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Qatar's youthful new ruler signals continuity for maverick Gulf state

Qatar's youthful new ruler signals continuity for maverick Gulf state

"Ian Black: Bland message from Sheikh Tamim conceals contradictions over democracy and support for IslamistsQatar's brand new emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, is being subject to the Gulf equivalent of Kremlinology as he takes the reins of power following his father's abdication. The overall..."


independent

A return to Homs: ‘The atmosphere here is poisoned by fear of a kind I have only ever seen once before’

"Khalid is too frightened of travelling the 100 miles from Homs to Damascus to ask officials if they know what happened to his three sons, who disappeared 16 months ago as government troops over-ran the rebel stronghold of Baba Amr. He has not heard anything from them since and does not know..."


‘The mood was one of resignation’: Death comes to Straight Street in Damascus

A return to Homs: ‘The atmosphere here is poisoned by fear of a kind I have only ever seen once before’

fox news

new: Activists say 8 women and children killed in Syria

"Activists say intense Syrian government shelling has killed eight women and girls in the southern province of Daraa. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Friday the late night attack on Karak, in eastern Daraa, killed four women and four girls. The Observatory..."


the economist

Islam’s old schism: Sunnis v Shias, here and there

"Sadly sectarian Sidon THESE are unhappy times in the Middle East for relations between Islam’s two main branches, the majority Sunnis and minority Shias. The ugly sectarian undertones of the civil war in Syria, where the death toll may now have passed 100,000, are echoing far more widely..."


Qatar’s new emir: A hard act to follow

foreign policy

Morning Brief: Diplomatic Row Over Snowden Continues as Putin Refuses Extradition

"Diplomatic Row Over Snowden Continues as Putin Refuses Extradition Top news: The diplomatic stand-off over the fate of NSA leaker Edward Snowden continued Tuesday, as Russian President Vladimir Putin appeared to refuse to extradite Snowden or arrest him in the "transit zone" in..."


Obama's 'Alice in Wonderland' Syria Strategy - By Micah Zenko

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new: Armed Kurds clash with protesters in Syria - Aljazeera.com

"Aljazeera.comArmed Kurds clash with protesters in SyriaAljazeera.comMembers of a dominant Kurdish party have opened fire at a protest in the Syrian Kurdish-dominated town of Amuda, killing at least three people and leaving at least 10 others injured, activists have told Al Jazeera. Thursday's..."


new: Activists say 8 women and children killed in Syria - Yahoo! News

Analysis: Syria peace conference: Don't hold your breath - Reuters

Iranian Religious Orator Reportedly In Syria To Defend Holy Shrine - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

syria deeply

new: Damascus Imam Becomes a Master of Disguise

"GAZIANTEP, Turkey / Sitting in the salon of a modest house on the outskirts of this southern Turkish city, a group of Syrian refugees congregate around freshly prepared meze. Jokes are exchanged. Mahmud al-Hosseini sits cross-legged, anxiously rubbing his wrists together. This is a nervous..."


Social Media Buzz: A Falling Pound, Social Media Shabiha

Voices from Tripoli: For Syrian Child Workers, a Shift Is Followed by Soccer

google

جديد: مصر :لا نية لتسليم مقر السفارة السورية في القاهرة للمعارضة - الاقتصادية

"الموجزمصر :لا نية لتسليم مقر السفارة السورية في القاهرة للمعارضةالاقتصاديةأكد مصدر بوزارة الخارجية المصرية أنه لا نية لدى مصر لتسليم مقر السفارة السورية بالقاهرة للائتلاف السوري المعارض.وقال المصدر إن الائتلاف السورى لديه مقر بالفعل في القاهرة ، مشيرا إلى أن فكرة تسليم مقر السفارة السورية للائتلاف "غير مطروحة من الأساس".وأضاف..."


زمان الوصل

جديد: الائتلاف يشكك في فيديو أبو البنات ويوجه بفتح تحقيق

"أصدر الائتلاف الوطني السوري توجيهاته بفتح تحقيق بخصوص تسجيل مصور تم تداوله عبر مواقع التواصل الاجتماعي، يظهر مجموعة مسلحة تنفذ عملية إعدام بحق شخصين، وأوضح المكتب الإعلامي في الائتلاف إن التحقيق يشمل إجراء الاختبارات اللازمة للتحقق من صحة التسجيل ومكان وزمان وقوعه، ومن ثم اتخاذ الإجراءات القانونية اللازمة بحق المتورطين..."


جديد: حاصر بيت الحريري في صيدا ...حزب الله يثبت ادعاء الأسير بإخلائه شقتين في عبرا

جديد: شهداء وجرحى في عامودا برصاص الأسايش

جديد: مصر.. تسليم السفارة السورية للائتلاف غير مطروح من الأساس

جديد: حزب الله...انهيار أسطورة

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