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Amnesty urges Assad to stop extrajudicial executions of civilians for military gains

Amnesty urges Assad to stop extrajudicial executions of civilians for military gains

Civilians in the vicinity of opposition fighters’ bases in the governorate of Tartous are at risk of summary execution by pro-government forces, Amnesty International said.  Following the deliberate killing of 13 members of the same family in the village of Al Baydah, the organization...

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Opposition Media Coordinator hits photojournalist over financial problems

Opposition Media Coordinator hits photojournalist over financial problems

Zaman Alwasl reporter in Istanbul reported about inappropriate behavior by the Media Coordinator of the Opposition National Coalition media, who exploited his position for personal interests, besides many abuses against the office staff and other Syrian media activists....

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Turkey to warn Syrian Kurdish group over 'dangerous' moves

Turkey to warn Syrian Kurdish group over 'dangerous' moves

Turkey's intelligence agency will warn the head of a Syrian Kurdish group that has seized control of areas of northern Syria near the Turkish border that it is taking "wrong and dangerous" steps, Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan said, according to Reuters. "Necessary...

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  Assad's forces withdraw from Khalidiya over firece shelling by FSA

Assad's forces withdraw from Khalidiya over firece shelling by FSA

  Assad's forces withdraw from parts of al-Khalidiya neighborhood under fierce shelling of rebels Syrian Activists denied claims of the Assad troops of achieving progress in the al-Khalidiya neighborhood in the western city of Homs. ''The regime army backed by...

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Civil society in Tal Abyad to promote National Cohesion

Civil society in Tal Abyad to promote National Cohesion

 Civil society in Tal Abyad to promote National Cohesion by launching campaign endorsing the values of Joint living  Activists from the civil society in Tal Abyad, north east Syria, launched on Friday an initiative to endorse values of Co-existence and tolerance between Arabs...

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Armed group kidnaps 'Orient' crew in Aleppo

Armed group kidnaps 'Orient' crew in Aleppo

     Unknown Armed group kidnapped the crew of Orient satellite Channel on Thursday in the countryside of Aleppo.  Orients News-TV is know of its opposition to the Assad Regime since the beginning of Syrian revolution....

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Syria: world's most dangerous country in 2013

Syria: world's most dangerous country in 2013

Syria is the world’s most dangerous country in the year 2013, The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime reported.   Bashar al-Assad’s crackdown on protests, and since then the riots escalated into a war between the regime forces and rebels.   More than...

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Syrian Coalition asks Kerry to send U.S. arms quickly

Syrian Coalition asks Kerry to send U.S. arms quickly

The head of Syria’s opposition told U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday the country’s situation was “desperate” and called for the United States to arm the rebels quickly and to push harder for a political settlement. The United Nations says more than 100,000 people have...

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Iraqi Kurdish fighters went to Syria to fight Assad but they fight Syrian Kurdish militias

Iraqi Kurdish fighters went to Syria to fight Assad but they fight Syrian Kurdish militias

  Kurdistan region 'Iraq',— Scores of young Kurdish fighters from Iraqi Kurdistan, Sulaimaniyah province, went to Syria to fight the Assad regime recently as the fighting between the Assad forces and rebels intensified. However they found themselves fighting a different force, one of...

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Syrian refugees suffer backlash in Egypt after Mohamed Morsi's removal

Syrian refugees suffer backlash in Egypt after Mohamed Morsi's removal

Community activists say refugees face harassment over their presumed support for ousted president's Muslim Brotherhood Syrian refugees in  Egypt  are bearing the brunt of a sudden wave of xenophobia, in one of the more unexpected side effects  of the removal  of...

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'Berri' Family, History of shame in Aleppo

'Berri' Family, History of shame in Aleppo

  Shiite families have raised as sincere ally for the Assad regime, where most of them were involved in fighting alongside Assad troops in the predominantly Shiite villages of Aleppo and other areas. Berri family, mainly based in Bab-Alnirab and Alsalihin neighborhoods of...

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Syrians obsessed by Social Media

Syrians obsessed by Social Media

Syrian people are obsessed by social media as  quickest  way for communication, exchange news and data, to establish pages for activists and local coordination and recently social media especially the “FaceBook” had become a unique method to deliver their condolences for...

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 Syria's war halves wheat harvest, erodes state share

Syria's war halves wheat harvest, erodes state share

  Civil war in  Syria  has cut the wheat harvest to its worst level in nearly three decades and the government's share of the crop is being further eroded as it struggles to procure grain from rebel-held  farming  areas. Estimates collated by Reuters from more...

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U.N.: Death toll in Syria tops 100,000

U.N.: Death toll in Syria tops 100,000

   More than 100,000 people have been killed in the Syrian conflict, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Thursday as he called for a peace conference to stop the violence on both sides. "We have to bring this to an end," Ban said in remarks before meeting with U.S....

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A car bomb near Damascus, killing 7 and wounding 62

A car bomb near Damascus, killing 7 and wounding 62

A car bomb exploded in the Syrian city of Jaramana near the capital of Damascus, killing seven people and wounding 62, Syrian state TV reported. Jaramana, about 5 kilometers southeast of the Syrian capital, has a mostly Christian and Druze population known for backing the regime...

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Polish Photojournalist kidnapped in Idleb province

Polish Photojournalist kidnapped in Idleb province

Reporters Without Borders called for the immediate and unconditional release of Polish photojournalist Marcin Suder, who was kidnapped by a dozen masked gunmen at around 11 a.m. yesterday in Saraqeb, in the northwestern province of Idlib. A freelancer who works for the  Corbis...

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 Local Emir of Jabhat al-Nusra, killed in Homs

Local Emir of Jabhat al-Nusra, killed in Homs

Local Emir of Jabhat al-Nusra, an Iraqi, was killed by clashes with regime forces, activists in the town of al-Sekhna, east Reef Homs, reported to the London-based Human Rights observatory. The Regime forces have been able to retake the town after clashes begun with al-Nusra...

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Syria refugee crisis: how to donate

Syria refugee crisis: how to donate

Multiple aid agencies are raising money to help Syrian refugees. Here's a roundup of how to donate to the main appeals There are nearly 2 million  refugees  as a result of the conflict in  Syria , described as the  largest humanitarian crisis since the 1994 Rwanda...

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