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January 17, 2013

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AUDIO: Why Syrians are turning to extremism

AUDIO: Why Syrians are turning to extremism

"The BBC's correspondent Paul Wood reports that while the Free Syrian Army fighters have been accused of theft, looting and kidnapping for ransom, an increasing number of Syrians opposed to the government of President Assad are turning instead to hard-line Islamists, in particular to the Al-Nusra..."

Conflict hits Damascus daily life

Multiple blasts kill 20 in Syria


new: 106 dead in new Homs massacre, says Syrian monitor

106 dead in new Homs massacre, says Syrian monitor

"British-based group says women and children among victims after army or pro-Assad militia stormed Basatin al-HasawiyaMore than 100 people were shot, stabbed and possibly burned to death in the Syrian city of Homs this week, in what a monitoring group said was a massacre by the army or militia..."

Referring Syria to the international criminal court is a justified gamble | Philippe Sands


Did Israeli troops deliberately provoke boy, only to shoot him in the back?

"Like most parents at a time of crisis, Sidiqy Khalaf Awad was surrounded by her children today. She has 14 in all. The image of her 15th, Samir Ahmed, who looked much younger than his 16 years, is plastered all over her village and now brings her only sorrow. For Samir is dead. He was shot..."

Did Israeli troops deliberately provoke teenager, only to shoot him in the back?

Did Israeli troops deliberately provoke teenager so they had an excuse to shoot him?

Bid to investigate Iranian atomic tests

Suicide bomber kills 21 in al-Qa'ida attack on Kirkuk

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new: Suiting Up - By R. Jeffrey Smith

Morning Brief: French forces prepare for ground offensive against Mali rebels

"French forces prepare for ground offensive against Mali rebels Top news: French troops prepared to launch a ground assault against Islamist militants in Mali amid reports that the rebels have dispersed throughout the population, raising the possibility that French ground forces face a protacted..."

Preparing for the New Syria - By Ashraf Ghani and Clare Lockhart


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new: New "massacre" in Syria's Homs kills 106 - monitoring group

"BEIRUT, (Reuters) - More than 100 people including women and children were killed by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Tuesday in Homs, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Thursday. The Britain-based group said some of the 106 victims were burned in their homes..."

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Jordan fears refugee exodus if Syrian regime falls

Jordan: 7-member Syrian family killed in fire

"AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A fire in a center for refugees who fled the Syrian civil war killed seven members of a family, a civil defense spokesman said Wednesday, the latest tragedy to befall tens of thousands who escaped the violence in Syria only to face difficult winter conditions in camps..."

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new: Hof, Doran, and Shaikh argue for greater US role in guiding Syrian opposition and transition

"Syria: Is It Too Late? Frederic C. Hof | January 14, 2013 Syria is dying. Bashar al-Assad has made it clear that the price of his removal is the death of the nation. A growing extremist minority in the armed opposition has made it clear that a Syria of citizenship and civil society is, in its..."

Assad Does not Live Russian Ship; Islamists More Honest and Capable than FSA; Winter Misery

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جديد: المرصد: مقتل سبعة اطفال في قصف بالطيران الحربي جنوب دمشق

المرصد: مقتل سبعة اطفال في قصف بالطيران الحربي جنوب دمشق

"بيروت (ا ف ب) - قتل احد عشر شخصا بينهم سبعة اطفال وثلاث نساء الخميس في قصف بالطيران الحربي على منطقة يقطن فيها لاجئون فلسطينيون ونازحون سوريون جنوب دمشق، بحسب ما افاد المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان.وقال المرصد في بيان "استشهد عشرة مواطنين بينهم ستة اطفال اناث وثلاث سيدات جراء قصف بالطيران الحربي تعرضت له منطقة مخيم الحسينية" القريب..."

موسكو تنتقد الاتهام الاميركي لدمشق بتحمل مسؤولية المجزرة في جامعة حلب

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جديد: رسالة تهنئة إلى وزير الدفاع السوري المغوار!... عدنان عبدالرزاق

"نفذت المهمة سيادة العماد، فقد قتلت منذ ساعة ابنة خالتي أمينة درويش 55سنة وبحجرها حفيدتها وتحولتا إلى أشلاء، وكذا قتلت عيوش حسيب 75 عاماً وغيرهن من النسوة والأطفال ملقيات في شوارع سرمين، والشكر موصول لطيارينا البواسل الذين لا يخطؤون أهدافهم.بصرف النظر سيادة العماد، أكان قرار الحرب والقصف من سيادتكم أو يملى عليكم ممن تناديهم"سيدي..."

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جديد: مجزرة بيد الشبيحة ضحيتها 100 في حمص

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