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  1. ISIS releases several captured Christians: activistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | CBS News

    Displaced Assyrian women, who had fled their hometowns due to ISIS attacks against their communities, take part in a prayer at the Ibrahim-al Khalil Melkite Greek Catholic church in the Jaramana district on the outskirts of the capital Damascus in Syria on March 1, 2015. The news provided a modicum of relief to a Christian Assyrian community that has been devastated by the abductions, which saw Islamic State fighters haul off entire families from a string of villages along the Khabur River in Hassakeh province.

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  2. ASU student: I went into Syria months after Kayla MuellerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | The Arizona Republic

    Zana Alattar traveled to Syria in November 2013 on a private relief mission. Her view of the path across the Syrian border, the suffering on the other side, is much like the view Mueller would have had on her last two days of freedom.

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  3. Nusra Front issues video of bus bomberRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | The Daily Star

    BEIRUT: The Nusra Front Sunday posted a video report purporting to show a suicide bomber who attacked a bus carrying pro-government Shiite militiamen in Damascus early last month. The three-and-a-half minute video begins with a statement by a Nusra Front official, whose face is obscured, pledging that the group will continue to target Syrian regime forces and their pro-Iranian allies.

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  4. Rebels reject freeze in Aleppo fightingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | The Daily Star

    ... peace efforts."We refuse to meet with Mr. Staffan de Mistura if it is not on the basis of a comprehensive solution to Syria's drama through the exit of [President] Bashar Assad and his chief of staff, and the prosecution of war criminals," a newly ...

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  5. IS releases at least 19 Christian captivesRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 1 | Arab Times

    BEIRUT, March 1, : The Islamic State group released at least 19 Christians on Sunday who were among the more than 220 people the militants took captive in northeastern Syria last week, activists and a local leader said. The news provided a modicum of relief to a Christian Assyrian community that has been devastated by the abductions, which saw Islamic State fighters haul off entire families from a string of villages along the Khabur River in Hassakeh province.

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  6. U.S.-backed Syria rebel group dissolves itself after lossesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | AlertNet

    ... By continuing to browse our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. A vandalised mosaic picture of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad is pictured in Raqqa province, east Syria May 1, 2013. REUTERS/Hamid Khatib BEIRUT, March 1 ...

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  7. Surviving PTSD Fred Smith builds hope from traumaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | InsideHalton.com

    ... age, Corporal Frederick Smith was recruited to serve as a United Nations peacekeeper in the disputed territory between Syria and Israel. Part of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force in the Golan Heights in 1979 through 1980, Smith says he ...

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  8. Assyrians in Syria Pray for the Release of Abducted Fellow ChristiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Boston.com

    The prayers of Assyrians ring though this church in Jaranama, near the Syrian capitol Damascus. They're Assyrian Christians from both Syria and Iraq, and they're praying for the release of at least 1

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  9. Damascus: French delegation visits French Hospital and Armenian Church, Vial to SANARead the original story

    Sunday Mar 1 | Groong

    Syrian Arab News Agency , Syria February 26, 2015 Thursday French delegation visits French Hospital and Armenian Church, Vial to SANA: siege on Syria unreasonable Damascus, SANA- French Senate member, Head of the Senate's French-Syrian Friendship Committee Jean-Pierre Vial and member of the Senate and Mayor of Laval city François Zocchetto inspected the work of the French Hospital in Damascus and the services it provides. The senates were briefed on the needs of the Hospital and mechanisms of work as well as the bad effects of the crisis on medical institution in terms of capacity and medical equipment and drugs.

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  10. Lebanon to shelter Assyrians fleeing ISRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 1 | Big News Network.com

    Lebanon said on Sunday that Assyrian Christians fleeing the Islamic State militants were welcome to take refuge in the country, considering their exceptional humanitarian case. "After discussing the matter with Prime Minister Tammam Salam and Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas, I gave the order to allow the inflow of Assyrian refugees from Syria," Lebanon's Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk told the al-Mustaqbal daily in an interview.

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  11. US-led coalition launches airstrikes on Islamic State targets in Iraq, SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Bangor Daily News

    The military statement said two air strikes involving U.S. drones in Syria near Al Hasakah struck an Islamic State tactical unit and destroyed two vehicles. In Iraq, the U.S.-led coalition used warplanes and drones to strike near Al Asad, Al Qaim, Kirkuk and Mosul, destroying Islamic State tactical units, boats, a storage facility, buildings and other targets, according to the statement.

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  12. U.S.-led coalition launches air strikes on ISIS targets in Iraq,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | CNN

    The military statement said two air strikes involving U.S. drones in Syria near Al Hasakah struck an Islamic State tactical unit and destroyed two vehicles. In Iraq, the U.S.-led coalition used warplanes and drones to strike near Al Asad, Al Qaim, Kirkuk and Mosul, destroying Islamic State tactical units, boats, a storage facility, buildings and other targets, according to the statement.

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  13. Syria rebels reject envoy plan to freeze Aleppo fightingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | The Daily Star

    Ahfad Hamza brigade fighters fire a mortar towards forces loyal to Syria's president Bashar Al-Assad from the 80th brigade frontline beside Aleppo International Airport, eastern Aleppo February 28, 2015. REUTERS/Hosam Katan Beirut: Syrian rebel forces in Aleppo on Sunday rejected UN envoy Staffan de Mistura's plan for a freeze in fighting in the divided northern city, dealing a blow to his peace efforts.

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  14. Syria opposition praises France's anti-Assad stanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | The Peninsula

    Syria's exiled opposition praised France on Sunday for maintaining its "exemplary" opposition to President Bashar al-Assad after a group of French lawmakers made a controversial visit to Damascus this week. "The position of France has always been exemplary, and your country has consistently held to the side of the Syrian people against any attempt to rehabilitate the regime in Damascus under false protenses," the group's leader, Khaled Khoja, wrote in a letter to the French government.

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  15. US-Led Anti-ISIS Coalition Stages Nine Airstrikes Since YesterdayRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 1 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    The Combined Joint Task Force announced today that the US-led coalition had staged nine airstrikes against the Islamic State since early yesterday morning, Reuters has reported. The statement read that two of strikes were launched in Syria near Al Hasakah, and hit an ISIS tactical unit, destroying two vehicles.

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  16. Syrian Rebels in Aleppo Reject UN Peace EffortRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Voice of America

    Rebel fighters man an anti-aircraft weapon at the front line against forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Ratian village, north of Aleppo, Feb. 17, 2015. U.N. peace envoy Staffan De Mistura's hopes of pulling off a deal to freeze fighting in Syria's war-torn city of Aleppo were dashed Sunday when Syrian rebel leaders refused to approve his plan, saying they wouldn't meet with him in the future.

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  17. Syria Watchdog: IS Releases 19 Kidnapped ChristiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Voice of America

    The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights , which maintains a network of sources throughout the country, reports some of the kidnapped residents of Tal Koran were freed Sunday. Local militias say at least 150 people were taken when IS militants attacked villages along the Khabour river in northeast Syria last week, overrunning several predominantly Christian towns.

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  18. Syria agrees to Aleppo aid missionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Independent.ie

    The United Nations envoy to Syria is sending a mission to the contested city of Aleppo to determine the situation on the ground and help ensure that humanitarian aid can reach civilians in need if a local truce is reached. The envoy, Staffan de Mistura, is in Damascus for talks with Syrian officials to try to arrange a "freeze" in fighting in Aleppo, which has been divided into government- and rebel-held districts since mid-2012.

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  19. US-led coalition launches more air strikes on ISIS targets in Iraq, SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Jerusalem Post

    The military statement said two air strikes involving US drones in Syria near Al Hasakah struck an Islamic State tactical unit and destroyed two vehicles. In Iraq, the US-led coalition used warplanes and drones to strike near Al Asad, Al Qaim, Kirkuk and Mosul, destroying Islamic State tactical units, boats, a storage facility, buildings and other targets, according to the statement.

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  20. UN envoy in solidarity visit to Syria's AssyriansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | The Daily Star

    United Nations special envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura , stands next to priest Toma Asitivo Kaka during a visit to the Ibrahim-al Khalil Melkite Greek Catholic church to show solidarity with the Assyrian community in the Syrian capital Damascus on March 1, 2015. AFP PHOTO / LOUAI BESHARA DAMASCUS: U.N. envoy Staffan de Mistura paid a surprise visit Sunday to a church near war-wracked Syria's capital in a show of solidarity with the country's Christian minority targeted by jihadis.

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