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Aleppo: teachers strike over lack of fund, support
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Aleppo: teachers strike over lack of fund, support

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Zaman Al Wasl

(Zaman Al Wasl)- Teachers of opposition-held Aleppo countryside continue to strike for the sixth day in a row, due to the lack of support for the education sector, some of them have not received a salary for the past 8 months. Ali Abdel Karim, a teacher in Harem town, said that the strike includes 28 out of 32 schools in...

Deir Ezzor: Iran builds military camps, recruits locals
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Deir Ezzor: Iran builds military camps, recruits locals

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Zaman Al Wasl

Tens of pro-Iran recruits have joined IRGC’s training camps in Deir Ezzor as the eastern province turned into Iran’s powerful stronghold in the war-torn country, local monitoring network reported. Deir Ezzor 24 said Iran-run military camps in Mayadin city had received large number of recruits, including locals, over the past few...

Russian airstrikes kill 4 civilians in Idlib
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Russian airstrikes kill 4 civilians in Idlib

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Zaman Al Wasl

At least four civilians were killed in Russian airstrikes in the Idlib de-escalation zone in northwestern Syria, a local civil defense agency said on Saturday.  The Russian warplanes carried out airstrikes on the Idlib villages of Ma’rzita, Maaret Hurmah and Uraynibah, according to the Syrian opposition’s aircraft...

Regime says Syrian population increased despite war
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Regime says Syrian population increased despite war

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Zaman Al Wasl

(Zaman Al Wasl)- The Syrian regime’s Central Bureau of Statistics estimated the number of Syrians living in Syria at more than 25 million by the end of 2018, an increase from about 21 million in 2011 at the start of the war. The figures issued show that, contrary to the reports that the Syrian population had a decrease between 7 and...

Palestinian rockets, Israeli airstrikes jolt tenuous Gaza truce
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Palestinian rockets, Israeli airstrikes jolt tenuous Gaza truce

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Palestinian militants fired two rockets deep into southern Israel from Gaza on Saturday, and the Israeli military responded with a number of air strikes on militant targets, shaking an already tenuous truce. Sirens sounded in the middle of the night in Beersheba, the largest city in southern Israel, some 35 km (18 miles) from the Gaza...

Deadly car bomb blasts rip through bus terminal in al-Bab town, 18 killed
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Deadly car bomb blasts rip through bus terminal in al-Bab town, 18 killed

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At least 18 civilians have been killed, while at least 27 others were wounded, in a car bomb attack in the northern Syrian border town of al-Bab, according to the Turkish defence ministry. In a Twitter post, the ministry said Saturday's attack on a bus terminal killed ten and wounded more than 15 others. Turkey's state-run Anadolu news...

50,000 migrants expelled from Istanbul since July
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50,000 migrants expelled from Istanbul since July

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Turkey said Friday it had expelled close to 50,000 migrants from Istanbul, including more than 6,000 Syrians, since the start of a crackdown on undocumented immigration. The Istanbul governor's office said 42,888 "illegal" migrants had been arrested and sent to repatriation centres with a view to removing them from Turkey, without...

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Aleppo: teachers strike over lack of fund, support

(Zaman Al Wasl)- Teachers of opposition-held Aleppo countryside continue to strike for the sixth day in a row, due to the lack of support for the education sector, some of them have not received a salary for the past 8 months. Ali Abdel Karim, a teacher in Harem town, said that the strike includes 28 out of 32 schools in...

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Business

Kuwait plans to increase oil exports to China - KUNA

Kuwait plans to increase crude oil exports to China to more than 600,000 barrels per day (bpd) in 2020, state news agency KUNA reported on Saturday, citing Kuwait Petroleum Corp’s Deputy Managing Director for Global Marketing Sheikh Khalid Al-Sabah. The agency did not specify the current level of oil exports to China. Kuwait’s crude...

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Opinion

Syrian opposition optimistic over constitution talks

A 45-member constitutional committee launched it meetings Monday in Geneva. The public is still divided with fears of prolonging the timeframe especially since many of the international resolutions are stalled and regional and international division continues. The mini-committee approved procedure that allow its work to proceed smoothly...

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World

Last remains of Ethiopian plane crash victims buried, families say little notice given

The last remains of 157 people killed aboard an Ethiopian Airlines plane in March were interred at the crash site this week, farmers and families told Reuters, but some relatives were upset they had been unable to take part in the ceremony. Nadia Milleron, whose daughter Samya Stumo was killed, said an email was sent to some families —...

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Tahrir al-Sham releases Zaman al-Wasl reporter in Aleppo

(Zaman Al Wasl)- Militant Hayat Tahrir al-Sham group has freed Zaman al-Wasl reporter in northern Aleppo province after a week of arbitrary arrest.   Members of the former Syrian offshoot of al-Qaeda arrested Juma'a Haj Hamdo from his house last Wednesday in the western countryside of Aleppo and took him to an unknown destination....

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Syrian Refugees

50,000 migrants expelled from Istanbul since July

Turkey said Friday it had expelled close to 50,000 migrants from Istanbul, including more than 6,000 Syrians, since the start of a crackdown on undocumented immigration. The Istanbul governor's office said 42,888 "illegal" migrants had been arrested and sent to repatriation centres with a view to removing them from Turkey, without...

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