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September 10, 2013


new: Obama on Russia's chemical weapons proposal - video

Israel and Palestine reach historic agreement: From the archive, 10 September 1993

Israel and Palestine reach historic agreement: From the archive, 10 September 1993

"Israelis recognise the unelected PLO as legitimate representative of the Palestinian people while Yasser Arafat accepts Israel's right to existMutual recognition between Israel and the PLO, announced by both sides yesterday after days of haggling over the final terms, is a quantum leap towards..."

Use Syria to warn North Korea against WMD, says US official

Barack Obama: Syria does not pose 'significant' retaliation threat – live

On Syria, Tony Abbott has been right to show caution | Ramesh Thakur

france 24

new: Obama grabs a Russian lifeline on Syria

Obama grabs a Russian lifeline on Syria

"After a passage of wild Syria diplomacy, President Barack Obama was Tuesday sizing up a political lifeline offered by the most unusual of suspects -- his chilly rival Russia.Moscow's sudden call for its ally Damascus to put its chemical arms under international supervision had immediate reverberations..."

new: FRANCE-SYRIA: France to float UN resolution on Syria chemical weapons

Kerry's Syria 'gaffe' gains swift traction

RUSSIA - SYRIA: Russia urges Syria to hand over chemical weapons

USA - SYRIA: Assad warns 'everything possible' if Syria attacked

washington post

new: France to author Security Council resolution to require Syria to give up chemical weapons

"An unexpected proposal for Syria to avert a U.S. military strike by transferring control of its chemical weapons appeared to be gaining traction on Tuesday, as France said it would draft a U.N. Security Council resolution to put the plan into effect, and China and Iran voiced their support...."

Obama sees potential ‘breakthrough’ in Russia’s Syria proposal

Obama adviser Susan Rice pushes president’s case for strike against Syria


Obama Signals Support For Kerry's Ad-Libbed Solution; Senate Test Vote on Hold

Obama Signals Support For Kerry's Ad-Libbed Solution; Senate Test Vote on Hold

"Two rather significant developments on Syria this evening, the biggest of which came when President Obama said he'd be willing to put his planned strikes on hold if Bashar Assad’s regime were to turn over control of its chemical weapons—an apparently off-the-cuff plan floated earlier today..."

Watch as $400 Million in Smuggled Hash Burns Aboard Ship in Mediterranean

Slatest PM: Obama's Syria Strike Set for First Senate Test

Did John Kerry Just Accidentally Find a Workable Solution for Syria?

Bashar al-Assad Makes His Defense to Charlie Rose

foreign policy

Can Obama Afford Not to Bomb Syria? - By Aaron David Miller

Morning Brief: Seeking Approval for Syria Strike, Obama To Launch PR Blitz

"Seeking Approval for Syria Strike, Obama To Launch PR Blitz Top News: With Congress back in Washington, the Obama administration will launch an all-out lobbying blitz this week to secure congressional support for a military intervention in Syria, a proposal that has at best tepid support..."

voice of america

new: HRW Blames Syria for Chemical Attack

"Human Rights Watch says Syrian forces were "almost certainly responsible" for the chemical weapons attack last month that killed hundreds of people. The group said in a new report Tuesday that the type of rockets used, photos and videos from the attack sites, and interviews with victims and..."

new: Russia, France Push International Control of Syria's Chemical Weapons

new: Obama, Congress Discuss Syria Amid Diplomacy Hopes

Obama, Congress Discuss Syria Amid Diplomacy Hopes

Rights Group Blames Syria for Chemical Attack

Obama Prefers Diplomacy in Syria Chemical Weapons Deterrence


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yahoo news

Smallest victims punctuate U.S. debate on Syria strike

"By Tabassum Zakaria WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In the video, a child's arm violently twitches, an image that left the U.S. Senate Democratic leader struggling to comprehend a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria that left an estimated 426 children dead. "Pictures taken following..."

Church leaders urge release of abducted Syrian bishops

Cyprus rules out role in any U.S.-led strike on Syria

google news

new: Israel dubious of Russia's Syria chemical weapons proposal, but Iran and China ... - CBS News

"San Francisco ChronicleIsrael dubious of Russia's Syria chemical weapons proposal, but Iran and China ...CBS NewsThe French foreign minister said, meanwhile, that France would float a resolution in the U.N. Security Council aimed at forcing Syria to make public its chemical weapons program,..."

Al-Qaeda-linked fighters seize ancient Christian village in Syria - The Globe and Mail

Russia proposes Syria put weapons under international control in attempt to ... - (blog)

Obama sees potential 'breakthrough' in Russia's Syria proposal - Washington Post

US Mulls Over More Possible Targets For Syria Strike - NPR

syria deeply

Refugees in Lebanon Find Shelter Where They Can

"On the side of the highway in Lebanon’s Beqaa Valley, Mohammed, a 14-year-old Syrian boy, sells baby chickens. Dyed neon, they wait in a cage for new owners. They are only 500 Lebanese Lira ($0.33), commonly purchased as gifts for young children. If Mohammed is lucky, they will sell out..."

In Homs, Rebels and Civilians Forge New Bonds

The Hangout: Landis on Alawites, U.S. Strike, and Making Syria Whole Again

The State of a Secular Rebel Fighting Force

What to Expect in Washington Next Week

فرانس 24

جديد: فابيوس: بوتين يقدم لنفسه "مخرجا" من خلال اقتراحه بشأن سوريا

فابيوس: بوتين يقدم لنفسه

"باريس (ا ف ب) - اعتبر وزير الخارجية الفرنسي لوران فابيوس الثلاثاء ان روسيا تقدم لنفسها "مخرجا" من خلال اقتراح وضع الترسانة الكيميائية للنظام السوري تحت اشراف دولي، مشيرا الى ان "حزم" الغربيين "اتى ثماره".وقال فابيوس لاذاعة اوروبا 1 "اعتقد ان (الرئيس الروسي فلاديمير) بوتين يقدم لنفسه مخرجا ربما، لان بقاءه متعلقا ببشار الاسد كما لو..."

جديد: العرض الروسي حول الاسلحة الكيميائية السورية يلقى ترحيبا حذرا

جديد: المعارضة السورية تندد بالعرض الروسي على انه "مناورة سياسية"


رايس تطالب بتوجيه ضربات محدودة لسوريا - رويترز العربية

"اليوم السابعرايس تطالب بتوجيه ضربات محدودة لسوريارويترز العربيةواشنطن (رويترز) - عادت سوزان رايس مستشارة الامن القومي الامريكي بقوة الى دائرة صنع القرار وطالبت بتوجيه ضربات عسكرية محدودة لسوريا بعد نحو عام من تصريحات بشأن أزمة خارجية أخرى أدخلتها في مأزق وحولتها الى هدف صب عليه الجمهوريون جام غضبهم. وفي أول خطاب هام لرايس..."

واشنطن: شن ضربة عسكرية على سوريا سيردع ايران - AFP

استطلاع: الشارع الأمريكي يعارض ضرب سوريا - سي ان ان العربية

صبحي حديدي

جديد: أبراج عاجية من أجل سورية

"يُقال ـ ليس دون وجه حقّ، وليس بمعزل عن تجارب الواقع، وبراهين مقترنة بوقائع حاسمة فاصلة ـ إنّ من الحكمة ابتعاد الفلسفات الكبرى، وكبار ممثّليها استطراداً، عن التفلسف حول قضايا سياسية واضحة؛ خاصة تلك التي تنطوي على مزيج من أقصى المآسي وأقصى الآمال، كما في الانتفاضات الشعبية ضدّ أنظمة الاستبداد والفساد، ونماذجها العربية الراهنة..."

الفاتيكان وسورية: عن "دينونة لا يمكن الفرار منها"

ديمقراطية أوباما: سراء أم ضراء؟

زمان الوصل

جديد: في الغوطة المنهكة بالكيماوي.. ثائر يلقي بندقيته ويذهب لمفاوضة جنديين أسديين وينجح بتأمين انشقاقهما

"في موقف جديد يوثق أخلاقيات الثوار في تعاملهم مع قوات النظام، بث ناشطون شريطا مصورا يوثق ذهاب أحد الثوار إلى جنديين من جنود بشار وهو أعزل تماما ليفاوضهم على الانشقاق والنجاة بحياتهم.وظهر في بداية التسجيل مقاتلان بالسلاح الكامل، ينادي أحدهما على جنود النظام: "ياعساكر انشقوا نحن إخوان"، مذكرا إياهم بأن بشار الأسد لن يفيدهم وأنه..."

جديد: اللبواني يقترح قانونا يجرم إنكار مجازر النظام

جديد: الموسيقار مالك الجندلي لـزمان الوصل: شبيحة الأسد يحشدون طاقاتهم دفاعاً عن جرائم السفاح ونحن لهم بالمرصاد !

جديد: طاولة مستديرة للطرنيب

جديد: أوباما: أفضّل التخلص من كيماوي نظام دمشق من دون تنفيذ أي هجوم