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February 11, 2014


Orwell was hailed a hero for fighting in Spain. Today he'd be guilty of terrorism | George Monbiot

Orwell was hailed a hero for fighting in Spain. Today he'd be guilty of terrorism | George Monbiot

"The International Brigades are acclaimed for bravery. But British citizens who fight in Syria are damned. If only they did it for the moneyIf George Orwell and Laurie Lee were to return from the Spanish civil war today, they would be arrested under section five of the Terrorism Act 2006. If..."

voice of america

Major Powers to Take Bigger Role in Syria Talks

Major Powers to Take Bigger Role in Syria Talks

"Senior U.S. and Russian officials are to take a bigger role in the U.N.-sponsored talks on Syria's future that reconvened in Geneva Monday. The move comes as the Syrian government and opposition delegations remain far apart on how to end the nearly three-year-long civil war.   It was a familiar..."

UN: Syria Extends Humanitarian Pause in Homs


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Second round of Syria talks makes faltering start

"By Khaled Yacoub Oweis and Mariam Karouny GENEVA/BEIRUT (Reuters) - A second round of Syria peace talks got off to a shaky start on Monday, with the two sides complaining about violations of a local ceasefire and an Islamist offensive respectively in separate meetings with the international..."

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new: Russia and China Skip UN Meeting on Aid to Syria - New York Times

"SBSRussia and China Skip UN Meeting on Aid to SyriaNew York TimesUNITED NATIONS — The morning after an aid convoy came under fire when it tried to reach a besieged Syrian city, a meeting here on a draft resolution that would force all parties in the bloody conflict to allow access for humanitarian..."

new: Third shipment of chemical weapons leaves Syria - UN - BBC News

Cease-fire in Syrian city of Homs extended for another three days: UN - CNN International

Aid workers rush to evacuate residents as truce extended in Syria's Homs - CTV News

Second round of Syria peace talks quickly bogs down - The Globe and Mail

Talks on Syrian Conflict Resume in Geneva - New York Times

Rebel Attack on Syrian Alawite Village Kills 40 - ABC News

syria deeply

What to Expect From This Round of Geneva Talks

"A new round of peace talks kicked off today in Geneva, as aid efforts continued in Homs. More than 700 civilians were evacuated from Homs this weekend, despite an attack on the United Nations convoy carrying out the mission. Today, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said France and other..."

How Syrian Children Are Recruited Into Battle

Week in Review: While Geneva Talks Move Forward, US Policy Falters and Syria Falls Apart


انسحاب «داعش» من محافظة دير الزور - الرياض

"الرياضانسحاب «داعش» من محافظة دير الزورالرياضقال نشطاء ومعارضون اليوم الإثنين بعد أيام من القتال الشرس مع منافسيهم إن جماعة الدولة الإسلامية في العراق والشام (داعش) المنشقة على تنظيم القاعدة سحبت قواتها من محافظة دير الزور الغنية بالنفط بشرق سوريا. وتقاتل جماعات للمعارضة من بينها جبهة النصرة التابعة لتنظيم القاعدة والدولة..."

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جديد: غرام وانتقام فيسبوكي

"كتبت لي سيدة فيسبوكية لم يسبق أن تعارفنا، قائلة: صباح الخير أستاذ ميخائيل، أنا معجبة جدا بك كشخص أولا، وكإنسان ثانيا، وكمثقف ثالثا.كتبت لها قبل أن تنهي رسالتها:يسعد صباح الحلوات، ذكرتني صبحيتك الجميلة والحلوة بأرغفة المغطوطة بعسل في حمص القديمة. ولكن قبل الاسترسال في المديح، أتمنى ان تفكري جيدا بما تكتبينه لي أو لغيري.فأنا،..."

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