Daily Archives: April 27, 2012

Stop the killing !

By: Mustafa S On April 21st, a group of Syrians gathered in front of Harvard University in Cambridge, MA to deliver a clear and sound message to people in the United States – “Stop the Killing”. A flash mob, sponsored … Continue reading

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Assad’s Syria; A puppet state

By: Racan Alhoch Was their democracy in Syria before the Assad regime? The Short answer: Yes. Long answer: sometime between years 1960-61, when a democratic system was in place in Syria, two prominent members of the very popular ‘Peoples Party’ … Continue reading

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Image: Fiddling while Syria burns

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UN head says Syria violence has reached an “intolerable stage”

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said the Syrian government must stop its crackdown on its own people and make good on its promise for a cease fire. He said President Bashar al-Assad’s assault on protesters had reached an “intolerable stage,” … Continue reading

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U.N. monitors in Syria visit scene of deadly blast

United Nations monitors on Thursday visited the scene of an explosion in the Syrian city of Hama that antigovernment activists said had killed 70 people, many of them women and children. Homes in the Mashaa al-Tayyar neighborhood were targeted Wednesday, … Continue reading

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US ‘to ramp up pressure on Syria’

The US is disappointed that Damascus has failed to live up to promises made to adhere to a UN-backed peace plan and will increase pressure on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said yesterday. “We intend to … Continue reading

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Rebel rivalry and suspicions threaten Syria revolt

ANTAKYA, Turkey – Rebel fighter Mustafa and his trio of burly men look out of place at a trendy Turkish cafe near the Syrian border, dressed in tattered jeans and silently puffing on cigarettes as they scoop into tall ice-cream … Continue reading

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Cool Nordic head faces uphill task as Syria UN monitor

OSLO – Robert Mood, the tall, square-jawed and fair-haired Norwegian general heading the Syria cease-fire observer mission, appears the archetypal cool Nordic head who will use an image of impartiality to bridge what he has called an “abyss of suspicion.” … Continue reading

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Rebel bomb attacks drag Syria into guerrilla war

Several large bomb blasts rocked the Syrian capital Damascus yesterday, killing at least nine people and stoking fears of an increasingly bloody insurgency as rebels are forced to adopt guerrilla tactics while the international community stands idly by. Activists reported … Continue reading

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Video: Mu’arrat Al-Nu’man | Idlib | Large freedom protests

Syrian victims are screaming for your help. Will you answer?

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