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  1. Watchdog: Eighty percent of Syrian chemical weapons shipped outRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Jerusalem Post

    United Nations and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons say Syria should be able to meet April 27 deadline to hand over all declared chemical agents.

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  2. 4 French journalists held hostage in Syria freedRead the original story

    14 min ago | Hudson Hub-Times

    Four French journalists held hostage in Syria for 10 months have been released, officials said Saturday, the latest batch of reporters to be freed in what has become the world's deadliest conflict for the media.

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  3. Drought Adds to Syria's MiseryRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Truthdig

    The conflict in Syria has devastated much of the country's agricultural sector. But while the fighting has left large tracts of farmland abandoned, irrigation systems smashed and livestock neglected, other forces have also been at work.

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  4. Violence intensifies as Syria braces for presidential voteRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    ... Bab Hud and Wadi al-Sayeh, destroying rebels' positions and killing many of them, according to the local media. Homs, Syria's third largest province, was one of the first provinces to sympathize with anti-government movement in Syria. The rebels ...

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  5. In Damascus, Christians briefly ignore war for EasterRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | AlertNet

    Members of the media photograph the damages in Mar Bacchus Sarkis monastery building, in Maloula village, northeast of Damascus, after soldiers loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad took control of it from rebel fighters, April 14, 2014.

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  6. Dollar's Reserve Currency Status Challenged by Russia's Euros-for-Oil PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | CNN

    ... green paper stained with blood of hundreds of thousands of civilian citizens of Japan, Serbia, Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Libya, Korea and Vietnam." Earlier this month, Andrei Kostin, president and chairman of the powerful Russian VTB Bank, said that ...

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  7. Syria army advances in Homs as car bomb kills 14Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | News24

    ... implementation of a resolution passed in February urging immediate access of humanitarian assistance in all parts of Syria. The US on Friday described the situation in Homs as "desperate and tragic" and called on the Syrian government to stop ...

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  8. On this day -- April 19Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | North Texas e-News

    ... 531 A- Battle of Callinicum : A Byzantine army under Belisarius is defeated by the Persian at Ar-Raqqah (northern Syria ). 1529 A- Beginning of the Protestant Reformation : The Second Diet of Speyer bans Lutheranism; a group of rulers ( German : FA1 ...

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  9. Despite suspicions, Muslims determined to run in Monday's Boston MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Deseret News

    Left to right, Leanne Scorzoni, who converted to Islam soon after the bombings, will be wearing a special sports hijab for the race; Jalon Fowler, a 38-year-old IT specialist for John Hancock Financial Services, who will be running her fourth Boston Marathon on Monday ; and Hamza Syed, whose family came from Pakistan to Massachusetts when he was 3 ... (more)

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  10. Statement By Ambassador Samantha Power, U.S. Permanent Representative ...Read the original story

    Thursday | WireNews+Co

    ... the regime's brutal methods of war. When the UN Security Council adopted the resolution on humanitarian assistance for Syria, it spoke unambiguously with one voice. We demanded the Syrian government facilitate immediate and unhindered access for UN ...

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  11. Syrian leader Assad is dreaming, says Turkey's Foreign MinisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    ... massacred his own people to take control of these events?" Davutoglu asked, adding: "Assad is dreaming." According to Syria's state news agency SANA, Assad said that Syria's three-year conflict was at a "turning point" due to the regime's military ...

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  12. Car bomber kills 6 at Syrian government checkpointRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    DAMASCUS: A suicide bomber in a car blew himself up at a checkpoint near a government-controlled town in central Syria early Saturday, killing at least six soldiers, activists said.

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  13. Regime tightens noose on rebel-held HomsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... implementation of a resolution passed in February urging immediate access of humanitarian assistance in all parts of Syria. In February, a U.N.-led operation evacuated around half of the 3,000 people trapped under army siege in rebel-held parts of ...

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  14. The battle for power in PalestineRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    The role of Islamic Jihad is expanding on the Palestinian scene. Their Iranian and Syrian allies have increased their support after Hamas left its headquarters in Damascus.

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  15. Assad's army advances on rebels in HomsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    ... implementation of a resolution passed in February urging immediate access of humanitarian assistance in all parts of Syria. The US on Friday described the situation in Homs as "desperate and tragic" and called on the Syrian government to stop ...

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  16. Bomb blast Kills 14 at Mosque in Syria's Homs - State TVRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | International Business Times

    ... was no way to verify who was responsible for the blast. The Lebanese Al-Mayadeen TV station, which has reporters in Syria, said it was a car bomb. Hundreds of rebel fighters and civilians remain trapped in the ancient quarter of Homs, surrounded by ...

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  17. Saturday, April 26Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    ... Pervez Musharraf rejects demands from opposition leaders that he give up his role as chief of the military. 2005 - Syria's last soldier in Lebanon walks across the border, a quiet end to a once indomitable 29-year military presence that was the key ...

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  18. New Syria chemical attack allegations under investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 11 | Ynetnews

    British and American investigators have begun a new probe into four recently reported cases of chemical attacks by the Syrian government against opposition rebels in the country's three-year civil war, The British Times reported on Friday morning.

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  19. This Monday, April 14, 2014 photo, released by the Syrian official... Photo-photo.5412376Read the original story

    23 hrs ago | SFGate

    This Monday, April 14, 2014 photo, released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows Syrian government soldiers gathering outside a damaged hotel that Syrian rebels had been using, in Maaloula village, northeast of the capital Damascus, Syria.

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  20. Syrian state TV: 14 killed in car bombing in HomsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

    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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