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Islamic State Militants Attack 2 Cities In Northern Syria

After weeks of setbacks, militants from the Islamic State group launched swift counteroffensives Thursday on predominantly Kurdish areas of northern Syria, killing and wounding dozens and setting off car bombs, activists and officials said.

06/25/2015

A picture taken on Aug. 15, 2014, shows a general view of damaged buildings in Mleiha on the outskirts of the capital Damascus. (credit: LOUAI BESHARA/AFP/Getty Images)

Syrian News Agency’s #SummerInSyria Social Media Campaign Backfires

This is not the way to get a social media campaign started.

06/24/2015

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Kurds Nearing Key Islamic State-Held Syrian Border Town

Syrian Kurdish fighters closed in on the outskirts of a strategic Islamic State-held town on the Turkish border Sunday, Kurdish officials and an activist group said, potentially cutting off a key supply line for the extremists’ nearby de facto capital.

06/14/2015

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Al Qaeda Syrian Branch Leader: We Have No Plans To Attack The West

The leader of al Qaeda’s branch in Syria says they have no plans to attack the West and denies that the so-called Khorasan group exists.

05/28/2015

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Official: Syrian Army Preparing For Counterattack On Islamic State

The Syrian army is deploying troops in areas near the ancient town of Palmyra in apparent preparation for a counterattack to retake it from the Islamic State group, an official said.

05/24/2015

A general view taken on May 18, 2015 shows the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, a day after Islamic State (IS) group jihadists fired rockets into the city, killing several people.      (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Islamic State Seizes Parts Of Ancient Syrian Town, Edging Closer To Majestic Ruins

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State extremists seized almost full control of the ancient Syrian town of Palmyra after government defense lines there collapsed on Wednesday, though it remained unclear how close to the famed archaeological […]

05/20/2015

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Graham: ‘More American Soldiers Will Die In Iraq, Eventually In Syria’

Sen. Lindsey Graham all but confirmed Monday that he will run for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination.

05/18/2015

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Angelina Jolie Rips World Powers On Syria’s Refugee Crisis

Actress Angelina Jolie pleaded with world powers to help the millions of Syrian refugees.

04/24/2015

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UN Report: ISIS Group Besieges 228,000 In Syrian City

A new United Nations report says the Islamic State group has more than 225,000 Syrians under siege in a single city.

04/21/2015

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Authorities: Terrorism Probe Yields Six Arrests In Two States

Six were arrested in Minnesota and California; federal agents have been tracking young people trying to travel to Syria to join Islamic militant fighters.

04/20/2015

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