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    Syria army vows to retake control of SDF areas

    Agence France-Presse . Damascus | Updated at 12:00am on March 19, 2019

    Syrian government forces will reclaim control of northeastern areas controlled by the US-backed Kurds, whether by force or through reconciliation, the defence minister warned Monday.Marginalised...

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    11 dead as war-damaged flats collapse in Aleppo

    Agence France-Presse . Damascus | Updated at 01:29am on February 03, 2019

    Four children were among at least 11 people killed when a war-damaged block of flats collapsed in Syria’s second city Aleppo on Saturday, state media...

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    ‘Bomb blast’ rocks Damascus

    Agence France-Presse . Damascus | Updated at 12:00am on January 21, 2019

    A bomb blast hit the capital of war-torn Syria on Sunday and a ‘terrorist’ was arrested, state media said, in a rare attack in the...

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    Assad announces $9b Syria budget

    Agence France-Presse . Damascus, Syria | Updated at 12:00am on December 08, 2018

    Syria’s president on Thursday announced a budget for 2019 of almost $9 billion, of which around a third has been allocated to investment projects including...

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    ‘Victory is near,’ Assad tells troops

    Agence France-Presse . Damascus | Updated at 01:41am on August 02, 2018

    Syrian president Bashar al-Assad told his troops on Wednesday they were close to winning the country’s seven-year civil war after inflicting a succession of defeats...

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    State media confirms deal with rebels for Daraa city

    Agence France-Presse . Damascus | Updated at 12:32am on July 13, 2018

    Syrian state media on Wednesday confirmed a deal between the regime and rebels for opposition fighters to hand over their heavy weapons in the southern...

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    Syria says capital ‘completely secure’, IS ousted

    Agence France-Presse . Damascus | Updated at 11:05pm on May 21, 2018

    Syria’s army said Monday it was in full control of the capital Damascus and its outskirts after ousting the Islamic State group, marking a major...

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    Chemical experts enter Douma: state media

    Agence France-Presse . Damascus | Updated at 09:33pm on April 17, 2018

    Syrian state media reported Tuesday that investigators from the world’s chemical watchdog had entered Douma, a town outside Damascus where an alleged gas attack 10...

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    Syria blames Israel for airbase strike

    Agence France-Presse . Damascus | Updated at 12:15am on April 10, 2018

    Syria and Russia accused Israel on Monday of carrying out a deadly bombing raid on a Syrian military airport, as calls grew for international action...

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    Fighters begin leaving last rebel pocket of Syria’s Ghouta

    Agence France-Presse . Damascus | Updated at 09:58pm on April 02, 2018

    Syria’s regime drew closer to taking full control of Eastern Ghouta on Monday as state media reported that fighters began evacuating from the last rebel-held...