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on : Sunday, 7 Feb, 2016

Kurds Representation Offices Lead to Partition Plan in Syria

Beirut- The refugee crisis at the Turkish border has exacerbated as Russia and the Syrian regime increased their military pressure in the northern city of Aleppo, thus causing tens of thousands of Syrians to resort to the Turkish border seeking protection and safety. Whereas “Separatist Fears” have emerged again within the Syrian Kurds who announced their plans to inaugurate "representation" offices in Moscow and other several capitals, opening the door of partition plan in Syria. ...

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Mina Al-Droubi
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on : Saturday, 6 Feb, 2016

US Assistant Secretary of State for Refugees: We Aim to Increase the Number of Syrian Refugees Welcomed in the Future

The Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration Anne Richards spoke to Asharq Al-Awsat about the Syrian conference that was held in London on Thursday. Richards confirmed to Asharq Al-Awsat that the United States has pledged a total sum of $890 million dollars to help fund the Syrian refugee crisis. She said: “$600 million is our traditional humanitarian assistance which will go to the United Nations and non-governmental organisations working in and out of Syria ...

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on : Saturday, 6 Feb, 2016

Iraqi PM Rejects Building a Security Wall Around Baghdad

Haider al-Abadi, Iraqi Prime Minister, on Feb.6 wrote off any military plans announced on building a concrete wall around Baghdad in a proposal to prevent ISIS assaults. "B...

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Manaf Al-Obaidi
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on : Saturday, 6 Feb, 2016

Ramadi Holds the First Friday Prayer after Being Freed From ISIS

Anbar- For the first time since ISIS was driven out, the Central Iraqi City held its Friday prayers in “al-Ramadi al-Kabeer Mosque”) Great Mosque of Ramadi (. During the Fr...

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on : Saturday, 6 Feb, 2016

Taiwan Earthquake Leaves 12 Dead, 475 Injured

An earthquake of magnitude 6.4 struck Taiwan early on Saturday killing at least 12 people, and injuring 475, at least 92 of whom remain in hospital. Rescuers are searching the ...

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Abdulrahman Al-Rashed
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on : Saturday, 6 Feb, 2016

Opinion: Saudi Ground Intervention in Syria

The interesting statement made by the military spokesman and adviser to the Saudi Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Asiri about Riyadh's readiness to fight on the ground in ...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Saturday, 6 Feb, 2016

ISIS Has a New 10 Year-Old Executioner

London- ISIS in Syria, on Feb.4, broadcasted a video showing a dark-skinned 10 year-old child butchering a hostage the terrorist organization had captured. In the video, t...

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on : Saturday, 6 Feb, 2016

Khaled Khoja: Arabian Intervention Has Become a Matter of Fate

Beirut- With the Russian-backed Syrian regime gaining foothold, the question on whether the Turkish government will intervene in Syria or not has altered as to when will Turkey...

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on : Saturday, 6 Feb, 2016

Three British Troops Wounded in Secret Operation in Iraq

Three British Special Forces soldiers were injured in a firefight with 30 ISIS militants in Iraq, the Mirror newspaper reported on Saturday without providing any details about ...

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on : Saturday, 6 Feb, 2016

Al Qaeda Claims Responsibility for Attack on U.N. Base in Mali

Al Qaeda in Maghreb has claimed responsibility on Saturday for a deadly attack on a U.N. police base in the northern Mali city of Timbuktu, in a statement monitored by the SITE...

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