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Herald Sun
10 simple ways to understand SyriaTHIS is a complicated war. This is a messy, cruel war where neither side has mu
Herald Sun / Posted 7 days ago
THIS is a complicated war. This is a messy, cruel war where neither side has much regard for civilian casualties. This war is not black-and-white. You might think it’s the brave rebels versus the evil dictatorial regime, and that’s part of the... Read more
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Herald Sun
10 things you might not know about Syrian President AssadWHO is the man leading Syria to brink of military conflict with the US? Presid
Herald Sun / Posted 7 days ago
WHO is the man leading Syria to brink of military conflict with the US? President Bashar al-Assad, 47, is a father of three with a popular Instagram account and an apparent willingness to use chemical weapons. Here are 10 things you might not know... Read more
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Reality TV World
Famous birthdays for Oct. 6: Elisabeth Shue, Ioan Gruffudd, Roshon Fegan, Olivia Thirlby, Amy Jo Johnson, Tony Dungy, Leslie MoonvesLe Corbusier in 1887 -- French aviator Roland Garros in 1888 -- Actor Carole
Reality TV World / Posted 11 days ago
Le Corbusier in 1887 -- French aviator Roland Garros in 1888 -- Actor Carole Lombard in 1908 -- Former Syrian President Hafez al-Assad in 1930 -- Actor Britt Ekland in 1942 (age 75) -- Northern Ireland politician Gerry Adams in 1948 (age... Read more
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Reality TV World
Famous birthdays for Oct. 6: Elisabeth Shue, Ioan GruffuddLe Corbusier in 1887 -- French aviator Roland Garros in 1888 -- Actor Carole
Reality TV World / Posted 11 days ago
Le Corbusier in 1887 -- French aviator Roland Garros in 1888 -- Actor Carole Lombard in 1908 -- Former Syrian President Hafez al-Assad in 1930 -- Actor Britt Ekland in 1942 (age 75) -- Northern Ireland politician Gerry Adams in 1948 (age... Read more
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Aljazeera
The October Arab-Israeli War of 1973: What happened?of the 1973 war between Israel, Egypt and Syria. The war, known to Israelis as
Aljazeera / Posted 11 days ago
of the 1973 war between Israel, Egypt and Syria. The war, known to Israelis as the Yom Kippur War, ushered in a new reality in the Arab world and changed the face of US foreign policy towards the Middle East. Here's a breakdown of what... Read more
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Gulf News
Talabani: a political survivor and pragmatistwith Muammar Gaddafi of Libya, Jamal Abdul Nasser of Egypt, Palestinian leader
Gulf News / Posted 12 days ago
with Muammar Gaddafi of Libya, Jamal Abdul Nasser of Egypt, Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, King Hussain of Jordan and Hafez Al Assad of Syria.Talabani quit and rejoined the Kurdistan Democratic Party several times before splitting with Barzani... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Pax Syriana: Neither Vanquished, Nor All-ConqueringSunni and Greek Orthodox. The elder Tlass is now retired, but he was the man wh
Zero Hedge / Posted 16 days ago
Sunni and Greek Orthodox. The elder Tlass is now retired, but he was the man who shaped the Syrian armed forces with Hafez al Assad in the 1970s. History, ethnicity and structure of the Syrian Army However to understand how the Syria Army... Read more
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Aljazeera
Russian officer who prevented nuclear disaster in 1983Moscow - It took Stanislav Petrov 23 minutes to prevent mutually assured nuclea
Aljazeera / Posted 19 days ago
Moscow - It took Stanislav Petrov 23 minutes to prevent mutually assured nuclear destruction of the US and the USSR and for years only a handful of Communist leaders knew about the apocalypse he thwarted single-handedly 34-years ago today. It was... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Mother And Daughter Who Opposed Bashar al-Assad Regime Brutally Murdered In TurkeyA brutal murder of two opponents of President Bashar al-Assad's regime has left
KERA North Texas / Posted 24 days ago
A brutal murder of two opponents of President Bashar al-Assad's regime has left their family and wider Syrian opposition diaspora reeling in shock, and fearing for their lives. Police discovered the bodies of Orouba Barakat, 60, and her daughter,... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Mother And Daughter Who Opposed Bashar al-Assad Regime Brutally Murdered In TurkeyA brutal murder of two opponents of President Bashar al-Assad's regime has left
KPBS San Diego / Posted 24 days ago
A brutal murder of two opponents of President Bashar al-Assad's regime has left their family and wider Syrian opposition diaspora reeling in shock, and fearing for their lives. Police discovered the bodies of Orouba Barakat, 60, and her daughter,... Read more
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Aljazeera
Raqqa: 'Seeing dead bodies is normal now'Tim Ramadan's* day begins with the sound of coalition air raids piercing throug
Aljazeera / Posted 24 days ago
Tim Ramadan's* day begins with the sound of coalition air raids piercing through the morning air at the break of dawn. "First, it sounds like a strong, fast wind, then comes the sound of the crash - loud and pounding after impact. If the strike is... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Syria opposition activist, daughter ‘assassinated in Istanbul’A veteran Syrian opposition activist and her journalist daughter were found sta
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 25 days ago
A veteran Syrian opposition activist and her journalist daughter were found stabbed to death at their apartment in Istanbul, Turkish reports on Friday, in a crime supporters decried as an “assassination” to avenge their work. Friends raised the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Syria opposition activist, daughter 'assassinated in Istanbul'ISTANBUL: A veteran Syrian opposition activist and her journalist daughter were
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 25 days ago
ISTANBUL: A veteran Syrian opposition activist and her journalist daughter were found stabbed to death at their apartment in Istanbul, Turkish reports on Friday (Sep 23), in a crime supporters decried as an "assassination" to avenge their... Read more
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