Syrian war

German minister laments choice of Syria for WHO board seat
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German minister laments choice of Syria for WHO board seat

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s health minister says he is “anything but happy” that Syria’s government — which has waged a…
Syrians go to the polls in election that Assad is set to win
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Syrians go to the polls in election that Assad is set to win

Polling stations opened on Wednesday across Syria in a presidential election that is set to usher Bashar al-Assad into a…
France urges rebuke for Syria over chemical weapons use
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France urges rebuke for Syria over chemical weapons use

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A group of 46 nations called Tuesday on member states of the global chemical weapons…
Syrian pound improves after central bank raises exchange rate
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Syrian pound improves after central bank raises exchange rate

AMMAN (Reuters) – Syria’s currency rose on Sunday in the first day of trading after the central bank raised the…
Denmark tells Syrian refugees to return to Damascus
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Denmark tells Syrian refugees to return to Damascus

Aya Abo Daher had just graduated high school in the Danish town of Nyborg and was looking forward to celebrating the…
Inside secret Syria talks aimed at freeing American hostages
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Inside secret Syria talks aimed at freeing American hostages

Last summer, two US officials ventured into hostile territory for a secret high-stakes meeting with American adversaries. The Syrian government…
Donors pledge more than $6 billion to tackle Syria’s crisis
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Donors pledge more than $6 billion to tackle Syria’s crisis

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union, the US and dozens of other nations pledged $6.4 billion in aid Tuesday to…
Syria says Assad, his wife have recovered from coronavirus
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Syria says Assad, his wife have recovered from coronavirus

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad and his wife have recovered from COVID-19 and returned to their regular duties…
Aid group: Syrians could be displaced for years to come
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Aid group: Syrians could be displaced for years to come

BEIRUT (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of Syrians face continued displacement each coming year that the conflict continues and economic…
Syrian victims of chemical attacks file case with French prosecutors
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Syrian victims of chemical attacks file case with French prosecutors

PARIS (Reuters) – Lawyers representing survivors of a chemical weapons attack in 2013 in Syria have filed a criminal complaint…
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