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‘We see them as monsters. At least Israel makes normal, typical war’: As Isis caliphate shrinks, Syrian anger grows 

27 Mar

It must be the most beautiful front line in the world. Turn right at the ancient city of Qatna, drive east for 40 miles and you’ll come to a village called Telwared, the “Hill of Roses”. There are fields of yellow flowers, sheep and cattle and almond orchards and an old T-62 tank and then a series of largely empty, slightly sinister two-storey houses and a row of gentle hills to the south. That’s where Isis holds its ground, an ideology quite divorced from all this beauty and bright sky and sunlight.
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/isis-caliphate-shrinks-syrian-army-hatred-jibl-jarrah-russia-soldiers-a7650991.html

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