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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 6-29-15

Three consecutive days of demonstrations in East Ghouta Civilians in several regime-encircled East Ghouta towns took to the streets over the weekend in demonstrations calling for...
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Syria Direct: News Update 6-16-15

Civilians killed in rebel western Aleppo city offensive Heavy rebel shelling of regime-held western Aleppo neighborhoods over the past two days killed 34 civilians and injured hu...
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Syria Direct: News Update 6-15-15

Balaus: No military service for ‘sons of Suwayda’ The Sheikhs of Dignity issued a strongly worded Sunday excusing Druze young men from mandatory service in the Syrian...
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Syria Direct: News Update 6-9-15

One of Syria’s biggest bases falls to Daraa rebels Rebel coalitions on Tuesday captured of one of Syria’s biggest military bases, located in the eastern Daraa country...
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Syria Direct: News Update 5-26-15

Ahrar a-Sham takes on pro-IS militia in Daraa Ahrar a-Sham captured a village in western Daraa province from an IS-affiliated militia in fighting that one spokesman with the Sout...
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Syria Direct: News Update 5-6-15

IS moves to take Keweyris airport The Islamic State tried for the second day in a row Wednesday to storm the regime-controlled Keweyris Military Airport, a launching site for bar...
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Syria Direct: News Update 4-29-15

Islamic State hangs on to Yarmouk, for now The regime dropped 14 barrel bombs and fired rockets and mortars into Yarmouk camp on Tuesday in conjunction with several failed attem...