Rami Makhlouf

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Syrian president Bashar Assad: likely to be particularly concerned about Sweida, a byword for kidnappings, murders and robberies.  Photograph: Sana via AP

Syrian president Bashar al-Assad has fired prime minister Imad Khamis as the country’s war- and sanctions-battered economy continues its downward slid(...)

  Syrian president Bashar al-Assad meets members of the government team tasked with handling the   coronavirus pandemic in the capital Damascus. Photograph:  Sana/AFP via Getty Images

Syrian president Bashar al-Assad has warned that the war-ravaged country could face catastrophe if coronavirus cases exceed the capabilities of the de(...)

A man carries bread as he walks past damaged buildings in Aleppo’s al-Ansari al-Sharqi neighborhood December 2, 2013. Photograph: Mahmoud Hebbo/Reuters.

One morning in mid-2014, before the summer sun had reached its peak, two elderly men in Aleppo, Syria, sat on plastic chairs, chatting quietly and dr(...)

Tina Turner has lived in Switzerland for nearly two decades and gave up her US citizenship in 2013.

Secret documents reveal that global banking giant HSBC profited from doing business with arms dealers who channeled mortar bombs to child soldiers in (...)