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Syria…if a tiger leaves its den, monkeys occupy & desecrate it

IN political literature, there are indicators of what could happen in the absence of a clear strategy for any action and reaction. One such indicator is when a tiger leaves its den in the hills, monkeys occupy it and it becomes a place for frivolity, so it is difficult to …

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Syria monitors: Missile attack kills 26, mostly Iranians

BEIRUT (AP) — An overnight missile attack in Syria’s northern region has killed 26 pro-government fighters, mostly Iranians, a Syria war monitoring group said Monday. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the attack appears to have been carried out by Israel and targeted an arms depot for surface-to-surface …

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Kuwait’s KRCS opens project for Syrian orphans in Turkey

KD 42,000 project to benefit 140 orphans ANKARA, April 28, (KUNA): Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) opened Saturday a multipurpose project for Syrian orphan refugees in Gaziantep city, south of Turkey. During the project’s opening ceremony, KRCS Chairman of the Board Dr Hilal Al-Sayer said that the total cost of …

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Kuwait calls for immediate end to the fighting in Syria

Donors pledge $4.4 bln for war-ravaged country BRUSSELS, April 25, (KUNA): The State of Kuwait Wednesday reiterated its full support to UN efforts to find a political solution to the crisis in Syria and called for an immediate end to the fighting. Speaking at the Brussels II conference on Syria, …

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Jihadists given 48 hours to surrender enclave near Damascus

BEIRUT, April 19 (Reuters) – Islamic State militants have been given 48 hours to agree to withdraw from an enclave they control south of Damascus, the pro-Syrian government newspaper al-Watan reported on Thursday. “If they refuse, the army and supporting forces are ready to launch a military operation to end …

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Syria regime forces shell Damascus jihadist bastion

Beirut, April 18, 2018 (AFP) -Syrian regime forces shelled the last pockets in Damascus controlled by the Islamic State group, preparing the ground for a possible assault on the jihadist stronghold, a monitor said Wednesday. After fully retaking the Eastern Ghouta region on the edge of the capital, the Syrian …

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Leaders condemn Iran interference – Probe gas attack

PUTIN PROPOSES WORKING WITH LEAGUE ON REGIONAL SECURITY DHAHRAN, April 16, (RTRS): An Arab League summit called on Sunday for an international probe into the “criminal” use of chemical weapons in Syria and condemned what it saw as Iran’s interference in the affairs of other countries. Saudi Arabia and Iran …

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Kuwait alarmed at Syria developments – Kuwait Airways to resume Beirut flights

KUWAIT CITY, April 14, (Agencies): The State of Kuwait has followed up, with deep concern and alarm, latest dangerous developments in Syria namely the military operations, carried out as a result of the Syrian authorities’ use of internationally prohibited chemical weapons, an official source at the Foreign Ministry said. The …

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Syrians gather in capital in defiance after airstrikes

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Hundreds of Syrians gathered at landmark squares in the Syrian capital Saturday, honking their car horns, flashing victory signs and waving Syrian flags in scenes of defiance that followed unprecedented joint airstrikes by the United States, France and Britain. A few hours earlier, before sunrise, loud …

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Over 100 missiles fired at Syria, ‘significant number’ intercepted: Moscow

Moscow, Russia, April 14, 2018 (AFP) -The US and its allies fired more than 100 cruise missiles at Syria, a significant number of which were intercepted by Syrian air defences, the Russian defence ministry said Saturday. “More than 100 cruise missiles and air-to-land missiles were fired by the US, Britain …

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