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Erdogan · Ankara

Turkey's Erdogan threatens new incursion into Syria

45% Left coverage: 31 sources
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened Monday to launch a new military operation in Syria. Erdogan said the aim of the operation would be resume Turkish efforts to create a 30-kilometer (20 mile) safe zone along its border with Syria. Turkish forces have launched three major incursions into northern Syria.See the Story
US & Canada · Tehran

Syrian president meets Iranian leader in Tehran

47% Center coverage: 30 sources
Iran is a key regional supporter of Assad in the the Arab nation civil war that erupted in 2011. Assad met Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and President Ebrahim Raisi earlier in the day. This is the first visit by Assad in more than two years. His earlier visit was in February 2019.See the Story
Middle East · Damascus

Syria: Three dead in Israeli strikes near Damascus

44% Left coverage: 18 sources
Explosions heard in the Syrian capital Friday night. Syrian media said it was the result of a new Israeli attack near Damascus. The pro-government Cham FM said the attack resulted in a fire near Damascus International Airport. There was no comment from Israel, which rarely confirms its activities inside Syria.See the Story
Europe · Damascus

Syrians in desperate need of aid hit hard by Ukraine fallout

50% Left coverage: 22 sources
Food prices around the world were already rising, but the war in Ukraine has accelerated the increase. The impact is worsening the already dangerous situation of millions of Syrians driven from their homes. The biggest provider, the U.N. World Food Program, began this week to cut the size of the monthly rations it gives.See the Story
Europe · The Hague

Dutch police arrest Syrian accused of war crimes for Assad

Coverage: 12 sources
Dutch authorities arrest Syrian asylum-seeker accused of war crimes. Man charged with crimes against humanity and war crimes for allegedly violently detaining a civilian in 2013. Man was a member of the Liwa al-Quds, or Jerusalem Brigade, a faction made up mostly of Palestinian fighters.See the Story
Military · Damascus

Rocket attack targeting military bus in Syria kills 10 soldiers

42% Left coverage: 12 sources
SANA said the rocket was fired by militants. At least 10 soldiers were killed and nine wounded in a rocket attack. The attack targeted a military bus in Syria's Aleppo, state news agency SANA reported. The death toll is expected to rise, SANA said.See the Story
US & Canada · Washington

US to provide more than $800M in new humanitarian assistance to Syria

50% Center coverage: 4 sources
The U.S. is providing more than $800 million in new humanitarian assistance to the Syrian people. The new funding comes as the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine also continues to grow. There are mounting concerns about keeping open the Bab al-Hawa border crossing from Turkey to Syria.See the Story
War · Damascus

War monitor says unidentified aircraft strike Syrian targets

67% Left coverage: 6 sources
Unidentified aircraft strike oil-rich areas in eastern Syria held by government and Iran-aligned groups. No casualties or material losses in the attack, the second within a week in the province of Deir-Ez-Zor. Iran-backed militia groups and regime forces control the area and have often been the target of Israeli war planes.See the Story
Europe · Berlin

Top German court reject's Syrian's appeal in torture case

43% Left coverage: 7 sources
Germany's top criminal court turns down appeal of Syrian man convicted of facilitating torture of prisoners. The Federal Court of Justice ruled that the verdict and prison sentence contained no legal errors. The man, identified as Eyad A., was convicted of being an accessory to crimes against humanity and sentenced to 4 1/2 years in prison.See the Story

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