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Syrian Opposition has reached ceasefire deal with Russia. (AFP/ File)
July 20, 2018 - 09:22 GMT
A ceasefire deal has been reached between Russia and the Syrian opposition that will see the latter withdraw from Syria’s southwestern Quneitra province.
Xi Jinping (Rami Khoury via AFP/FILE)
July 19, 2018 - 10:42 GMT
Exerpts say every country China intends to loan to is at risk of falling into a debt trap.
A militant watches as a convoy of buses gets ready to enter the towns of Foua and Kefraya to evacuate their residents on July 18, 2018. (AFP/ File)
July 19, 2018 - 10:25 GMT
Buses arrived to evacuate residents from two besieged towns in Syria on Wednesday as part of a deal brokered by Russia and Turkey.
Jihadist fighters (Twitter)
July 18, 2018 - 18:28 GMT
Three Dutch men were sentenced to up to seven years in jail for joining a "terrorist" organisation in Iraq and Syria.
Raed Naqshbandi (Twitter)
July 18, 2018 - 18:23 GMT
After seeking asylum in Sweden four years ago, Raed Naqshbandi has now become the first Syrian refugee to stand for local office in the northern European country.
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July 18, 2018 - 12:55 GMT
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) called on the United Nations to take all necessary measures to guarantee the safety and protection of dozens of journalists who have been exposed to extremely grave danger in South Syria.
Syrian labourers are seen at Zaatari camp earlier this year. The majority of these workers are reluctant to join the formal labour market, officials have said. (JT)
July 18, 2018 - 11:20 GMT
The Ministry of Labour has issued over 106,000 work permits for Syrian refugees so far while the number of workers in the informal economy remains at an estimated 300,000, head of the Syrian Refugees Department at the Ministry of Labour Hamdan Yacoub said on Saturday.
Busses arrived as pro-Assad fighters & residents readying to leave Fuah & Kefraya (Twitter)
July 18, 2018 - 11:15 GMT
Dozens of buses have arrived in Kefraya and al-Foua, both in Syria’s northwestern Idlib Province, as part of an evacuation deal to get locals out of the Shia-majority towns, which have long been besieged by foreign-backed militants.
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July 18, 2018 - 08:23 GMT
Bashar al-Assad’s regime and opposition forces have made another deal to evacuate thousands of civilians and fighters from two besieged districts in northwest Syria, according to opposition sources on Tuesday.
U.S. President Trump with Russian Leader Putin during meeting in Finland. (AFP/ File)
July 17, 2018 - 14:36 GMT
Russia and the US appear to have agreed on a deal that will secure the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights frontier with Syria, following a meeting between leaders of the two countries on Monday in the Finnish capital.
Assad forces bomb school in Quneitra. (AFP/ File Photo)
July 17, 2018 - 14:13 GMT
At least 10 refugees were killed in a barrel bomb attack by regime forces in south-western Syria on Tuesday, according to local sources.
Syrian regime forces, in control of southern city of Daraa, are moving towards the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. (AFP/ File Photo)
July 17, 2018 - 08:24 GMT
Syrian regime forces on Monday announced the capture of the southern city of Daraa before advancing westward towards the border with the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights region.
U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton (Twitter)
July 16, 2018 - 18:00 GMT
U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton says Washington has no plans to end its military presence in Syria, signaling an about-face in President Donald Trump’s plans to pull out troops from the Arab country.
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July 16, 2018 - 08:26 GMT
Israel has targeted a Syrian military site in the Aleppo countryside in a missile attack causing structural damage.
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July 15, 2018 - 22:00 GMT
Opposition factions and fighters in southern Daraa began surrendering and handing their heavy weapons to regime forces, under a deal brokered by Russia, at a time when reports stated that regime forces were taking strategic hills in Daraa countryside.
The convoy of 15 buses carried 700 evacuees, including 60 children and 30 women. (AFP/ File)
July 15, 2018 - 14:24 GMT
A convoy carrying regime opponents left Syria’s southwestern Daraa province on Sunday toward the northern Idlib province.