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Syrian Americans have been affected by Trump's discriminatory policies and his 'Muslim ban' but many of them fear that a Biden presidency will embolden Iran in its support for Assad.

Geir Pedersen, the UN special envoy for Syria, says there has been no accord on the agenda for a meeting in October in Geneva aimed at revisions to Syria's constitution.

#Election2020: Don't tell me not to be 'political'

Leena Zahra

#Election2020: Don't tell me not to be 'political'

As a daughter of immigrants, I'm proud to cast a ballot that represents all of those who cannot vote but who endlessly give back to this country, writes Leena Zahra.

Lebanese hostage negotiator vows to return Americans from Syria

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Lebanese hostage negotiator vows to return Americans from Syria

Several Americans are missing and believed to be held as hostages in Syria.

Pro-regime Syrian cleric killed in car bomb near Damascus

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Pro-regime Syrian cleric killed in car bomb near Damascus

Adnan al-Afiyuni, the pro-regime mufti of Damascus province, has been killed in a car bomb attack near Syria’s capital.

Zaina Ujayli

Inheriting an Arab American citizenship

Comment: Contrary to Trump's claims, Arab and Muslim Americans have centuries-long experience of fighting to be included in US society, just like every other immigrant community, writes Zaina Ujayli.

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Syria regime demands 'US troop withdrawal for captives' release'

The Syrian regime is believed to be holding four American captives.

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27 Russian children evacuated from Syria's Al-Hol camp

Russia has resumed evacuations of Russian children from the Al-Hol displacement camp after operations were halted due to Covid-19.

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UN, humanitarians reiterate concerns over 'inhumane' Al-Hol camp

Humanitarian groups and the UN have 'expressed alarm at the deteriorating security situation' in the sprawling tent city of Al-Hol.

Syria Kurds release 600 IS-linked prisoners

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Syria Kurds release 600 IS-linked prisoners

Kurdish-led forces controlling northeast Syria freed more than 600 Syrian prisoners detained over links to IS

Jan-Peter Westad

Gone but not forgotten: The fight for Syria's disappeared

As the war draws on in Syria, the fight to remember those missing becomes increasingly difficult. But Wafa Ali Mustafa remains determined to ...

Erdogan denies pro-Turkey <em>Syrians</em> joining fight in Nagorno-Karabakh

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Erdogan denies pro-Turkey Syrians joining fight in Nagorno-Karabakh

Erdogan denied claims that Turkey had sent Syrian fighters in support of its ally Azerbaijan.

Syria fires ravage livelihoods ahead of harvest

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Syria fires ravage livelihoods ahead of harvest

Sweeping forest fires ravaged parts of Syria over the weekend, deeply impacting thousands of locals.

HTS kill 13 ‘IS-affiliated militants' in northern Syria

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HTS kill 13 ‘IS-affiliated militants' in northern Syria

An HTS-affiliated security force says it has killed 13 Islamic State militants in the village of Tal’ada in Idlib province, while local people ...

Syria Insight: Russia's intervention five years on (Part 1)

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Russia's intervention five years on (Part 1)

In-depth: Five years have passed since Russia's intervention in Syria's war began. For Syrians, it is a time of loss and mourning.

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Assad responds to Trump assassination claims

Bashar al-Assad responded to Trump admitting that he wanted to assassinate the Syrian dictator in 2017.

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Syrians urge voting against Russia on Human Rights Council

Syrian groups have urged UN member states to vote against Russia gaining a seat on the Human Rights Council.

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Syria limits subsidised bread as economic crisis worsens

Syrian families larger than six are at risk of starvation after a government decision limited access to subsidised bread amid an economic crisis.

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Syria Kurds transfer foreign families from crowded Al-Hol camp

Kurdish authorities have started to transfer foreign women and their children from an overcrowded camp in northeast Syria.

Lebanon's army blocks migrants risking sea crossing

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Lebanon's army blocks migrants risking sea crossing

A boat carrying 37 mainly Syrian passengers was blocked from leaving Lebanon's shores, the Lebanese army said on Sunday.

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Erdogan threatens new Syria military operation to combat 'terrorism'

Turkey has vowed to intervene militarily in Syria if promises to curb the influence of "terrorists" in the country are not fulfilled.

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