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On Syria river, craftsmen revive famed water wheels
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On Syria river, craftsmen revive famed water wheels

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On a riverbank in Syria's Hama, Mohammed Sultan tinkers away on a giant water wheel, one of a dwindling number of artisans able to restore the city's ancient wooden landmarks. Used for centuries to bring water to gardens and buildings on the shores of the Orontes River, the water wheels or "norias" of Hama are believed to be unique...

Mossad breakthroughs in Assad army
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Mossad breakthroughs in Assad army

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Zaman Al Wasl

The Israeli spy Eli Cohen was not the only agent who succeeded in penetrating Syria’s regime in 1960s. Repeatedly, Mossad operations were able to infiltrate high-profile branches of the regime including the ministry of defense and important military units and security systems, which were concealed by Bashar al-Assad in fear of scandal,...

Families of Syria detainees hope for news amid US sanctions
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Families of Syria detainees hope for news amid US sanctions

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Alaa Arnous and his family found the photo of his father Mohammed online last week, the first proof of his fate since he was seized by Syrian government forces seven years ago. The image showed his corpse, his face battered and bruised, his mouth hanging open. The elder Arnous was among thousands of Syrians who, since their country’s...

Daraa as a model for Assad's deceptive reconciliation
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Daraa as a model for Assad's deceptive reconciliation

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Zaman Al Wasl

  (Zaman Al Wasl)- In the summer of 2018, Ahmad al-Hourani, 40, a former opposition fighter,  signed with his brother Salam (then 26), the so-called reconciliation agreement with the Syrian regime in southern Daraa province.  Ahmed, who used a pseudonym in fear of regime reprisals, has joined the Russian-led...

IED kills one displaced in Afrin city
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IED kills one displaced in Afrin city

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Zaman Al Wasl

One Syrian displaced was killed by an improvised explosive device in the northern city of Afrin, topping the suspected Kurdish attacks on the Turkish-held region to four in a month, local activists said Monday. Another displaced person was wounded in the IED attack that hit their car late on Sunday.  Zaman al-Wasl...

Lebanon: Three Syrian children died after falling down in well
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Lebanon: Three Syrian children died after falling down in well

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Zaman Al Wasl

Four Syrian refugees, including three children, have died after falling down in a 65 foot deep well in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli, activists said Sunday. The tragic incident began when three Syrian children fell into an abandoned well in the Shalfa district near Tripoli. Two men, including a Lebanese...

Syrian militants in Netherlands: Rawad Hanoun's profile
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Syrian militants in Netherlands: Rawad Hanoun's profile

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Zaman Al Wasl

Zaman al-Wasl sheds the light on Rawad Imad Hanoun, a former militant in the Syrian Social Party, who was involved in gruesome crimes  against the Syrian people before fleeing to Netherlands and obtaining a refugee residence.  Hanoun is originally from the town of Sadad in the southeastern countryside of Homs. His brother is...

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On Syria river, craftsmen revive famed water wheels

On a riverbank in Syria's Hama, Mohammed Sultan tinkers away on a giant water wheel, one of a dwindling number of artisans able to restore the city's ancient wooden landmarks. Used for centuries to bring water to gardens and buildings on the shores of the Orontes River, the water wheels or "norias" of Hama are believed to be unique...

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Business

Wall St gains on strong services sector data, China-led recovery hopes

Wall Street's major indexes climbed Monday as data showing unexpected growth in the US services sector last month and optimism over China's economic revival helped investors look past a surge in new cases of COVID-19 at home. The ISM's non-manufacturing activity index jumped to 57.1 in June, almost returning to pre-pandemic levels, but a...

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Opinion

Syrian child's sexual assault showed new face of media hypocrisy

By Abdel-Razzaq Diab The Syrian Lawyers Syndicate did not stand with a 13-year-old refugee child in Lebanon who was brutally raped by seven young men as it did with the killing of Syrian refugee by the husband of singer Nancy Ajram. For its part, the Lebanese newspapers devoted to the incident only a very small space in the all...

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World

Cuomo blasts Trump's COVID-19 response as US death toll tops 130,000

As US coronavirus cases surge and deaths topped 130,000, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo harshly criticized the White House's COVID-19 response Monday, accusing President Donald Trump of "enabling" the virus and downplaying its threat. Infections are on the rise in 39 states, according to a Reuters tally, and 16 states have posted record...

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Tsunami

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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Syrian Refugees

Syrian Rasha Hussein becomes Save the Children’s Ambassador

Save the Children organization has recently delegated the Syrian pioneer girl Rasha Hussein as one of its ambassadors. As one of her first tasks, Hussein, 17, a refugee teenager living in the Netherlands, has recently met the Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs and presidency candidate, Sigrid Kag. According to the organization’s...

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War Criminals

Syrian militants in Netherlands: Rawad Hanoun's profile

Zaman al-Wasl sheds the light on Rawad Imad Hanoun, a former militant in the Syrian Social Party, who was involved in gruesome crimes  against the Syrian people before fleeing to Netherlands and obtaining a refugee residence.  Hanoun is originally from the town of Sadad in the southeastern countryside of Homs. His brother is...

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