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Assad could be classified as a war criminal – Clinton

Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Comments off

By: RT
With the US labeling the Syrian President as a “war criminal” and France calling for his prosecution in the International Criminal Court, the West appears to be ratcheting up its rhetoric against the Syrian government. Read more…

Syria gears up for referendum

Saturday, February 25, 2012 Comments off

War-torn Syria is gearing up for an unprecedented referendum on a new draft constitution that would put an end to five decades of single-party rule. But the opposition is calling on the population to boycott the vote, which is set for Sunday. Read more…

US, UK warn Israel against ‘premature’ attack on Iran

Monday, February 20, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Feb. 20, 2012.

British Foreign Secretary William Hague. (Reuters / Mike Hutchings) 

The US and Britain have urged Israel not to attack Iran’s nuclear sites. And while the West shares Israel’s unfounded belief that Tehran is developing nukes, top officials say a direct military response would be unwise – at this point in time. Read more…

Iran to conduct joint exercises with Syria?

Sunday, February 19, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Feb. 19, 2012

Iranian patrol frigate Alvand transits through the Suez Canal on February 22, 2011. (AFP PHOTO/STR)  – RT

An Iranian flotilla has arrived in a Syrian port to provide maritime training to the country’s navy, media reports. It’s only the second time Iranian warships have sailed through the Suez Canal into the Mediterranean. Read more…

Friendly advice: France, UK to command ousting of Assad?

Saturday, February 18, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Feb. 18, 2012

Nicolas Sarkozy (R) and David Cameron (AFP Photo / Lionel Bonaventure)

Coordinating help for Syrian opposition was high on the list in Paris talks between the French and British leaders on Friday. Anti-government troops lack unity and training, so sending military advisors could change the situation, the sides agreed. Read more…

US strike group simulates war with Iran off Florida coast?

Tuesday, February 7, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Feb. 7, 2012

The aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (AFP Photo / US Navy)

The American aircraft carrier USS Enterprise and its strike group are running naval drills off the US East coast ahead of deployment to the Persian Gulf. And the drill scenario seems to indicate potential conflict with Iran. Read more…

Russia, China veto UNSC resolution on Syria – Why they did so?

Sunday, February 5, 2012 Comments off

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Why they did so?
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Russia, China veto UN Security Council resolution on Syria

Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin. (Reuters / Keith Bedford) -RT

The United Nations Security Council has voted on a draft resolution concerning the ongoing violence in Syria. Read more…

Libyan shadow over UNSC – RT

Thursday, February 2, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Feb. 2, 2012

Locals and journalists gather around a destroyed house in the Libyan coatal town of Zliten, 150 kilometres (95 miles) east of Tripoli, that a government official said was destroyed in a NATO attack (AFP Photo / Imed Lamloum)

The way some UN Security Council members used the body’s resolutions on Libya to justify their backing for rebel forces in the country has created an obstacle to dealing with the civil conflict in Syria, India’s Ambassador to the UN has told RT. Read more…

Tortured freedom: Libya’s new rulers resort to old tactics – RT

Friday, January 27, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Jan 27, 2012

Tripoli: A female inmate of the infamous Djeida prison. (AFP Photo / Marco Longari)

Despite the changes sweeping Libya, violence and bloodshed have not stopped. In shocking revelations, military and security forces stand accused of torturing detainees to death. Rights groups say Libya’s new rulers have not addressed the problem. Read more…

Dagaalka Buuhoodle:Weerarkii Somaliland,Jilib Dhiggii Reer Buuhoodle,Qasaaraha

Friday, January 27, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Jan 27, 2012

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Wararka nagasoo gaaraya deegaanka Buuhoodle ayaa kusoo waramaya in ciidamada Soomaaliland ay weerarka soo qaadeen dagaalkii shalay dhacay iyagoo ku hubaysan tikniko fara badan,dadka deegaanka reer buuhoodlana ay jilibka u dhigeen ama guul ama geeri,halkaana uu ka dhacay sidaannu horay u sheegnay qasaare lixaadleh oo Read more…