Monday, April 25, 2011

Top Stories April 25, 2011

ArabNews (Saudi Arabia):  Strike on Qaddafi compound badly damages buildings - NATO air strikes hit the compound.  No word on Qaddafi's whereabouts.

Lebanon Daily Star:  Bodies on streets as Syrian army storms Daraa - Security forces are shooting first in Daraa and other towns.  They even laid siege to a mosque.

Haaretz (Israel):  At least 18 said killed as Syrian forces in tanks, APCs fire on protesters - Syria has also closed border crossings with Jordan.  There appears to be some kind of "major security operation" taking place.  The US may start sanctions against Syria.

Turkish Daily News:  Bodies in streets as Syrian troops sweep into Daraa - The situation is very bad there.

Gulf Daily News (Bahrain):  Powering Ahead! - More infrastructure projects are being built.  Let's not talk about any protests or unrest.  Instead we'll have a patriotic celebration.

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