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Islamic militants seize two key towns in the northern Syria

Aug 13, 2014

Islamic militants seize two key towns in the northern Syria

It seems the Islamic State's ultimate goal, he said, was to reach Marea, a town a few kilometers (miles) to the west that is considered a stronghold of the Islamic Front as well as Azaz, a town located next to the Bab al-Salama border crossing with Syria. #Barack Obama #Syria #NewsTracker #USA #Bashar al-Assad #Free Syrian Army #Chemical weapons #Syrian rebels #Syrian civil war #islamic-state #Sunni insurgents #ISIL #ISIS
Photo of grandson in Syria with a severed head very upsetting Australian

Aug 12, 2014

Photo of grandson in Syria with a severed head very upsetting Australian

Sharrouf, 33, also posted a photograph of his three sons posing with him in matching camouflage fatigues and armed with assault rifles and a pistol with an Islamic State flag as their backdrop. #Barack Obama #Syria #Australia #NewsTracker #USA #Bashar al-Assad #Free Syrian Army #australian #Chemical weapons #Syrian rebels #Syrian civil war #islamic-state #Sunni insurgents #ISIL #ISIS
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 rebel commanders reject leadership shakeup

Feb 20, 2014

Syria rebel commanders reject leadership shakeup

The former leader of the Western-backed Syrian opposition's military wing on Wednesday rejected his recent dismissal, and along with more than a dozen senior insurgent commanders severed ties with the political opposition-in-exile, further fragmenting the notoriously divided rebel movement. #United States #US #Syria #NewsTracker #Bashar al-Assad #Geneva #Assad #Chemical weapons #Syrian rebels #Syria rebels #World News #United Nation talks

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Syria rebel commanders reject leadership shakeup

Aug 14, 2014

Syrian forces retake Damascus suburb in another setback for rebels

Syrian forces regained control over a strategic suburb of the capital on Thursday as rebels under heavy bombardment said they were forced to withdraw...
Syria rebel commanders reject leadership shakeup

Aug 13, 2014

Syrian forces reportedly close to encircling key rebel city of Aleppo

Syrian rebels reportedly are close to suffering their biggest setback of the war, as government troops are close to encircling the key northwestern city of Aleppo...
Syria rebel commanders reject leadership shakeup

Aug 11, 2014

Hillary Clinton criticizes Obama foreign policy in interview: ‘failure’ to help Syrian rebels led to strong ISIS

Hillary Clinton is distancing herself from President Obama’s foreign policy, saying his failure to intervene in Syria’s civil war has resulted in the spread of Islamic extremism... #Syria #Barack Obama #Hillary Rodham Clinton