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Lebanon's Closed Doors for Palestinian Refugees
World  (tags: politics, Refugees&Relief, violence, world, Syria, Palestinian refugees in Lebanon, middle-east, Refugees&Relief, terrorism, society, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, news, government, interesting )

Cal
- 15 days ago - ipsnews.net
Tens of thousands of Palestinians living in Syria have been uprooted since the violent government crackdown on the uprising and the ensuing battles that ensnared their communities. For around 50,000 of them, Lebanon was their only safe route out but now i
A Half Billion More for WHAT? ACTION
World  (tags: government, violence, war, money, politics, usa, Syria )

Nancy
- 21 days ago - act.rootsaction.org
President Obama has requested another half a billion dollars to arm and train "appropriately vetted" fighters in Syria to help them kill better.
Iraqi Military On the Brink of 'Psychological Collapse'
World  (tags: Iraqi Military, Syria, ISIS, violence, government, ethics, politics, world, news, terrorism )

Carrie
- 28 days ago - thewire.com
The Iraqi military is facing "psychological collapse" amid desertions and a lack of equipment as the militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) continue to capture more territory in Iraq and overwhelm the regular army's defenses.
Conflicts in Syria and Iraq Raising Fears of Contagion in Divided Lebanon
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, news, violence, Lebanon, Syria, iraq, society )

Cal
- 29 days ago - ipsnews.net
With jihadists leading a Sunni uprising against Iraq's Shiite-dominated government, the conflicts in Syria and Iraq are beginning to reverberate across the region, raising fears of contagion in divided Lebanon where a suicide bombing took place on Friday
United to End Genocide ACTIONS
World  (tags: humanrights, war, world, Syria, Burma, Sudan, violence, conflict )

Nancy
- 39 days ago - endgenocide.org
Caught in the Crossfire: Act now to stop the humanitarian crisis in Syria. Stop Ethnic Cleansing in Burma. Act Now for Peace, Security and Accountability in Sudan.
ISIS: The First Terror Group to Build An Islamic State?
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, society, war, middle-east, ISIS, iraq, syria, al Qaeda, jihadists, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 39 days ago - cnn.com
The aim of ISIS is to create an Islamic state across Sunni areas of Iraq and in Syria. With the seizure of Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, and advances on others, that aim appears within reach.
Day 1,170: Syria's Government Has Killed Nearly 2,000 in Aleppo in Six Months
World  (tags: Syria, deaths, war, world, society, politics, middle-east, death, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government, violence, interesting, news )

Cal
- 52 days ago - globalpost.com
The city where death falls from the sky, ending an average of 14 lives per day
This Week in Pictures
World  (tags: politics, humanrights, photos, blackbirds, Syria, Ukraine, Thailand, Yemeni, weather, world, animals, climate-change )

Nancy
- 52 days ago - nbcnews.com
Caps off for cadets, a spelling bee stumps, Ukraine elects a candy man, baby birds beckon, canoes paddle down the highway, and more.
Syria's Economy Heads Into Ruin: U.N.
World  (tags: war, world, politics, middle-east, economy, Syria, immiserization, humanrights, ethics, violence, society, news )

Cal
- 53 days ago - reuters.com
Syria's economy, rocked by four years of civil war, is shrinking fast as industrial and agricultural output falls, leaving almost two thirds of the population in extreme poverty, according to a U.N. sponsored report
Syrian Kurds Ache For A Lifeline
World  (tags: Syrian Kurds, Syria, Syrian refugees, world, society, politics, humanrights, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', news, middle-east )

Cal
- 65 days ago - ipsnews.net
Shortages of virtually everything are seemingly one of the prices to pay for the Syrian Kurds since they took over their areas in July 2012.
Assad's New Bomb: Syrian Regime Hasn't Abandoned Chemical Weapons
World  (tags: world, violence, society, politics, war, middle-east, Syria, Refugees&Relief, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, ethics, death, government, news )

Cal
- 70 days ago - spiegel.de
Despite its pledge to eliminate chemical weapons, the Assad regime is attacking towns and villages with chlorine gas bombs. SPIEGEL visited the communities hit by the most recent bombings to interview victims, doctors and eyewitnesses.
Syrian Refugees Are Stuck at the Border With Jordan and Can't Get Out
World  (tags: Syria, world, politics, Refugees&Relief, humanrights, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', HumanRights, society, violence, war, ethics, government )

Cal
- 71 days ago - news.vice.com
The lack of aid organizations is verging on the catastrophic -- and according to Baroness Valerie Amos, the UN's under-secretary-general for humanitarian affairs and emergency relief coordinator, it is only getting worse.
'Sex Jihad' Fatwa Permits *Incest* in Syria
World  (tags: Syria, Fatwa for Incest during Jihad, Saudi Cleric Nasser al-Umar )

Beth
- 71 days ago - raymondibrahim.com
According to Arabic media accounts, "Saudi cleric Nasser al-'Umar issued a fatwa permitting mujahidin [jihadis] in Syria to have sex-jihad with their sisters [muharamhum] if no one else is available.
Syrian Split Divides Christians
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, Syria, freedoms, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', middle-east, war, society, politics, government )

Cal
- 77 days ago - ipsnews.net
The United Nations says more than two million Syrians have fled the country since March 2011. It is uncertain how many of them have been Christians.Many Christians have reportedly sided with the Damascus regime of President Bashar Assad during the crisis,
Day 1,142: Why It's Hard to Know How to Write About the Syrian Conflict
World  (tags: world, politics, society, middle-east, syria, civil war, death, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', news, humanrights, conflict, government, ethics )

Cal
- 79 days ago - globalpost.com
Civilian deaths occur daily at this point. How do you report the killings of one side without pointing out, for context, similar atrocities committed by the other?
 

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