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Iranian support vital for Hamas after ties restored with Syria

Al Jazeera 25 Sep 2022
Relations between Syria and the Palestinian movement were strong for many years, with Damascus being a safe haven for Hamas’s leadership since the early 2000s ... Hamas leaders rejected pressure from al-Assad to rally in his support in Damascus, and instead endorsed the opposition.
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UN: Israel strike on Damascus airport disrupted aid deliveries for 2 weeks

Middle East Monitor 15 Sep 2022
The Israeli strike on Damascus International Airport in June disrupted the delivery of UN aid supplies for about ... head of Rabat liaison office relieved of ....
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Russia defeat in Ukraine may influence Iran proxies war on Israel - analysis

The Jerusalem Post 15 Sep 2022
Russian setbacks in Ukraine in the last month may have wider consequences in the Middle East. Hezbollah and other Iranian proxies are watching the conflict in Ukraine ... Hezbollah has also sent officers and terror cells to areas near the Golan. A setback for Russia will cause concerns in Damascus and also may worry Tehran and its proxies.  ...   ... .
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Syrian hospitals on alert over cholera cases caused by polluted water

The Arab Weekly 13 Sep 2022
DAMASCUS, Syria... The World Health Organisation’s office in Damascus had no immediate comment. State news agency SANA quoted the head of the health ministry in Damascus, Mohammed Samer Shahrour, as saying that the ministry is coordinating with departments in all provinces to test water as well as some fruits and vegetables.
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Cholera outbreak: Syria reports two dozen cases, three deaths

Arab News 13 Sep 2022
DAMASCUS ... The World Health Organization’s office in Damascus had no immediate comment. Pro-regime news agency SANA quoted the head of the Health Ministry in Damascus, Mohammed Samer Shahrour, as saying that the ministry is coordinating with departments in all provinces to test water as well as some fruits and vegetable ... ....
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Syria reports 2 dozen cases, 5 deaths of cholera

Yahoo Daily News 12 Sep 2022
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Hospitals in the Syrian capital have been put on alert after more than two dozen cases of cholera and at least five deaths were reported in the war-torn country, health officials said Monday ... The World Health Organization's office in Damascus had no immediate comment.
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Syria reports two dozen cholera cases, three deaths

The New Arab 12 Sep 2022
Hospitals in the Syrian capital Damascus have been put on alert after more than two dozen cases of cholera and at least three deaths were reported in the war-torn country, health officials said on Monday ... The World Health Organization's office in Damascus had no immediate comment.
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Shell, BP & Cold War Propaganda

Consortium News 01 Sep 2022
ANA operated the most comprehensive service in English and Arabic available in the Middle East with branch offices in Damascus, Beirut, Baghdad, Jerusalem and Amman, and representatives in some 15 other cities, including Paris and New York”, wrote journalist Richard Fletcher ... Foreign Office minutes from a top secret meeting with Shell and BP.
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How Shell and BP Financed Britain’s Cold War Propaganda Machine

GlobalResearch 01 Sep 2022
ANA operated the most comprehensive service in English and Arabic available in the Middle East with branch offices in Damascus, Beirut, Baghdad, Jerusalem and Amman, and representatives in some 15 other cities, including Paris and New York”, wrote journalist Richard Fletcher ... Foreign Office minutes from a top secret meeting with Shell and BP.
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Israel Strikes Targets Northwest Syria; Iran-Backed Arms Depots Allegedly Hit: Reports

The Algemeiner 26 Aug 2022
Last week, the Syrian military claimed that Israel carried out two attacks south of the Tartus Governorate and a third on Damascus, killing three soldiers and wounding three others. An anonymous Syrian officer told Reuters that an Iranian base south of Tartus, and a nearby air defense and radar station, were targeted in that alleged attack.
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Xinhua Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT, Aug. 24

China.dot.org 24 Aug 2022
(Iran-Russia-Gas Purchase-Swap). - - - - ... "The agreement being deliberated by world powers and Iran cannot prevent Iran from developing nuclear arms," Lapid told a security briefing for the foreign press at the prime minister's office in Jerusalem. (Israel-Iran-Nuclear Agreement). - - - -. DAMASCUS/TEHRAN -- The U.S ... The U.S ... 15 ... - - - -.
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The funny truth about life as a diplomat’s wife

The Spectator 22 Aug 2022
My family were in England, my husband was mostly in the office; I was 61 and I didn’t know a soul. Our previous posting had been to Damascus and I had occupied myself by writing a book about the old palaces there, but here there were no old buildings as the Kazakhs had been nomads.
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Syria denies it is holding American journalist Austin Tice

The Marshall News Messenger 18 Aug 2022
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria denied on Wednesday it is holding U.S ... officials — including the government’s top hostage negotiator, Roger Carstens, a former Army Special Forces officer — made a secret visit to Damascus to seek information on Tice and other Americans who have disappeared in Syria.
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Federal study: New climate law to slice carbon pollution 40%

The Associated Press 18 Aug 2022
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria denied on Wednesday it is holding U.S ... officials — including the government’s top hostage negotiator, Roger Carstens, a former Army Special Forces officer — made a secret visit to Damascus to seek information on Tice and other Americans who have disappeared in Syria.
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Syria denies Biden’s claim that it’s holding U.S. journalist Austin Tice

East Bay Times 17 Aug 2022
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria denied on Wednesday it is holding U.S ... officials — including the government’s top hostage negotiator, Roger Carstens, a former Army Special Forces officer — made a secret visit to Damascus to seek information on Tice and other Americans who have disappeared in Syria.

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