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Syria Direct: News Update 9-2-15

Idlib town residents demand Jabhat a-Nusra leave Residents of a town in the southern Idlib countryside took to the streets against Jabhat a-Nusra on Tuesday, calling for the fall...
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Syria Direct: News Update 8-24-15

Regime tightens Barzeh blockade despite long-standing truce A regime blockade of a rebel-held neighborhood in northeast Damascus continued into its second day Monday after pro-re...
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Syria: Bread prices by province

Bread prices in Syria vary widely from province to province: In Damascus, a standard 1kg bag of bread costs between SP35-75 ($.20-.40). To the south, in Daraa province, the pric...
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Syria Direct: News Update 8-13-2015

Latakia city hit by rockets twice this week A series of rockets struck residential neighborhoods in the coastal city of Latakia Thursday, resulting in at least two deaths and doz...
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Syria Direct: News Update 7-29-15

Ahrar a-Sham journalist: IS ‘activating its cells’ in northern Aleppo Following a string of rebel victories in northern Syria, Islamic State attacks have resumed agai...
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Syria Direct: News Update 7-27-15

Displaced Hasakah residents return to damaged neighborhoods Residents began to return to two ravaged neighborhoods in Al-Hasakah city a week after Kurdish and regime forces recap...