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Lebanese Intelligence arrests Zaman Al Wasl reporter in Arsal
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Lebanese Intelligence arrests Zaman Al Wasl reporter in Arsal

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Zaman Al Wasl

Zaman Al Wasl news site is condemning the arrest of its reporter in the Syrian refugee camps of Arsal by the Lebanese military intelligence on Thursday and calling for his immediate release. Abdul Hafiz al-Houlani was arrested by the Military Intelligence Division from his makeshift tent in the al-Wafa Camp and took him to unknown...

15 people, including Tahrir al-Sham members, killed in Idlib
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15 people, including Tahrir al-Sham members, killed in Idlib

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 (Zaman Al Wasl)- At least 15 people, including members of former al-Qaeda group, were killed on Friday in a series of attacks hit the northern province of Idlib, local reporter said. Four members from Tahrir al-Sham were killed when a suicide bomber blew himself up in the group's bastion in the town of al-Dana.  Also...

War, displacement reshuffle Syria's demographic map
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War, displacement reshuffle Syria's demographic map

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Seven years of war and massive displacement have redrawn Syria's demographic map, erecting borders between the country's ethnic, religious, and political communities that will be hard to erase. Displaced Syrians, analysts, and rights defenders have described to AFP a divided country where regime opponents have been driven out,...

Assad regime mulling fresh ops in Daraa
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Assad regime mulling fresh ops in Daraa

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 (Zaman Al Wasl- AA)- Syrian regime forces backed by Shiite militias area readying to launch major offensive against rebels in southern Daraa province. Opposition sources told Anadolu Agency that regime forces hoped to assert control over the Nassib border crossing with Jordan, which was captured by the Free Syrian Army (FSA) in...

Regime media says US hit army posts, US denies
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Regime media says US hit army posts, US denies

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 Syrian state-run media reported that the U.S.-led coalition fighting Daesh (ISIS) struck army positions in eastern Syria early on Thursday, but the U.S. military denied knowledge of it. Daesh lost most of its territory in Syria last year, but retained some remote desert areas and has attacked the army and allied forces in recent...

35,000 people settled in Afrin region amid ethnic repopulation claims
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35,000 people settled in Afrin region amid ethnic repopulation claims

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Zaman Al Wasl

(Zaman Al Wasl)- Around 35,000 of those bussed out of the onetime rebel bastion of Eastern Ghouta near Damascus have resettled in Afrin region by Turkey as the original residents, mostly Kurds, see return as a distant dream. A Turkish-led assault this year displaced over 137,000 people from Kurdish-majority Afrin to nearby regime...

Daesh kills 4 regime troops in Syrian desert
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Daesh kills 4 regime troops in Syrian desert

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Zaman Al Wasl

(Zaman Al Wasl)- Four regime troops killed by Daesh (ISIS) in surprise attack hit their bastions in eastern Deir Ezzor province Wednesday, local activist told Zaman al-Wasl. Nine more troops were wounded when Daesh stormed regime checkpoints near the town of Albulail east of Deir Ezzor, according to activist Mohamed Khalaf. The...

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Lebanese Intelligence arrests Zaman Al Wasl reporter in Arsal

Zaman Al Wasl news site is condemning the arrest of its reporter in the Syrian refugee camps of Arsal by the Lebanese military intelligence on Thursday and calling for his immediate release. Abdul Hafiz al-Houlani was arrested by the Military Intelligence Division from his makeshift tent in the al-Wafa Camp and took him to unknown...

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Turkish currency hits record low amid Erdogan concerns

Turkey's currency, the lira, has fallen to a record low against the dollar amid concerns about an outflow of investor capital and the country's ability to manage the situation. The lira dropped to over 4.80 per dollar on Wednesday, down some 5 percent since Tuesday. The Turkish Central Bank is under pressure to hold an...

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Russia as a new power broker

By Aruuke Uran Kyzy The writer currently works at TRT World Research Centre as an Associate Researcher. Her current areas of focus are Russian foreign policy, modern cultural colonization, Turkish-Iranian-Russian relations and political aspects of Russian colonialism in Central Asia and the Caucasus. ISTANBUL The United...

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No casualties in attack on Turkish ship in Yemen

Turkey on Friday evening said no casualties were reported in a May 10 attack on a Turkish cargo ship in Yemen. In a written statement, Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesman Hami Aksoy said the cargo ship Ince Inebolu was attacked by a missile along the coast of Yemen on its way to Saleef Harbor close to midnight. The ship had...

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Media outlets post materials from Zaman Al Wasl without attribution: editor-in-chief

(Zaman Al Wasl)- For the past seven years, several of media outlets have been lifting material directly from Zaman Alwsl without attributing the information to our news site, especially reports related to the leaked ISIS data, Iran bases and the most recently the ISIS oil business with giant Cement group LafargeHolcim. Ignoring the...

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Migrants block northern Greek highway in 2nd day of protests

 Some 250 asylum-seekers have blocked a busy northern Greek highway, in a second day of protests against overcrowding and poor conditions in the nearby camp they are housed in. The peaceful protest by mostly Kurdish migrants at Diavata, on Thessaloniki's western outskirts, lasted an hour and caused major traffic jams. The...

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Lebanese Intelligence arrests Zaman Al Wasl reporter in Arsal      Oil prices down more than 4.5 pct in 2 days      15 people, including Tahrir al-Sham members, killed in Idlib      No casualties in attack on Turkish ship in Yemen      US alarmed by strike on Turkish ship delivering wheat to Yemen      Russia's Putin says will serve only two presidential terms in a row      House calls for Pentagon probe of alleged torture in Yemen      War, displacement reshuffle Syria's demographic map