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1. Five killed in Israeli strike on Damascus
- Syria's military says five people have died after what it alleged were Israeli missiles hit the capital Damascus and surrounding areas on Sunday.
- Officials said a building was hit in the central Kafr Sousa neighbourhood, killing four civilians and one soldier.
- The densely populated district is home to a large, heavily guarded security complex.

2. The protesters who've gone missing as China deepens crackdown
- As China declares victory over the pandemic, the landmark protests in November which spelled the end for zero-Covid rules have begun fading from memory.
- But as the country moved on, many of those who took part in the demonstration went missing, taken by authorities in a quietly deepening crackdown on dissenters.
- Thousands rallied against restrictive Covid policies in the so-called White Paper protests, holding up blank white sheets in the dark. It was a rare show of criticism of the ruling Chinese Communist Party and its leader Xi Jinping.

3. Iran International: Channel leaves UK after regime threats
- Independent TV network Iran International is suspending its operations in the UK because of threats against its London-based journalists.
- The Persian-language TV channel said that the decision was due to a "significant escalation in state-backed threats from Iran".
- The station will continue to operate from its offices in Washington DC.

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