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Syria

​1,000 per month: US airstrikes fail to stem tide of foreign fighters
Hundreds of US-led airstrikes and daily multi-million dollar military operations have failed to stem the tide of foreign fighters entering Iraq and Syria, who continue to pour in by their thousands, according to multiple reports.

31.10.2014 08:42

Syria blasts Turkey for allowing Iraqi Kurdish fighters safe passage to Kobani
The first group of Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighters has entered the besieged Syrian city of Kobani via a Turkish border crossing. Damascus has accused Ankara of “blatantly violating” Syria’s sovereignty by allowing the fighters to cross through Turkey.

30.10.2014 11:34

Using the Holocaust to justify war on Assad
Since its creation after WWII, Israel and friends have been masters at manipulating emotions, endlessly invoking the memory of Hitler’s Germany as a pretext for starting further wars as in the recent Holocaust-themed propaganda against Syria’s government.

30.10.2014 09:34

Sister pays tribute to British jihadi killed in Syria
The sister of a teenage jihadi from Brighton who was killed fighting in Syria last week wrote a tribute to her brother on Facebook.

29.10.2014 14:17

Dead or alive? Fate of iconic Kurdish female fighter ‘beheaded by ISIS’ wrapped in mystery
Reports about the beheading of a young female Kurdish warrior known as ‘Rehana’ who fought for Kobani and reportedly killed scores of jihadists have sparked controversy. Other reports by people who claim to have contacted her say she is alive.

28.10.2014 21:08

'If we don’t, who will?' Kurdish fighters smuggled across border to join Kobani struggle
As the battle for Kobani continues to rage for a second month, Kurdish fighters have conceived a smuggling operation to get themselves into the city illegally from Turkey to confront the Islamic State militants swarming the Syrian border city.

28.10.2014 17:24

Turkey wants anti-Assad army in control of Kobani – Turkish PM
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu says Ankara wants the Free Syrian Army, renowned for its opposition to President Bashar Assad, to gain control of the northern Syrian border town of Kobani which has been besieged by Islamic State jihadist fighters.

28.10.2014 14:37

‘Militant groups operating in Lebanon are totally different from those in Syria and Iraq’
The militant groups operating in Lebanon, especially in Tripoli, were enjoying the sponsorship of influential political figures in Lebanon, including members of government, unlike the extremists in Syria or Iraq, geopolitical analyst Jamal Wakim told RT.

28.10.2014 12:33

‘US allies against ISIS are actually ISIS’ main allies’
The way the US is carrying the anti-ISIS war is a total failure because the countries that initially supported, financed and armed ISIS are within the US coalition right now, Talal Atrache, an expert on Jihadist and Islamist mentality, told RT.

28.10.2014 07:41

ISIS takes British hostage John Cantlie to besieged Kobani
In what seems like a new propaganda move by the Islamic State (IS), the group has released a video showing British hostage John Cantlie apparently walking and speaking in the besieged Syrian town of Kobani.

27.10.2014 20:03

Breaking Bad 2.0? UK chemistry teacher pleads guilty to terror charges
A British chemistry teacher who planned to travel to Syria to join rebels against President Assad’s forces faces prison after pleading guilty to terrorism charges. He will be sentenced in December.

27.10.2014 12:47

Qatari intelligence chief spurns ISIS funding allegations
Senior Qatari officials have refuted allegations the country is financially backing Islamic State militants in Syria. But the UK government faces increasing pressure to push the Gulf state’s Emir to take tougher action against jihadi financiers.

27.10.2014 09:19

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