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US, Arab partners launch first airstrikes against Islamic State in Syria

Sep 23, 2014

US, Arab partners launch first airstrikes against Islamic State in Syria

US and several Gulf Arab allies launched air and missile strikes on Islamic State strongholds in Syria, US officials said. #Obama #US #Syria #NewsTracker #Arab countries #islamic-state #ISIL #ISIS #IS #Islamic State militants #Arab allies
Death toll from US airstrikes in Syria rises to 50 Group

Sep 23, 2014

Death toll from US airstrikes in Syria rises to 50 Group

he death toll from US strikes on al Qaedalinked militants in northern Syria has risen to 50, a monitoring group said on Tuesday. #Obama #Terrorism #US #Syria #Iraq #US government #Airstrikes #militants #Syrian rebels #Nusra Front #islamic-state #ISIS #IS< terror
4,00,000 Syrian Kurds will flee to Turkey UNHCR

Sep 23, 2014

4,00,000 Syrian Kurds will flee to Turkey UNHCR

The United Nations refugee agency said on Tuesday that it was making contingency plans for all 4,00,000 inhabitants of the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani to flee into Turkey to escape an advance of Islamist militants. #Syria #Damascus #Turkey #Assad #Homs #Islamist #rebels #Kurds #UNHCR #Islamic State militants #Syrian Islamic Front #Kurdish villages #DamascSyria #UNHCRus
Photos 1,30,000 Syrian Kurds flee to Turkey after Islamic State seizes their town

Sep 23, 2014

Photos 1,30,000 Syrian Kurds flee to Turkey after Islamic State seizes their town

Turkish soldiers stand guard as Syrians wait behind the border fences near the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province, on 18 September. Islamic State fighters besieged a Kurdish city in northern Syria on Thursday after seizing 21 villages in a major assault, prompting a call to arms from Kurds in neighbouring Turkey who urged followers to go and help resist the group's advance. #Syria #terror #Turkey #Iraq #militants #Kurds #Erdogan #IS #Mass killings #ISIslamic State #Turkish president #Kurdish area
Gulf states, Jordan join US in launching airstrikes against Islamic State

Sep 23, 2014

Gulf states, Jordan join US in launching airstrikes against Islamic State

The US military said on Tuesday its partners in air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria included Jordan, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates. #Obama #Terrorism #US #Syria #US military #Iraq #US government #Airstrikes #Jordan #militants #Syrian rebels #Arab countries #Saudi #islamic-state #Gulf nations #ISIS #IS< terror

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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 23, 2014

Obama: Syria strikes show coalition

The coalition that attacked ISIS in Syria overnight "makes it clear to the world that this is not America's fight alone," U.S. President Barack Obama said Tuesday. Noting that he had "made clear that America would act as part of a broad coalition," t... #Syria #Barack Obama
Hypocrisy: London Olympics can ban Syria but not Dow?

Sep 23, 2014

Israel shoots down Syria warplane over Golan Heights

Israel shot down a Syrian warplane Tuesday, saying the aircraft crossed the battle lines of Syria's civil war and flew over the Israeli-held Golan Heights, perhaps by accident... #Syria #Golan Heights
Hypocrisy: London Olympics can ban Syria but not Dow?

Sep 23, 2014

US & Arab partners in nighttime raids on ISIS in Syria

WASHINGTON — Combined U.S.-Arab airstrikes at the heart of the Islamic State group’s military strongholds in Syria achieved their strategic aim of showing the extremists that their savage attacks will..... #Syria #Golan Heights