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Al-Qaeda Rebels Abuse and Murder Syrian Christians

Editor’s note:  UPDATE:  The original photograph illustrating this article (see  the photograph here) was captioned “Christian woman is tied to a pillar in Aleppo, Syria, by an al-Qaeda-linked gang and left with a note encouraging by-passers to spit on her.”

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Caught on Film: Syrian Opposition Massacres Office Workers

A massacre of Syrian postal workers was recorded on video on Aug. 10, and appears to show Syrian opposition militants killing office workers by pushing them off the roof of a post office that had been seized by the group,

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Syria: Gov’t Forces Launch Ground Assault on Aleppo with Heavy Artillery

Editor’s Note: Understanding the News from Syria The reports from Syria recall the old story of the blind men describing an elephant. To each one, describing what he could feel with his hands, the elephant was like a tree, a

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