Syrian Rebels Approach Symbolic Daesh Village

ISTANBUL/BEIRUT, Oct 3  – Syrian rebels backed by Turkey and a U.S.-led coalition are closing in on the Daesh-held village of Dabiq, the site of an apocalyptic prophesy central to the militant group’s ideology. Free Syrian Army (FSA) rebel groups have been pushing southwards into Daesh’s territory in an operation backed by Turkey since Aug.

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A Nation Of Their Own

Syria’s Kurds push for an autonomous province to govern BY Mohammed A. Salih When in the summer of 2012, the Democratic Union Party (PYD) took over the town of Kobani and later other Kurdish-majority areas in northern Syria, few took the occurrence to be so consequential. It was in the midst of the Syrian uprising

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