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Iran to supply Lebanon with military equipment to fight extremists

Sep 30, 2014

Iran to supply Lebanon with military equipment to fight extremists

Iran is the main backer of Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group, which has a force more powerful than the Lebanese national army. #Syria #NewsTracker #Iran #Iraq #Lebanon #Hezbollah #Jihadists #Syrian civil war #islamic-state #Ali Shamkhani
Maiden summit meet Modi, Obama to discuss ways to boost strategic partnership

Sep 30, 2014

Maiden summit meet Modi, Obama to discuss ways to boost strategic partnership

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama would discuss a range of issues, including ways to accelerate economic growth and bolster security cooperation to deepen the USIndia strategic partnership, at their maiden summit meeting on Tuesday. #United States #White House #India #Barack Obama #Syria #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Afghanistan #Iraq #US visit
Turkish tanks reinforce border as Islamic State shells Syrian town

Sep 30, 2014

Turkish tanks reinforce border as Islamic State shells Syrian town

MURSITPINAR Turkey (Reuters) Turkish tanks and armoured vehicles took up positions on a hill overlooking the besieged Syrian border town of Kobani on Monday as shelling by Islamic State insurgents intensified and stray fire hit Turkish soil, a Reuters correspondent said. At least 15 tanks were positioned, some with their guns pointed towards Syrian territory, near a Turkish military base just northwest of Kobani. Plumes of smoke rose up as shells hit both the eastern and western sides of Kobani #facebook #United States #Business #Syria #Technology #Arabic #markets #United Kingdom #Mexico #opinion

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Life in Israel: Caught amidst hostile neighbours, bad options

Dec 03, 2012

Life in Israel: Caught amidst hostile neighbours, bad options

Without going into the compelling but competing narratives of why and how Israel landed in what seems a perpetually hostile dynamic, it is easy to see that it is surrounded by hostile neighbors and there is no strategic depth of geography. #HowThisWorks #Syria #Al-Qaeda #Israel #Golan Heights
Hypocrisy: London Olympics can ban Syria but not Dow?

May 29, 2012

Hypocrisy: London Olympics can ban Syria but not Dow?

For the UK to suggest they might ban some officials from Syria connected with recent attrocities is a brilliant contrast to their refusal to ban Dow from the Olympic stadium for their Bhopal connections. #ThatsJustWrong #Syria #Bhopal #United Kingdom #Nick Clegg #the Olympics

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Hypocrisy: London Olympics can ban Syria but not Dow?

Sep 30, 2014

Missing girls may be Syria-bound

Two teenage girls have gone missing and may be trying to get to Syria to join extremists in the war torn state...
Hypocrisy: London Olympics can ban Syria but not Dow?

Sep 30, 2014

Turkish MPs to Decide on Green Light to Syria, Iraq Intervention

Parliament in Turkey is expected to discuss and vote on an authorization to send troops against Islamic State (IS) fighters. Speaker Cemil Cicek explained Monday the government sought approval from the legislature before the Eid al-Adha holiday start... #Syria #Iraq #Turkey #Ankara
Hypocrisy: London Olympics can ban Syria but not Dow?

Sep 29, 2014

Islamic State closes in on Kurdish area of Syria

ANTAKYA, Turkey — Militants of the Islamic State group were closing in Monday on a Kurdish area of Syria on the border with Turkey — an advance unhindered so far by U.S.-led coalition airstrikes, including one that struck a grain silo, killing two ci... #Syria #Turkey #United Kingdom #Middle East