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  1. Saudi Offer to Send Troops to Syria Comes With UncertaintyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Voice of America

    Saudi Arabia's offer to send troops to fight Islamic State in Syria is as much about the kingdom's growing determination to flex its military might as it is about answering U.S. calls for more help from its allies in the Middle East. A Saudi deployment runs the potentially explosive risk of confrontation between one of the Arab world's most powerful militaries and forces keeping Syrian President Bashar Assad in power.

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  2. Saudi offer to send troops to Syria comes with uncertaintyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | TheCourier.com

    Saudi Arabia's offer to send troops to fight Islamic State in Syria is as much about the kingdom's growing determination to flex its military might as it is about answering U.S. calls for more help from its allies in the Middle East.

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  3. Syria 'exterminating detainees' - UN reportRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | The Daily Star

    ... killed while in the custody of warring parties in the past four and a half years. About 4.6 million people have fled Syria, while another 13.5 million are said to be in need of humanitarian assistance inside the country. Both government and rebel ...

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  4. Syria's government have executed, starved and tortured thousands of ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Daily Mail

    Syria's government have executed, starved and tortured thousands of prisoners since the uprising against Assad began in 2011, says UN report Eli Manning looks less than impressed among his celebrating family as his older brother Peyton equals his record and wins the Super Bowl for a second time North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory is injured in car crash outside Levi's Stadium after watching the Panthers lose the Super Bowl Syria's government have executed, starved and tortured thousands of prisoners since the uprising against Assad began in 2011, says UN report UN investigators have accused the Assad regime of carrying out 'extermination' in its jails and detention centres through its brutal use of starvation, torture and executions of prisoners.

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  5. Mass deaths in Syrian jails amount to crime of a oeexterminationa : UNRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Peninsula

    ... years, thousands of detainees have been killed while in the custody of warring parties," the Commission of Inquiry on Syria said. The U.N. criticism of the Damascus government comes at a time when its forces have been advancing with the aid of ...

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  6. Rebels in northern Syria assailed on multiple frontsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Peninsula

    Beirut: Rebels in northern Syria were under attack on multiple fronts Monday from Russian-backed regime forces, advancing Kurdish militia and Islamic State group jihadists. One week into an assault on opposition-held areas of Aleppo province that has caused tens of thousands to flee, troops loyal to President Bashar al-Assad have seized a string of villages.

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  7. The Syria War Will Not Be a Quagmire -- Because Putin and Assad Are WinningRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Huffington Post

    ... of war & terror, people can finally see the end in sight." But if we were to step back and take a look at more of Syria, as shown in the (slightly older) map below, a bigger picture emerges. Take a close look at the map below. The yellow area ...

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  8. This one map shows how Russia and Iran have brought Assad within five miles of encircling AleppoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... brought President Assad within five miles of completing the encirclement of Aleppo City, the largest urban center in Syria and an opposition stronghold since 2012. The current campaign has already surpassed the high-water mark set by the regime's ...

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  9. UN probe accuses Damascus of 'extermination' of detaineesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Peninsula

    "The mass scale of deaths of detainees suggests that the government of Syria is responsible for acts that amount to extermination as a crime against humanity," Paulo Pinheiro, head of the UN commission of inquiry on Syria, told reporters. Geneva: UN investigators on Monday accused Damascus of "extermination" in its jails and detention centres, saying prisoners were executed, tortured to death or held in such horrific conditions that they perished.

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  10. King of Bahrain in Russia for talks with PutinRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | The Delaware Gazette

    SOCHI, Russia - President Vladimir Putin has hosted the ruler of Bahrain for talks focused on the Syrian crisis and economic cooperation.Putin hailed Bahrain as Russia's "important partner in the Gulf and the entire Middle East" at the start of the talks Monday in the Russian president's residence in the Black Sea resort of Sochi.Putin presented ... (more)

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  11. Syria: The Mother of All Battles for Aleppo Is JoinedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Truthdig

    ... Free Syrian Army rather than Saudi-backed Salafi Jihadis, are now in danger of falling to a regime reconquest of Syria's largest city. This could be horrible in its reprisals and torture, and thousands of Syrians are already fleeing north to Turkey, ...

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  12. Syria Fast FactsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | CNN

    Caption:A picture taken on March 14, 2014 shows Syrian citizens riding their bicycles the ancient oasis city of Palmyra, 215 kilometres northeast of Damascus. From the 1st to the 2nd century, the art and architecture of Palmyra, standing at the crossroads of several civilizations, married Graeco-Roman techniques with local traditions and Persian influences.

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  13. UN war crimes team has shared files on foreign fighters in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Daily Star

    Switzerland's Carla del Ponte, member of the Commission of Inquiry on Syria, attends a press conference about the report "Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Deaths in Detention in the Syrian Arab Republic" of the Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic, at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016.

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  14. Syrian refugees amass on Turkey borderRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | The Echo

    ... of State John Kerry said both Russian and Iranian officials have indicated that they are ready for a ceasefire in Syria , even as a government-led offensive on Aleppo continued to force tens of thousands of people to flee northwards towards Turkey. ...

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  15. In Syria, The Battering of Aleppo Is a Trophy for PutinRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | The Huffington Post

    Russia has made no bones about its desire to keep Hafez al-Assad in power in Syria and Vladimir Putin has clearly put his bombs where his mouth is: Aleppo, Syria's biggest city and the most important one outside of Damascus, is on the way to falling to Assad, thanks to a firestorm of Russian attacks from the air. A year after Assad seemed ready to run, he looks not only able to survive but beat down a widespread Sunni Muslim insurgency.

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  16. From Syria, glimpses of a dead cityRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Stars and Stripes

    It was oddly tranquil up there on the roof of an obliterated commercial center in the Old City of Homs, once the center of Syria's sanguinary conflict. A panorama of ruin spread in all directions, the ghost of a vibrant community, blown apart in body and spirit.

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  17. Merkel holds Turkey talks amid migrant drowningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | USA Today

    ... Merkel said she would renew pressure on the United Nations to not let lapse a U.N. resolution calling for all sides in Syria's five-year-old conflict to halt attacks on civilians. "We have been, in the past few days, not just appalled but horrified ...

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  18. Syrian regime forms sieges around Fallujah and AleppoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Al Bawaba

    ... backed by Russian airstrikes, broke rebel sieges on two government-held towns in Aleppo province on Wednesday. Syria's state news agency, SANA, reported government troops killed scores of militants, mainly from al-Qaeda's Nusra Front, while breaking ...

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  19. Mass deaths in Syrian jails amount to crime of 'extermination,' says UNRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | CBC News

    ... years, thousands of detainees have been killed while in the custody of warring parties," the Commission of Inquiry on Syria said. "The killings and deaths described in this report occurred with high frequency, over a long period of time and in ...

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  20. Russian firepower helps Syrian forces edge toward Turkish borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Japan Times

    ... Turkish border, the rebels, residents and a conflict monitor said. The assault around the city of Aleppo in northern Syria has prompted tens of thousands to flee toward Turkey, which is already sheltering more than 2.5 million Syrians, the world's ...

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