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Latest platform for Syria's president: Instagram

Syria's embattled president already has a Facebook page, Twitter account and a YouTube channel. Now Bashar Assad is turning to the popular photo-sharing service Instagram in the latest attempt at improving his image as his country burns, posting pictures of himself and his glamorous wife surrounded Full story

U.N. says chemical weapons inspectors to visit three Syrian sites

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Syria has agreed to allow U.N. inspectors to visit three sites to investigate accusations of chemical weapons use during the country's 2-year-old civil war, the United Nations said on Wednesday. Full story

Iran grants Syria $3.6 billion credit to buy oil products

AMMAN (Reuters) - Syria and Iran signed a deal this week to activate a $3.6 billion credit facility to buy oil products to shore up President Bashar al-Assad's war battered economy, officials and bankers said on Wednesday. Full story

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Morning Headlines: Wednesday, July 31

Iran grants Syria $3.6 billion credit facility to buy oil products

Syrian war takes center stage on Ramadan TV series

Syria's Kurds mobilize to fight al-Qaida groups

Turkish troops use teargas to stop smugglers entering from Syria

North African instability a concern for NATO: military chief

Turkish troops fire tear gas to stop 'smugglers' from Syria

Al Qaeda group kidnaps Italian priest in Syria: activists

Assad's forces kill 12 rebels taking flour from mill: activist

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  Healing the wounds of war

Abeed Sabha, 11, lost his leg in a rocket explosion outside his home in Syria. Helping him recover is his older brother and a small charity that helps wounded children from around the world get medical treatment in the U.S. NBC's Stephanie Gosk reports. 

  July 21: Nightly News Sunday broadcast

Nation debates race, law after Zimmerman trial; Cleveland suburb on edge after grisly discoveries; Roller coaster death prompts questions about safety oversight; Dangerous thunderstorms flood Arizona; Mother Nature helps in Calif. wildfire fight; Humanitarian crisis reaching new levels in Syria; Pop

  Humanitarian crisis reaching new levels in Syria

As civil war rages on in Syria, humanitarian suffering is reaching new catastrophic levels. NBC’s Ayman Mohyeldin reports.

  Part 2 of Alex Witt's the 'Best of Office Politics'

Alex Witt presents part two of the "Best of Office Politics," including MSNBC Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel's thoughts on his captivity in Syria last year.

  Israel and Palestine agree to new round of peace talks

Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., speaks to Alex Witt about U.S. foreign relations regarding a new round Israeli-Palestinian peace talks and the conflict in Syria.

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