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Russia to hold talks with Syria about obtaining more facilities, maritime access: Ifax
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Russia to hold talks with Syria about obtaining more facilities, maritime access: Ifax

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President Vladimir Putin has ordered Russia's defence and foreign ministries to hold talks with Syria for Moscow to obtain additional facilities and maritime access in Syria, the Interfax news agency cited a government resolution as saying on Friday. Russia has two permanent military facilities in Syria, an air base in Latakia province...

Scientists raise concern over hydroxychloroquine study
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Scientists raise concern over hydroxychloroquine study

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Dozens of scientists have raised concerns over a large-scale study of hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine that led to the World Health Organization suspending clinical trials of the anti-viral drugs as a potential treatment for COVID-19. Hydroxychloroquine, normally used to treat arthritis, is one of an array of drugs being tested as...

Russia exhumed bodies of Uzbek and Chechen jihadists in Aleppo: source
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Russia exhumed bodies of Uzbek and Chechen jihadists in Aleppo: source

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(Zaman Al Wasl)- The Russian military police have exhumed 14 bodies for ISIS jihadists, mostly from Uzbekistan and Chechnya, who purportedly killed by opposition forces in northern Aleppo province years ago, military source told Zaman al-Wasl Friday. The jihadists were members of the Islamic State group (Daesh) who were killed in 2014...

Tomb of Umayyad Caliph exhumed by militias in Idlib
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Tomb of Umayyad Caliph exhumed by militias in Idlib

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Militias fighting alongside the Syrian regime of Bashar Al-Assad destroyed and desecrated the grave of the eighth Umayyad Caliph Umar Ibn Abdul Aziz yesterday, located in the north-west province of Idlib. Video footage of the destruction emerged on social media yesterday, showing the graves of the Caliph, his wife and his servant...

Families displaced from Yarmouk Camp face mysterious fate
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Families displaced from Yarmouk Camp face mysterious fate

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(Action Group For Palestinians Of Syria)- Property-theft and burglary targeting civilian homes and property have increasingly been reported in Yarmouk Camp. Stolen materials include house furniture, ware, and power wires. Flocks of vehicles laden with belongings stolen from abandoned buildings in the camp continue to be spotted in the...

Turkey, Russia conduct 13th joint patrol in Idlib
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Turkey, Russia conduct 13th joint patrol in Idlib

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Turkish and Russian military elements performed the 13th joint patrol along a key highway in Idlib, northwestern Syria, the Turkish National Defense Ministry said on Thursday. “Within the framework of TUR-RF Agreement/Protocol, the 13th TUR-RF Combined Land Patrol on M-4 Highway in Idlib was conducted with the participation of land and...

Turkish soldier killed in Syria's Idlib after explosion along M4 highway: ministry
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Turkish soldier killed in Syria's Idlib after explosion along M4 highway: ministry

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A Turkish soldier was killed in the northwestern Syrian region of Idlib on Wednesday after an explosion along the M4 highway, Turkey’s Defence Ministry said in a statement. Earlier, Turkey’s private Demiroren news agency had reported that the explosion was caused by a roadside bomb but the Defence Ministry said the reason for the blast...

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Russia to hold talks with Syria about obtaining more facilities, maritime access: Ifax

President Vladimir Putin has ordered Russia's defence and foreign ministries to hold talks with Syria for Moscow to obtain additional facilities and maritime access in Syria, the Interfax news agency cited a government resolution as saying on Friday. Russia has two permanent military facilities in Syria, an air base in Latakia province...

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Oil falls but set to post biggest monthly rise in years on output cuts

Oil prices edged lower on Friday, set to post their first weekly fall in five weeks, after U.S. inventory data showed lacklustre fuel demand in the world’s largest oil consumer while worsening U.S.-China tensions weighed on global financial markets. Brent crude slipped 43 cents, or 1.2%, to $34.86 a barrel by 0643 GMT and U.S. West Texas...

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Tunisia Under Crossfire As Haftar's Allies Seek Chaos - Opinion

By  Yasser Abu Hilala As soon as the counter-revolution in Libya has shown signs of failure, Tunisia started facing new rounds of sabotage, including an attempt to drive a wedge between the House of Representatives and the presidency, and provoking infighting within the parliament.  The current economic crisis and...

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US: Obama breaks silence on George Floyd's death

Former US President Barack Obama addressed Friday the death of a 46-year-old black man who died after a Minneapolis police officer pinned his neck to the ground for minutes-on-end. Obama noted that many in America already reeling from the coronavirus pandemic and its economic fallout are desperately seeking a return to "normal," but...

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Who saves Syrian refugees in Lebanon as state pillars collapse

 (Zaman Al Wasl)- The deteriorating economic conditions, spreading of Coronavirus and the political turbulence have all a severe impact on more than one million Syrian refugees who have already endured to sersie of human rights violations and discriminatory practices. Syrian refugees stand out as the weakest link, which will pay...

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In Syria's war-torn Idlib, travelling barbers bring children relief

At a soccer stadium in Syria's Idlib re-purposed to shelter people displaced by war, children are being offered a service highly sought after since the coronavirus pandemic set in: a haircut. The camp is one of several in Syria's war-torn northwest region where makeshift barbers are being set up by the International Association for Relief...

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