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Liz Sly
Washington Post Beirut bureau chief covering Syria, Lebanon, Iraq and beyond. RT=Gosh, hmm or huh. Favorites are my filing cabinet.
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Damien Spleeters 5h
New report shows how ISIS is still developing, testing and deploying new weapon systems despite losses
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"Don't get me wrong. I'm not an advocate for Assad. I'm not his lawyer" - Putin to Erdogan, according to Erdogan
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Wild boars go on the rampage in northern Iraq, and kill 3 members of ISIS.
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susannah george 23h
After Turkish strike, Peshmerga says "PKK must stop destabilizing and escalating tensions" in Sinjar via
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Bloomberg Politics Apr 23
Macron seen winning second round vs Le Pen 62%-38%, according to Ipsos
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Benjamin Haddad Apr 23
Dark speech from far left Mélenchon. Refuses to acknowledge result, does not back any candidate. Will do online vote of activist on website.
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Liz Sly Apr 23
A centrist leftist comes from nowhere to win the lead in the French election over candidates backed by Trump & Putin
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Andrew Roth Apr 23
Russian Ministry of Defense media says Macron and Le Pen leading in polls. Note the hashtag.
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Diane Lockyer Apr 23
Recommended reading on Syrian conflict by when values of post WW2 conflict no longer prevail leading to chaos cc
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Liz Sly Apr 23
A very excellent article indeed, but not by me, by the great !
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Louisa Loveluck Apr 22
Worthwhile deep-dive on the Four Towns deal - the most complex of Syria's war: by .
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Philip Rucker Apr 20
The inside story of how Trump admin negotiated release of Aya Hijazi, a US citizen jailed in Egypt for 3 years
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paul mcleary Apr 19
US State Dept. has approved $290M to equip Iraqi Kurd units with 4K M16s, over 100 Humvees and 36 howitzers.
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Lucas Tomlinson Apr 19
Syria has moved all of its jets to a Russian air base in Syria in Latakia along Med. Move comes more than week after US Navy missile strike
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Jenan Moussa Apr 18
1/ Acc to FOX News: family of Omran (boy in ambulance) is under house arrest by Syria regime. I checked story, details dont add up.
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MENA_Conflict Apr 17
Replying to @LizSly
They've been predicting this alliance since spring 2014.
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Has Avrat Apr 17
Sign spotted in Sivas tonight: "Welcome Sultan! With hopes of being governed by the Qur'an. Happy is the one who is a Muslim Turk"
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Liz Sly Apr 17
Replying to @ruthmaclean
All your reports have been GREAT & proving of the point that good journalism speaks for itself
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Liz Sly Apr 17
In which Assad points out that the long-promised, US-backed offensive for Raqqa has yet to materialize
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Liz Sly Apr 17
ISIS is negotiating to mend fences with Al Qaeda, says Iraq's Ayad Allawi
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