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By The Dispatch On Sunday, March 10th, 2019
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Jaysh al-Izza faction of the Free Syrian Army blamed for attack on Christian City

(International Christian Concern) –The Syrian Christian city of Mhardeh is once again under attack, this time from the Jaysh al-Izza faction of the Free Syrian Army. The attack severely damaged a thermal power More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 19th, 2019
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Jesuit priest Father Paolo Dall’Oglio remembered after disappearance in Syria six years ago

Portrait of Father Paolo Dall’Oglio SJ, founder of the Community al-Khalil in Deir Mar Musa, Syria, taken in the premises of the Community’s new monastery Deir Mariyam al-Adhra in Sulaymaniyah, Iraqi 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 Thursday, September 11th, 2014
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President Obama declares war on ISIS, Syrian extremists: ‘wherever they exist’

President Obama on Wednesday outlined his plan to authorize broader US  involvement in Iraq and Syria, targeting them with more airstrikes “wherever they exist.” Obama said that the US will “conduct More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, December 18th, 2013
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Syria: Islamist invade village of Christians, threaten a massacre to impose Islamic law

 Syrian village of Christians has been stormed by Islamists, threatening a massacre and now have imposed Islamic law, reports Fides. Screenshot Syrian rebels executing prisoners This has become a pattern that More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, September 23rd, 2013
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Ron Paul Institute’s McAdams talks Syria, Vladimir Putin and John McCain’s assessment of the rebels

With the situation in Syria ever-changing and fluid, and a number of unexpected events coming out of it plastered in the media nearly daily, it’s increasingly more difficult to wrap your head around all this. Image/CIA To More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, September 22nd, 2013
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Al Nusra jihadist in Syria slits throat of Christian who won’t deny Jesus Christ

Residents who fled from the ancient town of Maalula in Syria told AFP that jihadists ambushed the town last week and forced a man to convert to Islam at gunpoint. Jihad flag photo/António Martins uploaded by Peter593022 More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 20th, 2013
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Syrian violence: Nearly 40 dead in bombings and rebel groups battle one another

Earlier on Thursday, two bombings in Syria killed at least 39 people in the latest surge in violence, while al-Qaeda-linked fighters tighten their grip on a border town near Turkey after killing and expelling fighters More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, September 19th, 2013
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John McCain disputes claim by IHS Jane’s to CFR audience

Earlier this week, the defense consultants at IHS Jane’s noted that the majority of Syrian rebels are jihadis. As was reported in the UK Telegraph, Jane’s says the approximately 100,000 rebels are splintered More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, July 11th, 2013
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Congress moves to stop military aid to Syrian rebels

Though the Obama administration has authorized military aid to the rebel opposition currently engaged in a civil war with the government of Bashar Assad, it now appears that the US Congress has essentially blocked More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, May 28th, 2013
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John McCain visits Syria, meets with rebels as Hezbollah terrorists assist Assad regime

Republican Sen. John McCain has quietly slipped into Syria for a meeting with Syrian rebels. Rachael Dean, a spokeswoman for the politician, confirmed that the Arizona Republican made the visit. That said, she has More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, April 11th, 2013
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US to send Syrian rebels armor, night vision goggles and other ‘nonlethal aid’

The Obama administration is expected to give Syrian rebels broader nonlethal military assistance, including body armor and night-vision goggles, while stopping short of providing weapons to forces fighting Syrian More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, March 11th, 2013
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US confirmed to be training Syrian rebels in Jordan

Americans are training Syrian anti-government fighters in Jordan, the German weekly Der Spiegel said on Sunday, quoting what it said were participants and organizers. Syrian rebel fighter with missile launcher. More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, February 7th, 2012
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US Embassy in Syria closed, violence spreads as Russia ramps up pressure

Syria Renews Bombardment as U.S. Closes Embassy and Russia Sends Envoys That’s the headline this morning in the Telegraph. The US Embassy in Syria has been abandoned as violence spreads. Homs continues to More...


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