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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.
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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)
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With the Obama White House left reeling from the "savage" slaughter of an American journalist held hostage by ISIS terrorists, military options are being considered against an adversary who officials say is growing in strength and is much more capable than the one faced when the group was called "al Qaeda-Iraq" during the U.S. war from 2003-2011.
Army intelligence arrested the six Syrians in the village of Nmeirieh in Nabatieh and has begun an investigation into the detained suspects.
Syria's Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem speaks during a news conference in Damascus August 25, 2014.
Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem has said that his country is ready to work with the international community to battle against "terrorists" within the framework of a recent UN resolution.
Syria said on Monday it would cooperate in any international efforts to fight Islamic State militants in the country, after Washington signalled it was considering extending the battle against the group into Syrian territory.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 01:00 am
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