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Haley wants UN to shift aid focus to nations hosting Syrians

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Haley wants UN to shift aid focus to nations hosting Syrians

- AMMAN, Jordan — President Donald Trump’s U.N. ambassador called Monday for the U.N. and aid agencies to shift focus in how they support Syrians in need by boosting support for roads, schools and hospitals in neighboring countries that have been overwhelmed by millions of refugees. Speaking in Jordan, host to some 660,000 Syrian refugees, Nikki Haley argued that lack of coordination among aid agencies has led duplicated efforts and inefficiencies after seven years of civil war in the Arab country

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Haley wants UN to shift aid focus to nations hosting Syrians

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Haley wants UN to shift aid focus to nations hosting Syrians

- By JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press AMMAN, Jordan (AP) - President Donald Trump's U.N. ambassador called Monday for the U.N. and aid agencies to shift focus in how they support Syrians in need by boosting support for roads, schools and hospitals in neighboring countries that have been overwhelmed by millions of refugees. Speaking in Jordan, host to some 660,000 Syrian refugees, Nikki Haley argued that lack of coordination among aid agencies has led duplicated efforts and inefficiencies after seven years of civil war in the Arab country

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UN envoy eyes new Syria peace talks in June

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UN envoy eyes new Syria peace talks in June

- United Nations (United States) (AFP) - Despite little progress in the latest round of Syrian peace talks, negotiations are set to resume in June, the UN envoy said Monday. Staffan de Mistura told the Security Council that "important gaps remain between the parties on major issues" following the sixth round in Geneva held last week. The Syrian government and the opposition took part in four days of indirect talks aimed at ending the war that has killed more than 320,000 people since 2011

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Haley wants UN to shift aid focus to nations hosting Syrians

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Haley wants UN to shift aid focus to nations hosting Syrians

- AMMAN, Jordan — President Donald Trump’s U.N. ambassador called Monday for the U.N. and aid agencies to shift focus in how they support Syrians in need by boosting support for roads, schools and hospitals in neighboring countries that have been overwhelmed by millions of refugees. Speaking in Jordan, host to some 660,000 Syrian refugees, Nikki Haley argued that lack of coordination among aid agencies has led duplicated efforts and inefficiencies after seven years of civil war in the Arab country

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France says reopening embassy in Syria is 'not on the agenda'

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France says reopening embassy in Syria is 'not on the agenda'

- France's foreign ministry said on Monday that the reopening of its embassy in Syria was not on the table, signalling there may be no fundamental change to Paris' approach to the Syrian conflict under new president Emmanuel Macron.

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US ambassador assures Syrian refugees more help is coming

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US ambassador assures Syrian refugees more help is coming

- Zaatari Refugee Camp, Jordan: His skull and jaw wrapped in bandages, the young Syrian refugee stared nonchalantly into a small black box at a supermarket in this sprawling, dust-swept refugee camp. The box scanned his iris to identify him, charged his account and sent him on his way. If the boy noticed US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley watching intently from just a few feet away, he didn’t show it

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At refugee camp, Haley vows Trump’s US won’t abandon Syrians

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At refugee camp, Haley vows Trump’s US won’t abandon Syrians

- ZAATARI REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan (AP) — His skull and jaw wrapped in bandages, the young Syrian refugee stared nonchalantly into a small black box at a supermarket in this sprawling, dust-swept refugee camp. The box scanned his iris to identify him, charged his account and sent him on his way. If the boy noticed U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley watching intently from just a few feet away, he didn’t show it

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Donald Trump says Syrian president Bashar Assad has committed 'unspeakable crimes'

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Donald Trump says Syrian president Bashar Assad has committed 'unspeakable crimes'

- He denounced Iranian aggression in the region in an address to Muslim leaders in Saudi Arabia, and said the "longest-suffering victims" are the Iranian people. He said they have "endured hardship and despair under their leaders' reckless pursuit of conflict and terror." Earlier, Mr Trump said every nation must shoulder the burden of rooting out terrorism from their countries. He told the leaders of Muslim-majority countries in Riyadh: "Every nation has an absolute duty to ensure that terrorists find no quarter on their soil

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Syria regime regains total control of Homs city

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Syria regime regains total control of Homs city

- HOMS, Syria: The Syrian regime on Sunday (May 21) regained total control of the central city of Homs with the evacuation of rebels from the last area they had controlled. The Russian-supervised evacuation of the Waer district was the latest blow to the insurgents by regime troops backed by their Russian and Iranian allies. Since December, the rebels have lost their former bastion of Aleppo and nearly all of the areas they controlled in Damascus

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The Latest: Trump says Assad committed 'unspeakable crimes'

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The Latest: Trump says Assad committed 'unspeakable crimes'

- RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip abroad (all times local): President Donald Trump says that Syrian President Bashar Assad has committed "unspeakable crimes" bolstered by Iran. In an address to Muslim leaders gathered in Saudi Arabia Sunday, Trump called upon countries around the world to work together to end the humanitarian crisis in Syria. Trump denounced Iranian aggression in the region, and said that the "longest-suffering victims" are the Iranian people

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The Latest: Trump says Assad committed 'unspeakable crimes'

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The Latest: Trump says Assad committed 'unspeakable crimes'

- RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip abroad (all times local): President Donald Trump says that Syrian President Bashar Assad has committed "unspeakable crimes" bolstered by Iran. In an address to Muslim leaders gathered in Saudi Arabia Sunday, Trump called upon countries around the world to work together to end the humanitarian crisis in Syria. Trump denounced Iranian aggression in the region, and said that the "longest-suffering victims" are the Iranian people

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Syrian refugees in Jordan's desert get solar power

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Syrian refugees in Jordan's desert get solar power

- AMMAN, Jordan — Syrian refugees in Jordan's remote desert were connected to solar power on Wednesday, making their community the world's first refugee camp to be powered by renewable energy. The $4.5-million plant was funded by a foundation established by Ikea, the global home furnishings retailer. In the first phase, it will serve 20,000 of 35,000 people in Azraq camp. The plant's capacity is to be more than doubled to provide power to all residents, for an eventual cost of $9

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Syrian government denies US allegations of mass killings

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Syrian government denies US allegations of mass killings

- WASHINGTON: The Syrian government on Tuesday "categorically" denied U.S. accusations of mass killings at a prison near Damascus, including the alleged execution of political opponents and burning the victims in a crematorium at the site. The Foreign Ministry said the allegations are a "new Hollywood plot" to justify U.S. intervention in Syria. It described the allegations as "lies" and "fabrications," noting what it called a U

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Syria activists say civilians killed in strike on IS village

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Syria activists say civilians killed in strike on IS village

- BEIRUT: Several civilians were killed in an airstrike on an Islamic State held village in northern Syria, activists reported on Monday. It was not immediately clear who is behind the airstrike southeast of the extremist group's de facto capital of Raqqa, and various activists groups reported different casualty tolls. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said the strike hit the village of Akayrshi on Sunday night and that 12 women were killed

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U.S. airstrike in Syria targeted forces directed by Iran: defense secretary

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U.S. airstrike in Syria targeted forces directed by Iran: defense secretary

- The Pentagon said Friday that a rare U.S. airstrike against pro-government forces in Syria targeted a convoy of Iran-backed troops, appearing to mark an important shift in the country's war. The attack Thursday struck militants fighting on behalf of Syrian President Bashar Assad as they advanced toward an air base manned by U.S. Special Forces and Washington-backed rebel groups close to the Jordanian border

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US pitches plan to Russia to avoid armed conflict in Syria

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US pitches plan to Russia to avoid armed conflict in Syria

- Facing a complex battlefield in Syria, US pitches a plan to Russia to avoid having their forces engage in armed conflict.

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Syrian Town Rebuilds After Islamic State Occupation
Syrian Town Rebuilds After Islamic State Occupation The town of Tabqa near Syria's largest dam had been a key planning and coordination hub for Islamic State since 2013 until IS was ousted this month. Displaced residents are slowly returning and shops are re-opening after IS was recently ousted.   Read More ...
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Haley wants UN to shift aid focus to nations hosting Syrians
Haley wants UN to shift aid focus to nations hosting Syrians AMMAN, Jordan — President Donald Trump’s U.N. ambassador called Monday for the U.N. and aid agencies to shift focus in how they support Syrians in need by boosting support for roads, schools and hospitals in neighboring countries that have been overwhelmed by millions of refugees. Speaking in Jordan, host to some 660,000 Syrian refugees, Nikki Haley argued that lack of coordination among aid agencies has led duplicated efforts and inefficiencies after seven years of civil war in the Arab country   Read More ...
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Haley wants UN to shift aid focus to nations hosting Syrians
Haley wants UN to shift aid focus to nations hosting Syrians By JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press AMMAN, Jordan (AP) - President Donald Trump's U.N. ambassador called Monday for the U.N. and aid agencies to shift focus in how they support Syrians in need by boosting support for roads, schools and hospitals in neighboring countries that have been overwhelmed by millions of refugees. Speaking in Jordan, host to some 660,000 Syrian refugees, Nikki Haley argued that lack of coordination among aid agencies has led duplicated efforts and inefficiencies after seven years of civil war in the Arab country   Read More ...
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Haley wants UN to shift aid focus to nations hosting Syrians
Haley wants UN to shift aid focus to nations hosting Syrians AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — President Donald Trump's U.N. ambassador called Monday for the U.N. and aid agencies to shift focus in how they support Syrians in need by boosting support for roads, schools and hospitals in neighboring countries that have been overwhelmed by millions of refugees. Speaking in Jordan, host to some 660,000 Syrian refugees, Nikki Haley argued that lack of coordination among aid agencies has led duplicated efforts and inefficiencies after seven years of civil war in the Arab country   Read More ...
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UN envoy eyes new Syria peace talks in June
UN envoy eyes new Syria peace talks in June United Nations (United States) (AFP) - Despite little progress in the latest round of Syrian peace talks, negotiations are set to resume in June, the UN envoy said Monday. Staffan de Mistura told the Security Council that "important gaps remain between the parties on major issues" following the sixth round in Geneva held last week. The Syrian government and the opposition took part in four days of indirect talks aimed at ending the war that has killed more than 320,000 people since 2011   Read More ...
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Haley wants UN to shift aid focus to nations hosting Syrians
Haley wants UN to shift aid focus to nations hosting Syrians AMMAN, Jordan — President Donald Trump’s U.N. ambassador called Monday for the U.N. and aid agencies to shift focus in how they support Syrians in need by boosting support for roads, schools and hospitals in neighboring countries that have been overwhelmed by millions of refugees. Speaking in Jordan, host to some 660,000 Syrian refugees, Nikki Haley argued that lack of coordination among aid agencies has led duplicated efforts and inefficiencies after seven years of civil war in the Arab country   Read More ...
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Haley wants UN to shift aid focus to nations hosting Syrians
Haley wants UN to shift aid focus to nations hosting Syrians AMMAN, Jordan — President Donald Trump’s U.N. ambassador called Monday for the U.N. and aid agencies to shift focus in how they support Syrians in need by boosting support for roads, schools and hospitals in neighboring countries that have been overwhelmed by millions of refugees. Speaking in Jordan, host to some 660,000 Syrian refugees, Nikki Haley argued that lack of coordination among aid agencies has led duplicated efforts and inefficiencies after seven years of civil war in the Arab country   Read More ...
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Haley wants UN to shift aid focus to nations hosting Syrians
Haley wants UN to shift aid focus to nations hosting Syrians President Donald Trump's U.N. ambassador called Monday for the U.N. and aid agencies to shift focus in how they support Syrians in need by boosting support for roads, schools and hospitals in neighboring countries that have been overwhelmed by millions of refugees. Speaking in Jordan, host to some 660,000 Syrian refugees, Nikki Haley argued that lack of coordination among aid agencies has led duplicated efforts and inefficiencies after seven years of civil war in the Arab country   Read More ...
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Conflict forces more people to flee homes in Congo than in Syria
By Kieran Guilbert DAKAR, May 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Conflict has forced at least 1.5 million people to flee their homes within the Democratic Republic of Congo this year - more than triple the number uprooted within Syria and five times the number within Iraq, an aid group said on Monday. The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) warned that ethnic violence was escalating in the central African country, which saw the world's highest level of new displacement last year   Read More ...
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Suspected Syrian militia leader goes on trial in Germany
BERLIN (AP) - A Syrian man has gone on trial in Germany for allegedly leading a militia in Syria that was responsible for torture and killings. The dpa news agency reported Monday that the 42-year-old man, whose nom de guerre was Abu Dhib, or "Father of the Wolf," faces possible life imprisonment if convicted in Duesseldorf state court of war crimes   Read More ...
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Suspected Syrian militia leader goes on trial in Germany
BERLIN (AP) — A Syrian man has gone on trial in Germany for allegedly leading a militia in Syria that was responsible for torture and killings. The dpa news agency reported Monday that the 42-year-old man, whose nom de guerre was Abu Dhib, or "Father of the Wolf," faces possible life imprisonment if convicted in Duesseldorf state court of war crimes   Read More ...
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The Latest: German court rules in Syrian refugee status case
The Latest on migration issues in Europe (all times local): A Berlin court says that Syrians who have fled their homelands to avoid compulsory military service should be granted full refugee status. The administrative court ruled Monday in the case of two Syrian men who fled in 2015 and been granted a lesser "subsidiary protection" and appealed to be granted refugee status   Read More ...
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Clashes in Syrian city of Daraa despite it being 'safe zone'
BEIRUT (AP) — Intense clashes broke out in Syria's Daraa on Monday between government forces and insurgents with both sides shelling parts of the southern city that has been declared a safe zone under a recent Russia-sponsored deal, opposition activists and state media said. Daraa, the site where Syria's crisis began in March 2011 with anti-government protests, is one of four "de-escalation zones" announced earlier this month in during cease-fire talks in Astana, Kazakhstan   Read More ...
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Clashes in Syrian City of Daraa Despite it Being 'Safe Zone'
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Germany urges Iran to stop supporting militants in Syria and Iraq
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Clashes in Syrian city of Daraa despite it being 'safe zone'
BEIRUT (AP) — Intense clashes broke out in Syria's Daraa on Monday between government forces and insurgents with both sides shelling parts of the southern city that has been declared a safe zone under a recent Russia-sponsored deal, opposition activists and state media said. Daraa, the site where Syria's crisis began in March 2011 with anti-government protests, is one of four "de-escalation zones" announced earlier this month in during cease-fire talks in Astana, Kazakhstan   Read More ...
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France says reopening embassy in Syria is 'not on the agenda'
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France says not planning to reopen embassy in Syria
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Trump says Iran must stop funding and training 'terrorists and militias' immediately
It says Tehran's support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Syria's civil war, Houthi rebels in Yemen's civil war and the Hezbollah Shi'ite political party and militia in Lebanon have helped destabilize the Middle East. U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that Iran must immediately stop its financial and military support for "terrorists and militas" and he reiterated that it never be permitted to possess atomic arms   Read More ...
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US ambassador assures Syrian refugees more help is coming
US ambassador assures Syrian refugees more help is coming Zaatari Refugee Camp, Jordan: His skull and jaw wrapped in bandages, the young Syrian refugee stared nonchalantly into a small black box at a supermarket in this sprawling, dust-swept refugee camp. The box scanned his iris to identify him, charged his account and sent him on his way. If the boy noticed US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley watching intently from just a few feet away, he didn’t show it   Read More ...
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Daesh attack kills 14 Syrian rebels
Beirut: Daesh group has claimed responsibility for a suicide attack in northwest Syria that killed at least 14 insurgents. Daesh said in a statement on Monday the attack against Ahrar Al Sham fighters was carried out by one of its members who parked his booby-trapped motorcycle outside the group’s office and detonated it along with an explosive belt he was wearing   Read More ...
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Russia Is Counting on Hezbollah to Help Spearhead Eastern Syria Offensive
Russia Is Counting on Hezbollah to Help Spearhead Eastern Syria Offensive There has been a lot of media coverage claiming that Russia has requested the Lebanese Hezbollah to leave Syrian territory, speculation initiated following Hezbollah Secretary-General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah’s announcement of the withdrawal of his men from the Lebanese border, with the exception of the outskirts of the city of Arsal. Nasrallah asked the Lebanese army to fill the vacuum from the Lebanese side (Hezbollah won’t pull out of the Syrian side) and that prompted some media and analysts to conclude that Moscow no longer wants Hezbollah to remain in the Levant   Read More ...
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Kuwait rejects Syrians with Sudanese passports
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US ambassador assures Syrian refugees more help is coming
US ambassador assures Syrian refugees more help is coming ZAATARI REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan (AP) — His skull and jaw wrapped in bandages, the young Syrian refugee stared nonchalantly into a small black box at a supermarket in this sprawling, dust-swept refugee camp. The box scanned his iris to identify him, charged his account and sent him on his way. If the boy noticed U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley watching intently from just a few feet away, he didn't show it   Read More ...
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US ambassador assures Syrian refugees more help is coming
US ambassador assures Syrian refugees more help is coming ZAATARI REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan (AP) — His skull and jaw wrapped in bandages, the young Syrian refugee stared nonchalantly into a small black box at a supermarket in this sprawling, dust-swept refugee camp. The box scanned his iris to identify him, charged his account and sent him on his way. If the boy noticed U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley watching intently from just a few feet away, he didn't show it   Read More ...
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'Exterminaton' and 'Crematoriums' in Syrian Prisons – Anatomy of a Smear Campaign
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At refugee camp, Trump envoy Haley vows more aid for Syrians
At refugee camp, Trump envoy Haley vows more aid for Syrians His skull and jaw wrapped in bandages, the young Syrian refugee stared nonchalantly into a small black box at a supermarket in this sprawling, dust-swept refugee camp. The box scanned his iris to identify him, charged his account and sent him on his way. If the boy noticed U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley watching intently from just a few feet away, he didn't show it   Read More ...
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At refugee camp, Haley vows Trump’s US won’t abandon Syrians
At refugee camp, Haley vows Trump’s US won’t abandon Syrians ZAATARI REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan (AP) — His skull and jaw wrapped in bandages, the young Syrian refugee stared nonchalantly into a small black box at a supermarket in this sprawling, dust-swept refugee camp. The box scanned his iris to identify him, charged his account and sent him on his way. If the boy noticed U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley watching intently from just a few feet away, he didn’t show it   Read More ...
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Syria regime regains total control of Homs city
Syria regime regains total control of Homs city HOMS, Syria: The Syrian regime on Sunday regained total control of the central city of Homs with the evacuation of rebels from the last area they had controlled. On Saturday, he had said that 3,000 evacuees, including 700 rebels, were due to be taken out of Waer.   Read More ...
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Syrian refugee will lead effort to monitor Arab media
Syrian refugee will lead effort to monitor Arab media NEW YORK – In 2006, at the age of 21, Syrian-born Ahed Hendi was arrested by Bashar Assad’s regime in Damascus.His crime? Being a co-founder of a pro-democracy youth group. Be the first to know - Join our Facebook page. Jewish group dedicates Torah to people of Rwanda Majority of Jewish leaders in diaspora in favor of moving US embassy to Jerusalem He spent 40 days in prison before escaping the country and making his way to the United States   Read More ...
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At Refugee Camp, Trump Envoy Haley Vows More Aid for Syrians
At Refugee Camp, Trump Envoy Haley Vows More Aid for Syrians ZAATARI REFUGEE CAMP, JORDAN — His skull and jaw wrapped in bandages, the young Syrian refugee stared nonchalantly into a small black box at a supermarket in this sprawling, dust-swept refugee camp. The box scanned his iris to identify him, charged his account and sent him on his way. If the boy noticed U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley watching intently from just a few feet away, he didn't show it   Read More ...
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At refugee camp, Haley vows Trump's US won't abandon Syrians
At refugee camp, Haley vows Trump's US won't abandon Syrians ZAATARI REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan (AP) — His skull and jaw wrapped in bandages, the young Syrian refugee stared nonchalantly into a small black box at a supermarket in this sprawling, dust-swept refugee camp. The box scanned his iris to identify him, charged his account and sent him on his way. If the boy noticed U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley watching intently from just a few feet away, he didn't show it   Read More ...
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At refugee camp, Nikki Haley vows Donald Trump’s US won’t abandon Syrians
At refugee camp, Nikki Haley vows Donald Trump’s US won’t abandon Syrians By: | Zaatari Refugee Camp | Updated: May 22, 2017 7:27 am His skull and jaw wrapped in bandages, the young Syrian refugee stared nonchalantly into a small black box at a supermarket in this sprawling, dust-swept refugee camp. The box scanned his iris to identify him, charged his account and sent him on his way. If the boy noticed US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley watching intently from just a few feet away, he didn’t show it   Read More ...
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U.S. won’t abandon Syrian people, Nikki Haley says during refugee camp visit
U.S. won’t abandon Syrian people, Nikki Haley says during refugee camp visit ZAATARI REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan – His skull and jaw wrapped in bandages, the young Syrian refugee stared nonchalantly into a small black box at a supermarket in this sprawling, dust-swept refugee camp. The box scanned his iris to identify him, charged his account and sent him on his way. If the boy noticed U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley watching intently from just a few feet away, he didn’t show it   Read More ...
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At refugee camp, Haley vows Trump's US won't abandon Syrians
At refugee camp, Haley vows Trump's US won't abandon Syrians ZAATARI REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan (AP) — His skull and jaw wrapped in bandages, the young Syrian refugee stared nonchalantly into a small black box at a supermarket in this sprawling, dust-swept refugee camp. The box scanned his iris to identify him, charged his account and sent him on his way. If the boy noticed U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley watching intently from just a few feet away, he didn't show it   Read More ...
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Syria conflict: Government regains full control of Homs
Syria conflict: Government regains full control of Homs The Syrian government says its forces have regained total control of the central city of Homs after rebels left the last district under their control. About 700 rebels and their families, a total of nearly 3,000 people, were evacuated on buses from al-Wair district, government officials say. "The city of Homs is completely clear of weapons and militants," provincial governor Talal Barazi said   Read More ...
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Donald Trump says Syrian president Bashar Assad has committed 'unspeakable crimes'
Donald Trump says Syrian president Bashar Assad has committed 'unspeakable crimes' He denounced Iranian aggression in the region in an address to Muslim leaders in Saudi Arabia, and said the "longest-suffering victims" are the Iranian people. He said they have "endured hardship and despair under their leaders' reckless pursuit of conflict and terror." Earlier, Mr Trump said every nation must shoulder the burden of rooting out terrorism from their countries. He told the leaders of Muslim-majority countries in Riyadh: "Every nation has an absolute duty to ensure that terrorists find no quarter on their soil   Read More ...
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At refugee camp, Trump envoy Haley vows more aid for Syrians
America's ambassador to the United Nations is getting a firsthand look at the refugee crisis spilling over from Syria's civil war. Nikki Haley visited a refugee camp in Jordan yesterday. She says the Trump administration wants to step up help for the millions of people displaced. Yet Haley's message is at odds with President Donald Trump's "America First" agenda, his planned budget cuts and his hardline position on admitting refugees   Read More ...
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Syrian government says retake of Homs complete
Syrian government says retake of Homs complete Homs: Hundreds of Syrian rebels and their families left the last opposition-held district of Homs on Sunday, completing a deal that brought the whole city back under President Bashar al-Assad's control for the first time since the start of the war more than six years ago. Homs Governor Talal Barazi said "the city of Homs is completely clear of weapons and militants after completing the reconciliation deal in al-Waer district," Syrian state TV reported   Read More ...
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At odds with Trump, envoy Haley vows more aid for Syrians during visit to Jordan refugee camp
At odds with Trump, envoy Haley vows more aid for Syrians during visit to Jordan refugee camp ZAATARI REFUGEE CAMP, JORDAN – America’s ambassador to the United Nations is getting a firsthand look at the refugee crisis spilling over from Syria’s civil war. Nikki Haley visited a refugee camp in Jordan on Sunday. She says the Trump administration wants to step up help for the millions of people displaced. Yet Haley’s message is at odds with President Donald Trump’s “America First” agenda, his planned budget cuts and his hard-line position on admitting refugees   Read More ...
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