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By The Dispatch On Thursday, January 17th, 2019
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Syria: President Bashar Assad says state will rebuild Armenian Genocide Memorial Church in Deir Ezzor

(International Christian Concern) –The Armenian Genocide Memorial Church in Deir Ezzor will be rebuilt with state funds, according to a pledge given by Syrian President Bashar Assad. The announcement was made More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, April 10th, 2018
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Israel criticized for attack on Syrian air base, central to Iranian military supporting Assad

Israel is faced international blowback Tuesday over the bombardment of Syria’s largest air base, a center for the Iranian military effort to support Syrian President Bashar Assad. Lebanon announced it would More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, April 10th, 2018
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Syria chemical attack: over 500 exposed in weapons attack, mostly ‘women and children’

A deadly chemical attack hit the rebel-held suburb of Douma, east of Damascus, killing dozens and putting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s government back in the headlines and crosshairs of western leaders. Rescue More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Syrian War: Ghouta bombing leaves 300 dead, ‘flagrant war crimes,’ suffering children with no food, shelter, medicine

While the Syrian military says it is trying to liberate the area from terrorists, it has also been accused of targeting civilians with a death toll reported at 300 and rising. A doctor working in Eastern Ghouta More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, May 31st, 2017
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Obama admits failure on Syria: ‘At least we tried’

Former President Obama struggled during a panel conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin, admitting that the two leaders were unsuccessful in stopping the conflict, “despite our best efforts.” donkeyhotey More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, April 17th, 2017
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Syrian chemical gas survivor rebukes Hillary Clinton’s claims, praises Trump, recent strikes

CNN’s Brooke Baldwin on  Newsroom seemed shocked by her guest, Kassem Eid, a 2013 chemical weapons attack survivor, and his praise of Donald Trump and the attacks on Islamic State. Eid even refuted the claims More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, April 9th, 2017
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Rex Tillerson: Syria’s chemical attack proves that Russia failed

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson attacked Russia, saying it had failed to prevent Syria from carrying out a chemical attack on a rebel-held town last week. Speaking on CBS’s “Face The Nation,” More...

By deskofbrian On Friday, July 29th, 2016
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‘Pro-Trump’ Alexander Dugin three years later: globalization, stop the ‘hegemony’ of the West

In February 2012, Professor Alexander Dugin (Aleksandr Dugin) traveled to New Delhi, India to attend the 40th World Congress of the International Institute of Sociology, the theme of which was “After Western Hegemony: More...

By Sierra Jones On Monday, February 22nd, 2016
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Armed terrorists cross from Turkey to Syria fight against the Kurds

At least 500 Muslim militants crossed the Turkish border, headed for the Syrian town of Azaz in northern Aleppo province where opposition forces have suffered setbacks at the hands of Kurdish fighters. “At least More...

By Guest Author On Friday, January 1st, 2016
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Canada to Accept 10,000 Syrian Refugees

Canada is forging ahead with its plan to resettle 10,000 Syrian refugees before the year is over. Canada’s resettlement plan originally called for some 25,000 refugees to be relocated, but the deadline for this More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 15th, 2015
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Vladimir Putin says Obama administration’s silence on Syrian fight is ‘unconstructive’

The Obama administration continues to move to obstruct Russia’s call for diplomatic engagement and intervention in Syria and Russian President Vladimir Putin said the lack of will to negotiate is unconstructive. “I More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 2nd, 2015
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Coalition calling for Russia to stop attacking Assad opponents, fight ISIS

An international coalition is urging Russia to immediately cease attacks on the Assad opposition forces and civilians and focus instead on fighting Islamic State extremists. The joint statement adds new emphasis More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 17th, 2015
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Donald Trump’s non-answers for the serious policy questions

When you put aside all the early debate shenanigans and CNN’s attempt to recreate “The Jerry Springer Show” in last nights Republican Primary debate, serious policy questions were being asked of More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 11th, 2015
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Ron Paul blames America for Syrian crisis, refugees, should let atrocities happen over there

Speaking Wednesday with host Charles Payne on Fox Business, Ron Paul Institute Chairman and Founder Ron Paul said “interventionism of Republicans and Democrats” to “remake the Middle East” is to blame for More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, May 25th, 2015
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Catholic monk Father Jacob Murad kidnapped by jihadist in Syria

Father Jacob Murad (Jacques Mourad), a Syrian Catholic monk who is Superior at the Mar Elian Monastary, has reportedly been kidnapped when three armed gunman rode a motorcycle into the monastary. Another Christian, More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 19th, 2015
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US, Turkey partner to train ‘Syrian rebels’ to fight ISIS

Turkey and the United States signed an agreement Thursday to train and arm Syrian rebels fighting the Islamic State group, said the U.S. Embassy in Ankara. The two countries have been in talks about such a pact More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, December 4th, 2014
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Assad: US airstrikes in Syria have ‘not proven effective’ against ISIS

Syrian President Bashar Assad has stated that the United States-led airstrike campaign against ISIS has not proven effective. The Shiite leader says that ‘You can’t end terrorism with aerial strikes’ More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, November 10th, 2014
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President Obama talks ‘new phase’ of fight against Islamic State, going on the offensive

President Barack Obama said sending more US troops to Iraq signals a new phase in the fight against the Islamic State and Levant (ISIL) group (more commonly called ISIS or just Islamic State.) donkeyhotey [email protected] After More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 6th, 2014
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Bashar al-Assad wins re-election victory, 3 dead on riots that followed

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad will maintain his position as president, according to the results of a landslide vote. Assad won the election with 88.7 percent of votes; however, opponents criticize the circumstances More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, April 19th, 2014
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Priest Francis Van Der Lugt assassinated in Syria, rebels and government blame each other

The Syrian government and rebel groups are blaming one another in the assassination of Dutch Jesuit Priest Francis Van Der Lugt in his garden in Homs. No group has taken responsibility for the April 7 killing, More...


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