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  • Sixty-five found executed in Syria’s Aleppo, activists say

    January 29, 2013 | 11:56 am

    At least 65 people were found shot dead with their hands bound in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on Tuesday in a "new massacre" in the near two-year revolt against President Bashar Assad, activists said.

    Opposition campaigners blamed the government but it was impossible to...

  • Syrian minister says gov’t will not use chemical weapons on rebels

    July 23, 2012 | 10:42 am

    Syria will only use its chemical weapons on threats from outside of the country, Syria’s Foreign Ministry said.

    Syrian Foreign Ministry spokesman Jihad Makdissi said Monday that the country’s chemical weapons are being guarded by the military, and that they would not be used against...

  • Syria reportedly moving chemical weapons

    July 13, 2012 | 10:21 am

    U.S. officials are warily watching as Syria begins moving undeclared chemical weapons out of its storage facilities.

    Syria’s Assad regime may be preparing to use the weapons against rebels fighting its control, or may be moving them to safeguard them against opponents and to...

  • Syria: Deal reached with Arab League on unrest

    November 1, 2011 | 1:10 pm

    Syria said on Tuesday it had reached a deal with an Arab League committee tasked with finding a way to end seven months of unrest and starting a dialogue between President Bashar al-Assad and his opponents.

    State media reported the deal, without giving details, saying an official...

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  • Iran will attend ‘12 Olympics despite ‘revolting’ logo

    March 14, 2011 | 10:26 am

    Iran said it will attend the 2012 Olympics in London despite its protest of the Games’ logo, which it says spells the word Zion.

    Bahram Afsharzadeh, the secretary general of Iran’s National Olympic Committee, on Sunday told Iran’s Press-TV that “we will participate and play...

  • Nakba Removal From Classrooms Spurs Threats

    September 2, 2009 | 8:45 pm

    Israeli Arab leaders threatened to “revolt” after Israel’s education chief said the word Nakba would be removed from their classrooms.

    Education Minister Gideon Sa’ar made his announcement Sunday as part of a briefing on the start of the 2009-2010 school year. Nakba, which...

  • The dark side of Chanukah

    December 23, 2008 | 5:36 pm

    Almost anyone who celebrates Chanukah today knows at least the rudimentary outline of its story. A righteous Judean clan in the 2nd century B.C.E. led an uprising against Greek-influenced Seleucid rulers who had desecrated the Temple and outlawed the traditional practices of Judaism....
  • Voter Revolt

    By Joyce Moed

    November 16, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    Alan David never gave his ballots a second thought after voting in dozens of presidential elections during the decades he lived in New York.

    Then, after moving here two years ago, he voted in Palm Beach County for the first time last week."I looked at the ballot and said, 'What the...

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