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2 hrs ago | Free Republic

ISIS militants ransack Syrian Catholic monastery in Iraq / missile strikes Franciscan monastery

Islamic militants have seized a monastery in northern Iraq, kicking out its Christian monks as well as Christian residents of Mosul.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Iraq, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Islam

4 hrs ago | News24

.com | 'I no longer talk to Obama' - Turkey's Erdogan

The apparent downing of a Malaysian passenger jet and the loss of nearly 300 lives could be a game changer in the Ukraine crisis, piling pressure on key players, especially Russia.

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Related Topix: Turkey, World News, Middle East, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Joe Biden

9 hrs ago | Inter Press Service

Spain: A Precarious Gateway to Europe for Syrian Refugees

Spanish Refugee Aid Commission centre in the southern city of Malaga. The banner on the second floor balcony reads, "The right to live in peace."

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Travel, Europe Travel, Spain Travel, Syria Travel, Middle East Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel

13 hrs ago | The Coastal Courier

Obedience to God is a must for blessings

Anyone who desires to be saved needs to realize that God's will must be obeyed. Some will teach that man has no part in his own salvation, but that is not the way God's word explains it.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Moses, Middle East, World News

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Washington Post

Obama lacks resolve

Here is the sad state of affairs in U.S. foreign policy today: We are seeing more resolve projected from the U.S. Mission to the United Nations than from the Oval Office.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, World News, Middle East, Opinion, US Politics, US News

Tri-cityherald.com

Islamic State thwarts Syrian government forces on two front

Anti-government activists said 14 government troops were killed in battles for two villages outside the east Syrian city of Deir el Zour.

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Daily Times

Syria rebels press bid to expel militants from Damascus area : July 22, 2014,

DAMASCUS: Rebels have expelled militants from four areas in the Damascus region, after having lost territory to the Islamic State in the north and east of Syria, a monitoring group said Monday.

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Washington Examiner

What could possibly go wrong? Malaysia Airlines rerouting flights over Syria instead of Ukraine

A girl holding a candle stands in front of a banner during an event to mourn the victims of the... After one of its passenger airliners was blasted from the sky over eastern Ukraine , killing all 298 onboard, the ill-starred carrier Malaysia Airlines is rerouting flights away from the region -- and over war-torn Syria instead.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Malaysia, Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Reuters

Turkey hatching plan to clear Syrian beggars off Istanbul streets

Authorities in Istanbul are working on plans to clear the streets of Syrian beggars and house them in camps like those on the border, as Turkey struggles with an influx of over a million refugees and the hospitality of locals starts to wear thin.

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Related Topix: Middle East, World News, Turkey

Al Bawaba

A 'top priority': property of Saudis in Syria 'still safe'

"Saudi businessmen who visit Jordan for investment and trade often fall victim to fraud," he explained, adding: "We strongly advise our citizens to seek legal consultation here in the embassy free of charge."

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Jordan, Jordan, NY,

Forbes.com

Flood of Syrian Refugees Strains Lebanon's Fragile Political Consensus

Dateline, Beirut. Well, sort of. I'm actually just back from two weeks in what should be the tourism capital of the Mediterranean.

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Related Topix: Middle East, Lebanon, World News, Israel

Cybercast News Service

Mass Rallies Held For Gaza, But Much Larger Death Toll in Syria IgnoredCNS

As hundreds of thousands of people held pro-Palestinian rallies in cities around the world over the weekend, the death toll in Syria continued to mount, with relatively little attention.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Israel, Palestinian Territories, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Wall Street Journal

Toll Climbs in Fight for Syrian Gas Field

DAMASCUS, Syria-More than 100 people were killed in two days in a continuing fight between government forces and militants for control of a gas-production facility east of Homs, according to opposition activists and media outlets aligned with the regime.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Arab Times

Constantinople - the Medieval Muslim Perspective

The Byzantines have been defeated in the nearest land. after their defeat they will prevail within a few years'.

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The Daily Star

In Damascus, semblance of normal life returns

For the first time since Syria's conflict erupted in March 2011, Damascenes can try to enjoy Ramadan, even though clashes still take place on the edges of the city.

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Related Topix: Middle East, World News, Ramadan, Life, Holidays

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Malaysia Chronicle

Did Isis militants kill the Israeli teenagers to TRIGGER a war?

The Greeks tell a story against themselves about their tendency to believe in conspiracy theories.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Conspiracy Theory, World News, Middle East

The Independent

Syria conflict: President Assad's forces fight Isis militants for control of Shaer gas field

The number of troops, guards and workers killed at the site since it was captured on Thursday had risen to 270 Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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Inter Press Service

Malnutrition Hits Syrians Hard as UN Authorises Cross-Border Access

Most who make it across the Syria-Lebanon border live in informal settlements in extremely poor hygienic conditions, which for many means diarrhoeal diseases, malnutrition, and - for the most vulnerable - sometimes death.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Lebanon

Al Bawaba

Nearly half of Aleppo's opposition fighters have left

A Syrian man reacts while standing on the rubble of his house while others look for survivors and bodies in the Tariq al-Bab district of the northern city of Aleppo.

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National Geographic

Pictures: Celebrating Ramadan Around the World

Muslims around the world believe that Ramadan -the ninth month of the Islamic calendar-is the month in which God revealed the Koran to the Prophet Muhammad.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Eid ul-Fitr, World News, Saudi Arabia, Travel, Saudi Arabia Travel, Middle East, Boat Disaster

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