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Assad to RT: 'I'm not Western puppet - I live and die in Syria' (EXCLUSIVE)

In an exclusive interview with RT, Syrian President Bashar Assad said that Syria is not going through a civil war, but rather a different kind of war -- terr...
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#Interview: President Assad's side of the #Syria civil war story #Siria #Syrie

#Interview: President Assad's side of the #Syria civil war story #Siria #Syrie | Encountering Conflict | Scoop.it
You can read President Assad tell his side of the Syria civil war story – inclusive of chemical weapons charges, his country’s friendship with Russia, possible US intervention and peace talks – to...

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#Interview: President Assad's side of the #Syria civil war story #Siria #Syrie

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Undermining Lebanon: Bombings are part of US-Israeli strategy to sow civil war

Undermining Lebanon: Bombings are part of US-Israeli strategy to sow civil war | Encountering Conflict | Scoop.it
Tensions have been building in Lebanon as a result of the events in Syria. External actors now seek to capitalize on these internal tensions in Lebanese society by igniting a new civil war of some sort.

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War on terror: Terrorism claimed 12,795 lives, says Nisar

War on terror: Terrorism claimed 12,795 lives, says Nisar | Encountering Conflict | Scoop.it

The interior ministry put the total number of fatalities in terrorist incidents since the year 2002 at 12,795 – roughly one-third of the figure claimed by unofficial and media sources. During the Senate’s question hour on Tuesday, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan announced the official figures. So far, at least 12,795 people have been killed and 28,881 others injured in acts of terrorism across the country since 2002, against unofficial claims of more than 40,000.


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6.2 million Syrians displaced by civil war, UN says - NBCNews.com (blog)

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6.2 million Syrians displaced by civil war, UN says
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By Jim Miklaszewski, Courtney Kube, Nancy Ing and Alexander Smith, NBC News.

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The NYPD's bigoted logic: mosques are fronts for terrorism

The NYPD's bigoted logic: mosques are fronts for terrorism | Encountering Conflict | Scoop.it
The New York Police Department's dragnet surveillance program labeled mosques as terrorist organizations to justify infiltrating religious institutions. The police made the designations in order to send intelligence agents into ...
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The Civil War Within Syria's Civil War - By Harald Doornbos and Jenan Moussa

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Armies of Kurdish women are taking on Syria's Islamists -- and winning. 


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Letting Allah Sort Out Islamic Civil War in Syria | RedState

Letting Allah Sort Out Islamic Civil War in Syria | RedState | Encountering Conflict | Scoop.it
As bankrupt as elected Republican leadership is in Washington vis-à-vis domestic policy, they are completely clueless as it relates to foreign policy.  While (Most msm Conservatives support a robust intervention to repel Islamic terrorism when it ...
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Ashley Latchford's comment, September 4, 2013 11:56 PM
I think this is a very interesting headline. Certainly grabs ones' attention!