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The question is, why did the Egyptian and Tunisian militaries refuse to take action against the protesters, when the Libyan military did? Someone IM'd me that question earlier today, in idle ...
by Thunderthief
Comment Count 60 comments on Thu Mar 03, 2011 at 08:20 PM PST with 116 Recommends
2:53 PM PT : Reuters has this report out this afternoon: From central Damascus, war seems ever closer 5:05 p.m. EST, December 17, 2012 (...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 41 comments on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 09:47 AM PST with 74 Recommends
As half of the 300 UN Observers pack their bags and go home , battles rage in Damascus and Aleppo. The Assad regime has managed to gain control of all but a few outlying neighborhoods of Damascus ...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 68 comments on Thu Jul 26, 2012 at 10:06 AM PDT with 70 Recommends
As unspeakable and aoeu note, two diaries in the last 5 months relating to Syria have made the Rec. List. However, I'm leaving the title so the comments make sense - DHG --------------------
by David Harris Gershon
Comment Count 61 comments on Wed Aug 03, 2011 at 09:32 AM PDT with 54 Recommends
This just in: BREAKING NEWS | The President of the Political Security Branch in #Damascus has DEFECTED from the #Assad regime... fb.me/...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 22 comments on Sat Jul 14, 2012 at 09:10 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
A lot of my friends on the left have recently been out on the streets protesting the Israeli shelling and bombing of Gaza. I wonder it they will have anything to say about this? Or is it just ...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 29 comments on Sun Nov 25, 2012 at 10:01 PM PST with 27 Recommends
Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov has made a statement and reports are coming in at this hour that indicate that Russian forces in Syria have taken control of Assad's chemical weapons. Death toll in #
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 18 comments on Sat Dec 22, 2012 at 11:38 AM PST with 21 Recommends
This just in from an Anonymous pastebin : Syria completely cut off Internet access today...if you are in contact with someone over there, pass along these dial-up lines. Dial up Internet may still ...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 47 comments on Thu Nov 29, 2012 at 11:15 AM PST with 19 Recommends
Warning: the video shows a Syrian father repeatedly refusing his daughter's pleas for forgiveness, then joining what appears to be an Imam and others affiliated with ISIS in stoning his daughter to ...
by BvueDem
Comment Count 61 comments on Wed Oct 22, 2014 at 11:49 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
RT @ newssyrev Warning || no reports of Bashar Al Assad's death/escape have been confirmed ... but we hope they will be soon. #Syria — shahar halperin (@checkmate9) December 1, ...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Dec 01, 2012 at 11:50 AM PST with 15 Recommends
After a two month siege, the Taftanaz military air base in Idlib province, the largest military air base in Syria, has fallen to Assad's opposition. This base has been the source of a relentless ...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 34 comments on Fri Jan 11, 2013 at 03:35 PM PST with 14 Recommends
BBC News says Aleppo is completely liberated as reports come in that the dying Assad regime is now firing Scud missiles at its own cities. At least six Scuds are reported to have been fired. As ...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 38 comments on Wed Dec 12, 2012 at 05:50 PM PST with 14 Recommends
#Breaking #News : President Barack Obama recognizes Syrian opposition coalition as "the legitimate representative... fb.me/1NaWgzDGk — ...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 21 comments on Tue Dec 11, 2012 at 04:44 PM PST with 14 Recommends
Sources to Al Arabiya: Turkish army destroy Rasm Ghazal battalion amid clashes with #Assad forces across Tal Abyad borders #Turkey #Syria — عمر الجعبري (@OmarJaabari) October 3, ...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 47 comments on Wed Oct 03, 2012 at 03:13 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
364 martyr in #Syria thus far; 220 of them in Deir Balbaa neighborhood of #Homs . - LCC. This bloody day is not over yet — ☪†Damascus Tribune†☪ (@DamascusTribune) December 29, ...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 78 comments on Sat Dec 29, 2012 at 10:32 AM PST with 13 Recommends
This is clearly from the " For What Its Worth Dept. " but since I think it does pass the sniff test of plausibility, I thought I'd share this with you. From asharq alawsat , the leading Arabic ...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 20 comments on Sun Dec 23, 2012 at 10:04 PM PST with 13 Recommends
Featuring New Wikileaks Stratfor GI File releases on Turkish group behind the attack! Syrian Intelligence Agencies Implicated!
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 37 comments on Sat Feb 02, 2013 at 11:58 AM PST with 12 Recommends
According to Turkish media a group of Turkish and foreign journalists has visited Hama, Syria today.
by InAntalya
Comment Count 22 comments on Thu Aug 11, 2011 at 06:12 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
I already mentioned this in my diary today on the UNAC statement but I thought it deserved its own "Breaking News" headline seeing how it involved crossing Obama's red-line in all. Last week we ...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 42 comments on Wed Dec 26, 2012 at 09:12 PM PST with 11 Recommends
we need gun control right now!!!!!! but stopping #assad isn't important at all, just ignore that. #syria — S K (@nolesfan2011) December 23, ...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 47 comments on Sun Dec 23, 2012 at 12:17 PM PST with 11 Recommends