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Shiite Fatwa Legitimizes Syrian War

AP | QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA | Posted 12.19.2013 | Religion

BAGHDAD (AP) — A leading Shiite Muslim cleric widely followed by Iraqi militants has issued the first public religious edict permitting Shiites to f...

Syria: Another Bloody Year

Ali Hashem | Posted 03.09.2013 | World
Ali Hashem

Russia, China, and Iran, back the regime, while the U.S., Europe, and Gulf States support the revolution, it is as if Syria is now a playground for a new cold war similar to that of the '60s.

UN: Syria's Civil War Increasingly Sectarian

AP | SLOBODAN LEKIC | Posted 12.20.2012 | World

BRUSSELS -- Syria's civil war is increasingly turning into a sectarian conflict pitting majority Sunni rebels against government forces supported by t...