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Al-Hakim Bi Amr-il-Lah

May 29th, 2012 Comments off
He became caliph at age 11.  I am no fan of the man and he was very eccentric but he had a bad press by historians.  No need to get into it: no time.  

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Categories: Arab Blogs Tags: age, Al-Hakim, Amr, historians, Lah, press

Syrian elections

May 14th, 2012 Comments off
People have been wondering about the results of the Syrian parliamentary elections–under the rules of Asad family.  There has been delays as the votes from Baba Amr have not come in yet.

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Syria’s Baba Amr is deserted, Red Cross says

March 7th, 2012 Comments off

Relatives mourn the death of a relative moments after his death, killed by a Syrian Army sniper, at a hospital in Idlib, north Syria, Wednesday, March 7, 2012. The man was shot by a sniper and taken to hospital for medical aid, but died from his wounds.(AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)The U.N. humanitarian chief toured the shattered Syrian district of Baba Amr on Wednesday but found most residents had fled following a bloody military siege, while activists accused the government of trying to cover up evidence of atrocities there.

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Homs ‘devastated’ – UN aid chief

March 7th, 2012 Comments off

The UN’s aid chief says parts of the Syrian city of Homs have been “completely devastated”, after a brief visit to the bombed district of Baba Amr.
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Categories: Arab News Tags: aid, Amr, Baba, Source, syrian city, visit

UN aid chief Amos visiting Syria

March 7th, 2012 Comments off

UN humanitarian chief Valerie Amos is in Syria to try to get aid into devastated cities, as the Red Cross remains blocked from the Baba Amr district of Homs.
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Categories: Arab News Tags: aid, Amr, Baba, chief amos, Red, Source

Red Cross waiting to enter Homs

March 5th, 2012 Comments off

The Red Cross is to try for a fourth consecutive day to get relief aid into the shattered Baba Amr district of the central Syrian city of Homs.
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Categories: Arab News Tags: Amr, day, Red, red cross, Source, syrian city

Red Cross pushes for Homs access

March 4th, 2012 Comments off

The Red Cross says it still cannot access the Baba Amr district of Homs, so has begun to deliver aid to victims in surrounding areas of the Syrian city.
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Categories: Arab News Tags: aid, Amr, Red, red cross, Source, syrian city

New Homs delay for Red Cross aid

March 3rd, 2012 Comments off

The Red Cross is denied entry to the devastated Baba Amr region of the Syrian city of Homs for a second day, as new shelling is reported in other districts.
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Categories: Arab News Tags: Amr, entry, homs, Red, region, syrian city

Red Cross urges Baba Amr access

March 3rd, 2012 Comments off

The Red Cross says it will try again to win access to the devastated Baba Amr district of the Syrian city of Homs, after being blocked on Friday.
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Categories: Arab News Tags: Amr, Cross, homs, Red, Source, syrian city

Syrian rebels leave besieged Baba Amr as tanks move in

March 2nd, 2012 Comments off

DAMASCUS – After holding out for nearly a month against relentless shelling by forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad, most of the Syrian rebels Thursday pulled out of the besieged Baba Amr distric
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