Ibrahim al-Amin, May 13, 2013
Israel’s Sunday air strikes on military targets in Damascus has led to much speculation about the motives behind the attack and whether Syria – or its Iranian or Hezbollah allies – will respond in kind.
Adam Shatz, Courtesy: lbr blog, January 28, 2013
Bab al-Shams was no ordinary village, but a tent encampment set up by Palestinian activists, a number of them veterans of the Popular Resistance Committees who have been organising weekly demonstrations against the ‘separation fence’ in the villages of Bil’in and Nil’in.
Newsclick Report, December 12, 2012
Regime change in Syria, always on the agenda of imperialist and divisive forces in West Asia, is now accelerating.
Courtesy: BDS Movement, November 16, 2012
Occupied Palestine, 15 November 2012 - On November 8, Israel carried out an attack on civilians in the occupied and besieged Gaza Strip, shooting 13-year-old Ahmad Abu Daqqa while he played football with friends.
Vijay Prashad, Courtesy: Jadaliyya, November 13, 2012
They want their homeland? They should fight for it. -- Ali Khaled, father of Leila Khaled, 1950s
With the US embroiled in Afghanistan’s endless theater, the debate around insurgencies has once more taken hold.
Prabir Purkayastha, Newsclick, July 21, 2012
Syria continues to be in the public eye with a bomb blast that killed three senior public functionaries (now four) and the west-backed UK resolution vetoed by Russia and China. The one-sided UK resolution called for the withdrawal of Syrian Government forces from population centres but said nothing about armed opposition groups. It was also under Chapter 7 of the UN Charter that allows sanctions and if necessary, military action by the UN and its member states.
Ibrahim al-Amin, Courtesy: Alakhbar English, July 17, 2012
Israel and its backers have been hinting at possible military intervention in Syria on the pretext of preventing the transfer of its chemical weapons stockpiles to the Lebanese resistance. Such a step would set the region ablaze. Iran and Hezbollah have let it be known to all concerned that they would not stand idly by.
Putting aside all theoretical commentary about what is happening in Syria and the region, it would seem that we face a very high risk of a major explosion in the coming weeks.
Prabir Purkayastha, Newsclick, July 7, 2012
The Syrian crisis continues to grow worse, with Hilary Clinton now threatening Russia and China of “paying a price” if they continue to “support” Bashar al Assad
Ibrahim al-Amin, Courtesy: Alakhbar English, June 8, 2012
Courtesy: Sharmine Narwani , Al Akhbar English, 11 May, 2012