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September 14, 2012


Hezbollah hails Pope's Lebanon visit as 'extraordinary and historic'

"The civil war in Syria has given a sense of urgency to Pope Benedict XVI's trip to Lebanon starting today, a mission he describes as a pilgrimage of peace for the entire region.Related StoriesProtesters storm US embassy in Yemen over Mohamed film that led to ambassador's death in LibyaProtesters..."

Jolie stars for Syria's refugees

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UN Peace Envoy to Talk With Assad

"The new U.N.-Arab League envoy to Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi, is set to talk with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad later Friday in Damascus as he continues his first official visit to the war-torn country. He also plans to hold talks with members of the Syrian opposition who are fighting to overthrow..."


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new: Pope leaves for three-day Lebanon visit

"CLAMPINO AIRPORT, Italy, (AFP) - Pope Benedict XVI flew out of Rome on Friday at the start of a three-day visit to Lebanon, a country riven by sectarian tensions as fighting rages in neighbouring Syria. The visit by the 85-year-old pontiff comes as the region is also engulfed in protests over..."

new: Peace envoy Brahimi holds key talks in Syria

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Actress Jolie raises concern for Syria refugees - AFP

"AFPActress Jolie raises concern for Syria refugeesAFPANKARA — Hollywood star Angelina Jolie on Friday said she was concerned about the plight of Syrian refugees fleeing the unrest in their conflict-torn country with no end in sight to the violence. "With the violence in the conflict..."

Importing weapons to Syria a 'grave sin,' Pope says - Globe and Mail

US: Syria must end nuclear stonewalling, conflict no excuse - Reuters Canada

Under Syrian Shells - New York Times

Turkish PM predicts "inevitable" end to Assad's regime in Syria - Montreal Gazette

UN envoy says crisis in Syria getting worse -

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News Round Up (Sept 12, 2012)

"Syria Comment is working again. There was a problem with the server. Thanks to those who helped guide me through the fix, particularly to Camille. Mounting calls in Israel for Western military intervention to topple the Assad regime are being sounded. Amos Yadlin, head of the country’s..."


جديد: لبنان بكل طوائفه يخص البابا باستقبال حار - ايلاف

"FRANCE 24 - Monte Carlo Doualiyaلبنان بكل طوائفه يخص البابا باستقبال حارايلافبيروت: على اختلاف طوائفهم ومذاهبهم خرج اللبنانيون لاستقبال البابا بنديكتوس السادس عشر عند وصوله الجمعة الى بيروت في زيارة تستغرق ثلاثة ايام وترتدي اهمية كبرى بسبب حساسية الاوضاع في المنطقة، التي تشهد موجة احتجاجات على فيلم مسيء للاسلام، ولبنان خصوصا الذي تخيم..."

البابا: أوقفوا إرسال الأسلحة إلى سوريا - جريدة الدستور

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جديد: ثوار يحاربون الفقر في حلب

"بدون مساعدة خارجية وبقليل من المال الذي يجمعونه، ينظم عدد قليل من المتطوعين في احد احياء حلب توزيع مواد غذائية لعائلات يمنعها الفقر من مغادرة المدينة الواقعة شمال سوريا والتي تشهد معارك منذ ثمانية اسابيع.وتضم لوائح ابو احمد، وهو موظف سوري في الثامنة والعشرين من عمره لم يشأ كشف اسمه الكامل، خمسة الاف عائلة. وقال بابتسامة حزينة..."

جديد: معارضو "هيئة التنسيق" إلى الصين

جديد: مظاهرة لتنديد بـ"الإساءة للرسول" ترفع صور بشار الأسد