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,…

عربي ـ دولي>>شيخ_الأزهر: كل من يحرض ويخطط للإرهابيين ويدعمهم ماديا ومعنويا شريك معهم في جرائم القتل العمد

14 شباط , 2014 القاهرة-سانا أكد شيخ الأزهر الدكتور أحمد الطيب أن كل من “يحرض ويخطط للإرهابيين والتفجيريين ومن يدعمهم ويمدهم ماديا ومعنويا بكل الصور والأشكال هم شركاء معهم في جرائم القتل العمد المزدوج النكراء وسيلقون ربهم وأيديهم ملطخة بالدماء وقتلة مهما برروا وخدعونا بكلامهم”. وحذر شيخ الأزهر في مقابلة مع التلفزيون المصري اليوم المصريين…

New Definition of Terrorism | The Saudi Regime Must Go

By  Amal Saad Saudi’s new definition of “terrorism” Thanks to imperialism and its proxies, the concepts of “terrorism” and “revolution” have become completely inane terms bereft of any meaning. When freedom- fighting resistance movements become terrorists and nihilistic terrorists became revolutionaries, is it really all that shocking that the Saudi regime feels it too is…

Turkey’s Role in the Kidnapping of the Syrian Bishops

By Dikran Ego 2014-02-01 Bishop Yuhanna Ibrahim (left) and Bishop Paul Yazici. On April 22, 2013 Bishops Yuhanna Ibrahim and Paul Yazici were kidnapped in Syria. During the kidnapping their driver was murdered. A fourth person in the car, Fuad Eliya, was released. Bishop Yuhanna Ibrahim is of the Syriac Orthodox Church and was considered…

Iran has much more important role at Geneva II than many others

Published on Jan 16, 2014 US sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program produced no positive outcomes, and if hardline lawmakers manage to impose more of those, despite President Obama’s position, they will not like the consequences, warned Iranian FM Javad Zarif. Minister Zarif gave his interview to RT’s Sophie Shevardnadze days ahead an agreement…

The Rise of Secular Liberal Takfirism

Amal Saad-Ghorayeb Without understating the existential threat which religious “takfiris” (those who accuse other Muslims of apostasy) pose to our region, we must also be equally wary of the secular liberal takfirism which is now on the rise. Like the religious kind, the secular variant is also rabidly sectarian though the sectarianism it practices is…

Foreign-backed Syria opposition reelects Jarba as leader

Syria’s main foreign-backed opposition group has reelected Ahmad Jarba as its leader, amid heavy infighting between militant groups in the Arab country. Jarba was re-elected as the head of the so-called Syrian National Coalition (SNC) during a meeting in the Turkish city of Istanbul on Sunday. Jarba was first elected to head the coalition in…