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November 12, 2014

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UK terror suspect has skipped bail to go to Syria, court hears

"Siddartha Dhar was arrested in September but failed to surrender his passport and has allegedly travelled to SyriaA terror suspect accused of being a member of a banned Islamist group has skipped bail, evaded UK border controls with his wife and four children and fled to Syria, according to..."

washington post

new: Some Alawites are beginning to question their support for Syria’s Assad

"BEIRUT — The Alawite backbone of President Bashar al-Assad’s regime shows signs of wobbling under the strain of Syria’s civil war. Members of the minority group have become more critical of the regime’s handling of the conflict on social media and during rare protests, according to..."

voice of america

In Turkey, Resentment Builds Over Syrian Refugees

In Turkey, Resentment Builds Over Syrian Refugees

"United Nations officials on Wednesday gave new figures for people displaced by the brutal conflicts in Syria and Iraq, saying about 13.6 million have been forced to flee their homes.   Wednesday’s announcement came as Turkish officials acknowledged most of the estimated 1.6 million refugees..."

Germany Arrests Suspected IS Supporters


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Iran denies nuclear scientist killed in Syria: IRNA

"ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran denied on Wednesday a monitoring group's report that an Iranian nuclear scientist had been killed in Syria last week, according to the official IRNA news agency. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Monday five nuclear engineers, four of them Syrian and one..."

Truce deal one of few ideas left for Syria peace

Truce deal one of few ideas left for Syria peace

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new: US-led strikes in Syria said to have killed more than 860 people - CTV News

"CTV NewsUS-led strikes in Syria said to have killed more than 860 peopleCTV NewsThe Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the vast majority of those killed -- 746 people -- were Islamic State militants, while another 68 were members of al-Qaida's Syrian affiliate known..."

new: UN Says 13.6 Million Displaced By Wars In Iraq And Syria - Huffington Post

new: The child victims of Syria's four-year long conflict - BBC News

Isis in Syria: The story of the martyred soldiers who fought 'to the last ... - The Independent

Group: Syria airstrikes have killed more than 800 - CBS News

Hezbollah blames Israel for killing of five nuclear engineers in Syria - Haaretz

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Al-Qaeda’s Syrian Judiciary—is it really what al-Jolani makes it out to be?

"by Maxwell Martin, researcher at ARK, a stabilization consultancy based in Turkey that has implemented justice related programming in northern Syria On November 4th, 2014, Abu Muhammad al-Jolani, the leader of al-Qaeda’s Syrian branch, the Nusra Front, released a recording in which he spoke..."

the syria page

An American plan to divide Syria, a European plan to decentralize it, and a Russian dialogue conference.

"Dr. Joshua Landis has a simple solution/plan for Syria: To divide the country into a state for Bashar Al-Assad (south and west, including Damascus) and a “Sunni Northeastern Syria” in the north and east (including Aleppo). The “innovative plan” (as it was introduced..."


جديد: اخبار كوباني اليوم : الاكراد يقطعون الطريق الرئيسي بالمدينة الذي يستخدمه داعش للإمدادات - الوان نيوز

"الوان نيوزاخبار كوباني اليوم : الاكراد يقطعون الطريق الرئيسي بالمدينة الذي يستخدمه داعش للإمداداتالوان نيوزنقدم لكم عبر مجلة الوان نيوز الاخبارية اخر واهم الاخبار بمدينة كوباني لهذا اليوم الاربعاء 12-11-2014 و قتال الاكراد ضد داعش في المدينة حيث قام الاكراد بقطع الطريق الرئيسي الذي يستخدمه تنظيم “داعش” لاستقدام تعزيزات وإمدادات..."

جديد: إيران تنفي مقتل مهندس نووي في سورية - دار الحياة

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جديد: عنوان المقال معاذ الخطيب وشمس موسكو الباردة

"معاذ الخطيب وشمس موسكو الباردةبقلم خليل المقدادما ذكره الخطيب في رسالته حول زيارته الى موسكو خطير جدا ومكمن خطورته في امران:الأمر الأول: أنه كان يشرعن ويروج لنظام المجرم بشار الأسد عندما قال ما معناه أن النظام يقوم بالتزاماته تجاه السوريين ويقاتل على كل الأرض السورية. متناسيا الدعم المفتوح الذي يقدم له من ايران وشيعتها وحتى..."

جديد: السجن سنتين لشاب شيشاني قاتل في صفوف الحر

جديد: اعتقال المعارضلؤي حسين على الحدود السورية اللبنانية

جديد: ثوار حلب.. كيان جديد يجمع شتات 14 مجلسا ثوريا

جديد: محتالة وخدمت في جيش الاحتلال.. الكشف عن هوية المقاتلة الإسرائيلية في عين العرب