state official

"Efforts to prevent the entry of seeds and efforts to stop farming have no other message than perhaps, 'Let the people of Tigray perish with ...

Lebanese rush to petrol stations after fuel shortage scare

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Lebanese rush to petrol stations after fuel shortage scare

While officials have tried to reassure the Lebanese public that fuel supplies are assured, long queues were seen at gas stations as people ...

Lebanese army thwarts smuggling attempt via Mediterranean Sea

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Lebanese army thwarts smuggling attempt via Mediterranean Sea

The economic crisis in Lebanon has pushed many refugees to attempt dangerous sea crossings to European Union member Cyprus and then other ...

Turkish soldier killed, 4 hurt in attack in <em>Syria</em>

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Turkish soldier killed, 4 hurt in attack in Syria

A rocket attack on a Turkish military supply convoy in Syria’s northwestern Idlib province has killed one soldier and wounded four others, ...

UN experts: IS committed genocide against Yazidis

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UN experts: IS committed genocide against Yazidis

“I ask you to start a new chapter - legal accountability for ISIS crimes would dramatically impact every action of my community’s recovery.”

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Israel seeks to turn Arab Jerusalem into ghetto: Bishara

As Israel continues to assault Palestinians in East Jerusalem, Azmi Bishara says it is trying to turn the city into a surrounded ‘ghetto’

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IS landmines kill seven regime fighters in Syria: report

Islamic State militants have killed seven Syrian regime fighters in the Badia desert, a war monitor has reported.

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'Too soon' to discuss talks with Saudi, says Iran

Iran and Saudi Arabia cut ties in 2016 but resumed negotiations in Baghdad in April

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UK activists protest Syrian refugee returns to Danish ambassador

Syrian activists and their supporters have met the Danish ambassador to the UK to protest threatened deportations of refugees to areas around ...

Five Iran-backed militia members killed in <em>Syria</em> strike

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Five Iran-backed militia members killed in Syria strike

Five militiamen from Iran-backed groups, including a Hezbollah commander, have been killed in a drone strike in northern Syria

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Suspected IS recruiter arrested on return to Australia

Mohammed Zuhbi has been accused of working as a translator and communications official for Islamic State and encouraging Westerners to join the ...

Firefighters tackle huge blaze at <em>Syria</em> refinery

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Firefighters tackle huge blaze at Syria refinery

Firefighters extinguished a blaze Sunday in a distillation unit at one of Syria’s two oil refineries.

Lebanon stops attempt to smuggle 51 Syrians to Cyprus

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Lebanon stops attempt to smuggle 51 Syrians to Cyprus

Lebanese security forces stopped dozens of Syrians being smuggled into Cyprus by sea, authorities said on Saturday.

Iran-backed militias controlling IS 'legacies' in Iraq: report

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Iran-backed militias controlling IS 'legacies' in Iraq: report

Iran-backed militias have sought to fill the vacuum left behind by the Islamic State group in Iraq, according to a Newslines Institute report.

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