Syria

Where the “War on Terror” has transformed into a war of terror funded and supported by the West against Syria’s President Assad

A photo of one of the alleged victims of the Syrian government's program of "systematic killing". Click to enlarge

Systematic killing evidence in Syria just tip of iceberg – aid agencies

Are they really just the “tip of the iceberg”? Or is this a repeat of the Al Ghouta story?

Syria report: One is reminded of Nazi Germany

The headline conveys an entirely different message to the article. We don’t think Fisk wrote the headline, his editors did. That tells us they want to persuade the public that something ‘must be done’ about Syria: i.e. military intervention

Russia steps up military lifeline to Syria’s Assad: sources

The U.S. was hesitant to intervene directly in the Syrian crisis because Putin is ready to back Assad all the way

Is Obama Trying to Resolve or Prolong the Conflict in Syria?

Is Obama Trying to Resolve or Prolong the Conflict in Syria?

Flynt Leverett and Hillary Mann Leverett explain why it appears that the Obama administration is trying to exacerbate the Syrian crisis

Leviathan Blinks

In the light of events unfolding in Syria, analysis of the collapse of the Soviet Union and Russia’s re-emergence as a global power

Volgograd Bombings Follow Saudi Threat to Attack Russia

Volgograd Bombings Follow Saudi Threat to Attack Russia

The blasts — at Volvograd station followed by another on Monday morning in a city trolley bus — follow earlier threats by Saudi Prince Bandar. Includes videos

Syrian rebels have taken iconoclasm to new depths

They’ve destroyed shrines, statues and even an tree — but to what end?

A Dozen Christians Killed in Church in Syria

A massacre of Syrian Christians has been reported but, at the time of writing, the corporate Western media has responded with total silence

British prisoner Dr Abbas Khan found dead in Syrian jail days before he was due to be handed over to MP George Galloway

His death suggests that President Assad may not be able to control his own security authorities

Britain Accuses Syria Over Jailed Doctor’s Death

While his family also blame British authorities for “dragging their feet” in trying to obtain his release

Seymour Hersh Bombshell: Obama Covered Up Evidence Al Qaeda Committed Chemical Attack He Blamed On Assad

Seymour Hersh Bombshell: Obama Covered Up Evidence Al Qaeda Committed Chemical Attack He Blamed On Assad

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Seymour Hersh has dropped another bombshell

Nearly a century after the Armenian genocide, these people are still being slaughtered in Syria

Two years from now, they will commemorate the 100th anniversary of their own Holocaust. But that hasn’t stopped the latest killings

CNN censors Russian Ambassador to UN assessment of Syrian rebel activities

CNN edits out key portions of an interview with Russia’s Ambassador to the UN where he says most Syrians support President Assad

Syria militants to wage war on ‘US, UK’

What goes around comes around. Anti-government militants in Syria who have been receiving covert indirect aid from the U.S. and Britain are now threatening to launch campaigns against both countries. Includes video

Polio has broken out in Syria and 20 million children are to be vaccinated

Mass migrations are nothing new in the Middle East, but the sheer numbers involved are having a devastating effect

Obama's "Contras" Slaughter Christians in Syria

Obama’s “Contras” Slaughter Christians in Syria

Charles Upton explains how Saudi-American-Israeli extremists are trying to ignite conflict between Christians and Muslims in the Middle East

Report: CIA leading arms deliveries to Syrian opposition

Sources told French journalist Georges Malbrunot weapons deliveries are escorted by drones guided from a CIA command centre in Jordan. Includes video

Makram Khoury-Machool Tells the Truth About Syria in the House of Lords

An Arab intellectual explains why chaos in Syria has been orchestrated for the global ruling class, particularly those in Saudi Arabia and Qatar

Iranian Revolutionary Guard commander reported killed in Syria

The slain guards commander had reportedly volunteered for duty “defending the holy shrines of the Shiite saints” in Syria

Israel’s Syria raid part of US-KSA-Israel strategy

Israel admits to air strikes on Syrian military bases last week