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July 10, 2013



Help Syria now. Tomorrow it may be too late | Yassin al-Haj Saleh

Help Syria now. Tomorrow it may be too late | Yassin al-Haj Saleh

"An open letter to friends and leaders of public opinion in the west: current policy is short-sighted and inhumaneDear friends,Three months ago, I left the city of Damascus, where life had become too oppressive, to go to the "liberated" area of East Ghouta. An area that had 2 million inhabitants..."

Beirut car bomb blasts Hezbollah stronghold

washington post

new: Iraq’s Shiite prime minister seeks alliances with Sunnis

"BAGHDAD — As Iran exerts its considerable influence in Syria and around the region, it is meeting resistance from an unlikely source: Iraq’s polarized and faltering democracy. Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, who once sought refuge in Iran as an exile, has officially maintained his..."

Bomb explodes in Hezbollah stronghold in Beirut, injuring dozens

fox news

new: Freed Syria activist 'lied' in TV confession

"Activist Alaa Morelli escaped the worst in Syrian prisons, but to secure her freedom she lied during a forced "confession" on state television, saying the uprising was the work of foreigners.A student of Latakia university located on Syria's Mediterranean coastline, Morelli, 23, was arrested..."


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yahoo news

new: Many Muslims start Ramadan fast amid turmoil

Many Muslims start Ramadan fast amid turmoil

Car bomb rocks Hezbollah stronghold in Lebanon

Lebanon: Bombing wounds 53 in Hezbollah stronghold

"BEIRUT (AP) — A car bomb rocked a stronghold of the Shiite militant Hezbollah group south of the Lebanese capital on Tuesday, wounding at least 53 people and setting several cars ablaze in the most serious knock-on effect from Syria's civil war on its smaller neighbor since the crisis..."

google news

new: Russia Says Study Suggests Syria Rebels Used Sarin - New York Times (blog)

"New York Times (blog)Russia Says Study Suggests Syria Rebels Used SarinNew York Times (blog)Russia said Tuesday that its scientific analysis of a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria on March 19 showed it probably had been carried out by insurgents using sarin nerve gas of “cottage..."

new: Against All Odds, Female Reporters Lead in Syria - Daily Beast

Help Syria now. Tomorrow it may be too late - The Guardian

Tony Blair calls for intervention in Syria -

Explosion rocks Hezbollah stronghold in Beirut as Syria's war spills into Lebanon - Globe and Mail

Europe's New 'Time Bomb' Is Ticking in Syria - by Colum Lynch - Foreign Policy (blog)

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Round-up: News from the North, Changes to Opposition, Egypt, and a lot of Miscellany

"News from Aleppo / Idlib / Homs   Government forces in Syria press on with battle to retake rebel-held areas – WP Syrian government aircraft scattered leaflets over the northern province of Idlib on Wednesday, calling on rebels to hand themselves over and urging foreign fighters..."

syria deeply

new: Father Paolo Dall’Oglio and Syria’s Disappearing Priests

"On June 23, Father Francois Murad, 49, “died when he was shot inside his church” in the Christian village of al-Ghassanieh, near Jebel Akrad in Latakia province. The town, which has been visited by Syria Deeply, has reportedly fallen under the control of extremist group Jabhat al-Nusra,..."

Understanding Why the Regime and Opposition Changed Leadership

Along Sectarian Fault Lines, a ‘New Normal’ Emerges

The Interview: Ghassan Hitto, the Syrian Opposition’s First Prime Minister

زمان الوصل

جديد: بشار يفاوض الأكراد، وقيادي كردي يقول: لامانع فهو لم يفقد الشرعية ويسيطر على معظم سوريا

"أكد مصدر سياسي كردي أن نظام بشار الأسد أرسل وفدا ثلاثيا إلى القامشلي لإجراء مفاوضات مع الأحزاب السياسية الكردية، لـ"حل القضية الكردية"، فيما نفى قيادي في المجلس الكردي هذه المحادثات، لكنه قال إنه لا مانع من عقدها "فالنظام لم يخسر حتى الآن الشرعية في المجتمع الدولي، ولا يزال يسيطر على معظم سوريا، ولديه سفارات في عشرات البلدان،..."

جديد: تذكرة الغافل بصيام المقاتل... رمضان شهر الانتصارات

جديد: آخر ابتكارات الأمن السوري ..الدولار مزوّر وتركيا السبب

جديد: واشنطن تمنح تأشيرة لدبلوماسي أسدي ثم تلغيها تحت ضغوط شيوخ ومعارضين

جديد: بعد اشتباكات عنيفة بين مقاتلي الدولة والحر...هدوء حذر في بلدة الدانا الإدلبية