Syria

‘Al-Assad warns that terrorism will spread to countries “supporting and developing” it,’ El Watan (Egypt), 18 June 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
While meeting with a North Korean delegation in Damascus, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad warned the West and Arab Gulf monarchies that their support for “terrorist groups” in the ongoing Syrian conflict will bring terrorism to their countries.– – – – الأسد يحذر من أن الإرهاب سيطال الدول الحاضنة…

Syria

‘Syrian crisis: Implementation of Homs truce delayed for logistical reasons,’ BBC Arabic (London), 6 May 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
Reports out of Syria say that the implementation of a truce and the exit of fighters from the Old City of Homs has been delayed.– – – الأزمة السورية: تأجيل تنفيذ اتفاق هدنة حمص لأسباب لوجستية ٦ مايو ٢٠١٤ تفيد الأنباء الواردة من سوريا بأنه تم تأجيل تنفيذ…

Syria

‘330 barrel bombs dropped on Darayya over a span of 50 days,’ Al-Jazeera (Qatar), 29 March 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
? See video transcription and translation below. ___________________________________ Transcription إلقاء ٣٣٠ برميلا متفجرا خلال ٥٠ يوما علی درايا داريا، أقرب الضواحي إلی مدينة دمشق وهي لا تبعد أكثر من ثمانية كيلومترات يؤثق تقرير للشبكة السورية لحقوق الإنسان القصف الذي تعرّضت له هذه الضاحية ببراميل متفجرة خلال الفترة ما…

Syria

‘World Federation of Trade Unions condemns American aggression against Syria,’ Tishreen (Syria), 21 February 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
The World Federation of Trade Unions has reconfirmed its solidarity with the Syrian people to shape their own present and future, Syrian state media outlet “Tishreen” reports. Sticking to the usual line, foreign intervention (led by the US and a number of European states, as well as Israel…

‘Saudi Arabia requests emergency United Nations session on Syria,’ al-Arabiya (Saudi Arabia), 9 February 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
Saudi Arabia’s permanent mission to the United Nations has requested an emergency session to be held in order to listen to reports from a number heads of UN departments and international organizations on the situation in Syria. – السعودية تطلب جلسة طارئة للأمم المتحدة حول سوريا ٩ فبراير…