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Hospital Hit as Fighting Flares in Aleppo, Syria

Wall Street Journal - ‎3 hours ago‎
BEIRUT—Renewed fighting between the Assad regime and rebel groups killed more than a dozen people in the Syrian city of Aleppo on Tuesday amid a flurry of diplomatic efforts to try to renew the cease-fire there.
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Help for Syria: the 'aid campaign' secretly run by the UK government

The Guardian - ‎12 hours ago‎
The unit sought to divert British Muslims into becoming involved in UK-based charities instead of travelling to Syria to join the jihad or become an aid worker.
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German denies committing war crimes in Syria at groundbreaking trial

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎8 hours ago‎
A German suspected jihadist denied committing war crimes in Syria on the first day of his groundbreaking trial on Tuesday. Aria Ladjedvardi told the court in Frankfurt he had been forced to pose for photographs alongside the severed heads of two ...
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The collapse of Syria's ceasefire is really bad news for the fight against ISIS

Business Insider - ‎11 hours ago‎
Syria peace talks are deadlocked as the regime and the opposition remain unable to move past a crucial sticking point - the role of President Bashar al-Assad in the country's future.
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Richard Pine: Fear should not blind us to the plight of Syria's refugees

Irish Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
The facts - verified by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees - are indisputable: of the one-million-plus who have arrived in Greece since the start of last year, over 50 per cent are Syrian, 25 per cent Afghan, 16 per cent Iraqi and 3 per ...

How Britain funds the 'propaganda war' against Isis in Syria

The Guardian - ‎12 hours ago‎
The UK's propaganda effort for the Syrian armed opposition began after the government failed to persuade parliament to support military action against the Assad regime.
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Mother who tried to move family to Syria ordered to give up children

The Guardian - ‎5 hours ago‎
The judge made the ruling after social services asked him to conclude that the woman's aim was to go to a “war zone in Syria controlled by Islamic State” permanently, that she was driven by religious ideology, and that she had placed her children at ...
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A generation of Syrian children who don't count

Reuters - ‎15 hours ago‎
Swaddled in a faded pink blanket against the cold, Nour is the first of her Syrian parents' three children to be born as a refugee.

On Streets of Syria's Capital, Even the Sweet Is Sour

New York Times - ‎14 hours ago‎
Adnan Gimaah, known for the humor that undergirds his gruff manner, in his sweet shop in Damascus. The city has been largely spared from the war that rages elsewhere in Syria. Credit Declan Walsh/The New York Times. DAMASCUS, Syria - Adnan ...

Albanian court jails nine for recruiting fighters for Syria

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎4 hours ago‎
TIRANA - An Albanian court sentenced nine defendants, including three Muslim clerics, to jail sentences of up to 18 years on Tuesday for recruiting people to fight in Syria's civil war. The sentencing marked the end of a two-year trial that has ...
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Kerry hoping for progress on Syria at talks

RTE.ie - ‎May 1, 2016‎
US Secretary of State John Kerry said he hoped to make progress in talks in Geneva over the next two days toward renewing a ceasefire agreement throughout Syria and resuming peace talks to end the fighting. "The hope is we can make some progress," Mr ...

Scholars describe exodus from Syria

Science Magazine - ‎May 2, 2016‎
The 5-year-old Syrian civil war has displaced 4.8 million people, including some 2000 scholars like Moustafa. He and several other exiled researchers gathered to tell their stories and highlight the urgent need for support at a symposium in New York ...

UK at war? SAS in Syria, 25000 ISIS dead, British troops in Somalia & anti-chem tanks on patrol

RT - ‎9 hours ago‎
Syria's not the only place seeing new troops from Britain. A detachment of UK personnel has arrived in Somalia to lead a training mission.
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MSF Blasts US, Russia, Syria, and Saudi for Hospital …

Foreign Policy (blog) - ‎3 hours ago‎
In a stinging rebuke, the president of French medical relief agency Medecins Sans Frontieres on Tuesday accused several governments, including the United States, Russia, Saudi Arabia, and Syria, of either directly attacking medical workers or ...
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OPCW warns Islamic State believed making, using chemical weapons in Iraq, Syria

The Japan Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS - There are “extremely worrying” signs that the Islamic State group may be making its own chemical weapons and may have used them already in Iraq and Syria, a global watchdog said Tuesday. The head of the Organisation ...

Allied blitz against ISIS kills 25000 terrorists in Iraq and Syria

Daily Mail - ‎7 hours ago‎
Allied blitz against ISIS kills 25,000 terrorists in Iraq and Syria as British bombing helps cut the group back to its weakest level in two years.
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Syrian Bishop: West Must Stop Welcoming Refugees

Breitbart News - ‎12 hours ago‎
According to the Archbishop of Aleppo, when Westerners open their doors to Syrian refugees, it hurts, rather than helps, their cause.
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Isis recruiter Abu Qaqa al-Britani from Manchester killed in Syria

Metro - ‎16 hours ago‎
He attempted to radicalise other alienated Brits to join the terror group in Syria, often reaching out via Twitter and other social media platforms.
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Air strikes hit Islamic State stronghold in Syria: monitor

Reuters - ‎18 hours ago‎
The monitoring group said it did not know if the planes were Russian or belonged to the international coalition led by the United States which is attacking Islamic State in Syria and neighboring Iraq. At least five members of the ultra-hardline ...
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