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  1. Syrian rebels seize historic town in south - monitorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... Syrian army and allied forces including the Lebanese group Hezbollah launched a big offensive against rebel groups in Syria's southwestern corner early last month. It is an area of strategic importance due to its proximity to Damascus and ...

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  2. Assad regime is evil, it must goRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Indian Muslim Statements

    ... said this, I feel I must, once again, communicate my feelings and convictions about the minority Alewite regime in Syria. I am absolutely sure that these feelings and convictions are shared by numerous honest men and women around the world. To be ...

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  3. US, Syria reportedly in talks to free American journalistRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Stars and Stripes

    U.S. officials are negotiating with Syrian President Bashar Assad's government for the release of a McClatchy contributor who vanished more than two years ago while reporting in Syria, according to a French newspaper report published Friday. Paris-based Le Figaro, citing an unnamed European diplomat, reported that U.S.-Syrian negotiations on the fate of Austin Tice began weeks ago and that "an emissary representing the U.S. government'' had visited the imprisoned journalist.

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  4. Syrian rebels launch offensive on government-held cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Newsday

    In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian president Bashar Assad, right, speaks with Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari, left, in Damascus, Syria, Tuesday, March. 24, 2015.

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  5. Turkey shells Syria after rocket damages military baseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Turkey has pounded a Syrian artillery unit near the border in reprisal for cross-border fire that injured five Turkish civilians and damaged a military base, the Turkish military announced on March 25. According to a written statement issued by the Turkish General Staff, a rocket or missile fired by the Syrian army during its engagement with rebels crossed the border late on March 24 and exploded near the Cudeyde neighborhood of the Reyhanl district in the southern Turkish province of Hatay. The projectile left a 15-meter wide crater inside a stream bed, breaking the windows of the surrounding houses causing the roof a building in the nearby military unit to collapse, and damaging two military vehicles, the army stated.

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  6. Syrian rebels launch offensive against government-held Idlib cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Washington Post

    ... ve began Tuesday morning and was being led by several rebel factions including Jabhat al-Nusra, the al-Qaeda branch in Syria.

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  7. French newspaper: U.S., Syria in talks to free American journalistRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | McClatchy

    Paris-based Le Figaro, citing an unnamed European diplomat, reported that U.S.-Syrian negotiations on the fate of Austin Tice began weeks ago and that "an emissary representing the U.S. government" had visited the imprisoned journalist. The Assad government has never admitted publicly to holding Tice, a Marine Reserve officer and law school student who contributed to McClatchy, the Washington Post and other news organizations from Syria's war zone before disappearing in mid-August 2012.

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  8. Siniora's hard truthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Daily Star

    ... the strong bilateral relations but the reality was quite different. Whether under Hafez Assad or his son Bashar, Syria's policy was that Hariri shouldn't be allowed to reap successes because his popularity would grow and constitute a setback for ...

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  9. It's not just Iran's nuclear program that worries IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | McClatchy

    But what really disturbs experts in and out of the Israeli government is a far more conventional threat: Iranian forces and those of its close ally, the Lebanese Hezbollah militia, arrayed along Israel's border with Syria. The Nusra Front, the official al Qaida affiliate in Syria, now controls 80 percent of Syria's side of the Golan Heights, the sensitive high ground that Israel and Syria have split since Israel captured much of it in the 1967 Six-Day War.

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  10. Islamic State 'hit list' on military prompts questions about securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    A U.S. Navy F-18E Super Hornet receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker over northern Iraq after conducting air strikes in Syria on September 23, 2014. These aircraft were part of a large coalition strike package that was the first to strike ISIL targets in Syria.

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  11. Iraq FM Urges Support For Syria In Fight Against TerrorismRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Big News Network.com

    ... EC on behalf of Big News Network. Visiting Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari has urged regional support for Syria and Iraq and as they battle the Islamic State (IS) extremist group. Jaafari spoke after meeting with Syrian President Bashar ...

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  12. Syrian Islamist rebels launch offensive to take Idlib cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Hindustan Times

    ... offensive to take the city. Islamic State, the most powerful anti-government militia, was not involved in the clashes. Syria slid into civil war after a crackdown on peaceful protests against President Bashar al-Assad in March 2011. The United ...

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  13. Iraq's top diplomat meets with Syria's Assad in DamascusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... mon dangers that threaten our security." Al-Jaafari told reporters that he hopes to boost cooperation between Iraq and Syria to defeat those threats. Al-Jaafari also met with his Syrian counterpart, Walid al-Moallem , during his visit. 1 comment

  14. Syrian rebels launch offensive to take government-held cityRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Cybercast News Service

    Syrian rebels launched an offensive Tuesday against a major government-held city in northwestern Syria, shelling the outskirts and warning residents to remain indoors in the coming days. The target of the operation is Idlib, a city of some 165,000 people and the provincial capital of a province with the same name.

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  15. Nusra Front quietly rises in Syria, could outlast ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | New York Daily News

    ... al-Nusra take their positions on the front line during a clash with Syrian forces in 2012. BEIRUT - The Nusra Front, Syria's al-Qaeda affiliate, is consolidating power in territory stretching from the Turkish border to central and southern Syria, ...

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  16. Iraq foreign minister backs Syria fight against 'terror'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Peninsula

    Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari met President Bashar al-Assad on Tuesday in the first visit by a senior Baghdad official since Syria's conflict began in 2011. Speaking after meeting Assad and his Syrian counterpart Walid Muallem, Jaafari urged regional support for Damascus as it battles "terrorism".

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  17. Syrian, Iraqi foreign ministers discuss ways to tackle militant groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Times of Oman

    Syrian President Bashar Al Assad, right, meeting with Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim Al Jaafari in the Syrian capital Damascus. Photo - AFP/Sana Amman/Beirut: The foreign ministers of Syria and Iraq met in Damascus on Tuesday to discuss ways to tackle militant groups and Syria said it hoped Baghdad would help "break the siege" against it, Syrian state media said, ahead of an Arab summit.

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  18. Russia says next round of Syria talks in Moscow on Apr.6-9Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Daily Star

    ... Foreign Ministry said in a statement Tuesday. The first round of Moscow talks did not involve the main insurgents in Syria and were shunned by key Western-backed political opposition groups distrustful of Russia, a long-standing ally of Syrian ...

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  19. Syria, Iraq discuss tackling militants, urge cooperationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Thanh Nein News

    Iraqi army soldiers fire a mortar during clashes with Islamic State militants in the Karma district of Anbar province March 22, 2015. Photo: Reuters/Stringer The foreign ministers of Syria and Iraq met in Damascus on Tuesday to discuss ways to tackle militant groups and Syria said it hoped Baghdad would help "break the siege" against it, Syrian state media said, ahead of an Arab summit.

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  20. Shiite militants brandish guns as they celebrate death of ISIS fighterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Daily Mail

    ... to airstrikes and bombing raids on Islamic State targets in central Iraq. This morning the foreign ministers of Syria and Iraq met in the Syrian capital Damascus to discuss ways to tackle militant groups operating in their countries. Removal: ...

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