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  1. News - World - SYRIA

    US-led coalition ramps up strikes against Islamic State in Syria-Turkey border town

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 10:49am by Associated Press in Mursitpinar, Turkey

    ... Associated Press in Mursitpinar, Turkey The US-led coalition intensified its aerial bombardment of Islamic State positions on Thursday in the Syrian border town of Kobani as the extremist ... campaign aimed at rolling back and eventually destroying the extremist group. It has also strained ties between Washington and Ankara over the long-term US strategy in Syria. On Thursday, the US ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1613492/us-led-coalition-ramps-strikes-against-islamic-state-syria-turkey-border
  2. News - World - SYRIA

    Iraqi Kurds agree reinforcements in fight against Islamic State for embattled Kobane

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 10:53am by Agence France-Presse in Arbil, Iraq

    ... Agence France-Presse in Arbil, Iraq Peshmerga fighters in transit to Kobane on Syria-Turkey border to join comrades and US air strikes against Islamic State jihaidsts who have threatened ... of Islamic State (IS). The approval came as Turkey criticised US air drops of ammunition and weapons to Kobane’s Kurdish defenders, with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan saying some of the deliveries ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1622756/iraqi-kurds-agree-reinforcements-fight-against-islamic-state-embattled
  3. News - World - SYRIA

    Islamic State jihadists take heavy losses in battle for Kobane on Syria-Turkey border

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 08:34pm by Agence France-Presse in Mursitpinar

    ... say there have been many casualties Islamic State was taking heavy losses in the Syrian battleground of Kobane on Sunday as Iraqi forces fought the jihadists buoyed by US backing for top government security appointments. US Secretary of State John Kerry said the appointment of defence and interior ministers after weeks of delay was a “very positive step forward” in the fightback ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1620019/islamic-state-jihadists-take-heavy-losses-battle-kobane-syria-turkey
  4. News - World - SYRIA

    Islamic State pushed back by Kobane airstrikes as 600 killed in ground fighting

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 05:48pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Ankara, Beirut A Kurdish official in Kobane said on Thursday that US-led airstrikes have successfully pushed back Islamic State insurgents from parts ... in US-led air strikes in and around Kobane. Between September 16 and midnight on Wednesday a total of 662 people were killed in ground fighting, said the Britain-based monitoring group, which has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1617718/islamic-state-pushed-back-kobane-airstrikes-600-killed-ground-fighting
  5. News - World - SYRIA

    Syrian border town is 'about to fall', warns Turkey

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 04:17am by Reuters

    ... in recent months. US-led air strikes have so far failed to prevent its advance on Kobani. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said bombing was not enough to defeat Islamic State and he set out ... monitoring group said it had documented 412 deaths of civilians and fighters during the three-week battle. The US military said it and allied air forces launched strikes in Syria on Monday ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1611780/syrian-border-town-about-fall-warns-turkey
  6. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria's Bashar al-Assad makes rare public appearance for Eid prayers

    Posted Oct 05th 2014, 06:08am by AFP

    ... and divided," he said, referring to "plans drawn up at the White House and carried out today in north and east Syria". The comments appeared to be a reference to strikes by a US-led coalition ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1609771/syrias-bashar-al-assad-makes-rare-public-appearance-eid-prayers
  7. News - World - SYRIA

    US fears for life of woman aid worker held by Islamic State in Syria

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 10:14am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Washington US officials say humanitarian aid worker, 26, is being held in Syria; also confirm death of American who joined Islamist militants US fears for life of aid ... for the family and US officials asked that the woman not be identified out of fear for her safety. All spoke on Tuesday on condition of anonymity because they were not authorised to discuss the issue ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1581054/american-woman-held-hostage-islamic-state-syria-us-muslim-convert-ranks
  8. News - World - SYRIA

    Relief in US as Syrian jihadis free journalist hostage after James Foley’s killing

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 12:49pm

    ... by unspeakable tragedy, we are all relieved and grateful knowing that Theo Curtis is coming home after so much time held in the clutches of [the al-Nusra Front]," US Secretary of State John Kerry ... about the intentions of different militant groups in Syria and Iraq and how the US should deal with hostage takers. US President Barack Obama was briefed on the release as he wrapped up his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1580526/american-journalist-held-syria-freed-qatar-exerts-influence-militants
  9. News - World - SYRIA

    UK ‘close’ to identifying James Foley’s executioner, as reports point to rapper

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 10:54pm by Reuters

    ... alleged al-Qaeda operative who was extradited from Britain to the US in 2012 to face terrorism charges in connection with the twin 1998 bombings at the US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1580663/uk-close-identifying-james-foleys-executioner-reports-point-rapper
  10. News - World - SYRIA

    Besieged by Syrian rebels, Filipino UN peacekeepers vow to fight

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 05:42pm by AFP

    ... which group had staged the attacks. "Some groups are self-identified as affiliated to al-Nusra but we are not able to confirm," he said. The US State Department said al-Nusra ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1581786/syria-refugees-top-three-million-rebels-un-face-after-kidnappings

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