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Syracuse Group Reviews and Confirms Syria Crime Against Humanity

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By Brendan Tierney SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The Syrian Accountability Project, a team of Syracuse University law students who investigate war crimes in the Syrian Civil War, released a White Paper Wednesday focusing on this month’s use of chemical weapons in the rebel-held city of Khan Sheikhoun. The researchers found sarin gas, a deadly nerve […]

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ISIS Releases Over 200 Prisoners

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By Brian Ives SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The Islamic State released more than 200 Yazidis Wednesday, an Iraqi Kurdish security official said. ISIS had held the prisoners for more than eight months. Gen. Hiwa Abdullah, a northern Iraqi commander, said most of the 216 freed prisoners showed signs of neglect and abuse. He said […]

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Health, Transportation

300 Migrants Reported Missing After Trying to Cross the Mediteranean

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By Alana Heller SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – At least 300 migrants are missing after trying to cross the Mediterranean in open rubber boats baring cold temperatures.  Survivors reported these individuals as missing earlier today. The United Nations refugee and various aid groups are pointing fingers and criticizing the European Union’s rescue operation. The United […]

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ISIS Captured American Kayla Mueller Confirmed Dead by Obama Administration

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By Owen Gotimer SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Kayla Jean Mueller, a 26-year-old American woman, has been confirmed dead by her family and the Obama administration. Over the weekend, Mueller’s family received a private message from Islamic State militants – who had been holding Mueller captive. The U.S. intelligence community validated the information in the private […]

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Syracuse Mosque Reacts to ISIS

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By: Kali Fisher, Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News)- The fighting over in Iraq and Syria isn’t something new to the Middle East or America. It’s something that has gone on for years but only recently did it start escalating again. For the past four months the U.S. has been fighting what many refer to as ISIS or […]

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