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Turkey News - Feb 6

 

CHP leader: Erdoğan collected $630 mln from businesspeople to buy out Sabah media outlet - Today's Zaman


Bribe collected for Sabah media group carried by armored vehicle - Today's Zaman


CHP asked source of million dollars 'donated' to foundation led by PM's son - CİHAN


Report: Businessman bribed ex-minister to win tenders - CİHAN


Purges pick up pace across country as more than 200 police officers reassigned, raising the number of those reassigned to roughly 6,000 - CİHAN


Ministry sends back motions on corruption, raising fears of tampering - CİHAN

 

MHP leader on corruption: PM has two choices, appear before court or flee - CİHAN

 

Former ruling AKP deputy criticizes government over graft allegations - hurriyetdailynews.com

 

POLL: Corruption a major problem in Turkey, says survey - Today's Zaman

 

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PM Erdoğan's act of censorship exposed by a voice record, instructing a manager at a TV channel to immediately remove a news ticker - Today's Zaman


AUDIO: Alleged phone conversation between Erdoğan and an executive of private broadcaster Habertürk - YouTube


Turkey's Parliament voted Wednesday to empower authorities to censor the Internet - usatoday.com


Internet bill to intensify censorship, opposition CHP warns - hurriyetdailynews.com


Turkey’s top business group warns that Internet bill violates rights - hurriyetdailynews.com


International Media watchdog warns against Internet bill - CİHAN

 

Probe launched into daily Taraf on the grounds that the newspaper's articles aim to cause chaos in Turkey - Today's Zaman

 

A website and a Twitter account by the name of “Haramzadeler,” which means “sons of thieves”, gain popularity when media is under pressure - Today's Zaman

 

Arrangement on illegal wiretapping to cover up corruption claims, nationalist party leader says - hurriyetdailynews.com

 

Experts debate lack of religious freedom in Turkey - Today's Zaman

 

Latest practices of AK Party gov’t raise fears of ‘one-party state’ - Today's Zaman

 

BDP leader to PM: Where is the proof for parallel state - CİHAN

 

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Obama skips Turkey in his visit to the region, in another sign of deteriorating relations between the two countries. - CİHAN


Turkey’s Domestic Troubles Causing Tensions With U.S. - worldpoliticsreview.com


Merkel Holds Out Turkey EU Prospect While Reiterating Skepticism - Businessweek


Tensions Grow Between Turkey, Radical Islamist Group ISIS Fighting in Syria - VOA


Turkey-Syria border remains vulnerable - Al-Monitor


New photos of Syria-bound truck show Turkish gendarmerie arresting Turkish intelligence officers, Gendarmerie Colonel who ordered the truck raid was removed from his post today (PHOTO) - Worldbulletin News

 

Turkish charity IHH to send 200 aid trucks to Syria - Worldbulletin News

 

Swedish MP Raises Questions Over Turkey’s Role In Bishops’ Kidnapping by an ISIS Caucasian Fighter - The Rojava Report

 

Turkish Hospitals Traffick Organs of Injured Syrian Citizens - aina.org

 

Turkish Power Struggle Leaves New Questions on Kurdish Issue - aina.or

 

What does Ömer Güney’s audio recording tell? - ANF

 

Full transcript of alleged recording of Omer Guney, the suspect in Paris Kurd killings - ekurd

 

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Syria News - Feb 5

 

US denies Kerry said Syria policy failing - AFP


US suggests engaging Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Iran into a parallel track during Geneva peace talks on Syria - The Voice of Russia


Gul proposes Turkey-Iran cooperation in Syria - Al-Monitor


Iran can play key role in Syria crisis resolution, Qatar opposed to the exclusion of Iran from the Geneva II conference : Qatar FM - PressTV


Geneva talks only way out of Syrian crisis: European Commission - KUNA 


Russia says Syria government to attend Geneva talks, ship more chemical arms - Reuters


Syrian National Coalition chief Jarba meets Russian FM Lavrov in Moscow - RT

 

VIDEO (in Russian, translation below): Lavrov’s opening comments to Jarba - eaworldview.com

 

Report: Russia stepping up military aid to Syria's Assad - Israel News

 

Pressure on Coalition to Expand the Negotiating Delegation - The Syrian Observer

 

Abdulazim: NCC to Join Geneva Negotiations - The Syrian Observer

 

Kurdish KNC statement Geneva II (Arabic) - Transnational Middle-East Observer

 

Syria's Christian Minority Are Fighting Back - VICE United Kingdom

 

How academics got the Muslim Brotherhood wrong, One of these long-held assumptions is that the Brotherhood is moderate - The National

 

VIDEO: Warlords of Tripoli The war in Syria is dragging neighbouring Lebanon to the edge of the abyss (Part 1/5) - VICE

 

VIDEO: Warlords of Tripoli The war in Syria is dragging neighbouring Lebanon to the edge of the abyss (Part 2/5) - VICE

 

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Renewed clashes between Syrian Kurds and Qaeda near Raqqa - aranews.org


Al-Raqqa FSA rebel group promises military action against ISIS - Syria Newsdesk


FSA Advances in Deraa, ISIS In Deir El-Zor - The Syrian Observer


Aleppo province : ISIS fighter detonated himself in rebel Islamic battalion headquarter in Al-Miaden city - Syrian Observatory for Human Rights

 

Current ISIS strategy appears appears to consist of 3 inter-related focal points - Twitter / Charles_Lister

 

VIDEO: ISIS suicide bomber killed by FSA before detonating - LiveLeak.com

 

Isolating the Islamic State - Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

 

Reyhanli: medical base for Syrian mujahedeen in Turkey - Al-Monitor

 

Saudi king orders punishing jihadists, The decree appears aimed at stemming the flow of Saudi fighters going to Syria - The Washington Post

 

Has the Number of Chechens Fighting in Syria Reached Its Peak? - The Jamestown Foundation

 

VIDEO: Homeland Security Chair: Syria-trained terrorists returning to U.S. is 'one of the highest security threats'  - CNN.com Blogs

 

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Syria/Turkey News - Feb 4

 

Al-Qaeda disavows the Islamic State of Iraq and Sham, saying it isn’t responsible for the actions of the group - The Daily Beast


Translation of al-Qaeda Statement acknowledging ISIS officially isn't part of AQ - justpaste.it


Pro-al Qaeda Saudi cleric calls on ISIS members to defect - The Long War Journal

 

VIDEO: Ex-ISIS Member Reveals Torture in Name of 'Prison Jihad’ - Farsnews

 

VIDEO: ISIS turns church into the headquarters to torture citizens in Raqqa, Syria - YouTube

 

Syrian Opposition Pillages Heritage - Commentary Magazine

 

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Syrian opposition main offices in Turkey shut down due to ISIS threat - CİHAN


Syrian Coalition: We Are Committed To Go On With Geneva II - Syrian National Coalition


Syrian opposition delegation in Geneva should be more representative: Lavrov - The Voice of Russia

 

Safi: Exclusive Right to Expand Negotiating Team Belongs to the Coalition - Syrian National Coalition

 

'Muslim Brotherhood' has no intention to quit National Coalition: Comptroller General - ZAMAN ALWSL

 

U.N. delivers aid in Yarmouk for 4th day; UNRWA asks for more speed - Macon.com

 

Hundreds of Syrian refugees evacuated from Yarmouk - Channel 4 News

 

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Turkish police murder trial opens amid tight security - AFP


Turkish police deny killing student in June protests - AFP


VIDEO: Turkish police brutality: killing of peaceful demostratror caught on camera - YouTube


POLL: Ruling AK Party's support drops to 36 percent in local elections, Huge support for corruption probe - CI˙HAN


POLL: New poll predicts Erdogan’s defeat in Istanbul - Independent Balkan News Agency


Insight - Fight for Istanbul likely to shape Turkish political landscape - Yahoo News UK


Turkey’s rising political star set for major fight - The Irish Times

 

Motions reveal practices of unlawful activities and irregularities between the prime minister and a former minister and businessmen - Today's Zaman

 

CHP to stage protests if summary of proceedings about ex-ministers not submitted to Parliament - Today's Zaman

 

CHP submits parliamentary question regarding dismissal of Prosecutor Öz's sister - CİHAN

 

Prime minister's inconsistencies raise eyebrows, A list of 12 Erdogan's lies - Today's Zaman

 

Turkish government fights graft scandal with probe of 'parallel state' - Reuters

 

Gov't plans for judicial police a veiled attempt to change regulation - CİHAN

 

Erdoğan accuses journalists of collaborating with ‘parallel state' - Today's Zaman

 

Journalists and Writers Foundation: It is sad to note that our country has recently been witnessing deeply worrisome developments regarding democracy and the rule of law - CİHAN

 

Freedoms, rights grow weaker as censorship knows no boundaries - CİHAN

 

Turkish Unionists: 'We Are Not Terrorists' - Labor Notes

 

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Syria/Turkey News - Feb 3

 

Activists: 36 Killed Sunday Including Children as Syrian Forces Drop Barrel Bombs in Aleppo, Nearly 90 were reported killed on Saturday - VOA


16 Syria rebels killed in ISIS suicide bomb attack in Aleppo: NGO - THE DAILY STAR


VIDEO: Al-Qaeda’s ISIS fighters in Aleppo slay head of Islamic rebel group the Tawheed Brigades - YouTube


Islamist Rebels kill 20 Militants of Al Qaeda-linked Group, East Aleppo - ZAMAN ALWSL


Syrian rebels linked to ISIS behead man using small knife in front of chidren in Homs - Mail Online


VIDEO: ISIS terrorist beheads a government supporter in Homs - LiveLeak.com


VIDEO: Time magazine publishes photos of decapitation by Takfiris in Syria - YouTube


PHOTO: ISIS members spotted playing billiards in Al-Raqqa after allegedely killing its owner for selling alcohol - Syria Newsdesk


ISIS grants amnesty to "adulterous" couple in Al-Raqqa, It was expected to carry out a stoning sentence in a public square in the city - Syria Newsdesk

 

PHOTOS: ISIS Media Hub (Twitter account) allegedely hacked! - LiveLeak.com

 

Militants targeted Syrian chemical cargo: Moscow - .alalam.ir

 

Rebel Mortar shells wound 24 people near Syria's Damascus - PressTV

 

Aussie 'thugs' at Syrian frontline - The Australian

 

Jabhat al-Nusra claims deadly Lebanon suicide bombing - Yahoo News UK

 

VIDEO: Deadly al-Nusra suicide car bomb strikes eastern Lebanon - YouTube

 

The Salafi Plot to Assassinate Najib Mikati - Al Akhbar English

 

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Rojava’s Autonomous Cantons Begin Major Diplomatic Effort In Region with Official Visits to Iran, Iraq and Turkey - The Rojava Report


Head of Afrin Canton: ‘We Exist and We Are Here’ - Rudaw


Syria Kurdish autonomy a model for Syria: PYD leader - Kurdpress News Aganecy


Syrian Kurds won’t fire at Turkey: Salih Muslim - Kurdpress News Aganecy

 

Iraqi Kurdistan's Gorran movement backs autonomy in Syrian Kurdistan - ekurd

 

Kurdish Left Party leaves Syrian Kurdish National Council SKNC - ekurd

 

Kurdish YPG forces attack ISIS Islamic-Jihadists, killing 12 - ekurd

 

ISIS arrests six Kurdish civilians near Aleppo - aranews.org

 

Kurdish jihadists fighting in Syria are on the rise - BAS NEWS

 

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CHP directs parliamentary inquiry to Erdoğan into bribery in Sabah-ATV sale - CİHAN


PM son's TÜRGEV is where bribes go, CHP leader maintains - Today's Zaman


CHP: Parliament speaker, minister using trick to cover up corruption - Today's Zaman


CHP deputy asks why graft suspect Zarrab's assets unfrozen - Today's Zaman


Halkbank risky loans skyrocket during graft suspect manager's term - Today's Zaman


Wiretapping of PM to be counted as espionage crime - hurriyetdailynews.com

 

Turkey counters corruption probe with investigation into police - FT.com

 

Turkish directorate orders MP to remove parliamentary question over the Sabah-ATV sale from his personal website - hurriyetdailynews.com

 

New gov't plans fuel concerns over executive's grip on judiciary - Today's Zaman

 

HSYK bill sets alarm bells ringing for Justice Academy - Today's Zaman

 

New Internet bill to limit freedom of information, sparks reactions - Today's Zaman

 

Fresh resignation in Turkey’s ruling AKP over graft scandal - hurriyetdailynews.com

 

A Leader Shows Vulnerability in Turkey’s Cash Crisis - NYTimes.com

 

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Ankara alarmed over Qaeda threat in Syria, reportedly taking measures against potential suicide bombing inside Turkey - hurriyetdailynews.com


Turkish army deploys tanks to Syrian border - Syria Newsdesk


Ankara denies presence of al- Qaeda bases on Turkish soil - CİHAN


Probe into raid on Turkish intelligence's trucks begins - Worldbulletin News

 

Keep on truckin': Turkey and Al Qaeda in Syria - RT Op-Edge

 

Turkey Islamic charity Humanitarian Relief Foundation (IHH) has long had ties to al-Qaeda and Hamas - huffingtonpost.ca

 

Turkey's Role in the Kidnapping of the Syrian Bishops and the Country's Relationship to the Suspected Kidnapper - aina.org

 

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Syria News - Feb 1

 

VIDEO: Brahimi Says No Progress in Syria Talks - YouTube


VIDEO: Brahimi Backs Feb. 10 For More Syrian Peace Talks - YouTube


Syrian Foreign Minister: Opposition "acted as if we had wanted to come here for one hour and hand over everything to them” - AFP


Opposition leader Jarba says Syria regime in Geneva "to dig its own grave with its own hands", the talks marked the beginning of the end for Assad - AFP


VIDEO: Walid al- Muallem Press Conference in Geneva (P.1) - YouTube

 

VIDEO: Walid al- Muallem Press Conference in Geneva (P.2) - YouTube

 

VIDEO: Assad adviser: time is right in Syria for a national unity government that might bring in opponents, but not a transitional body - Telegraph

 

President Ahmad Al Jarba's speech at the end of first round of negotiations in Geneva - Syrian National Coalition

 

VIDEO (Arabic): Interview with Ahmad Jarba - YouTube

 

TRANSCRIPT (English): Interview with Ahmad Jarba (Translated) - syriancivilwar

 

VIDEO (English): Islamic Front's Military Commander: No to Democracy as Syrians are Thirsty for Islamic State - YouTube

 

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Report: UNRWA successfully delivers aid to Yarmouk Palestinian camp - ReliefWeb Mobile


VIDEO: UNRWA successfully delivers aid to Yarmouk Palestinian camp Part 1 - YouTube


VIDEO: UNRWA successfully delivers aid to Yarmouk Palestinian camp Part 2 - YouTube


As Syrian Factions Talk, Homs Starves - Newsweek

 

Russia Defends Syrian Government Over Aid Stalemate For Homs - RIA Novosti

 

Did the Syrian army and rebels join forces to operate a checkpoint (VIDEO)? - The FRANCE 24 Observers

 

American Light Arms to Opposition in Southern Syria - The Syrian Observer

 

Syrian Christians Ask US to End Support For Rebels - TIME.com

 

Church Leaders:‘Will Be No More Christians in Syria’ If War Continues - blog.heritage.org

 

VIDEO: Marked for Destruction: The Plight of Syria's Christians with Syrian Christian Leaders - heritage.org

 

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Al-Qaeda’s ISIS attacks Turkmen-populated areas of Syria - CİHAN


12 Syrian Turkmen wounded in clashes with ISIS close to Turkish border - Anadolu Agency


Syrian Turkmen ask for Turkey's backing - Anadolu Agency


Thousands of Turkmen flee to Turkey amid ISIS-rebel clashes - CİHAN


Syria: ISIS Claim Capture Of Ar-Raei, 24 Hours After Turkish Attack - EA WorldView


ISIS forms two all-female battalions in Al-Raqqa - Syria Newsdesk

 

ISIS suicide team assaults Iraqi ministry - The Long War Journal

 

Iraqi army kills 40 ISIS fighters in Fallujah - Al Arabiya News

 

Lebanese army in firefight with ‘Syrian gunmen’ - Al Arabiya News

 

Three al-Nusra Front Suspects Detained in Bekaa - Naharnet

 

Hezbollah and Assad Plan Offensive On Jihadists In Yabrud - The Daily Beast

 

Indonesian Militants Join Foreigners Fighting in Syria - NYTimes.com

 

The Siege of Adra: Islamist Rebels are Accused of Massacre - CounterPunch

 

VIDEO: RT first TV crew at besieged Syrian town Adra after alleged atrocity by Salafascists - LiveLeak.com

 

Jihad in Syria (Summary) - Institute for the Study of War

 

Jihad in Syria (Full Report) - Institute for the Study of War

 

The Islamic State of Disunity: Jihadism Divided - jihadica

 

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Salih Muslim: Syrian coalition does not represent Kurds - Al-Monitor


It is possible that a federal Syria will shape, Kurdish PYD leader Salih Muslim says - ekurd


Salih Muslim Questions Authority of NCC Statement on Kurdish autonomy - The Rojava Reports


A Rift in the Syrian National Coordination Body - Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

 

Ocalan Letter Asks Barzani Support in Rojava, Peace Process - Rudaw

 

PYD: Arrested people have received training in Iraq Kurdistan, The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) is training armed forces to send to Syria - Kurdpress News Aganecy

 

6 Kurds kidnapped by ISIS - Transnational Middle-East Observer

 

The Politics of the Islamic Front, Part 5: The Kurds - Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

 

Is Kurdistan Syria Church's Best Hope for Survival? - CBN News

 

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HRW: Syria Must Stop Illegal Demolitions - VOA


REPORT: Razed to the Ground: Syria’s Unlawful Neighborhood Demolitions in 2012-2013 - Human Rights Watch


PHOTOS: Before-and-after satellite photos show destruction of Syrian neighborhoods - washingtonpost.com


Kerry warns Syria of possible U.N. action over chemical arms delay, Russia says Syria unable to ship the chemicals to the port of Latakia because of security threats from opposition forces - latimes.com

 

Interview with head of CW team in Syria - .cbrneworld.com

 

Third Chemical Volcano Rocket Used On August 21st Geolocated (VIDEOS) - Brown Moses Blog

 

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Turkey News - Jan 31

 

Erdogan, son and son-in-law involded in funds raised from firms for tenders during Sabah-ATV purchase - Today's Zaman


CHP asks PM about claims of public land allocated for TÜRGEV, Erdoğan's son Bilal is a member of TÜRGEV's executive board - Today's Zaman


Erdogan Eye on ‘Crazy Projects’ Links Turkey Scandal to Builders - Bloomberg


AUDIO (Turkish): Sabah-ATV 1 - Wiretapped phone conversation - YouTube

 

AUDIO (Turkish): Sabah-ATV 2 - Wiretapped phone conversation - YouTube

 

AUDIO (Turkish): Sabah-ATV 3 - Wiretapped phone conversation - YouTube

 

AUDIO (Turkish): Sabah-ATV 4 - Wiretapped phone conversation - YouTube

 

AUDIO (Turkish): Sabah-ATV 5 - Wiretapped phone conversation - YouTube

 

AUDIO (Turkish): Sabah-ATV 6 - Wiretapped phone conversation - YouTube

 

AUDIO (Turkish): Sabah-ATV 7 - Wiretapped phone conversation - YouTube

 

AUDIO (Turkish):  One more wiretapped phone conversation with Bilal Erdoğan - YouTube

 

Bilal Erdoğan Rules This Week’s Humor Magazine Covers - Bianet

 

Erdoğan's 10-minute hologram speech costs around 50,000 euros - CİHAN

 

VIDEO: Erdoğan’s hologram - CİHAN YouTube

 

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Turkey government removes around 800 more police officers - hurriyetdailynews.com


Leading graft probe prosecutors purged with 115 others - CİHAN


Current prosecutors unwilling to accept complaint against PM, ministers - Today's Zaman


Turkish Parliament dismisses summary of proceedings against justice minister - hurriyetdailynews.com


Injunction on Zarrab's assets lifted in graft probe, prosecutors to object - CİHAN


Turkey Crisis Puts Jailed Millionaire at Heart of Gold-Smuggling Ring - Bloomberg

 

Anadolu news agency placed outside of auditing - Today's Zaman

 

AK Party deputy chairman threatens journalist and insults graft prosecutor - Today's Zaman

 

New Internet law paves way for censorship, concerns journalists - Today's Zaman

 

AK Party gov't pressuring professional groups, daily says - Today's Zaman

 

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Turkish lawmakers fight during parliamentary commission session over Syria - Today's Zaman


Ankara denies presence of al-Qaeda bases on Turkish soil - CİHAN


Erdogan and the IHH, The Islamic charity works as an extension of Turkish foreign policy - Stand for Peace


Why has US not designated IHH as a terror group? - Israel Hayom

 

Who Ordered the Killing of PKK founder Sakine Cansiz? Rudaw

 

Jean-Louis Malterre: Sakine Cansiz's murder investigation should not stop at national borders - ekurd

 

Syrian opposition figure: Turkey's 'many mistakes' in Syria - Al-Monitor

 

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Syria News - Jan 30

 

US intelligence chief Clapper Says Syrian Al-Qaida Wants to Attack US - ABC News


VIDEO: Senate Hearings on Syrian Al-Qaida - YouTube


VIDEO: James Clapper: 7,000 foreign jihadists from 50 countries now fighting in Syria - YouTube


TRANSCRIPT: Senate Intelligence hearing on national security threats - The Washington Post


VIDEO: Syria Al Qaeda Training Western Citizens for Terror Abroad - CNN


Israeli general says al Qaeda's Syria fighters set up in Turkey can easily access Europe from the NATO member state - Yahoo News


Turkish military strikes ISIS convoy in Syria - Today's Zaman


Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al- Maliki says that providing rebels in Syria with arms would only mean sending weapons to terrorists in Iraq -  Globaltimes.cn

 

Iraq’s violence originates from Saudi Arabia: Maliki - alalam.ir

 

Iraq says Syria war spillover hinders oilfields, pipelines - Yahoo News UK

 

Israel's Growing Role in Southern Syria to confront Qaeda - The Washington Institute for Near East Policy

 

Syria Jihadists Say Liberation of 'Palestine,' Golan Will Follow Fall of Assad (VIDEO) - Algemeiner.com

 

Nusra, ISIS moves raise worries in Lebanon of spreading violence - McClatchy DC

 

How the War in Syria Empowers Lebanese Jihadism - Syria in Crisis - Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

 

Syria sends letters to the United Nations and the UNSC about Saudi Arabia’s Terrorist Operations - Global Research

 

Brahimi says no substantive progress on Syria but hopeful - Reuters

 

VIDEO: Lakhdar Brahimi Press Conference on Geneva, 29 January 2014 - YouTube

 

VIDEO: Syrian Coalition spokesperson- press conference - Syrian National Coalition

 

Lavrov: Geneva II key task is to stop terrorism in Syria, not to have Assad step down - APA

 

Syria army edges forward in Aleppo - Al Arabiya News

 

Syria Report -  War Dead (GRAPHS) - ncfsyria.blogspot.com

 

Azerbaijani Foreign Fighters in Syria - JIHADOLOGY

 

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Syria: Popular media activist Raed Fares shot allegedly by ISIS, but stable - GlobalPost


ISIS Hunts Down Kfar Nabel Activists as Agents of the West - damascusbureau.org


Syria's Islamic Front clashes with ISIS - Worldbulletin News


Aleppo Rebels Kill Second In Command ISIS Fighter - The Syrian Observer


Mujahedeedn Army Arrests ISIS Emir - The Syrian Observer


ISIL evacuates Al-Raqqa town in order to "liberate 17th Division" - Syria Newsdesk


Thousands of Turkmen flee to Turkey amid ISIS-rebel clashes - CİHAN

 

Eye On the Battle Between ISIS and Other Rebel Groups: International Crisis Group researcher explains the current situation on the ground - Syria Deeply

 

Ahrar al Sham leader Hassan Abboud criticizes head of Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham - The Long War Journal

 

On Ahrar al Sham leader Hassan Abboud’s Latest Speech - danielabdullah

 

ISIS says never rejected reconciliation with rebels but asked questions prior to any agreement - ZAMAN ALWSL

 

PHOTO: Iraq releases rare 'ISIS chief' photo - THE DAILY STAR

 

The Dawn of the Islamic State of Iraq and ash-Sham - Current Trends in Islamist Ideology

 

How Carl Campeau, abducted in Syria, escaped al-Qaeda's clutches - CBC News

 

As Free Syrian Army Use of Child Soldiers Detailed in New UN Report, How Can US Aid FSA? - Inner City Press

 

Syria: Rampant Looting by Both Sides in Damascus Countryside - Al Akhbar English

 

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Efrin Becomes Last of Three Rojava Cantons To Officially Declare Autonomy - The Rojava Report


VIDEO: Efrin celebrates autonomy - YouTube


Syrian Kurds: ‘We don't want to draw new borders’, PYD leader Salih Muslim says - ekurd


Syria Kurds autonomy prohibits party nepotism: Cezire Canton Prime Minister Akram Hasu - Kurdpress News Aganecy

 

Syrian Kurds Regain Control of Strategic Town in Syria from ISIS - aina.org

 

Layla Zana to make accord between Barzani and Ocalan - Kurdpress News Aganecy

 

Reports: Ocalan Letter for Kurdish President Barzani Could Be About Syria Kurdistan - Rudaw

 

Who Ordered the Killing of PKK founder Sakine Cansiz? Rudaw

 

Jean-Louis Malterre: Paris murder investigation of PKK founder Sakine Cansiz should not stop at national borders - ekurd

 

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Turkey News - Jan 29

 

According to wiretapped phone conversations Erdogan accepted two villas from a businessman in return for easing zoning restrictions in Urla - Today's Zaman


AUDIO (Turkish): Urla Villas -1: Wiretapped phone conversations between Erdogan's daugther and businessman Topbaş - YouTube


AUDIO (Turkish): Urla Villas -2: Erdogan’s wiretapped phone conversation - YouTube


AUDIO (Turkish): Urla Villas -3: Erdogan’s wiretapped phone conversation - YouTube


AUDIO (Turkish): Urla Villas -4: Erdogan’s wiretapped phone conversation - YouTube


AUDIO (Turkish): Urla Villas -5: Wiretapped phone conversations between Erdogan and businessman Topbaş - YouTube


AUDIO (Turkish): Urla Villas -6: Erdogan’s wiretapped phone conversation- YouTube


AUDIO (Turkish): Urla Villas -7 Erdogan’s wiretapped phone conversation - YouTube


Report: Municipality illegally donated public buildings to TÜRGEV, Erdogan's son Bilal is a member of TÜRGEV's executive board - Today's Zaman


Turkish opposition voices new graft claims, $100 million transaction to TÜRGEV which counts the Erdogan's son Bilal as a board member - hurriyetdailynews


Police chief suspended after revealing order to halt corruption operation - CİHAN

 

Massive purge in police creates security weakness, say analysts - Today's Zaman

 

Autonomy of Turkish Justice Academy to end - CİHAN

 

Internet censorship growing more reckless in Turkey - Today's Zaman

 

Turkey Internet activists warn the government 'cannot stop us' - DW.DE

 

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POLL: Survey reveals broad public support for corruption investigations - Today's Zaman


Erdoğan widens hostile stance to include diverse groups amid corruption woes - CİHAN


Erdoğan calls critics, civil movements ‘traitor’, threatens investors - CİHAN


Erdoğan vows to continue sending ‘aid' to Syria - CİHAN


Turkey may face trouble in future due to trucks allegedly carrying weapons to Syria - Today's Zaman

 

Political Divisions in Turkey Widen Over Syria Policy - VOA

 

Zarrab suspected of sending $1.5 million for assassination of Saudi envoy - Today's Zaman

 

Exiled Turkish cleric Gulen says he is a "scapegoat" in Erdogan corruption scandal - BBC News

 

VIDEO: Interview with Turkey’s Fethullah Gulen - BBC News

 

Minister's remarks on Gülen cause AK Party members to resign - Today's Zaman

 

Turkish central bank makes massive rate hikes to stem lira fall - Reuters

 

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Syria News - Jan 28

 

Syrian talks break down over future role of Assad - AP


'No concrete step' yet for Homs evacuation, aid - Yahoo News


US resumes nonlethal aid to Syrian opposition - The Washington Post


Congress secretly approves U.S. weapons flow to 'moderate' Syrian rebels - Reuters


Damascus-based FSA rebel faction backs Coalition delegation to Geneva 2 - Syria Newsdesk

 

Evidence points to secret Israeli strike on Syrian missile launchers - Fox News

 

Inside the Syrian Electronic Army Hack on CNN - mashable.com

 

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30% of Al-Raqqa's residents flee to Turkey - Syria Newsdesk


Mounting Abuses by Al-Qaeda’s ISIS Against Civilians in Raqqa - The Syrian Observer


VIDEO (Arabic): An ex-prisoner by ISIS confirms that Father Paolo Dall’Oglio is in ISIS Akirshe prison of Raqqa - YouTube


Key Al-Qaida Militant Reportedly Killed in Syria - ABC News


Opposition factions launch new battle against ISIS in Aleppo - Syria Newsdesk

 

Jaish Al Mujahideen arrests ISIS Emir and other fighters West Aleppo - ZAMAN ALWSL

 

Saudi cleric's reconciliation initiative for jihadists draws wide support, then ISIS rejection - The Long War Journal

 

Translation of ISIS's rejection of the Moheisini peace plan - Twitter / aron_ld

 

ISIS in Lebanon: Lebanese Army a Target - Al Akhbar English

 

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PYD Names Second Local Kurdish Government in Kobani - welat-kurdistan.org


President of Kobani Governing Council: Geneva 2 Is Not Binding For Us - The Rojava Report


Third Kurdish autonomy to be announced in northern Syria - Kurdpress News Aganecy


Qamishli to be capital city of Jazeera Canton in Syrian Kurdistan - ekurd


US State Dep calls for unified Syria following PYD declaration - Worldbulletin News Portal

 

Syrian Kurds not united behind opposition delegation to Geneva talks - Al-Monitor

 

Clashes break out between Syria Kurds and Qaeda near Sere Kaniye (Ras Al Ain) - aranews.org

 

YPG sucesfully defends Manajir from ISIS - Transnational Middle-East Observer

 

VIDEO: Kurdish YPG Fighters Fighting With Al Nusra In North Syria 26 01 2014 - YouTube

 

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Syria News - Jan 26

 

Syria Geneva II talks: Breakthrough in sight with humanitarian corridor that could see aid convoy heading to Homs within 48 hours - The Independent


Homs aid a 'trial balloon' for peace talks: Syria opposition - GlobalPost


VIDEO: Lakhdar Brahimi, full press conference on direct talks between Syria government and opposition - YouTube


VIDEO: Horrific footage of starvation in Palestinian Yarmook camp in Syria - YouTube


Syrian Coalition Calls for Setting a Specific Timeframe for Geneva II Negotiations - Syrian National Coalition

 

Weak Rebel Support for the Syrian Peace Talks - Syria in Crisis - Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

 

American Official Reveals Secret Communications with Regime - The Syrian Observer

 

Chaos in Syria could avalanche if regime changes abruptly: Lavrov - Interfax

 

Russian-Chinese Naval Training Exercise Begins in Mediterranean - RIA Novosti

 

CNN gets hacked: ‘Syrian Electronic Army Was Here…’ - Poynter

 

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Jihadist announces creation of ISIS branch in Lebanon - Naharnet


VIDEO: Jihadist announces creation of ISIS branch in Lebanon - YOUTUBE


Nusra Front claims responsibility for several attacks in Lebanon, urges Sunnis to avoid Hezbollah areas - THE DAILY STAR


Israel foils Al Qaeda plot to attack American Embassy in Tel Aviv - Fox News


Israel fears it is next target of al-Qaeda-linked jihadis in Syria, to re-evaluate its policy of neutrality in the conflict - The Times of Israel


Israeli officer: With 30,000 Al Qaeda fighters in Syria, ready to embark on cross-border military action to stem this direct threat - DEBKAfile


Al Qaeda group claims responsibility for Cairo bombings - The National


Al Qaeda offshoot ISIS imposes strict Islamic rules in north Syria, beheaded on Friday two men by sword over charges of insulting The Holy Prophet -  ZAMAN ALWSL

 

VIDEO: ISIS Beheader - LiveLeak.com

 

VIDEO: New ISIS mass grave near Atareb, 2 women pulled from it - YouTube

 

VIDEO: Ex-ISIS man reveals torture in name of 'prison jihad’ in Syria - LiveLeak.com

 

Child exploitation by ISIS terror group in Syria war - alalam.ir

 

VIDEO: Syrian kid about 3-4 years old shooting with AK 47 - LiveLeak.com

 

Belgium’s Syria Jihadist Fighters ~ An Overview of 2012 and 2013 - JIHADOLOGY

 

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Kobanê To Declare Kurdish Autonomy on January 27th - The Rojava Report


Kurdish members of Syria opposition coalition lashed out al-Jarba after he did not mention the rights of the Kurds in his speech - Kurdpress News Aganecy


Lavrov: Kurds and NCB should be included - Transnational Middle-East Observer

 

Jabhat al-Nusra, ISIS and Ahrar ash-Sham form joint front to seize western Ras al-Ayn from PYD control - YALLA SOURIYA

 

VIDEO: Rebels get ready to storm Ras al-Ayn to free it from YPG - LiveLeak.com

 

VIDEO: Fighters from ISIS, Ahrar and Nusra sing for unity & the end of fighting that diverts them from jihad - YouTube

 

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Report on Martyrs Who Died in Regime's Detention Center Branch 215 of the Military Intelligence Division, Damascus - Violations Documentation Center


Ten Inconsistencies in the Carter-Ruck Torture Report - SibiaLiria


Carter Ruck clients: Yasin Qadı, Yusuf al-Qaradawi and other people allegedly connected with al-Qaeda, Erdogan and Islamic Relief Organization (IHH) - nsnbc international

 

Does a Qatar-Sponsored ‘Smoking Gun’ Torture Report Reveal An Ulterior Motive? - mintpressnews.com

 

 

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Turkey News - Jan 25

 

Former US envoys to Ankara say Erdoğan doing great harm to democracy - Today's Zaman


Op-Ed by former U.S. ambassadors to Turkey: The United States needs to tell Turkey to change course - The Washington Post


US State Department on Turkey graft probe claims: No comment - CİHAN


Turkey's Government Sees US Hand in Anti-Corruption Probes - VOA


EU president urges Turkey to respect rule of law - Today's Zaman


EU to wait before taking action, Erdogan failed to convince the European Union leadership of the existence of a parallel state - CI˙HAN


‘Parallel structure’ case to bring gov’t closer to authoritarianism - Today's Zaman

 

PM Erdoğan confirms partial suspension of HSYK bill - Today's Zaman

 

Turkey's main opposition: Draft military law bill jeopardizes promotions, amendments will require prime minister’s approval before trying senior members of the military by the judicial authorities - hurriyetdailynews

 

Legal proceedings underway for Turkish Justice Minister Bozdag - hurriyetdailynews

 

Truck-intercepting prosecutor stripped of some powers - Today's Zaman

 

Turkish PM Erdoğan's son ready to testify over graft probe: Lawyer - hurriyetdailynews

 

Turkish PM Erdoğan slams top business group head for probe warning - hurriyetdailynews

 

Int'l press institutions: PM identifying journalist as target worrisome, hampers press freedom - Today's Zaman

 

Intellectuals call on gov't not to ‘acquit' corruption, coup plotters - Today's Zaman

 

Online Petition Drive in Turkey Attempts to Force Anti-Corruption Reforms - VOA

 

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Erdogan threatens to unveil graft accusations against main opposition candidate for Istanbul mayor - Reuters


CHP Istanbul candidate Sarıgül replies to TMSF: ‘You cannot scare me’ - hurriyetdailynews


Turkish government accused of trying to sabotage poll - FT.com

 

A Race for More Than the Mayor of Istanbul – NYTimes.com

 

Turkish Opposition Eyes Its Opportunity In March local elections - KNAU Arizona Public Radio

 

Lira slide becomes headache for Turkey's embattled Erdogan - Reuters

 

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Syria/Turkey News - Jan 24

 

Syrian opposition chief Jarba says Russia not sticking to Assad - THE DAILY STAR


VIDEO (and transcript): Russian FM Lavrov: Geneva II talks must not include any discussion of Syria regime change - EA WorldView


Kerry: Some nations ready to deploy Syria peacekeepers - AFP


Iran president Hassan Rouhani calls for “free and fair elections in Syria,” says Tehran “ready to engage” neighbors - CBS News

 

Syrian opposition refuses to meet govt face-to-face at Geneva 2 talks - RT News

 

FSA seeks new US arms supplies as Geneva talks resume - Telegraph

 

A Revolution in Syria’s Muslim Brotherhood? - Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

 

VIDEO: Syrian President’s Media Advisor Bouthaina Shaaban goes on fiery rant - CNN

 

Many Syrians still see Assad as indispensable in saving their country - McClatchy DC

 

Hope Springs in Syria? How Local Cease-fires Have Brought Some Respite to Damascus - Foreign Affairs

 

VIDEO: Footage shows Syria 'FSA' militants defecting to the Syrian army - YouTube

 

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Nearly 1,400 dead since Syria rebel infightiing began, The Observatory says the figure included 760 moderate and Islamist rebels, 426 ISIS fighters - Al Arabiya


VIDEO: Northern Syria: Al-Qaeda's New Home, VICE filmmaker unprecedented access to both al Qaeda factions ISIS and Al Nusra  - YouTube


Al Qaeda ISIS militants seize Manbij east Aleppo: activists - ZAMAN ALWSL


VIDEO: FSA fleeing, Manbij retaken by ISIS - LiveLeak.com


MAP: Seems that Islamic Front lost Manbej to ISIS - Transnational Middle-East Observer

 

VIDEO: In New Video Campaign Islamic Front Appeals To Foreign Fighters, apparently offering them an alternative to the Islamic State of Iraq and ash-Sham - EA WorldView

 

Qaeda chief Zawahri urges end to deadly clashes between rebels - THE DAILY STAR

 

AUDIO (and English transcript): Syria: Statement of Al Qa’eda Leader al-Zawahiri - EA WorldView

 

More on Al Qaeda head addressing rebel infighting in Syria - The Long War Journal

 

European Jihadists in Syria: More and Younger - Gatestone Institute

 

Interview: How Kuwait Emerged as a Rebel Finance Hub - Syria Deeply

 

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Syrian Kurds protest "exclusion" from Geneva II talks - AFP


Salih Muslim: The Solution is Democratic Autonomy - The Rojava Report


Christians and Kurds Form Coalition in Syria - Assyrian International News Agency


VIDEO: Press Conference: Christians and Kurds Form Coalition in Syria - YouTuber

 

PYD to open representative office in Baghdad - Kurdpress News Aganecy

 

Barzani offers to help in fight against terrorism - Al-Monitor

 

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New photos thought to show more Syrian torture - Anadolu Agency


PHOTOS: New photo gallery thought to show more Syrian torture - Anadolu Agency


State Dept. Learned in November of Photos Said to Show Torture in Syria - NYTimes.com


Report on Assad's tortures in Syria 'full of inconstistencies' - expert - The Voice of Russia

 

IIT Exclusive- 10 Reasons to Reject Syria Torture Report as Untrue - LiveLeak.com

 

Torture Report: Malicious Syria Bashing - rense.com

 

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Brawl occurs in Turkish parliament arliament during a debate over the corruption scandal - The Washington Post


VIDEO: Turkish lawmakers brawl over judicial reforms - Reuters.com


Draft to mandate Turkish PM’s consent for prosecution of top commanders - hurriyetdailynews.com


Inspection of trucks carrying weapons to Syrian rebels reignites debates on MİT Law - Today's Zaman


Weapons being shipped to Syrian rebels in accordance with MGK decision: Report - Today's Zaman

 

Intel not tasked with carrying weapons, Turkish main opposition leader says - hurriyetdailynews.com

 

Syria-bound trucks put spotlight on Turkey - Al-Monitor

 

French prosecutors ask Turkey for details about Paris murder suspect connections - Today's Zaman

 

New developments in Paris killings threaten to derail PKK peace talks - Al-Monitor

 

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Syria/Turkey News - Jan 23

 

Syrian Geneva II peace talks witness bitter exchanges between opposing parties - Chicago Sun-Times


TRANSCRIPTS: Statements at the Geneva Conference on Syria - unog.ch


VIDEO: Syria rivals exchange blame in Geneva talks - YouTube


Russia's Lavrov says Syrian rivals vowed to hold direct talks - Yahoo News


Syrian enemies may discuss prisoner swaps, local ceasefires and humanitarian aid despite talks acrimony - Reuters


VIDEO: Clashes between pro-Assad men & his oppositionists in Montreux - YouTube

 

VIDEO: Verbal spat between pro-government and opposition individuals at Montreux - YouTube

 

VIDEO: Switzerland: Protesters show support for Assad as Geneva II begins - YouTube

 

Islamist militias full statement: Regime ‘has left no room for dialogue’ - Syria Direct

 

NCB statement on Geneva II - Transnational Middle-East Observer

 

Syria hails Aleppo airport reopening as a victory over rebels - Yahoo News

 

Loyalty to Assad runs deep on Syrian coast - CSMonitor.com

 

Due to a Shortage of Troops, Assad Issues Decree to Call Back Former Soldiers - The Syrian Observer

 

Minutes of US envoy Robert Ford past meeting with Syrian opposition: Report - .alalam.ir

 

Fierce clashes between Al Qaeda's ISIL and rebel groups near Azaz, north Aleppo - ZAMAN ALWSL

 

Where Is Al Qaeda Holding Its Western Hostages In Syria? - The Daily Beast

 

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Syria’s Kurds will declare self-rule in the whole Kurdish regions within a week - hurriyetdailynews.com


Syrian Kurds Announce Local Government in Cizire Canton with Qamishli as Capital - CİHAN


VIDEO: Kurds celebrating their self-declared autonomy in Qamishli - Syria


Residents throughout the Cizîre Region Celebrate After Declaration Of Autonomy (VIDEO) - The Rojava Report


The Kurds claim an autonomous government in north-east Syria. Three Christians among the 20 ministers - Fides News Agency

 

Special Report: Amid Syria's violence, Kurds carve out autonomy - Reuters

 

Kurdish women fight for equality in Syria - ekurd

 

KNC Foreign Delegations Head on Geneva II (VIDEO, Kurdish) - Transnational Middle-East Observer

 

Iraq Kurdish leader sees little gains at Syria conference - Yahoo News

 

Turkey fighting PYD, PKK, al-Nusra, says Erdoğan - Today's Zaman

 

The Kurds and Geneva II - Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

 

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Turkey launches new mass purge of police and judiciary, Up to hundreds of police and 96 judges and prosecutors reassigned - GlobalPost


Turkish judicial purge brings corruption investigation to halt - Reuters


Turkey's Main Opposition CHP Exposes Document of Threat Against Prosecutor by Undersecretary - Good Morning Turkey


3 former ministers to be named members of criminal organization in graft indictment, web portal claims - Today's Zaman


Erdoğan gov't abusing regulatory agencies to punish opponents - Today's Zaman

 

700 party members resign from ruling AK Party in Diyarbakır - Today's Zaman

 

AK Party's Adana administration board resigns in protest - Today's Zaman

 

Report: Bill to authorize MİT to transport arms to Syria - Today's Zaman

 

Turkish intelligence service trucks reveal secrets - Al-Monitor

 

Turkish Government Would Show off if Trucks were Loaded With Humanitarian Aid to Syria: BDP Leader - Good Morning Turkey

 

‘MİT profiling directive a crime, contradicts universal law' - Today's Zaman

 

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Syria government says torture report 'politicized,' photos ‘fake’ - AFP


AUDIO: Syrian government advisor pours scorn on torture report - BBC News


Ministry of Justice dismisses as baseless Carter-Ruck’s torture report- SANA

 

Who Attacked Ghouta with Chemical Weapons?: Analysis of the Second UN Report shows the opposition has used sarin on at least three occasions - whoghouta.blogspot.com

 

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Syria News - Jan 22

 

Syria warring sides join world powers in Montreux for peace talks - AFP


Geneva II: Syrian Regime And Opposition Announce Delegations - haberler.com


Order of speakers at Geneva-II revealed - Anadolu Agency


Syrian National Council quits opposition bloc over the Geneva II peace talks with the Damascus regime - Al Arabiya News


Statement of three rebel groups – the Islamic Front, Jaish al-Mujahideen and Ajnad al-Sham – on Geneva II - YALLA SOURIYA


VIDEO (English): Islamic Front military leader Zahran Aloush dismisses Geneva, denies kidnapping Zeitouneh and describes war on ISIS - Syria Direct


Syrian internal opposition group rejects Coalition offer to join delegation to Geneva II - The Back Channel

 

Syria to seek 'anti-terror' support in Geneva - Al Jazeera English

 

Russian-backed Syrian Proposal: Presidential Elections Under International Supervision Within Three Months - The Syrian Observer

 

TRANSCRIPT: President Bashar al-Assad’s interview with Agence France Presse - SANA, Syria

 

VIDEO: President Bashar al-Assad's interview with Agence France Presse - YouTube

 

US getting "messages" from within Syrian regime anxious to end war - AFP

 

Damascus residents pray for ‘miracle’ at Geneva - GulfNews.com

 

NGOs: Christian representatives should participate in the peace negotiations at the Geneva 2 conference - Fides News Agency

 

Obama, Putin discuss Sochi security, Syria talks - Yahoo News

 

Russia: Booting Iran out of Syria talks 'mistake' but 'not disaster’ - AFP

 

Syrian Coalition: Iran Must Meet Our Conditions If It Wants To Participate In Geneva II - Syrian National Coalitiion

 

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US secretly backs rebels to fight al Qaeda in Syria - Telegraph


More than 1,000 Syrians flee al-Qaeda-linked ISIS in northern border-town of as they mow down children and behead prisoners in cold blood - Al Jazeera


Islamic Front says State of Al Qaeda behind Bab Al hawa suicide blasts - ZAMAN ALWSL


Al Qaeda offshoot ISIS imposes strict Islamic rules in north Syria - Reuters


ISIS release 4 statements that decree new laws on the Syrian citizens in the areas under its control in Raqqah - Syrian Observatory for Human Rights


ISIS Raids Anadolu Agency's Syria Office - haberler.com

 

VIDEO: ISIS pulled its troops from the Western countryside of Aleppo & left this mass grave - Twitter / joshua_landis

 

Al-Nusra Front in Lebanon claims Beirut suicide bombing - Yahoo News UK

 

Eyewitness account: Jabhat Al-Nusra committed "massacres" in Adra - Syria Newsdesk

 

Prominent doctor freed, activists accused al-Nusra Front of kidnapping - ZAMAN ALWSL

 

A Third Press Statement on the Kidnapping of Lawyer and Prominent Activist Razan Zeitouneh and Her Colleagues -  Violations Documentation Center in Syria

 

The disillusioned FSA defectors joining Assad's forces - ITV News

 

AUDIO: Translation of the new audio-message by ISIS chief Abū Bakr al-Baghdādī - pietervanostaeyen

 

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Syria photos prove mass torture by Assad regime: Report - AFP


Gruesome Syria photos may prove torture by Assad regime (VIDEO) - CNN.com


VIDEO: Gruesome Syria photos may prove torture by Assad regime - YouTube


REPORT into the credibility of certain evidence with regard to torture and execution of persons incarcerated by the current Syrian regime - theguardian


There exist ample reasons to question the assertions made in the Syria war crimes report - comeDonChisciotte.net

 

Why one day before the Geneva meeting? This report is altogether most unconvincing, based on alleged photos of alleged victims by an alleged 'defector' in Qatar - Media Lens Message Board

 

The state of Qatar and Al-Jazeera are both clients of London-based law firm Carter-Ruck who commissioned the report - Media Lens Message Board

 

Carter-Ruck law firm behind new Syria smear defended 'al-Qaeda financier' Yasin al Qadi in 2007 - inagist.com

 

Human Rights Watch says US undermining efforts to bring Assad's regime before global court - Star Tribune

 

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Syria/Turkey News - Jan 20

 

United Nations Invites Iran To Geneva Syrian Peace Negotiations - NPR


Saudi, UAE back Syria opposition vote to join peace talks - THE DAILY STAR


US envoy Robert Ford to Syria Opposition: Go to Geneva 2, Changes are on the Way in Riyadh over Syria - alalam.ir


China and Russia may hold joint naval drill in the Mediterranean designed to tackle terrorist threats and improve joint rescue operations at sea - RT News


Syrian opposition says to attend Geneva peace talks, backed by some rebel groups - Reuters


VIDEO: Syria opposition votes to attend Geneva peace talks - euronews

 

Opposition: Geneva ‘funeral’ for Syrian regime - Al Arabiya News

 

FSA General Salim Idriss' statement laying out the essential prerequisites for any negotiations at the upcoming Geneva II 'peace talks’ - facebook.com/RadioFreeSyria

 

Syria says Interfax Assad comments on not giving up power inaccurate - Reuters

 

UN Confirms First Delivery Of Aid To Starving Palestinians In Syria - huffingtonpost.com

 

VIDEO: Good supplies enter besieged Palestinian suburb of Syrian capital - ITV

 

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Renewed battles between opposition battalions and ISIL in Aleppo - Syria Newsdesk


Two suicide bombings in Aleppo kill five - Syria Newsdesk


Rebels counteract ISIL's reinforcement in Manbij north Aleppo -ZAMAN ALWSL 


Rebels target ISIL's sites in Aleppo western countryside - ZAMAN ALWSL 


Al-Mujahideen Army ousts ISIL from Ratyan in Aleppo - Syria Newsdesk


Syria: Umar al-Shishani & ISIS Claim Advance From Al-Bab To Manbij in Aleppo, Capture FSA Base - EA WorldView


ISIS leader urges end to rebel clashes - THE DAILY STAR

 

AUDIO: ISIS leader Al Baghdadi 16-minute recording calls for reconciliation and to re-focus minds on the “greater enemy”, followers of Shia Islam - YouTube

 

Statement from Zawahiri's representative shows Syrian rebel group Ahrar al Sham tied to al Qaeda - The Long War Journal

 

AUDIO: Al-Qaeda Envoy Abu Khaled al-Suri calls for Zawahiri to intervene concerning ISIS in Syria - YouTube

 

Protesters attack Shariaa Committee warehouses in Rif Dimashq - Syria Newsdesk

 

41 bodies found in former ISIL stronghold - Syria Newsdesk

 

The Foreign Policy Essay: Charles Lister on “The anti-Jihadist Revolt in Syria” - Lawfare

 

VIDEO: Large demonstrations in E Ghouta in favor of Islamic State of Iraq & Sham(ISIS) - YouTube

 

VIDEO: New ISIS-mass grave found in Syria - LiveLeak.com

 

VIDEO: A look inside a stormed ISIL headquarters in Aleppo - LiveLeak.com

 

VIDEO: Islamic Front Guns Down Female Suicide Bomber On The Turkish Border - LiveLeak.com

 

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Syrian Kurds feel left out of Geneva II - Al-Monitor


PKK Umbrella Group Warns it Will Ignore Geneva II Resolutions - Rudaw


Large Rallies for Rojava in Istanbul, Izmir, and Diyarbakir demanding the rights of Kurds be recognized at the Geneva-II peace conference - Rojava Report


Kurds on the streets days before Geneva II - ekurd


Sidelined Syrian Kurds take Geneva II protest to Twitter - ekurd

 

Syrian opposition accuse Kurdish YPG fighters of anti-revolution efforts - ekurd

 

Syrian government introduces Kurdish in universities - Al-Monitor

 

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Police break up protest against new Internet law - Today's Zaman


VIDEO: Clashes in Turkey as internet censorship protests turn violent - euronews


Turkish authorities purge regulators, state TV employees in backlash against graft probe - The Washington Post


Turkey approves controversial medical aid bill making it a crime for doctors to provide emergency first aid without government authorisation - AFP

 

Erdoğan gov't rolls back judicial reforms in violation of EU, CoE rules - Today's Zaman

 

‘Clean Hands' prosecutor: With HSYK bill, thieves would choose their judges - Today's Zaman

 

Turkish gendarmerie stops seven Syria-bound trucks dispatched by intelligence agancy MİT, finds weapons and ammunition - Today's Zaman

 

Al-Qadi denies al-Qaeda link in newspaper ad - Today's Zaman

 

Alleged Erdogan ties to al-Qadi a national security concern - Today's Zaman

 

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Syria/Turkey News - Jan 18

 

Syrian government submits plan for truce, prisoner swap - latimes.com


VIDEO: Syria offers truce, prisoner swap with rebels - YouTube


Syria ready to help speed humanitarian assistance: Russia - Yahoo News


Syria allows aid into 2 contested areas - The Washington Post


Syrian gov't ready to join forces with opposition to combat terrorism - FM - Voice of Russia


Russia steps up military lifeline to Syria's Assad -sources - Reuters


Geneva-2 to take place whether opposition wants it or not - The Voice of Russia

 

Russia Says Iran Essential for Finding Syria Peace - ABC News

 

Iran says 'good coordination' among Syria allies on talks - THE DAILY STAR

 

Kerry: Assad Must Accept Peace Conference Terms - ABC News

 

'You need to go to Geneva': Opposition source reveals threat made by Britain and US over Syria peace talks - The Independent

 

Syria builds dollar reserves, thanks partly to Assad's enemies - Reuters

 

Iraqi FM warns against "poisonous" extremism in Syria

 

The Syrian War's Private Donors in the Gulf Lose Faith - The New Yorker

 

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Syrian rebels push Qaeda affiliate ISIS from northwest stronghold - Reuters


Islamist rebels seize Base 46, last HQ for ISIS west Aleppo -ZAMAN ALWSL


ISIS adopts suicide attacks as best war strategy against rebels - ZAMAN ALWSL 


Analysis: Shifting dynamics of rebel infighting in Syria - The Long War Journal


Syria opposition calls for more arms to fight al-Qaeda - FT.com


Alleged message to ISIS from Zawahiri's Syrian representative posted online - Threat Matrix


Who Pulls the Strings of the Islamic Front’s Shura Council? | Al Akhbar English

 

The Politics of the Islamic Front, Part 4: The State - Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

 

Syrian refugees suffer as rebel group infighting slows aid - CBS News

 

Abuse and torture rife in secret ISIS jails in Syria, says Amnesty - Reuters

 

VIDEO: Bodies of 5 summarily executed men near Alatareb, Aleppo, activists accused the ISIS - YouTube

 

PHOTO: ISIS beheads FSA rebels in Jarablus - LiveLeak.com

 

VIDEO: ISIS fighter posing chopped head and put it into a bag - LiveLeak.com

 

VIDEO: A Nun speaks about brutal crimes against Syrian people - LiveLeak.com

 

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Top administrative court rejects ministries' appeal of controversial amendment - Today's Zaman


Justice Ministry undersecretary called İzmir prosecutor to stop fraud probe: CHP leader claims - hurriyetdailynews.com


Reassignments -- new mobbing on massive scale by gov’t to silence dissent - Today's Zaman


Turkish authorities remove senior officials from banking regulatory body - Today's Zaman


Police officers to be removed identified by data at TİB - Today's Zaman

 

No arrest warrant for Turkish PM’s son, justice minister says - hurriyetdailynews.com

 

Parliament panel approves controversial judicial reform bill - hurriyetdailynews.com

 

MİT to monitor all religious groups as potential parts of parallel state - Today's Zaman

 

Information reached the police on January 10 of another weapons shipment heading through Turkey to Syria - Aydinlik

 

An operation has revealed a number of details showing the connection between MIT, al-Qaeda and the Islamist ‘‘charity’’ organisation IHH - Aydinlik

 

Turkey: Islamic charity IHH workers released from custody - UTSanDiego.com

 

Victim's families: Lift confidentiality of Paris murders probe - Today's Zaman

 

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Syria/Turkey News - Jan 17

 

Nearly 1,100 killed in Syria rebel-ISIS jihadist battles: activists - Yahoo News


U.N. Reports mass executions in Northern Syria carried out by armed opposition groups, in particular by ISIS - NYTimes.com


Battles rage to push ISIS out of north Syria - THE DAILY STAR


Rebels expel ISIS's Jihadists from Jarabulus - ZAMAN ALWSL 


Alleged ISIS car bomb kills 26 in north Syria, mostly rebels - AFP


ISIS Controls Raqqa, 250 Fighters, 50 Civilians Killed - The Syrian Observer


Islamic Front to take control of Aleppo industrial zone from ISIS - ZAMAN ALWSL 


The Story of Two Armenians Executed by ISIS - Al Akhbar English

 

Young Christian killed and beheaded by jihadists - Fides News Agency

 

Interview with Free Syrian Army (FSA) chief Gen. Salim Idris - ASHARQ AL-AWSAT

 

The Politics of the Islamic Front, Part 2: An Umbrella Organization - Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

 

The Politics of the Islamic Front, Part 3: Negotiations - Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

 

About What Is Going On From the Fighting Between the [Islamic] State and the Mujāhidīn of al-Shām - JIHADOLOGY

 

6 Rebel groups pledge allegiance to Al Nusra Front - ZAMAN ALWSL 

 

Suicide car bomb kills three in Hezbollah stronghold in Lebanon near Syria - Reuters

 

Statement from Jabhat al-Nuṣrah in Lebanon claims responsibility for the suicide car bombing: “Martyrdom Operation Upon the Stronghold of Ḥizb Irānī in the Hermel” - JIHADOLOGY

 

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PYD leader Salih Muslim: Kurds will not attend Geneva II unless Kurdish question is on agenda - ekurd


If Kurds are not recognised as a third party they'll reject Geneva: PKK leader Sabri - ekurd


KCK Executive Council Releases Statement on Geneva II - ekurd


Syria Kurdistan Goes to the Polls - The Rojava Report


Syrian Kurds aim to benefit from Islamist infighting - Al-Monitor

 

Efrin: end of al-Qaeda’s ISIS siege north Syria - aranews.org

 

YPG buries 39 Kurdish fighters in Qamishli, died by clashes against the ISIS, Jabhat al-Nusra and other Islamist rebel fighters - Transnational Middle-East Observer

 

VIDEO: Funeral parade of YPG martyrs in Qamislo - YouTube

 

ISIS executes Kurdish civilians in Tel Ebyad - Transnational Middle-East Observer

 

“PYD have established a model for Syria”: Prominent UK human rights lawyer Margaret Owen - ekurd

 

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New analysis of rocket used in Syria chemical attack undercuts U.S. claims - MiamiHerald.com


REPORT (Full Text): Possible Implications of Faulty US Technical Intelligence in the Damascus Nerve Agent Attack of August 21 - s3.amazonaws.com

 

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‘Dismissed ministers received millions in bribes’ - Today's Zaman


Gov't assault on police to evade graft probe intensifies - Today's Zaman


İstanbul police again defy arrest order as top prosecutors reassigned - Today's Zaman


Nearly 20 İstanbul prosecutors removed from post - Today's Zaman


Guards of prosecutors in al-Qaeda probe replaced - Today's Zaman


Turkish government to move ahead with judiciary plan, despite main opposition refusal - hurriyetdailynews.com

 

Turkish president signals veto on government-led judicial bill - hurriyetdailynews.com

 

Jurists ask PM to take his hands off judiciary - Today's Zaman

 

Top business group head warns that Turkey may slip into ‘police state’ - hurriyetdailynews.com

 

Erdogan declares war on Gulen's 'empire of fear’ - AFP

 

Ruling AKP moves to expel deputy known for close ties with Gülen movement - hurriyetdailynews.com

 

European Parliament calls on Turkey to preserve impartial judiciary amid graft probe - Today's Zaman

 

Turkish intelligence agency MIT denies claims over Paris killings but launches internal probe - hurriyetdailynews.com

 

Investigative reporter Baransu exposed the spy agency MIT illegally profiled opposition party members & relayed the confidential memo to Erdogan - Twitter / abdbozkurt

 

Benghazi weapons shipped to Syrian rebels through Turkish IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation - larouchepac.com

 

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Syria News - Jan 16

 

Western intelligence talking to Damascus about the jihadist threat, Syrian minister says - BBC News


VIDEO: Interview: Western intelligence talking to Damascus about the jihadist threat, Syrian minister says - BBC News


European Spies Reach Out to Syria to Share Information on Jihadists - WSJ.com


VIDEO: European Spies Reach Out to Syria to Share Information on Jihadists - WSJ.com


Flow of Westerners to Syria Prompts Security Concerns - NYTimes.com


The Spanish Foreign Fighter Contingent in Syria - Combating Terrorism Center at West Point

 

Syrian rebels kill Belgian commander linked to al Qaeda’s ISIS: activists - Reuters

 

Canadian killed in Syria: Calgary man, 22, joined fight after converting to Islam - National Post

 

Syria's Assad slams Saudi Wahhabi ideology as 'threat to world' - Yahoo News

 

Syria’s internal political opposition may not attend Geneva II - Al-Monitor

 

US to stop financing Syrian opposition if it refuses to go to Geneva - The Voice of Russia

 

Kerry pledges another $380M in humanitarian aid for Syria - TheHill

 

VIDEO: Kerry Announces Aid Package for Syrians - NBCNews.com

 

New analysis of rocket used in Syria chemical attack undercuts U.S. claims - MiamiHerald.com

 

UN Chief Urges Syrian Opposition to Join Talks - ABC News

 

U.N. says it abandons aid delivery after Syria insisted on dangerous route - Reuters

 

Syria: UN agency determined to reach starving Palestinian refugee camp near Damascus - United Nations News Centre

 

Hamas urges militants to leave Damascus Palestinian camp - AFP

 

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Turkey/Syria News - Jan 15

 

Turkish police detain at least 23 in anti-al-Qaeda operation, after the raids two anti-terror police unit chiefs were dismissed - hurriyetdailynews.com


Turkey cracks down on Islamic charity İHH suspected of arming Al Qaeda affiliates in Syria (VIDEO) - CSMonitor.com


Profile: Islamic charity IHH, a significant actor in the global jihadist movementy - The Long War Journal


Policemen relieved of duties following discovery of ammunition on buses heading from Turkey to Syria - Today's Zaman


Interior Ministry approves lists for new wave of police purges - Today's Zaman


Turkey president urges shift in Syria policy - Yahoo News

 

Turkish PM to show ‘no mercy’ to ‘group’ behind graft probe - hurriyetdailynews.com

 

Turkish gov't to ‘freeze’ judicial bill if opposition agrees to charter change on key body - hurriyetdailynews.com

 

'Gov't must await Constitutional Court approval to implement HSYK law' - Today's Zaman

 

Former graft prosecutor Öz files formal complaint against PM Erdoğan after ‘threat’ claims - hurriyetdailynews.com

 

New graft prosecutors request unfreeze of suspects' assets - Today's Zaman

 

Supreme State Council able to try Turkish Armed Forces commanders - Today's Zaman

 

Gülen to file criminal complaint over illegal wiretapping - Today's Zaman

 

US, EU step up pressure on Turkey over judicial independence - hurriyetdailynews.com

 

Brussels asks Turkey to be consulted to ensure judicial bill in line with EU legislation - hurriyetdailynews.com

 

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Turkey's Intelligence Agency MİT denies any link to Paris killings of Kurds - Today's Zaman


Voice recording suggests MİT ordered killings of PKK members in Paris - CİHAN


AUDIO: Tape released allegedly features Paris killings suspect voice - ANF

 

TRANSCRIPT: Full transcript of alleged Paris killings suspect Ömer Güney recording - ANF

 

Following the audio recording, leaked “secret" document could link Turkish MIT to the Paris assassinations (Document text translated) - The Kurdistan Tribune

 

Turkish Intelligence Agency (MIT) at center of political storm - Al-Monitor

 

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U.S., Russia call for trust-building moves ahead of Geneva talks such as prisoner exchanges, localized cease-fires and an end to blockades - The Washington Post


VIDEO: Kerry, Lavrov zero in on ceasefire in Syria - Yahoo News


U.S. Presses Syrian Opposition to Join Talks - NYTimes.com


Vatican urges Syria ceasefire as Kerry visits - Yahoo News


VIDEO: John Kerry talks Syria with Pope's aide - Yahoo News


Ambassador Ford to opposition: Geneva II without preconditions or guarantees - ZAMAN ALWSL #syria

 

Syrian opposition holds firm to Geneva II preconditions - ASHARQ AL-AWSAT

 

Syrian Coalition: Political Solution Impossible Without Assad's Departure - Syrian National Coaltion

 

Syrian Coalition: Participation in Geneva II Will Be Dependent On the Response of the International Community to Our Basic Demands - Syrian National Coaltion

 

Syrian Coalition: Russia’s And Assad’s Attitudes To The Syrian Revolution Are Identical - Syrian National Coaltion

 

The Politics of the Islamic Front 1: Structure and Support - Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

 

The names of the Syrian government delegation to Geneva leaked - all4syrian

 

The Baath Battalions Move Into Damascus - Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

 

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Regime advances near Aleppo, ISIS tightens grip on Raqqa - THE DAILY STAR


ISIS Kills Nusra Front Emir in Raqqa - The Syrian Observer


Syria: How Did Raqqa Fall To The Islamic State of Iraq & ash-Sham? - EA WorldView


ISIS ihadists seize Syria town near Aleppo, execute 60 - Yahoo News


ISIS car bomb kills 8 rebels at Syria checkpoint - THE DAILY STAR


ISIS is planning to assassinate Massoud Barzani: source - Kurdpress News Aganecy

 

Two Christians beheaded by ISIS in Idlib in Syria - OrthoChristian.Com

 

Italian Jesuit Priest Kidnapped By ISIS In Syria Being Held In Prison - YALLA SOURIYA

 

More proof of ISIS torture of Kurds - Transnational Middle-East Observer

 

VIDEO: Three “spies" are executed by the Mujahideen: western Homs - LiveLeak.com

 

VIDEO: al Nusra Front terrorists beheading a syrian citizen+Subtitles - LiveLeak.com

 

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Damascus: Yarmouk Starves as Relief Convoys Attacked by Rebels - Al Akhbar English


VIDEO: Yarmouk residents waiting for the promised aid today that never arrived - YouTube

 

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Syria/Turkey News - Jan 13


Friends of Syria group urges opposition to attend Geneva talks - Reuters


US: Syria peace talks test credibility for parties - NewsObserver.com


For Russia, terrorism is priority at Syria conference - Al-Monitor


'Syria’s destiny concerns us' - Lavrov to Jarba - The Voice of Russia


Jarba Says 'Friends of Syria' Agree No Role for Assad and Family in Country Future - Naharnet

 

Damascus steps up economic measure ahead of Geneva talks, reports revealed that a new line of credit between Syria and Russia will be signed soon - Globaltimes.cn

 

Kurds should demonstrate they can control own regions: PYD official - Kurdpress News Aganecy

 

Aleppo's Kurds: Living Under Siege - Al Akhbar English

 

Officials: Efforts to lift Yarmouk siege have failed - Maan News Agency

 

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Qaeda-linked ISIS regains ground in northeast Syrian city of Raqqa - Reuters


Al Qaeda's ISIS unit executes dozens of rivals in Raqqa -activists


ISIS has summarily executed 100 Ahrar ash-Sham captives in ar-Raqqah north of Syria - Ahrar ash-Sham Media Office


16 ISIS suicide attacks target Syria rebels in one week - GlobalPost


Syrian opposition and ISIS continue Idlib battle - ASHARQ AL-AWSAT

 

Activists: Nearly 700 dead in Syrian rebel clashes - The Washington Post

 

VIDEO: Claim of Mass Grave Discovered At ISIS HQ Near Al Burayj, Aleppo - YouTube

 

VIDEO: Convoy of the pro-ISIS Liwa Dawood, including four T-72 & T-62 tanks, 4 BMP-1 armoured vehicles, and 13 more vehicles - YouTube

 

Protesters attack Sharia Committee headquarters in Saqba - Syria Newsdesk

 

Syria activists freed from dungeons breathe new life - Saudi Gazette

 

New ISIS Leaks Reveal Particulars of al-Qaida Strategy - Syria Comment

 

Pressed in Syria, Jihadists sneak into Iraq - Azzaman English

 

Syria's civil war being fought with fighters high on drugs - Telegraph

 

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Punches fly as Turkish MPs debate judicial reform - Reuters


VIDEO: Turkish bizarre: MPs throw tablets, punchs and a kick in heat - YouTube


Turkish PM slams opposition, head of judges association over session marred by brawl - hurriyetdailynews.com


Erdoğan blasts judge who was kicked by AK Party lawmaker - CİHAN


CHP asks Parliament to punish AK Party deputy for flying kick - CİHAN


Tens of thousands protest against Tayyip Erdogan - thenews.com.pk


VIDEO: Thousands protest corruption in Turkey - YouTube


VIDEO: Police fires tear gas and water cannon at anti-government protesters  - CNN


Turkey will push ahead with judicial reforms, says Recep Tayyip Erdoğan - The Guardian

 

HSYK opposes gov’t proposal, say planned changes violate Constitution - CİHAN

 

Witch hunt in bureaucracy draws ire: McCarthyism creates collateral damage - Today's Zaman

 

Parents of former graft prosecutor say son targeted for ‘doing justice' - Today's Zaman

 

Protecting "Qaeda financier" al-Qadi may come with a big price tag for Erdogan - Today's Zaman

 

CHP proposals to eradicate corruption get support from analysts - Today's Zaman

 

Power struggle between Erdogan and Gul heats up - New Straits Times

 

Turkey's power struggle affects Kurdish issue - Al-Monitor

 

In Scandal, Turkey’s Leaders May Be Losing Their Tight Grip on News Media - NYTimes.com

 

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Syria News - Jan 12

 

500 reported killed in rebel infighting in Syria - The Boston Globe


Rebels clash in north Syria, bodies pile up in hospital -monitors - Reuters


Rebels, ISIS jihadists in fierce battle at Syria's Saraqeb - GlobalPost


Rebels make gains in western countryside of Aleppo against Al Qaeda's ISIS - ZAMAN ALWSL


FSA Claim Control of Northern Syrian Town of Addana from ISIS - ibtimes.co.uk


Tens freed from ISIS prison in Addana near Idlib - ZAMAN ALWSL


ISIS advance on Syria's Raqqa, on the back foot in parts of Aleppo and Idlib: activists - ZAMAN ALWSL


Raqqah: ISIS takes over the Tal Abyad border crossing with Turkey after clashes with the Islamist movement - Syrian Observatory for Human Rights


Al-Qaeda Leaks from a Former Leader of ISIS: Baghdadi and Golani Fight Over the Levant Emirate - Al Akhbar English

 

Syrian troops seize rebel-held town north of Aleppo and push toward the second city, taking advantage of fighting between rebels and jihadists - GlobalPost

 

Syrian army purges holy shrine of militants near Damascus - PressTV

 

Syria Militants Said to Recruit Visiting Americans to Attack U.S. - NYTimes.com

 

Al-Qaeda-Linked Groups Desecrate Churches In Syria - Eurasia Review

 

PHOTO: A whole family: mother, daughters, son & aunt were killed by "rebels" - Syrian Perspective

 

PHOTO: Children Hassan Hishmeh, Fayez Hishmeh & their mother Sanaa were killed by the "Islam Army" in Adra - Syrian Perspective

 

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Syria opposition groups to form new coalition - Qatar Tribune


Syrian Opposition Issues Cordoba Declaration For 'Assad-Less Transition' - haberler.com


Syrian Coalition: Assad Monopolizes Terrorism Industry in the Region - Syrian National Coaltion


Sarah: Russia Blocking the UNSC Statement Is an Attempt Divert Geneva II’s Focus - Syrian National Coaltion


The Istanbul-based Syrian interim government seeks to form new Free National Army unifying FSA and Islamic Front - ASHARQ AL-AWSAT


White House press secretary: no decisions have been made yet regarding the resumption of nonlethal assistance" to Syrian rebels - TheHill

 

Iran will not attend Syria peace talks: U.S. officials - chicagotribune.com

 

UN has not invited Kurds to Geneva II: Salih Muslim - Kurdpress News Aganecy

 

BDP asks Ban Ki-Moon to invite Syria Kurds to Geneva II - Kurdpress News Aganecy

 

Interview with Pro-Kurdish Peace and Democracy Party (BDP) Selahattin Demirtas: PYD’s ‘Third Way’ is Best Option for Syria - Rudaw

 

Why Rebel Groups Fighting Each Other Are Still Fighting Together against the PYD, a Kurdish militia group Near Qamishli - Syria Deeply – Syria News

 

Kurdish female fighters in Syria: We preserve dignity - aranews.org

 

Syrian Electronic Army Targets Microsoft Twitter Accounts With Hacks - mashable.com

 

Syrian Electronic Army takes over Xbox social media accounts - TechGeek

 

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Food, medical shortages kill Palestinians in Syria - Globaltimes.cn


Abbas: those who entered Palestinian camps to fight are betrayers of Palestinian Cause- SANA, Syria

 

PHOTO: Starving children in Palestinian camp Yarmouk - Syrian Perspective

 

UN food program chief says large swathes of eastern Syria had become even harder to access due to hard-line Islamist rebels - Catholic Online

 

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Syria/Turkey News - Jan 10

 

Syria opposition under pressure to attend Geneva II talks - AFP


Syrian opposition groups holds first unified meet ahead of Geneva talks including National Coalition, domestic opposition and Islamic Front - Reuters


Syria Rebels Schooled in Tactics Before Talks With Assad - Bloomberg


Syrian National Coalition On Brink Of Collapse - NPR


Coalition Fears Rival Body has Support From Islamic Front - The Syrian Observer


Syrian Coalition: Temporary Resignations are Attempts to Express Personal Views - Syrian National Coaltion

 

UN Secretary asks Coalition leader to confirm attending Peace Conference ASAP - ZAMAN ALWSL 

 

Russia regrets part of Syrian opposition setting terms for participating in Geneva-2 - The Voice of Russia

 

Rouhani says Syria talks will fail without Iran - THE DAILY STAR

 

Iraq Is New Schism for Saudis in Strained Alliance With West - Businessweek

 

Radicals make al-Assad look less evil, The regime and ISIL are in a partnership backstage: Turkish FM - hurriyetdailynews.com

 

Syria’s War Economy - Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

 

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ISIS fighting back in north Syria against rebels groups - Yahoo News


Car bomb near a school in Syria Shia village kills up to 18, mostly women and children - latimes.com


Rebel mortar attack near a mosque in Syria's Homs kills 7 - Xinhua | English.news.cn


Syria Reports 2 Rebel Attacks on Chemical Arms Sites - NYTimes.com


At least 45 Syrian rebels killed by Syrian army in Homs fighting - Yahoo News


VIDEO: 40 killed rebels in Homs confirmed by National Defense Forces video - YouTube


Islamic Front Expels Al-Qaeda Militants from Al-Bab, Aleppo - The Syrian Observer

 

Islamist rebels seize HQ of ‘Iraq and The Levant’ in Al Dana, Idlib - ZAMAN ALWSL #syria

 

Three citizen-journalists among hostages executed by ISIS - Reporters Without Borders

 

Journos tell of mock execution horror in Syria - The Local

 

VIDEO: Freed Prisoners Speak About Islamic State of Iraq’s Torture & Executions - EA WorldView

 

UN warns on Syria's Yarmouk camp, Syria State media says aid convoy 'blocked' by rebels, at least 15 have died from hunger - THE DAILY STAR

 

Truce between rebels and government in Barzeh district enters into force, life comes back - ZAMAN ALWSL #syria

 

A table of the most up-to-date estimates of the numbers of Westerners who have fought and died in the Syrian insurgency - The Murphy Raid

 

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Global Persecution of Christians Doubled In 2013, With Syria Accounting For Half Of Killings - btimes.com


Lebanon Christian Library with 80,000 Books Is Burned Down After Owner Was Falsely Accused of Insulting Islam, Mohammed (PHOTOS) - TheBlaze.com


Tripoli mobilizes after historic Christian library torched - THE DAILY STAR

 

VIDEO: Syria/Aleppo - Alleged Christian Armenian converted to Wahhabi-Islam - LiveLeak.com

 

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US concerned about Turkey`s crisis, urges a system "where no one is above the law and allegations against public figures are investigated impartially" - AFP


EU members concerned over graft probe purges - hurriyetdailynews.com


Turkey government’s move to reshape the Supreme Council of Judges and Prosecutors most likely annulled by the Constitutional Court - hurriyetdailynews


Ruling AKP deputy likens Turkish prosecutor Öz’s fate to prosecutor found dead at home - hurriyetdailynews.com

 

Police Department has denied reports of a reduction in the number of bodyguards protecting graft prosecutor Öz,- Today's Zaman, your gateway to Turkish daily news

 

CHP leader says greater corruption claims to emerge in upcoming days - Today's Zaman

 

POLL: Turkey’s Erdogan Sees Support Slide - WSJ

 

POLL: New survey indicates Turkish people support secular democracy - Today's Zaman

 

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Syria/Turkey News - Jan 9

 

Syrian rebel groups seize Al Qaeda-linked ISIS headquarters in Aleppo - Fox News


ISIS militants kill at least 50 prisoners, 300 escape in ISIS’s main headquarters in Kadi Askar in Aleppo - ZAMAN ALWSL 


10 media activists among those prisoners killed by Al Qaeda affiliate ISIL in Aleppo (VIDEO-Funeral) - ZAMAN ALWSL 


VIDEO: Prisoners Executed by Jihadists' in Syria's Aleppo - YouTube


Ex-ISIS detainees tell horror stories of captivity - THE DAILY STAR


VIDEO (Arabic): Interview with journalist detained by ISIS in Aleppo - YouTube


ISIS besieged by opposition fighters in Raqqa, Activists say 50 prisoners freed from militant compound in city - ASHARQ AL-AWSAT


VIDEO: Prisoners liberated from ISIS in Raqqa - YALLA SOURIYA


Al Nusra Front Leader in Syria Urges Truce and Islamic Court to End Rebel Infighting - NYTimes.com

 

AUDIO: Statement from Jabhat al-Nusra leader Abu Mohammed al-Jolani calling for an immediate cessation of infighting - jihadology

 

Al Qaeda- linked ISIS vows to attack Syrian rebels, opposition leaders - Reuters

 

AUDIO: The ISIS spokesman, replying to al-Joulani’s call for a cessation of “in-fighting”, says that “jihad is the only way... through blood, flesh, and skulls” - YouTube

 

Syria: Truce Between ISIS’s Abu Umar al-Shishani & Ahrar ash-Sham On Eastern Front in Aleppo Province (VIDEO) - EA WorldView

 

VIDEO: The leader of the FSA-aligned Syrian Revolutionaries Front (SRF), discussed his organization's recent campaign against ISIS - YouTube

 

Hostilities between rebels groups and ISIS have affected at least 40 separate municipalities, with ISIS having lost control of as many as 24 - Foreign Policy

 

Pushing Back Against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant: The Syria Revolutionaries’ Front and the Mujahideen Army - Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

 

Pushing Back Against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant: The Islamic Front - Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

 

2 Swedish journalists freed in Syria amid concern for hostages - McClatchy

 

PLO Official: Al-Nusra and ISIS among factions preventing Yarmouk siege relief - ZAMAN ALWSL #syria

 

Survivor recounts how terrorists beheaded a youth on Homs-Marmarita road - Syrian Truth - English

 

VIDEO: Decapitation video - YouTube

 

VIDEO: Islamic State in Iraq Execute Syrian Truck Drivers (Not Sure if Repost) - LiveLeak.com

 

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Syria opposition delays decision on Geneva peace talks until Jan 17 - AFP


Coalition presidential polls, Geneva peace talks spark resignations - THE DAILY STAR


Hijab and Sabbagh quit National Coalition in serious escalation - ZAMAN ALWSL 


Divisions and Accusations Behind Jarba Re-election - The Syrian Observer


Islamic Front to blacklist Geneva II participants - ZAMAN ALWSL


Kerry seeking cease-fire, aid for Syria - KansasCity.com

 

German foreign minister backs inviting Iran to Syria meet - AFP

 

Saudis Back Syrian Rebels Despite Risks - NYTimes.com

 

Kuwaiti Charity Tied To Global Muslim Brotherhood To Cordinate Kuwait’s Aid To Syrian Refugees - The Global Muslim Brotherhood Daily Watch

 

International Appeal calling for Kurdish representation at Geneva II - ekurd

 

KNC Kurd leader elected as Syria Coalition deputy chief - Kurdpress News Aganecy 

 

Elections to be held in Kurdish areas of Syria in four months - Transnational Middle-East Observer

 

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Turkish police purge reaches top ranks amid graft scandal - Reuters


Probe launched into police for not complying with court order - Today's Zaman


Turkish government moves for more control on judiciary - hurriyetdailynews.com


Graft prosecutor says threatened by officials dispatched by Erdoğan - Today's Zaman


Turkish army says military tutelage over - hurriyetdailynews.com

 

Insight: 'Earth is gold' - graft probe turns eyes to Turkey building boom - Reuters

 

Meet Corruption Probe Suspect Rıza Sarraf, the Great (Turkish) Gatsby - Vocativ

 

VIDEO: Leak Video of Ex-Ministers brother-in-law while receiving bribe money - YouTube

 

 

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Syria/Iraq News - Jan 7

 

Infighting between Rebel Groups and Qaeda-linked ISIS Spreads to the Eastern Syrian City of Raqqa - NYTimes.com


VIDEO: Syria Islamists Fight Al Qaeda Allies In Raqqa - YouTube


VIDEO: Clashes in Raqqa between ISIS and Ahrar Al-Sham Islamists - LiveLeak.com


Al Qaida's ISIS rebels leave mass grave behind as they desert base in Syria - McClatchy DC


VIDEO: Beheaded corpses found in a mass grave near a former ISIS HQ in Kafranbel - LiveLeak.com


Syria rebels free al-Qaida captives as 'war within a war' deepens - theguardian.com


VIDEO: Jabhat al Nusra frees captives from ISIS prison - YouTube


Syria: Army of the Mujahideen Challenges ISIS Gains - Al Akhbar English

 

VIDEO (Arabic): Islamic Front military chief Zahran Alloush: ISIS is a defiant group & we had to fight it - YouTube

 

AUDIO: Aleppo ISIS militants ask for ceasefire after heavy losses in Syria - LiveLeak.com

 

Pushing Back Against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant: The Path to Conflict - Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

 

Freed Turkish journalist kidnapped allegedly by ISIS traumatized by ordeal - Today's Zaman

 

Syrian Journalists Face ISIS Kidnap Threat - Institute for War and Peace Reporting 

 

ISIS Threatened to Close School Unless Female Students Wear Islamic Dress - The Syrian Observer

 

PHOTO: 9 yr old Rahaf Saleem was abducted by Syrian rebels from her home in Balouteh,Latakia in August 2013 & is still missing - Syrian Perspective

 

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VIDEO: Two cities in Iraq fall to Al Qaeda - Fox News Video


Iraqi tribes taking lead in fight to evict al-Qaeda - usatoday.com


U.S. steps up military deliveries to Iraq to help fight al Qaeda-White House - Reuters

 

Kerry: US will support Iraq, but without troops - The Seattle Times

 

Iran offers to help Iraq in fight against al-Qaida - The Washington Post

 

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U.N. sending invitations to Switzerland peace talks on Syria, Iran not yet invited - ABC News


Iran rejects Kerry proposal on participation in Geneva 2, dismisses sideline role in peace talks - AFP


Iran must prove helpful for Syria role by persuading Assad to stop the bombardment of Aleppo and allow the delivery of humanitarian aid to besieged towns, U.S. officials say  - Businessweek

 

The Saudi challenge to US Syria policy - Al-Monitor

 

Syrian Coalition Lists Regime Officials Considered Eligible for Transitional Ruling Body - Syrian National Coaltion

 

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Constituent Assembly approves West Kurdistan Constitution, The Democratic Autonomous Kurdish Government is made up of three cantons - EKURD


Western Kurdistan’s Governmental Model Comes Together, The council also agree on the formation of 20 ministries - The Rojava Report

 

Kurdish fighters recapture Tal Hamis from Qaeda in NE Syrias (VIDEO) - PressTV

 

PHOTO: Piles of corpses of Kurds slain by Ahrar ash-Sham et al. on accusations of fighting for YPG in Tel Hamis - Twitter / ajaltamimi

 

VIDEO: YPG Capture Al Qaida weapons in Tel Hamis - Transnational Middle-East Observer

 

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Syria/Turkey News - Jan 6

 

Al Qaeda-linked group ISIS routed in Syrian rebel infighting - latimes.com


Al Qaeda affiliate ISIS pull out of northern Syria strongholds - Reuters


Syria rebels kill, capture dozens of Qaeda affiliates - AFP


ISIS kill 50 Syria rebels in new front - Yahoo News


The Battle between ISIS and Syria's Rebel Militias - Syria Comment


Reports of ISIS defeats in Raqqa - YALLA SOURIYA


Syria's Islamic Front warns ISIS: we are grateful and thankful to the foreigners who came to help us…but we will not accept any group that claims to be a state" - Yahoo News

 

VIDEO (Arabic): Islamic Front head of political bureau Hassan Aboud blames ISIS although makes clear that he views ISIS as a potential partner - YouTube

 

Syria opposition says backs rebel fight against Qaeda-linked ISIS - THE DAILY STAR

 

Top FSA official: Qaeda group ISIS backed by Assad, Iran, Iraq - ZAMAN ALWSL 

 

MAPS: Maps detailing rebel infighting - LiveLeak.com

 

VIDEO: Syria rebels launch fierce attack on al Qaeda fighters - YouTube

 

VIDEO: Islamic Front and Free Syrian Army Attack Islamic State of Iraq in Manbij in Aleppo Province - YouTube

 

VIDEO: Protests for the withdrawal of the Islamic State of Iraq and as-Sham from towns and cities has spread to Raqqa - YouTube

 

VIDEO: Protest in the Salaheddine neighborhood of Aleppo against ISIS! - YouTube

 

Al Qaida group ISIS already battling in Iraq and Syria claims suicide attack in Lebanon - McClatchy DC

 

Qaeda-linked chief Majid al-Majid dies in Lebanese custody - France - France 24

 

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Kerry says Iran could participate in Syrian peace talks - The Boston Globe


VIDEO: Kerry hints at role for Iran in Syria negotiations - France 24


Syrian Coalition: Insistence on Iran's Participation Will Foil Geneva II - Syrian National CoaltionI


Syrian Coalition to decide on Geneva II on Monday - ASHARQ AL-AWSAT


Syria opposition re-elects Jarba as leader - AFP

 

Syrian Coalition: Assad Regime Escalating Terrorism in the Region Before Geneva II - Syrian National Coaltion

 

The Chaldean Bishop of Aleppo: "At the Geneva 2 one has to take cognizance of the fact that Syria is not Libya" - Fides News Agency

 

Syria rebels, regime agree truce in Damascus district - Yahoo News

 

Negotiations underway to release Maaloula nuns in swap deal: Zaman Alwasl source - ZAMAN ALWSL

 

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Erdogan denounces 'judicial coup' against Turkey - GlobalPost


Turkish Parliamentary Speaker Çiçek deplores end of court independence - hurriyetdailynews.com


Media unions react harshly to criminal complaints filed by Prime Minister Erdogan against journalists - Today's Zaman


More police fired in aftermath of corruption probe - Today's Zaman


Ex-economy minister traveled to Mecca with private jet of key suspect in graft probe: Report - hurriyetdailynews.com

 

CHP leader interrogates double standards in law, targeting Turkish PM’s son - hurriyetdailynews.com

 

CHP leader: AK Party feeds partisans with money it takes from public - Today's Zaman

 

Turkey to Mull Proposals for Military Re-Trial - ABC News

 

Prosecutor passes off Hatay truck case in protest, his repeated requests to search a truck that was reportedly carrying weapons and ammunition to Syria were denied - Today's Zaman

 

Is Turkey sending weapons to Syria under guise of aid? - Al-Monitor

 

Syrian Coalition renews gratitude to Turkey for continued support - Syrian National Coaltion

 

Turkish journalist freed in northern Syria, kidnapped by groups believed to be linked to al-Qaida - ABC News

 

VIDEO: Turkish journalists rally over colleagues kidnapped in Syria - YouTube

 

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Syria/Turkey News - Jan 4

 

Rebel groups battle Al Qaeda linked ISIS in northern Syria - latimes.com


VIDEOS: Syria: Insurgents & Protesters Rally v. Islamic State of Iraq - EA WorldView


Syria: ISIS Are Alien Invaders, Say Kafranbel Activists - EA WorldView


Doctors Without Borders says 5 staff members 'taken by group' in north Syria - Maan News Agency


A spokesman for the Ahrar al-Sham rebel group says Doctors Without Borders members were in the ISIS hand - Latin American Herald Tribune


Silence continues over abduction of Syrian human rights lawyer - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East

 

Explosions Target Syrian Gas Pipelines, Knock Out Electricity - VOA

 

Exclusive tittle-tattle interview with the three jihadi leaders in Syria: ISIS Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Al Nusra Abu Mohammad al-Jawlani and Islamic Front Zahran Alloush - Karl reMarks

 

Up to 7,000 Foreign Jihadists Reportedly Fighting in Syrian Civil War - Algemeiner.com

 

Rebel Foreign Fighters killed in Syria for December alone = 652, via SOHR - Twitter / joshua_landis

 

24% of rebel forces killed in 2013 were foreign fighters, only 1% of regime forces, via SOHR - Twitter / joshua_landis

 

Qaeda-Aligned Militants in Iraq Claim Falluja as Independent State - NYTimes.com

 

Iraq army, tribes join forces against al Qaeda - Reuters

 

Lebanon IDs Commander Of Al-Qaida-Linked Group - NPR

 

Qaeda leader held in Lebanon raised funds for anti-Assad militants -experts - Reuters

 

Report: Ex-Guantanamo detainee and member of Bahrain's royal family joins Syrian jihad - The Long War Journal

 

VIDEO (English Subtitles): Terrorists affiliated to Jabhat al-Nusra confess to assassination of cleric scholar Sheikh al-Bouti - YouTube

 

PHOTO: ISIS beheaded several army soldiers after taking al-Tanahej barricade in Hama - Twitter / zaidbenjamin

 

VIDEO: Ahrar al-Sham flogs two men 25 times for working during Friday prayer - YpuTube

 

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Brahimi states List of Geneva II participant countries - Kurdpress News Aganecy


Jarba expresses Geneva II concerns - Al-Monitor


Key Syria opposition reaffirms peace talks rejection - AFP


Sarah: Russia and Iran do not want a political solution - Syrian National Coaltion


National Coalition to re-elect Jarba mid January: source - ZAMAN ALWSL

 

Phones, Media, Banned from Upcoming Coalition Meeting to Discuss Whether to Participate in Geneva II - The Syrian Observer

 

Maleh: ISIS is a mine planted by Assad - Syrian National Coaltion

 

Fighting in Aleppo, Resisting Geneva: An Interview With the Tawhid Brigade - Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

 

Vatican to Propose Syrian Cease-Fire at Jan. 13 Meeting - NCRegister.com

 

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Two Syria Kurdish cities are besieged by ISIS: PYD spokesman - Kurdpress News Aganecy


Syrian Coalition condemns the joint Assad/PYD offensive against the town of Tal Hamis, calls on the FSA to fend off attackers - Syrian National Coaltion


PUK backs Syrian Kurds' autonomy - Kurdpress News Aganecy

 

Turkey building a wall between Antep and Jarablus - ANF

 

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Turkish governor blocks search of Syria-bound truck, Police officers removed after stopping the truck allegedly carrying weapons - hurriyetdailynews


A mysterious truck with an alleged cargo of arms and humanitarian aid en route to Syria stirs crisis between judiciary, executive - CİHAN

 

Turkish Truck Mystery Adds New Front to Political Crisis: Ankara’s Syria policy - WSJ

 

VIDEO: As Syria Bound Truck Resists Search in Turkey's Hatay, ICP Asks UN Amos - Inner City Press

 

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Syria/Iraq/Turkey News - Jan 3, 2014

 

ISIS condemned for brutal murder of fellow jihadist Suleiman, a physician who was also a commander in the Ahrar al-Sham militia - THE DAILY STAR


PHOTO: A shocking photograph of the disfigured body of Dr. Suleiman after his extremely brutal torture and death - Twitter / HadiAlabdallah


FORENSIC REPORT: A report of a forensic doctor about the effects of extremely brutal torture on the body of Dr. Hussein Suleiman - YALLA SOURIYA


Syrian Coalition Condemns Killing of Dr. Hussein al-Suleiman by ISIS - Syrian National Coaltion


Syria: Western-backed Coalition accuse ISIS of having ties to the Damascus government and serving Assad’s interests - ASHARQ AL-AWSAT


The Revolution Betrayed: Syrian activists who protested the Assad regime from the beginning are now being arrested, imprisoned, tortured and killed by Al-Qaeda linked rebels - ASHARQ AL-AWSAT

 

FSA, Nusra, Protests Against ISIS Extend to Idleb - The Syrian Observer

 

After ISIS Kidnaps Shehabi, Masaken Hanano News Suspends Operations - The Syrian Observer

 

Syria: Interview with Free Syrian Army Prisoner, Lt Col Ahmad Saoud, released by ISIS - EA WorldView

 

Idlib: Thug groups which claim operating under Free Syrian Army impose royalties on people -ZAMAN ALWSL

 

Masked militants kidnap Euphrates Dam facility manager in Al-Raqqa - Syria Newsdesk

 

Al Nusra Opens Syrian Jihad School - Israel National News

 

VIDEO: Dozen Dead In Syria During Clashes Between ISIL vs FSA Syria December 2013 - YouTube

 

VIDEO: ISIS youth event in Aleppo, Kids sing of slaughtering Alawis. Love only Muslims. Bayaa to ISIS's Baghdadi - Twitter / joshua_landis

 

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Syrian Coalition: Assad’s Brutality Impedes Geneva II - Syrian National Coaltion


Al-Maleh: Assad Must Be Prosecuted and Held Accountable - Syrian National Coaltion


We reject Geneva II as platform to deploy opposition forces against each other, divide rebels into “moderates” and “extremists”: Sabra - The Syrian Observer


Al-Bahra: Russian Statements about Geneva II don’t represent agenda - Syrian National Coaltion


Syrian Coalition: Inviting Iran mines Geneva II - Syrian National Coaltion


Syria says Geneva peace meet invites unsent, the delay is "the result of the floundering efforts to form a delegation representing the opposition"- THE DAILY STAR

 

Opposition Coalition head met Manna and Abdul Azim in Cairo: source - ZAMAN ALWSL

 

National Coordination Body for Democratic Change in Syria: Statement On Geneva II – NCB

 

Opposition member urges mass resignation from the National Coalition - ZAMAN ALWSL

 

Opposition bloc seeks to form new body instead of National Coalition next Cordoba conference - ZAMAN ALWSL

 

Achievements Of The FSA - 2013 in review - Syrian National Coaltion

 

In Syria, Opposition Fights With Itself - WSJ.com

 

Baath Battalions at Damascus Checkpoints - The Syrian Observer

 

The Arab Nationalist Guard: A Pro-Assad Militia - Brown Moses Blog

 

Syrian Electronic Army says hacked into Skype's social media accounts - Chicago Tribune

 

PHOTOS: Images of the Skype blog hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army - TechCrunch

 

Skype says user information safe in Syrian Electronic Army hack - Reuters

 

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Al Qaeda seizes partial control of 2 cities in western Iraq (VIDEO) - The Long War Journal


VIDEO: Iraq - ISIS terrorists enter Ramadi - LiveLeak.com


VIDEO: Army forces in "heavy" fighting with militants in Fallujah, Iraq - YouTube


VIDEO: Iraqi gunmen capture Maliki soldiers in Fallujah - LiveLeak.com


VIDEO: Sunni Militants Storm Iraq Police Stations - One News Page


Civilian death toll in Iraq highest in years, fueling concern of Al Qaeda 'resurgence' - Fox News


Saudi Arms Shipments to Rebels Waiting behind Iraq's Borders with Syria - AhlulBayt Islamic Mission (AIM)

 

Bombing Aimed at Hezbollah Hits Southern Beirut - NYTimes.com

 

VIDEO: Lebanon explosion kills at least 5, injures 20 people - YouTube

 

Lebanon arrests Saudi leader of Al Qaeda-linked group, reports say - The Boston Globe

 

Hezbollah Commander: “We Intervened to Defend Shia Villages” - ZAMAN ALWSL

 

Report: Syrian troops clash with infiltrators coming from Lebanon - Fox News

 

Israeli study of foreign fighters in Syria suggests Shiites may outnumber Sunnis - washingtonpost.com

 

REPORT: Foreign Fighters in Syria - terrorism-info.org.il

 

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Government plans to change Turkey's justice system - hurriyetdailynews.com


Faced with legal challenges, gov't tries to weaken top administrative court - Today's Zaman


Turkish court refuses to release ex-minister’s son, others in graft probe - hurriyetdailynews.com


Judges, prosecutors say dismissing police officers intervention in judiciary - Today's Zaman


POLL: Poll shows massive support for HSYK declaration - Today's Zaman

 

Despite Turkish gov't, Europe praises HSYK - Today's Zaman

 

Turkish PM Erdoğan labels graft probe an ‘assassination attempt' - hurriyetdailynews.com

 

Erdoğan sues Today's Zaman journalist over critical tweets - Today's Zaman

 

Another AK Party deputy, Hami Yıldırım, resigns in protest - Today's Zaman

 

Turkish governor blocks police search on Syria-bound truck reportedly carrying weapons - hurriyetdailynews.com

 

Minister says intercepted truck was taking aid to Syria - Today's Zaman

 

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Saudi Arabia/Turkey/Syria News - Dec 31

 

Saudi Arabia promises record $3 billion in military aid to Lebanon to purchase French weapons systems and equipment - CSMonitor.com


Saudi’s $3bn pledge to Lebanon seen as counterbalance to Hizbollah, Iran - The National


Feeling U.S. snub, Saudis find new ties with France - AP


Kingdom, France sign nine bilateral cooperation pacts - Saudi Gazette


PHOTO: Hollande sword dance with the Saudis - Google Search

 

Report: Lebanon to Receive Additional Grant from UAE to Boost Army's Capabilities - Naharnet

 

Lebanese army fired on Syrian planes, officials say - CBS News

 

Syria's Assad urges fight against Saudi religious ideology - AFP

 

Cancel your New Year’s Eve festivities, Saudi religious police warn - RT News

 

Going to Hell for Using Twitter? Saudi Arabia Condemns Social Networks - christianpost.com

 

Saudi Arabia warns against illegal fundraising for Syria refugees - THE DAILY STAR

 

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Prosecutors launch criminal complaint into defamation efforts - Today's Zaman


Prosecutor Akkaş: Refusal to comply with court decision violated probe's confidentiality - Today's Zaman


PM Erdoğan to prosecutor of second graft investigation: ‘We’re not done yet' - hurriyetdailynews.com


Woman detained for holding up shoebox to protest PM for graft probe - Today's Zaman

 

Turkey lashes out at EU 'interference' in corruption scandal - Telegraph

 

Turkey Biggest Loser in World Stocks as Crisis Persists - Bloomberg

 

Damascus asks UNSC to make Turkey answerable for aiding terrorists in Syria - The Voice of Russia

 

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Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says threatened by Islamist extremists - AFP


Sweida: relatives of abductees by Al Qaeda, take three people from Daraa as hostages - ZAMAN ALWSL 


ISIS Storms Shahba Press Office - The Syrian Observer


ISIS – major threat to media freedom in both Iraq and Syria - Reporters Without Borders


ISIS releases kidnapped FSA officer in Aleppo - THE DAILY STAR

 

Is “Al-Nusra Front” really a Syrian group? The battle of al-Kindi hospital revealed a large presence of the Iraqi elements - Islam Times

 

VIDEO: Chechen Amir Seyfullakh Shishani & Jaish Khilafatul Islamia Join Jabhat al-Nusra - EA WorldView

 

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No direct negotiations with regime at Geneva II, Brahimi will deliver messages between the two delegations: Opposition Sources - The Syrian Observer


Syrian opposition interim government hopes to open offices in Syria - Al-Monitor


Syrian Coalition: President Hollande Confirms Assad’s Support of Extremists to Distort the Image of the Moderate Opposition - Syrian National Coaltion 


Syrian Coalition: Next head of the Syrian Coalition to Respond to the Russian invitation to visit Moscow - Syrian National Coaltion

 

11 FSA Commanders Surrender to Syrian Army in Damascus Countryside - Syria 360°

 

Can Iran Go to Geneva II Without Endorsing Geneva I? - Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

 

U.N. seeks access to Palestinians in Syria after 15 die of hunger - Reuters

 

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YPG says liberated 17 villages in Syria Kurdish regions - Kurdpress News Aganecy


Syrian Kurds agree to disagree - Al-Monitor


Syrian Kurds face dilemma following Transitional Administration announcement - BAS NEWS

 

Iraqi Kurdish Islamic youth blows up PYD office in Syrian Kurdistan - ekurd

 

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