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Syrian army enters Manbij after Kurdish calls to deter Turkey

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BEIRUT (NewsHeaders) – The Syrian army said it entered Manbij on Friday for the first time in years, after the Kurdish YPG militia urged Damascus
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UAE reopens Syria embassy, a boost for Assad

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DAMASCUS/DUBAI (NewsHeaders) – The United Arab Emirates reopened its embassy in Damascus on Thursday, marking a big diplomatic boost for President Bashar al-Assad from a
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Syria’s last shadow puppeteer hopes to save his art

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DAMASCUS (NewsHeaders) – The last shadow puppeteer in Damascus lost most of his equipment to war and endured life as a refugee in Lebanon, but
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Russia seizes Ukrainian ships near annexed Crimea after firing on them

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MOSCOW/KIEV (NewsHeaders) – Russia seized three Ukrainian naval ships off the coast of Russia-annexed Crimea on Sunday after opening fire on them and wounding several
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Russia and Ukraine involved in Black Sea naval standoff

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MOSCOW (NewsHeaders) – Russia and Ukraine accused each other of breaking international law on Sunday after Russian border guards tried and failed to stop two
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Rebels say Syrian army steps up attacks in Idlib

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AMMAN (NewsHeaders) – Syrian rebels said on Saturday the Syrian army and their allies were intensifying attacks on a demilitarised zone in the northwest in
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Russia sends new frigate with cruise missiles onboard to Mediterranean

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MOSCOW (NewsHeaders) – Russia said it deployed its new frigate with long-range Kalibr cruise missiles to the Mediterranean Sea on Monday, a few months after
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Rice balls for Japan hostage as he returns home from Syrian ‘hell’

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TOKYO (HeadlineNews) – A 44-year-old Japanese freelance journalist returned home on Thursday to rice balls cooked by his mother but an uncertain future more than