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Ceasefire in Syria: Turkish policy sets Syria on new path

If the ceasefire brokered by Russia and Turkey holds, it will be welcomed by most people in Syria – but the odds seem stacked against it. Several previous ceasefires have collapsed, and new clashes have already broken out in several parts of the country amidst sharp differences in interpretation of the latest agreement by the Syrian opposition and the regime …

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Al-Qaeda Backers in Afghanistan funded by U.S. military contracts

Supporters of the Taliban and al-Qaeda in Afghanistan have been getting U.S. military contracts, and American officials are citing “due process rights” as a reason not to cancel the agreements, according to an independent agency monitoring spending. The U.S. Army Suspension and Debarment Office has declined to act in 43 such cases, John Sopko, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, said …

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American Passport Found In Al Qaeda Camp In Syria

If you are an American citizen and you’re fighting with al-Qaeda linked rebels in northern Syria,your passport has been found. Among documents recovered in northern Syria by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights was a passport issued by the United States, belonging to a 32-year-old American named Amiir Farouk Ibrahim, who has dual citizenship between the United States and Egypt. He was born …

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Al-Qaeda extremists hold 200 ‘human shields’ in Syria (video)

Al-Qaeda-linked extremists are holding around 200 Kurdish civilians hostage. Meanwhile some western states, including the UK, have so far backtracked on their arms supply to the opposition – voicing concerns about the threat of extremists in Syria. The Free Syrian Army has admitted it will accept help from anyone, including Al-Qaeda. All this while Syrian opposition figures are lobbying Paris …

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Up to 500 ‘Al Qaeda militants’ escape Iraq’s Abu Ghraib in violent break-out

A manhunt is underway in Iraq for hundreds of convicts, including senior al Qaeda terrorists, who broke out of Abu Ghraib prison after a military-style raid to free them, authorities said on Monday. “The number of escaped inmates has reached 500, most of them were convicted senior members of al Qaeda and had received death sentences,” said Hakim Zamili, a senior …

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Syrian Islamic Radicals behead Christians for helping military, as CIA ships in arms (video)

A priest and another Christian were beheaded before a cheering crowd by Syrian insurgents who say they aided and abetted the enemy, President Bashar Assad’s military, foreign media reported. An undated video that made the Internet rounds on Wednesday showed two unnamed men with tied hands surrounded by a cheering crowd of dozens, just moments before their heads were cut …

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