The people of Syria are losing hope in the fifth year of a civil war that has brought levels of death and destruction that are so extreme they should shock the world's collective conscience, the United Nations chief said in a report on Syria.The war has killed more than 220,000 people and left a third of the population homeless. Of the country's roughly 23 million people, some 12.2 million are…
Wednesday, 27 May 2015 17:28

Fabius: Syria is at Risk of Division

Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, speaking ahead of a June 2nd meeting in Paris of nations fighting ISIS, said Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has lost control of his country and that a political solution between his government and the opposition needed to be found quickly to "save Syria"."In Iraq, like Syria, international mobilization must be strengthened quickly or else we are heading towards the division of one or the other country,…
The biggest lesson from the ISIS attacks in Syria is that problems in the Middle East are not local, isolated, regional problems, but global problems, President Erdoğan said on Monday.Currently various crude oil wells are occupied by ISIS, prompting President Erdoğan’s statement that ISIS is gaining an unfair competitive advantage, and overthrowing any kind of rules as well as gaining benefits and money from wells for purchasing weapons for slaughtering…
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…
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