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By The Dispatch On Sunday, November 3rd, 2019
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Bishop of Aleppo Antoine Audo says mission in Syria is ‘attention to the poor’ serving people

Syria, in its present war-torn, broken state, while an immediate detriment to its inhabitants and concern to its neighbors, has presented the Church with a unique opportunity to serve its neighbors. Such a task More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, December 19th, 2016
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Russian Ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov assassinated by Islamist Mevlut Mert Altintas

The Russian Ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov, spoke at a gallery in Ankara Monday, moments before he was shot and killed by Mevlut Mert Altintas who evoked Aleppo and shouted “Allahu Akbar.” “We More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 10th, 2016
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Gary Johnson vows ‘continuation’ of Obama’s approach to fighting ISIS, climate changes laws causing job loss

As Donald Trump’s GOP campaign melts down, Gary Johnson, the Libertarian Party presidential nominee, illustrated another appeal for liberals not conservatives, saying that he would likely represent a continuation 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 Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
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ISIS victim, Kayla Mueller, letter released by family

Along with confirming the death of their only daughter Tuesday, Kayla Mueller’s parents have released the last letter she wrote to them while in the hands of ISIS. It begins, “Everyone, If you are receiving 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 Robert Herriman On Wednesday, June 19th, 2013
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7,000 measles cases reported in northern Syria: MSF

In a follow up to a story two weeks ago,  Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is reporting a measles epidemic spreading across northern Syria where up to 7,000 cases of the viral respiratory disease has been reported. MSF More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 4th, 2012
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Turkey responds to Syrian killing, but won’t declare war

Turkey says it has no intention of declaring war on Syria, despite cross-border shelling in which five civilians were killed. Syria says it is investigating the shelling in the town of Akcakale. Photo/Freedom House Turkey More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, September 17th, 2012
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Syrian troops shell northern cities, 11 reportedly dead

Syrian government troops continue to pound the rebel-held Shaar district of Aleppo, killing 11 people, a rights group said, while 11 others, including seven rebels, were killed elsewhere in Syria’s northern More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 14th, 2012
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Syrian rebels capture and execute 18 soldiers in Aleppo

International Peace Envoy Lakhdar Brahimi is to head to Damascus today (Thursday) to meet Syria’s President Bashar al Assad, an Arab diplomat in Cairo said, as fresh bloodshed gripped the north of the country. In More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, September 4th, 2012
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UN says record numbers are fleeing Syria

The UN says more than 100,000 people fled their country in August – the highest monthly total since the uprising began. Reported Deaths in Violence Across Syria April 2012; numbers from Syria Shuhada; figures More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, August 1st, 2012
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Syrian rebels now confirmed to have anti-crafit missiles

Syrian rebels have acquired shoulder-fired anti-aircraft missiles, NBC News reported late Tuesday night. According to the report, Free Syrian Army rebels claim they now have nearly two dozen surface-to-air missiles More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, July 30th, 2012
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Syria battle rages on in badly beaten Aleppo

Syrian forces and rebels have clashed violently in and around Aleppo as the battle for control of the northern city raged into a third day, with both sides claiming advances. Michael Thompson from One Love, Earth More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, July 25th, 2012
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Syrian violences localizes in Aleppo

Activists say thousands of troops have been sent to Syria’s second city, Aleppo, as clashes were reported in the city for the sixth consecutive day. Fighting was reported in the central al-Jamaliya neighbourhood More...

By deskofbrian On Monday, February 6th, 2012
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Syrian Army ramps up attacks on opposition as death toll rises

The Syrian army has stepped up its attacks on opposition fighters in Homs, activists and witnesses have said, a day after a UN Security Council resolution, aimed at ending the bloodshed in Syria, was blocked by More...


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