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Russia says US, allies turned down proposal on Syria

Press TV – February 5, 2016

Russia says the United States and its western allies rejected Moscow’s proposal to form an advisory center in Jordan for coordinating actions in Syria.

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Turkey, Saudi Arabia 'Indirectly Invaded' Syria Long Ago

Sputnik – February 7, 2016

Turkey and Saudi Arabia are apparently ready to send ground forces to the Syrian battlefield, but although a direct invasion has not yet been launched, an indirect one is already happening, political scientist Yuri Pochta told Radio Sputnik.

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War Crimes

Al-Moallem Responds to Saudi Threats: Aggressors to Go Home in Coffins

Local Editor

Syrian FM Walid al-Moallem said Saturday that the delegation of the Syrian Arab Republic to the Syrian-Syrian dialogue in Geneva showed belief in Syrians right and Syria’s future. 385 more words

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3D Calligraphy by Tolga Girgin

Istanbul-based graphic designer Tolga Girgin experiments with 3D calligraphic letterforms by adding shading and photographing his pieces from just the right perspective. The effect is uncanny as the logos, words, and figures seem to curl up and hover just above the page of his sketchbook.

Art

Shedding our Skins

Our second day in Istanbul found us crossing the Galata bridge and climbing a rather steep incline to get a glimpse of the Galata tower and secure our tickets for the Whirling Dervishes that evening.   757 more words

Turkey