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Dr. Ahmet Is k brings hope to patients with advanced cancer in Gaziantep, Turkey

Gaziantep is a small city with a big resume that doesn't quite connect. The arid dusty landscape that makes the sky appear almost beige during the day, the grit that coats everything; hair, clothes, the inside of the nose, the corner of the eyes along with the over 100 degree temperatures are in stark contrast to the slick advertisements.


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Tue Aug 19, 2014


Japanese national feared captured in Syria

The Japanese government is trying to confirm if one of its citizens has been captured in Syria by the militant group Islamic State.


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Al Bawaba

US ships complete destruction of Syria's chemical weapons

The Ark Futura, a Danish-chartered cargo vessel which is assisting in the effort to extract Syrian chemical weapons from the country.


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Mon Aug 18, 2014


Irresistible Cupcakes Prove A Winner For Syrian Bakers In Armenia

IRRESISTIBLE CUPCAKES PROVE A WINNER FOR SYRIAN BAKERS IN ARMENIA Thomson Reuters Foundation Aug 18 2014 Source: UNHCR - Mon, 18 Aug 2014 03:35 GMT Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation.


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NHK World

Syrian rebels to try Japanese release

The leader of a Syrian rebel group says he will attempt to secure a Japanese hostage in an exchange with another group.


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Sun Aug 17, 2014

NHK World

Militants in Syria may be holding Japanese man

Islamic militants in war-stricken Syria may be holding a man who is believed to be Japanese.


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Thu Aug 14, 2014

DFW Catholic

Papal envoy meets with officials, displaced persons in Erbil

Erbil, Iraq, Aug 14, 2014 / 12:03 pm .- Pope Francis' special envoy to Iraq has safely arrived in Erbil, the Holy See press officer said Thursday, adding that he has met with displaced persons and will meet with the Iraqi president later in the day.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Travel, Iraq Travel, Middle East Travel, Pope Benedict XVI, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Fri Aug 08, 2014

ABC News

'Wish You Were Here': Western Jihadis Lure Countrymen

In a video posted on jihadi forums, an English-speaking jihadist urges other westerners to join the conflict in Syria and Iraq.


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Thu Aug 07, 2014

BBC News

Who are the Yazidis?

Among the many victims of the advance of The Islamic State in the Middle East are a group of up to 50,000 Yazidis, who are trapped in the mountains in northwest Iraq without food or water.


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Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Straits Times

UN chemical weapons team to return to Syria: envoy

A team of chemical weapons experts will travel to Syria next month to follow up on Damascus' pledge to hand over its arsenal, the British UN envoy said Tuesday.


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Fri Aug 01, 2014

The Wall Street Journal

Capital Journal Daybreak: Syrian Defector's Photos Could...

SYRIAN DEFECTORS PHOTOS COULD TRIGGER WAR-CRIMES CHARGES: The Obama administration is fashioning a new strategy to prosecute Syrian war crimes based on a trove of photos smuggled out of the country by the defector code-named Caesar, U.S. officials said.


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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Atlantic

The Refugee-Poets of a Forgotten War

An abandoned amusement park in Idlib on the eve of the Eid al-Fitr festival, marking the end of Ramadan.


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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Classroom brings a rare, welcome 'escape' for refugees in Lebanon

Palestinian and Syrian students sit in a makeshift classroom in the offices of the Joint Christian Council in Sidon south Lebanon.


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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Express India

Royal Jordanian to shut down Delhi, Mumbai flights

Royal Jordanian Airlines has decided to stop all its services to Mumbai and Delhi as part of its restructuring plan.


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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Crawley Observer

Alleged Crawley suicide bomber's brother speaks of family's anguish

The brother of an alleged Crawley suicide bomber has spoken of his sister-in-law's grief following her husband's disappearance in Syria.


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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

In a Syrian city, Islamists put their vision into practice

When his factory was bombed in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, the businessman considered two bleak options: remain at home and risk dying in the next airstrike or flee like hundreds of thousands of others to a refugee camp in Turkey.


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