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    Russian strikes kill 9 in Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:14pm on November 17, 2019

    Air strikes by Syrian regime ally Russia on Sunday killed nine civilians in the jihadist-run enclave of Idlib in the northwest of the country, a...

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    Syria puppeteer offers Idlib children breathing space

    Agence France-Presse . Saraqib | Updated at 12:00am on November 13, 2019

    Walid Abu Rashed walks past bombed-out buildings in war-torn northwest Syria, carrying a large wooden board and a plastic bag filled with puppets while dozens...

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    Asia reasserts role as world’s leading force

    James O’Neill | Updated at 12:00am on November 10, 2019

    ALTHOUGH the ordinary reader of the western media would scarcely be aware of it, the rest of the world is making fundamental changes to economic...

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    US not fulfilling Syria deal ahead of Trump talks: Erdogan

    Reuters . Istanbul | Updated at 11:34pm on November 07, 2019

    Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday the United States was not fulfilling its pledge to remove a Kurdish militia from a Syrian border region...

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    At least 13 people killed in bomb attack in Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Tal Abyad, Syria | Updated at 02:45pm on November 03, 2019

    A car bomb killed at least 13 people in a Turkish-held border town in northeast Syria Saturday, as thousands of Kurds in the wider region...

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    Explosion in Syrian town on Turkish border kills 13

    Reuters . Istanbul | Updated at 10:30pm on November 02, 2019

    At least 13 people were killed and more than 30 injured in the Syrian town of Tel Abyad on Turkey’s border after a car bomb...

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    Why did they kill him?

    Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on November 03, 2019

    IN THESE dark days when terrorism has become a strategic asset, to bump off a superior practitioner like Abu Bakr al Baghdadi has implications. Had...

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    Turkey starts Syria patrol with Russia

    Agence France-Presse . Kiziltepe, Turkey | Updated at 10:49pm on November 01, 2019

    Turkish troops on Friday began joint patrols with Russian forces in northern Syria as part of a deal to ensure the withdrawal of Kurdish fighters...

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    US filmmaker Oliver Stone lauds Putin

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:00am on November 01, 2019

    American filmmaker Oliver Stone on Wednesday hailed Russian President Vladimir Putin as a ‘stabilising force’ in the Middle East, particularly in war-ravaged Syria...

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    A sudden-seeming power shift in Middle East

    Patrick Lawrence | Updated at 12:00am on November 01, 2019

    RARELY do world events move at the velocity they now assume in the Middle East. President Donald Trump announced the withdrawal of American troops from...