Syria

HNC Member: Russians and Iranians are Occupiers

Commander Abu Bakr, a member of the High Negotiations committee, has described the Russian and Iranian forces in Syria as occupiers since they are the guarantors of the Syrian regime in the Eastern Ghouta area.

Abu Bakr tweeted “Russians and Iranians are guarantors and in besieging Ghouta are continuing, and as half a million starve and the children die of starvation. What guarantee do you speak [of]?"

Ahmad Hassoun Grand Mufti of Syria threatening Europe and America

Nov 14, 2015

A video from last year after the revolution in Syria had begun showing the Grand Mufti of the country Ahmad Hassoun, who's also a speaker on behalf of the criminal regime, threatening Europe and America with suicide bombers in case they decide to meddle in Syria.
The Grand Mufti represents the way the regime thinks and acts dealing with the revolution and the world; looking at recent events in Syria and yesterday bombing in "Paris" we have no doubt who casing it all.

Another infant victim of Assad's Nakba

May 01, 2015

Deir el Zour, 01-05-2015: Ali Abdullah was barely old enough to walk. He was killed today in regime warplanes' bombardment of homes in the Hamidiya neighbourhood of Deir el Zour city.

Report and photograph from: Syrian Revolution 2011 Facebook page (Arabic):
https://www.facebook.com/Syrian.Revolution/photos/a.10150397575815727.61...

Endgame or new phase in Syria’s 4-year-old conflict?

May 01, 2015

Syrian state TV Thursday abruptly suspended its non-news and political programming in a telling sign of how sharply the tide has turned against President Bashar Assad’s regime in recent weeks.

Assad regime now using African mercenaries

May 01, 2015

01-04-2015: The geographic range of the Tehran-backed foreign mercenaries deployed in Syria to fight for the Assad regime continues to expand, with Souria.Net publishing photographs from rebels in Jisr al Shughour in Idlib province of an African mercenary killed in clashes there. Rebels in the region report that they are now seeing increasing numbers of African fighters alongside the regime’s Shiite mercenaries from Iraq, Lebanon, Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan, with North Korean and Filipino fighters also fighting for Assad.

This map proves that Iran doesn't really want to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria

May 01, 2015

Iraq and Syria no longer exist.

By now, the world has gotten used to maps showing how ISIS, Al Qaeda, the Free Syrian Army, the Assad regime, the Baghdad government, the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), Sunni tribes, Iranian-backed militia groups, and various other actors have filled the vacuum in the countries still officially known as Iraq and Syria.

Politics and the Left - interview with Yassin al-Haj Saleh

Yassin Al Haj Saleh is one of Syria’s leading political dissidents. He spent from 1980-1996 in Syrian prisons and became one of the key intellectual voices of the 2011 Syrian uprising. He spent 21 months in hiding within Syria, eventually escaping to Istanbul. He was interviewed via email by New Politics co-editor Stephen R. Shalom in early November 2014.

Eight civilians, including two women, four children, killed in Mare' airstrike

Apr 30, 2015

Mare', ‪#Aleppo‬ province, 30-04-2015: Eight civilians, including two women and four children, were killed in a regime airstrike on homes in the town of Mare’ in Aleppo province this morning. The oldest victim was a 75-year-old man, the youngest a four-year-old boy.

Rebels press Idlib victories

A coalition of rebels have continued their advances against regime troops in Idlib province, seizing a military base south of the provincial capital days after the key town of Jisr al-Shughur fell into their hands.

“Army of Conquest fighters… on Monday morning seized control of the Qarmeed military base, one of the most important remaining regime bastions in the Idlib province,” the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported.

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How Iran desires to dominate the Middle East

By Majid Rafizadeh

Recently, there has been a tactical shift in Iran’s foreign policy and a change in the stance of the Islamic Republic’s Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC).

Iranian leaders now do not appear to publicly shy away from achieving their ideological and political objectives in the Gulf region and wider Middle East. Tehran officials now boast about the notion that they have influence and power from the Mediterranean Sea to the Bab el-Mandeb in Yemen.