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Syria unrest

​‘Military pressure’ may be needed to oust Syrian President – John Kerry
US Secretary of State John Kerry has declared that military pressure may be needed to oust Syria’s President Bashar Assad. It comes as knowledge has emerged that the US, along with Turkey, has started training Syrian rebels.

05.03.2015 18:33

Terror 101: Scottish primary school kids given terrorism homework
A Scottish school has come under fire for issuing primary school kids homework featuring questions about global terrorist organizations. Children were asked to describe the various tactics of Al-Qaeda, the IRA and Hamas.

04.03.2015 16:40

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

ISIS have fetish for kinky underwear, Viagra, and ‘abnormal sex’ – report
“Perverted” ISIS fighters in the Syrian stronghold of Raqqa indulge in “brutal and abnormal” sexual practices, in sharp contrast with the austere religious image they try to project, claims a new report compiled by local activist journalists.

18.02.2015 19:25

RT Arabic crew comes under militant fire in Syria
A crew from RT's Arabic channel, together with a group of other TV journalists, came under fire from Al-Nusra Front militants near the Syrian city of Daraa.

14.02.2015 17:20

20,000 foreigners have joined ISIS in Iraq, Syria – reports
Some 20,000 foreign fighters – including at least 3,400 Westerners – have joined the Islamic State's cause and are now fighting on the frontline in Iraq and Syria, according to estimates in a number of testimonies by American intelligence officials.

11.02.2015 03:45

Inter-Syrian contacts in Moscow: Step in the right direction
The four-day inter-Syrian meeting in Moscow has come to an end. It was the first time since the talks were suspended in 2014 that representatives of the SAR Government engaged in direct contact with the Syrian opposition.

06.02.2015 01:41

At least 3 killed, 35 wounded in Damascus rocket attack - reports
Syria’s capital has suffered massive bombardment from terror group Islam Army, which fired at least 40 rockets at homes, reportedly leaving dozens of civilians wounded and at least three dead.

05.02.2015 08:13