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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…
Turkey says it will do “what is necessary” after Syria attacks
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Turkey says it will do “what is necessary” after Syria attacks

ANKARA, Oct 13 (Reuters) – Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday Turkey would “do what is necessary for its…
Israel says it will keep Golan as Assad’s fortunes, U.S. views shift
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Israel says it will keep Golan as Assad’s fortunes, U.S. views shift

JERUSALEM, Oct 11 (Reuters) – Israel will keep the Golan Heights, which it captured from Syria in a 1967 war,…
Arabs ease Assad’s isolation as US looks elsewhere
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Arabs ease Assad’s isolation as US looks elsewhere

BEIRUT, Oct 10 (Reuters) – While Bashar al-Assad is still shunned by the West who blame him for a decade…
Syrian president allows exiled uncle to return to Syria, pro-government newspaper says
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Syrian president allows exiled uncle to return to Syria, pro-government newspaper says

DAMASCUS, Oct 8 (Reuters) – Syrian president Bashar Al-Assad has allowed his exiled uncle Rifaat to return to Syria, pro-government…
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