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Turkey stops Iranian plane en route to Syria

Turkey stops Iranian plane en route to Syria | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
ISTANBUL — An Iranian cargo plane en route to Syria was forced to land in Turkey's southeastern Diyarbakir airport for an inspection, security sources said on Wednesday. The plane landed following an order from the Turkish foreign ministry citing suspicion of military or nuclear related cargo onboard, the sources said.
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Syrian protesters defy Damascus

Syrian protesters defy Damascus | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
Protesters in Syria have for a second day defied a ban on demonstrations, gathering in Damascus to demand the release of political prisoners.
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Syria pledges political reform amid protests

Syria pledges political reform amid protests | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
Opposition websites reported protests in the capital's Old City as Syrian Foreign Minister said that political reforms would be implemented this year
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Syrian Opposition Plans Protest to Demand Release of Political Prisoners

Syrian Opposition Plans Protest to Demand Release of Political Prisoners | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
Furious about a tepid amnesty handed down by President Bashar al-Assad and inspired by Tunisia and Egypt, Syrian protesters will stage a sit-in to demand the release of political prisoners—and send a signal to the country.
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Syrian security disperses protests

Syrian security disperses protests | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
Syrian security forces have dispersed about 150 demonstrators who had been demanding the release of political prisoners in front of the interior ministry.
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Syria revolution: A revolt brews against Bashar al- Assad’s regime

Syria revolution: A revolt brews against Bashar al- Assad’s regime | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
Pro-democracy protests in Syria appeared to have started in earnest Tuesday, as a group of 200 mostly young protesters gathered in the Syrian capital Damascus to demand reforms and the ouster of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in a 'Day of Rage', Deutsche Presse-Agentur reported.
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Protesters stage rare demo in Syria

Protesters stage rare demo in Syria | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
Protesters in Damascus call for freedom in rare display of dissent against Bashar al-Assad's Baathist regime.
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