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  • A Teacher Uses Red Pens To Help Students And Syria

    A Teacher Uses Red Pens To Help Students And Syria
        Red Pens, everyone has used them, especially teachers. But one teacher takes their love for red pens to a whole different level. This teachers name is Dylan Connor.             Mr. Connor is a Latin teacher at Bunnell High School in Stratford...
  • An enemy revisited [Commentary]

    An enemy revisited [Commentary]
    With the meteoric rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the United States and Iran find themselves in the peculiar position of seeing their strategic goals fall into step. It is in the interest of neither country to witness the emergence...
  • Syrian opposition seeks US support for battle plans

    GAZIANTEP, Turkey Syria's pro-western opposition has developed a plan to oust extremists of the self-styled Islamic state from their base in Syria and protect Syrian civilians living in rebel-held areas, but it is waiting for the Obama administration to...
  • Exclusive: Jordan reluctant to host U.S.-led Syria rebel training - officials

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Jordan, where the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency has been covertly training Syrian rebels for more than a year, is reluctant to host an expanded rebel instruction program, U.S. officials said. Jordan's reticence, confirmed by...
  • Al-Qaida affiliate declares 'emirate' in Aleppo

    ISTANBUL One week after radical Islamists in Iraq declared a "caliphate" spanning the Iraqi-Syria border with its capital in Mosul, Al Qaida's affiliate in Syria, Jabhat al Nusra, said it is setting up an "emirate" in rebel-held parts of Aleppo. Nusra...
  • Syrian rebel commander assassinated in Jordan: police

    AMMAN (Reuters) - A Syrian rebel commander has been shot dead in the Jordanian capital in the first such incident on the kingdom's territory since the start of the conflict in Syria in 2011, a police source said on Saturday. Maher Rahal, 27, who headed...
  • In Syria, rebels face challenges in policing areas they control

    In Syria, rebels face challenges in policing areas they control
    The informant began to beg as soon as he was pulled from the police truck, which was painted hot pink, blue and black in a poor attempt at military camouflage. "Where are their places?" officer Abdullah Waisi demanded, holding four arrest warrants for...
  • U.N. Security Council to vote Monday on Syria aid access resolution

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council will vote Monday on a resolution to allow aid access at four border crossings into rebel-held areas of Syria without government consent, said Western diplomats, who were hopeful Russia and China will...
  • Catasauqua man dies in 'random shooting' in Syria

    Nazih "Nick" Zarif Mouhrez came to the United States from his native Syria decades ago, worked at various businesses in the Lehigh Valley and raised a family in Catasauqua. But he never forgot his homeland. Mouhrez, 51, who had been in Syria for the...
  • Philippines arrests Australian over ties to militant group ISIL

    MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines on Friday arrested an Australian national with suspected links to foreign Islamist militants after he urged Philippine Muslims on social media sites to support conflicts in Iraq and Syria, recruiting them to go to the...
  • Morocco goes on high alert over terror threats

    RABAT (Reuters) - Morocco has put its security services on high alert after intelligence reports revealed a "serious terror threat" from Islamist militants returning home after fighting in Iraq and Syria, the government said. Hundreds of fighters from...