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  1. IS executes 217 in, near Syria's Palmyra in 9 days: monitorRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    ... the area, among them regime forces and pro-government militants, but also civilians accused of ties to the regime. Syria's government labels all those fighting to oust President Bashar al-Assad "terrorists," and has pointed to the emergence of IS ...

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  2. Iraq regains ground from Islamic State; mass deaths reported in PalmyraRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Trend

    Iraqi forces recaptured territory from advancing Islamic State militants near the recently-fallen city of Ramadi on Sunday, while in Syria the government said the Islamists had killed hundreds of people since capturing the town of Palmyra, Reuters reported. The fall of Ramadi and Palmyra, on opposite ends of the vast territory controlled by Islamic State fighters, were the militant group's biggest successes since a U.S.-led coalition launched an air war to stop them last year.

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  3. Only one solution to defeating ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... city of Palmyra. "Clearly ISIS has gained momentum a as we've seen the ground that they have gained both in Iraq and Syria," Gabbard, an Army combat veteran who has criticized Obama for not calling Islamic State "Islamic extremists," told CNN's ...

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  4. ISIS Executes 400 Syrian Soldiers in PalmyraRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

    ISIS reportedly slaughtered over 400 Syrian soldiers in Palmyra this week after the terrorists captured the ancient Roman city. Al-Arabiya reported: Islamic State of Iraq and Syria fighters have executed at least 400 people in Palmyra since capturing the ancient Syrian city four days ago, Syrian state media said on Sunday.

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  5. Returning jihadis 'could use chemical weapons on UK soil'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... made to sit in dark auditorium while their classmates play ISIS slaughters 400 mostly women and children in ancient Syria city of Palmyra where hundreds of bodies line the street Anti-NSA activists secretly record park bench conversations of people ...

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  6. Hundreds of people slaughtered by Islamic State in Syrian city: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Mashable

    ... ... and mutilated their bodies, under the pretext that they cooperated with the government and did not follow orders," Syria's state news agency said residents had witnessed, according to Reuters. Syria's Prime Minister Wael al-Halqi condemned what ...

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  7. Isis slaughters hundreds of women and children in PalmyraRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... and mutilated their bodies, under the pretext that they cooperated with the government and did not follow orders," Syria's state news agency said. It added that dozens of those killed were state employees, including the head of nursing department at ...

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  8. Rights group: Islamic State executes more than 200 detainees in PalmyraRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    ... throughout the social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. TADMUR, Syria -- Islamic State forces have executed more than 200 civilians and regime troops since taking the ancient Syrian ruins of ...

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  9. Is Islamic State 'secondary priority' for Saudi Arabia?Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | Groong

    Al Monitor May 24 2015 Is Islamic State 'secondary priority' for Saudi Arabia? Posted May 24, 2015 Al-Qaeda benefits from Yemen conflict Last week the Islamic State seized control of both Ramadi in Iraq and Palmyra in Syria while taking credit for a suicide bombing at a Shiite mosque in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province, which killed at least 21, forcing the Obama administration to rethink its strategy toward the terrorist group. Despite the terrorist attack on Saudi soil, Bruce Riedel is not convinced there is a comparable effort at rethinking in Riyadh, writing that IS is a "secondary priority" for the kingdom relative to its military campaign against Houthi insurgents in Yemen.

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  10. Islamic State on the march? What fall of Ramadi tells us.Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    ... politics. In Iraq, the United States' guns, money, and influence are long gone, while civil war has left much of Syria in chaos. In this power vacuum, Sunni tribesmen have in many cases leaned toward the Sunni-led Islamic State, fearing that Baghdad ...

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  11. IS 'slays at least 400 in Palmyra'Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    ... is working. The militants have proclaimed a caliphate to rule over all Muslims from territory they hold in both Syria and Iraq. They have a history of carrying out mass killings in towns and cities they capture, and of destroying ancient monuments ...

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  12. Nasrallah: Hezbollah to increase presence in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah said his group "will be present in all places in Syria that this battle requires" [YouTube] The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah has said his fighters would expand their presence in Syria, saying the group was engaged in an existential battle against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant . Hassan Nasrallah acknowledged for the first time that his Shia group was fighting across all of Syria in support of President Bashar al-Assad's government.

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  13. IS reportedly kill 400 citizens in PalmyraRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | NHK World

    Islamic State militants have reportedly killed hundreds of local residents in the city of Palmyra in central Syria. The militant's actions are raising international concerns.

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  14. Blast in Damascus kills Syria generalRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Nation

    ... the Republican Guards, an elite unit of the army. Elsewhere, jihadists shot down a government helicopter in northern Syria's Aleppo province, according to both the Observatory and supporters of the Islamic State group. But state media said the ...

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  15. GCC denies air campaign against IS has failedRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Nation

    The Gulf Cooperation Council on Sunday rejected claims a US-led coalition air campaign against the Islamic State group has failed following advances by jihadists in Syria and Iraq. Speaking in Doha, after a meeting between foreign ministers of the GCC and European Union, Khalid al-Attiyah, Qatar's foreign minister, conceded that military action alone was not enough.

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  16. IS executes 16 traders on Iraqi roadRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Nation

    ... two French nationals who drove suicide truck bombs. Haditha is isolated in Anbar, where IS controls the border with Syria to the west and most of the land to the east, including the provincial capital Ramadi, which they seized on May 17. According ...

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  17. Syrian official: Islamic State militants in Palmyra's museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Newsday

    In this picture released on Friday, May 22, 2015 by the website of Islamic State militants, shows the Islamic State militants flag, top center, raised on the to top of Palmyra castle, in the Syrian town of Palmyra, Syria. A Syrian official in charge of antiquities says Islamic State fighters have broken into the museum of the ancient town of Palmyra which they have captured days earlier, but have not harmed its contents.

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  18. ISIS mission: Canada's fighter jets to be called upon with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Hill Times

    ... to be a resilient enemy," and that Canada is continuing to play a "key part" in the fight against ISIL in Iraq and Syria. Canada is contributing six CF-18 Hornets, two CP-140 surveillance planes, one aerial tanker aircraft, 600 Canadian Forces ...

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  19. Activists: IS Executes 217 Civilians, Soldiers Near PalmyraRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Voice of America

    Syrian observers say Islamic State militants have executed 217 people, including children, in the eastern region of Homs since they captured the historic city of Palmyra more than a week ago. The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights on Sunday said the victims include nurses, women, children and Syrian government fighters.

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  20. Obama's fear of commitment to fight Islamic State terrorRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Spero News

    This week, in the face of significant losses by the Iraqi military in the face of an onslaught by the forces of the Islamic State, White House spokesman Josh Earnest expressed optimism on May 22 that the forces arrayed against the Islamic State may still prevail. The Islamic State now holds all of the border crossings between Iraq and Syria, and this past week seized oilfields and the Syrian city of Palmyra, as well as the Iraqi city of Ramadi.

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