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UN Resolution Condemns Syria Abuses With Arab Backing
Bloomberg
By Flavia Krause-Jackson - Tue Nov 22 20:43:01 GMT 2011 A United Nations committee passed, with strong Arab support, a resolution that denounces Syria'shuman-rights abuses and calls on the Assad regime to end the bloodshed and comply with an Arab ...
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Syria Produces 2.4% Less Crude in Nine Months Amid Unrest
BusinessWeek
By Nayla Razzouk Nov. 22 (Bloomberg) -- Syria, which is trying to halt a decline in its oil production amid a wave of deadly unrest and sanctions, pumped 2.4 percent less crude in the first nine months of this year compared with the same period in 2010 ...
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Churkin to KUNA: Russia won''t change position in UNSC on Syria despite vote ...
Kuwait News Agency
By Salwa Al-Jandoubi UNITED NATIONS, Nov 22 (KUNA) -- Russia on Tuesday said the overwhelming vote earlier today in the General Assembly's Social Committee on a resolution "strongly condemning" Syria for human rights violations, and its delegation's...
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Syria eyes Iraq, Lebanon economic lifelines
The Daily Star
Lebanon had voted against suspending Damascus along with Yemen at an emergency meeting of the bloc on November 12, while Iraq abstained. Syria's traditional allies Russia and Iran both slammed the suspension. The European Union and the United States ...
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Syria's constitution committee set basic principles for final formulation
Xinhua
DAMASCUS, Nov. 22 (Xinhua) -- The committee charged with drafting a new constitution has already put the basic principles for the suggested constitution and has founded a mini committee for final formulation, private al-Watan newspaper said Tuesday. ...
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Hezbollah warns against aggression
UPI.com
BEIRUT, Lebanon, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Hezbollah and their Shiite allies in Lebanon vowed to support Iran and Syria against potential intervention by Western countries. Israel was suspected of considering a military strike on Iranian nuclear installations ...
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Hezbollah 'cripples' CIA - or so it seems
UPI.com
BEIRUT, Lebanon, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Hezbollah's roll-up of an alleged CIA operation in Beirut has given the Iranian-backed movement an immense boost at a time when its ally, the Syrian regime in Damascus, is fighting for survival. ...
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Religion Today Summaries - November 22, 2011
Crosswalk.com (blog)
Thousands of Iraqi Christians have left the country in precaution, finding refuge in Europe, the US and neighboring countries like Syria and Lebanon, but Juje said those still left were not despairing: "Our hope is like a small candle still burning in ...
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SURFACE FORCES : Soviet Era Ship Killers Slipped Into Syria
Strategy Page
November 22, 2011: Despite the growing civil war in Syria, Russia is honoring an order, earlier this year, for an unspecified number of SSN-26 Yakhont anti-ship missiles. The order was finally confirmed eight months ago, after four years of haggling ...
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Four boys among 12 killed in Syria: Rights group
Times of India
Three other protesters were wounded in the town of Jassem, south of the capital, whenSyrian forces opened fire on a demonstration by parents protesting against the arrests of eight pupils and three teachers. The UN human rights office said on November ...
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Italy / Middle East: the violence in Syria and Egypt is a source of concern ...
StarAfrica.com
ROME, Italy, November 22, 2011/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The violence in Egypt and Syria is keeping the international community on the alert. Yesterday, Sunday 20 November, the Arab League – which has already suspended Damascus as a member ...
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Russia Exported 75000 Tons of Sugar From August, Ikar Says
BusinessWeek
By Marina Sysoyeva Nov. 22 (Bloomberg) -- Russia exported about 75000 metric tons of sugar from the start of the season on Aug. 1 through the middle of this month, the Institute for Agricultural Market Studies said today on its website. ...
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Lebanon's Arabic press digest - Nov. 22, 2011
The Daily Star
Sources told Al-Liwaa that there are renewed talks about creating a buffer zone on both sides of the Syria-Lebanon border, at the same time as talks of a similar buffer zone along the Turkey-Syria border take place. Mikati postpones debate on STL ...
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'Follow ethos of sufis and saints to overcome devilish forces'
IBNLive.com
PTI | 10:11 PM,Nov 22,2011 Biharsharif, Nov 22 (PTI) Union minister Farooq Abdullahtoday said "devilish forces" were at large across the world to cause instability in several countries and it could be overcome only by following the ethos of sufis and ...
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US, Russia and UK back Israel at Mideast meeting
Boston.com
By George Jahn AP / November 22, 2011 VIENNA—In a boost to Israel, Russia joined the US and Britain on Tuesday in backing the Jewish state's view that the Middle East cannot be turned into a nuclear arms-free zone without progress on regional peace. ...
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Ros-Lehtinen Says New Iran Sanctions Positive, But More Pressure Needed
Middle East North Africa Financial Network
Nov 22, 2011 (Congressional Documents and Publications/ContentWorks via COMTEX) -- (WASHINGTON) - US Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement today on the announcement of new ...
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Russia Exported 75000 Tons of Sugar From August, Ikar Says
Bloomberg
By Marina Sysoyeva - Tue Nov 22 07:29:57 GMT 2011 Russia exported about 75000 metric tons of sugar from the start of the season on Aug. 1 through the middle of this month, the Institute for Agricultural Market Studies said today on its website. ...
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New Western Attempt Vs Syria at UN
Prensa Latina
22 de noviembre de 2011, 08:48United Nations, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) After a first failed attempt at the UN Council of Security, different powers of Western Europe try to add the United Nations to the intense pressures on the Syrian Government. ...
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European Liberals call on EU to keep pressure on Syria''s Assad
Kuwait News Agency
BRUSSELS, Nov 22 (KUNA) -- The leader of the Liberals in the European Parliament (EP), Guy Verhofstadt, met here Tuesday with Dr. Radwan Ziadeh, Syrian National Council spokesman and discussed the situation in Syria. Verhofstadt, an ex-Belgian Prime ...
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Lebanese press round-up: November 22, 2011
NOW LEBANON
Sheikh Mohammad Yazbeck, who heads Hezbollah's religious committee, said that the whole universe has conglomerated today to topple the regime in Syria. [The aim is] not to achieve justice and freedom, but rather to bring about hegemony.
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GOP contenders prepare for foreign policy scrum
msnbc.com (blog)
Months of protests in Syria against the government of Bashar Assad have left 1600 people dead. In the Republicans' last foreign policy debate on Nov. 12, the question of Iran's efforts to acquire nuclear weapons dominated the discussion. ...
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The paper clip, 22 November
European Voice (blog)
He says that change in Syria is inevitable because President Bashar Assad can no longer be trusted. Le Monde and the other French papers give a large amount of space to the death of Danielle Mitterand, wife of the late French president Fran├žois ...
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Football: Khairul Wants Players To Forget Last Night's Game
Bernama
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 22 (Bernama) -- Olympic squad captain Khairul Fahmi Che Mat wants players to forget the SEA Games win over Indonesia last night to focus on the Olympic qualifying match against Syria tomorrow. Goalkeeper Khairul or Apek said the...
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Turkish PM calls on Syria's Assad to step down
Reuters AlertNet
ANKARA, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan called on Tuesday for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step down for the sake of peace in the region and to stop any more bloodshed. "Without spilling any more blood, without causing ...
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Deadline for Illinois Private Non-Profit Organizations To Apply for SBA ...
U.S. Politics Today
[read more] Should the international community be more active regarding the tense situation in Syria? (2011-11-06) No, it could do more harm than good. About US Politics Today Aimed at business leaders and global professionals worldwide, ...
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Study: Fox News Viewers Are Less Informed Than Those Who Don't Watch News at All
Death and Taxes
By Alex Moore Tuesday, November 22, 2011 Fox News viewers from the great state of New Jersey make for one of the most entertaining studies of the year. At least once a week the news cycle greets us with a new study—some more fatuous-sounding than ...
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Britain meets Syria opposition, condemns crackdown
Reuters Africa
By Stefano Ambrogi LONDON, Nov 21 (Reuters) - World powers will do as much as they can to turn up the heat on the Syrian government, British Foreign Secretary William Hague said on Monday, calling President Bashar al-Assad's crackdown on eight months ...
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"Arab Spring and Western-Islam relations"
NL-Aid
The only focus of the US is on Iran and Syria, two countries that the US and EU want to see regime changes so that both come under pro-Western influence and become more closely integrated economically, militarily and politically with the West. ...
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Oil prices may jump over USD 150 pb if Iran...
Kuwait News Agency
By Osama Jalal KUWAIT, Nov 22 (KUNA) -- Oil analysts could no longer anticipate oil prices levels after economic and political conditions reached "an area of the unknown, " an oil expert said Tuesday and noted that oil prices might sky-rocket over USD ...
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Nour El Shareef compares Bashar Al Asdad to Jamal Abd Al Naser
Al-Bawaba
According to the internet website MBC.net, in addition the website stated that Nour said that he will take part in the upcoming demonstrations that will take place on November 22 and will hold the flags of Syria and Egypt in addition to pictures of ...
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What's A Republican Jew To Do?
Tablet Magazine
By Marc Tracy|November 22, 2011 10:00 AM|0Leave a comment Tonight, DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, DC, will host the 303rd Republican debate (approximately), but only the second that will focus on national security/foreign policy issues. ...
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Europe needs bigger “firewall” to solve crisis - US ambassador
Europolitics.info
By Sarah Collins | Tuesday 22 November 2011 Europe needs to solve its debt crisis by building a "more significant" firewall, recapitalising its banks and dealing with problems in its weaker economies, the US ambassador to the EU has said. ...
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US Agriculture Futures Report
International Business Times
By Paul A. Ebeling, Jnr. | November 22, 2011 8:10 AM GMT Dec Wheat closed moderately lower on the session and is now down as much as 0.7475 from the Novhighs. Continued competition on exports and weakness in outside market forces helped to pressure ...
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War News Updates: Unrest In Syria -- News Updates November 22 ...
By War News Updates Editor
Tuesday, November 22, 2011 ... Turkish premier urges Syrian leader to step down -- USA Today/AP Turkish PM criticizes Assad after attack on Turkish pilgrims in Syria -- Washington Post Syria crisis: Turkish president demands change -- BBC ...
War News Updates
Syria Human Rights Resolution in the UN General Assembly's Third ...
By martincs
November 22, 2011. Today, the United Nations General Assembly spoke up for the people of Syria and against the Asad Regime, which has repeatedly gone to horrific lengths to silence dissent. By overwhelmingly adopting its first-ever ...
humanrights.gov
Syria Update: UN General Assembly Third Committee Passes ...
By ICRtoP
On 21 November, the Syrian envoy to the UN characterized the resolution as declaring “diplomatic war” against the country. The vote at the UNGA today was marked by strong regional support for the resolution, with Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, ...
ICRtoP Blog
Syria Today | 22 November 2011
Daily News Brief 22 November 2011 As Arab League deadline for Syria approaches, regional and international players make contingency plans Syria has two ...
www.syria-today.com/index.../17013-22-november-2011
Homs Today 22-11-2011 « Local coordination committees of Syria
Homs: Hawla: Recurring storming of the town with tanks and armored vehicles amidst heavy random gunfire lead to at least 3 wounded residents. Homs: Military ...
www.lccsyria.org/2712
The World Today - International screws tighten on Syria 22/11/2011
World leaders are increasing the pressure on the Syrian regime over its deadly crackdown on anti-government protests The Turkish prime minister is now ...
www.abc.net.au/worldtoday/content/2011/s3372830.htm
DAYR AZ-ZAWR (22/11/2011): At least 21 martyrs have fallen ...
DAYR AZ-ZAWR (22/11/2011): At least 21 martyrs have fallen across Syria today -... DAYR AZ-ZAWR (22/11/2011): At least 21 martyrs have fallen across.
www.r-shief.org/.../dayr-az-zawr-22-11-2011-least-21-martyrs...
Cyberwar explodes in Syria - CNN.com
By Ivan Watson, CNN. updated 1:44 PM EST, Tue November 22, 2011 ... "If you want to open Skype in Syria today, we cannot, because its blocked. And if it was ...
www.cnn.com/2011/11/22/world/meast/syria.../index.html
United Jerusalem - - Israel-News Today -- 11/22/2011
Opposition Meeting With British Highlights Syria's Isolation (NY) TIMES) By SEBNEM ARSU ISTANBULK, TURLEY 11/22/11) Source: ...
www.unitedjerusalem.org/index2.asp?id=1495067
Islam Times - Turkey tough-loving Syria?
Islam Times - In one of its latest moves against the Syrian government and in the name of “democracy” for the Syrian ... Today : Tuesday 22 November 2011 ...
www.islamtimes.org/vdcjyievauqevmz.92fu.txt
Turkish premier urges Syrian leader to step down - USA Today
Updated 11/22/2011 8:32 AM. Comments 1. BEIRUT (AP) – Turkey's prime minister said Tuesday that Syria's president must step down over the country's ...
www.usatoday.com/news/world/story/2011-11-22/.../1
Foreign Secretary welcomes UN condemnation of Syrian regime's ...
Foreign Secretary welcomes UN condemnation of Syrian regime's abuses. 22November 2011. Foreign Secretary William Hague was welcomed the passage of ...
ukeu.fco.gov.uk/en/news/?view=News&id=695777682
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