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December 24, 2013

guardian

Global development events and issues of 2013 – in pictures

Global development events and issues of 2013 – in pictures

Graffiti and selfies record pilgrims' progress at Bethlehem shrine

"Academics are only now studying messages and paintings on the Church of the Nativity's columns dating back to the CrusadesMost visitors to the Church of the Nativity head straight for the grotto beneath the altar where, according to tradition, Jesus was born 2014 years ago. But among the throng..."


washington post

In Syria, ‘barrel bombs’ bring more terror and death to Aleppo

"BEIRUT — Even as international powers are moving to destroy its chemical weapons, Syria’s government has turned to crude “barrel bombs” in a concentrated attack on the country’s largest city and surrounding towns, apparently looking to press its advantage ahead of planned peace talks...."


foreign policy

Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, December 23, 2013

"To catch Democracy Lab in real time, follow us on Twitter: @FP_DemLab. Fadil Aliriza profiles Tunisian rapper Klay BBJ, the man with a unique ability to touch a society's raw nerves. Brian Klaas explains why allegations of a power-grab by Tunisia's toppled dictator continue to haunt the..."


voice of america

Assad's Secret Oil Lifeline: Iraqi Crude From Egypt

"The Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad has received substantial imports of Iraqi crude oil from an Egyptian port in the last nine months, shipping and payments documents show, part of an under-the-radar trade that has kept his military running despite Western sanctions. Assad's..."


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Exclusive: Assad's secret oil lifeline: Iraqi crude from Egypt

"By Julia Payne LONDON (Reuters) - The Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad has received substantial imports of Iraqi crude oil from an Egyptian port in the last nine months, shipping and payments documents show, part of an under-the-radar trade that has kept his military running despite..."


google news

new: The Syrian rebel groups pulling in foreign fighters - BBC News

"BBC NewsThe Syrian rebel groups pulling in foreign fightersBBC NewsThroughout the Syrian civil war, one of the major concerns of Western powers in particular has been the inflow of Sunni foreign fighters, who come from the wider Arab world, Western Europe, and as far afield as Kazakhstan and..."


Russia flies lorries to Syria to move chemical weapons - BBC News

President Obama's empty boast on Syria - Washington Post

The Syrian conflict through the eyes of a slain photographer - Washington Post

syria comment

EXCLUSIVE: Moroccan ex-Guantánamo Detainee Mohammed Mizouz Identified In Syria

"By Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi So far I have identified two ex-Guantánamo detainees of Moroccan origin fighting in Syria under the banner of Harakat Sham al-Islam: namely, Abu Hamza al-Maghrebi (Mohammed al-‘Alami) and Abu Ahmad al-Muhajir (Ibrahim bin Shakaran). The latter is the leader of..."


All this talk about Assad staying…

syria deeply

Hungry for Bread in Yarmouk Camp

"DAMASCUS — The tobacco seller at the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp here is used to the daily pranks of 10-year-old resident Nidal. Tricking people by imitating the sounds of mortar shells being dropped, he stands on his balcony and watches them run for cover or fall to the ground as they..."


Week in Review: Air Raids Over Aleppo, Bread Grows Scarce

google

الائتلاف السوري: لا جنيف2 إذا استمر قصف حلب - العربية نت

"العربية نتالائتلاف السوري: لا جنيف2 إذا استمر قصف حلبالعربية نتحذر الائتلاف الوطني السوري المعارض من أنه لن يشارك في مؤتمر جنيف 2 إذا واصل النظام غاراته من دون أن يكترث لردة فعل المجتمع الدولي. وأشار الائتلاف الوطني لقوى الثورة والمعارضة في بيان له إلى أن أحمد الجربا رئيس الائتلاف، اتصل بوزيري خارجية بريطانيا وفرنسا ووضعهما..."


صبحي حديدي

جديد: أغاممنون الأسد

"من إنتاج الشركة البريطانية "رفيوج"، شهدت العاصمة الأردنية، عمّان، عرضاً مسرحياً بعنوان "نساء طروادة"، نفّذه فريق عمل سوري تألف من ماري إلياس(التي قدّمت ترجمة جديدة لنصّ يوربيديس الكلاسيكي)، عمر أبو سعدة (المخرج، الذي يُعرف له تعاون مميّز في المسرح التفاعلي، مع عدنان عودة ومحمد العطار في "المردود والمكحلة"، 2006)، و48 لاجئة سورية..."


على ذمة غالاوي وفيسك: براءة الأسد من دم عباس خان!

زمان الوصل

جديد: العراق يدعم الأسد بالنفط عبر ميناء مصري

"كشفت تقارير إعلامية أن النظام السوري حصل على كميات كبيرة من النفط العراقي الخام القادم من ميناء مصري خلال الأشهر التسعة الماضية، والذي ساهم في دعم الجيش رغم العقوبات الغربية.وقالت التقارير إن ثمانية ملايين برميل من النفط الخام كانت تصل سوريا من ميناء سيدي كرير المصري، وأظهرت وثائق الشحن والدفع أن نصف هذا النفط هو نفط عراقي.وأضاف..."


جديد: كي لايبرد السوريون.. الأتراك يشترون ملابس يعود ريعها لإخوتهم اللاجئين

جديد: بريطانيا تشرح جثة عباس خان وتتكتم

جديد: بشرى للسوريين..الائتلاف كشف جنس الملائكة!

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