Syria

16.10.2015

Why peace activists should stop cheering for Russian bombs in Syria

Why peace activists should stop cheering for Russian bombs in Syria

There’s a view of Syria, common even among peace activists in the United States, that holds that because the United States has been making everything worse in Syria and the entire Middle East for years, Russian bombs will make things better. While the actions of the United States and its… »

30.09.2015

Obama & Putin Spar at U.N.: Will regime change in Syria further destabilize war-torn nation?

Obama & Putin Spar at U.N.: Will regime change in Syria further destabilize war-torn nation?

By Amy Goodman for Democracy Now! President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin held their first formal meeting in two years on Monday in New York to discuss Syria and Ukraine. During the 90-minute meeting, Obama and Putin agreed that their armed forces should hold talks to avoid coming… »

24.09.2015

USA More Attentive to Russia’s Initiative on Syria, Says Lavrov

USA More Attentive to Russia’s Initiative on Syria, Says Lavrov

Moscow, Sep 23 (Prensa Latina) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said today that the United States has become more attentive to the viewpoint of Russia regarding the settlement process in Syria. Lavrov told reporters that the US side has become more receptive to the arguments that Russia has been maintaining… »

23.09.2015

International Military Review – Syria, Sep. 21, 2015: Forecasting the Syrian War

International Military Review – Syria, Sep. 21, 2015: Forecasting the Syrian War

The trajectory of the Syrian Civil War could fundamentally shift within in the nearest future. Rebel factions led by Syrian al-Qaeda affiliate Jabhat al-Nusra continue to pressure the Syrian government stronghold along the Alawite Coast following a several-month long campaign to expel Syrian Armed Forces… »

20.09.2015

Migrants – The face of the EU

Migrants – The face of the EU

Article written by Neven Đenadija, translation by Stevo Marjanović exclusively for SouthFront First of all I have to say that the EU as we know it today, and because of which Robert Schuman and Jean Monnet are rolling in their graves, in recent years has been especially built… »

20.09.2015

US willing to hold talks with Russia on Syria

US willing to hold talks with Russia on Syria

The US yesterday expressed its willingness to hold tactical talks with Russia regarding the war in Syria. This comes at a time when the Russian military presence has increased in Syria and is driving the Cold War opponents to coordinate in a limited manner. The White House said… »

20.09.2015

Aid for Syria crisis victims still not enough: UN

Aid for Syria crisis victims still not enough: UN

The United Nations says despite a surge in the international community’s humanitarian aid to help those affected by the conflict in Syria, the sum hardly keeps up with the rising needs of the afflicted people. UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen O’Brien made the remark on Saturday… »

18.06.2015

‘Palestinian Refugee Crisis a ‘Time Bomb’ for Middle East’

‘Palestinian Refugee Crisis a ‘Time Bomb’ for Middle East’

Human Wrongs Watch The stark conditions afflicting millions of displaced Palestinians across the Middle East risk destabilizing the region and plunging it into a deeper humanitarian and security crisis, the head of the United Nations agency assisting Palestinian refugees has warned.* “The isolation, exclusion and dispossession of Palestine refugees… »

19.12.2014

Middle East — 8.6 Million Lives Torn Apart

Middle East — 8.6 Million Lives Torn Apart

Human Wrongs Watch Amman, 19 December 2014 – “The Syria crisis represents the biggest threat to children of recent times. By the end of 2015, the lives of over 8.6 million children across the region will have been torn apart by violence and forced displacement. That compares to a figure… »

11.11.2014

Stealing Palestine: Who dragged Palestinians into Syria’s conflict?

Stealing Palestine: Who dragged Palestinians into Syria’s conflict?

Palestinians didn’t jump into the fray in Syria. They were dragged into it – violently and reluctantly. Here is the story of how and why Palestinians and their 14 refugee camps became strategic targets in the Battle for Syria – and who stood to gain politically and militarily from all… »

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