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SYRIA: Politics trumps humanitarianism

SYRIA: Politics trumps humanitarianism

carolyn.simon@hrc.org August 31, 2012 0

DUBAI 31 August 2012 (IRIN) - This week’s media headlines about the Syrian crisis have focused on a walk-out by the Syrian delegation at the Non-Aligned Movement summit, after Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi

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ISRAEL-SYRIA: Could a new regime in Syria be good for the Golan Heights?

ISRAEL-SYRIA: Could a new regime in Syria be good for the Golan Heights?

August 21, 2012 0

MAJDAL SHAMS 21 August 2012 (IRIN) - The Syrian Druze communities of the occupied Golan Heights have traditionally supported Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. But they are increasingly divided over the conflict in their

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Briefing: The mounting Syrian refugee crisis

Briefing: The mounting Syrian refugee crisis

carolyn.simon@hrc.org August 20, 2012 0

DUBAI 20 August 2012 (IRIN) - Nearly a year and a half after the start of the Syrian uprising, tens of thousands of people have fled the country. Until recently, most found shelter

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SYRIA: Palestinians being drawn into the fight

SYRIA: Palestinians being drawn into the fight

August 14, 2012 0

BERLIN 14 August 2012 (IRIN) - When mortar shells slammed into Yarmouk, Syria’s largest Palestinian camp, in early August, many of Syria’s half a million Palestinian refugees saw it as a wake-up call.

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IRAQ-SYRIA: As Kurds enter the fray, risk of conflict grows

IRAQ-SYRIA: As Kurds enter the fray, risk of conflict grows

August 2, 2012 0

ERBIL/DOMIZ/BERLIN 02 August 2012 (IRIN) - The flag of Kurdistan is draped over the walls of public buildings in Afrin in northern Syria: After the security forces left the small town near the

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