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Kurds key in fight against Islamic State

BAGHDAD - The Kurds of Syria and Iraq have become a major focal point...several countries, mostly Turkey, Iraq, Syria, Iran and Armenia. Sunni Muslims make...doing enough to help their brethren in Syria, have warned that the peace process could...
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Rebels level historic Aleppo hotel in Syria

HOMS, Syria - With a gigantic explosion, Syrian rebels...could still deal heavy blows elsewhere in Syria even as they withdrew from Homs, surrendering...which was suspended after gunmen in northern Syria prevented trucks carrying aid from entering...
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President Assad says Syria able to face Israel

...President Bashar Assad said Tuesday that Syria is capable of facing Israel, but stopped...unexpected visit to Damascus.Iran, one of Syria's closest allies, and Hezbollah, a...have become increasingly involved in Syria's civil war, supporting the regime with...
Hezbollah: Syria to supply weapons to militia

BEIRUT - Syria will supply "game-changing" ship advanced Iranian missiles across Syria to Hezbollah in Lebanon would likely draw...Israel has largely tried to stay out of Syria's 26-month-old conflict. It never...
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Alaska delegation reacts to Obama's address on Syria

...televised speech Tuesday on the crisis in Syria with expressions of concern for on a U.S.-led military strike in Syria while his administration pursues a diplomatic...than 100,000 people have been killed in Syria since a civil war broke out in March 2011...
Syria crisis makes case for joining International Criminal Court

...Russia announced an agreement to eliminate Syria's chemical weapons arsenal. If the deal...government. Alaskans who opposed bombing Syria can thank our Congressional delegation...question, that the proponents of a strike on Syria have accurately depicted the underlying...
Syria says it won't give up power in peace talks

DAMASCUS, Syria - The Syrian government said Wednesday...most modest attempts to stop the war in Syria, now in its third year, have failed...government.In a statement Wednesday, Syria's Foreign Ministry confirmed the government...
Latest platform for Syria's president: Instagram

BEIRUT - Syria's embattled president already has a Facebook...see what's really happening right now in Syria, to see the horrific atrocities in Homs...lion in Arabic.Others gush at images of Syria's first lady, asking for God to protect...
Juneau, Southeast Catholics dedicating prayers for Syria

...asked to take to their knees Saturday in prayer for peace in Syria.The request comes on the heels of a call from Pope Francis...Christians, members of other faiths and people wishing well for Syria are invited to join the Catholic prayers.To find a prayer...
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Sen. Begich sets out parameters for supporting military action in Syria

...U.S. Sen. Mark Begich says he doesn't support President Barack Obama's resolution authorizing a military strike in Syria because it gives him broad powers, and he has reservations about a draft resolution from a congressional committee.Obama...


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