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February 8, 2015

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US-led coalition launches 26 air strikes against Isis in Syria and Iraq

"As US and allies continue attacks and Jordan launches its own air strikes against militants, family of American aid worker holds out hope that she is still aliveUS-led forces have launched 15 air strikes against Islamic State (Isis) militants in Iraq and 11 in Syria since Friday, the US military..."

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US charges six with supporting Islamic militant groups

the economist

The war against Islamic State: It will be a long haul

"THE repertoire of new horrors keeps expanding. On February 3rd the jihadists of Islamic State (IS) released a video showing the immolation of Flight Lieutenant Moaz al-Kasasbeh, a Jordanian pilot captured after he ejected from his F-16 jet, over Syria in December. The sickening footage appears..."

voice of america

Jordan Hits Islamic State With 3rd Day of Airstrikes

Jordan Hits Islamic State With 3rd Day of Airstrikes

"Jordanian fighter jets struck Islamic State targets for a third straight day Saturday, as the militants' claim that a Jordanian airstrike killed an American hostage remained unconfirmed. Jordan launched the raids to avenge the killing of a Jordanian pilot the Islamic State group captured in..."

Islamic State Targeted in Onslaught of Airstrikes


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new: Where Syria Meets The Catwalk: Rami Al Ali?s Inspiring Couture - Daily Beast

"Daily BeastWhere Syria Meets The Catwalk: Rami Al Ali?s Inspiring CoutureDaily BeastThe only boy in a family of five children, Mr. Al Ali became interested in fashion and style at a young age. He even produced a fashion show as his graduation work studying fine arts in Syria back in the early..."

new: DoD: F-22s escorted Jordanian fighters for airstrikes in Syria -

new: Airstrikes pound ISIS targets in Mosul - CNN

Isis supporters claim US hostage killed in Jordanian air strike in Syria - The Guardian

Pictures reveal the aftermath of air strikes by Syria on rebel stronghold - Daily Mail

US-led coalition launches 26 air strikes against Isis in Syria and Iraq - The Guardian

6 Bosnians living in US charged with aiding militants in Syria, Iraq - Los Angeles Times

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J.K. Gani’s “The Role of Ideology in Syrian-US Relations” — Reviewed by Julio Rivera

"by Julio Rivera Julio Rivera is a PhD student in the department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago where he focuses on Syrian political history. Before pursuing his PhD, Julio spent three years working as a Syria political analyst for the Department of..."

After Burning of Muaz al-Kasasbeh, Jordan & al-Azhar’s Gestures of Vengeance Will Not Heal

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جديد: أسير فاطمي يقر بوجود خلايا نائمة لمليشيا حزب الله والحرس الثوري في الجنوب السوري

"نشرت "جبهة الشام الموحدة" في الجبهة الجنوبية بيانا توضيحيا عن مسار التحقيقات التي أجرتها مع أسير إيراني ألقي القبض عليه في مدينة الشيخ مسكين بمحافظة درعا، حيث أقر الأسير بوجود خلايا نائمة مرتبطة بمليشا "حزب الله" والحرس الثوري الإيراني.وأفاد البيان أن التحقيقات التي أجريت مع الأسير الإيراني كشفت عن "وجود خلايا نائمة تم تدريبها..."

جديد: معلنة اسئناف غاراتها.. الإمارات تعود مجددا إلى حضن التحالف

جديد: الله يرحم أيامك يا رفعت الأسد.. خطيب بدلة

جديد: السجن 25 عاما لسوريين أدينا بقتل 6 مصريين في أحداث عنف

جديد: حماس تنفي فبركة الأخبار وتتهمها بتشويه صورتها