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The Arab League mission arrived in Syria five days ago, where the 60 observers (photo, from lefigaro.fr) are to verify the implementation of a peace plan which requires the end of all violence, the withdrawal of troops from the streets and the release of political prisoners. (more…)

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US President Barack Obama (photo, from bbcimg.co.uk) gave a key speech at the State Department in Washington on Thursday, in which he developed his vision of the future for the American diplomacy in the Middle East and North Africa. (more…)

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Two days after his government passed a law lifting emergency rule, Syrian president Bashar al-Assad has signed decrees ending it, which was a key demand of protesters who took to the streets over recent weeks (photo, from bbcimg.co.uk). (more…)

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After a meeting on Tuesday, Syrian president Bashar al-Assad accepted his government’s resignation, as part of promised reforms. (more…)

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For a second day running protesters gathered in the Syrian capital Damascus (map) to demand the release of political prisoners, defying a ban on demonstrations. (more…)

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George W.Bush’s memoir will be released soon, and in it the former US president (photo, from rfi.fr) says Israel wanted him to bomb a suspected Syrian nuclear facility.

A copy of the book was obtained by Reuters news agency. (more…)

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Israeli troops guarding the country’s border with Jordan have been fired at from across the border, said Israeli army.

No one was hurt in the attack on Tuesday, said an Israeli army spokesperson. (more…)

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