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July 11, 2013



Egypt crisis: Ramadan gets off to an anxious start amid unrest

Egypt crisis: Ramadan gets off to an anxious start amid unrest

"Muslim month of fasting and penitence marred by economic crisis and tension on the streets after worst bloodshed for a yearEgypt's political crisis shows no sign of abating as the military-backed authorities move against defiant Islamist supporters of the deposed president, Mohamed Morsi, and..."

Letters: How to improve Egypt's democracy

Egypt's power vacuum will do little to help a disintegrating tourism industry

Al-Qaida in Syria is most serious terrorist threat to UK, says report


Abu Qatada will be able to preach while incarcerated at Jordanian prison

"Abu Qatada will be able to preach while incarcerated, prison officials said at the Muwaqqar facility where the firebrand preacher is currently being held.Related StoriesVideo: Shocking footage appears to capture moment Egyptian photographer filmed his own death through his lensesVideo: Shocking..."

The Syrian war has killed 100,000. But what about those who are still alive?

British spy chiefs warn: Al-Qa'ida could gain access to Syrian stockpiles of chemical weapons

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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..."

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Comrades in Arms - By Harald Doornbos and Jenan Moussa

Morning Brief: Egyptian Prime Minister Named, Brotherhood Leader Ordered Arrested

"Egyptian Prime Minister Named, Brotherhood Leader Ordered Arrested Top news: As the fault lines of Egypt's ongoing political crisis continue to harden, the country's military leader announced that he had named Hazem el-Beblawi, a former finance minister, as its new prime minister, a move..."

Europe's New 'Time Bomb' Is Ticking in Syria - By Colum Lynch

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new: For Those In Aleppo, Syria, Commuting Can Be Lethal - NPR

"For Those In Aleppo, Syria, Commuting Can Be LethalNPRTired of your commute to work? Imagine if on the way to your job you had to dodge sniper fire. That's the case for many people in Syria. David Greene talks to Anthony Loyd, a correspondent for the Times of London, who just spent time..."

new: UN calls on Hezbollah to end involvement in Syria - Jerusalem Post

new: Israel strengthens Syria border with an eye on Hezbollah - Al-Arabiya

US arms haven't reached Syrian rebels, analysts say - USA TODAY

UN envoys: Syria, Iran to bid for spot on Human Rights Council - Jerusalem Post

In Syria, no letup in fighting as Ramadan begins - Los Angeles Times

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

Did Israel Attack Syria? - Center for Research on Globalization

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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..."

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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

فرانس 24

جديد: الاسد تعليقا على تغيير قيادة حزب البعث: عندما يخطىء المسؤول يجب ان يحاسب

الاسد تعليقا على تغيير قيادة حزب البعث: عندما يخطىء المسؤول يجب ان يحاسب

"دمشق, (ا ف ب) - انتقد الرئيس السوري بشار الاسد في مقابلة نشرتها الخميس صحيفة البعث، اداء مسؤولي حزب البعث السابقين بعد ايام من انتخاب قيادة قطرية جديدة، معتبرا ان المسؤول يجب ان يحاسب عندما يخطىء ولو وصل الامر الى حد اقالته.وقال الاسد "عندما لا يعالج أي مسؤول الأخطاء المتراكمة يحاسب هذا المسؤول، وهنا تحاسب القيادة حسب توزيع المسؤوليات..."


جديد: الأمم المتحدة تقبل دعوة الحكومة السورية حول الأسلحة الكيميائية - راديو سوا

"FRANCE 24 - Monte Carlo Doualiyaالأمم المتحدة تقبل دعوة الحكومة السورية حول الأسلحة الكيميائيةراديو سواأعلنت الأمم المتحدة قبولها الدعوة التي وجهتها الحكومة السورية إلى اثنين من كبار مسؤوليها لزيارة دمشق بهدف إجراء محادثات حول المعلومات عن استخدام أسلحة كيميائية في النزاع. وقال متحدث باسم الأمم المتحدة الأربعاء، أن المنظمة الدولية قبلت..."

مسؤول أممي يحذر من حرب أهلية بالعراق - الجزيرة

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جديد: مجلس القضاء الموحد.. الحبس سنة للمجاهر بالإفطار

"أكد مجلس القضاء الموحد بحلب, على حرمة الإفطار في رمضان من غير عذر.وذكّر المجلس في بيان هنأ فيه السوريين والأمة الإسلامية بحلول الشهر الكريم بأن القانون الجزائي العربي الموحد المعتمد كقانون واجب التطبيق في المجلس وهو قانون مستمد من الشريعة الإسلامية يعاقب على انتهاك حرمة شهر رمضان بالإفطار علنا في محل عام بالحبس لمدة سنة وفق..."

جديد: انقلابات العسكر بين مصر وسوريا

جديد: مسلسل روزنامة دراما الانفصال عن الواقع

جديد: لإحداث توازن رعب.. عيروط يدعو الثوار والمقاتلين لتركيز هجماتهم على معاقل العلويين

جديد: الأسد أمطر حمص بما يعادل 10 قنابل نووية خلال 398 يوماً من الحصار !