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November 25, 2015

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new: Second Russian airman shot down by Turkey is alive, says Moscow

"Navigator of Su-24 jet rescued after Syrian special forces and Hezbollah conduct 12-hour operation in rebel-held territory The second Russian airman from the Su-24 shot down by the Turkish air force is “alive and well”, after a 12-hour special operation to save him succeeded, Russian officials..."

new: Corbyn v Cameron at PMQs: waving the white ribbon for women

new: The shooting down of a Russian jet tangles the diplomatic web still further | Yavuz Baydar

Justin Welby says UK military action in Syria 'almost inevitable'

Angela Merkel stands by refugee policy despite security fears

fox news

Russia beefs up military assets in Syria in response to Turkey’s downing of jet

Russia beefs up military assets in Syria in response to Turkey’s downing of jet

"Russia ramped up the threat of a military confrontation between Turkey and Moscow Wednesday – a day after a Russian warplane was shot down by Turkey – by announcing that a state-of-the-art air defense missile system will be deployed at a Russian air base in Syria and that all its bombers..."

Austrian ISIS 'poster girl' reportedly beaten to death after trying to escape Syria

voice of america

new: Russian Crackdown on Muslims Fuels Exodus to IS

Russian Crackdown on Muslims Fuels Exodus to IS

"Security forces in Russia's southernmost republic of Dagestan keep devout Muslims under surveillance, routinely raid their homes and haul them to police stations to give DNA samples and fingerprints. So it was no surprise to many in the village of Komsomolskoye that Rashid Magomedov fled to..."

Russia’s Retaliation Against Turkey Likely to Be Economic


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new: Days before summit, Turkey, EU face big hurdles to migration deal

"By Robin Emmott and Francesco Guarascio BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Prospects for a grand bargain between Europe and Turkey to stem a flow of migrants into the continent are uncertain days before a summit on Sunday meant to seal a deal and put fraying relations back on a firm footing, EU and Turkish..."

U.S., France agree to scale up fight against Islamic State

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new: Tensions rise as Russia says it's deploying anti-aircraft missiles to Syria - CNN

"CNNTensions rise as Russia says it's deploying anti-aircraft missiles to SyriaCNNIstanbul (CNN) Tensions in the Middle East ratcheted up dangerously Wednesday, a day after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane, with the Turkish President accusing Russia of deceit and Russia announcing it..."

Labour furious over timing of Jeremy Corbyn Syria briefing - The Guardian

Art of war: Syrian artist Imranovi's graphic portrayal of his country's struggle - CNN International

Turkey violated Syria sovereignty by attacking Su-24 in its airspace – Syrian FM - RT

UK should not rule out sending ground troops to Syria, says William Hague - The Guardian

Visa delays sideline Diggers as chaos deepens in Syria - Sydney Morning Herald

The War in Syria and the Russian Jet - The New Yorker

Downed Russian Military Jet Heightens Debate Over Syria No-Fly Zone - NPR


جديد: أنباء عن إصابة سليماني في حلب وطهران تنفي - الجزيرة

"الجزيرةأنباء عن إصابة سليماني في حلب وطهران تنفيالجزيرةقالت مصادر سورية إن قائد فيلق القدس في الحرس الثوري الإيراني الجنرال قاسم سليماني أصيب بجروح طفيفة في سوريا خلال اشتباكات وقعت أخيرا بين قوات النظام وفصائل مقاتلة في شمال سوريا. وقال مصدر أمني سوري ميداني إن سليماني أصيب بجروح قبل أيام عدة في هجوم مضاد في جنوب غرب حلب،..."

زمان الوصل

جديد: لافروف: إسقاط الطائرة مدبر ونأمل ألا تستغل الحادثة لإقامة منطقة عازلة

لافروف: إسقاط الطائرة مدبر ونأمل ألا تستغل الحادثة لإقامة منطقة عازلة

"قال وزير الخارجية الروسي "سيرغي لافروف" إن هناك مؤشرات تدل على الطابع المتعمد لحادثة إسقاط قاذفة القنابل الروسية من قبل سلاح الجو التركي، مضيفا أنه عمل استفزاز مخطط له لافروف وبعض شركائنا أبلغونا بأن استهداف القاذفة كان كمينا تركيا"وأضاف خلال مؤتمر صحفي اليوم الأربعاء " الحادث استفزازا مخططا له على درجة كبيرة". وكشف "لافروف"..."

جديد: أوغلو للروس: لن نقف مكتوفي الأيدي أمام مهاجمة الأبرياء بحجة محاربة الإرهاب

بدون التشاور مع الأطلسي روسيا تنشر منظومة s-400 في حميميم

بمناسبة اليوم العالمي للقضاء على العنف ضدها.. النظام يقتل ويعتقل نحو 26 ألف امراة في سوريا

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