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Op-Ed News
Driven into the desert, Daesh (ISIS) barbarity still haunts Palmyrabeing driven out by Syrian army assaults and Russian airstrikes. This according
Driven into the desert, Daesh (ISIS) barbarity still haunts Palmyra
Op-Ed News / Posted an hour ago
being driven out by Syrian army assaults and Russian airstrikes. This according the General X (anonymity requested) Head of Syrian Military Intelligence for the area. He and his accommodating staff briefed this observer on many aspects of the Daesh... Read more
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The Hindu
Massive arms theft in Jordan comes to lightprogram is separate from one that the Pentagon set up to train rebels to combat
Massive arms theft in Jordan comes to light
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
program is separate from one that the Pentagon set up to train rebels to combat Islamic State fighters, rather than the Syrian military. That program was shut down after it managed to train only a handful of Syrian rebels. Jordanian and U.S.... Read more
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Op-Ed News
How 100 Syrians, 200 Russians and 11 dogs out-witted ISIS and saved Palmyrafor 1000 Syrian troops they calculated would soon arrive and advance into the r
How 100 Syrians, 200 Russians and 11 dogs out-witted ISIS and saved Palmyra
Op-Ed News / Posted 2 days ago
for 1000 Syrian troops they calculated would soon arrive and advance into the ruins. ISIS had correctly assumed that the Syrian military would not bomb Palmyra's National Museum, Syria's second most tourist visited collection of antiquities after... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Officials: CIA weapons for Syrian rebels sold on black marketis separate from one that the Pentagon set up to train rebels to combat Islamic
Officials: CIA weapons for Syrian rebels sold on black market
The Seattle Times / Posted 2 days ago
is separate from one that the Pentagon set up to train rebels to combat Islamic State fighters, rather than those from the Syrian military. That program was shut down after it trained only a handful of Syrian rebels. Jordanian and U.S. officials... Read more
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Aljazeera
Weapons for Syrian rebels sold on Jordan's black marketthe Pentagon set up to train rebels to combat fighters of the Islamic State of
Weapons for Syrian rebels sold on Jordan's black market
Aljazeera / Posted 3 days ago
the Pentagon set up to train rebels to combat fighters of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), rather than the Syrian military. That programme was shut down after it managed to train only a handful of Syrian rebels. Jordanian and... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
World Refugee Day marked with tales of hope, but also growing numbers of displacedat Newark Airport frightened. He had lived in a refugee camp in Jordan after l
World Refugee Day marked with tales of hope, but also growing numbers of displaced
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 4 days ago
at Newark Airport frightened. He had lived in a refugee camp in Jordan after losing his supermarket business and home in a Syrian military strike. And as a refugee he was going to resettle in a new country where he was unsure of his future. On... Read more
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ABC News
European Countries Attempt to Seek Justice for Syria Victimsare also looking at possible criminal charges stemming from the archive of more
European Countries Attempt to Seek Justice for Syria Victims
ABC News / Posted 8 days ago
are also looking at possible criminal charges stemming from the archive of more than 10,000 photos of bodies of imprisoned Syrian rebels and dissidents taken by a Syrian military photographer who defected and now goes by the pseud... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The State Department's Collective MadnessHillary Clinton administration, these 51 “diplomats” have signed their name to
The State Department's Collective Madness
Zero Hedge / Posted 10 days ago
Hillary Clinton administration, these 51 “diplomats” have signed their name to a “dissent” that advocates bombing the Syrian military to protect Syria’s “moderate” rebels who – to the degree they even exist – fight mostly under the umbrella of... Read more
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Reuters
Syrian warplane crashes after take-off from Hama airport: military sourceA Syrian jet bomber crashed just after take-off from Syria's Hama airport after
Syrian warplane crashes after take-off from Hama airport: military source
Reuters / Posted 10 days ago
A Syrian jet bomber crashed just after take-off from Syria's Hama airport after it encountered a technical problem, a Syrian military source told state media on Sunday. The military source, quoted by Syrian news agency SANA, did not say when... Read more
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The Star
Syrian warplane crashes after take-off from Hama airport - military source- A Syrian jet bomber crashed just after take-off from Syria's Hama airport aft
Syrian warplane crashes after take-off from Hama airport - military source
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
- A Syrian jet bomber crashed just after take-off from Syria's Hama airport after it encountered a technical problem, a Syrian military source told state media on Sunday. The military source, quoted by Syrian news agency SANA, did not say when... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Efforts to fight Islamic State have not hurt its ‘global reach’: CIAyear ago, (Assad) was on his back foot as the opposition forces were carrying o
Efforts to fight Islamic State have not hurt its ‘global reach’: CIA
The Globe and Mail / Posted 13 days ago
year ago, (Assad) was on his back foot as the opposition forces were carrying out operations that were really degrading the Syrian military. He is in a stronger position than he was in June of last year” as a result of Russian support, Brennan... Read more
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Reuters
CIA director says Islamic State still serious threatyear ago, (Assad) was on his back foot as the opposition forces were carrying o
CIA director says Islamic State still serious threat
Reuters / Posted 13 days ago
year ago, (Assad) was on his back foot as the opposition forces were carrying out operations that were really degrading the Syrian military. He is in a stronger position than he was in June of last year" as a result of Russian support, Brennan... Read more
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The Hill
CIA: Undaunted ISIS is expanding, focused on attacking Westyear ago, he was on his back foot as the opposition forces were carrying out op
CIA: Undaunted ISIS is expanding, focused on attacking West
The Hill / Posted 13 days ago
year ago, he was on his back foot as the opposition forces were carrying out operations that really were degrading the Syrian military,” Brennan said. “As result of the Russian military intervention, he is in a stronger position than he was in... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Tens of thousands of I.S. fighters worldwide: CIAyear ago, (Assad) was on his back foot as the opposition forces were carrying o
Tens of thousands of I.S. fighters worldwide: CIA
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 13 days ago
year ago, (Assad) was on his back foot as the opposition forces were carrying out operations that were really degrading the Syrian military. He is in a stronger position than he was in June of last year" as a result of Russian support, Brennan said.... Read more
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Newsmax
CIA Director Brennan: More Islamic State Fighters Worldwide Than al-Qaida at Its Heightyear ago, (Assad) was on his back foot as the opposition forces were carrying o
CIA Director Brennan: More Islamic State Fighters Worldwide Than al-Qaida at Its Height
Newsmax / Posted 13 days ago
year ago, (Assad) was on his back foot as the opposition forces were carrying out operations that were really degrading the Syrian military. He is in a stronger position than he was in June of last year" as a result of Russian support, Brennan... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
CIA director - More Islamic State fighters worldwide than al Qaeda at its heightyear ago, (Assad) was on his back foot as the opposition forces were carrying o
CIA director - More Islamic State fighters worldwide than al Qaeda at its height
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
year ago, (Assad) was on his back foot as the opposition forces were carrying out operations that were really degrading the Syrian military. He is in a stronger position than he was in June of last year" as a result of Russian support, Brennan... Read more
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14d
The Youngstown Vindicator
Syrian cross-border salvos send a message to Turkeysaid it counted 32,079 dead as of Sunday — among them 22,980 civilians and civi
Syrian cross-border salvos send a message to Turkey
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 14 days ago
said it counted 32,079 dead as of Sunday — among them 22,980 civilians and civilians-turned fighters, 7,884 members of the Syrian military and 1,215 army defectors fighting alongside the rebels. In the past week alone, more than 1,200 people were... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Watchdog to review RCMP response to Maher Arar torture caseup in a grave-like cell in Damascus. Under torture, the Ottawa telecommunicati
Watchdog to review RCMP response to Maher Arar torture case
The Globe and Mail / Posted 14 days ago
up in a grave-like cell in Damascus. Under torture, the Ottawa telecommunications engineer gave false confessions to Syrian military intelligence officers about supposed collaboration with Osama bin Laden’s al-Qaida network. A federal... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Watchdog probes RCMP's response to Maher Arar torture caseup in a grave-like cell in Damascus. Under torture, the Ottawa telecommunicati
Watchdog probes RCMP's response to Maher Arar torture case
Calgary Sun / Posted 14 days ago
up in a grave-like cell in Damascus. Under torture, the Ottawa telecommunications engineer gave false confessions to Syrian military intelligence officers about supposed collaboration with Osama bin Laden's al-Qaida network. A federal... Read more
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CTV News
Watchdog probing RCMP's response to Maher Arar torture caseup in a grave-like cell in Damascus. Under torture, the Ottawa telecommunicati
Watchdog probing RCMP's response to Maher Arar torture case
CTV News / Posted 14 days ago
up in a grave-like cell in Damascus. Under torture, the Ottawa telecommunications engineer gave false confessions to Syrian military intelligence officers about supposed collaboration with Osama bin Laden's al-Qaida network. A federal... Read more
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BBC News
IS may be down but it is not outIthriya, towards Raqqa. It is clear the US and Western-supported Kurdish and A
IS may be down but it is not out
BBC News / Posted 16 days ago
Ithriya, towards Raqqa. It is clear the US and Western-supported Kurdish and Arab fighters as well as the Russian-backed Syrian military are having the most success against IS. Smaller, weaker rebel groups have had more mixed fortunes. But... Read more
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New York Post
Florida nightclub shooter was previously linked to al Qaeda2014 he became the first American to kill himself there by driving a massive tr
Florida nightclub shooter was previously linked to al Qaeda
New York Post / Posted 17 days ago
2014 he became the first American to kill himself there by driving a massive truck bomb into a restaurant popular with the Syrian military. “We determined the contact was minimal and did not constitute a substantive relationship or a threat at... Read more
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Orange County Register
Besieged Syrian town gets first food aid since 2012, then gets bombedsuccess was announced by the World Food Program, the U.N. anti-hunger agency, r
Besieged Syrian town gets first food aid since 2012, then gets bombed
Orange County Register / Posted 19 days ago
success was announced by the World Food Program, the U.N. anti-hunger agency, residents of Daraya were reporting that Syrian military aircraft were bombing the town, making it difficult to distribute the food. They also said the amount... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Inside Darayya, Syria: Kids in danger of starving to deathsiege) was something temporary. We didn’t expect it to last for this long," she
Inside Darayya, Syria: Kids in danger of starving to death
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 19 days ago
siege) was something temporary. We didn’t expect it to last for this long," she said. "And when residents were trying to pass Syrian military checkpoints (to get out), many were killed. Everyone became afraid to try." Alkousaa reported from... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Inside Darayya, Syria: Kids in danger of starving to deathsiege) was something temporary. We didn’t expect it to last for this long," she
Inside Darayya, Syria: Kids in danger of starving to death
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 20 days ago
siege) was something temporary. We didn’t expect it to last for this long," she said. "And when residents were trying to pass Syrian military checkpoints (to get out), many were killed. Everyone became afraid to try." Alkousaa reported from... Read more
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20d
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Inside Darayya, Syria: Kids in danger of starving to deathsiege) was something temporary. We didn’t expect it to last for this long," she
Inside Darayya, Syria: Kids in danger of starving to death
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 20 days ago
siege) was something temporary. We didn’t expect it to last for this long," she said. "And when residents were trying to pass Syrian military checkpoints (to get out), many were killed. Everyone became afraid to try." Alkousaa reported from... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Inside Darayya, Syria: Kids in danger of starving to deathsiege) was something temporary. We didn’t expect it to last for this long," she
Inside Darayya, Syria: Kids in danger of starving to death
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 20 days ago
siege) was something temporary. We didn’t expect it to last for this long," she said. "And when residents were trying to pass Syrian military checkpoints (to get out), many were killed. Everyone became afraid to try." Alkousaa reported from... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Inside Darayya, Syria: Kids in danger of starving to deathsiege) was something temporary. We didn’t expect it to last for this long," she
Inside Darayya, Syria: Kids in danger of starving to death
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 20 days ago
siege) was something temporary. We didn’t expect it to last for this long," she said. "And when residents were trying to pass Syrian military checkpoints (to get out), many were killed. Everyone became afraid to try." Alkousaa reported from... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Inside Darayya, Syria: Kids in danger of starving to deathsiege) was something temporary. We didn’t expect it to last for this long," she
Inside Darayya, Syria: Kids in danger of starving to death
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 20 days ago
siege) was something temporary. We didn’t expect it to last for this long," she said. "And when residents were trying to pass Syrian military checkpoints (to get out), many were killed. Everyone became afraid to try." Alkousaa reported from... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Inside Darayya, Syria: Kids in danger of starving to deathsiege) was something temporary. We didn’t expect it to last for this long," she
Inside Darayya, Syria: Kids in danger of starving to death
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 20 days ago
siege) was something temporary. We didn’t expect it to last for this long," she said. "And when residents were trying to pass Syrian military checkpoints (to get out), many were killed. Everyone became afraid to try." Alkousaa reported from... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Inside Darayya, Syria: Kids in danger of starving to deathsiege) was something temporary. We didn’t expect it to last for this long," she
Inside Darayya, Syria: Kids in danger of starving to death
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 20 days ago
siege) was something temporary. We didn’t expect it to last for this long," she said. "And when residents were trying to pass Syrian military checkpoints (to get out), many were killed. Everyone became afraid to try." Alkousaa reported from... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Inside Darayya, Syria: Kids in danger of starving to deathsiege) was something temporary. We didn’t expect it to last for this long," she
Inside Darayya, Syria: Kids in danger of starving to death
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 20 days ago
siege) was something temporary. We didn’t expect it to last for this long," she said. "And when residents were trying to pass Syrian military checkpoints (to get out), many were killed. Everyone became afraid to try." Alkousaa reported from... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Inside Darayya, Syria: Kids in danger of starving to deathsiege) was something temporary. We didn’t expect it to last for this long," she
Inside Darayya, Syria: Kids in danger of starving to death
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 20 days ago
siege) was something temporary. We didn’t expect it to last for this long," she said. "And when residents were trying to pass Syrian military checkpoints (to get out), many were killed. Everyone became afraid to try." Alkousaa reported from... Read more
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First Coast News
Inside Darayya, Syria: Kids in danger of starving to deathsiege) was something temporary. We didn’t expect it to last for this long," she
Inside Darayya, Syria: Kids in danger of starving to death
First Coast News / Posted 20 days ago
siege) was something temporary. We didn’t expect it to last for this long," she said. "And when residents were trying to pass Syrian military checkpoints (to get out), many were killed. Everyone became afraid to try." Alkousaa reported from... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Inside Darayya, Syria: Kids in danger of starving to deathsiege) was something temporary. We didn’t expect it to last for this long," she
Inside Darayya, Syria: Kids in danger of starving to death
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 20 days ago
siege) was something temporary. We didn’t expect it to last for this long," she said. "And when residents were trying to pass Syrian military checkpoints (to get out), many were killed. Everyone became afraid to try." Alkousaa reported from... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Inside Darayya, Syria: Kids in danger of starving to deathsiege) was something temporary. We didn’t expect it to last for this long," she
Inside Darayya, Syria: Kids in danger of starving to death
KTVB Boise / Posted 20 days ago
siege) was something temporary. We didn’t expect it to last for this long," she said. "And when residents were trying to pass Syrian military checkpoints (to get out), many were killed. Everyone became afraid to try." Alkousaa reported from... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Inside Darayya, Syria: Kids in danger of starving to deathsiege) was something temporary. We didn’t expect it to last for this long," she
Inside Darayya, Syria: Kids in danger of starving to death
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 20 days ago
siege) was something temporary. We didn’t expect it to last for this long," she said. "And when residents were trying to pass Syrian military checkpoints (to get out), many were killed. Everyone became afraid to try." Alkousaa reported from... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Inside Darayya, Syria: Kids in danger of starving to deathsiege) was something temporary. We didn’t expect it to last for this long," she
Inside Darayya, Syria: Kids in danger of starving to death
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 20 days ago
siege) was something temporary. We didn’t expect it to last for this long," she said. "And when residents were trying to pass Syrian military checkpoints (to get out), many were killed. Everyone became afraid to try." Alkousaa reported from... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Inside Darayya, Syria: Kids in danger of starving to deathsiege) was something temporary. We didn’t expect it to last for this long," she
Inside Darayya, Syria: Kids in danger of starving to death
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 20 days ago
siege) was something temporary. We didn’t expect it to last for this long," she said. "And when residents were trying to pass Syrian military checkpoints (to get out), many were killed. Everyone became afraid to try." Alkousaa reported from... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Inside Darayya, Syria: Kids in danger of starving to deathsiege) was something temporary. We didn’t expect it to last for this long," she
Inside Darayya, Syria: Kids in danger of starving to death
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 20 days ago
siege) was something temporary. We didn’t expect it to last for this long," she said. "And when residents were trying to pass Syrian military checkpoints (to get out), many were killed. Everyone became afraid to try." Alkousaa reported from... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Inside Darayya, Syria: Kids in danger of starving to deathsiege) was something temporary. We didn’t expect it to last for this long," she
Inside Darayya, Syria: Kids in danger of starving to death
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 20 days ago
siege) was something temporary. We didn’t expect it to last for this long," she said. "And when residents were trying to pass Syrian military checkpoints (to get out), many were killed. Everyone became afraid to try." Alkousaa reported from... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Inside Darayya, Syria: Kids in danger of starving to deathsiege) was something temporary. We didn’t expect it to last for this long," she
Inside Darayya, Syria: Kids in danger of starving to death
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 20 days ago
siege) was something temporary. We didn’t expect it to last for this long," she said. "And when residents were trying to pass Syrian military checkpoints (to get out), many were killed. Everyone became afraid to try." Alkousaa reported from... Read more
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iafrica.com
Coalition close on IS Syria strongholdregime fighters have steadily advanced from the town's southwest, and are just
Coalition close on IS Syria stronghold
iafrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
regime fighters have steadily advanced from the town's southwest, and are just over 30 kilometres away, a Syrian military source told AFP. The Observatory said IS had sent a convoy of weapons and about 100 fighters to reinforce... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Israel Attacked Missile Stocks at Syrian Military Baseany foreign religions, gods or messiahs, lies about Israel, anti-Semitism, or a
Israel Attacked Missile Stocks at Syrian Military Base
The Jewish Press / Posted 22 days ago
any foreign religions, gods or messiahs, lies about Israel, anti-Semitism, or advocate violence (except against terrorists), your permission to comment may be revoked. No Responses to “Report: Israel Attacked Missile Stocks at Syrian Military... Read more
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Swissinfo
Syrian army, U.S.-backed forces advance separately against IStargeted Islamic State positions south of Tabqa in the Rasafa area, destroying
Syrian army, U.S.-backed forces advance separately against IS
Swissinfo / Posted 22 days ago
targeted Islamic State positions south of Tabqa in the Rasafa area, destroying vehicles equipped with machine guns. The Syrian military could not immediately be reached for comment. A military source told Reuters on Monday the army had advanced... Read more
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Reuters
Syrian army, U.S.-backed forces advance separately against Islamic Statetargeted Islamic State positions south of Tabqa in the Rasafa area, destroying
Syrian army, U.S.-backed forces advance separately against Islamic State
Reuters / Posted 22 days ago
targeted Islamic State positions south of Tabqa in the Rasafa area, destroying vehicles equipped with machine guns. The Syrian military could not immediately be reached for comment. A military source told Reuters on Monday the army had advanced... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Syrian army, US-backed forces advance separately against IStargeted Islamic State positions south of Tabqa in the Rasafa area, destroying
Syrian army, US-backed forces advance separately against IS
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 22 days ago
targeted Islamic State positions south of Tabqa in the Rasafa area, destroying vehicles equipped with machine guns. The Syrian military could not immediately be reached for comment. A military source told Reuters on Monday the army had advanced... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
US-backed Syria force closes in on IS-held city; slow Iraq advance causes riftits Iraq strongholds futher down the Euphrates. Moscow denied its planes had fl
US-backed Syria force closes in on IS-held city; slow Iraq advance causes rift
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 22 days ago
its Iraq strongholds futher down the Euphrates. Moscow denied its planes had flown in the area near the reported strike. A Syrian military source said the army had captured a crossroads in its latest offensive, from which it could advance towards... Read more
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CNN
'Race against time' to save Falluja refugeeson the north bank of the Euphrates River, comes after three days of intense fig
'Race against time' to save Falluja refugees
CNN / Posted 22 days ago
on the north bank of the Euphrates River, comes after three days of intense fighting. "At least 26 ISIS militants and 9 Syrian military soldiers were killed," said SOHR. This is the first time in two years the Syrian Army has been inside Raqqa... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
US-backed Syria force closes in on IS-held city; slow Iraq advance causes riftreported. The province links Islamic State's Syrian territories with its Iraq s
US-backed Syria force closes in on IS-held city; slow Iraq advance causes rift
Bdnews24.com / Posted 23 days ago
reported. The province links Islamic State's Syrian territories with its Iraq strongholds further down the Euphrates. A Syrian military source said the army had captured a crossroads in its latest offensive, from which it could advance toward... Read more
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