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2 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune
An American writer released this week from two years in the captivity of insurgents in Syria is doing well and is excited to be free, his mother said on Tuesday.
4 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Rebel fighters walk in front of damaged buildings in Karam al-Jabal neighbourhood of Aleppo on Aug. 26, 2014.
5 hrs ago | AlertNet
An Islamic State militant uses a loud-hailer to announce to residents of Tabqa city that Tabqa air base has fallen to Islamic State militants, in nearby Raqqa city in Syria, August 24, 2014.
5 hrs ago | Yahoo!
Public executions, amputations, lashings and mock crucifixion have become a regular fixture in jihadist-controlled areas of Syria, a UN-mandated probe charged Wednesday, also accusing Damascus of repeatedly using chemical weapons against civilians.
5 hrs ago | Reuters
The Syrian government and Islamic State insurgents are both committing war crimes and crimes against humanity in their war against each other, U.N. investigators said on Wednesday.
A TERRORIST suspected of being the real mastermind of the Lockerbie bombing has been killed in a bomb blast, according to unconfirmed reports.
Several reports claimed that members of a branch of al-Qaida operating in Syria had managed to kill Jibril, who is affiliated with the Syrian regime.
Newscast Media DAMASCUS-Syrian war planes carried out a series of air raids Tuesday on positions held by ISIL group in eastern Deir Ezour province, state media said.
The U.S. has begun reconnaissance flights over Syria and is sharing intelligence about jihadist deployments with Damascus through Iraqi and Russian channels, sources told AFP on Tuesday.
Under orders from President Barack Obama, according to reports, U.S. drones are now conducting reconnaissance missions over Syria in what many interpret as the preface to airstrikes in the country.
Pepe Escobar is the roving correspondent for Asia Times/Hong Kong, an analyst for RT and TomDispatch, and a frequent contributor to websites and radio shows ranging from the US to East Asia.
Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 26 By Claude Salhani - Trend: The score currently, if one was to keep track of where things stand at the moment in the Syrian civil war would be as follows: Syria 2, Islamists, 1 and the rest of the world 0. For a short while it was touch-and-go for the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad.
James Foley's family and boss had rejected the claims of Syrians who allegedly said the U.S. journalist was killed a year ago.
Hillary Clinton has dissed the president's "Don't do stupid sh*t" foreign policy approach and criticized his handling of Syria.
In the shade fronting Dearborn City Hall on Monday evening, Imam Mustapha Elturk passionately denounced Islamic extremists whose alleged murders and crimes in the Middle East have shocked Muslims and followers of other faiths worldwide.
A judge in Wyoming sentenced a 75-year-old Missouri woman to life in prison on Monday for killing her husband with a rifle in the mid-1970s then throwing his body down the shaft of an abandoned gold mine where it... A judge in Wyoming sentenced a 75-year-old Missouri woman to life in prison on Monday for killing her husband with a rifle in the ... (more)
I am a Senior Fellow at the Cato Institute. A former Special Assistant to President Ronald Reagan, I also am a Senior Fellow in International Religious Persecution with the Institute on Religion and Public Policy.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 06:03 am
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