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Beirut, Lebanon (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Five suicide bombers attacked Lebanese soldiers as they raided two Syrian refugee camps in the Arsal area at the border with Syria on Friday and a sixth militant threw a hand grenade at a patrol, the army said. The army said seven soldiers were wounded ...
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Oct 14th, 2016
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Moscow, Russia (AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday approved a law ratifying Moscow’s deal with Syria to deploy its forces in the country indefinitely, in a move seen as firming their long-term presence. The agreement — signed between Moscow and Damascus ...
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Sep 17th, 2016
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Washington ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The U.S. will not share the full text of a recent deal with Russia on a truce in Syria, the State Department said Thursday. “It was worked out as a bilateral U.S./Russia arrangement,” according to spokesman Mark Toner. “It does deal with sensitive is...
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Feb 21st, 2016
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Damascus, Syria (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said he is ready for cease-fire in Syria on condition that the “terrorists” don’t exploit it. In an interview with the Spanish newspaper, El Pais, whose script was published by state news agency SANA, As...
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Jan 31st, 2016
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This article by: James W. Carden is a contributing writer at The Nation and the executive editor for the American Committee for East-West Accord’s EastWestAccord.com. The content of this [report/study/article/publication…] does not reflect the official opinion of the DIPLOMAT NEWS NETWORK. The ...
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Jan 30th, 2016
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Geneva (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The United Nations Special Envoy for Syria met the Syrian government delegation on Friday, kicking off United Nations-brokered peace talks to end the country’s five-year-old war. Staffan De Mistura, the UN envoy, met with the Syrian delegation after they ar...
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In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Jan 10th, 2016
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Cairo, Egypt ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Arab foreign ministers condemned attacks on Saudi diplomatic missions in Iran and warned on Sunday that the country would face wider opposition if it continued its “interference” in the internal affairs of Arab states. Tensions between the Sun...
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Jan 4th, 2016
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Saudi Arabia widened its rift with Iran on Monday, saying it would end air traffic and trade links with the Islamic republic and demanding that Tehran must “act like a normal country” before it would restore severed diplomatic relation...
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Jan 2nd, 2016
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Moscow, Russia ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A new appraisal names the United States as one of the threats to Russia’s national security for the first time, a sign of how relations with the west have deteriorated in recent years. The document, “About the Strategy of National Security o...
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Dec 25th, 2015
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Beirut , Lebanon ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A top Syrian rebel leader and head of the most powerful insurgent group in the eastern suburbs of Damascus was killed in an aerial raid that targeted the group’s headquarters, rebel sources and the Syrian army said on Friday. The death of Zahran...