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Defenseless left to be massacred – Dead suffer no pain

IT IS not possible for the regime in Syria to continue doing what it has been doing, and perhaps, what it will do, unless it makes plans with the major countries and obtain their permission. It was said that Russia withdrew from Syria, but in reality, its forces continue their …

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Clinic hit after hospital carnage

ALEPPO, Syria, April 29, (AFP): Regime aircraft pounded rebel areas of Syria’s second city Aleppo on Friday, damaging a clinic just days after a strike on another hospital killed two doctors and sparked international outcry. More than 200 civilians have been killed in Aleppo over the past week, as rebels …

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Sixty dead in Aleppo raids – Hospital hit

BEIRUT, April 28, (AP): A wave of airstrikes and shelling killed more than 60 people in less than 24 hours in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, monitors and activists said Thursday. The contested city is now one of the main battlegrounds of Syria’s devastating civil war, with a cease-fire …

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Agree not to ‘lose’ Syria

AS the Syrian crisis drags the country into the sixth year of uncertainty the unfortunate citizens of this country have no other option but to opt for a political solution because the country has seen enough of murders, massacres, displacement and destruction of towns, cities and even villages. To add …

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Kuwait regrets truce violations

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 29, (Agencies): Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Khaled Al-Jarallah on Monday voiced regret at breaches of Syria’s recently announced ceasefire over the last couple of days, but believed that the ceasefire would hold. Speaking to reporters following the opening of the fourth meeting of the international working …

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HH THE AMIR CABLES U.S., RUSSIAN LEADERS – Syria ceasefire comes into effect

DAMASCUS, Feb 27, (Agencies): Fighting subsided across much of Syria Saturday as the first major ceasefire of the devastating, five-year war appeared to broadly hold despite sporadic breaches in parts of the battlescarred country. The truce, brokered by Washington and Moscow, is seen as a crucial step towards ending a …

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Pressure builds ahead of deadline for Syria truce – ‘Intense contacts underway’

DAMASCUS, Feb 24, (AFP): Pressure was building on Syria’s warring sides Wednesday to abide by a partial ceasefire brokered by Moscow and Washington that is due to take effect this weekend. Russia and the United States have set a deadline of midnight Damascus time (2200 GMT) Friday for the “cessation …

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New US-Russia plan sets Syria ‘cease-fi re’ Feb 27

WASHINGTON, Feb 22, (Agencies): The United States and Russia agreed Monday on a new cease-fi re for Syria that will take effect on Saturday, US offi cials said. They said the former Cold War foes, which are backing opposing sides in Syria’s civil war, agreed on all the terms and …

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Russia hits Turkey on shelling of Kurds – Ankara warns YPG over Azaz

MOSCOW, Feb 15, (Agencies): Russia said on Monday that Turkey’s shelling of Kurdish and Syrian regime positions in the north of the country was a “provocative” action. “Starting from Feb 13, Turkish artillery concentrated in border areas is carrying out massive strikes on Syrian towns recently freed from terrorists by …

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‘NO BASHAR ASSAD IN THE FUTURE’ – Turkey, Saudi could launch ground operation in Syria

ISTANBUL, Feb 13, (Agencies): Turkey and Saudi Arabia could launch a ground operation against Islamic State jihadists in Syria, the Turkish foreign minister said Saturday, adding the kingdom was already sending jets to a Turkish base to attack the extremists. The coordinated plans by Riyadh and Ankara, who are pursuing …

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