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  1. Uruguay welcomes Syrian refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | CNN

    ... 12,000km from their temporary base in Lebanon to a more permanent home on the other side of the world. "Returning to Syria is not an option," Nassar told CNN a day before he began the daunting 23-hour journey to Uruguay, where he and his children ...

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  2. US-led Air Strikes Kill 8 Civilians in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Jewish Press

    At least eight civilians were killed in US-led coalition air strikes against ISIS in a Syrian town near Deir el-Zour. U.S.-led coalition air strikes against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria terror group left eight civilians fuel tanker drivers dead in eastern Syria over the weekend, according to Deir el-Zour Free Radio .

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  3. Turkey signals unexpected shift in fight against ISIS in Syrian townRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS News

    ... shift, Turkey's top diplomat announced on Monday that his country is helping Iraqi Kurdish fighters cross into Syria to "give support" to fellow Kurds defending the border town of Kobani from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The remarks ...

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  4. 'Germany's intel agency is (apparently) branch of CIA'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Russia Taday

    The German BND is not an independent intelligent service but more like a CIA branch, Manuel Ochsenreiter, Editor-in-Chief of Zuerst magazine, told RT. Its so-called evidence on the MH17 tragedy is questionable and contradicting, he added.

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  5. Turkish Director Kutlug Ataman's 'The Lamb' Takes Top Honors At Antalya Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Orlando Sentinel

    Turkish artist/auteur Kutlug Ataman's "The Lamb," a drama infused with humor set in poverty-stricken Anatolia, took the top prize at the 51st Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival which wrapped on Saturday with a high-caliber closing night gala that also saw Iranian maestro Abbas Kiarostami and Jean-Claude Van Damme take the stage of Turkey's oldest film event. "The Lamb" , an amusingly told tale of a rural family struggling to come up with cash to throw a banquet to celebrate their son's circumcision, won the Golden Orange for best pic, which comes with roughy $155,000 in cash.

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  6. Turkey helping Kurdish fighters cross into KobaniRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    In a significant shift, Turkey's top diplomat announced on Monday that his country is helping Iraqi Kurdish fighters cross into Syria to "give support" to fellow Kurds defending the border town of Kobani from Islamic State militants. The remarks by Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, at a press conference in Ankara, followed the announcement by the U.S. military that it had for the first time airdropped weapons, ammunition and medical supplies provided by Kurdish authorities in Iraq to the Kurdish forces in Kobani.

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  7. Bombs Fall in Syria as Weapons-Makers Profits Soar in the WestRead the original story

    Yesterday | Common Dreams

    According to The Independent 's Middle East correspondent Robert Fisk, there is only one clear winner in the new war that has now engulfed Syria and Iraq: the world's top weapons manufacturers. As latest U.S. airstrikes hit targets inside Syria on Sunday, Fisk wrote, "Share prices are soaring in America for those who produce the coalition bombs and missiles and drones and aircraft participating in this latest war which - for all who are involved - is Hollywood from start to finish."

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  8. New high-resolution Satellite Image Analysis: 5 of 6 Syrian World...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Directions Magazine

    In war-torn Syria, five of six World Heritage sites now "exhibit significant damage" and some structures have been "reduced to rubble," according to new high-resolution satellite image analysis by the nonprofit, nonpartisan American Association for the Advancement of Science . In war-torn Syria, five of six World Heritage sites now "exhibit significant damage" and some structures have been "reduced to rubble," according to new high-resolution satellite image analysis by the nonprofit, nonpartisan American Association for the Advancement of Science .

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  9. Can Lebanon get back on track? First Arab railway to resurrectRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Al Bawaba

    ... Paris by rail. Hayssam Bourji, 60, still remembers the sound of the trains passing by. "I used to ride the trains to Syria and back, just for fun. I would sit on top of the carriage," he says. He has come to Rayak to show his two grandsons that a ...

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  10. Defying Turkey, US airdrops arms to Kobane KurdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Juan Cole

    ... Al-Khaleej [The Gulf, UAE] reports that there was fierce house to house fighting in Kobane [`Ayn al-`Arab] in Syria near the Turkish border on Sunday into Monday between local Kurdish militaries and the invading fighters of ISIL. At the same time, ...

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  11. Car bomb in Damascus kills twoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Al Bawaba

    The car bombing targeted the vehicle which was carrying three men, including a son of the commander, known as Abu Subhi Taha, and another one who was accompanying the commander, the observatory added. According to Syria Live agency, five other people were killed in the same explosion.

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  12. US-led airstrikes in Syria kill 10 civilians: rights groupRead the original story

    Sunday | Jurist

    [JURIST] US-led airstrikes carried out on Friday against the Islamic State (IS) [JURIST news archive] in Syria killed 10 civilians, it was reported by an observing group on Saturday. Washington responded, stating that there is no evidence to back up ...

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  13. Syrian opposition group says ISIS is training to fly war planesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Big News Network.com

    DAMASCUS, Syria - The London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has issued a warning to the United States and her coalition partners in the fight against ISIS that the militant group has taken control of several war planes, with fighters currently in training to fly them. The Syrian opposition group cited reliable sources in Syria, who reportedly say that former Iraqi military officers are training ISIS militant to fly the planes, which are located at the Al-Jarrah military airport east of the contested city of Aleppo.

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  14. Islamic State air force? Sources say ISIS training pilots in captured fightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Examiner.com

    Although U. S. Central Command, which oversees the military forces in the Middle East, says it has no knowledge of Islamic State having fighter jets , rumors are persisting -- with the help of ISIS ' social media presence -- that the Islamic terrorist pseudo-nation is now training fighter pilots for the rumored aircraft. Newsweek reported Oct. 17 that the Iraqi fighter pilots that joined up with Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in Syria are training members of the upstart militant group to fly fighter jets captured from the Syrian military during the organization's uprising.

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  15. Avoidable Humanitarian Crisis at Lebanon Border Crossing Sparks Anger in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | OpEdNews

    Chest high metal crowd control barriers manned by armed guards--since late September they have stood outside the Arrivals Hall on the Lebanon side of the Masnaa border crossing with Syria. For Syrian and Palestinian refugees fleeing the continuing violence next door and trying to get into Lebanon the message is clear: Don't come within 40 meters of the Immigration building, and don't even dream about coming to the staffed counter with any documents.

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  16. All aboard the Lebanon express: Nostalgia and an urgent need could...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Independent

    ... Paris by rail. Hayssam Bourji, 60, still remembers the sound of the trains passing by. "I used to ride the trains to Syria and back, just for fun. I would sit on top of the carriage," he says. He has come to Rayak to show his two grandsons that a ...

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  17. Free And Cheap London Events: 20-26 October 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Londonist

    ... event focuses on Etan Ilfeld's Contemporary Art and Cybernetics book and takes place at the ICA. A 1, prebook , 6.30pm SYRIA AT CROSSROADS : Rooted in a turbulent history and struggling with a troubled present, Syria stands at the crossroads. In ...

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  18. Allegations denied: US blacklists Lebanese firm for shipping banknotes to Syrian central bankRead the original story

    Sunday | Al Bawaba

    The United States Treasury said Thursday that Lebanon-based DK Group Sari and its general manager Jad Dagher were designated for materially assisting, sponsoring or providing financial, material, or technological support for, or goods or services in support of the Syrian regime. "As of March 2014, Goznak arranged t o ship Syrian pound banknotes from Russia to the central bank of Syria.

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  19. The CIA's Wrong: Arming Rebels WorksBy Christopher DickeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Daily Beast

    ... there was bitter infighting inside the administration back then. As one agency insider told me, "three years ago the Syria program was headed by a man who was competent but not senior enough to run such a high-profile account." So Langley decided to ...

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  20. Why the ISIS fight is Obama's real 'red line': Joe SchlesingerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | CBC News

    U.S. President Barack Obama addresses more than 20 foreign defence chiefs to discuss the coalition efforts in the ongoing campaign against ISIS. Joe Schlesinger was a foreign correspondent for CBC for 28 years, covering natural disasters, political upheavals and conflicts from Vietnam to the Persian Gulf.

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