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NGO: Jihadists sell Syrian oil to Iraqi businessmen
english.alarabiya.net

The jihadist Islamic State is selling oil and liquid gas products extracted from fields under its control in Syria to Iraqi businessmen across the border, a monitoring group said Monday. ISIS has captured large swathes of territory in Syria and Iraq …

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Syria says hopes new peace mediator will be fair
uk.reuters.com

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Syria urged a newly appointed international mediator to be "objective and honest" as he seeks an end to the country's civil war, Syrian state television reported on Wednesday. It was Damascus's first reaction to the appointment of …

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700 Syrians killed in two days of conflict
america.aljazeera.com

In what would mark the bloodiest two days of fighting in the Syrian civil war, more than 700 people were reported killed in fighting between government and rebel forces loyal to the radical Islamic State (IS) — more than have been killed during the 15 …

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Syria: So near, so far
www.aljazeera.com

Syria: So near, so far follows the daily lives of five Syrians in Öncüpinar, struggling to come to terms with life in exile, in an alien environment, cheek-by-jowl with thousands of others. It is about their concern for their own and their families …

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Turkey's Erdogan: 'I stopped talking to Obama' — RT USA
rt.com

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he ceased direct phone contact with US President Barack Obama once the US backed away from use of military force against Syria last fall.

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UK government approved supply of lethal chemicals to Syria
www.politics.co.uk

The UK government approved the export of materials used in chemical weapons to the Assad regime, long after civil war broke out in Syria, MPs have found. Two export licences for dual-use chemicals were approved by the government in January 2012, …

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Middle East battles maim, haunt kids like Hanan, 7, of Syria
politics.suntimes.com

Hanan is a Palestinian from Syria, and came to Chicago in April for medical treatment for her right leg, which was blown off below the knee by a bomb in the Syrian civil war which, in case you've lost track, has cost more than 100,000 lives over the …

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Syria's guns heard in Arkansas Senate race
www.politico.com

Syria's civil war echoes in Arkansas' own political battles this summer and fall. Incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor is no boat-rocker when it comes to foreign policy. But last week he irritated colleagues on the Senate Appropriations Committee by …

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