Daily Archives: March 21, 2012

Video: Syrian Revolution 2012 Official Rap – blakescampbell #FreeSyria

Spread the word #freesyria and stop Bashar Al-Assad. Some real violence going on over there, some good friends of mine having to deal with it personally. The smallest things make a difference. Post of twitter, facebook, whatever else networks people … Continue reading

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U.N. Security Council prods Syria to make deal with opposition

Overcoming months of bitter division, the U.N. Security Council delivered a diplomatic setback to Syrian President Bashar Assad on Wednesday, unanimously embracing efforts by Kofi Annan to negotiate a cease-fire in the year-old Syria conflict, funnel aid to victims and … Continue reading

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UN endorses peace plan for Syria

The UN Security Council Wednesday adopted a presidential statement strongly supporting UN-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan’s plan to try to end Syria’s year-long unrest. The statement said Syria will face “further steps” if Annan’s six-point peace proposal is rejected. The … Continue reading

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Video: CBC Interview with Victims of Assad Shabeeha Montreal

CBC interview with victims of Assad Shabeeha in Montreal. After returning from a pro democracy rally in Montreal, walid, Hicham and Mohamad found themselves in a bus stop in front of a pro assad rally. One of them had a … Continue reading

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Asma al-Assad: To Shop or Not To Shop?

By: Anushay Hossain British newspaper the Guardian recently revealed thousands of personal emails it uncovered between Syria’s president, Bashar al-Assad, and his wife, Asma. Amidst the beginnings of civil war brewing in Syria, and the slaughtering of civilians in Homs, … Continue reading

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Flirtatious e-mails fill al-Assad’s inbox

By: Salma Abdelaziz Even without the looming threat of civil war in Syria, flirting with a Middle Eastern ruler is dangerous business. Not that the practice of extramarital affairs and illicit rendezvous is uncommon: Brutal autocrats from former Iraqi President … Continue reading

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Syria unrest could have global repercussions, UN chief warns

UN chief Ban Ki-moon said on Wednesday Syria’s crisis was highly alarming and had “massive repercussions” for the world, as heavy fighting raged in the Syrian capital Damascus. “We do not know how events will unfold. But we do know … Continue reading

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U.N. Security Council backs Kofi Annan’s peace efforts in Syria

Speaking with an unusually unanimous voice on a divisive issue, the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday approved a statement supporting former Secretary-General Kofi Annan’s peacemaking efforts in Syria and the delivery of aid for victims of the violence. The … Continue reading

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Syria, What a Victorious Revolution!

We are condemned to hope. And what’s happening now can’t be the end of history.’” Saadallah Wannous, a Syrian playwright, once wrote. And that’s exactly what keeps us going. Hope. One year ago, we were certain the almost impossible dream … Continue reading

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UN finally agrees peace plan for Syria – but will it end bloodshed?

Russia and China fall into line – but Ban Ki-moon admits fallout from conflict could spread through the region. As smoke drifted above the eastern suburbs of Damascus after a renewed attempt to crush resurgent rebel fighters yesterday, the diplomatic … Continue reading

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