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March 15, 2014


Britain to tackle big rise in Syrian refugee girls forced to marry

Britain to tackle big rise in Syrian refugee girls forced to marry

"Unicef figures show one in five girls, some under 10, forced to marry by parents to protect against sexual violenceBritain is to take the lead in tackling the rise in the number of Syrian refugee girls below the age of 16 forced into early marriage by destitute parents, many of whom believe..."

Egypt launches first prosecution for female genital mutilation after girl dies


An unhappy anniversary: Why the end of Bashar al-Assad is as far away as ever – and how Syria’s rebels lost the plot

"As the first wave of the Arab uprisings broke in early 2011, President Bashar al-Assad sounded confident that Syria would be immune to the turmoil. He was not alone: at a meeting of 10 foreign ambassadors in Damascus in February that year the diplomats without exception dismissed suggestions..."

Why President Bashar al-Assad can prevail – and how Syria’s rebels lost the plot

Refugee crisis: Syrians are scattered but united by the same dream

Diplomacy: Syria - Russia, China and fear of war have led to West’s inaction

the economist

Ceasefires in Syria: Oases and mirages

"Bearding the lion in his den SYRIA’S civil war enters its fourth year in a grisly stalemate. Neither the embattled regime nor its fractious enemies are able to advance much on the ground. Nor are the fighters or their international backers exhausted enough to settle for a comprehensive peace...."

voice of america

US, Russia Rift Affects Syria, Entire Middle East

"Middle East analysts say the erosion of relations between the U.S. and Russia over the Ukraine crisis is likely to have an impact on the Middle East, especially the conflict in Syria, which is now entering its fourth year. It had all the trappings of a campaign rally. Hundreds of Syrians demonstrating..."


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yahoo news

Malnutrition grows among Syrian refugee children

Malnutrition grows among Syrian refugee children

Al Qaeda splinter group in Syria leaves two provinces: activists

"By Alexander Dziadosz BEIRUT (Reuters) - An al Qaeda splinter group in Syria finished pulling out of two provinces in the country's northwest on Friday and headed to its eastern strongholds after months of clashes with rival rebels, activists said. The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL),..."

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Aid officials call for swift cross-border access in Syria - The Globe and Mail

"Voltaire NetworkAid officials call for swift cross-border access in SyriaThe Globe and MailUnited Nations and independent aid officials called on Saturday for swift agreement to allow supplies from Turkey into northeastern Syria, a move that would mark a small step towards implementing a U.N...."

The Cost of War: Syria, Three Years On - TIME

As Syria Prepares for Election, UN Envoy Plans Trip to Its Ally Iran - New York Times

Trapped Syrian civilians face worsening disaster - The Globe and Mail

syria deeply

Alternative Energy Alleviates Power Outages in Syria

"EAST GHOUTA – In these suburbs of Damascus, as fighters patrol the streets, Hazem S., a resident of Nashabiyah, is one of many Syrians focusing on more organic pursuits – alternative energy solutions. As hours-long power cuts sweep the area, and most cities across Syria, some civilians..."

Raw Sewage, Flooded Tents as Rain Hits Bab al-Salamah Refugee Camp

One on One: Mohammed Jamjoom, Correspondent, CNN

UNICEF: Nearly Half of Syria’s Refugees Are Children

زمان الوصل

جديد: بين الفلاحون والفلاحين.. سيباويهات مجلس الشعب يختلفون ونقاش مصيري حامي الوطيس

"أثار المقطع المنقول عن القناة الإخبارية السورية والذي نقل إحدى جلسات مجلس الشعب قبل يومين استياء العديد من السوريين حتى المؤيدين للنظام السوري.ويظهر المقطع نقاشاً حامياً لمشروع قانون الانتخابات العامة والذي أصدره رأس النظام قبل أيام، وفيما يخص تحديد ممثلي الإدارة المحلية، حيث افتتح عضو مجلس الشعب زاهر اليوسفي معترضاً على..."

جديد: بعث اليمن يساند بشار الأسد بوقفة

جديد: مقتل شخص وجرح آخرين من أجل 400 ليرة في الدانا

جديد: توقف الإنتاج وتضخم الليرة رفع سعر الألبسة 300% في دمشق

جديد: العمل النضالي حصري... ورزق الشباب السوري ،حتى المثقف من بوز المسدس