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June 16, 2012


UN Syria observers could be forced to abandon mission

UN Syria observers could be forced to abandon mission

"Comments by UN commander in Syria General Robert Mood suggest escalating violence is putting his mission at riskUN monitors could be forced to abandon their mission in Syria in the face of escalating violence in the conflict between the regime and rebels, its commander signalled on Friday on..."

Egypt reels from 'judicial coup' - Friday 15 June 2012


Bin Laden's son tables World Cup bid

"One of Osama bin Laden's sons is bidding for a share of the infrastructure projects to be built in Qatar for the 2022 World Cup.Related StoriesGaza flotilla raid comes back to haunt Benjamin Netanyahu14 hurt in Damascus suicide blastBahraini appeal court frees nine medicsSmoldering buildings..."

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Russia Digs In on Assad as Violence Intensifies

Russia Digs In on Assad as Violence Intensifies

"The head of the U.N. observer force in Syria has accused both rebels and government troops of stoking violence in the country, a charge that comes as Russia hardens its position against Western pressure to topple embattled President Bashar al-Assad. Major General Robert Mood said Friday..."

France: Moscow Involved in Post-Assad Talks


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Russia 'not supplying' attack helicopters to Syria

"MOSCOW, (AFP) — Russia said Friday it is not making any new deliveries of attack helicopters to Syria and has only carried out repairs of helicopters sent there many years ago. "There are no new supplies of Russian-made attack helicopters to Syria," the foreign ministry said in a statement,..."

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EU bans exports of luxury goods to Syria - Reuters

"WJLAEU bans exports of luxury goods to SyriaReutersMove covers boats, truffles, jewellery and caviar* More sanctions against Assad in pipelineBy Sebastian MoffettBRUSSELS, June 15 (Reuters) - The European ...EU bars Syria from getting gas masks, chemicals -- and caviar?Los Angeles TimesEU to..."

UN observers chief in Syria warns that escalating violence is ... - Winnipeg Free Press

Russia Sending Missile Systems to Shield Syria - New York Times

Foreign players meddle cautiously in Syria - Toronto Star

Inside Syria's shabiha death squads - Toronto Star

فرانس 24

اوباما وبوتين سيتناقشان في "خلافاتهما" حول سوريا

اوباما وبوتين سيتناقشان في

"واشنطن (ا ف ب) - اعلنت وزارة الخارجية الاميركية الجمعة ان الرئيس الاميركي باراك اوباما ونظيره الروسي فلاديمير بوتين سيتناقشان في "خلافاتهما" حول الموقف من سوريا، على هامش اعمال قمة العشرين في المكسيك الاثنين.وقالت المتحدثة باسم الخارجية الاميركية فيكتوريا نولاند "هناك خلافات لا تزال قائمة بشأن سوريا، وستكون مناسبة جيدة للرئيسين..."

اوباما يبحث الثلاثاء مع نظيره الصيني الملفين السوري والايراني


نائب وزير الدفاع يشهد مناورات نسر الأناضول 2 - باب

"بابنائب وزير الدفاع يشهد مناورات نسر الأناضول 2بابأنقرة / شهد الأمير خالد بن سلطان بن عبد العزيز، نائب وزير الدفاع، مناورات تمرين "نسر الأناضول-2/2012م" بين القوات الجوية الملكية السعودية والقوات الجوية التركية بمشاركة دول متقدمة في مجال العمليات الجوية، وذلك في قاعدة كونيا الجوية بجمهورية تركيا. وكان في استقباله لدى وصوله..."