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Bassem Mroue - Associated PressAugust 04, 2020
At least 50 people were killed and 2,700 injured. Catholic and other humanitarian agencies warn it could push the country into an even bigger catastrophe.
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Bassem Mroue - Associated PressDecember 29, 2016
The truce does not include the Islamic State group or al-Qaida's branch in Syria. Several previous ceasefires all collapsed, some of them in a matter of days.
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Bassem Mroue - Associated PressDecember 19, 2016
The move raises questions whether the evacuation will be over before the observers arrive.
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Bassem Mroue - Associated PressDecember 13, 2016
The U.N. human rights office in Geneva said that multiple sources reported that tens of civilians were shot dead on Monday.
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Bassem Mroue - Associated PressSeptember 13, 2016
The second attempt at peace this year is holding, despite fighting in Israel.
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Bassem Mroue - Associated PressAugust 01, 2016
His life and death underscored the suffering of Aleppans, whose city was once the commercial center of Syria with a thriving, unique culture but has now been torn to pieces by fighting.
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Bassem Mroue - Associated PressFebruary 26, 2016
The cease-fire aims to bring representatives of the Syrian government and the opposition back to the negotiating table in Geneva for talks on a political transition.
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Bassem Mroue - Associated PressFebruary 16, 2016
Turkey hopes for the involvement of the U.S. and other allies against IS.
Camera tripods sit in front the United Nations building before the planned beginning of negotiations between the Syrian government and the opposition in Geneva, Switzerland, Friday, Jan. 29, 2016. (Martial Trezzini/Keystone via AP)
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Bassem Mroue - Associated PressJanuary 29, 2016
The meetings are part of a process outlined in a U.N. resolution last month that envisages an 18-month timetable for a political transition in Syria, including the drafting of a new constitution and elections. The opposition boycott is a blow to the U.N.'s attempt to bring representatives of