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December 5, 2015

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new: Riot police called over anti-refugee protest in Belfast

"Hardline loyalists picket city hall over agreement to take in 51 Syrians, as anti-racist groups mass with larger numbers in counter-demonstrationDozens of police officers, some in riot body armour, have been called in after a group of loyalists demonstrating against the arrival of Syrian refugees..."

new: British jets carry out second wave of airstrikes on Isis in Syria

On security, Britain and France can be leaders of Europe | Natalie Nougayrède

With Cameron, Salmond and Livingstone all trolling, why expect others to stop? | Ed Howker

David Cameron warned not to condone abuse at Bulgarian border

the economist

The search for boots on the ground

"ON DECEMBER 2nd the House of Commons voted by an emphatic majority to let British planes bomb Islamic State (IS) in Syria as well as Iraq. It was a symbolic step, aimed at showing solidarity with allies against barbarism. Although British Tornado fighters boast highly accurate Brimstone missiles..."

voice of america

Texas Drops Effort to Block Syrian Refugees

Texas Drops Effort to Block Syrian Refugees

"The state of Texas Friday dropped its legal challenges to the US State Department and the International Rescue Committee over the resettlement of Syrian refugees in the state. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said the state was satisfied with the federal government’s assurances of cooperation..."

Saudi Arabia to Host Syrian Opposition Ahead of Peace Talks


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Israel trained against Russian-made air defense system in Greece: sources

"By Dan Williams and Karolina Tagaris JERUSALEM/ATHENS (Reuters) - Israel has quietly tested ways of defeating an advanced air-defence system that Russia has deployed in the Middle East and that could limit Israel's ability to strike in Syria or Iran, military and diplomatic sources said...."

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new: Dramatic footage shows moment British airstrikes hit ISIS in Syria - Daily Mail

"Daily MailDramatic footage shows moment British airstrikes hit ISIS in SyriaDaily MailThe number of fighter jets based at Akrotiri has been bolstered ahead of further sorties in Syria and continued raids in Iraq against IS, which is also known as Isis, Isil and Daesh. But the Free Syrian Army..."

new: Will the real terrorists in Syria please stand up? - RT

Aftermath of alleged Russian airstrikes on Syria oil trucks shows vehicles ... -

Germany wants to send Special Forces to Syria – reports - RT

Russia's 5 Next Big Moves in Syria - The National Interest Online

Canada's withdrawal from Syria goes against the flow - National Post

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الخارجية الفرنسية: لم نعد متمسكين برحيل الأسد قبل انتقال سياسي في سوريا - الرياض

"الرياضالخارجية الفرنسية: لم نعد متمسكين برحيل الأسد قبل انتقال سياسي في سورياالرياضذكر وزير الخارجية الفرنسي لوران فابيوس في مقابلة نشرت اليوم السبت أنه لم يعد متمسكاً برحيل الرئيس بشار الأسد قبل انتقال سياسي في سوريا. وقال الوزير الفرنسي: "إن مكافحة داعش أمر حاسم لكنها لن تكون فعالة تماماً إلا إذا اتحدت كل القوى السورية..."

أولاند: حاملة الطائرات الفرنسية “شارل ديجول” ستصل خلال أيام للخليج - اتحاد الإذاعة والتلفزيون المصرى

زمان الوصل

جديد: لبناني يفجر نفسه بدورية للجيش.. والمدفعية تجدد خرق اتفاق التبادل مع النصرة

لبناني يفجر نفسه بدورية للجيش.. والمدفعية تجدد خرق اتفاق التبادل مع النصرة

"أعلن الجيش اللبناني أن "مطلوبا" فجر نفسه خلال محاولة عناصر الجيش اللبناني مداهمة منزله في "محلة دير عمار" شمال لبنان.وذكر وسائل إعلام لبنانية أن المطلوب "محمد مصطفى حمزة" بادر إلى رمي رمانتين يدويتين في اتجاه عناصر الجيش، انفجرت إحداهما، ما أدى الى إصابة 7 عسكريين بينهم ضابطان بجروح غير خطرة، وذلك قبل أن يقدم على تفجير نفسه بواسطة..."

جديد: وزير سوري يصل القاهرة في أول زيارة منذ قطع العلاقات مع دمشق

جديد: حزب الله معكم.. حسون يتباكى بين يدي زهر الدين

فابيوس: مكافحة الدولة تتطلب اتحاد كل القوى السورية

مخيمات اللاجئين في لبنان.. على هدير البوسطة