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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: 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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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: 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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Breaking News: Evidence of 'industrial-scale killing' by Assad regime emerges: Calls for war crime charges

Damascus :: Syria | updated 2014-01-24 14:27:00 -0800 | disasters-news

International war crimes prosecutors say they have obtained a cache consisting of thousands of photographs and files showing evidence of large scale "systematic torture and killing" by the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad. The photos give evidence of the...
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Posted by: northsunm32

Damascus :: Syria | updated 2014-03-09 04:53:54 -0700 | disasters-news

Supposedly, al-Qaida-linked groups are all to be classified as terrorists and enemies of the United States and other Western powers. However, historically the CIA helped fund similar jihadist groups to overthrow the Soviet-backed regime in Afghanistan. In Syria there are...
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Posted by: aymaan30

Damascus :: Syria | updated 2014-03-29 01:44:55 -0700 | causes-news

Despite international efforts to speed up the dismantling of chemical weapons, the United Nations and an international chemical weapons monitoring group said Syria is likely to miss a year-end deadline. The deadline was the first key milestone under a UN...
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Posted by: arkar

Damascus :: Syria | updated 2014-02-23 17:10:23 -0800 | disasters-news

75 armoured lorries have been sent by the Russian government to Syria to assist in the disarmament of the country’s chemical weapons. The lorries will be used for transporting the chemical weapons from 12 separate sites across the country to...
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Breaking News: On the ground in Syria: Activists in Raqqa under daily threat
Posted by: TheDamascusBureau

Damascus :: Syria | updated 2013-12-19 14:28:00 -0800 | disasters-news

“Our families and people in Raqqa, please forgive us. We love nothing more than to enter a bit of joy and hope to your lives, our wish was that our final statement be in the time where the tyrant Bashar...
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Breaking News: Judicial Sharia Committee: New authority in Deir al-Zor
Posted by: TheDamascusBureau

Damascus :: Syria | updated 2013-12-19 10:24:53 -0800 | disasters-news

By Ghaith Ahmad The Judicial Sharia Committee in Deir al-Zor was established by Islamist-oriented factions of the armed opposition that took control of large parts of the city and its suburbs in the summer of 2012. Officials in the city...
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Breaking News: Syria air raids: Death toll rises to 76 including 28 children in Aleppo (Update)
Posted by: Nina Rai

Damascus :: Syria | updated 2014-01-29 16:17:56 -0800 | disasters-news

Aerial raids by the Syrian army on rebel districts of the war-torn northern city of Aleppo Sunday has claimed at least 22 lives, including 14 children, said a activists group. As per latest reports the death toll has risen to...
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