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By Tajuddin
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Oct 10th, 2016
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This article by: Rick Sterling is an investigative journalist and member of Syrian Solidarity Movement. The content of this [report/study/article/publication…] does not reflect the official opinion of the DIPLOMAT NEWS NETWORK. The views expressed in this article are the author’s own. – There is a hy...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 23rd, 2015
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This article by: Robert Parry is an American investigative journalist best known for his role in covering the Iran-Contra affair for the Associated Press (AP) . The content of this [report/study/article/publication…] does not reflect the official opinion of the DIPLOMAT NEWS NETWORK. The views expres...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 11th, 2015
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Washington ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – One of the gunmen who opened fire at a Southern California office building last week reportedly tried to contact multiple Islamic extremist groups in the months before the attack, but was ignored. One of the groups Tashfeen Malik likely contacted was the Syria-b...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 9th, 2015
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Moscow, Russia (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Russian forces have begun participating in military operations in Syria in support of government troops, three Lebanese sources familiar with the political and military situation there said on Wednesday. The sources, speaking to Reuters on condition they...
By Tajuddin
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Aug 3rd, 2015
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Ankara ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A member of a new Syrian force trained by the U.S. military was believed to have been killed in clashes last week with al Qaeda’s Syria wing, in what would be the fledgling force’s first battlefield casualty, U.S. officials said on Monday. The U.S. ...
By Tajuddin
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Nov 30th, 2014
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Beirut ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The fight against terrorism is being waged by Lebanon on behalf of the world, Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil said Sunday, while lobbying for international support. In comments made during the 15th Francophone Summit in Dakar, the foreign minister called on the...
By Tajuddin
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Nov 6th, 2014
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Beirut ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The U.S.led coalition carried out airstrikes overnight Wednesday to Thursday, including one apparently targeting a vehicle belonging to Nusra Front in Sarmada, a town also in Idlib province on the border with Turkey. Video posted by activists purported to show...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 20th, 2014
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Beirut ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A Lebanese soldier announced Monday that he has joined the Nusra Front, citing the Army’s alleged persecution of Sunnis as the motive behind his decision, in the fifth such defection to jihadist groups this month. In a video posted to a Nusra-affiliated Twitte...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 29th, 2014
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Damascus ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The head of Syria’s al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front has said US-led air strikes will not defeat Islamists in Syria and warned that militants might launch retaliatory attacks against Western countries. Abu Mohamad al-Golani, in an audio message posted on pro...