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ISIS Blows Up Arch of Triumph in Syria’s Palmyra

Discovery News is reporting: Islamic State extremists have blown up the famous Arch of Triumph in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, the country’s head of antiquities said Monday, as the jihadists press their campaign to tear down the treasured heritage … Continue reading

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Will Russia’s ‘holy war’ save Syria’s Christians?

In the Catholic Herald: The war in Syria has taken a significant turn these past few months, with the migrant crisis and the intervention of Russia. Even a few months ago one might have expected Bashar al-Assad’s downfall, and two years … Continue reading

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IDF on High Alert in Golan Heights

Stand for Israel has been reporting on the developments across Israel’s border with Syria – of the Islamic State and al-Qaeda-linked Islamist fighters doing battle with Syrian forces. Israel is well aware of what is going on, and the IDF … Continue reading

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Pictures emerge of thousands of residents of the Damascus district of Yarmouk, who have remained trapped for nearly a year, queuing for food and aid. This picture taken on January 31, 2014, and released by the UNRWA on February 26, 2014, … Continue reading

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Syria’s Archaeological Sites Ravaged by Bombing, Looting

Discovery has the sad news: When Asma al-Assad, the British-born wife of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, received an honorary Ph.D. in archeology in 2004 from the prestigious University of Rome “La Sapienza,” she stressed that such knowledge should be used “to … Continue reading

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Is Hezbollah About to Withdraw From Syria?

One can but hope so… Writing at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, retired Israeli Brigadier General Shimon Shapira wonders if the ongoing debate inside Iran on the expenditure on behalf of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad is a portent of … Continue reading

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Australia Now Has Suicide Bombers…

Has blown himself up in Syria. An Australian jihadist fighting in Syria has reportedly blown himself up in a suicide bombing near a military airport in the country’s east. For some time now concerns have been growing among the Australian … Continue reading

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Almighty Eternal God, Hear the Cries of the People of Syria…

A Prayer for the People of Syria Almighty eternal God, source of all compassion, the promise of your mercy and saving help fills our hearts with hope. Hear the cries of the people of Syria; bring healing to those suffering … Continue reading

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al-Qaeda Vows to Slaughter Christians after U.S. ‘liberates’ Syria

From the pen of Raymond Ibrahim: While U.S. leaders continue pushing for war against the Syrian government, today “Al-Qaeda-linked rebels,”reports AP, “launched an assault on a regime-held Christian mountain village in the densely populated west of Syria and new clashes … Continue reading

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