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May 2, 2012


Al-Qa'ida opens a new front line

"It is a sight the world had got used to: a crater in the road where the suicide bomber detonated the explosives packed into his vehicle; the pools of blood and hunks of flesh of people caught in the blast; ruined buildings where floors have collapsed on top of each other; shocked survivors..."

More than just a pawn in a game? Chess chief's bold move to visit Assad

Activists urge UN to increase presence in Syria

Livni quits and attacks Israel's leaders

sky news

new: How Syrian Police Stole Our Camera

" Afterwards I apologised to the man with the gun for calling him a thief and he apologised to me for taking our camera.The man with the gun, a policeman, had wrestled the camera from Sky News cameraman Nathan Hale as he tried to film a demonstration outside the court building in central..."

voice of america

UN: Syrian Heavy Weapons Still in Cities

UN: Syrian Heavy Weapons Still in Cities

"The U.N.’s peacekeeping chief said Tuesday that the Syrian government still has heavy weapons in cities, and that both the government and opposition have committed violations of a U.N.-brokered truce. U.N. peacekeeping chief Hervé Ladsous says the 24 monitors already in Syria have reported..."

23 Killed in Syria Attacks as Pressure Mounts on UN Observers


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new: Amid unrest, Syrians struggle to feed their families - Washington Post

"Amid unrest, Syrians struggle to feed their familiesWashington PostBEIRUT — Hundreds of thousands of people are struggling to feed their families in the parts of Syria hardest hit by violence, activists and aid workers say, with access to food cut off by ruined infrastructure, rocketing prices..."

UN observers in Syria report cease-fire violations by government and opposition - Winnipeg Free Press

US targets foreign evaders of Iran, Syria sanctions - Toronto Sun

Florida ban targets firms with ties to Cuba, Syria - Toronto Sun

Israel and Syria's Opposition -- Suspect and Respect - Huffington Post (blog)

Inside Syria's broken city of Homs -

Turkey seeks to isolate Syrian regime, but its soldiers stay put at sacred tomb - Washington Post


غليون: الثورة الديمقراطية ستكون أقدر على استرجاع الجولان - الخليج

"الشرق الاوسطغليون: الثورة الديمقراطية ستكون أقدر على استرجاع الجولانالخليجرفض رئيس “المجلس الوطني السوري” المعارض برهان غليون، ما يتردد عن إمكانية قبول المجلس أو أي فصيل بالمعارضة التفاوض مع الدول الغربية أو “إسرائيل” حول مستقبل هضبة الجولان المحتلة، مقابل المساعدة في إسقاط النظام، وقال في حوار أجرته معه وكالة الأنباء..."

الأمم المتحدة تسرع نشر المراقبين بسوريا - الجزيرة