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Palestinian Researcher: A criminal Scheme Targets Syria for Serving Israel

 DAMASCUS,(ST)_ Palestinian  Researcher Saeed Dudin who is also the  Director  of the "One World Foundation for Research and Information "  stressed  that there is a global fascist criminal scheme aims  at the destruction of the  very structure and components  of the Syrian state, and that the  West and NATO pushed their  mercenaries in Syria towards the destruction of the Syrian  infrastructure  for serving the Israeli interests in the region.

"There is a  fascist criminal scheme to destroy Syria's economic and socio-cultural structure to bring it back to the Middle Ages . And this will not work." Dudin added In a telephone conversation with Syrian TV on Friday.

The Palestinian researcher stressed that the conflict in the region is taking place on a central issue of   either sovereignty or subjugation, pointing out that Qatar's rulers resorted to recruiting, arming and funding mercenaries, to  commit crimes and massacres against the Syrian people, adding that the Syrians  will emerge victorious against  the plot sooner or later.

Dudin ridiculed sheikhdoms that talk about democracy in Bilad al-Chaam : "the most reactionary , backward and bloody  countries  are talking about democracy in Bilad al-Chaam. This is  extremely farce. They  want to pledge the will of the Syrian people to the outside as they did for  their own people." He explained.


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Erdogan Government Held Responsible for Escalating the Situation in Syria

ANKARA,(ST)_ Leader of the Turkish  Republican People 's Opposition Party,  Kamal Keli_dar Ihsanoglu,  stressed that the government of  the Turkish Justice and Development Party and the Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan  are responsible for aggravating the situation in Syria, wondering about the reasons behind the Turkish government intervention in Syria   and becoming  part " of the conflict" inside it.

In a speech , he delivered during his visit to the city of Malatya , issued by  the Turksih "Bnichag" paper, Keli_dar Ihsanoglu,   noted  that the government of the Justice and Development  ruling party provides arms and money to one of the parties in Syria and incite them   " to kill their brothers " and called this  activity  " foreign policy."

He continued  that the policy pursued by the Government of the Justice and Development Party is harmful  for the  Turkish and Syrian peoples, alike , and  caused damages to businessmen and  exporters in the two countries , while the arms dealers are the winners.

Keli_dar Davutoglu  made it clear that that the Government of the Justice and Development Party usurps the right of the  Turkish citizen, who  is afraid to express his opinion, stressing that Turkey needs a new administration , a new political concept ,   and both democracy and freedom.


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Almanar TV and Noor Radio" has won six awards

The Lebanese Communication Group, “Al-Manar TV and Noor Radio” has won six awards at the Arab Radio and Television festival in its fifteenth session held in Tunisia, organized by the Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU) in cooperation with the Tunisian Radio and Television association between 23 and 27 December 2012.

The festival covered a number of events including programs production market, media specialized seminars and the festival contest, as well as honoring a number of media and artistic figures on the occasion of declaring 2012 the year of Arab Radios.

Ten Arab personalities were honored of Tunisian, Moroccan, Algerian, Kuwaiti, Sudanese and Lebanese nationalities, including Al-Noor Radio General Manager Youssef al-Zein.

As for competitions during the festival, more than 185 works have competed – divided into five radio categories and seven TV’s – where a number of media organizations and Arab production companies participated from 17 different Arab states.

Al-Manar has won three silver awards for the following categories:

Documentaries and Special Programs on Palestinian Cause: Silver award for “Here Palestine” program – “March of Return” episode, prepared by Ghabi Jaafar, presented by Zeinab Mantash and directed by Hasan Ataya.

TV News Reports: Silver award for “Shreim Family” report by Youssef Sheito.

Single Evening: Silver award for “Fasting of Jihad”, scenario by Salwa Saab and directed by Mohammad Nasreddine.

Al-Noor radio has also gained three awards for the following categories:

Kids’ Programs: Golden award for “Our Story is the Story” program, presented by Iman Osaili, directed by Haysam Ammar.

Radio News Reports: Silver award for “Palestinian Farmers Sufferings in the Gaza Strip” report, by Fadi Obeid.

Youth Programs: Bronze Award for “Youth Initiatives” program, presented by Fatima Bziea and directed by Maysa Ammar.



Syrians living inside Syria represent their country, says Iran's Ambassador

BEIRUT,(ST)_Iran's Ambassador in Beirut says that it is known for everyone that  the majority of the Syrian people want reforms led by President Bashar al-Assad. 

Ghazanfar Roknabadi told reporters after a meeting with Head of Reform and Change Bloc MP Michel Aoun on Friday that his country is keen on the Syrian people's determination and will.

"We follow popular demands and those of the Syrian people.We depend on the fact that the Syrian people living inside Syria represent their country," the ambassador said.

He added reports reveal that 59% of gunmen in Syria have come from outside Syria.

Roknabadi said:" what is important for Iran is to preserve human values and respect Man plus peoples' demands."

The Iranian 6-points  plan to solve the crisis in Syria has focused on importance of dialogue and organizing honest elections.

The ambassador said the 2nd meeting of national dialogue is due to be held soon in Damascus and it will lead to form a national reconciliation committee.

Iran's policy

Meanwhile, the Iranian Foreign Ministry's spokesman said the western countries do not want to solve the crisis in Syria and restore stability to it because they seek to serve the Zionist entity's interest.

Ramin Mehmanparast underscored that Iran's policy is based on defending the Syrian people's rights, halting violence, holding national dialogue and restoring stability to Syria without foreign intervention, according to Iran's Mehr News Agency.


Saudi regime forces shoot dead a protester in Qatif

At least one protester has been shot dead by the Al Saud regime forces during a demonstration to demand the release of political prisoners in the country’s oil-rich Eastern Province.

Local activists said on Friday that the Saudi regime forces opened fire on demonstrators in the Qatif district, east of the capital, Riyadh, killing 18-year-old Ali al-Marar.

According to local reports, several others were also injured and arrested during the demonstration that, once again, called on the regime to stop cracking down on protesters.

Activists further said that security forces in two vehicles had shot "indiscriminately" at the demonstrators in the central part of Qatif. The forces had also reportedly opened fire at the people on rooftops.

Saudi Arabia’s oil-rich Eastern Province has been rocked by anti-regime protests since February 2011.

Saudi protesters have held demonstrations on an almost regular basis mainly in the Qatif region and the town of Awamiyah in Eastern Province. Their primary demands are the release of all political prisoners, social justice and an end to systematic discrimination.

However, the demonstrations have turned into protests against the repressive Al Saud regime, especially since November 2011, when Saudi security forces killed five protesters and injured many others in the province.

According to Human Rights Watch, the Saudi regime “routinely represses expression critical of the government."