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White House requests $500 million to aid Syrian rebels
The White House on Thursday asked Congress for half-a-billion dollars in aid to go towards opposition fighters in Syria at war with the regime of recently re-elected President Bashar Al-Assad.

26.06.2014 19:44

Syria: Setting up effective work on the ground
The most positive news for days has come from Syria – a large-scale and unprecedented international operation for the removal of all the components of Syrian chemical weapons has been successfully completed.

26.06.2014 11:22

‘UK govt does not know where it stands when it comes to opposition to Assad’
The British government’s policy is creating an environment where a large number of Muslim youth travels to Syria, wreaking havoc and destruction, the chairman of the Islamic Human Rights Commission, Massoud Shadjareh, told RT.

24.06.2014 10:04

'Iraq needs to name the states supporting Al-Qaeda before the UN'
Iraq should name and shame the countries supporting Al-Qaeda and lodge complaints at the United Nations against those countries if it wants to fight Al-Qaeda, an expert on Middle East affairs Zaid Alisa told RT.

11.06.2014 09:04

Western hypocrisy rejected: Syria's people make their choice
The results of Syria’s first presidential election in nearly half a century have finally come in and the Syrian people have overwhelmingly given Assad a clear mandate to continue going forward with his anti-terrorist and civil reconciliation policies.

06.06.2014 15:36

Why Syria’s people want Assad
Since the start of the armed conflict in Syria in 2011, voices from Western and Gulf capitals have maintained a common narrative: that the Assad regime lacks popular legitimacy and stays in power by systematically killing its own people.

06.06.2014 08:51

Syrian govt to do utmost to 'create environment of safety and security' during elections
While the Syrian government tries to secure the presidential polls, the opposition is likely to resort to violence to discourage people from voting, as the vote won’t be in their favor, Professor of International Law Daoud Khairallah told RT.

03.06.2014 07:52

'West hard pressed after Syrian Islamic insurgency it supported backfired'
Both the EU and the US are confused as they are anti-Assad, but they are disturbed at the turn of events where Islamist insurgents seem to have an upper hand, Paul Lashmar, investigative journalist at Brunel University, told RT.

02.06.2014 11:30

‘Syrian elections show real Western contempt for democracy’
The West has been calling for democracy in Syria for years, and when the elections took place they not only denounced them but actually prevented some Syrians from voting outside the country, political writer and journalist Dan Glazebrook told RT.

02.06.2014 09:57

‘US against elections in Syria fearing Assad might win’
The victory by Assad in Syria’s elections will give him additional democratic, electorally-bestowed legitimacy and that is the real reason why the US government doesn't want an elected government, geopolitical analyst Brian Becker told RT.

15.05.2014 10:08

Why Syria needs Assad as its president
It’s time for the West to realize that Assad is the only person who can help Syria now, and instead of condemning him of all the sins in the world, including his decision to hold election in the middle of a war, the West should face up to the fact.

06.05.2014 13:03

Syria election: Vote the right way – or else
It's a parody of democracy. It will damage the political process and hinder the prospects for peace. This is how Western leaders – their regional allies and also UN bigwigs – have dismissed the presidential elections in Syria set for June 3.

May 02, 2014 10:58

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