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6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Gazans flee homes as Israel promises to press the fight

Tens of thousands of panicked residents fled their homes in the northern Gaza Strip on Sunday after the Israeli military dropped leaflets from the sky warning those who stayed behind that they were risking their lives because a large, intense operation was imminent.

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15 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Jordan: Syrian rebel commander killed in family feud

AMMAN: A Syrian rebel commander was shot dead in Amman in an apparent revenge killing by family members, Jordanian police said Sunday as the opposition blamed the Damascus regime for his death.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Nerve News

Caliphate opposed to Shia apostasy and, eventually to Sunni monarchies

The expanding Shia-Sunni conflict in the Muslim world is exposing vast gaps in popular understanding of the schism.

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Related Topix: World News, Tunisia, India, Asia, Middle East, Iraq, Religion, Islam

Fox News

EXCLUSIVE: Obama administration supports compromise on Assad chemical weapons plants

Oct. 8, 2013: A U.N. vehicle is seen near a photo of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad at the entrance of a hotel where a team of experts from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons were staying in Damascus.

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Inter Press Service

Syria's Chemicals Haunt the Mediterranean

"Neutralisation" of the chemicals, including mustard gas and the raw materials for sarin nerve gas, began earlier this week under Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons guidelines, on board the specially modified U.S. maritime vessel Cape Ray.

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Nerve News

Syrian troops sweep into key Damascus suburb

The Syrian army has advanced into a key Damascus suburb, completely surrounding all militants in the area, a military official said Saturday.

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American Thinker

Iraq's League of the Righteous: Our Friend in Iraq and Enemy in Syria

One of the groups that America, and perhaps also the UK, may be helping to fight ISIS in Iraq is Asaib Ahl al-Haq -- the League of the Righteous.

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Related Topix: Middle East, Iraq, World News,

Fri Jul 11, 2014

WFMZ

Local man shot and killed in Syria

Family and friends are mourning the death of a Lehigh County man after they say he was shot and killed in Syria this week.

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The Baltimore Sun

U.N. Security Council to vote Monday on Syria aid access resolution

The U.N. Security Council will vote Monday on a resolution to allow aid access at four border crossings into rebel-held areas of Syria without government consent, said Western diplomats, who were hopeful Russia and China will support the move.

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The Daily Star

Civilians embrace farming to make besiegement bearable

BEIRUT: Accused of using starvation as a weapon of war, the Syrian government continues to besiege areas across the country, forcing civilians to find new ways to make ends meet.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, World News, Middle East, Lebanon, Life, Food, Vegetables, Home Gardening, Home

Dissident Voice

Monopoly Media Titans

On July 4, Independence Day in the United States, Channel 4 News broadcast a Jon Snow interview with Hillary Clinton, former US Secretary of State and presumed presidential candidate.

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Related Topix: Prison, Jon Snow, Journalism, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Middle East, Israel

Jerusalem Post

Middle Israel: Eyeless in Gaza

Isolated on all fronts, Hamas's strategic situation has never been worse, and the current clash won't improve it; Hamas's isolation reflects a lack of flexibility, sophistication needed to fulfill its quest to lead a nation.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Muslim Brotherhood, Mohamed Morsi

Thu Jul 10, 2014

WTVC

Watchdog Group: Syria Hands Over Last of Chemical Weapons

The organization charged with overseeing the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons program says the last of the country's acknowledged stockpile has been handed over.

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Rock Hill Herald

In Syria, we should first do not harm

The general consensus is that if the administration had done this three years ago, the situation in Syria would not have turned into a sectarian civil war.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham

Voice of America

Staffan de Mistura to be New UN Syria Envoy

Staffan De Mistura, Italy's then-foreign ministry undersecretary, speaks during a news conference in New Delhi, India, March 22, 2013.

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KHOU-TV Houston

Islamic militants on offensive against Kurds

Islamic militants using weapons they recently seized in neighboring Iraq intensified an offensive against Kurdish areas in northern Syria as they fight to expand the territory under their control, activists said Thursday.

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Nerve News

Militant groups kill seven in Syria

At least seven people, including three women, were killed in separate incidents in central and southern Syria Thursday, media reported.

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Christian Science Monitor

Mother, father, sister, brother: The roles of Syria's refugee women

In this 2012 file photo, a Syrian refugee woman, who fled her house in the Syrian town of Tal-Kalakh, sits next to her baby at a school playground where she lives with her family and relatives temporarily in Shadra village at the northern Lebanese-Syrian border town of Wadi Khaled, in Akkar, north Lebanon.

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The Daily Star

Cabinet unlikely to resolve LU teachers, refugee issues

File - From left, UCC head Hanna Gharib, Minister Elias Bou Saab and MP Ali Bazzi chat as they leave the Parliament in Beirut, Thursday, June 19, 2014.

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Newsday

The ancient sites targeted by high-tech guns

Syria, graced with thousands of historic sites, is seeing its cultural heritage vandalised, looted and destroyed by war - but volunteers are doing what they can to document the damage and save the country's cultural identity from obliteration.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Syria Travel, Middle East Travel, Travel, Damascus, Syria Travel, Asia Travel, Aleppo, Syria Travel

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