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  • Try education, not missiles, for Middle East resolution: New Voices

    I have a confession to make. Up until several months ago, I did not make it my priority to watch the news or read a newspaper. Like many teenagers, my education started and stopped with the ringing of the high-school bells, and my spare time was indulgently spent socializing or testing my freedom. I did not think much of current events, or even that I could have an interest in them. That suddenly changed several months ago.
  • Syria's other war: Rebels plead for US military help as Assad forces close on Aleppo

    ISTANBUL Rebels opposed to President Bashar Assad called Friday for help from the U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State, saying the Syrian military is close to encircling the city of Aleppo and cutting off rebel supply routes to Turkey. In a...

    Lebanon army clashes with gunmen, kills two in Tripoli: sources

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon's army clashed with Sunni Islamist gunmen in the northern city of Tripoli on Friday, killing at least two of the militants, security sources said. Tripoli has seen some of the worst spillover from Syria's 3-1/2 year conflict,...

    Kurds reject Erdogan report of deal with Syrian rebels to aid besieged Kobani

    ISTANBUL/BEIRUT (Reuters) - A senior Syrian Kurdish official on Friday rejected a report from Turkey's president that Syrian Kurds had agreed to let Free Syrian Army fighters enter the border town of Kobani to help them push back besieging Islamic State...

    Syrian army recaptures town in western Syria: state TV

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army has regained control of a town on the highway linking Hama and Aleppo cities in western Syria after months of battles with insurgents, state television and a monitoring group said on Friday. The recapture of Morek, 30km...