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  1. News - World - SYRIA

    Assad West’s ‘ally’ against Islamic State jihadists, says Syrian minister

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 09:07pm by GDN

    ... interview to broadcast Syria's determination to defeat Islamic State with the help of Iraq and "all those who are willing to fight terrorism". As the government's most articulate ... The Guardian in Damascus Assad West's 'ally' against jihad, minister says Syria is determined to "eliminate" the Sunni extremist group Islamic State, according ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1554181/assad-wests-ally-against-islamic-state-jihadists-says-syrian-minister
  2. News - World - SYRIA

    Dozens of soldiers beheaded as Islamic State captures Syrian military base

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 06:27am by MCT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Ankara Dozens of headless bodies of Division 17 troops displayed at scene and pictures of them tweeted Islamic State takes Syrian base, beheads its soldiers Militants with the al-Qaeda breakaway group Islamic State seized control of a military base in northern Syria, beheading dozens of soldiers and displaying their headless bodies, activists said. It is only the latest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1559933/dozens-soldiers-beheaded-islamic-state-captures-syrian-military-base
  3. News - World - SYRIA

    Syrian rebel group Dawud Brigade defects to Islamic State

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 09:41pm by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Gaziantep, Turkey Syrian rebel group defects to Islamic State A Syrian rebel brigade defected to Islamic State this week, a sign that the extremist group continues ... in Syria's Idlib province, arrived on Sunday in Raqqa, a city in northeastern Syria that Islamic State has made its main headquarters for more than a year. The defecting rebels moved in a convoy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1550554/syrian-rebel-group-dawud-brigade-defects-islamic-state
  4. News - World - SYRIA

    US may use drones on extremists to stop Syria becoming terror haven

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by MCT

    ... on Syrian extremists The CIA is secretly targeting Islamic extremists in Syria for possible lethal drone strikes as part of a contingency plan to protect the US and its allies in the event ... The Counter Terrorism Centre, which runs the CIA's covert drone killing programme in Pakistan and Yemen, recently shifted several targeting officers to improve intelligence collection ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1192398/us-may-use-drones-extremists-stop-syria-becoming-terror-haven
  5. News - World - SYRIA

    ISIL ‘crucifies eight rival fighters’ in Syria

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 09:30pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beirut Eight rebel fighters have been crucified in Syria by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) because they were considered too moderate, a monitoring group said ... when the local leader of the rival Nusra Front pledged allegiance to them. ISIL, which wants to create a severe Islamic state that straddles international borders, controls much of Syria’s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1543166/isil-crucifies-eight-rival-fighters-syria
  6. News - World - SYRIA

    Barack Obama seeks US$500 million from Congress to train, equip Syrian rebels

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 01:07pm by AFP

    ... air force on the Syrian side of the Al-Qaim border crossing, controlled by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) fighters. The jihadist group is also known as Isis. The proposed US ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1541552/obama-seeks-us500-million-congress-train-equip-syrian-rebels
  7. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria jihadists torturing, killing detainees: Amnesty

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 11:38am by Agence France-Presse in Beirut

    ... said detainees held by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) include children as young as eight and that minors have been sentenced to severe floggings and held with adults in “cruel and inhuman conditions”. It described individuals being seized by masked men, held for weeks on end in solitary confinement at unknown locations and tried by self-styled Islamic sharia courts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1385774/syria-jihadists-torturing-killing-detainees-amnesty
  8. News - World - SYRIA

    Bashar al-Assad sees no reason not to stand again for the Syrian presidency

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 11:28pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Damascus On the eve of Geneva talks, president says he wants their focus to be on 'war against terrorism' Resolute Assad says he's likely to seek ... on what he termed his "war against terrorism". "I see no reason why I shouldn't stand," he said of presidential elections in June. If there is "public opinion ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1409850/bashar-al-assad-sees-no-reason-not-stand-again-syrian-presidency
  9. News - World - SYRIA

    Western Muslims fighting in Syria using social media to talk about war

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 08:47pm by AFP

    ... had made "touch down" in Turkey before crossing the border. He identifies himself publicly as fighting with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, a group that emerged from ... the language. "There are many like you and you will fit in." Such public online activity is a relatively new development, according to Charles Lister, an analyst at IHS Janes' Terrorism ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1376927/western-muslims-fighting-syria-using-social-media-talk-about-war
  10. News - World - SYRIA

    'Ice is breaking' in Syria talks, says UN mediator

    Posted Jan 30th 2014, 10:50am by Agence France-Presse

    ... this was “because they spoke about (fighting) terrorism.” She stressed that the first item in the Geneva text was related to ending the violence in Syria, something the regime largely equates to rooting out the “terrorism” it claims the opposition and its foreign backers are supporting. “We want to discuss Geneva I item by item, starting from the first item,” she said, accusing the opposition of focusing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1417331/ice-breaking-syria-talks-says-un-mediator

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