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The Islamic State releases video threatening Iran for tolerating Jews

The Islamic State releases video threatening Iran for tolerating Jews

Members of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), made up of an alliance of Arab and Kurdish fighters, stand under an Islamic State (IS) group banner in the recently recaptured town of Al-Karamah, 26 kms from the IS bastion of Raqa, as they advance to encircle the jihadists The Islamic State group threatened Iran for […]

At least 30 dead after US air strike hits Syrian school where civilians had taken shelter

At least 30 dead after US air strike hits Syrian school where civilians had taken shelter

At least 30 Syrian civilians were killed in an air strike by the US-led coalition fighting Islamic State militants in a rural area of Raqqa province early on Tuesday, according to residents, activists and state television. The US-led coalition said it had no indications an air strike had hit civilians, but in its daily report […]

Israel threatens to destroy Syrian air defense systems

Israel threatens to destroy Syrian air defense systems

Israel’s minister for military affairs, Avigdor Lieberman, has warned the Syrian government against launching ground-to-air missiles at Israeli warplanes carrying out strikes inside Syria, threatening to destroy Syrian air defense systems. “The next time the Syrians use their air defense systems against our planes we will destroy them without the slightest hesitation,” Lieberman said on […]

World war 3 is coming…

World war 3 is coming…

The prospect of a global conflict – World War III if you like – appears somewhat unthinkable. Since the Second World War, there has been no major war between the great powers. The original post-war European project was based around peace, social justice and harmony. The unravelling of this project, accompanied by rising nationalism, is […]

Sahrawi government condemns terrorist bombings in Syrian capital

Sahrawi government condemns terrorist bombings in Syrian capital

Saharawi government has condemned the terrorist bombings on Saturday that targeted innocent people in the Syrian capital, Damascus, and according to initial reports killed 74 people and wounded more than 120. In a statement of the Ministry of Information on Sunday, the government expressed condolences and solidarity with the Syrian people, the Government of the […]

Catholic Priest subject to hate campaign for helping Syrian refugees

Catholic Priest subject to hate campaign for helping Syrian refugees

A Catholic priest in Bulgaria has been subjected to a hate campaign for helping a Syrian refugee family. Paolo Cortesi offered lodging to a Syria refugee family but a municipal councillor in Belene, northern Bulgaria, has launched a campaign against his actions. The Syrians, who have been granted refugee status, are considering leaving because they […]

Top generals discuss developments in Syria and Iraq amid rising tensions in northern Syria

Top generals discuss developments in Syria and Iraq amid rising tensions in northern Syria

The top generals from Turkey, US and Russia have met to discuss developments in Syria and Iraq to prevent ” the risk of a conflict” during their fight against ISIL. Hulusi Akar, Turkish chief of staff; Joseph Dunford, US chairman of the joint chiefs of staff; and Valery Gerasimov, Russian chief of general staff, met […]

Last letters : From Mosul schoolboys to Islamic State ‘martyrs’

Last letters : From Mosul schoolboys to Islamic State ‘martyrs’

“Don’t be sad and don’t wear the black clothes (of mourning). I asked to get married and you did not marry me off. So, by God, I will marry the 72 virgins in paradise.” They were schoolboy Alaa Abd al-Akeedi’s parting words before he set off from the compound to end his life in a […]

Russian Defense Minister Says His Military Has Tested 162 Weapons In Syria

Russian Defense Minister Says His Military Has Tested 162 Weapons In Syria

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu made his way to the Duma, the lower house of parliament, on the eve of Defender of the Fatherland Day. The Feb. 23 national holiday was once known as Soviet Army and Navy Day, and Shoigu, dressed in the uniform of a general, came to boast about the Russian military’s […]

How a selfie with Merkel changed Syrian refugee’s life

How a selfie with Merkel changed Syrian refugee’s life

Syrian refugee Anas Modamani waited with his mobile phone ready at the entrance to his shelter in Berlin on September 10, 2015 – and when German Chancellor Angela Merkel emerged, he snapped a selfie. The photo quickly went viral, becoming a symbol for Merkel’s refugee policy, when she opened Germany’s borders to hundreds of thousands […]

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