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US - Turkey Join Forces to Drive Islamic State from Syria

US – Turkey Join Forces to Drive Islamic State from Syria

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 12:48

The US and Turkey have agreed to work together to drive Islamic State (IS) militants from northern Syria, senior US officials said Monday, as Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu vowed to press ahead with parallel strikes against Kurdish militants. [caption id="attachment_41296" align="alignright" width="384"]...

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US - Arab Allies Bomb IS Jihadists in Syria

US – Arab Allies Bomb IS Jihadists in Syria

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 11:25

The United States and Arab allies unleashed bombs and Tomahawk cruise missiles on Islamic State targets in eastern Syria early Tuesday, opening a new front in the fight against the jihadist group, defense officials said. [caption id="attachment_39254" align="alignnone" width="600"] ...

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After Syria - Iraq - IS Makes Inroads in Pakistan

After Syria – Iraq – IS Makes Inroads in Pakistan

Monday, September 8, 2014 11:23

Islamic State pamphlets and flags have appeared in parts of Pakistan and India, alongside signs that the ultra-radical group is inspiring militants even in the strongholds of the Taliban and al Qaeda. [caption id="attachment_38904" align="alignnone" width="600"] Taliban[/caption] A splinter group of ...

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US Confrims that an American Citizen had Carried out Suicide Bombing in Syria

US Confrims that an American Citizen had Carried out Suicide Bombing in Syria

Saturday, May 31, 2014 12:01

An American citizen fighting for a hardline militant group had carried out a deadly suicide bombing in Syria, US officials confirmed Friday, in the first such case in the war. [caption id="attachment_37356" align="alignright" width="307"]...

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Israel Attacks Syrian Military Sites

Israel Attacks Syrian Military Sites

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 12:08

Israel attacked several Syrian military sites on Wednesday in retaliation for a roadside bombing that wounded four of its troops on the occupied Golan Heights on Tuesday, the Israeli military said. [caption id="attachment_36112" align="alignnone" width="600"] Israel Attacks on Syria[/caption]...

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Saudi Prince Mohammed Bin Nayef Rises Amid Syria Turmoil

Saudi Prince Mohammed Bin Nayef Rises Amid Syria Turmoil

Monday, February 24, 2014 10:10

Saudi Interior Minister Mohammed bin Nayef, perhaps the most powerful younger prince in the ruling al-Saud family, is shaping Riyadh's new emphasis on protecting the kingdom from a fresh wave of militancy inspired by the war in Syria. [caption id="attachment_35665" align="alignnone" width="580"]...

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600 Syrians Flee Besieged Old Homs in Aid Convoy

600 Syrians Flee Besieged Old Homs in Aid Convoy

Monday, February 10, 2014 10:56

Six hundred people left the besieged ruins of rebel-held central Homs on Sunday, escaping more than a year of hunger and deprivation caused by one of the most protracted blockades of Syria's devastating conflict. [caption id="attachment_35372" align="alignright" width="259"] ...

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Al Qaeda Linked Group Captures Syrian Town on Border With Turkey

Al Qaeda Linked Group Captures Syrian Town on Border With Turkey

Friday, November 22, 2013 11:26

An al Qaeda affiliate has captured a northern Syrian town on the border with Turkey after ousting a moderate Islamist rebel unit and detained its leader, activists said on Thursday. [caption id="attachment_33573" align="alignnone" width="536"] Al Qaeda Linked Group[/caption]...

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US and Russia Agree on Syria UN Chemical Arms Measure

US and Russia Agree on Syria UN Chemical Arms Measure

Friday, September 27, 2013 10:42

Ending weeks of diplomatic deadlock, the United States and Russia reached an agreement on Thursday on a draft U.N. Security Council resolution aimed at ridding Syria of its chemical weapons arsenal. Samantha Power, the U.S. ambassador ...

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Hint at Source of Syria Chemical Attack (UN Report)

Hint at Source of Syria Chemical Attack (UN Report)

Thursday, September 12, 2013 10:27

UN chemical weapons investigators will not explicitly pin the blame on anyone in their upcoming report on the August 21 poison gas attack in Syria, but diplomats say their factual reporting alone could suggest which side in the country's civil war was responsible. [caption id="attachment_32202" align="alignnone" width="558"]...

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