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Malta sets up clinic for Syrians on Syria's borders

Malta sets up clinic for Syrians on Syria's borders

The Knights of Malta are setting up a mobile clinic for injured Syrians just five kilometres outside the war-torn country, in keeping with their tradition of defending the sick and displaced. The €1.7 million project consists of a 24-bed clinic in containers near the Kilis public...

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Fears of new copy of Qusayr massacres in Talkalkh: Revolutionary Rally says

Fears of new copy of Qusayr massacres in Talkalkh: Revolutionary Rally says

  The revolutionary Rally of Talkalkh, border city, warned of new copy of Qusayr massacres after fierce campaign by Assad's forces and its militias. Shabiha, militia controlled by Assad, has occupied three neighborhoods of Talkalakh, Homs province in western Syria...

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Damascus security compounds hit in deadly bomb attack

Damascus security compounds hit in deadly bomb attack

Syrian opposition fighters attacked two security compounds in Damascus on Sunday, killing at least five people, opposition activists in the capital told Reuters news agency. Fighters attacked a compound in the district of Rukn al-Din with explosives and another in Bab Musalla with mortar...

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Kurdish protest in solidarity with Syrian detainees in PYD prisons

Kurdish protest in solidarity with Syrian detainees in PYD prisons

  In remarkable move the Kurdish civil society of Amouda city, north east Syria; have protested in solidarity with the detainees in the PYD prisons. The open sit-in started week ago demanding release of detainees in the Kurdish chambers of PYD. Activists said '' We need our sons...

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 Assad Prepares Offensive as Obama Promises Rebels Arms

Assad Prepares Offensive as Obama Promises Rebels Arms

   President   Barack Obama ’s decision to send some light weapons to Syrian rebels may be too little and too late to thwart a regime offensive to retake Aleppo, the nation’s largest city and commercial capital.   Regime forces...

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Syria's friends agreed to give urgent military support to rebels fighting Assad

Syria's friends agreed to give urgent military support to rebels fighting Assad

  Western and Arab countries have agreed to give urgent military support to Syrian rebels fighting President Bashar al-Assad, and to channel that aid through a Western-backed rebel military command. In a statement following talks in Qatar on Saturday, ministers from...

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Kerry: Iran and Its Proxy, Hezbollah threaten prospects of a political settlement

Kerry: Iran and Its Proxy, Hezbollah threaten prospects of a political settlement

 Unless the bloodshed in Syria stops, the region could descend into a chaotic sectarian conflict, Secretary of State John Kerry said Saturday, as he called for an urgent political resolution to the war that has dragged on for two years and claimed 93,000 lives. The top U.S....

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NYtimes: Syria Rebels Get Libyan Weapons

NYtimes: Syria Rebels Get Libyan Weapons

    During his more than four decades in power, Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi of Libya was North Africa’s outrageously self-styled arms benefactor, a donor of weapons to guerrillas and terrorists around the world fighting governments he did not like. Even after his...

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North Korea sends experts in chemical weapons to Syria

North Korea sends experts in chemical weapons to Syria

North Korea is allegedly playing a vital role in the reported use of chemical weapons by the Syrian regime against the rebels in the ongoing civil war according to  IB Times.   New number of North Korea experts in chemical weapons to Syria arrived Syria...

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Measles epidemic sweeps northern Syria: MSF

Measles epidemic sweeps northern Syria: MSF

An epidemic of measles is sweeping through parts of northern Syria, with at least 7,000 people affected because the ongoing civil war has disrupted vaccination programmes, Doctors Without Borders said on Tuesday. "The main factor leading to the worsening of the situation and to outbreaks has...

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France delivers its largest medical shipment to northern Syria

France delivers its largest medical shipment to northern Syria

France  made its largest medical delivery to northern  Syria  on Friday, including  antidotes  for nerve agents, as rebels prepared to fight off an assault on the city of  Aleppo  by forces loyal to  President Bashar al-Assad . France, which has...

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Assad decrees increasing monthly salaries while Syrian Lira keep sliding down

Assad decrees increasing monthly salaries while Syrian Lira keep sliding down

    ''Al-Assad issued on Saturday legislative decrees stipulating for increasing monthly salaries of civil and military personnel,'' Syrian News Agency (SANA) said. Analysts said the increasing had come days after the Iranian financial support for the Assad regime, ''...

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Raqqa: How Syria's Islamists govern with guile and guns

Raqqa: How Syria's Islamists govern with guile and guns

  The Syrian boys looked edgy and awkward. Three months ago their town, the eastern desert city of Raqqa, had fallen to rebel fighters trying to overthrow President Bashar al-Assad's government. Now the four boys - clad in tight jeans and bright T-shirts - were whitewashing a wall to...

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CIA and U.S. military operatives teach Syrian rebels how to use anti-tank and anti-aircraft guns

CIA and U.S. military operatives teach Syrian rebels how to use anti-tank and anti-aircraft guns

CIA and U.S. military operatives have been secretly teaching Syrian rebels how to use anti-tank and anti-aircraft guns, the Los Angeles Times has learned. The White House refuses to confirm but says 'substantial assistance' is being provided. White House   officials refused...

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As Hezbollah Fights in Syria, Life Changes in a Lebanese Border Town

As Hezbollah Fights in Syria, Life Changes in a Lebanese Border Town

   HERMEL, Lebanon — The procession was small as Hezbollah funerals go, just a few hundred people winding past wind-tossed olive trees through this remote Bekaa Valley village. Still, the mourners honored the fighter killed in Syria with the usual solemn choreography:...

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Killing a woman by Shariah Authority member: Aleppo Media Center

Killing a woman by Shariah Authority member: Aleppo Media Center

  Aleppo Media Center confirmed killing of a woman and her husband wounded by member of Shariah Authority in Aleppo.   Mayada Marei, 44, was killed by gunshot of Shariah members were chasing two armed men in Aleppo. FSA had arrested the man to be subjected to trial,...

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U.N. expert: More arms for Syria mean more war crimes

U.N. expert: More arms for Syria mean more war crimes

Increasing the flow of weapons to  Syria 's government and rebel forces will most likely cause an increase in  war crimes  in a two-year-old civil war that has killed more than 90,000 people, a  U.N.  human rights investigator warned on Friday. "States who provide...

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Syria's Increasingly Grim Refugee Picture

Syria's Increasingly Grim Refugee Picture

   One year ago, the United Nations said that over 78,000 people had fled Syria, as the conflict between President Bashar Al Assad and various opposition movements moved unmistakably towards full-on civil and even regional war. The number now tops 1.6 million, in addition to...

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