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

Former regime officials accused of war crimes are living across Europe, but Syrian activists and the German judiciary are working tirelessly to bring them to justice.

Palestinians demand Assad regime stop <em>Yarmouk</em> refugee gentrification

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Palestinians demand Assad regime stop Yarmouk refugee gentrification

Palestinians have urged the brutal Assad regime to stop gentrifying the Yarmouk refugee camp, which would put hundreds of thousands of Palestinian refugees at yet more risk.

Palestinian Islamic Jihad leader buried in Damascus

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Palestinian Islamic Jihad leader buried in Damascus

Ramadan Shallah was buried following the afternoon prayers in the Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk in Damascus.

Haftar urges forces to target 'colonial' Turkey in Libya

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Haftar urges forces to target 'colonial' Turkey in Libya

After losing battles in several strategic locations, Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar asked his loyalists "to fight Turkey's 'colonial' ...

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UK government 'inhumane' for removing protections for child refugees

In one of Boris Johnson's first Brexit amendments, the British government voted down protections for unaccompanied child refugees as a post-EU Britain looms closer.

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Syrian regime detains dozens of Palestinian children in Yarmouk

The Syrian regime arrested over 50 children after it accused them of ripping down a poster of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Amr Salahi

Human rights group documents forced disappearance of 98,000 Syrians

The Syrian Network for Human Rights has reported that more than 98,000 Syrians have been forcibly disappeared since the Syrian conflict broke ...

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Hamas leader sparks outrage after praising former Assad ally

Mahmoud Al-Zahar lamented the 2011 breakdown in relations between Hamas and the Syrian regime, which took place after the Palestinian group ...

Syrian regime digs up graves to find Israeli bodies

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Syrian regime digs up graves to find Israeli bodies

The Syrian regime has dug up a cemetery in a Palestinian refugee camp outside Damascus, looking for the remains of Israeli soldiers ...

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Aleppo flat evictions: A new ploy for ethnic cleansing?

Residents and activists in East Aleppo suspect the regime has purposefully allowed war-damaged buildings into a state of dangerous disrepair in ...

Syrian widows struggle with living costs and exploitation

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Syrian widows struggle with living costs and exploitation

Syrian widows struggle to provide for their families as they face displacement, exploitation and rising living costs.

Palestinians refuse to return to <em>Yarmouk</em> <em>camp</em> under Assad

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Palestinians refuse to return to Yarmouk camp under Assad

Palestinians reject the Syrian regime's supposed invitation to return to destroyed refugee camps outside Damascus.

Syrian displacement: A Palestinian perspective

Roshan De Stone and David Suber

Syrian displacement: A Palestinian perspective

While many Palestinians displaced from Syria are reluctant to return, fearful of arrest and government repercussions, others are confident life ...

Syria says planning for Palestinian refugee returns to <em>Yarmouk</em>

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Syria says planning for Palestinian refugee returns to Yarmouk

Syrian authorities say they have created a plan for the return of Palestinians to the Yarmouk refugee camp.

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IS jihadists cornered in pocket of south Syria: monitor

IS used the release of 30 Druze women and children it kidnapped last week as a bargaining chip to get themselves out of a pocket of Syria's Daraa on Tuesday.

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Award-winning Palestinian photographer Niraz Saied dies in Syria jail

Niraz Saied, who hailed from the Palestinian Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus, was arrested by Bashar al-Assad's security ...

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UNRWA chief visits Syria's pulverised Yarmouk refugee camp

Yarmouk, which was meant as haven for displaced Palestinians, had come to symbolise a humanitarian catastrophe that caused some of the ...

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Syrian regime calls on refugees to return home

The Syrian regime on Tuesday called on refugees to return home, saying it has successfully cleared large areas of "terrorists."

IS retakes parts of Albu Kamal in major attack

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IS retakes parts of Albu Kamal in major attack

The Islamic State group seizes parts of key town on the Syrian-Iraqi border on Friday in a massive operation that further confirmed the ...

Sam Hamad

Assad brazenly denies what the whole world knows

Comment: Assad lies and lies on Russian TV, knowing he'll never be held accountable, writes Sam Hamad.

Russia police arrest Syria regime looters in ravaged <em>Yarmouk</em>

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Russia police arrest Syria regime looters in ravaged Yarmouk

Russian military police have arrested a group of Syrian regime soldiers for looting homes in the ravaged Palestinian camp of ...

Syrian cleric condemns 'flagrant looting' after regime captured <em>Yarmouk</em>

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Syrian cleric condemns 'flagrant looting' after regime captured Yarmouk

A Syrian cleric has condemned government troops and allied militias for looting homes in the recently recaptured Yarmouk Palestinian ...

Regime says Damascus 'completely secure', declares victory in capital

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Regime says Damascus 'completely secure', declares victory in capital

This marks the first time since the civil war began in 2011 that regime forces control the capital and all its suburbs.

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