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Apr 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

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Apr 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

LONDON (Reuters) - Online videos show Syrian rebels using what appear to be U.S. anti-tank rockets, weapons experts say, the first significant American-built armaments in the country's civil war. They would signal a further internationalization of the conflict, with new rockets suspected from Russia and drones from Iran also spotted in the forces of President Bashar ...

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Apr 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from Israel Hayom: Both pro-Assad troops and opposition groups claim the other side launched chemical attack which different sources claim left dozens hurt • Locals report heavy smoke after government airstrikes against targets in Kfar Zeita, the site of the attack. Both sides in Syria's bloody civil war said Saturday that a rural village fell ...

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Apr 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Excerpted from The Jerusalem Post: The Syrian regime and opposition forces accused each other on Saturday of carrying out a chemical attack on the village of Kafr Zeita, located in the embattled country’s western-central province of Hama. Opposition activists reported that dozens of residents suffered from symptoms of suffocation after air units loyal to Syrian President ...

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Apr 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from Interpreter Mag: 2138 GMT: Here is what we know so far: Earlier today there were reports of a chemical weapons attack in Harasta, an area near Damascus that has been embattled for the past year. According to a leading opposition group that documents casualties, five people were killed by “toxic gases.” Videos claim to ...

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Apr 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Beirut (AFP) - Syria's Al-Qaeda affiliate and its allies have repulsed an assault by jihadist rivals on a town on the Iraqi border in fighting that killed 86 people, a monitoring group said Friday. Sixty of the dead were fighters of Al-Nusra Front or its Islamist allies killed pushing back their Islamic State of Iraq and ...

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Apr 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (BosNewsLife)– Aid workers remain concerned over dozens of mainly elderly Christians in north-west Syria, after Islamic militants overran a Christian town, killing some 80 people, and forcing thousands of local residents to flee. At least 13 Christians were beheaded, churches were desecrated and homes looted, said ...

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Apr 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from IHS Jane’s 360: Syrian insurgents have released the first videos showing them using US-made M220-series TOW heavy anti-tank weapon systems, indicating that a state sponsor is supplying them with a new type of guided missile. The three videos were uploaded to YouTube between 1 and 5 April by members of the moderate insurgent group ...

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Apr 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

VATICAN CITY - A Dutch Jesuit priest was beaten and shot dead by unidentified gunmen at his monastery in the besieged Syrian city of Homs on Monday, the Vatican said. Frans van der Lugt, 75, who had been living in Syria since the early 1970s, was a man of great courage who had refused to leave ...

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Apr 6, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

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Apr 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from BLOOMBERG: President Vladimir Putin, condemned by NATO for annexing Crimea, is now defying the U.S. in Syria by sending more and deadlier arms to help Bashar al-Assad score a string of advances against insurgents, military experts say. Assad’s army, seeking to end a three-year civil war that’s killed 150,000 people and displaced 9 million, ...

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Mar 27, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

ISTANBUL - Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan described the leaking on YouTube on Thursday of a recording of top security officials discussing possible military operations in Syria as "villainous" and the government blocked access to the video-sharing site. The anonymous posting followed similar releases on social media in recent weeks which Erdogan has cast as a ...

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Mar 17, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

NAHARIYA — Syrian children are being intentionally targeted by snipers aiming to paralyze rather than kill them, an Israeli doctor told The Times of Israel. Dr. Yoav Hoffman, a senior physician at the pediatric intensive care unit of Western Galilee Hospital in Nahariya, said that his department has received 25 seriously injured Syrian children between the ...

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Mar 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

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Mar 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

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Mar 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from Long War Journal: Mohammed Zammar, the al Qaeda operative responsible for recruiting the suicide-hijack pilots for the 9/11 attacks, has reportedly been freed inside Syria. Zammar's freedom was reported by Zaid Benjamin, the Washington correspondent for Radio Sawa, on his Twitter feed on Mar. 2. Writing for Al-Monitor, John Rosenthal cited multiple sources confirming ...

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Mar 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Al-Nusra is Al Qaeda in Syria, having started as elements of Al Qaeda in Iraq that poured into Syria. (CNN) - At least a dozen nuns kidnapped in late November from a Greek Orthodox monastery in Syria were freed Sunday, a pro-Syrian government news network and Lebanese state media reported. The women were due to arrive ...

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Mar 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from Times Of Israel: Israel scrambled jets to its northern border with Syria on Friday, after Syrian fighter planes and a helicopter were spotted in the area. The Syrian aircraft were apparently firing on rebel positions near the border, according to Channel 2 News. Syria’s planes pulled back after spotting the Israelis, reported Haaretz. An Israeli military ...

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Mar 4, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

As Obama continues to say nothing about the worldwide persecution and slaughter of Christians by Muslims. Related - WATCH – Syria Christian Mother: Muslims Beheaded My Son, Then Thrust A Crucifix Into His Heart

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Mar 3, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

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Mar 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from Israel National News: Libyan officials recently caught several members of a Muslim extremist group as they attempted to send deadly chemical weapons to Syria, Channel 2 reports. The report quoted Colonel Mansour al-Mazini as saying that the extremists had been caught with a container of mustard ...

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Mar 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Excerpted from The NY Post: Even as the Obama administration denounced what it called anti-gay legislation in Arizona and the president sat out the Sochi Olympics because of Russia’s crackdown on same-sex couples, the State Department allowed an Islamic preacher who called for the death penalty for homosexuals into the country for a tour of ...

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Feb 27, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from Times Of Israel: Christian leaders in the northern Syrian city of Raqqa, captured by an organization formerly affiliated with al-Qaeda, have signed a submission document this week banning them from practicing Christianity in public in return for protection by their Islamist rulers. The document, dated Sunday and disseminated through Islamist Twitter accounts, states that ...

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Feb 26, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

BEIRUT (Reuters) - An al Qaeda splinter group has demanded that Christians in a Syrian city it controls pay a levy in gold and curb displays of their faith in return for protection, according to a statement posted online on Wednesday. The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), mainly composed of foreign fighters, ...

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Feb 25, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

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