Syrian President Bashar Assad said in an interview that Syria needs a national unity government that would secure the transition to a new constitution, rejecting the “transitional body” demanded by the opposition, which wants him to step down.
Thu, 31 Mar, 2016
Given that the Syrian army and its allies (Kurds, Hezbollah, Iran) are about to encircle the ISIS terrorists in Aleppo and cut off their supply routes to Turkey, the Turks have begun shelling Kurds in Syria (from Turkey) who have been successfully fighting ISIS.
Wed, 17 Feb, 2016
Donor nations have pledged to give billions of dollars in aid to Syrians as world leaders gathered for a conference to tackle the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, with Turkey reporting a new exodus of tens of thousands fleeing air strikes.
Fri, 05 Feb, 2016
Since the House of Commons voted for war on 1 December against ISIS the RAF have mounted only three strike missions, and may have dropped only 19 bombs. The RAF manned missions were against the Omar oilfield which had already been incapacitated by an American attack 6-weeks previously.
Mon, 11 Jan, 2016
Islamic State (IS) militants have overrun the famed archaeological site at Palmyra, just hours after seizing the central Syrian town, raising concerns the extremists might destroy some of the priceless ruins as they have done in neighbouring Iraq.
Thu, 21 May, 2015
The detention — or kidnapping if you prefer — yesterday of 43 UN peacekeepers in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights by militants fighting the Syrian army, introduces a new layer of complexity and danger into an already dreadful situation.
Fri, 29 Aug, 2014