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A destroyed building is seen from a train traveling towards a recently opened international fair in Damascus.

Rocket fire kills 12 civilians in Syria

17 June 2019, 9:25 AM

Syria’s war has killed more than 370,000 people and displaced millions since it started in 2011 with the repression of anti-government protests.

Mediterranean countries search for missing migrants

15 June 2019, 9:34 AM

Mediterranean countries say they have taken a key step towards finding out the fate of thousands of migrants, many fleeing Syria’s war, who have gone missing while trying to reach Europe.

Global chemical weapons watchdog wants probe into leaked document

13 June 2019, 3:16 PM

The head of the global chemical weapons watchdog has ordered a probe into the leak of an internal paper which queried the body’s findings into a 2018 attack in the Syrian town of Douma.

An Israeli soldier walks past armoured Israeli military vehicles in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.

Israel strikes Syria after rockets fired at Golan

2 June 2019, 8:56 AM

The Israeli military said its aircraft struck Syrian army targets on Sunday after rockets were fired at the Golan Heights, and Syria’s state media said three soldiers were killed in the second such flare-up in a week.

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US charges Julian Assange with violating Espionage Act

24 May 2019, 5:09 AM

The Justice Department on Thursday charged WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with violating the US Espionage Act by publishing military and diplomatic files in 2010, rejecting his claim that he is a journalist.



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