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June 25, 2012


new: Mohamed Morsi prepares for government in Egypt – live updates

Mohamed Morsi prepares for government in Egypt – live updates

"• Head of military council congratulates Morsi on victory• Celebrations overnight in Tahrir Square• Turkey denies downed warplane was on covert mission11.27am: Syria: A rescue plane sent to look for the Turkish fighter jet that had been shot down over the eastern Mediterranean on Friday..."

Muslim Brotherhood's Mohammed Morsi wins Egypt's presidential race


new: 33 Syria military members defect to Turkey

"Dozens of members of Syria's military defected to Turkey overnight with their families, a Turkish official said today, at a time of heightened tensions between the two countries over Syria's downing of a Turkish military plane. Related StoriesPolice arrest 85 after protest sparks violent clashesAfrican..."

new: Greek PM Antonis Samaras joins his finance minister Vassilios Rapanos in hospital

new: Immigration in Israel: African outcasts in the promised land

new: Email hackers use Tory MP Rory Stewart as pawn in Syria's propaganda war

new: Vatican turns to Fox News man Greg Burke for image makeover


new: Putin Visits Israel During Uncertainty In The Middle East

"Russian President Vladimir Putin is making a rare visit to Israel, with an entourage of some 300 officials and businessmen. The war in Syria and Iran's suspect nuclear program will figure prominently in Putin's talks with Prime Minister Netanyahu and other Israeli officials. » E-Mail..."

Turkey Denounces Syrian Action Against Its Plane

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Western Powers Condemn Syria for Downing Turkish Jet

Western Powers Condemn Syria for Downing Turkish Jet

"Western powers have condemned Syria for shooting down a Turkish military jet in a maritime border area, and have pledged to cooperate with Ankara in holding Damascus to account for Friday's incident. In a statement issued Sunday, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the downing of..."

Turkey: Syrian-Downed Plane Was Over International Waters


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Iraq sees escalation, fears spillover of Syria crisis

"BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Syria's downing of a Turkish plane marks a serious escalation of the Syrian crisis, which risks spilling over into neighboring countries, Iraq's foreign minister said on Saturday. Syria shot down a Turkish jet over the Mediterranean on Friday and Ankara has said it will..."

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new: Six senior Syrian officers 'defect to Turkey' -

" senior Syrian officers 'defect to Turkey' senior Syrian general has fled to Turkey from neighbouring Syria and joined the swelling ranks of rebel soldiers based close to the border, the Anatolia news ...Syria: Best of friends becomes neighbour from..."

new: EU Confirms New Sanctions on Syria - Wall Street Journal

new: Turkey accuses Syria of shooting down jet - Vancouver Sun

new: Turkey accuses Syria of shooting down jet -

new: Vladimir Putin flies to Israel for Iran and Syria talks -

At least 34 killed as violence in Syria hits new heights - Regina Leader-Post

Putin heads to Middle East amid carnage in Syria - FRANCE 24

Tunisians turn up as foreign jihadis in Syria - Washington Times

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Rebels Massacre 25 “Shabiha;” An Assad Taken; High Level Military to Defect; Turkish Fighter Shot Down

"According to reports from people who recently left Syria, moral among even high Syrian officials is down. They openly criticize Assad and talk about his mistakes and being unable to help someone who cannot help himself. CBS News: Syrian gov’t: Rebels massacre dozens of “shabiha”..."

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جديد: بوتين يزور الشرق الاوسط لتعزيز موقف بلاده في المنطقة

بوتين يزور الشرق الاوسط لتعزيز موقف بلاده في المنطقة

"نتانيا (اسرائيل) (ا ف ب) - يصل الرئيس الروسي فلاديمير بوتين الاثنين الى اسرائيل في زيارة الى الشرق الاوسط هي الاولى منذ عودته الى الكرملين في ايار/مايو من اجل الدفاع عن موقف موسكو ازاء الوضع في المنطقة خصوصا الازمة السورية.وسيدشن بوتين الاثنين في نتانيا بشمال تل ابيب نصبا اقيم في ذكرى الجنود السوفيات الذين ساهموا في الانتصار على..."


تركيا تلجأ لحلف الاطلسي بشأن اسقاط سوريا طائرة تركية - رويترز العربية

"البوابةتركيا تلجأ لحلف الاطلسي بشأن اسقاط سوريا طائرة تركيةرويترز العربيةانقرة (رويترز) - اتهمت تركيا سوريا بإسقاط طائرة استطلاع عسكرية في المجال الجوي الدولي بدون تحذير ودعت حلف شمال الاطلسي لعقد اجتماع يوم الثلاثاء للاتفاق على رد على الرئيس السوري بشار الاسد. ومن المقرر ان يجتمع مجلس الوزراء التركي يوم الاثنين لبحث الحادث..."

صبحي حديدي

جديد: تراتيل الفرات

"كانت الأخبار تتوالى عن عمليات القصف الوحشي الذي تتعرّض له أحياء مدينة دير الزور: الموظفين، والجبيلة، والعرضي، والقصور، والجورة، والحميدية، والعرفي (حيث تعرّض مسجد الحيّ، ومئذنته خاصة، لأضرار جسيمة جرّاء القصف). كذلك كانت أسماء الشهداء تتعاقب، حيث سقط أكثر من 60 شهيداً خلال 24 ساعة فقط، ممّا يرفع عدد أبناء المدينة الذين استُشهدوا،..."