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September 20, 2014



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guardian

new: Obama repeats vow that US troops will not fight ground war against Isis

"Obama: When the world needs help, it calls on AmericaUS delivers air strikes on Isis targets in northern IraqIsis frees Turkish consulate hostagesTrevor Timm: Is Obama really going back to war?Barack Obama, facing questions on the legal justification for and likely mission creep of his air..."


The 20 photographs of the week

The 20 photographs of the week

Isis militants release 49 hostages taken at Turkish consulate in Mosul

Turkey opens border to 45,000 Kurds fleeing Isis in Syria

the economist

Crime and punishment in Saudi Arabia: The other beheaders

"THE condemned may request a painkiller. Their end is not televised, and comes with a swift sword stroke from a skilled executioner rather than from hacking with a kitchen knife by an untutored brute. Otherwise there is not much difference between a death sentence in the jihadists’ “Islamic..."


Confronting Islamic State: An improbable alliance

voice of america

new: IS Attacks Send Thousands of Syrian Kurds Fleeing to Turkey

IS Attacks Send Thousands of Syrian Kurds Fleeing to Turkey

"Tens of thousands of Syrian Kurds have crossed into Turkey in the past 24 hours, fleeing an advance by Islamic State fighters who have seized dozens of villages close to the border and are advancing on a Syrian town. Also Saturday, Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said  more..."


new: Obama Goes to UN With Islamic State, Ebola on Agenda

new: IS Attacks Send Tens of Thousands Syrian Kurds Fleeing Into Turkey

new: Obama: World United in Fight Against IS

Difficult Tactical Battle Ahead Against IS Militants in Syria

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abc.net.au

Bishop backs push to defeat IS as Syrian villages seized

Bishop backs push to defeat IS as Syrian villages seized

"Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop has used a United Nations meeting to reaffirm Australia's support for an international campaign against Islamic State militants.Ms Bishop is in New York, where she will hold bilateral meetings with representatives of regional and Middle Eastern nations."ISIL's..."


yahoo news

new: Thousands of Syrian Kurds flee to Turkey as Islamic State advances

"By Daren Butler SURUC Turkey (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of Syrian Kurds have crossed into Turkey in the past 24 hours, fleeing an advance by Islamic State fighters who have seized dozens of villages close to the border and are advancing on a Syrian town. Turkey opened a stretch of the frontier..."


45,000 Syrian Kurds enter Turkey: deputy PM 

45,000 Syrian Kurds enter Turkey: deputy PM 

United States says role for Iran in tackling Islamic State

UN reaffirms support for force in Golan Heights

Congress backs Obama on aid to Syrian rebels

google news

new: Warren uses Syria measure to draw contrast with Clinton - The Hill

"The HillWarren uses Syria measure to draw contrast with ClintonThe HillSen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) on Thursday voted against legislation authorizing President Obama to arm and train Syrian rebels, taking a stand that could distinguish her from Hillary Clinton in 2016. She voted against..."


Thousands of Syrian Kurds flee to Turkey as Islamic State advances - Reuters

Brisbane suicide bomber's brother also fighting in Syria: police - Brisbane Times

US Urging Allies to Join Strikes on Syria - Wall Street Journal

Former Defense Secretary: US in Syria too late, left Iraq too soon - CBS News

syria comment

The Suwayda village of Dama and Druze Militias: A Case Study

"Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi I have previously written about Druze militias in Suwayda province and other areas of southern Syria here and here. To summarize briefly the conclusion of those studies, it is clear that ‘Jaysh al-Muwahhideen’ (‘Army of the Monotheists/Unitarians’)..."


google

جديد: 300 كردي يصلون من تركيا لمحاربة تنظيم الدولة الاسلامية في سوريا - swissinfo.ch

"swissinfo.ch300 كردي يصلون من تركيا لمحاربة تنظيم الدولة الاسلامية في سورياswissinfo.chعبر 300 مقاتل كردي على الاقل الحدود التركية الى سوريا ليل الجمعة السبت لمحاربة تنظيم الدولة الاسلامية الذي يحاول السيطرة على بلدة حدودية استراتيجية، بحسب ما افاد المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان السبت. وافاد المرصد ان المقاتلين الاكراد انضموا الى وحدات حماية..."


زمان الوصل

جديد: قطار الاغتيالات يمر على اللاذقية.. الحناوي يقضي في عملية نفذها مجهولون

"نعى ناشطون مقتل قائد عسكري لإحدى الكتائب "الجهادية" في ريف اللاذقية، قضى إثر عملية اغتيال نفذها "مجهولون".وقال الناشطون إن "علي الحناوي" قائد كتيبة "فتى الإسلام" قضى في حادثة اغتيال بالقرب من مقر إقامته في ريف اللاذقية المحرر، وتحديدا منطقة جبل التركمان.وتأتي هذه الحادثة لتضيف قياديا آخر إلى صفوف القيادات التي اغتيلت خلال الثورة..."


جديد: مقطع يوثق إعدام حمية، والنصرة تهدد بتصفية عسكري لبناني جديد

جديد: بينهم 3 ضباط.. 11 أسيرا لدى النصرة يناشدون النظام لمبادلتهم

جديد: تركيا.. 45 ألفا من أكراد سوريا عبروا الحدود خلال يوم واحد

جديد: ذوو الأطراف الصناعية.. الأطراف الرخيصة متوفرة والذكية صعبة المنال!

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