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Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will further his outreach to Africa next week, as he visits two African nations as well as a BRICS summit.

Beirut has embraced a Russian proposal looking to return Syrian refugees in coordination with the US and setting up monitoring groups in Jordan and Lebanon.

Israel evacuates White Helmets in multinational resettlement mission

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Israel evacuates White Helmets in multinational resettlement mission

Jordan authorised the UN to organise the passage of 800 Syrian citizens via Israel, to be resettled in western countries, the kingdom said.

France, <em>Russia</em> send first joint humanitarian aid to Syria

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France, Russia send first joint humanitarian aid to Syria

A Russian military cargo plane carrying 50 tons of medical aid and humanitarian supplies as part of a joint French-Russian initiative left ...

Moscow suggests cooperation with US on returning Syrian refugees

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Moscow suggests cooperation with US on returning Syrian refugees

Russia, a staunch backer of the brutal Assad regime, has put forward plans to the US to return Syrian refugees to their war-torn home.

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Airstrikes on Syria's last IS pocket kill 26 civilians

Eleven children were among those killed in day-long strikes by regime and allied Russian aircraft on the last IS-held pocket in Daraa on Friday.

Paul Iddon

How long will foreign troops stay in Syria?

Analysis: The US, Russia, Turkey and Iran all have different motives for staying - and for leaving, writes Paul Iddon.

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Buses arrive to evacuate Syria rebels out of Quneitra

The transfers come under a surrender deal agreed between Russia and Syrian rebels that will see the zone near the Golan Heights fall ...

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FIFA fines Egypt over prohibited World Cup game

The football governing body has shown Egypt the red card over a warm-up game.

'No change' in US Syria mission after Trump-Putin summit

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'No change' in US Syria mission after Trump-Putin summit

There were indications of an arrangement for the US and Russia to work together and with Israel to support a ceasefire in southern ...

Khaled Diab

America's got 99 problems...

Comment: America's spiralling descent towards fascism and dictatorship is almost entirely of its own making, writes Khaled Diab.

Syria rebels 'agree deal' to surrender Quneitra

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Syria rebels 'agree deal' to surrender Quneitra

Syrian state media and a war monitor say rebels in Quneitra near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights have agreed to hand over their territory to ...

Buses depart Syrian regime Idlib villages, following three-year siege Buses depart Syrian regime Idlib villages, following three-year siege

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Buses depart Syrian regime Idlib villages, following three-year siege

Two Syrian villages which have been besieged by rebels for three years are being emptied of their inhabitants, following a deal between the two ...

'<em>Russia</em> poses threat': White House refutes Trump

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'Russia poses threat': White House refutes Trump

The White House has refuted Trump's response to reporters when asked if Russia is still targeting the US, saying that the country still ...

Regime-ally <em>Russia</em> offers to 'help' Syrian refugees return

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Regime-ally Russia offers to 'help' Syrian refugees return

After bolstering Assad's firepower against the Syrian people, Russia has offered to help refugees return to the homes that it took part ...

Derek Davison

Arab views of US low, support for Palestinians high

Comment: Washington continues to be seen as a threat, writes Derek Davison.

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Assad regime strikes rebel-held Nawa in southern Syria

The Syrian regime launched intensive airstrikes on the city of Nawa in the southern Daraa province late on Tuesday, with reports of multiple ...

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Evacuation buses enter pro-regime Syria villages after deal: SANA

Around 6,000 people will leave the majority Shia villages of Fuaa and Kafraya

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Russian airstrike kills Syrians marching in Golan Heights protest

Syrians displaced from the Assad regime's brutal assault on Daraa were killed during a Russian airstrike as they marched towards the Golan ...

Trump: Russia's junior partner in the White House

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Trump: Russia's junior partner in the White House

Comment: With Trump and Putin closer than ever, things can only get worse for Syrians, writes Sam Hamad.

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'Deal reached' to evacuate two besieged pro-regime Syria towns

Thousands of people will be evacuated from two besieged pro-regime towns in Syria in exchange for the release of prisoners held in government ...

Saudi Arabia bans 47 video games after child deaths

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Saudi Arabia bans 47 video games after child deaths

Authorities in Saudi Arabia have banned a number of popular video games following the deaths of two children linked to a social media suicide ...

Trump and Putin agree to secure Israel's Syria 'border'

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Trump and Putin agree to secure Israel's Syria 'border'

Russia and the US appear to have agreed a deal to secure the Golan border, illegally occupied by Israel, during a meeting between Putin ...

Trump brags about causing Iran 'turmoil' with new sanctions

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Trump brags about causing Iran 'turmoil' with new sanctions

'It is not good for us or for the world, but they have riots in all their cities,' Trump told Fox News.

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