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Annan's Syrian Failure - New Opportunities? | theriskyshift.com

Annan's Syrian Failure - New Opportunities? | theriskyshift.com | Middle East Problems | Scoop.it
His history is scattered with failures, whether it be ignoring General Dalliers calls in Rwanda, standing by whilst massacres occurred in Srebrenica or the Oil-For-Food scandal which allowed for the propping up of Saddam ...
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Syria needs an end to the killing - gulfnews.com

Syria needs an end to the killing - gulfnews.com | Middle East Problems | Scoop.it
AFPSyria needs an end to the killinggulfnews.comThe suffering Syrian people have to deal with yet more broken promises from their government, as hundreds of people died in savage violence this week, despite the government having supposedly agreed ...
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Syria; Sudan/South Sudan; countering the LRA; Quartet meeting ...

The Joint Special Envoy of the United Nations and the League of Arab States, Kofi Annan, today received a letter from the Syrian Government informing him of its decision “to cease all military fighting throughout Syrian ...
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New Israel Plans to Grab More Palestinian Lands

New Israel Plans to Grab More Palestinian Lands | Middle East Problems | Scoop.it
Online news magazine and journal about Palestine, Israel, the Arab world, and the Middle East.
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Repsol stopped importing crude from Iran replaced with oil from Saudi Arabia | Spain Review

Repsol stopped importing crude from Iran replaced with oil from Saudi Arabia | Spain Review | Middle East Problems | Scoop.it
#Repsol stopped importing crude from #Iran replaced with oil from #SaudiArabia http://t.co/U3fOlYs3...
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Syrian govt to stop military operations Thursday morning — RT

Syrian govt to stop military operations Thursday morning — RT | Middle East Problems | Scoop.it
Damascus says all military operations will be halted by Thursday morning, but their troops will "remain on alert” to confront any possible threat. The announcement comes as Tuesday failed to bring the truce provided by Kofi ...
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Prison Planet.com » Iran-fueled oil price spike biggest threat to ...

Steve Hargreaves CNNMoney. Wednesday, April 11, 2012. An oil price spike caused by a confrontation with Iran is now seen as the biggest threat to the U.S. economy. That's according to nine out of 18 economists surveyed recently by ...
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Alon Ben-Meir: Syria: The Battleground Between Sunnis and Shiites

Alon Ben-Meir: Syria: The Battleground Between Sunnis and Shiites | Middle East Problems | Scoop.it
It has become increasingly clear that the Syrian uprising transcends Iran's and Turkey's strategic interests, as it has become the battleground between the Sunni and Shiite communities throughout the Middle East.
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South Sudan troops move into disputed oil town - The Associated Press

AFPSouth Sudan troops move into disputed oil townThe Associated PressBy MICHAEL ONYIEGO, AP – 1 minute ago JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — After a day of fierce fighting, troops from South Sudan captured an oil-rich border town that is claimed by Sudan,...
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Eyes on Syria as deadline nears | Blogo News

A ceasefire is due to come into force in Syria to stem the 13-month-old conflict, but Western countries publicly doubt the government's intentions.
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A One-State Solution for Israel and Palestine

A One-State Solution for Israel and Palestine | Middle East Problems | Scoop.it
Would not a truly democratic state joining Jews and Palestinians become the "light unto nations" that Israel was always meant to be?
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Syria's FM spokesman "optimistic" about peace plan - CNN (blog)

Syria's FM spokesman "optimistic" about peace plan - CNN (blog) | Middle East Problems | Scoop.it
Syria's FM spokesman "optimistic" about peace planCNN (blog)In an interview with CNN's Hala Gorani Wednesday, Syrian foreign ministry spokesman Jihad Makdissi said Syria is committed to the peace plan brokered by special envoy Kofi Annan.
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OIL FUTURES: Crude Prices Rise For First Time In Three Sessions - Fox Business

OIL FUTURES: Crude Prices Rise For First Time In Three Sessions - Fox Business | Middle East Problems | Scoop.it
OIL FUTURES: Crude Prices Rise For First Time In Three SessionsFox BusinessBy --Oil futures settle up $1.68 to $102.70 NEW YORK – Oil futures posted a 1.7% gain Wednesday, avoiding a third-straight losing session on a range of factors that...
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Syria: Extrajudicial Executions

(New York, April 9, 2012) -- Syrian security forces summarily executed over 100 -- and possibly many more -- civilians and wounded or captured opposition fig...
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Gaza municipality warns of humanitarian disaster

Gaza municipality warns of humanitarian disaster | Middle East Problems | Scoop.it
[ PIC 11/04/2012 - 06:36 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Gaza municipality has warned that a humanitarian disaster might soon befall the Gaza Strip due to stoppage of its services especially sewage treatme...
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Syria defies cease-fire plan - Albany Times Union

Syria defies cease-fire plan - Albany Times Union | Middle East Problems | Scoop.it
AFPSyria defies cease-fire planAlbany Times UnionAP In this image made from amateur video released by the Syrian Media Council and accessed Tuesday, April 10, 2012, smoke rises following purported shelling in Homs, Syria.
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Is the oil industry underestimating it's profits? | The Energy Collective

Is the oil industry underestimating it's profits? | The Energy Collective | Middle East Problems | Scoop.it
In my last blog, I posted estimates on how much of the money you spend on gas is going to the oil industry's profits.
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Despite Violence, Syria Pledges to Meet Cease-fire Deadline - Voice of America

Despite Violence, Syria Pledges to Meet Cease-fire Deadline - Voice of America | Middle East Problems | Scoop.it
Los Angeles TimesDespite Violence, Syria Pledges to Meet Cease-fire DeadlineVoice of AmericaApril 11, 2012 Despite Violence, Syria Pledges to Meet Cease-fire Deadline VOA News Even as it continued widespread shelling of opposition strongholds...
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US discusses possible buffer zone for Syria - CNN (blog)

US discusses possible buffer zone for Syria - CNN (blog) | Middle East Problems | Scoop.it
AFPUS discusses possible buffer zone for SyriaCNN (blog)By Elise Labott With the Syria deal in jeopardy and questions as to whether Syria will truly cease its military operations, particularly after Syrian troops fired across the border into Turkey,...
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Iran, Syria, North Korea top the agenda as Clinton hosts meeting of G-8 ... - Washington Post

Iran, Syria, North Korea top the agenda as Clinton hosts meeting of G-8 ... - Washington Post | Middle East Problems | Scoop.it
AFPIran, Syria, North Korea top the agenda as Clinton hosts meeting of G-8 ...Washington PostWASHINGTON — The crisis in Syria along with growing concerns about Iran's nuclear program and a potential North Korean missile test dominated discussions ...
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NYT: Osama Bin Laden Replaced on F.

NYT: Osama Bin Laden Replaced on F. | Middle East Problems | Scoop.it
The Federal Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday added Eric J. Toth to its 10 Most Wanted list of fugitives, filling a vacancy left by Osama bin Laden's death.
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