Syria Newslinks 11-12 March 2012: Sources claim U.S. ready to attack Syria

12 March 2012 11:49:05 —

Maybe updated as the day wears on…


Syria agrees to 5-point plan
Voice of Russia, News Today at 11:08
Damascus has agreed to an initiative to cease fire in Syria, put forth at the Cairo meeting between the Arab League foreign ministers and Russia on March 10. “;We agree to these five points. We agree to stop violence and start a dialogue to solve the problem with no preconditions attached,”; Syrian Ambassador to Russia Riad Haddad said.

Sources claim U.S. ready to attack Syria
Voice of Russia, News Today at 10:45
Garibov Konstantin Washington and its allies have been considering a plan to attack Syria, the U.S. media reported quoting several anonymous sources. The reports claim that a planned military operation will be aimed at protecting civilians, including refugees. Actually, it will offer support to armed opposition forces in their attempt to topple Bashar Assad.

Bodies of 47 murdered civilians found in Homs
Voice of Russia, News Today at 10:40
The bodies of 47 brutally murdered civilians have been found in the Syrian city of Homs. According to the British satellite TV channel Sky News, the victims are 21 women and 26 children. Many had their throats cut; others were hit with blunt objects on the head. Several women were raped before they were killed.

Syrian authorities fight militants to death
Voice of Russia, News Today at 10:05
Damascus keeps fighting the opposition armed groups, the Ambassador of Syria Riad Haddad said Monday on press conference in Moscow. “It’s very hard to continue reforms when there is no public safety, but we are fighting armed groups to their complete destruction. Syrian people support us”, the Ambassador said.

China positive about Russia, Arab League agreements on Syria
Voice of Russia, News Today at 09:31
China feels positive about the Russia-Arab League agreements on the general principles for a Syria settlement, the official spokesman for China’s Foreign Ministry, Liu Weimin, told a scheduled briefing in Beijing earlier today.

‘Impeach Obama’ Bill: Use of military without Congress approval ‘high crime’ Today at 09:17
An American military attack on Syria could effectively lead to the impeachment of President Barack Obama. Congressmen say that any war without congressional authorization would be “unconstitutional”.


‘Many dead’ in fresh Homs attacks
BBC News Today at 08:30
At least 12 civilians have been killed in the embattled Syrian city of Homs, activists say, with unconfirmed reports putting the death toll much higher.

Russia channels humanitarian aid to Syria
Voice of Russia, News Today at 07:35
Russia is sending humanitarian aid to Syria, according to the Russian Emergencies Ministry.

US talks military intervention in Syria – report Today at 06:06
Washington has allegedly opened discussions with allies on possible military intervention in Syria, as foreign ministers from the UN Security Council nations to meet later on Monday to discuss the Syrian conflict.

012 scam (I) [With special Video]
The Greanville Post Today at 05:52
Editor’s Note: This is the first item we run on the virulent (and ludicrous) liberaloid scam going down by the name of “KONY 2012?, an audacious maneuver to sell intervention abroad behind the veil of “humanitarianism and justice”, and currently being spread via YouTube and similar social media.

US consultations on using military force in Syria
Strategic Culture Foundation Today at 05:51

Extremists stage acts of terror in Syrian cities
Voice of Russia, News Today at 05:26
Armed extremists have staged acts of terror and sabotage in several Syrian cities, according to the SANA news agency. A many times Syrian and Asian boxing champion, Ghiath Tayfour, was shot dead in Syria’s economic capital Aleppo, on Sunday.

Lavrov to attend UN Syria debate
Voice of Russia, News Today at 04:55
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will participate on Monday in a ministerial meeting of the UN Security Council which will discuss Arab Spring developments and the situation in Syria.

US consultations on using military force in Syria
Voice of Russia, News Today at 02:34
The U.S. administration has begun consultations with its allies over the possible use of military force in Syria a number of anonymous official sources have told the media.


John McCain beats the drum of war
Strategic Culture Foundation Yesterday at 20:00
On March 5 Republican Senator John McCain urged the United States to launch airstrikes against Syria to force the government out of power. The Senator called for military intervention without further delay. McCain, the Republican presidential nominee in 2008 and the GOP’s senior member on the Senate Armed Services Committee, said the U.S. should start arming Syria‘s rebels and spearhead military efforts to support them… John McCain stated the USA needs no UN resolution to launch the attack. He said the historic precedent is more important than a mandate and adduced the example of NATO’s military action in Kosovo in 1999 without formal U.N. authorization…

Syrian talks fail, but Annan is “optimistic”
Strategic Culture Foundation Yesterday at 19:28

Saudi Arabia wants democracy in…Syria
The Angry Arab News Service Yesterday at 19:19
In what appeared to be a jab aimed mainly at Saudi Arabia, he suggested that Russia’s stance would benefit autocratic Arab countries worried about their own restive populations. “We certainly believe that all outside actors must be extremely caref…

Israeli exploitation of the Syrian issue
The Angry Arab News Service Yesterday at 17:37
Of course, I don’t blame the Syrian people for the cheap Israeli and Zionist exploitation of the Syrian uprising and for the fake expression of sympathy.  But I blame any and every Syrian opposition that does not speak out loud and clear against a…

The lousy Syrian National Council
The Angry Arab News Service Yesterday at 17:37
So the Tele-Islamist who is beholden to Qatari gas, Yusuf Al-Qardawi, attacked the UAE for expelling Syrians who demonstrated in Dubai against the Syrian regime.  He even attacked the lack of freedoms in UAE as if Qatar and Saudi Arabia are any be…

Assad, Anan locked in discussion
Voice of Russia, News Yesterday at 15:18
International envoy Kofi Annan and Syrian President Bashar Assad have continued to discuss Syria settlement plans on the second day of their meetings in Damascus. On Saturday, Mr Assad said to his guest that any dialogue between the Syrian sides is impossible as long as there remain armed terrorists on Syrian soil.

Russia and the Arab League negotiated a plan to settle the Syrian crisis
Voice of Russia, News Yesterday at 14:35
Yana Alexeyenko Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Saturday, that Russia and the Arab League had negotiated a plan to settle the bloody political conflict in Syria. And commenting on this today will be our guest Andrey Stepanov – the Middle East expert.

Five steps to peace in Syria
Voice of Russia, News Yesterday at 14:18
Five steps to peace in Syria Overcoming ‘Fukushima syndrome’ Nationalism and extremism growing in UK

Syrian Ambassador leaves the UK
Voice of Russia, News Yesterday at 13:42
Syrian Ambassador to the United Kingdom Sami Khiyami notified the UK Foreign Ministry that the term of his tenure as the Head of the Syrian Embassy in London has expired, the representative of the Foreign Ministry of the United Kingdom said today to ITAR-TASS news agency.


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Posted 12th March 2012 by InI in category Syria Newslinks

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