Daily Archives: May 27, 2012

Brutal killings in Syria bring new urgency to UN response

The massacre of more than 100 people in Syria on Friday might just be the game-changer that leads to an end to the 14-month civil conflict that has killed some 10,000 Syrians. The brutal killings, even more extensive than initially … Continue reading

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Syria accused of ‘outrageous force’

The Syrian government has been accused by the United Nations of an “outrageous use of force” against civilians in an attack that left more than 100 dead, including at least 49 children. President Bashar Assad’s regime was the focus of … Continue reading

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Syrian-American protest calls for ouster of ruler

Members of Chicago’s Syrian-American community gathered Sunday under a sweltering sun, calling for President Barack Obama to lead the ouster of the Middle Eastern country’s ruler, President Bashar al-Assad. Half a world away, over 100 people, including women and children, lay dead … Continue reading

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Danny Thiemann: In Syria, “Holding a Camera is a Death Sentence”

By: Danny Thiemann In the town of Dier ez-Zour on the road from Syria to Iraq, a doctor, who we’ll call Kareem, put down his medicine bottles. It was March 15, 2011. The media blackout in Syria had just begun. Kareem … Continue reading

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Image: The killer

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SRGC || Hama Revolutionists Command Council || Hama ||: 33 martyrs so far in Hama, including 4 defected soldiers, 5 women and 7 children. Reports say there are 6 more martyrs, but they have not yet been confirmed. • Alaa … Continue reading

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Image: Our Martyrs are angels in heaven.

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Syria: Assad regime accused of renewing attack on Houla

Bashar al-Assad’s regime has been accused of renewing its attack on the town of Houla, scene of the Syrian conflict’s most gruesome single massacre, as forces loyal to the president unleashed sniper fire and artillery shells on civilians trying to … Continue reading

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MPs slam Syria regime, call for aiding rebels – Majority bloc agrees on single constituency

KUWAIT – MPs yesterday strongly condemned the Syrian regime for the massacres it has carried out against civilians and called on Kuwait and the rest of the Gulf states to provide aid to the Syrian people and the Free Syrian … Continue reading

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Syria defiantly denies killings, UN council meets

By: Ben Hubbard BEIRUT — Syria on Sunday strongly denied U.N. allegations that its forces killed more than 90 people in one of the deadliest events of the country’s uprising, and diplomats said the Security Council met in an emergency session … Continue reading

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