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Power cuts help revive Syrian tradition of public bathhouses
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Power cuts help revive Syrian tradition of public bathhouses

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — At Hammam Bakri in Damascus’ Old City, Syrian men wrapped in towels from the waist down…
Lebanon, Jordan agree to bring electricity through Syria
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Lebanon, Jordan agree to bring electricity through Syria

BEIRUT, Jan 26 (Reuters) – Lebanon signed a U.S.-backed deal with Jordan on Wednesday that aims to ease crippling power…
Russian envoy discusses Syria with Saudi crown prince -Saudi TV
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Russian envoy discusses Syria with Saudi crown prince -Saudi TV

Jan 20 (Reuters) – Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Thursday discussed developments in war-torn Syria with Russia’s special…
Syria’s rebels hail ex-officer’s conviction, want justice to go higher
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Syria’s rebels hail ex-officer’s conviction, want justice to go higher

AMMAN, Jan 14 (Reuters) – Syrian rebel and opposition groups said Germany’s conviction of a former Syrian intelligence officer for…
Syria says it executed 24 for igniting deadly wildfires
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Syria says it executed 24 for igniting deadly wildfires

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria has executed 24 people after convicting them on terrorism charges for igniting last year’s devastating…
Syria, UAE leaders discuss closer relations in rare call
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Syria, UAE leaders discuss closer relations in rare call

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The United Arab Emirates’ crown prince received a rare telephone call from Syrian President Bashar Assad…
Damascus bomb kills 14, then army shells fall on rebel area killing 12
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Damascus bomb kills 14, then army shells fall on rebel area killing 12

DAMASCUS/AMMAN, Oct 20 (Reuters) – A blast on an army bus in Damascus on Wednesday killed 14 people, state media…
Roadside bombs hit military bus in Syrian capital, kill 14
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Roadside bombs hit military bus in Syrian capital, kill 14

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Two roadside bombs exploded near a bus carrying troops during the morning rush hour in the…
Syria buries former lawmaker shot near Israeli border
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Syria buries former lawmaker shot near Israeli border

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A former Syrian lawmaker allegedly felled by Israeli sniper fire was laid to rest Monday in…
UN: Syria government, opposition to begin drafting charter
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UN: Syria government, opposition to begin drafting charter

BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s government and opposition in the war-torn country have agreed to start drafting constitutional reforms, the UN…
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