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September 9, 2015

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new: The ‘kill list’: RAF drones have been hunting UK jihadis for months

The ‘kill list’: RAF drones have been hunting UK jihadis for months

"Jeremy Corbyn leads cross-party group of MPs warning government has no legal basis for move as Lib Dem sources say they would have vetoed move in coalitionUnmanned RAF aerial drones armed with Hellfire missiles have been patrolling the skies over Syria for months seeking to target British jihadis..."

Steve Bell on David Cameron and the Syria drone strike – cartoon

Death penalty by drone strike is a challenge for liberal minds | Rafael Behr

Labour tells Theresa May to 'be British, be bold' in refugee crisis

'Everyone wants to leave': death of hope drives young Syrians to Europe


Refugee crisis: Angela Merkel's coalition 'sent wrong message to outside world', say critics

Refugee crisis: How Europe's alarming lack of unity over the issue could bring about the break up of the EU

"A three-year-old refugee child drowns while trying to reach the safety of a muddled and largely unwelcoming EU. Syrian refugee families are herded on and off trains in Budapest. Other refugees have their arms marked with identity numbers by Czech police. Razor-wire fences are built in Hungary..."

Refugee crisis: Far-right's rise and dehumanising of conflict victims are greatest barriers to joint European action

President Bashar al-Assad should have role in fight against Isis, says Austrian foreign minister

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new: US, NATO Leery of Russian Actions in Syria

US, NATO Leery of Russian Actions in Syria

"U.S. suspicions about Russian activity in Syria are not confined to Syria’s borders. Officials in Washington are concerned the moves could be part of a broader strategy by Moscow to extend its influence, while at the same time acting as a counterbalance to the United States in the Middle..."

Chile Says It Will Take In Syrian Refugees

Paris Conference Rallies Support for Mideast’s Persecuted Minorities


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US vows to help Europe, but will it take in more migrants?

US vows to help Europe, but will it take in more migrants?

U.N. says 850,000 to cross sea to Europe in 2015 and 2016

"By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - At least 850,000 people are expected to cross the Mediterranean seeking refuge in Europe this year and next, the United Nations said on Tuesday, giving estimates that already look conservative. The U.N. refugee agency UNHCR called for more cohesive asylum..."

Chile government says it will take in Syrian refugees

Middle East sandstorm kills eight

Deadly storm engulfs Middle East, slows Syria air strikes

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new: Out of Syria, a Refugee Family's 11-Day Odyssey to a Safer Life in Germany - Wall Street Journal

"Wall Street JournalOut of Syria, a Refugee Family's 11-Day Odyssey to a Safer Life in GermanyWall Street JournalVIENNA—His family was ambushed by bandits, and they walked until their feet were swollen in pain, but that was far from the worst of Delshad Bashar's trek from Syria in..."

Giant Russian transport aircraft in Syria raise concerns - CBS News

Why Syrians are risking everything to reach Europe, explained in 9 devastating ... - Vox

Jihadi John on 'kill list' of British ISIS fighters in Syria - Daily Mail

Bulgaria Denies Russia Use of Airspace to Syria, Citing 'Cargo' Concerns - Newsweek

Israel wary of Russian military build-up in Syria - Jerusalem Post Israel News

We must be realistic about intervention in Syria - Financial Times

BREMMER: Putin is serious about entering Syria — and not to go after ISIS - Business Insider


بلغاريا تحظر استخدام روسيا مجالها الجوي - الجزيرة

"الجزيرةبلغاريا تحظر استخدام روسيا مجالها الجويالجزيرةرفضت بلغاريا طلبا روسيا باستخدام مجالها الجوي لرحلات الإمدادات إلى سوريا بسبب شكوك بالغة إزاء الشحنات التي تحملها لهذا البلد، ورفضت وزارة الخارجية الروسية التعقيب. وذكرت المتحدثة باسم وزارة الخارجية البلغارية بتينا زوتيفا -اليوم الثلاثاء- أن صوفيا رفضت تحليق طائرات الشحن..."

زمان الوصل

بلغاريا: الطائرات الروسية المتجهة إلى سوريا تحمل أسلحة

بلغاريا: الطائرات الروسية المتجهة إلى سوريا تحمل أسلحة

"بررت الحكومة البلغارية قرارها القاضي برفض السماح لطائرات شحن عسكرية روسية، باستخدام مجالها الجوي، لنقل مساعدات إنسانية إلى سوريا، بـ "وجود معلومات استخباراتية، تفيد بأن الطائرات تحمل أسلحة على متنها".وأفاد وزير الدفاع البلغاري، "نيكولاي نانجيف"، في تصريحات صحفية، الثلاثاء، أنهم تلقوا معلومات استخباراتية، تفيد بنقل الطائرات..."

فرنسا تستهل طلعاتها الجوية في سوريا بطائرات رافال

إسرائيل قلقة من الحشد الروسي العسكري في سوريا

ناشط إعلامي يرصد ممارسات التنظيم في الرقة: أعمل في أخطر مناطق العالم

إيران لن تبحث مستقبل الأسد حتى يتحقق السلام واسبانيا تدعو إلى التفاوض معه