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October 31, 2014



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guardian

Foreign jihadists flocking to Iraq and Syria on 'unprecedented scale'  UN

"UN report suggests decline of al-Qaida has yielded an explosion of jihadist enthusiasm for its even mightier successor organisations, chiefly IsisThe United Nations has warned that foreign jihadists are swarming into the twin conflicts in Iraq and Syria on an unprecedented scale and from countries..."


washington post

Iraqi Kurds join fight to break Islamic State siege on Syrian town

"ISTANBUL — A delegation of 10 Iraqi Kurdish fighters crossed into the embattled Syrian border town of Kobane on Thursday, drawing an angry response from the Syrian government, which blamed Turkey for permitting the first public deployment of foreign troops in Syria since the war there began...."


the economist

The war against Islamic State: The Kurdish Stalingrad

"Cheering on the defenders of Kobane, and the US Air Force “WE WILL resist to our last drop of blood together… if necessary we will repeat the Stalingrad resistance in Kobane.” The words of Polat Can, a Syrian Kurdish commander, to describe the fight against Islamic State (IS) jihadists..."


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Air strikes fail to stem flow of foreign fighters to Syria: report

Air strikes fail to stem flow of foreign fighters to Syria: report

"Foreign fighters continue pouring into Syria at a rate of more than 1,000 a month, a pace that has not changed despite the US-led air campaign against Islamic State jihadists, the Washington Post reported late Thursday. "The flow of fighters making their way to Syria remains constant,..."


google news

new: Airstrikes against Islamic State do not seen to have affected flow of fighters ... - Washington Post

"Al-ArabiyaAirstrikes against Islamic State do not seen to have affected flow of fighters ...Washington PostMore than 1,000 foreign fighters are streaming into Syria each month, a rate that has so far been unchanged by airstrikes against the Islamic State and efforts by other countries to stem..."


Small Iraqi Peshmerga Force Enters Syrian Town - ABC News

Foreign jihadists flocking to Iraq and Syria on 'unprecedented scale' – UN - The Guardian

Many killed in Syria barrel bomb 'massacre' - Aljazeera.com

For Turkey and US, at odds over Syria, a 60-year alliance shows signs of ... - Washington Post

Hagel wrote memo to White House criticizing Syria strategy - CNN

syria comment

A Visit to the Tomb of Hafez al-Asad

"The following is an excerpt from “Among the Ruins: Syria Past and Present,” just out from Oxford University Press/ C. Hurst & Co. For further information on the book and the history of Syria, follow me on Facebook and Twitter. The road from Latakia to Qardaha wound gently along the..."


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جديد: 15 ألف أجنبي من 80 بلداً يقاتلون في سورية والعراق - دار الحياة

"النهار15 ألف أجنبي من 80 بلداً يقاتلون في سورية والعراقدار الحياةأفاد تقرير للأمم المتحدة نشرته صحيفة "غارديان" البريطانية اليوم الجمعة، بأن حوالى 15 ألف أجنبي من 80 بلداً توجهوا إلى سورية والعراق خلال السنوات الماضية للقتال في صفوف تنظيمات مثل "الدولة الإسلامية". ويعزو التقرير الذي نشرت الصحيفة مقتطفات منه هذا العدد..."


دي ميستورا يقترح "تجميد" النزاع... ودمشق تدرس الأمر - دار الحياة

زمان الوصل

جديد: الطفلة إيلاف ضحية الإهمال والاستغلال

""إيلاف" طفلة سورية لاجئة في الأردن لم تتجاوز الشهور السبعة من عمرها، وُلدت برأس مشوّه نتيجة إصابتها باستسقاء دماغي، إضافة إلى وجود كتلة نخاعية قطنية سحائية، ورأسها الضخم الذي يكاد يزن نصف جسمها بسبب تراكم السوائل فيه لم يستطع إخفاء ملامح طفولتها وبراءتها، وإن استطاع أن يمنعها من إغماض عينيها عند النوم. أجري لها العديد من العمليات..."


جديد: أحرار الشام.. مستمرون في نزع فتيل الاقتتال بين الجبهتين، وهناك من يستفزنا بمهاجمة مقراتنا

جديد: التهاب الكبد يزيد معاناة لاجئي عرسال

جديد: هاجل.. مستقبل الحكم في سوريا يجب أن يكون في صميم تحركاتنا

جديد: دمشق محتلة و النجدة لعين العرب..د. عوض السليمان

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