Bashar Assad

Breaking News about Bashar Assad:

U.S. Sanctions Firms, Individuals Suspected Of Aiding Iran

Aug 29 2014 1:18pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States on Friday sanctioned more than 25 businesses, banks and individuals suspected of working to expand Iran's nuclear program, support terrorism and help Iran evade U.S. and international sanctions. The action is part of the Obama administration's effort to show it will enforce existing sanctions even as it works with other world powers to negotiate a deal to curtail Iran's nuclear progra ...
Full article at: Politics - The Huffington Post


Rand Paul is right: Attacking secular states helps Islamists

Aug 28 2014 6:47pm CDT | Source: WND

The newest line from the Obama administration is that the slaughter of Christians and Shia Muslims in Iraq is the fault of President Assad of Syria. The fact that the United States, Europe, Saudi Arabia and Qatar have spent over $50 billion so far to topple the secular government of Syria is not a factor at all, according to the White House. Neither is the Obama-orchestrated “Arab Spring,” which has cost countless lives ...
Full article at: WND


Minneapolis Muslim Killed Fighting For ISIS

Aug 28 2014 1:54pm CDT | Source: Big Government

On August 27, the identity of a second American killed fighting for ISIS was revealed, "Abdirahmaan Muhumed from Minneapolis." According to FOX 9's Seth Kaplan, Muhumed was profiled by Minnesota Public Radio in June. MPRNews reported Muhumed was one of "as many as 15 Somali-American men from the Twin Cities [who] have traveled to Syria to join radical groups to overthrow President Bashar Assad's regim ...
Full article at: Big Government


Latest stories

Special team in PMO will fast-track Japanese investment: Modi (Roundup)
Tokyo, Sep 1 (IANS) Assuring the same quick reaction and proactive response a Japanese investor accorded when he was chief minister of Gujarat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday announced a special team in his office to fast-track investments from Japan. | by IANS
Pakistani protestors move towards PM House
Islamabad, Sep 1 (IANS) Protestors Monday moved beyond the Pakistan Secretariat area in Islamabad and headed towards the Prime Minister's House. | by IANS
UN chief calls for peace in Lesotho
United Nations, Sep 1 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed concern about a coup in Lesotho, urging "all parties to refrain from violence and work together towards a peaceful and lasting resolution of their differences". | by IANS

UN Report: Islamic State Recruiting Children as Fighters in Syria

Aug 28 2014 12:07pm CDT | Source: Big Government

While much attention has been focused on Islamic State (IS) incursions, abductions, and killings in Iraq, a UN report shows IS has committed "mass atrocities" in Syria and is recruiting children as fighters there as well. The report indicates "public executions" are "a common spectacle" in the portions of Syria controlled by IS, as are "amputations" and "whippings." According to BBC New ...
Full article at: Big Government


How Obama aided ISIS

Aug 27 2014 6:54pm CDT | Source: WND

Perhaps the single costliest, most demonstrable crime of Barack Obama’s time in office is what he did to fuel the rise of the army of the Islamic State in Syria, which now threatens to take over Syria, Iraq and other Middle East while murdering thousands and posing an extreme terrorist threat to the U.S. Obama claims not to have seen this coming. But others certainly did. Two years ago, I pointed out th ...
Full article at: WND


UN Panel: Crimes Against Humanity Spread In Syria, Including Possible Gas Attack

Aug 27 2014 7:25am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

GENEVA (AP) — The Syrian government has likely used chlorine gas to attack civilians while the Islamic State group has committed crimes against humanity with attacks on civilians in two provinces in the country, an independent U.N. commission said Wednesday. The report from the commission, which has been tasked to investigate potential war crimes in the country, marks the first time the United Nations has assigned blame for the use of the chemical agent. Sp ...
Full article at: Politics - The Huffington Post


A plan to defeat the Islamic State

Aug 25 2014 3:47pm CDT | Source: WND

The decisions that determined the fate of the great nations and empires that failed to survive the 20th century are well known. For the Kaiser’s Germany, it was the “blank cheque” to Austria after Sarajevo. For Great Britain, the 1939 war guarantee to Poland. For the Third Reich, it was the June 1941 invasion of Russia. For the Empire of the Sun, the decision to attack Pearl Harbor. And for the Soviet Empire, it was the invasion of Afghanistan. As for the United States, historians ...
Full article at: WND


Syria Is Now Is Asking For The World To Bomb Syria

Aug 25 2014 9:27am CDT | Source: ThinkProgress

Syrian President Bashar Assad gestures as he speaks during an interview CREDIT: AP Photo/SANA, File There’s nerve and then there’s pure chutzpah. This time last year, the United States was considering airstrikes against the Syrian government in response for using chemical weapons against civilians. Now the regime of President Bashar al-Assad is touting his government as the only force that can stop the rise of Islamic militants, ...
Full article at: ThinkProgress


U.S. journalist freed in Syria

Aug 24 2014 1:49pm CDT | Source: POLITICO

He was held by an Al Qaeda-linked group fighting the government of Syrian President Bas ...
Full article at: POLITICO




Latest from the Network

Pakistan protesters break into PTV office
Islamabad, Sep 1 (IANS) Protesters Monday took over the Pakistan Television (PTV) network office here, as a result of which transmission has disrupted in Islamabad. The protesters, who seemed to have faced no security...
Read more on Ad Balla
Jennifer Lawrence's nude photos leaked online
Los Angeles, Sep 1 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Lawrence's nude photographs are being circulated on the internet space after her phone was reportedly hacked. "This is a flagrant violation of privacy," a spokesperson for...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
Chanderpaul, Jeffers amongst runs in warm-up against Bangladesh
Basseterre (St. Kitts), Sep 1 (IANS/CMC) Shivnarine Chanderpaul warmed up for next week's first Test with a fluent, unbeaten half-century but Shane Jeffers took centrestage with a stunning century, on the second day of...
Read more on Sport Balla
Peng Shuai reaches US Open quarters for first time
New York, Sep 1 (IANS) World No.39 Peng Shuai of China defeated Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic 6-3, 6-4 to reach the US Open quarter-finals, marking her first women's singles final eight appearance in a Grand...
Read more on Sport Balla
Green offices make workers happy - and productive
London, Sep 1 (IANS) Want to be happy and productive at work? Keep a plant next to your computer. "Green" offices with plants make staff happier and more productive than "lean" designs stripped of greenery, new...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
Special team in PMO will fast-track Japanese investment: Modi (Roundup)
Tokyo, Sep 1 (IANS) Assuring the same quick reaction and proactive response a Japanese investor accorded when he was chief minister of Gujarat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday announced a special team in his office...
Read more on Politics Balla
Thompson, Stewart sweep 100 metres at Berlin meet
Berlin, Sep 1 (IANS/CMC) Trinidadian Richard Thompson won the men's 100 metres at the ISTAF athletics meet here as the Caribbean swept both sprints. Thompson, a double silver medallist at the Beijing Olympics six...
Read more on Sport Balla
Roger Moore loves being known as James Bond
Sir Roger Moore says there is ''no downside'' to being known as James Bond. The 86-year-old actor played the fictional British spy seven times between 1973 and 1985 in movies like 'The Man With the Golden Gun' and 'For...
Read more on Movie Balla
Charlie Hunnam for Escape From New York remake?
Charlie Hunnam could be set to star in an 'Escape From New York' remake. The 'Sons of Anarchy' actor - who dropped out of the upcoming 'Fifty Shades of Grey' film due to scheduling issues - is rumoured to be in talks...
Read more on Movie Balla
Kelly Brook suffered second miscarriage
Kelly Brook suffered a second miscarriage while dating Thom Evans. The 34-year-old actress and the former rugby star lost their first child on May 6 2011 when Kelly gave birth at just six months pregnant and she's now...
Read more on Celebrity Balla