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Oil supertanker Grace 1 on suspicion of being carrying Iranian crude oil to Syria is seen near Gibraltar, Spain in this picture obtained from social media, July 4, 2019.

Tehran fumes as Britain seizes oil tanker

5 July 2019, 6:00 AM

British Royal Marines seized a giant Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday for trying to take oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step that drew Tehran’s fury and could escalate its confrontation with the West.

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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