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June 8, 2012

guardian

new: How the internet has transformed news of Gaza and beyond | Emily Bell

How the internet has transformed news of Gaza and beyond | Emily Bell

"Digital media, bloggers and tweeters have enriched our understanding of news events by offering a personal dimensionHow do news events make us see others and understand the world? The answer is often distressingly one-dimensional: rockets in the Middle East, famine in Africa, factories in China,..."


independent

Hunger strike Briton Peter Margetts 'suffers stroke' in Dubai prison

"A British businessman on hunger strike in a Dubai prison where he is serving a 23-year sentence for allowing cheques to bounce is reported to have suffered a stroke.Related StoriesUN monitors shot at trying to reach site of 'massacre' in SyriaSaddam Hussein aide Abed Hamid Hmoud executed in..."


Second Syrian massacre: Qubair's killing fields

Russia dashes Kofi Annan's hope for unity on UN sanctions

france 24

SYRIA: UN chief warns of 'imminent' civil war in Syria

SYRIA: UN chief warns of 'imminent' civil war in Syria

China against 'outside armed intervention' in Syria

"China said Thursday it was firmly opposed to "outside armed intervention" in Syria or "any attempt to forcibly promote regime change", resisting pressure for further action following a new massacre.China's UN envoy Li Baodong told the UN General Assembly that China was committed to playing..."


npr

Annan Pleads For More Help Resolving Syrian Crisis

Russia Wants Allies To Syria Solution To Syrians

"Russia said recently it's not wedded to the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad but that it wants to see Syrians come up with their own solution to the crisis there. Russia has been against foreign intervention in Syria from the beginning. David Greene talks to George Mason University's..."


Clinton: Syria Won't Be Peaceful Until Assad Is Gone

Annan's Peace Plan Turns Focus To Syria's Supporters

U.N. Monitors Shot At In Syria, Secretary General Says

voice of america

Lebanese Sectarian Clashes Spark Syria Spillover Fears

Lebanese Sectarian Clashes Spark Syria Spillover Fears

"TRIPOLI, Lebanon - Sporadic sectarian clashes between two neighborhoods in Lebanon's second largest city, Tripoli, have reminded Lebanese of the brutal civil war in the 1970s and '80s which divided Lebanon along sectarian lines and is still a source of tensions. Overnight gun battles on..."


SCO Security Alliance Opposes Syria Intervention

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new: U.N. monitors shot at in Syria, Annan plan crumbles

"BEIRUT/UNITED NATIONS, (Reuters) - U.N. monitors came under fire in Syria on Thursday while trying to investigate reports of a new massacre that raised the pressure on world powers struggling to halt the carnage and save a peace plan from collapse. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon described..."


Cracks show in Turkey's once dominant military

google news

new: UN observers besieged in Syria - TheChronicleHerald.ca

"UN observers besieged in SyriaTheChronicleHerald.caBEIRUT — UN observers came under fire Thursday as they tried to reach the site of the latest reported mass killing in Syria — about 80 people, including women and children who were shot or stabbed. The deaths added urgency to diplomatic..."


new: Annan blames Syrian government for failed peace plan - Globe and Mail

Gillard condemns bloodshed in Syria - NEWS.com.au

Ghost militia haunting Syria: 'Killers on steroids' do dirty work for regime - National Post

China, Russia repeat stance on Syria intervention - BusinessWeek

Iraqi refugees bound for Canada stuck in Syria - CBC.ca

Call for 'speedy' solution in Syria - Gulf Times

syria comment

“Stay Out of Syria,” by Joshua Landis in Foreign Policy

"Stay Out of Syria Foreign intervention to topple Bashar al-Assad’s bloody regime risks a fiasco on par with Iraq and Afghanistan. BY JOSHUA LANDIS | JUNE 5, 2012 | Foreign Policy Let’s be clear: Washington is pursuing regime change by civil war in Syria. The United States,..."


النهار

حمد يدعو في باريس إلى خطة لانتقال سلمي للسلطة في سوريا

منظمة شانغهاي تدعو إلى وقف العنف وحل سلمي في سوريا بوتين لأحمدي نجاد: نؤيّد استخداماً سلمياً للطاقة النووية

كلينتون تدعو الأسد إلى الرحيل عن سورياموسكو: الحل اليمني ملائم إذا قبله الشعب

المراقبون لم يصلوا إلى مكان مجزرة ريف حماه لتعرّض موكبهم لإطلاق نار

في الصحافة العالميّة

"التعاون الروسي - الصيني"النيويورك تايمس": شركة المصلحة"تأتي زيارة فلاديمير بوتين لبيجينغ وقت بلغت العلاقات بين روسيا والصين ذروتها. فالدولتان تمنحان نظام بشار الاسد في سوريا دعمهما، والعلاقات الثنائية بينهما في ازدهار مطرد، وقد شجعها تدشين خط جديد لأنابيب النفط، وهما تتعاونان في مختلف الاوساط الدولية. ولكن يجب ألا ننخدع بالمظاهر،..."


google

جديد: مجلس الأمن يفشل في التوصل لحلول بشأن سوريا بعد ساعات من المشاورات أمس - الشروق

"الشروقمجلس الأمن يفشل في التوصل لحلول بشأن سوريا بعد ساعات من المشاورات أمسالشروقلم تفلح المشاورات المغلقة، التي عقدها مجلس الأمن الدولي، مساء أمس الخميس، وقبلها بساعات قليلة، اجتماع الجمعية العامة للأمم المتحدة غير الرسمي، في تقريب وجهات نظر الدول الأعضاء بالجمعية العامة، بشأن سبل التعامل مع الملف السوري، وكيفية الخروج..."


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