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2 reasons – and 1 disease – that make peace in Syria so difficult

2 reasons – and 1 disease – that make peace in Syria so difficult

Despite many attempts at negotiations, the Syrian war – a conflict with a complicated and constantly changing cast of characters that has killed as many as 585,000 people and displaced over half of Syria’s prewar population – has proved extremely difficult to resolve. As the war...

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On Syria, Trump is worse than Obama

On Syria, Trump is worse than Obama

For a brief moment, it looked as if there really was a new sheriff in town. A little more than two months into Donald Trump's presidency, Syria's dictator, Bashar al-Assad, unleashed one of his trademark chemical attacks on the town of Khan Sheikhoun in northwestern Syria. Scores of civilians...

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This shoddy Idlib ceasefire won’t end the war – or the suffering of Syrians

This shoddy Idlib ceasefire won’t end the war – or the suffering of Syrians

This deal stitched up between Russia and Turkey reinforces Putin’s grip and Erdoğan’s position as Moscow’s man in Nato he ceasefire in Idlib is, like many previous Syrian truces, unlikely to hold. It will not stop the suffering of hundreds of thousands of displaced and terrified...

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

'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...

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