Syria Newslinks for 1 July 2012
1 July 2012 – williambowles.info
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Palestinians in Syria Are Reluctantly Drawn Into Vortex of Uprising
occupation magazine – articles Tomorrow at 00:59 ROD NORDLAND and DALAL MAWAD–BEIRUT, Lebanon — The body of a Hamas official was found in his home on Wednesday night, bearing marks of torture. A colonel in the Palestine Liberation Army was sprawled in his car on Tuesday, fatally shot near his home. Three Palestinians were shot down in the alleyways of a refugee camp late last Sunday by a group of unidentified gunmen. dn
Syria: Rising sectarian violence push by regime, West
Green Left Weekly issue #782 Today at 14:33 stuart_m Sun, 01/07/2012 By Tony Iltis Despite escalating rhetoric and sectarian violence, it seems for the time being NATO is not planning a direct military assault against Syria along the lines of its attack on Libya last year.
Geneva talks endorse transitional gov’t in Syria
Voice of Russia, News Today at 10:50 Olga Denisova The participants in the Geneva talks support the creation of a ‘transitional government body with full executive powers’ in Syria.
Annan: Russia, West agree on transition government for Syria
Strategic Culture Foundation Today at 08:53
Phantom over Syria: 100 meters away from war
Voice of Russia, News Today at 08:46 Igor Siletsky The story surrounding the Turkish fighter jet shot down by Syria, could become a turning point in the development of the Syrian crisis.
Iran’s Nuclear Talks in Moscow: The Need for ‘Win-Win” Approach
Iran Review Today at 08:16 firstname.lastname@example.org Iran‘s Nuclear Talks in Moscow: The Need for ‘Win-Win’ Approach Nasser Saghafi-Ameri
While an air of optimism prevailed in the new round of talks that began in April between Iran and the six major powers (China, Russia, US, France, UK, and Germany), known as 5+1 in the Istanbul- II meeting, the follow- up meeting in Baghdad in May did not met the expectations, and the meeting in Moscow in June was even more disappointing for reaching an agreement in these talks.
Syrian situation ‘explosive’
Voice of Russia, News Today at 07:19 Mamonov Roman The crisis in Syria is about to be internationalized and may even be forced to follow the scenario that was acted out in Libya. So said international observers Saturday after UN head Ban Ki-moon, the European Union’s foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton and the foreign ministers of the five permanent member countries of the UN Security Council plus Turkey, Iraq, Kuwait and Qatar wound up an emergency conference on Syria in Geneva.
Lavrov urges implementation of Kofi Annan peace plan
“Lavrov urges implementation of Kofi Annan peace plan Voice of Russia, News Today at 07:18 Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov urged the international community to do its best to implement the peace plan proposed by UN-Arab League envoy for Syria Kofi Annan.”
Review of Washington–Tel Aviv Differences on Managing Schedule of Nuclear Talks with Iran
Iran Review Today at 03:50 email@example.com Review of Washington–Tel Aviv Differences on Managing Schedule of Nuclear Talks with Iran Mohammad Farhad Koleini Former Iranian Ambassador to Armenia & Expert on Strategic Issues
Russia ready to share its data on Syria-downed Turkish jet
Voice of Russia, News Today at 03:37 Russia has its own data pertaining to the incident with the Turkish plane downed by Syria, said Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov during a press conference in Geneva following the ‘Action Group’ on Syria meeting. Moscow is prepared to share the information, he said.
Geneva Talks Back Transitional Govt in Syria
Strategic Culture Foundation Today at 03:02
Reports of Troop Movements Near Syria’s Borders
GlobalResearch.ca Today at 02:32 For more details, please click on the link to read the article.
Expanding sanctions against Syria premature – Lavrov
Voice of Russia, News Today at 01:57 Prior to expanding sanctions against Syria, every effort should be made to implement the peace plan proposed by UN-Arab League envoy for Syria Kofi Annan. This was stated by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov during a press conference in Geneva.
Syrian army takes control of Duma town
Voice of Russia, News Today at 01:06 The Syrian opposition reports that government troops have taken control of the town of Duma, near Damascus.