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  1. Who else remains captive by ISIS?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | WKBT

    ... Americans were being held. The Committee to Protect Journalists estimates that about 20 journalists are missing in Syria -- most of them local, some from outside Syria. It says many of them are believed to be held by ISIS. Among them is Austin Tice, ... 1 comment

  2. Turkey, US Struggle to Merge Interests in IS FightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Voice of America

    ... of President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus. Additionally, Ankara is calling for the creation of safe haven areas in Syria, protected by no-fly zones. So far, Washington has refused such demands, arguing the priority must be defeating the militants. ...

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  3. Syrian air force strikes increasing, civilians killed - groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | AlertNet

    The Syrian air force launched about 1,592 strikes across Syria over the past month, killing at least 396 civilians, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Wednesday. The Britain-based group, which monitors the war in Syria using sources on the ground, said at least 1,500 people were also wounded in the attacks, which were carried out by warplanes and helicopters which dropped "barrel bombs", steel drums full of shrapnel and explosives.

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  4. Among the ruins: Syria past and presentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    As Syria's implosion continues to rage, the scale of its humanitarian tragedy, mass exodus, and social, cultural and spiritual carnage becomes ever more catastrophic. The conflict has rarely been out of the international headlines since erupting almost five years ago, but Princeton historian Christian Sahner found most reporting on it lacking sufficient perspective on Syria's complex social and religious texture.

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  5. Ankara watches as al-Assad leaves exit path in Aleppo siegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    In a second attempt after one year to retake Syria's second largest city from rebels, the forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad are tightening the vice on Aleppo, but leaving a path to the exit, a ranking Turkish military source told the Hurriyet Daily News on Nov. 19. "We are observing the situation in Aleppo closely," said the military source who asked not to be named. "It is clear that the regime forces have left an exit path of nearly 5 kilometers in width in the northwestern part of the city."

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  6. Syrian air force strikes increasing, civilians killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Jerusalem Post

    The Syrian air force launched about 1,592 strikes across Syria over the past month, killing at least 396 civilians, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Wednesday. The Britain-based group, which monitors the war in Syria using sources on the ground, said at least 1,500 people were also wounded in the attacks, which were carried out by warplanes and helicopters which dropped "barrel bombs", steel drums full of shrapnel and explosives.

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  7. Who else remains captive by ISIS?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... Americans were being held. The Committee to Protect Journalists estimates that about 20 journalists are missing in Syria -- most of them local, some from outside Syria. It says many of them are believed to be held by ISIS. Among them is Austin Tice, ... 1 comment

  8. Aleppo's children need protectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | CNN

    ... of nutrition and to increase the availability of safe water and improved sanitation. In all the hardest-hit areas of Syria -- in Aleppo, in Homs and in Deir Ezzor -- we are doing all we can to reach the hardest to reach children and families with ...

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  9. James Traub: Bashar Assad and the devil's bargainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Morning Call

    The Obama administration has at least a hypothetical way forward in Iraq, but not in Syria, which it is currently treating as the rear sanctuary for Islamic State forces besieging Iraq. By the time its long-term plan to train insurgents to fight both IS and the regime of President Bashar Assad reaches fruition, there may be very little Syria left to save.

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  10. Syria economy 'set back decades' by warRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | West Australian

    Syria's once-promising economy has been set back more than 30 years by its brutal civil war, economists say, and it may never recover. Squeezed by sanctions and the fallout of the more than three-year-old conflict, the government faces dwindling revenues and is increasingly dependent on aid from key allies Iran and Russia.

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  11. VIDEO: Abbas Khan's mother says 'I failed'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Newsday

    The mother of a British surgeon killed in a Syrian prison has told the BBC she feels she failed her son because she could not bring him home alive. Dr Abbas Khan, a 32-year-old father from south London, died on 16 December 2013 while in custody in Damascus.

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  12. Season of MonstersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Politico

    ... my last visit to Aleppo. At that time, the people of the city were still safe, far from the turmoil erupting across Syria. Protests raged outside Aleppo's borders, but absolute stillness occupied the courtyard as it had for centuries. It is no ...

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  13. UN recommends blocking of terrorists' oilRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | The Nation

    A United Nations panel has urged the Security Council to encourage all countries to seize oil trucks coming in and out of territory controlled by terrorists in Iraq and Syria and to impose a global moratorium on the sale of antiquities from the two countries. Both oil and antiquities are thought to be vital sources of financing for the groups that call themselves the Islamic State and the Nusra Front.

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  14. Norwegian filmmakers sorry for fake 'Syria boy hero'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | New York Daily News

    Director Lars Klevberg and producers Petter Lokke and John E. Hage admitted they feel bad for duping the world into believing in the inspiring clip that shows a boy brave bullets to save a little girl. The clip, viewed nearly 5 million times, was declared a hoax after Klevberg admitted to filming the video in May in Malta on a Hollywood movie set.

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  15. I'm confused, can anyone help me? Part ThreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Russia Taday

    ... the vote. Again, western leaders hailed the results as a great victory for "democracy." Now let's consider the case of Syria, another war-torn country where there were also important elections this year. Unlike Ukraine's elections, leading western ...

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  16. A Syrian's Struggle To Get ByRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | National Public Radio

    ... has been under government siege for more than a year, with residents facing dwindling food and medical supplies. Syria is in the news constantly, yet it's rare that we hear from Syrians inside the country who face daily struggles to get by. As the ...

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  17. Ap Photos: Top pictures from Europe and AfricaRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 13 | My Mother Lode

    The world looked on in awe last week as European scientists -- for the first time in history -- placed a spacecraft on a comet hundreds of millions of miles from Earth. Back on the planet, protests broke out in Warsaw amid Poland's Independence Day celebrations, police hauled a Femen demonstrator away from St. Peter's Square in Rome and children in Athens sat on a monument honoring pro-democracy activists.

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  18. Where does ISIL's money come from?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    The U.S. Central Intelligence Agency estimated the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant's combatant manpower to be between 20,000 to 31,500 in Iraq and Syria combined, and that was back in September, before the organization had attracted new recruits from all over the world. Recently, another new generation terrorist organization in Egypt, the Ansar Beit al-Maqdis, which was responsible for killing 33 security personnel in Sinai on Oct. 24, announced on Nov. 10 that it had joined ISIL, adopting the name "the Sinai Province of the Islamic State."

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  19. Ap Photos: Top pictures from Europe and AfricaRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | New Jersey Herald

    The world looked on in awe last week as European scientists - for the first time in history - placed a spacecraft on a comet hundreds of millions of miles from Earth. Back on the planet, protests broke out in Warsaw amid Poland's Independence Day celebrations, police hauled a Femen demonstrator away from St. Peter's Square in Rome and children in Athens sat on a monument honoring pro-democracy activists.

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  20. Letting the Neocons LeadRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Common Dreams

    ... by repudiating the neocon "group think" regarding a whole variety of issues including today's hotspots, such as Iran, Syria, Iraq, Russia and Ukraine. But just pause for a minute and contemplate what would have happened if President Obama had ...

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