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October 19, 2014



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US-led air strikes against Isis in Syria 'killed 10 civilians'

"Monitor group says 10 civilians killed in recent US-led strikesJets target Isis at least twice after fierce shelling of townUS stresses Iraq in Isis fight even as Syria strikes continueA group monitoring the violence in Syria said on Saturday recent US-led strikes in the country had killed..."


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The campaign against Islamic State: Hard choices

"THE gathering on October 14th at Andrews Air Force Base near Washington, DC, of top military brass from 22 countries in the American-led coalition against Islamic State (IS) had two main aims. The first was to work out how to integrate the effort of each into something that looks like a strategy...."


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Airstrikes on Kobani, Syria - Saturday, October 18, 2014

Airstrikes on Kobani, Syria - Saturday, October 18, 2014

Exclusive: American Joins Kurds' Anti-IS Fight

"The United States and other Western nations have expressed alarm about their citizens joining Islamic State forces in Syria and Iraq. In a rare counterpoint to the phenomenon, an American has taken up arms with the militants' Syrian Kurdish opponents. Elizabeth Arrott has more in this exclusive..."


UN: Lebanon Restricts Syrian Refugee Influx

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Frustrating West, Turkey maintains cautious stance on jihadists

Frustrating West, Turkey maintains cautious stance on jihadists

Activists: Islamic State group may have warplanes

U.N. Security Council urges stronger campaign against Islamic State

"UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council on Friday pushed for a bombing campaign in Iraq against Islamic State militants and associated extremist groups to be strengthened and expanded. A U.S.-led military coalition has been bombing Islamic State fighters who hold a large..."


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new: US-led air strikes against Isis in Syria 'killed 10 civilians' - The Guardian

"The GuardianUS-led air strikes against Isis in Syria 'killed 10 civilians'The GuardianThe UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said seven civilians were killed when an air strike hit a gas plant near the town of al-Khasham is the eastern Deir al-Zor province on Friday, and three..."


US-led strike on ISIS stronghold in eastern Syria kills 8 - CTV News

Islamic State Militants Have Been Flying 3 Captured Warplanes Over Syrian ... - Huffington Post

Russian spying from Syria: Why and for whom? - The Times of Israel

Bashar Assad may be weaker than he thinks - The Economist

Opposition group: ISIS militants training to fly warplanes in Syria - CNN

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Joshua Landis on ISIS, Syria & the “Great Sorting Out” in the Middle East – Interview with Danny Postel

"Joshua Landis on ISIS, Syria & the “Great Sorting Out” in the Middle East In conversation with Danny Postel of Denver University’s CMES This discussion is an elaboration of a short article, “The Great Sorting Out: Ethnicity & the Future of the Levant,”..."


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جديد: “داعش” يعزّز في عين العرب والأكراد يكبدونه خسائر - الخليج

"العرب اونلاين“داعش” يعزّز في عين العرب والأكراد يكبدونه خسائرالخليجاستقدم تنظيم "داعش" الإرهابي، أمس، تعزيزات جديدة إلى مدينة عين العرب (كوباني) الكردية السورية، وشن هجوماً جديداً رغم غارات التحالف الدولي، وأكد المرصد السوري لحقوق الإنسان أن التنظيم "استقدم تعزيزات عسكرية، من المناطق التي يسيطر عليها في ريفي حلب..."


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