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Breaking News: Syrians struggle to find refuge in Egypt
Posted by: TheDamascusBureau

Damascus :: Syria | updated 2014-01-28 15:54:41 -0800 | humanitarian-news

By Salam al-Saadi Standing in the rain, hemmed in by concrete blocks and military checkpoints, Syrians of all ages congregate around a closed door. This is the Egyptian Embassy in the Damascus neighborhood of Kfar Sousa. Its door opens only...
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Breaking News: Syria misses another deadline to hand over all critical chemicals
Posted by: saleh1966

Damascus :: Syria | updated 2014-02-08 04:15:33 -0800 | disasters-news

The Syrian government has missed another deadline for destroying its chemical arsenal, according to AFP news.

 Under a timeline drawn up last year, around 700 tons of most-dangerous chemicals were to be removed from the country by Dec. 31, 2013....
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Breaking News: Opposition, regime forces split Idlib province after ISIS withdrawal
Posted by: TheDamascusBureau

Kafr Nabl :: Syria | updated 2014-04-17 04:57:54 -0700 | political-news

During the first few days of 2014, several demonstrations took place under the slogan “Bashar and ISIS are one…Down with ISIS and Assad” in areas controlled by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, now known as ISIS. These demonstrations...
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Breaking News: Syrians remember heroine of Deir al-Zor
Posted by: TheDamascusBureau

Dayr az Zawr :: Syria | updated 2014-05-18 16:05:52 -0700 | political-news

Locals praise volunteer who lost her life after refusing to leave besieged city. By Khaled al-Taha (Deir al-Zor, Syria) - Deir al-Zor in eastern Syria is a conservative city where women have few opportunities to participate in public life. Still,...
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Breaking News: Assad to run for third term as president
Posted by: saleh1966 SelectMedia

Damascus :: Syria | updated 2014-05-02 14:26:09 -0700 | your-story

Syria's president Bashar Assad has officially registered his bid for re-election in the country's upcoming June presidential elections. Syria's parliament speaker Mohammad Jihad al-Laham announced Assad's official bid submission Monday. He read out Assad's submission,...
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Posted by: northsunm32

Damascus :: Syria | updated 2014-02-18 15:55:43 -0800 | disasters-news

Gen. Salim Idris, the commander of the key Western-backed umbrella group, the Free Syrian Army, has been driven out of Syria. His headquarters and warehouses in northern Syria have been taken over by the Islamic Front. Gen. Idris reportedly fled...
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Breaking News: Damascus children face grim reality
Posted by: TheDamascusBureau

Damascus :: Syria | updated 2014-05-09 06:32:48 -0700 | political-news

Vulnerable youngsters languish in government-run centers or fend for themselves on the streets By Miriam Abdullah* As I was buying coffee in the Bab Touma neighborhood in Old Damascus, I saw a woman begging passersby to buy her 5-year-old son...
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Breaking News: Assad's forces kill dozens of rebels in Homs
Posted by: saleh1966

Aleppo :: Syria | updated 2014-01-13 14:58:14 -0800 | disasters-news

Forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad, backed by Hezbollah fighters, killed at least 45 Syrian rebels during an offensive on the regime-stronghold of Homs in central Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said Thursday. SOHR reported that...
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Breaking News: Syria's death toll tops 136,000
Posted by: saleh1966

Aleppo :: Syria | updated 2014-02-05 15:45:59 -0800 | disasters-news

The Syrian civil war has killed nearly 140,000 people since the beginning of the uprising against the regime of President Bashar Assad in March 2011, with January 2014 being one of the bloodiest months on record, the Syrian Observatory of...
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Posted by: StephenManual

Damascus :: Syria | updated 2014-02-24 17:44:17 -0800 | disasters-news

Five staffers of the international aid organization Doctors Without Borders have been taken in northern Syria for questioning. Michael Goldfarb, a spokesman for the aid group, said the doctors were taken from Doctors Without Borders' house in northern Syria and...
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Posted by: arkar

Damascus :: Syria | updated 2014-07-07 16:31:47 -0700 | disasters-news

The United Nations has expressed concern for Syrian communities that have been cut off, owing to ongoing fighting in the country, with the head of the UNHCR saying that apparent cases of starvation had been reported. The ongoing civil war...
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Breaking News: Al-Bouleil local council revives vital irrigation project
Posted by: TheDamascusBureau

Dayr az Zawr :: Syria | updated 2014-07-25 10:34:32 -0700 | political-news

High cost of agriculture still means some farmers have abandoned their work. By Ahmad al-Bouleily* (Al-Bouleil, Syria) ─ Authorities in the rebel-held town of Al-Bouleil in Deir al-Zor province have reinstated a scheme pumping water from the Euphrates to local...
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Breaking News: Food prices in northern Syria rocket after border crossings closure
Posted by: TheDamascusBureau

Kafr Nabl :: Syria | updated 2014-03-21 23:49:33 -0700 | humanitarian-news

From mid-January until the time of this writing, the Bab al-Hawa border crossing between Turkey and Syria has been closed and opened arbitrarily as a result of the explosion of two car bombs that claimed the lives of more than...
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Breaking News: More than a dozen Palestinians starved to death in Syrian refugee camp
Posted by: saleh1966

Damascus :: Syria | updated 2014-01-03 12:40:21 -0800 | disasters-news

At least 15 Palestinian refugees have died from malnutrition and starvation in a Syrian refugee camp, according to the United Nations. UN Relief and Works Agency spokesman Chris Gunness said all the victims died of hunger due to the long...
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Source: Fox

Damascus :: Syria | updated 2014-07-29 19:15:54 -0700 | political-news

Syria and Iraq, and the unwillingness of Americans to see their military involved in another foreign conflict, appear to have cooled President Obama's once-strident rhetoric demanding Syrian President Bashar al-Assad "must go" -- even as the death toll in the...
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