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October 11, 2013

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new: NOBEL PRIZE: Chemical weapons watchdog wins Nobel Peace Prize

NOBEL PRIZE: Chemical weapons watchdog wins Nobel Peace Prize

SYRIA: Syrian rebels 'executed' Alawite villagers, HRW says

UN Council backs Ban's Syria disarmament plan

"The UN Security Council on Thursday backed a plan by UN leader Ban Ki-moon for a joint mission with the global chemical arms watchdog to destroy Syria's weapons, diplomats said.Ban has said up to 100 experts in a UN-Organization for the Prevention of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) mission will be..."

NATO chief: 'No military solution' to Syria conflict

Hezbollah 'execution' video sparks online outrage

fox news

new: What is the OPCW, which has won the Nobel Peace Prize, and what does it do?

What is the OPCW, which has won the Nobel Peace Prize, and what does it do?

"WHERE DID THE OPCW COME FROM? The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons was thrust into the spotlight when it was required to oversee the destruction of chemical weapons in Syria, but it has been working since the 1990s as the body that implements the Chemical Weapons Convention,..."

the economist

Eritrea and its emigrants: Why they leave

"A DAY of national mourning was held on October 4th after as many as 300 people drowned in the Mediterranean’s worst recent shipwreck, just off Lampedusa. Candles were lit and flags flew at half-mast. But this was not in Eritrea, where most of the dead came from, but in Italy, the country..."

voice of america

new: Chemical Weapons Watchdog Wins Nobel Peace Prize

Chemical Weapons Watchdog Wins Nobel Peace Prize

"This year's Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, which is currently working in Syria to destroy its chemical weapons arsenal. The Stockholm-based Nobel Committee made the announcement Friday in Oslo. The Hague-based OPCW, founded..."

HRW: Syria Rebels Committed Crimes Against Humanity


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new: Chemical weapons watchdog wins Nobel Peace Prize

Chemical weapons watchdog wins Nobel Peace Prize

"The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), which is overseeing the destruction's of Syria's arsenal, has won this year's prestigious Nobel Peace Prize.Experts from the Hague-based global chemical weapons watchdog, supported by the United Nations, aim to help destroy Syria's..."

yahoo news

Sunni rebels, Shi'ite militia clash near Damascus shrine

"By Khaled Yacoub Oweis AMMAN (Reuters) - Fighting flared on Thursday between Syrian Sunni rebels and foreign militias near a main Shi'ite shrine on the southern edge of Damascus, opposition activists said, in an increasingly internationalized conflict deepening Middle East sectarian faultlines...."

google news

new: Jihadi-led rebels accused of war crime in Syria -

"CBC.caJihadi-led rebels accused of war crime in Photo) (The Associated Press). Jihadi-led rebel fighters in Syria committed a war crime when they killed at least 190 civilians and abducted more than 200 during an offensive against pro-regime villages, an international human rights..."

US media failed to cite pundits' ties to defense industry in Syria strike debate - RT (blog)

'They aren't real Muslims': Radical mercenaries kidnap, kill both Syria ... - RT

Two regional powers play shadow warfare at bloody crossroads - U.S. News & World Report

Whose Problem is Syria? - Daily Beast

An extremist group is ruffling feathers, including those of its Islamist peers - The Economist

syria deeply

Via Soap Operas, Syrians Follow a Different Narrative

"Syria’s soap operas, known as musalsalat, have a large following in the country. “These are basically series that last for a month through the end of Ramadan, or just until after Eid. They’re mostly 30 episodes, each one 40 or 45 minutes long,” says Donatella Della Ratta,..."

Conversations: A Weekend Game of Tennis in Damascus

Meet Hazem: A 13-Year-Old Teacher in Azaz

الشتاء ‘الشبح’ القادم للسورين

Q+A: Ninette Kelley, UNHCR Representative in Lebanon


جديد: «نوبل السلام 2013» تذهب لمنظمة حظر السلاح الكيماوي - دار الحياة

"دار الحياة«نوبل السلام 2013» تذهب لمنظمة حظر السلاح الكيماويدار الحياةأعلنت لجنة جائزة نوبل النروجية اليوم الجمعة فوز منظمة حظر السلاح الكيمياوي بجائزة نوبل للسلام للعام 2013. وكانت المنظمة قد خطفت الأضواء مؤخراً بعد دورها في سورية، إذ تتعاون مع منظمة الأمم المتحدة على تفكيك ترسانة السلاح الكيمياوي، ويذكر أن المنظمة بدأت نشاطها..."

جديد: عمرو خفاجى يكتب : القاهرة ــ واشنطن وبالعكس - أخبار النهاردة

جديد: منظمة: المعارضون السوريون قتلوا 190 مدنيا في غارة في اغسطس - رويترز العربية

زمان الوصل

جديد: قصف مصفاة حمص يشعل حرب التعليقات على فيسبوك

"مصفاة حمص التي ارتبطت بذكرى سيئة في أذهان الحمصيين منذ إنشائها قبل عشرات السنين نظراً للتلوث الذي كانت ولا تزال تسببه للبشر والحجر والكائنات الحية كافة استُهدفت منذ أيام من قبل الثوار في إطار عملية أطلقوا عليها اسم "معركة صب النيران" وذكرت الهيئة العامة للثورة السورية أن دخاناً أسود كثيفاً جداً اندلع من المصفاة وغطى سماء المدينة..."

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جديد: مركز الدوحة يدرب الصحافيين السوريين في تركيا

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