Daily Archives: April 24, 2012

U.S. preparing for Syria peace plan failure

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says the U.S. is preparing for the potential failure of former U.N. chief Kofi Annan’s plan to end the violence in Syria and will take additional steps against the Syrian government if it does. … Continue reading

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Annan in Syria call

UNITED NATIONS: Envoy Kofi Annan last night called for the “rapid deployment” of a UN observer mission to quell the violence, as he warned of an “unacceptable” security situation in Syria despite a ceasefire. There are now 11 UN observers … Continue reading

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Syria running out of cash as sanctions take toll, but Assad avoids economic pain

Syria’s remaining cash reserves are quickly dwindling as the country’s anti-government uprising marks its 13th month, according to intelligence officials and financial analysts who describe a steady hollowing-out of the country’s economy in the face of sanctions. The financial hemorrhaging … Continue reading

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Annan calls Syria situation ‘bleak’

International envoy Kofi Annan told the U.N. Security Council Thursday that the situation in Syria is “bleak” and expressed alarm at reports that government troops are still carrying out military operations in towns where U.N. observers are not present. He … Continue reading

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Annan: Syria violence levels ‘unacceptable’

A car bomb rocked Damascus yesterday a day after nearly 60 were killed across Syria, as international peace envoy Kofi Annan said violence levels were “unacceptable” 12 days into a promised truce. Three people were wounded when the blast went … Continue reading

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Annan tells UN Syria hasn’t withdrawn heavy weapons

Syria has failed to comply with a pledge to withdraw weapons from population centers, and towns where citizens met with U.N. truce monitors may have been attacked, international mediator Kofi Annan told the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday. As violence … Continue reading

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Syria: A Christian-Salafi Jihadist!

The Assad regime’s disregard for reality has reached the extent that it has accused a Syrian Christian opposition member of being a Salafi Jihadist; can anything be more absurd? Is it still possible to believe this regime that has abused … Continue reading

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Ottawa mulls participation in Syria monitor mission

By: Lee Berthiaume OTTAWA — The federal government is weighing whether Canada should contribute observers to a UN monitoring mission in Syria, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird has confirmed. “We’re looking at the proposition, what sorts of skill sets would … Continue reading

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Obama unveils Syria technology sanctions

United States President Barack Obama ordered new sanctions on Syria and Iran and the “digital guns for hire” who help them oppress their people with surveillance software and monitoring technology, while activists claimed that nearly 60 people were killed on April 23 … Continue reading

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Solving Syria: A path to peace?

Grenzach-Wyhlen, Germany - We all feel desperate watching the horrible killing, feeling the suffering of the bereaved people in Syria. But what can we do? Could it be that the UN, and governments in general, have a tendency to make the same … Continue reading

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