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2 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

Al-Qaida splinter group lashes out over Syria

This photo provided by the anti-government activist group Aleppo Media Center , which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows multiple rocket launchers fire Grad missiles by the Syrian rebels as they shell the government forces positions, in Aleppo, Syria, Monday April 14, 2014.

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13 hrs ago | Groong

In Syria, Rebel Attacks In The North Reflect A Number Of Important Changes

IN SYRIA, REBEL ATTACKS IN THE NORTH REFLECT A NUMBER OF IMPORTANT CHANGES PATRICK COCKBURN Thursday 17 April 2014 The intra-rebel civil war has ebbed in these areas, allowing opposition fighters to resume their war with government forces The Syrian government is eliminating the last rebel strongholds in the centre of the country along the crucial ... (more)

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Language of Jesus still spoken in Syrian village, but at risk

Text from a Aramaic song is seen at Sts. Peter and Paul Melkite Catholic Church April 17, 2014 in Ottawa.

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The Daily Star

Saudi spy chief ousted under U.S. pressure: experts

DUBAI: The exit of Saudi's spy chief was the result of US pressure over his stance on Syria but does not signal a shift in Riyadh's goal of toppling the Damascus regime, experts say.

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Newsday

Syrian children at mercy of attacks

Minutes latera or before. Metres on one sidea or the other. That can be the measure between life or death in Syria.

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Thanh Nein News

Syria submits more 'detailed' list of chemical weapons

A U.N. 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 August 29, 2013.

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The Baltimore Sun

Syria negotiator says Homs once again a 'theatre of death'

International mediator Lakhdar Brahimi said on Thursday that a deal between trapped fighters and civilians in Homs city and the Syrian authorities had broken down, as government forces appeared close to retaking the besieged opposition area.

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Al Bawaba

Syrian opposition say peace talks possible if government is 'sincere'

Syria's National Coalition leader Ahmad Jarba told China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Beijing that his country should take a larger role in the peace talks Jarba made the comments after talks with Foreign Ministry officials in the Chinese capital, during the first visit by the opposition-in-exile group to Beijing, a key backer of the regime of ... (more)

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Al Jazeera

Jordan: Combat vehicles from Syria destroyed

Jordanian air force fighter jets have destroyed a number of combat vehicles trying to cross into the kingdom from neighboouring Syria, according to the army.

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Trend

Syrian activists report new poison gas attack

Syrian opposition activists said Wednesday that President Bashar al-Assad's forces used poison gas once again in the Damascus suburb of Harasta, Al Arabiya News Channel reported.

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The Times of Israel

Islamist rebel head killed in Syria, watchdog says

Jihadist militants of the Islamist State of Iraq and the Levant have killed the head of the Al-Nusra Front and his family in northern Syria, a monitoring group said Wednesday.

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The Daily Star

Watchdog: Rise in targeted media killings in Syria

A combo picture of three Al-Manar TV journalists, cameraman Mohammed Mantash, left, reporter Hamza al-Haj Hassan, center, and technician Halim Allaw, right, who were killed while covering the battle between the Syrian government forces and rebels, in the Syrian town of Maaloula, Syria, Monday, April 14, 2014.

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The Toronto Star

Syrian refugee family in Turkey 'trying to leave this miserable life'

Salwa Hannan sits on a torn, brown plaid couch beside her daughters Roqyyah, 8, and Ameena, 12, and she cries.

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The Daily Star

Activists: Syrian airstrikes kill 4 in rebel town

Syrian men inspecting the damage allegedly caused by shelling by regime forces of a shopping district in Zabadani, 40 kms northwest of the capital Damascus, in the Rif Damascus province.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Peninsula

Syria army launches assault in Homs

Syrian refugees wait with their luggage outside a hotel in Beirut to be transported by buses to Beirut international airport for resettlement in Germany, yesterday.

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Tri-cityherald.com

Syrian regime retakes Christian village from Islamist rebels

But as state television hailed what it called the liberation of Maaloula _ where rebels abducted 12 nuns from a monastery in December and released them in a hostage swap in February _ and the broader Qalamoun region, Syria's allies in Hezbollah were mourning the loss of three journalists killed in the fighting.

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Breitbart.com

Both Sides Allege New Chemical Weapon Attack in Syria

A deadly gas not on the list of chemical weapons Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was made to relinquish to the international community last year was used twice in a northern Syrian village this weekend, prompting accusations that both the government and the Syrian opposition used the gas on civilians.

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KMIR 6

Syrian forces try seize rebel-held areas of Homs

Syrian forces tried to seize rebel-held areas of Homs on Tuesday, with fighters weakened by defections and cut supply lines, in some of the fiercest fighting in the central city for months, activists said.

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