Tag Archives: Syria

Destroying History the ISIS Way?

History cannot be replayed and that’s precisely why it should be preserved. The barbaric destruction of historical monuments by the Islamic State in its captured territories of Syria and Iraq go beyond mere massacre of the innocent. The savage terror group has been bulldozing and dynamiting vital treasures of art and culture nurtured over centuries and gained a pride of ...

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US hostage killed in Syria taught Tibetans at Dharmasala, India

​The woman US aid worker killed by the Islamic State in Syria was inspired by Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama and was remembered for her humanitarian support to the Tibetans in exile at Dharmasala, India. She also fed slum children in Uttar Pradesh, according to people who knew her. Kayla Jean Mueller was believed to have been an aid ...

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Where is France’s Most Wanted Terrorist? Interpol on Alert

Hayat Boumeddiene, the woman terrorist wanted in connection with the terror attacks in France earlier this month, is believed to have entered Turkey and now escaping into Syria, media reports said, though she was not in France when terrorist attacks took place last week. A CNN report quoting sources of the Turkish Prime Minister’s office said Hayat Boumeddiene is believed ...

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US Relents, President Writes First Letter to Iran’s Head After 1979 Hostage Crisis

US President Barack Obama has written to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei expressing a “shared interest” in fighting the Islamic State (ISIS) militants in Iraq and Syria. The letter was reportedly sent in the middle of October, in which President Obama tied potential cooperation on fighting ISIS militants and aim at a comprehensive deal over Iran’s controversial nuclear programme, ...

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Clashes rage between Syrian forces, IS militants in Homs

Damascus, Nov 4 :  Intense clashes raged Tuesday between the Syrian government troops and the Islamic State (IS) militants near a military base and gas wells in the country’s central province of Homs, a monitoring group said. The clashes raged between the warring sides at the Kherbat al-Tayyas area southwest of the military airbase in the province amid confirmed reports that ...

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Pentagon Spends $1.1 Billion on US Military Operations against Islamic State Militants

The US Central Command revealed that the Pentagon has spent about $ 1.1 billion on US military operations, since mid-June, against the Islamic States in Syria and Iraq. On Monday, the data released shows that while Navy has dropped almost 185 munitions, including 47 cruise missiles launched from ships in the region, Air Force fighter jets have exceeded those numbers ...

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Doha debate asks Syrian President Assad to go

The reputation of Syria’s President Bashar Al Assad came under sustained attack at the latest Doha Debate, where more than 90 percent of the audience called on him to resign. The session provoked tense and often bitter exchanges between panelists, who argued that Assad should stay and reform, and young, predominantly Arab debaters who repeatedly condemned the killing of more ...

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