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​West under threat: Terrorists from Syria are heading to Norway – officials – RT


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​West under threat: Terrorists from Syria are heading to Norway – officials
RT
“We received information that a group of people have traveled from Syria with the goal of carrying out a terror attack in the West, and Norway is specifically named,” Jon Fitje Hoffmann, a strategic analysis chief from PST, the Norwegian security
Group from Syria en route to commit terror in West: Norway intelligenceGlobalnews.ca
Norway Says Islamist Militants Planning Attack in West Left SyriaVoice of America

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Posted on 25 July 2014 | 1:16 pm

Syria Has Its Bloodiest Week With 1700 Killed – Huffington Post UK


Huffington Post UK

Syria Has Its Bloodiest Week With 1700 Killed
Huffington Post UK
As Israeli missiles lay waste to Gaza, Hamas rockets fly and innocents die in civilian planes downed in eastern Ukraine, Syria has slipped even further under the radar. But with international attention focused elsewhere, Syria has just recorded it's

Posted on 25 July 2014 | 12:54 pm

Syria conflict: Isis ‘overruns’ Raqqa military base – BBC News


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Syria conflict: Isis 'overruns' Raqqa military base
BBC News
Fighters from the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Isis) say they have overrun a large Syrian military base on the outskirts of the city of Raqqa. The Islamist fighters have released images of captured soldiers being beheaded after the battle for
'Mummy, why did everyone forget about Syria when Gaza started?'The Guardian
Jordan Shoots Down 'Aerial Target' Near SyriaABC News
Islamist Militants Gain in SyriaWall Street Journal
Business Insider -The Daily Star
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Posted on 25 July 2014 | 12:15 pm

Jordan downs drone near Syria border: security official – The Daily Star


The Daily Star

Jordan downs drone near Syria border: security official
The Daily Star
AMMAN: Jordan shot down a drone Friday as it flew over the northeastern region of Mafraq, near the border with Syria, a security official said. In the first such incident since the conflict started in neighbouring Syria in 2011, "the Jordanian armed

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Posted on 25 July 2014 | 8:47 am

Obsessing About Gaza, Ignoring Syria (and Most Everything Else) – The Atlantic


The Atlantic

Obsessing About Gaza, Ignoring Syria (and Most Everything Else)
The Atlantic
By Sunday night, it had become clear that the weekend in toll in Syria would stand at roughly 700 dead—a larger number, obviously, than the weekend toll in Gaza (and more than the total number of deaths in this latest iteration of the Gaza war to date

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Posted on 25 July 2014 | 4:02 am

UN sends first Syria aid without government consent – BBC News


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UN sends first Syria aid without government consent
BBC News
The United Nations has sent its first aid convoy into Syria without the consent of the government in Damascus. It comes a week after the UN adopted a resolution allowing aid deliveries without the Syrian government's approval. Nine trucks carrying food
First 9 UN aid trucks enter Syria through TurkeyToday’s Zaman
Syria: So near, so farAljazeera.com
July 25th, 2014 · 2 min read Syria: The Executive Summary, 7/25Syria Deeply
Belfast Telegraph
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Posted on 24 July 2014 | 9:45 pm

Hundreds die in Syria’s ‘deadliest week’ – BBC News


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Hundreds die in Syria's 'deadliest week'
BBC News
It has been described as one of the most deadly weeks in Syria since fighting began three years ago. More than 1,700 people have been killed in seven days as fighting intensified after Presdent Assad was sworn in for a third term. Fighters for the

Posted on 24 July 2014 | 9:42 pm

Norway boosts security in Syria-linked terror alert – BBC News


BBC News

Norway boosts security in Syria-linked terror alert
BBC News
Norway is boosting security because of an imminent threat from people linked to Islamist militants in Syria, the Norwegian intelligence chief says. The head of the PST security service, Benedicte Bjoernland, said it had "reliable information" about
Norwegian Police Warn of Syria-Linked Terror AttackWall Street Journal
Could Syria's Islamist fighters hit Europe?Washington Post (blog)
Norway says Islamist militants planning attack in West have left SyriaReuters Africa
Daily Mail -MiamiHerald.com
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Posted on 24 July 2014 | 10:36 am

Syria deaths mount as world looks on – BBC News


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Syria deaths mount as world looks on
BBC News
The people of Syria continue to die in greater numbers than anyone can accurately count. Observers suggest that more than 700 people were killed in fighting between government forces and Isis rebels around Homs on Thursday and Friday last week – that's …

Posted on 24 July 2014 | 1:42 am

EU Targets Syria Commander, Oil Companies – Wall Street Journal


The Daily Star

EU Targets Syria Commander, Oil Companies
Wall Street Journal
BRUSSELS—The European Union added one of President Bashar al-Assad's top commanders, a leading businessman and several oil companies to its Syria sanctions list on Wednesday as it seeks to raise pressure on the government. The bloc published …
700 Syrians killed in two days of conflictAl Jazeera America
EU expands sanctions on SyriaThe Daily Star
'Syria Is With You, Gaza'Global Voices Online
RTE.ie
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Posted on 23 July 2014 | 3:04 pm

Syria – Yahoo News Search Results

Despite Syria rift, Hezbollah pledges full support to Hamas

Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah pledged full support on Friday to the Palestinian group Hamas in its conflict with Israel despite a deep rift between the two militant organizations over the civil war in Syria. "We in Hezbollah will be unstinting in all forms of support, assistance and aid that we are able to provide," Nasrallah said. Nasrallah delivered his speech in public in Hezbollah …

Posted on 25 July 2014 | 4:50 pm

GSK corruption scandal spreads to Syria

GlaxoSmithKline faces new corruption allegations in Syria, where it has been accused of paying bribes to secure business.

Posted on 25 July 2014 | 6:14 am

Westerners joining Syria fight

Concerns about westerners joining the fight in Syria dominated the annual Aspen National Security Forum with top U.S. government officials equating the threat from the stalemated Syrian civil war to that posed by al Qaeda's Yemen affiliate.

Posted on 25 July 2014 | 1:31 am

Official: Terrorists in Syria Now As Dangerous to US As Those in Yemen

Foreign Fighters in Syria ‘Number One’ Topic When Talking to European Officials

Posted on 24 July 2014 | 10:50 pm

UN: 9 aid trucks enter Syria without government OK

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Nine trucks carrying food and other supplies crossed into Syria through a Turkish checkpoint Thursday — the first to do so under a U.N. resolution authorizing cross-border aid deliveries without Syrian government approval.

Posted on 24 July 2014 | 9:52 pm

Syria chemicals being destroyed abroad

Around 700 tonnes of Syria's chemical agents have been delivered to specialised destruction facilities in Britain, Finland and the US, the watchdog in charge of the mission said Thursday. "All 1,300 metric tonnes of chemicals removed from Syria by the international maritime operation have been delivered to destruction facilities outside the country," the Organisation for the Prohibition of …

Posted on 24 July 2014 | 5:52 pm

Exclusive: Allegations of GSK corruption spread to Syria

By Ben Hirschler LONDON (Reuters) – GlaxoSmithKline faces new allegations of corruption, this time in Syria, where the drugmaker and its distributor have been accused of paying bribes to secure business, according to a whistleblower's email reviewed by Reuters. The allegations relate to its former consumer healthcare operations in Syria, which were closed down in 2012 due to the worsening civil …

Posted on 24 July 2014 | 5:26 pm

How Syria's Chemical Weapons Are Being Destroyed

Somewhere in the Mediterranean Sea, military and civilian experts aboard a U.S. cargo ship, the MV Cape Ray, are disposing of Syria's arsenal of deadly chemical weapons. Much of Syria's chemical weapons stockpile has already made its way to Finland, the United Kingdom and the United States, where government contractors have been working for months to destroy roughly 1,300 tons of chemicals. The …

Posted on 24 July 2014 | 1:16 pm

Syria says hopes new peace mediator will be fair

Syria urged a newly appointed international mediator to be "objective and honest" as he seeks an end to the country's civil war, Syrian state television reported on Wednesday. It was Damascus's first reaction to the appointment of Staffan de Mistura by United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon two weeks ago, shortly after President Bashar al-Assad was re-elected in a June 3 poll. A U.N. official for 30 …

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 11:33 am

Polio still threatens Middle East after Syria, Iraq cases: U.N.

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) – Thirty-six children in Syria and two in Iraq have been paralyzed by polio since October, and the risk of the virus spreading further in the Middle East remains high, U.N. aid agencies said on Tuesday. A crippling and incurable disease, polio erupted in October in the northeast province of Deir al-Zor, marking Syria's first outbreak since 1999. The two …

Posted on 22 July 2014 | 3:34 pm

Syria news

Islamic State orders women to wear full-face veil or risk ‘serious punishment’

Women in Iraqi city of Mosul told to wear full-face veils by jihadist group Islamic State, who say it will prevent them “falling into humiliation and vulgarity”






Posted on 25 July 2014 | 1:00 pm

Global terrorist death toll soars as attacks become deadlier

Data shows that deaths due to terrorist actions have risen 30 per cent compared to the previous five-year average






Posted on 23 July 2014 | 11:21 am

Scenes of chaos continue in Syria

A little girl trapped underneath a table, after an airstrike in what was claimed to be Aleppo, was rescued by Syrian emergency service workers






Posted on 22 July 2014 | 12:10 pm

Islamic State jihadists stone women to death

Two women in Syria stoned to death after being accused of ‘adultery’






Posted on 21 July 2014 | 8:47 pm

Families of British jihadis appeal for Muslims not to join fighting in Syria and Iraq

Families of three British jihadis who left to fight in Syria have appeared in a video appealing to other young Muslims not to put their own families through the “pain” and “anguish” they have experienced






Posted on 21 July 2014 | 4:49 pm

Theresa May: do not go to Syria

Theresa May launches campaign urging people not to travel to Syria






Posted on 21 July 2014 | 2:00 pm

Jihadists seize ancient Iraqi monastery and expel monks

Islamic State fighters order monks to leave fourth-century monastery after issuing ultimatum to Christians to leave, convert, die or pay protection money, local residents say






Posted on 21 July 2014 | 1:13 pm

Islamic State kills 270 in Syrian gas field ‘massacre’

Militant jihadist group kills dozens of Syrian troops and workers in its largest attack yet on the regime






Posted on 19 July 2014 | 1:55 am

Flight MH17 and the new world disorder

The West is paying the price for its complacency, weakness and lack of leadership, says Peter Foster






Posted on 18 July 2014 | 7:59 pm

Is this the wife of Iraq’s new Islamist overlord?

First pictures emerge of Saja Hamid al-Dulaimi, said to be the spouse of Islamic State ruler Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi






Posted on 17 July 2014 | 11:41 am