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October 19, 2013


Letters: Charities and terror

"The Charity Commission has never claimed that "millions of pounds of charity money raised for the Syria crisis" are going to terror groups (Interview: Charity begins at home, Society, 16 October).I have stressed that many excellent charities are doing remarkable work to alleviate the suffering..."

Saudi Arabia snubs security council seat over 'UN failures'

Saudi Arabia snubs security council seat over 'UN failures'

US journalist James Foley still missing but family remains hopeful

france 24

SYRIA: Abducted Lebanese Shiite pilgrims released in Syria

SYRIA: Abducted Lebanese Shiite pilgrims released in Syria

SAUDI ARABIA - UN: Saudi Arabia rejects rotating UN Security Council seat

Lebanon says nine citizens kidnapped in Syria have been released

"Nine Lebanese citizens kidnapped by rebels in Syria last year have been freed, Lebanon's Interior Minister Marwan Charbel said Friday."The nine Lebanese held in Syria are on their way to Turkey," he told AFP.The release comes after a senior Lebanese security official travelled to Damascus to..."

Red Cross releases video plea to free 3 staff abducted in Syria

washington post

Battling on two fronts, moderate Syrian rebels struggle for funding, lose fighters

"REYHANLI, TURKEY — In a medical clinic packed with injured Syrian rebels, 23-year-old Mohammed Hadhoud lies waiting for an operation to remove a machine-gun bullet lodged in his spine. His family cannot afford the bill, and the moderate Islamist brigade he fights with has refused to fully..."

voice of america

new: Blast, Fighting Near Damascus Kills 16 Syrian Soldiers

"A Syrian activist group says at least 16 soldiers have been killed in a suicide car bombing and ensuing clashes with rebels just outside Damascus . The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says the suicide attack Saturday was carried out by the al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front. The..."

Blast Near Damascus Kills 16 Syrian Soldiers

Saudi Arabia Turns Down UN Security Council Spot


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Saudi Arabia rejects seat on UN Security Council

Saudi Arabia rejects seat on UN Security Council

Saudi withdrawal stuns UN Security Council

Jets bomb Syrian city after intelligence general killed

"By Dominic Evans BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian air force jets bombarded the eastern city of Deir al-Zor on Friday after heavy overnight clashes and the killing of one of President Bashar al-Assad's top military intelligence officers, activists said. General Jama'a Jama'a was shot..."

Dozens killed in Syria's Aleppo amid push for talks

Chemical watchdog says 14 sites inspected in Syria

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new: Activists: Bomb Near Syrian Capital Kills 16 - ABC News

"The GuardianActivists: Bomb Near Syrian Capital Kills 16ABC NewsThe violence came a day after nine Shiite pilgrims from Lebanon kidnapped in Syria last year were freed as part of a negotiated hostage deal that could see two Turkish pilots held by Lebanese militants and dozens of Syrian women..."

Deadly blast near Syrian capital - Ninemsn

The difficulty of reporting in rebel areas has let the regime tell its own ... - The Economist

Lebanese Shia pilgrims held hostages in Syria 'freed' - BBC News

In Syria, Palestinian Refugees Made Refugees Again - Daily Beast

Nine Lebanese freed after being held in Syria since May 2012 - Reuters UK

syria deeply

Q+A: Is Turkey Shifting Its Stance on Syria?

"This week, the Turkish army shelled points held by extremist rebel groups across the Syrian border. It was a shift for the government of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan (once a tenuous friend of Bashar al-Assad’s), which has consistently backed the Syrian opposition and advocated..."

Dear World (Sincerely, Syria)

In Raqqa, A Lawyer Collecting Evidence Against Assad — and ISIS

One on One: Elizabeth Palmer, Correspondent, CBS News


جديد: مقتل 16 من قوات النظام في تفجير واشتباكات قرب دمشق - العربية نت

"AFPمقتل 16 من قوات النظام في تفجير واشتباكات قرب دمشقالعربية نتوقع هجوم السبت عند مدخل جرمانا بضاحية دمشق، المحسوبة عموما على النظام السوري والمأهولة بغالبية مسيحية، ما أسفر عن سقوط قتلى وجرحى، كما أوردت وكالة الأنباء السورية (سانا) بدون إعطاء حصيلة دقيقة. وأوردت وكالة الأنباء الفرنسية أن الهجوم خلف مقتل 16 من قوات النظام في تفجير..."

جديد: قالت وفعلت .. السعودية تدير ظهرها لمجلس الأمن - الاقتصادية

زمان الوصل

جديد: موسكو لـكيري.. اقتراحكم نقل كيماوي بشار خارج سوريا سابق لأوانه

"ردت وزارة الخارجية الروسية، السبت، على اقتراح وزير الخارجية الأمريكي جون كيري، معتبرة أن الحديث عن شحن الأسلحة الكيماوية إلى خارج سوريا "سابق لأوانه".وكان كيري، صرح لإذاعة أمريكية، بأن مخزون الأسلحة الكيماوية لدى نظام دمشق يمكن نقله "في سفينة إلى خارج المنطقة" لتدميره بشكل آمن، لكنه لم يعط توضيحات بشأن عملية بالغة التعقيد تقنيا،..."

جديد: روايات عدة حول مقتل مجرم شهيد : جبهة النصرة تكافىء قاتل جامع بـ 15 ألف دولار أمريكي !

جديد: المجاهدون ينسفون تاميكو ويقتلون 16 من عناصره، والنظام يغلق مداخل دمشق

جديد: أول من مسح عبارة لاحكم إلا للبعث في حماة : صفحة فيس بوك توثق لدور الصوفية في الثورة السورية

جديد: معركة وجود وأرض وهوية