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Families sue French foreign minister over children stuck in Syria
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Families sue French foreign minister over children stuck in Syria

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The families of several children and wives of French jihadist fighters in Syria have filed lawsuits against France's top diplomat over his refusal to let them come to France, lawyers said Monday. The suits, filed in July and September, accuse Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian of "failing to provide aid" to people in "danger" at camps...

Turkish, Iranian presidents hold bilateral meeting
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Turkish, Iranian presidents hold bilateral meeting

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The Turkish president on Monday met his Iranian counterpart in the capital Ankara, ahead of the trilateral summit on Syria later in the day. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan received his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani at the presidential mansion and held a closed-door meeting that lasted almost two hours. Erdogan is expected...

Car bombing kills 12 civilians near Turkish border
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Car bombing kills 12 civilians near Turkish border

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Zaman Al Wasl

At least 12 civilians were killed and dozens injured on Sunday in a car bomb attack in northern Aleppo province near the Turkish border.  The explosion took place at a car park near the main hospital in the al-Rai town, about 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) away from Turkey. Search and rescue efforts are ongoing as the...

Assad issues amnesty again, reduces sentences
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Assad issues amnesty again, reduces sentences

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Zaman Al Wasl

 (Zaman Al Wasl)- Syria's state-run news agency SANA says President Bashar Assad has granted amnesty for all crimes committed before Sept. 14. According to the pardon issued Sunday, life-long terms would replace death sentences, and a 20-year-long sentence at hard labor would replace life-long sentences at hard labor, and a...

UNHCR suspends aid for 2,000 Syrian families in Lebanon
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UNHCR suspends aid for 2,000 Syrian families in Lebanon

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Zaman Al Wasl

 (Zaman Al Wasl)- The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Lebanon has suspended food rations and aid for 2,000 Syrian families lives in border Arsal camps, a camp principal told Zaman al-Wasl Sunday. The UNHCR, via text message, has informed the families that they are no more eligible to receive assistance from the World...

Idlib chaos forces displaced Syrians into strange dwellings
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Idlib chaos forces displaced Syrians into strange dwellings

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Inside a rusty, abandoned bus in northwestern Syria, Umm Joumaa washes a silver tray and glass teacups, light pouring into her makeshift kitchen through broken windows. Around her, towels, bedsheets, clothes and plastic bags hang from wires that stretch across the smashed-out vehicle where the 44-year-old widow lives with her six children....

Six civilians killed in Idlib despite truce
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Six civilians killed in Idlib despite truce

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Zaman Al Wasl

Regime and Russian fire has killed at least six civilians in northwestern Syria's Idlib province, a war monitor said Saturday, two weeks after Moscow declared a ceasefire in the jihadist-dominated region. The truce, which brought a halt to four months of devastating bombardment on Idlib province by the government and its ally Russia,...

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Turkey, US hold 5th joint flight over Syria

Turkish and U.S. armed forces Monday conducted the fifth round of joint helicopter flights for a planned safe zone east of the Euphrates River in northern Syria. According to Anadolu Agency correspondents on the ground, two Turkish and American helicopters took off from Sanliurfa, southeastern Turkey, where the two countries’ armed...

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Business

French group to open two hotels in Damascus as airstrikes kill civilians

Louvre Hotels Group, owned by China's Jin Jiang, has signed an agreement to open two hotels under its own name in Damascus, it said on Saturday, a day after the UN announced an internal investigation into the bombing of hospitals in Syria. The confirmation of the two hotels opening, after recent media reports, also came as at least six...

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Opinion

When I fled to the UK from Syria I didn't understand how hard it would be to finally feel safe

It has now been eight years since the Syrian security service threatened to cut off my hand but the psychological impact of that day still remains. My story is similar to many others I meet who have escaped the combination of tyranny and terrorism in Syria to seek out a new and safer life in Britain. Before coming to the UK, I was working...

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Apple takes fight against 13-billion-euro EU tax order to court

Apple  will launch a legal challenge on Tuesday to a European Commission order to pay 13 billion euros ($14.4 billion) in Irish back taxes in a landmark case in the EU’s crackdown on tax avoidance by multinational companies. The iPhone maker is expected to send a six-man delegation headed by Chief Financial Officer Luca Maestri to...

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Tahrir al-Sham releases Zaman al-Wasl reporter in Aleppo

(Zaman Al Wasl)- Militant Hayat Tahrir al-Sham group has freed Zaman al-Wasl reporter in northern Aleppo province after a week of arbitrary arrest.   Members of the former Syrian offshoot of al-Qaeda arrested Juma'a Haj Hamdo from his house last Wednesday in the western countryside of Aleppo and took him to an unknown destination....

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UNHCR suspends aid for 2,000 Syrian families in Lebanon

 (Zaman Al Wasl)- The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Lebanon has suspended food rations and aid for 2,000 Syrian families lives in border Arsal camps, a camp principal told Zaman al-Wasl Sunday. The UNHCR, via text message, has informed the families that they are no more eligible to receive assistance from the World...

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