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BBC News
Syria conflict: How far is Russia prepared to bolster Assad? - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
Syria conflict: How far is Russia prepared to bolster Assad?
BBC News / Posted an hour ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Latin America Syria conflict: How far... Read more
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Zawya
Western-backed Syrian rebels say kill foreign Islamic State fighters in undercover strikeSyriaWestern-backed Syrian rebels say kill foreign Islamic State fighters in underco
Western-backed Syrian rebels say kill foreign Islamic State fighters in undercover strikeSyria
Zawya / Posted 12 hours ago
Western-backed Syrian rebels say kill foreign Islamic State fighters in undercover strike AMMAN, Sept 1 (Reuters) - A group of Western-backed Syrian insurgents said on Tuesday they had killed three foreign fighters -- two Saudis and a Tunisian --... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Maher Arar's alleged torturer chargedOTTAWA -- The RCMP is laying a torture charge against a former Syrian military
Maher Arar's alleged torturer charged
Calgary Sun / Posted 17 hours ago
OTTAWA -- The RCMP is laying a torture charge against a former Syrian military intelligence officer for alleged involvement in the brutal treatment of Ottawa telecommunications engineer Maher Arar. An RCMP document filed in court Tuesday charges... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Western-backed Syrian rebels say kill foreign Islamic State fighters in undercover strikeAMMAN: A group of Western-backed Syrian insurgents said on Tuesday they had kil
Western-backed Syrian rebels say kill foreign Islamic State fighters in undercover strike
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 hours ago
AMMAN: A group of Western-backed Syrian insurgents said on Tuesday they had killed three foreign fighters - two Saudis and a Tunisian - with the Islamic State group in an undercover raid into an area under the control of the ultra-radical... Read more
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The Star
Western-backed Syrian rebels say kill foreign Islamic State fighters in undercover strikeAMMAN (Reuters) - A group of Western-backed Syrian insurgents said on Tuesday t
Western-backed Syrian rebels say kill foreign Islamic State fighters in undercover strike
The Star / Posted 19 hours ago
AMMAN (Reuters) - A group of Western-backed Syrian insurgents said on Tuesday they had killed three foreign fighters -- two Saudis and a Tunisian -- with the Islamic State group in an undercover raid into an area under the control of the... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Canada charges Syrian officer over torture of engineer mistaken for terroristCanada’s national police force has charged a former Syrian military intelligenc
Canada charges Syrian officer over torture of engineer mistaken for terrorist
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 19 hours ago
Canada’s national police force has charged a former Syrian military intelligence officer in abstentia for allegedly torturing a Canadian engineer transferred by the US to an overseas detention centre. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said on... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Canada police bring charges against Syrian in rendition caseTORONTO (AP) � Canada's national police force is charging a former Syrian milit
Canada police bring charges against Syrian in rendition case
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 22 hours ago
TORONTO (AP) � Canada's national police force is charging a former Syrian military intelligence officer for allegedly torturing a Canadian engineer transferred by the U.S. to an overseas detention center. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said... Read more
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Salon.com
Canada police bring charges against Syrian in rendition caseTORONTO (AP) — Canada’s national police force is charging a former Syrian milit
Canada police bring charges against Syrian in rendition case
Salon.com / Posted 22 hours ago
TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s national police force is charging a former Syrian military intelligence officer for allegedly torturing a Canadian engineer transferred by the U.S. to an overseas detention center. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said... Read more
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DEBKAfile
Russia gearing up to be first world power to insert ground forces into SyriaDespite strong denials from Moscow, Russian airborne troops are preparing to la
Russia gearing up to be first world power to insert ground forces into Syria
DEBKAfile / Posted 22 hours ago
Despite strong denials from Moscow, Russian airborne troops are preparing to land in Syria to fight Islamic State forces. The surprise attack on Monday, Aug. 31, by ISIS forces on the Qadam district of southern Damascus, in which they took over parts... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
Canada police bring charges against Syrian in rendition caseTORONTO (AP) - Canada's national police force is charging a former Syrian milit
Canada police bring charges against Syrian in rendition case
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 23 hours ago
TORONTO (AP) - Canada's national police force is charging a former Syrian military intelligence officer for allegedly torturing a Canadian engineer transferred by the U.S. to an overseas detention center. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Isis is systematically destroying Palmyra, top antiquities official saysSyria’s top antiquities official has said that the world is witnessing the syst
Isis is systematically destroying Palmyra, top antiquities official says
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 23 hours ago
Syria’s top antiquities official has said that the world is witnessing the systematic destruction of Palmyra, and that he has lost all hope of the historic city’s treasures being salvaged while Islamic State militants stalk the ruins. Speaking after... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Maher Arar's alleged torturer chargedOTTAWA -- The RCMP is laying a torture charge against a former Syrian military
Maher Arar's alleged torturer charged
Calgary Sun / Posted 23 hours ago
OTTAWA -- The RCMP is laying a torture charge against a former Syrian military intelligence officer for alleged involvement in the brutal treatment of Ottawa telecommunications engineer Maher Arar. An RCMP document filed in court Tuesday charges... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
RCMP to charge Syrian officer with torture in Maher Arar case: lawyerA lawyer for Maher Arar says the RCMP is laying torture charges against a forme
RCMP to charge Syrian officer with torture in Maher Arar case: lawyer
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
A lawyer for Maher Arar says the RCMP is laying torture charges against a former Syrian military intelligence officer for alleged involvement in the torture of the Ottawa telecommunications engineer. Lawyer Paul Champ says while the colonel’s... Read more
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Daily Maverick
When bad leaders happen to good nations: Turkey’s slide to tyrannySevgi Akarçeşme, a columnist at Turkey’s biggest newspaper Zaman, looks at me f
When bad leaders happen to good nations: Turkey’s slide to tyranny
Daily Maverick / Posted yesterday
Sevgi Akarçeşme, a columnist at Turkey’s biggest newspaper Zaman, looks at me flatly as she says it. We are sitting at the offices of the Journalists and Writers Foundation on the bank of the Bosphorus, the strait that connects the Black Sea to the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
IS on road to DamascusThe Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said IS fought street battles with Isla
IS on road to Damascus
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said IS fought street battles with Islamist rebels in Asali, part of the capital's southern Qadam district, after seizing two streets at the weekend. "This is the closest IS has been to the heart of Damascus,"... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Schumer's Troubling Mideast RecordIf Congress derails the hard-won "P+5" nuclear deal with Iran, much blame will
Schumer's Troubling Mideast Record
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
If Congress derails the hard-won "P+5" nuclear deal with Iran, much blame will fall to powerful New York Sen. Charles Schumer, the first Senate Democrat to join the partisan Republican congressional majority in opposing President Obama's landmark... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Battling rebels, IS moves closer to central DamascusBEIRUT: The Islamic State group battled Syrian rebel forces in a Damascus neigh
Battling rebels, IS moves closer to central Damascus
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
BEIRUT: The Islamic State group battled Syrian rebel forces in a Damascus neighbourhood on Monday (Aug 31), bringing the militants closer than ever to the centre of the capital, a monitoring group said. IS militants fought street battles against... Read more
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International Business Times
Islamic State executes 'dozens' of fighters attempting to defect to other Islamist groups Islamic State (Isis) has executed dozens of its own fighters, a number of whom
Islamic State executes 'dozens' of fighters attempting to defect to other Islamist groups
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
Islamic State (Isis) has executed dozens of its own fighters, a number of whom were accused of working with rival jihadist groups, in the last month, according to a UK-based monitoring group. The radical Islamists reportedly executed a total of 91... Read more
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Queensland Times
Turkey duped the US, and IS reaps rewardsTHE disastrous miscalculation made by the United States in signing a military a
Turkey duped the US, and IS reaps rewards
Queensland Times / Posted 3 days ago
THE disastrous miscalculation made by the United States in signing a military agreement with Turkey at the expense of the Kurds becomes daily more apparent. In return for the use of Incirlik Air Base just north of the Syrian border, the US betrayed... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Turkey duped the US, and IS reaps rewardsTHE disastrous miscalculation made by the United States in signing a military a
Turkey duped the US, and IS reaps rewards
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
THE disastrous miscalculation made by the United States in signing a military agreement with Turkey at the expense of the Kurds becomes daily more apparent. In return for the use of Incirlik Air Base just north of the Syrian border, the US betrayed... Read more
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News Mail
Turkey duped the US, and IS reaps rewardsTHE disastrous miscalculation made by the United States in signing a military a
Turkey duped the US, and IS reaps rewards
News Mail / Posted 3 days ago
THE disastrous miscalculation made by the United States in signing a military agreement with Turkey at the expense of the Kurds becomes daily more apparent. In return for the use of Incirlik Air Base just north of the Syrian border, the US betrayed... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Turkey duped the US, and IS reaps rewardsTHE disastrous miscalculation made by the United States in signing a military a
Turkey duped the US, and IS reaps rewards
Daily Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
THE disastrous miscalculation made by the United States in signing a military agreement with Turkey at the expense of the Kurds becomes daily more apparent. In return for the use of Incirlik Air Base just north of the Syrian border, the US betrayed... Read more
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Northern Star
Turkey duped the US, and IS reaps rewardsTHE disastrous miscalculation made by the United States in signing a military a
Turkey duped the US, and IS reaps rewards
Northern Star / Posted 3 days ago
THE disastrous miscalculation made by the United States in signing a military agreement with Turkey at the expense of the Kurds becomes daily more apparent. In return for the use of Incirlik Air Base just north of the Syrian border, the US betrayed... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Turkey duped the US, and IS reaps rewardsTHE disastrous miscalculation made by the United States in signing a military a
Turkey duped the US, and IS reaps rewards
The Daily Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
THE disastrous miscalculation made by the United States in signing a military agreement with Turkey at the expense of the Kurds becomes daily more apparent. In return for the use of Incirlik Air Base just north of the Syrian border, the US betrayed... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Turkey duped the US, and IS reaps rewardsTHE disastrous miscalculation made by the United States in signing a military a
Turkey duped the US, and IS reaps rewards
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
THE disastrous miscalculation made by the United States in signing a military agreement with Turkey at the expense of the Kurds becomes daily more apparent. In return for the use of Incirlik Air Base just north of the Syrian border, the US betrayed... Read more
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Independent
Turkey duped the US, and ISIS reaps rewardsPresident Barack Obama has assembled a grand coalition of 60 states, supposedly
Turkey duped the US, and ISIS reaps rewards
Independent / Posted 3 days ago
President Barack Obama has assembled a grand coalition of 60 states, supposedly committed to combating ISIS, but the only forces on the ground to win successive victories against the jihadis over the past year are the ruling Syrian-Kurdish Party... Read more
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The Washington Times
Bashar Assad, Syria’s president, says Russia and Iran support won’t waneSyrian President Bashar Assad says Iran-back Hezbollah fighters are playing a c
Bashar Assad, Syria’s president, says Russia and Iran support won’t wane
The Washington Times / Posted 7 days ago
Syrian President Bashar Assad says Iran-back Hezbollah fighters are playing a completely legitimate role in bolstering Syria’s military against terrorists and that he has “strong confidence” Russia will also continue to support his embattled... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Jordan's king tells Putin he must help find solution on SyriaRussian President Vladimir Putin (R) and Jordan's King Abdullah shake hands dur
Jordan's king tells Putin he must help find solution on Syria
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 7 days ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) and Jordan's King Abdullah shake hands during their meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, August 25, 2015. MOSCOW King Abdullah of Jordan told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday Moscow had a vital... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
King: Putin must help find Syria solutionKing Abdullah of Jordan has told Russian President Vladimir Putin that Moscow h
King: Putin must help find Syria solution
Otago Daily Times / Posted 7 days ago
King Abdullah of Jordan has told Russian President Vladimir Putin that Moscow had a vital role to play bringing together rival sides in Syria to seek a solution to a war that has killed a quarter of a million people. The leaders met on Tuesday amid... Read more
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Swissinfo
Jordan's king tells Putin he must help find solution on SyriaMOSCOW (Reuters) - King Abdullah of Jordan told Russian President Vladimir Puti
Jordan's king tells Putin he must help find solution on Syria
Swissinfo / Posted 7 days ago
MOSCOW (Reuters) - King Abdullah of Jordan told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday Moscow had a vital role to play bringing together rival sides in Syria to seek a solution to a war that has killed a quarter of a million people. The two... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Jordan's king tells Putin he must help find solution on SyriaMOSCOW: King Abdullah of Jordan told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesda
Jordan's king tells Putin he must help find solution on Syria
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
MOSCOW: King Abdullah of Jordan told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday Moscow had a vital role to play bringing together rival sides in Syria to seek a solution to a war that has killed a quarter of a million people. The two were meeting... Read more
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The Star
Jordan's king tells Putin he must help find solution on SyriaMOSCOW (Reuters) - King Abdullah of Jordan told Russian President Vladimir Puti
Jordan's king tells Putin he must help find solution on Syria
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
MOSCOW (Reuters) - King Abdullah of Jordan told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday Moscow had a vital role to play bringing together rival sides in Syria to seek a solution to a war that has killed a quarter of a million people. The two... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Air strike devastates Syrian townSTORY: This amateur video shows the aftermath of what is said to be a Syrian go
Air strike devastates Syrian town
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 8 days ago
STORY: This amateur video shows the aftermath of what is said to be a Syrian government airstrike in Saqba, a town in the eastern outskirts of Damascus. These videos were uploaded to social media websites and are said to be shot on Sunday. There has... Read more
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DEBKAfile
Israel's military response to Iran's rocket salvo was too short on deterrenceThe four rockets fired from Syria into Israel’s Galilee and Golan Thursday, Aug
Israel's military response to Iran's rocket salvo was too short on deterrence
DEBKAfile / Posted 9 days ago
The four rockets fired from Syria into Israel’s Galilee and Golan Thursday, Aug. 20 were Iran’s way of testing how far Israel’s government and military leaders were willing to go militarily in support of their political campaign against a “bad... Read more
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DEBKAfile
Israel’s military response to Iran’s rocket salvo was too short on deterrenceThe four rockets fired from Syria into Israel’s Galilee and Golan Thursday, Aug
Israel’s military response to Iran’s rocket salvo was too short on deterrence
DEBKAfile / Posted 10 days ago
The four rockets fired from Syria into Israel’s Galilee and Golan Thursday, Aug. 20 were Iran’s way of testing how far Israel’s government and military leaders were willing to go militarily in support of their political campaign against a “bad... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
While Assad's atrocities go unpunished, Islamic State will thrive: correspondentIslamic State will thrive while president Assad's atrocities go unpunished, Mid
While Assad's atrocities go unpunished, Islamic State will thrive: correspondent
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 days ago
Islamic State will thrive while president Assad's atrocities go unpunished, Middle East correspondent reports Photo: The Assad government claimed responsibility for the airstrikes on a Douma market that killed 100 people. (AFP: Sameer Al-Doumy) The... Read more
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New Kerala
20 killed in Syria fightingAt least 20 people were killed and over 200 wounded on Saturday by fresh Syrian
20 killed in Syria fighting
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
At least 20 people were killed and over 200 wounded on Saturday by fresh Syrian military shelling against a rebel-held district east of the capital Damascus, a monitor group reported. The Syrian forces fired artillery and shells as well as... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Beheading of Khaled al-Asaad, keeper of Palmyra, unites Syria in condemnationIslamic State’s execution of Khaled al-Asaad, the keeper of Palmyra’s extraordi
Beheading of Khaled al-Asaad, keeper of Palmyra, unites Syria in condemnation
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 11 days ago
Islamic State’s execution of Khaled al-Asaad, the keeper of Palmyra’s extraordinary cultural artefacts, has inspired a rare consensus among Syria’s other political factions. The archaeologist and historian reportedly opposed the 2011 uprising against... Read more
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Business Insider
Syria's Assad is unleashing 'a systematic campaign of attacks against hospitals'In an absolutely horrific drive to undermine Syrian rebels at any cost, the reg
Syria's Assad is unleashing 'a systematic campaign of attacks against hospitals'
Business Insider / Posted 11 days ago
In an absolutely horrific drive to undermine Syrian rebels at any cost, the regime of President Assad has launched a concerted and systematic campaign of airstrikes against hospitals in opposition-controlled territory, Mike Giglio and Munzer al-Awad... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The Riddle of Obama's Foreign PolicyNearing the last year of his presidency, Barack Obama and his foreign policy re
The Riddle of Obama's Foreign Policy
Op-Ed News / Posted 11 days ago
Nearing the last year of his presidency, Barack Obama and his foreign policy remain an enigma. At times, he seems to be the "realist," working constructively with other nations to achieve positive solutions, as with the Iran nuclear deal and his... Read more
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World Tribune
Israel strikes militants in Syrian Golan Heights after rocket attack Israel says a series of air strikes killed four Iran-backed Islamic Jihad ter
Israel strikes militants in Syrian Golan Heights after rocket attack
World Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
Israel says a series of air strikes killed four Iran-backed Islamic Jihad terrorists in the Syrian Golan Heights on Aug. 21 after rockets were fired into Israel from Syria. The... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Israeli strikes in Syria prove deadlyFijian members of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF), patr
Israeli strikes in Syria prove deadly
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 12 days ago
Fijian members of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF), patrol the area near the ceasefire line between Israel and Syria, in the Israeli Golan Heights August 21, 2015. Photo by Baz Ratner/Reuters At least one person was killed by... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Israel Says It Killed 5 Militants In Syrian Golan Heights StrikeAMMAN/JERUSALEM, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Israel said it killed at least five Palesti
Israel Says It Killed 5 Militants In Syrian Golan Heights Strike
The Huffington Post / Posted 12 days ago
AMMAN/JERUSALEM, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Israel said it killed at least five Palestinian militants in an air strike on the Syrian Golan Heights on Friday, after cross-border rocket fire from Syria prompted the heaviest Israeli bombardment since the start... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Israel pounds Syria targets in response to rocket fire Published: 21 August 2015 7:36 PM The Syrian area of Quneitra is seen in the
Israel pounds Syria targets in response to rocket fire
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 12 days ago
Published: 21 August 2015 7:36 PM The Syrian area of Quneitra is seen in the background as an out-of-commission Israeli tank parks on a hill, near the ceasefire line between Israel and Syria,... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Israel says kills 5 militants in Syrian Golan strikeAn Israeli defence official said the people killed in Friday's air strike were
Israel says kills 5 militants in Syrian Golan strike
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 12 days ago
An Israeli defence official said the people killed in Friday's air strike were Palestinian militants from the Iran-backed Islamic Jihad. "We now know of five or six Palestinian Islamic Jihad terrorists killed," the official said. A Syrian army... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Israel hits Syrian targets in Golan HeightsIsraeli forces struck a car in a Syrian-controlled area of the Golan Heights on
Israel hits Syrian targets in Golan Heights
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 12 days ago
Israeli forces struck a car in a Syrian-controlled area of the Golan Heights on Friday, killing five civilians, Syrian state media reported. The Israeli military said its forces targeted the area, describing it forces there as "part of the terror... Read more
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New Kerala
Israeli strike kills 5 Syrian civilians An Israeli drone targeted a car in Syria's Qunaitera province on Friday, kill
Israeli strike kills 5 Syrian civilians
New Kerala / Posted 12 days ago
An Israeli drone targeted a car in Syria's Qunaitera province on Friday, killing five civilians, the media reported. "On Friday, an Israeli drone struck a car in Qunaitera, killing five civilians," Xinhua... Read more
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CNN
Israel strikes Syrian targets in Golan Heights(CNN)Israeli forces struck a car in a Syrian-controlled area of the Golan Heigh
Israel strikes Syrian targets in Golan Heights
CNN / Posted 12 days ago
(CNN)Israeli forces struck a car in a Syrian-controlled area of the Golan Heights on Friday, killing five civilians, Syrian state media reported. The Israeli military said its forces targeted the area, describing it forces there as "part of the... Read more
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Business Insider
Israeli jets pounded Syria after after cross-border rocket fireAMMAN/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel said it killed at least five Palestinian mil
Israeli jets pounded Syria after after cross-border rocket fire
Business Insider / Posted 12 days ago
AMMAN/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel said it killed at least five Palestinian militants in an air strike on the Syrian Golan Heights on Friday, after cross-border rocket fire from Syria prompted the heaviest Israeli bombardment since the start of... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Israel fires missiles at Syrian Golan Heights after rocket attacksIsrael has said it killed four Palestinian militants in an air strike on the Sy
Israel fires missiles at Syrian Golan Heights after rocket attacks
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 12 days ago
Israel has said it killed four Palestinian militants in an air strike on the Syrian Golan Heights, after rocket fire from Syria prompted the heaviest Israeli bombardment since the start of Syria’s four-year-old civil war. An Israeli defence official... Read more
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