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Syrian rebels pull out of their last besieged area

Syrian rebels pull out of their last besieged area

It further cements President Bashar al-Assad's dominant position over the most populated parts of Syria after years of fighting, but means any new military campaign might risk direct conflict with foreign powers.

More bombs hit Syria's Ghouta after heaviest death toll in years

More bombs hit Syria's Ghouta after heaviest death toll in years

Pro-government forces pounded Syria's eastern Ghouta on Tuesday, killing at least 66 people after the enclave's heaviest one-day death toll in three years, a monitoring group said.

Death toll tops 200 in Syria raids on rebel area: monitor

Death toll tops 200 in Syria raids on rebel area: monitor

Four days of ferocious Syrian government raids on the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta have killed more than 200 civilians, a war monitor said on Thursday.

Egypt to pump in $1.5bn to ‘finish off’ black market

Egypt to pump in $1.5bn to ‘finish off’ black market

Egypt’s central bank will offer $1.5bn today in its third special foreign exchange auction of the week, part of an effort to crush the currency black market and stabilise the Egyptian pound a day after a major devaluation.