The British newspaper The Guardian published the findings of the Commission for International Justice and Accountability (CIJA), an international investigative commission made up of investigators and legal experts who formerly worked on war crimes tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda and for the international criminal court (ICC). A three-year operation to smuggle official documents out of Syria has produced enough evidence to indict Bashar al-Assad and 24 senior members…
Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari, a top commanding officer of Iran's elite fighters, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), said that Iran's intervention in Yemen and Syria comes within the framework of the expansion of the Shiite Crescent in the region. Jafari added that Iran has formed a force of 100,000 militants of the People's Armed Forces to support the Assad regime and the “Islamic revolution” as part of the…
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that the role of the Syrian National Coalition, which includes all ethnic and religious spectra of the Syrian people, needs to be boosted as it has been recognized by 114 countries.Cavusoglu pointed out that the positions expressed by the Syrian Coalition and the vision it put forward during the Geneva conference have shown that it is the most powerful alternative in Syria, noting that…
During a televised interview, the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power said that “Assad lost his legitimacy and he must go … The core belief of President Obama is that you will not deal with the ISIL problem sustainably until the Assad problem has been resolved because part of the reason that foreign terrorist fighters are flowing into Syria is because they want to fight Assad and because…
Al-Mustaqbal Movement leader ex-PM Saad Hariri snapped back at Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah late Tuesday, accusing him of acting as the owner of Lebanese territories. “Sayyed Hassan is dealing with the Lebanese border region in the South, East, Bekaa and the North as territories owned by Hezbollah, in which it moves as it wishes and buys and sells wars according to its will,” Hariri said.“The Lebanese government, army and…
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