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September 22, 2014

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Defeat of Isis cannot be achieved without ground troops, says Tony Blair

Defeat of Isis cannot be achieved without ground troops, says Tony Blair

"In essay on threat posed by group, former UK prime minister says Britain and other nations must form wide-ranging coalitionBritain must be prepared to join a wide coalition of countries in deploying ground troops, including special forces, to combat forces from the Islamic State (Isis), the..."

Kurds flee into Turkey in their thousands to escape Isis offensive

Journalists are becoming propaganda and we must do more to protect them

The Islamic State: is it Isis, Isil or possibly Daesh?

Couple returning from Syria 'were plotting assault on EU Brussels office'


Turkey accused of colluding with Isis to oppose Syrian Kurds and Assad following surprise release of 49 hostages

"Mystery surrounds the surprise release of 49 Turkish diplomats and their families held captive for three months by Isis. The Turkish government is denying any deal with the hostage-takers, making it unclear why Isis, notorious for its cruelty and ruthlessness, should hand over its Turkish prisoners..."

washington post

Israel worries as al-Qaeda affiliates gain control of Syrian side of Golan frontier

"NAFAH JUNCTION, Golan Heights — Israel has some new neighbors. Al-Qaeda-linked rebels have, for the first time, established a permanent presence on the Syrian frontier. For 40 years, Israel and Syria have kept the peace along the 1974 armistice line here, a cease-fire overseen by U.N. troops..."

voice of america

Obama to Rally Coalition Against Islamic State at UN

Obama to Rally Coalition Against Islamic State at UN

"This week, the Obama administration will continue efforts to build a broad international coalition against Islamic State militants, also known as ISIL and ISIS, that have seized territory in Iraq and Syria. President Barack Obama will address the U.N. General Assembly and lead a special session..."

Obama to Rally Coalition Against Islamic State Group at UN


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Exclusive: Iran seeks give and take on Islamic State militants, nuclear program

"By Parisa Hafezi and Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Iran is ready to work with the United States and its allies to stop Islamic State militants, but would like more flexibility on Iran's uranium enrichment program in exchange, senior Iranian officials told Reuters. The comments..."

Pope says religion can't justify violence

Pope says religion can't justify violence

World leaders to gather at U.N. in shadow of Islamic State, Ebola crises

Arab states lag in media war against extremists

U.S. military struggles to preserve options in Islamic State fight

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new: Turkey clamps down on Syria border after Kurdish unrest - BBC News

"BBC NewsTurkey clamps down on Syria border after Kurdish unrestBBC NewsTurkey has begun to close some of its border crossings with Syria after at least 70,000 Kurdish refugees entered the country since Friday. This follows clashes on Sunday between Turkish security forces and protesting Kurds...."

Obama 'ready for Syria ground war' as Kurds flee - Al-Arabiya

Should Israel get involved in the war in Syria? - Haaretz (blog)

Can Turkey set up buffer zone inside Syria? - Al-Monitor

US Says Other Countries Willing to Launch Air Strikes in Syria - Newsweek

Lavrov tells US to respect Syria's sovereignty while tackling ISIS - RT

Who Are the Syrian Rebels the US Wants to Arm and Train? - NBCNews.com

ISIS takes over Syria Kurdish villages as thousands flee to Turkey - CBC.ca


جديد: العاهل الاردني: التدخل ضد "الدولة الاسلامية" تأخر - دار الحياة

"المصري اليومالعاهل الاردني: التدخل ضد "الدولة الاسلامية" تأخردار الحياةأكد العاهل الاردني الملك عبد الله الثاني في مقابلة مع شبكة "سي بي اس" الاميركية بثت أمس الاحد، انه كان يجدر بالولايات المتحدة ودول اخرى ان تتدخل في سورية في وقت مبكر لمنع صعود تنظيم "الدولة الاسلامية" (داعش) المتطرف. وقال الملك عبد الله الثاني..."

جديد: كيري وظريف يبحثان بنيويورك ملفي "الدولة" والنووي الإيراني - الجزيرة

جديد: المانيا ترفض المشاركة باي تدخل عسكري بري او جوي ضد داعش في العراق - شفق نيوز

زمان الوصل

جديد: خمسة أسباب لظهور داعش... عماد غليون

"بات عاديا إلقاء اللوم على النظام عند الحديث عن تصرفات تنظيم "الدولة الإسلامية" الملقب بـ"داعش" واعتباره هو الذي دفع يقف وراء ظهور التنظيم واختراقه لحرف الثورة عن مسارها وإلصاق صفة الإرهاب فيها؛ ورغم أنه لا يجادل في هذه المقولة ومن الصعب تجاهلها وإنكارها إلا أن أطرافا أخرى ساعدت على ظهور التنظيم.مع اندلاع الربيع العربي ووجود..."

جديد: الزيتون المكثف ينجح في سوريا والمخابرات ترفض إدخال ملكة العرب الاسبانية

جديد: عبر كاميرا خفية.. شابة سورية توثق الحياة في الرقة تحت ظل تنظيم الدولة

جديد: خلال يومين.. تركيا تواجه سيلا بشريا جارفا من اللاجئين السوريين

جديد: جبر الشوفي لـزمان الوصل: الحرب على الإرهاب يجب أن تشمل كل أشكاله السنية والشيعية والسويداء وضعها مؤسف