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March 19, 2012


Libya campaign 'has made UN missions to protect civilians less likely'

Libya campaign 'has made UN missions to protect civilians less likely'

"Thinktank says 'contortion' of security council resolution makes agreement from countries such as China or Russia harder to winThe Libya campaign led by Britain and France was a military success but has come at a potentially high price, making future UN-backed missions to protect civilians..."

Libya demands Senussi's extradition - Sunday 18 March 2012


new: Troops and rebels clash in Syrian capital

"Syrian security forces clashed with gunmen in an upscale neighborhood of the capital Damascus that is home to embassies and senior officials in one of the worst confrontations in the tightly-controlled city center in the country's yearlong uprising.Related StoriesAt least 27 killed in Damascus..."

Israel's anthem and a row about harmony

Captors free former US soldier – but no one knew he was missing

Bombings mark the first anniversary of Syria uprising

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new: Two more Syrian generals defect: Turkish diplomat

Two more Syrian generals defect: Turkish diplomat

"Two more generals have fled Syria and linked up with rebels trying to overthrow President Bashar al-Assad's regime in Damascus, a Turkish diplomat said on Monday.The latest defections mean a total of nine generals have deserted since the revolt against Assad's rule erupted a year ago, many..."

new: Four killed in Damascus clash: state television

new: SYRIA: Fierce clashes reported in Syrian capital Damascus

SYRIA: Car bomb explodes in Syrian city of Aleppo

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new: Witnesses Say Heavy Fighting Hits Major Damascus Neighborhood

Witnesses Say Heavy Fighting Hits Major Damascus Neighborhood

"State-run Syrian television says three people it calls terrorists were killed in during fighting Monday between rebels and government forces in an upscale Damascus neighborhood. The broadcast says one government soldier was also killed. Witnesses tell international news agencies that they could..."

Explosion Hits Aleppo; Syrian Crackdown Continues


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Inside Syria: Photographs by Rodrigo Abd - TIME

"AFPInside Syria: Photographs by Rodrigo AbdTIMEAhmed, center, mourns his father Abdulaziz Abu Ahmed Khrer, who was killed by a Syrian Army sniper, during his funeral in Idlib, north Syria. AP cameraman Ahmed Bahaddou and I sneaked into Syria from Turkey, traveling with the rebels' Free..."

Yemeni Nobel Laureate tells Syrians: Assad's time is up -

'I am the real dictator,' Mrs. Assad emails - Montreal Gazette

Why Syria Won't Get the Libya Treatment from the West - TIME

Russia's Stake in Syria and Iran - Wall Street Journal

Black market for weapons nearly depleted, smugglers to Syria say - Toronto Star

Second attack in two days on Syrian regime strongholds - Toronto Star

Barcelona FC: Syria state TV says La Blaugrana working against Bashar al-Assad - (blog)


فشل أنان؟

في الصحافة العالميّة

انفجار سيارة مفخّخة في حلب وتشييع ضحايا تفجيري دمشق موسكو تقول إنها لا توافق على كل قرارات الحكومة السورية

"غداة التفجيرين اللذين ضربا دمشق، هز انفجار سيارة مفخخة منطقة سكنية تضم مركزا امنيا في مدينة حلب، ثانية كبرى المدن السورية، وتسبب بمقتل ثلاثة اشخاص. واتهمت المعارضة السورية النظام بتدبير هذه التفجيرات، بينما منعت السلطات خروج تظاهرات دعا اليها الناشطون احياء للذكرى السنوية الاولى لبدء الاحتجاجات المطالبة باسقاط الرئيس بشار..."


"لوس أنجلس تايمس": سوق الأسلحة اللبناني الذي يمد الثوار السوريين نضب تماماً