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Syrian civil war

National Security Council: 'We're aware of media reporting and social media activity indicating that a 2nd American citizen associated with ISIL has been killed in Syria. At this point, we are not in a position to confirm those reports. Should that change, we will provide an update' - @NSCPress

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US State Department looking into reports that a 2nd American was killed last weekend in Syria in the same battle as Douglas McAuthur McCain - @NBCNews

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IDF: Israeli civilian 'lightly injured' as a result of 'errant fire' from internal fighting in Syria near border - @IDFSpokesperson

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Captive Peter Theo Curtis is released from Syria

Photo: Freed journalist Peter Theo Curtis addressing the media after being released from captivity in Syria - @BreeSison

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Captive Peter Theo Curtis is released from Syria

Peter Theo Curtis, journalist freed from captivity in Syria: 'I suddenly remember how good the American people are' - live video

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Captive Peter Theo Curtis is released from Syria

Freed journalist Peter Theo Curtis and his mother to make a statement outside their home in Cambridge, Mass., at 10 am ET - @NBCNews

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Captive Peter Theo Curtis is released from Syria

Photo: Journalist Peter Theo Curtis steps out of his mother's home in Cambridge, Mass., to hang up an American flag and speak with friends after being brought home from captivity in Syria - @antoinetteA

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Syrian rebels have captured border crossing with Israel in the Golan Heights after deadly clashes, activists say - @AP

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German foreign ministry says country will not take part in any military engagement against Islamic State in Syria - @ReutersWorld

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Syria chemical weapon fears

UN human rights report on possible Syrian chemical weapons use in April: 'Witnesses saw helicopters drop barrel bombs and smelled a scent akin to domestic chlorine immediately following impact' - @AFP

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Syria chemical weapon fears

UN human rights investigators: Syrian government likely dropped chemical agent chlorine on civilian areas 8 times in April - @AFP

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UN investigators say have 'strong indications of the chain of command' of Islamic State perpetrating war crimes in Syria - @Reuters

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Syrian government forces are increasingly using barrel bombs on civilian areas, amounts to war crime, UN says - @Reuters

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UN investigators say reports of deaths in custody in Syrian jails on rise, especially in Damascus - @Reuters

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UN says forensic analysis of nearly 27,000 photos allegedly taken in Syrian jails supports 'longstanding findings of systematic torture and deaths of detainees' - @Reuters

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Iraq crisis

Australia's intelligence chief says 15 Australians, including 2 young suicide bombers, believed to have died fighting in Syria and Iraq - @AFP

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Captive Peter Theo Curtis is released from Syria

Writer Peter Theo Curtis upon return to US: 'I have been so touched and moved, beyond all words, by the people who have come up to me today - strangers on the airplane, the flight attendants and, most of all, my family to say welcome home. I am also deeply indebted to the U.S. officials who have worked on my case. I especially want to thank the government of Qatar for intervening on my behalf' - statement

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Captive Peter Theo Curtis is released from Syria

Writer Peter Theo Curtis returns to US after 2 years held captive in Syria, family says - @ABC

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White House confirms death of American Douglas McAuthur McCain who was fighting with Islamic State in Syria - @NSCPress

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State Department, asked about female US aid worker reportedly held by Islamic State: 'I'm not going to confirm other details about detained Americans' - @HannahAllam

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