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France Arrests 16-Year-Old Girl Suspected Of Trying To Join Islamists Rebels In Syria

Reuters | Posted 10.31.2014 | World

PARIS, Aug 31 (Reuters) - A 16-year-old girl suspected of trying to reach Syria to join Islamist rebels has been arrested in the southeastern city o...

Syria's Islamist Rebels Battle Troops In Lebanon

Reuters | Posted 10.02.2014 | World

* Gunmen take police station * Army bombards gunmen in bid "to encircle them" * At least 50 rebels killed in earlier amb...

Jihadi Leader Delivers Fiery Speech, Leaves Pink Hello Kitty Notebook In Plain Sight

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 07.08.2014 | World

A video of a militant leader in Syria released last week raised eyebrows on social media for one bizarre detail -- the fiery jihadist uses a pink ...

Joshua Hersh

Syrian Officials To U.S.: You Should Be On Our Side

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 03.12.2014 | World

LATAKIA, Syria — Syrian officials have a sharp message for American policymakers about the war in this country: you should be on our side. “The...

Joshua Hersh

Regrouped Syrian Rebels Fight Back Against Hardline Islamist Group

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

BEIRUT -- A hardline Syrian militant group with ties to al Qaeda has steadily lost ground in northern Syria against a recent surge of rebranded rebels...

Syria Militant Group Merges With Al Qaeda In Iraq

AP | RYAN LUCAS | Posted 06.09.2013 | World

BEIRUT — Al-Qaida's branch in Iraq and the most powerful rebel extremist group in Syria have officially joined ranks against President Bashar As...

Friend Or Foe?

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 12.24.2012 | World

ALEPPO, Syria — The presence of foreign Islamic militants battling Syria's regime is raising concerns over the possible injection of al-Qaida's ...