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  1. Activists: Syrian barrel bombs kill at least 18 in AleppoRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    In this photo released Wednesday, March 4, 2015, by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian President Bashar Assad speaks during an interview with Portuguese state television, RTP, in Damascus, Syria. Assad denied that his troops drop barrels bombs on civilians telling a journalist: "You are talking about massive propaganda."

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  2. Activists: Syrian barrel bombs kill at least 18 in AleppoRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    In this photo released Wednesday, March 4, 2015, by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian President Bashar Assad speaks during an interview with Portuguese state television, RTP, in Damascus, Syria. Assad denied that his troops drop barrels bombs on civilians telling a journalist: "You are talking about massive propaganda."

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  3. France push for the relaunch of peace talks on SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    " French president Francois Hollande has called for the relaunch of peace talks to pursue a political solution for Syria and blamed president Bashar Assad for the suffering of Syrian people. Hollande met Thursday with the leaders of the Syrian Coalition, the main Western-backed opposition group.

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  4. Amid brazen, deadly attacks, gay Syrians tell of fear of ISIS persecutionRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | WICU12 Erie

    ... "Any unnatural sexual intercourse shall be punished with a term of imprisonment of up to three years." Nour left Syria in 2012, before ISIS took over huge swaths of the country, after seeing a video of two men being beheaded. According to the voice ...

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  5. Russia to host Syria talks in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    ... in the first round of talks in January, were "considering coming to Moscow" for the meeting. Gatilov said the UN's Syria peace envoy Staffan de Mistura would also take part in the talks. Moscow -- one of Assad's few remaining allies -- is trying to ...

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  6. Turkey rules out combat mission to help Iraq retake MosulRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... significance as the place where jihadi leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi proclaimed his "caliphate" straddling Iraq and Syria. The jihadis have controlled Mosul, Iraq's second city, since seizing it in a June 2014 offensive that saw them conquer large ...

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  7. Kerry briefs wary Gulf ministers after Iran nuclear talksRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    ... a nuclear weapon," he told reporters Wednesday before leaving Switzerland. Iran has provided military assistance to Syria to fight anti-regime forces and to Iraq for the battle against Sunni extremists. It is also accused of backing Huthi Shiite ...

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  8. ANKARA: Turkish Ultranationalist Party Leader Meets, Agrees To Close Dialogue With AssadRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Groong

    TURKISH ULTRANATIONALIST PARTY LEADER MEETS, AGREES TO CLOSE DIALOGUE WITH ASSAD Cihan News Agency , Turkey March 3, 2015 Tuesday Ä°STANBUL - The leader of Turkey's ultranationalist Land Party , until recently known as the Workers' Party , met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Tuesday. Dogu Perincek, an ardent critic of the ruling Justice and Development Party's Syria policy, often casts the intractable civil war in Syria as a fight between Damascus and global imperialist powers.

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  9. Assyrians: Remembering 'The Year Of The Sword'Read the original story

    20 hrs ago | Groong

    ... comprise one of the world's most ancient churches -- continue to be targeted by radical Islamist groups in Iraq and in Syria. Our conversations centered on Juliana's personal story and on the book that we are collaboratively writing to document the ...

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  10. Tunnel Bombs Highlight Savagery of Aleppo FightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Voice of America

    Syrian insurgents detonated a massive tunnel bomb this week under an intelligence headquarters west of Aleppo in northern Syria, triggering a blast so powerful that European seismologists registered it as a minor tremor. The explosion Wednesday ushered a ground attack by a coalition of rebel factions on the air force intelligence building that was eventually repelled by Syrian government forces backed by Shi'ite militias, including fighters from the Lebanese militant organization Hezbollah.

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  11. At Least 34 Dead as Syria Rebels Attack Regime Intel HQRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | News Max

    ... part of which had collapsed from the explosion, said the Observatory, which relies on a network of sources inside Syria. The rebels faced heavy resistance from government troops supported by fighters from Lebanese Shiite militant group Hezbollah, a ...

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  12. How Pope Francis's Vatican Got Its Political Swagger BackRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | TIME.com

    ... peace, the pontiff is selective about how, and how often, he wades into conflicts. His first real test came over Syria. In August 2013, after President Bashar al-Assad's regime was believed to have carried out a sarin chemical attack on opposition ...

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  13. Syria's war continues unabated: Security CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newkerala.com

    In a briefing to the Security Council on the humanitarian situation in Syria, two United Nations relief officials warned on Thursday that as the conflict enters its fifth year, the violence and brutality continue unabated and with total impunity. Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, Kyung-Wha Kang told the 15-member body that parties to the conflict continue to kill civilians and target critical infrastructure which condemn people to unnecessary suffering.

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  14. .com | At least 34 dead as Syria rebels attack regime intel HQRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News24

    ... part of which had collapsed from the explosion, said the Observatory, which relies on a network of sources inside Syria. The rebels faced heavy resistance from government troops supported by fighters from Lebanese Shiite militant group Hezbollah, a ...

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  15. Dubai sends $1.3 million worth of relief to refugees in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Al Bawaba

    Relief items worth $1.3 million are being shipped to Damascus, Syria, from Dubai. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Dubai dispatched the goods for displaced refugees in Syria in a large shipment of 31 containers.

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  16. Syria opposition turns to internal opponentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Star Online

    The head of Syria's Western-backed political opposition is trying to ally with opposition groups based in Syria to boost its legitimacy and help revive peace talks that centre on a political transition in the country. Khaled Khoja, who became president of the National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces in January, told Reuters in an interview that the group's goal was still for President Bashar al-Assad to leave power, but that it was no longer a precondition to begin talks.

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  17. US seeks UN action against Syria chlorine attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times of Israel

    ... that concluded "with a high degree of confidence" that chlorine gas had been used in attacks on three villages in Syria last year. At least 13 people died in the attacks that were carried out from April to August, according to the report by the ...

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  18. Reports: Afghan Mercenaries Join Tehran's War in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News Max

    One of the most prominent foreign "mercenaries" of the Iranian regime fighting on behalf of Syrian President Bashar Assad was killed in fighting Saturday in the southern Syrian province of Daraa, Lebanon's Ya Libnan website reported Wednesday . He was identified as Ali Reza Tavassoli, "an Afghan who commanded a brigade of Afghans dispatched by the Iranian regime to Syria," according to the website, and he was described as a confidant of Qassem Soleimani, the commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps' elite Qods Force.

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  19. Last video from Konstandinos Erick Scurfield who died fighting Isis in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    ... was the first to volunteer for ambushes and assaults. Last message: In the video message Mr Scurfield says he was in Syria of his 'own free will' and had gone there 'to help' The Marine's family, who live in a detached former farmhouse in Royston, ...

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  20. US Seeks UN Action on Syria Chlorine AttacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News Max

    ... that concluded "with a high degree of confidence" that chlorine gas had been used in attacks on three villages in Syria last year. At least 13 people died in the attacks that were carried out from April to August, according to the report by the ...

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