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January 28, 2015

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new: Israeli military vehicle hit by missile fired from Lebanon

"Series of cross-border exchanges take place between Israeli forces and fighters in Syria and Lebanon including HezbollahAn Israeli military vehicle was hit by an anti-tank missile fired from inside Lebanon on Tuesday amid rapidly mounting tensions on the country’s northern border with both..."

new: NHS hires 3,000 foreign doctors in one year to fight lack of homegrown staff

washington post

An arrest in Lebanon lifts the veil on the life of Islamic State leader’s ex-wife

"BEIRUT — For months, the ex-wife of perhaps the most wanted man in the world used Lebanon as a base to secretly transfer cash to Islamist militants, according to Lebanese military officials. They say that she concealed her identity with fake documents, which listed her as a Syrian citizen..."

voice of america

Israeli Airstrikes Target Syria After Rocket Attack

Israeli Airstrikes Target Syria After Rocket Attack

"Israeli jets carried out airstrikes against Syrian artillery positions Wednesday, the army said, in response to rocket fire a day earlier that hit the Golan Heights area. Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon said the air force raids send a clear message, and that Israel holds the Syrian government..."

Rights Group: Worldwide Democratic Freedoms at Historic Low

Islamic State Claims Branch in Pakistan, Afghanistan


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yahoo news

Pentagon docs: Obama to request big Pentagon budget hike

Obama to bolster crucial Saudi alliance amid Mideast unrest

"By Roberta Rampton RIYADH (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama arrived in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday to pay his respects after the death of King Abdullah, a trip that underscores the importance of a U.S.-Saudi alliance that extends beyond oil interests to regional security. Deputy National..."

Kevin Spacey skips award shows to help aspiring Arab actors

Kevin Spacey skips award shows to help aspiring Arab actors

IS threatens to kill Japan hostage, Jordan pilot within 24 hours

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new: Israeli jets strike back after Syria's Golan attack: Israeli army - Reuters

"New York TimesIsraeli jets strike back after Syria's Golan attack: Israeli armyReutersJERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli airforce jets struck Syrian army artillery positions near the Israel-occupied Golan Heights on Wednesday, the military said, in retaliation for rockets launched in the area..."

A small victory in Syria is no reason to celebrate as the Islamic State gets ... - Washington Post

Angelina Jolie on the Syrians and Iraqis Who Can't Go Home - New York Times

Vowing to respond, Iran says Israel crossed 'red lines' with Syria attack - Jerusalem Post Israel News

Former Top Officers: Absence of White House Strategy Makes ISIS, Iraq, Syria ... - U.S. News & World Report

Netanyahu after rocket fire from Syria: Those who play with fire get burned - Jerusalem Post Israel News

Map: How the flow of foreign fighters to Iraq and Syria has surged since October - Washington Post (blog)

Why Russia Will Be The Big Winner In The Next Round Of Syria... - Business Insider


جديد: حزب الله يعلن مسؤوليته عن مهاجمة "موكب عسكري" إسرائيلي.. ونتنياهو يرد: جاهزون بكل قوة على جميع الجبهات

"أكد الجيش الإسرائيلي الأربعاء أن إحدى مركباته العسكرية استهدفت بصاروخ مضاد للدروع عند الحدود مع لبنان في منطقة "مزارع شبعا المتنازع حولها، ورد الجيش الإسرائيلي بقصف مناطق في جنوب لبنان لتضاف جبهة جديدة إلى الجبهات الشمالية الإسرائيلية المتوترة منذ الغارة التي أدت إلى مقتل ستة قياديين من حزب الله وجنرال إيراني في القنيطرة..."

زمان الوصل

جديد: حزب الله يتبنى رسميا الهجوم على مركبة عسكرية إسرائيلية على الحدود مع لبنان

"أعلن حزب الله اللبناني، رسمياً، تبينه الهجوم الذي استهدف، اليوم الأربعاء، آلية عسكرية إسرائيلية على الحدود اللبنانية-الإسرائيلية، مشيراً إلى أن الهجوم أدى إلى "سقوط جرحى في صفوف الجنود الإسرائيليين".وقال الحزب في بيان حمل "الرقم واحد"، إن "مجموعة شهداء القنيطرة استهدفت موكباً عسكرياً اسرائيلياً يضم عدداً من الجنود والضباط..."

جديد: لائحة المشاركين باسم المعارضة السورية في موسكو

جديد: بالصور والأسماء.. لواء وعميد وعقيد ونقيب وملازم أول بين قتلى النظام في الشيخ مسكين

جديد: انتبهوا .. فقط 33 % من سكان سوريا هم سوريون.. علي عيد*

جديد: زمان الوصل تتعرف إلى هوية صاحب أبشع مقطع تعذيب عاينه السوريون، وتعرض صوره