Tag: syria

We Opposed the Demonization of Serbs – Interview about the Freedom of Speech
Balkans, Interviews, Society, Syria

We Opposed the Demonization of Serbs – Interview about the Freedom of Speech

Interview with Mick Hume, British author and editor By Milenko Srećković In 1997 British magazine “LM” published a translation of the article “The picture that fooled the world” by German journalist Thomas Deichmann, where the way in which big media corporation ITN reported on war in Bosnia in 1992 was called into question. In his article Deichmann concluded that ITN’s […]


Human Rights Watch: Syrian Rebels Committed War Crimes, Killed 190 Civilians

BEIRUT (AP) — Jihadi-led rebel fighters in Syria killed at least 190 civilians and abducted more than 200 during an offensive against pro-regime villages, committing a war crime, an international human rights group said Friday. The Aug. 4 attacks on unarmed civilians in more than a dozen villages in the coastal province of Latakia were systematic and could even amount […]

Latin America, Politics, Syria

Latin America’s Anti-Intervention Bloc

In Latin America, opposition to military intervention in Syria reflects the wariness of a region long beset with U.S. interventions of its own. By W. Alex Sanchez, October 4, 2013, www.fpif.org As political attention has shifted from a potential U.S. military strike against Syria to a potential agreement on the dismantling of Syria’s chemical weapons arbitrated by Russia, all eyes […]


UN offical allegedly accuses Saudi intelligence for the chemical weapons attack in Syria

Questions Plague UN Report on Syria By Sharmine Narwani and Radwan Mortada, AlAkhbar A senior United Nations official who deals directly with Syrian affairs has told  Al-Akhbar that the Syrian government had no involvement in the alleged Ghouta chemical weapons attack: “Of course not, he (President Bashar al-Assad) would be committing suicide.” When asked who he believed was responsible for the use of chemical […]

News, Syria

Turkey Stands With al-Qaeda Against the Kurds

By: Youssef Sheikho, Al-akhbar Turkey continues to support armed Islamist groups in their campaign against Kurdish militias along Syria’s northern front. Yet the growing body count of al-Qaeda fighters in the north suggests that Turkish efforts are not entirely successful. Qamishli – The Turkish government is arguably the strongest backer of the armed Syrian opposition, especially the factions led by the Free […]