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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 Saturday, April 14th, 2018
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War in Syria! US, UK, France forces bomb chemical weapons facilities

The US, UK and France have bombed three government sites in Syria in an early morning operation targeting chemical weapons facilities. Russian President Vladimir Putin said he condemned the Western strikes “in 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, 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 Monday, April 10th, 2017
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California Rep Barbara Lee speaks out against Syrian air strikes

Congresswoman Barbara Lee’s released the following statement on last night’s military strikes against the Syrian government: “The US strikes in Syria last night, conducted without Congressional authorization, 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 Brandon Jones On Saturday, July 16th, 2016
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Turkey Coup fails, nearly 3000 arrested as PM Binali Yildirim says ‘it’s over’

Some 2,839 soldiers, including high-ranking officers, have been arrested after an attempted coup that is now over, says Turkey’s PM Binali Yildirim. The Prime Minister added that the a “black stain 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 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 Zach Jones On Wednesday, July 8th, 2015
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Syria’s Patriarch Aphrem to US: ‘stop arming terrorists’ who massacring Christians

A Syrian Christian leader tells the “West” to “Stop arming terror groups who are massacring our people,” which is leading to further destruction and persecution and not peace or victory. The 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, 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 Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
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New laws in Saudi Arabia label atheism as a form of terrorism

New laws and regulations in Saudi Arabia link atheism to terrorism, Human Rights Watch reported in an April 2 article. Anti-terrorism regulations issued by the Saudi interior ministry are called “sweeping” More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, March 10th, 2014
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Nuns from Syrian monastery released after three months in al-Nusra captivity

Thirteen nuns and three attendants were released by Syrian insurgents after disappearing from their monastery in Maaloula, reported Lebanese and Syrian officials early Monday. The rebels claim they were protecting More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, September 15th, 2013
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John McCain and Lindsey Graham: US-Russia Syria agreement ‘meaningless’

Just a couple days after Syria ratified the global anti-chemical weapons treaty, the 1997 Chemical Weapons Convention, the United States and Russia agreed Saturday on a plan to bring Syrian chemical weapons under More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, April 20th, 2012
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Hillary Clinton, US calls for tough measures on Syria

The US has called on the UN Security Council to adopt an arms embargo and other tough measures against Syria to try to halt 13 months of bloodshed. Addressing the so-called Friends of Syria group in Paris on Thursday, 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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