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By The Dispatch On Sunday, July 14th, 2019
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Virgin Mary Orthodox Church in Syria car bombed, at least 7 killed or injured

(International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on July 11, 2019, a car bomb exploded next to the Virgin Mary Orthodox Church in the Syrian city of Qamishli. The Assyrian More...

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 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 Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
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Fifteen Syrian refugees found frozen to death trying to cross into Lebanon

Seventeen Syrian refugees, some of them children, have been found frozen to death while trying to cross the mountainous border into Lebanon. Two bodies were found Saturday after the area was hit by a severe snowstorm, 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 Robert Herriman On Saturday, February 11th, 2017
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Rand Paul speaks out against calls for increased military presence in Syria

The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing Tuesday entitled, “The Plan to Defeat ISIS: Key Decisions and Considerations”, in which the panelists in front of the committee called for More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 11th, 2015
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US Source tells BBC that ISIS using chemical weapons, mustard gas and blister agents

Islamic State is alleged to have developed and used warfare poisonous agents in the areas under their control. Russia’s Foreign Ministry says ISIS now has the scientific documentation necessary to produce 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 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, May 21st, 2015
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ISIS now controls Palmyra in Syria

ISIS shocked the world with the capture of Syria’s ancient city of Palmyra threatens a UNESCO World Heritage Site described as having “stood at the crossroads of several civilizations,” with its More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015
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ISIS captures over 260 Christians in Syria, at least 15 murdered

ISIS is holding hundreds of Assyrian Christians captured over the last three days in northeastern Syria while releasing some to make headlines and create confusion over their tactics. Estimates of the number taken 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 Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
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US airstrikes across Iraq, Syria continue, Obama ‘not tolerate safe havens for terrorists’

President Obama continued to note that five Arab nations are aligned with the U.S. against the Islamic State in Syria so it “makes it clear to the world this is not America’s fight alone.” The More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
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Israel shoots down Syrian fighter jet when it violated airspace over Golan Heights

Israeli army officials confirmed that they shot down a Syrian fighter jet which flew into the Golan Heights airspace on Tuesday.   The remarks claim it was “apparently a MiG-21 fighter jet which was shot More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 18th, 2014
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House votes to train and arm Syrian rebels to fight ISIS

US lawmakers voted Wednesday to authorize training and arming of Syrian rebels to battle Islamic State militants as President Obama reaffirmed America’s plans. The House of Representatives voted 273 to 156 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 Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
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Kidnapped American journalist, Peter Theo Curtis, freed Syrian Muslims

Just days after the execution of American journalist James Foley, another American journalist has been freed from his Syrian captors. Peter Theo Curtis has been safely returned to a United Nations representative More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
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Islamic State captures Syrian air base, US warned not to intervene unilaterally

Islamic fighters captured a major military base in Syria Sunday. Tabqa airfield is the third military base to be captured by extremists within a month.   Armed Predator drone firing Hellfire missile 2010 photo More...


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