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Oh God, help these people

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It’s taken me a while to think of how to express in this post, the sheer anger and emotion that I feel about the world right now. 667 more words


Syria's civil war machine keeps chugging

Last week an estimate came out; with over 1,700 dead, the third week in July may have been the deadliest in the Syrian conflict to date. 181 more words


ISIS Destroys Historic Sites in Iraq and Syria (Hyperallergic)

by Hrag Vartanian on July 9, 2014 original article appears here.

The militant group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has been destroying the artistic and religious heritage of Iraq and Syria… 539 more words

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URGENT: ISIL leader al-Baghdadi escapes to Syria after serious injury

(IraqiNews.com) According to Iraq news TV network, Al Sumaria, a representative of the International Parliament for Safety and Peace revealed, on Friday, the escape of the leader of the organization of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi to Syria after he was seriously injured in a raid in the west of Anbar. 172 more words


Twenty-First-Century Energy Wars

Iraq, Syria, Nigeria, South Sudan, Ukraine, the East and South China Seas: wherever you look, the world is aflame with new or intensifying conflicts. At first glance, these upheavals appear to be independent events, driven by their own unique and idiosyncratic circumstances. 34 more words

Middle East

The Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria

FOUR masked men raided Fateh Rahmoun’s house in Ras al-Hussein, a village in Syria’s north-western province of Idleb. Heavily-armed and wearing belts of explosives, one shot the 13-year-old boy who opened the door while the others stormed into the house shooting at everyone.

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The Syrian War and Israel's water supply

The Golan water-shed is the source for more than 55 percent of Israel’s fresh water needs and forms part of the ground water reserves that supplies Israel with most of their water supply. 187 more words