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Tuesday | Inter Press Service

Spain: A Precarious Gateway to Europe for Syrian Refugees

Spanish Refugee Aid Commission centre in the southern city of Malaga. The banner on the second floor balcony reads, "The right to live in peace."

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

TIME.com

Cancer Wages Its Own War Against Syrian Refugees

A higher rate of cancer among Syrian refugees is forcing doctors, patients and humanitarian organisations to make difficult decisions about who does, and does not, receive care It was just before Syrian civilians started rising up against their government in 2011 that Fayhaa al-Dahr, 22, from the northern city of Raqqa, noticed a strange swelling ... (more)

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Art Daily

United States museums provide emergency support for Syrian museum collections

In addition to the high toll that Syria's four-year-old civil war has had on its people and infrastructure, Syria's cultural heritage has been and continues to be destroyed at an unprecedented rate.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Istanbul to take 'drastic measures' against Syria refugees: governor

Turkey is to take "drastic measures" to deal with the influx of tens of thousands of Syrian refugees into its biggest city Istanbul, including forcibly sending them to camps in the southeast, the city's top official said Wednesday.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

WMFE

New UN Resolution to Expand Humanitarian Aid in Syria

Sixty years after the Supreme Court declared separate schools for black and white children unconstitutional, school segregation is making a comeback.

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The Straits Times

UN Security Council authorises Syria aid convoys

The UN Security Council adopted a resolution Monday authorising humanitarian convoys to assist more than one million Syrian civilians in rebel-held areas, without the consent of Damascus.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Daily Times

UN Security Council to vote on improved Syria aid access : July 13, 2014,

UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations Security Council is set to adopt a resolution Monday authorising humanitarian convoys to serve millions of Syrian civilians by traveling from neighboring Turkey, Jordan and Iraq.

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The Daily Star

Jordan reluctant to host Syria rebel training

A Syrian man carries two girls covered with dust following a reported airstrike by government forces on July 9, 2014, in Aleppo.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Newsday

The ancient sites targeted by high-tech guns

Syria, graced with thousands of historic sites, is seeing its cultural heritage vandalised, looted and destroyed by war - but volunteers are doing what they can to document the damage and save the country's cultural identity from obliteration.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

TIME.com

Jihadi Brides Swap Lives in West for Front Line With Syria Militants

A rebel fighter walks with his weapon at the Handarat camp frontline, an area located beside Aleppo Central prison July 6. The sixteen-year-old twins slipped out of their beds in the middle of the night, grabbing passports and a few possessions.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

NewsandSentinel.com

Family honors town's roots

Fifty-five family members, some from as far away as California, gathered in Parkersburg last week to celebrate their heritage and honor Thomas and Helen Solomon.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

UTV

NI man 'may have joined Syria fight'

A police investigation is underway into reports that a man from Northern Ireland may have travelled to Syria, amid ongoing concerns about EU citizens joining jihadi militants in the Middle East.

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Counterpunch

EU Sanctions Target Humanitarian Aid

Today, a civilization that used to lead the world and for centuries was the beacon of learning, tolerance and trade, and that still protects our global cultural heritage is damaged-and only the Syrian people can rebuild it for all of us.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Daily Star

EU court annuls asset freeze on ex Syria minister

Syrian civilians look for their belongings after clashes between the Sunni-dominated Free Syrian Army and Syrian soldiers loyal to Syria's President Bashar Assad in the town of Hejeira, in the countryside of Damascus November 20, 2013.

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Recordpub.com

Militants try to tighten grip in Iraq, Syria

Fresh from success in Iraq, a Sunni extremist group tried to tighten its hold Wednesday on territory in Syria and crush pockets of resistance on land straddling the border where it has declared the foundation of an Islamic state.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

CNN

U.S. sending more troops to Iraq

The United States is increasing its military presence in Iraq, ordering 300 more troops to the violence-ravaged nation, the Pentagon announced Monday.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

Reuters

Syria's tourism minister focuses on promoting Aleppo despite sanctions

Syria's Tourism Minister says new European Union sanctions won't keep him from preserving popular attractions like Aleppo's ancient city which has been ravaged by war.

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The Age

Iraq crisis: ISIL militants declare 'Caliphate'

Baghdad: The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant - Sunni militants fighting across Syria and Iraq - have proclaimed the establishment of a "caliphate" in a move that experts say could signal the birth of a new era of transnational jihadism.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

The Financial Mirror

Danish navy off Cyprus picks up last of Syria chemical weapons

The Danish vessel "Ark Futura", as part of the joint OPCW-UN mission has picked up the last consignment of Syria's chemical weapons, the embassy of Denmark in Cyprus announced.

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