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Data of doctors tortured and killed detainees in Homs Military Hospital
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Data of doctors tortured and killed detainees in Homs Military Hospital

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Zaman Al Wasl

(Zaman Al Wasl)- Behind the walls of the Military Hospital in central Homs city and inside its wings was the worst kind of torture and liquidation practiced against the wounded and injured in the peaceful demonstrations in the beginning of the outbreak of the revolution in the city and its countryside. The hospital turned into a...

Car bomb hits Syria capital, killing civilian: state media
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Car bomb hits Syria capital, killing civilian: state media

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A car rigged with explosives blew up in the Syrian capital Wednesday killing one person, state media said, blaming unidentified "terrorists" for the latest blast in Damascus. "One civilian was killed and five others injured in an explosion in the area of Nahr Aisha in Damascus," state news agency SANA said. "Investigations showed that...

At least 17 killed in blast in Syria's rebel-held Jisr al Shughour: rescue workers
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At least 17 killed in blast in Syria's rebel-held Jisr al Shughour: rescue workers

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 At least 17 people were killed Wednesday in an explosion in the center of Jisr al Shughour, a rebel-held city in northwestern Syria, a day after heavy Russian airstrikes, rescue workers and residents said. Several buildings collapsed as a result of the blast which shook the city in Idlib province, near a road between the coastal...

Syrian regime shelling kills 7 civilians in Idlib
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Syrian regime shelling kills 7 civilians in Idlib

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At least seven civilians were killed and six others injured in attacks of Syrian regime forces and Iran-backed militias in de-escalation zones in northern Syria, according to a civil defense agency official Tuesday. “The Assad regime attacked the Seraqib and Khan Shaykhun districts as well as the al-Khanbushia village in the evening,”...

Is oil embargo on Assad pushing for political solution?
Analysis

Is oil embargo on Assad pushing for political solution?

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Eqtsad

Because of the shortage of gasoline and the almost total inability to provide solutions, Assad’s regime is under increasing pressure at a time when there is talk of an international and regional desire for a political solution in accordance with the Security Council resolutions. Analysts argue that the economic crises plaguing the regime...

Horrors of torture in Assad prisons: Bride arrested and raped
DETAINEES

Horrors of torture in Assad prisons: Bride arrested and raped

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Zaman Al Wasl

(Zaman Al Wasl)- “The country that violates its girls’ honour is not a homeland." This was the last thing said in an interview with Amal, 22, a girl who lost her virginity in Assad's prisons. Amal, who is from the town of Rastan in central Homs province, was a student at the Faculty of Law at the University of Damascus. Her journey...

Assad trims huge land of Qaboun district for new bus station
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Assad trims huge land of Qaboun district for new bus station

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Zaman Al Wasl

(Zaman Al Wasl)- The Assad regime is striving to trim and confiscate lands of people revolted and demanded his departure. After forcibly displacing them, he moved to the stage of their expropriation of their property through seizing them or through controversial Law 10. Bashar al-Assad is racing to seize the properties in Ghouta...

Syria

US-led 2017 blitz on Syria's Raqa killed 1,600 civilians: report

Intensive US-led coalition bombardment on the Syrian city of Raqa killed more than 1,600 civilians over four months in 2017, according to a report released on Thursday. The findings were compiled after months of field research and extensive data analysis, including via a project that saw 3,000 digital activists scan satellite imagery...

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Business

Ex-Nissan boss Ghosn to walk free again after posting $4.5 million bail

Former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn was set to walk out of a Japanese detention center for a second time since his arrest last year on financial misconduct charges, after posting the $4.5 million bail set by a Tokyo court on Thursday. Bail will enable the former titan of the global auto industry to better prepare for his criminal...

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Commentary

The making of an American terrorist: Hoda Muthana joined ISIS. Now she can’t come back

Hoda Muthana is pushing a stroller in the middle of a conflict zone here and if there's a textbook example of extremism, this probably isn't it.  That's partly because of what is in Muthana's arms: Adam, her 18-month-old son. He’s a cute kid. Bright brown eyes, like his mom. His tiny hooded coat is emblazoned with patterns of...

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World

Bomb scare, suspicious vehicle rattle nervous Sri Lanka amid attack probe

Sri Lankan authorities locked down the central bank and the road leading to the jittery capital’s airport was shut briefly by a bomb scare on Thursday as more people were swept up in the search for those behind Easter Sunday bombings that killed 359. Two bank officials told Reuters the street outside the building near the World Trade...

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Tsunami

Former female detainee brutally beaten in Turkey after revealing rape memos in Assad prisons

(Zaman Al Wasl)- Aida al-Haj Yousuf, former Syrian detainee, was severely beaten by unknown attackers in the Turkish city of Gaziantep on Tuesday, following torture and rape memos published by Zaman al-Wasl. Yousuf, who has been released, as part of prisoner exchange, is living with her children in Gaziantep, in order to escape death....

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Syrian Refugees

Assad regime turns Rukban refugee camp into detention centers

(Zaman Al Wasl)- The Commission for Public and Political Relations in the deserted Rukban Camp has accused the Syrian regime of turning temporary shelters in central Homs province into a detention and liquidation centre. The deputy head of the Commission, Shukri Al-Shehab, told Zaman al-Wasl that the regime had established three...

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