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I was set up by friend over Syria cash, says student – BBC News


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I was set up by friend over Syria cash, says student
BBC News
A student accused of trying to smuggle money to fighters in Syria has told a court she was "set up" by her friend. Nawal Msaad, 27, was stopped at Heathrow airport with 20,000 euros (£16,000) in her underwear as she prepared to board a flight to Istanbul.

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Posted on 30 July 2014 | 3:53 pm

ISIS Dominates Eastern Syria, Now Eyes Key Regime Bases July 30th, 2014 · 2 … – Syria Deeply


ISIS Dominates Eastern Syria, Now Eyes Key Regime Bases July 30th, 2014 · 2
Syria Deeply
Since reaping money and military equipment in a June offensive on the Iraqi city of Mosul, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has effectively opened the border between Syria and Iraq and pushed further east through Raqqa, Deir Ezzor and

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Posted on 30 July 2014 | 12:49 pm

Syria’s abandoned children: Portraits of just some of the millions of … – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Syria's abandoned children: Portraits of just some of the millions of
Daily Mail
At Jordan's Zaatari refugee camp near the border with Syria, the horror of the neighbouring country's civil war can be seen in the faces of its youngest refugees. More than 50,000 children under the age of 18 call the wind-swept, massive desert camp home.

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Posted on 30 July 2014 | 11:58 am

Assad must go? Obama administration’s focus on Syria in doubt as death toll soars – Fox News


Fox News

Assad must go? Obama administration's focus on Syria in doubt as death toll soars
Fox News
WASHINGTON – The rise of ISIS militants in Syria and Iraq, and the unwillingness of Americans to see their military involved in another foreign conflict, appear to have cooled President Obama's once-strident rhetoric demanding Syrian President Bashar …
2500 people killed in Syria during RamadanMiddle East Eye
Islamic State offering HONEYMOON bus tours across Syria and Iraq after Daily Mail
Militants in Syria put victims' heads on poles; hundreds killed dailyCNN
New York Times -Business Insider
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Posted on 30 July 2014 | 11:44 am

Tunnel explosions strike Syria’s Aleppo – Aljazeera.com


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Tunnel explosions strike Syria's Aleppo
Aljazeera.com
Opposition forces in Syria have detonated bombs in tunnels under Aleppo and killed at least 13 loyalists of President Bashar al-Assad in the northern city, activists and a monitoring group say. The bombs were reportedly placed in three tunnels running
Rights group: Syria using barrel bombs, defying UNGlobalnews.ca

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Posted on 30 July 2014 | 10:37 am

Mississauga man works to deliver aid to Syria – Toronto Sun


Toronto Sun

Mississauga man works to deliver aid to Syria
Toronto Sun
A massive shipping container full of donated rice, diapers, formula, children's toys and other goods will start a long trip to war-torn Syria on Wednesday. The UN has declared that Syria is experiencing the worst humanitarian crisis in the world and

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Posted on 30 July 2014 | 2:57 am

Arrest warrants issued for Australians suspected of fighting in Syria – The Guardian


The Guardian

Arrest warrants issued for Australians suspected of fighting in Syria
The Guardian
A Twitter account linked to al-Qaida offshoot Islamic State last week published grisly pictures of the beheaded corpses and heads of five soldiers killed in Syria's Raqqa province, saying the soldiers were from Syria's 17th division. Sharrouf and
Australia issues arrest warrants over Syria severed head photosTimes of India
Australia Issues Arrest Warrants for Two Citizens Fighting in SyriaWall Street Journal
Australian police issue arrest warrants for citizens fighting in SyriaRT
ABC Online
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Posted on 29 July 2014 | 11:22 pm

For Two Years, He Smuggled Photos Of Torture Victims Out Of Syria – NPR


Wall Street Journal

For Two Years, He Smuggled Photos Of Torture Victims Out Of Syria
NPR
Warning: This report contains descriptions and an image that could disturb some readers. The savage and protracted conflict in Syria has left more than 170,000 dead. Now, there are allegations of torture and killing of political prisoners opposed to
In DC, Syrian defector displays photos of mutilated bodiesWashington Post

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Posted on 29 July 2014 | 4:01 pm

Children of Syria review – ‘I hate the future so much’ – The Guardian


The Guardian

Children of Syria review – 'I hate the future so much'
The Guardian
Not a bit of it. This simply further rams home the terrible, terrible sadness of children caught up in conflict. A "war on childhood", Lyse Doucet, the BBC's chief international correspondent, calls the war in Syria, though she might easily be talking
Children of Syria, review: "bleak yet vital"Telegraph.co.uk
Children of Syria: 7 saddest statements from tonight's documentaryMirror.co.uk
Children of Syria, BBC2 – TV review: A frontline dispatch reveals why the The Independent
BBC News
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Posted on 29 July 2014 | 5:00 am

Syria conflict: Syrian and Turkish Kurds unite to battle Isis threat – ‘We … – The Independent


The Independent

Syria conflict: Syrian and Turkish Kurds unite to battle Isis threat – 'We
The Independent
Their purpose is to alert Syrian Kurdish forces of Isis activity below and to protect Turkish Kurds from the invasion they fear could be imminent. The line between Syria and Turkey is blurring as the Kurds rise together to defend the Syrian Kurds
July 29th, 2014 · 2 min read Syria: The Executive Summary, 7/29Syria Deeply

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Posted on 28 July 2014 | 6:47 pm

Syria – Yahoo News Search Results

Bombs in Syria's Aleppo kill 13 pro-Assad fighters: monitor

Opposition forces in Syria exploded bombs in tunnels under Aleppo late on Tuesday and killed at least 13 fighters loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in the northern city, a group tracking the violence said. The bombs were placed in two tunnels running under historic parts of the city close to an old police station, said the Observatory, a Britain-based group which reports on Syria, using a …

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 2:52 am

Obama's 'Assad must go' demand fades as Syria death toll rises

WASHINGTON – The rise of ISIS militants in Syria and Iraq, and the unwillingness of Americans to see their military involved in another foreign conflict, appear to have cooled President Obama's once-strident rhetoric demanding Syrian President Bashar al-Assad "must go" — even as the death toll in the three-year-old civil war tops 170,000.

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 8:58 pm

UN condemns terrorist oil sales from Iraq, Syria

The U.N. Security Council strongly condemned any sale of oil from Syria or Iraq by terrorist groups and reminded all countries that buying the illegally obtained oil violates U.N. sanctions. A presidential …

Posted on 28 July 2014 | 10:40 pm

More than 2,000 dead in Syria in 2 weeks as jihadis consolidate

More than 2,000 Syrians — almost half of them pro-government forces — have been killed in just over two weeks of fighting in Syria, marking one of the worst death tolls in the country's three-year civil war, opposition activists said Monday.

Posted on 28 July 2014 | 6:54 pm

Syria's Assad prays as his troops suffer high toll

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad prayed at a Damascus mosque at the start of a major Muslim holiday on Monday amid reports of an unprecedented high death toll among his troops battling Islamic extremists.

Posted on 28 July 2014 | 11:30 am

State media: Car bomb in central Syria kills 7

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A car bomb exploded Sunday in the central Syrian city of Homs, killing at least seven people, the country's state news agency reported.

Posted on 27 July 2014 | 4:09 pm

Syria Records One of Its Deadliest Weeks Ever

As the global spotlight shifted to Gaza, the past month has been particularly deadly in Syria. Why?

Posted on 27 July 2014 | 10:35 am

Video shows smiling American bomber in Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — An al-Qaida-linked group fighting in Syria has released video of the first American to carry out a suicide attack in the country's civil war, showing him smiling and saying he looked forward to going to heaven.

Posted on 27 July 2014 | 2:27 am

Terror Threat From Syria Will Last 'for the Next Decade'

The growing chaos in Iraq and Syria, where thousands of Western recruits have joined terrorist groups to train and fight, is cultivating a global threat that the United States is "going to be dealing with for the next decade," the head of the House Homeland Security Committee warned Saturday.

Posted on 26 July 2014 | 7:51 pm

Jihadists seize Syria army base, behead soldiers

Islamic State fighters have seized a Syrian army base in the northern province of Raqa, killing scores of troops and beheading some of them, a monitoring group said Saturday. The jihadist takeover of the base of Division 17 came as the UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria said IS fighters accused of atrocities would be added to a list of war crimes indictees. In the two-day assault on the base in …

Posted on 26 July 2014 | 7:30 pm

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Islamic State jihadists issue 30-minute killing spree on video

Video depicting the slaughter of hundreds by Isis jihadists released as a warning to its enemies that they face a horrific death






Posted on 30 July 2014 | 10:51 am

Australia issues arrest warrants for pair holding severed heads of Syrian soldiers

Australia issues arrest warrants for citizens Khaled Sharrouf and Mohamed Elomar on terrorism offences






Posted on 29 July 2014 | 8:08 am

Syria refugee crisis: when my son died, my heart died too

Almost three million refugees have fled Syria since the conflict began more than three years ago – a crisis which shows no sign of ending






Posted on 29 July 2014 | 7:00 am

Syria refugee crisis: ‘When my son died, my heart died too’

Almost three million refugees have fled Syria since the conflict began more than three years ago – a crisis which shows no sign of ending






Posted on 29 July 2014 | 7:00 am

Children of Syria, review: "bleak yet vital"

BBC Two’s documentary Children of Syria was affecting and impartial, says Benji Wilson






Posted on 28 July 2014 | 9:00 pm

France offers asylum to thousands of Christians driven from homes by Islamic State

Offer of asylum made by French ministers after thousands of Iraqi Christians fled into neighbouring Kurdistan after being told by Islamic State they convert, pay a special tax or face the sword






Posted on 28 July 2014 | 8:45 pm

Islamic State jihadists open ‘marriage bureau’

Islamic State opens “marriage bureau” for women who want to wed its fighters






Posted on 28 July 2014 | 8:42 pm

Syria terror group releases video of smiling US suicide bomber

Moner Mohammad Abu-Salha, 22, from Florida is seen is martydom video taken hours before attack






Posted on 27 July 2014 | 12:01 pm

Militants release video showing US citizen involved in suicide bombing in May

Moner Mohammad Abu-Salha, 22, from Florida is seen is martydom video taken hours before attack






Posted on 27 July 2014 | 11:59 am

Islamic State uses high grade captured weapons to fight Assad troops in Syria

The extremist group is benefiting from huge caches of arms it seized after overrunning parts of Northern Iraq






Posted on 25 July 2014 | 6:58 pm