Syria

 
How has war affected Syria's oil and gas sector?
How has war affected Syria's oil and gas sector?
Syria's eight-year war has seen the Damascus regime lose control of key oil fields and caused state hydrocarbon revenues to plummet by billions of...
Record 70.8 million people displaced at end of 2018: UN
Record 70.8 million people displaced at end of 2018: UN
More than 70 million people were counted last year as displaced from their homes, a record that underestimates the real number of refugees and...
Freedom comes at the cost of love
Freedom comes at the cost of love
Close on five years into his forced conscription into the Syrian army, bombs smashed into the military base in the city of Deir ez-Zor, where Fadi...
Shiraaz Mohamed release will not be easy says analyst
Shiraaz Mohamed release will not be easy says analyst
After a video of abducted photographer Shiraaz Mohamed surfaced on social media on Sunday, a researcher from the Afro-Middle East Centre (AMEC)...
Read the unembargoed March 15 - 21 edition of the M&G
Read the unembargoed March 15 - 21 edition of the M&G
When Paul Magula testified this week about malfeasance, he should have recalled what he reportedly told the VBS investigators
Silence surrounds SA doc in Syria
Silence surrounds SA doc in Syria
It has been several weeks since Fatima Ganchi has heard from her son, Firoze. She usually receives a call from him at least once a month. But there...
US withdrawal from Syria to be done in 'prudent' way — Trump
US withdrawal from Syria to be done in 'prudent' way — Trump
President Donald Trump on Monday sought to end fears of an abrupt US pullout from Syria, saying the fight against the Islamic State group is not over...
Are Sudan's protests against Bashir regime doomed to fail?
Are Sudan's protests against Bashir regime doomed to fail?
For weeks, the Sudanese people have been protesting against President Omar al-Bashir. Though a diplomatic pariah, his Western back channel...
Order signed for US military's controversial Syria exit
Order signed for US military's controversial Syria exit
The order to withdraw American troops from Syria has been signed, the US military said on Sunday, after President Donald Trump and his Turkish...
Letters to the Editor: September 21 to 27
Letters to the Editor: September 21 to 27
I am one of those South Africans who is angry and deeply saddened by the brutal murder last week of 24-year-old teacher Gadimang Mokolobate from...
Showdown as West seeks to boost powers of chemical arms watchdog
Showdown as West seeks to boost powers of chemical arms watchdog
Britain and its allies were squaring off against Russia on Tuesday in a high-stakes diplomatic drive to give the world's global chemical watchdog...
Missile strikes on Syria kill 26, mostly Iranian forces
Missile strikes on Syria kill 26, mostly Iranian forces
Missile strikes on central Syria killed 26 pro-regime fighters, most of them Iranians, a monitor said Monday, in a raid that bore the hallmarks of...

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