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  1. 4 players shaping the war on ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | USA Today

    ... around extricating America from wars in the Muslim world. But the implications of direct American action in the war in Syria, which has now spilled over into Iraq, extend far beyond the White House. And so do the key figures. Indeed, the success or ...


  2. Mideast complexities confound US coalition effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | TwinCities

    ... the landscape: Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah has come out against the Islamic State group and its acts of barbarism in Syria and Iraq. Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sissi clearly reviles political Islam and its militant extension, the jihadis ...


  3. News Updates from CLG - 13 September 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | Gilmer Mirror

    ... News that new assessments show that the militant group can muster between 20,000 and 31,500 fighters across Iraq and Syria. The spokesperson said the new figures were 'determined' after a review of "all-source intelligence reports" on the group from ...


  4. Iran rejected US request for cooperation against IS - KhameneiRead the original story

    Monday | Vanguard

    Iran rejected a US request for cooperation against the jihadist Islamic State group early in its advance in Iraq and Syria, supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Monday. "Right from the start, the United States asked through its ambassador in Iraq whether we could cooperate against Daesh ," Khamenei said in a statement on his official website.


  5. Tehran mocks ISIS front without DamascusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Daily Star

    ... in Paris Monday, insisting that ISIS cannot be defeated without the support of its ally Damascus. Neither Iran nor Syria were invited to the meeting in the French capital, despite the Damascus government's involvement in almost daily military action ...


  6. High Commissioner for Refugees Guterres and Special Envoy Jolie ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | AlertNet

    ... from Aleppo whose wife and three year-old daughter drowned. Half of those arriving in Europe by boat are refugees from Syria and Eritrea. Mr. Guterres and Ms. Jolie thanked the naval authorities for their part in successful rescue operations that ...


  7. Top 5 Contradictions in Obama's Emerging ISIL StrategyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Juan Cole

    ... that the US need for him gives him a trump card in this regard. 2. There are hundreds of guerrilla groups fighting in Syria. Some of them have given fealty to the the so-called Islamic State. Others have joined a rival organization that is more ...


  8. Islamic militant's death sparks eulogies in MalaysiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Baltimore Sun

    The death of a Malaysian Islamist in Syria has sparked an outpouring of eulogies on social media, including from his former political party, underlining sympathy for the militants' cause that is creating a security headache for the government. Lotfi Ariffin, a former activist in the Islamist PAS party that forms part of Malaysia's opposition alliance, had attracted a large following on social media with regular posts of pictures, video and calls to jihad from the Syrian front line.


  9. I Am ArmenianRead the original story

    Sunday | Groong

    ... hear, making big preparations to commemorate the 24 April 2015 genocide when 1.5 million Armenians were butchered in Syria for the simple crime of being born Armenian. The American Armenians, we hear, remember those far-gone atrocities and are ...


  10. Why we can't get enough of jihadi slutsRead the original story

    Sunday | Crikey

    ... from various locations in the West to marry the jihadi warrior of their cyberdreams in the killing fields of Syria and Iraq. There was the story of the " former private schoolgirl " from Glasgow, the 16-year-old twin sisters from Manchester , and of ...


  11. The Mystery at IdlibRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Belmont Club

    The sheer ruthlessness and ferocity of Islamic-style warfare was underscored by the decimation of ISIS' main rival by persons unknown. "Nearly fifty senior commanders of a major coalition of Islamic 'moderates' opposed to ISIS in Syria have been killed by an explosion at their secret command bunker as they met to discuss strategy against the the Islamic State," writes Breitbart .


  12. 'Moderate' Syrian rebels sign non-aggression treaty with ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday |

    ... opined that al-Nusra also happens to be "emerging as the best-equipped, financed and motivated force" operating in Syria . The FSA made a minor ripple in the Western media last year when one of its leaders was video recorded cutting the heart out of ...


  13. To eliminate IS, US has to back SyriaRead the original story

    Sunday | China Daily

    There is a popular saying about Apple's new products: When Apple founder Steve Jobs was at the helm of affairs, people knew nothing but the name of a new product before it hit the market, after Tim Cook took over the reins, people know all but the name of a product before its launch. To some extent, US President Barack Obama is like Cook in his belated "new" move against the "Islamic State", formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria .


  14. VIDEO: IS strategy 'should include Syria'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | BBC News

    ... supported the Assad regime's fight against jihadist armed groups, instead of pushing for regime change in Damascus. Syria's Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad told BBC Middle East Editor Jeremy Bowen what he thought of President Obama's plan to ...


  15. Syria air strike on militant camp kills 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | The Nation

    ... a large Kurdish population. US President Barack Obama announced on Wednesday that he had authorised the expansion to Syria of the US air campaign against IS he launched in early August. There have been no US strikes so far but Obama's announcement, ...


  16. Obama: Assad shooting at American planes would lead to his overthrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Al Bawaba

    US President Barack Obama has threatened to wipe out Syria's air defense system and topple the Syrian government if President Bashar al-Assad ordered his forces to shoot American planes entering Syrian airspace. He made the remarks during a meeting in the White House before his speech about Washington's strategy about the ISIL terrorist group, The New York Times reported on Sunday.


  17. From IS-controlled Raqqa, tales of the group's resilienceRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 14 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... in NATO member Turkey doesn't appear restricted. The group has established control of smuggling routes between Syria's Tal Abyad and Ackakale in Turkey over the past month. Just a few doors down from Zakharia a wounded IS fighter is being treated in ...


  18. Who You Callin' An Organizing Principle?!?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | OpEdNews

    ... ould be really, really stupid unless it came with serious changes, in advance. Not gonna happen any time soon. EASTERN SYRIA. Bombing ISIS in Syria is clearly stupid from the perspective of


  19. Syria Opposition Head Seeks Support of Anti-IS CoalitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | Newindpress

    ABU DHABI: The head of the main Syrian opposition group in exile said Sunday he expected the support of the international community to press the fight against Damascus and Islamic State jihadists. The United States is pushing for the formation of a broad international coalition to tackle IS which has captured swathes of Iraq and Syria, and has already secured the backing of 10 Arab states including Saudi Arabia.


  20. "Uncovered: U.K. intel encouraged Arab armies to invade Israel in 1948" [Darleen Click]Read the original story

    Sunday Sep 14 | Protein Wisdom

    ... them to positions of power in return for their collaboration. President Quwatli and Prime Minister Mardam Bey in Syria; President Khuri and Prime Minister Sulh in Lebanon; Arab League Secretary-General Abd al-Rahman al-Azzam - these are prime ...