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Saudi Arabia says journalist Khashoggi died after fight in consulate
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Saudi Arabia says journalist Khashoggi died after fight in consulate

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   Saudi Arabia said on Saturday that Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has died, and said it fired two senior officials over the incident that has provoked an international outcry and strained relations between Riyadh and the West. A statement from the Saudi public prosecutor said a fight broke out between Khashoggi and...

US-led coalition jets hit mosque in Deir ez-Zor, 15 killed
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US-led coalition jets hit mosque in Deir ez-Zor, 15 killed

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Zaman Al Wasl

(Zaman Al Wasl)- At least 15 people, 6 Syrians and 9 Iraqi displaced, were killed Friday in the the U.S.-led coalition airstrikes on a mosque in eastern Deir ez-Zor province, according to local sources. The attack followed Friday prayers in the Daesh-held town of Al-Susah, activist Taj al-Allow told Zaman al-Wasl.  Within...

Opposition areas rally in solidarity with White Helmets
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Opposition areas rally in solidarity with White Helmets

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Zaman Al Wasl

 (Zaman Al Wasl)- For the eighth consecutive Friday, thousands of people came out to the streets of rebel-held areas to rally against the regime, condemning the Russian call to deport White Helmets workers out of Syria. The demonstrations, which took place in the province of Idlib,  were in solidarity with the Civil...

Quadrilateral summit on Syria to be held in Istanbul
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Quadrilateral summit on Syria to be held in Istanbul

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A quadrilateral summit on Syria between Turkey, Russia, Germany and France will be held in Istanbul on Oct. 27, Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said on Friday. The meeting, which will be hosted by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, will see the participation of Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela...

French forces set up new base north of Raqqa
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French forces set up new base north of Raqqa

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Zaman Al Wasl

(Zaman Al Wasl)- The US-led International Coalition has set up new military base for French troops in the eastern province of Raqqa, local monitoring group said Friday. The French forces will be stationed north of the city center as the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces have been digging trenches around the base. The SDF has...

Syrians in Thailand fear deportation
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Syrians in Thailand fear deportation

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Zaman Al Wasl

(Zaman Al Wasl)- Syrian and Palestinian refugees live in Thailand have appealed to international human rights organizations to escape them from deportation to Syria as the Thai authorities issued a law imposing strict measures on those with no residence papers. Families who have been threatened with deportation have entered Thailand...

UN Syria envoy De Mistura to step down
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UN Syria envoy De Mistura to step down

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The United Nations envoy for Syria announced on Wednesday he will step down at the end of November after more than four years in the key post as UN efforts to end the seven-year war show no sign of a breakthrough. "I will myself be moving on as of the last week of November," Staffan de Mistura told the UN Security Council during a...

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US-led coalition jets hit mosque in Deir ez-Zor, 15 killed

(Zaman Al Wasl)- At least 15 people, 6 Syrians and 9 Iraqi displaced, were killed Friday in the the U.S.-led coalition airstrikes on a mosque in eastern Deir ez-Zor province, according to local sources. The attack followed Friday prayers in the Daesh-held town of Al-Susah, activist Taj al-Allow told Zaman al-Wasl.  Within...

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German banks report sharp fall in Iran exports amid new US sanctions

German exports to Iran have dwindled since the United States pulled out of the international nuclear deal with Tehran, data showed Friday, despite Berlin's attempts to shield companies from renewed U.S. sanctions against Tehran. Data from the Association of German Banks (BdB) showed exports down 4 percent to 1.8 billion euros over the...

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Opinion

Washington seeks the Iraqi scenario in Syria: opinion

(Zaman Al Wasl)- A very significant development has taken place in the last few hours where the congressional council approved one of the laws before it concerning the amendment of the Federal Aviation Administration Act and the development of its items, promising to achieve the administration’s goals for the coming five  years until...

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Senator Graham says he's skeptical of Saudi explanation on Khashoggi

Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham, who has been sharply critical of Saudi Arabia after the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, said on Friday he was highly skeptical of the Saudi explanation for Khashoggi’s death. “To say that I am skeptical of the new Saudi narrative about Mr. Khashoggi is an understatement,”...

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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

Syrians in Thailand fear deportation

(Zaman Al Wasl)- Syrian and Palestinian refugees live in Thailand have appealed to international human rights organizations to escape them from deportation to Syria as the Thai authorities issued a law imposing strict measures on those with no residence papers. Families who have been threatened with deportation have entered Thailand...

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Senator Graham says he's skeptical of Saudi explanation on Khashoggi      Saudi Arabia says journalist Khashoggi died after fight in consulate      Saudi Arabia confirms Khashoggi killed in Istanbul consulate; top Saudi intelligence official fired: state media      US-led coalition jets hit mosque in Deir ez-Zor, 15 killed      UN Mideast peace envoy urges restraint ahead of protests      Opposition areas rally in solidarity with White Helmets      Istanbul: Saudi Consulate staffers speak to prosecutors      As Khashoggi crisis grows, Saudi king asserts authority, checks son's power