Syria Newswire (Page 6)

Syria Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Aniseh Makhlouf, mother of Syria's Bashar-al Assad, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | DNA India

    Aniseh Makhlouf, Syria's former first lady and the mother of current President Bashar Assad, died on Friday, the presidency announced. She was 86. A statement on the presidency's official Facebook page says Makhlouf, the wife of the late President Hafez Assad, died in the Syrian capital Damascus.

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  2. Turkey under pressure as Syrians mass at borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Syrians gather at the Bab al-Salam border gate with Turkey, in Syria, Feb. 6, 2016. Thousands of Syrians have rushed toward the Turkish border, fleeing fierce Syrian government offensives and intense Russian airstrikes.

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  3. Syria and Iran warn Saudis against sending troops, who would...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... foreign forces intervening against the government would not come out alive. "Those who launch an aggression against Syria will return in wooden boxes, be they Saudis or Turks or anyone," Moallem told reporters. The fast-deteriorating state of Syrian ...

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  4. Syrian regime forces tighten siege on rebel held areas near DamascusRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Al Bawaba

    Syrian regime forces have intensified ongoing three-year siege on two rebel-held areas southwest of Damascus by capturing land between the two and cutting off their supply route, state media, a monitoring group and a rebel spokesman said on Saturday. Daraya and Mouadamiya, rebel-held suburbs, were connected by a passage way that served as a supply route.

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  5. Pushkov: Erdogan deliberately tries to aggravate relations with the KremlinRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | Groong

    ... Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov stated that no violations of Turkish airspace by planes of Russian air group in Syria was registered, and the statements of the Turkish side are "unfounded propaganda." According to Konashenkov no violations of ...

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  6. Aniseh Makhlouf, Mother of Syria's Assad, DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Outlook

    Aniseh Makhlouf, Syria's former first lady and the mother of current President Bashar Assad, died today, the presidency announced. She was 86. A statement on the presidency's official Facebook page says Makhlouf, the wife of the late President Hafez Assad, died in the Syrian capital Damascus.

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  7. Syrian opposition threatens withdrawal from peace talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | The Echo

    United Nations spokeswoman Khawla Mattar also confirmed that there would be "no other meetings today" with de Mistura, who met with the Syrian government delegation Tuesday morning. The Swedish-Italian diplomat said he expected the talks to be "complicated and hard", but that Syria's people deserved to "see something concrete, apart from a long, painful negotiation".

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  8. Middle EastAssad's mother dies at 86Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... travel ban. In 2013, the former American ambassador to Damascus claimed in an interview with CNN that Anissa had fled Syria and gone to the United Arab Emirates amid signs, at the time, that her son's grip on power was weakening. Throughout Syria's ...

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  9. Escaping Syria: From Homs to a new homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | The Toronto Star

    "It's like a little village here," says Salwa al-Daher, who with husband Hussain, and kids, from left, Nour, 12, Mohamad, 6, Mostafa, 5, and Reem, 10, called this room at the Toronto Plaza hotel home for almost a month. As the plane filled with Syrian refugees began its descent into Toronto, the first glimpse of the city's skyline below proved too much for the al-Daher family.

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  10. From war zone to prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Bangkok Post

    Refugees desperate to escape from Syria are being duped into using Thailand as a stepping stone to resettlement in an elusive third country. Besieged: Mustafa used to live in the Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus.

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  11. Syrian president's mother dies aged 86Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | BBC News

    ... ntly to Germany for treatment before 2012, when she was blacklisted by the EU. She was born into a wealthy family from Syria's Alawite minority from Latakia and rarely appeared in public after her marriage.

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  12. Syrian FM Warns Against Saudi Military InterventionRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | UAport

    February 07, 2016 DAMASCUS - Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem warned Saudi Arabia against intervening in Syria militarily, saying those who will enter the Syrian ground without the consent of the Syrian government "will return to their countries in wooden coffins."

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  13. Syria talks must lead to 'transition away from Assad': BritainRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | The Echo

    ... Council resolution 2254", said opposition spokesperson Salem al-Meslet. After meeting with de Mistura on Tuesday, Syria's United Nations ambassador Bashar Ja'afari - the head of the government delegation - called the opposition "amateurs" and said ...

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  14. Bashar al-Assada s Mother Anissa Makhlouf Assad Dies at 86Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | The Jewish Press

    Syrian state media reported Saturday night the mother of President Bashar al-Assad, Anissa Makhlouf Assad, 86, died in a hospital in Damascus. The widow of the late president Hafez al-Assad and former first lady was ill for many years, according to the official SANA news agency.

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  15. Syrian family's asylum bid turned downRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Iol.co.za

    A family of Syrian refugees in Cape Town have been left shocked and stunned by a Home Affairs official who dismissed their asylum application as "unfounded", declaring their home country "stable" and rejecting claims they feared for their lives if they returned to the war-torn country. The decision, taken last year at a time when newspapers were full of reports about the war in Syria, including in the family's home city of Damascus, has now led to the family seeking urgent intervention as their temporary asylum seeker permits expire in less than three weeks.

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  16. Top US military official: Russia has made it 'very clear' that it's not really in Syria to fight ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Months into Russia's campaign of air strikes in Syria, it's become clear that ISIS isn't the Russian military's true target. Pentagon spokesman Col.

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  17. FM: Foreign troops entering Syria would return 'in coffins'Read the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | The Guardian

    DAMASCUS, Syria - Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem has warned that any foreign ground troops entering his country would "return home in wooden coffins." Earlier this week, Saudi Arabia's army spokesman had said his country was willing to send ground troops to Syria as part of a U.S.-led military campaign against Islamic State extremists.

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  18. Tens of thousands of desperate Syrian refugees are waiting to cross into Turkey -- again.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | The Jewish Press

    The border area in the Turkish province of Kilis is packed - more than packed - with 35,000 desperate Syrians who are fleeing an attack by their own government. The Damascus offensive supporting President Bashar al-Assad is backed by the Russian military, which is allegedly aiming its attack on rebel-held positions in the city of Aleppo.

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  19. Aleppo assault: Syrians flee to Turkish borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | The Otago Daily Times

    ... of coordinating attacks on rebels with Syrian and allied forces in the latest assault. Taking full control of Aleppo, Syria's largest city before the civil war erupted five years ago, would be a huge strategic prize for Assad's government in a ...

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  20. Syrian govt steps up siege of rebel-held Damascus suburbs: state media, rebelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | The Daily Star

    A youth performs a wheelie on a bicycle in Ain Tarma, in the eastern Damascus suburb of Ghouta, Syria February 4, 2016.

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