Mid-East

Syrian forces launch ground assault on rebel-held areas

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Syrian regime forces have entered eastern Aleppo and retaken parts of its largest district, launching a long-threatened ground assault to wrest control of the area from rebels. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Middle East Read More

At least 31 killed in train collision in Iran

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Two trains collided in northern Iran on Friday morning, killing at least 31 people and injuring dozens of others, Iran’s official Islamic Republic News Agency reported. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Middle East Read More

Mosul completely surrounded by Iraqi-led troops – paramilitary forces

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The city of Mosul is now entirely surrounded by Iraqi-led forces, an alliance of paramilitary groups said Wednesday, more than a month since the operation was launched to seize control of the key city from ISIS militants. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Middle East Read More

Tehran smog blamed for deaths

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First it was Beijing. Then Delhi. Now it’s Tehran. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Middle East Read More

Opinion:The issue we can’t ignore anymore

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The election is over. It’s time to acknowledge that we have ignored the crisis in Syria for too long, writes S.E. Cupp. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Middle East Read More

Who still lives in Aleppo?

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Imagine New York City getting annihilated by airstrikes. Or London getting wiped off the map. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Middle East Read More

Syria: Heavy airstrikes resume on east Aleppo

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Warplanes carried out heavy airstrikes on multiple neighborhoods in rebel-held east Aleppo Tuesday after nearly three weeks of reduced bombardment, killing at least one person, according to an activist with the Aleppo Media Center. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Middle East Read More

Aleppo residents texted warning of impending bombardment

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Residents in war-ravaged eastern Aleppo received a dire warning early Sunday: Prepare for the city to be bombarded and evacuate in the next 24 hours. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Middle East Read More

Underwear rules convey ISIS oppression

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As Iraqi forces advance on ISIS strongholds, a sign discovered near Mosul reveals the extent of the militants’ invasive control of populations they subjugated. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Middle East Read More

Sources: Top ISIS commander killed

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A senior ISIS commander has been killed in the battle for Mosul, Iraqi military sources said. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Middle East Read More

Taliban car bomb hits outpost in N. Afghanistan

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A suicide car bomb targeted the German consulate in Afghanistan’s northern Balkh province on Thursday, according to the local police. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Middle East Read More

Shepherd refused ISIS escape route

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Shukar Mahmoud is an Iraqi shepherd, who along with his flock of 40 sheep, is caught between two checkpoints outside Bartella on the outskirts of Mosul. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Middle East Read More

Is battle outside Mosul a preview of the fight to come?

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If a battle in Mosul that CNN’s Arwa Damon and Brice Lane were caught in is any indication, the push to take back the Iraqi city will only grow more difficult. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Middle East Read More
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