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Israeli missiles target Damascus airport: regime media

Israeli missiles target Damascus airport: regime media

An Israeli missile attack targeted the Syrian capital's airport late Saturday, activating air defences which shot down a number of the projectiles, state news agency SANA reported. "Our air defences responded to an Israeli missile attack on Damascus international airport and shot down a...

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Turkey union official: Airport construction workers detained

Turkey union official: Airport construction workers detained

A trade union leader said Saturday police in Turkey have rounded up hundreds of construction workers at Istanbul's new airport after they staged a protest denouncing poor working conditions. Arzu Cerkezoglu, head of the Confederation of Progressive Trade Unions of Turkey, or DISK, told The...

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SDF seeks to take key Daesh pocket in Deir Ezzor

SDF seeks to take key Daesh pocket in Deir Ezzor

(Zaman Al Wasl)- The U.S.-backed Syrian forces pressed slow gains against Daesh in the eastern province of Deir Ezzor, local activist said Saturday. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), backed the U.S.-led coalition airstrikes, have seized a neighborhood in the town of al-Bagouz...

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Canada working on WTO reform: sources

Canada working on WTO reform: sources

Canada is working on a project for reform of the World Trade Organization (WTO) and aims to organize international talks on the subject next month, Canadian sources said Friday as US pressure on the body mounts. President Donald Trump threatened late last month to pull his country out...

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Thousands rally against looming offensive on northwest Syria

Thousands rally against looming offensive on northwest Syria

Thousands of people have taken to the streets across Syria's last remaining stronghold to protest against a potential full-fledged offensive by regime forces and their allies. Friday's demonstrations took place, day and night, in more than two dozen towns and villages in Idlib, a...

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Detainees: more about Eli Cohen's Hunter

Detainees: more about Eli Cohen's Hunter

By Faris al-Rifai (Zaman Al Wasl)- In room 203 of al-Assadi Hospital in Damascus, Major Mohammed Wadud al-Bashir, who is  also known as the hunter of the Israeli spy Eli Cohen in 1965, has died on the afternoon of November 22, 1989. His body was taken to his hometown in...

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Idlib residents, displaced rally against Assad's imminent offensive

Idlib residents, displaced rally against Assad's imminent offensive

 (Zaman Al Wasl)- For the second consecutive Friday, thousands of Syrians came out to the streets of rebel-held areas to rally against the imminent regime offensive on the northern province. Demonstrators, who held up the three-star flag of the Syrian revolution, have condemned the...

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Asian markets build on trade talks rally, Turkish lira holds up

Asian markets build on trade talks rally, Turkish lira holds up

Asian markets extended their gains Friday on hopes for China-US trade talks, while Turkey's lira held up after a shock hike in the country's interest rate and a dip in US inflation. After a tumultuous start to the month, investors finally had something to smile about Thursday after Treasury...

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U.S. marines conduct big drills with rebels in southern Syria

U.S. marines conduct big drills with rebels in southern Syria

A Syrian rebel commander said Thursday rare military exercises with U.S. marines in southern Syria sent a strong message to Russia and Iran that the Americans and the rebels intend to stay and confront any threats to their presence. Col. Muhanad al Talaa, commander of the...

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Row over Germany's top spy risks new Merkel coalition crisis

Row over Germany's top spy risks new Merkel coalition crisis

Top German government leaders failed to decide on the future of the country's top spy Thursday, as a controversy he triggered risks a new crisis threatening Berlin's uneasy coalition. Leading politicians including Chancellor Angela Merkel "adjourned" their talks until Tuesday, an...

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Amazon's Bezos unveils $2 bn philanthropic fund

Amazon's Bezos unveils $2 bn philanthropic fund

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos announced he was launching a philanthropic fund with a $2 billion initial commitment to help homeless families and launch preschools in low-income communities. The world's richest individual made the announcement on Twitter a year after asking for ideas on how he...

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Syria war has killed more than 360,000: monitor

Syria war has killed more than 360,000: monitor

More than 360,000 people have been killed across war-ravaged Syria in seven years, a monitoring group said Thursday, in a new toll for the brutal conflict. It came amid rising international concern that a looming Syrian government assault against rebels in the northwest province of...

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Syrian refugee saves victims of disasters in Germany

Syrian refugee saves victims of disasters in Germany

(Zaman Al Wasl)- In the inside of the courtyard of the German Disaster Agency, the sound of the sirens goes up announcing an emergency. The young Syrian refugee, Ahmed Al-Aqra, rushed to meet the call, wearing his plastic Helmet to join his comrades in the service vehicle waiting for the...

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Japan, Vietnam urge US to rejoin Pacific trade deal

Japan, Vietnam urge US to rejoin Pacific trade deal

Japan and Vietnam on Thursday urged the United States to rejoin a sprawling Pacific trade deal, almost two years after President Donald Trump's withdrawal dealt a major blow to what would have been the world's largest free trade pact. Trump pulled out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)...

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Mexico sees US-Canada trade deal 'in the coming days'

Mexico sees US-Canada trade deal 'in the coming days'

Mexico said Wednesday it was optimistic the US and Canada would reach a trade deal "in the coming days," as its top North American trade negotiator and foreign minister jetted to Washington. The movement on the Mexican side was the latest sign of progress in efforts to salvage the North...

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Record spending by tourists in 2017: US government

Record spending by tourists in 2017: US government

Spending by tourists visiting the United States inched higher in 2017, setting a new record and accounting for about a tenth of all US exports, the Commerce Department reported Wednesday. Nearly 77 million international visitors -- including pleasure-seekers, students and medical...

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Turkey reinforces military positions in Idlib

Turkey reinforces military positions in Idlib

Turkey is reinforcing its military posts inside Syria’s rebel-held province of Idlib, Turkish and Syrian rebels sources say, seeking to deter a government offensive that it says would unleash a humanitarian disaster on its border. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned that an assault by...

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Two rockets hit Iranian camp near Latakia

Two rockets hit Iranian camp near Latakia

(Zaman Al Wasl)- Two rebel-suspected rockets hit Iranian camp near the coastal city of Latakia that is a bastion of Bashar al-Assad, local sources said Wednesday. Heavy losses reported in the rocket attack on Damsarkho village as the regime forces surrounded the area, denying access to...

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