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January 27, 2015



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Kurdish forces take control of Syrian town of Kobani

"Monitoring group says YPG forces proceeding carefully in eastern outskirts where Isis planted mines before fleeingA coalition of Kurdish and Syrian opposition forces claimed full control of Kobani on Monday, gaining an important symbolic victory over militants of Islamic State (Isis) who had..."


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Assad is defiant ahead of peace discussion scheduled for Monday in Moscow

"BEIRUT — Syria’s president has played down expectations for a breakthrough during a peace conference for ending his country’s civil war that was scheduled to begin Monday in Moscow.In a defiant interview published Monday in Foreign Affairs magazine, Bashar al-Assad describes the Russia-led..."


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Assad seeks agreement over U.S. air strikes in Syria

"President Bashar al-Assad has said U.S.-led air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria should be subject to an agreement with Damascus and Syrian troops should be involved on the ground. Assad was speaking in an interview with the U.S.-based Foreign Affairs Magazine published on Monday...."


Yemen crisis is first big test for Saudi Arabia's King Salman

Japan working to gain IS hostage's release, analyzing video

Japan working to gain IS hostage's release, analyzing video

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new: Assad: Syria never planned to attack Israeli Golan, Israel trying to ... - Ynetnews

"Al-ArabiyaAssad: Syria never planned to attack Israeli Golan, Israel trying to ...YnetnewsSyria never planned to attack the Israeli side of the Golan Heights, Syrian President Bashar Assad claimed in an interview published Monday, saying that Israel had sought to undermine the Syrian army to..."


new: Islamic State group pushed out of Syria's Kobani - Fox News

The number of foreigners fighting in Syria and Iraq just hit an alarming new ... - Vox

At Sundance, 'Project Syria' Puts Viewers In Center Of Conflict - NPR

Kobani falls: Kurds take strategic city from ISIS - CNN

Briti jihadi Aqsa Mahmood who fled to Syria has pens war widow guide - Daily Mail

Two Japanese Hostages, as Different as Can Be, Linked by Fate in Syria - New York Times

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Jabhat al-Nusra and the Druze of Idlib Province

"By Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi While most analysis of the Druze in Syria focuses on their positions in Suwayda province- where they constitute the majority of the population- as well as Jabal al-Sheikh in Damascus/Quneitra provinces, it should be remembered that there is also a Druze community in..."


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القوات العراقية تحرر محافظة ديالى والمقاتلون الأكراد يستعيدون عين العرب السورية

القوات العراقية تحرر محافظة ديالى والمقاتلون الأكراد يستعيدون عين العرب السورية

"أعلن مصدر عسكري عراقي أن قوات الجيش تمكنت من "تحرير" محافظة ديالى، شمال شرق شرق بغداد، من سيطرة تنظيم "الدولة الإسلامية". وقال الفريق الركن عبد الأمير الزيدي أن "القوات العراقية تفرض سيطرتها على جميع مدن ونواحي المحافظة". وفي سياق متصل، تمكن المقاتلون الأكراد من استعادة مدينة عين العرب السورية (كوباني الكردية) التي كان يسيطر عليها..."


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جديد: الشابة رحاب العلاوي عاشت الثورة لحظة بلحظة ودُفنت في مقبرة جماعية جانب الجندي المجهول

" الشابة "رحاب العلاوي" عاشت الثورة لحظة بلحظة ودُفنت في مقبرة جماعية جانب الجندي المجهول"رحاب محمد العلاوي" طالبة جامعية كانت تدرس في كلية الهندسة المدنية السنة الثالثة بجامعة دمشق قبل أن يباغت زوار الليل من المخابرات منزلها بضاحية الأسد بدمشق بتاريخ 16/1/2013 ويقتادوها إلى فرع الأمن العسكري لتقضي تحت التعذيب بعد أقل من شهر،..."


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جديد: زرعت الخوف فحصدت كراهية السوريين.. نهاية فوبيا المخابرات.. عماد غليون

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