Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said that Turkey has “exerted every humanitarian and political effort to solve the [Syria] problem and we will continue to do so.” Speaking at the 72nd UN General Assembly meeting on Tuesday, President Erdoğan said: “As it is the case in Syria, the international community has not given a good account of itself regarding the humanitarian plight which Rohingya Muslims have been exposed to.” “We…
Qatar called on the UN Security Council to take a firm stance on bringing those responsible for the crimes and violations in Syria since 2011 to justice. It reiterated its support to efforts aimed at reaching a political solution to the Syrian conflict. Qatar’s permanent representative to the United Nations Office in Geneva Ambassador Ali Khalfan al-Mansouri on Monday called on the international community, especially the Security Council “to provide…
French cinemas screened a film entitled "A Syrian Family" by Belgian film director Philip van Loe. The film sheds light on one day in the life of a Syrian family suffering military attacks by the Assad forces on civilian areas in order to suppress the Syrian revolution. Loe said that between the moment he started thinking about making the film in 2013 and the day it was put on public…
Saturday, 16 September 2017 18:32

US: No Stability in Syria With Assad in Power

The United States will not be satisfied until it sees “a solid and stable Syria,” the US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said, adding that that cannot be achieved “with Assad in place.” Speaking at a White House briefing on Friday, Haley said that “Iran is not going to be in charge, and Iran is not going to have any sort of leadership in that situation to where they…
The US House of Representatives on Wednesday adopted measures to prevent sales of commercial aircraft to Iran, a close ally of the Assad regime and which supports the war the Assad regime has launched against the Syrian people for over 6 years. Rep. Peter Roskam (R-Ill.) said that the US should refrain from selling the aircraft to Iran given the country’s history of using commercial aircraft to transport resources, like…
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