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  1. Three milliion flee civil war in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | KYTX-TV News

    When all other Seminole students were headed to their first day of school on Monday, one little boy was sent home because his hair was too long.

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  2. Pentagon pressed on why there's no strategy to defeat ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    "The question presumes that we're not doing anything, that there's no sense of urgency in the Pentagon.

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  3. Video: Militants appear to fire U.S.-made M198artilleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | The Washington Post

    As militants with the Islamic State have seized territory and military bases across Iraq and Syria this year, they've taken an arsenal of weapons for their use.

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  4. The Many Ways to Map the Islamic 'State'Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | The Atlantic

    ISIS territory in Iraq and Syria tends to be described as "swaths." The estimated size of these swaths, which ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared a caliphate in June, varies widely in reports, from 12,000 square miles-"an area the size of Belgium," per The Wall Street Journal -to 35,000 square miles, or "an area the size of Jordan," as George ... (more)

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  5. Energy ballet-2: Syria, Ukraine and "Pipelineistan"Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | OpEdNews

    As much as Iran, Russia, the US and the EU are involved in a sophisticated nuclear/energy ballet, Syria and Ukraine are also two key power play vectors bound to determine much of what happens next in the New Great Game in Eurasia.

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  6. Assad's American Reinforcements and Obama's Plunging CredibilityRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Commentary Magazine

    The underappreciated casualty of the Obama administration's one-eighty on bombing the Assad regime last year was the president's credibility on such strikes.

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  7. Flood of Syrian refugees into Algeria continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | Catholic.org

    Syrian refugees have continued their flood into the nearby nation of Algeria. Now facing even worse persecution at the hands of the Islamic State, Syrians have come to rely on the compassion and warmth of the Algerian people - whose hospitality may have reached their limits.

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  8. Islamic State's Sanctuary in Syria Presents a DilemmaRead the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | Hispanic Business

    At the heart of President Barack Obama's quandary over the Islamic State militants is their haven in Syria.

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  9. Obama faces tough options in Iraq and SyriaRead the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | Cape Cod Times

    This Aug. 20, 2014 file photo shows Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey speaking at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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  10. Obama faces tough options in Iraq and SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | Houston Chronicle

    This Aug. 20, 2014 file photo shows Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey speaking at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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  11. Obama faces tough options in Iraq and SyriaRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 20 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The president may continue helping Iraqi forces try to reverse the group's land grabs in northern Iraq by providing more arms and American military advisers and by using U.S. warplanes to support Iraqi ground operations.

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  12. Little progress made in talks to free JapaneseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | NHK World

    A member of an armed group in Syria says it has made little progress in an effort to free a Japanese man from Islamic extremists.

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  13. Dr. Ahmet Is k brings hope to patients with advanced cancer in Gaziantep, TurkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | Examiner.com

    Gaziantep is a small city with a big resume that doesn't quite connect. The arid dusty landscape that makes the sky appear almost beige during the day, the grit that coats everything; hair, clothes, the inside of the nose, the corner of the eyes along with the over 100 degree temperatures are in stark contrast to the slick advertisements.

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  14. Pastries Prove A Winner For Syrian Bakers In ArmeniaRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Groong

    PASTRIES PROVE A WINNER FOR SYRIAN BAKERS IN ARMENIA August 18, 2014 Azniv Kouyoumjian and Sevan Tekkelian with some of their baked creations YEREVAN --Cupcakes and social media have helped a former travel agent in the Syrian city of Aleppo to start a new career in Armenia and pick up a prestigious award that has helped boost her baking business.

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  15. US ships complete destruction of Syria's chemical weaponsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Al Bawaba

    The Ark Futura, a Danish-chartered cargo vessel which is assisting in the effort to extract Syrian chemical weapons from the country.

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  16. Japanese national feared captured in SyriaRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Reuters

    The Japanese government is trying to confirm if one of its citizens has been captured in Syria by the militant group Islamic State.

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  17. Irresistible Cupcakes Prove A Winner For Syrian Bakers In ArmeniaRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | Groong

    IRRESISTIBLE CUPCAKES PROVE A WINNER FOR SYRIAN BAKERS IN ARMENIA Thomson Reuters Foundation Aug 18 2014 Source: UNHCR - Mon, 18 Aug 2014 03:35 GMT Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation.

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  18. Syrian rebels to try Japanese releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | NHK World

    The leader of a Syrian rebel group says he will attempt to secure a Japanese hostage in an exchange with another group.

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  19. Japan checking on mystery contractor captured by ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | The Daily Star

    TOKYO: Japan is investigating information that one of its citizens has been captured in northern Syria by ISIS, the Foreign Ministry said, as evidence emerged that the captured man appeared to be a self-styled security contractor.

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  20. Japan checking capture of a citizen in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | NHK World

    The Japanese Embassy in Jordan is trying to verify information that a Japanese man is being held by Islamic militants in Syria.

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