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  1. Islamic State says it destroyed archaeological pieces from PalmyraRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... smashes items that the group claims are smuggled archaeological pieces from the historic central town of Palmyra, Syria. ISIL captured the historic Syrian town of Palmyra in May from government forces. Many fear that the group will damage the town's ...

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  2. Syrian army bombards rebels trying to seize AleppoRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    ... including Islamic State and rebels backed by his regional foes. Aleppo, 30 miles south of the Turkish border, was Syria's most populous city before the country's descent into civil war. It has been partitioned into zones of government and insurgent ...

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  3. Bomb goes off inside mosque in Damascus suburb, kills clericRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Syrian state TV says a bomb has exploded inside a mosque in an opposition-held suburb of Damascus, killing a Sunni Muslim cleric. The TV says the bomb was placed under the pulpit, or minbar, at the Grand Mosque in the Tal area and went off shortly after the Friday prayers ended.

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  4. Cleric killed by blast inside Syria mosqueRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

    A bomb exploded inside a mosque in an opposition-held suburb of Damascus on Friday killing a Sunni Muslim cleric, Syria's state TV reported. The TV said the bomb was placed under the pulpit, or minbar, at the Grand Mosque in the Tal area and went off shortly after the Friday prayers ended.

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  5. Syrian Forces Try To Halt Rebel Offensive On AleppoRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York

    ... Muir, reporting from Beirut, says that on Thursday, 13 Islamist groups joined al-Nusra Front, al-Qaida's affiliate in Syria, in the coordinated attack. A rebel source, who asked not to be named, tells NPR that the alliance putting Aleppo under siege ...

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  6. Top ISIS leader killed in U.S. drone strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    A coalition airstrike in Syria has killed a senior Islamic State leader, who has been responsible for moving fighters and weapons from Libya to Syria, the Pentagon said Thursday. A senior U.S. official said that Tariq bin Tahar al-'Awni al-Harzi, a Tunisian, and another fighter with him were killed by a U.S. drone strike and that there were no reports of any civilian casualties in the operation.

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  7. Syrian military respond to Aleppo rebel attack with airstrikesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    ... throughout the social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. ALEPPO, Syria -- The Syrian military launched a series of airstrikes Friday in response to Syrian rebels executing an attack on the city ...

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  8. Isis Militants Destroy 2,000-Year-Old Statue Of Lion At PalmyraRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Groong

    ... d to be idolatrous. The group has destroyed countless antiquities and heritage sites in territory under its control in Syria and Iraq.

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  9. US, allies target Islamic State in 24 air strikes in Syria, IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Ynetnews

    The United States and its allies have conducted 24 air strikes against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria on Thursday, the coalition leading the operations said in a statement on Friday. In Syria, coalition forces targeted Islamic State positions with nine strikes near the cities of Hasakah, Ar Raqqah and Tal Abyad, destroying tactical units, fighting positions, vehicles and structures, it said.

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  10. U.S., allies target Islamic State in 24 air strikes in Syria, IraqRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Reuters

    The United States and its allies have conducted 24 air strikes against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria on Thursday, the coalition leading the operations said in a statement on Friday. In Syria, coalition forces targeted Islamic State positions with nine strikes near the cities of Hasakah, Ar Raqqah and Tal Abyad, destroying tactical units, fighting positions, vehicles and structures, it said.

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  11. IS says it destroyed archaeological pieces from PalmyraRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    ... world heritage site is famous for its 2,000-year-old Roman colonnades, other ruins and priceless artifacts. Before Syria's conflict began in 2011, tens of thousands of tourists visited the remote desert outpost, a cherished landmark referred to by ...

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  12. Turkish PM denies plans for imminent intervention in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    Turkey has no plans to intervene militarily in Syria anytime soon, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said, refuting media speculation about an imminent operation to create a buffer zone along the Turkish-Syrian border. "No one should expect that Turkey will go into Syria tomorrow or in the near future.

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  13. Islamic State jihadists destroy statue outside Syria's Palmyra museumRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    ... markers to be idolatrous, and the group has destroyed antiquities and heritage sites in territory under its control in Syria and Iraq. "Extremists don't destroy heritage as a collateral damage, they target it systematically to strike societies at ...

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  14. ISIS says it destroyed archaeological pieces from PalmyraRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    An image made available by propaganda Islamist media outlet Welayat Halab on July 2, 2015 allegedly shows ancient artifacts smuggled from the Syrian city of Palmyra, a 2,000-year-old metropolis and an Unesco world heritage site located 215 kilometres northeast of Damascus, before they were destroyed by ISIS fighters in the town of Manbij, northeast of Syria's embattled northern town of Aleppo. AFP PHOTO / HO / WELAYAT HALAB === RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / HO / WEL BEIRUT: ISIS militants have destroyed six archaeological pieces from the historic town of Palmyra that were confiscated from a smuggler, the group said.

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  15. Syrian forces mount heavy air strikes against rebels in strategic town of AleppoRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... fronts, including ISIS and rebels backed by his regional foes. Aleppo, 30 miles south of the Turkish border, was Syria's most populous city before the country's descent into civil war. The city is of vital importance to Assad, and losing it would ...

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  16. Syrian forces kill at least 100 rebels in Aleppo amid flaring battlesRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    ... room to lead a wide-scale offensive against the government-controlled areas in Aleppo and its countryside. Aleppo, Syria's largest city and once an economic hub, has become carved out between the rebels and the Syrian troops. The rebels attempted ...

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  17. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

    ... Bosnia-Herzegovina that inspired people to this day and helps explain why that country now has more men fighting in Syria and Iraq (over 300), as a proportion of its population, than most in Europe. The formation of a "Mujahideen Battalion" in 1992, ...

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  18. US reluctance to arm Syria rebels 'strategic failure': JumblattRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    File - A picture taken on January 16, 2010 shows Walid Jumblatt sitting next to his dog during an interview with AFP at his ancestral home in Mukhtara in Lebanon's Shouf mountains, southeast of Beirut. AFP/Joseph Eid BEIRUT: Progressive Socialist Party leader Walid Jumblatt Friday criticized U.S. foreign policy toward Syria, describing its failure to bolster rebel forces as a "strategic failure" that altered the outcome of the war.

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  19. ISIS and the Terrible TwosRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Counterpunch

    ... own version of Islamic orthodoxy. ISIS has already established a state apparatus in the territory it has carved out of Syria and Iraq. But the mechanisms of the state only interest it to the degree that it must raise revenue, impose hierarchical ...

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  20. ISIS publicly smashes artifacts from ancient city of PalmyraRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | CNN

    ... the Great, through Roman, Mongol, and Ottoman rule. The site has barely changed since the 16th century and is one of Syria's most popular World Heritage sites. The citadel has been used as an army base in recent fighting and several of its historic ...

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