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    Waves of strikes pound Syria after talks fail

    Agence France-Presse . Daraa | Updated at 12:57am on July 06, 2018

    Waves of air strikes pounded rebel-held areas of southern Syria on Thursday as pro-regime forces launched their most intensive bombing campaign yet in a two-week-old...

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    Scuffles as Israel readies to demolish Bedouin village

    Agence France-Presse . Khan al-Ahmar | Updated at 11:29pm on July 04, 2018

    Scuffles broke out on Wednesday between Israeli authorities and protesters who feared preparations were underway to raze a Bedouin village in a strategic part of...

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    Over 270,000 displaced by south Syria violence: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Daraa | Updated at 11:14pm on July 02, 2018

    More than a quarter of a million people have fled a Russian-backed government onslaught on southern Syria, the United Nations said Monday, in the latest...

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    Syrian army battles to bisect rebel area in southwest

    Reuters . Beirut | Updated at 01:18am on June 29, 2018

    The Syrian army is fighting to cut rebel ground in the southwest in two by seizing an air base near the Jordanian border, an insurgent...

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    Lafarge charged with complicity in crimes against humanity in Syria

    Reuters | Updated at 06:25pm on June 28, 2018

    French cement giant Lafarge was charged Thursday with complicity in crimes against humanity and financing a terrorist group for paying millions to...

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    Turkey's Erdogan, alliance partner agree to lift state of emergency

    Reuters | Updated at 11:01am on June 28, 2018

    Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan and his government alliance partner have agreed not to extend emergency rule when the current three-month period expires in July, the...

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    Deadly air strikes hit south Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Daraa | Updated at 01:45am on June 28, 2018

    Deadly air strikes pounded rebel-held towns across southern Syria on Wednesday, as relief groups sounded the alarm over a Russian-backed push for the region and...

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    55 killed near Yemen’s Hodeida as UAE demands rebel pullout

    Agence France-Presse . Khokha | Updated at 02:07am on June 27, 2018

    Air strikes and artillery fire killed 55 people near Yemen’s Hodeida, medical sources and residents said Tuesday, as the UAE insisted Huthi rebels pull out...

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    Families flee as regime, Russia pummel Syria’s south

    Agence France-Presse . Daraa | Updated at 12:18am on June 26, 2018

    Syria’s government ramped up its bombardment of the southern city of Daraa on Monday, forcing dozens of families to flee an expected assault on the...

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    Erdogan heading for victory in elections

    Reuters . Ankara | Updated at 01:40am on June 25, 2018

    Tayyip Erdogan and his AK Party were heading for victory in Turkey’s presidential and parliamentary elections on Sunday, according to preliminary results, as the president...