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January 10, 2015



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Saudi Arabia’s gerontocracy: Ail the king

"THESE are not easy times for Saudi Arabia. It is engaged in a fight for supremacy in the global oil market against America’s shale-oil upstarts. It frets that America will strike a nuclear deal with Iran and move closer to the Shia power with which it vies for influence in the region. It..."


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A Look at Cartoons by Sudanese Artist Khalid Albaih

A Look at Cartoons by Sudanese Artist Khalid Albaih

"Khalid Albaih says he is deeply saddened by the deaths this week of four fellow cartoonists who were gunned down at the office of the Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine in Paris. Albaih has poked fun with his pen at South Sudanese President Salva Kiir, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, Syrian..."


Activist Group: 2,100 People Died in Syrian Prisons Last Year

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Some Syrian refugees would rather face bombs at home than endure Lebanon's harsh winter anymore

"CHEKKA, Lebanon — It was the middle of the night when the storm reached its peak. Rawda, her husband and eight children were in their makeshift shelter of tin and timber and the wind was tossing the plastic coverings so loudly that none of them could sleep. Then a strong gust..."


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In winter freeze, Turkey clears capital of Syrian shanty towns

"By Jonny Hogg and Dasha Afanasieva ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey rounded up more than 300 Syrian refugees in Ankara on Friday, tearing down makeshift shelters, eyewitnesses said, in what authorities described as an operation to send vulnerable families to camps as winter temperatures plunge. Turkey..."


Saudi says arrests seven Saudis, Syrians over suicide border attack

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new: UK: Qaeda in Syria planning mass attacks on West - Al-Arabiya

"Al-ArabiyaUK: Qaeda in Syria planning mass attacks on WestAl-ArabiyaA woman posts a note on a wall to pay tribute to the victims of a shooting by gunmen at the offices of weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris, outside the French embassy in London January 8, 2015. (Reuters) ...Britain's..."


Ahead Of Talks, Russia, Syria Emphasize Damascus' Military Role In Fight ... - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

US reports 11 air strikes against Islamic State in Syria, Iraq - Reuters

Middle East Updates / As storm puts freeze on fighting, no deaths reported in ... - Haaretz

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Jamaat Ansar al-Islam in Syria Joins The Islamic State?

"By Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi As outlined previously on this site and elsewhere in my writings, Jamaat Ansar al-Islam (JAI) is a jihadi group that originated in Iraq and expanded into Syria in 2011 thanks at least in part to the efforts of one Abu Muhammad al-Muhajir (an Iraqi himself who was later..."


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جديد: اعتقال 3 سعوديين و4 سوريين في المملكة على صلة بالهجوم على الحدود العراقية - النهار

"النهاراعتقال 3 سعوديين و4 سوريين في المملكة على صلة بالهجوم على الحدود العراقيةالنهارقوات تابعة لوزارة الداخلية العراقية خلال عرض في مناسبة العيد الـ93 للشرطة ببغداد الخميس. (رويترز). المصدر: (رويترز). 10 كانون الثاني 2015. أوقفت السلطات السعودية ثلاثة سعوديين وأربعة سوريين على صلة بتفجير انتحاري وهجوم مسلح على حدود المملكة مع العراق..."


جديد: مجلة ألمانية: دمشق تبني مجمعا نوويا بشكل سري - القدس العربي

جديد: الاستخبارات البريطانية: متشددون في سورية يخططون لهجمات ضخمة في الغرب - دار الحياة

وفاة طفل سوري وجدته اختناقاً في الأردن - دار الحياة

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جديد: المؤقتة توقف تجديد عقود عامليها

"علمت "زمان الوصل" من مصدر مطلع في الحكومة السورية المؤقتة، أن رئيسها أحمد طعمة أصدر تعميماً قبل أيام يوصي بعدم تجديد عقود العاملين المنتهية إلى حين الانتهاء من ميزانية العام الجديد وتقييم أداء جميع الوزارات والمديريات التابعة لها.وأشار المصدر إلى أن الحكومة أنهت عقود عشرات الموظفين العاملين في الداخل السوري والخارج مع بداية..."


جديد: السعودية تعتقل 4 سوريين على صلة بهجوم عرعر

جديد: طفلة سورية بعد لقاء أردوغان وأوغلو: أحسست أن والدي معنا

جديد: الحسكة.. إطلاق حملة لا للفتنة نعم للإخوة العربية الكردية-جرحنا ومصابنا واحد

جديد: عبدالرحمن وفاطمة.. توأمان في بياض الكفن على بياض الثلج

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