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Shelling Briefly Resumes in Syria’s East Aleppo – Rebels, Witness

BEIRUT, Dec 14 – Syrian government forces resumed attacks on rebel-held eastern districts of Aleppo for about half an hour on Wednesday, a day after the announcement of a ceasefire, rebel officials and witnesses said. Artillery, tank-fire, and mortars shells hit the districts during the morning, a Turkey-based official in the Jabha Shamiya faction said,

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Syrian Political Opposition says Hopes Clinton Wins U.S. Presidency

By Tom Miles GENEVA, Oct 31  – Syria’s political opposition hopes Hillary Clinton wins the U.S. presidential election next week because she has a better understanding of the conflict than Donald Trump, according to members of a delegation holding talks at the United Nations. Khaled Khoja and Hind Kabawat, in Geneva on Monday to press

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Talks Start at U.N. on Possible Syria Sanctions Over Gas Attacks

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS, Aug 31  – The U.N. Security Council began talks on Tuesday on whether to impose sanctions on people or entities linked to two chlorine gas attacks on civilians that the United Nations and the global chemical weapons watchdog blamed on the Syrian government. A year-long U.N. and Organization for the

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