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  1. Syrian migrants tell of perilous journey to Italy's coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Los Angeles Times

    The fourth boat used for his family's journey, packed with about 500 people, mostly Syrians, was the worst, Omar Ibrahim said Thursday at a train station in the shadow of Italy's snowcapped Mt. Etna.

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  2. Will F-16 delivery to Iraq boost ISIS fight?Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | F-22 Raptor

    It seems that Iraq will at last be getting the first batch of F-16 fighter jets it ordered four years ago, its air force commander said Thursday. The jets should arrive in July and could immediately boost Iraq's capabilities fight the extremist Islamic State of Iraq and Syria group.

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  3. Iraq expects F-16s in July to boost ISIL fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Iraq will at long last be getting the first batch of F-16 fighter jets it ordered four years ago, its air force commander said April 23, a shipment that is expected to boost Iraq's capabilities in battling the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant group. Lt. Gen.

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  4. Sad farewell to the shoes that have travelled the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | South Wales Argus

    It has been a constant travel companion for the last seven years, but now the time has come for us to go our separate ways. No it's not my wife, or my wallet, but a pair of shoes I have worn on travels across three continents.

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  5. Farewell to the shoes that have travelled the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | South Wales Argus

    It has been a constant travel companion for the last seven years, but now the time has come for us to go our separate ways. No it's not my wife, or my wallet, but a pair of shoes I have worn on travels across three continents.

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  6. Australian fighter splashes his cash on a pet tiger and names him...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Daily Mail

    Man, 39, 'impregnated stepdaughter, 17, who gave birth alone at home as she looked after her 3-year-old sister who then died' An Australian rebel fighter has been showing off his new pet on social media after buying a tiger cub whilst fighting in Syria. The photo shows a beautiful young tiger cub in the hands of a freelance rebel fighter, known as Ahmed Shaheed.

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  7. PLO says no to military action in Syria's embattled YarmoukRead the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | My Mother Lode

    The Palestine Liberation Organization said it will not be drawn into military action in an embattled Palestinian refugee camp in Syria, rejecting claims that Palestinians would join Syrian troops in driving Islamic State militants from the camp. The PLO statement, issued late Thursday, contradicted comments earlier in the day by the PLO envoy to Damascus, Ahmad Majdalani, that Palestinian groups are ready to join forces with the Syrian government to expel IS fighters from the Yarmouk camp.

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  8. Georgian NGO: Border Guards To Blame For Letting Pankisi Teens Fly To TurkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Weekday Magazine

    "The majority of Chechens go to [Pankisi-born IS military commander Tarkhan Batirashvili]" in Syria, says a Georgian activist. "If it wasn't for his influence and authority, then these lads wouldn't have gone there."

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  9. New Book Titled 'The Armenian Genocide: 100 Years Of Silence' Presented To PublicRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 9 | Groong

    NEW BOOK TITLED "THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE: 100 YEARS OF SILENCE" PRESENTED TO PUBLIC 10:54, 9 April, 2015 YEREVAN, APRIL 9, ARMENPRESS. "The Armenian Genocide: 100 years of silence - The extraordinary story of the last survivors" is the title of a book, just released in Italy, written by the journalists Alessandro Aramu, Gian Micalessin, Anna Mazzone.

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  10. Author backs battle to save Lawrence of Arabia's homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Oxford Mail

    An author has backed a campaign to preserve the childhood home of Lawrence of Arabia after his global research mission ended in frustration in Oxford. Anthony Sattin climbed up to Crusader castles, perched on rocks in Syria and had extended stays in Cairo, Damascus, Beirut and Turkey to reveal the details of the early life of TE Lawrence, set out in his book Young Lawrence: A Portrait of the Legend as a Young Man .

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  11. Painstaking research: Anthony Sattin, author of Young LawrenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Oxford Times

    An author has backed a campaign to preserve the childhood home of Lawrence of Arabia after his global research mission ended in frustration in Oxford. Anthony Sattin climbed up to Crusader castles, perched on rocks in Syria and had extended stays in Cairo, Damascus, Beirut and Turkey to reveal the details of the early life of TE Lawrence, set out in his book Young Lawrence: A Portrait of the Legend as a Young Man .

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  12. The 'surrender' of a Syrian girl gives face to the plight of refugee childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 4 | DFW Catholic

    Beirut, Lebanon, Apr 4, 2015 / 04:01 pm .- A photo that went viral last week depicting a young Syrian child "surrendering" in front of a camera she thought to be a gun is but a mere hint at the trauma which displaced and refugee children face across the Middle East, an aid worker says. "In regards to the children, it's a very bleak and complex .

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  13. Antoine GallandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | The Free Dictionary

    Antoine Galland was a French orientalist and archaeologist, most famous as the first European translator of One Thousand and One Nights . His version of the tales appeared in twelve volumes between 1704 and 1717 and exerted a huge influence on subsequent European literature and attitudes to the Islamic world .

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  14. Seeing the World through Syrian Eyes: Meet the Many Other Layers of Syrians Beyond Death and WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Global Voices Online

    Our global community of volunteers work hard every day to bring you the world's underreported stories -- but we can't do it without your help. Support our editors, technology, and advocacy campaigns with a donation to Global Voices! See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

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  15. The race to protect antiquities in Iraq, SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Windsor Beacon

    The Islamic State's wanton destruction of priceless antiquities in the Middle East has triggered a global mobilization to safeguard these treasures, ranging from calls for airstrikes to special protections for untouched sites. Iraq's tourism and antiquities ministry is demanding the U.S.-led coalition against the militants use warplanes to strike the group's machinery that is destroying relics in the region.

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  16. The race to protect antiquities in Iraq, SyriaRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2015 | Central Ohio

    The Islamic State's wanton destruction of priceless antiquities in the Middle East has triggered a global mobilization to safeguard these treasures, ranging from calls for airstrikes to special protections for untouched sites. Iraq's tourism and antiquities ministry is demanding the U.S.-led coalition against the militants use warplanes to strike the group's machinery that is destroying relics in the region.

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  17. US seeks negotiated settlement in Syria that excludes Assad: envoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | The Daily Star

    Syrians walk past a banner bearing a portrait of President Bashar Assad in Damascus on March 4, 2015. AFP PHOTO / LOUAI BESHARA ISTANBUL: The United States still wants a negotiated political settlement in Syria that excludes President Bashar Assad, and its position on the Syrian leader has not changed, top U.S. envoy John Allen told Turkish officials late on Tuesday.

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  18. Turkish PM: Shaking hands with al-Assad, Hitler is the sameRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on March 17 rubbished suggestions that talks should be held with President Bashar al-Assad, saying that negotiating with the Syrian leader would be no different from shaking hands with Nazi tyrant Adolf Hitler. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said in a weekend interview that Washington would have to talk with al-Assad eventually if peace was to be forged, in comments that drew a strong rebuke from Ankara, which said there was nothing to negotiate with al-Assad.

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  19. Satellite View of Spreading Darkness in Syria Reveals Worsening CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Scientific American

    In war-torn countries it can be challenging for humanitarian groups to quantify deaths and damage accurately. But science can help them get a little closer.

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  20. Satellite photos show Syria's dark agesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | The Daily Star

    UNITED NATIONS: Over the four years that researcher Xi Li has watched Syria's civil war unfold through nighttime satellite imagery, he has seen the pinpricks of light that dotted the north and east fade and the Mediterranean coast darken until 83 percent of the country's lights have gone out. From a vantage point that few everyday people have seen, Li has produced a chilling measurement of a crisis that shows no sign of ending.

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