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June 9, 2012

guardian

The crisis in Syria is reopening Lebanon's old war divisions | Lina Khatib

The crisis in Syria is reopening Lebanon's old war divisions | Lina Khatib

"Clashes in Lebanon are symptoms of underlying tensions that are worryingly close to those that started the country's civil warClashes between Sunnis and Alawites in Lebanon are not merely a case of the Syrian crisis "spreading" – underlying them are dynamics that hark back to the period leading..."


We can intervene in Syria, with Russia's blessing | David Owen

UN's Syria monitors sift through debris of al-Qubair attack

independent

Shelling in Syria's Deraa kills 17, say activists

"Seventeen people, including 10 women, were killed overnight by shelling in the southern Syrian town of Deraa, where the uprising against President Bashar al-Assad erupted 15 months ago, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.Related StoriesChina says Kofi Annan's Syria efforts are more..."


Tel Aviv opens its arms to gay rights

Monitors find grim proof of killing as they finally reach Syrian village

UN monitors reach Syria massacre scene

npr

new: Finally Inside Syria, What A Reporter Sees

Shelling Kills 15 In Southern Syrian City

"Syrian troops shelled the southern city of Daraaa early on Saturday, killing at least 15 people, activists said. And in Damascus, residents spoke about a night of shooting and explosions in the worst violence Syria's capital has seen since the uprising against President Bashar Assad's regime..."


In A Syrian Village, Evidence Of A Slaughter

Assad's 'Shabiha' Terrorize Syrians After Shelling

voice of america

Activists: Shelling in Syrian City Kills 15

"The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says Syrian troops have shelled the southern city of Daraa, killing at least 15 people. The Observatory says dozens of people were wounded in the early morning bombardment Saturday. The deaths in Daraa come amid an international outcry..."


Annan Meets Clinton, Syria Violence Kills 17

Annan Meets Clinton, Syria Violence Kills 17

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new: Russia pushes for big Syria meeting, not sanctions

"MOSCOW, (Reuters) - Russia amplified its call for an international meeting on Syria on Saturday, saying sanctions or military intervention would "only aggravate the already difficult atmosphere". "Our logic is that it is not necessary now to apply additional pressure, to introduce sanctions..."


new: Smell of death lingers at Syrian massacre village

Shabiha militia carrying out kidnappings to extort ransom – Source

Al Qaeda leader's wife praises women for Arab Spring

yahoo news

new: Intense shelling of southern Syrian city kills 17

Intense shelling of southern Syrian city kills 17

"Syrian troops shelled the southern city of Daraa early on Saturday, killing at least 17 people, activists said. And in Damascus, residents spoke about a night of shooting and explosions in the worst violence Syria's capital has seen since the uprising against President Bashar Assad's..."


Intense shelling of southern Syrian city kills 15

UN team sees massacre site in Syrian village

UN team gets 1st look at scene of Syria massacre

google news

Tunisia tells imams to stop pushing Syria jihad - Sacramento Bee

"Tunisia tells imams to stop pushing Syria jihadSacramento BeeAP TUNIS, Tunisia -- The spokesman for Tunisia's presidency has called on Muslim clerics to stop inciting the country's youth to go to Syria and fight against the regime. Adnan Mancer told journalists Friday that Syria needs..."


The crisis in Syria is reopening Lebanon's old war divisions - The Guardian

Wounded Syria on brink of civil war - gulfnews.com

Deadly Shelling Strikes Southwest Syrian City, Activists Say - New York Times

Military intervention in Syria gaining momentum - Winnipeg Free Press

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“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,..."


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جديد: روسيا لن توافق على استخدام القوة ضد سوريا في الامم المتحدة

روسيا لن توافق على استخدام القوة ضد سوريا في الامم المتحدة

"موسكو (ا ف ب) - اعلن وزير الخارجية الروسي سيرغي لافروف السبت في موسكو ان روسيا لن توافق على طلب استخدام القوة ضد سوريا في الامم المتحدة.وقال لافروف في تصريحات بثها التلفزيون "لن نوافق على طلب استخدام القوة في مجلس الامن الدولي" ضد سوريا.واستخدمت روسيا والصين حق النقض (الفيتو) ضد قرارين في مجلس الامن الدولي بحق نظام الرئيس السوري..."


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