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  1. Netanyahu Tells Putin Iran’s Growing Role in Syria Threatens Israel

    Breitbart.com - Politics 08.23 / 11:02 breitbart.com
    Iran's growing role in Syria poses a threat to Israel, the Middle East and the world, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Russian President Vladimir Putin on…
  2. Iran's mounting involvement in Syria threat to entire world, Netanyahu tells Putin

    Haaretz.com - Middle Easte 08.23 / 10:54 haaretz.com
    Netanyahu tells Putin that Iran is entering the void left in Syria by the retreating…
  3. U.S. Defense Chief in Turkey for Talks on Syria, Kurds

    Naharnet.com - Middle East 08.23 / 10:01 naharnet.com
    Pentagon chief Jim Mattis arrived in Ankara on Wednesday for talks with Turkish leaders expected to focus on Washington's arming of a Syrian Kurdish militia, which Turkey views as a terror group, in the fight against Islamic…
  4. Netanyahu and Security Team Talk Iran-in-Syria with Putin

    Themedialine.org - Politics 08.23 / 09:34 themedialine.org
    Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is bringing the […] The post Netanyahu and Security Team Talk Iran-in-Syria with Putin appeared first on The Media…
  5. US air strike slaughters over 40 civilians in Syria

    Rinf.com - U.S. 08.23 / 09:17 rinf.com
      US air strike slaughters over 40 civilians in Syria By Jordan Shilton 23 August 2017 An air strike launched by the United States on the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa in northeastern Syria Monday claimed the lives of 42 civilians, 19 of whom were children. It is the bloodiest incident thus far in a ramped-up …
  6. North Korean shipments to Syria intercepted

    Janes.com -Military 08.23 / 08:57 www.janes.com
    Two possible arms-related shipments heading from North Korea to Syria have been intercepted in the past six months, according to a UN panel of experts report seen by Reuters on 21 August. "Two member states interdicted shipments destined for Syria. Another member state informed the panel…
  7. US Kills Nearly 80 More Civilians in Syria Airstrikes

    Islamtimes.org - Syria 08.23 / 04:24 islamtimes.org
    Islam Times - The US-led international coalition killed 78 civilians after carrying out airstrikes against residential neighborhoods in Raqqa city during the past 24…
  8. Iran, Syria discuss boosting economic ties

    Irna.ir - Politics 08.23 / 03:57 irna.ir
    Damascus, Aug 23, IRNA – Vice President’s Advisor Saeed Owhadi discussed boosting economic ties with Syria in a meeting here with the country’s Prime Minister Emad Khami…
  9. N.Korea supplying Syria chemical weapons program, U.N. says

    WashingtonTimes-World 08.23 / 01:03 washingtontimes.com
    A North Korean mining firm, reputed to be a front for Pyongyang's weapons development programs, attempted to ship materiel to Syrian officials tied to the country's chemical weapons program, according to a confidential United Nations assessment of international sanctions against the North. Details of the U.N. findings, first reported by…
  10. North Korean shipments to Syria chemical weapons program intercepted: UN report

    Globalnews.ca - World 08.22 / 23:13 globalnews.ca
    Two North Korean shipments to a Syrian government agency responsible for the country's chemical weapons program were intercepted in the past six mo…
  11. Polio eradication gets financial boost but suffers setbacks in Syria and Congo

    Humanosphere.org - Health 08.22 / 22:14 humanosphere.org
    It is not quite time to declare it the 'best of times and worst of times' for the global effort to eradicate polio, but two new outbreaks of the infectious disease definitely puts a damper on the celebration regarding renewed international financial…
  12. Israel Shares ‘Deeply Troubling’ Intel with US on Iranian Threat in Syria

    Unitedwithisrael.org - Israel 08.22 / 22:09 unitedwithisrael.org
    Israel is working to prevent Iran's military buildup in Syria, which directly threatens the Jewish…
  13. Russian jets kill more than 200 ISIS militants near Syria’s Deir al-Zor

    En.ammonnews.net - World 08.22 / 22:03 en.ammonnews.net
    AMMONNEWS - Russia's air force has destroyed a large column of ISIS fighters on their way to the Syrian city of Deir al-Zor, killing over 200 militants, Russian news agencies cited Russia's Defense Ministry as saying on Monday.ISIS is concentrating its forces around Deir al-Zor after being…
  14. News : Amman Trying to Impose Council in Syria's Rakban Refugee Camp

    Syrianobserver.com - Syria 08.22 / 22:03 syrianobserver.com
       Local activists claim Jordan hopes to establish loyal council under the authority of FSA-linked rebel group, Enab Baladi re…
  15. Confidential UN report claims North Korea shipments to Syria chemical arms agency intercepted but no details given

    Sott.net - World 08.22 / 21:33 sott.net
    Two North Korean shipments to a Syrian government agency responsible for the country's chemical weapons program were intercepted in the past six months, according to a confidential United Nations report on North Korea sanctions violations. The report by a panel of independent U.N. experts, which was submitted to the U.N. Security Council earlier this month and seen by Reuters on Monday, gave no details on when or where the interdictions occurred or what the shipments…
  16. UNICEF, WHO vaccinate over 355,000 children against polio in Syria

    Healio.com - Medecine 08.22 / 20:02 healio.com
    The first round of a polio vaccination campaign initiated by UNICEF and WHO has successfully vaccinated more than 355,000 children aged younger than 5 years in Syria, according to a release issued by UNICEF.A recent outbreak of vaccine-derived polio prompted the organizations and partners to begin this campaign. The targeted areas, including the Governorates of Deir Ez Zor and Raqqa, have experienced violence and damage to their health infrastructure since 2011, which has made access to…
  17. U.N.: Two Shipments of Chemical Weapons from North Korea to Syria were Intercepted

    Thetower.org - Syria 08.22 / 19:19 thetower.org
    North Korea has been caught delivering shipments to a Syrian government agency in charge of the country’s chemical weapons program, according to a confidential United Nations (U.N.) report on North Korea’s sanctions violations. The report, submitted to the U.N. Security Council earlier this month and seen by Reuters on Monday, was compiled by a panel […
  18. UN Report: North Korea Shipments to Syria Chemical Arms Agency Intercepted

    Freebeacon.com - Washington (WA) 08.22 / 18:30 freebeacon.com
    Two North Korean shipments to a Syrian government agency responsible for the country's chemical weapons program were intercepted in the past six months, according to a confidential United Nations report on North Korea sanctions violations. The post UN Report: North Korea Shipments to Syria Chemical Arms Agency Intercepted appeared first on Washington Free…
  19. Turkey to thwart attempts to set up Kurdish state in Syria: Erdogan

    Presstv.com - Media 08.22 / 16:40 presstv.com
    The Turkish president warns that Ankara will thwart any attempt aimed at establishing a Kurdish state in…
  20. Syrian-Russian offensive carves out second ISIS cauldron in central Syria

    Sott.net - World 08.22 / 16:37 sott.net
    The length of the Syrian-ISIS front line is about to be radically shortened and many units freed up for a final push into Deir ez-Zor. As is often the case with Syria there are contradictory reports. According to some the cauldron is not yet fully formed but the final assault to close the last remaining 3-4 kilometers is already underway. Syria's elite Tiger Forces, backed by Russian helicopters have made contact with the Russian-trained 5th Corps of the Syrian army just north of…