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Daily Mail
ISIS recruitment files reveal bizarre array of volunteer detailsthe Syrian Free Army who joined IS and then became disillusioned, saying it had
ISIS recruitment files reveal bizarre array of volunteer details
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
the Syrian Free Army who joined IS and then became disillusioned, saying it had been taken over by soldiers from the Iraqi Baath party of Saddam Hussein. Mr Joshi cautioned against drawing any broad conclusions about morale within the group. He... Read more
13d
Rappler
Syria rebels vow retaliation as peace talks under threatSyria's government hosted its own parliamentary elections last week only in gov
Syria rebels vow retaliation as peace talks under threat
Rappler / Posted 13 days ago
Syria's government hosted its own parliamentary elections last week only in government-held areas, which Assad's ruling Baath party easily won. The opposition denounced the election as a "farce". – Rouba El Husseini with Layal Abou Rahal in... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Syria opposition threatens to quit peace talks amid Aleppo carnagehosted its own regularly-scheduled parliamentary elections last week only in go
Syria opposition threatens to quit peace talks amid Aleppo carnage
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 14 days ago
hosted its own regularly-scheduled parliamentary elections last week only in government-held areas, which Assad's ruling Baath party easily won. The opposition denounced the election as a "farce". Brokered by Russia and the United States, the... Read more
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Gulf News
Al Assad party wins expected majority in Syria parliamentary votein Geneva to resolve the country's five-year-long civil war. (Syrian Presidency
Al Assad party wins expected majority in Syria parliamentary vote
Gulf News / Posted 14 days ago
in Geneva to resolve the country's five-year-long civil war. (Syrian Presidency via AP, file) Damascus: Syria’s ruling Baath party and its allies won a majority of seats in parliamentary elections last week across government-held parts of the... Read more
16d
The Atlantic
The Legacy of Obama's 'Worst Mistake'an expert on Iraq or post-conflict reconstruction, and didn’t speak Arabic. Bre
The Legacy of Obama's 'Worst Mistake'
The Atlantic / Posted 16 days ago
an expert on Iraq or post-conflict reconstruction, and didn’t speak Arabic. Bremer decided to purge members of Saddam’s Baath Party from public-sector work and disband the Iraqi army, thereby creating a mass of unemployed, resentful, and armed... Read more
17d
Al-Ahram Weekly
Royal visitand demands answers to numerous questions. Foremost among them is the fate of B
Royal visit
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 17 days ago
and demands answers to numerous questions. Foremost among them is the fate of Bashar Al-Assad and his Syrian Baath Party clique. Both are responsible, politically, and in the eyes of history, for what happened in Syria during the past... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Hell After ISISby some Albu Nimr. This insurrection, too, was crushed. After decades of hostil
The Hell After ISIS
The Atlantic / Posted 17 days ago
by some Albu Nimr. This insurrection, too, was crushed. After decades of hostilities, climbing the ranks of Saddam’s ruling Baath Party—a crucial source of jobs and patronage—became nearly impossible for anyone in the tribe, and even low-ranking... Read more
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DW
Opposition calls Assad stumbling block to peace in Syria |unity government. Parliamentary elections also held on Wednesday are expected
Opposition calls Assad stumbling block to peace in Syria |
DW / Posted 18 days ago
unity government. Parliamentary elections also held on Wednesday are expected to be dominated by Assad's Arab nationalist Baath Party and other regime loyalists, according to state news agency SANA. The outgoing parliament was elected in 2012 and... Read more
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18d
Sky News Australia
Syria holds parliamentary pollscandidates contesting 250 seats. The elections, expected to be dominated by Pr
Syria holds parliamentary polls
Sky News Australia / Posted 18 days ago
candidates contesting 250 seats. The elections, expected to be dominated by President Bashar al-Assad's Arab nationalist Baath Party and other regime loyalists, have been dismissed as a provocation by al-Assad's opponents. The US has said that... Read more
18d
Channel NewsAsia
Syria holds parliamentary polls in regime-held areaslives. They will remain open for 12 hours unless the electoral commission deci
Syria holds parliamentary polls in regime-held areas
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 18 days ago
lives. They will remain open for 12 hours unless the electoral commission decides to extend the deadline. Assad's Baath party, which has controlled the country for more than half a century, is expected to extend its dominance of... Read more
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18d
DW
Syria holds elections as fragile peace talks restart |to elect 250 members to the People's Assembly have been widely viewed as a sham
Syria holds elections as fragile peace talks restart |
DW / Posted 18 days ago
to elect 250 members to the People's Assembly have been widely viewed as a sham to give President Bashar al-Assad and his Baath Party a veneer of legitimacy. The vote comes as the UN envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, aims to renew "proximity... Read more
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19d
iafrica.com
Syria peace talks resumea third of the country's territory where about 60 percent of the population liv
Syria peace talks resume
iafrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
a third of the country's territory where about 60 percent of the population lives. The election is expected to see Assad's Baath party maintain control over parliament, although several parties are participating. Strain on ceasefireThe partial... Read more
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19d
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Syria peace talks resume as violence surgesa third of the country's territory where about 60 percent of the population liv
Syria peace talks resume as violence surges
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 19 days ago
a third of the country's territory where about 60 percent of the population lives. The election is expected to see Assad's Baath party maintain control over parliament, although several parties are participating. - Strain on ceasefire - The... Read more
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19d
Rappler
Parliamentary polls open in regime-controlled parts of Syriaat ending the 5-year conflict, with the future of Assad's rule a key sticking p
Parliamentary polls open in regime-controlled parts of Syria
Rappler / Posted 19 days ago
at ending the 5-year conflict, with the future of Assad's rule a key sticking point. The election is expected to see his Baath party maintain control over parliament, although several parties are participating. The controversial polls come at a... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Syria talks to resume amid disputes, escalating violencecaptured wide areas from militants under the cover of Russian airstrikes. Syria
Syria talks to resume amid disputes, escalating violence
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 19 days ago
captured wide areas from militants under the cover of Russian airstrikes. Syrian legislator and member of Assad's ruling Baath party Sharif Shehadeh says "the problem of the opposition is that it ... is still talking about a transitional... Read more
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19d
WLOX-TV Biloxi
Syria talks to resume amid disputes, escalating violencecaptured wide areas from militants under the cover of Russian airstrikes. Syria
Syria talks to resume amid disputes, escalating violence
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 19 days ago
captured wide areas from militants under the cover of Russian airstrikes. Syrian legislator and member of Assad's ruling Baath party Sharif Shehadeh says "the problem of the opposition is that it ... is still talking about a transitional... Read more
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19d
The Wilmington Star-News
Syria talks to resume amid disputes, escalating violencecaptured wide areas from militants under the cover of Russian airstrikes. Syria
Syria talks to resume amid disputes, escalating violence
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 19 days ago
captured wide areas from militants under the cover of Russian airstrikes. Syrian legislator and member of Assad's ruling Baath party Sharif Shehadeh says "the problem of the opposition is that it ... is still talking about a transitional... Read more
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19d
Hawaii News Now
Syria talks to resume amid disputes, escalating violencecaptured wide areas from militants under the cover of Russian airstrikes. Syria
Syria talks to resume amid disputes, escalating violence
Hawaii News Now / Posted 19 days ago
captured wide areas from militants under the cover of Russian airstrikes. Syrian legislator and member of Assad's ruling Baath party Sharif Shehadeh says "the problem of the opposition is that it ... is still talking about a transitional... Read more
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19d
Salon.com
Syria talks to resume amid disputes, escalating violencecaptured wide areas from militants under the cover of Russian airstrikes. Syria
Syria talks to resume amid disputes, escalating violence
Salon.com / Posted 19 days ago
captured wide areas from militants under the cover of Russian airstrikes. Syrian legislator and member of Assad’s ruling Baath party Sharif Shehadeh says “the problem of the opposition is that it … is still talking about a transitional... Read more
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19d
MyMotherLode.com
Syria talks to resume amid disputes escalating violencecaptured wide areas from militants under the cover of Russian airstrikes. Syria
Syria talks to resume amid disputes escalating violence
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 19 days ago
captured wide areas from militants under the cover of Russian airstrikes. Syrian legislator and member of Assad's ruling Baath party Sharif Shehadeh says "the problem of the opposition is that it ... is still talking about a transitional... Read more
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19d
WBOC Salisbury
Syria talks to resume amid disputes, escalating violencecaptured wide areas from militants under the cover of Russian airstrikes. Syria
Syria talks to resume amid disputes, escalating violence
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 19 days ago
captured wide areas from militants under the cover of Russian airstrikes. Syrian legislator and member of Assad's ruling Baath party Sharif Shehadeh says "the problem of the opposition is that it ... is still talking about a transitional... Read more
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19d
KIII Corpus Christi
Syria talks to resume amid disputes, escalating violencecaptured wide areas from militants under the cover of Russian airstrikes. Syria
Syria talks to resume amid disputes, escalating violence
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 19 days ago
captured wide areas from militants under the cover of Russian airstrikes. Syrian legislator and member of Assad's ruling Baath party Sharif Shehadeh says "the problem of the opposition is that it ... is still talking about a transitional... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Syria talks to resume amid disputes, escalating violencecaptured wide areas from militants under the cover of Russian airstrikes. Syria
Syria talks to resume amid disputes, escalating violence
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 19 days ago
captured wide areas from militants under the cover of Russian airstrikes. Syrian legislator and member of Assad's ruling Baath party Sharif Shehadeh says "the problem of the opposition is that it ... is still talking about a transitional... Read more
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19d
Central Chronicle
Former Saddam aide seeks to reshape Iraq’s Sunni insurgencyrallying cry to Iraqi Sunnis from former President Saddam Hussein’s top survivi
Former Saddam aide seeks to reshape Iraq’s Sunni insurgency
Central Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
rallying cry to Iraqi Sunnis from former President Saddam Hussein’s top surviving aide aims to bolster the old ruling Baath party’s appeal with Sunni Muslims fearing new reprisals by Shi’ite militias, experts said. They said the video... Read more
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21d
The New Yorker
Exposing Assad’s War CrimesCell, to coördinate a crackdown. Its chairman was Mohammad Said Bekheitan, the
Exposing Assad’s War Crimes
The New Yorker / Posted 21 days ago
Cell, to coördinate a crackdown. Its chairman was Mohammad Said Bekheitan, the highest-ranking official in the ruling Baath Party, after Assad; the other members—who were all Assad-dynasty confidants—were routinely shuffled among the top... Read more
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The Star
Former Saddam aide seeks to reshape Sunni insurgency- A rallying cry to Iraqi Sunnis from former President Saddam Hussein's top sur
Former Saddam aide seeks to reshape Sunni insurgency
The Star / Posted 21 days ago
- A rallying cry to Iraqi Sunnis from former President Saddam Hussein's top surviving aide aims to bolster the old ruling Baath party's appeal with Sunni Muslims fearing new reprisals by Shi'ite militias, experts said. They said the video... Read more
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Reuters
Former Saddam aide seeks to reshape Sunni insurgencyA rallying cry to Iraqi Sunnis from former President Saddam Hussein's top survi
Former Saddam aide seeks to reshape Sunni insurgency
Reuters / Posted 21 days ago
A rallying cry to Iraqi Sunnis from former President Saddam Hussein's top surviving aide aims to bolster the old ruling Baath party's appeal with Sunni Muslims fearing new reprisals by Shi'ite militias, experts said. The footage purportedly... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Former Saddam aide seeks to reshape Sunni insurgencyA rallying cry to Iraqi Sunnis from former President Saddam Hussein's top survi
Former Saddam aide seeks to reshape Sunni insurgency
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 days ago
A rallying cry to Iraqi Sunnis from former President Saddam Hussein's top surviving aide aims to bolster the old ruling Baath party's appeal with Sunni Muslims fearing new reprisals by Shi'ite militias, experts said. The footage purportedly... Read more
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The Star
Former Saddam aide seeks to reshape Sunni insurgency- A rallying cry to Iraqi Sunnis from former President Saddam Hussein's top sur
Former Saddam aide seeks to reshape Sunni insurgency
The Star / Posted 21 days ago
- A rallying cry to Iraqi Sunnis from former President Saddam Hussein's top surviving aide aims to bolster the old ruling Baath party's appeal with Sunni Muslims fearing new reprisals by Shi'ite militias, experts said. The footage purportedly... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Video suggests aide to Saddam may still be alivea leader of Iraq's Sunni insurgency, appeared in footage on al-Hadath TV wearin
Video suggests aide to Saddam may still be alive
Calgary Sun / Posted 24 days ago
a leader of Iraq's Sunni insurgency, appeared in footage on al-Hadath TV wearing the green military uniform of Saddam's Baath Party. Reuters could not verify the authenticity of the video, but comments he made about the war in Yemen, where... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Video suggests aide to Iraq's Saddam may still be alivea leader of Iraq's Sunni insurgency, appeared in footage on al-Hadath TV wearin
Video suggests aide to Iraq's Saddam may still be alive
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 24 days ago
a leader of Iraq's Sunni insurgency, appeared in footage on al-Hadath TV wearing the green military uniform of Saddam's Baath Party. Reuters could not verify the authenticity of the video, but comments he made about the war in Yemen, where... Read more
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The Star
Video suggests aide to Iraq's Saddam may still be alivea leader of Iraq's Sunni insurgency, appeared in footage on al-Hadath TV wearin
Video suggests aide to Iraq's Saddam may still be alive
The Star / Posted 24 days ago
a leader of Iraq's Sunni insurgency, appeared in footage on al-Hadath TV wearing the green military uniform of Saddam's Baath Party. Reuters could not verify the authenticity of the video, but comments he made about the war in Yemen, where... Read more
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Reuters
Video suggests aide to Iraq's Saddam may still be alivea leader of Iraq's Sunni insurgency, appeared in footage on al-Hadath TV wearin
Video suggests aide to Iraq's Saddam may still be alive
Reuters / Posted 24 days ago
a leader of Iraq's Sunni insurgency, appeared in footage on al-Hadath TV wearing the green military uniform of Saddam's Baath Party. Reuters could not verify the authenticity of the video, but comments he made about the war in Yemen, where... Read more
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The Irish Times
Panama Papers: Who's who?interim prime minister of Iraq (2004-2005) Ayad Allawi, a secular Shiite born
Panama Papers: Who's who?
The Irish Times / Posted 27 days ago
interim prime minister of Iraq (2004-2005) Ayad Allawi, a secular Shiite born to privilege, was active in Iraq’s ruling Baath Party until 1971, when he settled in London where he developed ties with both the Central Intelligence Agency and... Read more
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Rappler
Syria parliamentary election campaign on war footingAhmad, a high-ranking official of the Kurdish Democratic Society Movement. The
Syria parliamentary election campaign on war footing
Rappler / Posted 28 days ago
Ahmad, a high-ranking official of the Kurdish Democratic Society Movement. The 2012 vote was the first since the ruling Baath Party came to power that allowed non-Baathist candidates to run. Nonetheless, most of the 250 MPs who were sworn in... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Syria parliamentary vote campaign on war footingAhmad, a high-ranking official of the Kurdish Democratic Society Movement. The
Syria parliamentary vote campaign on war footing
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 28 days ago
Ahmad, a high-ranking official of the Kurdish Democratic Society Movement. The 2012 vote was the first since the ruling Baath Party came to power that allowed non-Baathist candidates to run. Nonetheless, most of the 250 MPs who were sworn in... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
ISIS leader's ex-wife finally breaks silencecaliph of ISIS in 2014. He was raised in a lower-middle-class family that had t
ISIS leader's ex-wife finally breaks silence
Ghanaweb.com / Posted a month ago
caliph of ISIS in 2014. He was raised in a lower-middle-class family that had ties to late Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein's Baath Party. He went to graduate school and earned a doctorate in Quranic studies. Baghdadi had previously been a member of... Read more
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Business Insider
'It was a shock': ISIS leader's ex-wife speaks outcaliph of ISIS in 2014. He was raised in a lower-middle-class family that had t
'It was a shock': ISIS leader's ex-wife speaks out
Business Insider / Posted a month ago
caliph of ISIS in 2014. He was raised in a lower-middle-class family that had ties to late Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein's Baath Party. He went to graduate school and earned a doctorate in Quranic studies. Baghdadi had previously been a member of... Read more
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