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Shadi al-Hallaq, a puppeteer, holds two puppets during a performance in Damascus

Syria’s Last Shadow Puppeteer Hopes to Save His Art

DAMASCUS (Reuters)  The last shadow puppeteer in Damascus lost most of his equipment to war and endured life as a refugee in Lebanon, but he...
A sculpture is displayed during the reopening of Syria's National Museum of Damascus

Syria’s National Museum Reopens Doors in War-Scarred Damascus

DAMASCUS (Reuters)  Syria's National Museum of Damascus opened its rich trove of antiquities to visitors again on Sunday, seven years after war forced them to...
Restored sculptures are displayed in an exhibition, at the Opera house in Damascus

Palmyra Priest Statue among Haul of Recovered Syrian Relics

By Kinda Makieh DAMASCUS (Reuters) A stone image of an ancient priest is one of hundreds of stolen antiquities recovered by the Syrian government and...
A HG 85 hand grenade is displayed at the Waffenplatz Zuerich-Reppischtal base of the Swiss Army in Birmensdorf

Swiss Set to Ease Arms Export Rules Despite Syria Grenades Report

By John Miller ZURICH (Reuters) Switzerland looks set to loosen arms export rules to allow sales to countries embroiled in civil wars despite a newspaper...
Merkel and Putin speak at Meseberg Palace in Gransee

Tough Talks, No Agreements at Merkel, Putin Meeting near Berlin

By Andreas Rinke and Vladimir Soldatkin MESEBERG, Germany (Reuters) Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria,...
A boy walks along a damaged street at the city of Douma in Damascus

Exclusive – Despite Tensions, Russia Seeks U.S. Help to Rebuild Syria

By Arshad Mohammed and Phil Stewart WASHINGTON (Reuters) Russia has used a closely guarded communications channel with America's top general to propose the two former...