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Latest update : 2013-05-29

Syria: is a war of words turning into an arms race?

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, Weds. 29/05/13: International papers focus on a war of words over selling arms to Syria. The Guardian say Russia, Britain and France aren’t paving the way to a ceasefire like they say they are. Also, L’Orient le Jour says Hezbollah leader Nasrallah is playing with fire by intervening in the Syrian conflict. Asharq al-Awsat says he has ignited a sectarian fire in the region.

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Some articles from today’s international press review:

THE GUARDIAN: “Arms Sans Frontières”

L’ORIENT LE JOUR: "Au feu !"

ASHARQ AL-AWSAT: “Will Nasrallah invite Assad to Beirut?”

INDEPENDENT: “What the Hell? Vatican caught in two minds over damnation for non-believers” 

CHRISTIAN POST: “Atheists are still going to hell”

CHINA DAILY: “Never too old to learn new tricks”

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