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  1. Armenian designer Talar Nina launching her third collection in DubaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 22 | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Dibai-based designer of Armenian origin Talar Nina is launching her third collection, Eastern Promise . Inspired by her love of the Middle East, Eastern Promise has a mix of delicately embroidered bomber jackets, ornamental track pants, and skirts, all of which are both elegant and comfortable, Khaleej Times says in an article.

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  2. Syrian refugees look to Syrian exports for reminder of homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | Christian Science Monitor

    Many Syrian refugees in Germany have resigned themselves to the reality that there will be no swift return to the land of their birth, where a civil war is nearing the start of its eighth year. They are starting to build new lives in their host country, driving up demand for "Made in Syria" goods there as they seek to soothe homesickness with a precious slice of their old lives.

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  3. 'Made in Syria': Refugees in Germany drive exports from homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | Reuters

    Many Syrian refugees in Germany have resigned themselves to the reality that there will be no swift return to the land of their birth, where a civil war is nearing the start of its eighth year. Anas Msouty from Syria stands in a depot with Syrian fabrics and goods in Hamburg, Germany October 20, 2017.

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  4. Syrian reconstruction spells juicy contracts for Russian, Iranian firmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    The worst violence of the six-year-long Syrian civil war is winding down, as government forces under Syrian President Bashar Assad have reclaimed large swathes of rebel-held territory and the Islamic State has been pushed out of its major strongholds. But where millions of Syrian civilians have seen destruction and hundreds of thousands have died over the last six years, companies inside and outside of Syria now see dollar signs.

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  5. Brazil Looks for Role in Syria's Reconstruction After the War 3 hours agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Bloomberg

    Brazil plans to reopen its embassy and restore full diplomatic relations with Syria in the hope of participating in the war-torn country's reconstruction. "Our wish is to fully reactivate the Embassy and send a resident ambassador to Damascus," Brazilian foreign minister Aloysio Nunes Ferreira said in an interview in Brasilia, adding that President Michel Temer had instructed him to carry out a feasibility study.

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  6. Hard choices for Syrian industrialists in ruins of AleppoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | Yahoo!

    When Syria's civil war came to the industrial city of Aleppo in 2012, two textile makers had to choose whether to stay or move their businesses away. Nine months after fighting in Aleppo ended, the struggle of the one who stayed in the city to reopen his factory shows why the other will not return yet from the security of neighboring Jordan.

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  7. Hard choices for Syrian industrialists in ruins of AleppoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | The Indian Express

    Buses are seen parked in Aleppo's government controlled area of Ramouseh, as they wait to evacuate civilians and rebels from eastern Aleppo, Syria last year. When Syria's civil war came to the industrial city of Aleppo in 2012, two textile makers had to choose whether to stay or move their businesses away.

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  8. For famous travelers, Syria was once a paradise on EarthRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2017 | Egypt Today

    'Fair city and forgiving Lord!' Enjoy her - swift the hours will flee! Ibn Battuta, the renowned Muslim jurist by profession in the 14th century AD from Tangier, Morocco. Aged 20, he set out with the intention of Holy pilgrimage to Mecca in 1325 AD.

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  9. OFW from war-torn Syria gets aid from DOLERead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | MindaNews

    The Department of Labor and Employment in Region 12 has provided livelihood assistance to a distressed Overseas Filipino Worker who recently returned home from conflict-torn Aleppo in Syria. Sisinio Cano, DOLE Region 12 director, said Tuesday they released an initial livelihood grant worth P10,000 to former OFW Noraisa Dima to allow her to start a new life with her family.

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  10. 193 persons granted Armenian citizenship in Syria and Lebanon in 2nd quarter of 2017Read the original story

    Aug 9, 2017 | Groong

    Armenpress News Agency, Armenia August 8, 2017 Tuesday 193 persons granted Armenian citizenship in Syria and Lebanon in 2nd quarter of 2017 YEREVAN, AUGUST 8, ARMENPRESS. Armenia's government will allocate 11 million drams to the foreign ministry to compensate the fee for Armenian passport granted to ethnic Armenians in diplomatic structures of Syria and Lebanon, reports Armenpress.

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  11. Armenia continues providing humanitarian aid to Syrians in DamascusRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2017 | Groong

    Armenpress News Agency , Armenia July 17, 2017 Monday Armenia continues providing humanitarian aid to Syrians in Damascus YEREVAN, JULY 17, ARMENPRESS. Distribution of another humanitarian aid to the people of Damascus was held on July 14 in the St. Sargis church with participation of lawmaker of Syria's parliament, chairperson of Syrian-Armenian friendship commission Nora Arisian, Primate of Armenian Apostolic Diocese of Damascus Archbishop Armash Nalbandian, representatives of Armenian community structures and the Armenian Embassy staff in Syria, the Armenian Foreign Ministry told Armenpress.

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  12. Syria-Armenia Flights RestoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Armenian Liberty

    A Syrian commercial jet arrived in Yerevan from Damascus on Wednesday, marking the official restoration of regular flights between Armenia and Syria that were halted four years ago. The plane belonging to Cham Wings Airlines, a private Syrian carrier, landed at the Zvartnots international airport with more than 100 passengers, most of them Syrians of Armenian descent, on board.

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  13. Syrian DossierRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Manhattan Users Guide

    The local gestures have been powerful, if symbolic. MoMA has displayed work from artists of travel-banned countries .

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  14. From Aleppo to L.A.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | The New York Times

    While working in Syria periodically from 2005 to 2010, I lived in Damascus and traveled often to Aleppo. Spending time there, in a city where ancient trade routes, commerce and culture were still thriving, made a deep impression on me.

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  15. Humanitarian aid from Armenia will be delivered to Aleppo, Kesab and other cities of SyriaRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2017 | Groong

    ARMINFO News Agency, Armenia June 10, 2017 Saturday Humanitarian aid from Armenia will be delivered to Aleppo, Kesab and other cities of Syria Yerevan June 10 Ani Mshetsyan. On June 9, on behalf of the Armenian President and according to the agreement between the Armenian and Russian defense ministries, part of the humanitarian aid delivered to Syria - clothes and food - was sent to Damascus.

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  16. Tourist crackdown continues, Venice bans new hotelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2017 | Newkerala.com

    London [UK], June 11 : After restricting the tourist's entry to Piazza San Marco, the authorities of Venice are now planning to ban all the openings of new hotels in La Serenissima. According to The Independent, the ban, which is expected to be confirmed this week, will prevent all the developers from converting buildings into tourist accommodation or making extensions to those already in existence.

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  17. Yerevan resuming regular flights to DamascusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Groong

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Cham Wings Airlines is resuming direct flights from Yerevan to Damascus and back, Aleppo-based Kilikia travel agency reveals.

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  18. He Tangata: Rachel Williams of Viva ExpeditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    I grew up in Whangaparaoa when it was a small community. In summer, we spent lots of time at the beach, and for holidays we'd often go on camping trips, up north to Matauri Bay.

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  19. Hamas to begin selection of new leader to replace Khaled MashaalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | The Times of Israel

    Hamas chief Khaled Mashaal in the Qatari capital of Doha, on August 10, 2014. Palestinian terror group Hamas is set to select on Saturday a new political bureau chief to replace Khaled Mashaal, according to reports in the Hebrew-language media citing Palestinian sources on Friday.

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  20. Syrians stuck in and near Aleppo as evacuation deal haltsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2017 | Jerusalem Post

    Thousands of Syrians were stuck in and around Aleppo on Saturday as a deal to evacuate people from two Shi'ite villages in return for Sunni rebels and their families leaving two towns near Damascus halted, a war monitor and activists said. The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the problem was that rebels from Zabadani, one of the towns included in the deal, had not yet been granted safe passage out.

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