Daily Archives: January 8, 2012

Observers Appeal Again to Syria

By Mayy El Sheikh and Nada Bakri CAIRO — The Arab League called again on Sunday for Syrian security forces and armed groups to immediately halt the violence in the country, and urged the Syrian government to comply with the … Continue reading

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Syrian Americans anxiously monitor uprising

By Tara Bahrampour Every night, as most of her neighbors in Silver Spring are going to bed, Khawla Yusuf opens her laptop and plunges into a revolution. Using Skype or Facebook, she connects with Syrians who have been trying for … Continue reading

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SNN Press Release: A press statement regarding what happened in what was called Al-Baida demonstration (The democratic union) in Al-Mufti district in the city of Al-Hasaka

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Amnesty International warns of more Mideast protests, repression without lasting reforms

Amnesty International warned of another year of protests and government repression in the Middle East if the region’s rulers do not ensure democratic and human rights for their people. In a report released Monday on the 2011 Arab uprisings, the … Continue reading

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Arab League to increase the number of its monitors in Syria

By: Amro Hassan and Alexandra Zavis The Arab League is pressing ahead with a heavily criticized observer mission in Syria, saying Sunday it will increase the number of monitors and calling on all sides to halt months of bloodshed. The … Continue reading

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Video: Observers face grief in Syria

Women in Deraa tell Arab League observers of the deaths of family members at the hands of Syrian security forces.

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Arab League Officials Vow to Continue Syria Mission

By: Elizabeth Arrott Arab League officials have demanded Syria abide by its agreement to end violence against civilians and have vowed to carry on with a monitoring mission that many in the Syrian opposition feel is ineffectual. In their first … Continue reading

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Syrian views on Arab League mission

By: Assad Hashim Opposition members and a government supporter give their views on what Arab League monitors achieved in Syria. General Mohamed Ahmed Mustafa al-Dabi, the head of the Arab League’s mission to Syria, is to present his team of … Continue reading

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Arabs urge Syria to halt violence, no call on U.N.

By: Yasmine Saleh and Ayman Samir The Arab League urged the Syrian government on Sunday to stop its violence against protesters and allow Arab monitors in the country to work more independently, but stopped short of asking for United Nations … Continue reading

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Violent Repression in Syria Claims Relative of Anaheim Businessman Bill Dalati

Arab League observers in Syria have issued an initial report recommending the continuation of their controversial mission assessing whether or not the regime of President Bashar al-Assad is adhering to a peace plan. The crackdown on protests that began in … Continue reading

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