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

    14 hrs ago | Chilliwack Times

    ... a machine-gun position that was firing on Iraqi forces. But what if the militants pull back, even partially, into Syria and regroup, as Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel on Thursday predicted they would, followed by a renewed offensive? "In a sense, ...

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  2. US won't let borders hamper fight vs. extremistsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The United States has avoided military involvement in Syria's three-year-civil war thus far.

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  3. West poised to join forces with President Assad in face of Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Independent

    ... of the Year at the 2013 Editorial Intelligence Comment Awards. Islamist forces are fighting their way into western Syria from bases further east, bringing forward the prospect of US military intervention to stop their advance. If Isis, which styles ...

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  4. Syria Chemical Attack Survivor Haunted by Memories a Year LaterRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... detail, every breath that I took, every woman or children I saw dying for suffocating." Zakarya eventually had to flee Syria and arrived in the U.S. in March. He has spent much of this year talking to people about the war: the press, students and ...

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  5. U.S. hostage rescuers dropped from night sky, Syria activist saysRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | The Star Online

    ... himself as Abu Ibrahim al Raqaoui. Raqaoui told the information to Reuters in an interview via Skype from inside Syria. His group also posted witness accounts of the raid on Facebook soon after it took place. The posts, which were viewed by Reuters, ...

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  6. How America's secret mission to Syria to free hostages went wrongRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... journalist James Foley, has been described in full to the Daily Telegraph. Two dozen Delta Force commandos landed in Syria in the early hours of July 4 - Independence Day - but failed to find the hostages and were forced to retreat after a gun ...

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  7. Bashar al-Assad timeline: Civil war in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Independent

    ... will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies The Arab Spring reaches Syria. Large-scale demonstrations erupt in Damascus and Aleppo. Protests ensue in other cities; security forces begin to open fire on ...

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  8. Syrian Rebels Introduce the "Hell Cannon"Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Boston.com

    It's called the 'Hell' cannon and its the weapon of choice for Syrian rebels. They're using it to fire back at the government in Hama and Aleppo according to this video posted to a social media website.

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  9. Deadly stalemate awaits the West in ISIL showdownRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

    Washington analysts say the taunting brutality of the Islamic State presents an agonizing dilemma for the Obama administration, which is bereft of easy choices - or easy solutions - to the complex mess that spans Syria and Iraq.

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  10. Militia kills 70 at Iraq Sunni mosqueRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Arab Times

    ... first time to launch intensive air strikes against the jihadists who have seized large swathes of territory straddling Syria and Iraq. Rebel groups have in the past accused the Damascus regime of avoiding attacks on IS as the Sunni extremist group ...

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  11. Give Obama a Break About Vacations: Presidenting is HardRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Instapundit

    ... stuffed, because no one is ever there to collect the mail. Meanwhile, wars are being fought in Iraq, Israel, Ukraine, Syria maybe it's just easier to list the countries where there isn't a military conflict or huge unrest. And things are just ...

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  12. ISIL militants tipped off to US op when Americans asked about hostages in TurkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Residents point to warplanes operated by forces of Syria's President Bashar Al-Assad during what activists said was an air raid around al-Tabqa military base at a government-controlled airport that is surrounded by militants, west of Raqqa city, August 21, 2014.

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  13. Assad Is America's Strange Bedfellow and the Price Is 190,000 DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Foreign Policy

    ... al-Assad has been carrying out a sustained series of airstrikes against Islamic State targets inside both Iraq and Syria, in some ways doing Washington's work for it. The unstated and unacknowledged marriage of convenience has left the Obama ...

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  14. Regime forces kill 70 ISIS fighters in Tabqa airport clashesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    A warplane operated by forces of Syria's President Bashar Al-Assad carries out what activists said was an air raid around al-Tabqa military base at a government-controlled airport that is surrounded by militants, west of Raqqa city, August 21, 2014.

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  15. U.N. says Syria death toll tops 190,000Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    GENEVA: More than 191,000 people were killed in the first three years of Syria's civil war, a U.N. report said Friday.

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  16. Pentagon: U.S. Airstrikes Continue Near Mosul DamRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

    ... try to reverse the group's land grabs in northern Iraq, President Barack Obama faces a quandary over their haven in Syria. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says the Islamic State militants can be expected to regroup, pulling back into Syria before ...

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  17. .com | UN rights chief slams Syria 'paralysis'Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | News24

    More than 191 000 people have died in Syria, United Nations rights chief Navi Pillay said Friday, hitting out at "international paralysis" on the nearly three-and-a-half year conflict.

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  18. Pentagon wants to arm Syrian opposition but lacks the authority, as ...Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... organizations. The Pentagon's chief spokesman said Friday that the U.S. military wants permission to 'train and equip' Syria's rebel groups, at the same time the dictatorship is assuming greater importance as a potential ally in the fight against ...

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    22 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    A picture made available by the Syrian Arab News Agency shows President Bashar al-Assad speaking after being sworn in before members of the People's Assembly at the Presidential Palace in Damascus on July 16. One remarkable result of the rise of the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq has been how it seems to be shifting broader conceptions in the ... (more)

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  20. UN: Syrian death toll just over 191,000Read the original story

    22 hrs ago | Reuters

    The death toll in Syria's three-year conflict has risen to more than 191, 000, more than double the figure documented a year ago, according to the United Nations.

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