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4 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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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16 hrs ago | 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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20 hrs ago | 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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Yesterday | 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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Channelnewsasia.com

Jihadists kill at least 50 Syria troops in ambush

Jihadists from the Islamic State group killed at least 50 Syrian soldiers in an ambush on Friday , summarily executing most of them after their capture, a monitoring group said.

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Ukiah Blog Live

Death On All Sides

The refugee camp of 20,000, mostly children, on the Syrian side of the Turkish border north of Aleppo faces death on all sides.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Jordan downs drone near Syria border: security official

Jordan shot down a drone on Friday as it flew over the northeastern region of Mafraq near the border with Syria, a security official said, in the first such incident since the conflict erupted in neighbouring Syria in 2011.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Sunday Herald

Important step in bid to help the suffering Syrians

Along the country's border with neighbouring Lebanon, I met some of the three million refugees who have sought sanctuary away from the killing fields of cities like Aleppo and Homs.

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Free Republic

Official: Terrorists in Syria Now As Dangerous to US As Those in Yemen

Syria has risen as a top threat to the U.S. homeland that rivals Yemen's al Qaeda affiliate known for its innovative bombs successfully smuggled aboard airplanes, a top Pentagon official said on Thursday.

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PanArmenian Network

OPCW says almost 32% of Syria's chemical weapons destroyed

PanARMENIAN.Net - The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons said Thursday that 31.8 percent of chemical weapons, removed from Syria earlier this year, have been destroyed, according to RIA Novosti All 1300 metric tons of chemicals removed from the Syrian Arab Republic by the joint mission of the Organization for the Prevention of ... (more)

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West Australian

Exclusive - Allegations of GSK corruption spread to Syria

Britain's biggest drugmaker said on Thursday it was investigating the latest claims dating back to 2010, which were laid out in the email received by the company on July 18. The allegations relate to its former consumer healthcare operations in Syria, which were closed down in 2012 due to the worsening civil war in the country.

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Russia Taday

Islamic State militants turn conquered Syria/Iraq territories into jihadist tourist paradise

An image made available by the jihadist Twitter account Al-Baraka news on June 11, 2014 allegedly shows militants of the jihadist group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant waving the Islamic Jihad flag and holding up their weapons as a vehicle drives on a newly cut road through the Syrian-Iraqi border between the Iraqi Nineveh province and the ... (more)

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