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In northeast Syria, last Assyrians fear Turkish advance

In northeast Syria, last Assyrians fear Turkish advance

Since fleeing her hometown in northeastern Syria, Suad Simon prays every day for the safety of her husband, who stayed behind with other fighters to defend their majority-Assyrian village. Assyrian Christians like Simon, who escaped the town's occupation by the Islamic State group in 2015...

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Turkey crucial in restoring peace in Syria: Russia

Turkey crucial in restoring peace in Syria: Russia

After failing to enforce reconciliation in Syria while working with the U.S. and other international players for over three years, Russia learned the hard way that the road to peace travels through Turkey, a top Russian diplomat told Anadolu Agency.  Senior Advisor of Russian...

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Turkey: Syrian women find peace, trade at soap workshop

Turkey: Syrian women find peace, trade at soap workshop

Hand-in-hand with locals, Syrian women who took shelter in a Turkish border city are taking back their lives through making natural soap with support from a nonprofit group. “Friendship is universal, something human, and has nothing to do with language,” said Zainab, 40, who fled...

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Syria's heroic underground female medics hailed in 'The Cave'

Syria's heroic underground female medics hailed in 'The Cave'

Oscar-nominated Syrian director Feras Fayyad has risked his life to chronicle the atrocities of the Assad regime, and suffered torture in prison because of his films. Despite having his nails pulled out and electric shocks administered to intimate parts of his body, Fayyad continues to...

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