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Aleppo’s scattered business owners have yet to return home
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Aleppo’s scattered business owners have yet to return home

ALEPPO, Syria (Reuters) – In the old khan, a stone courtyard off Aleppo’s medieval souk, most of the 41 cloth…
Syrian rebels say goal of Russia’s Idlib assault is to take highways
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Syrian rebels say goal of Russia’s Idlib assault is to take highways

AMMAN (Reuters) – Syrian rebels backed by Turkey said on Monday that Moscow and its Syrian government ally were trying…
Syrian woman in wheelchair tells UN disabled are invisible
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Syrian woman in wheelchair tells UN disabled are invisible

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A 20-year-old Syrian woman with cerebral palsy told the United Nations on Wednesday that hundreds of…
In Syria’s Aleppo, restored Armenian church hosts first mass
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In Syria’s Aleppo, restored Armenian church hosts first mass

Armenians in Syria’s war-torn Aleppo packed their Forty Martyrs Cathedral Saturday for the first mass in the centuries-old church since…
Syrian state media says rebels shell village with gas, injuring 21
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Syrian state media says rebels shell village with gas, injuring 21

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Syrian state media on Saturday cited a hospital in government-held Hama as saying 21 people suffered choking…
The scent of soap making returns to Aleppo
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The scent of soap making returns to Aleppo

After years of war, the scent of laurel oil once again wafts from a small soap workshop in Aleppo, signalling…
Guns and milk: what they carried from the ‘caliphate’
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Guns and milk: what they carried from the ‘caliphate’

Guns, laptops, gold coins and baby formula: when Syrian fighters search women emerging from the ruins of the jihadist “caliphate”,…
Al-Qaeda advance in northern Syria threatens fragile truce
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Al-Qaeda advance in northern Syria threatens fragile truce

BEIRUT (AP) — It only took a few days for al-Qaeda-linked militants to seize more than two dozen towns and…
Pro-Turkish rebels welcome US withdrawal from Syria
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Pro-Turkish rebels welcome US withdrawal from Syria

Residents and fighters in territory held by pro-Turkish rebels in northern Syria cautiously welcomed Washington’s decision to pull out troops,…
Chemical arms watchdog wants to probe alleged Aleppo gas attack
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Chemical arms watchdog wants to probe alleged Aleppo gas attack

  The head of the OPCW says the watchdog agency is mulling a mission to Syria to probe an alleged…
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