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Syria Executes 24 People On Charges Of Igniting Wildfires

Oct 21, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Wildfires broke out in several Middle Eastern countries in October 2020 amid a heat wave that was unusual for that time of the year, leaving Syria particularly hard-hit.

Syrian Killing Could Mark New Phase In Israel's War Against Iran

Oct 17, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Israel has said it will not tolerate a permanent Iranian military presence in Syria and has acknowledged carrying out scores of airstrikes on alleged Iranian arms shipments and military targets in Syria in recent years.


Turkish President Erdogan Meets Russian Putin To Discuss War-Torn Syria

The talks between the two presidents come amid an increase in airstrikes on Turkey-backed opposition fighters' positions in northern Syria, especially in the province of Idlib.

Iran, Syria Vow To Take 'Mighty Steps' Against US Sanctions

Aug 29, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The announcement was made by Iran's new Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian.


Syria's Bashar Assad Names New Cabinet, Few Changes In Ministries

The vote was described as illegitimate and a sham by the West and Syria's opposition.

22 July, 2021

Syria Accuses Israel Of Carrying Out Second Strike In One Week

Associated Press (AP)

Israel has launched hundreds of strikes against Iran-linked military targets in war-ravaged Syria over the years but rarely acknowledges or discusses such operations


04 June, 2021

Watchdog: Syria Has Likely Used Chemical Weapons 17 Times

Associated Press (AP)

After Syria joined the Chemical Weapons Convention, 17 cases of chemical weapons use was detected by U.N Security Council


19 February, 2020

To Distract 4-Year-Old Daughter, This Syrian Father Teaches Her To Laugh Every Time A Bomb Drops

Outlook Web Bureau

The 32-year-old Abdullah al-Mohamed, who along with his family had been forced to flee from his home in Saraqeb, said he devised the private game to help his daughter overcome her fear.


01 November, 2019

We Must Not Make Turkey Our 'Enemy': Syrian Prez Bashar al-Assad

Outlook Web Bureau

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said however that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan himself was an 'enemy' due to policies hostile to Syria and opposed by most of his country's political elite.


15 October, 2019

Trump Imposes Sanctions On Turkey Over Syrian Offensive, Calls For Ceasefire

PTI

Trump asserted that his administration will aggressively use economic sanctions to target those who enable, facilitate, and finance heinous acts in Syria.


25 July, 2018

Over 150 Dead In Islamic State Attacks In Southern Syria

Outlook Web Bureau

Islamic State claimed responsibility for the violence, saying "soldiers of the caliphate" attacked Syrian government positions and security outposts in Sweida city, then detonated their explosive belts.



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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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