Posts Tagged ‘Syria’


Egypt and Turkey Soften Positions on Syria, Benefiting Assad

editor 8 December 2016

By Anne Barnard.. BEIRUT, Lebanon — The Syrian government, flush with pivotal battlefield gains and bolstered by support from Iran and Russia, is finding itself the beneficiary of an evolving regional realignment spurred by the war in SyriaEgypt and Turkey, countries that were once vocal opponents of Syria’s president, Bashar al-Assad, have, to varying degrees, softened their positions. Egypt, the region’s most populous Sunni country and wary of Iran’s Shiite theocracy, has made its tacit, increasing support of the Syrian government public for the first time. And Turkey, a Sunni regional power, is reshaping the Syrian battlefield by edging closer to Russia and dampening its longtime support for rebels fighting Mr. Assad. [Photo top right:A ruined building Friday in Talbiseh, Homs Province. The Arabic graffiti reads, “From Homs, Save Aleppo.” Bombing has escalated in Syria in recent weeks. Credit Mahmoud Taha/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images] (more…)


As Syria burns, the United Nations again bashes … Israel

editor 8 December 2016

By Post Editorial Board.. French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault this week called the bloodshed in Syria, where Bashar al-Assad is butchering civilians, “a descent into Hell” and demanded an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council. British Prime Minister Theresa May called the situation “horrific.” The Security Council didn’t act — but the UN General Assembly managed to pass six resolutions targeting Israel. [Photo top right: Syria. Photo: AP] (more…)


The “Other” Palestinians

editor 3 September 2016

By Khaled Abu Toameh.. Nearly 3,500 Palestinians have been killed in Syria since 2011. But because these Palestinians were killed by Arabs, and not Israelis, this fact is not news in the mainstream media or of interest to “human rights” forums. How many Western journalists have cared to inquire about the thirsty Palestinians of Yarmouk refugee camp [Photo top right], in Syria? Does anyone know that this camp has been without water supply for more than 720 days, and without electricity for the past three years? In June 2002, 112,000 Palestinians lived in Yarmouk. By the end of 2014, the population was down to less than 20,000. (more…)


Today (August 24, 2016) Major Prophecy Was Fulfilled.

editor 31 August 2016

By Walid Shoebat.. Today (August 24, 2016) major prophecy was fulfilled. The date August 24th is prophetically significant for muslims worldwide sparking Islam’s caliphate empire and is why Turkey today sent a massive land invasion to Syria. What the western media is NOT telling you is that today, August 24th, is the birthday when the Ottomans sparked their takeover of the Middle East at the Battle of Dābiq, defeating the Mamluk Sultanate on August 24th 1516, near the town of Dabiq in Syria. (more…)


Israeli food aid winds up in Syria

editor 1 July 2016

By Roi Kais.. Over the last few months, Israeli food aid has been reaching Syrian rebels fighting in the southern Qunietra region on the border with the Golan Heights. However, not all Syrians are happy with the aid from the ‘Zionist Entity’. Israeli produced food is showing up on the frontlines in Syria, and has been causing a firestorm in Arabic media and social media. (more…)


World in Chaos, Israel Gets Singular Focus at UN Rights Body

editor 15 June 2016

By The Associated Press.. GENEVA — Wars in Iraq, Syria and Yemen have killed hundreds of thousands of people. Enforced disappearances, torture and extremist attacks infringe on human rights worldwide. Tyrannical, autocratic leaders and their allies from Belarus to Burundi repel dissent with an iron fist. But while human rights abuses are legion in these troubled times, only one country has its record inspected at every single session of the United Nations Human Rights Council: Israel, over its policies in the occupied Palestinian territories. (more…)


Iran touts Israel invasion to recruit teenage boys to fight in Syria

editor 7 May 2016

By Rowan Scarborough.. Iran has begun to ask its teenage boys to volunteer to fight in Syria in a sign the hard-line Islamic regime’s military is suffering rising casualties in the five-year war and needs a morale boost, an opposition group says. The National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) released a translated video it says was produced by the Tehran’s Bassij Music House and was shown over several days on state-run television this month(April, 2016). (more…)


Amid Syria talks, Netanyahu declares ‘Israel will never leave the Golan Heights’

editor 20 April 2016

By Herb Keinon.. As UN-led peace talks on the future of Syria are being held in Geneva, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu went to the Golan Heights Sunday and declared that Israel will never leave the strategic region. “The time has come for the international community to recognize reality,” Netanyahu said at the opening of a special cabinet meeting held for the first time ever on the Golan Heights. (more…)


Top Israeli diplomat: ‘Iran wants to turn Syria into a province of Iran’

editor 19 January 2016

By Armin Rosen : “Israeli leaders have made it clear  that they consider Iran to be the country’s top strategic threat, with Tehran posing a greater danger than any Palestinian armed faction or even ISIS.”During a talk at the Wilson Center for International Scholars in Washington, DC on January 11, Israeli diplomat Dore Gold, a former ambassador to the UN and the current director-general of Israel’s ministry of foreign affairs, singled out Iran’s allegedly unique ability to threaten Israel’s existence, describing it as “a country of 80 million seeking to get nuclear weapons.” (more…)


Meet the Jew who saved 149 Christian Lives

editor 14 January 2016

By Ari Abramowitz and Jeremy Gimpel from Israel Inspired Network.. As Christians [photo top right] are facing persecution of Biblical proportions, Christian nations are offering little more than prayer and words of solidarity. Should the State of Israel rise to the occasion and save these Christians facing certain death? (more…)


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