30-08-12

The war against Syria: Israeli press

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Israeli bombing of Beirut, 1982

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Israeli bombing of Beirut, 2006


Obama signed a secret order authorizing U.S. support for Syrian terrorist gangs seeking to depose Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his government. The US started setting up joint military, intelligence and medical working teams with Israel, Turkey and Jordan...

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Israeli press about Syria

 

UN chief: Syria forces shot at monitors trying to reach scene of latest massacre.

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Ban Ki-moon condemns massacre at Mazraat al-Qubeir as 'unspeakable barbarity' and calls on Assad to implement Kofi Annan's peace plan.

 

EXPOSED: Egypt & Syria, Kidnappings & Death

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EXPOSED: Egypt & Syria, Kidnappings & Death. It has come to light that the Free Syrian Army rebels are not just the victims of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad's regime. They are also perpetrators of violent crimes, torture and murders themselves. 

 

Former Amb. to Russia: Moscow Needs Syria as its Shield

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Former Israeli ambassador to Russia, Zvi Magen, said on Monday that Russia supports the Assad regime in Syria as an attempt to hold on to its last asset in the Middle East.

 

Iran Confirms Revolutionary Guards in Syria

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Iran has publicly confirmed that its government has sent elite Revolutionary Guards to support the troops of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in that country's civil war. 

 

Syrian VP Reportedly Defected; Jordan, Syria Deny 

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Reports on Saturday said that Syrian Vice President Faruq al-Shara defected to Jordan several days ago. The report on the Al-Arabiya television network said that rumors regarding al-Shara's defection were true, despite claims by Syrian officials that he was still in the country. On Sunday, Jordan also denied the story.

 

Syria: 12 Killed in Attack on Funeral

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Twelve people were killed Tuesday when a funeral procession in southeast Damascus was attacked using a car bomb, Syrian media outlets report. The bomb left another 48 people wounded.

 

Egypt Organizing Regional Conference on Syria

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Egypt is working to convene a regional conference on the crisis in Syria. The conference would also involve Iran, Saudi Arabia and Turkey.

 

Report: Iran Pressed Syria to Give Weapons to Hizbullah

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Entities in Tehran recently put pressure on Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad to transfer part of his chemical weapons arsenal to Lebanese Shi'ite terror group Hizbullah, according to the Ma'ariv daily. The newspaper cited intelligence information received by the United States and its allies.

 

France Considering No-Fly Zone for Syria

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French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said, Thursday evening, that his country would consider enforcing a partial no-fly zone over Syria to protect civilians from attacks by the Syrian air force, as the international community did for Libyans during the revolution that toppled Muammar Qaddafi.

 

Jordan: Help Us Absorb Syrian Refugees

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Jordan called on the international community, Sunday, to help it the 160,000 refugees who have entered from Syria. Jordan's information minister said that more than 2,000 refugees arrive every day.

 

Russia: Syria Cooperating to Secure Chemical Weapons

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Deputy Russian Foreign Minister Gnady Gatilov said, Thursday evening, that the government of Syria was working closely with the administration in Moscow to ensure that its stockpile of chemical weapons does not fall into the wrong hands. Interviewed by the Associated Press, Gatilov said that the regime of President Bashar Al-Assad promised not to use those weapons in the current fight against opposition forces.

 

Syria Negotiating Imports with Oil Companies

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The government of Syria has begun negotiations with oil companies in London, Singapore and the Middle East to import gasoline and diesel fuel, which are needed for the military and the stability of the economy. Syria would pay for the imports with crude oil.  Damascus is on the verge of a deal with Russia. The fuel shortage is  result of sanctions by the United States and Europe. 

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Photo: In July and August of 2006, Israel again followed through on its promise to “bomb Lebanon back into the Stone Age,” and in so doing displaced 1,000,000 Lebanese civilians (nearly a quarter of the country’s population), completely destroyed the country’s infrastructure (again), its only airport, at least 64 bridges, leveled entire buildings and neighborhoods to rubble (again), including the country’s largest milk factory, a food factory, two pharmaceutical plants, water treatment centers, power plants, grain silos, a Greek Orthodox Church, several mosques, and a handful of hospitals (in a country which only had a handful of hospitals to begin with). Over 1,200 hundred Lebanese civilians were killed and over 5,000 wounded.

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