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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 25

 




 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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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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Syria News June 9

 

 

Syrian forces capture final rebel stronghold in Qusair region - Yahoo! News

Syrian troops capture central villages from rebels - Yahoo! News

Syrian army hunts down rebels north of Qusayr: NGO - FRANCE 24

Suicide Car Bomb Kills At Least 7, including three women and a teenager, in Homs neighborhood which largely houses Alawites - huffingtonpost.com

UN urges Syria to immediately allow aid groups into newly captured Qusair to help civilians - The Washington Post

Russia allows U.N. statement on Syria's Qusair after town falls - Reuters

Lavrov Says Denying al-Qusayr Achievemnt Big Hypocrisy - almanar.com

Russia Enlists Syrian Kurds For Geneva II - Al-Monitor

Syrian Kurdish NGOs prevent recruitment of child soldiers - ekurd

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Report: Hizbullah to Suspend Syria Operations after Taking Zabadani - Naharnet

Hezbollah applies new training practices in Syria-THE DAILY STAR

Hezbollah justifies its involvement in the war in Syria - NBC World News

Hezbollah fighter tells of Syria battle - latimes.com

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Syria Opposition Won’t Attend Talks Unless Rebels Get Arms, FSA Commander Says - NYTimes.com

Syrian opposition: The Syrian regime is currently recruiting more "sectarian" militia fighters from Iraq and Iran - Alarabiya.net 

Iraqi FM says Baghdad not sending fighters to Syria - Alarabiya.net 

Qaeda chief rules against merger between Syrian and Iraqi-based groups battling Assad's regime - Al Jazeera English

Belgian Channel Broadcasts Video of Belgian Terrorists Beheading Man in Syria - Friends of Syria

VIDEO: Belgian Terrorist in Syria Behead Hostage - Friends of Syria

Leader of ''Al-Tawhid Brigade'' killed in Aleppo - Syria 24 English

VIDEO: al-Nusra take down revolution flag and raise their own in Aleppo - YouTube

Aleppo shari'a court executes rebel militia leader and assistant, video shows (VIDEO) - AFP

VIDEO: FSA releases father of Syrian deputy FM in prisoner-exchange deal - Alarabiya.net e

Balkan Militants Join Syria’s Rebel Cause - rferl.org

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Turkey rules out early polls, thousands defy call to end protest - Reuters

U.S. Embassy In Ankara Deletes Tweets Disputing Erdogan's Comment - rferl.org

 

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Syria News June 7

 

 

Syrian army recaptures Golan crossing from rebels (VIDEO) - FRANCE 24

Lebanese FM defends Hezbollah involvement in Syria - Alarabiya.net

US condemns Hezbollah-backed assault on Syrian town - AFP 

Arab League condemns Hezbollah involvement in Syria - turkishweekly.net

Gunmen walk the streets in Tripoli, tensions rise - THE DAILY STAR

For second time, Palestinians from Syria torch Hezbollah aid - THE DAILY STAR

Report: Hamas Infighting Deepens Over Syria War - Algemeiner.com

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France, US at odds over Syria’s chemical weapons, says diplomat - Alarabiya.net

Major powers "obliged" to act over Syria - Hollande - Yahoo!

Cameron faces serious Cabinet split over over arming Syrian rebels - The Independent

Russia says Syria sarin evidence is 'speculation', should not be used as a pretext for a foreign invasion - The Seattle Times

Russia Wants More Info From Turkey on Sarin Reports - RIA Novosti

Russia refutes US reports on Syria power handover agreement - RT Russian politics

Putin Endorses Permanent Russian Navy Presence in Mediterranean - Bloomberg

Pentagon official: Russian warships may be carrying weapons to Syria - CNN.com Blogs

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Al Qaeda leader Zawahri urges Syrians to unite against Assad, U.S. - Yahoo! News

Most Foreign Sunni Fighters Recently Killed in Syria Fought For Al Qaeda linked Nusra Front - Reason.com

Some 200 Russian Islamists with Qaeda in Syria, says official - Alarabiya.net

Father of Syria deputy FM freed - AFP

AUDIO: Al Qaeda leader Zawahri urges Syrians to unite against Assad, US - YouTube

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Amid protests, Erdogan vows to go ahead with Istanbul park development - Haaretz Daily Newspaper

Istanbul protesters hunker down with yoga and books - Yahoo! News

VIDEO: Inside Istanbul’s Taksim Square Protesters Remain Despite Police Attacks - Democracy Now!

VIDEO: Police fire teargas and water cannons at Ankara protesters - guardian.co.uk

 

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Syria News June 6

 

 

Syrian rebels lose strategic town in boost for Assad, 500 rebels dead with 1,000 wounded, leaving just 400 outgunned men - Reuters

Syria rebels say they have lost battle for Al-Qusayr -AFP

VIDEO: Video Shows Opposition Forces And Wounded Retreating From Qusayr - Brown Moses Blog

Syrian army finds mass grave of "rebel fighters" in al-Qussair: report - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Hezbollah: Qusair shows rebel aim of toppling Assad 'delusional' - Yahoo! News

Qusayr-headed militants ambushed - PressTV

Idriss: Syria rebels ready to move battles into Lebanon - THE DAILY STAR

Rockets launched from Syria hit Lebanon's Baalbek - Channel NewsAsia

4,000 Hezbollah fighters reach rebel-held Aleppo: FSA - THE DAILY STAR

Hamas-Hezbollah Ties Deteriorate Over Syria - Al-Monitor

Syrian media: Rebels pushed out of Damascus suburb - Yahoo! News

Battle for Damascus is over. Is Israel intelligence slow on Syrian war? - DEBKAfile

Bashar al-Assad is not the one really in control of Syria, the secret service, the military and the ruling Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party are truly responsible, claims cousin - Daily Express

Syrian war widens Sunni-Shia schism as foreign jihadis join fight for shrines - guardian.co.uk

U.N.: Nusra Front in Syria gains recruits after announcing tie to al Qaida - MiamiHerald.com

Majority of foreign fighters recently killed in Syria linked to front group for Al Qaeda - Fox News

WPOLL: WSJ/NBC Poll Finds Little Support for Arming Syrian Rebels - WSJ

EU official wants criminal penalties for joining Syrian fighting - Reuters

Syrian Electronic Army steps up attacks on opposition Facebook pages - FP Passport

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France: 'No doubt' Assad regime used sarin gas, adding that "all options," including armed intervention, are on the table - AFP

Syria: Britain says it is 'very likely' regime has used chemical weapons - Telegraph

White House says not ready to say Syria used chemical weapons - Reuters

VIDEO: Hagel: 'I have not seen evidence' Syria used chemical weapons - NBCNews.com

US officials: Russia rejects chemical arms evidence - WKBN First News

UN fails to determine perpetrator of Syria chemical attacks, urges on-site inquiry - RT News

VIDEO: U.N. Unclear Which Side's Using Chemical Weapons in Syria - YouTube

Now UN Says Video of Syria Rebels' Chemical Weapons Use Went to Sellstrom, Chides ICP for Filming in UN Briefing Room - Inner City Press

The Potential Rise of Sarin Manufacturing Among Non-State Actors - americansecurityproject.org

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US to deploy Patriots, F-16s to Jordan - AP

Large US Marine force lands in Aqaba to deploy on Jordanian-Syrian border - DEBKAfile

Russia Slams US Patriot Plans for Jordan - RIA Novosti

Russia has not yet sent S-300 missiles to Syria: Putin - Reuters

Russia not yet training Syrians on S-300 missiles: report - Yahoo! News

Russia: Syria rights report biased, silent on 'terrorist acts' - Yahoo! News

Russia: Still no agreement on Syria conference participants - AFP

Russia wants Tehran at Syria conference - Turtle Bay

Diplomats fail to set date for Syria peace conference - AFP

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Turkey angry at US comments on protests -  Al Jazeera English

Biden urges Turkey's government to respect dissent as protests rage on - NBC World News

Turkish protesters demand police sackings, unions join - Reuters

Woman in red becomes leitmotif for Istanbul's female protesters - Reuters

 

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Syria News June 4

 

 

Erdogan maintains hard stance on protests - Yahoo! News

Drunks, extremists, opposition party, Twitter - Turkey's Erdogan blames all - usatoday

Contraddicting Erdogan Turkish president Gul defends people's right to protest, "Democracy does not mean elections alone" - guardian.co.uk

President Gul and opposition leader meet over Taksim Gezi Park protests - Anadolu Agency

U.S. calls for restraint by Turkish police confronting protests, 'vast majority of the protesters have been peaceful' - Reuters

Anti-government protesters in Turkey hold onto square - usatoday

Turkey Protests: Unions Strike In Support - Sky News

Turkey and Syria’s Jihadis: More than Free Passage? Erdogan's government appears to support radical Islamist groups - cacianalyst.org

POLL: Turkish Opinion Poll Finds Majorities Slam Erdogan policies on Alcohol, Syria - Informed Comment

VIDEO: Erdogan brands protesters 'extremists' and 'looters' - Telegraph

VIDEO: Turkey President Gul Says Protesters Message Received - YouTube

VIDEO: Turk protesters set fire to offices of Erdogan's AKP - JPost

VIDEO: Protesters clash with police in Ankara - usatoday.com

VIDEO: People's bulldozer chases police Toma vehicles in Besiktas - YouTube

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NATO data: Assad winning the war for Syrians’ hearts and minds - World Tribune

Key bloc quits Syria opposition, slams leaders - AFP

Russia says U.S. not putting enough pressure on Syria opposition - Yahoo! News

Russia: Proposed U.N. statement on Syria's Qusair was one-sided - Reuters

No Russian S-300s to Syria before 2014: Israel - FRANCE 24

Syrian Observatory: Assad backers reportedly make up 43 percent of dead, rebels 17 percent and the rest are non combatants civilians - The Sun Herald

Al-Qaeda sets up ‘complaints department’ in Syrian city of Raqqa - Alarabiya.net 

Six dead in Lebanon's Tripoli, shots fired at Sidon cleric - Reuters

Iraq says arming Syrian opposition threatens stability - Globaltimes.cn

Opposition: North Korea Officers Help Assad in Syria - The Weekly Standard

Qatar’s reputation-tainted media arm Al Jazeera seeks to reconquer viewers - Middle East Online

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Syrian Kurdish Discord Threatens to Derail Historical Juncture - KurdishGlobe

Iraqi Kurdish rivalries play out over the border: Taking the fight to Syria - ekurd

Over 700 Kurds Kidnapped in Syria - KurdishGlobe

 

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Syria News June 3

 

 

Source: Hezbollah slays dozen Syrian rebels in Lebanon ambush, says the area has been used by rebels as a site for launching rocket attacks - THE DAILY STAR

NGO: 28 Syrian rebels killed in assault on village in Homs province - AFP

Syria: Red Cross can enter Al-Qusayr after fighting ends - AFP

Foreign Fighters Key To Decisive Battle of Qusair, al-Qaeda-affiliated fighters on one side, and Lebanese Hezbollah on the other - Al-Monitor

In Syria, Hezbollah boosts Assad’s forces in Aleppo - The Washington Post

31 Syrian inmates allegedly killed by rebels' bombardment on Aleppo's central prison - APA 

Diplomat: Russia blocks UN Security Council declaration criticizing Syrian siege of Qusair - Fox News

Russian, Iranian technology is boosting Assad’s assault on Syrian rebels - The Washington Post

Gulf states will consider punishing Hezbollah for role in Syria - Alarabiya.net English 

Deadly Damascus car bomb blast – reports — RT News

Leading Sunni Muslim cleric calls for jihad in Syria - Reuters

Tartus, A City Of Assad Supporters In War-Ravaged Syria : Parallels : NPR

The Counter-Insurgency Role of Syria’s “Popular Committees” - The Jamestown Foundation

VIDEO: FSA head warns of defeat if not given weapons - Middle East - Al Jazeera English

VIDEOS: Reinforcements And A Senior Free Syrian Army Member Arrive In Qusayr

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Anti-government protests spread across Turkey, speaking against rising authoritarianism and calling for Erdogan to resign - usatoday.com

Turkey police tear gas protesters in Istanbul and Ankara, more than 1,700 people had been arrested - AFP

VIDEO: Protesters in Turkey speak out against Erdogan - Al Jazeera English

VIDEO: Turkey protesters clash with police - Al Jazeera English

VIDEO: Turkey protesters celebrate after police leave Istanbul square - Telegraph

Turkey's building boom unrest conceals fear of corruption - The Observer

Syria accuses Erdogan of "terrorizing" Turks - AFP

PYD leader meets Turkish officials - hurriyetdailynews.com

PYD leader Salih Muslim asks Russia’s Lavrov to invite him to invite to Geneva meeting - Kurdpress News Aganecy

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U.S. withholds millions pledged to help Syrian opposition, because the Obama administration is frustrated with the group's disarray - McClatchy

Friction between McCain, Paul underscores divide within Republican Party, banging heads this time over whether to arm Syrian rebels  - Fox News

POLL: Just a quarter of Britons back Hague on arming rebels in Syria - The Observer

Israeli Arrow II ready for Syrian missiles. US Patriots for Jordan. Moscow backs Hizballah - DEBKAfile

Russia Deploys Admiral Kuznetsov Carrier in the Mediterranean - Business Insider

Iraq says captures al Qaeda chemical gas team - Reuters

VIDEO: Iraq says al Qaeda chemical gas plot uncovered - DW.DE 

Syrian Military Source: Two Cylinders of Sarin Gas Seized after Raiding a Rebel Den in Hama - SANA

 

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Syria News June 1

 

 

Russia to sell at least 10 MiG fighters to Syria - Yahoo! News

Moscow threatens to speed missiles to Syria but also offers to delay - Reuters

Russia unlikely to send S-300 missiles to Syria before autumn: Interfax - reuters

Syria's new anti-aircraft missiles will be game-changing, say defense analysts - The Guardian

U.S. and Germany warn Russia against sending missiles to Syria  - NY Daily News

The Washington Post publish a request from a Syrian army general to a Russian arms supplier with a detail list of weapons - Washington Post

US officials: Iran may be on invite list for Syria conference - Washington Times

NATO Secretary General rejects western military role in Syria - CBS News

POLL: Americans Oppose U.S. Military Involvement in Syria - Gallup

VIDEO: The Gallup President  on the Syria poll- YouTube

EU to relax banking sanctions to help Syrian rebels - Reuters

Conflict with Syrian Could Win Ankara a Saudi Order for Altay Main Battle Tanks - Defense Update

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Syria opposition says reinforcements reach Qusair, a Qatari-backed armed group close to the Muslim Brotherhood, entered the besieged town - AFP

Hezbollah's involvement in Syria draws retaliation by Syrian rebels against Lebanese - Fox News

Hezbollah urges Hamas members and officials to ‘leave Lebanon immediately’, decision comes as response to Hamas’ role against Assad - Middle East Online

Iran cuts Hamas funding over Syria - Telegraph

Syria: Hezbollah versus Hamas - SyriaNews

Hamas chief Mashaal: Assad Refused Political Solution - Israel National News

Balance of power in Syria war shifting in Assad’s favor as troops move steadily against rebels - The Washington Post

VIDEO: Syrian rebel fighter says his side is losing out to Assad and Hezbollah in the battle for the critical city of Qusayr - CNN.com Blogs

Insight: Saudi edges Qatar to control Syrian rebel support - Reuters

Kuwaiti Charities Funding Militant Groups (VIDEO) - LiveLeak.com

Captive journalist: Syrian guerillas are ‘simple country folk with no clear ideology’ - Interviews - Panorama | Armenian news

Jihadists in Syria wage a propaganda war – against each other - The Observers

Syria has become the theatre for international jihad - Telegraph

 

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Syria News May 31

 

 

Syria's Assad 'confident in victory' in civil war, says Russia has fulfilled some of its weapons contracts but he is vague on S-300 air defense systems - AP

VIDEO (English): Bashar Al-Assad full interview with the Lebanese al-Manar TV channel - Friends of Syria

Transcript of the full interview given by President al-Assad to Lebanese Al-Manar TV- SANA

Doubts Cast Over Reported S-300 Deliveries to Syria - Voice of Russia 

No Russian air defense missiles in Syrian hands, say US officials - Fox News

Israel says wants to avoid escalation with Syria - AFP

Israel could defeat advanced missiles in Syria, but with risks - Reuters

Assad begins to gain upper hand in Syrian civil war - vancouversun.com

VIDEO: Qusayr battle swings in Assad's favour - YouTube

Report: Syrian forces kill American, British citizen fighting with the rebels - CNN.com

‘Alawite State’ in Syria Not in the Cards - Al-Monitor

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Syrian opposition to boycott Geneva talks, says it will not take part in planned summit until siege of Qusayr ends - Al Jazeera English

VIDEO: SNC's George Sabra announces boycott of Geneva talks - YouTube

Syrian opposition admits liberals to anti-Assad coalition under pressure to broaden its Islamist-dominated leadership - Yahoo! News

Russian, U.S. and U.N. officials to meet on June 5, to discuss ways to bring the warring sides in Syria together for a peace conference - Yahoo! News

Ban: No accord on Syria talks participants, timing - AFP

Russia Angry Over US Talk About Syria No-Fly Zone - ABC News

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Report: Turkish Police foil al-Nusra bomb attack planned for Adana, two kilograms of sarin gas allegedly found in the homes of suspects detained - todayszaman

VIDEO: Report: Al-Qaeda's Jabhat al-Nusra Caught Allegedly with Sarin Gas inside Turkey - YouTube

UN adds al-Nusra to UN sanctions blacklist - StarTribune.com

McCain responds to accusations claiming that the Syrian rebels he was photographed with were involved in kidnapping Lebanese Shiite pilgrims - washingtonpost.com

VIDEO: FSA Merges with Jabhat al-Nusra in Aleppo - LiveLeak.com

VIDEO: FSA Head General Idriss Defends Nusra Front Terrorists in Syria - YouTube

Al Qaeda training facility opens in Syria - Washington Free Beacon

VIDEO: Al Qaeda Trains Children in Syria - YouTube

 

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Syria News May 30

 

 

Syrian official: Assad will remain president until 2014, referendum needed on any peace deal - The Washington Post

Syria opposition makes demands before peace conference: Assad "must resign, alongside the heads of the military and security forces" - AFP

Syrian army seizes strategic air base near Qusair - Yahoo! News

Elite Syrian and Hezbollah troops in pivotal battle for Qusayr - GulfNews.com

Interview with President al-Assad to Lebanese al-Manar TV to Be Broadcast Thursday - SANA

‘The real problem is the Syrian opposition,’ says veteran dissident Kilo - Alarabiya.net English

Syria activists say national coalition fails to act for grassroots - AFP

Statement Issued by the Revolutionary Movement in Syria - Local coordination committees of Syria

How We Lost The Syrian Revolution, How the uprising calling for freedom and human rights degenerated into an orgy of bloodthirsty sectarian violence - Al-Monitor

Fourth man ‘kidnapped’ with Syrian bishops - hurriyetdailynews.com

Services collapsing in Syrian rebel-controlled areas - Ynetnews

Syria’s Oil Output Shrinks 95% Since Conflict – Minister - RIA Novosti

VIDEO: Syrian Army Retakes Dabaa Military Base - Qusayr - LiveLeak.com

VIDEO: Radical Wahhabis Bulldoze Historic Mausoleum of Prophet Abraham in Syria's Raqqa Province - YouTube

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U.N. Rights Council’s Resolution Calls for End to Fighting in Qusair,  Lavrov criticizes it as “odious and one-sided”- NYTimes.com

Reactions to the UN resolution on Syria - Inner City Press

UN rights chief urges big powers not to send arms to both sides in Syria- THE DAILY STAR

U.N. investigators say most Syria rebels not seeking democracy, suggest identifying groups acceptable to the West is difficult - Yahoo! News

Germany will never send arms to Syria militants: Merkel - PressTV

Many in Middle East oppose E.U. decision on Syria arms embargo - washingtonpost.com

How Libyan Weapons and Know-How Reach Anti-Assad Islamist Fighters - TIME.com

McCain Visited Kidnappers of Lebanese Pilgrims in Syria (PHOTOS)- Syria Report

Syrian rebel group, kidnapped UN soldiers, stole UN vehicles, executed soldiers, received foreign weapons (VIDEOS) - Syria Report

Syria: The imperative of de-escalation: Effective diplomacy needs to be inclusive – engaging Iran and accepting that Assad’s fate must not be a pre-condition - The European Council on Foreign Relations

White House says no-fly zone for Syria remains on table - Yahoo! News

Why Pentagon has doubts about no-fly zone over Syria (+VIDEO) - CSMonitor.com

Russia may revise ban on Syrian arms exports - Minister - Russia & India Report

S-300 Air Defense Systems Deployed at Snap Alert Drills - RIA Novosti

Iran “invited” to Syria peace conference, state media says - AFP

Turkey and Syria’s Kurds Edging Toward an Uneasy Peace? - Al-Monitor

Syria Kurds agreed over differences: official tells Kurdpress - Kurdpress News Aganecy

 

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Syria News May 29

 

 

Russia Slams End of EU Arms Embargo, Will Send Air Defense Missiles to Syria to Deter Intervention by Foreign ‘Hot Heads’ - ABC News

Israeli defense chief indicates if Russia ships advanced missiles to Syria, they could be hit - The Washington Post

Report: Obama Asks Pentagon For Syria No-Fly Zone Plan - The Daily Beast

Pentagon pushes back against Syria no-fly zone report - The Hill's DEFCON Hill

White House: 'No pressure' to alter Syria policy after McCain meets with rebels - The Hill's Video

UK, France say can arm Syria rebels now but no immediate plans - Reuters

State Dept. applauds EU lifting arms embargo on Syrian rebels - The Hill's Global Affairs

Canada opposes arming Syria opposition - AFP

June 15-16 eyed for Geneva peace conference on Syria: diplomats - Reuters

Russia insists Iran join Syria peace conference - AFP

VIDEO: Russia to send S300 missiles to Syria to 'deter intervention & hotheads' - YouTube

VIDEO: William Hague: No plans to send arms to Syrian rebels 'at the moment' - Telegraph

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The Syrian opposition is in crisis, and it’s all on video (VIDEO) - Independent Editor's choice Blogs

VIDEO: Syrian opposition remains deeply divided, Low representation of liberals is one of the issues stalling National Coalition talks in Istanbul - Al Jazeera English

FSA Chief of Staff Gives Lebanon 24-Hour Ultimatum to Stop Hizbullah Intervention in Syria - Naharnet

AP Interview: FSA chief says EU countries must quickly ship arms after lifting embargo - AP

Syria: After Qusayr, Regime Eyes Aleppo - Al Akhbar English

Clashes Pit FSA Against Kurds in Aleppo Countryside - Al Akhbar English

Rebels Kidnap Hundreds of Syrian Kurds in Aleppo - aina.org

At least 15 prisoners killed in shelling of the Aleppo prison which rebel fighters have besieged - Yahoo! News Maktoob

Syria: West must talk to PYD, not back Jihadists - The Kurdistan Tribune

VIDEO: FSA Chief Salem Idriss: 24 hours deadline to Hezbollat to withdraw their men in Syria or we will give you hell - LiveLeak.com

VIDEO: Funeral of Syrian Reporter 'Yara Abbas' Shot By Rebels  - YouTube

VIDEO: Nusra Front takes responsibility for the Kisweh car bomb that killed no less than 5 civilians and injured several others - YouTube

VIDEO: Islamist extremists in Raqqa - YouTube

 

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Syria News May 28

 

 

Syria: EU Lifts Arms Embargo On Rebel Groups - Sky News

Britain warns it will go its own way on arming Syrian rebels - Telegraph

Exclusive: McCain Slips Across Border Into Syria, Meets With Rebels, they want the U.S. to provide arms, a no-fly zone, and strikes on Hezbollah - The Daily Beast

France's Le Monde says chemical weapons used by the Syrian government (VIDEO) - Le Monde

VIDEO: Victims of an alleged gas attack begin arriving at a hospital - LiveLeak.com

'Secret deal with Israel': UK newspaper claims Russia cancels alleged S-300 sales to Syria, Israel dismisses report - RT News

Jordan Mulling Deployment of Patriot Missiles Near Syria Border - IBTimes UK

Jordan jails jihadists for trying to go to Syria - Alarabiya.net 

Central bank: Iran offers Syria $4 billion credit line - AFP

Iran rejects French claim on its role in Syria war - Ahram Online

Maliki, Syrian FM discuss Syrian crisis - IraqiNews.com

Iraqi Shiites fight for Syrian government - The Washington Post

Iraq launches operation near Syria, Jordan border - alalam.ir

Israel's New Neighbor: Syrian Al-Qaeda Rebel Group - Israel National News

Turkey’s Opposition Leader Accuses Regime of Training Terrorists - FrontPage Magazine

‘S Arabia strikes arms deal with Turkey' - PressTV

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Syrian opposition fails to unify, a liberal bloc that could counter the Muslim Brotherhood was denied full membership in the National Coalition - The National

Syria government to attend Geneva peace conference - Channel NewsAsia

Syria Kurds want to take part in Geneva peace talks - NOW

Syrian domestic opposition vows positive participation in Geneva conference - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Syrian troops gain ground in Qusair offensive, TV reporter covering fighting killed by rebels who ambushed her car - The Washington Post

Rockets hit south Beirut after Hezbollah vows Syria victory - Reuters

11 killed as Syria rebels, Kurds clash - NOW

Syrian Electronic Army Hacks Sky News Apps in Google Play - softpedia.com

VIDEO: Last Report by Journalist Yara Abbas Killed by Rebels in Qussayr - LiveLeak.com

VIDEO: Who Were the Victims Executed by Al Qaeda in Raqqa? The men are a dentist and a teacher. civilians from Alawite background - YouTube

VIDEO: Syrian Army Kills Rebel Leader in Qusayr Known as Bin Laden II - YouTube

VIDEO: Aleppo's Christians Fear For Religious Freedom - YouTube

 

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Syria News May 26

 

 

Hezbollah chief commits to victory in Syria, warning that the fall of the Damascus regime would give rise to Islamic extremists who pose a grave danger to Lebanon - AP

VIDEO: Hezbollah Leader: Islamist Takfiri Groups in Syria Pose a Grave Danger to Lebanon and to All Lebanese - YouTube

Hezbollah, Syrian government forces advance in border town - GlobalPost

Syria regime takes key Qusayr objective, army claims - AFP

At least 28 dead, 250 wounded in Sunni-Alawite clashes in Tripoli (PHOTOS, VIDEO) - RT News

Iraq forces strike Sunni militants near Syria - AFP

Between 180-200 French militants have fought in Syria: Le Monde - GlobalPost

Syrian Businessmen Help Assad Regime Survive - WSJ.com

VIDEO: Rebel Abu Hafs "the Libyan" lays down the law in Aleppo: theft, any breach of contracts or any form of cheating will punishable by decapitation - LiveLeak.com

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Syrian opposition delays a crucial vote to expand the coalition, Islamists think the secularists have been very soft on Assad - aljazeera.com

Syrian opposition in knots over Muslim Brotherhood - AFP

Syria opposition says kidnapped bishops 'in good health' - Yahoo! News UK

RADIO: Bishop of Aleppo gives an inside view of life in Syria's wartorn city - .radiovaticana.va

Kidnapped Syrian Armenian Hagop Mikaelyan released - Public Radio of Armenia

Saudi Arabia says Assad should not have role in Syria talks - AFP

Daughter of Qatari ruler Khalifa Al Thani says Doha’s support for Syria militants ‘scandalous’ - Friends of Syria

Syria: Britain in last ditch bid to persuade EU to relax arms embargo to rebels - Telegraph

Russia: No Evidence on Chemical Weapons' Use by the Government Forces in Syria- SANA, Syria

US does not know who used chemical weapons in Syria - The Voice of Russia

PLO delegation in Syria to discuss refugees - Maan News Agency

French soldier stabbed in neck by robed Muslim attacker - The Washington Post

Anti-Muslim actions rise in UK over slain soldier - Yahoo! News

 

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