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Airstrikes in central Syria kill 48, death toll expected to rise Monitor

Sep 17, 2014

Airstrikes in central Syria kill 48, death toll expected to rise Monitor

An American doctor who survived Ebola said there's no time to waste as President Barack Obama outlined his plan to ramp up the US response to the epidemic in West Africa. #Syria #Damascus #Assad #Homs #Islamist #rebels #Syrian Islamic Front
Syria Govt air raids on rebel area kills 42 people, including seven children

Sep 12, 2014

Syria Govt air raids on rebel area kills 42 people, including seven children

Syrian government air raids on a rebel-held area near Damascus killed 42 people, including seven children. #World #Syria #NewsTracker #Damascus #Arab Spring #Bashar al-Assad #death toll #rebels #Airstrike #Syrian president #Douma
Why the US is wary of conducting strikes against Islamic State in Syria

Sep 07, 2014

Why the US is wary of conducting strikes against Islamic State in Syria

The alternative would be to finally get serious about arming the mainstream Western-backed rebels fighting to topple Assad. But there is a reason the administration of President Barack Obama has been deeply reluctant to throw its weight behind them. #White House #World #Barack Obama #Terrorism #United Nations #Syria #ConnectTheDots #Nato #Damascus #Bashar al-Assad #Iraq #United States of America #Chemical weapons #Syrian rebels #Syrian civil war #Sarin gas #Ghouta #Nusra Front #islamic-state #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #ISIL #ISIS #Caliphate #US airstrikes in Iraq #James Foley #Steven Sotloff #Peter Theo Curtis #Aistrikes
Obama unsure about military strikes against ISIL in Syria White House

Aug 26, 2014

Obama unsure about military strikes against ISIL in Syria White House

US President Barack Obama has so far not decided on whether to launch military strikes on Islamic State militants in Syria. #White House #World #Barack Obama #US #Syria #NewsTracker #Damascus #Washington #Iraq #US President #military strike #islamic-state #ISIL #ISIS #IS
Syria warns US against carrying out airstrikes without consent

Aug 26, 2014

Syria warns US against carrying out airstrikes without consent

Syria said it was ready to confront the rising threat from the Islamic State, but warned the US against carrying out airstrikes without Damascus' consent. #World #Barack Obama #US #Syria #NewsTracker #Damascus #Washington #Bashar al-Assad #Iraq #Airstrikes #Syrian civil war #ISIL #ISIS #IS #Ismalic State

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Syria warns US against carrying out airstrikes without consent

Sep 17, 2014

Syria Intensifies Attacks on Damascus Suburbs

Syrian warplanes bombarded rebel-held areas near the capital Damascus and in the western half of the country... #Damascus, Syria #Syria
Syria warns US against carrying out airstrikes without consent

Sep 12, 2014

Analysis: US strikes unsettling for Damascus

BEIRUT (AP) -- Syrian President Bashar Assad's government is angry Washington has not taken it on as a partner in the international campaign to hi... #Damascus, Syria #Syria
Syria warns US against carrying out airstrikes without consent

Sep 09, 2014

Islamic State in Obama's sights

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will go on the offensive against the Islamic State group with a broader counterterror mission than he previously has been willing to embrace, U.S. officials said Monday. The new plan, however, won't commit U.S. tr... #Barack Obama #George W. Bush #Washington, D.C. #Damascus, Syria #Syria #Iraq #Bill Clinton #Central Intelligence Agency #White House #Pakistan #Joe Biden #Council on Foreign Relations #Yemen #Somalia #Richard Haass