Daily News from Syria


August 15, 2014

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new: Iraq crisis: EU backs plans by member states to arm Kurd fighters  live updates

"Cameron and Clegg agree to arm Kurds at Cobra meetingSunni leaders issue Baghdad with a series of demandsObama says air strikes will continueHaider al-Abadi pledges to try to unify IraqEU foreign ministers hold Iraq talks in Brussels Ban Ki-moon welcomes Malikis decision to stand downRead the..."

How a Polish student's website became an Isis propaganda tool

Western intervention over Isis wont prevent the break-up of Iraq

Western intervention over Isis wont prevent the break-up of Iraq

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Most Yazidis have been rescued from a besieged mountain in northern Iraq

"FISHKHABOUR, Iraq — The flood of Yazidi refugees across the bridge spanning the Iraqi-Syrian border had slowed to a drip by Thursday. Most of the tens of thousands who scrambled up Mount Sinjar to escape advancing militants have now climbed down. They are spilling across northern Iraq —..."


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new: Top Saudi cleric calls for code of conduct to curb violence

"A top Saudi Muslim cleric called on Friday for a global code of conduct for leaders, scholars and young people to halt a further slide into violence and "terror" in the Middle East. The U.S.-allied kingdom has grown increasingly alarmed since militants from an offshoot of al Qaeda captured..."

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new: Car bomb in Syria's Deraa province kills 14 - The Daily Star

"The Daily StarCar bomb in Syria's Deraa province kills 14The Daily StarBEIRUT: At least 14 people were killed Friday when a car bomb exploded in front of a mosque in Deraa province of southern Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. The Britain-based activist group said the..."

ISIS leader flees to Syria fearing US airstrikes: Kurdish official - Asharq Alawsat English

As ISIS closes in, is it game over for Syria's opposition in Aleppo? - CNN

Clinton backtrack, conflicting statements muddle Syria message - Fox News

The forgotten Palestinians of Syria - SBS

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The Unintended Consequences of Closing and Restricting Jordan-Syria Border Crossings—by Justin Schon

"by Justin Schon “In the interest of our national security, we are prepared to close the border if — God forbid — anarchy breaks out in Syria or we see an unprecedented humanitarian crisis,” Jordanian Minister of State for Media Affairs and Communications and Government Spokesperson..."


أخبار العراق : اوباما .. كسرنا “حصار سنجار” والجيش الأمريكي سيغادر العراق قريباً - الأقتصادي العربي

"الأقتصادي العربيأخبار العراق : اوباما .. كسرنا “حصار سنجار” والجيش الأمريكي سيغادر العراق قريباًالأقتصادي العربيالاقتصادى العربي ينشر لكم تفصيل الحدث اول باول حيث صرح الرئيس الأمريكي، باراك أوباما، أن معظم الضربات الجوية التي قد نفذتها القوات الامريكية على مواقع تنظيم “الدولة الإسلامية في العراق والشام”، قد تمكنت من كسر..."

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جديد: عندما يسبق سيف داعش العذل.. براءة رجل بعد إعدامه

"أفاد ناشطون بأن تنظيم "الدولة الإسلامية" أعلن "براءة" رجل سبق أن أعدمه رفقة آخر، يوم السادس من آب/ أغسطس الجاري، وسط ساحة في مدينة الميادين شرق دير الزور.وبحسب المرصد السوري لحقوق الإنسان فإن تنظيم الدولة الإسلامية دفع مبلغا كبيرا دية الرجل، لكن أهله رفضوها، وتقدر الديَّة بخمسة ملايين ليرة سورية.وكان الرجل، الذي ثبتت براءته..."

جديد: محافظة دمشق تحاول معالجة أزمتها المرورية.. والشبيحة يعترضون

جديد: الجمعة .. قمة مثيرة بين القادسية والكويت

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