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Syrians express opposition to Russian plan

DAMASCUS, Syria - A Russian proposal to end Syria's conflict that would include early presidential elections faced opposition from both...
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Russian warships fire cruise missiles into Syria

DAMASCUS, Syria - Russian warships in the Caspian...President Bashar Assad's strongholds in Damascus, and along the Mediterranean coast of Morek on a highway that links Damascus with Aleppo, Syria's largest city and...
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A Putin craze takes hold in Middle East

BEIRUT - Amid the ornate walls of Damascus' famed Omayyad Mosque, preacher Maamoun...than just speak," said Sohban Elewi of Damascus, summing up the views of Syrians on opposing...Associated Press writer Albert Aji in Damascus and Lynn Berry in Moscow contributed...
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Islamic State group advances in central Syria, seizing town

...near a highway leading to the capital, Damascus, and attacking another, activists and...highway that links the central province to Damascus. The town also houses a large military...envoy Staffan de Mistura, who arrived in Damascus Sunday to brief him on the details of...
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Syrian MP: Decision to send troops is act of aggression

DAMASCUS, Syria - The United States' decision to send troops into Syria is an act...Without Borders said an airstrike and shelling in a market in the rebel-held Damascus suburb of Douma the previous day killed at least 70 people and wounded 550...
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Fears mount over Palmyra as IS expands territory in Syria

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - Fears mounted over the...strategic crossroads linking the capital Damascus and cities to the east and the west...the Antiquities and Museum Department in Damascus. "The city is now totally controlled...
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NATO denounces Russia for violating Turkish airspace

...headquarters in Aleppo province and militants' headquarters in Damascus province. It said they also destroyed about 20 tanks in the...maintains that its air campaign came at the request of the Damascus government, unlike the coalition's military action.Stephane...
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Syrian refugees' misery fuels desperation to reach Europe

...books, photos of her deceased husband and some sand from Damascus as a memento, she's taking a pile of documents detailing...stooped to help a child wounded in a street battle in the capital Damascus. The scene was filmed then broadcast on an Arab TV station...
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Long, winding road to Europe turns messy

...countries must register refugees."In the Syrian capital of Damascus, the government of President Bashar al-Assad made a rare...Denmark, Jamey Keaten in Geneva, Switzerland, and Albert Aji in Damascus contributed to this report.
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Man facing $8.7M embezzlement case hid on Appalachian Trail

...was in his room, she recalled, on May 16 during the annual Trail Days festival that brings thousands of people into tiny Damascus, Virginia, when she responded to a knock on the door. She recounted finding three agents, one holding up a picture of Bismarck...
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