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By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Feb 1st, 2013
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The presumed Israeli airstrike within Syrian territory on Wednesday has elicited threats of retaliation from both Syria and Iran. Syrian Ambassador to Lebanon Ali Abdul-Karim Ali, quoted at al-Ahd, a Hezbollah-run news website, contended that his nation could make “a surprise decision to respond to t...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Jul 19th, 2012
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Cairo – Egyptian security forces have fired tear gas to push back several hundred protesters trying to storm the Syrian Embassy in Cairo and raise the green-striped flag of Syria’s rebels. A security official says that 14 people were detained. He spoke on condition of anonymity in line wi...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Apr 29th, 2012
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An Islamist group called “al-Nusra Front” claimed reponsibility on Sunday for a suicide bombing which killed at least nine people in the Syrian capital Damascus on Friday. The group named the bomber as Abu Omar al-Shami and said he detonated his explosives amidst 150 members of the Syrian...
By IndepthAfrica
In World News
Apr 6th, 2012
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BEIRUT — Thousands of anti-regime protesters poured onto the streets across Syria on Friday despite a massive security forces presence and as troops pounded rebel towns, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported. Huge demonstrations were staged at Qamishli in the northern Kurdish region, at De...
By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Feb 20th, 2012
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STOCKHOLM, Sweden, February 20, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Today, the Government appointed Jan Thesslef as Stockholm-based Ambassador for Libya. Sweden does not have an embassy in Tripoli. Since May 2011, Mr Thesslef has been Ambassador for Tunisia based in Stockholm. He was previ...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Feb 4th, 2012
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Tunisia has started the procedure for withdrawing its recognition of the Syrian leadership under President Bashar al-Assad and for expelling the Syrian ambassador, the Tunisian president said on Saturday. A message posted on the Facebook page of President Moncef Marzouki said: “Tunisia has anno...
By IndepthAfrica
In Asia
Jan 23rd, 2012
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Boris DOLGOV The current situation in Syria remains one of the most important components of the Middle Eastern and international policies. Using Syria’s domestic crisis and pursuing their own goals NATO’s leading states, Israel, Turkey and the monarchies of the Persian Gulf are trying to undermine th...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Dec 30th, 2011
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Syria, like Libya, is losing the information war. It became evident from the very beginning of the “Arab spring in Syrian way.” The official response of the Syrian authorities and the media at times is even more harmful for the regime than the mere silence. The author of this material, wh...
By benim
In Morocco
Nov 17th, 2011
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Rabat – Morocco said it has recalled its ambassador to Syria after its embassy in Damascus was attacked by Syrian demonstrators. Rabat announced the measure on Wednesday a few hours after it hosted an Arab League foreign ministers’ meeting that gave Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad three day...
By benim
In Libya
Sep 24th, 2011
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Cairo – The daughter of fugitive former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi said on Saturday that her father was alive and well. “My father is in high spirits and he is fighting alongside the revolutionary forces,” his daughter Aisha said in a message broadcast on Damascus-based Al Rai Te...