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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...
  • IS says it destroyed archaeological pieces from Palmyra

    Islamic State group militants have destroyed six archaeological pieces from the historic town of Palmyra that were confiscated from a smuggler, the group said. An IS statement, released late Thursday, said the six busts were found when the smuggler was...
  • Obama's counterterrorism policy facing mounting criticism

    At the CIA's Counterterrorism Center, it was a cause for celebration: Meticulous intelligence analysis backed by Hellfire missiles had paid off, once again. The CIA launched a drone strike last month on a Yemeni beach at three men it determined were al-...
  • Islamic State says it ordered Palmyra statues smashed

    Islamic State says it ordered Palmyra statues smashed
    Islamic State fighters smashed several smuggled artifacts from the ancient city of Palmyra, according to the militant group, raising new concern about the fate of the Syrian site’s spectacular monuments. The group's media office issued a statement...
  • Turkey hopes to coordinate with Kurds against Islamic State

    ISTANBUL Turkey said Friday that it will reach out to the Syrian Kurdish militia that it previously condemned, hoping to establish establishing a working relationship that would prevent the Islamic State group from seizing areas north of Aleppo. But...
  • Militants, rebels in Syria announce new push for Aleppo

    Islamic militants and rebels in Syria launched fresh attacks on government-held neighborhoods in Aleppo on Friday, setting off some of the heaviest fighting in months in the contested northern city, activists and state media said. The fighting is part of...
  • Turkey reappoints former defense minister to post

    Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has reappointed a 75-year-old former defense minister to the same post, to replace Ismet Yilmaz who was elected Turkey's new parliament speaker this week. Davutoglu said Friday Vecdi Gonul, who was defense...
  • Cash-strapped UN food agency reduces help to Syrian refugees

    The United Nations' food agency is cutting back on assistance to thousands of Syrian refugees after an appeal for a ceasefire to enable Syrians feed themselves went unheeded, World Food Program Executive Director Ertharin Cousin said on Friday. The WFP...
  • Kuwait promotes unity in wake of bombing designed to divide

    An Islamic State sympathizer's deadly bombing in a packed Kuwaiti mosque last week was designed to fit an all-too-familiar pattern: extremists attack Shiites to stoke sectarian hatred and then proclaim themselves the defenders of Sunnis against those they...
  • UK minister: Illogical to attack IS in Iraq but not Syria

    Britain's defense minister says lawmakers should consider expanding Royal Air Force airstrikes against the Islamic State from Iraq into Syria. Defense Secretary Michael Fallon told the House of Commons on Thursday that there was a case for taking...
  • Syria's Kurds warn Turkey not to intervene militarily

    Syria's main Kurdish party warned Turkey on Wednesday that any military intervention would threaten international peace and said the country's main Kurdish militia is ready to face any "aggression." Meanwhile, a Syrian rebel group released a video...