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The Genocide of Assyrians That Started in Iraq Continues in Syria
World  (tags: Islamic State, Assyrians, genocide, Islam, Muslims, conflict, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, middle-east, iraq, Syria, violence, terrorists, terrorism )

Penny
- 7 days ago - aina.org
IThe list of atrocities against Assyrians in Syria is very long; it includes murders, kidnappings and the destruction of cultural resources, including churches and ancient Assyrian historical artifacts.
Syria's War Has Drastically Changed the Lives of Millions. Here Are Just Four of Their Stories
World  (tags: world, politics, humanrights, Syria, middle-east, violence, society, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 10 days ago - globalpost.com
Four years into Syria's war, extremists dominate the news. These are the stories that don't make the headlines.
Safe Zone for Syrians, Now!
World  (tags: syria, syrians, Air Force, chlorine gas bombs, children, medics, suffocation, conflict, corruption, crime, death, humans, middle-east, news, society, war, violence, world )

Lone
- 11 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
PETITION: The Syrian air force just dropped chlorine gas bombs on children. Their little bodies gasped for air on hospital stretchers as medics held back tears, and watched as they suffocated to death.
Urgent ACTION: Stop the Bombs
World  (tags: Syria, bombing, White Helmets, violence, death, human rights, children )

Nancy
- 13 days ago - whitehelmets.org
These bombs are hurtled down from government helicopters and planes four miles up in the sky and land on markets, hospitals and homes. Within moments the White Helmets arrive to search for life in the rubble - fully aware that more bombs may fall on the-
Syrians Mark Women's Day Underground in Idlib Cellar
World  (tags: Syria, Middle East, Bashar al-Assad, Women, International Womens Day )

Brian
- 21 days ago - aljazeera.com
About 150 women take part in event honouring female leaders of protest movement, as war rages across country.
Hezbollah Says It Is Becoming Secular
World  (tags: Hezbollah, violence, politics, government, Lebanon, Syria, Iran, Israel, ISIS/ISIL/DAESH, middle-east, terrorism, interesting, ethics, news )

Carrie
- 28 days ago - rawstory.com
The Lebanese armyâEUR(TM)s inability to defend the borders against infiltration by Syrian rebels, including ISIS, is helping Hezbollah emerge as the only viable military defender of the country and the group, backed by Iran and a sworn enemy of Israel, is ...
1,000 Assyrian Christian Families Flee Syria Jihadists
World  (tags: middle-east, Syria, isis, christians, kidnappings, refugees )

Barbara
- 32 days ago - israelnationalnews.com
After ISIS kidnaps 90 Christians hostage in northeast Syria, thousands flee their homes fearing further attacks.
ISIL Kidnapping Underlines "Grave Peril" of Assyrian Christians
World  (tags: Syria, Assyrians, ISIL, Islamic State, Iraq, Levant, Islamicists, Terrorism, Religious Persecution )

Brian
- 32 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
"For Assyrians, MondayâEUR(TM)s raids were a disturbing harbinger of their fate in the region, in the midst of a power vacuum that has formed since the Syrian regime... long seen to protect religious minorities... pulled out of the country's northeast..."
Growing US Public Support for Fighting ISIS, Shows Poll
World  (tags: U.S., isis, Syria, Iraq, air strike campaign )

Barbara
- 32 days ago - israelnationalnews.com
Nearly two-thirds now backing the air campaign against the jihadists, according to a survey released Tuesday.
Syrian Regime Executes 10 Children of Rebel Fighters: Human Rights Monitor
World  (tags: Human Rights, world, violence, Syria, rebels, Assad regime, crime, death, ethics, middle-east, news, government, freedoms, children, war )

Carrie
- 37 days ago - rawstory.com
Ten children were among at least 48 people killed in a Syrian village this week when regime forces executed six families of rebel fighters, a monitoring group said on Saturday.
#MuslimLivesMatter Is at the Heart of Defeating ISIS
World  (tags: #MuslimLivesMatter, ISIS, ISIL, IS, Daesh, power, Islam, Muslim, Chapel Hill shootings, middle-east, iraq, syria, nigeria, afghanistan, pakistan )

Evelyn
- 39 days ago - english.alarabiya.net
ISIS fighters are primarily Muslim-killers who abuse Islam as a cover for their atrocities. Non-Muslims need to understand this and that the major challenge ISIS, al-Qaeda and like-minded groups pose is to Muslims. Such extremists are small in number but
Over 1,000 Hezbollah Terrorists on the Golan
World  (tags: Golan, hezbollah terrorists, Syria, Iran, assad )

Barbara
- 42 days ago - israelnationalnews.com
Over 1,000 Hezbollah terrorists are fighting alongside Syrian and Iranian forces to wrest the Syrian side of the Golan Heights from rebels fighting the army of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
France's Most Wanted Woman' Surfaces in Islamic State
World  (tags: boumeddiene, France, isis, syria, iraq, terrorism )

Barbara
- 45 days ago - israelnationalnews.com
Hayat Boumeddiene, who was deeply involved in the Hyper Cacher terror attack in Paris, is in Syria or Iraq, based on an interview she gave.
Syrian Rebels Aim For Assad In Damascus, Vie For US Support
World  (tags: Syria, rebels, Assad Regime, violence, war, conflict, government, politics, middle-east, news, freedoms, society )

Carrie
- 48 days ago - ibtimes.com
Rebels on the ground in Aleppo told IB Times the vetting process is still underway and the U.S. has yet to find a definitive group to support in the South. But if Jaysh al-Islam continues to advance around Damascus, the U.S. may have no choice but to ...
2014 Review (Part One) - Drone Wars: The New Normal
World  (tags: world, war, violence, conflict, drones, unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), lethal UAVs, so-called ‘risk free’, US, UK, France, Israel, Iran, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Mali )

Evelyn
- 51 days ago - dronewars.net
Stimson Center report argues that the existence of armed drones has "enabled a significantly expanded US campaign of targeted cross-border strikes against suspected terrorists. We believe that this campaign of targeted killings raises numerous questions"
 

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