Daily Archives: November 1, 2012

There is no hypocrisy in our stance on Syria

In other circumstances, it might be flattering that Jonathan Freedland sets such great store by the capacity of the Stop the War Coalition to mobilise its members. But he misrepresents nearly everything to do with our policy (We condemn Israel. … Continue reading

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Syria rebels ‘take key Damascus-Aleppo checkpoints’

Rebel attacks on army checkpoints on the main road between Syria’s biggest cities, Damascus and Aleppo, have left 28 government troops dead, reports say. Five opposition fighters were also killed in the attacks, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, … Continue reading

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Iranian drones guiding Syrian attacks, rebels say

By: Nick Paton Walsh BEIRUT, Lebanon – Syrian rebels call them “wizwayzi,” humming eyes in the sky they say guide the government warplanes and gunners who bombard their positions. They’re surveillance drones, easily visible from the ground and seen in … Continue reading

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Syrians choose war over Jordan Zaatari refugee camp

The Zaatari camp in northern Jordan was meant to be a place of refuge for 30,000 Syrians. But every day, dozens are choosing to leave the safety of Jordan and make the perilous journey back into the war zone. The … Continue reading

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Opposition group accuses Syrian government of using ‘vacuum bombs’

An array of explosives, from shells to barrel bombs, fell on Syrian cities in another day of bloodshed Thursday, according to activists fighting to overthrow President Bashar al-Assad. The Local Coordination Committees accused the government of using “vacuum bombs.” CNN … Continue reading

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