Bashar Assad

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Activists: Syrian rebels detonate tunnels, kill 13

Jul 29 2014 11:43am CDT | Source: Townhall's

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists say insurgents fighting to oust President Bashar Assad have detonated bomb-packed tunnels under ...
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Video Of First American Suicide Bomber In Syria Emerges

Jul 26 2014 5:27pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

BEIRUT (AP) — An al-Qaida-linked group fighting in Syria has released video of the first American to carry out a suicide attack in the country's civil war, showing him smiling and saying he looked forward to going to heaven. The Nusra Front released the new video late Friday showing American citizen Moner Mohammad Abu-Salha, 22, with other fighters before the May 25 attack that targeted several ...
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Jihad fatigue: Hundreds of Syrian rebels give up fight

Jul 18 2014 11:28pm CDT | Source: WND

(Los Angeles Times) For two years, Emad Fa’aas was a devoted rebel fighter. In the early days when Syrian rebels took up arms against the government of President Bashar Assad, he joined other fighters in attacking military checkpoints, sometimes traveling to neighboring provinces. When the fighting spread into his city of Aleppo he spent long stretches fighting on the front lines, at times separated from his family for an entire month. These day ...
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Two women injured in Pakistan acid attack
Islamabad, Aug 1 (IANS) A woman and her daughter were injured Friday in an acid attack in Pakistan's Punjab province. | by IANS
Family of six murdered in China
Beijing, Aug 1 (IANS) At least six members of a family were murdered Friday in China's Hunan province, a police official said. | by IANS
14 Palestinians killed in Gaza
Gaza, Aug 1 (IANS) At least 14 Palestinians were killed and 29 injured Friday in Israeli airstrikes, hours before the start of a 72-hour ceasefire in the Gaza Strip. | by IANS

Syrian President Assad sworn in for 3rd term

Jul 16 2014 5:30am CDT | Source: Townhall's

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Proclaiming the Syrian people winners in a "dirty war" waged by outsiders, President Bashar Assad was sworn in on ...
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Obama Causes Another War

Jul 10 2014 9:10pm CDT | Source: Big Government

President Obama is not responsible for every conflict on the planet; he has nothing to do with the ongoing battles in Sudan or Somalia, for example. But the Obama administration is almost solely responsible for the latest outbreak of violence between Israel and the Palestinians. The reason for that is simple: Obama showed more daylight between the United States and Israel than at any time in the history of the State of Israel. In 2011, the Fatah Party – ...
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Boris: Blair Harms the Interventionist Cause by Defending 2003 Iraq Invasion

Jun 16 2014 3:55am CDT | Source: Big Government

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has accused Tony Blair of having “finally gone mad” after he claimed that the current situation in Iraq was nothing to do with the 2003 invasion. He also said that Blair should “put a sock in it” for claiming that Iraq’s problems were caused by the Wests failure to intervene in Syria. Johnson used his regular column in the Daily Telegraph to attack Blair’s claims that he was not to blame for recent events in the Middle East. "Somebod ...
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6 Reasons Obama Lost Iraq

Jun 13 2014 1:40pm CDT | Source: Big Government

As hundreds of thousands flee before the onrushing Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist army, media defenders of the Obama administration are rushing to prop up the ailing Obama foreign policy. “Who lost Iraq?” writes the Washington Post’s Fareed Zakaria. “Whenever America has asked this question – as it did with China in the 1950s or Vietnam in the 1970s – the most important point to remember is: the l ...
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Leaked Tape: Top Palestinian negotiator Erekat rips into 'discredited, useless' Abbas

Jun 12 2014 1:25pm CDT | Source: Big Government

A leaked audio recording of chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat harshly criticising Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas exposed severe fissures within the Palestinian leadership, and showed profound disdain by Erekat for his president, reports The Times of Israel. In the video, Erekat says Abbas has lost his credibility, slams his “useless” approach to confrontation with Israel, and compares him to Saddam Hussein and Bashar al Assad. The ...
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Druze leader to Hezbollah: Fight Israel, not rebels

Jun 8 2014 2:27pm CDT | Source: WND

(Associated Press) The decision by Lebanon’s militant Hezbollah group to join the civil war in neighboring Syria and fight along President Bashar Assad’s forces was a historic and moral “mistake” toward the Syrian people, a leading Lebanese politician has said. The harsh criticism by Walid Jumblatt, who leads Lebanon’s minority Druze sect, reflects his increasing pessimism about the bloody conflict next door, now in its fourth year. Although he leads a minority sect, Jumblatt is a p ...
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