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2014/07/30 02:27
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July 25, 2014 - Free Syrian Army fighters launch a rocket towards Hama military airport that is controlled by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, in the Hama countryside.REUTERS BEIRUT...
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2014/07/25 22:59
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... A week after seizing a major oilfield in an offensive that left 270 Syrian government soldiers dead, the extremist Islamic State on Thursday targeted two more key government garrisons, posting...
2014/07/25 02:44
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Islamic State militants seize part of north Syria army base ‘Syria chemicals being destroyed abroad’ BEIRUT, July 24, (Agencies): Fighters from the extremist Islamic State group on Thursday overran...
2014/07/22 15:18
2014/07/22 15:18
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ISTANBUL — Syrian government troops failed on two fronts Monday to reverse gains by fighters loyal to the Islamic State, a sign that the insurgents who’ve captured half of Iraq are capable of battling...
2014/07/21 18:56
2014/07/21 18:56
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Remember when the extremist Al Qaeda spinoff ISIS (or, now known as Islamic State following the formation of its own caliphate in the middle of Iraq and Syria) was still a "thing" two weeks ago? In...
2014/07/19 23:38
2014/07/19 23:38
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The intense fighting in the Shaer field, in the desert region of Palmyra in the central province of Homs, has been among the deadliest between government forces and the Islamic State of Iraq and the...
2014/07/18 21:34
2014/07/18 21:34
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Extremist fighters of the Islamic State, already in control of a third of Iraqi territory, are on the attack in Syria, where they’ve seized more oil fields, facilitated the Assad regime’s advance in...
2014/07/18 00:16
2014/07/18 00:16
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Members of the Kurdish Popular Protection Units and Free Syrian Army fighters stand guard at a check point at Ras al-Ayn, Syria. Photo / File / AP Syria's Kurds imposed compulsory military service...
2014/07/15 00:34
2014/07/15 00:34
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Extremists of the Islamic State on Monday seized nearly all of Deir el Zour, the last town not under their control in eastern Syria, after executing the emir of a rival jihadi group, the Nusra Front,...
2014/07/14 18:12
2014/07/14 18:12
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The UN security council has voted unanimously to authorise deliveries of humanitarian aid to rebel-held areas of Syria, without the approval of the Damascus regime, in a rare show of international...
2014/07/08 22:58
2014/07/08 22:58
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GAZIANTEP, Turkey -- A Syrian rebel brigade defected to the Islamic State this week, a sign that the extremist group continues to build strength after seizing vast territories in western Iraq and...
2014/07/07 04:47
2014/07/07 04:47
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Syrian Opposition Meets To Elect New PresidentPosted: Sunday, July 6, 2014 11:57 PM EDTUpdated: Sunday, July 6, 2014 11:57 PM EDT BEIRUT (AP) - The main Western-backed Syrian opposition group began a...
2014/07/06 23:44
2014/07/06 23:44
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BEIRUT, July 6, (Agencies): The jihadist Islamic State group has expelled more than 30,000 people from their homes in the eastern Syrian town of Shuheil, a monitoring group said on Sunday. The Syrian...
2014/07/06 08:54
2014/07/06 08:54
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Infighting rages on between militant groups in Syria In Syria, deadly infighting between different Takfiri terrorist groups including the I-S-I-L and al-Nusra front continues unabated. Each side is...
2014/07/04 16:22
2014/07/04 16:22
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The women being trained to fight ISIS: Elite Kurdish unit prepare to take on the imminent threat of Islamic militants in Iraq Elite female unit of Kurdish Peshmerga preparing to protect land from...
2014/07/04 08:32
2014/07/04 08:32
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Baghdad - With large parts of Iraq in militant hands, a top Kurdish leader called on regional lawmakers Thursday to lay the groundwork for a referendum on independence, a vote that would likely spell...
2014/07/04 06:08
2014/07/04 06:08
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BEIRUT -- A young, red-bearded ethnic Chechen has rapidly become one of the most prominent commanders in the breakaway al-Qaida group that has overrun swaths of Iraq and Syria, illustrating the...
2014/07/03 14:25
2014/07/03 14:25
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Amid reports that Saudi Arabia has deployed some 30,000 troops to its border with Iraq, President Obama has called King Abdullah to discuss the developments in the region. Reuters quotes the...
2014/07/03 14:15
2014/07/03 14:15
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WASHINGTON (AP) � Hiring over the past five months has been the strongest since the late 1990s tech boom as the economy added 288,000 jobs in June and the unemployment rate fell to 6.1 percent from...
2014/06/30 22:45
2014/06/30 22:45
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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia is asking the U.N. Security Council to condemn the illegal sale of Syrian oil by terrorist groups and encourage all countries to take "necessary measures" to prevent...
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