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Confusion over 'humanitarian routes' in Syria's Aleppo - ‎5 hours ago‎
Syrian state media has said that dozens of families, as well as some opposition fighters, have started using newly opened "humanitarian corridors" to leave rebel-held parts of Aleppo, but conflicting reports from inside the besieged city have suggested ...
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Syria might need to be dismembered, says America's spymaster - ‎11 hours ago‎
A map of Syria's civil war, showing Isis-controlled provinces (grey); Kurdish forces (yellow); Syrian or Iraqi government control (red) and rebels (green), which includes militant islamist rebels like the Al-Nusra Front, and the supposedly more ...
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Syrian families start to leave Aleppo as residents choose between torture or starvation - ‎12 hours ago‎
Dr Fatima Almouslem treated around five women suffering miscarriages each month before the Syrian regime cut off Aleppo and put the city under siege earlier this month.
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CIA not optimistic about future for unified Syria

Al-Arabiya - ‎38 minutes ago‎
Workers collect the rubble of damaged buildings to be recycled and reused for reconstruction, under the supervision of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the government-controlled district of Wadi al-Sayeh in Homs, Syria July 19, 2016.
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ISIS leaders are fleeing Mosul for Syria, Iraqi defence minister says - ‎3 hours ago‎
Many Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) leaders have fled Mosul with their families, moving toward Syria ahead of a planned offensive by U.S.
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Syria maternity hospital bombed

New Zealand Herald - ‎8 hours ago‎
At least two people have been killed and several, including babies, were injured in an air strike on a maternity hospital in Syria's Idlib province. Save the Children, which supports the hospital, said the strike hit the front of the building when two ...
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Hillary Clinton wants to review US strategy in Syria against Isis and Bashar al-Assad's 'murderous' regime

The Independent - ‎14 hours ago‎
Hillary Clinton plans to order a full review of the United States' strategy in Syria as one of her first priorities if elected President.

Syria is Not America's War to Fight

Huffington Post - ‎11 hours ago‎
A group of State Department officials recently sent a confidential cable chiding the administration for not adding another war to America's very full agenda.
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Military Strikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria, Iraq

Department of Defense - ‎11 hours ago‎
SOUTHWEST ASIA, July 30, 2016 - U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq yesterday, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today ...
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To win in Syria, target Hezbollah

New York Post - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
The military situation in Syria has turned against the US-supported opposition over the past year, due mainly to Russian intervention.

Out of Syria: France took me in and now I must repay the debt

Irish Times - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
There were 120 of us, mainly Syrian but some Iraqi and Afghani too, I think. Some were on their own but there were families too.
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As Syria war drags, MSF warns of Aleppo crisis

Deutsche Welle - ‎5 hours ago‎
As the war in Syria drags on, the humanitarian situation in Aleppo has grown steadily worse. The international aid organization Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has warned of a major crisis.
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Nusra Front Eyes Legitimacy in Syria After Amicable Split With Al-Qaida

Haaretz - ‎1 hour ago‎
It was what Abu Mohammad al-Julani, commander of the Nusra Front - one of the biggest and best-organized of the militias fighting the Assad regime in Syria - was waiting for. Julani released a statement that his organization was severing ties with Al ...
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Civilians Flee Syria's Aleppo as Battle for Manbij Continues

Voice of America - ‎10 hours ago‎
Syrian state media report dozens of families have been fleeing the besieged city Aleppo after government forces opened a humanitarian corridor.
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Gang leader who fought with ISIS in Syria, killed in Southern Russia – antiterrorism committee

RT - ‎18 hours ago‎
The 26-year-old militant studied at the famous Al-Azhar University in Cairo and later surfaced in Syria, where he was fighting in a group pledging allegiance to the terrorist group Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL), the report said.
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Reports: Iranian General Wounded by Israel or Syrian Rebels Near Golan Heights

Haaretz - ‎1 hour ago‎
Reports: Iranian General Wounded by Israel or Syrian Rebels Near Golan Heights. Visit by Brig. Gen. Mohammad-Reza Naghdi was covered extensively by anti-Iran media in Arab world.

Afghans Go to Syria to Fight for Its Government, and Anguish Results

New York Times - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Another woman, Khadija, whose son Hassan had joined Afghan brigades fighting alongside the Syrian government, said he had been pulled into the vicious conflict for the same reasons most of the young men in the neighborhood had decided to go: “He ...
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What drove Syria's Nusra Front to detach itself from al-Qaeda?

BBC News - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
Jabhat al-Nusra, one of the more powerful jihadist groups in Syria, has rebranded itself. It officially announced its separation from al-Qaeda and "any other external entity" in a video broadcast on 28 July 2016.

Abu Ghraib Torture Company Re-Hired For Syria – How ISIS Will Benefit

Center for Research on Globalization - ‎10 hours ago‎
The U.S. army recently contracted CACI for “intelligence analysis services” in Syria. The Syrian government has not invited or otherwise allowed U.S.