Monday November 20th 2017

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The US must prepare for Iran’s next move in Syria

  1. The US must prepare for Iran’s next move in Syria  Washington Post
  2. Iranian IRGC Commander Killed In Syria  RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
  3. Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander, another fighter, killed in Syria: Iranian media  Reuters
  4. Full coverage

Posted on 20 November 2017 | 12:32 am

Syria: IS militants defeated in last major stronghold

  1. Syria: IS militants defeated in last major stronghold  ABC News
  2. Syria: Islamic State militants defeated in last major stronghold  The Denver Post
  3. Germany bans children’s smartwatches  BBC News
  4. German Regulators Ban Smartwatches for Kids, Urge Parents to Destroy Them  Gizmodo
  5. GameBand Smartwatch Brings Retro Atari Gaming And Amazon Alexa To Your Wrist  Hot Hardware
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Posted on 19 November 2017 | 5:48 pm

Turkey, Russia and Iran meet to discuss Syria

  1. Turkey, Russia and Iran meet to discuss Syria  Aljazeera.com
  2. Critical week for Syria as parallel talks get under way  The Guardian
  3. Iran, Russia and Turkey diplomats meet to discuss Syria  euronews
  4. Full coverage

Posted on 19 November 2017 | 9:39 am

Islamic State’s last urban stronghold in Syria retaken by army, allies

  1. Islamic State’s last urban stronghold in Syria retaken by army, allies  South China Morning Post
  2. Syrian army, allies take back Albu Kamal from Islamic State  Reuters
  3. Syrian Army Retakes Last IS Stronghold  RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
  4. Pentagon Says It’s Staying In Syria, Even Though ISIS Appears Defeated  NPR
  5. Full coverage

Posted on 19 November 2017 | 2:08 pm

IDFA: Syrian Comedian Looks for Fresh Start in France

  1. IDFA: Syrian Comedian Looks for Fresh Start in France  Variety
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Posted on 19 November 2017 | 11:05 am

Syrian ‘civilians killed’ in ISIL attack in Deir Az Zor

  1. Syrian ‘civilians killed’ in ISIL attack in Deir Az Zor  Aljazeera.com
  2. Syria chemical attacks: Haley calls Russia ‘shameful’ after it vetoes UN inquiry  The Guardian
  3. Syria: Russia again blocks extension of chemical attacks probe  BBC News
  4. The Investigation Into Chemical Attacks in Syria Is Fizzling Out After a Security Council Showdown  TIME
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Posted on 17 November 2017 | 6:10 pm

IDF fires on Syrian targets near Golan Heights

  1. IDF fires on Syrian targets near Golan Heights  The Jerusalem Post
  2. Israel Fires ‘Warning Shot’ Amid Syrian Border Activity  U.S. News & World Report
  3. Tensions Rising on Israel’s Northern Border with Syria  The Jewish Press – JewishPress.com
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Posted on 19 November 2017 | 5:48 pm

I fled Syria years ago. Refugee children like me can’t give up on education.

  1. I fled Syria years ago. Refugee children like me can’t give up on education.  Washington Post
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Posted on 20 November 2017 | 12:32 am

Syria: at least 14 civilians killed in air strikes by government forces

  1. Syria: at least 14 civilians killed in air strikes by government forces  The Guardian
  2. Syria: Damascus suburbs violence kills at least 5 children  ABC News
  3. UN calls on Syria’s warring sides to stop targeting civilians  Arab News
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Posted on 18 November 2017 | 8:06 pm

Is US using the YPG in Syria or vice versa?

  1. Is US using the YPG in Syria or vice versa?  Hurriyet Daily News
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Posted on 19 November 2017 | 9:07 pm

Syria – BingNews

UN calls on Syria warring sides to stop targeting civilians

Damascus (AFP) – The United Nations on Sunday called on Syria’s warring sides to stop targeting civilians in the capital Damascus and nearby neighbourhoods, where escalating bombardment has killed dozens in recent days. Rebel groups and regime forces are …

Posted on 19 November 2017 | 9:19 pm

Turkey, Russia and Iran meet to discuss Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin is set to host his Iranian and Turkish counterparts at his official residence in the coastal city of Sochi to discuss the Syrian conflict. The event on Wednesday will be preceded by a meeting on Sunday in Turkey’s resort …

Posted on 19 November 2017 | 4:16 pm

Israel May Demand Iran Leave Syria, but Russia Sets the Rules of the Game

This claim by Moscow, which also applies to the Russian forces there, rests on Iran and Russia having been invited into Syria by the Assad regime. This invitation by the Syrian sovereign ostensibly bestows legitimacy on the presence of these countries …

Posted on 19 November 2017 | 4:08 pm

The U.S. must prepare for Iran’s next move in Syria

While the Trump administration celebrates a new deal meant to freeze the battlefield in southern Syria, the Assad regime and Iran are preparing for the next phase of the long-running war, in which they will attempt to conquer the rest of the country.

Posted on 19 November 2017 | 3:23 pm

9 ISIS militants killed in southern Syria, military says

United States and coalition partner forces near Tanf Garrison killed nine Islamic State fighters and destroyed several of their vehicles on Nov. 16, military officials said. No U.S. special operations troops were hurt or killed in the incident. Although …

Posted on 19 November 2017 | 2:45 pm

Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander, another fighter, killed in Syria: Iranian media

BEIRUT (Reuters) – A commander in Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards and a lower-ranking Iranian fighter have been killed fighting Islamic State in Syria in recent days, Iranian media reported on Sunday. The Revolutionary Guards, Iran’s most powerful …

Posted on 19 November 2017 | 12:02 pm

Syria: IS militants defeated in last major stronghold

Pro-government forces defeated the Islamic State group in its last major stronghold in Syria, state media and a monitoring group reported on Sunday, leaving the militants to defend just strips of desert territory in the country and a besieged pocket …

Posted on 19 November 2017 | 8:48 am

Rival US and Russian resolutions defeated on Syria weapons

Rival U.S. and Russian resolutions to extend the mandate of experts trying to determine who was responsible for chemical attacks in Syria were defeated Thursday at a heated Security Council meeting that reflected the deteriorating relations between …

Posted on 19 November 2017 | 1:04 am

Russia blocks probe on Syria chemical weapons

Russia vetoed a last-gasp UN resolution to extend the mandate of the international inspections of chemical weapons use in Syria. CNN’s Cyril Vanier has more.

Posted on 18 November 2017 | 1:12 am

In U.N. Showdown, Russian Veto Kills Syria Chemical Arms Panel

UNITED NATIONS — Infuriating the United States and its allies, Russia on Thursday blocked an American-sponsored resolution at the Security Council to extend the life of a panel investigating who is using chemical weapons in the Syria conflict. The …

Posted on 17 November 2017 | 8:32 am