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Thousands flee Ghouta

EASTERN GHOUTA, Syria, March 15, (Agencies): Thousands of Syrian civilians fled from a rebel pocket in eastern Ghouta on Thursday, crossing by foot to army …

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Rape used as wide-scale weapon of war in Syria – U.N. report

GENEVA, March 15 (Reuters) – Syrian government forces and allied militias have raped and sexually assaulted women, girls and men in a campaign to punish …

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Kuwait concerned over Syrian child rights

GENEVA, March 13, (Agencies): The State of Kuwait Tuesday voiced extreme concern over Syrian children’s rights violations. Addressing the 37th session of the UN Human …

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Syria war has killed more than 350,000 in 7 years: monitor

Beirut, March 12, 2018 (AFP) -Seven years of conflict in Syria have left more than 350,000 people dead, according to an updated overall death toll …

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Assad forces splinter rebel enclave – Turkey lashes out against NATO

HAMMURIYEH, Syria, March 11, (Agencies): New air strikes and barrel bombs pounded Syria’s eastern Ghouta on Sunday as government forces pressed a three-week advance that …

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Assad pummels Ghouta – Joint push against Kurds

HAMMURIYEH, Syria, March 8, (Agencies): Syrian forces pursued a relentless air and ground offensive against eastern Ghouta on Thursday, moving closer to retaking the rebel …

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Syrian rebels say will defend Ghouta, not negotiating withdrawal

BEIRUT, March 7 (Reuters) – Syrian rebels in eastern Ghouta will defend the territory and there are no negotiations over a withdrawal that has been …

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Violence halts aid to Syria’s Ghouta – Russian military plane crash kills 32

BEIRUT, March 6, (AP): The first aid delivery in weeks to reach the besieged eastern suburbs of Damascus was cut short after Syrian government forces …

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Syria bombing claims 45

BEIRUT, March 5, (Agencies): Syrian regime bombardment on the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta killed at least 45 civilians on Monday, the Syrian Observatory for …

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In Syria’s Ghouta, shelters are tombs for the living

BEIRUT (AP) — There have been many goodbyes in eastern Ghouta — more than 600 in the past two weeks. That is the estimated number …

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