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Parents of American kidnapped in Syria praise US efforts

BEIRUT: (Rahnuma)  The parents of American journalist Austin Tice, who was abducted in Syria more than six years ago, said…
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Pope lights candle to promote peace in Syria

VATICAN CITY: (Rahnuma) Pope Francis lit a candle decorated with the faces of Syrian children suffering from war from his…
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Turkey against U.S. plans to establish observation posts in Syria

ANKARA (Rahnuma): Turkey is uneasy about U.S.’ plans to set up observation posts in northern Syria, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi…
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Iran to open university in Syria: Education minister

ANKARA (Rahnuma): An Iranian state university is planning to inaugurate a branch in Syria, an Iranian education official said on Thursday. “The…
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Syria regime attack kills 23 rebels in truce zone

BEIRUT (Rahnuma): Syrian government forces killed 23 rebels near Idlib province on Friday, the deadliest clash to rock a buffer…
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Syria’s war: Assad regime accused of a host of crimes

BERIUT (Rahnuma): The Syrian regime has been accused of various crimes during the conflict that started in 2011, including torture…
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Russian delegation meets Assad in Damascus

MOSCOW (Rahnuma): A Russian delegation led by the country’s special envoy for Syria, Alexander Lavrentyev, met Syrian regime leader Bashar al-Assad…
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US-led coalition strikes kill 14 civilians in east Syria: Monitor

BEIRUT (Rahnuma): At least 14 civilians were killed Saturday in US-led coalition air strikes on Daesh’s last holdout in eastern…
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Joint Turkey-US patrols begin in Syria’s Manbij

ANKARA (Rahnuma): Turkish officials say US President Donald Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have agreed to take “constructive steps” toward…
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260,000 Syrians have returned to ‘Euphrates Shield’ area — Turkey

ANKARA (Rahnuma): A total of 260,000 Syrian nationals have returned to a swathe of land in northern Syria where Turkey…
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