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Aljazeera
The Syrian Civil War has become a perpetual conflictOn Saturday, February 13, the Turkish Armed Forces opened fire on fighters from
The Syrian Civil War has become a perpetual conflict
Aljazeera / Posted 6 hours ago
On Saturday, February 13, the Turkish Armed Forces opened fire on fighters from the Kurdish dominated People's Protection Units (YPG) and Jaysh al Thuwar, an Arab majority militia, near Syria's border town of Azaz. These two groups have taken... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Peace hopes fade as Syrian army tightens grip on AleppoWorld News of Sunday, 14 February 2016 Syrian government forces continue to ma
Peace hopes fade as Syrian army tightens grip on Aleppo
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 10 hours ago
World News of Sunday, 14 February 2016 Syrian government forces continue to make military advances and tighten their grip around the key city of Aleppo, days after the main players in the nearly five-year conflict pledged a cessation of... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Isis has been thwarted militarily. But now it could seize chance to advanceIn January 2014 newly organised rebel factions in northern Syria declared war o
Isis has been thwarted militarily. But now it could seize chance to advance
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 16 hours ago
In January 2014 newly organised rebel factions in northern Syria declared war on Islamic State (Isis), and this culminated in the expulsion of the group from all of the city of Idlib and most of Aleppo. Rebel forces in Raqqa, Deir ez-Zor and Hasaka... Read more
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Aljazeera
Syrian army tightens grip on Aleppo amid peace doubtsWorld leaders have admitted the likely success of a plan to cease "hostilities"
Syrian army tightens grip on Aleppo amid peace doubts
Aljazeera / Posted yesterday
World leaders have admitted the likely success of a plan to cease "hostilities" in Syria within a week is roughly 50-50, as Syrian government forces continued to make important advances to tighten their grip around Aleppo. Government forces, backed... Read more
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Gulf News
Russia faces widespread criticism over civilian deathsRussia’s assertive posture in Syria and Ukraine has raised concern about geopol
Russia faces widespread criticism over civilian deaths
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
Russia’s assertive posture in Syria and Ukraine has raised concern about geopolitical instability ATTENTION EDITORS - VISUAL COVERAGE OF SCENES OF DEATH AND INJURYResidents carry an injured man in a site hit by what activists said were airstrikes... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Experts pinpoint Syria chemical attacks The government of President Bashar Assad, pictured, denies using chemical wea
Experts pinpoint Syria chemical attacks
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
The government of President Bashar Assad, pictured, denies using chemical weapons The international body set up to establish who is responsible for chemical attacks in Syria says it has identified at least... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Experts identify cases of Syria chemical attacks to probeUNITED NATIONS — The international body charged with establishing who is respon
Experts identify cases of Syria chemical attacks to probe
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
UNITED NATIONS — The international body charged with establishing who is responsible for chemical attacks in Syria says it has identified at least five potential cases for investigation — four where chlorine gas was allegedly used against rebel-held... Read more
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The News & Observer
Question of Nusra Front likely to bedevil Syrian cease-fire talks | News & Observer February 12, 2016 6:47 PM A move toward a possible break
Question of Nusra Front likely to bedevil Syrian cease-fire talks
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
| News & Observer February 12, 2016 6:47 PM A move toward a possible break in fighting in Syria faces many... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
UN probe zeroes in on five Syria chemical weapons casesUNITED NATIONS: A UN investigative team has zeroed in on five potential cases o
UN probe zeroes in on five Syria chemical weapons cases
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
UNITED NATIONS: A UN investigative team has zeroed in on five potential cases of serious chemical weapons use in Syria but has yet to identify the perpetrators, according to its first report released on Friday (Feb 12). The Joint Investigative... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Syrians skeptical about ceasefire, aid deal Civilians and members of Islamist fighter groups in Syria have expressed skep
Syrians skeptical about ceasefire, aid deal
Reuters UK Edition / Posted yesterday
Civilians and members of Islamist fighter groups in Syria have expressed skepticism over major powers' agreement on a ''cessation of hostilities''. Nathan Frandino reports. They may be celebrating in... Read more
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Canberra Times
More besieged Syrians starve to death while food taunts spread onlineLondon: More residents in the besieged Syrian town of Madaya starved to death d
More besieged Syrians starve to death while food taunts spread online
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
London: More residents in the besieged Syrian town of Madaya starved to death during the weekend as food taunts were spread online in a display of cruelty. UN officials said they hoped the first shipment of food aid would reach Madaya's 40,000... Read more
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The New Statesman
Ukrainian cooking shakes off the old Soviet fur coatAleppo was once a city of music, but this year the 400,000 residents who inhabi
Ukrainian cooking shakes off the old Soviet fur coat
The New Statesman / Posted yesterday
Aleppo was once a city of music, but this year the 400,000 residents who inhabit its eastern suburbs can hear nothing but the roar of Russian warplanes, and ear-shattering blasts from the bombs they drop. To the north, west and south, the city is... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
More besieged Syrians starve to death while food taunts spread onlineLondon: More residents in the besieged Syrian town of Madaya starved to death d
More besieged Syrians starve to death while food taunts spread online
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
London: More residents in the besieged Syrian town of Madaya starved to death during the weekend as food taunts were spread online in a display of cruelty. UN officials said they hoped the first shipment of food aid would reach Madaya's 40,000... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Saudi minister: Assad must go to allow IS defeatIn this photo made from the footage with information taken from Russian Defense
Saudi minister: Assad must go to allow IS defeat
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
In this photo made from the footage with information taken from Russian Defense Ministry official website on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, an aerial image shows an air strike on militant headquarters in the province of Idlib, Syria. The Russian defense... Read more
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The Age
More besieged Syrians starve to death while food taunts spread onlineLondon: More residents in the besieged Syrian town of Madaya starved to death d
More besieged Syrians starve to death while food taunts spread online
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
London: More residents in the besieged Syrian town of Madaya starved to death during the weekend as food taunts were spread online in a display of cruelty. UN officials said they hoped the first shipment of food aid would reach Madaya's 40,000... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Syria war cessation deal relies on something in short supply: trustInternational agreement on the cessation of hostilities in Syria and the urgent
Syria war cessation deal relies on something in short supply: trust
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 days ago
International agreement on the cessation of hostilities in Syria and the urgent delivery of humanitarian aid has been greeted with scepticism and hostility. Even John Kerry, the US secretary of state, who announced the Munich deal early on Friday... Read more
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The New Statesman
Kanye West’s The Life of Pablo is indulgent and messy – and occasionally brilliantAleppo was once a city of music, but this year the 400,000 residents who inhabi
Kanye West’s The Life of Pablo is indulgent and messy – and occasionally brilliant
The New Statesman / Posted 2 days ago
Aleppo was once a city of music, but this year the 400,000 residents who inhabit its eastern suburbs can hear nothing but the roar of Russian warplanes, and ear-shattering blasts from the bombs they drop. To the north, west and south, the city is... Read more
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The New Statesman
The lute master and the siege of AleppoAleppo was once a city of music, but this year the 400,000 residents who inhabi
The lute master and the siege of Aleppo
The New Statesman / Posted 2 days ago
Aleppo was once a city of music, but this year the 400,000 residents who inhabit its eastern suburbs can hear nothing but the roar of Russian warplanes, and ear-shattering blasts from the bombs they drop. To the north, west and south, the city is... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Syria task force hopes for humanitarian accessIn this photo made from the footage with information taken from Russian Defense
Syria task force hopes for humanitarian access
Houston Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
In this photo made from the footage with information taken from Russian Defense Ministry official website on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, an aerial image shows an air strike on militant headquarters in the province of Idlib, Syria. The Russian defense... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Syria task force hopes for humanitarian accessIn this photo made from the footage with information taken from Russian Defense
Syria task force hopes for humanitarian access
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
In this photo made from the footage with information taken from Russian Defense Ministry official website on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, an aerial image shows an air strike on militant headquarters in the province of Idlib, Syria. The Russian defense... Read more
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Yahoo News
In this photo made from the footage with information taken from Russian Defense Ministry official website on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, an aerial image shows an air strike on militant headquarters in the province of Idlib, Syria. The Russian defense ministry says its airstrikes have hit about 1,900 taIn this photo made from the footage with information taken from Russian Defense
In this photo made from the footage with information taken from Russian Defense Ministry official website on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, an aerial image shows an air strike on militant headquarters in the province of Idlib, Syria. The Russian defense ministry says its airstrikes have hit about 1,900 ta
Yahoo News / Posted 2 days ago
In this photo made from the footage with information taken from Russian Defense Ministry official website on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, an aerial image shows an air strike on militant headquarters in the province of Idlib, Syria. The Russian defense... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Diplomats aim for temporary Syria truce in a weekIn this photo made from the footage with information taken from Russian Defense
Diplomats aim for temporary Syria truce in a week
Darien News-Review / Posted 2 days ago
In this photo made from the footage with information taken from Russian Defense Ministry official website on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, an aerial image shows an air strike on militant headquarters in the province of Idlib, Syria. The Russian defense... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Diplomats aim for temporary Syria truce in a weekIn this photo made from the footage with information taken from Russian Defense
Diplomats aim for temporary Syria truce in a week
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 2 days ago
In this photo made from the footage with information taken from Russian Defense Ministry official website on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, an aerial image shows an air strike on militant headquarters in the province of Idlib, Syria. The Russian defense... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Diplomats aim for temporary Syria truce in a weekIn this photo made from the footage with information taken from Russian Defense
Diplomats aim for temporary Syria truce in a week
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
In this photo made from the footage with information taken from Russian Defense Ministry official website on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, an aerial image shows an air strike on militant headquarters in the province of Idlib, Syria. The Russian defense... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Diplomats aim for temporary Syria truce in a weekIn this photo made from the footage with information taken from Russian Defense
Diplomats aim for temporary Syria truce in a week
The New Canaan News / Posted 2 days ago
In this photo made from the footage with information taken from Russian Defense Ministry official website on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, an aerial image shows an air strike on militant headquarters in the province of Idlib, Syria. The Russian defense... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Diplomats aim for temporary Syria truce in a weekIn this photo made from the footage with information taken from Russian Defense
Diplomats aim for temporary Syria truce in a week
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
In this photo made from the footage with information taken from Russian Defense Ministry official website on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, an aerial image shows an air strike on militant headquarters in the province of Idlib, Syria. The Russian defense... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Diplomats aim for temporary Syria truce in a weekIn this photo made from the footage with information taken from Russian Defense
Diplomats aim for temporary Syria truce in a week
Houston Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
In this photo made from the footage with information taken from Russian Defense Ministry official website on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, an aerial image shows an air strike on militant headquarters in the province of Idlib, Syria. The Russian defense... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Diplomats aim for temporary Syria truce in a weekIn this photo made from the footage with information taken from Russian Defense
Diplomats aim for temporary Syria truce in a week
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
In this photo made from the footage with information taken from Russian Defense Ministry official website on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, an aerial image shows an air strike on militant headquarters in the province of Idlib, Syria. The Russian defense... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Tipping point in Syria as Russian jets turn tide for AssadAfter five years of war and a quarter- million dead, President Bashar Assad and
Tipping point in Syria as Russian jets turn tide for Assad
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
After five years of war and a quarter- million dead, President Bashar Assad and his Russian and Iranian allies now have the upper hand in Syria, and they're seeking to drive home a growing battlefield advantage rather than negotiate. In the past... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Russian Prime Minister Warns There Will Be A "Permanent World War" If Saudis Invade Syria"It’s a joke. We couldn't wish [for] more than that. If they can do it, then le
Russian Prime Minister Warns There Will Be A "Permanent World War" If Saudis Invade Syria
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
"It’s a joke. We couldn't wish [for] more than that. If they can do it, then let them do it — but talking militarily, this is not easy for a country already facing defeat in another war, in Yemen, where after almost one year they have failed in... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Obama administration opening 2-front campaign on SyriaIn this photo made from the footage with information taken from Russian Defense
Obama administration opening 2-front campaign on Syria
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 2 days ago
In this photo made from the footage with information taken from Russian Defense Ministry official website on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, an aerial image shows an air strike on militant headquarters in the province of Idlib, Syria. The Russian defense... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Obama administration opening 2-front campaign on SyriaIn this photo made from the footage with information taken from Russian Defense
Obama administration opening 2-front campaign on Syria
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
In this photo made from the footage with information taken from Russian Defense Ministry official website on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, an aerial image shows an air strike on militant headquarters in the province of Idlib, Syria. The Russian defense... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Fighting rages in Syria's Aleppo amid ceasefire talksWorld News of Thursday, 11 February 2016 The predominantly Kurdish Syrian Demo
Fighting rages in Syria's Aleppo amid ceasefire talks
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 2 days ago
World News of Thursday, 11 February 2016 The predominantly Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), backed by Russian air strikes, have captured a former military airbase near the border with Turkey after heavy clashes with rebel factions, a... Read more
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EuroNews
Russian aircraft strike ‘extremist’ targets in Syria’s Aleppo provinceRussian aircraft continue to launch air strikes against targets in the Syrian p
Russian aircraft strike ‘extremist’ targets in Syria’s Aleppo province
EuroNews / Posted 2 days ago
Russian aircraft continue to launch air strikes against targets in the Syrian province of Aleppo. Moscow has released footage of attacks on what it described as ‘extremist’ installations. An oil depot in Aleppo province was hit along with a... Read more
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The Atlantic
What Happens If Syria's Largest City Falls to Assad?This week, the Syrian army, backed by Russian air strikes and Iranian-supported
What Happens If Syria's Largest City Falls to Assad?
The Atlantic / Posted 2 days ago
This week, the Syrian army, backed by Russian air strikes and Iranian-supported militias including Hezbollah, launched a major offensive to encircle rebel strongholds in the northern city of Aleppo, choking off one of the last two secure routes... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Obama administration opening 2-front campaign on SyriaIn this photo made from the footage with information taken from Russian Defense
Obama administration opening 2-front campaign on Syria
The New Canaan News / Posted 2 days ago
In this photo made from the footage with information taken from Russian Defense Ministry official website on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, an aerial image shows an air strike on militant headquarters in the province of Idlib, Syria. The Russian defense... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Obama administration opening 2-front campaign on SyriaIn this photo made from the footage with information taken from Russian Defense
Obama administration opening 2-front campaign on Syria
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
In this photo made from the footage with information taken from Russian Defense Ministry official website on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, an aerial image shows an air strike on militant headquarters in the province of Idlib, Syria. The Russian defense... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Obama administration opening 2-front campaign on SyriaIn this photo made from the footage with information taken from Russian Defense
Obama administration opening 2-front campaign on Syria
Darien News-Review / Posted 2 days ago
In this photo made from the footage with information taken from Russian Defense Ministry official website on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, an aerial image shows an air strike on militant headquarters in the province of Idlib, Syria. The Russian defense... Read more
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Aljazeera
Fighting rages in Syria's Aleppo amid ceasefire talksHeavy clashes have taken place between the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), back
Fighting rages in Syria's Aleppo amid ceasefire talks
Aljazeera / Posted 3 days ago
Heavy clashes have taken place between the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), backed by Russian air strikes, and rebel factions at a former military airbase near the border with Turkey, a monitoring group and activists have said. The fierce fight for... Read more
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The Star
Russia helps mediate local deals with rebels in SyriaDAMASCUS (Reuters) - Russian mediators are helping the Syrian government to bro
Russia helps mediate local deals with rebels in Syria
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Russian mediators are helping the Syrian government to broker deals with rebels seeking to lay down their weapons or to relocate to insurgent strongholds, as Moscow plays a role underwriting local truces with besieged opposition... Read more
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Swissinfo
Kurdish forces said to take air base near Turkish borderBy Suleiman Al-Khalidi BEIRUT (Reuters) - Kurdish fighters backed by Russian b
Kurdish forces said to take air base near Turkish border
Swissinfo / Posted 3 days ago
By Suleiman Al-Khalidi BEIRUT (Reuters) - Kurdish fighters backed by Russian bombing raids have driven Syrian rebels from a former military air base near the border with Turkey, a group that monitors the war said on Thursday. Rebel groups have been... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Russia, pressed to end Syria bombing by West, proposes March truceWorld powers pressed Russia to stop their bombing campaign around the Syrian ci
Russia, pressed to end Syria bombing by West, proposes March truce
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 days ago
World powers pressed Russia to stop their bombing campaign around the Syrian city of Aleppo in support of an al-Assad government offensive to recapture the city, with a Western official saying that Moscow had presented a proposal envisaging a truce... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Damascus expects tough but short battle for Aleppo The city has become the focal point of the country's long civil war. FILE: R
Damascus expects tough but short battle for Aleppo
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
The city has become the focal point of the country's long civil war. FILE: Rebel soldiers fighting governement forces on the streets of Aleppo, Syria. Picture: AFP. Syria,syrian forces,Syria... Read more
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Swissinfo
Russia, pressed to end Syria bombing, proposes March truceBy Michelle Nichols, Tom Perry and Humeyra Pamuk UNITED NATIONS/DAMASCUS/ONCUP
Russia, pressed to end Syria bombing, proposes March truce
Swissinfo / Posted 3 days ago
By Michelle Nichols, Tom Perry and Humeyra Pamuk UNITED NATIONS/DAMASCUS/ONCUPINAR, Turkey (Reuters) - World powers pressed Russia on Wednesday to stop bombing around Aleppo in support of a Syrian government offensive to recapture the city and a... Read more
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The Star
Scant hope of Syria peace breakthrough as Russia pounds rebelsUNITED NATIONS/DAMASCUS/ONCUPINAR, Turkey (Reuters) - World powers pressed Russ
Scant hope of Syria peace breakthrough as Russia pounds rebels
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
UNITED NATIONS/DAMASCUS/ONCUPINAR, Turkey (Reuters) - World powers pressed Russia on Wednesday to stop bombing around Aleppo in support of a Syrian government offensive to recapture the city and a Western official said Moscow had presented a proposal... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Record Number Of Refugees Brave Deadly Winter And Clampdown In EuropeUNHCR The number of refugees who arrived in Europe by sea in January 2016 dwar
Record Number Of Refugees Brave Deadly Winter And Clampdown In Europe
The Huffington Post / Posted 3 days ago
UNHCR The number of refugees who arrived in Europe by sea in January 2016 dwarfs the number who arrived in January 2015. Images Show How Syrian Refugees Live And Why They Left Images Show How Syrian Refugees Live And Why They Left A man is... Read more
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Swissinfo
Damascus expects tough but short battle for AleppoBy Laila Bassam and Tom Perry DAMASCUS (Reuters) - The Syrian government expec
Damascus expects tough but short battle for Aleppo
Swissinfo / Posted 3 days ago
By Laila Bassam and Tom Perry DAMASCUS (Reuters) - The Syrian government expects a tough battle for Aleppo, the city that has become the focal point of the country's long civil war, but is confident of victory and says it won't be a long... Read more
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Reuters
Damascus expects tough but short battle for AleppoStalls are seen on a street beside damaged buildings in the rebel held al-Shaar
Damascus expects tough but short battle for Aleppo
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
Stalls are seen on a street beside damaged buildings in the rebel held al-Shaar neighborhood of Aleppo, Syria, February 10, 2016. DAMASCUS The Syrian government expects a tough battle for Aleppo, the city that has become the focal point of the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Damascus expects tough but short battle for AleppoDAMASCUS: The Syrian government expects a tough battle for Aleppo, the city tha
Damascus expects tough but short battle for Aleppo
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
DAMASCUS: The Syrian government expects a tough battle for Aleppo, the city that has become the focal point of the country's long civil war, but is confident of victory and says it won't be a long fight. Damascus aims to seal the border with Turkey,... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Turkey's Syria plan in ruins as Aleppo teetersTurkey's nightmare is coming true. Not only is the battle for Aleppo sending t
Turkey's Syria plan in ruins as Aleppo teeters
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 4 days ago
Turkey's nightmare is coming true. Not only is the battle for Aleppo sending tens of thousands of desperate people fleeing toward Turkey, but the fall of the rebel-held city would deliver a major blow to Ankara's Syria policy. Syrian government... Read more
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