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  1. Crossroads E-Newsletter - October 23, 2014Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Groong

    PRESS RELEASE Eastern Prelacy of the Armenian Apost. Church of America and Canada H.E. Archbishop Oshagan Choloyan Prelate, Easter Prelacy and Canada 138 East 39th Street New York, NY 10016 Tel: 212-689-7810 Fax: 212-689-7168 Web: http://www.armenianprelacy.org/ October 23, 2014 PRELATE OF ALEPPO MEETING WITH CHURCH COMMUNITIES This week Archbishop Shahan Sarkissian, Prelate of Aleppo, is visiting communities within the Eastern Prelacy conducting public briefings on the continuing crisis facing the Armenian community in Syria.

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  2. Gallery: A morning with an MSF Community Health Worker, Kawargosk Camp, Iraqi KurdistanRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    There are currently over 200,000 Syrian refugees in Iraqi Kurdistan, with over 90,000 in Erbil province. MSF opened projects in Kawargosk camp in September 2013 and Darashakran camp in March 2014, providing primary healthcare and mental health services.

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  3. 'Voices in Action: Human Rights on Film' series preview: Documentaries expose injustice...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | OregonLive.com

    There may come a day when something like "Voices in Action: Human Rights on Film" is no longer necessary. But a glance at the headlines is enough to force the realization that such a time won't come soon.

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  4. Kobani devastation revealed in before and after satellite imagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | 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 Before and after satellite images have revealed the true extent of devastation in Kobani , where hundreds of thousands have fled fighting between Isis and those defending the town.

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  5. Missing mail leaves Syrian family in immigration limboRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | The Toronto Star

    Three months after Syria plunged into a civil war in 2011, Bashar Kassir applied to sponsor his aging parents to Canada for their safety. In August, the Toronto man's sponsorship application was refused because he failed to respond to the immigration visa post in Jordan demanding further documentation in letters that the family insists they never received.

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  6. Glendale hosts meeting on situation in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - More than 600 community members gathered at St. Mary's Church in Glendale earlier this month to hear the briefing by visiting Prelate of Aleppo Archbishop Shahan Sarkissian, on the latest developments in Syria and the devastating conditions of Armenian community in that country, Asbarez reports. The forum was held under the auspices of the leaders of the Armenian Apostolic, Catholic, and Evangelical Churches.

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  7. Did Riyadh, Grozny Fear Chechen Hajj Pilgrims Would Join IS?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Weekday Magazine

    Chechen pilgrims who visited Saudi Arabia to perform the hajj this month reported that the Saudi authorities had significantly tightened controls over them compared to last year. Saudi Arabia stepped up security around pilgrims from Chechnya who travelled to that country to perform the hajj, the annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca, according to Chechens who took part in this year's journey.

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  8. Can Lebanon get back on track? First Arab railway to resurrectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Al Bawaba

    Lebanon hasn't seen a train on its tracks since the last service, shuttling cement to the capital, ceased to run in 1997. [the Independent] Hundreds of train carriages dot the landscape, their locomotives overgrown with shrubs and trees.

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  9. All aboard the Lebanon express: Nostalgia and an urgent need could...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | The Independent

    Lebanon hasn't seen a train on its tracks since the last service, shuttling cement to the capital, ceased to run in 1997 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 Hundreds of train carriages dot the landscape, their locomotives overgrown with shrubs and trees.

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  10. Free And Cheap London Events: 20-26 October 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Londonist

    Interesting and unusual things to do for a fiver or less this week. For more ideas have a look at our Free London map .

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  11. Russian spying from Syria: Why and for whom?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | The Times of Israel

    Israel can hardly be said to hold a balance of power with super-powerful Russia. But there are certain understandings in the eastern Mediterranean, where Israel remains a regional power, economically and militarily.

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  12. US launches six air strikes near KobaniRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Ynetnews

    US fighter aircraft launched six air strikes on Islamic State positions near Kobani, Syria, and its allies hit militant targets in Iraq, the US military said on Friday. US forces damaged Islamic State fighting positions, vehicles and buildings near Kobani and a strike hit oil collection equipment near Shadadi in a bid to disrupt the militants' ability to operate oil tankers, Central Command said in a statement.

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  13. Crossroads E-Newsletter - October 16, 2014Read the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Groong

    PRESS RELEASE Eastern Prelacy of the Armenian Apost. Church of America and Canada H.E. Archbishop Oshagan Choloyan Prelate, Easter Prelacy and Canada 138 East 39th Street New York, NY 10016 Tel: 212-689-7810 Fax: 212-689-7168 Web: http://www.armenianprelacy.org/ October 16, 2014 PRELATE OF ALEPPO VISITING U.S. AND CANADA Archbishop Shahan Sarkissian, Prelate of Aleppo, arrived in the United States on Monday and will be visiting communities in the United States and Canada.

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  14. Safe haven aims to protect Syrian civilians - Turkish PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Trend

    Turkey's request for a safe haven inside Syria is based only on the need to safeguard Syrian civilians from attacks by the Assad regime and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has said, Anadolu Agency reported. Speaking during a joint press conference with Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong in the Turkish capital of Ankara on Tuesday, he said: "Turkey's demand for a safe zone in Syria should not be mistaken for a military buffer zone for itself."

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  15. Syrian-Canadian struggling to assist relatives asks Ottawa: 'Why are you not helping'?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | CTV

    The Canadian government has promised to resettle hundreds of Syrian refugees, but the process is going too slowly for some Syrian-Canadians as they struggle to rescue family members from the war-torn country. Shortly after the uprising began in 2011, Wise, a Syrian Kurd who legally changed his name from Mustafa Arab, realized he had to do everything he could to bring them to Canada while talking on the phone to his mother and sister in Aleppo.

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  16. Western Prelacy News - 10/10/2014Read the original story

    Saturday Oct 11 | Groong

    October 10, 2014 Western Prelacy of the Armenian Apostolic Church of America H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate 6252 Honolulu Avenue La Crescenta, CA 91214 Tel: 248-7737 Fax: 248-7745 E-mail: info@westernprelacy.org Website: www.westernprelacy.org FEAST OF THE HOLY TRANSLATORS AND ARMENIAN CULTURE MONTH AT FORTY MARTYRS CHURCH IN ORANGE COUNTY Saturday, October 11, 2014 is the Feast of the Holy Translators, and October is designated as Armenian Culture Month. These joint occasions are celebrated each year at Forty Martyrs Church in Orange County with Episcopal Divine Liturgy and a Book Fair, organized by the parish and Ari Guiragos Minassian School.

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  17. Rebels find joint Russian-Syrian spy site near Golan HeightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | The Times of Israel

    A Free Syrian Army fighter points out photographs of Russian officers visiting a secret intelligence facility on the Syrian Golan Heights Rebel fighters from the Free Syrian Army apparently captured a secret joint Russian-Syrian spy station only kilometers from the Israeli side of the Golan Heights over the weekend. According to footage of the installation uploaded to YouTube by the FSA, and a report in The Daily Beast , an insignia from Russian radio electronic intelligence agency Osnaz GRU and a Syrian intelligence unit were found at the site on Al-Harah, a hill near the Syrian-Israeli border in the area of Alonei Habashan.

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  18. Here's The Major Reason Why ISIS Is About To Take A Critical Kurdish City In SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Silicon Alley Insider

    A black flag belonging to the Islamic State is seen near the Syrian town of Kobani, as pictured from the Turkish-Syrian border near the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province on Monday. A critical Kurdish city on the Syrian-Turkish border may be about to fall to the Islamic State after a three-week siege that has pitted lightly armed Kurdish YPG rebels against a jihadist onslaught that includes tanks and artillery.

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  19. Heavy fighting hits Syrian border townRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | News9 Oklahoma City

    The family of a former Army Ranger from Indiana who in an online video has been threatened with beheading by militants in Syria says the man moved to the Middle East to provide humanitarian aid to war refugees. Peter Kassig first visited Beirut on a college spring break trip.

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  20. How Much Money Have Israeli Hospitals Spent Treating Wounded Syrians?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | TheBlaze.com

    Hospitals in northern Israel have spent about $10 million treating wounded Syrians, some of whom are believed to be combatants, according to the Israeli media and a health ministry financial report. According to the health ministry report released Wednesday, treating the Syrians in Israeli hospitals has cost more than 33 million New Israeli Shekels - almost $10 million - in the past year and a half, and hospitals in northern Israel have treated more than 1,500 of the wounded, the Israeli news site NRG reported .

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