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    5 years after the spark, Syria war at a critical juncture

    Syria had arrived at a critical juncture after 5 years of war that killed a quarter of a million and rendered homeless a million refugees. Bassam Barabandi, a former Syrian diplomat who is based in Washington said that the indicators from a distance are all good regarding the peace talks that is...
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    Mass expulsions under EU-Turkey migrant plan ‘illegal’- UN

    Under the EU-Turkey deal, there will be mass expulsion of migrants to ease the migrants crisis that is gripping the region from the exodus of Syrians. However, the UN warned that it is illegal. The planned move raised serious concerns according to Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, UN rights chief. “Among...
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    Erdogan moots building ‘refugee city’ in northern Syria

    Dateline Istanbul. Building a new city in northern Syria is the plan of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The new city to be located near the Turkish border will house the millions of refugees escaping from the civil war in Syria. President Erdogan said he had already discussed his plan...
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    Syria truce takes hold despite limited violations

    Amid the sporadic gunfire in parts Syria, fighting subsided across the country due to the major ceasefire, the first in the 5-year war. Spearheaded by US and Russia, it is seen as a crucial step towards the end of the conflict in Syria. The war had killed 270,000 and had displaced more than half...
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    Deadly blasts kill 107 in Syria, ISIS claims responsibility

    Dateline Damascus. The Islamic State (IS) has claimed responsibility for the bombing that rocked Homs and Damascus on Sunday. The bombing killed 107 people mostly Alwaite minority where the ruling party of Syria belongs. That is ruling out the bias and prejudice to other sects let alone groups...
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    Putin Orders His Military To Be More Aggressive In Syria

    Putin Orders His Military To Be More Aggressive In Syria In a speech before his senior Defense Ministry officials in Moscow on Friday, President Vladimir Putin ordered his armed forces to “act as toughly as possible” in defending its air contingent currently deployed in combat operations in...
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    Russia deploys additional Su-34s to Syria

    Russia deploys additional Su-34s to Syria Sean O'Connor, Indianapolis and Jeremy Binnie, London - IHS Jane's Defence Weekly 10 December 2015 Airbus Defence and Space imagery shows that the number of Russian Su-34 strike aircraft deployed to Humaymim Air Base in Syria increased from four to...
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    Ash Carter: Russia Puts Gasoline In the Fire of Syrian Civil War

    Ash Carter: Russia Puts Gasoline In the Fire of Syrian Civil War MADRID — Defense Secretary Ash Carter criticized on Monday morning the Russian military operation in Syria during his first speech in his tour in Europe: "By taking military action in Syria against moderate groups targets...
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    Virginia Man Sentenced to more Than 11 Years for Providing Material Support to ISIL/ISIS

    This is a FBI press release detailing the case of a 17-year-old Virginia man who provided support to ISIL/ISIS via social media. Virginia Man Sentenced to More Than 11 Years for Providing Material Support to ISIL | OPA | Department of Justice The following is an excerpt detailing his actions...