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Syrian dictator Bashar Al-Assad has visited areas in northwestern Syria affected by deadly forest fires and declared a ‘national catastrophe’ as regime forces arrested 15 people suspects.

A car bomb attack in the northern Syrian city of Al-Bab, which is controlled by Turkish-allied forces, has killed 19 people, most of them civilians

Rights groups ask Germany to probe Syria chemical attacks

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Rights groups ask Germany to probe Syria chemical attacks

Human rights groups have filed a criminal complaint in Germany calling for the investigation of two deadly regime chemical weapons attacks in Syria, which killed over 1,400 people.

Car bomb kills 7 in northeastern Syria

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Car bomb kills 7 in northeastern Syria

A deadly bomb exploded near the entrance of the city of Ras al-Ayn in northeastern Syria.

Syrian <em>gravedigger</em> recounts a genocide, but is anyone listening?

Sam Hamad

Syrian gravedigger recounts a genocide, but is anyone listening?

Comment: As we hear testimony on the extent of Assad's murderous apparatus, we must remember that these are crimes not just of past, but the ...

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Syrian gravedigger reveals details of 'Nazi-like' regime mass killings

A former gravedigger has given a German court horrifying details about the burial of tens of thousands of Assad regime torture victims in mass graves around Damascus.

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Yemen's rebels crack down as Covid-19 and rumours spread

Houthi rebels have suppressed information about the novel coronavirus, severely punished those who speak out, enforced little mitigation ...

The New Arab & agencies

Yemeni gravediggers overwhelmed amid spike in suspected coronavirus deaths

Cemetery workers in Yemen's Aden say there have been five times the normal amount of burials as medics and international organisations warn of a ...

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Years of conflict leave Somalia ill-equipped to fight coronavirus

Somalia has reported coronavirus cases, and with famine and conflict to contend with as well, the country is suffering.

Iraq's Najaf cemetery expands to accommodate more Mosul casualties

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Iraq's Najaf cemetery expands to accommodate more Mosul casualties

Gravediggers at Iraq's most iconic cemetery are busy burying 20 Shia militiamen a day, as the Battle of Mosul against the Islamic State group ...

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