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  1. Syrian government: Aleppo truce must include rebel pulloutRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    Smoke rises after rebel fighters launch a mortar shell on residential neighborhood in west Aleppo, Syria, Monday, Dec. 5, 2016. The government seized large swaths of the Aleppo enclave under rebel control since 2012 in the offensive that began last week.


  2. Syrian government: Aleppo truce must include rebel pulloutRead the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago | KAUZ

    The government seized large swaths of the Aleppo enclave under rebel control since 2012 in the offe... . A ball of fire rises following a Syrian government air strike that hit rebel positions in the eastern neighborhoods of Aleppo, Syria, Monday, Dec. 5, 2016.


  3. Syria rebels reject Aleppo exit as army advancesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Manila Bulletin

    Russia said it would hold talks with Washington on Tuesday on a total rebel withdrawal from Syria's Aleppo, where the army has made sweeping advances, but opposition factions have rejected any evacuation. An opposition fighter from the Sham brigade walks holding a rocket-propelled grenade in a trench on the front line during the ongoing clashes with government forces in the village of Teir Maalah in Syria's central Homs province on December 5, 2016.


  4. Syrian girl's tweets about war capture world's attentionRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Nerve News

    Damascus, Dec 6 - Bana Alabed, a seven-year-old Syrian girl tweeting in English with the help of her mother, became focus of the world, asking for pray and saying goodbye. The latest tweets on her account says, Under attack.


  5. Website seeks to match migrants with employers in GermanyRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    ... others. So far more than 8,000 migrants have registered on the website. Naji Negmah, an asylum-seeker from Damascus, Syria, stands in front of an asylum-seeker home in Berlin where he works as a guard. A start-up company in Berlin is trying to play ...


  6. Putin Jumps on Trump's Syria Pivot to Strengthen Hand in MideastRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    Vladimir Putin is seizing on President-elect Donald Trump's pledge to reverse U.S. policy on Syria to press for a military victory that could mark Russia's return as a great-power rival in the wider Middle East. With Trump vowing to focus on defeating Islamic State rather than on arming militias fighting Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad's forces, Putin is moving decisively to oust rebels from Aleppo, their last major stronghold.


  7. Syria rebels reject Aleppo exit as regime army advancesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    Russia said Monday it would hold talks with Washington on a total rebel withdrawal from Syria's Aleppo, where the army has made sweeping advances, but opposition factions rejected any evacuation. President Bashar al-Assad's forces have seized two-thirds of the former rebel bastion in east Aleppo since they began an operation to recapture all of the battered second city in mid-November.


  8. NZUN: UN Security Council Syria statementRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Scoop

    UN Security Council: Syria - Explanation of Vote As delivered by Gerard van Bohemen, Permanent Representative of New Zealand 5 December 2016, New York The resolution that was put forward by Egypt, Spain and New Zealand represented only a small step - in our view, the minimum required for a credible response from this Council to address the situation in Aleppo and the rest of Syria. It was a humanitarian resolution, designed to reduce the fighting and get the aid to those civilians who most desperately need it.


  9. 5 notable exchanges between Justin Trudeau and Syrian newcomersRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | CBC News

    Syrian newcomers were concerned about the relatives they had to leave behind and sponsors were fed up with a lack of communication from the government. A round table discussion occupied by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, several Syrian newcomers and sponsors provides a snapshot of the year-long Syrian refugee resettlement, its impact and its shortcomings as identified by those most deeply connected to it.


  10. Do we know the full truth about the Euphrates Shield?Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | Turkish Daily News

    Daily HA1 4rriyet's veteran diplomatic correspondent, UAYur Ergan, reported on Monday that Turkey's Euphrates Shield operation in Northern Syria, launched on Aug. 24 against the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant and the Peoples' Protection Units - which Ankara says is a terrorist group linked to the Kurdistan Workers Party - has slowed down. Using background information from official sources, Ergan cited three reasons for this: The strong resistance by ISIL in the town of al-Bab, the time needed to prepare to break this resistance and the recent abduction of two Turkish soldiers by ISIL.


  11. New Zealand's Syria truce draft resolution vetoed at the United Nations Security CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    New Zealand's attempt to pass a draft resolution at the United Nations Security Council to end attacks in Syria for seven days has failed. Russia and China this morning vetoed Egypt, New Zealand and Spain's bid to temporarily halt attacks in Aleppo and allow in humanitarian access.


  12. Ap Photos: Associated Press editors pick best of 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

    ... 5-year-old Omran Daqneesh sits in an ambulance after being pulled out of a building hit by an airstrike in Aleppo, Syria, on Aug. 17, 2016. The White Helmets were among the crowd of first responders who pulled Daqneesh and his family from the rubble ...


  13. Russia says to start talks with U.S. on Aleppo rebel withdrawalRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... recent weeks have brought Damascus, backed militarily by Russia, Iran and Lebanon's Hezbollah, closer to recapturing Syria's second largest city before the nearly six-year war and a prize long sought by President Bashar al-Assad. While Assad's ...


  14. Operation Inherent Resolve - Targeted Operations Against ISIL TerroristsRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | U.S. Department of Defense

    ... is not classified as a strike. , the operation to eliminate the ISIL terrorist group and the threat it poses to Iraq, Syria, the region and the wider international community. The destruction of targets in Syria and Iraq further limits ISIL's ability ...


  15. Refugee Action responds to the Casey review of integrationRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... War has divided their family many times. "When the war started my husband said you must take our daughtersa In Syria, Mahmoud was a successful tradesman, living happily with his wife and four children in a big house in the country's capital, ...


  16. Syrian girl's Twitter account deletedRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WAAY

    Bana Alabed, 7, has become a social media symbol of what is going on Syria. Her mother often posts on her behalf.


  17. US and UK contemplate possibility of airdropping aid into SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Al Bawaba

    ... posed a great challenge to the plan, since Moscow has placed some of its most sophisticated air defense systems in Syria to defend its aircraft during its months-long campaign against Daesh and other extremist militants in the Middle Eastern ...


  18. Kerry: Decision Not to Enforce Syria Red Line - Cost Us Significantly in the Region'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cybercast News Service

    ... stockpile. (AP Photo, File) ( Not enforcing President Obama's "red line" on chemical weapons use in Syria carried a "cost" for the United States in the Middle East, Secretary of State John Kerry conceded Sunday, although he insisted that ...


  19. The US, Russia and the destruction of SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Al Bawaba

    At a recent international conference, Russian scholars triumphantly upheld their country's role in Syria and called on the West to organize a "Marshall Plan" to rebuild Syria under Bashar al-Assad. In Peru, meanwhile, President Barack Obama - he who has put American boots on the ground in Syria to help fight the so-called Islamic State - lamented that he could never find a legal justification to act militarily in Syria.


  20. Raids kill dozens in Syria's Idlib, UN to vote on ceasefireRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangkok Post

    Suspected Russian air strikes have killed at least 46 people in opposition-held parts of Syria, a monitor said, as the UN Security Council prepares to vote Monday on a resolution demanding a temporary ceasefire in Aleppo. Syrian men and Civil Defence volunteers, also known as the White Helmets, evacuate a victim from a building following an air strike on the village of Maaret al-Numan, in the province of Idlib, on December 4, 2016 Syria's government is waging a fierce offensive to recapture all of second city Aleppo, and it has so far captured more than 60 percent of eastern districts that fell to rebels in 2012.