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  1. Obama's 2015 State of the Union: 6 takeawaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Newsday

    ... a U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State group, Obama is asking Congress to authorize the airstrikes in Iraq and Syria. While Obama does not agree that he needs authorization, he asked Congress to "show the world that we are united in this ...

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  2. EU court upholds sanctions against Assad's uncleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2014 | Deutsche Welle

    An uncle of President Bashar al-Assad has failed to persuade the EU's General Court to annul sanctions imposed on Syria's ruling elite in 2011. Mohammad Makhlouf can still appeal.

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  3. Israel's Syria Strike: Is It Trying to Help al-Qaida Fight Against Hezbollah and Iran?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Truthdig

    There are several questions around the Israeli helicopter gunship strike on Mazari` al-Amal in Syria's Quneitra Province, which killed Hizbullah personnel and an Iranian general. First, what were the latter doing there? Second, why did Israel strike them? The Israeli cover story, that Hizbullah was planning attacks inside Syria from Quneitra, does not make any sense to me.

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  4. 'I'm Entering ISIS Territory, the Responsibility is Mine'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... two, seen in an ISIS video uploaded to jihadist internet websites, as freelance Video of Goto before he entered into Syria late last October from Turkey was released on Wednesday by the Japanese-language FNN News Channel . In it, he can be seen ...

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  5. Israel on high alert for possible Hezbollah retaliationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Lowell Sun

    Israel has gone on high alert for possible attacks by Hezbollah, Israeli defense officials said Wednesday, beefing up its air defenses and increasing surveillance along its northern frontier following an airstrike in Syria that killed six members of the Lebanese militant group and an Iranian general. Hezbollah has accused Israel of carrying out Sunday's airstrike, which occurred on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights.

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  6. EU court upholds sanctions on Assad uncleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Jerusalem Post

    ... bloc are frozen. "The Council has succeeded in proving that Mr. Makhlouf is a member of the ruling economic class in Syria and it cannot be denied that he maintains links with the regime and has a decisive influence, as a principal adviser, over all ...

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  7. Iran's Revolutionary Guards Warn Israel Following Strike That Killed GeneralRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Juan Cole

    The commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guards warned on January 20 that Israel should expect "devastating thunderbolts" in response to the January 18 air strike in Syria that killed an IRGC general and several members of the Lebanese Hizballah militia. In a statement posted on Iranian news sites, Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari said the killing of Iranian and Hizballah forces in the Israeli attack, created "another starting point" in the collapse of the "Zionist regime."

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  8. Turkey's porous Syria border no barrier for jihadistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Yahoo!

    On grainy Istanbul airport security footage, she is shown entering the country like any tourist. A week later, she is in Islamic State-controlled Syria, without ever being apprehended.

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  9. Obama's White Flag On Assad a Gift for IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Commentary Magazine

    As anyone who has heard President Obama discuss his opposition to more sanctions being placed on Iran knows, the White House is deeply disturbed at the notion of the United States doing anything to disturb those who run the Islamist regime. Thus, the news that the United States is signaling what may be the formal end of its opposition to Bashar Assad's rule over Syria must be seen in the context of a general American push for dA tente with that dictator's allies in Tehran.

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  10. Boots on ground may be only optionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Pocono Record

    WASHINGTON – What with the holidays, followed by the terrorist attack in Paris, and the crash of more than 50 percent in oil prices, not much is heard about ISIS fighters, the ultra-extremist Islamic jihadists who control large swaths of Iraq and Syria. That news coverage is about to change.

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  11. SEOUL: 'Missing Korean in Turkey moved to Syrian border'Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Asia News Network

    ... with a purported IS member named Hassan via social networking services such as Twitter and Surespot. With Turkey and Syria sharing a porous frontier stretching some 600 kilometers, many foreign terrorist fighters follow Kim's itinerary linking ...

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  12. Israel's attack on Hezbollah is a case of shoot first, ask questions laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Independent

    ... enemies represent a return to the high morality, dignity, etc, of very early Islam. Given the IRGC's 2,000 men in Syria and the Afghan Shia recruits in Mr Assad's forces - whom I've seen with my own eyes - not to mention the thousands of Hezbollah ...

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  13. Drop in Syrian registrant numbers 'due to entry curbs'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Daily Star

    Slow activity at the Masnaa border crossing between Lebanon and Syria since the Lebanese government started implementing new regulations for the entry of Syrian nationals. BEIRUT: Figures compiled by the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees in Lebanon show a sharp decline in the number of Syrian refugee registrants, a trend country director Ninette Kelley attributed to the gradual tightening of border measures since June.

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  14. Syrian refugees at snowed-in camp long for ceasefire : January 21, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Daily Times

    BAR ELIAS: When a deadly snow storm hit Lebanon last week, Syrian refugees in the Bekaa Valley sheltered in tents made from plastic sheeting and shivered through the night. Nearly four years into the crisis, people at the snowed-in settlement near the border said they would welcome any kind of solution in Syria between warring parties so they can go home.

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  15. Israel on alert for retaliatory attacks after strike on Hezbollah fightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Toronto Star

    Israel has gone on high alert for possible attacks by Hezbollah, Israeli defence officials said Wednesday, beefing up its air defences and increasing surveillance along its northern frontier following an airstrike in Syria that killed six members of the Lebanese militant group and an Iranian general. Hezbollah has accused Israel of carrying out Sunday's airstrike, which occurred on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights.

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  16. Iran says guards commander killed in Israel attack on SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Stars and Stripes

    ... militant group. BEIRUT - Iran said a Revolutionary Guards commander was among those killed in an Israeli airstrike on Syria Sunday, a new entanglement between the foes as they spar over Iran's nuclear program. Iranian Commander Mohammad-Ali ...

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  17. Israeli raid rooted in Tel Aviv's fear of possible Iran-West deal: LebanonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Tehran Times

    TEHRAN Lebanese Labor Minister Sejaan Azzi says the recent Israeli attack against resistance forces stems from its fear of a likely nuclear deal between Iran and the West. A military helicopter gunship operated by the Israeli army fired two missiles into Amal Farms in the strategic city of Quneitra, situated some 60 kilometers south of the Syrian capital, Damascus, on Sunday.

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  18. Israel Moves Tanks to Northern Israel Following Hezbollah-Iranian ThreatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Gateway Pundit

    BREAKING PHOTOS: IDF tanks heading up to northern Israel following IAF attack in Syria & due to security situation. pic.twitter.com/Ruzk7GOgAq Sources in Hezbollah said on Monday that retaliation for an alleged Israeli airstrike that killed several of its members was inevitable, but would be restrained enough to not provoke a war The Lebanese daily As-Safir, which is identified with Hezbollah, cited sources close to the Shiite terror group as saying that it would choose a time and place to hit back, but would do so in a manner that wouldn't cause an escalation in the conflict.

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  19. Iran's IRGC Warns Israel Following Air Strike That Killed Iranian CommanderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Weekday Magazine

    The commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guards warned on January 20 that Israel should expect "devastating thunderbolts" in response to the January 18 air strike in Syria that killed an IRGC general and several members of the Lebanese Hizballah militia. In a statement posted on Iranian news sites, Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari said the killing of Iranian and Hizballah forces in the Israeli attack, created "another starting point" in the collapse of the "Zionist regime."

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  20. Obamaa s folly: Giving Iran free reinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Washington Post

    An Iranian general killed in an Israeli air strike in Syria was not its intended target and Israel believed it was attacking only low-ranking guerrillas, a senior security source said on Tuesday. The remarks by the Israeli source, who declined to be identified because Israel has not officially confirmed it carried out the strike, appeared aimed at containing any escalation with Iran or the Lebanese Hezbollah guerrilla group.

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