Monthly Archives: "September 2012"

Since the 18-month long unrest has started, several Syrian sites that are under the UNESCO protection have been affected or even destroyed. The latest great loss is the ancient covered market, or souk, in which...

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The struggle between government forces and rebels continues in Syria’s commercial hub, the city of Aleppo, as this is considered to be the decisive battle that will put an end to the long-lasting and violent...

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South Sudan President Salva Kiir Mayardit and his Sudanese counterpart Omer Al-Bashir have officially signed a host of agreements on border security, economic and citizenship issues but they confirmed that a deal could not be...

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The UNHCR stated that the number of people that choose to leave Syria is growing rapidly, as the crisis in the area is far from over. Hundreds of people die every day, and by the...

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The leaders of Sudan and South Sudan have resumed talks in Addis Ababa, giving another try in order to discuss and resolve their long-lasting disputes over border demarcation, oil share revenues and citizenship. Other issues...

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Plan B for Syria

Syria: „Plan B”

September 26, 2012

Although the international community is still divided, Prime Minister of Qatar Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim al-Thani declared that the European and Arab powers must think of another solution to the Syrian crisis, in case the...

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After the International bodies, including the United Nations and the African Union, have urged Sudan and South Sudan to reach a comprehensive agreement, the leaders of Sudan and South Sudan have resumed talks in Addis...

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The US government has expressed its deep concern about the governance of South Sudan and has warned that failure to uphold democratic principles will result in the “immediate loss” of US foreign assistance. American ambassador...

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Syrian governmental forces are bombarding areas of the city Aleppo, areas considered to be controlled by the opposition. Activists say that in several districts of the city there were fights between the opposition and the...

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The UN Security Council expressed deep concerns on the issue of the Iran Nuclear Program. This program was started with the help of the United States in the 1950s as a part of a larger...

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