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    UN official reports undeclared Syrian chemical warfare agent

    United News of Bangladesh/AP | Updated at 09:38am on May 07, 2021

    The UN disarmament chief reported the discovery of an undeclared chemical warfare agent at a Syrian site to a Security Council meeting Thursday where the...

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    Assad to face two ‘rivals’ in May vote

    Agence France-Presse . Damascus | Updated at 10:11pm on May 03, 2021

    A Syrian former minister and a member of the Damascus-tolerated opposition will face Bashar al-Assad in this month’s presidential election, the constitutional court said Monday....

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    Israel hits Syria after attack near secretive nuclear site

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 11:36am on April 23, 2021

    A Syrian officer was killed and three soldiers wounded on Thursday in strikes launched by Israel after a missile was fired towards a secretive nuclear...

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    Tightening the noose around Syria

    Yanis Iqbal | Updated at 12:00am on April 23, 2021

    THE United States — with the help of Israel — has been repeatedly waging attacks on the high seas against oil tankers bound for Syria....

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    Israel hits Syria after missile targets southern Israel: army

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 11:12am on April 22, 2021

    The Israeli military struck multiple Syrian targets after a missile targeted southern Israel near a secretive nuclear site, the army said early Thursday...

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    Chemical weapons watchdog to decide sanctions on Syria

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 01:44pm on April 20, 2021

    The world’s chemical weapons watchdog will decide this week whether to impose unprecedented sanctions on Syria for its alleged use of toxic arms and failure...

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    Myanmar may face Syria-style conflict: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 02:08am on April 14, 2021

    The UN rights chief warned Tuesday of possible crimes against humanity in Myanmar and said it seemed to be heading towards a massive conflict like...

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    Syria used chemical weapons in 2018 attack: OPCW

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 10:32pm on April 12, 2021

    The Syrian regime’s air force used the chemical weapon chlorine in an attack on the town of Saraqib in 2018, the global toxic arms watchdog...

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    Kurds launch security sweep, arrests in camp for IS families in Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:28pm on March 28, 2021

    Kurdish forces made dozens of arrests in a security operation launched Sunday in a camp for suspected family members of Islamic State group militants in...

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    AI accuses Lebanon of ‘torture’ of detained Syrians

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:06pm on March 23, 2021

    Amnesty International on Tuesday accused Lebanese authorities of ‘cruel and abusive’ treatment of more than 20 Syrians it said had been tortured in prison or...

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