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German military trains 100 refugees in civilian jobs to help rebuild Syria – RT


RT

German military trains 100 refugees in civilian jobs to help rebuild Syria
RT
The German armed forces have launched a training program for Syrian refugees, Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen said. Some 100 people are currently mastering skills that could be useful in rebuilding Syria or even helping the Bundeswehr with …
German military training 100 Syrian migrants in pilot projectReuters
German military training Syrians for civilian rolesAl-Arabiya

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Posted on 24 July 2016 | 1:34 am

American Jew among those killed fighting ISIS alongside Kurds in Syria – Jerusalem Post Israel News


Jerusalem Post Israel News

American Jew among those killed fighting ISIS alongside Kurds in Syria
Jerusalem Post Israel News
Dozens of foreign volunteers have traveled to Syria to fight alongside Kurds in the battles against ISIS since 2014. The exact number of volunteers and where they are from is not known. In June the YPG erected a monument in Qamishlo to foreign
American volunteer killed fighting ISIS in SyriaCNN
American killed fighting ISIS in SyriaNew York Post
Levi Shirley, American Fighting ISIS in Syria, Killed in Combat: FamilyNBCNews.com
ABC News –Jakarta Post –Haaretz
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Posted on 23 July 2016 | 8:49 pm

Russian, regime airstrikes kill 19 civilians in Syria – Anadolu Agency – Anadolu Agency


Anadolu Agency

Russian, regime airstrikes kill 19 civilians in Syria – Anadolu Agency
Anadolu Agency
At least 19 civilians were killed and scores injured in airstrikes carried out by Syrian regime and Russian warplanes in Syria's northern Aleppo city on Saturday, …
Syria: Civilians at Risk as Aleppo Siege TightensHuman Rights Watch
Syria war: Aleppo tunnel bomb 'kills 38 government troops'BBC News

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Posted on 23 July 2016 | 5:54 pm

Syria, Libya dominate Arab FMs meeting in Nouakchott – Anadolu Agency


Anadolu Agency

Syria, Libya dominate Arab FMs meeting in Nouakchott
Anadolu Agency
The meeting is expected to be dominated by the situation in Syria and Libya, which fell into civil war following popular uprisings against their autocratic leaders in 2011. Addressing the meeting, Mauritanian Foreign Minister Isliko Ould Ahmed Ized
Syrian conflict takes center stage in upcoming Arab summit in MauritaniaKuwait News Agency

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Posted on 23 July 2016 | 4:48 pm

Syria’s war-wounded turned away from Jordan border amid security fears – Middle East Eye


Middle East Eye

Syria's war-wounded turned away from Jordan border amid security fears
Middle East Eye
AMMAN – Jordan is refusing to admit injured fighters and civilians from Syria after closing its border in response to last month's suicide attack near a refugee camp that killed seven Jordanian soldiers. The policy led to the death of a wounded 10-year

Posted on 23 July 2016 | 12:20 pm

Syria: Clashes in Manbij after ISIL refuses rebel offer – Aljazeera.com


Aljazeera.com

Syria: Clashes in Manbij after ISIL refuses rebel offer
Aljazeera.com
Sporadic clashes between the Islamic Sate of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and US-backed fighters have erupted in the northern ISIL-held Syrian town of Manbij after the group ignored a 48-hour offer to withdraw from the besieged town without a fight
Fighting in Syria's town of Manbij as US-backed forces battle IS militantsDeutsche Welle
Military Strikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria, IraqDepartment of Defense
Islamic State shuns withdrawal offer in surrounded Syrian cityReuters
Anadolu Agency –Rudaw –Al-Arabiya
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Posted on 23 July 2016 | 5:42 am

Artist Khaled Akil imagines Pokémon Go in ravaged Syria – Aljazeera.com


Aljazeera.com

Artist Khaled Akil imagines Pokémon Go in ravaged Syria
Aljazeera.com
As his home city of Aleppo continued to wane at the hands of the five-year-civil war, Khaled Akil wondered what it would be like to hunt for the Pokémon characters amid the rubble in Syria. In the Syrian artist's latest project, a series of photos from
Why Syrian kids are holding pictures of PokemonCBS News
Rescue 'Em All: Activists Use Pokemon Go to Spotlight Syria KidsNBCNews.com
What Pokemon Go looks like in SyriaConcho valley homepage
Washington Post –BBC News –The Independent
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Posted on 22 July 2016 | 7:03 pm

US says airstrikes on Syrian city Manbij to continue despite civilian deaths – The Guardian


The Guardian

US says airstrikes on Syrian city Manbij to continue despite civilian deaths
The Guardian
Anas Alabdah, president of the Syrian National Coalition, has called on the US to suspend its airstrikes until it performs a thorough investigation into the attack near the contested northern city of Manbij on Tuesday that Syrian activists say killed
Reports: Dozens Of Civilians Killed In US-Led Coalition Strike In SyriaNPR
US-led airstrikes in Syria kill civilians, rights groups sayCNN
US to Keep Bombing Syria Despite Civilian Deaths and Humanitarian PleasCommon Dreams (press release)
Washington Post –The Independent –Aljazeera.com
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Posted on 22 July 2016 | 5:32 pm

Iran accuses US of "deafening" silence over beheaded boy – CBS News


CBS News

Iran accuses US of "deafening" silence over beheaded boy
CBS News
The Foreign Minister of Iran chided the United States and its allies Friday as hypocrites on Twitter, accusing Washington of "deafening" silence over the alleged beheading of a child by American-backed rebels in Syria. "Apparently western-backed
Syria conflict: Boy beheaded by rebels 'was fighter'BBC News
Rebels in Syria call boy's beheading a 'mistake'CNN
Child beheading in Syria sparks backlash against rebelsUSA TODAY
BBC News –Aljazeera.com –ABC Online –Document | Amnesty International
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Posted on 22 July 2016 | 3:01 pm

Russia Bombed Base in Syria Used by US – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Russia Bombed Base in Syria Used by US
Wall Street Journal
When Russian aircraft bombed a remote garrison in southeastern Syria last month, alarm bells sounded at the Pentagon and the Ministry of Defense in London. The Russians weren't bombarding a run-of-the-mill rebel outpost, according to U.S. officials.
Did Russian Warplanes Bomb Secret US Military Base in Syria?Center for Research on Globalization
U.S. believes Russia purposefully bombed secret U.S. base in Syria to force Washington's handWashington Times
SAS outpost in Syria 'bombed by Russians just hours after troops left'Telegraph.co.uk
Military.com –The Moscow Times (registration) –TheTower.org
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Posted on 21 July 2016 | 9:41 pm

Syria – BingNews

Pokemon Go and beach parties – not what you’d expect to find in Syria

Syrians dance during a party at the Wadi Qandeel beach (Picture: AFP) You could be forgiven for thinking that Syria is all but destroyed and normal life has come to a halt. But for some that’s not the case – life has some semblance of normality.

Posted on 24 July 2016 | 1:38 am

4 hospitals hit by air raids in Syria’s Aleppo: Doctors

BEIRUT: Four makeshift hospitals and a local blood bank in Syria’s battered Aleppo city have been hit by air raids in the past 24 hours, a group of doctors said Sunday (Jul 24). The bombardment killed a two-day-old baby in the children’s hospital in a …

Posted on 24 July 2016 | 1:37 am

What Pokemon Go looks like in Syria

A media agency run by activists in Syria is capitalizing on the Pokemon Go craze to plead for help for children inside the war-torn country. The campaign has latched onto the global mania surrounding the game, asking fanatic gamers to take a break from …

Posted on 24 July 2016 | 1:28 am

Russian, regime airstrikes kill 19 civilians in Syria

At least 19 civilians were killed and scores injured in airstrikes carried out by Syrian regime and Russian warplanes in Syria’s northern Aleppo city on Saturday, according to a local civil defense official. Ibrahim Abu Laith said that Syrian regime …

Posted on 24 July 2016 | 1:10 am

More children in Syria dying of malnutrition

In one town in Syria an hour’s drive from Damascus, 86 persons have died from causes related to the Syrian government siege of the town—65 from malnutrition and starvation, 14 from landmines, six from snipers and one from a chronic health condition.

Posted on 23 July 2016 | 11:40 pm

In Syria, the screaming never lets up

Please don’t cut off my leg,” a Syrian man pleaded. He had been shopping when a missile hit a crowded market. The blast seared off his hair and charred his face. He could not see that his leg was hanging by a thread of flesh and could not be saved.

Posted on 23 July 2016 | 9:08 pm

German military trains 100 refugees in civilian jobs to help rebuild Syria

The German armed forces have launched a training program for Syrian refugees, Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen said. Some 100 people are currently mastering skills that could be useful in rebuilding Syria or even helping the Bundeswehr with civilian …

Posted on 23 July 2016 | 8:37 pm

Syria: Clashes in Manbij after ISIL refuses rebel offer

Clashes erupt in Manbij after ISIL ignores 48-hour offer by US-backed rebels to leave besieged town without a fight. Sporadic clashes between the Islamic Sate of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and US-backed fighters have erupted in the northern ISIL-held …

Posted on 23 July 2016 | 3:17 pm

It looks like Russia purposefully bombed a base used by the US to force Washington’s hand in Syria

US Secretary of State John Kerry attends a joint news conference with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. Thomson Reuters Russian warplanes bombed a garrison used by US and British forces in Syria twice last month, despite being warned by a US …

Posted on 23 July 2016 | 12:20 pm