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Syria News - Dec 21


By bartolo - Posted on 20 December 2013

 

Brahimi: US Blocks Iran From Syria Peace Talks, Saudi Invited - dailystar.com


VIDEO: Brahimi: US Blocks Iran From Syria Peace Talks - BBC News 


Difficult to have Iran at Syria peace talks: U.S. official - chicagotribune.com


Syria crisis can’t be solved without Iran: Russian official - PressTV


No preconditions for joining Syria conference: Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif - PressTV


Ban-ki Moon Stresses Necessity for Iran’s Participation in Geneva II Conference on Syria - islamicinvitationturkey.com


VIDEO (Dec 3) : Ban Ki moon Iran must be invited to Syria talks - YouTube

 

Reports of Secret Negotiations Between Syria Regime, Opposition in Oman - The Syrian Observer

 

West Understands That Assad Is Lesser Evil Than Terrorists – Lavrov - RIA Novosti

 

Russia Signals to Syria's Assad to Stay Silent on Re-election - NYTimes.com

 

Damascus defiant on Assad re-election - THE DAILY STAR

 

U.S. caution over Assad future prompts opposition doubts - Reuters

 

"Bashar al-Assad Is Not As Bad As These People!" - A Libyan On Joining Jabhat al-Nusra - Brown Moses Blog

 

Russia blocks U.N. statement condemning Syrian attacks: diplomats - Reuters

 

Russia did not ‘block’ Syria draft statement at UN – diplomatic source - RT News

 

The Gulf Goes Global: the evolving role of Gulf countries in the Middle East and North Africa and beyond - FRIDE 

 

The Political Science of Syria's War - foreignpolicy.com

 

NYT Replays Its Iraq Fiasco on Syria Chemical Attack - Consortiumnews

 

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Amnesty International accuses ISIS of kidnapping, torture and executions - latimes.com


FULL REPORT: Rule of Fear: abuses committed in detention facilities run by the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) -  Amnesty International


VIDEO: Amnesty Int'l: Al-Qaeda in Syria kidnaps, tortures, executes prisoners in secret jails - RT News


Adra massacre: Militants show photos of those they beheaded (PHOTO) - alalam.ir


Exclusive: Survivors of Adra carnage speak about 'black Wednesday' (VIDEO) - alalam.ir


Islamic Extremists Assault Syria's Alawite Villages: ‘Scenes of Beauty As Well As Unspeakable Horrors’ - WSJ


Syria Islamic Militants Go After Opposition Activists - ABC News


Rebel Leader: Nuns Were Led To Safety, Not Seized, In Syria - Public Radio Tulsa

 

Brahimi Urges Rebels to Release Syrian Human Rights Activist Razan Zeitouneh — Naharnet

 

Syria: Insurgents capture Kindi hospital converted into regime military barracks in Aleppo (VIDEO) - EA WorldView

 

Syria’s Eastern Ghouta: A Chaotic Conflict of Brigades - Al Akhbar English

 

The Factions of Abu Kamal - Brown Moses Blog

 

Video raises worries of Britons fighting with Syria militants - Reuters

 

VIDEO: Brigade of exclusively British jihadists fighting in Syria - Sky News

 

Foreign Jihadists in Syria: Tracking Recruitment Networks - The Washington Institute for Near East Policy

 

Transnational Islamist Networks: Western Fighters in Afghanistan, Somalia and Syria - The International Spectator - Volume 48, Issue 4

 

The German Jihadists’ Colony in Syria - Foundation for Defense of Democracies

 

U.S. Court Revives 9/11 Victims' Case Against Saudi Arabia - NYTimes.com

 

VIDEO (English): Interview with Al-Nusra leader in Syria - Al Jazeera

 

VIDEO (Arabic): Full 50-minute interview with the head of al-Nusra - Al Jazeera Arabic

 

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Abbas Khan's death in Syria: why his family don't believe the official story - The Guardian


The BBC's Contradicting Reports On Abbas Khan, the doctor's family feared that the he was likely to commit suicide five days before his death - M of A

 

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Syrian Kurds fail to agree on Geneva II - ekurd


PYD demands Kurdish delegation at Geneva talks separate from both the government and opposition - Reuters


Jarba says Syria Kurds 'to send two delegations to peace talks', one with the opposition coalition and the other with the government - THE DAILY STAR

 

Kurdish Geneva Particpants Announced by KNC - The Syrian Observer

 

Night Raids on Kurdistan Mosques to Catch Islamist Recruits for Syria - Rudaw

 

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