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Islamic State in Syria: 60000 Kurds flee terror in new exodus
www.independent.co.uk

All 13 members of his family fled their village of Beer Arab in Northern Syria when Islamic State tanks began their attack. “They bombed our village and they set our fields on fire. We left everything – including our sheep and goats – and ran,” says …

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Ottawa blocks Canadian from getting Syrian husband out of danger
www.cbc.ca

It hasn't budged from its 24-month processing time, which applies to all spousal sponsorship applications from Syria. "Your spouse's application is in queue for an officer's review at the visa office in Amman," said a letter from the minister this …

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Congress approves arming, training of Syrian rebels to fight …
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The so-called Islamic State continues to spread its radical Islamist rule in Syria and Iraq and on Thursday captured 16 predominantly Kurdish villages in northern Syria over the past 24 hours, a Syrian opposition group said.

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Pentagon Prepares To Unveil Syria War Plans As "Broad …
www.blacklistednews.com

A day after US ambassador to The UN Samantha Powers stated, "we will not do the airstrikes alone if the president decides to do the airstrikes," and Russia warned, "bombing Syria without the cooperation of Damascus can …

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Thousands Of Refugees Flee Syria In Chaotic Scene At Turkey's Border
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An estimated 70,000 Syrian refugees have fled the violence brought by extremist group ISIS this weekend, choosing to cross into Turkey carrying whatever belongings they can manage. The rush of predominantly Kurdish refugees came as fighters loyal to …

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Panetta says US paying the price for not arming Syrian rebels
www.foxnews.com

Former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta said Sunday that he believes the Islamic State terror group was able to flourish in part because the U.S. entered the conflict in Syria too late, saying the Obama administration should have armed the country's …

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UN says 70000 Syrian refugees cross into Turkey
www.foxnews.com

The United Nations refugee agency says that 70,000 Syrian have fled to Turkey in the past 24 hours to escape fighting between Kurdish forces and Islamic State militants. Selin Unal, a spokeswoman for the U.N. High Commission on Refugees, said that most …

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Obama 'ready for Syria ground war' as Kurds flee
english.alarabiya.net

In a rare-show of agreement between the Democrats and the Republicans, the U.S. Senate had approved a bill that would allow funding to arm and train moderate opposition groups in Syria to enable them to fight against ISIS. King voted for the bill …

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