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  1. Islamic State jihadists release pictures of mass execution in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Raw Story

    An image made available by the jihadist Twitter account Al-Baraka news on June 9, 2014 allegedly shows Islamic State militants waving the trademark Jihadits flag on a newly cut road between Iraq's Nineveh province and the Syrian town of Al-Hasakah The Islamic State group on Monday released pictures of the execution of 13 men described as anti-jihadist Sunni tribal fighters near the northern city of Tikrit. Three pictures published on a jihadist forum and pro-IS social media accounts show the execution of the men wearing orange jumpsuits.

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  2. Texas City plumber receives threats after his old truck is seen in Syrian warRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | MySanAntonio.com

    A Texas City plumber says he is receiving threats after a photo of one of his old trucks was posted online showing the vehicle being used as a gun platform in the war in Syria. A Syrian rebel walks past Sham II, a homemade armored vehicle made by the rebels' Al-Ansar brigade, in Bishqatin, 4 kms west of Aleppo, on December 8, 2012.

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  3. On Native GroundKEEPING it Real: Martin Luther King's Progressive VisionRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2013 | American Reporter

    Sometime in the next week or so, U.S. warships are going to launch cruise missile strikes against targets in Syria. A wide majority of Americans oppose doing this.

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  4. Iran Slams U.S. Fight Against IS, Backs Russia's Push For Syria TalksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Weekday Magazine

    Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian says the United States took "hasty measures" to form its anti-IS coalition. Washington is "not serious about fighting terrorism," Iran's deputy foreign minister has said, in a sharply worded criticism of the United States and its allies fighting against the Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq, according to Russian media reports.

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  5. Iran says backs Russian push for Syria talks in Moscow: TASSRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Daily Star

    MOSCOW: Tehran backs Russia's efforts to host a new round of peace talks between Damascus and the Syrian opposition, Iran's deputy foreign minister said Wednesday during a visit to Moscow. Russia and Iran have sided with President Bashar Assad in the conflict in Syria, where three years of fighting has killed some 200,000 people, while the West backs some of the rebel groups seeking to oust him.

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  6. Israeli Role in Syrian Fighting Brought into the OpenRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Dissident Voice

    Overtly, the Israeli superpower of the Middle East has been keen to posture as having no role whatsoever in the four-year old devastating conflict in Syria, where all major regional and international powers are politically and militarily deeply involved and settling scores by Syrian blood. In his geopolitical weekly analysis, entitled "The Islamic State Reshapes the Middle East," on November 25 Stratfor's George Friedman raised eyebrows when he reviewed the effects which the terrorist group had on all regional powers, but seemed unaware of the existence of the Israeli regional superpower.

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  7. Balkans helping EU to eliminate terrorismRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | SETimes news

    Austrian police arrested 13 people, including a few from Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia in raids targeting alleged terrorists connected to the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant . The suspects were detained on November 29th in a police operation codenamed Palmira, aimed at alleged terrorists and recruiters of fighters in foreign conflicts such as Syria.

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  8. Islamists rout Syrian government troops, reflecting the wara s complexitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Charlotte Observer

    Photo provided by the anti-government activist group Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Jihadi fighters from the al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front and other rebel factions, rest after clashes with Syrian troops in Wadi Deif in the northwestern province of Idlib, Syria, Dec. 14, 2014. ISTANBUL The Assad regime sustained a major setback in northern Syria this week with the loss of two major military bases, and the big winner in the battle was al Qaida's Syrian affiliate, the Nusra Front, which led the assault and captured what's thought to be an enormous arsenal.

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  9. Turkish FM Iran visit highlights split over SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    ... Javad Zarif. "Iran and Turkey have different positions but our countries are cooperating to find a common solution in Syria," Cavusoglu added. Iran has strongly backed Assad, sending money and military advisers to Damascus as well as supporting him ...

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  10. Former UK Soldiers 'Compelled' To Fight ISRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Sky News

    ... regime of Bashar al Assad are all deemed to be dangerous terrorists. Of course, some of those who choose to fight in Syria do so because they subscribe to the theology of the IS and its global ambitions to enforce a Caliphate. But other Syrian ...

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  11. Syrian air strikes hit Idlib, 50 killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Al Bawaba

    Syrian air strikes came a day after rebel militias including Nusra Front seized a military base in Idlib province. Syrian air strikes Tuesday targeted two hospitals and a besieged rebel enclave near the city of Homs, killing at least 50 people, anti-regime activists said.

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  12. Anti-Damascus terrorists enjoy Tel Aviv's support, Iranian VP saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Tehran Times

    Iranian First Vice President Es'haq Jahangiri has strongly condemned the recent Israeli airstrikes against Syria, saying the terrorists fighting against the Damascus government enjoy Tel Aviv's support. "If there were [previously] any doubt prior to these airstrikes that the terrorist groups had entered Syria as a result of the Zionist regime's meddling and provocations, today there is no doubt in this regard," Jahangiri said in a meeting with Syrian Prime Minister Wael Nader al-Halqi in Tehran on Tuesday.

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  13. Iran transformed Syria's army into a militia that will help Assad survive another yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Reuters

    In early 2015, the civil war in Syria will turn four years old. If current trends hold, the terrible conflict - which has killed hundreds of thousands of people and displaced millions - will almost certainly continue to rage through the end of the year.

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  14. Australian ISIS Fighters Mocked Hostage Situation; #SydneySiege Hashtag CondemnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | International Business Times

    ... CIVIL UNREST POLITICS) According to TVNZ , Mohammed Elomar is a known extremist and left Sydney in 2013 to fight in Syria. He has previously posted photos of himself holding up the severed heads of slain Syrian soldiers. The 30-year-old Australian ...

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  15. Senator Richard Black: The Congress of the United States has never declared Syria to be our enemyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Pravda

    ... for a lot of time by the Islamic extremists who are fighting against the Syrian government and against the whole of Syria. I remember briefly who is Senator Richard Black: he holds a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and a Juris Doctor in Law and is ...

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  16. The strange normality of life in the middle of Syria's warRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | BBC News

    Diana Darke returned from London to Syria recently to reclaim her house from profiteers. She found her neighbours and friends in Damascus coping surprisingly well and even laughing.

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  17. Forty-eight hour battle for two Syrian bases leaves 180 deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Reuters

    ... video purports to show Islamic State fighters entering the camp. The insurgent fighters reportedly included al Qaeda's Syria wing, the Nusra front. The larger military base they took on Monday sits on the country's main north-south highway that ...

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  18. Russia optimistic on Syria peace talks early next year: LavrovRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Daily Star

    ... "So far from what we hear from the majority of our interlocutors, both in the opposition and the government of Syria, we can be optimistic that this process [of talks] could at least be tried early next year," Lavrov told France 24 TV. Separately, ...

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  19. Syrian airstrikes pound Idlib after loss of base, killing 50Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Daily Star

    Men rescue injured people after what activists said were airstrikes by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Maaret al-Naaman town in Idlib province December 16, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer BEIRUT: Syrian airstrikes Tuesday targeted two hospitals and a besieged rebel enclave near the city of Homs, killing at least 50 people, anti-regime activists said.

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  20. 180 soldiers, jihadists killed in battle for Syria baseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Stuff.co.nz

    Around 100 Syrian soldiers and 80 Islamist fighters were killed during a two-day battle in which insurgents captured the Wadi al-Deif military base, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said on Tuesday . The Britain-based group said Islamist insurgents including al Qaeda's Syria wing, the Nusra Front, on Monday took the base next to the country's main north-south highway linking Aleppo with Damascus.

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