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Envoy killed in a ‘parallel universe’

By ORIENTAL REVIEW

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

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Envoy killed in a ‘parallel universe’

The Russian ambassador was killed in Ankara on the evening of Dec. 19 .  The killer, a 22-year-old Turkish graduate of the police academy who had been fired in July after being deemed untrustworthy, fired 11 bullets into the ambassador’s back as he finished addressing the attendees at the opening of the Russia Through Turkish […]

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What the election results tell about the reality of war-torn Syria

By Ken STONE (Canada)

Monday, April 18, 2016

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What the election results tell about the reality of war-torn Syria

Tuesday’s Syrian election was a vote of confidence by the Syrian people in their government. 5,085,444 voters cast their ballots out of a possible 8,834,994 eligible voters. The overall participation rate of 58% (virtually identical to Canada’s last federal election) exceeded the government’s expectations in most places but was low in others. For example, it […]

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Syria: why the West meddling into a 3000 years old realm has failed

By Judith BELLO (USA)

Sunday, November 8, 2015

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Syria: why the West meddling into a 3000 years old realm has failed

Earlier this week I attended a panel on the ‘Syrian Refugee Crisis’ at a college about 50 miles from my home at Rochester, NY where there would be 2 other speakers, both professors at a school.   One was a philosophy professor who spoke about the ethics of war, and the other a historian who spoke […]

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International observers endorse Syrian elections

By Eva BARTLETT (Canada)

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

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International observers endorse Syrian elections

Syria’s first multi-candidate presidential election in more than 40 years has begun earlier today. Facing strong and mostly hypocritical critisism from the West, the poll is about to demonstrate the real scale of public support President Assad is enjoying inside the country, heroically resisting foreign-sponsored aggression for more than three years. Expected pro-Assad voting in […]

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Nobel Peace Laureate: “Mother Agnes is bringing to America the story of Syria”

By Mairead MAGUIRE (Northern Ireland)

Monday, November 4, 2013

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Nobel Peace Laureate: “Mother Agnes is bringing to America the story of Syria”

Open Letter to the American people from Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Laureate My dear friends, As a teenager living in Belfast, I admired the American Peace Movement and many prominent figures within it. Fifty years later, two of the most inspiring people still remembered across the world are Americans: Martin Luther King and Dorothy Day. […]

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