Tag archive for ‘syria’
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By bmcsr On Sunday, June 22nd, 2014
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Tony Blair ‘was told of Syrian WMDs’ says former intelligence chief

A former senior intelligence official has accused Tony Blair of attempting to “rewrite history” over what he really knew about President Bashar al-Assad’s chemical weapons capability. Last More...

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By bmcsr On Wednesday, June 4th, 2014
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Sisi’s policy towards Syria

Egyptian President-elect Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi dedicated most of his electoral campaign to addressing domestic issues and Egyptian citizens’ concerns. He did not say much about world affairs, Libya’s stability More...

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By bmcsr On Monday, June 2nd, 2014
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General Haftar’s plans and Libya’s future

Libya’s General Khalifa Haftar, the leader of Operation Dignity, is making small and important strides against opposition voices and militias in Libya. His forces have struck at the Libyan parliament, hit Islamist More...

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By bmcsr On Tuesday, May 27th, 2014
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From Qusair to Yabrud: Shiite foreign fighters in Syria

On Feb. 13, Ali Barakat uploaded a video to YouTube titled “Nasheed: Nasr bi-Yabrud,” or “Anthem: Victory in Yabrud.” Yabrud, a Syrian town about 80 kilometers (50 miles) north of Damascus, is the site of More...

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By bmcsr On Saturday, May 24th, 2014
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Philippine ‘spy’ sentenced to death in Qatar

 The Philippines confirmed on Friday, May 23, that a Qatari court sentenced a Filipino to death last April 30 “for espionage and economic sabotage” – charges which, a report said, implicate the Philippine More...

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By bmcsr On Saturday, May 24th, 2014
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Rape,Female spy and Prostitution : Assad’s secret weapon

There is an old dictum that says sex is a weapon of war. The Syrian Civil War is ongoing proof of this dictum. Very little is written about sexual and gender politics in Syria. We occasionally hear about the prevalence More...

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By bmcsr On Friday, May 23rd, 2014
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UAE and Saudi join to confront “regional challenges”

Gulf neighbours the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia on Tuesday announced a joint committee to confront “regional challenges”, in a statement published on official Emirati news agency WAM. The move More...

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By bmcsr On Friday, May 23rd, 2014
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Kofi Annan: Syrians pay with their lives while regional powers wage proxy wars

The world has let down the people of Syria, leaving tens of thousands to die as neighbouring nations wage proxy wars instead of working to prevent the bloodshed that has engulfed the country for the past three More...

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By bmcsr On Tuesday, May 20th, 2014
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Syria Death Toll Reported to Rise By 10,000 in Less Than 2 Months

BEIRUT, Lebanon — The death toll in the three-year Syrian conflict has risen to about 162,000, an increase of more than 10,000 in less than two months, according to an antigovernment monitoring group that is one More...

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By bmcsr On Monday, May 19th, 2014
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Manama “London of the Middle East”

British media figure and Head of the British Middle East Centre for Studies & Research (BMCSR) Sumaya Farooq has expressed her country’s pride in hosting the “This Is Bahrain” Expo, an event More...

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