Daily Archives: November 26, 2011

Pregnant woman kidnapped in Cairo, husband says

Cairo (CNN) – The 25-year-old pregnant wife of a Syrian TV anchor in Egypt was kidnapped in Cairo on Friday, her husband said. Thaer al-Nashef, who describes himself as a “political activist against the Syrian regime,” said he believes the alleged … Continue reading

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Video: Clinton: Assad must ‘get out of the way’

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton reiterates calls for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step aside as the US launches its strongest set of sanctions to date against the Syrian Government.

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Syrian security forces kill up to 26 protesters

Syrian security forces trying to beat back an intensifying revolt against President Bashar Assad shot dead at least 11 protesters Friday — and possibly as many as 26, local activists said. The violence, which mainly took place outside of mosques, was seen … Continue reading

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Syria – warfare ushers in transition

By: Rami G. Khouri The trend of events inside Syria these days is towards a troubling increase in organised military operations by both the government and opposition groups, with breakaway troops from the state armed forces now attacking state institutions. … Continue reading

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Baraka Bank’s Syrian unit plans expansion despite unrest

BEIRUT: The newly opened Syrian unit of Al Baraka Bank aims to continue expanding, its chief executive said, despite an eight-month revolt that has mired Syria in violence and economic uncertainty. The unit of Bahrain-based Al Baraka bank became operational … Continue reading

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Video: Assad tanks firing at photographer in civilian neighborhood – Homs

Watch as Assad’s armored vehicles fire tanks in a civilian neighborhood Homs; directing tank at the photographer.

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Syria sanctions could target flights, central bank

Arab officials will prepare plans for sanctions against Syria today over its failure to let Arab League monitors oversee an initiative aimed at ending a violent crackdown on protests against President Bashar al-Assad. Damascus missed a Friday deadline to sign … Continue reading

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