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  1. Five World Heritage sites severely damaged in Syria: ExpertsRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    In war-torn Syria, five of six World Heritage sites now "exhibit significant damage" and some structures have been "reduced to rubble", reveals new high-resolution satellite image analysis. The damaged Syria's World Heritage sites are: the Ancient City of Bosra, the Ancient Site of Palmyra, the Ancient Villages of Northern Syria, and two castles - Crac des Chevaliers and Qal'at Salah El-Din.

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  2. Kurds urged to join Syria battleRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    Syrians fleeing from clashes between the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant militants and Democratic Union Party forces in the Ar-Raqqah Governorate of Syria, wait at the Turkish-Syrian border to cross into Turkey on September 18, 2014 near Turkey's Sanliurfa province. Halil Fidan / Anadolu Agency BEIRUT / BAGHDAD: ISIS fighters besieged a Kurdish city in northern Syria Thursday after seizing 21 villages in a major assault, prompting a call to arms from Kurds in Turkey who urged followers to help resist the group's advance.

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  3. Armenian Organizations Of Syria Continue Working And Promoting Preservation Of Armenian IdentityRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Groong

    ARMENIAN ORGANIZATIONS OF SYRIA CONTINUE WORKING AND PROMOTING PRESERVATION OF ARMENIAN IDENTITY [ Part 2.2: "Attached Text" ] 19:02, 18 September, 2014 YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 18, ARMENPRESS: All the Armenian colleges and cultural organizations in Syria continue working and promoting preservation of the Armenian identity, His Grace Bishop Armash Nalbandian, Primate of the Armenian Church of Damascus, told today journalists. All the colleges in Syria work today.

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  4. John Cantlie: He was caught while going back to see the fighters who freed himRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Independent

    In July 2012 journalists were rushing to the Turkish border to head into Syria. The civil war was on the turn, it was felt.

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  5. Islamic State releases another video, this one showing British hostageRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Arirang TV

    A new video released by Islamic State militants on Thursday shows a British journalist who was captured in Syria in 2012. John Cantlie, dressed in orange and apparently under duress, takes aim at the British and U.S. governments.

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  6. Turkish soldiers stand guard as Syrians approach the border fence...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Age

    Turkish soldiers stand guard as Syrians approach the border fence near the Turkish town of Suruc, opposite the Syrian town known as Ayn al-Arab in Arabic and Kobani in Kurdish. Photo: Reuters Beirut: Islamic State fighters besieged a Kurdish town in northern Syria on Thursday after seizing 21 villages in a major assault, prompting a call to arms from Kurds in neighbouring Turkey who urged followers to go and help resist the group's advance.

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  7. Islamic State seizes 21 villages in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Islamic State fighters have encircled a Kurdish city in northern Syria near the border with Turkey after seizing 21 villages in a major assault. Islamic State fighters are besieging a Kurdish city in northern Syria after seizing 21 villages in a major assault, prompting a call to arms from Kurds in neighbouring Turkey who urged followers to go and help resist the group's advance.

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  8. US accuses Syria of chlorine gas attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Russia Taday

    ... into the alleged chlorine gas attacks said Kerry's comments showed that war crimes were continuing to take place in Syria. "Five months after we proved that Assad had the US red line that chemical weapons must not be used, Secretary Kerry has now ...

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  9. US 'communicating' with Iran over Islamic State but being rebuffedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Age

    Washington: Washington has been "communicating" with its arch-enemy Tehran, searching for openings that might lead to a co-ordinated campaign to achieve Barack Obama's stated objective - to "degrade and destroy" the so-called Islamic State in Syria and Iraq. So far, they have been spurned.

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  10. Senate approves plan to arm Syrian rebelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | World Magazine

    ... (7 p.m. EDT): Both the Senate and the House have now approved President Barack Obama's strategy to fight ISIS in Syria. The Senate today voted 73-22 for the measure, an amendment to a larger spending bill. The proposal to train and arm Syrian rebels ...

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  11. The Golan Heights May Drag Israel Into SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Daily Beast

    ... finding safety at Camp Ziouani on the Israeli side, where the UNDOF has moved its headquarters since the civil war in Syria made Damascus too dangerous. A few days earlier, on August 28, the jihadists took hostage 45 Fijian U.N. observers, who were ...

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  12. How Islamic State uses Syria's oil to fuel its advancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Times

    AMMAN: In an oil field in northeastern Syria, a queue of trucks lines up daily to load crude sold cheaply by Islamic State militants who have hijacked parts of the country's energy industry in their bid to build a caliphate. Sales at Shadada field, described by an oil trader, are just one example of how the group, which has seized land in war-torn Syria and neighbouring Iraq, is creating its own economy through a series of pragmatic trades.

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  13. ISIL abandons bases in Syria to dodge possible US airstrikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NewscastMedia.com

    Newscast Media DAMASCUS-ISIL in a Syrian stronghold near Iraq have abandoned some bases and redeployed their forces and armor from other positions, with the US military poised to strike, activists said Wednesday.

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  14. Middle East, 1:13 AMIsraeli Official: Syria Has Retained Some Chemical WeaponsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Israel believes Syria has retained caches of combat-ready chemical weapons after giving up raw materials used to produce such munitions, a senior Israeli official told Reuters on Thursday. The official said Israel believe the Syrians have kept some missile warheads, air-dropped bombs and rocket-propelled grenades primed with toxins like sarin.

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  15. UN: At least 15 children die from bad measles vaccinations in northern SyriaRead the original story

    Thursday | KBMT

    ... to God and his prophet sister." Both women had brought their children to a clinic in a rebel-held part of northwestern Syria, hoping to help save their lives. Instead, at least 15 children -- all under the age of 2 -- died after receiving measles ...

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  16. AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EDTRead the original story

    Thursday | Star-Telegram.com

    Excitement vied with apprehension as Scottish voters went to the polls Thursday in a referendum on independence, deciding whether to dissolve a 307-year union with England that brought prosperity but has increasingly felt stifling to many Scots. As the polls closed and the vote counting began, there was a quiet thrill of history in the making on the fog-shrouded streets of Scotland's capital, Edinburgh.

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  17. Ink Spilled for the RevolutionRead the original story

    Thursday | Politico

    ... an essential part of understanding the broader social impact that a brutal, three-year-long war has had on a people. Syria Speaks , a book set to be released by Saqi Books in the United States in October, is a collection of art, short stories and ...

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  18. Israel believes Syria kept 'significant' chemical munitionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Jewish Journal

    Residents try to put out a fire at a site where two air strikes by forces of Syrian President Bashar Assad on a market in central Douma on Sept. 17. Photo by Bassam Khabieh/Reuters Israel believes Syria has retained caches of combat-ready chemical weapons after giving up raw materials used to produce such munitions under pressure from foreign powers, a senior Israeli official said on Thursday.

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  19. Syria's Assad broke chemical arms pact with chlorine gas: USRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Daily Star

    ... the world's chemical watchdog earlier this month confirmed the systematic use of chlorine as a weapon in war-torn Syria. Assad's regime and the rebels fighting it have traded accusations of using chemical agents, including chlorine, in Syria's ...

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  20. 15 children die after getting measles shots in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CNN

    People in Raqqa, Syria, stand where a Syrian government aircraft was shot down by ISIS militants on Tuesday, September 16. The United Nations estimates more than 190,000 people have been killed in Syria since an uprising in March 2011 spiraled into civil war. Syrian government forces walk down a street in Halfaya, Syria, after taking the city from rebel forces on Friday, September 12. Al-Qaeda-linked rebels from Syria gather around vehicles carrying U.N. peacekeepers from Fiji before releasing them Thursday, September 11, in the Golan Heights.

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