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Fourth jihadist from Portsmouth killed in Syria – The Guardian


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Fourth jihadist from Portsmouth killed in Syria
The Guardian
Another British jihadist from Portsmouth has been reportedly killed on the frontline in Syria, the fourth to die from a group of six men who travelled from Hampshire last year to fight for the Islamic State (Isis). Muhammad Mehdi Hassan, 19, is
Fourth Portsmouth man killed in SyriaBBC News
British jihadi, 19, dies fighting with Islamic State in Syrian town of KobaniITV News
Fourth Portsmouth jihadi killed in SyriaPortsmouth News

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Posted on 25 October 2014 | 11:27 am

Syrian refugees – The Economist


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Syrian refugees
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MANY of the 3m or so Syrian refugees now refer to their hometowns in the past tense. “There was Deraa and now there is no Deraa”, says Safara, a grandmother from the bombed southern Syrian town who now lives in the Jordanian city of Irbid. Now their …
Refugees from war-torn Syria are no longer welcome in LebanonFox News
Lebanon will ask United Nations to stop registering Syrian refugeesRaw Story

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Posted on 25 October 2014 | 9:11 am

Islamic State crisis: US-led Syria strikes ‘kill 553′ – BBC News


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Islamic State crisis: US-led Syria strikes 'kill 553'
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US-led air strikes against Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria have killed 553 people since September, UK-based activists say. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says 464 IS fighters, 57 other militants and 32 civilians have died. Meanwhile, the
At Least 500 Militants Killed in US-Led Strikes in Syria, Observer Group SaysNew York Times
US-led air strikes killed 521 fighters, 32 civilians in Syria: monitorReuters
US-led air strikes on Syria have killed more than 500 Isis and al-Nusra fightersThe Guardian
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Posted on 25 October 2014 | 2:39 am

US: Rebel force in Syria to be built from scratch – USA TODAY


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US: Rebel force in Syria to be built from scratch
USA TODAY
MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. — Building an opposition force in Syria capable of mounting offensive operations against Islamic State militants will take at least a year and require sustained U.S. support once the force is deployed, U.S. defense
Syrians to be trained to defend territory, not take ground from jihadists Washington Post
Fighting IS: Majority of British public back military intervention in SyriaThe Voice of Russia
ISIS: Syria Claims To Have Shot Down Two of Three 'Islamic State Stolen Headlines & Global News

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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 10:39 pm

Death in Syria: a man on a mission of mercy – The Guardian


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Death in Syria: a man on a mission of mercy
The Guardian
The last texts of Kamran ul-Haque to his elder brother tell a story of a young man fearful yet thrilled by the prospect of war in Syria. “I might be going on a mad mission very soon. There's a place that has been heavily attacked and bombarded,” he wrote.
Indian takeaway driver killed in Syria not a terrorist, say familyTelegraph.co.uk

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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 9:40 pm

The death toll in US airstrikes in Syria, broken down – Washington Post


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The death toll in US airstrikes in Syria, broken down
Washington Post
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Thursday that 533 people have been killed in airstrikes since they began. That group counted 32 civilian deaths, including six children and five women. The Observatory has been tracking
American Veteran Fighting ISIS in Syria: 'I'm Ready to Stay Until the End'Mashable

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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 8:07 pm

Turkey allows 1300 Free Syria fighters to join battle for Kobane – Sydney Morning Herald


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Turkey allows 1300 Free Syria fighters to join battle for Kobane
Sydney Morning Herald
Tallinn: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday that 1300 Free Syrian Army fighters would join Kurds in defending the key Syrian border town of Kobane from an assault by Islamic State jihadists. The Syrian Kurds have "accepted 1300 people …
Syria's Kobani less at risk but could still fall: US officialsReuters
Coalition Airstrikes in Syria Killed Over 500ABC News
Turkish leader cites offer for Syria rebels to aid KobaniBoston Globe
Yahoo News -Syria Deeply -New York Times
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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 5:17 pm

Syrian army recaptures town in western Syria – state TV – Reuters UK


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Syrian army recaptures town in western Syria – state TV
Reuters UK
BEIRUT (Reuters) – The Syrian army has regained control of a town on the highway linking Hama and Aleppo cities in western Syria after months of battles with insurgents, state television and a monitoring group said on Friday. The recapture of Morek
Army recaptures key town in western Syria – state TVwww.worldbulletin.net

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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 2:18 pm

One British jihadi killed in Syria and Iraq every three weeks, study finds – The Guardian


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One British jihadi killed in Syria and Iraq every three weeks, study finds
The Guardian
British jihadis are being killed in the conflict in Syria and Iraq at a rate of over one every three weeks, according to the most thorough documentation of the death toll to date. Overall, 23 Britons are believed to have died after travelling to fight
1 Briton dies in Syria, Iraq war zone every 3 weeks: StudyPress TV

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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 10:44 am

Third Portsmouth jihadist reported killed in Syria – The Guardian


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Third Portsmouth jihadist reported killed in Syria
The Guardian
Experts in tracking the movements of foreign fighters in war-torn Syria said Roshid may have been killed in the battle of Kobani, where Isis (Islamic State) is fighting Kurds backed with US air strikes for control of the town, which borders Turkey. The

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Posted on 21 October 2014 | 11:49 am

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Fourth Portsmouth man killed in Syria

A fourth man from Portsmouth who went to fight in Syria for Islamic State is believed to have been killed.

Posted on 25 October 2014 | 11:25 am

Women on Front Lines in Syria, Iraq Against IS

Women fight on front lines of battle against Islamic State militants in Syria, Iraq

Posted on 25 October 2014 | 8:45 am

Syrian army recaptures town in western Syria: state TV

BEIRUT (Reuters) – The Syrian army has regained control of a town on the highway linking Hama and Aleppo cities in western Syria after months of battles with insurgents, state television and a monitoring group said on Friday. The recapture of Morek, 30km (19 miles) north of Hama, is part of the military's campaign to shore up territory in the west of the country stretching north from Damascus as …

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 3:30 pm

US-led strikes kill more than 500 militants in Syria

US-led air strikes in Syria were reported Thursday to have killed more than 500 jihadists in a month as Kurdish fighters readied to reinforce the embattled border town of Kobane. The battle for Kobane has become crucial for both the Islamic State (IS) group and its opponents, with US officials saying Kurdish fighters defending the town look increasingly capable of withstanding the jihadist …

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 12:13 am

Coalition airstrikes in Syria killed over 500

MURSITPINAR, Turkey (AP) — U.S.-led coalition airstrikes in Syria have killed more than 500 people since they began last month, mainly Islamic militants, activists said Thursday, as fighting flared yet again in the northern Syrian border town of Kobani.

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 8:01 pm

For teen with passport, Syria trip can be seamless

PARIS (AP) — The teenage sisters told their father they were staying home sick from their suburban Denver school. Instead, they took $2,000 and their passports and headed off for Syria with a 16-year-old friend. They made it as far as Germany before border guards detained them for questioning.

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 5:33 pm

US-led Syria strikes 'kill hundreds'

US-led air strikes against Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria have killed 553 people since September, including 464 IS fighters, activists say.

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 9:52 am

American fighting with Kurds in Syria: Civilians burned in chemical attack

JC Finley DERIK, Syria, Oct. 21 (UPI) — A former American soldier from Wisconsin told UPI Wednesday in an exclusive interview that civilians have been burned in an Islamic State attack, with injuries consistent with chemical weapons.

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 7:48 pm

Iraqi Kurdish lawmakers OK fighters for Syria

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Lawmakers in Iraq's largely autonomous Kurdish region Wednesday authorized peshmerga forces to go to neighboring Syria and help fellow Kurds combat Islamic State militants in the key border town of Kobani, providing much-needed boots on the ground.

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 7:06 pm

Syria says shoots down two of three Islamic State jets

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Syria's air force has destroyed two fighter jets operated by Islamic State militants in the north of the country, Information Minister Omran Zoabi said in remarks published on Syria's state news agency SANA late on Tuesday. A Syrian monitoring group said on Friday that Iraqi pilots trained under former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein had joined Islamic State and were conducting …

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 12:26 pm

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Indian takeaway driver killed in Syria not a terrorist, say family

The latest Briton killed in the fighting in Syria has been revealed to be an Indian takeaway driver from east London






Posted on 25 October 2014 | 9:07 am

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

Live camera shot from Kucuk Kendirciler, on the Turkey Syria border near the embattled Syrian town of Kobane






Posted on 25 October 2014 | 8:35 am

US investigate claims Islamic State used chemical weapons

Islamic State jihadists reportedly used chlorine gas in an attack on a town north of Baghdad, sparking an investigation to be led by US officials






Posted on 24 October 2014 | 5:43 pm

Islamic State militants hit by air stike near Kobane, Syria, in pictures

Coalition jets bomb Islamic State positions near Kobane in Syria






Posted on 24 October 2014 | 9:43 am

Islamic State hit by airstrike near Kobane – dramatic video

This dramatic frootage shows the moment Islamic State jihadists capturing a hill near the besieged town of Kobane were stopped by an allied air strike






Posted on 24 October 2014 | 7:03 am

US air strike destroys Islamic State position on Kobane hill

The moment an Islamic State position on Kobane hill is taken out by an allied air strike






Posted on 23 October 2014 | 7:03 pm

Attack on Israelis in tram queue shows changing tactics of Palestinian militants

Suicide bombings have been replaced by opportunistic attacks requiring no weapons or training, says David Blair






Posted on 23 October 2014 | 2:31 pm

US considers air strikes against Isil oil pipelines

America could destroy Isil pipelines from the air to choke funding for terrorists, says a senior US official






Posted on 23 October 2014 | 1:01 pm

Syria air strikes ‘kill 500 jihadists’

A month of US-led air strikes on Syria has killed more than 500 people, including 464 members of Isil, according to monitors






Posted on 23 October 2014 | 12:32 pm

Inside Kobane: town charred and bloody from battle with Islamic State

This exclusive footage shows the centre of Syrian border town after weeks of airstrikes, gun battles and suicide blasts






Posted on 23 October 2014 | 6:00 am