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US special operations forces heading to Syria

...operations forces will be sent to northern Syria to work with local troops in the fight...say exactly how many troops would go to Syria, detail their role or say how long they...S. troops have been on the ground in Syria before, Earnest said, noting a rescue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-10-30/us-special-operations-forces
IS destroys ancient monastery in central Syria

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - The Islamic State group demolished...founded more than 1,500 years in central Syria Friday near a town where the extremists...Observatory for Human Rights, which tracks Syria's conflict, also reported the destruction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/world/2015-08-21/destroys-ancient-monastery-ce
3 teams said to be behind Paris attacks

...possible links to networks in Belgium and Syria.Paris prosecutor Francois Molins said...hall, where 89 people died, mentioned Syria and Iraq during their rampage. Of the hundreds...bombing suspected Islamic State targets in Syria and Iraq and also has troops fighting militants...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-11-14/3-teams-said-be-behind-paris
Rants & Raves

...readers:THE PRESIDENT CAN take all these free trips all over the world and give all of our money to help foreign countries like Syria, but he can't give a Social Security raise to the seniors in our country. He needs to be impeached and got out of office...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-11-16/rants-raves
Islamic State extremists kidnap at least 70 Christians in Syria

...along the Khabur River in northeastern Syria. They abducted at least 70 Christians...Christians.The group's bloody campaign in Syria and Iraq, where it seeks to form a self-styled...relies on a network of activists inside Syria.Both groups said that most of the captives...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-02-24/islamic-state-extremists-kidnap-lea
Solutions for guns, Syria

...fingerprinted, vetted, taught English and trained.After that they can be sent right back to Syria to fight our enemies. If they refuse because they are not from Syria, then they can be deported. If they earned the right to become citizens, then I would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-10-09/solutions-guns-syria
Pentagon: US, partners begin airstrikes in Syria

...night on Islamic State group targets in Syria, expanding a military campaign into a country...journalists ? and captured large swaths of Syria and northern and western Iraq.U...self-declared capital in Raqqa in northeastern Syria. Military officials have said the U...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/world/2014-09-22/pentagon-us-partners-begin-ai
Latest: Paris police raid targets suspected mastermind

...trying to illegally cross into Turkey from Syria.A brief military statement on Wednesday...earlier, in Kilis province, which borders Syria. It said 21 other people were also detained...900-kilometer (560-mile) border with Syria and has tightened controls in a bid to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-11-18/latest-paris-police-raid-tar
As many as 120 dead in string of Paris attacks

...from hundreds of French Islamic radicals who have traveled to Syria and returned home with skills to stage violence.Though it...attackers, if they turn out to be connected to one of the groups in Syria, were they homegrown terrorists or were they returning fighters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-11-13/many-120-dead-string-paris-a
Will we really 'always have Paris'?

...friends and colleagues. Still think so? It appears the Paris assaults may have been carried out in part by "refugees" from Syria.As one report put it, "A second Paris gunman has been confirmed as having entered Europe via Greece by posing as a refugee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-11-15/will-we-really-always