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Damascus hit by missile strike

At least four people have been killed and 21 others wounded in an Israeli missile strike in a rural area near Syria’s Damascus. Syria’s air defenses repelled a missile attack targeting the cities of Damascus and Homs …

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Explosion in Damascus kills person

One person was killed and five others wounded today when an explosion occurred in Syria's capital Damascus, state TV reported. According to the report, the explosion rocked the Naher Aysheh area south of Damascus. Investigations are …

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Explosion rocks Russian embassy in Damascus

A car bomb exploded today in the al-Adawi district of Damascus, located close to the Russian Embassy. "The explosion took place near a security branch in the south of the city," Express cited the UK-based Syrian Observatory …

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 UAE may resume flights to Damascus

The United Arab Emirates’ General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) said it is evaluating the possibility of national carriers resuming flights to the Syrian capital of Damascus. GCAA made the comment in a statement, following the …

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Bahrain resumes work at embassy in Damascus

Bahrain resumed operations at its embassy in Syria, which has been shut since 2011. Bahrain’s Foreign Ministry said the reopening of the embassy affirms the importance of continued relations with Syria.  In a …

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UAE reopens Damascus embassy - media

The United Arab Emirates will reopen its embassy in Damascus, which has been shut since 2011, the Syrian information ministry said. There was no immediate comment from officials in the UAE.  A Syrian information note to …

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Damascus national museum to reopen doors in 2019

Syria’s National Museum of Damascus opened its rich trove of antiquities to visitors again on Sunday, seven years after war forced them to close and months after the government recaptured all rebel areas near the capital. Only …

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Over 320 refugees return to their homes in Syria

More than 320 Syrians have returned to their homes in the past 24 hours, the chief of the Russian center for reconciliation of conflicting sides in Syria, Major General Yuri Yevtushenko said. Ho noted that 201 …

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Militants shell residential areas of Damascus

One civilian was killed and six wounded as a result of the militants shelling on residential areas of Damascus and its suburbs in the past 24 hours, head of the Russian peace and reconciliation center in Syria, Major-General Yuri …

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