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  1. Syria Says U.S.-Led Air Strikes Against IS Militants 'OK'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Weekday Magazine

    ... terrorist groups. After his speech, Muallem told The Associated Press that the United States does not inform Syria about every air strike before it happens. Muallem also confirmed that Damascus was informed by Washington 24 hours before the first ...

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  2. Ap Interview: Syria 'Ok' with Us airstrikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Syria's foreign minister said Monday that his government is satisfied with the U.S.-led bombing campaign against the Islamic State group, adding that the airstrikes should be expanded to include all other militant groups in Syria. In an interview with The Associated Press , Walid al-Moallem said the fight against terrorism has aligned Damascus with Western and Arab opponents in fighting the same enemy.

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  3. Ap Interview: Syria 'Ok' with Us airstrikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | The Lebanon Daily News

    Syria's foreign minister says his government is satisfied with the U.S.-led bombing campaign against the Islamic State group, which has aligned Damascus with Western and Arab opponents in fighting the same enemy. Walid al-Moallem says in an interview with The Associated Press that Syria heard from the United States 24 hours before it launched its initial salvo last week.

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  4. Turkish armour on Syrian border as it mulls whether to join IS fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | ABC News

    Turkey has deployed tanks and armoured vehicles to reinforce its border with Syria as parliament readies the authorisation of military action against Islamic State jihadists. Heavy armour moved to the border town of Mursitpinar, across from the key Kurdish town of Ain al-Arab - known as Kobane to the Kurds - after stray bullets hit Turkish villages which sparked retaliation under its "rules of engagement."

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  5. Syrian rebels betrayed by the WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Daily Kos

    ... US military leadership is now fighting in the same trenches with the Syrian generals , in a war on terrorism inside Syria," a Damascus newspaper quoted a Syrian diplomat as saying... "Supporters of the Syrian government say hitting the Nusra Front ...

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  6. Syria backs global fight against Islamic State,minister tells U.N.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | AlertNet

    ... town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province September 27, 2014. REUTERS/Murad Sezer UNITED NATIONS, Sept 29 (Reuters) - Syria stands with a worldwide effort to combat Islamic State, Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem said on Monday, in a statement to the ...

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  7. Syria to West: We stand with you against 'terrorism'Read the original story

    Monday Sep 29 | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    ... civil war as a struggle between a democratically elected government in Damascus and foreign-backed terrorist groups. "Syria reiterates that it stands with any international effort aimed at fighting and combating terrorism," Moualem said, referring ...

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  8. Syria "stands with international effort" to fight Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | AlertNet

    ... continuing to browse our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. UNITED NATIONS, Sept 29 (Reuters) - Syria stands with a global effort to combat Islamic State, Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem said on Monday, in a statement to the ...

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  9. IS militants close in on key Syria border townRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Channelnewsasia.com

    The US-led coalition carried out fresh raids against IS positions in Syria overnight, but the militants still managed to advance within five kilometres of the strategic Syrian town of Ain al-Arab, known as Kobane to the Kurds, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. An image made available by the militant Twitter account Al-Baraka news allegedly shows Islamic State militants at the Syria-Iraq border.

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  10. Syria Backs Global Fight Against IS, Minister Tells UNRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Voice of America

    Syria's foreign minister, Walid al-Moualem, addresses the 69th United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York Sept. 29, 2014.

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  11. VIDEO: 'The Battle' Will Be 'Transported to the Hearts of Your...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Right Wing News

    The leader of Al Qaeda's Syria affiliate vowed Sunday that his group would "use all possible means" to fight back against airstrikes by the U.S.-led coalition and warned that the conflict would reach Western countries joining the alliance. In a 25-minute audio recording, Nusra Front leader Abu Mohammed al-Golani warned Western countries against taking part in the alliance in words that echoed those of the late founder of Al Qaeda, Osama bin Laden.

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  12. SyriaRead the original story

    May 12, 2014 | State Department

    Polio vaccination up to 1 year before travel may be required. See Entry, Exit & Visa Requirements below and our Polio Fact Sheet The U.S. Department of State strongly recommends that U.S. citizens remaining in Syria depart immediately.

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  13. Another Terror TrapRead the original story

    Monday Sep 29 | Counterpunch

    Last Fall, we were told that the United States had to wage war against the Assad regime in Syria. This Fall, we are told the US must wage war against Syrian rebels seeking to overthrow the Assad regime.

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  14. The Future of SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Project Syndicate

    "Men and nations," the Israeli diplomat Abba Eban once observed , "do behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives." Will this be the case for the United States with respect to Syria - the most intractable and dangerous issue in today's Middle East? Until now, US policy has boiled down to pinprick bombings against Sunni extremists and an effort to train some 5,000 Syrian "moderate oppositionists," who presumably would defeat the other Sunnis, vanquish President Bashar al-Assad's forces, and finally march victoriously into Damascus - perhaps with a flyover by US aircrafts.

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  15. Pat Buchanan: Why must Americans fight wars for Arab states?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Recordpub.com

    ... president has begun to "degrade and ultimately destroy" the Islamic State. For, following only one night of bombing in Syria, Gen. Bill Mayville, director of operations for the Joint Chiefs, asked to estimate how long this new war would last, ...

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  16. IS jihadists close in on key Syria border townRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Islamic State group fighters closed in Monday to within only a few kilometres of a key Kurdish town on Syria's border with Turkey, despite continued air strikes by the US-led coalition. NATO member Turkey's government meanwhile said it would ask parliament to debate joining the coalition against the jihadists operating on the country's doorstep from as early as Thursday.

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  17. Not part of this lost generationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | The McGill Daily

    ... very different in terms of size, age, and religion - the Herreras being a young Christian couple without children from Syria's capital Damascus, and the Dandashis a large Muslim family from the western city of Homs - the same sentiments seemed to be ...

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  18. A New Plan for SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Real Clear Politics

    A Syrian soldier escorting men from Moadamiyeh, a rebel-held suburb of Damascus, following a truce deal to relieve blockades and allow humanitarian aid to reach the area, October 29, 2013 President Barack Obama's new campaign against the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham has for the moment overshadowed the question of the United States' overall strategy toward the Syrian civil war. But perpetual conflict in Syria will make ISIS all the more difficult to contain, and the chaotic Middle East all the harder to stabilize.

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  19. Obama admits underestimated IS as US presses air warRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | The Peninsula

    DAMASCUS: President Barack Obama admitted that the United States underestimated the threat posed by Islamic State fighters in Syria, as the US-led coalition pressed its air campaign against the jihadists on Monday. Obama said Washington had also overestimated the effectiveness of the security forces in neighbouring Iraq, which it had trained and supplied but which collapsed across much of the Sunni Arab heartland north and west of Baghdad in the face of a lightning offensive led by IS in June.

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  20. U.S.-Led Airstrikes Hit 4 Syrian Provinces, Country's Largest Gas PlantRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Switched

    led coalition warplanes bombed Islamic State group positions overnight across four provinces in northern and eastern Syria, hitting a grain silo as well as the country's largest gas plant, activists said Monday. Washington and its Arab allies opened ...

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