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By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 14th, 2014
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Islamic State terrorists seize two towns in Syria

Islamic State has captured two more towns in Syria The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), which is now being called just Islamic State, continues to rampage the Middle East, now with militants capturing two More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, July 14th, 2014
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Eric Holder on terrorist bomb making in Yemen, Syria, ‘extreme concern’

New intelligence reports indicate that Yemeni bomb-makers are partnering with terrorists in Syria to build new types of virtually undetectable bombs, says Attorney General Eric Holder. Appearing Sunday on ABC’s More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, July 4th, 2014
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Colorado teen, Shannon Conley, arrested for aiding ISIS terrorists in Syria

A Denver woman has been arrested while attempting to go to Syria to engage in violent jihad, according to court documents made public late Wednesday. Shannon Maureen Conley, 19, was arrested in April at Denver More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 23rd, 2014
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Israel counters Syria killing of teen with attack on military targets

The Israeli military confirmed Monday that the country executed air strikes against military targets in Syria in response to  a cross-border attack that left an Israeli teenager dead. In the June 23 statement, More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, May 9th, 2014
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War in Syria debate erupts as Jordanian journalists topple table

With all their political differences, I don’t remember if liberal Michael Kinsley and conservative Pat Buchanan ever flipped over tables during the heyday of CNN’s “Crossfire” in the 1980’s, More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, May 5th, 2014
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Syrian extremists crucify seven men over issue with ‘protection tax’

ISIS extremists in Syria executed seven Muslim men by means of crucifixion for violations related to payments of the “protection tax” for Christians. Shocking pictures of two crucified men dominated 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...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, April 3rd, 2014
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Syria reports first polio case of 2014

The polio outbreak in the Middle East continues with two new cases of wild poliovirus-1 (WPV-1) reported, one from late 2013 and the first case of 2014, according to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 27th, 2013
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Syria: Car bombing near Damascus kills at least 20 injuring dozens

A car bomb killed at least 20 people and wounded dozens more on Friday when it exploded in Rankus, a town 20 miles north of the Syrian capital Damascus, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. April 10, 2012 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 Brandon Jones On Sunday, September 8th, 2013
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Bashar al Assad denies use of chemical weapons on his citizens, asks where the evidence is

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad rejected claims that he was behind a purported chemical weapons attack in a Damascus suburb in August, in an interview with U.S. based CBS News on Sunday. “There has been no evidence More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, August 28th, 2013
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Syrian ‘Electronic Army’ hacks twitter domains, HuffPo UK, brings down New York Times website

The Syrian Electronic Army has claimed access to a number of Twitter’s international domains shortly after bringing down the New York Times’ website. The attack was apparently made through Melbourne IT. The More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, August 27th, 2013
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Less than ten percent Americans seek US intervention in Syria, more unpopular than Congress

Less than ten percent Americans seek US intervention in Syria, Michael Thompson from One Love, Earth via wikimedia commons Americans strongly oppose U.S. intervention in Syria’s civil war and believe Washington More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, August 19th, 2013
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Hezbollah leader to join forces with Bashar al-Assad in Syria to battle ‘radical Sunni Muslims’

Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah said he is ready to fight radical Muslims in Syria, a day after a deadly bombing in a Beirut stronghold of his Shiite pro-Damascus group. Nasrallah also accused Sunni extremists 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 Sunday, April 7th, 2013
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Syrian rebels capture pro-Assad cleric, Sheikh Hassan Seifeddin, behead man and parade body

Syrian rebel forces killed a pro-regime Sunni cleric in the city of Aleppo, beheaded the man, and then dragged his body through the streets, a watchdog group said on Saturday. Michael Thompson from One Love, Earth More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, March 7th, 2013
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UN reports Syrian refugees now tops 1 million, violence displaced 2 million more

The number of Syrians who have fled their homeland during the almost two years of violence has officially exceeded 1 million, the United Nations said Wednesday. The milestone had long been anticipated as the influx More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, March 1st, 2013
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John Kerry confirms US to give $60 Million in aid to Syrian rebels

Western powers pledged aid for Syrian rebels on Thursday but stopped short of offering them weapons, disappointing opponents of President Bashar al-Assad clamoring for more arms. photo/FreedomHouse via Flickr public More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 29th, 2013
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Over 60 Syrians shot in head, execution style, while bound

A Syrian opposition group says 65 people have been found shot dead, with their hands bound, in Aleppo. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the death toll could rise as high as 80, calling More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 25th, 2013
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Saudi Arabia cuts a deal with death row inmates to send them to fight in Syria

A report from the Assyrian International News Agency (AINA) suggests that Saudi Arabia offered death row inmates an early release from prison if they agreed to join alongside jihad forces trying to bring down the More...


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