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  1. Lights out by 10pm: life in a terror training campRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Age

    London: A rare insight into life in a terrorist training camp - including a strict edict to be in bed with lights out by 10pm - has been made public after two brothers became the first Britons to be jailed for offences related to the war in Syria. Mohommod Nawaz, 30, and Hamza Nawaz, 23, both from Stratford, east London, were identified as jihadists after they returned from a Syrian training camp because they were so desperate to brag about where they had been, a court was told.

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  2. Russia Vows Support for Syria's Assad to Combat 'Terrorism'Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | Chosun Ilbo

    Russia said on Wednesday it would support President Bashar al-Assad to combat "terrorism" in the Middle East, indicating there was no new room for compromise on one of they key contentious issues in the Syrian conflict. Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov held talks with Assad's foreign minister, Walid al-Moualem, on the Black Sea as part of Moscow's renewed diplomatic push to restart peace talks on Syria.

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  3. Syrian troops ambush 50 rebels near DamascusRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    The Syrian army on Wednesday killed 50 rebel fighters in an ambush in the eastern countryside of the capital Damascus, according to the national Syrian TV. The rebels were trying to move from the town of Maida'a in the eastern Ghouta countryside toward the town of Dumair, said the TV, adding that the Syrian troops eliminated 50 of the rebels in a "perfect ambush".

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    21 hrs ago | Vallejo News

    ... and was later overrun by IS, which has used it as the headquarters for its self-proclaimed "caliphate" straddling Syria and neighbouring Iraq. The multi-sided Syrian conflict has killed more than 195,000 people and forced millions from their homes ...

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  5. Russia's new push for Syria dialogue unlikely to be fruitfulRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Daily Times

    MOSCOW/BEIRUT: Fresh Russian efforts to encourage Syrian peace talks are unlikely to make progress because Moscow rejects opposition and Western calls for the swift departure of President Bashar al-Assad. Moscow has long-supported Assad, including with arms supplies for Syria, but he has become a more important ally for Russia since the Arab Spring protests toppled leaders in the Middle East, some of whom had close ties with Moscow.

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  6. Syria - no-fly zone' not being considered: NATO general : November 27, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Daily Times

    IZMIR: NATO is not considering establishing a "no-fly zone" in northern Syria, something Turkey has been calling for to alleviate security and humanitarian pressures on its southeastern borders, one of the alliance's top generals has told Reuters. Turkey has NATO's second largest military and is host for Land Command , which is charged with improving the effectiveness and response time of the alliance's land forces.

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  7. Putin lends unwavering support for Assad's warRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... minister, Walid al-Moallem, on the Black Sea as part of Moscow's renewed diplomatic push to restart peace talks on Syria. "We share the view that the main factor driving the situation in the Middle East is the terrorist threat," Lavrov told a joint ...

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  8. Regime raids on Raqa kill 95Read the original story

    22 hrs ago | Arab Times

    ... control, and it was later overrun by IS which has used it as the capital of its self-proclaimed "caliphate" straddling Syria and neighbouring Iraq. The multi-sided Syrian conflict has killed more than 195,000 people and forced millions from their ...

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  9. Malaysia PM proposes anti-terrorism lawRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Jurist

    Razak expressed particular concern about citizens returning home to Malaysia with extremist ideology after fighting alongside Islamic State [JURIST backgrounder; CFR backgrounder ] militants in conflict zones of Syria and Iraq. Citing the 39 citizens who have already joined the extremist group, Razak urged that the radicalism and extremism taught by IS cannot be allowed to spread.

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  10. Drawing on the Memories of Syrian WomenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... their homelands-to a more complete understanding of their memories. Fedaa was born into a comfortable home in Homs, Syria, but her first recollections were of trouble. Before her birth, her then-five-year-old brother was killed by a mentally ...

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  11. US 'Horrified' at Syrian Government Bombing RaidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Voice of America

    People walk past the wreckage of a car outside Raqqa Museum, after what activists said were airstrikes by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Raqqa, eastern Syria, which is controlled by the Islamic State, November 25, 2014. The United States says it is "horrified" at reports the Syrian government killed dozens of civilians during airstrikes on the Islamic State group's main city of Raqqa.

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  12. Nusra Front executes Syrian for 'insulting prophet'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Star

    ... -- often beheadings -- in areas that it co-opted, and for publicly committing some of the worst atrocities in Syria's war. Until recently, many Syrian activists and rebels seeking Assad's overthrow had considered Nusra Front to be less radical than ...

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  13. Syria strikes ISIS capital; 95 killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Star

    ... and it was later overrun by ISIS which has used it as the capital of its self-proclaimed "caliphate" straddling Syria and neighbouring Iraq. The government has in recent months stepped up its air strikes against ISIS-held towns in the north and ...

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  14. Russia vows support for Syria's Assad to combat "terrorism"Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AlertNet

    Russia said on Wednesday it would support President Bashar al-Assad to combat "terrorism" in the Middle East, indicating there was no new room for compromise on one of they key contentious issues in the Syrian conflict. Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov held talks with Assad's foreign minister, Walid al-Moualem, on the Black Sea as part of Moscow's renewed diplomatic push to restart peace talks on Syria.

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  15. What Obama Doesn't Understand About SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Foreign Policy

    The current U.S. strategy to destroy the Islamic State is likely doomed to fail. In fact, it risks doing just the opposite of its intended goal: strengthening the jihadis' appeal in Syria, Iraq, and far beyond, while leaving the door open for the Islamic State to expand into new areas.

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  16. Using terrorists for regime change is unacceptable - LavrovRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Russia Taday

    Moscow condemns efforts to overthrow Syria's political regime using terrorist groups in the region, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said. "Russia condemns the use of extremist groups in efforts to change the regime [in Syria]," Lavrov said, at a news conference on Wednesday in Sochi, after meeting his Syrian counterpart Walid Muallem.

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  17. Britons jailed over Syria terror campRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BBC News

    ... of the Metropolitan Police's Counter-Terrorism Command appealed to families to help them prevent others travelling to Syria. The pair had said they were going out for a meal in Walthamstow in East London - but instead they had left for France in ...

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  18. The war in Syria: Can hell be frozen over?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | The Economist

    THREE and a half years into a war that has left 200,000 dead, forced more than 10m from their homes and sucked in America, Russia and a host of regional meddlers, the UN has a new plan for Syria: "Aleppo first". It seeks to fix a local ceasefire in Aleppo, once a proud and bustling metropolis of 3m that has been reduced to a pockmarked carcass of mostly empty buildings, in the hope of gradually "freezing" battles elsewhere.

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  19. Syria's war: Rapidly unravellingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | The Economist

    WHEN the jihadists calling themselves Islamic State executed the first of four Western hostages in Syria in August, they lit a fuse of outrage that led America to expand its existing air war against the group in Iraq to include strikes against it in Syria. There was less fuss when on October 27th a jury in London found that the regime of Bashar Assad, Syria's president, had last year "deliberately and intentionally killed" Abbas Khan, a British doctor.

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  20. The neighbours: Moving targetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | The Economist

    ... the Islamic Republic set out to cultivate friends in Arab countries after bloodily thwarting an invasion by Iraq. In Syria (pictured above) it became the main sponsor of the Assad regime after the collapse of the country's traditional patron, the ...

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