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Turkish court rejects Australia's request to extradite ISIS recruiter

20.07.2018 3:22

A Turkish court rejected an Australian request to extradite a citizen it believes is a top recruiter for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group, Australia's foreign minister said on Friday (July 20), in a setback for Canberra's efforts to prosecute him at home.

From: www.straitstimes.com

US, allies set to evacuate Syrian aid workers from southwest

19.07.2018 22:01

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the United States is finalizing plans to evacuate several hundred Syrian civil defense workers and their families from southwest Syria as Russian-backed government forces close in on the area. Two officials familiar with the plans said Thursday that the U.S., Britain and Canada are spearheading the evacuation that would [...]

From: www.seattletimes.com

Russia Says Agreements Were Discussed With Trump On Syria. The U.S. Is Silent

19.07.2018 17:49

The Trump administration has offered no information about supposed "specific" proposals that Russian officials have mentioned publicly.

Tags: Syria, Russia
From: www.npr.org

Votel: No new direction on Syria after Trump-Putin talks

19.07.2018 10:28

WASHINGTON (AP) — The commander of U.S. forces in the Middle East said Thursday he has received no new guidance from the Pentagon on cooperating with Russia in Syria following a U.S.-Russia summit that Moscow says focused heavily on Syria. Army Gen. Joseph Votel, the head of U.S. Central Command, told reporters he’s taking a [...]

From: www.seattletimes.com

Syrian rebels 'reach agreement' with government to leave Quneitra

19.07.2018 6:29

The deal is the latest in a string of agreements that have marked the government's recapture of much of southern Syria.

From: www.aljazeera.com

Syria: Evacuation of rebel-besieged towns in Idlib complete

19.07.2018 4:16

Residents of Shia-majority towns will head to government areas in return for the release of rebels held in prisons.

From: www.aljazeera.com

No, Israel hasn't 'won over' the Syrians

19.07.2018 2:32

Israel has been taking advantage of some Syrians' desperation to pursue its political goals. That's not humanitarianism.

Tags: Syria, Israel, Goa
From: www.aljazeera.com

Jihadis RETURN: Scores of ISIS fighters ‘could travel to Spain’ after fighting in Syria

18.07.2018 21:09

NEARLY 200 Islamic State militants could be preparing to return to their former homes in Spain after fighting in warzones in the Middle East, security officials have warned.

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