On Thursday, the UN Security Council is going to debate a proposal to extend the mandate of the UN observers in Syria.
The current mandate expires next Sunday. Read more…
August 14, 2012
Foreign Ministers of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation have suspended Syria’s membership in the organization.
The decision comes just ahead of Wednesday’s summit of the OIC in Mecca, which is expected to float the so-called “Islamic initiative” on ending the Syrian conflict. It reportedly boils down to applying the Read more…
Dhul Ka-caagan Duulimaadka La’aanteed Wey Adag Tahay Dhaqdhaqaaqa Falaagada ee Gudaha Suuriya – Hog. Mucaaradka
Laaska News August 13, 2012
Absence of a no-fly zone hindered rebel movements in Syria – opposition leader
Falaagada Suuriya ee u dagaalamaysa si ay xukunka uga tuuraan Madaxweyne Bashar Al Asad ayaa sheegay inay ubaahan yihiin deegaan ka caagan duulimaadka oo ay dush ka ilaaliyaan ciidamo shisheeye iyo meel u nabdoona una dhaw xuduudaha ay la wadaagaan Urdun iyo Turkiga, hogaamiyaha mucaaradka Suuriya ayaa sheegay Axaddii. Read more…
Laaska News August 12, 2012
US, Turkey can impose no-fly zone on Syria
US, Turkey cooperate on Syria
The United States and Turkey have agreed to cooperate in dealing with worst-case scenarios in Syria, including a possible chemical weapons attack.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu discussed the situation in Syria in Istanbul on Saturday. Read more…
The Syrian government forces have occupied central areas of Syria’s northern capital of Aleppo and are now involved in fights against rebels. The operation could last for several days due to high-densityresidences in the city. Read more…
The Voice of Russia Radio Company has managed to reach the commander of the Free Syrian Army Riad al-Asaad and get an exclusive interview about the course of military operations.
The colonel has been in Turkey since he deserted from the Syrian army in the summer of 2011. He says that the fight for Syria is continuing, and the statements about Al-Qaeda terrorists inside the Free Syrian Army are made up. Read more…
Laaska News August 9, 2012
The interim authorities in Libya have handed over power to a nationally-elected assembly. But as numerous rival armed groups control most of Libya, the escalation of violence continues against a background of an increasingly divided nation. Read more…
Laaska News August 7, 2012
Ra’iisal Wasaarihii goostay ee Suuriya Riyad Hijab ayaa la sheegay inuu katagayo ama ka tagay Urdun kuna sii jeedo Qadar, sida Telefishanka Al Carabiya uu sheegay isagoo soo xiganaya Afhayeen.
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Defecting Syrian prime minister Riyad Hijab will leave Jordan and head to Qatar, al-Arabiya news channel said, quoting his spokesman.
An official source in the Jordanian capital Amman confirmed that Hijab had gone over to the opposition seeking to topple President Bashar al-Assad after fleeing across the border with his family. Read more…
Aug. 5, 2012
“Sudan and South Sudan agree to end conflict over oil” – Related Articles
ADDIS ABABA, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) — Sudan and South Sudan have reached an oil agreement before adjourning to around Aug. 22 for the final phase of negotiations on outstanding issues, Thabo Mbeki, African Union (AU) Chief Mediator, told reporters on Saturday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Read more…
Russian warships can dock in Syria for resupply - Ministry of Defense
Russia denies warships heading for Syria
Russia’s Defence Ministry has denied reports that large landing ships of the Northern Fleet carrying marines had planned to visit Syria’s Tartus port. Read more…