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Syrian opposition leader Ahmad Jarba ready to head to Damascus for talks

A prominent leader of the Syrian opposition, the head of the Syria’s Tomorrow Movement Ahmad Jarba, said he was ready to head to Damascus for talks with the Syrian governemnt, the Al Mayadeen TV has reported.

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Syrian air defense systems strike down several missiles over western Damascus — media

Syria’s air defense systems have opened fire at air targets over western districts of Damascus, a government-run TV channel reported on Saturday.

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Syria to warm up relations with two neighboring Arab states

As an increasing number of Arab states are deciding to restore ties with Damascus, the prospects for Syria to fully come back to the Arab world’s diplomatic scene is becoming more and more real. Meanwhile, the Syrian government has reached new agreements with its neighbor, Iraq, to coordinate anti-terrorist efforts.

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Feeling betrayed by the US, Kurdish groups hand over a strategic city to the Syrian army

Shortly after US President Donald Trump’s decision to pull American forces out of Syria, the Syrian Kurds, feeling betrayed by Washington, turn to Damascus to secure them in face any potential Turkish invasion. In this vein, the Kurdish armed group YPG handed over Manbij city to the Syrian army.

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Syrian Air-Defense Downs Israeli Missiles South of Damascus

Syria downed at least two Israeli missiles south of Damascus using its air-defense S-200 batteries, according to local television that showed images of the interception.

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Arab League set to readmit Syria eight years after expulsion

Persian Gulf nations are moving to readmit Syria into the Arab League, eight years after Damascus was expelled from the regional bloc over its brutal repression of peaceful protests against President Bashar al-Assad.

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Ahead of a new Astana meeting, Turkey shows signs of a policy shift toward Syria

While Iran, Russia and Turkey, as the three guarantors of the ceasefire in Syria are preparing for the formation of Syria’s constitutional committee, Ankara shows signs of a policy shift toward Damascus. Putting aside its assertions that Assad have to go, Turkey now declares readiness to work with him, if re-elected in a nationwide election.

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Iran’s foreign minister in Syria for talks ahead of Idlib offensive

Iran’s foreign minister met with Syrian President Bashar Assad on Monday in a surprise visit to Damascus ahead of a looming offensive against the country’s last rebel stronghold.

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Zarif in Damascus for the last arrangements before the upcoming Tehran summit

As the presidents of Iran, Russia and Turkey are expected to meet in Tehran on Friday to discuss the Syrian issue, diplomatic activities regarding the Arab country have considerably increased.

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U.S. Sees Assault On Idlib As Escalation Of Syria Conflict -Pompeo

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday said the United States views the Syrian government military assault on rebel-held Idlib as an escalation of the Syrian conflict, as the State Department warned that Washington would respond to any chemical attack by Damascus.

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Iran Maintains Presence in Syria

Iran will maintain its military presence in Syria despite U.S. pressure for its withdrawal, a senior Iranian official said on Tuesday, revealing more details about a military cooperation deal that Tehran and Damascus signed this week.

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Syrian Air Force Intercepts Israeli Jet

Syrian air defenses allegedly intercepted an Israeli warplane, to west of the Syrian capital of Damascus, predawn, Saturday.

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Syrian Air defenses confront a hostile target in Damascus Countryside

SANA’s reporter said that the air defenses of the Syrian Arab Army just after midnight confronted a hostile air target that violated the airspace over the area of Deir al-Ashayer in the western countryside of Damascus near the Syrian-Lebanese borders.

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Iran – Russia to continue their cooperation in Syria despite the US pressures

Amid reports that the United States and Israel are trying to persuade Moscow to end its partnership with Iran in Syria, a high-ranking Iranian official who is in Moscow to hold talks with the Russian officials talks about the continuation of coordination with Moscow and Damascus to fight the terrorists.

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The Syrian Army retakes new territories in the Southwest, preparing for an operation in the North

As the Syrian army continues its operation to retake the southern territories from the rebel and terrorist groups, it is reported that a strategic town close to the Jordanian border has been liberated by the army units. Meanwhile, Russia is preparing Damascus with more advanced weapons to be used in the other operations.

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Israel hits airport in Syria, war monitor says

Israel hit Damascus International Airport, said a UK-based monitor on Tuesday.

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