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By Brandon Jones On Monday, November 17th, 2014
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Peter Kassig beheading video reveals Nasser Muthana as ISIS member

A former medical student from Britain has been identified as part of the latest ISIS beheadings. American aide worker Peter Kassig, abducted in 2013, was the victim killed by the Islamic State members. Peter Kassig More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
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ISIS terrorist 15 coordinated attacks in Iraq against Kurdish targets

The Islamic State in Iraq has coordinated fifteen attacks on Kurdish forces at strategic targets, including the Mosul dam, various check points and the Sinjar mountain range   A senior official at the Ministry More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 10th, 2014
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Islamic State conquers Kurdish HQ, thousands flee as Turkey criticizes U.S.

Islamic State militants have made new gains in Kobani, now controlling at least 40 percent of the Syrian town. They have seized the Kurd headquarters, a monitoring group said. At least 200,000 have fled the region More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, September 14th, 2014
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David Haines, British aid worker beheaded by ISIS, Alan Henning next

Islamic State Sunni militants released a new video on social media on Saturday showing the beheading of British aid worker David Haines. In the video the masked Muslim with a British accent addresses U.K. Prime More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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American female aid worker held by ISIS for $6.6 million ransom, release of Aafia Siddiqui

The Islamic State has a female hostage and is now blackmailing America for her release. $6.6 million and the release of a prisoner is the current price for the unidentfied American aid worker. The Sunni Muslim terror 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...

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, 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 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 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 Brandon Jones On Thursday, March 20th, 2014
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Israel responds to Syrian attack on Israel Defense Forces with focused assault, US cuts ties to Assad diplomats

Early Wednesday morning, Israel Defense Forces targeted several Syrian army positions that attacked Israeli soldiers Tuesday. The targets included a Syrian army training facility, military headquarters, and artillery More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, February 3rd, 2014
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Syria rebels hit Christian school with missiles, students safe

Voice of the Martyrs USA works closely with a Syrian Christian school and posted on their Facebook page that rebel forces fired missiles at one of the school’s classrooms. The report has been confirmed by MNN More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 28th, 2014
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US announces ‘non-lethal’ aid to Syrian rebels will resume, peace talks stall as Assad won’t resign

The US is resuming non-lethal aid to Syrian opposition forces, U.S. officials announced Monday. Coordinated by the Free Syrian Army (FSA), aid is being funneled through Turkey and will include equipment such as More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 14th, 2014
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Prince Charles speaks out against Christian persecution, targeted by Muslims in Middle East

The UK ambassador to the Holy See noted in a recent article remarks made by Prince Charles regarding the Christian persecution in the Middle East. Muslim cleric in Egypt calling for violence against Christians “I 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 Brandon Jones On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013
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‘Downton Abbey’ star Michelle Dockery raises awareness of Syrian refugee problem

The refugee situation in Syria has made some headlines, but Downton Abbey star Michelle Dockery hopes her recent travels and stories can raise awareness and help for the children of Syria. Working with Oxfam Dockery More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013
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Saudi Arabia calls for US to attack Syria

Saudi Arabia’s intelligence chief told European diplomats this weekend that he plans to scale back cooperating with the US to arm and train Syrian rebels in protest against Washington’s policy in the region, 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 Monday, September 23rd, 2013
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Pastor in Syria: 40 percent of Christian congregation has fled the country

The violence in Syria fills the headlines, but little includes the fact that Christians are being targeted by extremist and many are just leaving the country. photo Guest2625 Now a Christian pastor says “40% More...

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