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2021April 2021International NewsEuropeMiddle East

Denmark Revokes Residency of Syrian Refugees

Denmark has recently come under international criticism for its decision to revoke Syrian refugees’ residency permits. It is the first European country to do so. This is especially surprising given that Denmark was the first country to sign the United Nations Refugee Convention in 1952, according to VICE.

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September 2016International NewsMiddle East

Warnings of ‘Domino Effect’ Follow the Forced Evacuation of Daraya

One of the most immediate implications felt from Daraya’s fall is that it has heightened Assad’s confidence that the Syrian government can successfully regain all rebel-controlled land, as the capture of Daraya will likely have a domino effect. Daraya’s siege has upset the opposition effort, while “encouraging the army to believe it was in reach of subduing rebel bastions,” according to Reuters.

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International NewsMiddle East

Assad Blames West in Interview with Russian Media

Syria continues to fill the headlines this week amidst an advancement in political discussion surrounding Syria’s conflict. In an intimate interview with Russian media, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad spoke out about his opinions concerning the refugee crisis that is currently plaguing Europe, and his willingness to work with other states towards ending the terrorism that continues to plague his country.

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