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  1. NOONAN: Cuba Deal Good for USARead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Breitbart.com

    When Wall Street Journal columnist and former Reagan speechwriter Peggy Noonan made "the case for Barack Obama" in 2008, she put his foreign policy at the top of her list: "He has within him the possibility to change the direction and tone of American foreign policy, which need changing," she wrote. So it is perhaps no surprise that Noonan has ditched her recent critical posture to praise Obama's sudden announcement of a change in U.S. policy towards Cuba.

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  2. Exclusive: Iran's support for Syria tested by oil price dropRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Reuters

    Syrian businessmen and trade officials say they are worried the economic lifeline provided by Iran is under strain from plunging oil prices, despite public messages of support from Syria's strongest regional ally. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has relied on oil-producing Iran to help him fight a nearly four-year-old civil war and also prop under a currency under pressure.

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  3. Hungary is new hot spot on migrant route into EURead the original story

    5 hrs ago | KDWN

    With the Mediterranean Sea becoming too treacherous and other routes blocked by barbed-wire fences, would-be migrants are taking a new route into the Europe Union: through Hungary. Coming from as far away as Afghanistan and Syria and as near as Kosovo and Albania, thousands of migrants a week are crossing into Hungary and requesting asylum, turning the country into an EU transit hot spot.

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  4. From Damascus To Carnegie Hall, A Refugee Child Prodigy Plays The Piano For PeaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Switched

    When 15-year-old Tambi Asaad Cimuk walked into a music store in this northwestern Turkish city last year, he had never played the piano before. Now, the shy Syrian refugee from Damascus is set to perform at Carnegie Hall next month.

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  5. AAAS analysis shows widespread looting and damage to historical sites in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | EurekAlert!

    Four of six major archaeological sites in Syria have been heavily looted and damaged, according to a AAAS analysis of high-resolution satellite images that documents the extent of the destruction. The report analyzes six of the 12 sites that Syria has nominated as World Heritage Sites: Dura Europos, Ebla, Hama's Waterwheels, Mari, Raqqa, and Ugarit.

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  6. For Syrians seeking sanctuary, a door opens in BrazilRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Christian Science Monitor

    Jehad Alhafi fled the Syrian civil war six months ago and came to SA o Paulo, Brazil, to start a new life. His family joined him two months later.

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  7. Higher prices, shortages create pressure for ISRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Daily Chronicle

    People shop July 7 at a market in the northern city of Mosul, Iraq. It's becoming more expensive to live in the self-styled caliphate envisioned by the Islamic State group as militant-held cities grow increasingly isolated, impeding access to basic goods and services.

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  8. Getting Help to SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | New Yorker

    Few experiences are more haunting than visiting a refugee camp in the middle of winter. You walk the rows between the tents, peering in here and there, finding men and women wrapped in blankets, huddled round lanterns, each face wearing the unforgettable look of a person who has lost control of his life.

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  9. In the beginning there was a dispute over Hebrew Bibles...there still isRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Two decades after Israeli spies helped Syrian Jews take medieval Hebrew Bibles from Damascus to Jerusalem, Israel's national library has asked an Israeli court to grant it custodianship over the manuscripts - a move that could spark an ownership battle over some of the Syrian Jewish community's most important treasures.

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  10. Report: UN envoy to meet Syrian rebels in TurkeyRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | UAport

    The UN special envoy for Syria will soon meet with rebel leaders from Aleppo in Turkey to discuss a possible cease-fire in the war-torn city, a news report has said.

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  11. .com | Syrian Jewish bibles disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | News24

    Two decades after Israeli spies helped Syrian Jews whisk ancient Hebrew bibles from Damascus to Jerusalem, Israel's national library asked an Israeli court on Monday to grant it custodianship over the manuscripts. Known as the Crowns of Damascus, the nine leather-bound parchment books - some featuring microscopic calligraphy and gold-leaf illumination - were written mostly in Spain and Italy between 700 and 1 000 years ago.

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  12. Syrian Jewish bibles could spark ownership disputeRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | KMIR 6

    Two decades after Israeli spies helped Syrian Jews whisk ancient Hebrew bibles from Damascus to Jerusalem, Israel's national library asked an Israeli court on Monday to grant it custodianship over the manuscripts - a move that could spark an ownership battle over some of the Syrian Jewish community's most important treasures. Known as the Crowns of Damascus, the nine leather-bound parchment books - some featuring microscopic calligraphy and gold-leaf illumination - were written mostly in Spain and Italy between 700 and 1,000 years ago. 1 comment

  13. Life in a Jordanian Refugee Camp Inspires Soap OperaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | The Daily Beast

    Life and Art: At the Al Zaatari refugee camp, Syrian women are often married young to Jordanian men - a reality reflected in a new radio soap opera, Right, a 15-year-old Syrian refugee Nadia, and her groom, drive away from their wedding ceremony. A man and a woman are screaming at each other in Arabic, rehearsing a scene from We Are All Refugees - a six-part audio soap pilot about the lives of Syrian refugees in Jordan due to be broadcast around the Middle-East this month.

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  14. Twice-displaced Palestinians Fleeing Syria Face Bleak FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Big News Network.com

    More than three million people have fled the Syrian war to other countries in recent years and one of the most vulnerable groups among them are Palestinians, displaced already for generations by the Arab-Israeli conflict. Palestinians from Syria say, between legal restrictions and soaring rents, life is hard in Lebanon.

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  15. Alois Brunner reported deadRead the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | Harry's Place

    Alois Brunner, Adolf Eichmann's accomplice in the Nazi genocide of European Jews, died four years ago in Damascus at the age of 98, according to Efraim Zuroff of the Simon Wiesenthal Center. Brunner, an Austrian-born SS captain, thus managed to escape justice for sending more than 128,500 Jews from France, Austria, Greece and Slovakia to death camps, where most of them were murdered.

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  16. Armenian ambassador honors prominent Syrian researcherRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 30 | Groong

    Armenian ambassador honors prominent Syrian researcher 30/11/2014 Damascus, SANA-Armenian ambassador in Damascus Arshak Poladian granted Syrian writer and researcher Dr. Nabil Touma the Armenian embassy's golden medal for his efforts in boosting bilateral Syrian-Armenian relations. The ceremony took place at the Armenian embassy in Damascus on the 23rd anniversary of Armenia's independence.

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  17. Destination Germany for Syrian refugees in EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | Deutsche Welle

    Ali Najaf and his family fled from civil war in Syria to Bulgaria and eventually to Germany in search of a better life. Krasimir Yankov reports on a Syrian refugee making his way from Sofia to EisenhA1 4ttenstadt.

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  18. Ky. doctor gathers medical aid for Syrian refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | USA Today

    Ky. doctor gathers medical aid for Syrian refugees Organizations packed up a shipping containers with $190K worth of medical supplies. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1xNCYKt Michael Ludwig, left, carries a box onto a shipping container with other medical supplies and equipment bound for Syrian refugees in Beirut, Lebanon, sponsored by the Muslim Mercy Foundation and the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, at the Supplies Over Seas warehouse.

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  19. Berlin says 550 Germans joined jihadist cause in Syria, IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | The Daily Star

    People travel on a pick-up truck as it makes its way through a flooded street after heavy rain in Aleppo November 21, 2014. FRANKFURT: Hundreds of Germans have left their home country to fight alongside jihadists in Syria and Iraq, Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said.

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  20. Rumors of more compulsory army service causing Syrians anxietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Al Bawaba

    Syrian children walk past images of President Bashar al-Assad in the restive Sleiman al-Halabi neighborhood on the government-controlled side of Aleppo on Nov. 16. Recently, several rumors have been spreading throughout the Syrian capital of Damascus, and its neighboring countryside, regarding administrative measures related to compulsory military conscription and the possibility of calling on reservists to join their previous military combat units. The uncertainty surrounding the issue has led to anxiety among all those able to carry a weapon.

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