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Channel NewsAsia
Assad vows to retake Syria, amid new ceasefire pushDAMASCUS: Syria's President Bashar al-Assad has vowed to retake the entire coun
Assad vows to retake Syria, amid new ceasefire push
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 49 minutes ago
DAMASCUS: Syria's President Bashar al-Assad has vowed to retake the entire country but warned it could take a "long time," in an exclusive interview with AFP as international pressure grows for a ceasefire. Speaking at his office in Damascus, hours... Read more
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The Economic Times
President Bashar al-Assad vows to retake Syria, amid new ceasefire pushDAMASCUS: Syria's President Bashar al-Assad has vowed to retake the entire coun
President Bashar al-Assad vows to retake Syria, amid new ceasefire push
The Economic Times / Posted an hour ago
DAMASCUS: Syria's President Bashar al-Assad has vowed to retake the entire country but warned it could take a "long time," in an exclusive interview with AFP as international pressure grows for a ceasefire. Speaking at his office in Damascus, hours... Read more
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International Business Times
How Bashar al-Assad's mother Aniseh Makhlouf became matriarch of Syria's two most powerful clans Aniseh Makhlouf, who died on 6 February aged 86, had been at the heart of Syria
How Bashar al-Assad's mother Aniseh Makhlouf became matriarch of Syria's two most powerful clans
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
Aniseh Makhlouf, who died on 6 February aged 86, had been at the heart of Syrian politics for almost half a decade, first as close confidant to her husband, former ruler Hafez al-Assad, and then to her son, Bashar. She was not just the powerful... Read more
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Gulf News
Bashar Al Assad’s mother dies aged 86Anissa had been ill for many years but a EU travel ban had curtailed her abilit
Bashar Al Assad’s mother dies aged 86
Gulf News / Posted 5 days ago
Anissa had been ill for many years but a EU travel ban had curtailed her ability to travel for medical treatment abroad An undated handout image obtained from the official facebook page of the Syrian Presidency on February 6, 2016, shows Anissa... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Mideast conflicts have deep roots• Part one of a two-part series. Traveling around the Middle East in the 1980s
Mideast conflicts have deep roots
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 5 days ago
• Part one of a two-part series. Traveling around the Middle East in the 1980s was part of my job. It is a region of fascinating cultures. But these days I am focused on understanding Middle East conflicts. So I did some research to learn a few... Read more
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Weekly Times
Syrian president's mother diesSyrian state media says President Bashar al-Assad's mother, Anisa Makhlouf, has
Syrian president's mother dies
Weekly Times / Posted 5 days ago
Syrian state media says President Bashar al-Assad's mother, Anisa Makhlouf, has died. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's mother, Anisa Makhlouf, has died at the age of 86, Syrian state media says. Makhlouf was... Read more
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The Star
Syrian President Assad's mother dies aged 86 - state mediaBEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's mother, Anisa Makhlouf, h
Syrian President Assad's mother dies aged 86 - state media
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's mother, Anisa Makhlouf, has died at the age of 86, Syrian state media said on Saturday. Makhlouf was married to the late president Hafez al-Assad, who ruled Syria from 1971 until his death in... Read more
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The Economic Times
Thousands brave freeze at Turkey border as Syria warns Riyadh, AnkaraBEIRUT: Thousands of Syrians braved the freezing cold at Turkey's border Saturd
Thousands brave freeze at Turkey border as Syria warns Riyadh, Ankara
The Economic Times / Posted 5 days ago
BEIRUT: Thousands of Syrians braved the freezing cold at Turkey's border Saturday after fleeing a regime assault that threatens a new humanitarian disaster, as Damascus warned Riyadh and Ankara not to send in troops. The government said any... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Syrian president's mother dead at 86Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's mother, Anisa Makhlouf, has died at the age
Syrian president's mother dead at 86
Sky News Australia / Posted 5 days ago
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's mother, Anisa Makhlouf, has died at the age of 86, Syrian state media says. Makhlouf was married to the late president Hafez al-Assad, who ruled Syria from 1971 until his death in 2000. They married in 1957 and... Read more
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New Kerala
Syrian president's mother dies at 86Damascus, Feb 7 : The mother of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad died on Saturd
Syrian president's mother dies at 86
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
Damascus, Feb 7 : The mother of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad died on Saturday at the age of 86. Anisah Makhlouf, born in Syria's coastal city of Latakia in 1930, married late President Hafez al-Assad in 1957 when he was a first lieutenant,... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Syrian President Assad's Mother Dies At 86BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's mother, Anisa Makhlouf, h
Syrian President Assad's Mother Dies At 86
The Huffington Post / Posted 5 days ago
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's mother, Anisa Makhlouf, has died at the age of 86, Syrian state media said on Saturday. Makhlouf was married to the late president Hafez al-Assad, who ruled Syria from 1971 until his death in... Read more
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Aljazeera
Syrian president's mother Anissa Assad dies aged 86The mother of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Anissa Makhlouf al-Assad, has d
Syrian president's mother Anissa Assad dies aged 86
Aljazeera / Posted 5 days ago
The mother of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Anissa Makhlouf al-Assad, has died at the age of 86, state media reported. The former first lady and widow of ex-president Hafez al-Assad died in a hospital in the capital Damascus, the official SANA... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Syrian president's mother Anissa Assad dies aged 86DAMASCUS: The mother of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Anissa Makhlouf al-As
Syrian president's mother Anissa Assad dies aged 86
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
DAMASCUS: The mother of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Anissa Makhlouf al-Assad, died on Saturday (Feb 6) at the age of 86, state media reported. The former first lady and widow of ex-president Hafez al-Assad died in a hospital in the capital... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Bashar al-Assad’s Mother Anissa Makhlouf Assad Dies at 86Syrian state media reported Saturday night the mother of President Bashar al-As
Bashar al-Assad’s Mother Anissa Makhlouf Assad Dies at 86
The Jewish Press / Posted 5 days ago
Syrian state media reported Saturday night the mother of President Bashar al-Assad, Anissa Makhlouf Assad, 86, died in a hospital in Damascus. The widow of the late president Hafez al-Assad and former first lady was ill for many years, according to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Are US missiles being used to kill Russian army officials in Syria?Videos claiming to show US missiles killing senior Russian military officials p
Are US missiles being used to kill Russian army officials in Syria?
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
Videos claiming to show US missiles killing senior Russian military officials put online by CIA-backed Free Syrian Army militia Video shows missile striking uniformed figures on a rooftop; CIA-backed Free Syrian Army claim Russian military officials... Read more
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Salon.com
Ronald Reagan, #GangstaGipper: Wingnuts erupt over fantasy that president packed heatThis past June, pulp novelist Brad Meltzer revealed that, while he was touring
Ronald Reagan, #GangstaGipper: Wingnuts erupt over fantasy that president packed heat
Salon.com / Posted 7 days ago
This past June, pulp novelist Brad Meltzer revealed that, while he was touring Secret Service headquarters for research on a White House thriller, agents shared with him what Meltzer called a “secret.” President Ronald Reagan packed heat. “It’s... Read more
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Raw Story
Ronald Reagan pointlessly packing heat as president only makes sense in gun nut fantasylandThis past June, pulp novelist Brad Meltzer revealed that, while he was touring
Ronald Reagan pointlessly packing heat as president only makes sense in gun nut fantasyland
Raw Story / Posted 7 days ago
This past June, pulp novelist Brad Meltzer revealed that, while he was touring Secret Service headquarters for research on a White House thriller, agents shared with him what Meltzer called a “secret.” President Ronald Reagan packed heat. “It’s... Read more
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New Kerala
Ban appoints Major General Menon head of UN Syria-Israel observer missionUnited Nations, Feb 4 : Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Major Gener
Ban appoints Major General Menon head of UN Syria-Israel observer mission
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
United Nations, Feb 4 : Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Major General Jai Shankar Menon to head the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF), which monitors the Syria-Israel ceasefire in the Golan Heights. Menon succeeds Lieutenant... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Letters to the editor, Jan. 22

Focus on violence

The Jan. 15 column by Isabel Sa

Letters to the editor, Jan. 22
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 21 days ago

Focus on violence

The Jan. 15 column by Isabel Sawhill on the decline of marriage as a foundation of social order was very timely. Athough gun violence isn’t mentioned, it certainly relates.
How? The columnist cites... Read more

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Daily Star
Explosive footage emerges of Russian 600 sortie blitz on ISISMASSIVE ATTACK: Russia has been smashing ISIS and other rebels to dust Huge ai
Explosive footage emerges of Russian 600 sortie blitz on ISIS
Daily Star / Posted 24 days ago
MASSIVE ATTACK: Russia has been smashing ISIS and other rebels to dust Huge airstrikes were launched against forces of ISIS, also known as Daesh forces, holding strategic elevated positions in the province of Latakia. It comes as part of an ongoing... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Finding peace in SyriaOn 6 January, the Associated Press (AP) news agency leaked a US document detail
Finding peace in Syria
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 28 days ago
On 6 January, the Associated Press (AP) news agency leaked a US document detailing a timeline for ending the Syrian crisis. The timeline sets a date for the departure of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad from power and details further steps for... Read more
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Hamilton News
Saudi Arabia’s needless escalation of a sectarian civil warThe Canadian government is right to criticize Saudi Arabia's controversial deci
Saudi Arabia’s needless escalation of a sectarian civil war
Hamilton News / Posted 1 months ago
The Canadian government is right to criticize Saudi Arabia's controversial decision to put to death a Shi'a cleric, Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, who was executed along with 46 other people behind closed doors. Though al-Nimr is not Iranian, he was from the... Read more
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