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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 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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Thousands pray and fast for peace in Syria, Pope Francis ‘let us work for reconciliation and peace’

Pope Francis called for reconciliation and dialogue in Syria on Saturday as he led a mass vigil for peace in the country torn apart by civil war. “In beloved Syria, in the Middle East, in all the world, let us 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, March 5th, 2013
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Syrian violence spreads to Iraq as 40 soldiers murdered during attack on Iraqi military transport

 More than 40 Syrian soldiers who had sought temporary safety in Iraq from rebel fighters along the border were killed on Monday in an attack by unidentified gunmen as the Iraqi military was transporting the soldiers More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013
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Russia sending planes to evacuate citizens from Syria who wish to return home

Russia is sending two planes to Lebanon to evacuate more than 100 of its citizens from Syria, the Emergencies Ministry said, in the clearest sign yet that Moscow may be preparing for President Bashar al-Assad’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, December 7th, 2012
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Hillary Clinton meets on Syria, chemical weapon rumors as ground campaign may be looming

The situation in Syria is accelerating, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Thursday, amid reports that President Bashar al-Assad’s government may be preparing to use chemical weapons. 2011 cartoon More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, November 5th, 2012
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Car bomb in Syria kills 50 soldiers and pro-Assad fighters

A car bomb attack at a military post in Hama has killed at least 50 soldiers and pro-regime fighters, a rights watchdog has said. Reported Deaths in Violence Across Syria April 2012; numbers from Syria Shuhada; More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, October 30th, 2012
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Roger Abbas, Australian aid worker, killed in crossfire of Syrian violence

An Australian man has reportedly died in gunfire in Syria while working at a refugee camp. Roger Abbas Roger Abbas, age 23, from Melbourne died while doing aid work at a refugee camp near the Turkey and Syrian border, More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 10th, 2012
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US troops are operating in Jordan, near Syrian border

US troops are operating in Jordan near the Syrian border in the biggest fixed deployment of American force in the region since the end of operations in Libya last year, officials have confirmed. Photo/Freedom House The More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 2nd, 2012
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President Obama authorizes CIA assistance to Syrian rebels

President Obama has signed a secret order authorizing U.S. support for rebels seeking to get rid of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad and his government. Cartoon by Carlos Latuff 2011 wikimedia commons Obama’s 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 Tuesday, June 12th, 2012
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UN says Syrian violence getting worse

The UN has warned that violence in Syria is getting worse as the military steps up assaults on civilians and government opposition is coordinating counterattacks. Cartoon by Carlos Latuff 2011 wikimedia commons “The More...


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