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    In Lebanon, empty flats raise fears of real estate collapse

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 12:00am on December 10, 2018

    Ghostly apartment blocks and half-built buildings dot Lebanon, as entrepreneurs and experts fear that the country’s key real estate sector is on the brink of...

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    Israel strikes Syria for the first time

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 12:00am on December 01, 2018

    Israeli bombs have hit several positions south of Damascus, its first such strikes since Syrian air defences were upgraded following the accidental downing of a...

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    East Syria death toll soars after massive IS attack

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 12:00am on November 27, 2018

    US-backed fighters in Syria suffered record fatalities in an assault by the Islamic State group, a war monitor said Monday, as holdout jihadists kept up...

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    Anti-IS coalition raids kill 43 in Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 12:00am on November 18, 2018

    Air strikes by the US-led coalition Saturday killed 43 people, mostly civilians, in a holdout of the Islamic State group in eastern Syria, a Britain-based...

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    Syria regime attack kills 22 rebels

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 12:00am on November 10, 2018

    Syrian government forces killed 22 rebels near Idlib province on Friday, the deadliest clash to rock a buffer zone where a Russian-Turkish truce is to...

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    At Jordan border, Damascus seeks to revive regional trade

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 03:59am on October 22, 2018

    By reopening a key land crossing with Jordan this month, the Syrian regime is inching towards a return to trade with the wider region as...

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    Syria buffer free of heavy arms as jihadists face deadline

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 01:09am on October 11, 2018

    A planned buffer zone in northwest Syria has been cleared of heavy armaments ahead of time but a new deadline loomed Wednesday for the tougher...

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    Syria recorded 68,000 deaths in 2017

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 01:01am on August 11, 2018

    Syria’s civil registries recorded 68,000 deaths in the war-torn country in 2017, pro-regime daily Al-Watan reported its head as saying Thursday....

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    IS attacks kill 180 in Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 12:00am on July 26, 2018

    A string of suicide blasts and raids claimed by the Islamic State group killed more than 180 people in southern Syria on Wednesday, in one...

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    27 regime fighters killed in northwest Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 02:30am on July 11, 2018

    Rebels and Islamist forces killed more than two dozen pro-government fighters in a joint attack in a northwestern stronghold of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad’s regime,...

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