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The White Helmets - Rescuers in Syria
World  (tags: The White Helmets, Syria, conflict, death, ethics, middle-east, society, violence, war, heroes )

Leah
- 20 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
Britain Launches Fighter Jets Against Isis Forces in Iraq
World  (tags: ISIS, ISIL, Daesh, violence, world, Great Britain, Syria, middle-east )

Carrie
- 23 days ago - theguardian.com
RAF jets were unleashed above Iraq on Saturday as Britain threw its military might behind a US-led air war against the rampant Islamic State (Isis) terror group.
Civilian Deaths Mount as US Bombing of Syria Expands
World  (tags: War & Peace, U.S., Iraq, Syria, War on Terror )

Judy
- 24 days ago - commondreams.org
'We will pay with our blood,' says Abu Ibrahim, who fled his city of Raqqa ahead of US bombing. 'In big wars, the civilian will pay.'
"..But, Don't We Have to Do Something About ISIS?"
World  (tags: IS/IL, USA, Obama, obama administration, war, Syria, Iraq, war on terror, terrorists, Arab World, politics, MIC, imperialism, anti war movement )

Angelika
- 25 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
The most frequently asked question I'm hearing, including among people who have been active in opposing U.S. wars, is "but, don't we have to do something about ISIS?" Yes, "we" do. We -people living in this country- do have to send a loud message >>
French Hostage Herve Gourdel Beheaded By Militants In Algeria: US Watchdog
World  (tags: Algeria, France, Iraq, Syria, Herve Gourdel, Jund al-Khilafah, ISIL, Daesh, Human Rights, terrorism, violence, death, crime, politics, middle-east, world )

Carrie
- 26 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Herve Gourdel was kidnapped in Algeria's northeast on Sunday by militants of Jund al-Khilafah. The group threatened to kill the man if France did not halt its participation in the campaign against the Islamic State group in Iraq.
To Defeat the Islamic State, Follow the Money
World  (tags: money, oil, ISIL, violence, war, world, Iraq, Syria, middle-east, politics, terrorism, freedoms, conflict )

Carrie
- 40 days ago - politico.com
President Obama is laying out his strategy to counter the Islamic State, whose rampages across Iraq and Syria have riveted Americans' attention on a zone of conflict that many had hoped to forget. Many are urging him to step up military action.
Bashar Al-Assad's Pitch for Anti-Isis Pact With West Falls on Closed Ears
World  (tags: world, politics, society, middle-east, Syria, usa, isis )

Cal
- 41 days ago - theguardian.com
Cameron's assertion that Syrian president is 'part of the problem, not part of the solution' leaves Assad out in the cold
Anjem Choudary: The British Extremist Who Backs the Caliphate
World  (tags: Radical Islam, Anjem Choudary, UK, Human Rights, ISIS, Iraq, Syria, jihadists, violence, politics, news, middle-east, world, society, freedoms, crime, ethics )

Carrie
- 42 days ago - theguardian.com
Anjem Choudary, the radical Muslim linked to many Britons who have fought in Syria, talks about stoning women, rejecting democracy & freedom, & why executions are OK.It goes without saying that the vision of Islam espoused by Choudary is not one shared by
What Is Islamic State? ISIS for Dummies
World  (tags: ISIS, Terrorism, Iraq, Syria, Middle East, War, Ethnic cleansing )

Barry
- 43 days ago - bbc.com
Its brutal tactics - including mass killings and abductions of members of religious and ethnic minorities, as well as the beheadings of soldiers and journalists - have sparked fear and outrage across the world and prompted US military intervention.
US Says Sotloff Beheading Video Is Authentic
World  (tags: Steven Sotloff, violence, world, Islamic terrorism, Isis, Syria )

Nancy
- 47 days ago - news.msn.com
Islamic State extremists on Tuesday released the video showing freelance reporter Steven Sotloff's beheading, two weeks after the emergence of a video showing the killing of journalist James Foley.
More Than Half Of All Syrian Citizens Have Been Forced Out Of Their Homes
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, Refugees&Relief, Syria, children, war, violence, society, news )

Cal
- 48 days ago - thinkprogress.org
The United Nations announced on Friday that more than have of all citizens in Syria have had to flee their home during the three year-long civil war with the result being a record three million Syrians housed as refugees around the region.
UN Says 43 Peacekeepers Have Been Seized By Militants in Golan Heights
World  (tags: world, violence, politics, middle-east, Syria, Syrian rebels, UnitedNations )

Cal
- 51 days ago - globalpost.com
It said that another 81 UNDOF peacekeepers were being restricted to their positions in the vicinity of Ar Ruwayhinah and Burayqah.
Will Middle East Governments Ever Face International Justice?
World  (tags: ICC, Middle East, war crimes, Egypt, Israel, Syria, Human Rights, justice, ethics, government, politics, news, violence, world )

Carrie
- 52 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
As with any other international body, the ICC and its authority depend on the cooperation of its members. And so far, the track record of the major powers at the ICC suggests that their commitment to seeing perpetrators prosecuted has been lacking.
Gaza, Egypt and Syria: A Common Thread of Genocide, War Crimes, and Wars Against Humanity
World  (tags: Israel, Egypt, Syria, world, violence, Human Rights, war crimes, genocide, government, death, ethics, middle-east, politics )

Carrie
- 52 days ago - globalresearch.ca
Gaza: Indiscriminate Israeli War Crimes against Civilians. Egypt: A Brutal Military Coup To Halt Democracy and Silence Political Dissent. Syria: a Bloody Civil War Fueled by Sectarianism and Foreign Interference.
Hamas Isn't ISIS, ISIS Isn't Hamas
World  (tags: Hamas, ISIS, Palestine, Gaza, Israel, Iraq, Syria, Mahmoud Abbas, Netanyahu, Larry Derfner )

Dandelion
- 57 days ago - 972mag.com
If anybody accuses me of defending Hamas in what I'm about to write, I accuse them in turn of supporting the war in Gaza because they enjoy seeing Palestinian children killed. One claim is as fair as the other. Good article to think upon after it's read.
 

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