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Latest update : 2011-05-11

Is Asma al-Assad out of vogue?

INTERNATIONAL PRESS REVIEW, Wed., 11/5/2011: Vogue has ‘disappeared’ a fawning article on the Syrian first lady published online earlier this year. Also, The Times’ Martin Fletcher provides a rare glimpse of the tension in Syria’s third city Homs. Foreign journalists are currently not allowed into the country where violent demonstrations are being suppressed by the government. These and other stories in today’s international papers…

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Some articles from today’s international press review:
 
The Times: Exclusive: Witnessing the brutality of the Syrian regime
 
Gawker “Vogue Disappears Adoring Profile of Syrian Butcher’s Wife”
 
The Guardian: “Don’t abandon Afghanistan, plead generals”
 
New York Times: After Bin Laden, U.S. Reassesses Afghan Strategy
 
Daily Mail: “CIA will allow SOME lawmakers to see Osama Bin Laden death photos as president faces fresh calls to publish gory images”
 
New York Daily News: “Osama Bin Laden's estranged son says President Obama's no better than terror chief was”
 
Gawker: ‘Thousands’ Flee Rome in Anticipation of ‘Prophet-Predicted Quake’

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2016-05-02 Syria

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