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  1. 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.


  2. 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.


  3. Jihadi bride from Glasgow complains new home in the Islamic State is 'too COLD'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 |

    The 20-year-old from Glasgow married a fighter for the brutal Islamic State in February before her parents begged her to return in a public appeal. Uni dropout Mahmood is now living in the IS-held northern city of Raqqah where temperatures dip well below freezing at night.


  4. Aleppo's Oldest Hotel, Loved By Presidents And Intellectuals, Has Seen Its Best YearsRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | Groong

    ALEPPO'S OLDEST HOTEL, LOVED BY PRESIDENTS AND INTELLECTUALS, HAS SEEN ITS BEST YEARS Your Middle East Nov 19 2014 War in Syria Indifferent to the sniper fire and shelling around him, the owner of the oldest hotel in Syria's Aleppo sits gloomily in the storied property he has been forced to close. Just a few metres from the front line separating government and rebel forces in the city, Armen Mazloumian smokes a cigarette on the terrace of the Baron Hotel.


  5. Turkey, US Struggle to Merge Interests in IS FightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Voice of America

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan confirmed Wednesday that Turkey will not open its bases to the U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group until his demands are met. His statement casts further doubt on previously-agreed-upon cooperation in the fight against the militants and comes as John Allen, U.S. presidential envoy for the anti-IS coalition, is visiting Ankara.


  6. George and Amal Clooney dine out with Stella McCartney and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Daily Mail

    She's married the most eligible bachelor in the world and now Amal Clooney is expanding her friendship group into the fashion world. The Human Rights lawyer - who tied the knot with George Clooney this summer - enjoyed dinner with fashion designers Stella McCartney and Alasdhair Willis on Tuesday night.


  7. War In Syria's Aleppo Takes Toll On Storied Baron HotelRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Groong

    WAR IN SYRIA'S ALEPPO TAKES TOLL ON STORIED BARON HOTEL The West Australian, Australia Nov 19 2014 Aleppo - Indifferent to the sniper fire and shelling around him, the owner of the oldest hotel in Syria's Aleppo sits gloomily in the storied property he has been forced to close. Just a few metres from the front line separating government and rebel forces in the city, Armen Mazloumian smokes a cigarette on the terrace of the Baron Hotel.


  8. Forced to close: War in Syria's Aleppo takes toll on hundred-year old Baron HotelRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Art Daily

    A picture taken on the government controlled side of Aleppo on November 17, 2014, shows a guest book displayed on the reception desk at the Baron Hotel, the oldest hotel in the northern Syrian city. The conflict, which started with anti-government protests in March 2011 and has since spiraled into a brutal civil war, has ravaged large parts of the historic second city.


  9. George Clooney & Amal Alamuddin Stay Silent Amid Adoption RumorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Refinery 29

    Newlyweds George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin are reportedly looking to adopt. The Daily Mail claims Woman's Day magazine is running a story about how the couple is making plans to welcome their first child into the family.


  10. 59E59 Theaters's Winter 2015 Season to Feature Works by James Ortiz, Joel Jeske & MoreRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 |

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  11. George and Amal Clooney Probably Can't Adopt a Baby From SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Gawker

    American actor George Clooney and his new wife , British human rights attorney Amal Alamuddin Clooney, are reportedly looking to adopt a baby. Not just any baby, however-one from a "war-torn country," according to reports from Woman's Day and the Daily Mail.


  12. The Syrian Regime's Cruelest Weapon Isn't Poison GasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Mother Jones

    When Waed and Hassan fell in love, they were students in a neighborhood of internet cafes and all-night parties. Then the Assad regime turned their world into a medieval hellscape.


  13. War with Isis: The forgotten, plucky Kurds under siege in their...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | The Independent

    Robert Fisk visits Rumeilan, where its people strive to extract oil, produce asphalt and continue the struggle against the Islamist militants 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 The skies are grey-black from the oilfields and refineries at Rumeilan, a dingy, depressing cover that stretches from this Kurdish enclave far to the southern horizon where the Islamists of Isis are sucking their own wealth out of the ground.


  14. In Brief | Nation & World | 11-12-14Read the original story

    Wednesday Nov 12 | West Hawaii Today

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas accused Israel on Tuesday of leading the region toward a "religious war," saying frequent visits by Jewish worshippers to a site sacred to both Islam and Judaism are fueling clashes that have raised fears of a widespread outbreak of fighting. "Instead of calming tempers, he is inflaming them.


  15. What's life like at school in Syria?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Newsday

    School Reporters from London have been finding out about life for teenage refugees at a UN-run school in Syria by speaking to them via Skype. School days are shorter and subject choices are limited at the Haifa School in Damascus, but despite the ongoing conflict, education continues and teenagers taste in music remains the same as the School Reporters from Grey Coat Hospital School explain.


  16. Syria seeks freezing battles in AleppoRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 9 | Xinhuanet

    Syria's Foreign Minister Walid al- Moallem on Sunday discussed with the visiting UN special envoy to Syria, Staffan de Mistura, the plan of freezing the fighting in Syria's Aleppo province, the state news agency reported. The two discussed Mistura's plan to the UN Security Council earlier this month about the local freeze of fighting in Aleppo province so that the growing threat posed by the Islamic State militant group may be fully confronted.


  17. From Barcelona to Berlin to Donetsk to DamascusRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 9 | OpEdNews

    As the Catalans defy the central Spanish government to vote on a non-binding resolution to become an independent country, Germany continues to celebrate the fall of the Berlin Wall that enabled the two Germanies to be reunited, while shelling continues against the largely Russian-speaking population of Eastern Ukraine that recently voted itself independent from Kiev, and Syria and Iraq lose large swathes of territory to Islamist militants.


  18. Syria state newspaper criticizes visiting UN envoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 8 | 13WHAM

    A Syrian state newspaper has criticized the United Nations envoy to Syria for pursuing a plan that involves halting fighting in certain areas of the war-ridden country. The daily Al-Thawra newspaper warned Saturday that veteran diplomat Staffan de Mistura took a "hasty" attitude in his briefing before the U.N. Security Council last week.


  19. 'Common enemy': Former ISIS member calls Turkey an 'ally' in fight against KurdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | Russia Taday

    Turkish army tanks take position on top of a hill near Mursitpinar border crossing in the southeastern Turkish town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province. Turkey's role in the fight against ISIS in Syria may be even more complicated than expected: a former Islamic State member reportedly claimed the country routinely communicates with the group, letting it cross the border to fight Kurdish troops.


  20. Jihad, by Cruise ShipRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | The Atlantic

    "More and more" these days, jihadists are taking cruise ships to get close to battlefields in Syria and Iraq, Interpol Secretary-General Ronald Noble told the Associated Press on Thursday. Pierre St. Hilaire, Interpol's counterterrorism director, told the AP that his organization has observed aspiring militants varying their choice of transportation in the past few months, likely in response to stepped-up enforcement at airports and bus stations in Turkey, which has served as an important transit route for foreign fighters traveling to the Middle East's war zones.