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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
- 10 hours 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
- 3 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
- 3 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
- 3 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
- 8 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.
Islamic State's Bootleg Petro-State May Prove Unsustainable
World  (tags: Islamic State Fighters, black market oil, Syria, Jordan, Turkey, Iran, Iraq, violence, terrorism, middle-east, freedoms, conflict )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
With up to $2 million in daily revenue from black market oil, the Islamic State insurgency not only holds sway over swathes of Syria and Iraq but has also begun to lay the foundations to become a small petro-state. Such is the extent of the threat...
In Case of Slain Journalist, Negotiations, Silence, Then a Chilling Warning
World  (tags: Syria, journalist, crime, death, middle-east, politics, terrorism, violence, usa, world, war )

Lone
- 11 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Foley's death, highlighting how Syria has become perhaps the most dangerous country on earth for journalists, followed intense efforts by GlobalPost and others to identify his captors
Islamic State Militants Seize More Territory in Syria
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, war, ISISI, Syria, middle-east, conflict )

Cal
- 19 days ago - globalpost.com
The advance in northeast Aleppo province is part of a wider Islamic State offensive to seize a belt of territory near the border with Turkey.
The Islamic State Part I
World  (tags: Sunni jihadist, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, al Qaeda, Islamic State, Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, ISIS, Iraq, Syria, US weapons )

Dandelion
- 25 days ago - news.vice.com
The Islamic State, a hardline Sunni jihadist group that formerly had ties to al Qaeda, has conquered large swathes of Iraq and Syria. Flush with cash and US weapons seized during in Iraq, the Islamic State's expansion shows no sign of slowing down.
The Quest to Save Syria's History
World  (tags: artifacts, monuments men, Syria, civil war, violence, governement culture, society, middle east, world, news )

Cal
- 26 days ago - spiegel.de
While the civil war in Syria has killed tens of thousands of people, it has also destroyed countless of the country's ancient treasures. Now a number of Syrians are trying to save what artifacts they can -- and are risking their lives to do so.
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
- 57 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
- 63 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
- 70 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
- 71 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
- 81 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.
 

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