999606_501558529933943_1497895926_n October 1, 2014

Al-Jaafari: There is moral problem with how the UN Secretariat is dealing with terrorism in Syria

October 31, 2014
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New York, SANA Syria’s Permanent representative to the United Nations Dr. Bashar al-Jaafari said that there is a moral problem regarding the way in which the United Nations Secretariat is dealing with terrorism in Syria. Al-Jaafari’s remark was made in a statement following a meeting of the UN Security Council on Thursday to discuss issues […]

Posted in: Syria, United Nations

Civil Democratic Gathering of Syrian Kurds: Ayn al-Arab will continue to raise the Syrian flag

October 31, 2014
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31/10/2014 Damascus, SANA The Civil Democratic Gathering of Syrian Kurds said that the steadfastness of the people of Ayn al-Arab in the face of terrorists is a form of expression of the Syrian Kurds’ commitment to their affiliation to their homeland Syria. In a statement at a press conference on the sideline of an event […]

Posted in: Syria

Iran’s Deputy FM Warns against West’s Plots for Syria in Kobani

October 31, 2014
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Editorial Comment: Today’s statement confirms the alliance between the YPG-YPJ defense forces and the FSA, which effectively reduces their status to that of  a Turkish-US-NATO counter-revolutionary proxy army that will serve imperialist interests in the region. An earlier article I published stated: “The reason why the Kurds of Kobani are to be sacrificed stems from […]

Posted in: Syria

EU Lawyers Appeal to Delist the PKK

October 31, 2014
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European lawyers appeal for the removal of the from the EU Terror List European Association of Lawyers for Democracy and World Human Rights (ELDH), a non-profit progressive organization which presently unites lawyers in 18 European countries, has issued an appeal calling for the removal of the from the EU Terror List, lifting of the activity […]

Syria condemns Turkish government’s violation of its border in Ayn al-Arab area

October 31, 2014
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Syria, the Ministry stressed, will continue working to thwart the “dangerous plot” of the Turkish government and affirms its support for its people in Ayn al-Arab. Civil Democratic Gathering of Syrian Kurds: Ayn al-Arab will continue to raise the Syrian flag Damascus, SANA Syria condemned on Thursday the “disgraceful” conduct of the Turkish government and the […]

Posted in: Syria, Turkey

“Unprecedented” Number of Jihadists Flocking to Iraq, Syria: UN report

October 31, 2014
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“Unprecedented” Number of Jihadists Flocking to Iraq, Syria: UN report Local Editor The United Nations warned that Jihadists from more than 80 countries have flocked to fight in Iraq and Syria on an “unprecedented scale”. According to extracts of a UN report published by Britain’s Guardian newspaper on Friday, around 15,000 people have travelled to […]

Posted in: Syria

U.S. Sends Planes Armed with Depleted Uranium to Middle East

October 30, 2014
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By David Swanson The U.S. Air Force says it is not halting its use of Depleted Uranium weapons, has recently sent them to the Middle East, and is prepared to use them. A type of airplane, the A-10, deployed this month to the Middle East by the U.S. Air National Guard’s 122nd Fighter Wing, is […]

Posted in: Middle East, USA

YPG – YPJ Command Statement, 10.30.14

October 30, 2014
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UPDATE October 31: Today’s statement confirms the alliance between the YPG-YPJ defense forces and the FSA, which effectively reduces their status to that of a Turkish-US-NATO counter-revolutionary proxy army that will serve imperialist interests in the region. An earlier article I published stated: “The reason why the Kurds of Kobani are to be sacrificed stems from […]

’Israel’ Seals Al-Aqsa Mosque, Abbas Describes Action as Declaration of War

October 30, 2014
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’Israel’ Seals Al-Aqsa Mosque, Abbas Describes Action as Declaration of War Israeli occupation forces completely sealed off the Al-Aqsa compound for the first time in decades late Wednesday following the shooting of the Zionist Rabbi Yehuda Glick in Jerusalem.Hundreds of Muslim worshipers performed dawn prayers in the streets outside the holy site after Israeli forces […]

Lebanese Army Repels Nusra Infiltration Attempt at Borders with Syria

October 30, 2014
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Lebanese Army Repels Nusra Infiltration Attempt at Borders with Syria Local Editor The Lebanese army repelled a terrorist infiltration attempt carried out by Nusra militant in the Bekaa Valley near the borders with Syria. Security sources said the clashes erupted outside the towns of Deir al-Ghazal and Qusaya on Wednesday when al-Nusra Front militants tried […]

Iran Seeks Expansion of Ties with Turkey Despite ISIL Connections

October 30, 2014
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Iranian President Hopes for Further Expansion of Ties with Turkey TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani expressed the hope that the friendly relations between Tehran and Ankara would further develop through the efforts of the two countries’ officials. Rouhani said on Wednesday that expansion of relations between Tehran and Ankara will guarantee durable security in […]

Posted in: Iran, ISIL, Middle East, NATO, Turkey

Syria condemns Turkish government’s violation of its border in Ayn al-Arab

October 30, 2014
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30/10/2014 Damascus, SANA Syria condemned on Thursday the “disgraceful” conduct of the Turkish government and the other parties working in cahoots with it, holding them basically responsible for the crisis in Syria and the continued bloodshed through their support to the terrorist organizations. “Once again, Turkey proves real its conspiratorial role, premeditated intentions and flagrant […]

Posted in: Rojava, Syria, Turkey

October 30, 2014: Dr. Ashrawi Welcomes Swedish Recognition of the Palestinian State

October 30, 2014
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PLO Executive Committee member, Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, welcomed the Swedish Recognition of the Palestinian State: “We are grateful to the Swedish government and its people for recognizing the State of Palestine.  Such a principled and courageous decision is consistent with international human rights standards and constitutes an important step towards achieving peace and justice for […]

Posted in: Palestine, Sweden

Al-Jaafari: West’s admission of terrorism in Syria came late, women were victimized by support for terrorists

October 29, 2014
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New York, Syria reiterated its support for any sincere international effort that would give top priority to putting an end to the crimes of the terrorist organizations and seek to find a mechanism for bringing to account the governments of the states which have taken part in exporting terrorists and spreading the takfiri mentality. The […]

Posted in: Syria, UNSC

Syria demands end of all blockade policies as UN adopts resolution on lifting US siege against Cuba

October 29, 2014
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29/10/2014 New York, SANA UN General Assembly adopted in session on Tuesday its twenty-third consecutive resolution calling for an end to the United States’ decades-long economic, commercial and financial embargo against Cuba. The overwhelming vote passed 188-2, with only the U.S. and Israel voting against it. Three nations abstained, Palau, Micronesia and the Marshall Islands. […]

Posted in: Cuba, Syria, United Nations, UNSC

YPG – YPJ Command Statement, 10.29.14

October 29, 2014
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#YPG Press Release 10/29/2014 #Kobane @DefenseUnitsYPJ @Rojekazad @polatcano #YPJ #Kobani #ISIS #ISIL pic.twitter.com/sm2UubNNMt — YPG Defense Units (@DefenseUnits) October 29, 2014 30 Combatants of the #YPJ Women's Defense Units and #YPG @DefenseUnits were graduated at M. Khabat academy. Oct. 29 pic.twitter.com/KO43a2aHU3 — Women Defense Units (@DefenseUnitsYPJ) October 29, 2014 30 combatants of the #YPG People's @DefenseUnits graduated […]

Terrorists detonate car bomb in Homs city, 38 civilians injured

October 29, 2014
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29/10/2014 Homs, SANA Terrorists detonated a car bomb in al-Zahra’a neighborhood in Homs city on Wednesday, injuring 38 civilians, 3 of them in critical condition. A source at the province told SANA’s correspondent that terrorists detonated a Mazda car rigged with explosives near Jalal Studio in the neighborhood, injuring 38 people, 3 of whom are […]

Posted in: Syria

Turkey Police Clash with Kurds at Border

October 29, 2014
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TEHRAN (FNA)- Turkish police clashed with people gathering at a border gate to welcome Iraqi Kurdish fighters bound for the flashpoint Syrian town of Kobani to fight the ISIL terrorists. Late on Tuesday, Turkish security forces fired teargas to disperse people gathering at Turkish-Iraqi border crossing of Habur, where a military convoy of Iraq’s Kurdistan […]

Posted in: Rojava, Syria, Turkey

ISIL executes 46 tribesmen in Iraqi town of Hit

October 29, 2014
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ISIL Takfiris have executed at least 46 members of a tribe fighting against the terrorist group in Iraq’s Anbar Province, sources say. A local leader and a doctor said on Wednesday that tribesmen from the Albu Nimr tribe were slain in an area controlled by the ISIL cult north of the town of Hit last […]

Posted in: Iraq, ISIL

Mikdad: “Moderate opposition” are terrorist organizations that have killed Syrians

October 29, 2014
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29/10/2014 Damascus, SANA Deputy Foreign and Expatriates Minister Dr. Fayssal Mikdad said counter-terrorism and enhancing local reconciliations are the Syrian government’s key goals in the current stage. “The entire world is left with two choices: either to back the Syrian government against terrorism, or support terrorist organizations such as ISIS and al-Nusra Front,” Mikdad said […]

Posted in: Syria

Jihadi groups in north Lebanon admit to defeat in battle against the army

October 29, 2014
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Lebanese soldiers are seen following the clashes between troops and masked gunmen as soldiers control the area in Lebanon’s northern city of Tripoli on October 25, 2014. (Photo: Anadolu Agency) By Radwan Mortada Jihadi groups have not learned their lesson from their experiences in north Lebanon. They repeat the same mistakes and end up with […]

Posted in: Lebanon

Erdogan’s absurd claims FSA will cooperate with PYD for defense of Kobani

October 29, 2014
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PYD rejects claim Syrian Arab Red Crescent members providing medical assistance to a child injured in the school bombing in Homs on Oct. 1 Speaking in a press conference in Estonia, the president of Turkey, Tayyip Erdoğan, claimed that 1,300 Free Syrian Army fighters would join the Kurdish forces in defense of the northern Syrian […]

Palestine Observer Mission Letter to the UN on escalating tensions in Jerusalem

October 29, 2014
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Bashar Al-Jaafari : Syria Chlorine Gas Accusations Answered

October 29, 2014
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Posted in: Chemical Weapons, Syria
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