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October 23, 2014

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new: US-led air strikes on Syria have killed more than 500 Isis and al-Nusra fighters

"More than thirty civilians along with over 500 militants killed in strikes over past month, says Syrian ObservatoryUS-led air strikes on Syria have killed more than 500 people, mainly Islamist militants, since they began last month, activists said as fighting continued in the border town of..."

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Analysis: Concerns Rise About US Intel Capabilities on IS

Analysis: Concerns Rise About US Intel Capabilities on IS

"Concerns about the capabilities of U.S. intelligence agencies have been steadily rising, sparked in part by comments from President Barack Obama that they “underestimated” the rise of the group known as Islamic State. But far from an intelligence failure, insiders and analysts warn the..."


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new: Turkey's U.S. relations show strain as Washington's patience wears thin

"By Jonny Hogg ANKARA (Reuters) - The U.S. decision to air-drop weapons to Kurdish forces in Syria on the same day Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan dismissed them as terrorists is the latest false note in the increasingly discordant mood music coming out of Washington and Ankara. No matter how..."

East of Kobani, Turkish town appreciates 'peace' brought by Islamic State

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new: Jabhat Ansar al-Din: Analysis and Interview

"By Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi Logo of Jabhat Ansar al-Din Jabhat Ansar al-Din [Supporters/Partisans of the Religion Front] is a coalition of four groups originally set up in July of this year, comprising Harakat Sham al-Islam, Jaysh al-Muhajireen wa al-Ansar, The Green Battalion and Harakat Fajr..."

The White Shroud: A Syrian Resistance Movement to the Islamic State

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A frank look at America’s interests, values and mistakes, in Syria

"There is no shortage of finger pointing for what went wrong in Syria. “The Syrian regime” still has the lion’s share of the blame, but President Obama, the Syrian opposition coalition, Iran, Hezbollah, Turkey, Qatar, and ISIS also get frequent mentions. Aside from all the above..."


جديد: أمريكا تهدد بمعاقبة مشتري النفط من تنظيم داعش - الرياض

"الرياضأمريكا تهدد بمعاقبة مشتري النفط من تنظيم داعشالرياضهددت إدارة الرئيس الأمريكي باراك اوباما اليوم الخميس بفرض عقوبات على كل من يشتري النفط من تنظيم داعش في مسعى لتعطيل ما تقول انه مصدر تمويل يقدم مليون دولار يوميا. وقالت أيضا أن الحكومة السورية ربما وافقت على شراء نفط من التنظيم المتشدد الذي استولى على مساحات واسعة من..."

جديد: مصدر حقوقي: سقوط 553 قتيل بينهم 32 مدنيا بضربات التحالف منذ بدئها في سوريا - سريانيوز

جديد: الحكومة اللبنانية توقف استقبال النازحين السوريين الا للحالات الضرورية - الدستور