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Syria strikes kill 25 as another Damascus suburb surrenders

Syria strikes kill 25 as another Damascus suburb surrenders

Sep 02, – The Syrian capital’s western suburb of Moadamiyeh, which a U.N. report said was gassed with toxic sarin in 2013, has suffered a three-year government siege that left its estimated 28,000 residents with dwindling food and medical supplies. Syria’s government secured a deal to restore its authority over another rebellious Damascus suburb on […]

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Syria- Israeli air raids kill 5 civilians, 1 soldier

Syria- Israeli air raids kill 5 civilians, 1 soldier

Aug 21, – The drone targeted a “civilian car” in the village of Kom, killing five, the report said, adding that the strike was close to a busy market. Israel’s air force carried out a drone strike in southern Syria on Friday, killing five civilians, while a soldier was killed and seven wounded in an […]

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Inspectors verify 22 of Syria’s 23 chemical sites

Inspectors verify 22 of Syria’s 23 chemical sites

Nov 07, – The joint mission by the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and the United Nations, which is overseeing the destruction of Syria’s chemical arsenal, visited 21 of the sites last month but were unable to visit two — one of them in Aleppo province — because of security concerns related to […]

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UN chemical inspectors to probe 7 sites in Syria

UN chemical inspectors to probe 7 sites in Syria

Sep 27, –  The U.N. office in Damascus said in a statement Friday that its team will write up a report “it hopes will be ready by late October.” It was previously thought the U.N. probe would only look into three locations in Syria. The U.N. says its inspectors in Syria will investigate a total […]

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Russia: Syrian regime officials may take part in peace conference

Russia: Syrian regime officials may take part in peace conference

May 24, BEIRUT (AP) — It was the first confirmation that President Bashar Assad’s government would be willing to take part in the talks with the opposition. But despite the announcement from Moscow, one of Assad’s staunchest allies, Damascus has not offered any definitive statement on the proposed talks. The Syrian government has agreed “in […]

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