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Bashar Assad

The Middle East oil/nuclear puzzle
US Secretary of State John Kerry may be starting to enjoy the brinkmanship, as he says it’s “unclear” whether the US and Iran would reach a political framework nuclear deal before the end of this month.

17.03.2015 14:45

‘Kerry, Obama not ready to send envoys for talks with Assad’
US leaders recognize it could get worse in Syria if President Assad is dropped, they say it’s too early to send diplomats to talk with the government in Damascus, Jonathan Steele, columnist for the Guardian on international affairs, told RT’s In the Now.

17.03.2015 10:05

Syrian president waits ‘actions’ from US to back declarations of potential dialogue
Syrian president Bashar Assad has stated that he is awaiting concrete indications that the US really wants to begin dialogue aimed at resolving the Syrian conflict, after Secretary of State John Kerry declared US readiness for such talks.

16.03.2015 20:10

‘Situation in Damascus much better after 2014 elections’
Compared to other Syrian regions and previous years, the situation in Damascus is steady and calm with people getting supplies of fuel and other basic needs subsidized by the government, says political commentator Alaa Ibrahim.

16.03.2015 14:46

The real Syrian moderates: voices of reason
While the Western-led, anti-Assad bloc mind-blowingly speaks of arming non-existent “moderates” to fight in Syria, they also continue to demonize and silence the very voices that offer a true means of bringing peace and stability back to the region.

14.03.2015 16:53

Ten years on, Lebanon's 'Cedar Revolution'
Ten years ago this week, one million Lebanese – a quarter of Lebanon’s population – congregated in downtown Beirut at Martyr’s Square, demanding the departure of Syrian forces from their territory.

13.03.2015 08:33

How Iran and the US intersect in “Syraq”
A cliffhanger debate will take place this Wednesday at the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Picture Secretary of State John Kerry, new Pentagon supremo Ashton Carter, and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey all testifying in the same room.

11.03.2015 08:53

The abduction of Suleyman Shah
Turkey, ruled by the Justice and Development Party (or AKP), has over the past years openly opposed Bashar al-Assad's rule in Syria. Still, it took Recep Tayyip Erdogan many years to actually send his troops next door . . . until late February that is.

03.03.2015 14:25

Bill O’Reilly, Brian Williams, and the corporate media phantasmagoria
The scandals that have erupted around the exposure of Bill O’Reilly and Brian Williams as having lied about their wartime experiences provide us with a glimpse into the nature of corporate media.

27.02.2015 11:24

Paris livid after French lawmakers hold ‘unauthorized’ meetings with Assad, Hezbollah
Four French lawmakers have been slammed by their government and one of them threatened with sanctions and suspension after an unauthorized meeting with Syrian President Bashar Assad in Damascus as well with a Hezbollah member.

26.02.2015 14:09

Reports suggest some Western countries want rapprochement with Syria
Diplomats from some EU capitals have reportedly told Reuters the time is ripe for restoring diplomatic relations with Syria, where President Bashar Assad remains in power four years after the start of a brutal civil war.

19.02.2015 13:50

Pentagon to deploy 400-plus troops to train and equip Syrian opposition
The US military has announced it will send about 400 specialists and hundreds more “enabling forces” to train the rebel Syrian opposition as Washington takes its fight against the Assad government and Islamic State to a new level.

16.01.2015 06:59