Alawite

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First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Poll amid rising toll

The decision of the Syrian regime to hold a presidential election on June 3 shows that Assad has become completely desensitised to death and violence.The decision by Syrian President Bashar Al Assad to hold presidential elections on June 3 amid a raging ... [Published Qatar Peninsula - 11 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

ABDEM: Anyone not complying with the notion of “Turkish tribe” considered an enemy in Turkey

Alisa GevorgyanPublic Radio of ArmeniaMembers of the European Peace and Democracy Assembly (Avrupa Barış ve Demokrasi Meclisi –  ABDEM )  will visit the Tsitsernakaberd Memorial on April 24 to pay tribute to the memory of the Armenian Genocide victim ... [Published Public Radio of Armenia - 18 hours ago]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Syria's Assad pays Easter visit to recaptured Christian town

BEIRUT, April 20 (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday visited the ancient Christian town of Maaloula recaptured from rebels last week, state media said, a rare appearance outside central Damascus.Government forces backed by fighters ... [Published TrustMedia - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

End ‘intimidation, extremism,’ urges patriach

BEIRUT: President Bashar Al Assad on Sunday toured a historic Christian village his forces recently captured from rebels, state media said, as the country’s Greek Orthodox Patriarch vowed that Christians in the war-ravaged country “will not submit and ... [Published The Gulf Today - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

Four sons killed fighting for Assad, but mother's loyalty to regime endures

Of the estimated 150,000 killed in Syria in the last three years, at least 58,000 were regime fighters – an estimated 20,000 more than the opposition. Pictures of Tamima Abbas's dead sons hang on her living room wall: strong-looking men in uniform, toting ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Car bombers kill 10

DAMASCUS, Syria — Two rebel car bombs targeted two central Syrian areas controlled by government forces today, killing at least 10 people as opposition forces fought fiercely to hold onto territory, officials and activists reported.Britain-based Syrian ... [Published Indiana Gazette - Apr 19 2014]
Entities: Bomber, Bombing, Car Bomb
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 9 reports

US condemns Syrian offensive in Homs

The Obama administration strongly condemned a Syrian government offensive on Friday that has ignited intense clashes with rebel groups in the besieged city of Homs.Damascus launched the advance to retake remaining rebel-held areas in the central Syrian ... [Published Turkish Weekly - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 2 reports

US, Russia Trade Warnings Over Ukraine Deal

Yesterday was deal-making day in Geneva, as US and Russian officials reached a joint statement on the growing eastern Ukraine crisis. Today, that’s all but forgotten, as the two sides are back to issuing stern warnings to one another.When the East Ukraine ... [Published Antiwar.com - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

In Syria's capital, residents recall a sectarian tolerance gone by

AdvertisementDAMASCUS, Syria — The thud of mortar shelling alternated with tolling church bells Friday as the Christians of this capital's ancient Bab Touma district marked Good Friday amid extremely tight security.The Easter Week processions that once ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Security plan is treatment, not cure: scholars

TRIPOLI, Lebanon: The implementation of Tripoli’s security plan has created an air of optimism after it ended the rounds of fighting and imposed calm in the city.It did not, however, deal with the underlying causes of the clashes that have been taking ... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Alawite quandary

The Alawite community’s backing of the Syrian regime could give rise to lasting consequences, writes Bassel Oudat in DamascusThere is no denying the fact that Syria’s Alawite community has stood behind the regime led by President Bashar Al-Assad through ... [Published Al Ahram - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

a rare view from Syria--that is too bothersome to the Western correspondents in Beirut

"People here see their country as being threatened by foreign powers (above all Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey, all backed by the West) who are sponsoring the jihadist groups that make up the opposition. I was struck by the fact that this argument is ... [Published The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي ... - Apr 17 2014]

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Khazali, a 39-year-old father of four, commanded the first group of Iraqi Shiite forces that traveled to Syria "to free the area surrounding the Sayida Zainab (shrine) from the takfiris" he told AFP in the southern port city of Basra, referring to Sunni extremists
Harkin writes: "What is clear is that journalists in Syria have become pawns in a paranoid new game in which the kidnappers are often not who they seem to be -- and meanwhile, keep changing places with one another."
"No, I don't feel good at all. I'm sad and I'm here to join Christ in his ache" reported Rula Khoury

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Iraqi parliament hopeful fought in Syria [Published Saudi Gazette - 3 hours ago]
French strategist: Hezbollah key regional player [Published AlMonitor - 9 hours ago]
Aleppo: Syria's Stalingrad? [Published National Interest - 9 hours ago]
Poll amid rising toll [Published Qatar Peninsula - 11 hours ago]
Eyewitness to the Syrian Rebellion: Late Father... [Published Global Research - 12 hours ago]
There Are No Shortcuts To Struggle for Freedom! [Published Awate - 16 hours ago]
ABDEM: Anyone not complying with the notion of ... [Published Public Radio of Armenia - 18 hours ago]
Iraqi Parliament Hopeful Fought in Syrian Civil... [Published Naharnet - 21 hours ago]
Pivot to Asia: Staunching the Loss of More Allies? [Published Breitbart.com - Apr 22 2014]
JOURNALISTS HAVE BECOME BARGAINING CHIPS IN SYRIA [Published Yahoo! News - Apr 22 2014]
Beirut car bomb blast causes death and injury i... [Published LebWeb.com - Apr 22 2014]
Pivot to Asia: Staunching the Loss of More Allies? [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 22 2014]
In Damascus, Christians briefly ignore war for ... [Published FaithWorld - Apr 21 2014]
Cease-fires bring patchy peace to Damascus neig... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Apr 21 2014]
End ‘intimidation, extremism,’ urges patriach [Published The Gulf Today - Apr 21 2014]
Four sons killed fighting for Assad, but mother... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Apr 20 2014]
Syria's Assad pays Easter visit to recaptured C... [Published TrustMedia - Apr 20 2014]
US Drone Kills 21 in Yemen, Including Civilians [Published Antiwar.com - Apr 20 2014]
Obama no longer takes role as world policeman [Published Examiner.com - Apr 19 2014]
4 French Journalists Held Hostage in Syria Freed [Published TIME.com - Apr 19 2014]
4 French Journalists Held Hostage in Syria Freed [Published The China Blog - Apr 19 2014]
4 French Journalists Held Hostage in Syria Freed [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Apr 19 2014]
In Damascus, Christians briefly defy war for Ea... [Published The Oregon Herald - Apr 19 2014]
Car bombers kill 10 [Published Indiana Gazette - Apr 19 2014]
In Damascus, Christians briefly ignore war for ... [Published TrustMedia - Apr 19 2014]
Four French journalists released after being he... [Published Deutsche Welle - Apr 19 2014]
US condemns Syrian offensive in Homs [Published Turkish Weekly - Apr 19 2014]
Car bomb kills 14 people in Syria [Published Boston Globe - Apr 19 2014]
New dark age [Published Gulf Daily News - Apr 19 2014]
US, Russia Trade Warnings Over Ukraine Deal [Published Antiwar.com - Apr 19 2014]
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Pivot to Asia: Staunching the Loss of More Allies? [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 22 2014]
In November of 2011 an  article  was published under Hillary Clinton’s name entitled "America’s Pacific Century." The piece laid the foundation for the administration refocusing its diplomatic efforts away from the Middle East and Europe and towards ...
In Damascus, Christians briefly ignore war for ... [Published FaithWorld - Apr 21 2014]
(Debris lie inside a damaged church in Mar Bacchus Sarkis monastery, in Maloula village, northeast of Damascus, after soldiers loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad took control of it from rebel fighters, April 14, 2014. REUTERS/Khaled al-Hariri ...
4 French Journalists Held Hostage in Syria Freed [Published TIME.com - Apr 19 2014]
(PARIS) — Four French journalists held hostage in Syria for 10 months have been released, officials said Saturday, the latest batch of reporters to be freed in what has become the world’s deadliest conflict for the media. More Facebook Removes Jihadist ...
4 French Journalists Held Hostage in Syria Freed [Published The China Blog - Apr 19 2014]
(PARIS) — Four French journalists held hostage in Syria for 10 months have been released, officials said Saturday, the latest batch of reporters to be freed in what has become the world’s deadliest conflict for the media. More Facebook Removes Jihadist ...
4 French Journalists Held Hostage in Syria Freed [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Apr 19 2014]
(PARIS) — Four French journalists held hostage in Syria for 10 months have been released, officials said Saturday, the latest batch of reporters to be freed in what has become the world’s deadliest conflict for the media. More Facebook Removes Jihadist ...
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Syrian rebels battle for coastal towns near Tur... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Mar 26 2014]
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