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February 7, 2014


MPs should lose right to vote on war, says former Middle East minister

MPs should lose right to vote on war, says former Middle East minister

"Alistair Burt says Britain's power to launch military action is 'in a mess' amid concerns over Syrian chemical weaponsThe government's power to launch military action is now "in a mess" and the requirement to seek prior approval of MPs should be abandoned, the former Middle East minister, Alistair..."

Six months on, the vote against Syrian intervention still casts a shadow | Alistair Burt

James Clapper might as well be called director of US fearmongering | Michael Cohen

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The media in Saudi Arabia: Beating the censor

"FOR a country reputed to be dry and dull, Saudi Arabia is surprisingly awash with news. The good old broadsheet newspaper, dying out elsewhere, thrives. The kingdom boasts more than a dozen fiercely competing national dailies. The newest, called Mecca after the holy city where it is published,..."

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new: No peace conference will rid Syria of gang control - Haaretz

"HaaretzNo peace conference will rid Syria of gang controlHaaretzFinally, a cease-fire has been declared in Syria. No, not between the regime and the Free Syrian Army, or between Al-Qaida and the Free Syrian Army. It's between the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, headed by Abu Bakr al-Baghadadi,..."

Russia Opposes a Humanitarian Resolution on Syria - ABC News

Treasury's Charge Sees Tehran Enabling al Qaeda in Syria - Wall Street Journal

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“The ISIS – Suquor al-Sham Truce: Is It Real and Can It Last?” By Daniel Abdallah

"The ISIS – Suquor al-Sham Truce: Is It Real and Can It Last? By Daniel Abdallah – twitter: @Daniel_Abdullah for Syria Comment, Feb 6, 2014 Yesterday, a statement was circulated on Twitter and Facebook claiming that a truce had been established between Suqour ash-Sham (SS) and the..."

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One on One: Martin Chulov, Middle East Correspondent, The Guardian

"Since 2005, Guardian correspondent Martin Chulov has covered crises across the Arab world, but none, he says, are as “emotionally exhausting” as the Syrian civil war. Here, the Beirut-based Chulov talks about the differences, in both security and narrative, between his first post-conflict..."

Far From Yarmouk, Economic Hardship for A Palestinian Patriarch

How Does the Regime Stand in Aleppo and Homs?


جديد: بدء خروج المدنيين المحاصرين في حمص - AFP

"AFPبدء خروج المدنيين المحاصرين في حمصAFPحمص (سوريا) (أ ف ب) - خرجت حافلتان على الاقل اليوم الجمعة تنقلان مدنيين من أحياء حمص القديمة وسط سوريا، والمحاصرة منذ اكثر من عام ونصف عام، بحسب ما افاد مصور في وكالة فرانس برس والاعلام الرسمي السوري. ورأى المصور بعيد الساعة الثانية بعد الظهر (12,10 تغ)، قرابة 12 شخصا على متن حافلة بيضاء اللون خرجت..."

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جديد: أناضول.. ممثلون عن المعارضة أجروا مفاوضات سرية بحضور الإيرانيين والروس والأمريكان

"كشفت وكالة "أناضول" التركية عما أسمتها "مفاوضات موازية لمفاوضات جنيف" حول سوريا، كانت تجري في العاصمة السويسرية "برن" بين مسؤولين روس وأميركيين وإيرانيين وممثلين عن المعارضة السورية، حيث أكدت مصادر فرنسية انعقاد سلسلة محادثات سرية موازية للمفاوضات المعلنة، وضمت أطرافاً سورية وروسية وإيرانية وأميركية، وأشارت إلى أن ما حصل..."

جديد: نظام الأسد يعلن الموافقة على حضور الجولة المقبلة من جنيف2

جديد: مسؤولة أممية تبرّئ نظام الأسد من التلكؤ في نقل ترسانته النووية

جديد: مقدسي: أرجوكم استمعوا لهذا الأذان نكاية بالطائفيين!