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An American Woman Has Been Kidnapped In Syria For Helping People
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The family of an American woman who went missing last year while distributing humanitarian aid in Syria revealed on Tuesday that she is being held by the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) for ransom, highlighting the increased toll that a …

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I Was Kidnapped While Reporting in Syria. The Risk Wasn't Worth It.
www.newrepublic.com

“I'm a journalist covering Syria.” Without hesitation, she bore in: “So, is your reporting truthful?” She inserted the question the way someone might confront a WWE wrestler about whether what happens in the ring is real. We all know it's made up. Just …

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American Peter Theo Curtis, Freed By Militants in Syria, Back in US
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An American writer who was freed this week by an al Qaeda affiliated group that held him captive in Syria for nearly two years has arrived back in the United States, his family said in a statement. Peter Theo Curtis, 45, flew from Tel Aviv and arrived …

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US confirms Robbinsdale Cooper grad and terror supporter killed in Syria
www.startribune.com

U.S. officials confirmed Tuesday that a Twin Cities high school graduate who later moved to San Diego was killed in Syria in recent days amid concern from family members about his expressions of support of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant …

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US has 'no plans' to coordinate with Syria airstrikes against …
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The US has already began surveillance flights over Syria, American officials say, as Washington contemplates airstrikes against Islamic State targets and confirms there are no plans to coordinate anti-terror attacks with the …

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Obama authorizes use of surveillance drones over Syria
www.foxnews.com

President Obama has authorized the use of drones for surveillance in Syria even as the Assad regime demanded that the U.S. seek permission before launching any airstrikes on its territory against Islamic State targets. A senior U.S. official confirmed …

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US Flying Surveillance Missions Over Syria for Possible Airstrike
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The United States military is flying surveillance missions over Syria to analyze targets for potential airstrikes against militants from ISIS, U.S. officials told NBC News. The airstrikes would be aimed at ISIS forces, weapons and critical supply lines …

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Syria conflict: Obama approves US surveillance flights
www.bbc.co.uk

US President Barack Obama has authorised surveillance flights over Syria in order to gain intelligence on the activities of Islamic State (IS). Correspondents say the move could mark the first step towards US air strikes inside Syria, where the …

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