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The Globe and Mail
TIFF series of Syrian films shows a horrific conflict from the insideThere must be a dozen stories about what happened in 1988 when Syrian dictator
TIFF series of Syrian films shows a horrific conflict from the inside
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
There must be a dozen stories about what happened in 1988 when Syrian dictator Hafez al-Assad watched Stars in Broad Daylight in a private screening at the presidential palace in Damascus. Some say he was initially amused by the farcical plot about a... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011describe severe beatings at the hands of government forces upon arriving at one
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 8 days ago
describe severe beatings at the hands of government forces upon arriving at one of Syria's prisons. A group of guards usually carried out the beatings, often with tools such as silicone bars and hoses, to punish prisoners for their perceived... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011describe severe beatings at the hands of government forces upon arriving at one
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011
Local 10 Miami / Posted 8 days ago
describe severe beatings at the hands of government forces upon arriving at one of Syria's prisons. A group of guards usually carried out the beatings, often with tools such as silicone bars and hoses, to punish prisoners for their perceived... Read more
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News 8000
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011describe severe beatings at the hands of government forces upon arriving at one
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011
News 8000 / Posted 8 days ago
describe severe beatings at the hands of government forces upon arriving at one of Syria's prisons. A group of guards usually carried out the beatings, often with tools such as silicone bars and hoses, to punish prisoners for their perceived... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011describe severe beatings at the hands of government forces upon arriving at one
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 8 days ago
describe severe beatings at the hands of government forces upon arriving at one of Syria's prisons. A group of guards usually carried out the beatings, often with tools such as silicone bars and hoses, to punish prisoners for their perceived... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011describe severe beatings at the hands of government forces upon arriving at one
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 8 days ago
describe severe beatings at the hands of government forces upon arriving at one of Syria's prisons. A group of guards usually carried out the beatings, often with tools such as silicone bars and hoses, to punish prisoners for their perceived... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011describe severe beatings at the hands of government forces upon arriving at one
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011
KECI Missoula / Posted 8 days ago
describe severe beatings at the hands of government forces upon arriving at one of Syria's prisons. A group of guards usually carried out the beatings, often with tools such as silicone bars and hoses, to punish prisoners for their perceived... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011describe severe beatings at the hands of government forces upon arriving at one
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 8 days ago
describe severe beatings at the hands of government forces upon arriving at one of Syria's prisons. A group of guards usually carried out the beatings, often with tools such as silicone bars and hoses, to punish prisoners for their perceived... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011describe severe beatings at the hands of government forces upon arriving at one
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 8 days ago
describe severe beatings at the hands of government forces upon arriving at one of Syria's prisons. A group of guards usually carried out the beatings, often with tools such as silicone bars and hoses, to punish prisoners for their perceived... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011describe severe beatings at the hands of government forces upon arriving at one
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 8 days ago
describe severe beatings at the hands of government forces upon arriving at one of Syria's prisons. A group of guards usually carried out the beatings, often with tools such as silicone bars and hoses, to punish prisoners for their perceived... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011describe severe beatings at the hands of government forces upon arriving at one
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 8 days ago
describe severe beatings at the hands of government forces upon arriving at one of Syria's prisons. A group of guards usually carried out the beatings, often with tools such as silicone bars and hoses, to punish prisoners for their perceived... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011describe severe beatings at the hands of government forces upon arriving at one
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 8 days ago
describe severe beatings at the hands of government forces upon arriving at one of Syria's prisons. A group of guards usually carried out the beatings, often with tools such as silicone bars and hoses, to punish prisoners for their perceived... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011describe severe beatings at the hands of government forces upon arriving at one
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011
KTVZ Bend / Posted 8 days ago
describe severe beatings at the hands of government forces upon arriving at one of Syria's prisons. A group of guards usually carried out the beatings, often with tools such as silicone bars and hoses, to punish prisoners for their perceived... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011describe severe beatings at the hands of government forces upon arriving at one
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 8 days ago
describe severe beatings at the hands of government forces upon arriving at one of Syria's prisons. A group of guards usually carried out the beatings, often with tools such as silicone bars and hoses, to punish prisoners for their perceived... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011describe severe beatings at the hands of government forces upon arriving at one
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 8 days ago
describe severe beatings at the hands of government forces upon arriving at one of Syria's prisons. A group of guards usually carried out the beatings, often with tools such as silicone bars and hoses, to punish prisoners for their perceived... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011describe severe beatings at the hands of government forces upon arriving at one
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 8 days ago
describe severe beatings at the hands of government forces upon arriving at one of Syria's prisons. A group of guards usually carried out the beatings, often with tools such as silicone bars and hoses, to punish prisoners for their perceived... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Thomas Friedman Wants A “Center-Left” Democratic Party Based on Austrian Economic MythsYves here. No matter how bad you think Thomas Friedman is, he always manages to
Thomas Friedman Wants A “Center-Left” Democratic Party Based on Austrian Economic Myths
Naked Capitalism / Posted 17 days ago
Yves here. No matter how bad you think Thomas Friedman is, he always manages to outdo himself on the downside. And Black has not stooped to comment on Friedman’s offensive new coinage of “Web People” as All Correct Thinking Members of the Elite.... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Intense fighting as Syrian rebels break through Aleppo siegePro-government media outlets denied the siege had been broken and a US State De
Intense fighting as Syrian rebels break through Aleppo siege
Bdnews24.com / Posted 19 days ago
Pro-government media outlets denied the siege had been broken and a US State Department official said the situation was "too fluid" to comment. The heavy fighting and air strikes reported from the area seemed to indicate any passage that may have... Read more
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Japan Today
Intense fighting as Syrian rebels break through Aleppo siege ‹ Japan TodaySyrian rebels broke through to besieged opposition-held areas in eastern Aleppo
Intense fighting as Syrian rebels break through Aleppo siege ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 19 days ago
Syrian rebels broke through to besieged opposition-held areas in eastern Aleppo on Saturday in an assault on a major government military complex meant to end a month-long siege, insurgents and a monitoring group said. Pro-government media outlets... Read more
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Swissinfo
Intense fighting as Syrian rebels break through Aleppo siegeBy Lisa Barrington BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian rebels broke through to besieged
Intense fighting as Syrian rebels break through Aleppo siege
Swissinfo / Posted 20 days ago
By Lisa Barrington BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian rebels broke through to besieged opposition-held areas in eastern Aleppo on Saturday in an assault on a major government military complex meant to end a month-long siege, insurgents and a monitoring group... Read more
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Reuters
Intense fighting as Syrian rebels try to break Aleppo siegeBEIRUT Rebel fighters pressed on with an intense offensive against a major mili
Intense fighting as Syrian rebels try to break Aleppo siege
Reuters / Posted 20 days ago
BEIRUT Rebel fighters pressed on with an intense offensive against a major military complex in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on Saturday, following gains on Friday, to try to end a siege of opposition-held areas in the city's east. The rebels... Read more
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Swissinfo
Intense fighting as Syrian rebels try to break Aleppo siege- Rebel fighters pressed on with an intense offensive against a major military
Intense fighting as Syrian rebels try to break Aleppo siege
Swissinfo / Posted 20 days ago
- Rebel fighters pressed on with an intense offensive against a major military complex in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on Saturday, following gains on Friday, to try to end a siege of opposition-held areas in the city's east. Taking... Read more
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Reuters
Intense fighting as Syrian rebels try to break Aleppo siegeRebel fighters ride a tank in an artillery academy of Aleppo, Syria, August 6,
Intense fighting as Syrian rebels try to break Aleppo siege
Reuters / Posted 20 days ago
Rebel fighters ride a tank in an artillery academy of Aleppo, Syria, August 6, 2016. Rebel fighters gather in an artillery academy of Aleppo, Syria, August 6, 2016. A gate of an artillery academy of Aleppo is pictured, Syria, August 6, 2016. The... Read more
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The Atlantic
What We're Reading This Summerreading—new titles, old favorites, and others in between. In her first novel,
What We're Reading This Summer
The Atlantic / Posted 27 days ago
reading—new titles, old favorites, and others in between. In her first novel, Yaa Gyasi cleverly weaves the intergenerational tale of a family through a series of short, but interrelated stories set in what’s now Ghana during the mid-18th century.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Foiling a Revolt - Tale of Two Approachespost on the recent foiled military coup in Turkey as quoted by the Turkish-base
Foiling a Revolt - Tale of Two Approaches
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
post on the recent foiled military coup in Turkey as quoted by the Turkish-based exiled former Iraqi Vice President Tariq al-Hashimi on his Facebook page I translated it into English as hereby quoted "*Al-Assad (the embattled Syrian President) and... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Will we do what’s right?The war in Syria didn�t start as a religious or political conflict. But it did
Will we do what’s right?
Rutland Herald / Posted 1 months ago
The war in Syria didn�t start as a religious or political conflict. But it did have a lot to do with the weather. Beginning in 2006, a devastating drought resulted in an almost total loss for about 800,000 farmers, many of whom abandoned their... Read more
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walesonline
Kurdish woman who fled oppression in Syria graduates in WalesA Syrian student brought to the UK with fake documents by people smugglers nine
Kurdish woman who fled oppression in Syria graduates in Wales
walesonline / Posted 1 months ago
A Syrian student brought to the UK with fake documents by people smugglers nine years ago has graduated in journalism. Ronahi Hasan, who arrived in the UK without a word of English, went through Heathrow airport in the early hours of the morning... Read more

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