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October 2, 2013


Iran dismisses Israeli 'sabre-rattling'

Letters: A one-sided view of Israel's response to Rouhani

"Your letters (30 September) show a completely one-sided view of Israel's response to Rouhani and his attempt to thaw relations with the west. As usual Israel is painted as the bad guy and Iran the innocent bystander which has a legitimate right to nuclear weapons. Iran has long been a sponsor..."

Israel hits back over threat of Iran-US rapprochement

Israel hits back over threat of Iran-US rapprochement

France investigates Bashar al-Assad's uncle's £134m Paris properties


US cowardice will let Israel’s isolated right off the hook

"These are hard times for the Israeli right. Used to bullying the US – and especially its present, shallow leader – the Likudists suddenly find that the whole world wants peace in the Middle East rather than war. Brits and Americans didn’t want to go to war in Syria. Now, with the pleasant..."

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new: UN asks Kuwait to host second donors meet for Syria

UN asks Kuwait to host second donors meet for Syria

"UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has called on the emir of Kuwait to host a second donors' conference to raise aid for Syrian refugees, the official KUNA agency said on Wednesday.Kuwait hosted the first donors' conference in January, when participating nations pledged $1.5 billion (1.1 billion..."


Inspectors Begin the Hunt for Syria’s Chemical Weapons

Inspectors Begin the Hunt for Syria’s Chemical Weapons

"After weeks of diplomatic wrangling over how to address the use of chemical weapons in Syria, international inspectors arrived in Damascus on Tuesday to oversee the dismantling of the country’s chemical weapons stockpile. The task of finding and destroying the weapons isn’t expected to..."


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World Bank pledges more funds for poor in troubled states

"By Anna Yukhananov WASHINGTON (Reuters) - World Bank President Jim Yong Kim pledged to increase funding for poor people living in states in or close to conflict as part of a new lending strategy for the global development bank and warned of the impact of U.S. fiscal uncertainty on developing..."

AP PHOTOS: Syrian children attend school amid war

AP PHOTOS: Syrian children attend school amid war

Insight: Saudi Arabia boosts Salafist rivals to al Qaeda in Syria

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new: Mother Agnes: Syria's detective nun who denies gas attack - BBC News

"BBC NewsMother Agnes: Syria's detective nun who denies gas attackBBC NewsRussia says it believes the gas attack in Damascus on 21 August which left hundreds of people dead, was a "provocation" by Syrian rebels. Last week Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov gave his US counterpart John..."

new: Arab-Israeli's death in Syria raises security fears - BBC News

new: Emmy success for BBC World News Syria coverage - BBC News

Foreign extremists dominate Syria fight - Washington Post

Group Says Syria Death Toll at 115000 - TIME

Weapons inspectors begin Syria mission -

Assad speaks out on UN's Syria resolution - The Globe and Mail

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Syria’s Top Five Insurgent Leaders

"Who are Syria’s BIG FIVE Insurgent leaders? by Joshua Landis (with help from the SC experts) October 1, 2013 If we confine our choices to leaders with broad appeal in the Arab and Islamist mainstream — excluding both al-Qaida and Kurdish leaders — we get the following five,..."

Islamic State of Iraq and Syria Lashes out at Critics (30 September 2013)

“Syrian Chemical Weapons & the Possibility of Ending the Civil War,” by William R Polk

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Dead or Detained? A Private Hell for the Families of Syria’s Missing

"Thousands of people are missing in Syria, their whereabouts unknown. The Damascus office of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) regularly fields requests from family members attempting to locate their loved ones and tracks their cases with government authorities.Rina Kamal,..."

In Syrian State Media, Regime Confidence on Display in Wake of UNGA

Week in Review: Breakthrough at the U.N., Breakdown on the Ground


جديد: خبراء نزع الاسلحة الكيميائية يبدأون مهمتهم في سوريا الاربعاء - AFP

"AFPخبراء نزع الاسلحة الكيميائية يبدأون مهمتهم في سوريا الاربعاءAFPدمشق (ا ف ب) - يبدأ خبراء نزع الاسلحة الكيميائية الاربعاء وضع قائمة بترسانة الاسلحة الكيميائية السورية والتحقق من لائحة المواقع التي قدمتها دمشق واجراء فحوصات ميدانية، في مهمة تاريخية في دمشق. والفريق التابع لمنظمة حظر الاسلحة الكيميائية المؤلف من 19 شخصا وصل الى..."

صبحي حديدي

"ممانعة"... ولكن غير كيميائية!

"كباحث عن إبرة في كوم قشّ، أو كساعٍ بعدئذ إلى حشر فيل في خرم الإبرة ذاتها، يفتش المرء عن "ممانع" عربي واحد رأى في قرار مجلس الأمن الدولي 2118، حول تفكيك الأسلحة الكيميائية في سورية، انبطاحاً من جانب نظام بشار الأسد، أو تنازلاً عن ركن أساس في ما سُمّي "الردع الستراتيجي" مع العدوّ الإسرائيلي. في المقابل، يعثر المرء إياه على اكتظاظ،..."

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جديد: أخت مايكل جاكسون تسعى لتبني طفل سوري، وتتصل بالملكة الأردنية لمساعدتها

"تسعى المغنية الأميركية، جانيت جاكسون، إلى تبني طفل يتردد أنه سيكون من سوريا أو الأردن.ونقل موقع "يو إس ويكلي" الأميركي، عن مصدر مقرب من جاكسون (47 عاماً)، أنها تجري "سراً" أبحاثاً حول كيفية تبني طفل من بلد في "العالم الثالث".وقال المصدر إن جاكسون "تعي أن الحمل ليس ممكناً لها ولذا هي تخطط للتبني، وقد تأثرت كثيراً بالأحداث في الأردن..."

جديد: المجلس الأعلى لقيادة الثورة السورية يرفض جنيف2

جديد: إعلام PYD وفضيلة النقد الذاتي

جديد: وحدة المجتمع السوري هي الأمل

جديد: كيماوي الغوطة بين مخابر ومخابرات النشامى... الروس اشتروا عينات في الأردن قبل وصولها إلى السفارة الفرنسية