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Around 50 companies were represented at the one-day event Wednesday as they scouted for candidates to fill some 1,000 job opportunities, compiling lists of applicants by name, age and qualification.

Jordan is working with Russia to implement a plan to end fighting in southwestern Syria as part of a deal for the border area brokered between Amman, Washington and Moscow.

Fateful Iran-Syria World Cup qualifier game broadcasted for free

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Fateful Iran-Syria World Cup qualifier game broadcasted for free

Qatar's BeIN sports network will broadcast for free the Syrian football team's match against Iran - which could see the unlikely contestants from Damascus qualify for the World Cup.

Jordan king hopes for bigger Syria ceasefire

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Jordan king hopes for bigger Syria ceasefire

King Abdullah II of Jordan has said he hopes that a recent ceasefire in southern Syria will spread to other parts of the country to lead to a ...

Jordan says relations with Syria heading in 'right direction'

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Jordan says relations with Syria heading in 'right direction'

Jordan says that its relations with the Syrian regime are heading in the "right direction" and seeks to reopen border crossings with its ...

Mat Nashed

Death and life on the Turkish border

In-depth: Turkey has taken in more Syrian refugees than any other country, but its sealing of borders has led to danger for people fleeing 'safe zones', reports Mat Nashed.

The New Arab & agencies

Syrian rebels down regime plane and capture pilot

A Syrian regime warplane was downed by Syrian rebels on Tuesday, a monitoring group confirmed, adding that the pilot was captured alive.

The New Arab & agencies

Syria suicide bombing 'kills 23 rebels' near Jordan border

A suicide bombing in southern Syria near Jordan's border killed more than 23 rebel fighters and injured dozens more on Friday, a monitoring ...

The New Arab

De-escalation? Assad regime dropped 244 barrel bombs in July

The Assad regime has dropped no less than 244 barrel bombs in supposedly conflict-free zones in Syria, according to a rights group.

We crossed a bridge and it trembled

Usman Butt

We crossed a bridge and it trembled

Book review: Pearlman's book is an important contribution in combatting an odious Assadist discourse that strips Syrians of their voice and ...

The New Arab

Russian troops 'man checkpoints' in Syria's flash-point Ghouta

Russian troops have started to man checkpoints in the Damascus suburbs, as part of the latest 'de-escalation' zone in Syria.

Israel opposes peace in Syria due to Iran fears

The New Arab

Israel opposes peace in Syria due to Iran fears

Israel says it does not support a ceasefire in Syria's south, fearing it will allow Iran to establish air and naval bases close to its border.

Assad regime airstrikes kill 7 near Damascus

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Assad regime airstrikes kill 7 near Damascus

Five of the deaths, including the children, were in strikes on Ain Terma in the Eastern Ghouta region, the largest rebel enclave around the ...

Syria regime breaks ceasefire with attacks on Suweida, <em>Daraa</em>

Robert Cusack

Syria regime breaks ceasefire with attacks on Suweida, Daraa

Thousands of regime troops launched attacks on rebel positions as part of 'Operation Big Dawn', reportedly supported by Russian airstrikes.

Southern Syria ceasefire holds despite sporadic violations

The New Arab & agencies

Southern Syria ceasefire holds despite sporadic violations

Front-lines in three provinces in southern Syria remained quiet on Monday despite sporadic violations, 24 hours into an internationally brokered ...

The New Arab & agencies

South Syria ceasefire takes effect, curbing Iran military ambitions

A US-Russia brokered truce has come into effect in southern Syria with regional and Western powers hoping it will allay fears over Iran's military ambitions in the area.

The New Arab

Mixed messages about US-Russia vision to end Syria war

President Putin says Russia is enjoying a new period of cooperation with the US under Trump, but the state department still insists Assad must ...

The New Arab & agencies

US, Russia 'agree Syria ceasefire' amid Trump-Putin G20 meeting

US officials say the United States and Russia have reached an agreement for a cease-fire in southwest Syria, according to Associated Press ...

The New Arab & agencies

Syria regime announces ceasefire as Astana talks restart

A fifth round of talks to end the six-year Syrian war began in Kazakhstan on Tuesday, with the Syrian regime announcing a ceasefire in the ...

<em>Daraa</em> 'de-escalation' masks Assad's ethnic cleansing in Syria

Sam Hamad

Daraa 'de-escalation' masks Assad's ethnic cleansing in Syria

Comment: Daraa, like Aleppo before it, could fall without the world batting an eyelid. The remaining population would be cleansed, and ...

Paul McLoughlin

Leadership of IS-linked Syrian militia 'wiped out' in strike

A suspected US air strike has killed at least ten senior figures in the IS-affiliated Syrian militia Jaish Khaled ibn al-Walid, including its ...

Diala Brisly, the guardian artist of Syria's children

AJ Naddaff

Diala Brisly, the guardian artist of Syria's children

Society: An activist and artist, Diala Brisly escaped Damascus for a new life helping refugees, reports AJ Naddaff.

Jo Cox and Grenfell victims remembered at community Iftar

Joey Ayoub

Jo Cox and Grenfell victims remembered at community Iftar

The ‘Syrian Refugee Community Iftar’ was a part of the #GreatGetTogether campaign, a series of parties across the UK, aimed at improving ...

Syrian London fire victim's family 'can come to UK'

The New Arab

Syrian London fire victim's family 'can come to UK'

British officials say they are helping the Syrian family of the first officially confirmed victim of the London tower blaze to come to Britain ...

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