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  1. News - World - SYRIA

    ISIL ‘crucifies eight rival fighters’ in Syria

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

    ... eastern oil-producing Euphrates River region. Its lightning gains in Iraq’s Sunni Muslim northern and western provinces over the last three weeks mean ISIL now commands a large cross-border ...

  2. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria jihadists torturing, killing detainees: Amnesty

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

    ... foreign journalists. Amnesty described one sharia court near a dam on the Euphrates River where a judge had instituted a “reign of terror,” saying he invariably wore an explosives belt to trials ...

  3. News - World - SYRIA

    More Syrian refugees pour into Iraq's Kurdish region

    Posted Aug 19th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Baghdad UN agency says an unprecedented number of Syrians are crossing the border to flee fighting 'River' of refugees pour into Iraq's Kurdish ... yesterday. The UNHCR reported a "river" of Syrians crossing into Iraqi Kurdistan, after more than 15,000 entered Iraq on Thursday and Saturday, figures the agency said were unprecedented. ...

  4. News - World - SYRIA

    Double blow to Syrian peace hopes

    Posted May 31st 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... near the Orontes river, on the frontier. Turkish state-run TRT television said no one was wounded. Turkey has repeatedly struck back at the Syrian military in response to shelling and mortar ...

  5. News - World - SYRIA

    UN Security Council concerned Syria war spilling over into Golan

    Posted Mar 28th 2013, 09:43am by Reuters at the United Nations

    ... on the Lebanese border to the Yarmouk River frontier with Jordan. In its statement, the council also “expressed grave concern at the presence of armed members of the opposition in the area of separation.” ...

  6. News - World - SYRIA

    UN must refer Syria war crimes to ICC, says Amnesty

    Posted Mar 14th 2013, 03:02pm by Agence France-Presse in Beirut

    ... almost daily from the river,” Amnesty said. “The bodies float downstream from a part of the city under the control of government forces.” The organisation also documented abuses by rebel ...

  7. News - World - SYRIA

    Sixty-five people executed in Syria’s Aleppo

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 08:47am by Reuters in Beirut

    ... 51 muddied male bodies alongside what they said was the Queiq River in Aleppo’s rebel-held Bustan al-Qasr neighbourhood. The bodies had what looked like bullet wounds in their heads and some ... fighters. They said the men had been executed and dumped in the river before floating downstream into the rebel area. State media did not mention the incident. The British-based Syrian Observatory ...

  8. News - World - SYRIA

    UN chief appeals to Syria as Assad vows to fight on

    Posted Feb 12th 2013, 02:58pm by Agence France-Presse in Damascus

    ... on Monday seized control of the largest dam in Syria, a vital barrier along the Euphrates River in the northern province of Raqa that generates 880 megawatts of power, the Syrian Observatory ...

  9. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria opposition to boycott international meetings

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 01:35pm by Agence France-Presse in Damascus

    ... a Lebanese man was killed by gunfire on Saturday near a river that runs along Lebanon’s northern border with Syria, a security source said. The violence in Syria has increasingly spilled over ...

  10. SYRIA

    Taking refuge in caves to escape the chaos

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 06:11pm by AFP

    ... overlooking a river. Many show signs of habitation: clothes drying on shrubs, carpets or plastic sheeting strung up to shield the interiors, rudimentary steps carved out of rock or soil leading up ...




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