Syria

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Russia calls for Syria-Lebanon dialogue to solve refugee issue

BEIRUT (Rahnuma):  Russian President’s Special Envoy Alexander Lavrentiev emphasized Tuesday the need for intensive dialogue between Lebanon and Syria to…
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Economic sanctions have negative impacts on Syrian health sector: minister

DAMASCUS (Rahnuma):  Syrian Health Minister Nizar Yazigi discussed on Thursday with Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, World Health Organization (WHO) director-general, the…
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France calls for Syria chemical attack reports to be investigated

PARIS (Rahnuma):  New allegations the Syrian government is using chemical weapons must be looked into, the French foreign ministry said…
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Russian envoy says strategy for refugees’ return to Syria ongoing

BEIRUT (Rahnuma):  Russian Ambassador to Lebanon Alexander Zasypkin assured Friday that the Russian strategy to secure the return of Syrian…
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Erdogan accuses Syria regime of undermining Turkey-Russia deal

ANKARA  (Rahnuma):  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused the Syrian regime of “seeking to sabotage” Ankara’s relationship with Russia through…
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Aid groups suspend aid to Syria’s embattled northwest

BEIRUT (Rahnuma):  UN-linked aid groups have suspended activities in parts of violence-plagued northwest Syria, where stepped up bombardment by the…
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Syria’s Assad sets sights on Idlib, the final showdown?

BEIRUT (Rahnuma):  After eight months of relative calm, Syria’s northwestern province of Idlib is once again a theater for bloody…
Business

Iran appoints new Iran Air CEO blacklisted for Syria weapons shipments

TEHRAN (Rahnuma):  Iranian President Hassan Rouhani appointed a new chief for the national carrier, Iran Air, the country’s state media…
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Jailed PKK leader Ocalan calls on SDF to avoid conflict in Syria

ISTANBUL (Rahnuma):  The jailed leader of the militant Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) on Monday called on the Syrian Democratic Forces…
Sports

Iran confirm soccer friendly with Syria in June

TEHRAN, (Rahnuma): The Football Federation of Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) confirmed a friendly match with Syria in June, according…
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