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Syrian refugee camps in Turkey vote for camp leaders

Syrian refugees in Turkish camps along the border voted for their camp leaders Thursday in a small act of democratic governance.

1 million Syrians missing out on food aid, UN says

The program has been using several local organizations to distribute food inside the country, including the Syrian Arab Red Crescent. But they are struggling with a "lack of capacity" and escalating violence.

Russia won't push Assad to stand down

Russia, Syria's most important ally, said it will not have any role in pushing President Bashar al-Assad to stand down. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told reporters that his country would not act as a mediator in the stalemate and that Assad would not bow to international pressure, reports Reuters. 

Syrian planes strike Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp near Damascus

Syrian planes hit targets in a Palestinian refugee camp near Damascus on Sunday.

US to send troops, Patriot missiles to Turkey over Syria conflict

Patriot anti-ballistic missile batteries along with 400 US troops will be deployed in Turkey, US officials confirmed.

US may label Syrian opposition faction, al-Nusra, a terrorist organization

The US government may label the Syrian opposition faction Jabhat al-Nusra a terrorist organization.

Syria sent tons of cash (literally) from Moscow to support war effort

Investigative news organization ProPublica claims that it obtained flight records that show the Syrian air force ferried huge sums of money from Moscow to Damascus over the summer.

Syrian rebels capture key military base, four die in Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus

Rebels in Syria captured a key military base in the far eastern borderlands with Iraq.

EU declares Assad not legitimate government of Syria, endorses opposition bloc

European Union foreign ministers endorsed the Syrian opposition bloc Monday declaring them the "legitimate representatives" of Syria.
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