# syria - Today’s News
150 people have so far been discovered leaving Austria to join jihadists in Syria and Iraq.
# syria - Monday 24 November, 2014
Chuck Hagel is stepping down as Defence Secretary.
# syria - Sunday 23 November, 2014
The teenager was blinded in both eyes.
# syria - Sunday 16 November, 2014
The director of the video has revealed it was shot on location in Malta last summer with professional actors.
The British man is believed to have been responsible for the murders of US journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff and British aid workers David Haines and Allan Henning.
# syria - Friday 14 November, 2014
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi says Western economies have “enslaved Muslims”.
# syria - Thursday 13 November, 2014
He was rumoured to have died in an air strike earlier this week.
# syria - Sunday 9 November, 2014
A US official said he couldn’t confirm if Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was in a convoy destroyed by US-led airstrikes.
# syria - Saturday 8 November, 2014
Eamon Bradley, from the Cregan area, returned home after becoming disillusioned with the campaign in Syria, the court was told.
# syria - Thursday 6 November, 2014
Reports say the man had recently returned from the war-torn country.
# syria - Sunday 2 November, 2014
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# syria - Saturday 1 November, 2014
The Foreign Office said it would be motivated by the conflict in Iraq and Syria.
# syria - Wednesday 29 October, 2014
John Cantlie and ISIS, street harassment and GamerGate.
# syria - Tuesday 28 October, 2014
Why would a western woman – who enjoys the freedom to vote, drive, and wear what she wishes – subject herself to such an apparently patriarchal culture?
# syria - Monday 27 October, 2014
From the rise of extremist groups in the Middle East, to conflict on the fringes of Europe, it’s clear the world is entering a new age of international relations.
# syria - Friday 24 October, 2014
The effect of the air campaign remains the subject of debate.
# syria - Thursday 23 October, 2014
Three girls were stopped in Germany yesterday as they tried to make their way from the US to Syria.
# syria - Wednesday 22 October, 2014
Paul Cantlie had made an emotional appeal for the safe return of his son, John.
# syria - Tuesday 21 October, 2014
The woman was accused of adultery.
# syria - Monday 20 October, 2014
“We have no wish at all to see Kobane fall.”
# syria - Tuesday 14 October, 2014
The US president has committed to continued air strikes on the northern Syrian town.
# syria - Saturday 11 October, 2014
Kobane has become the main focus of the battle with the Islamic State.
# syria - Wednesday 8 October, 2014
A US army official has said that Syrian and Iraqi troops are needed on the ground.
The 130 troops were welcomed by family and friends in an emotional reunion this morning.
A shocked girlfriend got more than she hoped for at this morning’s reunion.
# syria - Tuesday 7 October, 2014
The city of Kobane has become incredibly important.
# syria - Monday 6 October, 2014
Syrian Kurds are fighting IS in the crucial town of Kobane.
# syria - Wednesday 1 October, 2014
He said that he’s satisfied they acceded to his request for a review.
Ambulances ferried wounded fighters for treatment in Turkey amid mortar fire, with some rounds falling very close to the border.
# syria - Tuesday 30 September, 2014
IS fighters near the Turkish border were among the targets of the strikes.
It is time to stop air strikes and let the people of the Middle East decide their own fate – together and without interference.
# syria - Monday 29 September, 2014
He said “to defeat ISIS and leave Iran as a threshold nuclear state power is to win the battle and lose the war”.
Addressing the UN tonight, Flanagan said the “bloodlust and inhumanity which ISIS is displaying in Syria and Iraq” has shocked all civilised people.
He said that it must be accepted the military action is part of the solution.
# syria - Sunday 28 September, 2014
The group, linked to Al-Qaeda, has declared the air strikes “a war against Islam”.
# syria - Saturday 27 September, 2014
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The US is planning to train and arm 5,000 Syrian rebels.
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