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June 19, 2014

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Isis breach of Iraq-Syria border merges two wars into one 'nightmarish reality'

Isis breach of Iraq-Syria border merges two wars into one 'nightmarish reality'

"Jihadi fighters celebrate advance with slick propaganda, but its enemies are responding on both sides of frontierUnder a burning sun, fighters of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Isis) sang and waved their automatic weapons and black jihadi flags as they celebrated breaching the lonely..."


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new: Watchdog accuses Syria's Kurdish party of abuses

Watchdog accuses Syria's Kurdish party of abuses

new: Twitter account associated with Iran leader warns of 'war in Muslim world'

"A Twitter account Iran experts believe is run by the office of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, in comments apparently inspired by Iraq's turmoil, accused Sunni militants on Thursday of wanting to bring about a war in the Muslim world. Shi'ite Iran has been alarmed by rapid territorial..."

Official: 150 Australians fighting in Syria, Iraq

Kurds committed abuses in Syria: rights group

Gulf nations struggle with Iraq militant blowback

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new: Farah Mohamed Shirdon of Calgary fighting with Islamic State of Iraq and Syria - CBC.ca

"Farah Mohamed Shirdon of Calgary fighting with Islamic State of Iraq and SyriaCBC.caFarah Mohamed Shirdon, a Calgarian in his early 20s, is fighting overseas with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, CBC News has learned. Shirdon, who was enrolled in the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology..."

Middle East|What to Call Iraq Fighters? Experts Vary on S's and L's - New York Times

Iraq turmoil sparks Syria debate - BBC News

After backing Sunni rebels in Syria, Gulf nations face blowback in militant ... - Fox News

A Glimpse of Syrian Lives Ravaged by War in Homs - New York Times

Pair under police investigation skip bail 'to fight in Syria' - BBC News

What to Do With the Twins? - New York Times

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“Bilal” – by Stephen Boeshaar

"Stephen Boeshaar worked throughout the Arab World for many years and is fluent in Syrian Arabic. After serving with the Peace Corps in Morocco in the 1960s, he ran English language instruction programs in Yemen, Oman, Bahrain, and Syria, and worked with Fulbright in Egypt developing university..."

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جديد: أم لـ5 أطفال... ألمى حملت السلاح للدفاع عن الثورة وعملت بالإغاثة واستشهدت مشلولة في الأردن

"كشفت " راوية الأسود" إحدى مرتادات موقع فايسبوك معلومات لم تُنشر عن حالة الإهمال واللامبالاة التي قوبلت بها الشهيدة "ألمى شحود" بعد رحيلها ورغم أننا بكينا وحزنا على فراقها وكتبنا لها أجمل العزاء كما قالت لم تقم لها جنازة ولم يدفنها سوى ممرضتها "أم راتب" وسيدة من قريباتها كانت تعتني بها، إضافة إلى رجل أردني كان موجوداً قام بمساعدتهما،..."

جديد: هل يستسلم جنوب حلب... مصدر: أمريكا منعت الثوار من السيطرة على معامل الدفاع وداعش اقتنصت الفرصة

جديد: أورينت ينتج سلسلة وثائقية عن داعش... والجزء الأول على شاشته اليوم

جديد: روسيا تقول إن نظام الأسد وافق على فتح نقاط عبور لإيصال المساعدات للمدنيين

جديد: قادش تدعو أبناء دير الزور للتطوع وتعدهم بإغراءات مادية ووظيفية !