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June 14, 2013

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guardian

new: US to arm Syrian rebels - live updates

new: US says it will arm Syrian rebels following chemical weapons tests

US says it will arm Syrian rebels following chemical weapons tests

"US says it will provide military aid to rebels after confirming for first time that it has evidence of nerve gas use• White House statement on Syria regime's chemical weaponsThe US has said it will provide military support to the Syrian rebels after confirming it believes there is concrete..."


White House statement on Syrian regime chemicals weapons - full text

G8: David Cameron faces 11th-hour battle over objectives

independent

new: Edward Snowden posted comments attacking citizen surveillance while working for CIA

"The ex-CIA employee and whistleblower Edward Snowden posted hundreds of messages on a public internet forum railing against citizen surveillance and corporate greed, it was revealed today.Related StoriesBreaking news: Rupert Murdoch's media empire thrown into doubt as he announces divorce from..."


new: Iran votes for new president to replace Mahmoud Ahmadinejad: Ayatollah Khamenei warns voters 'our enemies win if turnout is low'

US signals it is preparing to arm Syrian rebels and confirms use of chemical weapons by President Assad's regime

US signals it is preparing to arm Syrian rebels as it confirms use of chemical weapons by President Assad's regime

US signals it is preparing to arm Syrian rebels and confirms use of chemical weapons by Assad regime

telegraph

new: Obama adviser: US to increase military support to Syria rebels

new: Russian MP says US fabricated Syria chemical weapons evidence

Russian MP says US fabricated Syria chemical weapons evidence

Obama to step up military support of Syrian rebels

"President Barack Obama has authorised sending weapons to Syrian rebels for the first time, U.S. officials said, after the White House disclosed that the United States has conclusive evidence President Bashar Assad's government used chemical weapons against opposition forces trying to overthrow..."


Analysis: US responds after Iran threw down gauntlet on Syria

fox news

new: Iran's leader jabs US as presidential vote begins

"Iran's top leader gave a salty rebuke Friday to U.S. questions over the openness of the presidential contest in the Islamic Republic, telling Washington "the hell with you" after casting his ballot in a race widely criticized in the West as rigged in favor of Tehran's ruling system. ..."


Activists: Clashes in Aleppo, Syria's largest city

slate

Red Line Crossed: The White House Is Now Sure Syria Used Chemical Weapons

Red Line Crossed: The White House Is Now Sure Syria Used Chemical Weapons

"The New York Times with the scoop: American and European intelligence analysts now believe that President Bashar al-Assad’s troops have used chemical weapons against rebel forces in the civil war there, an assessment that will put added pressure on a deeply divided Obama administration..."


Slatest PM: Your Human Genes Are Safe From Patenting

Bill Clinton Suggests Obama Risks Looking Like a "Wuss" and "Total Fool" on Syria

foreign policy

The Syria Strategy Vacuum - By Marc Lynch

The Washington Intervention War - by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

Morning Brief: Clashes continue in Istanbul as police attempt to clear square of protesters

"Clashes continue in Istanbul as police attempt to clear square of protesters Top news: Police in Istanbul clashed with protesters in Taksim Square overnight as the embattled government of Prime Recep Tayyip Erdogan continued its effort to clear the city's center of a nearly two-week old..."


The New Problem From Hell - By Aaron David Miller

How the War in Syria Has Helped to Inspire Turkey's Protests - By Sophia Jones

voice of america

new: US: Syria's Assad Crossed 'Red Line' with Chemical Weapons

"Officials say Washington is moving forward with a plan to provide arms to Syrian rebels, a move that prompted a positive early reaction from U.S. allies in Europe. The decision came after White House officials said an intelligence report found conclusive evidence that Damascus used chemical..."


new: US: Assad Crossed 'Red Line' With Chemical Weapons

US: Assad Crossed 'Red Line' With Chemical Weapons

US: Syria's Assad Crossed 'Red Line' with Chemical Weapons

White House: Assad Used Chemical Weapons in Syria

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abc.net.au

US claims proof Syria using chemical weapons, offers 'military support' to rebels

US claims proof Syria using chemical weapons, offers 'military support' to rebels

"The White House says it now has definitive proof Syrian president Bashar al-Assad has used chemical weapons in his conflict with rebel fighters.The US government says intelligence has confirmed Mr Assad's regime has deployed the nerve agent Sarin on a small scale against the Syrian opposition..."


cbc

Obama to step up military support of Syrian rebels

"U.S. President Barack Obama has authorized sending weapons to Syrian rebels for the first time, U.S. officials said Thursday, after the White House disclosed that the United States has conclusive evidence Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government has used chemical weapons against opposition..."


google news

new: US considering no-fly zone after Syria crosses nerve gas “red line” - Globe and Mail

"US considering no-fly zone after Syria crosses nerve gas “red line”Globe and MailThe United States is considering imposing a no-fly zone in Syria, in what would be its first direct military intervention of the two-year-old civil war, Western diplomats said on Friday, after the White House..."


'Long overdue': Reactions to White House announcement on Syria - NBCNews.com (blog)

Experts: Syria rebels need weapons before diplomacy - USA TODAY

Obama to step up military support of Syrian rebels - CBC.ca

Canadians join fight in Syria as civil war turns nation 'into hub for ... - National Post

US, citing use of chemical weapons by Syria, to provide direct military ... - Washington Post

Conclusive evidence Syria's Assad used chemical weapons, says US - CBC.ca

syria comment

Round Up: Qusayr, Hezbollah, Regional Sectarianism, Ehsani on Economics, Foreign Jihadis Behead & Kill for Blasphemy, US Intervention Proposal

"From Our Readers Yamin sent the following in an email: The Syrian Government ignores 70 percent of the Opposition fighters being Free Syrian Army and label all of them as al-Qaeda or Jabhat al-Nusra. To them any fighters, regardless of their just causes, are Moslem fanatics. Hilarious. The..."


syria deeply

Social Media Buzz: Assad Lures Shiites to his Secular Army

"Millions of Syrians are using social media tools such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Skype to disseminate and discuss the conflict. Each week Syria Deeply monitors the online conversation in English and Arabic, pulling out the highlights in a feature called the Social Media Buzz. Hezbollah’s..."


The Conversation: In Homs, An Unusual Population Census

Walking a Fine Line in the Water Works of a Rebel Town

One on One: Mina al-Oraibi

فرانس 24

جديد: اليونيسف: جيل كامل من الاطفال السوريين قد يحرم التعليم

اليونيسف: جيل كامل من الاطفال السوريين قد يحرم التعليم

"عمان, (ا ف ب) - حذرت منظمة الامم المتحدة للطفولة (يونيسف) الجمعة في تقرير بعنوان "الحياة المحطمة"، من ان جيلا كاملا من الاطفال السوريين قد يحرم التعليم، مشيرة الى مخاطر تتهدد الاطفال والنساء اللاجئين في الاردن بينها الزواج المبكر والتجنيد لصالح مجموعات مسلحة في النزاع المستمر منذ اكثر من سنتين واودى بحياة اكثر من 93 الف شخص حسب..."


google

جديد: اردوغان يعد المحتجين بعدم المس "حالياً" بحديقة جيزي - الرياض

"AFPاردوغان يعد المحتجين بعدم المس "حالياً" بحديقة جيزيالرياضوعد رئيس الوزراء التركي رجب طيب اردوغان الجمعة بتعليق مشروع إعادة تأهيل حديقة جيزي في اسطنبول الذي أثار احتجاجات تهز البلاد منذ أسبوعين حتى صدور قرار القضاء بخصوصه، في مبادرة اعتبرها المتظاهرون "ايجابية". والتقى ممثلو المتظاهرين باردوغان في اجتماع عاجل..."


جديد: الناتو يدعو للتحقيق باستخدام الكيمياوي بسوريا - الجزيرة

جديد: حلف الأطلسي: استخدام الأسلحة الكيماوية في سوريا انتهاك للقانون الدولي - دويتشه فيله

جديد: الجماعة الإسلامية : الاعتصام بعد مليونية 21 يونيو غير مستبعد . . والعنف وراد - الشروق

الحر يقصف مطار دمشق واحتدام المعارك - الجزيرة

زمان الوصل

جديد: فقط لأنهم شيعة.. خارجية بشار تستنكر مجزرة حطلة وتطالب بإدانتها أممياً

"وجهت وزارة الخارجية في حكومة بشار الأسد الطائفية رسالتين متطابقتين إلى الأمين العام للأمم المتحدة ورئيس مجلس الأمن الدولي، تنبه فيهما إلى "مجزرة" ارتكبت في قرية حطلة بدير الزور.وقال نص رسالة الخارجية: في إطار المجازر التي ترتكبها المجموعات الإرهابية المسلحة ضد المدنيين الأبرياء، أقدمت مجموعة إرهابية تابعة لجبهة النصرة يوم..."


جديد: خارجية إيران: القرضاوي يخلط بين الله والشيطان

جديد: مهرجان تضامني لعلماء المسلمين مع سوريا وشباب التحرير يراه تورطاً في المؤامرة الصهيو أمريكية

جديد: السيدة سهير الأتاسي.. المحترمة

جديد: عفرين - أردوغان - كيلو - سلمو

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