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Palmyra Destroyed Antiquities Expert Beheaded
World  (tags: Khaled al As'ad, Palmyra, heritage site, destruction, ISIS, Daesh, Syria, Iraq, historical )

Dandelion
- 20 hours ago - cnn.com
The destruction and looting of heritage across Syria and Iraq is on an industrial scale. Then the the horrific beheading of Khaled al-As'ad antiquities expert in Palmyra who apparently refused to reveal to ISIS information about Palmyra's treasures
ISIS to Send Members of Feared All-Female Police to Europe Disguised as Tourists to Attack Holy Sites and Spark Religious War Ag
World  (tags: conflict, crime, death, europe, Syria, Islamic State, Daesh, society, terrorism, terrorists, Islam, Muslims, violence, war, world )

Penny
- 37 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
All female Al~Khansaa Brigade will attack Christian religious site in Europe, says president of Centre for Strategy, Military and Security Studies in Syria His sources in ISIS~held cities in Syria cannot be named for safety reasons They will enter Euro
There Are Now More Refugees Around The World Than Any Other Time In The Last 50 Years
World  (tags: refugees, WWII, Yemen, Burundi, Syria, EU, Australia, global conflicts, environmental, wars, Afghanistan, Darfur )

Dandelion
- 37 days ago - globalpost.com
A report released today by the United Nations close to 60 million people have fled their homes because of either conflict or persecution half of them are children. That number does not include people fleeing due to poverty gang violence or environmental
52 Children Died for Islamic State in 2015
World  (tags: Syria, children, abuse, Islam, Muslims, conflict, corruption, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, middle-east, terrorism, violence, war )

Penny
- 43 days ago - jerusalemonline.com
A Syrian human rights organization report states that at least 52 children have died for the Islamic State terror organization since the beginning of the year. Some died in airstrikes and some when implementing suicide terror attacks.
Jewish Peer Organising Rescue Mission for Christians in Syria and Iraq
World  (tags: Jew, Christians, humanitarian, Iraq, Syria, Islam, Muslims, murder, safety, Islamic State )

Penny
- 44 days ago - thejc.com
Lord Weidenfeld is funding a rescue mission of up to 2,000 Christian families from Syria and Iraq.
Haaretz: Lebanese Report: Leaked Documents Show Israel Tried to Give Weapons to Syrian Rebels
World  (tags: middle-east, israel, Syria, Lebanon, hackers, government files, recruitment, agents, opposition groups, ISIS )

Evelyn
- 52 days ago - haaretz.com
The obtained documents revealed an attempt by Safdi to recruit Lebanese and Syrian agents and to transfer arms to Syrian opposition groups, the report said. Contact between an Islamic State member and Israel was also revealed
Child Labour: A Hidden Atrocity of the Syrian Crisis
World  (tags: Syria risis, childlabor, Lebanon, Syria, politics, children, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', world, violence, society, middle-east )

Cal
- 56 days ago - ipsnews.net
In a conflict that has claimed over 220,000 lives and injured a further 840,000 people as of January 2015, it is sometimes hard to see beyond the death toll.
European Parliament Do Not Hide Syrias War Crimes - Petition
World  (tags: Assad, The Guardian, Syria, torture, war crimes, European Parliament )

Dandelion
- 63 days ago - act.thesyriacampaign.org
The Guardian has obtained evidence that a handful of bureaucrats have banned important evidence of war crimes in Syria from going on official display at the European Parliament. A vetting committee has deemed these pictures disturbing and offensive.
ISIS Doctor (From Australia) Says: "I Made a Very Well-Educated and Calculated Decision to Come Here"
World  (tags: Australian doctor flees Australia, Syria, ISIS, recruiting )

Beth
- 71 days ago - jihadwatch.org
Kamleh appeared in an ISIS recruitment video, calling on other foreign medics to join him. The doctor boasts how much better Syria*s health system is compared to Australia.
Medics Under Fire - Stop The Bombs - Petition
World  (tags: medics under fire, Syria, human rights, stop the bombs, field hospital, plea for help )

Dandelion
- 87 days ago - medicsunderfire.org
The field hospital that I established and direct in Syria has been hit by bombing and airstrikes 17 times. As trusted members of the medical community we need you to take our plea to leaders around the world. Speak out and break the silence.
Islamic State Seizes Syria's Ancient Palmyra
World  (tags: ISIS, IS, Syria, Palmyra, world heritage site )

Evelyn
- 99 days ago - bbc.com
Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria have entered the Unesco World Heritage site of Palmyra after seizing the town next to the ancient ruins. IS now controls the nearby airport, prison and intelligence HQ, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says.
Syria's First Responders Say They Need a No-Fly Zone, But No One Listens
World  (tags: world, violence, war, middle-east, Syria, Refugees&Relief, death, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', UnitedNations )

Cal
- 102 days ago - news.vice.com
For the second time in as many months, United Nations Security Council members have heard from Syrians working to save civilians from the government's exploding barrel bombs and alleged chlorine attacks, and again were asked to impose measures, includin
Isis On The Run? The US Portrayal Is Very Far From The Truth
World  (tags: Syria, Iraq, Daesh, ISIS, ISIL, pentagon map, misleading )

Evelyn
- 116 days ago - informationclearinghouse.info
The Pentagon's misleading map shows towns and villages where IS fighters have lost control around Baghdad, it simply omits western Syria where they have been advancing in and around Damascus.
Who Is Bombing Whom in the Middle East?
World  (tags: Middle East, bombing, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Israel, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, the UAE, Kuwait., ISIS, Egypt, Libya, US, EU, France Robert Fisk )

Evelyn
- 117 days ago - informationclearinghouse.info
There are the really big winners in all this blood, the weapons manufacturers. Raytheon and Lockheed Martin supplied £1.3bn of missiles to the Saudis only last year.
It's Time to Stop the Bombs - Appeal to the UN Security Council - Please Sign
World  (tags: Syria, Syrian Civil Defence, the White Helmets, volunteers, heroes )

Evelyn
- 128 days ago - whitehelmets.org
When the bombs rain down, the Syrian Civil Defence - known as White Helmets - rush in. In a place where public services no longer function these volunteers risk their lives to help anyone in need - regardless of their religion or politics. Men & women
 

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