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Syria war: G7 seeks united front on Assad and Russia
The G7 nations wrestle with how to pressure Russia over Syria after the suspected chemical attack.
Nigel Farage on Trump’s Syrian strategy
Former U.K. Independence Party Leader Nigel Farage on President Trump’s policy towards Syria.
Russia Warns U.S. Against Attack On Syrian Forces
Russian news agencies quoted Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova as saying that a U.S.
Syria Conflict: Bashar Assad Vows To Retake Whole Country
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said that he intends to retake "the whole country" from rebel forces. In a rare interview, he told AFP news agency that defeating the groups ranged against him cou...
Vladimir Putin hints that Russia could grant asylum to Syria’s president
In an interview, Putin says it would be easier to give asylum to Assad than to Snowden.
Who is the Syrian first lady?
Four and a half years into the Syrian civil war, this London-educated, fashionable first lady who always stood by her husband, remains a puzzle for many.
Assad says no peace settlement until war against terrorists is won
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said Sunday that there can be no reforms in Syria until “terrorism” has been vanquished, dampening speculation that Russia’s military intervention might herald a swift...
President Obama says Putin is acting out of weakness rather than strength
In his first remarks on Syria since Russian airstrikes began, President Obama said the United States would continue its fight against Islamic State fighters and other extremists, but said "we're not g...
In Sign Of U.S. Alarm, Washington And Moscow Begin Talks Over Syria Conflict
Defense chiefs from the United States and Russia held their first direct talks in more than a year Friday, reflecting Washington’s mounting alarm about Russian military escalation in Syria and how it ...
Syria's al-Nusra Front commander 'killed in strike'
The military commander of Syria's al-Nusra Front militant group, Abu Homam al-Shami, is reportedly killed in an air strike.
Adel Abdullah
Adel Ahmed Abdullah (Arabic: عادل أحمد عبدالله‎; born 12 January 1994), commonly known as Adel Abdullah, is a Syrian footballer who plays for Sur SC in Oman Professional League.
In 2014,...
Mamoon al-Farkh
Mamoon al-Farkh (Arabic: مأمون الفرخ‎).(born Damascus, Syria) is a prominent Syrian television, theatre and voice actor who worked on several Dubbing animation TV series and Radio voice-ov...
Muhammad Kurd Ali
Muhammad Kurd Ali (1876–1953) (Arabic: محمد كردعلي‎) was a notable Syrian scholar, historian and literary critic in the Arabic language. He was the founder and director of the Academy of th...
Solhi Al-Wadi
Solhi al-Wadi (Arabic: صلحي الوادي‎‎, ṣulḥī al-wādī) (1934–2007) was an Iraqi-born musician, conductor, composer, educator and director, who lived most of his life in Damascus, Syria....
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Khyam Allami
Khyam Allami (born Damascus, Syria, 1981) is a British-based musician and musicologist of Iraqi descent. He is best known as a contemporary player of the Arabic oud lute (working both with traditional...
Said al-Ghazzi
Said Al-Ghazzi (Arabic: سعيد الغزي‎) (1893, Damascus – 18 September 1967) was a Syrian lawyer, politician and two time prime minister of Syria.
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List of people from Damascus
The following is a list of notable people from Damascus, Syria.
Dima Wannous
Dima Wannous (Arabic: ديمة ونوس‎) (born 1982) is a Syrian writer and translator. She was born in Damascus and studied French literature at Damascus University and the Sorbonne. She also stud...
Raja Rafe
Raja Rafe (Arabic: رجا رافع‎, born 1 May 1983 in Damascus, Syria) is a Syrian footballer who plays as a striker for Al-Majd, which competes in the Syrian Premier League and is a member of th...
Ibn Khallikan
Shams al-Dīn Abū Al-ʿAbbās Aḥmad Ibn Muḥammad Ibn Khallikān (Arabic: شمس الدين أبو العباس أحمد بن محمد بن خلكان‎, in Kurdish "Ibn Xelikan", the Khallikans are a kurdish tribe) (September 22...
Yasser Seirawan
Yasser Seirawan (Arabic: ياسر سيروان‎; born March 24, 1960) is a chess grandmaster and four-time United States champion. He was winner of the World Junior Chess Championship in 1979. Seirawa...
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Ahmed Majdalani
Ahmed Majdalani (Arabic: أحمد مجدلاني‎) (1956– ) is a Palestinian politician, university professor and researcher. A former Palestinian government minister, he currently serves as Secretary-...
Dawoud Rajiha
Dawoud Abdallah Rajiha (Arabic: داود راجحة‎‎; 1947 – 18 July 2012), forename sometimes transliterated Dawood or Daoud, surname sometimes transliterated Rajha, was the Syrian minister o...
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