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December 22, 2013


British doctors leave for Syria despite Abbas Khan death

British doctors leave for Syria despite Abbas Khan death

"Ambulances to be driven into war zone and used as makeshift clinicsA convoy of British doctors left the UK for Syria this weekend as aid groups vowed not to be deterred by the death last week of Dr Abbas Khan in a Syrian prison cell.On Saturday Khan's body was being transported by the Red Cross..."

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new: 5 Killed In Syrian Blast

"Syrian activists and state media say a bomb blast near a school has killed at least five people. Some reports say students are among the dead, but the reports have not been confirmed.The car explosion happened Sunday in the town of Umm al-Amed in the province of Homs. The United Nations says..."


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Photographer Molhem Barakat Killed In Syria - Huffington Post

"Photographer Molhem Barakat Killed In SyriaHuffington PostAs well as covering the conflict, Barakat took pictures showing the life of ordinary Syrians in the divided city, which used to be Syria's commercial hub. The civil war in Syria has claimed the lives of well over 100,000 people since..."

For Most Young Refugees From Syria, School Is as Distant as Home - New York Times

France worries about jihadists returning from Syria - USA TODAY

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All this talk about Assad staying…

"by Matthew Barber A number of articles have been circulating recently that observe that Assad may stick around, perhaps for good. Amidst this discussion, some controversy has been stirred up around some of Dr. Landis’ comments published in a recent BBC article. The comments under discussion..."

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The Weather, a Measure of Life and Death

"ALEPPO — Wintery cold and record snowfall have threatened the lives of Syrians living in unheated homes in Aleppo. The Syrian Network for Human Rights said that no less than 22 people died in Syria this week, nine of whom were children, from sub-zero temperatures in the face of lengthy power..."

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جديد: تقرير: سوريا في صدارة البلدان الأخطر على الصحفيين خلال 2013

"قال معهد السلامة الإخبارية الدولي إن 126 صحفيا وعاملا في قطاعات الإعلام الأخرى قتلوا في أنحاء العالم بسبب عملهم هذا العام، وإن سوريا كانت أخطر مكان للعمل للعام الثاني على التوالي.والعدد أقل من نظيره في العام الماضي بمقدار 21 لكن المعهد قال إن حوادث الخطف والاختفاء في تزايد.وقال المعهد الذي ينظم دورات بشأن السلامة للصحفيين ويراقب..."

جديد: توم كروز يتوصل لتسوية بدعوى تشهير حول ابنته سوري