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  1. Battling ISIS remains the prime objectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Rediff.com

    ... will give him no quarter. Assad, in their opinion, will need to be eliminated from any possible power equation in Syria. However, the Americans have off late started to walk the path away from the Saudi Arabian pavilion to an apparently more open ...

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  2. Report: Israel airstrike hits Syrian, Hezbollah targets in al-QalamounRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ynetnews

    Al Jazeera reports IAF planes targeted 155th and 65th brigades of the Syrian army, which deal with strategic weapons and long-range missiles, on the Syrian-Lebanese border; Al Arabiya reports Israel attacked 2 weapons convoys on Wednesday. Israeli fighter jets allegedly hit Syrian and Hezbollah targets on the Syria-Lebanon border Friday overnight, Al Jazeera reported Saturday.

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  3. 'Stress test' will flush out desire for Syria peace: UN envoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Star

    Rebel fighters from the Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement fire grad rockets from Idlib countryside, April 24, 2015. REUTERS/Mohamad Bayoush UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations envoy to war-torn Syria said Friday that he will know by the end of June if there is any appetite among the opposing sides to find a peaceful way out of the conflict.

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  4. How the Armenians came to live among ArabsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Al Jazeera

    ... death marches of 1915-16 came to live among Arabs in different parts of the Ottoman empire, particularly in Greater Syria (now Lebanon, Syria, Palestine, and Jordan) and Egypt. It is also worth remembering that 100 years on, Lebanon - like Turkey, ...

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  5. SC must match scale of Syria crisis with bold response: UN officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newkerala.com

    ... on their way to Homs governorate, depriving people of urgently needed treatments, she told the Council. The people of Syria "rightly want more," said Amos. They want an end to the war that has "destroyed their country and ravaged their lives...Stop ...

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  6. IS kills 10 people, shoots down plane in SyriaRead the original story

    Yesterday | Newkerala.com

    Islamic State militants killed 10 people, many of them Kurds, in northern Syria on Friday and shot down a military aircraft in the south of the country, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, or SOHR, reported. The NGO explained that IS killed the 10 victims with knives on the outskirts of the northern Aleppo province after accusing six of them of "spying for the regime and the atheist Kurdish parties", and the rest for participating in the slaughter of IS fighters.

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  7. Powerful former Syrian army general dies in hospitalIn this picture...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TheCourier.com

    ... battling the government. Lebanese media reported that both Ghazali and his rival general were sacked. Reshuffles in Syria's security and military apparatuses are generally not made public. Ghazali, a Sunni Muslim from the southern village of Qarfa, ...

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  8. Syria Remains Silent on Intelligence Official's DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Gen. Rustom Ghazali, long a powerful figure in Syria's intelligence apparatus, has died in Damascus, the capital, a Lebanese television channel reported Friday. Reports simmered for weeks that he had been severely beaten in an internal government dispute.

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  9. Damascus fair encourages people to 'buy Syrian'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | West Australian

    Syria's entrepreneurs, suffering from crippling losses after four years of civil war, have launched a drive to encourage consumers hit by burgeoning inflation and a shortage of imports to "buy Syrian". A first instalment of the "Made in Syria" fair in Damascus this month attracted around 60 local companies to showcase products that are both easier to acquire and far cheaper than whatever imports are available.

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  10. Angelina Jolie rips world powers on Syria's refugee crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | New York Daily News

    Actress Angelina Jolie blasted the United Nations Security Council Friday for its failure to act to help end the conflict in Syria that has created millions of refugees. "We cannot look at Syria, and the evil that has arisen from the ashes of indecision, and think this is not the lowest point in the world's inability to protect and defend the innocent," Jolie said.

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  11. Powerful former Syrian army general dies in hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    In this picture taken on April 26, 2005, the former head of the Syrian political security branch Maj. Gen. Rostom Ghazali, center, who also was a former Syrian intelligence chief in Lebanon, escorted by his supporters as he looks to an Arabic placard that reads:"Thanks Syria," after he get out from his car on his way cross the Lebanese border point of Masnaa in the Bekaa Valley, east of Beirut, Lebanon.

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  12. IS militants down regime aircraft in south SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Nation

    The Islamic State shot down a regime aircraft near a key military airport in southern Syria Friday, with pro-IS Twitter accounts saying the militant group had captured the pilot, a monitor said. The plane went down east of Khalkhalah airport, the only air base in Sweida province, a stronghold of the Druze minority that has largely avoided the bloodshed of Syria's war, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

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  13. Angelina Jolie criticises UN failures on Syria crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Channelnewsasia.com

    Actress Angelina Jolie on Friday criticised the UN Security Council's failure to end the war in Syria, as she appealed for urgent help for the growing ranks of Syrian refugees. Actress Angelina Jolie speaks on stage during the Women In The World Summit held in New York in New York City.

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  14. Angelina Jolie knocks UN failures on Syria crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Vanguard

    Actress Angelina Jolie on Friday criticized the UN Security Council's failure to end the war in Syria, as she appealed for urgent help for the growing ranks of Syrian refugees. The Hollywood star spoke at the council in her role as special envoy of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, which has seen her visit camps hosting victims of the Syrian crisis 11 times.

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  15. Here's Hezbollah's game-changing secret drone baseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Greenwich Citizen

    ... includes Russian-made precision-guided missiles . Its infusion of fighters is largely responsible for the survival of Syria's Assad regime after four years of war against ISIS, Al Qaeda, and secular armed groups. Hezbollah has operated cells and ...

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  16. Syrian woman who almost drowned in the Mediterranean urges UK to help migrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Independent

    A mother who fled war-torn Syria and cheated death to find refuge in Coventry explains why the UK must stop more migrants drowning in the Med Emily Dugan is Social Affairs Editor for The Independent, i and Independent on Sunday. She was previously a news reporter for The Independent on Sunday.

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  17. Security Council must match scale of Syria crisis with 'bold response' a " UN relief officialsRead the original story

    Friday | United Nations

    Angelina Jolie, Special Envoy of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees , addresses the Security Council on the continuing conflict in Syria and the humanitarian and refugee crises. UN Photo/Mark Garten 24 April 2015 – The Syrian crisis is getting worse and civilians are paying the price, senior United Nations humanitarian officials said today as they called for an end to the “numbness to the senseless violence”, while the Security Council demanded parties to the conflict facilitate expanded aid operations and immediate delivery of life-saving supplies to hard-to-reach and besieged areas.

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  18. Young Arabs Agree: Israel Isn't Arab World's Major ProblemRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Commentary Magazine

    One of the most positive strategic developments for Israel of the past few years has been its marked improvement in relations with significant parts of the Arab world. Three years ago, for instance, the most cockeyed optimist wouldn't have predicted a letter like Israel received this week from a senior official of the Free Syrian Army, who congratulated it on its 67th anniversary and voiced hope that next year, Israel's Independence Day would be celebrated at an Israeli embassy in Damascus.

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  19. Assad's Former Political Spy Chief DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Syria's former political intelligence chief Rustom Ghazaleh has died after being fired for a quarrel with another regime official in which he was beaten up, a source close to his family said Friday, according to AFP . Ghazaleh, an ex-stalwart of President Bashar Al-Assad's regime, had been in hospital since the dispute with another intelligence official early in March.

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  20. Angelina Jolie: World powers just 'standing by' while Syrian war displaces millionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Independent

    Jolie added it was 'sickening' to witness 'thousands of refugees drowning on the doorstep of the world's wealthiest continent' Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Angelina Jolie berated the world powers today for "standing by" while the four-year civil war continues to rage in Syria forcing millions of refugees out of their homes.

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