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February 14, 2013



new: Journalism under attack across the globe imperils press freedom

"An unprecedented rise in the number of journalists killed and imprisoned in the past year, coupled with restrictive legislation and state censorship, is jeopardising independent reporting in many countries, according to a report issued today. "Attacks on the press", the yearly assessment of..."

Aid to Syria fails to keep pace with desperate need as death toll rises

Aid to Syria fails to keep pace with desperate need as death toll rises

Australia was investigating 'Mossad agent' Zygier who died in Israeli jail

Philippines moves close to historic peace deal with Islamist rebels


Israel finally recognises the life and death of 'Prisoner X'

"Israel has partially lifted a gagging order in the mysterious case of ‘Prisoner X’ and formally recognised that an Israeli with dual citizenship had committed suicide in one of the country’s most secure prisons in 2010.Related StoriesRevealed: The identity of Israel's Prisoner XIran's..."

Israel partially lifts gagging order in mysterious case of 'Prisoner X'

washington post

new: As war in Syria continues, refugees in Turkey open a high school

"ANTAKYA, TURKEY — At a new school for teenage Syrian refugees, in a still-under-construction apartment building near a Turkish hospital, psychology has been added to the standard Syrian curriculum. Turkish is now required, too. But the course about the legacy of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad..."

foreign policy

Morning Brief: Obama lays out modest foreign policy vision

"Obama lays out modest foreign policy vision Top news: President Barack Obama announced Tuesday that he will withdraw 34,000 troops from Afghanistan within a year, seek aggressive action to combat climate change, and negotiate a trade deal with Europe, laying out a modest foreign policy..."

voice of america

Kerry: Syria's Assad Still Doesn't Realize He Has to Go

"Secretary of State John Kerry says the United States has to change what he calls Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's "calculation" about his situation. Kerry on Wednesday said Assad has not yet realized that it is inevitable he will be thrown out of power. The secretary of state told reporters..."


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new: Iranian Revolutionary Guards Commander Shot Dead In Syria - Business Insider

"Business InsiderIranian Revolutionary Guards Commander Shot Dead In SyriaBusiness InsiderAssailants shot dead a senior Iranian official in Syria while he was travel ling by road towards the Lebanese capital overnight, the Iranian authorities said on Thursday. The Iranian embassy in Beirut said..."

The Art of War: Syria's Artists Find Pain and Fame on the Front Lines - TIME

Aid to Syria fails to keep pace with desperate need as death toll rises - The Guardian

Armenia tries to help as Christian Armenians flee Syria - USA TODAY

Kerry Says Trip Will Focus on Finding Syria Solution - New York Times

Russian arms trader says Syria shipments will continue -

The mystery of Syria's missing-in-action foreign ministry spokesman - Washington Post (blog)

Lebanese protesters block fuel shipments to Syria - Reuters

syria comment

Obama’s State of the Union – Reactions; Battle for Damascus Promises to be Long

"The Avoider Barack Obama’s State of the Union address makes one thing clear: The world is no longer America’s problem. BY AARON DAVID MILLER | FEBRUARY 13, 2013 – FP ….Not the Destroyer and Rebuilder of Worlds Surprise, surprise: There was scant mention of Syria..."

Why Are Syrians So Prone to Factionalism? by Abdul Ahad; Ahrar al-Sham Takes Jarrah Air Base

Noah Bonsey: “Liberation Front Represents Mainstream National Militant Alliance”

فرانس 24

جديد: مقتل مسؤول ايراني في سوريا على ايدي "مجموعات مسلحة"

مقتل مسؤول ايراني في سوريا على ايدي

"بيروت (ا ف ب) - قتل رئيس الهيئة الايرانية لاعادة اعمار لبنان "على ايدي مجموعات ارهابية مسلحة" في سوريا، بحسب ما اعلنت السفارة الايرانية في بيروت، فيما ذكر متحدث باسم الحرس الثوري في طهران ان المسؤول قيادي في الحرس الثوري.وفيما ذكرت السفارة ان اسم المسؤول الايراني الذي قتل في طريق عودته الى لبنان حسام خوش نويس، قال الحرس الثوري..."


جديد: سفارة: مقتل مسؤول إيراني على الطريق المؤدي من دمشق إلى بيروت - رويترز العربية

"New Lebaneseسفارة: مقتل مسؤول إيراني على الطريق المؤدي من دمشق إلى بيروترويترز العربيةبيروت (رويترز) - قال مسؤولون إيرانيون وقادة لمقاتلي المعارضة السورية إن قائدا في الحرس الثوري الإيراني مسؤولا عن مساعدات إعادة الإعمار التي تقدمها طهران في لبنان لقي حتفه في سوريا على أيدي مقاتلين معارضين. وأضاف أن الهجوم وقع قرب بلدة الزبداني..."

زمان الوصل

جديد: قريباً جداً... التعاون الخليجي يعلن الشيشكلي ممثلاً لـالائتلاف في دوله

"بعد تسمية قطر المعارض نزار الحراكي سفيراً وممثلاً للائتلاف، واعتماد دبلوماسيين ضمن كادر السفارة. وقرب تسليم السفارة السورية في الدوحة للائتلاف الوطني بحسب معلومات انفردت بها "زمان الوصل"، كشف أديب الشيشكلي في تصريح لــ"زمان الوصل" أن مجلس التعاون الخليجي وافق في رسالة من الائتلاف على تمثيله في دول مجلس التعاون، مشيراً إلى..."

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جديد: حيدر ينفي صحة عرضه الحوار مع الخطيب

جديد: الوطني الكردي يبحث الانضمام إلى الائتلاف وتجاوزات PYD

جديد: صحفيو اللجوء بين المهنية وغياب المظلة الراعية...