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DAMASCUS Clashes erupted overnight in a rebel-held enclave outside Damascus, which was also hit by government air strikes despite a truce deal, a monitor said...

OCCUPIED JERUSALEM Israel removed metal detectors from entrances to the Aqsa mosque compound in Occupied Jerusalem’s Old City on Tuesday in favour of CCTV cameras,...

MOSCOW Russia has deployed military police to monitor two safe zones being established in Syria, it was announced on Monday, with officials touting it as...

DAMASCUS Syrian government forces and their allies have recaptured territory from Daish in countryside southeast of its stronghold Raqa after air strikes in the area,...

DAMASCUS At least 30 civilians were killed on Wednesday in separate bombing raids by the US-led coalition and pro-government warplanes on radical-held territory in Syria,...

WASHINGTON The US slapped fresh sanctions on Iran on Tuesday over its ballistic missile programme, just hours after Washington admitted the Asian nation was complying...

LONDON Doctors found 27 contact lenses in a 67-year-old patient’s eye when she was being prepped for surgery at England’s Solihull Hospital, a write-up in...

BRUSSELS The European Union imposed sanctions on 16 Syrian scientists and military officials on Monday for their suspected involvement in a chemical attack in northern...

PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron told Israel’s visiting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday that Paris opposes Israel’s expansion of settlements in occupied Palestinian territory...

GENEVA The UN Syria envoy closed the latest round of sputtering peace talks on Friday insisting ‘incremental progress’ was made, driving hope that face-to-face negotiations...