Daily News from Syria


July 12, 2014

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the economist

Islam, Iraq and Syria: Caliphornia dreamin’

"The man who would be caliph A FEW details looked out of place: the watch on the speaker’s right wrist, a fan whirring behind him and machine guns propped against the walls. Otherwise, as a thickly bearded, black-robed preacher slowly mounted the pulpit of the Mosque of Noureddin Zangi in..."

Israelis and Palestinians: From two wrongs, ruin

voice of america

new: Is The Partition of Iraq Inevitable?

Is The Partition of Iraq Inevitable?

"As Sunni jihadists continue to make gains in Iraq, Kurds have taken control of two oil fields in northern Iraq and have pulled out of the Shi'ite government of Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki. Experts say that that the country’s future may have already unfolded. “We are seeing the disintegration..."


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yahoo news

new: Exclusive: Jordan reluctant to host U.S.-led Syria rebel training - officials

"By Mark Hosenball, Missy Ryan and Warren Strobel WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Jordan, where the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency has been covertly training Syrian rebels for more than a year, is reluctant to host an expanded rebel instruction program, U.S. officials said. Jordan's reticence, confirmed..."

Philippines arrests Australian over ties to militant group ISIL

google news

new: How the Crisis in Iraq Is Straining Aid Distribution in Syria - ABC News

"ABC NewsHow the Crisis in Iraq Is Straining Aid Distribution in SyriaABC NewsAs militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) make their way from Mosul to other points in Iraq, the aid needed by hundreds of thousands of newly internally displaced Iraqis threatens to overshadow those..."

UN to vote on resolution to improve Syria aid access - Mail & Guardian Online

Local man shot and killed in Syria - WFMZ Allentown

'Regular Canadian' killed in Syria conflict featured in slick, new ISIS ... - National Post

Europe Isis: Seeking missing sons in Syria - BBC News

زمان الوصل

جديد: أرقُّ من زجاج الشام ! المشكاوات .. كنوز أثرية تعكس تطور الفن الزجاجي في سوريا

"تُعتبر التحف الزجاجية التي تركها الصانع السوري في مختلف العصور الإسلامية روائع فنية من أجمل ما أبدعه الإنسان عبر التاريخ، لما امتازت به من جماليات بديعة وإتقان فريد، وتدل الوثائق المعاصرة على أن الزجاج السوري كان عظيم الأثر في أوربا المسيحية خلال القرون الماضية، ونجد في قائمة الكنوز التي كانت ملكاً لشارل الخامس سنة 1397 فقرتين..."

جديد: مئات الملايين من الدولارات أرباح حزب الله من زراعة المخدرات