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US, Kurdish militias skill 165 Syrian civilians in 3 months: NGO

US, Kurdish militias skill 165 Syrian civilians in 3 months: NGO

In a period lasting about three months, the allied U.S.-led coalition and YPG/PKK terrorists killed 165 civilians in one region of eastern Syria, a Syrian NGO said in a report on Saturday. Working to expel Daesh from the area, coalition forces attacks around Deir ez-Zor killed 153...

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US evacuates first military warehouse in Syria

US evacuates first military warehouse in Syria

Following its surprise decision last week to withdraw its troops from Syria, the first U.S. military warehouse near the Iraqi border was evacuated on Friday. According to a reliable local source, the U.S. forces vacated a warehouse in Malikiya in the northeast Hassaka province....

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Despite regime troops nearby, Syrians in Manbij still fear Turkey

Despite regime troops nearby, Syrians in Manbij still fear Turkey

Syrian forces have deployed around the city of Manbij at the request of the Kurds, but Abu Azeez Jaber still fears a U.S. military withdrawal will see Turkish troops enter. "People are terrified first of the Americans withdrawing, and second of the Turks entering," the 48-year-old cook...

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Not all Syrian refugees in Lebanon wish to return in 2019

Not all Syrian refugees in Lebanon wish to return in 2019

(Zaman Al Wasl)- As ‘2019’ knocks Christmas bells, the displacement of Syrian refugees in Lebanon have been continued for the eighth year as if they pay a price for their rebellious stand against the Syrian regime and its security arsenal. Arsal's border camps are one of the largest...

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Halabi 'was not brutal when led Raqqa State Security': Intelligence officer

Halabi 'was not brutal when led Raqqa State Security': Intelligence officer

(Zaman Al Wasl)- As an Austrian court began a lawsuit against the Brigadier-General Khalid Halabi, former head of the State Security in Raqqa, Zaman al-Wasl has obtained a testimony from defected intelligence asserting that Halabi did his best to lessen the security noose on detainees and...

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Tribes fighters to replace Kurdish forces in eastern Deir Ezzor: activists

Tribes fighters to replace Kurdish forces in eastern Deir Ezzor: activists

 (Zaman Al Wasl)- A tribesmen militia may replace the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces in eastern Deir Ezzor province following Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria, local sources told Zaman al-Wasl. The Elite Forces of the Saudi-backed al-Ghad movement...

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Russia, Turkey to discuss US withdrawal from Syria in Moscow: RIA

Russia, Turkey to discuss US withdrawal from Syria in Moscow: RIA

Foreign and defense ministers from Russia and Turkey will discuss in Moscow the United States' decision to withdraw troops from Syria, Russian news agency RIA reported Saturday, citing Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu. In an abrupt policy shift, Trump has said that Washington...

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US denies reports of Syrian regime incursion in Manbij

US denies reports of Syrian regime incursion in Manbij

 A U.S. defense official on Friday denied the reports Syria's Bashar al-Assad regime forces entered Manbij. Syrian state-run SANA news agency reported earlier in the day, regime forces entered the city after the group invited forces to take control of the region and ward...

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Turkey has no business in Manbij if YPG leaves: Erdogan

Turkey has no business in Manbij if YPG leaves: Erdogan

Turkey will have nothing left to do in the Syrian town of Manbij once "terrorist organizations" leave the area, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday, hours after the Syrian army said it had entered the town. Earlier Friday, the Syrian army said it had entered Manbij for the first...

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Photos show Iranian warehouse flattened by Israeli strike in Damascus

Photos show Iranian warehouse flattened by Israeli strike in Damascus

(Israeli Reports)-  Satellite images show the extent of damage from an alleged Israeli strike in Syria this week, with one photo indicating that a large storage facility was completely destroyed, an Israeli satellite imaging company said Thursday. The photos, taken December...

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Bahrain says embassy work in Syria continues after UAE move

Bahrain says embassy work in Syria continues after UAE move

Bahrain on Friday announced that “work is continuing at its embassy” in Syria, reflecting a new push by Gulf Arab states to improve relations with President Bashar Assad as the war winds down. A day earlier, the United Arab Emirates reopened its embassy in Damascus with a...

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North Korea ‘Singapore shops’ reveal familiar sanction gaps

North Korea ‘Singapore shops’ reveal familiar sanction gaps

Despite the unwanted publicity of a criminal trial for one of their main suppliers, business is booming at Pyongyang’s ‘Singapore shops,’ which sell everything from Ukrainian vodka to brand-name knock-offs from China. The stores stock many of the very things United Nations’ sanctions...

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Clashes intensify between Daesh, US-backed forces in Deir Ezzor: activists

Clashes intensify between Daesh, US-backed forces in Deir Ezzor: activists

  (Zaman Al Wasl)- Clashes intensify Thursday between Kurdish-led forces and Daesh (ISIS) near Hajin town east of Deir Ezzor province, activists said. The US-backed group made fresh gains over the week against jihadists defending their eastern Syria stronghold, according to...

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Markets Right Now: US stocks rally, erase big drop in Dow

Markets Right Now: US stocks rally, erase big drop in Dow

U.S. stocks are staging a furious late-afternoon rally Thursday, closing with gains after erasing a 600-point drop in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The Dow rose 258 points, or 1.1 percent, adding to Wednesday’s record gain of 1,086 points. The S&P 500 added 21 points to 2,488....

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Iraqi lawmakers demand US withdrawal after Trump visit

Iraqi lawmakers demand US withdrawal after Trump visit

Iraqi lawmakers Thursday demanded U.S. forces leave the country in the wake of a surprise visit by President Donald Trump that politicians denounced as arrogant and a violation of Iraqi sovereignty. Politicians from both blocs of Iraq's divided Parliament called for a vote to expel U.S....

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UAE to reopen embassy in Syria for first time in seven years

UAE to reopen embassy in Syria for first time in seven years

The Syrian Information Ministry gave no further details other than inviting journalists to cover the event at the embassy in central Damascus later Thursday. The UAE recalled its ambassador from Syria in 2011 after the start of the popular uprising against President Bashar Assad. The...

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14 bodies exhumed from mass grave in Raqqa

14 bodies exhumed from mass grave in Raqqa

 (Zaman Al Wasl)- 14 bodies have been exhumed from Panorama mass graves near the northeastern city of Raqqa, once the capital Daesh’s (ISIS) self-styled caliphate, Kurdish-run news site reported Thursday. Raqqa was liberated in a U.S.-backed campaign that ended more than a year...

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Rain, floods wipe out 11 refugee camps in northern Syria

Rain, floods wipe out 11 refugee camps in northern Syria

Heavy rainfall on Thursday caused severe flooding in rural areas of northern Syria, destroying tents at 11 refugee camps and leaving tens of thousands of people to face the winter without shelter. According to Anadolu Agency , the flood has left an estimated 25,000 refugees searching...

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