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Regime bombs kill 45 civilians in Syria’s Aleppo – Al-Arabiya


Al-Arabiya

Regime bombs kill 45 civilians in Syria's Aleppo
Al-Arabiya
A series of barrel bombs dropped by Syria's regime killed at least 45 civilians and wounded dozens in Aleppo province on Saturday, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, according to AFP. “At least 45 civilians were killed, and dozens were
Regime barrel bombs kill 45 civilians in Syria's Aleppo: activistsThe Daily Star
Regime barrel bombs kill 45 civilians in Syria's Aleppo: monitorBusiness Insider
Syria barrel bomb attacks 'kill dozens' in AleppoYahoo! Maktoob News

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Posted on 30 May 2015 | 9:33 am

Isis fighter in Syria was ‘beheaded in revenge attack’ – The Guardian


The Guardian

Isis fighter in Syria was 'beheaded in revenge attack'
The Guardian
A Christian fighter in Syria has beheaded an Islamic State (Isis) militant to avenge people killed by jihadis in north-east Syria, a monitor said on Friday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the incident took place on Thursday in Hasakeh
Christian beheads jihadist in Syria revenge killing: monitorYahoo! Maktoob News
Christian Beheads Jihadist In Syria, Revenge Killing For Islamic State AtrocitiesHeadlines & Global News
Christian beheads jihadi in Syria revenge killing: activistsThe Daily Star

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Posted on 29 May 2015 | 9:48 pm

Video purports to show Turkish intelligence shipping arms to Syria – Reuters


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Video purports to show Turkish intelligence shipping arms to Syria
Reuters
President Tayyip Erdogan has said the trucks stopped that day belonged to MIT and were carrying aid to Turkmens in Syria. He has said prosecutors had no authority to search MIT vehicles and were part of what he calls a "parallel state" run by his
Turkey paper investigated after Syria arms claimsBBC News
Newly-released video alleges Turkey is sending weapons to Syriaeuronews
Gov't hastily secures gag order for Syria-bound arms footageToday’s Zaman
Naharnet
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Posted on 29 May 2015 | 5:35 pm

Kurds In Iraq And Syria Move Closer Together In ISIS Fight Because Blood … – Huffington Post


Huffington Post

Kurds In Iraq And Syria Move Closer Together In ISIS Fight Because Blood
Huffington Post
WASHINGTON — In an important development for the fight against the Islamic State group, the Kurdish forces in Iraq and Syria are drawing closer together, according to the top U.S. representative of the Iraqi Kurds. "We're ready to defend Kurds
British 'jihadi hunter' in Syria says he will fight Isil to the deathTelegraph.co.uk
Kurdish fighters in Syria on the march against IS militantsYahoo News
Kurdish fighters in Syria are on the march against ISIS militantsBusiness Insider
The Daily Star -CBC.ca
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Posted on 29 May 2015 | 5:28 pm

EXCLUSIVE: ISIS on brink of COMPLETE control of Syria and Jordan is NEXT … – Express.co.uk


Express.co.uk

EXCLUSIVE: ISIS on brink of COMPLETE control of Syria and Jordan is NEXT
Express.co.uk
Militants for the terrorist group this week seized huge phosphate mines depriving the Syrian regime of a desperately-needed revenue source. Doctor Natasha Underhill, an expert from on terrorism in the Middle East, said ISIS does not have the
Female Jihadis In Syria Find Themselves Unable To Return To Their Home Huffington Post
Syria and Iraq can't be solved by western boots on the groundThe Guardian

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Posted on 29 May 2015 | 3:04 pm

Al Qaeda’s strategy in Syria is working – Business Insider


Business Insider

Al Qaeda's strategy in Syria is working
Business Insider
Abu Muhammad al-Jolani, the head of Al Qaeda's affiliate in Syria, granted an exclusive interview to Al Jazeera Arabic this week, sitting in an ornate chair with his back to the camera and a hood covering most of his face. The group he leads, Jabhat al
Khorasan: are Syria's mysterious 'strangers with horses' a threat to the west?The Guardian
Syrian Islamist rebels 'seize Ariha in Idlib province'BBC News
Al Qaeda's Branch in Syria Denies Planning Attacks AbroadNew York Times
NBCNews.com
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Posted on 29 May 2015 | 12:08 pm

What Syria needs now – CNN


What Syria needs now
CNN
Pro-government protesters hold pictures of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his late father, Hafez al-Assad, during a rally in Damascus, Syria, on March 18, 2011. Bashar al-Assad has ruled Syria since 2000, when his father passed away following 30 …

Posted on 29 May 2015 | 11:48 am

Australian woman leaves two children ‘to join Isis in Syria’ – telling … – The Independent


The Independent

Australian woman leaves two children 'to join Isis in Syria' – telling
The Independent
Jasmina Milovanov, 26, is thought to have left her home in Sydney earlier this month and travelled to Syria. She text her ex-husband to tell him that their five and seven-year-old children needed looking after. Ms Milovanov's family told Australia's

Posted on 29 May 2015 | 8:31 am

ISIS posts photos of appalling conditions in Syria’s Palmyra Prison – Ynetnews


Ynetnews

ISIS posts photos of appalling conditions in Syria's Palmyra Prison
Ynetnews
Islamic State fighters published photos Thursday showing the appalling conditions in which opponents of the Assad regime were subjected to in the notorious Palmyra Prison in Syria. After the conquest of the ancient city Palmyra last week, the jihadis
​'Naïve' British schoolgirls 'will die in Iraq or Syria' – ISIS commanderRT
Understanding the Strategic Shift in SyriaSTRATFOR
Syria: The Last Chance SaloonHurriyet Daily News
Daily Mail -Minneapolis Star Tribune
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Posted on 29 May 2015 | 8:16 am

In Syria, Islamic State group apparently spares Palmyra’s stunning ruins—for now – Science Now


Science Now

In Syria, Islamic State group apparently spares Palmyra's stunning ruins—for now
Science Now
Archaeologists around the world feared for the spectacular ruins in Palmyra, Syria, after Islamic State militants took over the city and brutalized its population last week. The group had already looted and bulldozed another World Heritage Site, the
ISIS Flag Flies Over Palmyra's Ancient Ruins in SyriaNBCNews.com
ISIS Executes Men in Palmyra, Syria; Says Ruins Are IntactNewsweek
Syria: Isis releases footage of Palmyra ruins intact and 'will not destroy them'The Guardian
CNN -Reuters -International Business Times UK
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Posted on 28 May 2015 | 3:07 pm

Syria – Bing News

Newly-released video alleges Turkey is sending weapons to Syria

A video has emerged purporting to show artillery, hidden among medical supplies, in a convoy of trucks said to be operated by Turkish intelligence officers. Turkish pro-opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet – The Republic – alleges the trucks were heading …

Posted on 30 May 2015 | 2:54 am

Regime barrel bombs kill 45 civilians in Syria’s Aleppo: monitor

Beirut (AFP) – A series of barrel bombs dropped from Syrian regime helicopters killed at least 45 civilians and wounded dozens Saturday in the northern province of Aleppo, a monitoring group said. “At least 45 civilians were killed, and dozens were wounded …

Posted on 30 May 2015 | 2:44 am

Turkish PM dismisses Syria arms video as election ploy

KAYSERI, Turkey: Turkey has said the release of images allegedly showing Turkish spy agency trucks carrying weapons into Syria early last year was an election ploy, with the prime minister denouncing what he called an “illegal action” against Turkey’s …

Posted on 30 May 2015 | 2:43 am

What Syria needs now

David Miliband, president and CEO of the International Rescue Committee, is former secretary of state for foreign and Commonwealth affairs for the United Kingdom. The views expressed are his own. (CNN)Almost a year on from their dramatic seizure of Mosul …

Posted on 30 May 2015 | 2:35 am

Behind the Lines: Hezbollah – Born in Lebanon, dying in Syria?

The latest reports from the Qalamoun mountain range in western Syria suggest that Hezbollah is pushing back the jihadis of Jabhat al-Nusra and Islamic State. The movement claims to have taken 300 square kilometers from the Sunni rebels. The broader picture …

Posted on 29 May 2015 | 11:42 pm

Syria rebels take Idlib province as army retreats

Doha, Qatar-Syrian fighters have seized the last government-controlled town in the country’s northwestern province after government forces retreated to their coastal bases, according to activists and a monitoring group. A Syrian coalition known as the …

Posted on 29 May 2015 | 10:44 pm

Gov’t hastily secures gag order for Syria-bound arms footage

A Turkish daily’s damning publication of pictures of weapons carried by Syria-bound trucks run by Turkey’s intelligence organization prompted the government to immediately secure a gag order from a judge in order to contain the fallout from the scandal.

Posted on 29 May 2015 | 7:25 pm

Isis fighter in Syria was ‘beheaded in revenge attack’

Syrian Observatory for Human Rights claims Assyrian fighter captured and murdered Isis jihadi in Hasakeh province A Christian fighter in Syria has beheaded an Islamic State (Isis) militant to avenge people killed by jihadis in north-east Syria, a monitor …

Posted on 29 May 2015 | 2:51 pm

Kurds In Iraq And Syria Move Closer Together In ISIS Fight Because Blood ‘Trumps Everything’

WASHINGTON — In an important development for the fight against the Islamic State group, the Kurdish forces in Iraq and Syria are drawing closer together, according to the top U.S. representative of the Iraqi Kurds. “We’re ready to defend Kurds wherever …

Posted on 29 May 2015 | 10:23 am

Al Qaeda’s strategy in Syria is working

Abu Muhammad al-Jolani, the head of Al Qaeda’s affiliate in Syria, granted an exclusive interview to Al Jazeera Arabic this week, sitting in an ornate chair with his back to the camera and a hood covering most of his face. The group he leads, Jabhat al …

Posted on 29 May 2015 | 5:51 am