18-11-16

Bericht aan de klantendienst van Skynet

Klantendienst Skynet,

 

Ik kreeg enkele minuten geleden het volgende bericht in mijn mailbox te lezen en antwoordde u dat ik de foto waarvan sprake en die minstens al tien jaar op mijn blog staat, onmiddellijk zal verwijderen.  Het webadres blijkt echter niet te kloppen.

 

In afwachting van uw antwoord, teken ik,

 

Jan Boeykens

Werkgroep Morkhoven


 



Geachte heer,

betreft blog: http://michel-vuijlsteke-ongecensureerd.skynetblogs.be/

Wij kregen van Michel Vuijlsteke het bericht dat hij met foto
op de blog staat waar hij geen toestemming voor gaf
en dat je gebruik maakt van een blog met zijn naam.

Hierbij vragen we je de blog te verwijderen binnen de 48u.

Zonder tegenbericht doen we het nodige.


Met vriendelijke groeten,

 

 

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08-11-16

Heropening onderzoek in moordzaak: Minister Koen Geens

gina-bernard-pardaens-murdered.jpgAntwerpen, 8 november 2016

Minister Koen Geens

Waterloolaan 115
B-1000 BRUSSEL

Geachte Heer Minister,

Betreft: Heropening onderzoek: Moord op Gina Bernard-Pardaens, verdwijning Manuel Schadwald

Aansluitend bij mijn verzoek om een onderzoek te laten verrichten naar de wapenvergunning van de genaamde Robbie VDP waarvoor ik zonder resultaat een klacht indiende bij de lokale politie, verzoek ik u thans om de justitie de opdracht te geven om het onderzoek naar de moord op Gina Bernard Pardaens en de verdwijning van de Duitse jongen Manuel Schadwald te heropenen.

Gina Bernard-Pardaens is de RTBF-journaliste die met de Werkgroep Morkhoven destijds onderzoek voerde naar de verdwijning van de Duitse jongen Manuel Schadwald. Het gevolg hiervan was dat zij maandenlang af te rekenen kreeg met telefoonproblemen en doodsbedreigingen.
Op een bepaald moment werd haar zoontje die met de fiets reed, aan een kruispunt door een zwarte personenwagen met gierende banden van de baan gereden. Vervolgens ontving zij de
waarschuwing dat zij het onderzoek naar Manuel Schadwald moest stopzetten.

Gina contacteerde verschillnde malen de telecommunicatiemaatschappij Belgacom en vroeg om een Zöllertoestel te plaatsen waarmee men de identiteit van de onbekende beller die haar bedreigde kon vaststellen. Belgacom liet echter weten dat men 'niets kon doen'. De telefonische doodsbedreigingen, afge
wisseld met voortdurende internetproblemen, gingen dus gewoon verder. Op een bepaald moment merkte zij op dat er ook met de remmen van haar auto waren geknoeid.

Toen zij terugkeerde van een korte vacantie, werd zij in opdracht van de Nationale magistraat Serge Brammertz die thans als Chief Prosecutor bij de Veiligheidsraad van de UN werkt, urenlang ondervraagd over de verdwijning van Manuel Schadwald. Zij verklaarde dat zij deze ondervraging als 'zeer intimiderend' ervaarde. Men wou blijkbaar zoveel mogelijk over haar onderzoek te weten komen.

Omdat Gina's telefoon- en internetproblemen (met doodsbedreigingen) bleven verder duren, schreef ik naar uw partijgenoot oud-justitieminister Stefaan De Clerck die destijds de ouders van Manuel op zijn kabinet ontving en bij die gelegenheid aan de Nederlandse pers verklaarde dat de acties van de Werkgroep Morkhoven controversieel waren maar dat de justitie 'toch rekening moest houden met de belangrijke informatie van de Werkgroep Morkhoven' (kinderpornozaak Zandvoort, zaak Schadwald,).
Gina's internet- en telefoonproblemen en de voortdurende
doodsbedreigingen hielden echter niet op.

Omdat Gina het gevoel had dat zij vermoord zou worden, maakte zij een afscheidsverklaring op, waarvan ik u een kopie kan zenden.
Kort nadien telefoneerde ik haar 's avonds laat maar doordat er een enorm lawaai op de telefoonlijn was (dat we ook tijdens onze acties dikwijls op onze telefoon te horen kregen) moesten wij het gesprek stopzetten.
Ik probeerde haar nog een kopie van het korte antwoord van Stefaan De Clerck te faxen maar Gina's fax bleek geblokkeerd te zijn. Ik kon het schrijven wel naar Marcel Vervloesem van onze vereniging faxen.
Blijkbaar was er iets op til...

Enkele uren nadat ik haar probeerde te spreken, overleed Gina in een nachtelijk auto-accident toen zij terugkeerde van haar vriendin in de buurt die zij over heel deze zaak in vertrouwen had genomen.

Men deed de hele zaak voor als een 'stom ongeval' terwijl alles op een berekende en goed voorbereide moord wees.
Ik legde nog een verklaring af bij de rijkswacht maar heb daar nadien niets meer van vernomen.
Het onderzoek naar Manuel Schadwald in opdracht van Serge Brammertz werd na de dood van Gina blijkbaar stopgezet. De pers die ook de kinderpornozaak Zandvoort dood zweeg , schreef geen woord meer
over deze zaak, wat ik heel bevreemdend vond.

Toevallig heeft de heer RVDP die onlangs door de genaamde Myra van de Nederlandse talkradio2 een paar uren lang werd geinterviewd, destijds een persoonlijk contact gehad met Manuel Schadwald. Wat hij daarover zegt, kan u weervinden in de interviews van RTBF-journalist (en medewerker van Gina) de heer José Dessart.

De laatste tijd zijn er ten gevolge van het getuigenverhoor in
de zaak Demmink die in de verdwijning van Manuel Schadwald wordt genoemd, talrijke vragen bij het Nederlandse publiek.
Er gaan ook allerlei geruchten rond over de verdwijning van Manuel Schadwald en de mogelijke betrokkenheid van Joris Demmink die, zoals u weet, de hoogste Nederlandse justitieambtenaar was en die onlangs in de zaak Demmink werd gehoord.

Om deze geruchtenstroom stop te zetten en omdat we hier te maken hebben met een onopgeloste moord- en verdwijningszaak (en mogelijks een tweede moord), verzoek ik u, Mijnheer De Minister, om ervoor te zorgen dat er diepgaand gerechtelijk onderzoek wordt opgestart.

In afwachting van uw antwoord, teken ik,

Hoogachtend,

Jan Boeykens
Voorzitter vzw Werkgroep Morkhoven

PS. Deze brief zal u ook aangetekend per post worden toegezonden.


Een korte samenvatting van de moord op Gina vind u op:

https://morkhovenarchives.wordpress.com/2013/04/30/gina-b...
Zaak Schadwald:
https://diversmorkhoven.wordpress.com/2015/07/26/de-moord...

29-07-15

De moord op Manuel Schadwald

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Koen Voskuil 
11-7-15 

Manuel Schadwald uit Berlijn was 12 jaar toen hij verdween. De politie claimt dat er nooit concrete tips waren. Ten onrechte. Getuigen zagen Manuel in ons land, waar hij in een pedonetwerk op gruwelijke wijze aan zijn einde zou zijn gekomen.

Manuel (rechtsonder) met zijn Berlijnse klasgenootjes tijdens een verkleedfeestje © Welt am Sonntag.

De 12-jarige Manuel Schadwald, die al sinds 1993 vermist wordt, zou op gruwelijke wijze om het leven zijn gekomen tijdens een sekstrip op een zeilboot, even buiten Amsterdam. Dat blijkt uit speurwerk van het AD en Welt am Sonntag, die onthullen dat de politie ondanks diverse ontkenningen wel degelijk concrete tips kreeg over het lot van de jongen.

'Lieve Manuel, ben je er nog? Ik hoop dat het je goed gaat. En dat je niet eenzaam bent. Liefs omi.' In het voorjaar van 1994 staan er hartverscheurende teksten op aanplakbiljetten in Berlijn. Het is dan nog geen jaar geleden dat een schuchtere jongen, die naar het gymnasium zou gaan en dol was op tafeltennis, plotseling van de radar verdween. Nadat Manuel Schadwald op zaterdag 24 juli 1993 de deur van zijn ouderlijk huis in de wijk Tempelhof in Berlijn achter zich had dichtgetrokken, heeft niemand van zijn familie hem teruggezien.

Al snel na de vermissing komen er bij de politie signalen binnen dat Manuel in het Nederlandse kinderprostitutiecircuit is beland. Maar na jarenlang onderzoek concluderen de Berlijnse, de Rotterdamse en Amsterdamse politie dat hiervoor 'geen aanwijzingen' zijn gevonden. Onderzoek van Welt am Sonntag en het AD leidt nu tot een andere conclusie: de politie én de AIVD ontvingen veel meer informatie dan naar buiten is gebracht.

Shoarmatent
Eerst terug naar de zomer van 1994. De Rotterdamse politie start een speciaal team onder de naam Handel in Kinderen (HIK), met als hoofddoel het opsporen van Manuel Schadwald. De jongen is volgens een getuige gezien op het Centraal Station in Rotterdam en zou zich vermoedelijk ophouden 'op homo-ontmoetingsplaatsen'. Even lijkt het HIK-team dichtbij te zijn: drie leden van een observatieteam zijn ervan overtuigd dat ze de jongen in een shoarmatent zien zitten, aan tafel bij jongenspooier Lothar Glandorf. Maar tot arrestatie gaan ze opvallend genoeg niet over. Later stelt de politie dat het vermoedelijk een ander jongetje was.

Hetzelfde jaar komen signalen binnen dat Schadwald naar Amsterdam is verplaatst. Dergelijke 'transfers' waren niet ongebruikelijk in de scene, weet een voormalige Amsterdamse bordeelhouder. ,,Op een bepaald moment zijn de klanten op je jongens uitgekeken en willen ze iets anders. Ik wisselde regelmatig jongens uit met Lothar Glandorf." Een informant die bij de zedenpolitie als betrouwbaar bekendstaat, verklaart dat Manuel op een boot is gezien. Het gaat om een zeilboot met de naam Apollo, die volgens de informant als ligplaats Spaarnwoude zou hebben.

Anno 2015 blijkt de 13 meter lange tweemaster al jaren geleden omgedoopt. Het schip doet tegenwoordig dienst als charterschip in Scheveningen. Maar in de jaren '90 lag de Apollo inderdaad afgemeerd in de haven van het vissersdorpje Spaarndam - aan de rand van Spaarnwoude. Dat is terug te vinden in eigendoms- en verzekeringsbewijzen van de Apollo, die in het bezit zijn van het AD. Opvallender is dat het zeilschip in die tijd op naam stond van een beruchte pedofiel: Gerrie Ulrich.

 

Links op de foto Gerrie Ulrich. De zeilboot waarop Manuel zou zijn gezien, stond destijds op naam van Ulrich, een Duitse pedofiel die in Zandvoort woonde. © Welt am Sonntag.

Kinderpornoaffaire
De in Duitsland geboren Gerrit Jan Ulrich wordt in 1998 de spil in de roemruchte Zandvoortse kinderpornoaffaire. Tijdens een motortrip in Italië wordt Ulrich doodgeschoten door zijn jongere vriend. Enkele dagen na de dood van de Duitser vindt de politie in diens woning tienduizenden foto's en video's van blote en misbruikte kinderen. Ulrichs vriend, die ook diep in het pedosekscircuit zit, bekent vlak voor de moord dat hij Manuel Schadwald in Amsterdam heeft gezien.

In de jaren '90 geldt Amsterdam als een bedevaartsoord voor pedofielen. Via de Spartacus, een internationale homoreisgids, adverteren jongensbordelen openlijk. Er zijn zelfs georganiseerde seksreizen vanuit landen als Engeland naar jongensbordelen in onze hoofdstad. Maar sommigen kan het niet ver genoeg gaan, vertelt de Engelsman Edward in de tv-documentaire The boy business uit 1997.

Vanuit Amsterdam worden seksreizen aangeboden op een boot, waar eenmaal op het water jongens op de meest gruwelijke wijze kunnen worden misbruikt en mishandeld, beweert Edward. Hij claimt zelfs een video te hebben gezien waarin een jongen op een boot is gestorven: ,,Een man vergrijpt zich aan een jongen. De jongen stikt daarbij. Aan boord breekt paniek uit. Mensen rennen heen en weer. De camera valt om."

Het is onduidelijk waar Edward nu is - en of hij nog leeft. Zijn weerzinwekkende verklaring leidt tot een onderzoek van de Britse én de Amsterdamse politie. Een woordvoerster van de Politie Amsterdam meldt nu dat dat onderzoek 'nooit iets heeft opgeleverd'.

Toch lijkt het verhaal van een Duitse jongen die sterft op een boot meer dan zomaar een gerucht. Het is zelfs gerapporteerd door de AIVD, zo verklaren meerdere goed ingevoerde bronnen aan het AD. Eén van hen zegt: ,,Het stond er slechts in een paar zinnen beschreven. Ik las dat een Duitse jongen op een zeilboot is gestorven. Omdat er hooggeplaatste mensen aan boord waren, is de moord verzwegen," aldus de bron. ,,Ik ben me kapot geschrokken toen ik het las."

AIVD
De inlichtingendienst gaat niet in op vragen over het rapport. ,,We vertellen nooit wat we wel of niet onderzoeken," zegt een AIVD-woordvoerster.

Zijn de 'Duitse jongen op een zeilboot' en Manuel Schadwald één en dezelfde persoon? Het is niet met zekerheid te zeggen, maar onwaarschijnlijk is het niet, gezien de tip aan de Amsterdamse zedenpolitie dat Manuel op de Apollo gezien is.

Eveneens opmerkelijk is de anonieme verklaring die op 16 juni 1994 bij de Berlijnse politie binnenkomt. Let wel: het is dan nog niet algemeen bekend dat Manuel Schadwald zich in Nederland kan bevinden: ,,Ik wil jullie zeggen dat ik bewijs heb dat de kleine Manuel uit Berlijn in Amsterdam, dat hij dood is. De man die dit op zijn geweten heeft, is hier op het station." Vanaf het Centraal Station van Amsterdam spreekt een anonieme man het antwoordapparaat in van een advieslijn voor homo's in Berlijn. De geluidsopname van dit nooit eerder gepubliceerde gesprek wordt nog dezelfde dag afgeluisterd door de Kriminalpolizei. De beller geeft een beschrijving van een 45-jarige man die op Amsterdam CS kinderen ronselt voor de seksindustrie en zegt: ,,Als je hem hebt, heb je ook het lijk van Manuel in Amsterdam."

Wat er met deze tip is gebeurd, is onduidelijk, zoals het hele onderzoek naar Manuel Schadwald in een dichte mist is beland. Terwijl er aantoonbaar diverse verklaringen zijn binnengekomen dat Manuel in het Nederlandse kinderprostitutiecircuit is gezien, meldt de Berlijnse politie in 1998 dat het hiervoor 'niet de kleinste aanwijzing' heeft gekregen.

Ook de politie in Amsterdam meldt dat alle onderzoeken niets hebben opgeleverd: ,,Er zijn helemaal geen aanwijzingen gevonden dat hij ooit in Amsterdam is geweest. De aanwijzing dat deze jongen naar Rotterdam is gebracht, is zelfs nooit zeker geweest. Het betreft de verklaring van één persoon, die toen al aangaf dat het mogelijk deze jongen was, maar dat hij dit niet zeker wist." De uitspraak staat haaks op zes verklaringen van mensen die zeggen dat Manuel in ons land was, verklaringen waarover deze krant beschikt.

Technische fout
Bij de Rotterdamse politie is het onderzoek nog merkwaardiger afgelopen. De zogeheten dagjournalen van het onderzoek naar Manuel Schadwald, waarin alle activiteiten van de politie staan beschreven, blijken in de computer gewist. ,,Een puur technische fout," zegt woordvoerder R. Noordermeer van de Politie Rotterdam in 1997. ,,Het is overschreven."

De Politie Rotterdam meldt nu dat de gewiste journaals 'geen nadelige invloed hebben gehad op het onderzoek'.

Zijn de tips in de vermissingzaak van Manuel Schadwald voldoende onderzocht, of zijn er feiten onder het tapijt geveegd? Een voormalige hoge politiechef uit Nederland vat het probleem in twee korte zinnen samen: ,,Natuurlijk was de jongen hier. Maar over deze zaak zal nooit licht schijnen."

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23-01-15

Crimes

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USA 16461 Sherman Way, Van Nuys, CA 91406,                              Van Nuys Airport/
    Alberto Enrique Behar (47) (NASA)                                   departure Airport
    09 Januar 2015  = 18/666  (disguised murder)


about USA 16506 Vanowen Street, Van Nuys, CA 91406,                     Aircraft Crash Location
          Hayvenhurst Avenue/Vanowen Street, Los Angeles, CA 91406,
          Alberto Enrique Behar (47) (NASA)
          09 Januar 2015  = 18/666  (disguised murder)

after USA 1033 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, #104, CA 90403,                 residential Address/
          Chris Penn  Actor                                             Scene of the Crime
          24 Januar 2006 (disguised murder)


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Alberto Behar Consulting LLC of Scottsdale, AZ,
8011 E Larkspur Dr Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Jet Propulsion Laboratory (Nasa)
4800 Oak Grove Drive, Pasadena, CA 91109,
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http://www.jimstonefreelance.com

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09-12-14

Solliciteren bij de Belgische Staatsveiligheid

Staatsveiligheid zoekt twintig analisten

GebouwStaatsveiligheidSelor, het selectiebureau van de federale overheid, is op zoek naar twintig analisten voor de Veiligheid van de Staat. De kandidaten voor de job moeten een uitgebreide selectieprocedure doorlopen. Dat heeft Selor donderdag via een persbericht aangekondigd.

Een job als analist bij de Veiligheid van de Staat draait om de verwerking van gegevens afkomstig uit politieke en juridische instanties, internet, operationele diensten van de Veiligheid van de Staat en buitenlandse inlichtingen- en veiligheidsdiensten. Hoewel het een kantoorjob is, moeten de kandidaten wel bereid zijn om naar het buitenland te gaan.

"Wie van achter zijn pc België wil beschermen moet nu inderdaad z'n kans grijpen. Maar teveel kandidaten denken dat ze hier James Bond kunnen komen spelen", aldus Robin Libert, directeur Analyse bij Selor. Vanbinnen de kantoormuren moet een analist een kritische en discrete blik op de buitenwereld hebben, luidt het.

De kandidaten voor de twintig vacatures moeten een schriftelijke meerkeuzevragen beantwoorden over onder meer actualiteit, geopolitiek, hedendaagse geschiedenis en Belgische en supranationale instellingen. Er is ook een schriftelijke analyse-oefening en een persoonlijkheidstest voorzien. Een interview met de sollicitanten is het vierde luik van de selectieprocedure. (belga/dm)

De Morgen - 5/04/2007

03-09-14

Hundreds of British jihadis returning from fight in Syria

As a reminder: 'Hundreds of British jihadis returning from fight in Syria spark terror alert in UK'

 

The terrorism threat to the UK posed by individuals who have trained and fought in Syria is "a big problem" for the security services and police, the immigration minister has said.

James Brokenshire told the BBC "a significant and growing proportion" of their resources was spent on the issue.

He said it was right to be "vigilant" about travel between the UK and Syria.

According to the Sunday Times, security services are "closely monitoring" 250 British-based jihadis linked to Syria.

The authorities are concerned that such people may be radicalised and militarised - and urged by those they come into contact with in Syria to turn their attentions away from the Syrian government and instead attack targets in the West.

Militants with suspected links to al-Qaeda have been heading to war-torn Syria from many other countries since fighting broke out in 2011.

Last week, a video was posted online showing British man Abdul Waheed Majid, who is thought to have carried out a suicide bombing in the city of Aleppo.

The 41-year-old, from Crawley, West Sussex, was believed to have bombed a jail on 6 February.

In an interview with Radio 4's The World This Weekend, Mr Brokenshire said he believed the "security concern" linked to Syria was "likely to be with us for the foreseeable future".

"A significant proportion and a growing proportion of the security services work is linked to Syria in some way," he said.

"This is a big problem that the security services and the police are actively focused on.

"It's why they are vigilant, why they are taking the steps that they are around the border and monitoring travel to and from Syria in the way that they are."

The Sunday Times says the number of individuals being monitored by MI5 and the police is much higher than previously reported, underlining "the growing danger posed by 'extremist tourists'".

Throughout January, 16 people were arrested on suspicion of terror offences after travelling between Syria and the UK - that compares with 24 in the whole of 2013.

Sir Peter Fahy, who leads the Association of Chief Police Officer's "Prevent" strategy on counter-terrorism, told the BBC last month those returning from Syria "may well be charged and investigated, but they will be put into our programmes".

He said those programmes saw police work with local agencies such as schools and youth organisations, "essentially to make sure these people haven't been affected and try and make sure they're not a threat to this country".

Last week, Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe said there were "a few hundred people going out there".

"They may be injured or killed, but our biggest worry is when they return they are radicalised, they may be militarised, they may have a network of people that train them to use weapons."

 

http://breakingnews.sy/en/article/33913.html

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12-04-14

Syria News: western censorship

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Military source refutes media claims of terrorists seizing Air Force Intelligence building in Aleppo

Provinces, (SANA) [Update] The Syrian Arab Army on Saturday continued upholding its national duty of pursuing armed terrorist groups in different regions

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Mikdad: Opening door for nomination to presidential elections reflects Syria's sovereign decision

Beirut, (SANA) Deputy Foreign and Expatriates Minister Fayssal Mikdad affirmed Saturday that Syrian state's announcement to open the door for nomination to Presidential elections came as a...

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Two civilians killed in terrorist mortar attacks on Aleppo city

Aleppo, (SANA) Two civilians were killed and 13 others were injured by mortar rounds fired by terrorists at neighborhoods in Aleppo city...

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Rally in support of Syrian Arab Army in Sweida province

Sweida, (SANA) A rally was organized on Saturday in the village of al-Ufaineh in Sweida province to express support for the Syrian Arab Army and to celebrate April holidays...

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Lattakia Governor receives delegation of International Peace Activist Group

Lattakia, (SANA) Lattakia Governor Ahmad Sheikh Abdul-Qader said that the Syrians are introducing astonishing examples of high national sense through the martyrs they are providing...

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Shaaban dismisses statements attributed to her allegedly criticizing friendly media outlets

Damascus, (SANA) Presidential Political and Media advisor, Dr. Bouthaina Shaaban dismissed statements attributed to her by the London-based al-Hayat newspaper which purported it quoted

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Mikdad: Opening door for nomination to presidential elections reflects Syria's sovereign decision

Beirut, (SANA) Deputy Foreign and Expatriates Minister Fayssal Mikdad affirmed Saturday that Syrian state's announcement to open the door for nomination to Presidential elections came as a...

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http://sana.sy/index_eng.html

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11-03-14

Breaking News in Ukraine

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26-02-14

National solidarity and unity will stop the war on Syria

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National solidarity of the suffering Syrian people and respect for Syria’s sovereignity is the only way to change the long colonial history:

‘Ancient Syria was conquered by Egypt about 1500 B.C. , and after that by Hebrews, Assyrians, Chaldeans, Persians, and Alexander the Great of Macedonia. From 64 B.C. until the Arab conquest in A.D. 636, it was part of the Roman Empire except during brief periods. The Arabs made it a trade center for their extensive empire, but it suffered severely from the Mongol invasion in 1260 and fell to the Ottoman Turks in 1516. Syria remained a Turkish province until World War I. A secret Anglo-French pact of 1916 put Syria in the French zone of influence. The League of Nations gave France a mandate over Syria after World War I, but the French were forced to put down several nationalist uprisings. In 1930, France recognized Syria as an independent republic but still subject to the mandate. After nationalist demonstrations in 1939, the French high commissioner suspended the Syrian constitution.’

Source: http://www.infoplease.com/country/syria.html?pageno=1

23-02-14

Edward Snowden addresses the Oxford Union

Edward Snowden addresses the Oxford Union as part of the Sam Adams awards ceremony on 19th February 2014. 

ABOUT EDWARD SNOWDEN: Edward Joseph Snowden (born June 21, 1983) is an American computer specialist, a former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) employee, former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor. He came to international attention when he disclosed a large number of classified NSA documents to several media outlets. The leaked documents revealed operational details of a global surveillance apparatus run by the NSA and other members of the Five Eyes alliance, along with numerous commercial and international partners.

Snowden is considered a fugitive by American authorities who in June 2013 charged him with espionage and theft of government property. In early 2014, numerous media outlets and politicians issued calls for leniency in the form of clemency, amnesty or pardon, while others called for him to be imprisoned or killed. He lives in an undisclosed location in Russia and, according to German politician Hans-Christian Ströbele, continues to seek permanent asylum "in a 'democratic' country" such as Germany or France.

Website:
http://www.oxford-union.org/

ABOUT THE OXFORD UNION SOCIETY: The Union is the world's most prestigious debating society, with an unparalleled reputation for bringing international guests and speakers to Oxford. It has been established for 189 years, aiming to promote debate and discussion not just in Oxford University, but across the globe.

http://youtu.be/vFll2lry9lk

16-02-14

Movement for an United Syria

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Syria, Palestine: role of the United Nations

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February 13, 2014 - Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs:

'Earlier this week, Israel participated for the first time in one of the core coordinating groups focused on human rights and social policy at the United Nations.  Israel joins the “JUSCANZ” caucus in the United Nation’s Third Committee along with the world's most advanced democracies'.
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UN resolutions critical of Israel blocked

1) On November 15, 2010, U.S. President Barack Obama praised Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for urging his cabinet to accept a U.S. proposal to extend a freeze on West Bank settlement building for 90 days. Under the plan, Washington would block UN resolutions critical of Israel, and supply Israel with fighter jets worth $3 billion. The US government also promised Israel that after the 90-day moratorium, they would not seek an extension, and settlement construction in the West Bank and East Jerusalem (all of which is illegal under international law) could continue unabated.

2) In February 2011, more than 100 nations voted for a U.N. resolution that would have condemned illegal Israeli settlements and halted any new construction. The United States vetoed it.

3) On February 19, 2011, Israel said it was deeply grateful to the United States after it vetoed a United Nations resolution put forward by the Palestinian leadership condemning Israeli settlement activity.

4) On  Oct 27, 2011, Israeli jetfighters engaged in aerial bombing of the Palestinian city of Khan Yunes in the Gaza Strip.

http://diversdiverse.skynetblogs.be/archive/2012/11/05/pe...

Palestine: continuous rise of Israeli repression
http://problemenmetskynetblogs.skynetblogs.be/archive/201...

11-02-14

No Justice No Peace! Americans wake up please!

Dahlia Wasfi: 'No Justice No Peace! Every one of us, every one of us must keep demanding, keep fighting, ... keep plowing, keep speaking, keep struggling until justice is served.'
http://youtu.be/615BkSV5lgU

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June 17, 2013 – Obama Lies America Into Another War:
http://www.frontpagemag.com/2013/dgreenfield/obama-lies-a...

September 25, 2013 – Breaking: Whistleblower Reveals U.S. State Dept. Ships Arms Directly to al-Qaeda
A former CIA gun runner revealed that the U.S. Ambassador to Libya, J. Christopher Stevens, was killed in the Sept. 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi in order to cover up the U.S. State Department’s direct arm shipments to al-Qaeda:
http://www.infowars.com/breaking-whistleblower-reveals-u-...

December 16, 2013 – Al-Qaeda Now Has Weapons US Sent To Syria
For those worried that dumping US arms into the Al-Qaeda dominated Syrian opposition areas was a bad idea, you win. After President Obama bypassed a rule on funding terrorists, US arms began flowing to the Syrian opposition. The arms were, in some abysmally stupid theory, supposed to go to the “moderate” opposition only:
http://news.firedoglake.com/2013/12/16/al-qaeda-now-has-w...

21.1.2014 – US secretly backs rebels to fight al-Qaeda in Syria:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/middleeast/syri...

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09-02-14

Latest News Syria: Food supplies delivery to Homs

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Homs Governor Talal al-Barazi said that there is a number of civilians in the old city in Homs who are ready to leave it, but are being kept from leaving until food convoys are delivered, noting that almost twice the amount of food that was agreed upon has been delivered to the old city.

http://sana.sy/eng/337/2014/02/08/526872.htm

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08-02-14

Latest News Syria: Russian aid

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Two Russian aid aircrafts have landed in Syria’s port city of Latakia carrying humanitarian supplies for the Syrian people who are not only suffering from a deadly foreign-charged war but also US-led sanctions on economic trades including food products.

Head of the Department for International Affairs of the Russian Ministry for Emergencies, Alexander Tomashov, said that the aid stresses the Russian people's support to the Syrian government and people, hoping the crisis will end soon.

Tomashov said Russia will also send more aid, including large amounts of various kinds of medicine.

The aircrafts which arrived in al-Bassel Airport were loaded with 52 tons of different sorts of relief materials.

Russia has sent dozens of planes loaded with humanitarian aid to Syria, the last of which were two planes loaded with 32 tones of humanitarian aid sent on 30th of last December.

On his return from recent talks over Syrian crisis in Switzerland, Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem criticized the US and its Western allies for adopting double standards toward Syria.

He asked European Union's foreign policy chief, Catherine Ashton to explain how can the West put a ban on food products yet at the same time discuss the issue of humanitarian aid shipments.

Syria sank into war in March 2011 when pro-reform protests turned into a massive insurgency following the intervention of Western and regional states.

The unrest, which took in terrorist groups from across Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, has transpired as one of the bloodiest conflicts in recent history.

SHI/SHI

See more at: http://en.alalam.ir/news/1562462#sthash.zd0pbFfW.7stTSVan.dpuf

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31-01-14

U.S. undermining Geneva II

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US fuelling Syrian carnage

Jan 30, 2014

The United States increased more than twice its supply of light weaponry and munitions to militants linked to the so-called Free Syrian Army (FSA)’s Supreme Military Command in the month of January.

Accordingly, the country has delivered over 600 tons of military aid to militants since the launch of the Geneva II crisis talks in Switzerland on January 22.

The Supreme Military Command is aligned to the Western-backed opposition Syrian National Coalition (SNC) which is currently in talks with the government.

Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Feisal al-Meqdad has slammed Washington for supporting “terrorist groups,” with Damascus issuing a separate statement accusing the US of “undermining” the Geneva II talks.

The opposition and its Western supporters insist that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad must step down and a transitional government be formed in Syria.

Damascus rejects the demand, arguing that the foreign-backed SNC does not represent the Syrian opposition.

http://www.presstv.ir/Program/348440.html

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20 January 2008 - Al Qaeda and the “War on Terrorism”
http://www.globalresearch.ca/al-qaeda-and-the-war-on-terrorism/7718

July 17, 2012 – USA and Al Qaeda: Holy Alliance:
http://www.strategic-culture.org/news/2012/07/17/usa-and-al-qaeda-holy-alliance.html

June 17, 2013 - Obama Lies America Into Another War:
http://www.frontpagemag.com/2013/dgreenfield/obama-lies-a...

September 25, 2013 - Breaking: Whistleblower Reveals U.S. State Dept. Ships Arms Directly to al-Qaeda - A former CIA gun runner revealed that the U.S. Ambassador to Libya, J. Christopher Stevens, was killed in the Sept. 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi in order to cover up the U.S. State Department’s direct arm shipments to al-Qaeda
http://www.infowars.com/breaking-whistleblower-reveals-u-...

December 16, 2013 - Al-Qaeda Now Has Weapons US Sent To Syria
For those worried that dumping US arms into the Al-Qaeda dominated Syrian opposition areas was a bad idea, you win. After President Obama bypassed a rule on funding terrorists, US arms began flowing to the Syrian opposition. The arms were, in some abysmally stupid theory, supposed to go to the “moderate” opposition only.
http://news.firedoglake.com/2013/12/16/al-qaeda-now-has-weapons-us-sent-to-syria/

U.S. undermining Geneva II

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Syria gov't slams U.S. rearmament of rebels as undermining Geneva II

2014-1-29

DAMASCUS, Jan. 28 (Xinhua) -- The Syrian official delegation to the Geneva II conference slammed on Tuesday the U.S. decision to restart sending non-lethal help to the Syrian rebels, saying the move aims to thwart the success of the peace talks, according to the state-run SANA news agency.

Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad said the U.S. decision "aims at thwarting the conference," stressing that the side which provides weapons to terrorist groups doesn't care about the conference's success.

"The U.S. decision is a very bad message because Washington has launched this conference, and it should not support the armed terrorist groups as they know that the weapons, which had been previously sent, flowed into the terrorists," Mekdad said, according to SANA.

The remarks came a day after Western reports said that Washington has restarted sending non-lethal aid to the "moderate" rebels in Syria, after suspending its previous aid for a month.

The latest move raised the ire of the Syrian government.

Information Minister Omran al-Zoubi said that the U.S. decision reflects Washington's backtracking on the political solution.

He wondered: "How can the U.S. position be supportive to Geneva II and aim at reaching a political solution when at the same time it supports, creates and backs up terrorism, violence and the military option?"

For her part, Syria's Presidential Political and Media Advisor Bouthaina Shaaban said that the U.S. decision is contradictory to the efforts exerted by Russia, the U.S., and the international community for launching the Geneva II conference.

She refuted the U.S. allegations on so-called "non-lethal weapons," saying that all of the weapons that are being funneled inside Syria, end up in the hands of the radical groups.

The Geneva II conference has started last week and will end on Friday. However, no breakthrough has resulted from the conference so far as both the opposition and government delegations are holding tight to their demands.

The Syrian government wants the conference to focus on fighting terrorism while the opposition's delegation wants the establishment of a transitional government with full executives without any role for President Bashar al-Assad.

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2014-01/29/c_126076477.htm

26-01-14

Iraq: a boomerang for the United States

 

http://youtu.be/SMX3se9g8bQ

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November 30, 2006 - Iraq Is Bush's Boomerang War
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/iraq-is-bushs-boomerang-war/

20 January 2008 - Al Qaeda and the “War on Terrorism”
http://www.globalresearch.ca/al-qaeda-and-the-war-on-terrorism/7718

July 17, 2012 – USA and Al Qaeda: Holy Alliance:
http://www.strategic-culture.org/news/2012/07/17/usa-and-al-qaeda-holy-alliance.html

June 17, 2013 - Obama Lies America Into Another War:
http://www.frontpagemag.com/2013/dgreenfield/obama-lies-america-into-another-war/

Jun 21, 2013 - Russia Says U.S. Risks Al-Qaeda Boomerang With Syria Rebels:
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-06-21/russia-says-u-s-risks-al-qaeda-boomerang-with-syria-rebels-1-.html

September 25, 2013 - Breaking: Whistleblower Reveals U.S. State Dept. Ships Arms Directly to al-Qaeda - A former CIA gun runner revealed that the U.S. Ambassador to Libya, J. Christopher Stevens, was killed in the Sept. 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi in order to cover up the U.S. State Department’s direct arm shipments to al-Qaeda
http://www.infowars.com/breaking-whistleblower-reveals-u-s-state-dept-ships-arms-directly-to-al-qaeda/

December 16, 2013 - Al-Qaeda Now Has Weapons US Sent To Syria
For those worried that dumping US arms into the Al-Qaeda dominated Syrian opposition areas was a bad idea, you win. After President Obama bypassed a rule on funding terrorists, US arms began flowing to the Syrian opposition. The arms were, in some abysmally stupid theory, supposed to go to the “moderate” opposition only.
http://news.firedoglake.com/2013/12/16/al-qaeda-now-has-weapons-us-sent-to-syria/

21.1.2014 - US secretly backs rebels to fight al-Qaeda in Syria: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/middleeast/syria/10588308/US-secretly-backs-rebels-to-fight-al-Qaeda-in-Syria.html

 

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25-01-14

Obama and Dr. Martin Luther King

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We can wonder what Martin Luther King would think of the war on Syria. 

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2012/01/16/president-obama-and-dr-king

http://youtu.be/d_-_I-oXA3Y

In 2010, the US made the largest arms sale in its history, selling $60 billion’s worth of jets and attack helicopters to the Arab kingdom. Saudi Arabia is also a major exporter of oil to the US, though its highly unlikely OPEC would support a slow down or boycott over the kingdom’s political gripes with the US. Israeli personnel in recent days were in Saudi Arabia to inspect bases that could be used as a staging ground to launch attacks against Iran, according to informed Egyptian intelligence officials…

http://www.presstv.com/detail/2013/11/17/335123/israel-s-arabia-united-against-iran/

Anti-colonialism - Right to self-determination: Gamal Abdel Nasser

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Gamal Abdel Nasser led the 1952 Egyptian revolution that overthrew the corrupt and ineffective monarchy of King Farouk. Nasser was born into a working-class family in Asyut province. His father was a postal clerk. Nasser graduated from the Royal Military Academy in Cairo and served in the Sudan. He fought in the 1948 Arab-Israeli War at Falluja, where Egyptian forces held out against Israel until the war's end. After the 1948 war, Nasser and other junior officers blamed King Farouk for the war's substandard weaponry and lack of military strategy.

Nasser was one of the founders of the secret Free Officers group that was determined to oust Farouk and set Egypt on a different path. Although the older and better-known Brigadier-General Muhammad Naguib was put forward to the public as the head of the officers' group, Nasser was in fact the acknowledged leader. He was known for carefully listening to all viewpoints and then making decisions. On July 22, 1952, the Free Officers overthrew the monarchy in a practically bloodless coup d'état. A Revolutionary Command Council (RCC) was established with Naguib as its head. Nasser and Naguib clashed over whether to keep a parliamentary system or to establish a one-party state with populist support, a course Nasser favored. The majority of the officers favored Nasser, and a single party, the Liberation Rally, was established in 1953. After a failed assassination attempt on Nasser in 1954, the Muslim Brotherhood, with whom Naguib had close ties, was banned, and Naguib was removed from power. A new constitution was implemented in 1956 and Nasser was elected president by a huge majority of Egyptian voters. He was twice reelected to the position. A highly charismatic figure and a brilliant speaker in colloquial Arabic, Nasser was extremely popular with the majority of Egyptians and among average Arabs everywhere.

Not an ideologue, Nasser was a pragmatic political leader who sought to develop Egypt economically and socially. He moved toward socialism and the Soviet Union after his requests for military aid had been rebuffed by the United States. His regime jailed members of both the Egyptian Communist Party and the Muslim Brotherhood on the right.

After attending the Bandung Conference in 1955, Nasser joined with Jawaharlal Nehru of India and Marshal Tito of Yugoslavia in championing positive neutralism, in which Third World nations would not forge solid alliances with either the United States or the Soviet Union in the cold war but would instead act in their own best interests. Neither of the superpowers liked this approach, but the United States was particularly hostile to it. Steering a neutral course, Nasser opposed the Western-led CENTO/Baghdad Pact and opposed Arab regimes such as the Hashemite monarchies in Iraq and Jordan and the conservative, extremely pro-Western Saudi Arabian monarchy.

Nasser also spoke of Egypt belonging to three circles: the Arab, African, and Islamic worlds. Under Nasser, Egypt became a center for African and Arab political leaders and students. Although he was personally a devout Muslim, Nasser was committed to secular government and persecuted Islamists, particularly the Muslim Brotherhood, which sought to establish a state based on Muslim religious law and practice.

Like all Arab leaders, Nasser supported the Palestinian cause and their right to self-determination. He permitted some fedayeen (self-sacrificers) guerrilla attacks from the Egyptian-administered Gaza Strip in Israel, but he also recognized the superiority of Israel's military. Consequently he initially sought, through back channels, to negotiate settlements to the conflict with Israel. Israel insisted on face-to-face negotiations, and the attempts all failed.

In 1956 after the United States had refused to grant aid for building the Aswān Dam, Nasser nationalized the Suez Canal. The nationalization led to the 1956 Arab-Israeli War, in which Great Britain, France, and Israel jointly attacked Egypt. The war was a military loss for Egypt but a political victory after which Nasser became indisputably the most popular man in the entire Arab world.

During the so-called Arab cold war Nasser's influence dominated the liberal, progressive, and socialist governments in Syria and elsewhere, versus the conservative pro-Western monarchies, including Jordan and Saudi Arabia. With the formation of the United Arab Republic of Egypt and Syria in 1958, Nasser perhaps reached the peak of his popularity.

Following the devastating military losses in the 1967 Arab-Israeli War, Nasser accepted responsibility and resigned. Massive and generally spontaneous public demonstrations calling for his return led him to resume the Egyptian presidency, but he never regained the unquestioning support throughout the Arab world that he had previously enjoyed.

In 1970 Nasser was called upon to mediate a truce between the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) and King Hussein of Jordan in the bloody war between the two. Shortly thereafter he suffered a massive heart attack, in part brought on by the tensions of the negotiation, and died in late September. Although Nasser was mistrusted and opposed in most of the West and Israel, millions of mourning Egyptians joined his funeral cortege. The legacy of Nasserism, secular pan-Arab nationalism, and state-directed socialism, spread throughout most of the Arab world during Nasser's lifetime, but declined and, except in Lebanon, largely diminished after his death.

http://www.fofweb.com/History/HistRefMain.asp?iPin=WHVI232&SID=2&DatabaseName=Modern+World+History+Online&InputText="right+of

24-01-14

Latest News Syria: Constructive cooperation with China

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Contract signed with Chinese company to develop Hama tire company

Jan 19, 2014

Damascus, (SANA) – The General Company for Manufacturing Tires in Hama (Apamea) signed a memo of understanding with the Chinese company CAMC to rehabiliate the company’s machinery and equipment and install new machinery.

The memo, signed on Saturday at the Industry Ministry in Damascus, stipulates for continuing cooperation in order to reach a tender for rehabilitating the General Company’s equipment, with CAMC providing a credit loan covering 85% of the project’s costs.

The memo also covers providing new production lines for manufacturing new tire sizes at a capacity of 18,000 tons per year, in addition to 9,000 tons of light and heavy trucks and agricultural equipment tires.

Other items on the memo involve CAMC establishing related projects for processing recycled rubber, in addition to providing training for Syrian workers.

On a relevant note, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development received a tender from the Chinese company CANSI for building housing units for the General Establishment Housing.

This came during a meeting between Housing and Urban Development Minister Hussein Farzat and a delegation representing Chinese companies, with Farzat briefing the delegation on some of the Ministry’s projects and discussing the proposed tender.

H. Sabbagh

http://sana.sy/eng/24/2014/01/19/523279.htm - http://sana.sy/eng/21/2014/01/23/523978.htm

Sept. 19, 2013 - China to play "positive, constructive" role at UN in solving Syria issue
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2013-09/20/c_132734743.htm

January 20, 2014 - Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hong Lei held a press conference
http://www.chinaembassy-fi.org/eng/fyrth/t1120778.htm

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Latest News Syria: constructive cooperation with South Africa

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Syria, South Africa to boost transport cooperation

Jan 15, 2014
 

Minister of Transport Mahmoud Ibrahim Said discussed with Ambassador of South Africa Shaune Byneveldt means of developing and boosting cooperation between the two friendly countries, particularity in the field of transportation.

The Minister pointed out to the importance of coordination, cooperation and making use of the expertise available in South Africa, particularly in the field of maritime transport to modernize Lattakia and Tartous ports.

For his part, the South African Ambassador described as strong and deep the relations between the two countries, saying that his country is determined to boost cooperation in all fields, concentrating on aviation.

Syria and South Africa signed in initials an agreement on aviation services in 1997.

Mazen

http://sana.sy/eng/24/2014/01/15/522577.htm

'Our vision is an African Continent, which is prosperous, peaceful, democratic, nonracial, nonsexist and united, and which contributes to a world that is just and equitable.'(Department International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of South Africa)
http://www.dfa.gov.za/department/index.html

Latest News Syria: Dr. Buthaina Shaaban raises her voice

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Shaaban: we came to Geneva to stop terrorism, bloodshed in Syria

Geneva, Jan 24, 2014 (SANA) - Presidential political and media advisor Dr. Buthaina Shaaban, Deputy Chairman of Syria’s official delegation taking part in Geneva 2 conference said on Friday that no force on land would be able to touch a little bit of Syria’s soil or target the dignity of any Syrian citizen.

Dr. Shaaban added in a statement to journalists in Geneva “We came to Geneva for the sake of our country, people and to stop terrorism, bloodshed through a political track that would be determined by the Syrians themselves, and we will not retreat”, clarifying that “because we believe that our army and people are the only ones who determine… and we represent them and the decision wouldn’t not be except for Syria and the Syrians ,”

She pointed out that “what is confirmed till today is that the coalition called /opposition/ has no issue of a homeland or people.

http://sana.sy/eng/21/2014/01/24/524089.htm

(The website of Sana was blocked yesterday)

Latest News Syria: Constructive cooperation with China

PM stresses Syria’s commitment to enhance relations with China

Damascus, Jan 23, 2014 (SANA) – Prime Minister, Wael al-Halqi, discussed with a delegation from the Chinese company CAMC the agreements signed with several government and private sides in the field of expanding electric power plants and developing Hama tires factory and the possibility of building 12,000 housing units for the displaced people and other 25,000 housing units.

The Prime Minister pointed out that the factors of security and stability which have started to be witnessed in various areas of Syria encourage launching construction, development and service projects in cooperation with Chinese companies, particularly in the field of electric power, housing, telecommunications, airports, ports and railways.

Al-Halqi hailed the firm political stances of China in support of Syria at the international forums, pointing out to the victories achieved by the Syrian Arab Army over the terrorists and restoring security and stability to all Syrian territories in coincidence with the government’s measures in confronting the economic, media and cultural war.

For his part, CAMC regional director pointed out to the comfortable and suitable atmosphere for investment in Syria, expressing the company’s readiness to launch several projects in Syria in various fields.

F.Allafi     

http://sana.sy/eng/21/2014/01/23/523978.htm

2014/01/20 - Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hong Lei's Regular Press Conference on January 20, 2014:
http://www.chinaembassy-fi.org/eng/fyrth/t1120778.htm

Latest News Syria: A Syrian woman speaks out

http://youtu.be/pMuTF4TPc30

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June 20, 2013 - ‘Syrian Rebels: We’ve Received Heavy Weapons from Saudis’: The first delivery of heavy weapons has arrived on Syria’s front lines following President Barack Obama’s decision to put Western military might behind the official opposition, rebels told the British Daily Telegraph. More have now arrived, confirming reports that the White House has lifted an unofficial embargo on its Gulf allies sending heavy weapons to the rebels. “We now have supplies from Saudi Arabia,” a rebel source said. “We have been told more weapons are on their way, even higher-end missiles.” European Union foreign ministers agreed at the end of May to lift an arms embargo in order to supply weapons to Syrian rebels, but British Foreign Secretary William Hague said at the time that “no immediate decision” would be made on sending arms to the rebels.  ”Terrorists will return to Europe with fighting experience and extremist ideologies,” President Assad told the German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/169117#.Up9x2MTuK5U

November 7, 2013 - Saudi Arabia to spend millions to train new rebel force – Syrian, Arab and western sources say the intensifying Saudi effort is focused on Jaysh al-Islam (the Army of Islam or JAI), created in late September by a union of 43 Syrian groups. Diplomats and experts warned that there are serious doubts about its prospects as well as fears of “blowback” by extremists returning from Syria. The Saudi intelligence chief, Prince Bandar bin Sultan, is also pressing the US to drop its objections to supplying anti-aircraft and anti-tank missiles to the JAI. Jordan is being urged to allow its territory to be used as a supply route into neighbouring Syria. (The Guardian)

November 10, 2013 - ‘The CIA is Leading Massive Arms Deliveries to Rebels in Syria, Saudi Arabia is Training Terrorists’: http://www.globalresearch.ca/cia-is-leading-massive-arms-deliveries-to-rebels-in-syria-saudi-arabia-training-terrorists/5357531

November 30, 2013 - Terror Actions in Syria – Saudi Colonel Captured by Syrian Army: http://www.aydinlikdaily.com/Saudi-Colonel-Captured-by-Syrian-Army-144518+…Graphic Video……Saudi lieutenant colonel killed in Syria Warning – Item 18+…Graphic Video……Saudi lieutenant colonel killed in Syria might contain content that is not suitable for all ages. By clicking on CONTINUE you confirm that you are 18 years and over. http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=bed_1373652652

December 6, 2013 - Pentagon approves $1.1 billion Raytheon missile sale to Saudi Arabia: http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/12/06/us-raytheon-saudi-missiles-idUSBRE9B50SF20131206

December 12, 2013: ‘No one is expecting a tank invasion of Saudi Arabia anytime soon, but the kingdom just put in a huge order for U.S.-made anti-tank missiles’:http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2013/12/12/why_is_saudi_arabia_buying_15000_us_anti_tank_missiles_for_a_land_war_it_will_ne#sthash.otwdA4hc.dpbs

December 17, 2013 - Saudi Arabia Will Go It Alone “Saudi Arabia has global responsibilities and we will act to fulfill these responsibilities, with or without the support of our Western partners”http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/18/opinion/saudi-arabia-will-go-it-alone.html?hp&rref=opinion&_r=0

In 2010, the US made the largest arms sale in its history, selling $60 billion’s worth of jets and attack helicopters to the Arab kingdom. Saudi Arabia is also a major exporter of oil to the US, though its highly unlikely OPEC would support a slow down or boycott over the kingdom’s political gripes with the US.  Israeli personnel in recent days were in Saudi Arabia to inspect bases that could be used as a staging ground to launch attacks against Iran, according to informed Egyptian intelligence officials… 

http://www.presstv.com/detail/2013/11/17/335123/israel-s-arabia-united-against-iran/

23-01-14

Latest News Syria: A Syrian woman raise her voice

Shaaban: Some points in Geneva1 communique still valid, reality requires change in priorities

Montreux, Jan 23, 2014 (SANA) – Presidential Political and Media Advisor, Dr. Bouthina Shaaban, said that some points in the Geneva1 communique are still valid but reality requires a change in priorities, on top of which would be restoring peace and stopping arming the terrorist groups.

In statements to al-Mayadeen TV, Shaaban said that "If we ask any Syrian citizen, he will say that the priority is for restoring security and stop terrorism, which will never stop until the countries that are funding and arming the terrorists vow to cease such acts."

Shaaban added that the countries that have good intentions as far as Syria is concerned agree on these priorities and the countries that have conspired against it refuse them, noting that "We hope that all sides will be convinced that the wahabi mentality endangers Syria, the region and the whole world and It is in the world's interest to stand by Syria against this mentality and leave the future of Syria for the Syrians to determine."

http://213.178.225.235/eng/21/2014/01/23/523863.htm

Mar 25, 2011 - Shaaban: Forming Committee to Punish Perpetrators of Daraa Events, increasing employees’ salaries
http://www.sana.sy/eng/21/2011/03/25/338411.htm

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Latest News Syria: Syrian women raise their voices

Syrian women raise their voices

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United Nations, 22 January 2014

Nearly 50 Syrian women came together from within and outside Syria at a conference, facilitated by UN Women, from 11 to 13 January 2014 in Geneva, to appeal for peace, to call for a voice in the ongoing political negotations on their country.

Particularly during the 'Geneva II' Peace Talks that opened in Switzerland yesterday, and to draw the world's attention to the continuing tragedy facing their people.

http://syrianfreepress.wordpress.com/2014/01/23/syrian-women-raise-their-voices/

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- Geneva 2, al-Moallem: “We are here representing the Syrian people, the Government & the State, the Army, the President Bashar al-Assad, the blood of our martyrs, the tears of our bereaved, the heartbreak & the anguish of families of kidnapped or missing, the cries of our children, the hopes of an entire generation destroyed, the courage of mothers and fathers, of families whose homes have been destroyed…”
http://syrianfreepress.wordpress.com/2014/01/22/geneva-2-al-moallem-we-are-here-representing-the-syrian-people-the-government-the-state-the-army-the-president-bashar-al-assad-the-blood-of-our-martyrs-the-tears-of-our-bereaved-the-he/

- Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov: “Iran exclusion from Geneva2 a mistake, pushed by those who want Assad out” ~ (+ 3 Videos)
http://syrianfreepress.wordpress.com/2014/01/22/lavrov-iran-exclusion-from-geneva-2-a-mistake-pushed-by-those-who-want-assad-out-video/

- Terrorists Continue Attacks on Syrian Christian Town
http://syrianfreepress.wordpress.com/2014/01/22/terrorists-continue-attacks-on-syrian-christian-town
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- President Bashar al-Assad’s interview with Agence France Presse ~ Interview du président Bachar al-Assad avec l’Agence France Presse ~ El presidente Bashar al-Assad entrevista con la Agencia Francesa de Prensa ~ Eng/Fra/Esp
http://syrianfreepress.wordpress.com/2014/01/21/president-bashar-al-assads-interview-with-agence-france-presse-interview-du-president-bachar-al-assad-avec-lagence-france-presse/

- Geneva-2 Conference on Syria, Video Speeches by Walid al-Muallem, Bashar al-Ja’afari, Sergey Lavrov, John Kerry, Ban Ki-moon, Ahmad Jarba ~ (Eng-Fra-Arab-Esp):
http://syrianfreepress.wordpress.com/2014/01/23/video-speeches-at-the-geneva-2-conference-on-syria-by-walid-al-muallem-bashar-al-jaafari-sergey-lavrov-john-kerry-ban-ki-moon-ahmad-jarba-eng-fra-arab-esp/

- Report from Libya-Jamahiriya: “Southern Libya Liberated by Green Resistance”
http://syrianfreepress.wordpress.com/2014/01/21/report-from-libya-jamahiriya-southern-libya-liberated-by-green-resistance-forces

Photo: Souher Atassi, representing the “Syrian women” for the so called “Syrian National Coalition”

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Geneva II conference Syria: American 'dialogue'

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Geneva II confab on Syria highlights gaps between Damascus, opp.

Jan 22, 2014

The Geneva II conference on the Syria crisis has revealed major differences of opinion between the Syrian government and the foreign-backed opposition from the very outset.

The much-anticipated talks kicked off on Wednesday in the Swiss city of Montreux to discuss a transition plan ahead of direct talks between the opposition and the government in Geneva on Friday.

But deep differences soon emerged with the opposition and its foreign sponsors insisting that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad must not have any role in the country’s new government.

“We agree completely with Geneva I decisions that everyone has agreed upon. I invite partners to sign on Geneva I right now during their presence here and start a transition of Assad’s power to a transitional body that will build the structure of new Syria,” said Ahmad al-Jarba, head of the so-called Syrian National Coalition.

He was referring to an earlier round of international talks on Syria held in Geneva in June 2012, where participants agreed on a transitional government with full executive powers with members from both the government and opposition.

Jarba’s remarks were echoed in comments made by US Secretary of State John Kerry, who insisted that there was no room for Assad in the future government of Syria.

“There is no way, no way possible in the imagination, that the man who has led the brutal response to his own people could regain the legitimacy to govern.”

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem, however, dismissed the remarks, noting, “No one in the world has the right to confer or withdraw the legitimacy of a president, a constitution or a law, except for the Syrians themselves. This is their right.”

Muallem expressed regret that some countries attending the international conference “have the blood of Syrian people on their hands.”

The Syrian foreign minister blamed them for “exporting terrorism, as well as tools of murder” and “flooding media with lies” to cover the crimes of the mercenaries and militants they have been funding in Syria.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov also called on all foreign players to “abide by basic principles of international law: respect for Syria’s sovereignty and not interfering in its internal affairs.”

He rejected the use of force in Syria and reiterated Russia’s call for dialog among Syrian parties as the only solution to the crisis that has been plaguing the Arab nation over that past three years.

http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/01/22/347166/syria-conference-shaken-by-divisions/

January 22, 2014 - 'Al-Moallem to Ban Ki-moon: Need to prioritize combating terrorism'

http://sana.sy/eng/21/2014/01/22/523830.htm

http://sana.sy/index_eng.html

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3 hours ago: AIPAC is eight votes short of a veto-proof bill that would make war on Iran more likely - Take action now: http://t.co/3r4MHA5cve

22-01-14

Geneva 2 Syria: American ‘Peace Talks’

Geneva 2: UN retracts Iran’s invite, Syrian opposition confirms attendance

January 20, 2014

The UN has withdrawn an invitation for Iran to the January 22 Geneva 2 peace conference after Syria’s main Western-backed opposition group threatened to pull out of talks if the Islamic Republic attends.

A UN spokesperson announced Monday that UN chief Ban Ki-moon has withdrawn his invitation for Iran.

“[Ban] continues to urge Iran to join the global consensus behind the Geneva communique,” Ban’s spokesman Martin Nesirky said. “Given that it has chosen to remain outside that basic understanding, [Ban] has decided that the one-day Montreux gathering will proceed without Iran’s participation.”

Following the announcement Syria’s main opposition group – Syrian National Coalition – has confirmed its participation in the peace talks.

“We appreciate the United Nations and [UN Secretary-General] Ban Ki-moon’s understanding of our position. We think they have taken the right decision. Our participation is confirmed for 22 January,” Monzer Akbik, chief of staff of the president of the National Coalition told Reuters.

http://rt.com/news/iran-syria-peace-geneva-916/

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June 20, 2013 - ‘Syrian Rebels: We’ve Received Heavy Weapons from Saudis’:
The first delivery of heavy weapons has arrived on Syria’s front lines following President Barack Obama’s decision to put Western military might behind the official opposition, rebels told the British Daily Telegraph. More have now arrived, confirming reports that the White House has lifted an unofficial embargo on its Gulf allies sending heavy weapons to the rebels. “We now have supplies from Saudi Arabia,” a rebel source said. “We have been told more weapons are on their way, even higher-end missiles.” European Union foreign ministers agreed at the end of May to lift an arms embargo in order to supply weapons to Syrian rebels, but British Foreign Secretary William Hague said at the time that “no immediate decision” would be made on sending arms to the rebels.  ”Terrorists will return to Europe with fighting experience and extremist ideologies,” President Assad told the German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.
http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/169117#.Up9x2MTuK5U

November 7, 2013 - Saudi Arabia to spend millions to train new rebel force – Syrian, Arab and western sources say the intensifying Saudi effort is focused on Jaysh al-Islam (the Army of Islam or JAI), created in late September by a union of 43 Syrian groups. Diplomats and experts warned that there are serious doubts about its prospects as well as fears of “blowback” by extremists returning from Syria. The Saudi intelligence chief, Prince Bandar bin Sultan, is also pressing the US to drop its objections to supplying anti-aircraft and anti-tank missiles to the JAI. Jordan is being urged to allow its territory to be used as a supply route into neighbouring Syria. (The Guardian)

November 10, 2013 - ‘The CIA is Leading Massive Arms Deliveries to Rebels in Syria, Saudi Arabia is Training Terrorists’:
http://www.globalresearch.ca/cia-is-leading-massive-arms-deliveries-to-rebels-in-syria-saudi-arabia-training-terrorists/5357531

November 30, 2013 - Terror Actions in Syria – Saudi Colonel Captured by Syrian Army:
http://www.aydinlikdaily.com/Saudi-Colonel-Captured-by-Syrian-Army-1445
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December 6, 2013 - Pentagon approves $1.1 billion Raytheon missile sale to Saudi Arabia:
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/12/06/us-raytheon-saudi-missiles-idUSBRE9B50SF20131206

December 12, 2013:
'No one is expecting a tank invasion of Saudi Arabia anytime soon, but the kingdom just put in a huge order for U.S.-made anti-tank missiles':
http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2013/12/12/why_is_saudi_arabia_buying_15000_us_anti_tank_missiles_for_a_land_war_it_will_ne#sthash.otwdA4hc.dpbs

In 2010, the US made the largest arms sale in its history, selling $60 billion’s worth of jets and attack helicopters to the Arab kingdom. Saudi Arabia is also a major exporter of oil to the US, though its highly unlikely OPEC would support a slow down or boycott over the kingdom’s political gripes with the US.  Israeli personnel in recent days were in Saudi Arabia to inspect bases that could be used as a staging ground to launch attacks against Iran, according to informed Egyptian intelligence officials…

Photo: American military basis on Qatar

21-01-14

United Nations - Human Rights Ukraine...

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Political background:

Relations between Ukraine and North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) started in 1995. Ukraine is as of January 2008 a candidate to join the NATO Membership Action Plan (MAP). On December 3, 2008 NATO decided it will work out an Annual National Programme of providing assistance to Ukraine 'to implement reforms'...

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January 22, 2014 - Russian Parliament Blasts West’s Role In Destabilizing Ukraine:
http://rickrozoff.wordpress.com/2014/01/22/russian-parliament-blasts-wests-role-in-destabilizing-ukraine/

January 21, 2014 - NATO Military Committee To Visit Georgia
http://rickrozoff.wordpress.com/2014/01/21/nato-military-committee-to-visit-georgia/

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Update

Ukraine: Destabilization Know-How Put into Practice

26.01.2014

The sudden intensification of Ukraine’s extremists appears to be spurred by Americans who cannot lose time and wait till the date of presidential election in 2015. The main task is to prevent the rapprochement between Ukraine and Russia, no way should they let Kiev sway to the East under the influence of what they call the «Putin’s economic expansion» meaning the December 17 bilateral Russia-Ukraine accords. Washington and Brussels are in haste because the choice for Ukraine’s closer cooperation with the Customs Union will automatically swing public support to Viktor Yanukovych making him the winner in 2015...

http://www.strategic-culture.org/news/2014/01/26/ukraine-destabilization-know-how-put-into-practice.html

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