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Daraa province: cradle of Syrian revolt
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Daraa province: cradle of Syrian revolt

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Syria's southern province of Daraa, which could be the regime's next target after its bloody reprisal of Eastern Ghouta, is the birthplace of the uprising which erupted in 2011. This agricultural region lies south of Damascus and also shares borders with Jordan and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. In early March 2011 more...

Lebanese soldier beats Syrian refugee to death
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Lebanese soldier beats Syrian refugee to death

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Zaman Al Wasl

 (Zaman Al Wasl)- A Lebanese soldier has beaten a Syrian refugee to death in Bekaa Valley near the Syrian border, activists said Wednesday. The soldier, identified as Abudlatif Zaitouni, has hit Mohamed Abdul Jawad Wais, 46, with a baton on his head, continuing a series of crimes committed against Syrian refugees, which have been...

Regime artillery kills one person in Idlib
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Regime artillery kills one person in Idlib

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Zaman Al Wasl

(Zaman Al Wasl)- At least one person killed in regime artillery fire on the town of Hobit in northern Idlib province, White Helmets said Wednesday. Rescuing operations are still underway, the Civil Defense agency says. Idlib has been a haven for tens of thousands of rebels and civilians who were forced to abandon their homes in...

Some US-backed Kurdish fighters return to fight IS: coalition
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Some US-backed Kurdish fighters return to fight IS: coalition

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Some of the U.S.-backed Kurdish forces that had abandoned offensive operations against Daesh (ISIS) have started returning to fight the islamic militants, a U.S. military official said Tuesday. Kurdish members of the Syrian Democratic Forces - made up of Kurds, Syrian Arabs and other groups - had quit the Middle Euphrates River Valley...

10 members of Jaish al-Islam, including commanders, killed in regime airstrikes
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10 members of Jaish al-Islam, including commanders, killed in regime airstrikes

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Zaman Al Wasl

 (Zaman Al Wasl)- At least ten fighters from Jaish al-Islam, including commanders, have been killed in barrel bombs attack on southern neighborhoods of Damascus, local reporter said Tuesday. The General commander of Jaish al-Islam, Abu al-Brara’, was wounded in the attack on Yalda, last rebels stronghold in the capital....

Syria security chief refuses to appear in Lebanon court
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Syria security chief refuses to appear in Lebanon court

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Syrian security services chief Ali Mamluk has refused to appear before a military tribunal in Lebanon to face terror-related charges, a court source told AFP Monday. Mamluk, a member of President Bashar Assad's inner circle, was accused in 2013 by Lebanon's government of "attempting to murder politicians and other citizens, and...

Dozens killed in regime assault on Yarmouk camp: monitor
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Dozens killed in regime assault on Yarmouk camp: monitor

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 More than a dozen Syrian regime forces have been killed fighting Daesh (ISIS) in a devastated southern district of the capital Damascus, a monitoring group said Monday. Forces loyal to Bashar Assad ramped up their ground operations and bombing raids against the Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk in southern Damascus last...

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Daraa province: cradle of Syrian revolt

Syria's southern province of Daraa, which could be the regime's next target after its bloody reprisal of Eastern Ghouta, is the birthplace of the uprising which erupted in 2011. This agricultural region lies south of Damascus and also shares borders with Jordan and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. In early March 2011 more...

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Japan says trade talks with US under new framework won't start until June

Japan's Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said on Tuesday that bilateral talks on trade under a new framework led by him and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer won't begin until mid-June at the earliest. In a summit last week, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed to set up a new framework...

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Speak Politely Mr. President: Lesson in Freedom and Citizenship

By Ali Eid No Syrian is free from bad memories. I still remember when my 8-year-old daughter came back from her school in Damascus 2010. She was sad and seemed offended by her teacher for not knowing who is the 'Immortal Leader', such a new term pushed her to ask ‘What does that mean?’ The angry teacher...

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Explosions in Afghan capital wound three: officials

Twin explosions in the center of the Afghan capital of Kabul wounded at least three people Wednesday, officials said, amid there were conflicting reports about the cause of the blast. With the city on high alert following Sunday's deadly attack on a voter registration center that killed around 60 people in the west of the city, the...

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Highlights over Syria's wanted-list leak: Editor-in-Chief

Zaman Al Wasl launched a huge search engine including big official data and names of 1,500,000 people wanted for the Syrian regime, including warrants of arrest, interrogation and travel ban. We want to highlight that the huge leak was due our Damascus-based sources who share Zaman al-Wasl the same concerns over the...

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Syrian Refugees

Lebanese soldier beats Syrian refugee to death

 (Zaman Al Wasl)- A Lebanese soldier has beaten a Syrian refugee to death in Bekaa Valley near the Syrian border, activists said Wednesday. The soldier, identified as Abudlatif Zaitouni, has hit Mohamed Abdul Jawad Wais, 46, with a baton on his head, continuing a series of crimes committed against Syrian refugees, which have been...

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