Syria Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Doctor's family praise jury verdictRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Mid Devon Star

    ... was no evidence that Dr Khan, who was captured in Aleppo in November 2012 after travelling from Turkey, had gone to Syria to fight and it was clear he wanted to use his medical skills to help others. Afterwards, Dr Khan's brother, Afroze Khan, said: ...

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  2. Minister: Abbas Khan's family deserve answersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | ITV

    A jury has returned a verdict of unlawful killing at an inquest into the death of British doctor in a Syrian prison. Abbas Khan, a 32-year-old father-of-two from London, died on December 16 2013 while in custody in Damascus.

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  3. Russia Step Ups Censorship of ISIS Social Media ContentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Global Voices Online

    ... to upload and disseminate this content all around the world. Al Qaeda spin-off ISIS has come to control one-third of Syria and a quarter of Iraq, unleashing havoc and horror in its path. It has attracted thousands of youth from around the world, who ...

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  4. a British doctor 'unlawfully killed' in Syrian jail, UK inquest findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Russia Taday

    ... claim he was murdered while in the prison cell. "We have always maintained he was an innocent man who travelled to Syria for no other reason than to help civilians in the Syrian conflict," said Dr Khan's brother Afroze. "We have always maintained he ...

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  5. IS sends Chechen to lead attack on Syrian cityRead the original story

    Monday Oct 27 | Nerve News

    Damascus, Oct 27 The Islamic State terrorist group has sent Chechen Abu Omar al Shishani to lead the attack in the northern Syrian city of Kobane, also known as Ayn al Arab, given the strong resistance put up by Kurdish fighters, media reported Monday. The news agency Rudaw said that Tarkhan Batirashvili, his real name, was ordered to leave the mountain in Sinjar, Iraq, where he was leading the massacres launched against the Yazidi minority.

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  6. A surgeon who was found dead in a Syrian prison was unlawfully killed, a jury has found.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Streatham Guardian

    Dr Abbas Khan, 32, travelled to the war-torn country to work at a hospital treating bombing victims, but was arrested within 48 hours of entering the country in November 2012. The father-of-two, from Streatham, was a research fellow at the Elective Orthopaedic Centre at Epsom Hospital between August 2011 and January 2012.

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  7. Doctor 'unlawfully killed' in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Enfield Independent

    ... was no evidence that Dr Khan, who was captured in Aleppo in November 2012 after travelling from Turkey, had gone to Syria to fight. The chief coroner, Judge Peter Thornton, said: "It is clear that he wanted to use his medical skills to help others, ... 1 comment

  8. U.S. sees Syria rebels in political, not military solution - Asharq al-Awsat newspaperRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | AlertNet

    ... U.S. official as saying. The United States, which is leading an international coalition bombing Islamic State in Syria, has said it wants to train and equip "moderate" rebels to fight the militant group which has seized tracts of land in Syria and ...

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  9. Monitor: Islamic State beheads four tribesmen in eastern SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Jerusalem Post

    Islamic State militants have beheaded four tribesmen in eastern Syria after accusing them of fighting against them and receiving military training from pro-government forces, a monitoring organization said. The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the men belonged to the Sunni Muslim Sheitaat tribe, which has been battling Islamic State in the eastern Deir al-Zor province bordering Iraq.

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  10. Lebanese army enters Tripoli militant refuge after thousands fleeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Trend

    ... city, which has been rocked by a mounting spillover of violence from the more than three year civil war in neighboring Syria. Residents who had spent the night with relatives or in makeshift accommodation in schools or public offices were still too ...

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  11. Eugene Robinson: Pondering morass of deeper Mideast involvementRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Lowell Sun

    ... sense -- but only because Obama has been definitive in promising that no U.S. combat troops will be sent to Iraq or Syria. Without U.S. spotters on the ground to coordinate air support and without teams of U.S. advisers to lead inexperienced local ...

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  12. Five killed in Syria rebel attacksRead the original story

    Monday Oct 27 | Nerve News

    ... independently. Other activists say the Syrian forces are intensifying airstrikes against rebel-held areas across Syria to hasten the destruction of some rebel groups while the US-led coalition is carrying out its air raids on Islamic State militants ...

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  13. Syrian rebels clash with government troops, 19 dieRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By ALBERT AJI and BASSEM MROUE Associated Press DAMASCUS, Syria - Members of the al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front and other Syrian rebel factions launched simultaneous attacks on army checkpoints and the governor's office in northwestern Syria on Monday, triggering hours-long clashes that left 19 troops and rebels dead. The attacks all took place in the city of Idlib, activists and state media reported.

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  14. Al Qaeda-linked Syrian Islamists attack government-held IdlibRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | AlertNet

    Improvised mortar shells are seen inside a weapons factory in the southern countryside of Idlib September 9, 2014. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi BEIRUT, Oct 27 - Islamist militants linked to Al Qaeda stormed the government building in Idlib, northern Syria, on Monday and opened up a new front in a city that has been controlled by President Bashar al-Assad's forces for more than a year, both sides said.

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  15. Former Carlisle doctor "unlawfully killed" in SyriaRead the original story

    Monday Oct 27 | News and Star

    ... was no evidence that Dr Khan, who was captured in Aleppo in November 2012 after travelling from Turkey, had gone to Syria to fight. The chief coroner, Judge Peter Thornton, said: "It is clear that he wanted to use his medical skills to help others, ...

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  16. British Doctor 'Unlawfully Killed' In SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Hallam FM

    Dr Abbas Khan, from south-west London, was arrested in the conflict-hit country in November 2012 whilst volunteering in a hospital. Syrian officials say he committed suicide after 13 months in custody but his family have always believed he was unlawfully killed.

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  17. Birthday present killer boy detainedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Newsday

    ... a two-week hearing at the Royal Courts of Justice, the jury heard there was no evidence that Dr Khan had gone to Syria to fight. Chief coroner, Judge Peter Thornton, said: "It is clear that he wanted to use his medical skills to help others, and ...

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  18. Syria doctor 'unlawfully killed'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | BBC News

    Dr Abbas Khan, 32, a father-of-two from south London, died on 16 December 2013 while in custody in Damascus. The jury at the Royal Courts of Justice heard there was no evidence Dr Khan had gone to Syria to fight.

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  19. Czech Republic to send medical teams to treat Syrian refugees in JordanRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 26 | Radio Prague

    The Czech Republic will send two teams of doctors to Jordan to help treat Syrian refugees, the ctk news agency reports citing the Office of the Government. The mission as approved by the Czech government within the Medevac humanitarian aid programme.

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  20. Police investigating ebola blackmailRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 26 | Radio Prague

    The police is investigating a case of attempted blackmail of public institutions by unknown culprits who threatened to spread the ebola virus in public places if their demands were not met. The police have not specified who received the calls or what the stated demands were.

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