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Syria: Country in Western Asia
Syria, officially the Syrian Arab Republic, is a Western Asian country located in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Levant. It is a unitary republic that consists of 14 governorates (subdivisions), and is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the west, Turkey to the north, Iraq to the east and southeast, Jordan to the south, and Israel and Lebanon to the southwest. Cyprus lies to the west across the Mediterranean Sea. A country of fertile plains, high mountains, and deserts, Syria is home to diverse ethnic and religious groups, including the majority Syrian Arabs, Kurds, Turkmens, Assyrians, Circassians, Armenians, Albanians, Greeks, and Chechens. Religious groups include Muslims, Christians, Alawites, Druze, and Yazidis. The capital and largest city of Syria is Damascus. Arabs are the largest ethnic group, and Sunni Muslims are the largest religious group. Syria is the only country that is governed by Ba'athists, who advocate Arab socialism and Arab nationalism. Syria is a member of the Non-Aligned Movement.

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US conducts air strikes in Syria after Iranian drone attack kills American contractor |Oneindia News [Video]

US conducts air strikes in Syria after Iranian drone attack kills American contractor |Oneindia News

On Thursday, the US military carried out multiple air strikes in Syria against Iran-aligned groups. The attacks came hours after an American contractor was killed, while five US troops and another..

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TikTok never shared US data with Chinese government, says CEO Shou Zi Chew | Oneindia News [Video]

TikTok never shared US data with Chinese government, says CEO Shou Zi Chew | Oneindia News

TikTok CEO says the app has never shared US data with the Chinese government; Sri Lanka receives first tranche of IMF bailout package, to get $330 million; South Korea and US to hold largest live-fire..

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Israel launches aerial attacks at Aleppo airport in Syria | Oneindia News [Video]

Israel launches aerial attacks at Aleppo airport in Syria | Oneindia News

An Israeli air attack in the wee hours today hit Syria’s Aleppo airport causing some “material damage”. This is the second strike on the facility this month….and the third in last 6 months...

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 01:36Published
Syria and Turkey earthquake: €7 billion in aid pledged by EU & international partners [Video]

Syria and Turkey earthquake: €7 billion in aid pledged by EU & international partners

The European Union and its international partners gathered in Brussels on Monday seeking to raise money for Turkey and Syria in the aftermath of the earthquake.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:07Published
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Moscow for talks with ally Vladimir Putin [Video]

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Moscow for talks with ally Vladimir Putin

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is in Moscow to meet with his top ally Russian President Vladimir Putin

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'The needs are great': NGOs call for more funds ahead of Turkey-Syria donors’ conference [Video]

'The needs are great': NGOs call for more funds ahead of Turkey-Syria donors’ conference

Some NGOs working in Syria believe that they are ready to help earthquake workers. The only thing that’s missing is the funds.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:30Published
'Treat dipped in blood': Searching for truffles costs lives in Syria [Video]

'Treat dipped in blood': Searching for truffles costs lives in Syria

People know the risk of landmines and jihadist attacks yet they go to collect truffles in the desert in order to earn some money.

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Aid is still lacking in Turkey and Syria a month after the devastating earthquake [Video]

Aid is still lacking in Turkey and Syria a month after the devastating earthquake

The International Rescue Committee said 'it's simply not possible to accommodate that many people in temporary accommodation centres' after 2.7 million people in Turkey ended up being internally..

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Volunteer travels 100 km a day to rescue animals in earthquake-hit northwest Syria [Video]

Volunteer travels 100 km a day to rescue animals in earthquake-hit northwest Syria

This Syrian volunteer travels 100 km a day in search of animals lost amid the rubble.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:48Published
Turkey-Syria earthquake aftermath : Survivors suffer from 'crush syndrome' [Video]

Turkey-Syria earthquake aftermath : Survivors suffer from 'crush syndrome'

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'Zombie Drug' wreaks havoc in USA as users get raw wounds on skin | Oneindia News [Video]

'Zombie Drug' wreaks havoc in USA as users get raw wounds on skin | Oneindia News

'Zombie Drug' wreaks havoc in USA as users get raw wounds on skin; Turkey-Syria death toll crosses 50,000 as fresh quakes hit the country; India abstains from voting in UN on a resolution for lasting..

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Turkey-Syria quake: Death toll over 50,000; no reports of survivors in recent days | Oneindia News [Video]

Turkey-Syria quake: Death toll over 50,000; no reports of survivors in recent days | Oneindia News

Turkey-Syria earthquake: Death toll climbs above 50,000 in affected regions; World Bank enhances bid to support Ukraine, announces another $2.5 billion aid; Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky says..

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ISIS bride Shamima Begum loses appeal to regain UK citizenship [Video]

ISIS bride Shamima Begum loses appeal to regain UK citizenship

ISIS bride Shamima Begum has lost her appeal over the decision to deprive her of her British citizenship. Ms Begum was 15 when she travelled with two friends from Bethnal Green in east London to join..

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Shamima Begum who travelled from UK to Syria to join IS loses citizenship appeal [Video]

Shamima Begum who travelled from UK to Syria to join IS loses citizenship appeal

Shamima Begum, who travelled from UK to Syria aged 15 to join so-called Islamic State, loses citizenship appeal

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New quake brings fear, fresh losses in Syria [Video]

New quake brings fear, fresh losses in Syria

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At least six confirmed dead in Monday's Turkey-Syria earthquake [Video]

At least six confirmed dead in Monday's Turkey-Syria earthquake

At least six people have been confirmed dead in Monday's earthquake, which rocked communities still shattered by the February 6 disaster.

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Turkey Hit By a Series of Aftershocks Weeks After Massive Quake Killed Thousands [Video]

Turkey Hit By a Series of Aftershocks Weeks After Massive Quake Killed Thousands

Turkey Hit By a Series , of Aftershocks Weeks After, Massive Quake Killed Thousands. On February 20, a series of major aftershocks struck southern Turkey, a region still recovering from two..

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Death toll rises to 8 from new Turkey-Syria earthquake [Video]

Death toll rises to 8 from new Turkey-Syria earthquake

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 01:21Published
New quake hits Turkey and Syria, killing eight [Video]

New quake hits Turkey and Syria, killing eight

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Syria's President Bashar al-Assad makes official visit to Oman [Video]

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad makes official visit to Oman

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad visited Oman on Monday, his first visit to the Sultanate since Syria's civil war began. Gulf states have offered aid to Syria's earthquake victims.

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How can cultural sites be saved after the Türkiye-Syria earthquakes? [Video]

How can cultural sites be saved after the Türkiye-Syria earthquakes?

Another terrible repercussion of earthquakes like those experienced by Türkiye and Syria this month is the destruction of cultural heritage. Sergio Cantone has examined Italy's areas hit by..

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At least three dead and hundreds more injured as new earthquake rocks Turkey and Syria [Video]

At least three dead and hundreds more injured as new earthquake rocks Turkey and Syria

Three people are known to have died and hundreds were injured as a new 6.4 magnitude earthquake hit the Turkey-Syria border region, destroying buildings and spreading fear and panic among people made..

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Turkey - Syria hit by two powerful earthquakes on Monday, 3 people lost lives | Oneindia News [Video]

Turkey - Syria hit by two powerful earthquakes on Monday, 3 people lost lives | Oneindia News

Two powerful earthquakes measuring 6.4 and 5.8 on the scale hit Turkey-Syria which are already reeling from a series of powerful quakes that hit the countries a few weeks ago. #TurkeyEarthquake..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 02:04Published
Turkey & Syria earthquake: Ankara ends rescue efforts 2 weeks after disaster [Video]

Turkey & Syria earthquake: Ankara ends rescue efforts 2 weeks after disaster

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 01:47Published
Turkey-Syria earthquake death toll surpasses 46,000 | Oneindia News [Video]

Turkey-Syria earthquake death toll surpasses 46,000 | Oneindia News

Turkey-Syria earthquake death toll surpasses 46,000; 6.1 magnitude earthquake strike New Zealand; North Korea triggers fresh tensions, releases images of ICBM missile launch; Pakistan defence ministry..

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The Syrian FA bans former national captain Ahmed Al-Saleh for life after he "kicked, insulted and spat on" a referee.
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Football fans throw thousands of soft toys on pitch for children affected by Turkey-Syria quake

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Besiktas fans threw thousands of stuffed toys onto the pitch during a match on Sunday to donate to children affected by the earthquake in Turkey and Syria.
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Inside earthquake-hit northeast Syria, where children are dying and those left alive blame the UN

Sky News has gained rare access to the warzone that is northwest Syria, now also hit by devastating earthquakes.
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Problem with Begum case is we only hear her side - as UK intelligence on her is classified

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"Can I keep my mask on? I'm looking ugly today," Shamima Begum asked me when we met in north-east Syria just over a year ago.
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Shamima Begum loses legal case over return to UK

Shamima Begum, who left London when she was 15 to travel to Syria and join Islamic State, has lost a legal case over her British citizenship, meaning she will not be able to return to the UK.
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Human welfare India's top priority: PM Modi while interacting with 'Operation Dost' officers

PM Modi said human welfare is India's top priority and 'Operation Dost' to mobilise earthquake relief to Turkey and Syria demonstrates the country's constant enveavour to serve humanity. "Our culture..
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'Miracle baby' born in quake rubble is adopted by her aunt and uncle - and given a new name

'miracle baby' born in quake rubble is adopted by her aunt and uncle - and given a new name
A baby born in the rubble of Syria's earthquake earlier this month has been adopted by her aunt and uncle.
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Aided Turkey as it's 'one earth, one family': PM Modi

Post the 7.8 magnitude earthquake which hit Turkey's southeast and neighbouring Syria on February 6, killing more than 30,000 people and leaving more than a million homeless, India launched Operation..
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Turkey-Syria border region hit by 6.4 magnitude earthquake

A 6.4 magnitude earthquake has struck the Turkey-Syria border two weeks after a massive earthquake in the region left more than 40,000 people dead, US Geological Survey has said.
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Turkey-Syria earthquake: India always ready to be first-responder, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday hailed Indian relief teams' work in quake-hit Turkey and affirmed that India is always ready to first-responder whenever there is a crisis in the world...
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PM Modi interacts with NDRF, other organisations involved in Operation Dost in Turkey

India launched Operation Dost to extend assistance to Turkey and Syria after devastating quakes and aftershocks in the region.
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At least five killed in Israeli missile strike on Damascus, says Syria

at least five killed in israeli missile strike on damascus, says syria
At least five people have been killed in an Israeli missile strike on Damascus, Syria's military has said.
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Senior Islamic State leader killed during US helicopter raid in Syria

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A senior leader of Islamic State (IS) has been killed during a helicopter raid in northern Syria.
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They fled war in Syria for the safety of Turkey - now the earthquake is forcing them back

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At the Bab-al-Hawa crossing on the Turkey-Syria border, there's a huddled mass of the desperate and displaced.
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Trapped boy given water by rescue workers

Heart-wrenching footage has captured the moment rescue workers gave a little boy water with a bottle cap before pulling him out of wreckage nearly 45 hours after the Turkey-Syria earthquake.
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Sunak pledges further £25m in aid from UK for earthquake victims

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Rishi Sunak has said the UK government's pledge of a further £25m towards the relief effort following the devastating earthquake in Syria and Turkey will provide "vital humanitarian assistance" to..
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Centre sends life-saving medicines to earthquake-hit Turkey, Syria


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Qatar donates 10,000 mobiles homes for victims of Turkey and Syria earthquake

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Qatar has donated 10,000 mobile homes to help the victims of the earthquake in Turkey and Syria.
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Qatar sends World Cup mobile homes to quake-hit areas

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Qatar is sending 10,000 mobile homes that were used as accommodation during the 2022 World Cup to areas hit by earthquakes in Turkey and Syria.
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Satellite images before and after Turkey-Syria earthquake highlight devastation

These are the before and after pictures that show the scale of the destruction in Turkey and Syria following last week's devastating earthquake.
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Syria agrees to expand UN earthquake aid access

syria agrees to expand un earthquake aid access
Two new border crossings have been opened between Turkey and Syria to allow for the delivery of humanitarian aid following last week's devastating earthquake, the United Nations (UN) has said.
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Turkey-Syria earthquake: NDRF's Romeo & Julie help find 2 trapped girls


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Syrian man who took refuge in Turkey searches for his lost loved ones under the rubble

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When the Kenno family left Azaz, Syria a decade ago, fleeing the country's civil war, they chose to seek refuge in Kahramanmaras. A picturesque city sprawled along the Binboga mountain range.
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Quake survivors need faster aid to 'save lives' - as WHO says disaster 'overwhelmed everyone'

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The World Health Organisation has said the earthquake that hit Turkey and Syria have "overwhelmed everyone" - amid warnings the flow of aid must be urgently sped up to save lives.
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'Open and shut case' for more Syria crossings to boost earthquake relief effort, says UN aid boss

'open and shut case' for more syria crossings to boost earthquake relief effort, says un aid boss
Providing extra border crossings from Turkey into Syria is an "open and shut case" on humanitarian grounds following the catastrophic "mega" disaster, a UN aid chief has told Sky News.
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Earthquake death toll expected to more than double, says UN aid chief

The death toll from the devastating earthquake in Turkey and Syria is likely to more than double, a UN aid chief has told Sky News.
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Turkey-Syria earthquake: Meet Julie, Romio, Rambo and Honey, India's dog rescue squad saving lives in rubble

India has sent a 4-dog search and rescue squad to Turkey after the massive earthquake left hundreds of buildings collapsed and thousands dead in the country.
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'Nightmare scenario' facing Syria as nearly five and a half million people may be left homeless

'nightmare scenario' facing syria as nearly five and a half million people may be left homeless
Aid workers have said Syria is facing a "nightmare scenario" as nearly five and a half million people may be left homeless following Monday's devastating earthquake.
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Inside Syria: Rebel leader calls for urgent international help as families devastated by quake

inside syria: rebel leader calls for urgent international help as families devastated by quake
Syria's suffering is a unique desolation and inside Idlib we've seen the face of utter desperation.
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Turkey-Syria quake: India's NDRF team rescues 6-year-old girl from debris

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More than 20,000 people confirmed dead after Turkey-Syria earthquake - as hope fades for more survivors

More than 20,000 people are now confirmed to have died in a devastating earthquake that hit Turkey and Syria on Monday.
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