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Two arrested at Heathrow over Syria terror offences – BBC News


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Two arrested at Heathrow over Syria terror offences
BBC News
Two people have been arrested at Heathrow Airport on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism offences, West Midlands Police say. The man and woman, from Walsall, were detained at about 22:30 GMT on Tuesday as they got off a flight from Istanbul. The man …
Walsall couple arrested on Syria terror claimsexpressandstar.com
BREAKING NEWS: Couple arrested at Heathrow over Syria-related terror offencesExpress.co.uk
Couple held over Syria 'terror'Yahoo News UK
The Independent
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Posted on 26 November 2014 | 1:59 pm

Syria ‘no-fly zone’ not being considered – NATO general – Reuters UK


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Syria 'no-fly zone' not being considered – NATO general
Reuters UK
IZMIR, Turkey (Reuters) – NATO is not considering establishing a "no-fly zone" in northern Syria, something Turkey has been calling for to alleviate security and humanitarian pressures on its southeastern borders, one of the alliance's top generals has
NATO general: Syria 'no-fly zone' not being consideredToday’s Zaman (press release) (blog)

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Posted on 26 November 2014 | 11:50 am

Syria Airstrikes On IS ‘Capital’ Kill 95 – Sky News


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Syria Airstrikes On IS 'Capital' Kill 95
Sky News
Raqqa was the first provincial capital in Syria that President Bashar al Assad's forces lost control of. It was later overrun by IS, which has used it as the capital of its so-called "caliphate". Meanwhile, the Foreign Office is investigating reports
Syrian Regime Bombards Islamic State StrongholdWall Street Journal
'Scores dead' in air strikes on Syria's RaqaaAljazeera.com
Jihadist training camps expand across Syria and IraqTelegraph.co.uk
New York Times -BBC News
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Posted on 26 November 2014 | 11:34 am

Russia’s new push for Syria dialogue unlikely to be fruitful – Reuters


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Russia's new push for Syria dialogue unlikely to be fruitful
Reuters
A Western diplomat who tracks Syria said Moscow had not offered anything substantially new. Moscow had only recently repeated a proposal that Assad stay in power for two years with a provisional government, before presidential elections in which he
U.S. Hasnt Even Started Training Rebel Army to Fight ISISDaily Beast

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Posted on 26 November 2014 | 6:48 am

50 civilians dead in US-led airstrikes against ISIS in Syria – UN – RT


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50 civilians dead in US-led airstrikes against ISIS in Syria – UN
RT
The US-led coalition against the Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) in Syria has killed 865 people since the start of the airstrikes in late September, at least 50 of them civilians, a new report from the UN chief reveals. Secretary-General Ban Ki
UN: Nearly half of Syria population needs aidAljazeera.com
Syria: humanitarian efforts falling short, UN relief chief warns, calling for UN News Centre
UN wants more aid to Syria as violence ragesAl-Arabiya
i24news -Yahoo News UK -Trend.az
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Posted on 26 November 2014 | 6:44 am

Middle East Syria looks to Moscow for help 26.11.2014 – Deutsche Welle


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Middle East Syria looks to Moscow for help 26.11.2014
Deutsche Welle
Russia has supplied Syria with weapons since Soviet times. In 2013, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) named Russia as Syria 's most important supplier, providing Damascus with about half of its weapons. In recent years, those …
Report: Muallem Meets with March 8 Officials at Syrian EmbassyNaharnet
Syria Foreign Minister Starts 2-Day Visit to RussiaAl-Manar TV
Russian, Syrian foreign ministers to meetPanorama.am

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Posted on 26 November 2014 | 6:04 am

Foreign Office investigates reports another Briton has been killed in Syria – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Foreign Office investigates reports another Briton has been killed in Syria
Daily Mail
Another British person has been killed in Syria, according to reports currently being investigated by the Foreign Office. The death of the British national comes just days after two other Britons – Abu Abdullah al Habashi, 21, and Abu Dharda, 20, both
Another British jihadist fighting for Islamic State 'killed' in Syria – reportsExpress.co.uk
Briton 'killed in Syria'Telegraph.co.uk
War against Isis: British radical Abu Rumaysah taunts police and heralds new The Independent
Washington Times
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Posted on 26 November 2014 | 2:44 am

France pushing for ‘safe zones’ in Syria – Al-Arabiya


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France pushing for 'safe zones' in Syria
Al-Arabiya
Paris is pushing for “safe zones” to be set up in Syria where citizens would be out of reach of regime forces and militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Tuesday. Fabius said that the country was
UN Envoy Calls For 'Firing Freeze' In Aleppo, SyriaHere And Now
France calls for safe zones in Syria in fight against Assad and Islamic State RFI
France pushing for Syria 'safe zones'The Daily Star
Christian Science Monitor
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Posted on 25 November 2014 | 8:51 pm

Angelina calls out ‘failure of international leadership’ on Syria – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Angelina calls out 'failure of international leadership' on Syria
Daily Mail
When asked what she thought of President Barack Obama's handling of Syria, she replied: 'I'm not here to criticise or pass judgment on a particular leader, including my own President, but I will say that we have overall a failing of international

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Posted on 25 November 2014 | 7:42 pm

Two Britons Join Fight Against IS In Syria – Sky News


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Two Britons Join Fight Against IS In Syria
Sky News
The sister of a former British soldier fighting against the Islamic State in Syria has told Sky News he is there to help others and his family are proud of him. Lara Hughes' brother James travelled to the war-torn country with friend Jamie Read to join
British men join Kurds' fight against Islamic State in SyriaBBC News
Scot joins the fight against IS militants in SyriaScotsman
Kurd's vision for Syria depends on fate of KobaniAl-Monitor
The Independent -The Guardian -International Business Times UK
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Posted on 24 November 2014 | 9:49 pm

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Syria Bombs Islamic-State Held Raqqa, Killing at Least 95 People

Syrian government airstrikes on a market, an industrial area and other areas in the Islamic State- controlled city of Raqqa have killed at least 95 people, the U.K.-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said today.

Posted on 26 November 2014 | 12:20 pm

Syria 'no-fly zone' not being considered: NATO general

By Jonny Hogg IZMIR, Turkey (Reuters) – NATO is not considering establishing a "no-fly zone" in northern Syria, something Turkey has been calling for to alleviate security and humanitarian pressures on its southeastern borders, one of the alliance's top generals has told Reuters. Turkey has NATO's second largest military and is host for Land Command (LANDCOM), which is charged with improving the …

Posted on 26 November 2014 | 11:38 am

Syria Airstrikes On IS 'Capital' Kill 95

At least 95 people have been reportedly been killed in Syrian regime airstrikes on the Islamic State group's self-proclaimed capital.

Posted on 26 November 2014 | 11:32 am

Syria airstrikes kill 95 in ISIS city

At least 95 people have been killed and 120 injured in airstrikes by Syrian government forces on the northern city of Raqqa, a stronghold for the extremist group ISIS, a monitoring group said Wednesday.

Posted on 26 November 2014 | 9:04 am

Russia's new push for Syria dialogue unlikely to be fruitful

By Gabriela Baczynska and Sylvia Westall MOSCOW/BEIRUT (Reuters) – Fresh Russian efforts to encourage Syrian peace talks are unlikely to make progress because Moscow rejects opposition and Western calls for the swift departure of President Bashar al-Assad. Moscow has long-supported Assad, including with arms supplies for Syria, but he has become a more important ally for Russia since the Arab …

Posted on 26 November 2014 | 6:46 am

Syria air strikes on Islamic State 'capital' kill 63 people

The air strikes were the deadliest by President Bashar al-Assad's air force against Raqa since the Sunni extremist Islamic State group seized control of the city last year.

Posted on 26 November 2014 | 4:19 am

Syria air strikes on IS 'capital' kill 63 people

Beirut (AFP) – A string of Syrian regime air strikes on the Islamic State group's self-proclaimed capital Raqa on Tuesday killed at least 63 people, more than half of them civilians, a monitor said.

Posted on 26 November 2014 | 3:46 am

UN pushes for targeted Syrian cease-fires in hopes of delivering aid

The United Nations envoy to Syria is pushing a plan to freeze fighting in selected areas of the war-torn country to facilitate the delivery of humanitarian aid.

Posted on 25 November 2014 | 7:52 pm

Behind Hagel's ouster, tensions over Syria and Obama's team

By Phil Stewart and Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) – From the moment he was appointed last year, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel had a troubled relationship with President Barack Obama's tight-knit White House national security team. As the bombing intensified in Iraq and Syria, so did his problems. U.S. officials with knowledge of Hagel's relationship with the Obama administration described …

Posted on 25 November 2014 | 12:19 am

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

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The Brits fighting on either side in Syria – in 60 seconds

Hundreds of British citizens are thought to have travelled to Syria to fight, but it’s not just those going to help the Islamic State extremist group






Posted on 26 November 2014 | 7:00 am

Briton ‘killed in Syria’

Foreign Office says it is aware of reports of the death of a British national in Syria






Posted on 25 November 2014 | 11:19 pm

Jihadist training camps expand across Syria and Iraq

Mapped: An investigation finds jihadist organisations are operating at least 46 training camps across Iraq and Syria






Posted on 25 November 2014 | 6:02 am

Islamic State relaxes vetting of foreign jihadists in a bid to boost recruits

Exclusive: safe house operatives working for Isil tell the Telegraph they have dropped security restrictions in order to swell the ranks joining the caliphate






Posted on 24 November 2014 | 8:30 pm

Does Jihadi John have a body double?

Fresh analysis of the video showing the murder of Peter Abdul-Rahman Kassig, at the hands of Islamic State extremists, suggests that the aid worker put up a fight before he was killed – and that Jihadi John may have a body double






Posted on 23 November 2014 | 5:56 pm

Dutch jihadi bride: ‘Is she a victim or a suspect?’

Sterlina Petalo left Maastricht as a Dutch teenager filled with romantic notions of marrying a “real man”. She returned from Syria with the name Aicha and the threat of criminal charges – having been brought back home by her desperate mother






Posted on 23 November 2014 | 7:00 am

Muslim MP: 2,000 Britons fighting for Islamic State

Labour MP Khalid Mahmood says 2,000 jihadists have travelled to Syria and Iraq from the UK – a fourfold increase on official estimates






Posted on 23 November 2014 | 7:00 am

The battle against Islamism should start in schools

Telegraph View: Any potential radicalisation in Tower Hamlets schools needs to be confronted – and it’s not C of E schools we should be worried about.






Posted on 23 November 2014 | 6:00 am

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

Exclusive: The Telegraph’s Ruth Sherlock gains rare access to 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