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British founder of Syria's White Helmets found dead in Istanbul
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British founder of Syria's White Helmets found dead in Istanbul

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The British founder of an organisation that trained the “White Helmets” emergency response group has been found dead in Istanbul, five years after the group was set up to perform rescue work in rebel areas during the Syrian civil war. The body of James Le Mesurier, founder of the Mayday Rescue group, was found early on Monday near his...

Bombings kill 6 civilians in main Kurdish city in Syria
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Bombings kill 6 civilians in main Kurdish city in Syria

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Three simultaneous bombings killed at least six civilians in the Kurdish-majority city of Qamishli in northeastern Syria on Monday, a Kurdish security source and a Britain-based monitor said. There was no immediate claim for the bombings, but they occurred shortly after the Islamic State group said it was responsible for the killing the...

Syria puppeteer offers Idlib children breathing space
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Syria puppeteer offers Idlib children breathing space

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Walid Abu Rashed walks past bombed-out buildings in war-torn northwest Syria, carrying a large wooden board and a plastic bag filled with puppets while dozens of children trail behind him. The 26 year-old's mobile puppet theatre has become a small respite from war for the children of Saraqib, a town in the jihadist-run province of Idlib....

Latakia: rebels kill 3 regime troops in missile attack
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Latakia: rebels kill 3 regime troops in missile attack

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(Zaman Al Wasl)- Syrian rebels killed three regime troops and wounded five others in Mont Turkmen (Jabal al-Turkman), the last opposition stronghold in coastal Latakia province, sources said Monday. The Turkish-backed rebels hit a regime army barrack with Kornet missile (a Russian man-portable anti-tank guided missile.) The regime army...

Nearly 200 SNA members killed by YPG militia in northern Syria
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Nearly 200 SNA members killed by YPG militia in northern Syria

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At least 198 soldiers of Turkey-backed Syrian National Army (SNA) have been killed during attacks by the PKK's Syrian affiliate, the People's Protection Units (YPG), terrorists since the launch of the Ankara-led anti-terror operation in northern Syria last month. According to the SNA commanders in the field, a total of 643 SNA soldiers...

365,000 Syrians returned to their homeland: Turkey
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365,000 Syrians returned to their homeland: Turkey

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The Turkish president on Sunday said 365,000 refugees have returned to their homeland in northern Syria. The Syrian refugees returned to the regions that Turkey has made safe through its anti-terror operations, Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, speaking at Bestepe National Congress and Culture Center in the capital Ankara. Erdogan stressed...

Russian air strikes kill 7 civilians in northwestern Syria
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Russian air strikes kill 7 civilians in northwestern Syria

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Air strikes by Syrian regime ally Russia on Sunday killed seven civilians, including three children, in an anti-government bastion in northwestern Syria, a war monitor reported. Eight others were wounded in the raids and some of them are in a "critical" condition, said Rami Abdel Rahman, the head of the Britain-based Syrian...

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British founder of Syria's White Helmets found dead in Istanbul

The British founder of an organisation that trained the “White Helmets” emergency response group has been found dead in Istanbul, five years after the group was set up to perform rescue work in rebel areas during the Syrian civil war. The body of James Le Mesurier, founder of the Mayday Rescue group, was found early on Monday near his...

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Kuwait plans to increase oil exports to China - KUNA

Kuwait plans to increase crude oil exports to China to more than 600,000 barrels per day (bpd) in 2020, state news agency KUNA reported on Saturday, citing Kuwait Petroleum Corp’s Deputy Managing Director for Global Marketing Sheikh Khalid Al-Sabah. The agency did not specify the current level of oil exports to China. Kuwait’s crude...

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Syrian opposition optimistic over constitution talks

A 45-member constitutional committee launched it meetings Monday in Geneva. The public is still divided with fears of prolonging the timeframe especially since many of the international resolutions are stalled and regional and international division continues. The mini-committee approved procedure that allow its work to proceed smoothly...

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Australia mobilizes army to fight ‘catastrophic’ fires

Australia’s government has asked its army to use all available resources to fight “catastrophic” bush fires as a state of emergency was declared in New South Wales.  Defense Minister Linda Reynolds asked the head of the Australian Defense Force to direct local base commanders to “use all available resources in bushfire...

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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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Syrian Refugees

Mohammed Al-Issa, Pioneer Syrian Refugee

(Zaman Al Wasl)- After escaping the regime’s detention centers, Mohammed Al-Issa, a researcher at German universities, was honored last year by the Immigration Department in Hesse as one of the top 20 academics of foreign origins for his research into the field of radiation cancer treatment. Al-Issa established an association,...

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