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Are U.N. Peacekeepers in Syria Just Hostages Waiting to Be …
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New attacks Saturday rocked international forces deployed in Syria. In a more perfect world, perhaps, United Nations peacekeepers would be what the U.N. says they are: "flexible" forces that "protect civilians" and disarm …

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Philippine Syria troops 'attacked'
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Philippine peacekeepers trapped by rebels in the Syrian Golan Heights are "under attack", Philippine Defence Minister Voltaire Gazmin says. He said the assault had started early on Saturday, but gave no details on any casualties. In recent days the …

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Col. Oliver North: Delaying Action in Syria 'Is Tantamount to …
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Does anyone remember Madrid? Does anyone remember London? That's what we're facing, and to delay action in Syria because this president can't make up his mind is tantamount to neglect on the part of this White House.”.

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Report: ISIS 'waterboarded' Syria captives
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While U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon reiterated his condemnation of yet another crime by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria on Friday, the Washington Post reported that at least four Western hostages held by the militant group were waterboarded.

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Obama admits 'no strategy' on IS in Syria
www.aljazeera.com

Barack Obama has said the US has "no strategy" against the Islamic State in Syria but said officials had been asked to prepare a range of military options for confronting the group. The US president's comments on Thursday cautioned against speculation …

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American Reportedly Fighting Alongside Extremists In Syria …
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A U.S. citizen reportedly fighting alongside a terrorist group in Syria has died, the White House says. The National Security Council has not said whether Douglas McAuthur McCain was fighting for the group that calls itself the …

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UN Forces Are Caught in New Standoff
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BAGHDAD — Another contingent of United Nations peacekeepers was caught in a standoff with Syrian rebels on Friday, a day after an armed group captured 44 peacekeepers in the area near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. The confrontation on Friday …

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UK raises terror threat level, citing risks out of Syria, Iraq
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London (CNN) — The UK government raised its terror threat level Friday from "substantial" to "severe," the fourth highest of five levels, in response to events in Iraq and Syria, where ISIS militants have seized a large swath of territory. "That means …

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