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Syrian troops ‘mass near Aleppo’

July 26th, 2012 Comments off

Syrian rebels prepare for a major battle in Aleppo, as government forces are said to be encircling the city and awaiting reinforcements.
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UN team investigates reported Syria massacre

July 15th, 2012 Comments off

This image made from amateur video from Hama Revolution 2011 and accessed by AP video Friday, July 13, 2012 purports to show families gathered around bodies of victims killed by violence that, according to anti-regime activists, was carried out by government forces in Tremseh, Syria, about 15 kilometers (nine miles) northwest of the central city of Hama. Anti-regime activists in Syria said Friday that government gunners rained shells on a poor, farming village before armed thugs moved in, leaving scores of people dead in what rebels claim is one of the worst single days of bloodshed in the uprising against President Bashar Assad's regime. (AP Photo/ Hama Revolution 2011 via AP video)U.N. observers investigating a reported mass killing in a Syrian village on Saturday found pools of blood in homes and spent bullets, mortars and artillery shells, adding details to the emerging picture of what anti-regime activists have called one of the deadliest events of Syria's uprising.

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UN team reach Syria killings site

July 14th, 2012 Comments off

UN observers in Syria enter the village of Tremseh to investigate reports that mass killings occurred there on Thursday.
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UN heads to Syria killings site

July 14th, 2012 Comments off

UN observers head to the Syrian village of Tremseh to investigate reports of mass killings on Thursday.
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Calls for tough UN action after Syria killings

July 14th, 2012 Comments off

Thousands of Syrians from Mareh protest against the massacre in TreimsaPeace envoy Kofi Annan said Friday Syria had "flouted" Security Council resolutions with mass killings in Treimsa village, as UN chief Ban Ki-moon demanded that the Council act to stop the bloodshed.

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Western liberals are also enamored with the Ikhwan

June 28th, 2012 Comments off
Nu`man sent me this: “” The Muslim Brotherhood has long been portrayed as an extremist throwback. It is in reality an authentic mass movement, with broad social support and conservative and more progressive trends within it. Its leaders are mostly middle-class professionals, but its activists are often treated with snobbish disdain by liberal elites – as evidenced by contemptuous reactions on the web to the appearance of Morsi’s wife, Naglaa Ali.”

Note that he doesn’t mention Qatar’s funding of the Ikhwan and that the Ikhwan is part of the counter-revolution.”

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Brotherhood calls Egypt protests

June 19th, 2012 Comments off

The Muslim Brotherhood calls for mass protests across Egypt to demonstrate against sweeping new powers taken by the ruling military council.
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UN reaches Syria massacre village

June 8th, 2012 Comments off

UN observers reach the Syrian village where a mass killing took place on Wednesday – their first attempt to get there was stopped by gunfire.
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UN monitors shot at on way to Syrian massacre site

June 7th, 2012 Comments off

In this citizen journalism image provided by Sham News Network SNN and according to them, purports to show the bodies of Syrian children in Mazraat al-Qubair on the outskirts of Hama, central Syria, Thursday, June 7, 2012. Syria on Thursday denied as "absolutely baseless" claims by opposition groups about a new massacre in the central Hama province in which government forces allegedly killed dozens of people, including women and children. (AP Photo/Shaam News Network, SNN)THE ASSOCIATED PRESS IS UNABLE TO INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THE AUTHENTICITY, CONTENT, LOCATION OR DATE OF THIS HANDOUT PHOTOUnarmed United Nations monitors came under fire Thursday as they tried to reach the scene of the latest mass killing in Syria, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said. Activists accused government forces of killing nearly 80 people, including women and children who were shot, hacked to death and burned in their homes.

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Protesters keep up pressure after Mubarak verdicts

June 4th, 2012 Comments off

The ruling has sparked outrage across the countryEgyptian activists who spearheaded the revolt that toppled president Hosni Mubarak have called for mass demonstrations on Tuesday to protest against verdicts handed down in the strongman's murder trial.

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