Syrian President Bashar al-Assad

Families of detainees detail a vision for justice in Syria
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Families of detainees detail a vision for justice in Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — Late one night in 2015, a friend of Yasmen Almashan tagged a photo to her Facebook account.…
Russia and West clash over Syria chemical weapons sanctions
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Russia and West clash over Syria chemical weapons sanctions

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Syria and close ally Russia clashed with the US and other nations Tuesday over a Western…
In ruins, Syria marks 50 years of Assad family rule
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In ruins, Syria marks 50 years of Assad family rule

BEIRUT (AP) — On November 13, 1970, a young air force officer from the coastal hills of Syria launched a…
Syrian army takes towns in northwest that rebels held for years
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Syrian army takes towns in northwest that rebels held for years

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Syrian troops on Friday reclaimed a cluster of towns they had lost early in the eight-year-old war,…
US welcomes conditional truce in Syria’s Idlib region
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US welcomes conditional truce in Syria’s Idlib region

The United States Sunday welcomed a ceasefire in Syria’s northwestern Idlib region after months of deadly government bombardments but insisted…
Stalled Idlib campaign shows limits of Syrian, Russian power
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Stalled Idlib campaign shows limits of Syrian, Russian power

BEIRUT (AP) — Two months of intensive airstrikes by Syrian government forces and their Russian allies, coupled with a fierce…
Hezbollah cut down its forces in Syria: Nasrallah
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Hezbollah cut down its forces in Syria: Nasrallah

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Iran-backed Hezbollah has reduced its forces in Syria as fighting died down though it still has fighters…
Russian-led assault in Syria leaves over 500 civilians dead: rights groups, rescuers
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Russian-led assault in Syria leaves over 500 civilians dead: rights groups, rescuers

AMMAN (Reuters) – At least 544 civilians have been killed and over 2,000 people injured since a Russian-led assault on…
Syrians dig, cook, fill sandbags in war with Assad
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Syrians dig, cook, fill sandbags in war with Assad

ATARIB, Syria (Reuters) – Away from the frontlines, volunteers are helping in the war against President Bashar al-Assad by cooking,…
Syrian football goalie who became rebel icon dies in battle
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Syrian football goalie who became rebel icon dies in battle

BEIRUT (AP) — A Syrian football goalkeeper who became an icon of the rebellion against President Bashar Assad has died…
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