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May 20, 2012


new: Abdelbaset al-Megrahi

Abdelbaset al-Megrahi

"Libyan intelligence officer who maintained that his conviction for the Lockerbie plane bombing was wrongAbdelbaset al-Megrahi, the Libyan convicted of the Lockerbie bombing and released from prison in Scotland amid a storm of international controversy in August 2009, has died aged 60 of cancer...."

G8 summit: Barack Obama says leaders in agreement over Iran and Syria – video


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new: Grenade explodes near UN observer chief's convoy in Syria - Al-Arabiya

"Al-ArabiyaGrenade explodes near UN observer chief's convoy in SyriaAl-ArabiyaThe head of a Syria ceasefire monitoring mission was stopped at an army checkpoint in Douma when a bomb detonated nearby. (Reuters) By AL ARABIYA WITH AGENCIES A rocket-propelled grenade landed near a team of United..."

new: Swiss investigate Syrians, Libyans over money-laundering - TrustLaw

Swiss investigate Syrians, Libyans over money-laundering - Reuters

Roadside bomb explodes in Damascus suburb as chief of UN observers visits; no ... - Winnipeg Free Press

Iran, Syria among top for G-8 and NATO -

US tells G8 Syria's Assad must go, cites Yemen as model - Montreal Gazette

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new: Election Results of the May 7, 2012 Syrian Elections

"Mawal95 wrote up this very useful news summary of the results of the May 7, 2012 parliamentary elections in Syria, copied below. In short, the Baath party has won an even larger victory in the 7 May 2012 parliamentary elections than it did in previous elections. The Ba’ath party has won a..."

The SNC in Trouble as Ghalioun Offers to Resign

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جديد: معارك في دمشق ودعوة دولية جديدة لوقف العنف

معارك في دمشق ودعوة دولية جديدة لوقف العنف

"دمشق (ا ف ب) - دارت معارك عنيفة ليلا بين منشقين والجيش السوري في عدة مناطق من دمشق رغم تجديد الاسرة الدولية دعوتها الى وقف "فوري" للعنف المستمر في سوريا منذ اكثر من 14 شهرا.وفي انتهاك جديد لوقف اطلاق النار الذي دخل حيز التنفيذ نظريا في 12 نيسان/ابريل عملا بخطة الموفد الدولي كوفي انان لوقف اعمال العنف في سوريا، دارت اشتباكات عنيفة..."

جديد: مقتل شيخ سني برصاص الجيش في لبنان