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Radwan: my arrest is political but fabricated with criminal charge

Radwan: my arrest is political but fabricated with criminal charge

  After his release from the chambers of Assad's security, the author of the banned series, 'Al-Welada Min Al-KHasera', Samer Radwan is defending himself by message sent to Zaman Alwasl against the alleged charges by the Syrian regime to defame the veteran dissident, who's famous...

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 Alleged message by Assad's 11-year-old son taunting Obama

Alleged message by Assad's 11-year-old son taunting Obama

On Friday,  The New York Post   reported  that 11-year-old Hafez al-Assad, son of Syrian dictator Bashar Assad, posted a Facebook message taunting President Obama and the United States, daring Obama to launch a military assault.  The New York Times apparently believes the...

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Jarba: we will block arms from extremists because they will kill us if we don't

Jarba: we will block arms from extremists because they will kill us if we don't

      This is a very interesting  wide-ranging interview with Ahmed Jarba , the president of the Syrian opposition’s National Coalition, with the Lebanese television channel LBC. Perhaps unlike previous public appearances, he looks very confident,...

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Russia Delays Arms Supplies to Assad over Money

Russia Delays Arms Supplies to Assad over Money

  Russia is postponing supplies of fighter jets and S-300 missile defense systems to Syria because official Damascus failed to pay for them, Kommersant newspaper said Saturday. The 12  MiG-29M/M2  jets that Russia agreed to sell to Syria will not be supplied before 2016-2017,...

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  Dispatches: Syria - Protecting Civilians Should Be Top Priority

Dispatches: Syria - Protecting Civilians Should Be Top Priority

US Secretary of State John Kerry set out in considerable detail on Friday the evidence for why the United States believes Syrian government forces were responsible for this month’s horrific chemical-weapon attacks on rebel-held portions of the Damascus suburbs.  But he gave less detail...

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 Free Army deploys soldiers near Turkish borders

Free Army deploys soldiers near Turkish borders

 Rebels' Chiefs of Joint Staff have deployed large numbers of checkpoints in Idlib countryside close to the Turkish borders with participation of number of brigades which have spread in the area. Senior official in the Joint staff said the intensive presence of FSA soliders...

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UN experts leave Syria as US edges toward strike

UN experts leave Syria as US edges toward strike

 The U.N. experts investigating last week's alleged chemical weapons strike outside Damascus left Syria early Saturday and crossed into neighboring Lebanon, departing hours after President Barack Obama said he is weighing "limited and narrow" action against a Syrian regime that the...

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Devastating Aleppo in pictures by Zaman Alwasl

Devastating Aleppo in pictures by Zaman Alwasl

  Zaman Alwasl visited Salah al-Din neighborhood in Aleppo where its camera had documented the large scale of destruction by intensive shelling of Assad forces. According to the recent pictures of our newspaper's correspondent to the neighborhood, showed that almost all...

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The five big points from John Kerry’s speech on Syria

The five big points from John Kerry’s speech on Syria

Secretary of State John Kerry gave a speech on Syria on Friday afternoon, his second this week. It reiterated most of his main points from earlier in the week, mainly that the U.S. is considering limited, off-shore military strikes against Syria to punish President Bashar al-Assad’s...

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Severe shortage of children’s milk in Syrian Pharmacies

Severe shortage of children’s milk in Syrian Pharmacies

Pharmacies in Damascus suffer from a severe shortage of children’s milk, especially the third category growth milk for children aged between 1-3 years and infant milk prices increased sharply. Syrian regime government raised the Iranian manufactured milk called (nan1 and nan...

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Syria's Intelligence involved in Tripoli blast, Lebanese Military source

Syria's Intelligence involved in Tripoli blast, Lebanese Military source

  Lebanese military court decided to arrest the leader of the "Islamic Tawhid" Hashim Minqara, under the accusation of hiding information from the authorities related to the bombings of Altaqwa and Alsalam mosques in Tripoli . The arrest came alongside arresting Ahmed Gharib...

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Half of Americans oppose broad military action in Syria, poll finds

Half of Americans oppose broad military action in Syria, poll finds

By 50 to 42 percent, more Americans say the United States should not take broad military action against the Syrian government for its alleged use of chemical weapons, according to an  NBC News poll  released Friday. The public is more open to  President Obama’s proposed...

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Detailed information about chemical attacks in Syria

Detailed information about chemical attacks in Syria

Turkey's state-run Anadolu Agency has reportedly obtained detailed information about Aug. 21 chemical attacks in Syria that killed hundreds, including the list of army forces that took part in the attacks. The chemical attacks was allegedly conducted by Syrian regime forces...

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Strike Against Syria Still an Option, US Key Lawmakers say

Strike Against Syria Still an Option, US Key Lawmakers say

President Obama has not ruled out a limited strike against Syria, despite rising congressional reluctance and the refusal by Great Britain’s Parliament to be part of a military engagement, administration officials told congressional leaders Thursday. “The officials made clear that the...

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Local Council of liberated Aleppo gets Coalition fund

Local Council of liberated Aleppo gets Coalition fund

The Local council of liberated Aleppo has resumed its work after putting all its activities on hold a week ago, as it became unable to pay salaries to employees.  Well-informed source told Eqtsad that the council had received $180,000 from the Support Coordination Unit that...

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France: UK vote does not change will to act on Syria

France: UK vote does not change will to act on Syria

French President Francois Hollande said a British parliamentary vote against taking military action in  Syria  would not affect France's will to act to punish Bashar al-Assad's government for an apparent chemical weapons attack on civilians. Hollande told the daily Le Monde in...

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Fears of sectarian revenge mounting in Syrian coast

Fears of sectarian revenge mounting in Syrian coast

    Fears of sectarian revenge have raised among people of rebel-held areas in Latakia province, especially the Sunni villages like Slama, al-Heffa and other villages with Turkman minorities.  Assad's army has taken full control on all rebel-held areas in Latakia,...

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Syria pays for Russian weapons to boost ties with Moscow

Syria pays for Russian weapons to boost ties with Moscow

More than two years into Syria's civil war, President Bashar al-Assad is settling his bills for Russian arms orders through the Russian banking system to try to shore up ties with his most powerful ally, according to a Russian arms industry source. The payments, which have increased in...

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