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‘It’s our right!’ Syria votes for president in controversial election amid civil war
Polling station across war-torn Syria have opened for the first multi-candidate presidential election in more than 40 years. Despite loud calls in and outside the country to boycott the vote, many Syrians still want their voices to be heard.

03.06.2014 04:28

'West hard pressed after Syrian Islamic insurgency it supported backfired'
Both the EU and the US are confused as they are anti-Assad, but they are disturbed at the turn of events where Islamist insurgents seem to have an upper hand, Paul Lashmar, investigative journalist at Brunel University, told RT.

02.06.2014 11:30

‘Syrian elections show real Western contempt for democracy’
The West has been calling for democracy in Syria for years, and when the elections took place they not only denounced them but actually prevented some Syrians from voting outside the country, political writer and journalist Dan Glazebrook told RT.

02.06.2014 09:57

​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

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

​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

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