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Comment: Rami Khouri witnesses a shift in the way Israel's occupation is understood and talked about on the global stage, and considers its implications for Palestinians and Israel.

The exchange process took place on Wednesday afternoon at the Abu Al-Zendin crossing, according to local sources.

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

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 strategic victories against the Islamic State group.

UK activists protest <em>Syrian</em> refugee returns to Danish ambassador

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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 ...

Policies of exclusion leaving millions without Covid vaccines: WHO

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Policies of exclusion leaving millions without Covid vaccines: WHO

A WHO report says millions of the world's most vulnerable people will struggle to receive a Covid-19 jab, even if shortages are addressed.

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How Lebanese and Syrians became to settle in Jamaica

Often ignored, we explore how Lebanese and Syrian communities began to settle in Jamaica, and how their footprint has now cemented their place within Jamaican history.

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UN disarmament chief discovers new Syrian chemical warfare agent

The UN's disarmament chief declared the discovery to the United Nations Security Council, as the US and Russia clashed over international ...

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Jordan sanctions Syria activist for 'illegal activities’

Jordan has moved Syrian activist Hasna al-Hariri to Azraq Camp for her unspecified "illegal activities”.

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Israeli air strikes hit southern Syria: state media

The southern Syrian province of Quneitra has been hit by Israel airstrikes, the second in two days.

Egypt, Turkey officials hold talks to reset frayed ties

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Egypt, Turkey officials hold talks to reset frayed ties

Egypt's foreign ministry has confirmed that the deputy foreign ministers of both nations are chairing meetings in Cairo for talks on normalising ...

Nino Orto

Award-winning photographer André Liohn reveals war-torn grief

The New Arab Meets: André Liohn, who unveils the distressing perils of conflict and how human beings can so quickly descend into ...

Syria regime recruiting tribal fighters after huge IS losses

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Syria regime recruiting tribal fighters after huge IS losses

The Syrian regime has racked up big losses to IS as the militants launch an insurgency campaign in eastern Syria.

<em>Syrian</em> 'mercenaries' sentenced to life by Armenia

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Syrian 'mercenaries' sentenced to life by Armenia

Armenia accused Turkey of sending Syrian mercenaries to fight alongside Azerbaijani forces, a claim denied by Ankara.

<em>Syrian</em> regime 'approves' Assad and loyalists in 'sham' elections

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Syrian regime 'approves' Assad and loyalists in 'sham' elections

The Syrian regime has approved two candidates to run against dictator Bashar Al-Assad in the upcoming elections.

<em>Syrian</em> president declares amnesty as election approaches

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Syrian president declares amnesty as election approaches

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad issued a decree authorising the release of some prisoners ahead of elections, in a move unlikely to ...

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Vaccine campaign begins amid virus surge in rebel-held Syria

A Covid-19 vaccine campaign kicked off in Syria’s last rebel-held enclave this weekend.

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Most British women in Syria are trafficking victims: NGO

Rights group Reprieve says most British women and children held in northeast Syria are trafficking victims who should be supported by the ...

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Child deaths by suicide skyrocket in northwest Syria: NGO

Suicide numbers have increased as humanitarian workers point to factors including overcrowded conditions and child marriage.

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US, European countries reject Syria election results in advance

Western nations have expressed their rejection of the upcoming Syrian presidential election, which is widely thought will be ...

<em>Syrian</em> parliament finalizes list of candidates for presidential election

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Syrian parliament finalizes list of candidates for presidential election

The Syrian regime’s parliament is expected to approve candidates for an upcoming presidential election which is unlikely to be fair and ...

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Russian military intervenes to halt clashes in Syrian city

Intense fighting in Qamishli reportedly erupted following an attack last week by Syrian government-allied fighters on a position manned ...

Biden's Armenian genocide recognition: A crisis in US-Turkey ties?

Omid Shokri

Biden's Armenian genocide recognition: A crisis in US-Turkey ties?

Analysis: Biden's decision to recognise the Armenian genocide could further strain already tense ties between Turkey and the US.

<em>Syrian</em> rights group asks international community to reject elections

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Syrian rights group asks international community to reject elections

The Syrian Network for Human Rights noted Bashar al-Assad's implication in war crimes, including chemical weapons attacks.

A 'gift' to Damascus: 150,000 Covid-19 Chinese vaccines

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A 'gift' to Damascus: 150,000 Covid-19 Chinese vaccines

It is unclear how the Chinese vaccines will be distributed. The delivery comes a few days after more than 200,00 jabs were delivered to Syria ...

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