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March 22, 2013



new: Assad vows to 'purge' Syria of extremists after mosque attack - live updates

new: Barack Obama visits Jordan amid red faces at King Abdullah's comments

Barack Obama visits Jordan amid red faces at King Abdullah's comments

"Conservative monarch, shaken by events of the Arab spring, reportedly made series of indiscreet remarks about other leadersBarack Obama flies to Jordan on Friday for a brief visit – a reward for the most loyal of US Arab allies. But amid talks on the crisis in Syria and uncertain prospects..."

Obama shows emotional and political intelligence with Jerusalem speech

Barack Obama's mission for Israel | Aluf Benn

Barack Obama's speech in Jerusalem – full text


High praise served to Barack Obama at Israeli state dinner

"The great and the good of Israeli society descended on the presidential residence tonight for the social highlight of Barack Obama’s visit: the state dinner.Related StoriesBarack Obama says US is committed to independent Palestinian state but won't press Israel for illegal settlement freeze..."

Israel's success 'depends on independent Palestine,' says Barack Obama

UN investigates possible use of chemical weapons in Syria

'I just cannot wait to leave': After seven months detained in Dubai, cancer doctor is free

washington post

Top Sunni cleric who supported Assad killed in blast at Damascus mosque

"BEIRUT — A senior Sunni cleric was killed in a bombing at a mosque in Damascus on Thursday, according to official Syrian media and opposition groups. At least 41 worshipers were also killed and 84 others wounded in the blast at the Iman mosque in the capital’s Mazraa district, the Syrian..."

the economist

The American-Israeli security relationship: Let’s try a less awkward embrace

"“MAKE no mistake about it,” said a senior Israeli official preparing for the arrival on March 20th of Barack Obama on a three-day visit. “Iran will be front and centre of the discussions between the president and Mr Netanyahu.” The dangers to the region from the bloody Syrian civil..."

foreign policy

A Government in Search of a Country - By Justin Vela

Morning Brief: Obama arrives in Israel for two-day trip

"Obama arrives in Israel for two-day trip Top news: President Barack Obama arrived in Israel today for his first visit to the country and the first overseas trip of his second term. But after four years of strained relations between Obama and his counterpart, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu,..."


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new: Young brides displaced by Syria conflict sought by older grooms - Toronto Star

"Toronto StarYoung brides displaced by Syria conflict sought by older groomsToronto StarUm Majed, 28, is also a Syrian refugee, a former housewife from Homs. Um Majed isn't her actual name but a respectable Arab moniker meaning 'mother of Majed,' her young son. She doesn't want..."

UN to investigate possible use of chemical weapons in Syria -

Two years into Syria's civil war, no end in sight - USA TODAY

Obama Should Ask Jordan To Take More Syria Refugees: Rights Groups - Huffington Post

UN to probe chemical weapons in Syria - Toronto Star

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Lebanese Tension, Egyptian Chaos, Iraqi Memories… and all the news from Syria

"Posted by Matthew Barber   Recent Highlights Landis on Al-Jazeera “Damascus could very well look like Aleppo in a year’s time.” — J. Landis “I think when you discuss the Syrian crisis now … in terms of violence, there is a balanced playing field. The violence..."

“The Free Syrian Army Does Exist” by Koert Debeuf & Response by Aron Lund

Who is Ghassn Hitto? Why Was He backed to be Prime Minister of an Interim Gov by Mustafa Sabbagh?

“Syria’s Salafi Insurgents: The Rise of the Syrian Islamic Front” by Aron Lund


جديد: الأسد يندد بمقتل البوطي.. والحداد يوم السبت - العربية نت

"دي برسالأسد يندد بمقتل البوطي.. والحداد يوم السبتالعربية نتدان الرئيس السوري، بشار الأسد، اغتيال رجل الدين السني البارز المؤيد له، العلامة محمد سعيد رمضان البوطي، الذي قضى الخميس في تفجير استهدف مسجداً في دمشق، متوعداً قتلته بـ"القضاء على ظلاميتهم وتكفيرهم حتى نطهر بلادنا منهم". وأعلنت الرئاسة السورية، غداً السبت، يوم..."

صبحي حديدي

جديد: نداء أوجلان: صائب وتاريخي.. حتى تقول الجبال كلمتها!

" هي "دعوة تاريخية" حقاً، تلك التي أطلقها عبد الله أوجلان، الزعيم التاريخي لـ"حزب العمال الكردستاني"، من سجنه في جزيرة إمرالي، أمس؛ وتُليت أمام عشرات الآلاف من الأكراد والأتراك الذين غصّ بهم منتزه نوروز، في مدينة دياربكر، ذات القيمة التاريخية والديمغرافية الكبرى لأكراد تركيا. هي كذلك، وكما شاء لها صاحبها، دعوة إلى الأكراد..."

زمان الوصل

جديد: للترجمة دورا مميزا في التواصل وتعزيز الثقافة بين الشعوب واثراء الحضارة واتبات الهوية ...!!!

"للترجمة دورا مميزا في التواصل وتعزيز الثقافة بين الشعوب واثراء الحضارة واتبات الهوية ...!!!المصدر :بيروت اوبزرفرلكي تتعرف على حضارة شعب وثقافته ،يجب عليك الاطلاع على ترجماته.الترجمة تلعب دورا هاما في اضاح هذه الثقافة التي تقوم بدور على التواصل الاكثروني اليوم بين الشعوب ، ومن اجل سهولة التفاهم والتعلم ،وخاصة بظل التطور التكنلوجي..."

جديد: خدمة إلزامية في الجيش الحر...!

جديد: ضباط فلسطين الأحرار: ثورة سوريا مقدمة لتحرير القدس

جديد: المركز العربيّ يستطلع الرأي العربيّ نحو الأزمة السوريّة: 77% مع تنحي الأسد و 13% يعارضون

جديد: هيتو بين حسابات الداخل والخارج.. والحل في التشكيل