“Syrian Opposition” Will Boycott Peace Talks due to Russia’s Air Strikes on ISIS

Syria’s National Coalition in a statement called Russia’s air strikes on Islamic State terrorists aggression BEIRUT, October 11. /TASS/. Syria’s opposition National Coalition intends to boycott peace talks proposed by United Nations Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura due to concerns over Russia’s air strikes in Syria, the Lebanese web edition Daily Star reported on Sunday,…

US Plans to Deploy Pentagon-Trained “Syrian Rebels”, Provide Air Cover

Sputnik – Middle East In its ongoing struggle to contain the self-proclaimed Islamic State, the Pentagon is about to deploy its second batch of “moderate” US-trained fighters. Last month, reports surfaced that the al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front had captured a large number of the 60 US-trained Syrian fighters sent to combat IS. Their capture highlighted…

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…

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…

The Grand Saudi Reversal

While for the past 35 years Saudi Arabia has supported all the jihadist movements to the most extremist, Riyadh seems suddenly to have changed policy. Threatened in its very existence by a possible attack from the Islamic Emirate, Saudi Arabia has given the signal for the destruction of the organization. But contrary to appearances, the…

Al-Nusra to establish own caliphate

Voltaire Network In reaction to the headway of the Islamic State (IS, ex-ISIL) in Iraq, the Al-Nusra Front (an Al Qaeda-linked group in Syria) decided to create its own caliphate, according to an announcement made by its emir, Abu Mohammad al-Jolani. through an audio message on July 11. The “Victory Front for the People of…

Behind the Sound Bites Lies the Hideous Truth

By Gerald A. Perreira Libya 360° The Organization of North Atlantic Tribes (NATO) brought together the enemies of the Libyan revolution under one umbrella to achieve their desired outcome. This concoction of insignificant non-entities and murderous gangs parading as ‘jihadists’ are now fighting each other over the spoils of war. They have been handed a…

The Debate – Danger of Takfiris

The Leader of the Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has cautioned that Takfiri groups pose a serious threat to their regional supporters. He had earlier warned that extremism is threatening the Muslim world, urging unity among Shias and Sunnis. So what are the dangers of groups like the ISIL, al-Nusra and Boko Haram? Is…

UK Foreign Secretary William Hague to Syria: ‘Car bombers are us’

British Foreign Secretary Details Further Support for the SNC Syria: Pre-action protocol over breach of undertaking over armed groups. (16.05.2014) By Finian Cunningham UK Foreign Secretary William Hague gave notice this week that the British government is to step up state-sponsored terrorism in Syria. He was speaking on behalf of the Orwellian-named group, the Friends of Syria,…