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Filipina workers 'trafficked from UAE to Syria, abused and assaulted'

Middle East Monitor 25 Jan 2021
Josephine Tawaging, 33, recounted her experience of being driven to Dubai Airport in 2019 while begging not to be sent to Damascus ... The agency in Damascus which accommodated them and sold them off was named as Nobalaa Alsham.
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Filipino women and girls recruited to work in UAE 'trafficked to Syria': report

The New Arab 25 Jan 2021
Filipino women and girls have made an appeal for help from the Philippine's embassy in Damascus ... Many victims have allegedly fled physical and sexual abuse in the homes of affluent Syrian families and are now residing in Philippine's embassy in Damascus, where they are awaiting repatriation.
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Turkish president denies country has a ‘Kurdish issue’

Arab News 26 Nov 2020
ANKARA ... Erdogan was addressing members of his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) on Nov. 25 when he made the remarks ... The Syrian Kurdish PYD militia are seeking an accommodation with Damascus, while the Kurdistan Democratic Party, the largest party in Iraqi Kurdistan, is indifferent to the fate of Turkey's Kurds and has problems of its own.”.
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Grandi concludes Syria visit with pledge to maintain assistance to the most vulnerable

UNHCR 18 Sep 2020
As part of its COVID-19 response, UNHCR has provided protective equipment to hospitals and health clinics, distributed medication to refugees and built quarantine areas in Rural Damascus ... to accommodate up to 3,000 individuals. Grandi also visited Eastern Ghouta in Rural Damascus.
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Asylum seekers in Wales 'in limbo and unable to work'

BBC News 25 Aug 2020
His wife returned to Syria to stay with her family in Damascus, but in February last year their two-year old son Mohammad was killed when their flat - damaged in the war - collapsed while Zainab inspected the property ... His wife and four year old daughter remain in Damascus.
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Syrians dread impact of Caesar Act sanctions aimed at Assad

Arab News 23 Jun 2020
Now, although the lockdown has ended in Damascus, my salary barely lasts three days,” she told Arab News ...The Trump administration is saying, both publicly and privately, that it’s interested in a deal, but some US officials are insisting on terms that the authorities in Damascus aren’t willing to accommodate.
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10 years on, Syrian war struggles to hold global attention

China Daily 18 Mar 2020
"Even if Idlib is somehow retaken and an estimated 3 million people are accommodated in Turkey or elsewhere, it is unlikely that Damascus has the capacity or even the tools to rule over formerly opposition-controlled areas for long periods of time without trouble," said Danny Makki, a London-based Syrian journalist.
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Syrian war, rumbling into 10th year, still has global impact

Longview News-Journal 16 Mar 2020
Even if Idlib is somehow retaken and an estimated 3 million people are accommodated in Turkey or elsewhere, it is unlikely that Damascus has the capacity or even the tools to rule over formerly opposition-controlled areas for long periods of time without trouble,” said Danny Makki, a London-based Syrian journalist.
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Syria war rumbles into 10th year, still fueling global chaos

The Journal 15 Mar 2020
Even if Idlib is somehow retaken and an estimated 3 million people are accommodated in Turkey or elsewhere, it is unlikely that Damascus has the capacity or even the tools to rule over formerly opposition-controlled areas for long periods of time without trouble,� said Danny Makki, a London-based Syrian journalist.
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Syrian war pushes into 10th year, retains global impact

Detroit news 15 Mar 2020
Even if Idlib is somehow retaken and an estimated 3 million people are accommodated in Turkey or elsewhere, it is unlikely that Damascus has the capacity or even the tools to rule over formerly opposition-controlled areas for long periods of time without trouble,” said Danny Makki, a London-based Syrian journalist.
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As the Syrian war enters its tenth year, it is creating new tragedies, having a ...

Hartford Courant 15 Mar 2020
Even if Idlib is somehow retaken and an estimated 3 million people are accommodated in Turkey or elsewhere, it is unlikely that Damascus has the capacity or even the tools to rule over formerly opposition-controlled areas for long periods of time without trouble,” said Danny Makki, a London-based Syrian journalist.
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Syria's war enters 10th year as conflict rumbles on

TVNZ 29 Feb 2020
"Even if Idlib is somehow retaken and an estimated 3 million people are accommodated in Turkey or elsewhere, it is unlikely that Damascus has the capacity or even the tools to rule over formerly opposition-controlled areas for long periods of time without trouble," said Danny Makki, a London-based Syrian journalist.
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Iran says its response will make Israel regret any aggression

Press TV 09 Dec 2019
“It is already based in Lebanon and is trying to establish in Syria, Gaza and more," he said ... The Islamic Republic has routinely refuted claims of regional intervention leveled against it, verifying that its presence in Syria only serves to accommodate Damascus with military advisory support against militant groups and Takfiri terrorists ... .
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The US turned Syria’s North into a tinderbox. Then Trump lit a match

Indian Express 16 Oct 2019
Syrian leaders in Damascus, the capital, would rather that Kurds held territory that might otherwise be taken by rebels that sought the government’s downfall. And the Kurds, not quite organized enough to fully control the north, needed Damascus to continue funding local government salaries and institutions.
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The situation in Syria is rapidly deteriorating. Four things you need to know

WPTV 14 Oct 2019
The situation in Syria has been rapidly deteriorating ... It's a stark escalation in the chaos of the country's long, grinding war. Against this rapidly changing backdrop, here's a look at the state of play ... Before the Syrian civil war started more than eight years ago, the Syrian Kurds had an accommodation with the regime in Damascus ... the US ... .
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