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A jihadist group in Syria has demanded that Christians in the northern city of Raqqa pay a levy in gold and accept curbs on their faith, or face death.

BBC News – Syria crisis: ISIS imposes rules on Christians in Raqqa

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BEIRUT (AP) — The main Western-backed Syrian opposition group demanded an investigation Thursday into an ambush by government forces that state media said killed 175 rebels near Damascus a day earlier.

The Syrian National Coalition disputed the government report, saying the people killed were civilians trying to escape the siege imposed by President Bashar Assad’s forces on suburbs of the Syrian capital.

Syrian group demands investigation into killings – Yahoo News

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How long may this go on?

I would guess until one army or another runs out of human targets or human shields.

There’s nothing stopping either from destroying the entire economic, physical, and social infrastructure and population of the nation, and they already hold captive and subjugated the same, and for the spirit, that may be as good as dead.

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