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May 7, 2013



Steve Bell on the Obama administration and Syria – cartoon

Steve Bell on the Obama administration and Syria – cartoon

For Iraq, Syria and Lebanon, there is is a peaceful solution | Wadah Khanfar

"The Middle East, on the brink of sectarian disaster, can revive its ancient spirit of co-existence in an economic unionLast week – clearly and officially – the war in Syria widened to become an extraordinary regional conflict. First, Hassan Nasrallah, the leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah,..."

US casts doubt on claim Syrian rebels may have used sarin gas

Israel: Air strikes were 'against Hezbollah and not the Syrian regime'

Israeli bombing of Syria and moral relativism | Glenn Greenwald


UN's Carla Del Ponte says there is evidence rebels 'may have used sarin' in Syria

"A United Nations inquiry into human rights abuses in Syria has found evidence that rebel forces may have used chemical weapons, its lead investigator has revealed.Related Stories'This is not a declaration of war': Israel seeks to reassure Syria over airstrikes'Google is jeopardising the Middle..."

After decades of war, can the Kurds finally find peace?


Slatest PM: U.S. Diplomat Reignites Benghazi-Gate

Slatest PM: U.S. Diplomat Reignites Benghazi-Gate

"***Sign up here to receive The Slatest PM in your inbox daily.*** Diplomat Breathes Fresh Life Into Benghazi-Gate: Washington Post: "As the weakly protected U.S. diplomatic compound in eastern Libya came under attack the night of Sept. 11, 2012, the deputy head..."

U.N. Investigator: Syrian Rebels May Have Used Sarin Gas

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Red-Line Follies - By David Rothkopf

Israel’s Three Gambles - By Daniel Byman and Natan Sachs

Morning Brief: Israel strikes military facility in Damascus, U.N. investigator says rebels used sarin

"Israel strikes military facility in Damascus, U.N. investigator says rebels used sarin Top news: The Syrian government charged Sunday that an overnight airstrike that targeted what is believed to be a military research center in Damascus was carried out by Israel, a development that marks..."

voice of america

US Envoy Kerry Arrives in Russia

"U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has arrived in Russia for talks on the war in Syria and other issues. He is scheduled to meet Tuesday with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow. Later, Kerry will hold a full bilateral meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. They are expected..."

US Secretary Kerry Heads to Russia for Talks

Kerry Heads to Russia for Talks

White House: Israel Has Right to Self-Defense


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new: Palestinian group says Syria OKs attacks on Israel

Palestinian group says Syria OKs attacks on Israel

Following Airstrike From Israel, Will Syria’s Unrest Spread to the Rest of the Region?

"Over the weekend Israel conducted airstrikes against strategic targets in Syria, including near the capital city of Damascus. Although the strikes had the practical effect of destabilizing the regime, Israel appears to have not been trying to knock out Syrian President Bashir al-Assad but to..."

Israeli airstrike in Syria aimed at Iran

Iraqi death hints of Iran's role in Syrian crisis

Activists: Israeli strike kills 42 Syrian soldiers

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new: Kerry in Moscow to bridge gap with Russia on Syria - BBC News

"BBC NewsKerry in Moscow to bridge gap with Russia on SyriaBBC NewsUS Secretary of State John Kerry is in Russia to try to bridge the divide with Washington over the Syria conflict. He is to have talks with President Vladimir Putin in Moscow but the two disagree on the future of President Bashar..."

Reported Israeli airstrikes in Syria could accelerate US decision process - Washington Post

John Baird backs Israeli airstrikes amid concerns over 'radical jihadists' in ... - National Post

What are America's options for intervention in Syria? - Globe and Mail

Democrat Menendez introduces bill in Senate to arm Syria opposition - Fox News

After Syria hit by air strikes, US says Israel has right to defend itself - CTV News

MPs to hold emergency debate on Syria after fears of chemical weapons - Globe and Mail

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Major salafi faction criticizes Jabhat al-Nosra

"by Aron Lund for Syria Comment The Islamic Ahrar al-Sham Movement, which is the leading faction of the Syrian Islamic Front (SIF) and probably the biggest salafi group in Syria, has issued a statement about Jabhat al-Nosra’s recent declaration of allegiance to al-Qaida’s Ayman al-Zawahiri...."

فرانس 24

جديد: وزير الخارجية الاميركي يصل الى موسكو للقاء بوتين

وزير الخارجية الاميركي يصل الى موسكو للقاء بوتين

"موسكو, (ا ف ب) - وصل وزير الخارجية الاميركي جون كيري الثلاثاء الى موسكو حيث سيتباحث مع الرئيس الروسي فلاديمير بوتين سعيا لتحسين العلاقات بين البلدين وتحقيق تقدم في ملف النزاع السوري.ويقوم كيري الذي حطت طائرته في مطار موسكو-فنوكوفو باول زيارة الى روسيا كوزير للخارجية بعد التدهور الشديد الذي طرا على العلاقات الثنائية العام الماضي.وتتم..."


جديد: لوهان تتحدث عن المخدرات والإدمان والجنس - سي ان ان العربية

"سي ان ان العربيةلوهان تتحدث عن المخدرات والإدمان والجنسسي ان ان العربيةالأكثر تصفحاً. أمريكا تعجز عن دفن تامرلان · صحف: سيناريوهات إنهاء الأسد.. كيف علم الملك بـ"العدوان"؟ لوهان تتحدث عن المخدرات والإدمان والجنس · صحف العالم: إسرائيل تحاول تخفيف التوتر مع سوريا · أربعة أسباب وراء رحيل البدري عن الأهلي · الصفحة..."

صبحي حديدي

يوسف اليوسف: يخضور فلسطين السورية

"كان ينبغي لإغماضة عينيه الأخيرة أن تكتمل في لوبية، قضاء طبرية، مسقط رأسه؛ وذاك منتهى توق الفلسطيني الذي شُرّد عن وطنه، ومرتع صباه، سنة 1948، في مستهلّ النكبة. أو، عند مشتهى أقلّ، كان من حقّ العينين أن تُغمَضا على مشهد سوري ـ فلسطيني في شارع الجاعونة، مخيّم اليرموك الدمشقي، حيث وفد مع أسرته سنة 1956، ودرس، وتخرّج من جامعة دمشق، ثمّ..."

زمان الوصل

جديد: حقائق بسيطة لمن لم يفهم بعد-أحمد نور صالح

"لم يكن يوما لنتخيل بأننا كسوريين سنكفر بكل ما يسمى مجتمع دولي ومنظمات حقوق انسان ومنظمات مجتمع مدني ورأي عام عالمي ودولي وعربي ومسلم ومحلي بل حتى كفرنا بالوطنية التي تغنى بها النظام الاسدي على مدى نصف قرن مزاودا على الشعب السوري بكل ما يملك من تاريخ وارث ومقومات جعلته تاريخيا في المقدمةتعود جذور الحالة الطارئة التي يعيشها الشعب..."

جديد: حقائق بسيطة لمن لم يفهم بعد

جديد: الأتراك يجرون مناورات عسكرية في قاعدة مرتبطة بالتدخل الخارجي

جديد: سفير مرسي في دمشق يعود إلى القاهرة، ولكن مؤقتا ولـأسباب عائلية

جديد: كيف بنت عائلة الأسد دولة المخابرات في سورية؟