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What has Russia accomplished in Syria? – Aljazeera.com


What has Russia accomplished in Syria?
Aljazeera.com
It has been 12 months since Russia entered Syria's war. Russian air strikes began after a request from Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Russia's President Vladimir Putin said ISIL fighters were the target but Russian critics say there's a different

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Posted on 1 October 2016 | 4:17 am

Kerry Audio Shows Frustration With Inability to Stop Syria Bloodshed … – NBCNews.com


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Kerry Audio Shows Frustration With Inability to Stop Syria Bloodshed …
NBCNews.com
Secretary of State John Kerry in blunt terms told a group of Syrian civilians last week that U.S. diplomatic efforts to stop the killing in Syria haven't been supported …
Audio Reveals What John Kerry Told Syrians Behind Closed DoorsNew York Times
Kerry 'wanted US force threat' in SyriaNEWS.com.au
Kerry in leaked audio: "I lost the argument" for use of force in SyriaCNN
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
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Posted on 1 October 2016 | 1:42 am

No sign of Obama’s predicted ‘quagmire’ as Russia’s engagement in Syria escalates – Washington Post


Washington Post

No sign of Obama's predicted 'quagmire' as Russia's engagement in Syria escalates
Washington Post
BEIRUT — In the year since Russia began conducting airstrikes in support of the Syrian government, the intervention has worked to secure two of the most important Russian objectives. No longer is President Bashar al-Assad's hold on power in Damascus …
Russia said to send more warplanes to Syria, diplomacy 'on life support'Reuters
US Continues to Press Russia Over Syria AttacksWall Street Journal
Syria conflict: Russia 'driving rebels into hands of extremists'BBC News
CNN –Aljazeera.com
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Posted on 30 September 2016 | 10:10 pm

Who are Syria’s White Helmets? – Macleans.ca


Macleans.ca

Who are Syria's White Helmets?
Macleans.ca
The saints, in this case, are a group of volunteers reportedly made up of everyday Syrians—construction workers, barbers, shopkeepers—who have been risking their lives since 2013 in rebel-controlled areas of Syria, rescuing civilians from the brutal …
White Helmets Video Shows Toll in Idlib, Aleppo of Syria OffensiveNBCNews.com

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Posted on 30 September 2016 | 9:28 pm

Rescue Worker Cries as He Pulls Baby Alive From Rubble in Syria – ABC News


ABC News

Rescue Worker Cries as He Pulls Baby Alive From Rubble in Syria
ABC News
A rescue worker in Syria broke into tears as he rescued a baby from a building destroyed by airstrikes. After an hours-long operation in Idlib in the northwestern part of Syria, members of the Syrian Civil Defense were able to pull out a baby girl and
The rescuer wept as this Syrian baby came back to lifeCNN
Video Shows Syrian Rescuer Weeping After Saving Baby From Airstrike RubbleTIME
The rescue of a baby reveals the incredible toll on those who save lives in SyriaWashington Post
The Independent –Sky News –Telegraph.co.uk
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Posted on 30 September 2016 | 9:17 pm

UN opens probe into Syria aid convoy attack – FRANCE 24


FRANCE 24

UN opens probe into Syria aid convoy attack
FRANCE 24
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday announced he is setting up a board of inquiry to investigate the bombing of an aid convoy in Syria last week that killed 18 people. US officials have said that Russian planes carried out the air strikes on

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Posted on 30 September 2016 | 7:54 pm

More than 80% of UN aid convoys in Syria blocked or delayed – The Guardian


The Guardian

More than 80% of UN aid convoys in Syria blocked or delayed
The Guardian
More than 80% of the UN's Syrian aid convoys have been blocked or delayed this month, denying millions of people essential supplies in some of the country's hardest-hit areas, the Guardian can reveal. Only six convoys have so far reached their

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Posted on 30 September 2016 | 3:00 pm

How We See Syria – TIME


TIME

How We See Syria
TIME
Syria is home to the world's most dangerous jobs. Among them are the first-responders who reach apocalyptic scenes after airstrikes and barrel bombs, pulling out shocked and maimed survivors coated with dust and blood. They are the heroes. There are …

Posted on 30 September 2016 | 11:51 am

What the Spanish civil war can reveal about Syria – Aljazeera.com


Aljazeera.com

What the Spanish civil war can reveal about Syria
Aljazeera.com
As the battle for Aleppo continues unabated, this intense episode in the Syrian civil war harkens back to a vicious battle for another Mediterranean city, Barcelona, during the Spanish civil war. July 2016 marked the 80-year anniversary of the outbreak

Posted on 30 September 2016 | 10:47 am

Syria Rebels Draw Closer to al Qaeda-Linked Group – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Syria Rebels Draw Closer to al Qaeda-Linked Group
Wall Street Journal
SANLIURFA, Turkey—Some of Syria's largest rebel factions are doubling down on their alliance with an al Qaeda-linked group, despite a U.S. warning to split from the extremists or risk being targeted in airstrikes. The rebel gambit is complicating
Russia Rejects John Kerry's Demands on Syria, Accusing US of Promoting TerrorNew York Times
Syria war: How Moscow's bombing campaign has paid off for PutinBBC News
Putin is making a mistake in Syria — and Russia will pay the priceWashington Post
NBCNews.com –TIME –Voice of America –新华搜索 – 新华网
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Posted on 30 September 2016 | 1:12 am

Syria – BingNews

Syria war: How Moscow’s bombing campaign has paid off for Putin

Russian forces have been operating in support of the government of President Bashar al-Assad in Syria for a year. Their impact has been significant. When they arrived, there were fears that government forces were close to collapse. This position has …

Posted on 1 October 2016 | 12:43 am

Russia said to send more warplanes to Syria, diplomacy ‘on life support’

Fighting continued to intensify a week into a new Russian-backed Syrian government offensive to capture rebel-held eastern Aleppo and crush the last urban stronghold of a revolt against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad that began in 2011. Moscow and Assad …

Posted on 1 October 2016 | 12:38 am

Syria Conflict: Aleppo Airstrikes Kill Over 338 People, Including 100 Kids, WHO Says

The World Health Organization (WHO) said Friday that the continuous airstrikes in Syria’s Aleppo city in the past week claimed the lives of nearly 338 people, including over 100 children. The country’s health system is crumbling with less than 30 …

Posted on 1 October 2016 | 12:35 am

Kerry in leaked audio: "I lost the argument" for use of force in Syria

Washington (CNN)Secretary of State John Kerry’s frustration with the failure of American diplomacy was on display as he defended US efforts to help end the five-year civil war in Syria during a meeting last week with a group of Syrian civilians, according …

Posted on 30 September 2016 | 9:04 pm

U.S. Continues to Press Russia Over Syria Attacks

WASHINGTON—The U.S. is still pursuing talks with Moscow on the Syria crisis, officials said Friday, days after Secretary of State John Kerry threatened to shut them down over a massive Syrian and Russian military offensive in Aleppo. State Department …

Posted on 30 September 2016 | 3:57 pm

No sign of Obama’s predicted ‘quagmire’ as Russia’s engagement in Syria escalates

BEIRUT — In the year since Russia began conducting airstrikes in support of the Syrian government, the intervention has worked to secure two of the most important Russian objectives. No longer is President Bashar al-Assad’s hold on power in Damascus …

Posted on 30 September 2016 | 3:02 pm

US protecting Syria jihadist group – Russia’s Lavrov

The US is trying to spare a jihadist group in its attempts to unseat Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad, Russia’s foreign minister has told the BBC. Sergei Lavrov said the US had broken its promise to separate the powerful Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (formerly …

Posted on 30 September 2016 | 1:48 pm

Watchdog: Russian airstrikes in Syria killed 9,300 in past year

BEIRUT – A year of Russian airstrikes on areas outside government control in Syria have killed more than 9,000 people, displaced tens of thousands and caused wide destruction, an opposition monitoring group said Friday. On Sept. 30 last year, Russia …

Posted on 30 September 2016 | 7:18 am

Syria military says it retook hospital, refugee camp in Aleppo

Syrian government forces took control of a hospital in the besieged northern city of Aleppo on Friday, a day after seizing a Palestinian refugee camp in the city from rebels, according to Syria’s military. The military said its forces captured the Kindi …

Posted on 30 September 2016 | 5:23 am

Syria Decimated Under World Watch: A Letter from Syrians Working with US, UK, And European Funded Organizations

H.E. Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission H.E. Donald Tusk, President of the European Council H.E. John Kerry, Secretary of State of the United States of America H.E. Jean-Marc Ayrault, Minister of Foreign Affairs of France H.E. Boris …

Posted on 30 September 2016 | 3:37 am