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Syria

UK police ask Muslim mothers to report on their kids going to Syria
Police in Britain launched a campaign Thursday urging Muslim mothers to talk to the authorities if they think their children may be about to go and fight in Syria in an attempt to make clear that if they go to Syria they “may end up dead”.

24.04.2014 19:16

3 charged conspiring to smuggle chemical lab equipment to Syria
Three men including an American have been charged with plotting to illegally export lab equipment and chemical warfare devices to Syria, according to an unsealed indictment.

24.04.2014 02:05

British teenager killed in Syrian battle
A British teenager and nephew of a former Guantanamo Bay inmate has been killed in Syria. His father, who found out about his son’s death via Facebook, revealed Friday that two of his other sons have also gone to fight in the conflict.

18.04.2014 18:57

Holy War‘like’: Islamic preachers using Facebook as call to jihad
Radical Islamic clerics have been using social media to try and increase support for jihad in Syria, which is “considered the most socially-mediated conflict in history,” a report by King’s College London states.

16.04.2014 11:34

​Searching for casus belli: Turkey’s assault on Kassab?
In view of Turkey's strenuous relationship with its neighbor, Armenia, the reports of Turkish involvement in the military attack on the Syrian city of Kassab seems disturbingly timely, apposite, and rather eerie.

15.04.2014 15:12

Rebel videos, photos show US-made rockets in Syria
Recently emerged videos and photos show Syrian rebels armed with what experts say are US anti-tank rockets. These are the first significant American-built armaments to be seen in the country, as the civil war reaches a stalemate.

15.04.2014 16:30

I'm confused, can anyone help me?
I'm confused. A few weeks ago we were told in the West that people occupying government buildings in Ukraine was a very good thing. These people, we were told by our political leaders and elite media commentators, were 'pro-democracy protestors'.

15.04.2014 09:03

Syrian govt and opposition accuse each other of ‘deadly chlorine attack’
Syrian state channels say that Nusra Front radicals are behind a chemical attack that has killed two and injured more than 100 people in a village in central Syria, on Friday. The opposition insists the injuries were caused by government's bombardment.

13.04.2014 03:06

British Syria-radicalized jihadists biggest threat to UK national security
Radicalized UK citizens returning from Syria are the biggest threat to national security, official reports claim. With increasing access to equipment and training, there are growing fears Brits are encouraged to carry out attacks on home soil.

11.04.2014 05:05

‘American Jihadist’ who fought in Syria, Eric Harroun, dies suddenly
A former US Army soldier who spent months fighting with the Free Syrian Army before being arrested and charged with terrorism by the FBI has died, his family announced Wednesday.

10.04.2014 03:02

Syria’s sarin whodunit: Assigning responsibility for war crime
​Who crossed the red line in Syria? Figures within US intelligence circles may know who engineered the August 21 chemical attack in Ghouta, but the Obama administration has a stake in making sure the responsible parties are not held accountable.

09.04.2014 07:21

​US supply of heavy weapons to Syria will ‘escalate slaughter’
The sudden shipment of anti-tank missiles to Syrian rebels from the US, which has so far been reluctant to supply any heavy weapons, is Washington's way of getting back at Russia by hitting the Assad government, political analyst Chris Bambery told RT.

08.04.2014 00:06

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