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Dallas Morning News
Aaron David Miller: There’s no place for the almighty U.S. in the Mideast peace processIsrael wanted no part in it. And neither the Israelis nor the Palestinians were
Aaron David Miller: There’s no place for the almighty U.S. in the Mideast peace process
Dallas Morning News / Posted yesterday
Israel wanted no part in it. And neither the Israelis nor the Palestinians were scheduled to attend. Yet Secretary of State John Kerry remained optimistic ahead of a sure-to-go-nowhere Middle East peace conference in Paris last month. “What we are... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Secretary of State Kerry discusses Brexit, terrorism in talk at Aspen IdeasU.S. Secretary of State John Kerry hinted at the Aspen Ideas Festival on Tuesda
Secretary of State Kerry discusses Brexit, terrorism in talk at Aspen Ideas
The Aspen Times / Posted yesterday
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry hinted at the Aspen Ideas Festival on Tuesday that the Brexit decision could be reconsidered, but the U.S. won’t “meddle.” Kerry, who was in Brussels and London as part of a four-country tour earlier this week,... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Kerry discusses Brexit, terrorism in talk at Aspen IdeasU.S. Secretary of State John Kerry hinted at the Aspen Ideas Festival on Tuesda
Kerry discusses Brexit, terrorism in talk at Aspen Ideas
The Aspen Times / Posted yesterday
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry hinted at the Aspen Ideas Festival on Tuesday that the Brexit decision could be reconsidered, but the U.S. won’t “meddle.” Kerry, who was in Brussels and London as part of a four-country tour earlier this week,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Bashar al-Assad's uncle is charged with corruptionSyrian President and money laundering after amassing a £100million fortune Ri
Bashar al-Assad's uncle is charged with corruption
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Syrian President and money laundering after amassing a £100million fortune Rifaat al-Assad investigated on suspicion of fraud and money-laundering He left Syria in the 1980s 'with nothing' after he... Read more
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Aljazeera
France charges Rifaat al-Assad with corruptionSyrian President Bashar al-Assad's uncle, suspected of using ill-gotten gains t
France charges Rifaat al-Assad with corruption
Aljazeera / Posted 2 days ago
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's uncle, suspected of using ill-gotten gains to build a property empire in France, has been charged with corruption, French officials say. Rifaat al-Assad, 78, who commanded Syria's internal security forces in the... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
The perils of partitionFollowing the outbreak of the so-called Arab Spring uprisings at the outset of
The perils of partition
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 13 days ago
Following the outbreak of the so-called Arab Spring uprisings at the outset of the second decade of the third millennium, analysts predicted that all the wind and dust storms, civil wars and upheavals, foreign intervention and economic decline, and... Read more
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Aljazeera
Syria's civil war: On Syria's forgotten detaineesBeirut - In early May, hundreds of detainees at Syria's Hama central prison we
Syria's civil war: On Syria's forgotten detainees
Aljazeera / Posted 15 days ago
Beirut - In early May, hundreds of detainees at Syria's Hama central prison went into a week-long revolt to protest against the planned transfer of five inmates to the notorious Sednaya prison near Damascus, purportedly so that they could be... Read more
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Orange County Register
Irvine man gets 32 months for aiding Syrian militantsALEXANDRIA, Va. – Amin al-Baroudi wanted to do the right thing in Syria, but kn
Irvine man gets 32 months for aiding Syrian militants
Orange County Register / Posted 19 days ago
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Amin al-Baroudi wanted to do the right thing in Syria, but knowing what the right thing is in a quagmire like the Syrian war isn’t always easy. Al-Baroudi, 50, of Irvine, California admits now that he went astray: In addition to... Read more
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Orange County Register
Syrian-born U.S. citizen, an Irvine resident, gets 32 months for aiding militantsALEXANDRIA, Va. — Amin al-Baroudi wanted to do the right thing in Syria, but kn
Syrian-born U.S. citizen, an Irvine resident, gets 32 months for aiding militants
Orange County Register / Posted 20 days ago
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Amin al-Baroudi wanted to do the right thing in Syria, but knowing what the right thing is in a quagmire like the Syrian war isn’t always easy. Al-Baroudi, 50, of Irvine, California admits now that he went astray: In addition to... Read more
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Aljazeera
The enduring, harsher lessons of June 1967fragmentation across many Arab countries. In retrospect, the consequences of t
The enduring, harsher lessons of June 1967
Aljazeera / Posted 22 days ago
fragmentation across many Arab countries. In retrospect, the consequences of that terrible defeat would mark a historical turning point in modern Arab history, in several realms. June 1967 provided important but largely still unlearned lessons... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Once A National Hero, Syria's Lone Cosmonaut Is Now A Refugee In Turkeythe government's efforts to crush the 2011 uprising. He ended up in Istanbul, m
Once A National Hero, Syria's Lone Cosmonaut Is Now A Refugee In Turkey
KERA North Texas / Posted 30 days ago
the government's efforts to crush the 2011 uprising. He ended up in Istanbul, much better off than most, but a refugee all the same. Faris's jet black mustache is showing some gray as he welcomes visitors to his son's office in Istanbul. The... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Once A National Hero, Syria's Lone Cosmonaut Is Now A Refugee In Turkeythe government's efforts to crush the 2011 uprising. He ended up in Istanbul, m
Once A National Hero, Syria's Lone Cosmonaut Is Now A Refugee In Turkey
KPBS San Diego / Posted 30 days ago
the government's efforts to crush the 2011 uprising. He ended up in Istanbul, much better off than most, but a refugee all the same. Faris's jet black mustache is showing some gray as he welcomes visitors to his son's office in Istanbul. The... Read more

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