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Reuters journalist detained in Syria

April 2, 2011

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LONDON, April 2 | Sat Apr 2, 2011 10:17am EDT LONDON, April 2 (Reuters) – Reuters said on Saturday it was concerned for the safety of its photographer Khaled al-Hariri, who has been detained by Syrian authorities for five days. Hariri, 50, has a condition which needs daily medication. A Syrian national, he was last […]

Syria — Protests (2011)

March 26, 2011

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http://topics.nytimes.com/top/news/international/countriesandterritories/syria/index.html World > Countries and Territories > Syria Updated: March 25, 2011 Syria’s harsh and stagnant dictatorship at first seemed immune to the wave of unrest that swept through most of the Arab world after the revolution in Tunisia in January 2011. But in mid-March, demonstrations broke out in several cities, and grew rapidly after […]