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The unseen side of war-torn Syria

Daily Mail - ‎11 hours ago‎
Young people partying on a beach in the evening sunshine is not typical of the scenes expected to be seen in conflict-ridden Syria. But crowds of people have been captured dancing on the sand in the coastal city of Latakia. Topless men and women in ...
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SAS outpost in Syria 'bombed by Russians just hours after troops left'

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Russian aircraft bombed a military outpost used by SAS troops backing Syrian rebel fighters, as part of a Kremlin campaign to bully the West into closer military cooperation in the country, US officials have said.
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Syria: Clashes in Manbij after ISIL refuses rebel offer

Aljazeera.com - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
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 ...

Syria's war-wounded turned away from Jordan border amid security fears

Middle East Eye - ‎16 hours ago‎
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.
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German military trains 100 refugees in civilian jobs to help rebuild Syria

RT - ‎3 hours ago‎
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 ...
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Artist Khaled Akil imagines Pokémon Go in ravaged Syria

Aljazeera.com - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
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 ...
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Russian, regime airstrikes kill 19 civilians in Syria

Anadolu Agency - ‎10 hours ago‎
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 told Anadolu Agency that ...
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Syria conflict: Boy beheaded by rebels 'was fighter'

BBC News - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
The sister of a boy filmed being beheaded by Syrian rebels has disputed a claim by a pro-government Palestinian militia that he was not a fighter.

Military Strikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria, Iraq

Department of Defense - ‎14 hours ago‎
SOUTHWEST ASIA, July 23, 2016 - U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq yesterday, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today ...

Venezuela Condemns Deadly Western Airstrike in Syria

Venezuelanalysis.com - ‎12 hours ago‎
The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela expresses its rejection of the deaths of more than fifty Syrian civilians, including women and children, as a result of the aerial attacks carried out on the 18th of July by the West's coalition, which occurred in ...

More children in Syria dying of malnutrition

Ynetnews - ‎12 hours ago‎
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.
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Syria, Libya dominate Arab FMs meeting in Nouakchott

Anadolu Agency - ‎12 hours ago‎
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.

As war rages on, Syrian children starving to death

Aljazeera.com - ‎7 hours ago‎
At a makeshift clinic in the the eastern countryside of Syria's Hama province, an area controlled by opposition forces trying to depose President Bashar al-Assad, volunteer medics are trying everything to save the seven-month-old's life.

MAD VLAD STRIKES AGAIN Putin's war jets pound 'secret' anti-ISIS SAS base in Syria with cluster bombs

The Sun - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Putin's Su-34 fighters twice swooped in to hit the At-Tanf garrison last month - which is now claimed to be a covert hub for 'Who Dares Wins' aces.
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Kerry's Syria plan with Russia faces deep skepticism in US, abroad

Reuters - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Some European members of the coalition against Islamic State forces have expressed concern about sharing intelligence with Russia, which they say has been an untrustworthy partner in Syria. The current proposal, which Kerry hopes to conclude within ...
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Germany, UN push for new Syria peace talks

Deutsche Welle - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
"The current situation in Syria is anything but satisfactory," German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said in Berlin on Friday.
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Russian warplanes bombard Daesh targets in Syria's Homs

Press TV - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Russia has been bombing Daesh and al-Qaeda-affiliated al-Nusra Front terrorist groups in Syria at the official request of President Bashar al-Assad since September 2015.

Toddler taken to Syria by Brit mum now OBSESSED with guns after returning from ISIS land

Express.co.uk - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
... his "marked and persistent interest in guns and shooting people" emerged during a hearing to determine his long-term future.
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