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Activists Say ISIS Releases 19 Syrian Christians
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BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group released at least 19 Christians on Sunday who were among the more than 220 people the militants took captive in northeastern Syria last week, activists and a local leader said. The news provided a modicum of …

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ASU student: I went into Syria months after Kayla Mueller
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She was 19 years old, American-born and Syrian by descent. She was fluent in Arabic as well as English. She had grown up on summer-vacation visits to the country. Now she and a few of her relatives were back on a decidedly less recreational trip.

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Syria girls: CCTV shows students at Istanbul bus station
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CCTV images have emerged showing the three British teenage girls who are believed to have gone to Syria to join Islamic State. The footage shows them at an Istanbul bus station, waiting for a bus believed to have taken them to the Syrian border, which …

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France Seizes Passports Of 6 Allegedly Planning To Join …
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France has seized the passports of six of its citizens who it says were planning to travel to Syria to join Islamist groups fighting in that country's civil war. It's the first time the French government has used a measure that was …

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Islamic State in Syria has abducted 220 from Christian villages
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BEIRUT: Islamic State (IS) militants have abducted at least 220 people from Assyrian Christian villages in northeastern Syria during a three day offensive, a monitor that tracks violence in Syria said on Thursday.

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‘Jihadi John was cold and a loner’
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The Islamic State fighter known as “Jihadi John” was cold and a loner who set himself apart from others, says an IS defector who met him in Syria.

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Syrian rebel group that got US aid dissolves
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BEIRUT — The first Syrian rebel group to be given U.S. weapons collapsed Sunday after losing control of its headquarters to Syria's main al-Qaeda affiliate, further complicating American-led efforts to counter the rise of extremism in Syria. The rout …

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CCTV shows Syria-bound UK girls at Istanbul bus station …
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ISTANBUL, Turkey – Security footage appears to show 3 British girls, believed to be heading for Syria to join Islamic State (ISIS) militants, waiting at a bus station in Istanbul before traveling to a Turkish town on the Syrian …

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