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Syria Direct: News Update 3-25-2014

* Syrian National Coalition President Ahmad Jarba sharply criticized both Arab and Western states during a speech at the Arab League summit in Kuwait Tuesday, telling Arab leaders...
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Syria Direct: News Update 3-16-2014

* Syrian opposition sources on Sunday acknowledged that government and Hezbollah forces had advanced into the rebel stronghold of Yabroud, but refuted claims that pro-Assad fighte...
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Syria Direct: News Update 3-11-2014

* The details of a prisoner exchange involving 13 nuns kidnapped in December by Jabhat a-Nusra remained unclear Tuesday, with Syrian Information Minister Omran al-Zoubi stating th...
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Syria Direct: News Update 3-3-2014

* A fresh wave of Syrian air raids struck the hills between the villages of a-Sahel and al-Falita on the outskirts of the town of Yabroud in the Qalamoun mountains Monday, with th...
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Syria Direct: News Update 2-16-2014

* More than 6,000 Syrians have been killed since the Geneva II conference convened on January 22nd in Montreux, Switzerland, or a rate of 242 killed per day, making it the bl...
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Syria Direct: News Update 2-4-2014

* The Syrian regime’s delegation will attend the next phase of the Geneva II peace talks set to begin on February 10th, Russian Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov announced Tuesday...
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Syria Direct: News update 11-13-2013

* Moadimiyet Media Center spokesman Qusai Zakarya told Syria Direct Wednesday that the besieged southeastern Damascus suburb is being shelled by the regime on an ongoing basis. Za...