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Tunis meeting to step up pressure on Syria

By: Cecile Feuillatre Arab and Western powers will gather with the Syrian opposition in Tunisia tomorrow for a meeting aimed at boosting international efforts to end the increasingly bloody crisis in Syria. The “Friends of Syria” conference will gather top … Continue reading

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UNSC to discuss Syria crisis after Tunis Conference

British Ambassador Mark Lyall Grant on Wednesday said the Security Council will revisit the situation in Syria in the near future, after the ‘Friends of Syria’ meeting in Tunis this Friday. “We are very disappointed that the Council has twice … Continue reading

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Lebanon won’t attend ‘Friends of Syria’

By: Hussein Dakroub BEIRUT – In compliance with its disassociation policy, Lebanon will not attend the “Friends of Syria” conference due to be held in Tunisia this week, Foreign Minister Adnan Mansour said Tuesday. Mansour made the announcement after meeting … Continue reading

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Bloody Syria

Syrian President Brasher al-Assad’s bloody and murderous crackdown on the uprising of his own people has the United Nations upset. The UN General Assembly voted to approve a resolution condemning his actions. A resolution? Yeah, that should take care of … Continue reading

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Islamic al-Azhar calls for bold Arab action on Syria

By: Dina Zayed and Ahmed Tolba CAIRO – The head of Egypt’s influential seat of Islamic learning, al-Azhar, called on Tuesday for bold Arab action to stop the Syrian government’s “hellish killing machine” while scolding China and Russia for blocking … Continue reading

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U.N. rights chief slams Syria at general assembly

By: Rick Gladstone and Neil MacFarquhar The top U.N. human rights official castigated Syria’s leaders Monday, accusing them of intensifying their deadly repression of the political opposition with indiscriminate brutality and “overwhelming force” after the Security Council’s effort to reach … Continue reading

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Syria ‘emboldened by UN inaction’

The failure of the UN security council to take action has emboldened Syria to make an “all out assault” on opponents, the UN’s human rights chief says. Navi Pillay told the UN the lack of agreement encouraged Damascus to use … Continue reading

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Syria launched “indiscriminate attack” on civilians: U.N.

The failure of the U.N. Security Council to pass a resolution on Syria has encouraged Damascus to step up its assault on the opposition and launch an “indiscriminate attack” on Homs, the U.N. human rights chief said on Monday. “The failure of … Continue reading

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Arabs to end Syrian mission, seek U.N. force: draft

By Yasmine Saleh and Ayman Samir Arabs will end their observer mission to Syria and will ask the U.N. Security Council to send an international peacekeeping force to end the bloodshed there, according to a draft resolution obtained by Reuters on Sunday. … Continue reading

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On Syria, go back to the United Nations

By: Salman Shaikh The shock of Russia and China’s joint veto of a watered down United Nations resolution seeking to halt the violence in Syria and start a political transition has left many asking what to do next. Failure to … Continue reading

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