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ISIS in the Crosshairs in Syria – ABC News


ABC News

ISIS in the Crosshairs in Syria
ABC News
Now another developing headline at this hour. It involves an alleged terror leader who authorities say threatened Americans lives on the fourth of July. Tonight new reports that he might have been the one killed on the fourth. Here's the image tonight

Posted on 7 July 2015 | 1:41 am

In Syria, the weakness of the Islamic State and US strategy on display – Washington Post


BBC News

In Syria, the weakness of the Islamic State and US strategy on display
Washington Post
AKCAKALE, Turkey — The unexpected rout of Islamic State forces across a wide arc of territory in their northeastern Syria heartland has exposed vulnerabilities in the ranks of the militants — and also the limits of the U.S.-led strategy devised to
US campaign against Islamic State in Syria 'intensifying'BBC News
Islamic State takes ground from Syrian Kurds after air strikesReuters
Air strikes on Isis in Syria sought to aid Kurdish forces on ground, US saysThe Guardian
BBC News -CBC.ca
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Posted on 7 July 2015 | 1:21 am

​War encircles popular summer vacation spot in Syria – CBS News


CBS News

​War encircles popular summer vacation spot in Syria
CBS News
CBS News correspondent Elizabeth Palmer traveled to Syria for a rare look at how the country's civil war is impacting its people and cities. Palmer filed this report from Latakia – one of the last remaining areas under full government control.

Posted on 6 July 2015 | 11:21 pm

Syria’s al-Qaeda offshoot Nusra stages suicide bombing in Aleppo: monitor – Reuters


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Syria's al-Qaeda offshoot Nusra stages suicide bombing in Aleppo: monitor
Reuters
BEIRUT A suicide bomber from Syria's al Qaeda offshoot the Nusra Front blew himself up in a Syrian army outpost in a contested neighborhood in the divided northern city of Aleppo and killed at least 25 soldiers and allied militia and injured scores, a
Syria: Suicide Bomber Hits Army Base, Monitors SayNew York Times

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Posted on 6 July 2015 | 9:27 pm

Inherent Resolve Airstrikes Continue in Syria, Iraq – Department of Defense


Center for Research on Globalization

Inherent Resolve Airstrikes Continue in Syria, Iraq
Department of Defense
SOUTHWEST ASIA, July 6, 2015 – U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today. Officials
Military airstrikes continue against ISIL terrorists in Syria and IraqDVIDS (press release)
Belgium's Exit From Anti-ISIL Coalition's Bombing Campaign in Syria and IraqCenter for Research on Globalization
US Fuelled Rise of ISIL in Iraq, Syria: ReportAl-Manar TV
Kuwait News Agency
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Posted on 6 July 2015 | 7:47 pm

Ex-head of counter-terror: UK should lay on charter flights to Syria for jihadis – The Guardian


The Guardian

Ex-head of counter-terror: UK should lay on charter flights to Syria for jihadis
The Guardian
About 700 Britons have fled to join the “caliphate” declared by Isis, enforced by high levels of violence in Iraq and Syria. Quick, who was head of special operations for Scotland Yard from 2008-09, said those wanting to go to Isis-controlled territory

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Posted on 6 July 2015 | 6:46 pm

Model Tiger Sun went to fight ISIS in Syria and reveals frontline horrors – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Model Tiger Sun went to fight ISIS in Syria and reveals frontline horrors
Daily Mail
A former model who swapped her comfortable life to fight ISIS in Syria has told of the horrors of her time in battle on the frontline. Tiger Sun described seeing a little girl who had been blown up by a landmine die because the Kurds had no medical
Latest from IranPress TV
IS attacks Kurdish-held town near Syria bastion RaqaYahoo News
ISIS Attacks Kurdish-Held Town Near its De Facto Syrian CapitalArutz Sheva

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Posted on 6 July 2015 | 6:46 pm

Syria Regime Hits Back at Rebels – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Syria Regime Hits Back at Rebels
Wall Street Journal
They also signaled a bid by the regime to retrench around the core strategic areas of Damascus and the Mediterranean coast, as Syria disintegrates into a patchwork of fighting among various factions, including Kurdish militias and extremist groups such
Fears of Syria war persist in Lebanese border villageReuters
Syrian Forces and Hezbollah Push to Bolster Border ControlNew York Times
Key Rebel City Sieged in Syria by Assad Forces and HezbollahNewsweek
euronews -Deutsche Welle
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Posted on 6 July 2015 | 6:23 pm

Israels Ties to Syrias Rebels Provoke Mob Violence in the Golan – Daily Beast


Daily Beast

Israels Ties to Syrias Rebels Provoke Mob Violence in the Golan
Daily Beast
MAJDAL SHAMS, Israel — When an ambulance rolled through Druze villages near the Israeli-Syrian border last month, it was met by an angry mob of stone-throwing protesters shouting that they'd been betrayed by Israel. Surrounding the emergency vehicle, …
A Dilemma and an Opportunity: Syria's Civil War Knocks at Israel's Northern GatePJ Media (blog)
Encroaching civil war drives Syria Druze to take up armsChannel News Asia

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Posted on 6 July 2015 | 5:30 am

On nervous border, Turks welcome army but fear incursion into Syria – Reuters


Reuters

On nervous border, Turks welcome army but fear incursion into Syria
Reuters
Like many villagers along this stretch of Turkey's 900 km (560-mile) border, Ozdemir welcomed the arrival of additional Turkish soldiers to bolster security in recent days but fears the consequences if they cross into Syria and intervene. Wary of
Border villagers fear intervention in Syria by Turkish troopsSouth China Morning Post (subscription)
On nervous border, Turks welcome army but fear Syria incursionYahoo News
Turkish Army Chiefs Meet to Discuss Syria Invasion: ReportArutz Sheva
Yahoo News UK
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Posted on 5 July 2015 | 5:42 pm

Syria – Bing News

7/7 anniversary: Britain should charter flight to take wannabe jihadists to Syria, says former counter terror chief

Britain should lay on charter flights to take wannabe British jihadists to Syria so they don’t fester here, a former counter-terrorism police chief has suggested. Bob Quick, a former Scotland Yard assistant commissioner, said it may be safer for Britain …

Posted on 7 July 2015 | 1:45 am

Air strikes on Isis in Syria sought to aid Kurdish forces on ground, US says

At least 16 strikes killed at least 10 militants with civilians also reported killed US defense secretary Ash Carter points to strategy for ‘lasting defeat of Isis’ Defense secretary Ash Carter said on Monday that a flurry of US air strikes around …

Posted on 7 July 2015 | 1:38 am

Syria’s Aleppo hit by deadly suicide bombing

At least 25 killed and scores wounded after bomber blows himself up at army outpost in divided city, rights group says. Obama said that the US-led coalition battling fighters from ISIL was ‘intensifying’ its campaign against the group’s base in Syria [AP …

Posted on 7 July 2015 | 1:21 am

Obama says US ‘intensifying’ anti-IS efforts in Syria

WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama said Monday the US-led coalition battling Islamic State jihadists was “intensifying” its campaign against the group’s base in Syria, but cautioned the fight would be long. Obama addressed the media after a briefing …

Posted on 7 July 2015 | 1:20 am

Syria will continue its open war against terrorism, Deputy FM

Beirut, SANA – Two alliances have been facing each other, during the four and a half year of the war on Syria, on which the world partitioned between them,Deputy Foreign and Expatriates Minister Fayssal Mikdad said. In an article published in the …

Posted on 7 July 2015 | 12:29 am

In Syria, the weakness of Islamic State and U.S. strategy on display

AKCAKALE, Turkey — The unexpected rout of Islamic State forces across a wide arc of territory in their northeastern Syria heartland has exposed vulnerabilities in the ranks of the militants — and also the limits of the U.S.-led strategy devised to …

Posted on 6 July 2015 | 4:35 pm

What it’s like inside Latakia, Syria

July 6, 2015, 6:42 PM |Latakia is one of the last cities in Syria under full government control. As CBS News correspondent Elizabeth Palmer reports, there are concerns the city’s stability could be at risk as fighting nears. GO

Posted on 6 July 2015 | 4:34 pm

Obama: U.S. to increase support for Syria opposition

Obama, speaking at the Pentagon, said the United States would continue to crack down on Islamic State’s illicit finance operations around the world. There are no current plans to send additional U.S. troops overseas, he said, repeating that the fight …

Posted on 6 July 2015 | 3:48 pm

Syria Regime Hits Back at Rebels

BEIRUT—Syrian government forces and their allied Lebanese militia Hezbollah hit back at rebels around the capital Damascus on Monday, following recent battlefield setbacks that have increased pressure on the regime of President Bashar al-Assad.

Posted on 6 July 2015 | 2:17 pm

Coalition airstrikes target Raqqa, Syria

(CNN)A wave of coalition airstrikes took aim at ISIS targets in the group’s Syrian stronghold of Raqqa over the weekend. The latest series of attacks were part of “the most sustained set of airstrikes to date” against ISIS in Syria, Brett McGurk, the U.S …

Posted on 5 July 2015 | 3:14 pm