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Obama administration to train, arm rebels in Syria

Jul 18, 2014

Obama administration to train, arm rebels in Syria

Some questioned whether the administration could determine moderate forces in Syria as the 3-year-old civil war grinds on with 170,000 dead #Barack Obama #Syria #NewsTracker #US congress #USA #Bashar al-Assad #Free Syrian Army #Chemical weapons #Syrian rebels #Syrian civil war #islamic-state #Sunni insurgents #ISIL #ISIS
Syria: Assad to be sworn in as President for the third term

Jul 16, 2014

Syria: Assad to be sworn in as President for the third term

Official returns showed Assad winning 88.7 percent of the vote. It was the first contested presidential election in Syria. #World #US #Syria #NewsTracker #Bashar al-Assad #Chemical weapons #Syrian civil war #islamic-state #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #ISIL #Syrian Elections
Syria: NGO report says over 1,70,000 dead in last three years

Jul 11, 2014

Syria: NGO report says over 1,70,000 dead in last three years

Among the dead in Syria were 56,495 civilians, including 9,092 children, according to the toll, which included casualties documented up to 8 July this year. #World #Syria #NewsTracker #Damascus #Bashar al-Assad #Syrian Observatory for Human Rights #Sectarian violence #Free Syrian Army #Syrian civil war #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #Middle Easr
Afghanistan election crisis deepens: Abdullah disputes results, claims victory

Jul 08, 2014

Afghanistan election crisis deepens: Abdullah disputes results, claims victory

The election stand-off has sparked concern that protests could spiral into ethnic violence and even a return to the fighting between warlords that ravaged Afghanistan during the 1992-1996 civil war. #Taliban #NewsTracker #Afghanistan #Hamid Karzai #Civil War #Afghanistan presidential polls #Abdullah Abdullah #Ashraf Ghani #Afghanistan Presidential Poll stand off
Syrian rules obstructing humanitarian efforts: UN aid chief

Jun 27, 2014

Syrian rules obstructing humanitarian efforts: UN aid chief

UN undersecretary for humanitarian relief, said there were 10.8 million people in Syria in need of help, 1.5 million more than six months ago #United Nations #Syria #NewsTracker #Free Syrian Army #Chemical weapons #Civil War in Syria #Bassar al-Assad

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Syrian rules obstructing humanitarian efforts: UN aid chief

Jul 22, 2014

TCA 2014: Ken Burns digs up unseen footage for 'The Roosevelts'

Ken Burns is used to telling stories that have been told before. That comes with the territory when you work on documentaries covering momentous points in history, including the Civil War, World War II and the Prohibition era. But for his new seven-p... #Television Critics Association #Ken Burns
Syrian rules obstructing humanitarian efforts: UN aid chief

Jul 22, 2014

TCA 2014: Ken Burns digs up unseen footage for 'The Roosevelts'

Ken Burns is used to telling stories that have been told before. That comes with the territory when you work on documentaries covering momentous points in history, including the Civil War, World War II and the Prohibition era. But for his new seven-p... #Television Critics Association #Ken Burns
Syrian rules obstructing humanitarian efforts: UN aid chief

Jul 16, 2014

Syrian President Bashar Assad sworn in for 3rd term in office

DAMASCUS, Syria — Proclaiming the Syrian people winners in a “dirty war” waged by outsiders, President Bashar Assad was sworn in on Wednesday, marking the start of his third seven-year term in office amid a bloody civil war that has ravaged the Arab ... #Television Critics Association #Ken Burns