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Syria Kurds seize town from Islamic State near its ‘capital’

Syria Kurds seize town from Islamic State near its ‘capital’

Jun 23, – The Kurdish march deep into the heart of Islamic State territory follows their capture of a town on the Turkish border last week, reversing the momentum of militants who had seized major towns in both Syria and Iraq last month. Kurdish-led forces in Syria seized a town from Islamic State on Tuesday […]

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Western, Arab opponents of Bashar Al-Assad try to coordinate rebel aid

Western, Arab opponents of Bashar Al-Assad try to coordinate rebel aid

June 22, AP – Ministers from 11 countries including the United States, European and regional Muslim powers, held talks that Washington said ‘should commit participants to direct all aid through the Western-backed Supreme Military Council’, which it hopes can offset the growing power of rebel forces. Western and Arab opponents of Syrian president Bashar Al […]

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International press institute: Arab Spring clears way for press freedoms

International press institute: Arab Spring clears way for press freedoms

May 21, AP – AMMAN, Jordan — Abdullah Ensour told a meeting of the Vienna-based International Press Institute, “The past few years have been very crucial to our region, because the Arab Spring has opened new horizons and created more demands” for wider freedoms of expression and the press. The Arab Spring uprisings that toppled […]

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