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How economic sanctions affect Syria

Jul 19, 2012
At the UN today, the Security Council is expected to vote today on economic sanctions against Syria, in an effort to help end the 16 month conflict between the government of Bashar Al-Assad and rebel forces. But will more economic sanctions work?
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Russia likely to continue supplying arms to Syria

Jul 17, 2012
The U.S. has been pressing Russia to stop sending arms to Syria for much of the 16-month conflict between the government and opposition forces. Russia has said it will not make any new deals with Syria, but it looks like arms will continue to flow.
Posted In: syria, Russia, Vladimir Putin
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Venezuela sends diesel to Syria, tests will for sanctions

Jul 10, 2012
Opposition supporters report more than 17,000 people have been killed during the 16-month uprising against the Syrian government. Today the Wall Street Journal is reporting that the Syrian regime is getting help from Venezuela in the form of diesel.
Posted In: diesel, venezuela, syria
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Tensions growing between Turkey and Syria

Jun 27, 2012
The 15-month uprising in Syria has been especially worrisome for Turkey -- which shares a border -- now more than ever after Syria shot down a Turkish military plane last Friday. Before the conflict, the two had been trading partners.
Posted In: syria, turkey
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Russian ship with helicopters for Syria turns around

Jun 20, 2012
The U.S. and Europe are focused on diplomacy and sanctions to stem violence in Syria -- and perhaps force the current regime from power. One problem is Russia's alleged supply of arms to the government there. But Western diplomats have discovered a vulnerability: every weapons-carrying ship has to carry insurance.
Posted In: Russia, syria, weapons, insurance
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In Turkey, a Syrian doctor aids his countrymen

Jun 11, 2012
A Syrian doctor in Istanbul set up a free hospital to treat Syrian opposition fighters, but middlemen ripped off his patients.
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Syria further isolated after latest killings

May 29, 2012
The U.S., Britain and other nations will expel Syrian diplomats after a weekend massacre in the country, but sanctions so far haven’t been effective.
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White House targets nations that oppress using tech

Apr 24, 2012
President Obama has announced a new policy aimed at punishing countries like Syria and Iran that practice violence after gathering information about citizens online.
Posted In: syria, Iran, Obama, geek chow, Tech Vegetables, Intel
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Foreign chains struggling in Syria

Apr 4, 2012
The economic and social unrest in Syria is making it difficult for foreign businesses, like KFC, Cinnabon and United Colors of Benetton, to expand there.
Posted In: syria, KFC
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U.N. Human Rights Council condemns Syria

Mar 1, 2012
The U.N. Human Rights Council voted today to condemn the Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad. The council says the regime's attacks against its own citizens may amount to crimes against humanity.
Posted In: syria, Bashar al-Assad, United Nations, human rights

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