President al-Assad to Denmark’s TV 2: Moderate opposition is a myth… We won’t accept that terrorists will take control of any part of Syria-VIDEO

Damascus, SANA – President Bashar al-Assad affirmed that the United States doesn’t have the will to reach any agreement about Syria, and that Syria knew in advance that the US agreement with Russia will not succeed because the main part of that agreement is to attack al-Nusra which is an American card in Syria. In…

Unleashing the untameable monster: Iraqi bill will only inflame sectarianism

By Sharif Nashashibi   The bill, effectively creating a parallel army among Shia militias accused of abuses and already resistant to authority, risks turning Iraq into Libya The passing of a bill by Iraq’s parliament on Saturday legalising the Popular Mobilisation Units (PMUs) as a government entity operating alongside the army will further exacerbate sectarian tensions…

Almost 10,000 civilians flee Syrian army’s advance into east Aleppo

Capturing all of Aleppo would be a major victory for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad after almost six years of fighting Syrian opposition fighters try to hold off Assad government forces near Beyanun village of Aleppo, Syria (Anadolu) Almost 10,000 civilians have fled battered eastern Aleppo towards government-held districts and the Kurdish-controlled neighbourhood of Sheikh Maksoud,…