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#Syria’s Largest Opposition Coalition divided and failing- Al-Ahram Weekly

Rivalries and bickering are ripping apart the largest opposition coalition in Syria and may further undermine its credibility, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus. Squabbles, rivalry and discontent dominated recent meetings of the National Coalition of Revolution and Opposition Forces (NCSROF), … Continue reading

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Egypt cabinet approves new ‘terrorist entities’ law – Politics – Egypt – Ahram Online

Egypt cabinet approves new ‘terrorist entities’ law – Politics – Egypt – Ahram Online.

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Is Egypt on its path to becoming another Pakistan?

A series of developments in Egypt indicate that Islamist opposition groups (specifically the Muslim Brotherhood) are taking their battles to the streets of Cairo and other governorates. The lynching of a taxi driver by the Brotherhood supporters, the acid attack … Continue reading

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Update on Syria

 The scramble for Geneva II  [http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/insidesyria/2013/10   /scramble-geneva-ii-2013102783211692626.html] Who’s Who: The Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) [http://www.syrianobserver.com/Who%27s/Opp_Who/Whos+Who+The+Islamic+State+of+Iraq+and+alSham+ISIS] Unifying Syria’s Rebels: Saudi Arabia Joins the Fray [http://carnegie-mec.org/2013/10/28/unifying-syria-s-rebels-saudi-arabia-joins-fray/greh] Saudi religious leader urges youths not to fight in Syria [http://uk.reuters.com/article/2013/10/28/uk-syria-crisis-saudi-idUKBRE99R10A20131028] Kurdish militants … Continue reading

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Syria opposition group shaken by rebel rejection

Syria opposition group shaken by rebel rejection AFP – Syria’s main opposition group has lost its bargaining power ahead of any potential peace conference, after rebels withdrew their support and a UN resolution failed to meet its expectations. With talks … Continue reading

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