Human Rights Watch (HRW) said that the Assad regime is unlawfully preventing displaced residents from returning to their homes as part of an endless series of violations against Syrian civilians. “Russia and Syria are calling on people to return to attract reconstruction funding, but as always with the Syrian government, reality is much different,” said Lama Fakih, deputy Middle East director at Human Rights Watch. “Apparently under the guise of…
The United States said that Iran spent billions to support terrorism in Syria and other countries of the region, which has impeded the UN-led efforts to reach a political solution the Syrian conflict. The US State Department recently published an ‎unprecedented report confirming that over the past eight years, the Iranian regime has spent some $16 billion to ‎prop up the Assad regime and support terrorist groups in Syria, Iraq,…
Leader of the Lebanese Progressive Socialist Party, Walid Jumblatt, accused the Assad regime of being behind the execution of Tharwat Abu Ammar, one of the women who were kidnapped by ISIS militants in al-Suwayda province in July. Local activists said that the Assad regime is seeking to discredit the local notables in the al-Suwayda province and force families of the kidnapped women to resort to it for their release. In…
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said his country is determined to clear the Manbij area in northern Syria and all areas east of the Euphrates from militias of the Democratic Union Party (PYD). In a speech to the Turkish parliament, President Erdogan said Turkey aims to make these areas safe. In the same vein, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Monday said the United States and Turkey have started training…
The Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) said that the Russian forces have killed no fewer than 6,239 civilians since the start of its direct military intervention in Syria on September 30, 2015. The rights group cited testimonies and eyewitness accounts confirming that Russia committed war crimes alongside the Assad regime forces. It also said that since the conflict began in 2011, Russia has used its veto power 12 times…
Home Media Center Political News