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Two Western journalists dead, Syria’s Homs pounded

By AFP DAMASCUS: Two Western journalists were killed Wednesday as Syrian regime forces pounded the rebel city of Homs for a 19th straight day, activists said, while calls mounted for a truce to allow in humanitarian aid. The latest barrage came a day after security forces killed at least 68 people across Syria, bringing the …

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Arab silence at Syria crackdown speaks volumes

By Tom Pfeiffer and Shaimaa Fayed / Reuters CAIRO: Arab governments were swift to condemn Libya’s Moammar Qaddafi in February when he tried to crush a popular uprising with machineguns and heavy artillery. Now, as Syria’s Bashar Al-Assad uses tanks and live bullets to smash a wave of street protests, the relative silence from Arab capitals …

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