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UNHCR suspends aid for 8000 Syrian families in Lebanon
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UNHCR suspends aid for 8000 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 8,000 Syrian families, activists said Wednesday. The UNHCR stressed that the financial assistance in Lebanon, sponsored by the World Food Program (WFP), has been allocated to assist the most vulnerable families economically...

Thousands head home in Idlib after deal: monitor
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Thousands head home in Idlib after deal: monitor

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Thousands of residents of Syria's last major rebel bastion Idlib headed home within 48 hours of the announcement of a deal to avoid a government offensive to retake it, a war monitor said on Wednesday. As air strikes intensified earlier this month, the looming threat of a Russian-backed assault had prompted tens of thousands of civilians to...

New mass grave uncovered in Raqqa: Local Council
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New mass grave uncovered in Raqqa: Local Council

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Zaman Al Wasl

(Zaman Al Wasl)- The Kurdish-led Raqqa Local Council said Tuesday that  94 bodies have been been discovered at the Old Mosque in Raqqa, the one-time  capital of the Islamic State's extremist group. Abdullah al-Arian, senior official in the c ouncil, said 68 bodies were identified and handed over to their families and 26...

Syrian Refugees: talented Khamis paves own way in filmmaking
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Syrian Refugees: talented Khamis paves own way in filmmaking

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Zaman Al Wasl

(Zaman Al Wasl)- The Syrian-Palestinian refugee, Mohammed Khamis has managed to prove his brilliance among the documentary filmmakers in Sweden and to be creative in a field that is known to require a high level of proficiency, craftsmanship and technicality without having studied this art in any institution or university.  ...

Russian Il-20 downed after Israeli F-16s used it as cover during attack
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Russian Il-20 downed after Israeli F-16s used it as cover during attack

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The Russian military says an Israeli raid on Syria triggered a chain of events that led to its Il-20 plane being shot down by a Syrian S-200 surface-to-air missile. Moscow reserves the right to respond accordingly. On Monday evening, four Israeli F-16 fighter jets attacked targets in Syria’s Latakia after approaching from the...

Russia says Syrian regime missiles shot down its aircraft
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Russia says Syrian regime missiles shot down its aircraft

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A Russian reconnaissance aircraft was brought down by a Syrian regime missile over the Mediterranean early Tuesday, killing all 15 people on board, the Russian defense ministry said. It blamed Israel for the crash, saying the plane was caught in the crossfire as four Israeli fighters attacked targets in northwestern Syria. The Russian...

Zaman TV: Hussein needs plastic surgery
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Zaman TV: Hussein needs plastic surgery

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Zaman Al Wasl

(Zaman Al Wasl TV)- The pictures taken of Hussein may seem at first to be extracted from an artificial and fabricated hollywoodian scene, but with the Syrian condition and the daily tragedies it produces, these scenes have become almost mundane and realistic.  This realistic character, Hussein, has suffered from the...

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UNHCR suspends aid for 8000 Syrian families in Lebanon

(Zaman Al Wasl)- The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Lebanon has suspended food rations and aid for 8,000 Syrian families, activists said Wednesday. The UNHCR stressed that the financial assistance in Lebanon, sponsored by the World Food Program (WFP), has been allocated to assist the most vulnerable families economically...

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Business

Chinese premier slams 'unilateralism' in trade disputes

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang railed against "unilateralism" on Wednesday in a veiled allusion to the trade fight with the United States, and threw his weight behind further opening of the world's second largest economy. Speaking at the summer session of the World Economic Forum in the eastern city of Tianjin, Li said problems must be worked...

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Opinion

Saudi Arabia Can Ease Trump's Gas Price Fears

Saudi Arabia confronts something of a dilemma. On the one hand, it really wants to put the squeeze on arch-rival Iran, and few things squeeze that country harder than the resumption of U.S. sanctions on its oil exports. Yet the mere prospect of taking that much oil off the market has helped to raise gasoline prices in a midterm-election year...

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World

New York Review of Books editor departs after outrage over #MeToo essay

Ian Buruma, the editor of the prestigious New York Review of Books, has left his position after being roundly criticized for publishing an essay condemned as insulting toward the #MeToo movement and victims of sexual abuse. Nicolas During, a spokesman for the literary magazine, told AFP on Wednesday Buruma "is no longer the editor" but...

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Tsunami

Names of 8000 detainees tortured to death will be published on Sunday eve: lists

 Zaman al-Wasl will publish on Sunday lists including 8000 detainees tortured to death in the Syrian regime security chambers. The lists included names of tens of women and children.    Death certificates have been sweeping the registry offices. Most of the detainees were tortured to death by the Assad regime....

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Syrian Refugees

UNHCR suspends aid for 8000 Syrian families in Lebanon

(Zaman Al Wasl)- The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Lebanon has suspended food rations and aid for 8,000 Syrian families, activists said Wednesday. The UNHCR stressed that the financial assistance in Lebanon, sponsored by the World Food Program (WFP), has been allocated to assist the most vulnerable families economically...

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