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Coalition air strikes against Isis aid Bashar al-Assad, Syrian rebels claim – The Guardian

The Guardian Coalition air strikes against Isis aid Bashar al-Assad, Syrian rebels claimThe GuardianSmoke rises after a coalition air strike in Kobani. Syrian rebels claim attacks against Isis have allowed government forces to intensify their own offensive. Photograph: Umit Bektas/Reuters. … Continue reading

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Coalition air strikes against Isis aid Bashar al-Assad, Syrian rebels claim – The Guardian

The Guardian Coalition air strikes against Isis aid Bashar al-Assad, Syrian rebels claimThe GuardianSmoke rises after a coalition air strike in Kobani. Syrian rebels claim attacks against Isis have allowed government forces to intensify their own offensive. Photograph: Umit Bektas/Reuters. … Continue reading

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Kiev agrees buffer zone with eastern rebels

Pro-Russian separatists and representatives from Kiev and Moscow agree extra measures to ensure ceasefire. Asia homepage

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US approves plan to arm Syrian rebels

$ 500m funding proposal was controversial among Democrats who voted 114 for and 85 against – a sign of wariness among members of the president’s party Asia homepage

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House of Representatives approves Obama plan to arm Syrian rebels – The Guardian

The Guardian House of Representatives approves Obama plan to arm Syrian rebelsThe GuardianDoubts over US strategy in Syria grew on Wednesday as a key vote in Congress allowing the arming and training of groups fighting against the Islamic State saw … Continue reading

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US approves plan to arm Syrian rebels – Financial Times

Newsweek US approves plan to arm Syrian rebelsFinancial TimesThe US House of Representatives voted in favour on Wednesday of the Obama administration's plan to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels although large numbers of lawmakers from both parties remain sceptical … Continue reading

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Wary lawmakers ready to OK arms for Syrian rebels – Washington Post

Reuters Wary lawmakers ready to OK arms for Syrian rebelsWashington PostWASHINGTON — Wary House lawmakers prepared to give President Barack Obama authority to arm and train Syrian rebels in the fight against Islamic State militants Wednesday as Iraq's new prime … Continue reading

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House likely to approve arms, training for moderate Syrian rebels – Fox News

Fox News House likely to approve arms, training for moderate Syrian rebelsFox NewsHouse lawmakers appear likely to approve giving President Obama the authority to order U.S. military training and arms for moderate Syrian rebels. A measure authorizing the president's request … Continue reading

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Congressional Leaders Back Plan to Train Rebels to Fight Islamic State – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal Congressional Leaders Back Plan to Train Rebels to Fight Islamic StateWall Street JournalSpeaker of the House John Boehner took questions from the media Tuesday on President Barack Obama's request for funding to fight Islamic State militants and … Continue reading

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US Congress pushes ahead with bid to arm Syrian rebels – Reuters

Reuters US Congress pushes ahead with bid to arm Syrian rebelsReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives began debating legislation on Tuesday to authorize President Barack Obama's plan to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels to fight Islamic State … Continue reading

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