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Syria/Egypt News July 18

 

Al-Nusra Front, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant expelled from flashpoint Kurdish Syrian town by Kurdish fighters - AFP


Clashes Re-Erupt in Syria Between Al-Qaeda, Kurds - aina.org


VIDEO: Syria: Clashes between Kurds and Islamists - YouTube


VIDEO: Kurdish defense units YPG fighters are sniping Al-Nusra terrorists in city of SereKaniye - YouTube


VIDEO: Kurdish women defense units YPG are fighting against Jabhat Al-Nusra in SereKaniye - YouTube


Stray bullets from Syria kill two Turkish citizens, They came from the Syrian town of Ras-al Ain where Kurdish fighters have been battling Islamists - Reuters

 

VIDEO: Stray bullets from Syria kill two Turkish citizens - YouTube

 

Syrian Kurds to declare autonomy from Damascus - The Times of Israel

 

Turkey Should Be Alarmed By PYD's Declaration, Experts Say - .haberler.com

 

Syria revolution needs solving Kurds problem: Ahmad Jabra - Kurdpress News Aganecy

 

Report: Free Syrian Army demanding the Islamic Movement of Ahrar al-Sham to leave Raqqa or abandon its intention of announcing the city as an Islamic Emirate - islamicinvitationturkey

 

The Islamic State in Raqqa has prepared a list for arrest of those not fasting in Ramadan - The Syrian Observer

 

Pro Assad Palestinian refugees training to liberate camps from rebels (VIDEO) - PressTV

 

Syria’s Nusra Front tries to show it’s a different kind of al Qaida, They talk a lot about the FSA being recruited by the CIA to fight them - www.mcclatchydc.com

 

Nusra Front Uses Stand-Up Comedy To Gain Support (VIDEO) - Israel National News

 

PHOTOS: More On The Gas Grenades Linked To Chemical Weapon Attacks In Syria - Brown Moses Blog

 

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Prominent Assad defender shot dead in Lebanon (VIDEO) - FRANCE 24


VIDEO: Militants Assassinate Pro Assad Syrian State TV Commentator - AOL On


Syria: UN cultural agency chief deplores rising violence, damage to World Heritage sites - United Nations News Centre


Aleppo Governor: Over 100 trucks loaded with supplies arrived in Aleppo within past 24 hours- SANA, Syria

 

A Map of Non-Violent Activism in Syria - Amnesty International UK

 

Plunging currency adds to Syria’s gloom - The Washington Post

 

Qatar was ‘making too many enemies’: New emir, new foreign policy - World Tribune

 

Will Changing of the (Political) Guard Bring Reform to Qatar? - Cato @ Liberty

 

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POLL: Fewer See Events in Egypt as Critical to U.S. Interests - Pew Research Center


U.S. suggests Egyptian military averted civil war - Reuters


Top EU diplomat calls for inclusive Egypt politics - Yahoo! News


Morsi release would aid reconciliation, asserts German ambassador - Ahram Online


Egypt's Morsi being held for own protection: Army - Ahram Online

 

Prior to Egypt’s coup, months of acrimony between president and top army general - The Globe and Mail

 

Exclusive: Egypt's 'road not taken' could have saved Mursi - Yahoo! News

 

Egypt Is Arena for Influence of Arab Rivals - NYTimes.com

 

Thousands protest at Cabinet building in Cairo - Ahram Online

 

Over 400 pro-Morsi protesters detained by Egypt prosecution - Ahram Online

 

Egypt prosecution orders arrest of Wasat Party leader Sultan - Ahram Online

 

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood rocked by youth rebellion - The Australian

 

Coptic Christian church destroyed by Egypt looters - BBC News

 

 

 

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Syria/Egypt News July 17

 

Syrians fleeing war at rate not seen since Rwandan genocide: UN - The Globe and Mail


UN struggles to feed millions of Syrians - CBS News


Syria: Aleppo Receives International Humanitarian Aid - Prensa Latina News Agency


VIDEO: Charities feed Aleppo families during Ramadan - Alarabiya.net English | Front Page


Syria terrorists torch aid convoys in Aleppo - alalam.ir

 

Whether survival sex or prostitution, Syria’s poorest refugees face grim choices - THE DAILY STAR

 

Syrian Christian Girls Describe Daily Life of Fear, Violence - Christian Newswire

 

Britain: Iran can join Syria peace talks only if it changes tack - Reuters

 

New Iran President Backs Syria's Assad, Hezbollah - ABC News

 

Defense Minister Yaalon denies Israel attacked Syria’s Latakia arms depot. Twenty-five Syrian shells on Golan - Debkafile

 

Israel trains for border clash with Syria - CNN.com

 

Commentary: Kuwait's Hidden Hand in Syria - The National Interest

 

UN Envoy: Iraq and Syrian Conflicts Are Merging - ABC News

 

Iraqi Foreign Minister on the Syrian Crisis - ASHARQ AL-AWSAT

 

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Pakistan Taliban say no shift to Syria, some have gone there independently but the movement's focus remains in Pakistan - Fox News


G’Day Damascus: Australians Are Joining Syria’s Rebels in Surprising Numbers - TIME.com


FSA chief accuses David Cameron of betraying Syrian opposition - Alarabiya.net English | Front Page


Free Syrian Army selling weapons to al Qaeda including anti-aircraft missiles and Koncourse anti tank weapons - Threat Matrix

 

FSA says Al-Qaeda to announce Islamic state in northern Syria - ASHARQ AL-AWSAT

 

4 al-Nusra were killed, and 3 others were injured by the ongoing clashes with the Kurdish YPG in Ras al-Ein- Syrian Observatory for Human Rights

 

Clashes Re-Erupt in Syria Between Al-Qaeda, Kurds - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East

 

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7 killed, 261 injured in overnight clashes between the police and Morsi supporters in Cairo - Ahram Online


Morsi supporters, opponents react to Monday clashes in Ramsis, Giza - Ahram Online


VIDEO: Egypt protests: seven die in clashes in Cairo - guardian.co.uk


Liberals get key positions in new Egyptian Cabinet, It does not include any members of Islamist parties - Boston.com


Egypt's first post-Morsi cabinet - who's who - Ahram Online

 

Egypt Muslim Brotherhood spurns cabinet offer - Ahram Online

 

Nour Party criticises proposed Egypt cabinet - Politics - Egypt - Ahram Online

 

Interview: Islamist leader sees no Egyptian reconciliation without Mursi return - Firstpost

 

Brotherhood criticises US stance towards new Egypt rulers - Ahram Online

 

POLL: Americans Want Nothing to Do With Egypt - NationalJournal.com

 

Egypt warns Turkey not to meddle in its affairs - Reuters

 

Egypt economic team heartens investors - Saudi Gazette

 

 

 

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Syria/Egypt News July 16

 

Pakistani Taliban: 'We sent hundreds of fighters' to Syria - NBC World News


More on the Pakistani jihadists reported in Syria - Threat Matrix


VIDEO: Pakistani Taliban is Sending "Hundreds" of its Fighters to Syria to Hasten Sharia Implementation - YouTube


Yemen: Saudi Arabia recruits fighters for Syrian rebels - Medafrica Times


China claims Uyghurs militants fight with Syrian rebels - Asia Times Online


Chemicals found by the Syrian army in a storage building used by anti-government insurgents were from Saudi Arabia - alalam


VIDEO: Evidence of Syrian Rebels Using Sarin Gas, One says: "I will bring Sarin gas" (English Subtitles) - YouTube


VIDEO: New horrible beheading by Islamists in Syria - SyriaNews


PHOTO: Syrian rebels behead the statue of Virgin Mary in Idlib province - Syrian Perspective


Al-Qaeda affiliates turn against mainstream Syria opposition - Al-Shorfa


FSA wants al Qaeda suspect to face trial in Sharia court - Reuters


Assad's forces advance into rebel-held district of Damascus - Reuters


Government intensifies assault on Idlib rebel stronghold - latimes.com


Weapons dump is out of reach to rebels facing defeat in Homs - The Times


Military force; the main tension between Syria Kurdish parties - Kurdpress News Aganecy


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No Quick Impact in U.S. Arms Plan for Syria Rebels, The administration still has little appetite for intervention in Syria - NYTimes.com


Legal Fears Slowed U.S. Aid to Syrian Rebels - WSJ.com


U.S. Legal Grounds for Backing Syrian Rebels - WSJ.com


Qatar’s foreign policy: Change of tack with words like “reassessment”, “recalibration” and “corrections” - The Economist


RT source: Israeli strike on Syria was carried out from Turkish base - RT News


Turkish FM denies Israel used Turkish base in Syria attack - hurriyetdailynews


Putin returns criticism to Turkish PM on foreign forces in Syria - hurriyetdailynews


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Senior U.S. official visits Egypt, calls for dialogue stressing America’s impartiality in the country’s domestic politics - Alarabiya.net English


Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood leader says not to fast: You need your strength for battle - Washington Times


Document attributed to Egypt's MB calls for bloodshed, dividing army - Alarabiya.net


Egypt prosecutor orders arrest of Brotherhood figures over charges of "inciting violence, funding violent acts" - Ahram Online


Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood shows signs of fracturing after Morsi's fall - NBC World News


Pro-Morsi protesters, police face off in Cairo's downtown - Ahram Online


At least 3 killed in attack on bus carrying workers in Egypt's Sinai, the attackers shouted "Allahu akbar!" (God is great) - Ahram Online


Libya Reacts to the Turmoil in Egypt - Transitions



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Syria/Egypt News July 15

 

 

Egyptian army chief says no group barred from politics, will facilitate the right of free choice - Reuters


Morsi refused army request to hold referendum, says Egypt's El-Sisi - Ahram Online


Egypt Freezes Assets of Brotherhood Leaders - WSJ.com


Morsi supporters remain steadfast in calls for reinstatement - Ahram Online


Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood admits it has been negotiating with army - guardian.co.uk


ElBaradei sworn-in as Egypt's vice president - Yahoo! News

 

Prosecution orders bail for head of Brotherhood FJP - Ahram Online

 

Egypt's Salvation Front nominates trio to negotiate with president - Ahram Online

 

Egypt's Christians target of Islamist anger in wake of Morsi's ouster - Fox News

 

In Sinai, militants intensify attacks since Egypt president's ouster - The Denver Post

 

Egypt weighs charges against Morsi for damaging economy - CBS News

 

Egypt’s Real Disaster: Away from Political Turmoil, an Economy in Freefall - TIME.com

 

VIDEO: Egypt's economy suffering since revolution - CBS News Video

 

US, Saudi Arabia keen on maintaining stability in Egypt, seek transition of power into an elected democratic government - State Information Services White House

 

Kuwait sends $200 million worth of oil to Egypt: newspaper - Reuters

 

Turkey's Erdogan says Morsi 'my president' in Egypt - Ahram Online

 

Hamas official lambasts new Egyptian regime - THE DAILY STAR

 

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Israeli submarine responsible for July attack on Syrian arms depot - report - RT News


Israel airstrike on Syria was aimed at Russian made missiles - The Times

 

Israel tests ballistic missile, Arrow defense system against long-range rockets - Haaretz Daily Newspaper

 

Russia to defy US by selling anti-ship missiles to Syria - Telegraph

 

Russian military stages biggest war games since Soviet times - RT News

 

Russia Readies Strategic Bombers in Snap Far East Military Drills - RIA Novosti

 

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Syrian troops advance against rebels in Damascus - THE DAILY STAR


Car bomb attacks kill 6 in Damascus suburb - PressTV


Syrian rebels' Damascus chemical cache found by Assad army - State TV (VIDEO) - RT News


FSA to al-Qaeda: We are waiting to know the reason why he was killed. It’s been 48 hours now and no clarification has been issued yet - Alarabiya

 

Former opposition PM Hitto: Coalition prevented me from working on the ground inside Syria - ZAMAN ALWSL

 

Cameron ditches plan to arm Syrian rebels after military chief says it's 'hardly worth it' unless he launches all-out war - Mail Online

 

Syrian kidnappers of Lebanese call for faster exchange - THE DAILY STAR

 

Two French journalists kidnapped in Syria alive - Fox News

 

Syria Weighs Its Tactics as Pillars of Its Economy Continue to Crumble - NYTimes.com

 

VIDEO: Syrian economy suffers from two years of unrest - PressTV

 

VIDEO: Who controls Syria's oil? - Al Jazeera English

 

 

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Syria/Egypt News July 14

 

FSA Battles Jihadi Groups In Aleppo - AP


FSA, jihadists fight in Idlib province: NGO - Fox News


VIDEO: Rebel  Describes Killing of Free Syrian Army Commander by Islamic State of Iraq - Al Jazeera


Where Does Jabhat al-Nusra End, and the Islamic State of Iraq & ash-Sham Begin? - Syria Comment

 

Northern Syria: Syrian Part of the Kurdistan Workers Party will Announce Autonomy? - SyriaNews

 

Iraq Says It Can’t Halt Arms to Syria - NYTimes.com

 

Gunmen From Syria Kill Iraq Border Policeman - aina.org

 

Syria Denying Israeli Attack on Rockets Stash in Latakia - The Jewish Press

 

The Explosions in Latakia: Before and After, photography of the site in Syria where explosions were reported last Friday (PHOTOS) - israeldefense.com

 

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Egypt announces criminal investigation of Mursi - Yahoo! News


Morsi being held for his own safety: army - Daily News Egypt


Islamist lawmakers demand Morsi's return in Egypt - Fox News


Muslim extremists kill our priests, burn our churches and kidnap our women: How Egypt descended into a nightmare of religious hatred - Mail Online

 

Pro-Morsi protesters prevented from launching illegal radio channel: ERTU - Ahram Online

 

Huh? Pentagon Denies U.S. About to ‘Invade’ Egypt - ABC News

 

Analysis: Jordan relieved at ‘downfall’ of Egypt Islamists - Ammon News

 

Turkey redefines armed forces' duty, further rolling back powers to intervene in politics - Fox News

 

Police fire rubber bullets, tear gas on Istanbul protesters - Fox News

 

VIDEO: Police stops journalists' march to Taksim Square - PressTV

 

 

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Syria/Egypt News July 13

 

Tension soars as FSA leader shot dead by Qaeda jihadists - NOW


New front opens in Syria as FSA says al Qaeda attack means war - Yahoo! News


FSA’s council to meet to discuss killing of top Syrian rebel - Alarabiya.net


Pakistan Taliban 'sets up a base in Syria' - BBC News

 

More on the Pakistani Taliban 'base' inside Syria - The Long War Journal

 

Russia, Syria Exchange Files on Foreign Fighters - Official - RIA Novosti

 

Turkey, Iran call for cease-fire in Syria during holy month of Ramadan - montrealgazette.com

 

Syrian rebels vow to fight until the end in Homs, deny reports that they are preparing to desert the city - ITV News

 

Israel believed behind recent Syria strike - CNN.com Blogs

 

More on the alleged Israeli strike on Yakhont missiles in Syria - Threat Matrix

 

Syria President Assad says ousted Baath party members made mistakes - The Independent

 

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U.S. to Egypt: Ousted President Morsi must be freed - Yahoo! News


U.S. Sends Marines, Navy to off the Coast of Egypt - US News and World Report


Germany calls for Morsi release in Egypt - Ahram Online


Qatar’s regional policy thrown into doubt after Mursi’s ouster - Alarabiya.net English | Front Page


Tens of thousands of Islamists demand reinstatement of ousted Egyptian president - The Washington Post

 

Thousands break fast in Tahrir Square to celebrate Morsi ouster - Ahram Online

 

Egypt's PM picks leftist politician as deputy - Yahoo! News

 

Egypt’s young Brotherhoods break away from old leadership, establishes non-violence group - Alarabiya.net

 

Egypt: Second Christian Killed in Northern Sinai in Post-Morsi Backlash - IBTimes UK

 

Egypt's media embrace military after Morsi ouster, to dismay of press advocates - Fox News

 

Why Does Al Jazeera Love a Hateful Islamic Extremist? - Bloomberg

 

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Istanbul police block protest by journalists demanding press freedoms - Fox News

 

Group commemorating slain Gezi protester attacked by civilians in central Istanbul - hurriyetdailynews.com

 

VIDEO: Group commemorating slain Gezi protester attacked by civilians in central Istanbul - YouTube

 

Assailant with machete attacking Gezi protesters in Istanbul flees to Morocco - hurriyetdailynews.com

 

 

 

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Syria/Egypt News July 12

 

POLL: No arms to Syrian rebels, most Americans say - CBS News


POLL (Full Report): Americans say 61 - 27 percent not to be involved in Syria and oppose 59 - 27 percent providing arms to anti-government groups - Quinnipiac University


U.S. plan to arm Syrian rebels stalls amid congressional disagreements - The Washington Post


UK parliament wins veto over any decision to arm Syrian rebels - Reuters


Money, guns flowing from Kuwait to Syria's most radical rebel factions - Fox News

 

Syrian rebels receive new batch of weapons from Arab states - Alarabiya.net English | Front Page

 

Comrades in Arms: How Libya sends weapons to Syria’s rebels - Foreign Policy

 

UN officials accept Syria’s invitation for talks on chemical weapons probe - United Nations News Centre

 

Russia’s UN envoy: Moscow ‘not blocking’ UN access to Syria, Western ‘propaganda storm’ misleading - RT News

 

Jimmy Carter's Making a Syria Peace Push, And the Opposition Isn't Happy About It - The Cable

 

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Syria jihadists lose support as abuses mount - Fox News


The CIA: Al-Qaeda Dispatched 16 Tons of Explosives to Lebanon with plans to target officials in Hezbollah and the army - Al Akhbar


Cast as Hezbollah supporters, Lebanese Shiites are expelled from Sunni Gulf amid sectarian war - The Washington Post


Al Qaeda kills Free Syrian Army commander: FSA spokesman - Yahoo! News


Syria's al-Nusra Front – ruthless, organised and taking control - The Guardian

 

Raqqa: Islamic state of Iraq and al-Sham reportedly detain more than 1500, including dozens of women - Syrian Observatory for Human Rights

 

Aleppo: Rebels attack a bus and take its passengers to an unknown location, also detain seven Kurds - Syrian Observatory for Human Rights

 

Supplies to Palliate Crisis in Aleppo Arrived, Says Governor - Prensa Latina News Agency

 

Syrian opposition issues rare condemnation of rebels for Aleppo food blockade - The Washington Post

 

Col Asaad says many of FSA officers marginalized, he made controversial statements such as that suicide bombing is “an integral part of revolutionary action" - YALLA SOURIYA

 

Syrian rebels prepare to abandon Homs - The Times

 

Syrian rebels inflicted heavy losses by army in Homs province - Xinhua | English.news.cn

 

Kurdish Group Ready to Back Main Syria Opposition in Return for Rights Recognition - Rudaw

 

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Christians Targeted for Retribution in Egypt - NYTimes.com


Chaos in Egypt: Christians “Hacked With Axes,” Priest Beheaded - townhall.com


Egyptian Catholic Bishops: Ousting of Morsi - a Joyous Day for Us Christians - Catholic Online

 

Egypt unrest: Suspects held in rooftop killing of Alexandria teen - latimes.com

 

Egypt army defends role in deadly clashes with Morsi supporters - latimes.com

 

After backing military ouster of Morsi, Egypt liberals want power to advance democracy agenda - The Washington Post

 

Egypt PM says won't rule out Brotherhood role in new govt- Ahram Online

 

Egypt welcomes U.S. remarks on Mursi describing the rule of toppled leader as undemocratic - Reuters

 

U.S. Says Egypt Arrests Make It Difficult to Move Beyond Crisis - NYTimes.com

 

Egyptian Coup Splits Middle East Countries - yaleglobal

 

How Egypt's Economy Toppled a President - Businessweek

 

VIDEO: Photojournalist apparently filming the soldier who killed him.

 

 

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Syria/Egypt News July 11

 

Syria activists protest rebel siege of Aleppo areas that has created food shortages, one demonstrator shot dead - Fox News


VIDEO: Aleppo protesters chant “the people want an end to the blockade”, rebel armed with a handgun pushes them back and sound of gunfire heard - YouTube


VIDEO: FSA Food Embargo in Aleppo - YouTube


VIDEO: Aleppo Civilians run with food and other supplies fleeing from FSA gunfire - YouTube


VIDEO: Syrian rebels enforcing the ban and shooting at civilians - YouTube


Press Conference on World Food Programme’s Operations in Syria - UN.org

 

Syrian rebel sheikh calls for war on Alawite heartland, he is a member of Islamic Syrian Liberation Front and Syrian National Coalition - THE DAILY STAR

 

In north-eastern Syria, al-Nusra is in command of silos of wheat, factories, oil and gas fields, fleets of looted government cars and a huge weapons arsenal - guardian

 

'313 Brigade' claims car bombing that targeted Hezbollah in Beirut - The Long War Journal

 

Islamic group arrests media activist in Ar Raqqa - ZAMAN ALWSL

 

Al Nusra torture room found in Rif Dimashq - alalam

 

Syria's Foreign Legions - carnegieendowment.org

 

American al Qaeda member Gadahn calls for Syrian jihad in video - Washington Times

 

VIDEO: Meeting al-Qaeda in Syria - Al Jazeera Blogs

 

Syrian Christians flee to Lebanon, become kidnapping targets - GlobalPost

 

Source: Syrian Regime Held Talks With Kurdish Groups in Qamishli - Rudaw

 

The Tribal Factor in Syria’s Rebellion: A Survey of Armed Tribal Groups in Syria - The Jamestown Foundation

 

U.S. arms showing up in hands of pro-Assad militias - usatoday

 

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Inquiry on Aleppo chemical attack met int'l standards, unlike West’s - Lavrov - RT News


US studying Russia report of Syria rebel gas use - AFP


Syrian opposition rebuts Russian claims about sarin - usatoday

 

Al-Qa'ida could gain access to Syrian stockpiles of chemical weapons, Risk of catastrophe if Syria's Assad goes: UK lawmakers - Reuters

 

VIDEO: Syrian rebels behind Aleppo sarin attack, not Assad forces - Russian inquiry to UN - YouTube

 

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Arrest warrants issued for Mohammed Badie, other Brotherhood leaders in Egypt - The Washington Post


Pro-Morsi alliance calls for million-man Cairo march on Friday - Ahram Online


Egypt's Salvation Front withdraws rejection of constitutional declaration, maintains reservations over some articles - Ahram Online


Analysis: Why was Tamarod successful? - Egypt Independent


Egypt Tamarod movement spreads across the Middle East - FRANCE 24

 

Coptic leader hopeful after Muslim Brotherhood removed in Egypt - CatholicHerald.co.uk

 

Gunmen open fire on military commander's car in Sinai: Army - Ahram Online

 

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US sends 4 more F-16s to Egypt, despite Cairo tumult - Fox News


Kuwait promises Egypt $4 billion in aid-state news agency - Yahoo! News

 

Gulf Billions Buy Egypt Economy Breathing Space - VOA

 

Qatar losing Mideast ground to Saudi diplomacy, experts say - Alarabiya.net English | Front Page

 

Ankara clarifies stance on Egypt following UN intervention statements - Ahram Online

 

Egypt's coup shakes Brotherhood's Islamic partners in Turkey - CSMonitor.com

 

 

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Syria/Egypt News July 10

 

Liberal economist Hazem El-Beblawi appointed new Egyptian PM - Ahram Online


Mohamed ElBaradei appointed Egypt's new VP - Ahram Online


Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood rejects timetable for elections - latimes.com


Egypt's interim constitutional declaration draws criticisms - Ahram Online

 

Egyptian army takes upper hand in media war over killings - Reuters

 

For Now At Least, Egypt's Police Are Seen As The Good Guys - NPR

 

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Carney: US 'cautiously encouraged’ over Egypt election timetable - The Hill


US Encourages Muslim Brotherhood to Join Egyptian Political Transition - VOA


White House: Egypt aid is in US interest (VIDEO)- The Hill's Video


Egypt takes delivery of U.S. fighter jets - Reuters

 

Egypt showered with Gulf billions in show of support for army - Reuters

 

Turkish ambassador summoned over Ankara's calls for UN intervention in Egypt - Ahram Online

 

Mideast journalists allege bias in al-Jazeera’s reports on Morsi, Muslim Brotherhood - The Washington Post

 

Al Jazeera staff resign after ‘biased' Egypt coverage - GulfNews.com

 

VIDEO: Egyptian Al-‎Jazeera reporter Hagag Salama resigns live on air - YouTube

 

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Syrian rebel blockade in Aleppo leaves thousands hungry, Many activists condemn the tactic arguing that it punishes more than 2 million - Reuters


Famine Feared in Aleppo as Food Embargo Persists, Network publishes names of Free Syrian Army battalions responsible for barring supplies - Al-Ayyam


U.N. chief Ban appeals for Ramadan truce across Syria - Reuters


Syrian opposition backs U.N. call for truce during Ramadan - THE DAILY STAR

 

Iran welcomes Syrian opposition’s truce offer during Ramadan - PressTV

 

Exclusive: Congress delaying U.S. aid to Syrian rebels because of fears that such deliveries will not be decisive and might end up in the hands of Islamist militants - Reuters

 

Syrians say they have given up on U.S. weapons promises - Yahoo! News

 

Saudi arms will arrive soon: Syria rebel chief - hurriyetdailynews

 

Russian inquiry to UN: Rebels, not Army, behind Syria Aleppo sarin attack - RT News

 

Lebanon: Car bombing in Hezbollah Beirut stronghold seen as spillover of Syria conflict (VIDEO) - GlobalPost

 

Syrian Rebels Claim Responsibility for Beirut Bomb - Israel National News

 

Syrian rebels retract: Not responsible for Beirut blast - Ynetnews

 

Questions Remain Over “Massacre” Of Christians by Syrian Rebels - Christian News Agency

 

Tension between Arab and Kurd fighters, The clashes took place after rebels attacked 2 villages - Syrian Observatory for Human Rights

 

Syria's oilfields create surreal battle lines amid chaos and tribal loyalties - guardian.co.uk

 

VIDEO: Presence of al-Qaeda raises tension in Syria - Middle East - Al Jazeera English

 

 

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Syria/Egypt News July 9

 

Death toll rises to 51 in Monday clashes between Egypt army and pro-Morsi protesters - Ahram Online


Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood calls for national uprising - latimes.com


Armed groups attacked Rep. Guard at dawn: Military spokesman - Ahram Online


Pro-Morsi protesters recount bloody scenes at Republican Guard clashes - Ahram Online


Islamists' opponents question accounts of shooting, voice skepticism that Egyptian soldiers fired on peaceful demonstrators - latimes.com


VIDEO: Compilation of Footage of Pro-Morsi Demonstrators Firing at the Egyptian Army - YouTube


VIDEO: Egypt's military release new footage of violence - YouTube


VIDEO (it starts after 2 minutes of talk): Morsi Supporters Attack The Egyptian Republican Guard - YouTube


VIDEO: Egyptian Army Sniper Firing At Crowd - YouTube


Egypt presidency forms judicial committee to investigate Rep. Guard killings - Ahram Online

 

Egypt closes Freedom and Justice Party HQ over weapons find - Middle East Online

 

Egypt's National Salvation Front condemns Rep. Guard HQ violence, including assaults on military barracks and army officers - Ahram Online

 

Nour Party, Salafist Call say army reaction disproportionate - Ahram Online

 

Egypt interim president fast-tracks timetable for amending constitution, holding new elections by early 2014 - Fox News

 

Egypt’s constitutional declaration issued, defines transitional period - Ahram Online

 

Army arrests 11 in Sinai attacks - Daily News Egypt

 

VIDEO: Trouble in Egypt's Sinai: Islamist militants gun down Coptic priest in semi-lawless Sinai region - YouTube

 

Turkey Clears Gezi Park Protest With Water Cannons After Reopening - huffingtonpost.com

 

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U.S. condemns ‘explicit’ calls to violence by Egypt's Brotherhood, asks the military to exercise 'maximum restraint' - Alarabiya.net


White House wants US aid to Egypt to keep flowing -- for now - Fox News


Boehner: Egypt army 'did what they had to do' in ousting Morsi - The Hill's Global Affairs

 

Carl Levin wants to suspend aid to Egypt - POLITICO.com

 

EU's Ashton urges all sides in Egypt to avoid 'provocation' - Ahram Online

 

Iran says overthrow of Egypt president improper - usatoday

 

Egypt's Media War Is Almost as Nasty as the One in the Streets - FP Passport

 

CNN Becomes Target Of Egypt Protesters - huffingtonpost.com

 

Al-Jazeera journalists kicked out of Egyptian military press-conference - RT News

 

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Bashar Assad’s forces chip away at Syria rebels’ control of Homs- MiamiHerald.com


Twin car bombs hit Homs - AFP


Syrian rebels offer Assad truce in Homs during Ramadan - The Independent


Syria Spurns Ramadan Cease-Fire Idea - ABC News


Report: Assad's Brother Commanding Homs Assault - syriareport.net

 

Syria rebels in weak position, says SNC chief (VIDEO) - Al Jazeera English

 

Syrian opposition PM Ghassan Hitto resigns - FRANCE 24

 

Congress delaying military aid to Syrian rebels - Israel News

 

Russia Doubts New Syrian Rebel Leader Is Ready for Peace Talks - RIA Novosti

 

Syria Baath party leadership replaced, VP Sharaa will remain in office despite his removal from the party leadership - AFP

 

Syrian government invites UN for chemical weapons inspection - newsday.com

 

Syrian Gov’t Claims Massive Seizure of Toxic Chemicals - RIA Novosti

 

Refugees from Syria in Gaza Divided Over Assad - therealnews.com

 

Al Qaeda makes millions from Mosul shakedowns to fund martyrdom operations in Iraq and Syria - Money Jihad

 

VIDEO: Rally Against “Islamic State of Iraq" in Syria - Youtube

 

 

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Syria/Egypt News July 8

 

 

 

Hundreds of thousands of Egyptians throng streets to show support to army-backed revolt while Muslim Brotherhood calls for rival protests (VIDEO) - Alarabiya.net


Sea of flags as anti-Morsi crowd packs Tahrir - FRANCE 24


Interview: The Egyptian rebel leader who "owns" Tahrir Square - Ahram Online


Tens of thousands of Morsi supporters flock to Republican Guard HQ - Egypt Independent

 

Egypt security forces arrest man accused of throwing anti Morsi protesters off a building - Al Bawaba

 

Islamist Zomor, Abdel Maged to be interrogated for roles in Cairo University violence - Egypt Independent

 

Updated: Bahaa El-Din offered Egypt's PM job, ElBaradei set to be appointed VP - Ahram Online

 

Cairo Institute: Morsi Systematically Abused the Rule of Law - The Jewish Press

 

154 martyrs During the Reign of the former president Mohamed Morsi - Arabic Network For Human Rights Information

 

Syria embassy re-opens in Cairo - alalam

 

Obama: U.S. not backing any Egyptian party or group - AP

 

Diplomats resist calling Morsi ouster a coup - usatoday

 

U.S. lawmakers urge calm, cautious approach to Egypt - Reuters

 

Fresh Clashes Erupt Yet Again In Turkey Over Park – www.channelstv.com

 

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Syria rebels pound besieged Shiite towns - Businessweek


Desperate moves by rebels as Homs campaign intensifies - THE DAILY STAR


New Syrian opposition head expects advanced weapons to reach rebels - Reuters

 

Tension Between Rebel Groups Intensifies in Syria - NYTimes.com

 

VIDEO: Testimony by rebel leader in al-Dana about the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham murders - Syrian Observatory for Human Rights

 

AUDIO: Qatar gives Libyan arms to Syrian rebels - NPR, Money Jihad

 

 

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Syria News July 7

 

Cairo residents: ‘Heavily armed Islamists attacked us’, Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood killed at least seven people and left dozens injured - Alarabiya


Egypt: Coptic Christian priest shot dead by Islamists - Telegraph


12 die in clashes in Egypt's Alexandria as supporters and opponents of deposed president Mohamed Morsi fought pitched street battles - Astro Awani


VIDEO (and article): Anti-Mursi protesters thrown off building in Alexandria by Islamists - Alarabiya


VIDEO: Wahhabis Vow to Suicide Bomb as a Retaliation for Morsi Ouster - YouTube

 

Egypt hits first snag over PM, Islamists call more protests - Reuters

 

Brotherhood's party boycotts meeting with Egypt's interim president - Ahram Online

 

Muslim Brotherhood can contest Egypt elections: president spokesman - Yahoo! News

 

Morsi Spurned Deals, Seeing Military as Tamed - NYTimes.com

 

Morsi ouster in Egypt dents Turkey role model claims - Fox News

 

Police Disperse Taksim Square Protesters With Tear Gas After Governor Warns Demonstrations Are Illegal - huffingtonpost

 

PHOTOS: Turkish police fire teargas, water cannon to disperse Gezi park protesters - RT News

 

Egypt Crisis: Fall Of Morsi Challenges Qatar’s New Emir - Allgalgaduud News

 

Did the new Qatari Emir Dump Muslim Brotherhood cleric and Hamas chief? - israelmatzav

 

Morsi ouster in Egypt crushes Hamas dreams: analysts - Fox News

 

McCain calls for suspension of US military aid to Egypt - AFP

 

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Former Syrian political prisoner with Saudi ties becomes head of main opposition group, He is close to secular Michel Kilo’s Democratic Bloc - Washington Post


VIDEO: Press briefing by the spokesman of the National Coalition Of Syrian Revolution and Opposition Forces - YouTube


Qatar Charity Wiring $5bln to Syria Rebels - islamicinvitationturkey


Syria troops advance in Homs, bombard outskirts of Damascus - Alarabiya

 

Western countries in UN SC ignore Russia’s proposals for response to situation in Homs - mission - ITAR-TASS

 

Rebels clash with Qaeda-linked opposition group in Syria - Yahoo! News

 

Syrian City of Raqqa Suffers Under Rebel Rule - Al-Monitor

 

Chemical Weapons Seized From Terrorists (PHOTOS) - Friends of Syria

 

Lebanon’s Palestinian camps on the edge, ignited by the crisis in neighboring Syria  - The Washington Post

 

VIDEO: Insurgents From The Badr Martyrs Brigade In Ashrafiyeh, Aleppo, Use Artillery Cannon - You Tube

 

 

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Syria News July 6

 

Morsi backers clash with opponents, security forces as Egypt violence escalates - The Washington Post


VIDEO: Egypt: Running battles break out between opposing protesters in Cairo - Telegraph


Egypt's Islamist National Alliance to Support Legitimacy demands Morsi reinstatement - Ahram Online


National Salvation Front calls for 'urgent' anti-Islamist rallies - Egypt Independent

 

Muslim Brotherhood's leader Mohamed Badie speaks at Morsi rally, Excerpts of his speech - Ahram Online

 

Egypt's interim president appoints new legal and political advisors - Ahram Online

 

Former Egypt central bank governor offered interim premiership, ElBaradei turned down the post - Ahram Online

 

Muslim Brotherhood site says Egypt’s new president is secretly Jewish -  The Washington Post

 

Morsi supporters storm police station in Giza: Report - PressTV

 

Islamist gunmen stage multiple attacks in Sinai - Reuters

 

Egyptian, Israeli military alerts prompted by Islamist mutiny threat from Sinai and first attacks - Debkafile

 

White House Urges Egypt’s Military to Contain Violence - WSJ

 

African Union suspends Egypt over president ouster - Fox News

 

Feminists stages topless protest against Turkey PM - Fox News

 

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Syrian army assaults rebel held areas of Homs - Chicago Sun-Times


UN Fails to Agree on Appeal for Access to Homs - ABC News


Egypt's shadow hangs over Syrian opposition - Reuters


Gulf drive against Hezbollah may hit ordinary Shi'ites - Reuters

 

Moscow condemns supplies of weaponry from Libya to Syria - Russia & India Report

 

Britain ready to train rebel special forces, says Syria commander - The Times

 

A Revolt within the al Qaeda Movement - ISN

 

VIDEO: Face-to-face with Abu Sakkar, Syria's 'heart-eating cannibal' - BBC News -

 

VIDEO: Friday demonstrations in Aleppo show locals flying the Jabhat al Nusra flag but not the Syrian opposition flag - YouTube

 

VIDEO: Heavy Islamist presence at Friday protest in Azaz, north of Aleppo - YouTube

 

 

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Syria News July 5

 

Egypt orders arrests of Muslim Brotherhood leaders as interim president takes office - The Washington Post


ElBaradei tops list to head Egypt government-sources - Reuters


In interview ElBaradei Seeks to Justify Ouster of Egypt’s President - NYTimes.com


Profiles: Adly Mansour and Mohamed ElBaradei - Egypt’s incoming leaders - The Independent


VIDEO: Adly Mansour, Egypt's new president, first interview - YouTube

 

Egypt's new president says Brotherhood 'part of nation': report - Reuters

 

Largest Salafi group calls on Morsy supporters to disperse - Egypt Independent

 

Egypt Al-Qaeda's Declares Jihad on Anti-Morsi Protesters - Gatestone Institute

 

POLL: Morsi Meter - morsimeter.com

 

HRW reports high numbers of sexual attacks on women in Tahrir Square - Alaska Dispatch

 

VIDEO: Brutal sex attacks on women in Tahrir Square during protests reported - GlobalPost

 

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Obama orders US to review aid to Egypt after Morsi ousted but stops short of calling it a coup d'etat - Fox News


Statement by President Barack Obama on Egypt - The White House


Marines poised for mission in Egypt - usatoday.com

 

Egypt foreign minister to Kerry: no military coup - Reuters

 

Analysis: Morsi's Fall a Blow to Islamists - ABC News

 

Islamist rule in Egypt fails: Syria's Assad - Fox News

 

Full text of Assad interview: Syria still home for all..what is taking place in Egypt the fall of so-called Political Islam- SANA

 

Turkey says Egyptian leader's ouster by military is 'unacceptable' - Fox News

 

In blow to Erdogan, court cancels Taksim Square building project - The Globe and Mail

 

Abbas Rejoices, Hamas Goes Quiet After Egyptian President's Fall - VOAl

 

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15 Al Nusra rebels committed rape and atrocities on a young Christian woman in Qusair, she became mentally unstable and was killed - Fides News Agency


Was Catholic Priest in Syria Shot 8 Times Instead of Beheaded? Different accounts of what happened - TheBlaze.com


Syria:Terrorists target with mortar Kyrillos Church in Damascus - abna.ir

 

Syria's Assad brags opponents failed to oust him - Fox News

 

Syria opposition meets in Turkey to choose new leader - Middle East Online

 

Palestinian refugees not involved in Syrian conflict, says Abbas- FRANCE 24

 

 

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Syria News July 3

 

Egypt's Army Says Morsi Role at Syria Rally Seen as Turning Point, He attended a rally packed with hardline fellow Islamists calling for jihad in Syria - VOA


Morsi set to present solution plan, rejects any ultimatums made by the armed forces as 7 killed in Tuesday clashes - RT News


Rebels reject Morsi referendum calls, insist on his removal and demand early presidential elections - Ahram Online


Opposition nominates ElBaradei to represent it in negotiations with government - Daily News Egypt

 

Egyptian ministers resign in wave as Army deadline nears - RT News

 

Egypt: Morsi's 2 spokesmen quit - Yahoo! News

 

Exclusive: Egypt army plan would scrap constitution, parliament - sources - Reuters

 

POLLS: Egypt opinion polls reveal dissatisfaction with Morsi - Ahram Online

 

Obama to Morsi: Democracy is more than elections, it is also about ensuring that the voices of all Egyptians are heard and represented by their government, including the protesters - usatoday.com

 

International community reactions to Egypt protests - Ahram Online

 

Turkey deputy PM: Jewish Diaspora behind unrest against Erdogan regime - Haaretz Daily Newspaper

 

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Hasakah: Rebels detain residents of a village, destroy civilian property with heavy weaponry and hand grenades - Syrian Observatory for Human Rights


Aleppo: Rebels besieging two Shiite towns release a statement saying that they intend to liberate them - Syrian Observatory for Human Rights


U.N.'s Ban fears for 2,500 civilians trapped in Syria's Homs - Reuters

 

Syria is jihad central: 6,000 terrorists flood new al Qaeda training ground - Washington Times

 

RADIO: FSA Commander Idris: 'We Need A Lot Of Things' - NPR

 

Kerry: Syria peace talks unlikely until at least September - The Washington Post

 

 

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Syria News July 2

 

Taking Outsize Role in Syria, Qatar Funnels Arms Including Heavy Weapons to Rebels - NYTimes.com


Lord Ashdown says 3,500 tons of weapons already sent to rebels, calls for pressure to be put on Qatar and Saudi Arabia to cut off funding for arms - Telegraph

 

Saudi Arabia, Qatar urge European Union to arm Syria rebels - GulfNews.com

 

Gulf Arabs call for UN Security Council meeting to prevent Homs massacre - Ahram Online

 

UN chief says the participation of Iran and Saudi Arabia in the proposed Syria peace talks in Geneva remains a stumbling block - Yahoo! News

 

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Two kidnapped orthodox priests reportedly killed in Syria, their death yet to be confirmed - The Voice of Russia

 

Female Media Activist Executed by Syria Militants, She had been an administrator of the Yabroud News Facebook page - syriareport.net

 

Syrian rebels threaten to target Shi'ite villages in Aleppo - Reuters

 

Islamists in Syria’s Aleppo ban ‘provocative dress’ for women - Reuters FaithWorld

 

VIDEO:Demonstration in Azaz, Aleppo Province, Against The Islamic State Of Iraq & As Sham - YouTube

 

Homs Battles Overwhelm Aleppo ‘Storm of North’, Clashes in East, South Damascus - almanar.com

 

Homs Governor refutes allegations on targeting a mosque- SANA

 

Jordanian air force captain joins al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels, relatives say - Fox News

 

China State Media Blames Syria Rebels for Xinjiang Violence - VOA

 

Syria neighbors block thousands from fleeing: rights group - Reuters

 

‘Five-star’ refugee camp illustrates Gulf’s growing role in Syria - FT.com

 

Foreign media portrayals of the conflict in Syria are dangerously inaccurate - The Independent

 

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Egypt military gives President Morsi 48 hours to reach agreement with opposition, or face political transition - CBS News


Millions flood Egypt's streets to demand Mursi quit - Reuters


Egypt: Protesters storm Muslim Brotherhood HQ - Yahoo! News


Syria slams Muslim Brotherhood rule in Egypt, Turkey - People's Daily Online

 

17 wounded in Turkey during protests backing Gezi Park demonstrations - Xinhua

 

Police stop Mersin group marching in support of Gezi Park protests - todayszaman.com

 

Gay pride march in Taksim joined by Gezi protesters - Panorama | Armenian news

 

Tunis Hints of Backpedaling on Syria - huffingtonpost.com

 

Iraqi forces destroy al-Qaeda base on Iraq-Syria border - Al-Shorfa

 

 

 

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Syria News June 29

 

Vatican confirms Al Nusra jihadists beheaded Catholic priest (GRAPHIC VIDEO) - Catholic Online

Al Nusra captures major army post in southern city of Daraa after days of fighting - The Washington Post

Syria Report: Deadly Clashes Between Kurdish Militia and FSA in Amuda - eaworldview.com

Activists say armed Kurds clash with protesters in Amuda killing three - Al Jazeera English

Kurdish militia say rebel armed group attacked them in Amuda, Three of its members were killed - ANF

Kurdistan Presidency Holds Emergency Meeting With Syrian Kurdish Parties - Rudaw

The Catholic Church in Syria calls for an end to the proposed increase in weapons - Catholic World

New report on the Syrian civil war: Christians are among the "most vulnerable" - Fides News Agency

VIDEO: Henry Kissinger: If A Sectarian Group Is Put In Charge Of Syria, 'There Will Be A Bloodbath' - huffingtonpost.com

VIDEO: Ben Swann: What the Media Isn't Telling You About War in Syria - YouTube

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Qatar’s new PM signals lower key world role, no affiliation with hardline Salafists, no direct reference to Syria in his speech - Reuters

Qatar New PM Emir Tamim: Against Sectarianism - Al Akhbar English

A new Syria policy?: Qatar’s change of guard- DAWN.COM

Qatar’s Foreign Policy Under the New Emir - Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Maliki Blames Morsi, Brotherhood for Continuing Syria Bloodshed - Rudaw

Iraq Shiites fighting in Syria alongside troops of Assad: ZebarI - AFP

Israel Deploys Iron Dome Battery near 'Bleeding' Syria - IBTimes UK

Europe likely to stay on sidelines when U.S. ships arms to Syria rebels - Wichita Eagle

POLL: Most Britons oppose sending arms to Syrian rebels - Middle East - World - The IndependentRussia flexes its muscles in the Mediterranean - DW.DE

Russia criticizes groups setting conditions for Syria talks - Reuters

Iran, Russia, China prop up Syria economy, Syria's deputy prime minister for economic affairs says - UPI.com

The Effect of the Conflict on Syrian Banking and Economy - Syria Comment

 

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Syria News June 28

 

CIA Begins Shipping Arms for Syrian Rebels for Deployment by August; Saudi Antiaircraft Missiles Expected- WSJ.com


DOD wants assurances terrorists won't get US weapons - The Hill's DEFCON Hill


Dempsey: No-fly zone in Syria would be 'act of war' - The Hill's DEFCON Hill


Lawmakers want details before funding Syria - Longview News-Journal: Nation

 

Congressional bipartisan group opposes arming Syrian rebels - Yahoo! News

 

Robert Gates: No-Fly-Zone in Syria Will Change Nothing - Bahrain News Agency

 

American media not telling truth about Syria: Kissinger - Press TV

 

Syria: Would the U.N. Arms Trade Treaty Ban U.S. Aid to the Rebels? - Blog from The Heritage Foundation

 

Angela Merkel warns against arms in Syria: 'Incalculable' risks - Washington Times

 

Iraqi official: Baghdad would welcome US military help as Pentagon considers sending trainers - StarTribune.com

 

Russia says Saudi arming Syria terrorists - thenews.com.pk

 

Russia subs military with civilians at Syrian base Tartus- Yahoo! News

 

POLL: Hezbollah Losing Support Among Palestinians - Al-Monitor

 

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Suicide blast in Christian neighborhood in Syria kills 4 - Fox News


Syria troops storm rebel town, NGO says - AFP


Syria's Rebels In Rift With Aleppo's Civil Opposition - Al-Monitor

 

VIDEO: A rebel faction's statement warning residents that all cars on the Damascus Airport highway will be targeted - Syrian Observatory for Human Rights

 

Muhajireen Army, closely tied to the Al Nusrah Front, fires on Syrian helicopter with surface-to-air missile (VIDEO) - Threat Matrix

 

Muhajireen Army uses BMP to launch suicide assault on Aleppo airport (VIDEO) - The Long War Journal

 

VIDEO: Syrian rebels shell gas station near Idlib - Telegraph

 

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Turkey Investigates Social Media Postings That Allegedly Insult Officials - AP


Turkey takes steps to monitor Twitter content, users - Al Akhbar English


Turkish actor defends Gezi tweet misunderstood - World Bulletin

 

Annulment case for Taksim renovation plan underway - hurriyetdailynews.com

 

Turkey's Political Conflict Takes a Toll on Economy - VOA

 

 

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Syria News June 27


Christian leader testifies in a congressional hearing : Syrian religious minorities face threat of "eradication" by armed insurgents - WSJ.com









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Syria News June 23

 

 

Friends of Syria pledge to arm rebels -  Al Jazeera English

Qatar: Friends of Syria agree on ‘secret’ measures to arm rebels - Alarabiya.net

Syrian rebels say they received heavy weapons that could ‘change the course of the battle’, CIA secretly providing training - Washington Post

FSA leader urges extremist fighters to unify in return for weapons - The National

In Turnabout, Syria Rebels Get Libyan Weapons - NYTimes.com

First European & NATO heavy arms for Syrian rebels. Russian reprisal expected - DEBKAfile

900 U.S. Troops In Jordan To Boost Security In Wake Of Syria Conflict - Reuters

US troop buildup in Jordan after Turkey shuts US-NATO arms corridor to Syrian rebels - DEBKAfile

VIDEO: Friends of Syria approve 'urgent' support for rebels - YouTube

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UN expert says still no proof who used Syria chemical arms - AFP

In Syrian chemical weapons claim criticism about lack of transparency, experts say there is no reliable way to assess its authenticity - The Washington Post

Putin: Chemical weapons produced for Syrian rebels in Iraq - Fars News Agency

Al-Akhbar: Two Qatari officers transferred chemical materials used by terrorists in Khan al-Assal - Friends of Syria

Syrian Troops Launch Offensive On Rebel Strongholds Outside Damascus - AP

Damascus raises army, civil service pay - AFP

Damascus rebels reject SNC in favour of Islamic committees - The National

Suspected Syrian rebels fire over 12 rockets at Lebanon - Al Akhbar English

New wave of foreigners in Syrian fight - The Washington Post

Spain: Arrest of 8 suspected jihadists busts terror recruitment network that attacked in Syria - The Washington Post

Military Source: Most Salafis Fighting in Syria Come from Afghanistan - abna.ir

Iraqi military: Security efforts thwarted plans to set up direct contact between Jabhat al-Nusra in Syria and al-Qaeda in Iraq - Central Asia Online

Iraq Minister warns thousands of Shiites ready to join fight in Syria - Middle East Online

'Rebels murdered my 14-year-old for a joke': Anguish of Syrian mother who saw her son being shot dead - Mail Online

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Turkey protests put strain on Syria planning - The Washington Post

Police clash anew with Istanbul protesters - AFP

31 protesters arrested over Gezi Park protests in Ankara and Istanbul - hurriyetdailynews

 

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Syria News June 21

 

 

Russia says it will fulfil S-300 missile system contract with Syria as a deterrent to no fly zone, will block all demands for the Assad resignation - Yahoo! News

Russian Yak-130 Jets For Syria Awaiting 'Political Decision' - Source - RIA Novosti

Russia: West 'not sure' it can bring Syria rebels to peace meet - AFP

Syria no-fly zone would cost billions, say analysts - ArabianBusiness.com

France's Fabius wants more talks with Syria rebels before arming - Reuters

Syria: President Assad’s grip on Damascus suggests David Cameron’s ‘coup’ is little more than fantasy - The Independent

Germany will not supply weapons to the Syrian opposition - Merkel - The Voice of Russia

Four U.S. senators seek to bar military aid to Syrian rebels - Reuters

POLL: Obama agenda: Pew shows Obama's approval holding steady - First Read

Lebanese president urges Hezbollah to pull out of Syria - Reuters

Tunisia FM urges peaceful solution to Syria crisis-THE DAILY STAR

World Refugee Day: UN calls Syria 'worst humanitarian disaster' since two decades - CSMonitor.com

UNESCO lists 6 Syrian heritage sites as "endangered" - AFP

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Syria rebels seek arms, no-fly zone from Friends of Syria to avert disaster - The Times of India

Rivalries complicate arms pipeline to Syria rebels, A fighter says the new shipment by Gulf countries went to an extreme Islamist group, Ahrar al-Sham - Boston.com

FSA general grapples with disarray in his ranks - Reuters

Syrian Rebels: We've Received Heavy Weapons from Saudis, Missiles Making Impact in Aleppo - Telegraph

Rebels hang on near Damascus, hope for deal on arms from Jordan - Reuters

Special Report: How Syria's Islamists govern with guile and guns, the national coalition has little influence on the ground - Reuters

Syrian ‘National Coalition’ Rejects G8 Call to Fight Qaeda - almanar.com

Aleppo prison: More than 100 prisoners killed by the rebel bombardment, malnourishment, lack of medicine and execution by the regime forces - Syrian Observatory for Human Rights

Syria’s internal opposition: An alternative proposed from within? - The Economist

Arab Islamist rebels, Kurds clash in northern Syria - Reuters

Syriac Christians, Kurds Boost Cooperation in Syria - Al-Monitor

Alawites and Christians in Syria–United in Uncertainty - The American Conservative

Syria Complains to UN Over Edicts Urging Jihad, SANA Reports - Bloomberg

VIDEO: FSA receive the first batch of sophiscated weapons - LiveLeak.coms

VIDEO: Missile Konkurs targeting Syrian tank - YouTube

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Istanbul to vote for Gezi Park if court gives green light - hurriyetdailynews.com

Istanbul: memorials and vigils honour anti-government protesters (VIDEO) - euronews

Bikini-clad woman joins standing protesters in Istanbul's Taksim Square - hurriyetdailynews.com

 

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Syria News June 20

 

 

Syrian troops backed by Hezbollah fight rebels in Damascus suburb housing major Shiite shrine - The Washington Post

Syrian rebels get first heavy weapons supplied Saudi Arabia on the front line of Aleppo - Telegraph

Regime Erodes Hopes for Rebel Enclave in Syria's North - WSJ.com

Special Report: Syria's Islamists seize control as moderates dither - Reuters

Analyst: Al Qaeda affiliate in Syria now best-equipped of the opposition groups - CNN

VIDEO: 60% of Free Syria Army fighting for Islamic State: Channel 4 News - Informed Comment

Al-Nusra kills several Free Syrian Army officers - alalam.ir

Syrian rebels claim attack on Shias in Lebanon, say they were members of Hizbullah - Irish Times

VIDEO: Syrian rebels claim responsibility for killings in Lebanon - euronews

VIDEO: Kuwaiti Sheikh beheaded Hezbollah fighters and captured village in Syria - YouTube

Hezbollah says spared lives of wounded Syrian rebels - THE DAILY STAR

Syrians turn to dollar as local currency tumbles - Yahoo! News

VIDEO: Group of opposition fighters in Syria beheading a man and shooting two women near Aleppo - YouTube

VIDEO [ENG SUB]: Jabhat al Nusra terrorize thier supporters in Aleppo - LiveLeak.com 

VIDEO: A bomber prepares for the fight in an Aleppo suburb - The Globe and Mail

VIDEO: FSA accuses Syrian army, Hezbollah of chemical weapons use - Alarabiya.net English

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Obama refuses to specify US aid to Syrian rebels - AFP

Senators' letter to Obama: Arming Syrian rebels not enough , U.S. should consider no fly zone- MiamiHerald.com

U.S. slow to deliver promised aid to Syrian rebels - FresnoBee.com

Core Group on Syria to probe FSA "wish list" on Saturday - KUNA

Qatar PM: Al Assad exit a must for Syria peace - GulfNews.com

Syrian Brotherhood says Geneva conference aims to legitimise regime - middleeastmonitor

Syria opposition says any solution must bring down Assad - AFP

Russia urges presence of Iran, Saudi Arabia in Geneva talks on Syria - The Shia Post

Abdulbaset Sieda asks Syria Kurds to join SNC - Kurdpress News Aganecy

Hamas says its Iran ties worsen over Syrian civil war - Reuters

 

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Syria News June 19

 

 

G8 calls for urgent peace talks and a transitional government in Syria, no mention of Assad's fate in statement - AFP

Obama on Charlie Rose of PBS: Syria is not Iraq, "It is very easy to slip slide your way into deeper and deeper commitments" - usatoday

Obama: Striking Syria carries risk of hitting chemical weapons sites, Skeptical About Syria No-Fly Zone - Alarabiya.net 

VIDEO: Obama on Syria in interview on Charlie Rose of PBS - CBS News

Putin: Russia won't rule out new arms supplies to Syria's Assad - AFP

VIDEO: Putin on Syria at G8: Do You Want to Supply Arms to People who Eat their Enemies' Organs? - YouTube

Pentagon Shoots Down Kerry’s Syria Airstrike Plan - Bloomberg

Consideration of Syria no-fly zone relies on Iraq experience - Navy Times 

France's Hollande open to Iranian presence at Syria talks - Alarabiya.net

UK's Cameron wants Syria peace plan, with or without Russia - Yahoo! News

Lavrov Says Syria Talks Must Not imply 'Capitulation' of Regime - Naharnet

Syria rebels assail G-8 leaders on Syria - usatoday

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Saudi Arabia, France sending Syria rebels anti-aircraft guns: Der Spiegel - Al Akhbar English

Iran reportedly preparing to send 4,000 troops into Syria - Fox News

Iran Denies Plans to Send Troops to Help Syria’s Assad - RIA Novosti

Syria Counts on $1 Billion Iran Fund to Support Pound - Bloomberg

Analysis: Saudi role in Syria driven by fear of Shi'ite 'full moon' - Reuters

Hezbollah leader's brother killed in Syria clashes - The Times of Israel

Lebanon Clashes: Security Officials Clash With Gunmen Loyal To Hezbollah Critic In Port City Of Sidon - AP

4 Lebanese Shiites Killed In Ambush Near Syria -huffingtonpost.com

Hamas to Hizbullah: Leave Syria, Fight Israel - Israel National News

Iraq Moves Troops To Syrian Border - Al-Monitor

Egypt seen to give nod toward jihadis on Syria - Yahoo! News

The adventures of a Libyan weapons dealer in Syria - Reuters

Private money pours into Syrian conflict as donors pick sides - The Japan Times

Qatar Red Crescent Funds Syrian Rebel Arms - Al Akhbar English

Qatar shares edge down; Syria fears weigh on most markets - Gulf Times

U.A.E. Shares Retreat as Syria Civil War Concern Grips Region - Bloomberg

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Full transcript of Assad interview to the German Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung newspaper- SANA

Assad denounces chemical arms claim as ‘lies’ – FAZ : The Voice of Russia

Defected Syrian general will be conduit for U.S. military aid to rebels - The Washington Post

Qaeda-linked militants blow up Shiite hall in Syria - AFP

VIDEO: The Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham have exploded a Muslim Shi'i place of worship - YouTube

VIDEO: More on the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham exploding a Muslim Shi'i place of worship - YouTube

Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: Hundreds of thousands of civilians besieged by rebels in Afrin -YALLA SOURIYA

Is Anyone Counting the Guns in Syria? - psmag.com

Syrian fighters funded in part by jizya - Money Jihad

In civil war, Syria's Kurds search for place but increasingly clash with Arab rebels - Fox News

VIDEO: FSA Fighters Insulting Kurdish Flag - YouTube

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Turkey's Defiant PM Says Police to Get More Power - ABC News

Dozens held in Turkey, silent protester goes viral - Reuters

POLL: Poll shows Erdogan's popularity has taken a hit. Could he lose his mandate? - CSMonitor.com

POLL: Most Turks Do Not Support Erdogan's Syria Policy - Al-Monitor

Turkish unions march in support of Istanbul protesters - latimes.com

Anti-Government Protests In Turkey Reach Syrian Border (RADIO) - KGOU

Syrians protest in Damascus backing Turkey demos - THE DAILY STAR

VIDEO: Istanbul: silent standing protest shut down by police - guardian.co.uk

VIDEO: Mayhem in Istanbul hotel as police target protesters seeking rufuge - CBS News

 

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Syria News June 16

 

 

Russia questions Syrian chemical weapons evidence as it doesn't meet criteria for reliability, says Assad has no need to use them - Yahoo! News

Chemical weapons experts still skeptical about U.S. claim that Syria used sarin - McClatchy

U.S. missiles, jets to stay in Jordan as Syria crisis rages - Yahoo! News

The Syrian War: Israel and U.S. Coordinating How to Target Assad’s Arsenal - TIME.com

Kerry: Syria's use of chemical weapons jeopardizes political solution - Haaretz Daily Newspaper

G8 Summit: David Cameron pushes for no-fly zone over Syria - The Independent

Mursi cuts Egypt's Syria ties, backs no-fly zone - Yahoo! News

Russia says illegal to impose Syria no-fly zone from Jordan - Yahoo! News

VIDEO: Zbigniew Brzezinski on Syria: US is engaging in "mass propaganda", "Who's fighting for democracy?" - YouTube

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Syrian rebel commander urges West to provide heavy weapons and a no-fly zone, says he could defeat Assad's army within six months - chicagotribune.com

Getting U.S. weapons to Syria rebels will take weeks - latimes.com

Syrian troops capture Damascus suburb near airport, days after attack on the facility - Fox News

Al-Qaeda in Iraq rejects Zawahiri ruling on Nusra - AFP

Nusra Militants Kill Young Man Accused of Theft by Amputating Hand, Foot in Syria's Aleppo - abna.ir

Moscow blasts UNHRC's 'Hezbollah-focused' resolution on Syria - RT Russian politics

Russia says 50 groups in U.S. raise funds for North Caucasus extremists, Some of them are in Syria - Money Jihad

Russian Laurov stresses Syria Kurds should attend in Geneva 2 - Kurdpress News Aganecy

VIDEO: Kurdish YPG forces in Afrin against the FSA - LiveLeak.com

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Saudi Arabia funding fuels jihadist terror,  Oil earnings spent on spreading a violent and intolerant variety of Islam - Vancouver Sun thru Money Jihad

Qatar: State Sponsor of International Terrorism - Oriental Review thru Money Jihad

Saudi Arabian Shares Drop Most in Two Years on Syria Escalation - Bloomberg

Saudi king flies home early as Syria war intensifies - zeenews

Moderate cleric Rowhani declared new Iran president, says "This is a victory of intelligence, of moderation, of progress... over extremism" - AFP

Turkish riot police storm Istanbul park to end protests after Erdogan ultimatum - Reuters

Mother of Turkish protester killed in Ankara: 'Erdogan must resign' - Telegraph

 

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Syria News June 15

 

 

U.S. says it has proof that Assad's government used chemical weapons, starts arming Syria rebels but still moving warily - Chicago Tribune

Obama move to arm Syrian rebels comes as Assad gains upper hand (VIDEO) - The Washington Post

Russia: U.S. claims of Syrian chemical arms use unconvincing, military support for Assad's opponents undermines the peace talks - Yahoo! News

Syria: US chemical weapons charges 'full of lies', cheap tactics to justify decision to arm the Syrian opposition - News-Sentinel.com

VIDEO: Syria Denies Using Chemical Weapons - YouTube

U.N. leader Ban Ki opposes U.S. plan to arm Syrian rebels, says there is no certainty of chemical weapons use without on-the-ground investigation - AP

Text of White House Statement on Chemical Weapons in Syria - NYTimes.com

U.S. Ambassador Susan Rice: Syria regime used sarin twice in Aleppo - San Jose Mercury News

UK: Al-Qaeda groups in Syria tried to obtain chemical weapons - The Times of Israel

Report: CIA will run US arming of Syrian rebels - The Hill's DEFCON Hill

U.S. aid to Syria rebels likely to include mortars, RPGs: sources - Reuters

Syrian rebel commander urges West to provide heavy weapons - chicagotribune.com

As the US wants to arm 'nice Syrian rebels' hardware will end up in the hands of al-Qa’ida, says Robert Fisk - The Independent

U.S. studying Syria no-fly zone near Jordan border: diplomats - Yahoo! News

White House: No plans for no-fly zone over Syria for now - Army Times

US sees "downsides" to Syria no-fly zone, Rice says - AFP

US to leave air defense weapons in Jordan along Syrian border — RT USA

Russia Keeps Freeze on S-300 Contract with Syria – Kremlin - RIA Novosti

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Syrian troops, rebels clash in Aleppo, Syria’s largest city - Boston.com

Unspecified US weapons for Syrian rebels, but no intervention in Aleppo - Debkafile

Lebanon’s Hezbollah says to keep fighting in Syria “wherever needed" - Chicago Sun-Times

Syria says UN should condemn massacre in Hatla village - PressTV

Hatla Massacre: Sectarian Beasts Prey on Children, Women, Elderly - Friends of Syria

English Transcripts Of Witnesses Describing The Execution Of A 14-Year-Old For Blasphemy In Aleppo - Brown Moses Blog

VIDEO (Arabic): The father of Muhammad Qatta gives first hand testimony of the murder of his child - YouTube

VIDEO (Arabic): Testimonies of the younger brother of Muhammad Qatta and a passerby by Muhammad's coffe stand - YouTube

7 of 9 key Syrian rebel fighter groups are Islamist - WashingtonExaminer.com

Egypt Brotherhood backs Syria jihad, denounces Shi'ites - JPost

Thousands of Egypt Islamists rally for Syria jihad - FRANCE 24

Gezi Park protesters win a concession, but Erdogan insists they must still leave - The Independent

Regime Change in Qatar - Foreign Policy

On Syria, OHCHR Didn't See Any Reason to Ask Who Paid for Study Ascribed To It & UN by Reuters - Inner City Press

 

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Syria News June 13

 

 

Rebels fighters in Syria attack a village killing dozens of Shiites - CBS News

Syria Islamists celebrate Shiite deaths, videos show - AFP

VIDEO (English subtitles): Syria Islamists celebrate Shiite deaths - Liveleaks

More details of an alleged massacre of Christians by rebels in Homs last month - Syria Report

Al Manar TV: Over 6000 foreign militants killed in Syria, A detailed list by foreign country- shafaqna.com

Syria: The Insurgency's New Weapons - M of A

Syria Kurds need unity against FSA: KNC official tells Kurdpress - Kurdpress News Aganecy

New Agreement Arab Tribes & Kurds in Tall Tamr, Syria - Mesopotamische Gesellschaft

United for reconciliation with Muslims, Christians return to al-Qusair - Asia News

Analysis: Zawahiri’s Letter to al Qaeda Branches in Syria, Iraq - Foundation for Defense of Democracies

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Officials: Top Obama aides split on arming rebels as they gather at White House to talk Syria - The Washington Post

U.S. approves waivers to aid opposition-controlled areas of Syria - KUNA

Sanctions Eased for Syrian Opposition - US State Department

Putin talks NSA, Syria, Iran, drones in RT interview (FULL VIDEO) — RT News

Syrian forces'' advance must be stopped before Aleppo -- French FM Fabius - KUNA

France, Saudi Arabia Increase Syria Coordination Post-Qusair - Al-Monitor

Signs Labour could break ranks on Hague's Syria mission - .politics.co.uk

Syrian helicopter fires on Lebanese town, two wounded - Reuters

General Command of Syrian Army and Armed Forces: Syrian Helicopter Targeted Terrorist Groups Fleeing into Lebanese Territories - SANA

Austria begins pullout from tense Golan Heights - DW.DE 

Iran gets 'verbal invitation' to Syria conference: report - Yahoo! News

Turkey's ruling party considering referendum on park redevelopment plans that sparked protests - Fox News

 

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Syria News June 12

 

 

Killing of Syrian youth for 'blasphemy' fuels tension in Aleppo, Protesters call for justice and blame armed opposition groups - latimes.com

Foreign volunteers with the Al-Qaeda-linked Islamic State of Iraq and Syria responsible for the boy's execution: source- Times Online

For Aleppo bishop, boy's brutal killing shows jihadist danger - Asia News

Suicide bombers target central Damascus, killing at least 14 - latimes.com

VIDEO: Damascus double suicide attack leaves 14 dead, dozens injured - Alarabiya.net 

Syria army launches attack on Aleppo airbase - Alarabiya.net

VIDEO: Aleppo Meng airbase clashes between the army and FSA - YouTube

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FOX NEWS POLL: Voters say US should not intervene in Syria - Fox News

NBC/WSJ POLL: Americans oppose intervention in Syria - NBC First Read

Putin Warns Against Syria Intervention - RIA Novosti

VIDEO: Russian foreign minister Lavrov denies U.S. charges on Syria - CBS News Video

France says Syrian war at 'turning point', mulls arming rebels - Reuters

Saudi Arabia, France agree Qusayr scenario can’t be repeated in Aleppo - Alarabiya.net 

Iraq Increasingly Drawn Into Syrian Battlefield - ABC News

Army: Nine rockets hit Lebanon near Syria border - Alarabiya.net 

Roadside bomb hits Lebanon road near Syria border - Alarabiya.net 

Qatar preparing for leadership transition - Telegraph

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Turkish police battle protesters after Erdogan warning - chicagotribune.com

VIDEO: Turkish police storm Taksim Square - Al Jazeera English

VIDEO: Taksim Square protesters set fire to water cannon – guardian.co.uk

Police disperse protesters with teargas in Ankara: Report - The Times of India

 

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Syria News June 11

 

 

Aleppo: Rebels execute teenager for blasphemy in front of his parents, For saying “even if Muhammad comes down, I will not sell coffee for free” - The Independent

VIDEO - GRAPHIC: 15 year old boy executed for blasphemy by rebel fighters in Aleppo, Syria - YouTube

VIDEO (Arabic): Testimonies of the family of the child Muhammad al-Qatta executed yesterday by rebels in Aleppo - YouTube

Syria opposition condemns child execution - AFP

Syrian Rebels Clash With Kurdish Militias - Al-Monitor

Syria rebels fire on Iraq border posts, one killed -  Ahram Online

Syrian rebels open fire on convoy carrying Russian journalists (VIDEO) — RT News

Syria And Iraq Al Qaeda Merger Annulment Announced By Ayman Al Zawahri - -huffingtonpost.com

Syria civil war: President Bashar al-Assad's forces plan assault on rebels in Aleppo - The Independent

Syria army clashes with militants in Aleppo suburbs - PressTV

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Obama to decide whether to approve lethal aid for the beleaguered Syrian rebels and to enforce a no-fly zone - Fox News

US and Jordan hold joint military exercises close to the Syrian border - euronews, world news

Iraqi Shiite fighters' role in Syria grows more prominent, raising sectarian tensions at home - Fox News

Takfiri militants in Syria endanger regional peace: Iraqi PM - PressTV

Lebanese protest against Hezbollah turns violent; one dead - latimes.com

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Turkish leader Erdogan to meet Istanbul protesters - Reuters

Turkish opposition leader criticizes Erdogan - Yahoo! News

Barricades bolster Turkey's Taksim Square protests -  FRANCE 24

Istanbul soccer fans united by anti-govt protests -  Boston.com

Turkey police crush protests, govt refuses to resign (PHOTOS, VIDEO) — RT News

Ankara Police Shoot Turkish Protester Ethem Sarısülük in Shock Video [VIDEO] - IBTimes UK

 

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