Monthly Archives: May 2012

Syria’s rebels: Underarmed, under siege

In a cave hewed into the craggy rock of the north Syrian countryside, a dozen men sit planning the future of the Syrian insurgency. A mix of army deserters and volunteers, they are part of the Free Syrian Army, a … Continue reading

Posted in Article & News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Syrian opposition condemns kidnapping of Lebanese pilgrims

BEIRUT — The Syrian opposition Wednesday condemned the kidnapping of Lebanese Shiite pilgrims near the northern Syrian city of Aleppo a day earlier and called for their release. Meanwhile, a top Lebanese official claimed that the abductees had been found … Continue reading

Posted in Article & News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Video: Soldier defects from the Assad Army in the presence of UN observers in Idlib

During the visit of the UN committee to Armanz, Idlib, a soldier defected from the army as the families gathered to meet the international committee there. The Syrian traitorous army were present as the soldier announced his defection, and as … Continue reading

Posted in Audio & Video | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Editorial: What drives Turkey’s new Syria stance? A fear of two Kurdistans

By: Soner Cagaptay When the Syrian uprising began last spring, Turkey initially stayed behind Washington. It shied away from criticizing the regime of Bashar al-Assad, instead asking al-Assad to reform. When Damascus refused, however, Ankara moved ahead of Washington, taking … Continue reading

Posted in Editorials | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Syrian opposition urges release of abducted Lebanese

AMMAN, Jordan – Syria’s political opposition in exile, the Syrian National Council, called on rebels in Syria on Wednesday to help secure the release of 13 Lebanese Shi’ite pilgrims abducted near the north Syrian city of Aleppo. The 13 were among dozens … Continue reading

Posted in Article & News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Turkey pushes for Syria focus at NATO

İSTANBUL, Turkey – Turkey’s priorities, including the Syrian crisis, were reflected in the decisions of the NATO heads of state and government summit, which ended in Chicago on Monday. While some members did not favor it, at Turkey’s insistence a … Continue reading

Posted in Article & News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Video: 12,000 troops train on Syria’s border

In the Middle East thousands of U.S. and allied forces are training for a nightmare scenario– the region exploding in a full-fledged war. CNN’s Barbara Starr got exclusive access to their mission in Jordan. Source: CNN

Posted in Audio & Video | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Syria’s downtrodden flock to Lebanon for work

By: Erika Solomon and Laila Bassam BEIRUT, Lebanon – Huddled under Beirut’s concrete bridges and around street corners are thousands of Syrian men who have left home and crossed the border in recent months in the hope of finding work as … Continue reading

Posted in Article & News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Turkey says Syria is helping PKK terrorists

Syria is allowing members of the terrorist Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) who are fighting Turkish forces to establish bases in Syrian territory, as ties between the two neighboring countries deteriorate, a Turkish minister said Wednesday. Interior Minister İdris Naim Şahin … Continue reading

Posted in Article & News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Russia warns Syrian violence could spread to Lebanon

By: Steve Gutterman MOSCOW, Russia – Russia said on Wednesday that a spillover of Syria’s conflict into Lebanon could “end very badly” and suggested some Western states were playing a double game by calling for peace but supporting rebels seeking President … Continue reading

Posted in Article & News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment
Page 30 of 93« First...1020...2829303132...405060...Last »