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How Islamic State uses Syria's oil to fuel its advances

How Islamic State uses Syria's oil to fuel its advances | Syria | Scoop.it
AMMAN (Reuters) - In an oil field in northeastern Syria, trucks line up daily to load crude sold cheaply by Islamic State militants who have hijacked parts of the country's energy industry in their bid (RT @eossipov: #Reuters How Islamic State uses...
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Childhood in Reverse

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This is happening every single day.We can't reverse what's happened, but we can change how the story ends (RT @stephenfry: No matter what you think about Syria here’s one video that you need to see http://t.co/LiuJdMSFqB...
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ISIS bans math, social studies for children

ISIS bans math, social studies for children | Syria | Scoop.it
Children in cities controlled by ISIS will be subjected to the radical Islamist group's curriculum. (ISIS bans math, social studies, sports, references to evolution in Syrian schools.
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US Will Use “ISIS Airstrikes” in Syria as Aircover for Rebels, Hit Syrian ... - Center for Research on Globalization

US Will Use “ISIS Airstrikes” in Syria as Aircover for Rebels, Hit Syrian ... - Center for Research on Globalization | Syria | Scoop.it
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Lessons of Libya cast shadow on Syria strategy - USA TODAY

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Lessons of Libya cast shadow on Syria strategy
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President Obama's plan involves partnering with pro-Western elements of the Syrian opposition. They would provide ground troops, bolstered by U.S.
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Help for Syria's maimed falls tragically short - Los Angeles Times

Help for Syria's maimed falls tragically short - Los Angeles Times | Syria | Scoop.it
Help for Syria's maimed falls tragically short
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Raed Masri is the manager of the year-old National Syrian Project for Prosthetic Limbs.
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UN report reveals refugees top 50million for the first time since WWII - Yahoo News UK

UN report reveals refugees top 50million for the first time since WWII - Yahoo News UK | Syria | Scoop.it
UN report reveals refugees top 50million for the first time since WWII
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Older conflicts - such as the 1948 Arab-Israeli War and those in Afghanistan and Iraq – also still contribute to the massive number people forced from their homes.
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The Conundrum of a Unified Iraq and a Unified Syria - New York Times

The Conundrum of a Unified Iraq and a Unified Syria - New York Times | Syria | Scoop.it
The Conundrum of a Unified Iraq and a Unified Syria
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There is much talk right now about America teaming up with Iran to push back the coalition of Sunni militias that has taken over Mosul and other Sunni towns in western Iraq and Syria.
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American Imperialism and Non-Conventional Warfare in Iraq: Premeditated ... - Center for Research on Globalization

American Imperialism and Non-Conventional Warfare in Iraq: Premeditated ... - Center for Research on Globalization | Syria | Scoop.it
American Imperialism and Non-Conventional Warfare in Iraq: Premeditated ...
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Iraq crisis: Opinion from the experts – what's happened and what's next? - The Independent

Iraq crisis: Opinion from the experts – what's happened and what's next? - The Independent | Syria | Scoop.it
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Iraq crisis: Opinion from the experts – what's happened and what's next?
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"We should not try to diminish what has happened with the Isis takeovers of Mosul and Tikrit as anything but war.
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Obama 'urgently' considering air assault on targets in Syria and Iraq

Obama 'urgently' considering air assault on targets in Syria and Iraq | Syria | Scoop.it
President will decide on military package 'in the days ahead' to halt rapid advance of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (President Obama 'urgently' considering air assault on targets in Syria and Iraq http://t.co/Zxn6nbN4WZ...
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500,000 Flee Mosul, ISIS Militants 'Bulldoze Berm' Dividing Iraq and Syria!

As many as 500000 people have been forced to flee the Iraqi city of Mosul after hundreds of Islamist militants took control of it, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) says....
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What New York State Would Look Like if It Endured the Syrian Conflict - PolicyMic

What New York State Would Look Like if It Endured the Syrian Conflict - PolicyMic | Syria | Scoop.it
PolicyMic What New York State Would Look Like if It Endured the Syrian Conflict PolicyMic If Syria's conflict took place in the U.S., New York City's bustling metropolis of 8.3 million people would be deserted entirely: The beaming Times Square...
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Pentagon: Iraq Operations Costing U.S. More Than $7.5 Million A Day

Pentagon: Iraq Operations Costing U.S. More Than $7.5 Million A Day | Syria | Scoop.it
But the daily costs have been ramping up recently (Fighting ISIS in Iraq is costing the Pentagon $7.5 million a day on average http://t.co/vv0W815F3U
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US General Open to Ground Forces in Fight Against ISIS in Iraq - New York Times

US General Open to Ground Forces in Fight Against ISIS in Iraq - New York Times | Syria | Scoop.it
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US General Open to Ground Forces in Fight Against ISIS in Iraq
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Harry Reid, Mitch McConnell agree on continuing resolution, Syria - Politico

Harry Reid, Mitch McConnell agree on continuing resolution, Syria - Politico | Syria | Scoop.it
Politico Harry Reid, Mitch McConnell agree on continuing resolution, Syria Politico With the House expected to attach a Syria amendment to the government funding bill and pass the package on Wednesday, the Senate appears on track to vote on the...
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No US boots in Syria is a 'fantasy,' Graham says - The Hill

No US boots in Syria is a 'fantasy,' Graham says - The Hill | Syria | Scoop.it
No US boots in Syria is a 'fantasy,' Graham says The Hill “I will not let this president suggest to the American people we can outsource our security and this is not about our safety,” he said, referring to the Obama administration's push to...
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Israel Could Get Dragged Into ISIS's War, Obama Admin Warns - Daily Beast

Israel Could Get Dragged Into ISIS's War, Obama Admin Warns - Daily Beast | Syria | Scoop.it
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Israel Could Get Dragged Into ISIS's War, Obama Admin Warns
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If ISIS were to draw Israel into the regional conflict it would make the region's strange politics even stranger.
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Exclusive - Syria warns UN: aid delivery without consent is an attack - Reuters UK

Exclusive - Syria warns UN: aid delivery without consent is an attack - Reuters UK | Syria | Scoop.it
Reuters UK Exclusive - Syria warns UN: aid delivery without consent is an attack Reuters UK As the veto-wielding members of the council - the United States, Britain, France, China and Russia - negotiate a draft resolution to boost aid access, Syria...
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Syria conflict: Kurdish authorities accused of abuses - BBC News

Syria conflict: Kurdish authorities accused of abuses - BBC News | Syria | Scoop.it
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Syria conflict: Kurdish authorities accused of abuses
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Kurdish authorities ruling three enclaves in north Syria have committed rights abuses including arbitrary arrests and beatings, a report says.
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Syria's Assad says 'terror' will strike West - The Daily Star

Syria's Assad says 'terror' will strike West - The Daily Star | Syria | Scoop.it
The Daily Star Syria's Assad says 'terror' will strike West The Daily Star DAMASCUS: Syrian President Bashar Assad said Wednesday that terrorism will strike back against the West and other countries that "supported" attacks in Syria and elsewhere...
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We are losing the war on terror - MiamiHerald.com

We are losing the war on terror - MiamiHerald.com | Syria | Scoop.it
We are losing the war on terror
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For example, serious threats exist to U.S. interests that are not threats to the homeland. The disintegration of Syria is such a threat.
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Benghazi Gun Running & Geopolitics: Russia, Iran & Syria

Benghazi Gun Running & Geopolitics: Russia, Iran & Syria | Syria | Scoop.it
The geo-political underpinnings of the burgeoning scandal behind Benghazi is a story of global petrochemicals, especially natural gas (Benghazi Gun Running & Geopolitics: Russia, Iran & Syria - #MakeDCListen #Iraq #sot #war #iava #foxnews...
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How ISIS is exploiting the economics of Syria's civil war - Vox

How ISIS is exploiting the economics of Syria's civil war - Vox | Syria | Scoop.it
The Economist How ISIS is exploiting the economics of Syria's civil war Vox But there may be another major factor here: the economics of Syria's civil war, which ISIS appears to have actively and adroitly exploited in ways that have helped along...
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Syrian Islamic Factions in New Push Against Rivals - ABC News

Syrian Islamic Factions in New Push Against Rivals - ABC News | Syria | Scoop.it
TheNewsTribune.com Syrian Islamic Factions in New Push Against Rivals ABC News A rebel coalition in Syria dominated by Islamic factions announced a new push to dislodge fighters from a rival, al-Qaida-inspired group from the northern province of...
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