Syrian crisis

As warm welcome chills, Turkey clamps down on Syrians
Middle East

As warm welcome chills, Turkey clamps down on Syrians

BEIRUT (AP) — Mustafa, a 21-year-old Syrian in Turkey, was at the shoe factory in Istanbul where he worked making…
No shellfire or bullets, but war still intrudes on tiny Syrian island
Middle East

No shellfire or bullets, but war still intrudes on tiny Syrian island

ARWAD, Syria (Reuters) – In the years before Syria’s war the boatmakers of Arwad used to sell their wooden vessels…
Centuries-old bazaar in Syria’s Aleppo making slow recovery
Middle East

Centuries-old bazaar in Syria’s Aleppo making slow recovery

Bit by bit, Aleppo’s centuries-old bazaar is being rebuilt as Syrians try to restore one of their historical crown jewels,…
No air strikes in northwest Syria after ceasefire: monitor, rebel
Middle East

No air strikes in northwest Syria after ceasefire: monitor, rebel

BEIRUT (Reuters) – A ceasefire in northwest Syria reduced violence in the rebel bastion, a monitor said, with no air…
Syrian football goalie who became rebel icon dies in battle
Middle East

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…
Sisi participates in 30th Arab League Summit in Tunisia
Egypt

Sisi participates in 30th Arab League Summit in Tunisia

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi arrived at Tunisia on Sunday to participate in the two-day 30th Arab League Summit, where he…
For Syrians, 8 years of war leaves stories of loss and hope
Middle East

For Syrians, 8 years of war leaves stories of loss and hope

BAGHOUZ, Syria (AP) — War is personal. And in Syria, after eight years of a grinding conflict, there are as…
Russia tells Syrian asylum seekers: You need to go home
Middle East

Russia tells Syrian asylum seekers: You need to go home

MOSCOW (Reuters) – In pre-war Syria, Safaa al-Kurdi sold wedding dresses. Fed up with the conflict, the mother-of-three fled Damascus…
Shoukry meets Irish trade minister in Dublin
Egypt

Shoukry meets Irish trade minister in Dublin

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met with Irish Minister of State for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market and…
Caught in Syria, foreign jihadist suspects may face trial in Iraq
Middle East

Caught in Syria, foreign jihadist suspects may face trial in Iraq

Their home countries don’t want them and holding trials in Syria isn’t an option: now suspected foreign jihadists could end…
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