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Syria activists: Truce reached in blockaded town

Syria activists: Truce reached in blockaded town | Egypt and Syria-Arthur Burnett | Scoop.it
President Bashar Assad's government struck a deal with rebels to end the blockade of a Syrian town on Sunday.
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p= deal reached on blockade on rebel held town

 

p= allowed food to reach civilian for the first time in weeks 

 

p= rebels want the president to step down  from any goverment posision 

 

p= US and Russia want rebels and government to attend a peace confrienece 

 

p= Rebels killed laemaker mahjam al- sahho

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Syria's civil war plays out on YouTube, social media

Syria's civil war plays out on YouTube, social media | Egypt and Syria-Arthur Burnett | Scoop.it
Syria's ongoing civil war is being covered in a way not possible before, with amateurs posting thousands of hours of videos on YouTube and social media sites.
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S= videos bring more light to the syria civil war

 

S= 28 jurnalis were killed in 2012 

 

S=video shows the conflict of the war

 

p= U.S. and it allies used the video to use agaisnt the damascus 

 

P=Tried to get syria to ban chemical weapons 

 

left off at " The white house assessment 

 

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Egypt: Fears replace Christians' high expectations

Egypt: Fears replace Christians' high expectations | Egypt and Syria-Arthur Burnett | Scoop.it
Egypt's Christians fear they are not benefiting from supporting the removal of Morsi. The worst fear, some say, is the discrimination against them will endure.
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s= Mar girgis week long festival with 2 million pilgrims coming across egypt 

 

S= christians have been pushing for solid gains after the removal of islamisits from power 

 

S= they want the right to religion and to be able to build and restore churches 

 

s= chirstains have been discriminated against

 

S= at least 40 churches have been raided 

 

P= many other thing and festivals were also closed down for the protection of the people

 

S= the annual pilgrimage to the wal monastery in the deserts of southern egypt was cancled 

 

S=churches feel the are being treated unfairly 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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p= syria now has diplomatic relations with lebanon

 

P= after months of pressure from france and the United states 

 

p=Signed offical decree announcing the opening of a syrain embassy

 

p= Embassy was located in beirut 

 

P= Lebanon was referred to as greater syria

 

p= lebanon is extremely important for syria's domestic stability

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p= irans guard did not like that president rouhani called great satan aka  obama 

 

p= netanyahus speech tries to turn americans and international public against iran

 

p= egypt thinks that anything to stop the caos in there country will help but so far nothing is helping 

 

p=egypt would like more help from countries to get the civil war over with 

 

p=egypt will keep russia as it main backing 

 

 

 

 

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Egypt: Russia too important to be US substitute

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Egypt’s foreign minister Nabil Fahmy said on Thursday that Russia was too important to be a substitute for the United States as Cairo’s foreign ally and backer.
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p= rare top level visit from russia to egypt 

 

p= Egyptions hope for cooperations in mulitple fields

 

s= engergize the relation with russia 

 

P= russains had relation with egypt for decades 

 

P= USA was egypts backer since 1970s

 

P=Russians would like to see egypt stable

 

S= egypt was russias closes arab ally

 

p= in 1972 the president threw out thousands of soviet military advisers taking his nation closer to the united states 

 

 

 

 

 

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