Daily Archives: December 3, 2011

Syria shrugs off UN resolution as ‘unfair, politicized’

Syrian diplomats dismissed on Saturday a new resolution of the UN human rights watchdog as unfair and blatantly politicized, the Foreign Ministry said. Western nations have accused the Syrian authorities of brutal treatment of protesters who have been rallying against … Continue reading

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Iraq says ready to mediate with Syrian opposition

By: Reuters BAGHDAD: Iraq is ready to mediate between the Syrian government and opponents of President Bashar Assad to help end months of violence in the neighboring country, an adviser to Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Al-Maliki said on Saturday. Iraq’s … Continue reading

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Video: Pepe Escobar: The Shadow War in Syria – Infowars Nightly News

Friday, Dec 2, 2011 Pepe Escobar is a long-time Asia Times correspondent and true geo-political expert. On the Friday, December 2 edition of Infowars Nightly News, Aaron talks with Asia Times journalist Pepe Escobar about war clouds forming over Syria, … Continue reading

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The shadow war in Syria

By: Pepe Escobar Target Syria — the strategic prize that outstrips Libya. The stage is set. The stakes couldn’t be higher. Libya 2.0 equals Syria? It’s more like Libya 2.0 remix. With the same R2P (“responsibility to protect”) rationale — … Continue reading

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Video: Embattled Syrians cross into Lebanon

The conflict in Syria is forcing many families to leave the country in search of safety. Families who live along the relatively porous Lebanese-Syrian border have fled from their homes, while others injured in the fighting have been receiving medical … Continue reading

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25 Reported Dead in Syria as Violent Clashes Continue

By: Nada Bakri Beirut – An intense and extended battle before dawn on Saturday between army defectors and Syrian security forces left at least 15 people dead in Idlib Province, a region in northwestern Syria that has proved to be … Continue reading

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Syria: U.N. resolution ‘unjust’

Syria on Saturday slammed the U.N. Human Rights Council’s stinging condemnation of its security crackdown, calling its resolution “unjust and blatantly politicized.” “It has become clear to the people of Syria and the countries that realize the reality of the … Continue reading

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Video: Snipers shoot at passersby in Homs

Snipers stationed on rooftops shoot at passersby in the town of Karam Zeitoun in Homs. Many residents of the city claim that they cannot leave their homes because snipers shoot at anything that moves. Over the last 9 months, the … Continue reading

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Biden urges Arab leaders over freedom of expression

By: Alister Bull and Daren Butler U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday chided Arab leaders who restrict freedom of expression and warned nations cannot thrive when people are not allowed to think for themselves. “Democratic revolutions, like the ones … Continue reading

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Syrian regime has only itself to blame

By: Marwan Kabalan Approximately nine months into the crisis, the Syrian regime has made little progress in convincing critics that it is not shooting peaceful demonstrators on a daily basis, that it is a victim of a universal conspiracy intent … Continue reading

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