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How to save face in Syria: Erdogan's conundrum
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How to save face in Syria: Erdogan's conundrum

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As Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime presses ahead with a relentless campaign, his counterpart across the border in Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan is battling to avoid being the big loser in the battle for the last rebel bastion of Idlib. Erdogan, who has been siding with the rebels opposing Assad, is not only facing a fierce...

Famed torture victim Mazen Al-Hamada returns to Syria
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Famed torture victim Mazen Al-Hamada returns to Syria

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Zaman Al Wasl

  (Zaman Al Wasl)- Opposition activists said the circumstances behind the return of the famed torture victim Mazen Al-Hamada from  Netherlands  to Damascus is complicated due to the financial and psychological pressures and the forgiveness vows by the Syrian regime. Zaman al-Wasl sources revealed that Al-Hamada’s...

Two journalists killed, eight wounded in Syrian war zones
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Two journalists killed, eight wounded in Syrian war zones

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Amid intensifying fighting in recent weeks in Idlib and Aleppo, in which two Syrian journalists were killed and eight were injured, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) voices concern about the risks for reporters covering military operations in Syria and calls for every effort to be made to protect them. The latest fatality was ...

Russia strikes kill 5 civilians in Syria regime advance
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Russia strikes kill 5 civilians in Syria regime advance

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 Five civilians died Monday in Russian air strikes backing Syrian regime forces as they chip away at the country's last major rebel bastion, a war monitor said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the deadly raids hit the area of Jabal al-Zawiya in the south of the jihadist-dominated northwestern stronghold of Idlib. The...

Six killed in Israeli air raid on Damascus: Monitor
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Six killed in Israeli air raid on Damascus: Monitor

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Six people have been killed in an Israeli air attack on Damascus, a war monitor said on Monday, as Israel confirmed raids on the Syrian capital as well as on the besieged Gaza Strip.  A statement from the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) armed group on Monday said two men, who were members of the group, were killed during the...

Assad forces make new gains in Idlib, dismiss Turkish warning
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Assad forces make new gains in Idlib, dismiss Turkish warning

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(Zaman Al Wasl)- Heavy clashes reported in the southern countryside of Idlib province between regime forces and Turkish-backed factions as Damascus mobilizes troops to invade the town of Kafranbel, local activists said Sunday.  Bashar al-Assad’s forces have captured three villages on Sunday while the Russian warplanes have...

Several Turkish troops wounded in Idlib by regime shelling, Observatory says
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Several Turkish troops wounded in Idlib by regime shelling, Observatory says

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 Several Turkish troops were wounded Sunday in Syria's Idlib province after Syrian regime forces targeted a Turkish military convoy with heavy artillery, prompting it to retreat northwards, the Syrian Observatory monitoring group reported. Turkey has sent thousands of troops to Idlib in the last few weeks after a stepped up...

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Saudi Aramco launches largest shale gas development outside U.S.

Saudi Aramco is launching the biggest shale gas development outside of the United States to boost domestic gas supply and end the burning of oil at its power generation plants, Chief Executive Officer Amin Nasser told Reuters Monday. The world's top crude oil exporter has for years battled for market share with rapidly expanding shale oil...

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Saudi Aramco launches largest shale gas development outside U.S.

Saudi Aramco is launching the biggest shale gas development outside of the United States to boost domestic gas supply and end the burning of oil at its power generation plants, Chief Executive Officer Amin Nasser told Reuters Monday. The world's top crude oil exporter has for years battled for market share with rapidly expanding shale oil...

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'Dogs live better than us in Syria', veteran actress says

(Zaman Al Wasl)- A statement by famous Syrian actress sparked anger of pro-regime activists and the gloating of opposition ones on social media. 'Dogs live better than us' said Nahid al-Halabi in an interview aired on Thursday by Ninar FM Radio. Following years of silence by Bashar al-Assad's loyalists, criticisms and boiling...

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Trump says stock markets will crash if he loses election

 U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the U.S. stock market will crash if he loses the election this year. During a trip to India, Trump told business leaders stocks will jump higher if he is re-elected, but “if I don’t win you’re going to see a crash like you’ve never seen before.” He said his administration...

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Graves desecration is pure revenge policy by Assad Intelligence

(Zaman Al Wasl)- Latest leaked videos showing Bashar al-Assad's soldiers taunting the bones of the dead, digging up graves, and violating the sanctity of mosques, after gaining control over several villages in the southern and eastern Idlib countryside. The videos raised a number of questions about the purpose of leaking them....

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Famed torture victim Mazen Al-Hamada returns to Syria

  (Zaman Al Wasl)- Opposition activists said the circumstances behind the return of the famed torture victim Mazen Al-Hamada from  Netherlands  to Damascus is complicated due to the financial and psychological pressures and the forgiveness vows by the Syrian regime. Zaman al-Wasl sources revealed that Al-Hamada’s...

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