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Syrians in frantic search for children

Dozens of blast survivors awaiting news BAB AL-HAWA, Syria, April 18, (AFP): Fatima Rashid was recovering in a Syrian hospital after a deadly suicide blast when she glanced at a teenager with a bloody, disfigured face. She did not recognise her daughter. The wounded teenager was later taken across the …

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Bombing of Syrian bus convoy kills, wounds dozens of people

US-backed forces reach edge of IS-held town BEIRUT, April 15, (Agencies): A bomb blast hit a bus convoy waiting to cross into government-held Aleppo in Syria on Saturday, killing and wounding dozens of people evacuated from two Shi’ite villages the day before in a deal between warring sides. The agreement …

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Trump seems to rule out deeper intervention in Syria

WASHINGTON, April 12, (Agencies): President Donald Trump is appearing to rule out deeper American military intervention in Syria beyond retaliatory strikes if Syrian President Bashar Assad continues his assault on civilians with chemical weapons. “Are we going to get involved with Syria? No,” Trump told Fox Business News in an …

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‘No evidence’ Syrian gas attack was fabricated, say WH officials

WASHINGTON, April 11, (RTRS): Senior White House officials accused Russia on Tuesday of trying to deflect blame from Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for a deadly poison gas attack on civilians last week that the United States has laid firmly at the feet of the Syrian government. The officials, who briefed …

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SYMPTOMS CONSISTENT WITH NERVE AGENT … TOLL AT 72

Kuwait denounces massacre in Syria – World divided on fixing blame BRUSSELS, April 5, (Agencies): The State of Kuwait on Wednesday condemned in strong terms the ugly crime in Khan Sheikhoun, Syria, called on the international community to intervene and halt Syrians’ blood-spilling and prosecuting “officials responsible for such crimes.” Addressing …

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Suspected gas attack kills ‘dozens’ in Syria

UN war crimes investigators launch probe – France seeks Security Council meeting BEIRUT, April 4, (RTRS): A suspected Syrian government chemical attack killed scores of people, including children, in the northwestern province of Idlib on Tuesday, a monitoring group, medics and rescue workers in the rebel-held area said. The Syrian …

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Beware of the curse of Syrian blood

I BELIEVE every Arab who is devoted to Arabism, regardless of the extent of differences between him and the political regime, will never accept a state to fall just for getting rid of its regime. Such a situation is almost similar to closely-arranged domino tiles such that when one falls, …

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Kuwait says Syria crisis ‘gravest world challenge’

GENEVA, March 14, (Agencies): Syria’s humanitarian crisis is the biggest challenge facing the Arab region and the entire world, a Kuwaiti diplomat said on Tuesday. Kuwait’s Permanent Delegate to the United Nations (UN) Ambassador Jamal Al-Ghunaim made the remarks during the 34th session of the UN Human Rights Council. Al-Ghunaim …

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Mass hangings at secret Syrian jail – Up to 13,000 executed in ‘slaughterhouse’

BEIRUT, Feb 7, (Agencies): The Syrian government has executed up to 13,000 prisoners in mass hangings and carried out systematic torture at a military jail near Damascus, rights watchdog Amnesty International said on Tuesday. Amnesty said the executions took place between 2011 and 2015, but were probably still being carried …

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A tent in Syria or castle of humiliation in Europe?!!

BRINGING an end to the displacement of Syrians is inevitable. All Syrians need to understand this reality, especially after the President of the United States of America Donald Trump took the decision to ban refugees and citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the USA. This ban was followed by …

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