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Syria car bomb kills 30, separate blast rocks capital

Syria car bomb kills 30, separate blast rocks capital

Sep 27, –  In Damascus, the United Nations said its team of weapons experts currently in Syria will investigate seven sites of alleged chemical attacks in the country, four more than previously known. The announcement came a day after the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council agreed on a resolution to eliminate Syria’s […]

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Al-Qaida militants capture town in northern Syria

Al-Qaida militants capture town in northern Syria

Se p 19, – Al-Qaida militants seized a town near the Turkish border Thursday after expelling Western-backed rebels from the area, demonstrating the growing power of jihadis as they seek to expand their influence across opposition-held Syrian territory. The infighting — now engulfing many parts of northern Syria — threatened to further split opposition forces […]

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Car bomb hits Syria-Turkey border crossing

Car bomb hits Syria-Turkey border crossing

Sep 17, – Syrian activist groups say a car bomb has exploded at a crossing point along the country’s volatile border with Turkey. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says it has no immediate word on casualties from the explosion at the Bab al-Hawa crossing point on Tuesday. The crossing, located in Syria’s northwestern […]

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Turkey, US agree Assad needs to go for a free Syria

Turkey, US agree Assad needs to go for a free Syria

May 17, AP – In a rainy press conference in the White House’s Rose Garden Thursday, Obama reaffirmed to his NATO ally that the United States is committed to mutual security. He also expressed his condolences for last weekend’s deadly bombings in the Turkish border town of Reyhanli. On Syria, Obama said: “We’re going to keep increasing the pressure […]

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