# syria - Today’s News
God love ‘em.
# syria - Yesterday’s News
The UN has confirmed that 43 peacekeepers were detained in the area by an armed group.
But they’re safe at the moment.
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# syria - Wednesday 27 August, 2014
Another 130 troops will deploy to the area next month.
The humanitarian worker was kidnapped by the militant group some time ago.
# syria - Tuesday 26 August, 2014
Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary, aka L Jinny, left his well-off London home last year…
The US has long resisted taking action against IS inside Syria, but it’s believed the militants’ murder of journalist James Foley may have altered the President’s approach.
# syria - Monday 25 August, 2014
Peter Theo Curtis is believed to have been released in the Golan Heights region.
“Dreams of family and friends take me away and happiness fills my heart.”
# syria - Sunday 24 August, 2014
Worrying press arrests in Ferguson and the grisly murder of James Foley underlines it is in all of our interests to ensure journalists can report without fear.
# syria - Saturday 23 August, 2014
Western powers were growing increasingly weary of military engagements in the Middle East – but this provocation will ensure a sustained, focused campaign to eliminate Isis.
It is estimated that terrorists net about $120m between 2004 and 2012 in ransoms.
# syria - Friday 22 August, 2014
The militants have an “apocalyptic, end of days vision”, it has been said.
The email says the militant group will “not stop until we quench our thirst for your blood”.
# syria - Thursday 21 August, 2014
Foley’s family were in e-mail contact with those holding him.
We look in more detail at an issue which has caused widespread anger…
Sadly, the journalist was killed by ISIS earlier this week.
# syria - Wednesday 20 August, 2014
Twitter has said it will suspend users who post clips of the video online.
The US president said the entire world was appalled by the brutal murder of journalist James Foley.
Are the general public ready for the stark reality of raw, amateur content – often from war zones – to be part of their mainstream media publications and broadcasts?
Diane Foley says the family has “never been prouder of our son Jim”.
# syria - Tuesday 19 August, 2014
Foley has been missing since being kidnapped in Syria in 2012.
Meanwhile, Washington insists it is not ‘on the same page’ as Syria in their fight against Islamic State militants.
# syria - Sunday 17 August, 2014
The Kurds are backed by American air strikes.
# syria - Sunday 10 August, 2014
Moderate rebels are being squeezed simultaneously by IS and Assad regime forces.
US forces said they had “successfully (conducted) four airstrikes to defend Yazidi civilians being indiscriminately attacked”.
# syria - Saturday 9 August, 2014
Tobias Kirkner arrived back to Ireland and thought it would be easy to ‘get on the dole’… he was wrong.
# syria - Sunday 3 August, 2014
When will it stop? Syrian children killed, injured and left homeless as conflict continues.
# syria - Wednesday 23 July, 2014
A major vaccination campaign is underway, but UNICEF and WHO say aid workers need better and safer access to children in danger.
# syria - Tuesday 15 July, 2014
Around 150,000 people have died in the three-year Syrian conflict.
# syria - Saturday 12 July, 2014
Plus: Just how sad is Garth Brooks about the whole concert debacle?
# syria - Friday 11 July, 2014
…And how are we doing compared to everyone else?
# syria - Thursday 10 July, 2014
Both State media and the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported the attack.
# syria - Wednesday 9 July, 2014
Investigators say they don’t know why they’re there or who they’re with.
# syria - Thursday 3 July, 2014
Forces on the ground are struggling to break the stalemate with militants.
# syria - Friday 27 June, 2014
Many of the refugees are expected to come from war-torn Syria.
# syria - Sunday 22 June, 2014
The US President has said the unrest in Iraq could spill over in other countries such as Jordan.
# syria - Saturday 21 June, 2014
Plus: How many people in Ireland have a Skype account?
Nasser Mathuna from Cardiff has been “brainwashed”, his father says.
In his monthly report to the UN Security Council, Ban Ki-moon said that nearly half of the country is in need of immediate help.
# syria - Wednesday 18 June, 2014
Militants attacked parts of the refinery complex, leading to heavy clashes.