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3 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Syrian forces accused of chlorine gas attack on rebels as Francois...

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4 hrs ago | The Independent

We cannot still ignore the perils of intervention

'In the little moment that remains to us between the crisis and the catastrophe, we may as well drink a glass of champagne," said Paul Claudel, the French poet, dramatist and ambassador to the United States in the early 1930s.

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8 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Damascus refugees out of food

The desperate residents of a besieged district of Damascus are expected to run out of food today, leaving 18,000 people facing starvation and leading relief agencies to declare the crisis unprecedented in living memory.

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12 hrs ago | ABC News

Ahead of Vote, Syria's Assad Visits Seized Village

Syria's embattled president marked Easter with a tour Sunday of an ancient Christian village recently recaptured by his forces, an important symbolic prize for his government ahead of coming presidential elections he appears poised to contest.

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14 hrs ago | Weekday Magazine

Joint Mission Says 80 Percent Of Syrian Chemical Weapons Eliminated

A UN chemical weapons expert, wearing a gas mask, holds a plastic bag containing samples from one of the sites of an alleged chemical weapons attack in the Ain Tarma neighbourhood of Damascus last August.

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15 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Rebels in Syria's Homs go on counteroffensive

A Syrian man carrying a child makes his way amid rubble following reported air strikes by government forces in the Aleppo district of Ansari, in the southwest of the city, on April 15, 2014.

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19 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

Syria media reports Assad visits Christian village

People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama's signature health care law are being told to change their passwords following an administration-wide review of the government's... People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama's signature health care law are being told to change their ... (more)

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20 hrs ago | RTE.ie

France: 'Indications' Syria using chemical weapons

France has "information" but no firm proof that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime is still using chemical weapons, President Francois Hollande said today.

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Yesterday | OpEdNews

Benghazi Mystery Explained!?!--

"Benghazi" is one of those kneejerk labels that rightwing folks slap on a story they don't actually understand but have determined the "right" answer to anyway.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Reuters

In Damascus, Christians briefly ignore war for Easter

The sound of battles echoes from the outskirts of the capital as Christians in Damascus celebrated the Easter weekend, briefly ignoring the conflict for the yearly ritual.

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Mirror.co.uk

Twitter terrorists: Young Britons being recruited through social media to fight jihad in Syria

British teenagers are being A radicalised and lured to the bloody Syrian battleground through Twitter and Facebook, a Sunday Mirror investigation has discovered.

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KCCI-TV Des Moines

OPCW: Syria on track to meet weapons deadline

Syria has destroyed a majority of its chemical weapons material, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons said Saturday.

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Truthdig

Drought Adds to Syria's Misery

The conflict in Syria has devastated much of the country's agricultural sector. But while the fighting has left large tracts of farmland abandoned, irrigation systems smashed and livestock neglected, other forces have also been at work.

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ABC News

4 French Journalists Held Hostage in Syria Freed

Four French journalists held hostage in Syria for 10 months have been released, officials said Saturday, the latest batch of reporters to be freed in what has become the world's deadliest conflict for the media.

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North Texas e-News

On this day -- April 19

April 19 is the 109th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar . There are 256 days remaining until the end of the year.

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Al Bawaba

The battle for power in Palestine

The role of Islamic Jihad is expanding on the Palestinian scene. Their Iranian and Syrian allies have increased their support after Hamas left its headquarters in Damascus.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Syria fighting leaves historic Christian center in ruins

From the debris-strewn front garden of the Safir Hotel, Syrian military commanders barked orders to troops taking cover in the smoke-shrouded maze of streets below.

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State Department

U.S. Mission to the United Nations: Statement on the Situation in Homs, Syria

The United States is deeply concerned about the Syrian government's violent offensive on the Old City of Homs and the neighborhood of Al-Waer, and that the breakdown in negotiations on a comprehensive agreement on safe passage for those trapped in the city may be part of a concerted military strategy to intensify the regime's onslaught against the ... (more)

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AlertNet

Bomb blast kills 14 at mosque in Syria's Homs - state TV

A bomb went off in front of a mosque and killed 14 people in Homs, Syrian state television said on Friday, with forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad looking close to wresting the symbolic central city back from rebels.

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Fox News

Raising specter of genocide, US Ambassador Power slams 'industrial-style slaughter' in Syria

America's ambassador to the United Nations raised the specter of genocide in Syria, after officials this week sounded the alarm about spiraling violence in that country's civil war.

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