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Storm Miriam kills two Syrian refugees in Lebanon
Syrian Refugees

Storm Miriam kills two Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Syrian Refugees
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Zaman Al Wasl

 (Zaman Al Wasl)- A young Syrian refugee and his 7-year-old sister killed Wednesday when he was trying to rescue his sister, who had been swept away by flooding in southern Zahrani area in Lebanon, Zaman al-Wasl reporter and Lebanese media said.    Storm Miriam abated Thursday morning, but not before taking the lives of at...

Initiative to encourage Syrian refugees to innovate in Jordan
Syrian Refugees

Initiative to encourage Syrian refugees to innovate in Jordan

Syrian Refugees
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Zaman Al Wasl

(Zaman Al Wasl)- Ihab Qahawati, a Syrian refugee based in Jordan, has launched ‘IBTKR GO’ initiative to direct mental capacity and refugees' energies towards innovation and entrepreneurship by holding workshops and innovation events that enable them to establish sustainable projects to improve the livelihoods of refugees and host...

Russia’s air defenses can’t stop Israel from stomping on Iran with airstrikes
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Russia’s air defenses can’t stop Israel from stomping on Iran with airstrikes

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Business Insider

Russia deployed some of its best air defenses to Syria to keep US missiles and jets at bay as the US military's immense air and naval power fought ISIS in close proximity — but the supposedly airtight defenses are routinely defeated by Israel. In February 2017, a Syrian-manned Russian-made S-200 missile defense system shot down an...

Four YPG militants killed in Hasaka: activists
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Four YPG militants killed in Hasaka: activists

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Zaman Al Wasl

Four Kurdish militants killed in infighting erupted between YPG, the armed wing of Kurdish Democratic Union, and Asayish, it’s security wing in the town of al-Shaddadi in northeastern Hasaka province, local activists said Thursday.  Such incidents not always take a place among the US -backed units. Asayish is the police...

Syrian Refugees: Mehdi Ahmed, success story in Berlin streets
Syrian Refugees

Syrian Refugees: Mehdi Ahmed, success story in Berlin streets

Syrian Refugees
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Zaman Al Wasl

(Zaman Al Wasl)- In a rural part of Berlin, man in a wheelchair approaches the bus door, while the bus driver descends and opens a folded steel platform that lower down to the curb so the wheelchair can roll and be lifted into the bus with respect and dignity. A task that the refugee Mehdi Ahmed is used to do daily as a bus driver in...

Daesh suicide bomber 'targets US patrol in Manbij'
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Daesh suicide bomber 'targets US patrol in Manbij'

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Zaman Al Wasl

A suicide bomber is reported to have targeted US-led coalition forces in the Kurdish-held Syrian town of Manbij. There was no confirmation from the coalition, but a Kurdish news agency says two American troops, one Kurdish fighter and nine civilians were killed. Video posted online showed a helicopter taking off from the town...

Syria Kurds reject proposed 'security zone' under Turkish control
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Syria Kurds reject proposed 'security zone' under Turkish control

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Senior political leader Aldar Khalil said the Kurds would accept the deployment of UN forces along the separation line between Kurdish fighters and Turkish troops to ward off a threatened offensive. “Other choices are unacceptable as they infringe on the sovereignty of Syria and the sovereignty of our autonomous region,” Khalil told...

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Storm Miriam kills two Syrian refugees in Lebanon

 (Zaman Al Wasl)- A young Syrian refugee and his 7-year-old sister killed Wednesday when he was trying to rescue his sister, who had been swept away by flooding in southern Zahrani area in Lebanon, Zaman al-Wasl reporter and Lebanese media said.    Storm Miriam abated Thursday morning, but not before taking the lives of at...

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Business

EU: Over 15M new passenger cars registered in 2018

The EU saw over 15 million new passenger car registrations in 2018, the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA) announced on Wednesday. Last year's car registrations in the EU remained more or less stable compared to 2017, according to the association. "Due to falling demand during the last four months of 2018, full-year...

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Commentary

Washington seeks the Iraqi scenario in Syria: opinion

(Zaman Al Wasl)- A very significant development has taken place in the last few hours where the congressional council approved one of the laws before it concerning the amendment of the Federal Aviation Administration Act and the development of its items, promising to achieve the administration’s goals for the coming five  years until...

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World

House Republicans join rebuke of Trump for easing Russia sanctions

More than 130 US House Republicans joined Democrats Thursday in opposing the easing of sanctions against an ally of Russia's Vladimir Putin, dealing a rebuke to President Donald Trump's administration. The Democratic-controlled chamber overwhelmingly voted 362 to 53 approving the bill that would block the Treasury Department's December...

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Tsunami

Former female detainee brutally beaten in Turkey after revealing rape memos in Assad prisons

(Zaman Al Wasl)- Aida al-Haj Yousuf, former Syrian detainee, was severely beaten by unknown attackers in the Turkish city of Gaziantep on Tuesday, following torture and rape memos published by Zaman al-Wasl. Yousuf, who has been released, as part of prisoner exchange, is living with her children in Gaziantep, in order to escape death....

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Syrian Refugees

Storm Miriam kills two Syrian refugees in Lebanon

 (Zaman Al Wasl)- A young Syrian refugee and his 7-year-old sister killed Wednesday when he was trying to rescue his sister, who had been swept away by flooding in southern Zahrani area in Lebanon, Zaman al-Wasl reporter and Lebanese media said.    Storm Miriam abated Thursday morning, but not before taking the lives of at...

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