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May 29, 2012

guardian

new: Britain, Germany, France expel Syrian diplomats – live updates

Britain, Germany, France expel Syrian diplomats – live updates

"• Crucial talks in Damascus today• Renewed protests in Egypt• Oil giant halts exploration in Libya1.20pm: Egypt: The Muslim Brotherhood's candidate in next month's runoff vote for Egypt's president says he will ensure the full rights of Christians and women if he is elected, AP reports.The..."


Kofi Annan tells Syria bold steps needed after Houla massacre

Houla massacre survivor tells how his family were slaughtered

Independent on Sunday editor defends using images of dead Syrian children

independent

new: Top Syrian official expelled from UK following massacre in Houla

new: Nine dead in Italy's latest earthquake

"At least nine people are reported dead in a magnitude 5.8 earthquake that struck the same area of northern Italy stricken by another fatal tremor on 20 May. Related StoriesBoth Syrian sides to blame for deaths, says Russian Foreign MinisterSwitzerland fears euro fallout – because its currency..."


new: France to expel Syrian ambassador

new: UN envoy Kofi Annan meets Syria's president Assad following Houla massacre

Australia expels two Syrian diplomats

france 24

new: 19 dead in Syria violence, including 7 in Homs: NGO

19 dead in Syria violence, including 7 in Homs: NGO

"At least 19 people were killed in violence on Tuesday in Syria, where clashes between regime troops and rebels raged, monitors said, as envoy Kofi Annan held talks with President Bashar al-Assad.In central Homs province, seven civilians were killed overnight, the Syrian Observatory for Human..."


new: SYRIA: France to expel Syrian ambassador, says Hollande

new: Most Houla massacre victims were executed: UN

Australia expels two Syrian diplomats over massacre

spiegel online

new: The World from Berlin: 'Syria Is Experiencing a Full-Blown Civil War'

The World from Berlin: 'Syria Is Experiencing a Full-Blown Civil War'

"The United Nations on Tuesday revealed that the majority of those massacred on Friday in the Syrian town of Houla were executed by regime-allied forces, whereupon France and Germany expelled the Syrian ambassadors from their capitals. German commentators say that it is time for the international..."


voice of america

Annan Meets Syria's Assad to Urge Compliance With Truce

Annan Meets Syria's Assad to Urge Compliance With Truce

"International peace envoy Kofi Annan has met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus to urge compliance with a cease-fire torn by clashes between government troops and rebels. A U.N. spokeswoman said Annan would raised two main issues in Tuesday's meeting: his six-point peace plan..."


Russia Blames 'Both Sides' for Syria Massacre

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new: UN official: Israel slow to relax Gaza blockade

"CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The U.N. official responsible for Palestinian refugees said Tuesday that Israel has been too slow to relax its blockade of Gaza, which has devastated the isolated economy and failed to achieve its security goals. Israel and Egypt closed their crossings with Gaza..."


new: UN: Most of 108 killed in Syria were executed

google news

new: Lebanese hostages in Syria could ignite tensions - San Francisco Chronicle

"CBS NewsLebanese hostages in Syria could ignite tensionsSan Francisco Chronicle(05-29) 03:26 PDT BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) -- The mysterious case of 11 Lebanese Shiites who were taken hostage in Syria last week is raising fears of renewed street battles in Beirut as Lebanon increasingly gets drawn..."


new: Canada turfs Syria's top diplomat - Toronto Sun

new: Lebanese hostages in Syria could ignite tensions - Houston Chronicle

new: UN: Most of 108 killed in Syria were executed - The Seattle Times

new: France to expel Syrian envoy, Hollande says - Toronto Star

new: UN envoy Annan meets Syria's Assad - Reuters Canada

syria comment

Sanctions Stop Food Getting to Syria but Not Arms

"The United States is reportedly developing a plan to vet members of the Free Syrian Army before Arab nations transfer arms to them. It hopes to avoid arming muhahideen who turn against America should they succeed in bringing down the Assad regime. The US does not want another al-Qaida on its..."


google

جديد: ...فيروس "اللهب" يقتحم حواسيب إيران و"إسرائيل" في حرب - قناة المنار

"قناة المنار...فيروس "اللهب" يقتحم حواسيب إيران و"إسرائيل" في حربقناة المنارقال خبراء بحماية معلومات أجهزة الحاسوب بأنهم اكتشفوا فيروس جديد معقد جدا يستخدم في الحرب العسكرية في الشرق الأوسط. ووفقا للخبراء فإن الفيروس الذي يطلق عليه FLAME ( اللهب) يتم تشغيله من حواسيب في إيران وفي "إسرائيل" وفي أرضي السلطة الفلسطينية..."


جديد: كوفي عنان يلتقي بالرئيس السوري في دمشق - رويترز العربية

جديد: مقتل لبناني برصاص جنود سوريين - الاتحاد

صبحي حديدي

مجزرة الحولة وثقافة الجزار

"ثمة عناصر، عديدة، يسهل على معارضي النظام السوري التوافق عليها عند قراءة حدث جلل، وفاصل ربما، مثل المجزرة التي ارتكبتها قوّات النظام ومفارزه الأمنية وقطعان الشبيحة في بلدة الحولة، وذهب ضحيتها أكثر من مئة شهيد، بينهم قرابة 50 من الأطفال، وغالبية من النساء، فضلاً عن وقوع جرحى بالمئات. وثمة، في المقابل، توافق لا يقلّ سهولة لدى..."


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