Day: 12/02/2018

Raqqa in ruins as locals make desperate plea for help – Russia News Now

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A Kurdish SDF fighter looks as smoke rises above Raqqa, Summer 2017 (Reuters) BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:05 P.M.) – Wreckage, bullet holes and collapsed buildings litter the landscape of what once was the historic heart of Syria. The ancient city of Raqqa, as seen in images shot on […]

Source: Raqqa in ruins as locals make desperate plea for help – Russia News Now

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Founder of Al-Nusra Front applauds Israeli airstrikes in Syria – Russia News Now

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BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:45 A.M.) – A Syrian jihadist commander commended the recent Israeli airstrikes on the the Syrian military’s positions in the Damascus and Homs governorates. Using his Twitter account, Saleh Al-Hamwi applauded the Israeli airstrikes and called for more attacks against the Syrian military in the […]

Source: Founder of Al-Nusra Front applauds Israeli airstrikes in Syria – Russia News Now

Israeli military court to try Palestinian teen protest icon – Middle East Affairs

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NABI SALEH, West Bank: Palestinian protest icon Ahed Tamimi is to go on trial before an Israeli military court on Tuesday for slapping and punching two Israeli soldiers — an act Palestinians say embodies their David vs. Goliath struggle against a brutal military occupation and Israel portrays as a staged provocation meant to embarrass its […]

Source: Israeli military court to try Palestinian teen protest icon – Middle East Affairs

King, Bishop Azar discuss Israel’s new taxes on Jerusalem churches

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His Majesty says Jordan to keep defending status quo of holy city By JT – Feb 12,2018 – JORDAN TIMES His Majesty King Abdullah meets with Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jo…

Source: King, Bishop Azar discuss Israel’s new taxes on Jerusalem churches

Military Balance Shifts: Syria Shoots Down Israeli F-16

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The shooting down by Syria of an Israeli F-16 shortly after Israel carried out an airstrike on Syria provoked world headlines, as well as a mixture of consternation and thr…

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