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DTN News: Syria Top Stories / Headlines News Dated May 17, 2013

DTN News: Syria Top Stories / Headlines News Dated May 17, 2013
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Russia Sends More Advanced Missiles to Aid Assad in Syria
New York Times
WASHINGTON — Russia has shipped advanced antiship cruise missiles to Syria, a move that illustrates the depth of its support for the Syrian government led by President Bashar al-Assad, American officials said Thursday.
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UN: 3 UN military observers were abducted in zone between Syria and Israel ...
Washington Post
UNITED NATIONS — Armed men broke into a U.N. outpost in a buffer zone separating Israel andSyria and abducted three U.N military observers, the U.N. peacekeeping chief said Thursday. Herve Ladsous told a group of reporters that the unarmed ...
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Turkish prime minister, Obama discuss Syria's civil war in White House meeting
Washington Post
Erdogan says the U.S. and Turkey have overlapping goals when it comes to Syria. Neither leader mentioned that the U.S. and Turkey remain far apart on just how to handle Syria's bloody civil war. Erdogan did not directly answer a question about what he ...
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Obama stays cautious on Syria after talks as Turkey presses for urgency
The Guardian
Erdogan is pressing for more urgency and more positive action to bring the Syrian catastrophe to an end and is seeking the US and others in the international community to implement at the very least a no-fly zone to prevent Syrian jets and helicopters ...
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Syria conflict: BBC shown 'signs of chemical attack'
BBC News
The BBC has been shown evidence apparently corroborating reports of a chemical attack in Syrialast month. A BBC correspondent who visited the northern town of Saraqeb was told by eyewitnesses that government helicopters had dropped at least two ...
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Turkey calls for US to enforce Syria no-fly zone
The National
ISTANBUL // Turkey's prime minister has called for the US to enforce a no-fly zone over Syria in response to what he called clear evidence of Damascus using chemical weapons against the rebels. Recep Tayyip Erdogan told NBC the "red line" of chemical ...
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US, Russia seek new Syria peace talks - Trade Arabia
Trade Arabia
Russia and the United States agreed to seek new peace talks with both sides to end Syria's civil war, but opposition leaders were sceptical on Wednesday of an initiative they fear might let President Bashar al-Assad hang on to power. Mindful the ...
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Syrian rebels battle Assad's troops near Damascus
This image taken from video obtained from Ugarit News, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Syrian rebels preparing to fire a rocket at Mannagh air base in Aleppo province, Syria, Monday, May 13, 2013.
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Syrian rebels call off Aleppo prison siege after troops throw inmates out window
Forces belonging to the Free Syrian Army have managed to fight their way around the northern outskirts of the city, where the jail is situated, since seizing the nearby Rangers Academy three months ago. They drove troops out of an unfinished extension ...
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Free Syrian Army Condemns 'Heart Eater'
a Leaders of the Free Syrian Army are condemning an opposition leader in the battle-scarred city of Homs who is depicted on a widely circulated video taking a bite out of what appears to be the heart of a dead enemy soldier. And they worry the alleged ...
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Syrian rebels launch offensive in south to reverse losses
The Star Online
Free Syrian Army fighter jumps from a pick-up truck loaded with rockets to be launched towards locations controlled by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Deir al-Zor May 15, 2013. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi ...
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Obama's Red Line
American Free Press
Contrary to mainstream media propaganda, the Syrian loyalists, led by President Bashar al-Assad, are beating the Mossad-backed, CIA-sponsored “Free Syrian Army” terrorists, although Israel has desperately tried to embroil America into salvaging its ...
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UN urges support for Syria opposition
Times of Malta
Members of the Free Syrian Army help a wounded fellow fighter in Deir al-Zor, yesterday. Photo: Reuters. The UN General Assembly yesterday condemned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces and praised the opposition, but a decline in support for the ...
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Syrian troops place mounds along Lebanon border
The Daily Star
The sources said Syrian troops also set up a number of posts to monitor and thwart any infiltration attempt by members of the Free Syrian Army. Bulldozers were digging trenches 2 meters deep and 5 meters long to install barbed wire fences, according to ...
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Syrian Rebels: A Basic Primer On Syria's Opposition
Numbering 50,000 men, the Free Syrian Army, a self-declared non-sectarian group of early armydefectors, remains the largest opposition group in the country. But during the past year other factions have entered the fray. If their numbers, as well as ...
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Islamist rebels execute 11 Syrian soldiers for "massacres"-video
Reuters AlertNet (blog)
Islamist rebels execute 11 Syrian soldiers for "massacres"-video. Source: Reuters - Thu, 16 May 2013 08:08 AM. Author: Reuters. Enlarge image. A member of the Free Syrian Army holds an anti-aircraft weapon in Raqqa province, east Syria May 12, 2013.
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Syrian Rebels Claim VictoriesArutz Sheva
The Free Syrian Army gained partial control of the Dara'a area of southern Syria, Thursday, in an ongoing attempt to crush the government's 52nd Armored Division. With fighting continuing in the late afternoon, Arab media reported that Brigade 232 had ...
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