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Amid Rising Tensions, IDF Closes Roads Along Lebanon Border
World  (tags: Syria, Lebanon, IDF, hezbollah )

Barbara
- 3 days ago - israelnationalnews.com
Tanks join Iron Dome batteries along Israel's northern border, following airstrike which killed senior Hezbollah, Iranian commanders.
France's Most-Wanted Woman May Not Be In France
World  (tags: violence, France, Syria, Hayat Boumeddiene, news, humanrights, terrorism, government, death, crime )

Carrie
- 12 days ago - ibtimes.com
Hayat Boumeddiene is no longer in France, according to multiple media reports citing intelligence sources. Some reports say Boumeddiene is in Syria after leaving France on Jan. 2, before Paris plunged into three days of high alert and strategic attacks.
Assad's Secret: Evidence Points to Syrian Push for Nuclear Weapons
World  (tags: world, society, politics, nuclear amibtions, Syria, Israel, threat to peace, conflict, ethics, violence, middle-east )

Cal
- 13 days ago - spiegel.de
For years, it was thought that Israel had destroyed Syria's nuclear weapons capability with its 2007 raid on the Kibar complex. Not so. New intelligence suggests that Bashar al-Assad is still trying to built the bomb.
Refugees Caught in Heavy Snow as Storms Lash Lebanon and Jordan
World  (tags: Weather, snow, cold, UNHCR, UN Agencies, middle-east, refugees, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine, Gaza )

Evelyn
- 14 days ago - unhcr.org
Lebanon's Bekaa Valley was blanketed in snow on Wednesday morning, cutting off roads and affecting tens of thousands of refugees - many of whom live in makeshift shelters in more than 850 informal settlements See video: http://youtu.be/ZcWE9HToCdY
SYRIA: Forgotten in Aleppo: Thousands Stuck Between Regime and ISIS
World  (tags: politics, world, Refugees&Relief, violence, war, Syria, society, humanrights, freedoms, conflict, death, ethics, news, middle-east, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 15 days ago - cnn.com
Over 300,000 face dangerous battles and privations as the Syrian Civil War continues.And above all a sense, for months now, of hopelessness that their world has only worsened since the fight for Aleppo began in June 2012.
WFP Resumes Food Assistance To Syrian Refugees As Fundraising Drive Exceeds Goal
World  (tags: United Nations, World food program, WFP, Syrian refugees, Syria, Middle East )

Judy
- 45 days ago - wfp.org
GOOD NEWS! The UN World Food Programme (WFP) announced today that it is reinstating food assistance to Syrian refugees in neighbouring countries thanks to a massive expression of support from the public, the private sector and donor countries.
New Evidence Suggests Israel Is Helping Syrian Rebels in the Golan Heights
World  (tags: world, war, politics, israel, Syria, Syrian rebels )

Cal
- 48 days ago - news.vice.com
Israel continues to interact with Syrian rebels in the Golan Heights and allow them to cross the border, according to a new UN report
Jordan Sending Refugees Back Into Syria, Human Rights Watch Says
World  (tags: society, politics, Refugees&Relief, war, Syria, world, middle-east, humanrights )

Cal
- 56 days ago - latimes.com
Jordan has sent Syrian refugees, including wounded civilians and unaccompanied minors, back across the border in violation of international responsibilities, Human Rights Watch said
Refugees Between a Legal Rock and a Hard Place in Lebanon
World  (tags: world, society, violence, Refugees&Relief, Lebanon, Syria )

Cal
- 62 days ago - ipsnews.net
Since the start of Syria's civil war in March 2011, over 1.2 million Syrians have sought refuge in Lebanon, where they now account for almost one-third of the Lebanese population.
The Lost Children: France Takes Stock of Growing Jihadist Problem
World  (tags: children, extremism, jihadists, Syria, radical Islam, world, society, politics, freedoms )

Cal
- 77 days ago - spiegel.de
More than 1,000 young people from France have joined extremist groups in Syria and Iraq, more than from any other European country.
Hezbollah Is Bruised
World  (tags: Hiabollah, Syria )

David
- 83 days ago - now.mmedia.me
Just as any war of attrition taxes a military force, large or small, Syria's war has taken a toll on Hezbollah. Families are searching for better lives away from the "society of resistance" and its perpetual war. Hezobllah will run out of men to recruit.
How Two French Girls Were Lured to Jihad Online
World  (tags: conflict, violence, jihad, France, syria, girls, terrorism )

Naoko
- 104 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
LEZIGNAN-CORBIERES, FRANCE - On the day she left for Syria, Sahra strode along the train platform with two bulky schoolbags slung over her shoulder. In a grainy image caught on security camera, the French teen tucks her hair into a headscarf.
In Turkey, Kurdish Anger, Fear Grow as Militants Advance in Syria
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, Kurds, Turkey, Syria, ISSI, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', violence, society, news, government )

Cal
- 106 days ago - latimes.com
In Turkey, the fate of Kobani has sparked waves of protests among ethnic Kurds, a substantial minority in the country. Many Kurds accuse the government in Ankara of collusion with Islamic State...
Parents of American Held By Islamic State Release Photos, Letter
World  (tags: human rights, Islamic State, violence, world, Syria, hostage )

Nancy
- 110 days ago - msn.com
"If I do die, I figure that at least you and I can seek refuge and comfort in knowing that I went out as a result of trying to alleviate suffering and helping those in need."
The White Helmets - Rescuers in Syria
World  (tags: The White Helmets, Syria, conflict, death, ethics, middle-east, society, violence, war, heroes )

Leah
- 116 days ago - whitehelmets.org
The White Helmets - or the Syrian Civil Defence - are volunteer rescue workers in the most dangerous place on earth. As the conflict in Syria worsens, ordinary people are paying the highest price. More than 50 bombs and mortars a day land on some neigh
 

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