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EuroNews
Syrian army pounds rebel areas near Damascus after Russian brokered truceBy Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) – Syrian jets and artillery struck rebel
EuroNews / Posted 4 hours ago
By Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) – Syrian jets and artillery struck rebel-held eastern Damascus suburbs on Saturday a day after a Russian sponsored ceasefire with a rebel group agreed a halt of fighting in the last opposition enclave in the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Syrian army pounds rebel areas near Damascus after Russian brokered truceAMMAN: Syrian jets and artillery struck rebel-held eastern Damascus suburbs on
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 hours ago
AMMAN: Syrian jets and artillery struck rebel-held eastern Damascus suburbs on Saturday a day after a Russian sponsored ceasefire with a rebel group agreed a halt of fighting in the last opposition enclave in the capital, rebels and witnesses... Read more
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The Star
Syrian army pounds rebel areas near Damascus after Russian brokered truceAMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian jets and artillery struck rebel-held eastern Damascus
The Star / Posted 5 hours ago
AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian jets and artillery struck rebel-held eastern Damascus suburbs on Saturday a day after a Russian sponsored ceasefire with a rebel group agreed a halt of fighting in the last opposition enclave in the capital, rebels and... Read more
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Reuters
Syrian army pounds rebel areas near Damascus after Russian brokered truceAMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian jets and artillery struck rebel-held eastern Damascus
Reuters / Posted 5 hours ago
AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian jets and artillery struck rebel-held eastern Damascus suburbs on Saturday a day after a Russian sponsored ceasefire with a rebel group agreed a halt of fighting in the last opposition enclave in the capital, rebels and... Read more
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dna
Syrian army pounds rebel areas near Damascus after Russian brokered truceSyrian jets and artillery struck rebel-held eastern Damascus suburbs on Saturda
dna / Posted 5 hours ago
Syrian jets and artillery struck rebel-held eastern Damascus suburbs on Saturday a day after a Russian sponsored ceasefire with a rebel group agreed a halt of fighting in the last opposition enclave in the capital, rebels and witnesses said. The... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Fairway FootnotesTullis with a total of 146 points, and Bill Mowery and Jim Armeni totaling 145-
The Alliance Review / Posted 7 hours ago
Tullis with a total of 146 points, and Bill Mowery and Jim Armeni totaling 145-1/2 points. Al Lutz shot a 39 to win the Damascus Methodist Church Golf Outing. Sheam Heverly finished runner-up and Kathy Knoedler came in third place. The... Read more
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Business Standard India
IS claims attack in Barcelona, stabbings in Russialosses in both Arab states this year. It has called for attacks against Wester
Business Standard India / Posted 9 hours ago
losses in both Arab states this year. It has called for attacks against Western and other states taking part in the US-led coalition fighting against it, as well as on Russia which has sided with the Damascus regime in battling the... Read more
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Raw Story
Ex Bush ethics czar: Trump needs to drop ‘idiots on the far right and fake Christians’ to save presidencyrenounce and repent for racism for the hatred he has espoused thus far. That co
Raw Story / Posted 9 hours ago
renounce and repent for racism for the hatred he has espoused thus far. That conversion better be faster than the road to Damascus.” “Repudiate the so-called religious right, the fake Christians who have dominated the Republican Party,” he... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Lebanese army, Hezbollah announce offensives against Islamic State on Syrian bordersoldiers taken captive by Islamic State in 2014 remains unknown. Hezbollah and
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 9 hours ago
soldiers taken captive by Islamic State in 2014 remains unknown. Hezbollah and its allies have been pressing the Lebanese state to normalise relations with Damascus, challenging Lebanon’s official policy of neutrality towards the conflict next d... Read more
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New York Post
Lebanese army, Hezbollah declare offensives on ISIS at Syrian borderin support of President Bashar al-Assad said that “naturally” there was coordin
New York Post / Posted 12 hours ago
in support of President Bashar al-Assad said that “naturally” there was coordination between the operations. Ties with Damascus Last month, Hezbollah forced Nusra Front militants and Syrian rebels to leave nearby border strongholds in a joint... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Car bomb kills 2 in Syrian government strongholdto present the country as slowly returning to normalcy after six years of war.
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 13 hours ago
to present the country as slowly returning to normalcy after six years of war. It held a premier trade fair in the capital, Damascus, last week for the first time since 2011. But fighting is still underway in several parts of the country, and the... Read more
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Gulf News
Lebanese army, Hezbollah declare offensives on Daesh at Syrian borderin 2014 remains unknown.Shiite Hezbollah and its allies have been pressing the
Gulf News / Posted 14 hours ago
in 2014 remains unknown.Shiite Hezbollah and its allies have been pressing the Lebanese state to normalise relations with Damascus, challenging Lebanon’s official policy of neutrality towards the conflict next door.US President Donald Trump called... Read more
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New Kerala
Karachi, Dhaka among worst liveable cities in world, reveals survey - newkerala news #264408its 134th rank in the listing of 140 cities, only managing to fare better than
New Kerala / Posted 14 hours ago
its 134th rank in the listing of 140 cities, only managing to fare better than Port Moresby, Dhaka, Tripoli, Lagos and Damascus. The survey says that Melbourne is the most liveable city in the world, followed by Austrian capital Vienna and... Read more
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Swissinfo
Lebanese army, Hezbollah declare offensives on Islamic State at Syrian borderin support of President Bashar al-Assad said that "naturally" there was coordin
Swissinfo / Posted 16 hours ago
in support of President Bashar al-Assad said that "naturally" there was coordination between the operations. TIES WITH DAMASCUS Last month, Hezbollah forced Nusra Front militants and Syrian rebels to leave nearby border strongholds in a joint... Read more
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Reuters
Lebanese army, Hezbollah declare offensives on Islamic State at Syrian border2014 remains unknown. Shi'ite Hezbollah and its allies have been pressing the
Reuters / Posted 16 hours ago
2014 remains unknown. Shi'ite Hezbollah and its allies have been pressing the Lebanese state to normalize relations with Damascus, challenging Lebanon's official policy of neutrality toward the conflict next door. U.S. President Donald Trump... Read more
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Rappler
On the front lines of humanitarian work for families fleeing conflictThe pain of constantly losing their loved ones and properties, eventually made
Rappler / Posted 17 hours ago
The pain of constantly losing their loved ones and properties, eventually made them forget how to live. Currently, I am in Damascus, Syria deployed as Information Management Officer for Shelter and Non-Food Items (NFI) Sectors. I used to serve in... Read more
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Business Standard India
These cities from our neighbourhood are the world's worst for livingonly includes cities which people might want to live in or visit. Therefore, it
Business Standard India / Posted 20 hours ago
only includes cities which people might want to live in or visit. Therefore, it excludes cities like Kabul or Baghdad, where conflict is ongoing. However, cities like Damascus, which were in the near past relatively unstable, have been i... Read more
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Boston Globe
Syrian army, Hezbollah allies attack ISIS near Lebanon borderextremists from their side of the frontier. Separately, the Russian military sa
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
extremists from their side of the frontier. Separately, the Russian military said Friday that its aircraft are supporting a Damascus government offensive against the Islamic State in a town in central Syria. The area taken includes several hilltops... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Commentary: ‘Say the true thing’from Dublin: he finished up by offering this thought: “If one were Biblically-m
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted yesterday
from Dublin: he finished up by offering this thought: “If one were Biblically-minded, it seems that Mr. Trump needs a ‘Damascus moment’, i.e., the equivalent of being thrown from his high horse in office, like St. Paul, who earlier persecuted... Read more
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Raw Story
Assad adviser: War is almost over, we must rebuildwith rebels and jihadists was drawing to a close and that unwelcome foreign pow
Raw Story / Posted yesterday
with rebels and jihadists was drawing to a close and that unwelcome foreign powers may be its next target. On the sidelines of the 59th Damascus International Fair, Presidential Political and Media Advisor Bouthaina Shaaban told regional media... Read more
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Reuters
Syrian army, Hezbollah attack Islamic State near Lebanon borderwere "tightening the noose" on Islamic State in the barren frontier region, the
Reuters / Posted yesterday
were "tightening the noose" on Islamic State in the barren frontier region, the military media unit run by Hezbollah, a key Damascus ally, said. Syrian state-owned Ikhbariyah TV said the Syrian army closed in on the militants on Syria's side of the... Read more
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Gulf News
On cloth scraps, Syrian names are immortalised in rust and bloodactivist fighting for freedom of speech and chronicling the missing, Omari was
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
activist fighting for freedom of speech and chronicling the missing, Omari was arrested in February 2012 in his Damascus office and went on to spend about a year in a series of prisons, including nine months at a site under the... Read more
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FOX News
Russia says its jets helping encircle IS-held town in SyriaMOSCOW – The Russian military says its aircraft are supporting a Damascus gover
FOX News / Posted yesterday
MOSCOW – The Russian military says its aircraft are supporting a Damascus government offensive against the Islamic State group in a town in central Syria. The Russian Defense Ministry says the Syrian army is now completing efforts to encircle IS... Read more
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Swissinfo
Syrian city's rebel districts still in ruins years after Assad victorymethods were used against rebel areas of eastern Aleppo recaptured last year, a
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
methods were used against rebel areas of eastern Aleppo recaptured last year, and in opposition strongholds around Damascus that have fallen over the last year. The population of Homs was more than 800,000 prior to the war. It currently... Read more
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Reuters
Assad advisor says Syria war nearing its endany "illegitimate" forces, whether Turkish or American. Bouthaina Shaaban said
Reuters / Posted yesterday
any "illegitimate" forces, whether Turkish or American. Bouthaina Shaaban said the fact that Syria was staging the Damascus International Fair for the first time in the war "sends a message that the war has ended ... and we are at the start... Read more
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Reuters
Syrian city's rebel districts still in ruins years after Assad victorymethods were used against rebel areas of eastern Aleppo recaptured last year, a
Reuters / Posted yesterday
methods were used against rebel areas of eastern Aleppo recaptured last year, and in opposition strongholds around Damascus that have fallen over the last year. A picture of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad is seen in Waer district in the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Syrian city's rebel districts still in ruins years after Assad victorymethods were used against rebel areas of eastern Aleppo recaptured last year, a
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
methods were used against rebel areas of eastern Aleppo recaptured last year, and in opposition strongholds around Damascus that have fallen over the last year. The population of Homs was more than 800,000 prior to the war. It currently... Read more
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EuroNews
Assad advisor says Syria war nearing its endconfront any “illegitimate” forces, whether Turkish or American. Bouthaina Shaa
EuroNews / Posted yesterday
confront any “illegitimate” forces, whether Turkish or American. Bouthaina Shaaban said the fact that Syria was staging the Damascus International Fair for the first time in the war “sends a message that the war has ended … and we are at the start... Read more
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The Star
Syrian city's rebel districts still in ruins years after Assad victorymethods were used against rebel areas of eastern Aleppo recaptured last year, a
The Star / Posted yesterday
methods were used against rebel areas of eastern Aleppo recaptured last year, and in opposition strongholds around Damascus that have fallen over the last year. The population of Homs was more than 800,000 prior to the war. It currently... Read more
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Reuters
Assad advisor says Syria war nearing its endany "illegitimate" forces, whether Turkish or American. Bouthaina Shaaban said
Reuters / Posted yesterday
any "illegitimate" forces, whether Turkish or American. Bouthaina Shaaban said the fact that Syria was staging the Damascus International Fair for the first time in the war "sends a message that the war has ended ... and we are at the start... Read more
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dna
Assad advisor says Syria war nearing its endany "illegitimate" forces, whether Turkish or American. Bouthaina Shaaban said
dna / Posted yesterday
any "illegitimate" forces, whether Turkish or American. Bouthaina Shaaban said the fact that Syria was staging the Damascus International Fair for the first time in the war "sends a message that the war has ended ... and we are at the start... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Aid Arrives to Opposition-Held Cities of East Damascus. Credit – YouTube/SMART News Agency via StoryfulA convoy bringing food and medical supplies entered besieged towns in the easte
Geelong Advertiser / Posted yesterday
A convoy bringing food and medical supplies entered besieged towns in the eastern Ghouta region, just outside Damascus, on August 17. A total of 48 trucks, loaded with food baskets, flour and sugar, were delivered to refugee camps in Douma, Shifonia... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Robert and Bonnie Andersonan accounting clerk at Alliance Machine and Bonnie was a secretary with West Br
The Alliance Review / Posted yesterday
an accounting clerk at Alliance Machine and Bonnie was a secretary with West Branch Local Schools. They are both members of Damascus Friends Church and the Young at Heart Ministry. He enjoys gardening, reading and spending time with their... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lagos Second Least Liveable City in the WorldLagos is the least liveable city in the world after Damascus, a city in war-tor
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Lagos is the least liveable city in the world after Damascus, a city in war-torn Syria, an annual survey has shown. According to the Economist Intelligence Unit's 2017 Global Liveability Report, a decade of declines in the ease of living has now... Read more
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Reuters
Syria says it has more than six months' strategic wheat reservesDAMASCUS (Reuters) - Syria has more than six months' worth of strategic wheat r
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Syria has more than six months' worth of strategic wheat reserves, Internal Trade and Consumer Protection Minister Abdullah al-Gharbi said on Thursday. While President Bashar al-Assad has scored vital military gains against... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Syria holds first international trade fair since beginning of warin the war-torn nation. The fair is being held in an area a few kilometres awa
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
in the war-torn nation. The fair is being held in an area a few kilometres away from the rebel-held eastern suburbs of Damascus. The proximity alone underlines Syrian President Bashar Assad's increasingly confident position following... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Syrian jets bomb northern city overrun by rebelswere killed Tuesday in Raqqa, including 10 fighters who died in clashes with tr
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 2 days ago
were killed Tuesday in Raqqa, including 10 fighters who died in clashes with troops. A Syrian government official in Damascus told the AP that the Syrian army raided "terrorist groupings" in Raqqa, causing many casualties. He spoke on... Read more
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Breitbart
GRAPHIC PHOTOS: Islamic State Executes Alleged Sex Criminal, Beheads ‘Magician’in the photos threw stones at the man, who allegedly had marital relations outs
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
in the photos threw stones at the man, who allegedly had marital relations outside of wedlock, until he was dead. Near Damascus, in an area called “the black stone,” one of the last IS pockets around Damascus, armed organization members can be... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
West Nile virus found in Mahoning and Columbiana countiescounties. Columbiana County Health Commissioner Wes Vins tells 21 News infecte
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 2 days ago
counties. Columbiana County Health Commissioner Wes Vins tells 21 News infected mosquitoes were discovered in the Damascus area. The Mahoning County District Board of Health has also trapped mosquitoes that the Ohio Department of Health... Read more
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Santa Maria Times
Syria claims business comeback with international trade fairSyrian official media has celebrated the event as a major victory, citing a ful
Santa Maria Times / Posted 2 days ago
Syrian official media has celebrated the event as a major victory, citing a full occupancy of all Damascus hotels due to the fair. In a press statement at the opening ceremony, Prime Minister Imad Khamis said the fair is an indication of Syria's... Read more
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Eye Witness News
UN hopes for Syria peace talks in October or Novemberstaged along the route of a UN-Red Cross convoy which reached the besieged rebe
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
staged along the route of a UN-Red Cross convoy which reached the besieged rebel-held town of Douma, in eastern Ghouta near Damascus, on Thursday. The successful convoy, the first since May, consisted of 50 trucks carrying relief items for 35,000... Read more
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FOX Business
Syria holds first international trade fair since war eruptedafter years of conflict. The fair is being held in an area few kilometers away
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
after years of conflict. The fair is being held in an area few kilometers away from the rebel-held eastern suburbs of Damascus. The proximity alone underlines Syrian President Bashar Assad's increasingly confident position following... Read more
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FOX Business
Syria holds first international trade fair since war eruptedDAMASCUS, Syria – Syria's prime minister has opened the country's first interna
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
DAMASCUS, Syria – Syria's prime minister has opened the country's first international trade fair since war broke out in 2011, an event hailed by the government as a "victory" and a sign of renewed confidence after years of conflict. Continue Reading... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
West Nile Virus found near DamascusDepartment wants residents to know that mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 2 days ago
Department wants residents to know that mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus have been discovered in water around the Damascus area. Health Commissioner Wes Vins tells 21 News that although infected mosquitos have been found in 29 Ohio... Read more
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Gamasutra
The Art & Business of Making Gamesin for an exclusive worldwide gameplay reveal right after the Grand Finals! We
Gamasutra / Posted 2 days ago
in for an exclusive worldwide gameplay reveal right after the Grand Finals! We’re proud to have Professional Commentator Damascus and 2 time EVO Champion Ryan Joseph Hart commentating the event. Every tournament participant will win access to the... Read more
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EuroNews
United Nations hopes for 'serious' talks in SyriaDefence Minister Sergei Shoigu in early August had paved the way for Russian mi
EuroNews / Posted 2 days ago
Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu in early August had paved the way for Russian military police to be staged along the route of a UN-Red Cross convoy which reached the besieged rebel-held town of Douma, in eastern Ghouta near Damascus, on... Read more
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FOX News
As US close to victory vs. ISIS in Syria, Al Qaeda takes territorial controlto the decimated and overcrowded governorate.Related Image Decimated Idlib Yo
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
to the decimated and overcrowded governorate.Related Image Decimated Idlib Youssef Sadaki, a media coordinator for the Damascus Media Center, told Fox News that HTS forces slowly started to take over economic matters, communications and... Read more
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Gulf News
Lebanon prepares for Syria’s post-war construction windfalland revive its own sluggish economy.Battles still rage in Syria’s north and eas
Gulf News / Posted 2 days ago
and revive its own sluggish economy.Battles still rage in Syria’s north and east, and in pockets around the capital, Damascus, but the survival of President Bashar Al Assad’s government now appears beyond doubt.That is introducing an element... Read more
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Reuters
U.N. hopes for Syria peace talks in October or Novemberalong the route of a U.N.-Red Cross convoy which reached the besieged rebel-hel
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
along the route of a U.N.-Red Cross convoy which reached the besieged rebel-held town of Douma, in eastern Ghouta near Damascus, on Thursday. U.N. Special Advisor for Syria Jan Egeland attends a news conference at the United Nations in Geneva,... Read more
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dna
U.N. hopes for Syria peace talks in October or Novemberalong the route of a U.N.-Red Cross convoy which reached the besieged rebel-hel
dna / Posted 2 days ago
along the route of a U.N.-Red Cross convoy which reached the besieged rebel-held town of Douma, in eastern Ghouta near Damascus, on Thursday. The successful convoy, the first since May, consisted of 50 trucks carrying relief items for 35,000... Read more
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