Daily Archives: February 16, 2012

Video: Danny Abdul Dayem’s Interview with Nick Paton Walsh on CNN

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An offensive regime

Renewed brutality is spiced with outlandish reform proposals The centre of Damascus, the Syrian capital, may be quiet but in dense suburbs where most of its 3m inhabitants live, chanting, hand-clapping marches burst out of dozens of local mosques. “The … Continue reading

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Video: PBS – Would U.S. or Other Nation Lead Effort to Topple Syrian Regime?

The United Nations issued a non-binding resolution Thursday calling for Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad to step down after Russia and China vetoed an earlier Security Council measure. Ray Suarez discusses diplomatic options over Syria with The Wall Street Journal’s Joe … Continue reading

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Syrian Conflict Spills to Neighbors

TRIPOLI – Lebanon—Syria’s civil conflict is rapidly expanding into a regional proxy battle that threatens to cleave neighboring countries, including Lebanon and Iraq, as their populations harden along sectarian lines. Syria’s struggle is reopening sectarian fault lines in places like … Continue reading

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Video: CNN – U.N. officially condemns Syria

CNN’s Richard Roth reports on the U.N. resolution endorsing the Arab League plan for the Syrian president to step down.

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SYRIA: UNTIL WHEN?

By: Ali Chubby What can i say that i have not said before?, the more days pass by the tougher the pictures get. I’m trying to avoid watching videos coming out from Syria. They’re too much to handle. I seriously … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Venezuela ships fuel to war-torn Syria: traders

By: Marianna Parraga and Emma Farge The government of Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez is emerging as a rare supplier of diesel to Syria, potentially undermining Western sanctions and helping the Syrian government fuel its military in the middle of a bloody crackdown … Continue reading

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U.N. Syrian resolution: Which countries voted no?

By: Melissa Bell As Syrian President Bashar al-Assad continues a bloody crackdown on protesters, the United Nations voted overwhelmingly for a resolution condemning the Syrian government and supporting a plan calling for Assad’s removal from power. Of the 193-member world … Continue reading

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U.N. assembly adopts resolution condemning Syria

The 193-nation U.N. General Assembly ratcheted up the pressure on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Thursday by overwhelmingly approving a resolution that endorses an Arab League plan calling for him to step aside. The initial count showed that the resolution, … Continue reading

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Syria crisis: UN assembly approves Arab-backed resolution

The UN General Assembly has voted in favour of a resolution condemning human rights violations in Syria and calling for an end to the violence. The Arab-backed initiative, which also calls on President Bashar al-Assad to resign, is the latest … Continue reading

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