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  • U.S.-led warplanes hit militants in Syria and Iraq 27 times this week

    U.S.-led warplanes hit militants in Syria and Iraq 27 times this week
    U.S.-led warplanes launched 27 airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria this week, officials said Friday. The three-day attack by jets and drones was focused on militants in Syria’s second-largest city, Aleppo; the embattled...
  • US providing little information to judge progress against Islamic State

    WASHINGTON The American war against the Islamic State has become the most opaque conflict the United States has undertaken in more than two decades, a fight that's so underreported that U.S. officials and their critics can make claims about progress, or...
  • Islamic State suicide bomber detonates tank in eastern Syria

    An Islamic State suicide bomber detonated a tank at a Syrian air base in the province of Deir al-Zor, one of the last remaining government strongholds in eastern Syria, jihadist social media and a monitoring group said on Friday. One Islamic State...
  • EU bans export of jet fuel used by Syrian air force

    European Union governments agreed on Friday to ban the export of jet fuel to Syria from Sunday, saying it was being used by the Syrian air force for indiscriminate attacks against civilians. The ban also covers finance and insurance related to jet fuel...
  • Syrian rebel 'hell cannons' kill 300 civilians: monitoring group

    Syrian rebel 'hell cannons' kill 300 civilians: monitoring group
    Syrian rebels using improvised mortar bombs made of cooking gas canisters killed 311 civilians between July and December this year, a monitoring group said on Friday, condemning the use of the wildly inaccurate weapons. Two-thirds of the deaths, or 203...
  • U.S. to accept Syrian refugees in greater numbers after slow start

    U.S. to accept Syrian refugees in greater numbers after slow start
    The U.S. government intends to dramatically accelerate efforts to resettle refugees from the Syrian civil war and is preparing for a "surge" of thousands in each of the next few years, State Department officials announced this week. They have some...
  • Islamic State orders wifi cut during prayers: Syria monitor

    Islamic State militants have ordered shopkeepers to shut down their wireless Internet during prayer times in the eastern Syrian city of Deir al-Zor, a group monitoring the Syrian conflict said on Thursday. It was a further example of Islamic State...
  • Film Review: 'Queens of Syria'

    Syrian refugees in Jordan incorporate their stories of exile while workshopping Euripides' "The Trojan Women" in Yasmin Fedda's straightforward, absorbing documentary "Queens of Syria." For this non-professional cast, the ancient text offers opportunities...
  • U.N. says rich nations pledge to take 100,000 Syrian refugees

    By Katie Nguyen GENEVA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The U.N. refugee agency said on Tuesday that Western governments had heeded a call to take in more Syrian refugees from neighboring countries and estimated that, in all, more than 100,000 places would...
  • UAE court convicts 11 for helping al Qaeda affiliate: papers

    A United Arab Emirates (UAE) court convicted 11 men including UAE, Syrian and Comoros nationals of helping to form an al Qaeda affiliate and sending fighters to join Syrian rebel groups, newspapers reported on Wednesday. Four Emiratis among the 11 were...
  • Israel moots security cooperation with Lebanese military

    Israel's military said on Wednesday it was exploring the possibility of cooperating with the Lebanese army to counter Sunni Islamist militants, even though the two countries remain technically at war. Any public coordination was almost certain to be...