Plan to evacuate Syrian rebels from southern Damascus halted

December 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on Plan to evacuate Syrian rebels from southern Damascus halted 

DAMASCUS, Dec. 26 — A plan to evacuate Syrian rebels from southern Damascus' districts, which was scheduled to take place Saturday, has been frozen due to disagreements among the insurgents about their coming destination, pan-Arab al-Mayadeen TV reported.

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120 rebels evacuate Damascus district under new deal with gov't

December 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on 120 rebels evacuate Damascus district under new deal with gov't 

DAMASCUS, Dec. 1 — A total of 120 rebels evacuated the district of Qudsayah along with their families to rebel-held areas in Idlib province under the UN supervision, Maher Murhej, an opposition activist and head of the Syrian Youth Party, told Xinhua.

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Osama bin Laden's assistant killed during battles in Syria

September 20, 2015 by · Comments Off on Osama bin Laden's assistant killed during battles in Syria 

DAMASCUS, Sept. 20 — An assistant of the former al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden was killed during battles near two Shiite towns in northwestern Syria, a monitor group reported on Saturday.

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Newly-launched pan-Arab news channel off air

February 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Newly-launched pan-Arab news channel off air 

MANAMA, Feb. 2 — A pan-Arab news channel owned by Saudi business tycoon Prince Al Waleed bin Talal stopped transmission on Monday hours after it went on air.

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