Articles by Daniel Tovrov
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U.N. Delays Syria Vote As Russia Stands Firm

Russia has already said it would to veto the resolution, which first proposed by Britain, the United States, France and Germany. China is expected to vote against the draft as well.
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Syria's Chemical Weapons Are Jordan's Problem

Jordan has taken all necessary measures to defend itself from a possible chemical weapons attack by its neighbor Syria, which is believed to have one of the biggest stockpiles in the world.

One Million Refugees Have Left Somalia: UN

While the world's deadliest famine has officially ended, remaining food shortages coupled with insecurity and fighting between African Union forces and militant group al-Shabab have wreaked...
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Fighting In Damascus Intensifies Yet Again

Because of Syria's prohibitions on media, details of what is actually happening on the ground vary, but by all accounts Tuesday's fighting was the heaviest to hit the capital since the...

Mubarak Returns To Cairo Prison

Ex-Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak was taken back to Cairo's Tora Prison on Monday evening after Prosecutor-General Abdel-Meguid Mahmoud ordered that the ailing former president could no...

Palenstians Visit Jailed Relatives In Israel

The family members of 24 prisoners were escorted by bus by the Israel Prisons Service to Ramun prison in southern Israel, about two hours away from Gaza, as part of a deal to end a months-long...
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Russia Calls For Syrian Ceasefire

Speaking before scheduled talks with Kofi Annan, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told reporters that only a simultaneous end to violence is possible, followed by a simultaneous pullout of...