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Liz Sly
Washington Post Beirut bureau chief covering Syria, Lebanon, Iraq and beyond. RT=Gosh, hmm or huh. Favorites are my filing cabinet.
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Liz Sly 1d
Ha. Some of the Syria election slogans tweeted for the hashtag, plus that cool poster
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Liz Sly 1d
Precisely why it was preposterous RT “: Logically they already will be dead, never does think logically.”
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Liz Sly 1d
Clarification: I tweeted the Press TV report on Saudi & Homs because it seemed amusingly preposterous, not because I think it is true.
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Liz Sly 1d
Voting, voting everywhere, but not a drop of democracy in sight. on the Arab election season
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Liz Sly 1d
Saudi Arabia threatens Homs fighters with death if they are defeated by the regime (Press TV)
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Liz Sly 1d
The Saudi envoy to Tehran embraces Rafsanjani, invites him to Riyadh. A sight to behold. Ht
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Liz Sly 1d
Look at the soldiers run MT : suicide bomber filmed blowing himself up at a Shia university, Baghdad
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Syria Direct 1d
Rebels have withdrawn from Jeb al-Jandali in Tues due to "lack of enough rebels to cover the space."
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Liz Sly 2d
Brilliant story by NPR's on the extortion rackets in Mosul that sustain ISIS's operations.
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Good take on the likelihood that France & Spain paid ransom to ISIS for 7 journalists in Syria, by
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Liz Sly 2d
Overseas voting in the Syrian election will be at embassies on May 28. Will 1 million refugees converge on Yarze?
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Liz Sly 2d
The family of kidnapped activist Razan Zaitouneh holds IF's Zahran Alloush "fully responsible" for her welfare
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Liz Sly 2d
As Syria sets June 3 date for elections that Assad will surely win, a US official says he has to go. By
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Liz Sly 2d
As Syria sets election date, read on how UN aid is promoting relocation from rebel to regime areas.
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Liz Sly 2d
A bevy (?) of key Mideast elections coming up: Lebanon, Iraq, Egypt, Syria, Turkey. Will anything change? Unlikely.
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Lina Sergie Attar 4d
What was lost here was the world's loss not just 's. The Old City of today.
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Liz Sly 5d
Yes RT : seems to have slipped off the front page with - truly appalling"
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Liz Sly 17 Apr
Did the failure of Saudi Prince Bandar's effotts to topple Assad cost him his job? Good analysis by the National
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Liz Sly 17 Apr
Does the US have a deliberate strategy to let Syria die? Or does it not have a strategy? Fred Hof says: the latter
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Liz Sly 17 Apr
A child injured by a barrel bomb in heavy fighting in Aleppo tdy, from a brave US doctor who is treating the injured
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