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2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Syrian defector displays images of mutilated bodies

A Syrian defector who smuggled out thousands of photos of mutilated corpses, showed some of those images in Washington on Monday and said they depicted prisoners who were tortured and killed by the security services of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

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4 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

Food scandal causes Big Mac shortage in China

Syrian state media have shown President Bashar Assad praying in Damascus at the start of a major Muslim holiday amid reports of an unprecedented high toll among his troops battling Islamic extremists.

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8 hrs ago | Foreign Policy

Israel and Gaza See Tenuous Calm as U.N. Calls For Cease-Fire

The Gaza Strip has seen relative calm Monday and rocket fire into Israel sharply dropped as the United Nations and United States called for a cease-fire.

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12 hrs ago | Washington Times

Syrian army casualties surge, raising death toll

More than 2,000 Syrians - almost half of them pro-government forces - have been killed in just over two weeks of fighting in Syria, making it one of the worst death tolls in the country's civil war, opposition activists said Monday.

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12 hrs ago | KTEN-TV Denison

Syrian army casualties surge, raising death toll

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12 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

Syrian army casualties surge, raising death toll

The doctor who performed the autopsy on an Arizona death-row inmate whose execution was prolonged says the intravenous lines were placed correctly.

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16 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Activists: 6 children among 15 dead in Aleppo bombing

A rescue worker and residents carry an injured man following a reported air strike by Syrian government forces on July 27, 2014 in the northern city of Aleppo.

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20 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

The Remarkable Story Of A Rising Terrorism Analyst Who Got Too Close To His Subjects

The young terrorism analyst's sudden fall was due, in part, to the same factors that had made him one of the fastest rising stars in his field - his online connections and self-presentation to jihadists he was attempting to mine for information.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Daily Star

Islamic Jihad: No cease-fire until blockade is lifted

Rifai said that Islamic Jihad did not have a "concrete initiative" to resolve the dispute between Assad and Hamas.

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The Daily Star

Nasrallah, Jumblatt call for swift election of president

Socialist Party Leader Walid Jumblatt meets with Hezbollah Secretary-General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah to discuss regional and local events.

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Jamaica Observer

Changing lives with 'democratic art'

BORN in Greece of Egyptian and Syrian heritage, Marianna Farag has travelled the globe, from Paris and Switzerland to New York in the west.

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Xinhuanet

Syria army deadlocked in battles with IS militant group

The Syrian government forces have been deadlocked in battles with the so-called Islamic State militant group in the country's northern province of Hasaka in recent days, pro-government media and opposition activists said Sunday.

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The Daily Record

Ministers are slated after the Sunday Mail revealed how nerve gas chemicals were sold to Syria

THE Government have been branded "irresponsible" and accused of a "serious failure" over the sale of nerve gas chemicals to Syria, exposed by the Sunday Mail .

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The Wave

Doug Bandow: Stay out of this Iraq war

The rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria represents a significant failure of U.S. policy.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Independent

Syrian drama industry battles on despite war

Bab al-Hara , the smash hit Syrian soap opera, has returned to Arab television screens after a hiatus of three years during which civil war been ravaging the country.

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Mirror.co.uk

Youngest victims of Syria war: Driven from home, their friends killed and haunted by nightmares

The tragic stories of six youngsters who have had their childhoods stolen are to be revealed in a new BBC documentary They are the innocent A children caught up in a civil war that has claimed more than 170,000 lives.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Nerve News

Hezbollah to offer full support to Hamas

Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah Friday pledged his full support to the Hamas movement during the latter's ongoing fighting with Israel in the Gaza Strip, despite their blatant difference regarding the Syrian crisis.

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The Daily Star

ISIS presses ahead on three fronts in Syria war

BEIRUT: ISIS militants have entered a key military base in eastern Syria, killing at least 50 soldiers in an ambush while launching their first coordinated, multifront attack on government forces, an anti-regime monitoring group said Friday.

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The Daily Star

Growing power of ISIS a complication for Syrian army strategy

BEIRUT: The growing power of the ultra-hard-line group ISIS means the Syrian army is now having to confront a group it has until now been reluctant to attack for political reasons.

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Daily Kos

'Why did everyone forget about Syria when Gaza started?'

The criminal bombardment of Gaza is a news story that deserves headlines. However, does it requires that everything else get pushed aside? There are limits on the time, empathy, and attention span of the public, so choices must be made.

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