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August 25, 2014



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guardian

new: US journalist held hostage in Syria taken to Tel Aviv after release

US journalist held hostage in Syria taken to Tel Aviv after release

"Peter Theo Curtis undergoing medical checks after being held by Jabhat al-Nusra, an affiliate of al-Qaida, since autumn 2012An American journalist who was freed after almost two years of captivity in Syria is believed to be in the custody of the US embassy in Tel Aviv, where he is likely to..."


Johnson calls for 'guilty until proven innocent' for suspected terrorists

independent

James Foley beheading: Boris Johnson says anyone returning from Iraq and Syria should be arrested

James Foley beheading: 'Anyone returning from unauthorised trip to Syria or Iraq should be presumed guilty of terrorism,' Boris Johnson says

Whisper it in Washington but Putin may have been right about Syria all along

"What a difference a year makes. Around this time last year, the West was gearing up for military action against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, who was accused of carrying out chemical weapons attacks on his own people. That intervention never came to pass, not least because domestic public..."


Putin may have been right about Syria all along

US hostage Theo Curtis freed in Syria by Jabhat Al-Nusrah, says John Kerry

voice of america

US Journalist Held in Syria Freed

US Journalist Held in Syria Freed

"American freelance journalist Peter Theo Curtis was freed Sunday by the Islamist group Jabhat al-Nusra, who had held him captive for nearly two years in Syria. The release came five days after a video posted on the Internet showed the beheading of American journalist James Foley at the hands..."


Lawmakers Urge Obama to Expand Military Action Against Islamic State

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abc.net.au

Kidnappers free US journalist in Syria, Theo Curtis

Kidnappers free US journalist in Syria, Theo Curtis

"Kidnappers in Syria have freed a US journalist missing since 2012, as authorities say they are closing in on the Islamic State militant who executed reporter James Foley last week.Peter Theo Curtis, who was abducted while in Antakya, Turkey, was turned over to a UN official in Syria after efforts..."


cbc

new: No airstrikes on ISIS without Syrian approval, U.S. warned

American journalist held hostage in Syria is freed

Prayer to 'end senseless violence' at mass for journalist James Foley

"Slain U.S. journalist James Foley was living his faith by bringing images to the world of people suffering from war and oppressive regimes, a Roman Catholic bishop said Sunday at a mass in his hometown of Rochester, N.H. Earlier Sunday, another American journalist kidnapped nearly two years..."


yahoo news

Foley family celebrates his life, prays for hostages

"The family of murdered US journalist James Foley prayed for the safety of his fellow hostages as hundreds gathered for a mass to celebrate his life as a witness on the front line. Foley was kidnapped in late 2012 in northern Syria by the jihadist group that now dubs itself the Islamic State..."


google news

American Peter Theo Curtis, held in Syria for 2 years, is freed - CBC.ca

"The GuardianAmerican Peter Theo Curtis, held in Syria for 2 years, is freedCBC.caAn American journalist kidnapped and held hostage for nearly two years by an al-Qaida-linked group in Syria was released Sunday, less than a week after the horrific execution of American journalist James Foley..."


Islamic State captures key Syrian air base - Aljazeera.com

American man kidnapped when heading to Syria freed after two years in captivity - Telegraph.co.uk

US journalist Peter Theo Curtis freed in Syria after two years - Al Jazeera America

US military weighing air strikes in Syria, defense official confirms - Fox News

Kidnappers free American missing in Syria since 2012 - Reuters

American Journalist Peter Theo Curtis Released by Captors in Syria - ABC News

Clashes rage over Syria's Tabqa air base - Aljazeera.com

فرانس 24

مقتل المئات من الجيش السوري والجهاديين في معارك للسيطرة على قاعدة الطبقة الجوية

مقتل المئات من الجيش السوري والجهاديين في معارك للسيطرة على قاعدة الطبقة الجوية

"أفاد المرصد السوري لحقوق الإنسان، بأن مئات القتلى من الجنود النظاميين ومن مقاتلي "تنظيم الدولة الإسلامية" سقطوا في معارك شرسة استمرت لعدة أيام للسيطرة على قاعدة "الطبقة" الجوية قرب مدينة الرقة، قبل أن يتمكن المقاتلون المتطرفون من السيطرة عليها. وقال شهود عيان إن احتفالات نظمت في الرقة بعد سقوط القاعدة الجوية وإن مقاتلين من..."


google

جديد: إطلاق سراح رهينة أمريكي محتجز منذ سنتين في سوريا - الرياض

"الرياضإطلاق سراح رهينة أمريكي محتجز منذ سنتين في سورياالرياضأطلق سراح أمريكي احتجزته "جبهة النصرة" في سوريا لمدة 22 شهرا الأحد بعد أيام على بث شريط فيديو عرض عملية قطع رأس صحافي أمريكي كان محتجزا لدى تنظيم "الدولة الإسلامية". وأعلن وزير الخارجية الأمريكي جون كيري في بيان الإفراج عن بيتر ثيو كورتيس الكاتب والصحافي الذي..."


زمان الوصل

جديد: صحيفة: ألمانيا عقدت صفقة مع داعش للإفراج عن أحد رعاياها

"نقلت صحيفة "فيلت إم زونتاج" الألمانية عن مصادر أمنية محلية قولها إن ألمانياً احتجزه مقاتلو "داعش" رهينة قبل عام في سوريا، أطلق سراحه خلال حزيران الماضي، بعد صفقة أبرمتها الحكومة الألمانية مع التنظيم.ونقلت الصحيفة عن المصادر الألمانية قولها إن الذين نشروا الأسبوع الماضي مقطعا يظهر قطع رأس الصحافي الأمريكي المحتجز "جيمس فولي"..."


جديد: النصرة تفرج عن صحافي أمريكي محتجز لديها منذ عامين، وواشنطن تبدي امتنانها

جديد: معلومات أمنية عن محرك بحث المطلوبين للنظام... زمان الوصل تطلق قريبا تطبيق المخابرات الجوية

جديد: أمير طاجيكي عينه تنظيم البغدادي مؤخرا، أسهم في فتوحات الرقة الثلاثة

جديد: ثوار ريف حماة الشمالي يخترقون ترددات جيش النظام ويتوعدون سهيل الحسن !

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