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2011–2012 Syrian uprising

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A Doctor's Mission: Flying to the Aid of Syrian Refugees

Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting - ‎15 hours ago‎
Syrian-born pediatric neurologist Tarif Bakdash (right) smooth talks a Jordanian Police officer at the entrance to the Zaatari refuge camp in Jordan.
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Syrian conflict takes center stage in upcoming Arab summit in Mauritania

Kuwait News Agency - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
NOUAKCHOTT July 23 (KUNA) -- The Syrian conflict, which erupted in 2011, will be heavily focused upon in the upcoming 27th Arab summit in Mauritania.

This Kurdish woman who fled oppression in Syria has graduated from a Welsh university

WalesOnline - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Human Rights Watch has previously called for an end to the persecution of Kurds. Mrs Hasan said the discrimination became worse after a 2004 uprising by Syrian Kurds in the city of Qamishli. A citizen journalism image showing anti-Syrian regime ...

Democratic Convention: Bernie, the Kurds and Lack of Moral Clarity on Syria

Huffington Post - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Back in 2011, when the Arab Spring first broke out across the region and Assad brutally moved to repress secular revolt, the U.S. considered coming to the aid of the Syrian people. At the time, Hillary Clinton was the leading advocate of such an ...
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What Hillary Clinton Got Wrong About the World

Daily Beast - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
Through competing airstrikes, the U.S. is supporting opponents to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad while Russia has helped prop up the regime.
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Munich gunman planned shooting for a year, chose victims randomly: Officials

Times of India - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
UN chief condemns 'despicable' Afghan attack · A campaign that would remind you to rescue Syrian · Doomed EgyptAir flight broke up midair after fire: · Islamic State supporters hail deadly Munich · Iran arrests 40 over 'terrorist' plots · Blaze rips ...
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Aren't these pictures worth a thousand words?

Gulf Digital News - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
A picture is worth thousand words and these pictures will tell you the enormity of destruction conflict and war have brought in once a beautiful country called Syria. ... It was predicted during the crisis of late 2011 and early 2012, how bad things ...

A Closer Look at the Senior Hezbollah Commanders Killed in Syria

Haaretz - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
... war in 2012 to support Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces, it has lost several prominent members in combat and has gained a broader range of enemies.
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Trump rewrites GOP foreign policy

Politico - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Trump also neglected to mention the historic Arab Spring that swept across the Arab world in 2011, bringing chaos and violence to Libya, Egypt, Syria and Iraq. Clinton, who served as Obama's Secretary of State from January 2009 until December 2012, is ...
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Fact-checking Donald Trump's acceptance speech at the 2016 RNC

Washington Post - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Libya, Syria and Egypt were run by dictators in 2009, but it's odd to somehow suggest the 2011 uprising in those countries against the repressive regimes had much to do with U.S.
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Syrian regime forces besiege rebel-held areas of Aleppo

FRANCE 24 - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
Aleppo was once Syria's commercial powerhouse but has been ravaged by fighting since mid-2012, with several temporary truces failing to bring an end to the violence there.
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Libya condemns France for not coordinating military presence

Al-Arabiya - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Nidaa Tounes was created in 2012 and included political personalities from the left and center right, as well as officials from the former regime of toppled ruler Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.
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RAF airman and Iraq veteran jailed for trying to wage jihad

Daily Mail - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
Gray travelled to Idlib (pictured) in Syria in 2012 before attempting to return in 2013. He was stopped ... Abdallah, 22, from Moss Side, Manchester, had dropped out of college in Manchester and joined the Western-backed uprising in Libya in 2011. Born ...
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Bahrain snubs Western allies' condemnation of opposition ban

Middle East Eye - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
The tiny but strategic Gulf state, a former British protectorate and home base of the US Fifth Fleet, has been racked by persistent unrest since its Sunni rulers bloodily suppressed an uprising by its Shia majority in 2011. Western ... Authorities have ...
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Weapons of the Syrian War: Small Arms

Defense One - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
After the conflict began, small arms began flooding to Syrian rebel groups via Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey, and Iraq. Contributions arrived from nations like the U.S.
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Who Lost NATO?

The Weekly Standard (blog) - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
When the anti-Assad rebellion began in 2011, the White House contracted its Syria policy out to Erdogan, who tried to talk sense to his former friend the Syrian dictator. When Assad only amped up his war on peaceful protesters, Erdogan called for his ...

Let's Count the Lies in Chris Christie's Attack on Hillary Clinton

Slate Magazine - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Obama agreed (yes, with a push from Clinton and National Security Adviser Susan Rice) to send in U.S. air power but only if the European allies, who had more stake in the conflict, restored order and cleaned up afterward. The leaders of France and ...
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To seek peace in Syria, US offers to cooperate with Russia

Daily Mail - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
And, as a dissent cable signed by 51 State Department officials illustrated last month, a sizeable part of America's diplomatic establishment believe a U.S.
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Is Christie telling the truth about Clinton's Libya record?

Politico - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Nigeria: Christie said that Clinton "fought" to keep the radical Islamist group Boko Haram off an official State Department terrorism watch list before she left government in 2012. In 2014, the group abducted hundreds of young women and girls who are ...

Siege Warfare in Syria

Lawfare (blog) - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
... in the Syrian conflict was imposed just a month into the uprising. On April 25, 2011, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) surrounded the southern city of Dera'a and besieged it as part of a ten-day operation that would leave over 500 Syrians dead and 2,500 ...
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