Amal Saad: What Obama means by “moderate rebels”

By Amal Saad I’ve always held a particular fascination for the stomach-churning US foreign policy concept of “moderation”. Don’t get me wrong, I am a huge fan of equivocal and ironic expressions like when my son was 5 and professed to hate someone “a little”, or when one is praised for being “rather brilliant” or…

الجعفري: إسرائيل هي المستفيد الأول من إخلاء الجولان المحتل من قوات حفظ السلام كي تغيب عنها الرقابة الدولية

أخبار,أخبار سياسية,سياسة -عربي دولي-, نيويورك-سانا أكد مندوب سورية الدائم لدى الأمم المتحدة الدكتور بشار الجعفري أن الاستخبارات القطرية والسعودية والتركية مسؤولة بشكل مباشر عن تمويل التنظيمات الإرهابية المسلحة في سورية وتنسق مع تنظيم “جبهة النصرة” الإرهابي لخطف الجنود العاملين في قوة الأمم المتحدة لمراقبة فصل القوات في الجولان “إندوف”. وبين الجعفري في مؤتمر صحفي عقده…

Russia Calls on UN to “double their efforts to gather and make public information about crimes committed by terrorists”in Syria

The Russian diplomat called on the United Nations human rights mechanisms to “double their efforts to gather and make public information about crimes committed by terrorists” MOSCOW, September 16. /ITAR-TASS/. Expansion of terrorism in Syria could have been prevented if the West had heeded Russia’s warning and now the worst scenarios were materializing, Russia’s Permanent…

URGENT: UNDOF Abandoned Positions in Syrian Golan and are Stationed on the Israeli Side

Bashar Ja’afari (Syria) on the situation in Syria – Security Council Stakeout (16 September 2014) Informal comments to the media by H.E. Bashar Ja’afari, Permanent Representative of the Syrian Arab Republic to the United Nations on the situation in Syria. Philippine withdraws peacekeepers from the Syrian Golan Syria reiterates commitment to Agreement on Disengagement, demands ending…

Human Rights Watch calls on armed groups in Syria to stop recruiting children

New York, (SANA) Human Rights Watch (HRW) called on Monday the so-called the ‘Syrian opposition groups’ to stop recruiting children, warning the countries financing these groups that they could be persecuted under the charge of committing war crimes. In a report issued under the title, “we might live and we might die.. recruiting and using…

Syria FSA militants pledge allegiance to ISIL

A number of the foreign-backed militants affiliated to the so-called Free Syrian Army (FSA) have accepted to swear allegiance to the terrorist group of so-called Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), a report says. Beirut-based Al-Akhbar daily reported on Thursday that the FSA militants, triggering insurgency in Deir ez-Zor in eastern Syria near…

More than 300 Radicals from Germany Fight in Syria

TEHRAN (FNA)- About 320 radicals from Germany were in Syria to fight government forces in that country, counter-intelligence officials in Berlin said. They said about a hundred radicals have returned to Germany, RT reported. Twenty-five people who fought on the side of radical rebels against Syria government forces have been reportedly killed.

US Continues to Send Aid to Terrorists in Syria

The US government says it is now providing both “lethal and non-lethal” aid to foreign-backed militants fighting against the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. In an interview with CNN on Friday, US National Security Advisor Susan Rice said Washington has increased support for “moderate” opposition groups. “The United States has ramped up its support…

UN: New EU, Arab extremist networks emerging in Mideast

A Syrian woman comforts her children after their house targeted by violence caused by foreign backed extremists groups in the Sahour neighborhood of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo. New extremist networks in Europe and the Middle East Arab countries may emerge from the war in Syria as thousands of foreigners fight alongside local militants,…

Mikdad: Kidnapping OPCW fact-finding members unethical terrorist act

Mikdad: Kidnapping OPCW fact-finding members unethical terrorist act  May 28, 2014   Damascus, (SANA) Deputy Foreign and Expatriates Minister Fayssal Mikdad said that terrorists’ abduction of Organization of the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)fact-finding mission members is an unethical terrorist attack. Visiting the OPCW members in Damascus on Wednesday, Dr. Mikdad stressed Syria’s commitment on…