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​Why are US-backed politicians in Lebanon angry when Syrians want to vote freely?
Not only has the US-supported March 14 Alliance opposed voting in Syria’s June presidential elections by the Syrian refugees in Lebanon, but it has shown it cares very little about democracy or voting.

02.06.2014 08:56

ISIL kills 102-year-old Syrian man in Alawite massacre – report
A 102-year-old Syrian man was shot dead while sleeping, along with his entire family, according to a new report of atrocities committed by the merciless ISIL jihadist group fighting the forces of Bashar Assad.

02.06.2014 00:02

Hollande vows to battle homecoming jihadists as Brussels shooting suspect detained
​Francois Hollande has promised to monitor and engage in “constant battle” with jihadists returning from abroad. This comes just hours after a French suspect who reportedly fought in Syria was arrested over last week‘s Jewish Museum shooting in Brussels.

01.06.2014 12:35

American who joined Syrian rebels becomes first known US suicide bomber
Social media posts by an Al-Qaeda affiliate claim a man named Abu Hurayra Al-Amriki (Abu Hurayra the American) blew himself up in an attack in Syria. US officials say he is the first-known American suicide bomber in the civil-war besieged country.

29.05.2014 15:45

'Obama says the US is indispensable, meaning all other countries are dispensable?'
If indispensable means invasive than there is no country that has invaded more states in the world, that has violated human rights and international law more than has the US, foreign policy expert Richard Becker told RT.

29.05.2014 08:46

Obama: Military to remain backbone of America’s leadership
As the United States prepares to remove its combat forces from Afghanistan after almost 13 years, President Barack Obama said Wednesday that the US military remains at the core of America’s ability to influence changes abroad.

28.05.2014 14:20

US trains Syrian rebels in Qatar to ‘ambush' soldiers and 'finish off' the wounded – report
At a secret base in Qatar, the US military is training rebels to raid Syrian government troops and vehicles, as well as to “finish off the soldiers still alive after an ambush,” first-hand interviews in a Frontline documentary have revealed.

27.05.2014 19:27

‘Most bloody jihadists’: Syrian rebels slam UK extremists for atrocities (GRAPHIC)
A senior Syrian rebel commander has said that Britons in Syria make up the majority of the foreign members of the country’s most bloodthirsty terrorist group, renowned for its involvement in beheadings and crucifixions.

27.05.2014 08:15

Syria chemical arms investigation team kidnapped, quickly released
Six UN chemical weapons investigators were kidnapped in Syria by armed groups, while a further five Syrian drivers accompanying them were also abducted, according to the Syrian Foreign Ministry. The UN later confirmed their release.

27.05.2014 09:32

​The Syrian quagmire or an unending tale of woe and misery
Syria's not-so civil war shows no immediate sign of abating, and now with elections coming up in early June, which are likely to strengthen Bashar al-Assad's hold on power in Damascus, a solution to the conflict seems to have moved even further away.

26.05.2014 12:15

Russia’s statement at UNSC: French resolution ‘betrayal of Syrian people’
Moscow and Beijing have blocked a UN Security Council resolution authorizing the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate alleged crimes of the Syrian government. Russia’s envoy to the UN Vitaly Churkin explained the decision.

22.05.2014 19:39

The New Cold War redux and its Islamic dimension
​The Cold War is well and truly over, but a new kind of ideological contest is being waged between the West (the US and its allies) and today's up-and-coming superpowers, Russia and China.

22.05.2014 13:30

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