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June 6, 2012

guardian

In Syria, foreign intervention will only shed more blood | Seumas Milne

In Syria, foreign intervention will only shed more blood | Seumas Milne

"The US and its Gulf allies are already fuelling sectarian conflict in their proxy war with Iran. The fallout could be disastrousAs Syria descends deeper into civil war and human misery, pressure for yet another western military intervention in the Arab world is growing. Last week, General Martin..."


sky news

Why Assad Can Still Count On Moscow And Beijing

"President Assad of Syria will have looked on with satisfaction as the leaders of Russia and China reaffirmed their opposition to foreign intervention in his country. President Vladimir Putin and President Hu Jintao held talks in Beijing as part of the increasingly close ties the two countries..."


spiegel online

Assad's Willing Helpers: Why the World Can't Stop the Killing in Syria

Assad's Willing Helpers: Why the World Can't Stop the Killing in Syria

"There is no end in sight to the murdering in Syria and the world can do nothing but watch. The US has lost the authority to restore peace after the turmoil of Iraq. Russia alone has the power to topple the regime and avert a civil war, but is refusing to do so because it wants to protect its..."


voice of america

Analysts Discuss Russia's Role in Syria

Analysts Discuss Russia's Role in Syria

"There are concerns in the international community that diplomatic efforts to stop the violence in Syria are failing and that the situation could spiral into all-out civil war, with consequences throughout the region. Former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan’s peace plan to end the 15-months..."


Analysts: In Syria, Few Arab Spring Lessons Apply

New Syria Clashes, Government Expels Envoys

China, Russia United Against Intervention in Syria

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Deadly clashes in Syria as EU-Russia seek solutions

"Damascus, (AFP) - Syrian government troops fought deadly battles with armed rebels as the European Union pushed for an end to a split with Russia over how to end the 15-month bloodshed. In talks in Saint Petersburg with Russian President Vladimir Putin, EU President Herman Van Rompuy said the..."


google news

new: Russia wants broad meeting on Syria to support Annan plan - Reuters

"National PostRussia wants broad meeting on Syria to support Annan planReutersBEIJING (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov called on Wednesday for a broader international meeting on the crisis in Syria to include Iran and Turkey, with the aim of supporting a faltering peace plan..."


New Syria Clashes, Government Expels Envoys - The Chosun Ilbo

Barbara Walters apologizes for conflict of interest over aide to Syria's ... - National Post

Brazil's Odebrecht sues Florida over Cuba, Syria law - Reuters

syria comment

Military Casualties Rise; President Spreech; Houla

"Syrian military casualties rose in May while death toll overall dropped The United Nations observer team based in Hama, Syria, met with rebel leaders Thursday in Latamneh. The team’s commander, Danish Lt. Col. Peter Dahl, expressed frustration with the lack of a cease-fire. By David Enders..."


google

جديد: الرئيس السوري يكلف فريد حجاب بتشكيل حكومة جديدة - بي بي سي العربية

"FRANCE 24 - Monte Carlo Doualiyaالرئيس السوري يكلف فريد حجاب بتشكيل حكومة جديدةبي بي سي العربيةكلف الرئيس السوري بشار الأسد الدكتور رياض فريد حجاب بتشكيل حكومة جديدة، وذلك خلفا لعادل سفر الذي تولى رئاسة الوزراء في الرابع من أبريل / نيسان 2011. والدكتور حجاب من مواليد محافظة دير الزور عام 1966 وحاصل على شهادة الدكتوراه في الهندسة الزراعية. وسيشكل..."


صبحي حديدي

سمير قصير و"شقيقة الدهر"

"بين أن أعلّق على خطاب بشار الأسد، يوم أمس، أمام ما يُسمّى "مجلس الشعب"؛ واستذكار صديقي الشهيد، الكاتب والمؤرّخ والصحافي سمير قصير (1960 ـ 2005)، الذي مرّت ذكرى اغتياله السابعة يوم أمس أيضاً؛ لم أتردد البتة: ثمة الكثير من اللغو، والرقص اللفظي على عذابات السوريين، وإضافة الإهانة على جراحهم، وإيهام الذات والأتباع بأنّ المصير المحتوم..."


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