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  1. Kuwait 'Ready' To Finance Syrian District In ArmeniaRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Groong

    KUWAIT 'READY' TO FINANCE SYRIAN DISTRICT IN ARMENIA Friday, September 19th, 2014 Members of the Kuweiti parliament in a meeting with Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamian in Yerevan YEREVAN--The government of Kuwait on Thursday reportedly expressed readiness to finance the construction of a special residential district for ethnic Armenians from Syria who have taken refuge in Armenia. The Armenian government's press office quoted Faysal Fahd al-Shayi, the head of a Kuwaiti parliamentary delegation visiting Yerevan, as telling Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamian that "Kuwait is ready to provide assistance to work on the New Aleppo neighborhood."

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  2. Syrian heritage destruction revealed in satellite imagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BBC News

    Five out of six of Syria's Unesco World Heritage sites have been "significantly" damaged by the country's civil war, satellite image analysis has revealed. Historic structures across the country, including ancient mosques, government buildings and castles show signs of destruction - with some reduced to rubble, researchers from the American Association for the Advancement of Science say.

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  3. Australian Police Thwart Planned ISIS BeheadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Crooks and Liars

    I've been to Sydney and it's one of the most beautiful places I've ever been to visit. I played there back in '03 for about five days and the people w Reuters: The United States thanked Syria on Tuesday for going after gunmen who attacked the U.S. Embassy in Damascus but ruled out any immediate impro February 21, 1942 - Scorched Earth and Martial Law.

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  4. Kuwait 'Ready' To Finance Syrian District In ArmeniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Armenian Liberty

    The government Kuwait on Thursday reportedly expressed readiness to finance the construction of a special residential district for ethnic Armenians from Syria who have taken refuge in Armenia. The Armenian government's press office quoted Faysal Fahd al-Shayi, the head of a Kuwaiti parliamentary delegation visiting Yerevan, as telling Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamian that "Kuwait is ready to provide assistance to work on the New Aleppo neighborhood."

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  5. The evolution of Chuck HagelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Politico

    After he emerged, politically battered, from his confirmation process a year and a half ago, the road ahead looked clear: Here was an old Senate pal of President Barack Obama whose assignment was to superintend a shrinking defense budget, a smaller military and fewer adventures overseas. Here was a guy who, despite his command of the world's most powerful military, ranked himself as lower in importance than the secretaries of state, treasury and the attorney general.

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  6. Royal Jordanian, Middle East Airlines enter new free sale codeshare agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Al Bawaba

    Royal Jordanian and Middle East Airlines-Air Liban concluded a new free sale codeshare agreement that will be implemented as of the middle of this month. Under the terms of the agreement, RJ will place its marketing carrier code on ME-operated flights between Amman and Beirut as the marketing carrier.

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  7. The 10-Point: Gerard Baker on Alibaba's IPO, Middle East Hesitancy, China's Growth and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Wall Street Journal

    A personal, guided tour to the best scoops and stories every day in The Wall Street Journal, from Editor in Chief Gerard Baker. Alibaba is on track to debut this Friday, in what could be the world's largest ever initial public offering.

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  8. 20 Filipino repatriates from war-torn Syria on the way home - DFARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Weekend Balita

    The Department of Foreign Affairs on Monday said some 20 Filipinos from Syria, who availed of the Mandatory Repatriation Program , will arrive on Thursday at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport on board Emirates Airlines flight number EK-332 from Dubai, United Arab Emirates at 4:35p.m. Of this number, 2,443 were repatriated through Lebanon, with the cooperation, assistance and support of the Philippine Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, the DFA statement said. The 20 OFWs will travel by land from Damascus to Beirut on September 17. They will be assisted by Philippine Embassy in Beirut personnel during their transit at the Lebanese Masna'a border.

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  9. 20 Pinoys to be repatriated from SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | ABS-CBN News

    In a statement, the Department of Foreign Affairs said the 20 Filipinos, who availed of the Mandatory Repatriation Program, will travel by land from Damascus to Beirut on September 17. They will arrive at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport on board Emirates Airlines flight number EK-332 from Dubai, United Arab Emirates at 4:35 p.m. on Thursday. This brings the total number of Filipinos repatriated from Syria to 5,473.

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  10. Last Syrian Vineyard Keeps Wine Flowing Despite WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Voice of America

    Sandro Saade , the owner of Domaine de Bargylus, and French winemaker and consultant Stephane Derenoncourt during a wine tasting session in Beirut, Lebanon, Sept. 3, 2014.

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  11. The containment debate, round twoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | New Vision

    At the Cold War's outset, there was an intense debate in the United States between those who wanted to contain communism and those who wanted to roll it back. Was it sufficient to fix limits on the Soviet Union's ambitions, or was a more aggressive stance, sometimes described as "containment plus," necessary? The recent spat between US President Barack Obama and his former secretary of state , Hillary Clinton, seems to have revived that debate.

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  12. Last Syrian vineyard keeps wine flowingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | The Daily Star

    BEIRUT: Amid the war in Syria, one hillside vineyard still produces wines that are served in the Michelin-starred restaurants of London and Paris. It has been a struggle to keep Syria's last commercial vineyard open, the owner of Domaine de Bargylus says.

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  13. New UN envoy for Syria meets President, senior ministers in DamascusRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 11 | United Nations

    According to a UN spokesperson, Mr. de Mistura addressed the press in Damascus, saying that he had a long and useful meeting with the Syrian President. He said he had also met in recent days with the Syrian Foreign Minister and Deputy Foreign Minister.

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  14. Last Syrian vineyard still operating despite the warRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | The Drinks Business

    In the middle of Syria's ongoing civil war a solitary vineyard is still producing wines to be served at the tables of Michelin-starred restaurants in London and Paris. Throw in a war with the accompanying artillery, guns and logistical chaos and you're left with something truly hellish.

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  15. Last Syrian vineyard keeps wine flowing despite warRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Reuters

    Amid the war in Syria, one hillside vineyard still produces wines that are served in the Michelin-starred restaurants of London and Paris. It has been a struggle to keep Syria's last commercial vineyard open, the owner of Domaine de Bargylus says.

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  16. Why Obama faces tough task leading regional coalition against Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Christian Science Monitor

    As President Barack Obama unveils his strategy to "degrade and destroy" the self-declared Islamic State, he will hope to capitalize upon widespread disgust in the Middle East against the group's brutal ways. But Mr. Obama also faces a daunting challenge in selling his plans for a regional coalition to leaders skeptical of White House readiness to follow through on his latest promises on Syria and Iraq.

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  17. the Road to Damascus Added to 59E59 Theaters' First 5A SeasonRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Produced by The Directors Company , THE ROAD TO DAMASCUS begins performances on Friday, January 16 for a limited engagement thought Sunday, March 1. Opening Night is set for Tuesday, January 27. Riddled with international intrigue, Tom Dulack 's prescient play imagines a world where the first black African Pope is in the Vatican, and the first third party President in American history is in the White House. With America under threat and a full-scale civil war raging in Syria, the President must act.

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  18. Kerry heads to build coalition against Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | The Times of Israel

    Top US diplomat John Kerry leaves Tuesday on a mission to forge a coalition to defeat Islamic militants terrorizing Iraq and Syria, with over 40 nations set to join the fight. With memories of past US military conflicts in the region no doubt weighing on his mind, the secretary of state will travel first to Amman, in Jordan and then onto Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, as the United States seeks to "degrade and destroy" the Islamic State , also known as ISIL.

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  19. Baklava and Beyond: 12 Turkish Sweets You Should KnowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Serious Eats

    In Turkey, dessert is often a social ritual, a course meant to be shared. At any time of day or night, friends can be found congregating to sip Turkish coffee or tea from dainty glasses, and should you care to accompany that beverage with a roll, pastry, or snack, there's much to choose from.

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  20. A mere $25 buys an illegal crossing on Turkish border with SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | The Daily Star

    Syrians enter Turkey from the Turkish Cilvegozu border gate, located opposite the Syrian commercial crossing point Bab al-Hawa in Reyhanli, Hatay province, September 17, 2013. REUTERS/Umit Bektas On Turkey's border with Syria, outside a brick building housing the Turkish officials charged with overseeing who arrives and who leaves, a Syrian man whispers in Arabic.

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