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March 24, 2012


George Clooney's satellite spies reveal secrets of Sudan's bloody army

George Clooney's satellite spies reveal secrets of Sudan's bloody army

"Actor and activist funds a hi-tech project that is tracking troops and warning civilians of attacksNathaniel Raymond is the first to admit that he has an unusual job description. "I count tanks from space for George Clooney," said the tall, easygoing Massachusetts native as he sat in a conference..."


Annan to visit China for Syria talks

Asma Assad is banned from EU – but she can still fly into Britain

"Asma al-Assad, Syria's elegant British-born First Lady, was hit with European Union sanctions yesterday as the international community attempted to put a stranglehold on the regime's inner circle.Related StoriesBashar Assad's wife 'to face EU sanctions'Bashar Assad's wife banned from entering..."

Saleh 'must stand trial for killings'

Anti-Arab soccer fans rampage in shopping centre – but no arrests


Despite Cease-Fire Push, Violence Escalates In Syria

"The situation in Syria got much more troubling this week, as thousands of people around the country went to protest against the government, government troops continued to fire on protesters, and armed rebels clashed with government troops in what's looking more and more like an insurgency...."


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new: Brutal oppression continues in Syria - Arab News

"Chicago TribuneBrutal oppression continues in SyriaArab NewsDemonstrators gather during a protest against Syria's President Bashar Assad after Friday prayers in Kafranbel, near Idlib. (Reuters) By REUTERS BEIRUT: Syrian forces pounded the already battered city of Homs with tank and mortar..."

new: Oman tackle Syria in quest for London Olympics berth - Oman Daily Observer

new: Young London Syrians travel to country to support protest - BBC News

As Iraq hosts summit, Syria crisis puts it under pressure to choose between ... - Washington Post

Military defectors unite under Free Syrian Army - CNN

UN reports army defections in Syria - Calgary Herald

UN rushes to ease burden of 100000 Syrian refugees - Ottawa Citizen

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News Round UP (23 March 2012)

"Islamists seek influence in Syria uprising, By LEE KEATH and ZEINA KARAM | AP BEIRUT (AP) — The gunmen in eastern Syria, wielding grenade launchers and assault rifles, announced on the Internet they were forming the “God is Great” Brigade and joining the country’s rebellion...."


جديد: قائد مروحية ينشق.. ويقصف {الأمن العسكري} - القبس

"يمن برسقائد مروحية ينشق.. ويقصف {الأمن العسكري}القبسأكدت المعارضة السورية أن قائد مروحية عسكرية قام بقصف فرع الأمن العسكري في اعزاز في حلب، بعد انشقاقه عن سلاح الجو، الأمر الذي أكدته أيضا لجان التنسيق السورية، لكن وكالة الأنباء السورية (سانا) نفته. وقال العضو في المجلس الوطني السوري، محمد عناد، إن الطيار تلقى أوامر بقصف مدنيين..."

جديد: تركيا تقيم منطقة عازلة بعمق 20 كلم على الحدود السورية - الاتحاد

جديد: تأسيس مجلس عسكري للمعارضة السورية - الجزيرة