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US and Turkey discuss ‘strengthening Syrian opposition’ – BBC News


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US and Turkey discuss 'strengthening Syrian opposition'
BBC News
US Vice-President Joe Biden and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have discussed ways to defeat Islamic State and strengthen the Syrian opposition. Mr Biden, who is in Turkey for talks, said they discussed how to pursue a "political transition" in …
US and Turkey discuss transition away from Assad in SyriaReuters
US, Turkey Still Not in Sync on SyriaABC News
In Turkey, Biden announces new aid for Syrian refugeesCNBC
Reuters UK -Amnesty International
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Posted on 22 November 2014 | 6:40 pm

Syria could be next target of Canada’s CF-18s – CBC.ca


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Syria could be next target of Canada's CF-18s
CBC.ca
Behind closed doors, Canadian officials are working feverishly to prepare for Canadian jets to strike targets inside Syria, CBC News has learned. Sources have told CBC that Canada is close to clearing away “the legal hurdles” that stand in the way of …

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Posted on 22 November 2014 | 6:39 pm

Two British citizens ‘killed fighting for Islamic State in Syria’ – The Guardian


The Guardian

Two British citizens 'killed fighting for Islamic State in Syria'
The Guardian
Two British citizens are understood to have been killed fighting for Islamic State in Syria. Abu Abdullah al Habashi, 21, and Abu Dharda, 20, both from London, are reported to have died in the Syrian border town of Kobani. Kurdish fighters have been …
Reports: Two British Jihadis Killed In SyriaSky News
Two Britons 'killed in Islamic State fighting' in SyriaBBC News
Two British men from London 'killed fighting for Isis in Syria'The Independent
Telegraph.co.uk -Mirror.co.uk
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Posted on 22 November 2014 | 5:03 pm

Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria and Iraq – Department of Defense


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Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria and Iraq
Department of Defense
Fighter and bomber aircraft in Syria conducted six airstrikes near Kobani destroyed four ISIL staging areas, two ISIL-occupied buildings, two ISIL tactical units, and suppressed an ISIL fighting position. Near Ar Raqqah, an airstrike damaged an ISIL
Opposition may create safe zones in Syria: US officialwww.worldbulletin.net
US, Turkey to Continue Supporting Syrian 'Moderate Opposition': White HouseRIA Novosti
US Military Conducts 30 Airstrikes Against ISIS in Syria, IraqKABC

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Posted on 22 November 2014 | 3:33 pm

Syrian Christians: ‘Help us to stay – stop arming terrorists’ – Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

Syrian Christians: 'Help us to stay – stop arming terrorists'
Telegraph.co.uk
After all, in Syria – and on this frontline – the "moderates" continue to work in alliance with Nusra. And the conquest of other Christian villages by the opposition has shown that more moderate factions frequently do little to stop the jihadists

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Posted on 22 November 2014 | 3:04 pm

CIA gathered intelligence on weapons to Syria: Benghazi report – Fox News


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CIA gathered intelligence on weapons to Syria: Benghazi report
Fox News
Morell said the CIA annex was in eastern Libya “collecting intelligence about foreign entities that were themselves collecting weapons in Libya and facilitating their passage to Syria. The Benghazi Annex was not itself collecting weapons.” Newly

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Posted on 22 November 2014 | 10:49 am

ISIS suffers setback in drive for Syria-Turkey border city Kobani – CBC.ca


CBC.ca

ISIS suffers setback in drive for Syria-Turkey border city Kobani
CBC.ca
More than two months into its assault on Kobani, ISIS is still pouring fighters and resources into trying to capture the besieged Syrian Kurdish town, but the drive has been blunted. Helped by more than 270 airstrikes from a U.S.-led coalition, the
US-led strikes have killed 910 people in Syria: monitorReuters
Activist group: US-led Syria strikes kill over 900Yahoo News
Islamic State: US-led strikes have killed 910 people in Syria since start of ABC Online
International Business Times
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Posted on 22 November 2014 | 9:10 am

British jihadi reportedly killed in Syria fighting for Isis – The Guardian


The Guardian

British jihadi reportedly killed in Syria fighting for Isis
The Guardian
He adopted the name Abu Abdullah al-Britani, and in one photo was pictured next to the corpse of a decapitated Syrian soldier. At least 27 Britons have died fighting in Syria, and it is estimated that about 500 Britons may have joined Isis despite

Posted on 21 November 2014 | 5:26 pm

Dutch judge extends detention for ‘Syria jihadist bride’ – BBC News


BBC News

Dutch judge extends detention for 'Syria jihadist bride'
BBC News
A judge in the Netherlands has agreed to extend the period police can hold a Dutch teenager who travelled to Syria to marry an Islamist fighter. The girl, known as "Aicha", appeared in court accused of joining a terrorist organisation. Aicha, a recent
Dutch teenager in court after Syria 'rescue'Aljazeera.com
Dutch Mom Travels to Syria to Rescue Daughter from ISISTIME
Dutch mum rescues daughter from Islamic State in SyriaBBC News

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Posted on 21 November 2014 | 3:40 pm

In Syria, Doctors Become the Victims – New York Times


New York Times

In Syria, Doctors Become the Victims
New York Times
“Working in a field hospital is like death,” a surgeon told us two weeks ago in Turkey, where more than two dozen Syrian doctors and other health workers had come for training. As if treating victims of the Syrian Army's weapon of choice, the barrel
Syrian Defectors Watch Civil War From the SidelinesWall Street Journal
No haven for Syrian refugees as US refuses to support buffer zonesTelegraph.co.uk
Syrian air force strikes increasing, civilians killed: monitoring groupReuters

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Posted on 20 November 2014 | 10:30 pm

Syria – Yahoo News Search Results

Rights group: Coalition airstrikes in Syria killed 900, including women and children

Fred Lambert ALEPPO, Syria, Nov. 22 (UPI) — A Syrian human rights group released a report alleging coalition airstrikes have killed 910 people in the country, with the bulk being Islamic State fighters.

Posted on 22 November 2014 | 8:32 pm

US, Turkey at odds over ISIS, Syria

The U.S. and Turkey met on Saturday, but offered no indication of agreement over Syria and ISIS.

Posted on 22 November 2014 | 8:19 pm

Biden, Erdogan seek to find common ground on Syria crisis

US Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday met Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Istanbul in a bid to ease strains over the Syria crisis and persuade Turkey to step up its support for the coalition against Islamic State (IS) jihadists. The trip to Istanbul by Biden, the highest ranking US official to visit Turkey since Erdogan was elected president after over a decade as prime minister …

Posted on 22 November 2014 | 6:58 pm

U.S.-led strikes have killed 910 people in Syria: monitor

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Air strikes by U.S.-led forces in Syria have killed 910 people, including 52 civilians, since the start of the campaign against Islamic State and other fighters two months ago, a group monitoring the conflict said on Saturday. The majority of the deaths, 785, were Islamic State fighters according to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Islamic State, a hard …

Posted on 22 November 2014 | 12:14 pm

Syria could be next target of Canada's CF-18s

Behind closed doors, Canadian officials are working feverishly to prepare for Canadian jets to strike targets inside Syria, CBC News has learned. 

Posted on 22 November 2014 | 12:00 pm

US, Turkey still not in sync on Syria

ISTANBUL (AP) — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Friday became the latest in a parade of U.S. officials trying to push Turkey to step up its role in the international coalition's fight against Islamic State extremists.

Posted on 21 November 2014 | 8:03 pm

US airstrike hits al-Qaida-held town in Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — An overnight American-led airstrike struck al-Qaida militants in northwestern Syria, the U.S. military and Syrian activists said Wednesday.

Posted on 19 November 2014 | 7:01 pm

Erdogan raps US on Syria ahead of Biden visit

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday chided the United States for failing to meet Turkey's conditions to play a bigger role in the anti-jihadist coalition in Syria, in a new sign of strains ahead of a visit by US Vice President Joe Biden. Biden arrives in Istanbul on Friday for a key three-day visit aimed at finding some common ground with Turkey in the fight against Islamic State (IS …

Posted on 19 November 2014 | 5:58 pm

Syria economy 'set back decades' by war

Syria's once-promising economy has been set back more than 30 years by its brutal civil war, economists say, and it may never recover. Squeezed by sanctions and the fallout of the more than three-year-old conflict, the government faces dwindling revenues and is increasingly dependent on aid from key allies Iran and Russia. "We've lost a decade in terms of human development indicators, and in …

Posted on 19 November 2014 | 5:48 am

UN condemns Syria, Iran rights record

The United Nations on Tuesday strongly condemned Syria over its poor human rights record and also took aim at Iran in resolutions adopted by the world body. A resolution condemning "the grave deterioration of the human rights situation" in Syria was adopted by a resounding vote of 125 to 13, with 47 abstentions in the General Assembly committee for human rights. Condemnation of Iran's rights …

Posted on 19 November 2014 | 12:10 am

Syria news

Inside Syria’s 1,500-year-old Christian community

The Telegraph’s Ruth Sherlock visits the Syrian town of Izraa, home one of the world’s oldest Christian communities, which is increasingly under threat by ongoing fighting in the region






Posted on 22 November 2014 | 3:42 pm

Syrian Christians: ‘Help us to stay – stop arming terrorists’

Christianity is being extinguished in the land of its birth and the West is to blame, say Syria’s faithful






Posted on 22 November 2014 | 3:00 pm

Two British jihadis ‘killed fighting for Isil in Syria’

Abu Abdullah al Habashi, 21, and Abu Dharda, 20, both from London, are thought to have died in the Syrian border town of Kobani






Posted on 22 November 2014 | 2:10 pm

Archaeological site uncovered by Lawrence of Arabia to be opened under the eyes of Isil

Ancient biblical city of Carchemish, once at the heart of the Ottoman Empire, is being excavated and opened to the public amid the backdrop of war






Posted on 22 November 2014 | 8:00 am

Isil advance: Watch live coverage of Turkey’s border with Syria near embattled Kobane

Live scenes from Turkey-Syria border close to the embattled Syrian town of Kobane, where Iraqi Peshmerga fighters are joining the fight against Islamic State militants






Posted on 22 November 2014 | 7:00 am

The countries fighting the Islamic State – in 60 seconds

US, Britain, France, Canada and Australia are key players in the fight against Isil in Syria and Iraq and the ongoing conflict will be a priority at the G20 summit in Brisbane






Posted on 22 November 2014 | 7:00 am

Who is Jihadi John? – in 60 seconds

“Jihadi John”, the masked Isil executioner and alleged British national, known for his role in the beheadings of hostages by the Islamic State has become one of the world’s most wanted men






Posted on 22 November 2014 | 7:00 am

Isil hostage John Cantlie: ‘I have accepted my fate’

British journalist speaks of a failed attempt to rescue him and reveals David Haines was killed a day after Britain promised to arm Kurdish forces






Posted on 21 November 2014 | 8:13 pm

Isil hostage John Cantile: ‘I have accepted my fate’

British journalist speaks of a failed attempt to rescue him and admits he is likely to be killed by his captors






Posted on 21 November 2014 | 8:13 pm

Syria refugees ‘shot and killed by Turkey border guards’

Turkey is ‘struggling to meet basic needs’ of 1.4m Syrian refugees, and is turning away at its border or even killing refugees trying to enter the country, finds Amnesty International report






Posted on 20 November 2014 | 11:39 am