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…

‘Maghreb and European states exchange lists of Jihadists,’ Hespress (Morocco), 5 May 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
Western European and North African countries have begun to regularly exchange intelligence related to “jihadist” fighters making their way to Syria.– – – دول مغاربية وأوربية تتبادل قوائم جهاديين ٥ مايو ٢٠١٤ تتبادل 11 دولة 4 منها في المغرب العربي، و7 في غرب أوروبا المعلومات بصفة دورية حول…

‘Death of Moroccan football player Ayoub Shatof in the ongoing war in Syria,’ Ariffino (Morocco), 27 April 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
A young Moroccan footballer from the German Bundesliga died fighting in Syria last week. Ayoub Shatof underwent training in Turkey before joining the fight against Bashar al-Assad’s forces.– – – – مقتل اللاعب الناظوري بالبوندسليغا أيوب شعطوف في الحرب الدائرة بسوريا ٢٧ أبريل ٢٠١٤ أفادت مصادر مقربة من…

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…

‘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…