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February 2, 2014


Shia fighter beheaded by Syrian rebels, amateur video shows

"Video shows footage of public beheading of a man believed to have been a pro-government Shia fighterRebels in Syria with ties to al-Qaida have decapitated a man believed to have been a pro-government Shia fighter, an amateur video of the public beheading posted to the internet on Saturday showed.The..."

Washington denies pressing for direct talks with Syrian government

Car bomb leaves at least four dead on Lebanese border

Car bomb leaves at least four dead on Lebanese border

Barrel bombs dropped from Syrian military helicopters kill at least 13


Lebanon simmers by Syria's side: Terror attacks drag Lebanese communities into neighbour's civil war

Stalemate on Syria's frontlines, but the hatred and horror stories grow by the day

"The Syrian army was in a triumphant mood. It claimed that it had beaten back a rebel assault in the al-Qadam district of south Damascus aimed at cutting the main road to Jordan. An army commander, who gave his name as Abu Yusuf, said: "The attack started at 10 in the morning last Sunday and..."

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new: Lebanon’s Sectarian Divisions Deepen

Lebanon’s Sectarian Divisions Deepen

"Deadly al-Qaida suicide bombings and rocket attacks on border towns - all tied to the raging civil war in Syria - are deepening sectarian divisions in Lebanon.  Religious hardliners are benefiting. Two weeks ago, the town of Hermel, a Shia Muslim community in the Bekaa Valley close to the..."

UN Condemns Deadly Bomb Blast in Lebanon

Bombs Strike Syria's Aleppo a Day After Peace Talks End

Iraqi Army Prepares to Storm Fallujah

Lebanon Blast Kills 4


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Jordanian Islamist prisoners stage hunger strike

"By Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) - Islamist prisoners in Jordan, including several prominent figures linked to al Qaeda, began a hunger strike on Saturday to protest about jail conditions, sources and officials said. Among the 120 hunger strikers are radical cleric Abu Qatada, who was..."

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new: Brahimi: Syria peace talks a modest beginning -

"Aljazeera.comBrahimi: Syria peace talks a modest beginningAljazeera.comThe UN Arab League envoy to Syria has said that rival Syrian delegations could return for a second round of peace talks on February 10, to build on the "modest beginning" and "very slow" progress of closed-door..."

Protect Syria's future by helping the children - The Canberra Times

Fighting continues as Syria talks wind up -

Video shows beheading of man in Syria by al Qaeda rebels - Reuters

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Starvation: a Twisted Example of the Assad Regime’s Terrorism

"  by Matthew Barber A fabulous documentary about the situation of children in Syria is being shown on Canadian and British television. The documentary, “Children on the Frontline,”  will be available for viewing for a limited time online, but unfortunately only for viewers..."

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Week in Review: Talks Inch Ahead, Stirring Power Politics Towards an End Game

"There was more rhetorical sparring than there was actual negotiating this week in Geneva. Following the play-by-play, one saw a slow progression – a diplomatic process inching forward, through the barbs of a recalcitrant regime, disagreements over aid deliveries to Homs, a renewal of U.S...."

In Homs, Civilians Want More Than Aid

Why the Government Razed Whole Neighborhoods in Hama and Damascus

Geneva II Elicits Hopes and Hopelessness in Aleppo


جديد: 85 قتيلا في قصف جوي بالبراميل المتفجرة على حلب - القبس

"المصري اليوم85 قتيلا في قصف جوي بالبراميل المتفجرة على حلبالقبس(أ ف ب) -تعرضت مناطق سيطرة المعارضة في مدينة حلب في شمال سوريا لقصف بالبراميل المتفجرة هو من الاكثر دموية منذ بدء النزاع. وقال مدير المرصد رامي عبد الرحمن في اتصال هاتفي مع وكالة فرانس برس "استشهد 85 شخصا على الاقل في قصف الطيران المروحي بالبراميل المتفجرة السبت..."

المرصد السوري: 136 ألف قتيل خلال 3 أعوام من النزاع - الشروق

«جبهة النصرة» بلبنان: انفجار الهرمل ردًا على قتال «حزب الله» مع «الأسد» - المصري اليوم

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جديد: داعش المفترية ... والمفترى عليها ...أسد عبد الكريم القصار

"في البداية اعتذر عن اقتباسي عنوان مقالتي من عنوان كتاب (عبد الناصر المفتري .. والمفترى عليه ) للراحل العظيم انيس منصور ... كمواطن سوري بسيط أتلقى ما يتلقاه كل مواطن سوري من الاعلام وأتأثر بهذا التلقي واتفاعل معه وفقا لمشاعري ومبادئي وافكاري ... لم ابدي اي موقف متميز في الفترة الاخيرة عن جزء كبير من السوريين الرافضين لجرائم داعش..."

جديد: الائتلاف يدين استهداف داعش لمدرسة يوسف الجادر

جديد: الإسلام يُوحدنا والعصبيات والقوميات الجاهلية تُفرقنا

جديد: لمن لا يقرأ التاريخ

جديد: بينهم قشلق وسمارة... وثائق تكشف تورط صحفيين عرب في تنظيف مجازر النظام ومواجهة القاسم والعمر مقابل المال