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April 7, 2012

guardian

Bahrain unrest fuels calls for grand prix to be cancelled

Bahrain unrest fuels calls for grand prix to be cancelled

"Grand prix should not go ahead amid violence on streets and a hunger strike by jailed activist, opponents sayPressure is growing for motorsport authorities to cancel this month's Formula One race in Bahrain, amid continuing violence on the streets and a hunger strike by a jailed activist.Protesters,..."


independent

Ousted Yemeni president's loyalists attack airport 

"Gunmen loyal to Yemen's ousted president blasted buildings at the country's main airport with anti-aircraft guns today, forcing authorities to shut it down, an airport official said. Related StoriesThousands of displaced Syrians cross to Turkey as time runs outBahraini hunger striker in hospitalIran..."


Activists: 28 killed in ongoing Syria offensives 

At least 28 killed in ongoing Syria violence 

Iran 'able to build nuclear weapon'

Robert Fisk: Under siege but vicar of Baghdad is still spreading the word

france 24

new: Iraqi minister holds talks for progress in Turkey ties

Iraqi minister holds talks for progress in Turkey ties

"A senior Iraqi minister met Turkish officials this week for talks on bilateral ties already strained over a political crisis engulfing neighbouring Iraq, a Turkish diplomat said Saturday.Iraqi National Security Minister Falih al-Fayyad held closed-door talks in Istanbul and Ankara beginning..."


new: SYRIA : Violence flares in Syria ahead of UN-backed troop pullout

new: Nearly 700 Syrians 'flee to Turkey in single day'

Ban says Syria violating Security Council demands

npr

new: On A Mission: What The U.N. Faces In Syria

U.N. Team Arrives In Syria Amid Heightened Violence

"With an agreed cease-fire deadline fast approaching, violence across Syria appears to be escalating; hundreds of people have reportedly been killed in the past few days. As NPR's Grant Clark reports, there's much international skepticism that a peace plan for Syria will get off the ground next..."


voice of america

US Checks Syrian Troop Pullout

US Checks Syrian Troop Pullout

"Satellite image posted on the US embassy's Facebook page shows Syrian government removed some forces in Da’el in Daraa province.   The U.S. ambassador to Syria says Syrian government forces appear to have pulled out of some towns and cities ahead of a U.N.-brokered cease-fire deadline.  However,..."


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new: Baath party backers rally in Damascus

Baath party backers rally in Damascus

new: Activists: 53 killed in ongoing Syria offensives

"Syrian government shelling and offensives against rebel-held towns killed at least 53 civilians across the country on Saturday, activists said, as the U.S. posted online satellite images of troop deployments that cast further doubt on whether the regime intends to comply with an internationally..."


new: At least 80 dead in Syria crackdown ahead of deadline

new: Activists: 43 killed in ongoing Syria offensives

Activists: 28 killed in ongoing Syria offensives

google news

new: Islamic group offers Syria violence victims $70 million aid - Reuters

"Islamic group offers Syria violence victims $70 million aidReutersJEDDAH (Reuters) - The world's largest Islamic body said on Saturday it was preparing humanitarian aid worth up to $70 million to help some 1 million people affected by violence during the year-long Syrian uprising against..."


Venezuela's Chavez says US is trying to topple Syria's Assad - Haaretz

Russia prepares to drop Assad - Hamilton Spectator

Why Syria's freedom counts: Worthington - Toronto Sun

فرانس 24

جديد: 95 قتيلا في سوريا السبت من بينهم 67 مدنيا

95 قتيلا في سوريا السبت من بينهم 67 مدنيا

"بيروت (ا ف ب) - اسفرت اعمال العنف في سوريا السبت عن مقتل 95 شخصا بحسب المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان.وقال المرصد في بيانات متلاحقة ان 95 شخصا قتلوا في سوريا السبت من بينهم 67 مدنيا و12 جنديا نظاميا و16 منشقا.ففي ريف حماة (وسط) قتل اربعون مدنيا و11 من المجموعات المنشقة في بلدة اللطامنة خلال العمليات العسكرية للقوات النظامية. وقتل خمسة اشخاص..."


جديد: حوالى 700 لاجئ سوري الى تركيا في يوم واحد

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