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June 18, 2012

guardian

new: Egypt election: Muslim Brotherhood claim victory - live updates

Egypt election: Muslim Brotherhood claim victory - live updates

"• Mohammed Morsi wins 51.8% of vote, Brotherhood says• Ahmed Shafiq's campaign says winning "beyond all doubt"• Election overshadowed by military power grab• Scaf says criticism of constitution change disproportionateRead the latest summary1.26pm: Here's a summary of today's main developments..."


Egypt elections: Shafiq v Morsi - Sunday 18 June 2012

'Down with the next Egyptian president' | Ahdaf Soueif

independent

Israeli killed by militants on Egypt border

"Unidentified militants crossed from Egypt's turbulent Sinai Peninsula into southern Israel today, opening light arms and anti-tank fire on civilians building a security fence meant to fortify the porous border, defense officials said. One of the Israeli workers was killed, and two militants..."


Suicide blast kills Yemen army chief

New attempt to break deadlock over Iran nuclear activities

Ahmadinejad to quit politics

Israel deports Sudanese migrants

npr

Main Syrian Opposition Group Tries To Unify Factions

"The main opposition group in Syria is making a renewed push to unify various strands of the anti-regime movement. The new head of the Syrian National Council wants to broaden the group's appeal, and combat fears that it is dominated by the Muslim Brotherhood.» E-Mail This    ..."


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new: Associated Press journalist wounded in Syria - Businessweek

new: Russian Warships to Syria; a Strategic move for Moscow - Day Press News

"Day Press NewsRussian Warships to Syria; a Strategic move for MoscowDay Press NewsRUSSIA- Interfax news agency reported on Monday that two large landing ships were preparing to depart for Syria - if necessary - with marines on board.Russia readies marines for Syria mission: ReportToronto StarReport:..."


new: Shelling rocks Syria's Homs - Washington Post

new: Washington Arming Syrian Insurgents - Center for Research on Globalization

new: Rights chief cites Syria war crimes concerns - Aljazeera.com

2 months later, massacre haunts Syrian town - Centre Daily Times

syria comment

UN Suspends Mission as Syria Becomes Regional Proxy War

"In Syria’s Sectarian Battle, Who Are The Alawites? : NPR Renee Montagne talks with Professor Joshua Landis about the Alawite sect in Syria. The minority group is the power base for President Bashar Assad’s government. Landis is director of the Center for Middle East Studies at the..."


فرانس 24

جديد: القصف مستمر على حمص و31 قتيلا في سوريا الاثنين

القصف مستمر على حمص و31 قتيلا في سوريا الاثنين

"بيروت (ا ف ب) - يستمر القصف العنيف الذي تشنه منذ صباح الاثنين القوات النظامية على مدينة حمص المحاصرة في وسط سوريا، في حين تواصلت الاشتباكات واعمال العنف في سائر انحاء البلاد واوقعت حتى الساعة 31 قتيلا، بحسب المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان.وقال المرصد في بيان ان "القصف ما زال مستمرا على حي الخالدية في حمص من القوات النظامية السورية..."


صبحي حديدي

بئر النفط وبركة الدم

"على امتداد القرن الماضي، ومنذ انقلاب النفط إلى معادلة كبرى تتجاوز أمن الطاقة إلى الأمن القومي للقوى العظمى بصفة خاصة، استقرّ تعبير "النفط والدم" في القاموس السياسي الكوني، كما في الاستقبال الدلالي الشعبي العريض، بوصفه منتهى الذرائعية. هو، كذلك، أحد أقصى تطبيقات السياسة الواقعية، أو الـ Realpolitik حسب التعبير الشهير الذي صاغه الكاتب..."


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