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Israel’s Netanyahu loses key coalition partner

July 17th, 2012 Comments off

FILE- In this May 8, 2012 file photograph, Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, left, and Kadima party leader Shaul Mofaz hold a joint press conference in Jerusalem. Israel plunged toward a political crisis Tuesday, July 17, 2012, after the Kadima Party, the largest party in the government quit, leaving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in charge of a hard-line coalition opposed to most Mideast peace moves. The moderate Kadima Party voted to pull out of the government in a feud over attempts to reform the country's military draft. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner, File)Israel plunged toward a political crisis Tuesday after the largest party in the government quit, leaving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in charge of a hard-line coalition opposed to most Mideast peace moves.

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Key talks on Syria plan under way

June 30th, 2012 Comments off

An international conference aimed at salvaging a peace plan for Syria gets under way in Geneva, but differences between the US and Russia remain.
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Categories: Arab News Tags: Geneva, peace, peace plan, plan, Source, Syria

US group drops invite to Syria mufti

June 27th, 2012 Comments off

Syria's Grand Mufti Ahmad Badreddin Hassoun, pictured in January 2012A US group promoting peace in the Middle East said Tuesday it had rescinded an invitation to Syria's top Muslim cleric after learning that he threatened suicide bombings in the West.

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Turkey warns of Syrian ‘threat’

June 26th, 2012 Comments off

Turkey tells the UN Security Council that Syria’s shooting down of a Turkish jet is “a threat to peace”, as Nato is set to discuss the incident.
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US official: Russia sends troops to Syria

June 15th, 2012 Comments off
Categories: Arab Blogs Tags: peace, Russia, Syria

Time Magazine Cover asks if Bibi Netanyahu will Make Peace… 1996

May 18th, 2012 Comments off

h/t @Amirmizroch

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Egyptian democracy will undermine peace with Israel

May 16th, 2012 Comments off

Suicide bombing in Syrian capital kills 10

April 28th, 2012 Comments off

Syrian investigators, right, gather next to a damaged police bus that was attacked by an explosion in the Midan neighborhood of Damascus, Syria, on Friday April 27, 2012. A suicide bomber blew himself up across the street from a mosque in the Syrian capital Friday, killing several people and wounding 20, state TV said. Thousands of Syrians protested elsewhere to denounce persistent violence by President Bashar Assad's regime. (AP Photo/Bassem Tellawi)Two weeks into a cease-fire agreement, there still was no peace in Syria: Security agents in Damascus collected the remains of 10 people killed in a suicide bombing. Activists reported troops firing on protesters. Video showed a crowd carrying a slain boy to U.N. observers as proof of regime violence.

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Syria ‘in contravention’ of peace plan, says UN chief – BBC News

April 26th, 2012 Comments off

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Syria 'in contravention' of peace plan, says UN chief
BBC News
The Syrian government is "in contravention" of an internationally agreed peace plan, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has warned. Mr Ban "remains deeply troubled" by the continued presence of heavy weapons and troops in Syria's cities as reported by UN
Syrian regime, rebels trade blame for deadly blastThe Associated Press
UN chief says Syria not complying with peace planReuters
UN chief demands Syria immediately withdraw heavy weapons and troops from Washington Post

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UN chief says Syria has not fully complied with peace plan – CNN International

April 19th, 2012 Comments off

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UN chief says Syria has not fully complied with peace plan
CNN International
By the CNN Wire Staff (CNN) — Syria is not complying with its pledge to withdraw troops and heavy weapons from towns, the United Nations said Thursday, as it highlighted the need for the government to fully commit to a proposed peace plan.
Ban Says Syria Failing on Peace PlanVoice of America
Syrian troops clash with rebels in eastern cityThe Associated Press
Russia says Friends of Syria meeting is destructiveReuters
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