The recent report from Germany about the treating of refugees at several refugee centers in North Rhine-Westphalia sounds like stories from Guantanamo or other U.S. jailhouses. According to the report by the German newspaper Spiegel, private security guards have allegedly harassed and humilated several refugees in more than just one refugee center in North Rhine-Westphalia. The public prosecutor’s office is [Continue reading…]
Syrian conflict: Lavrov and Kerry will meet again to discuss Geneva II conference. The Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his American counterpart, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, currently known for his recent slip of the tongue in terms of the Syrian chemical weapons stockpiles and his lie towards US congressmen about the “absence of Al-Qaeda” on Syrian soil, [Continue reading…]
Syria: UN Envoy has invited Iran for Geneva 2-Conference. Even before higher-ranking officials from Russia and the United States will meet in The Hague (Netherlands) next week in order to discuss several important topics for the preparation of the upcoming international conference on Syria in Geneva (Geneva 2), the UN Envoy to Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi, invited Iran to take part [Continue reading…]
Russia: Geneva II conference about Syrian conflict not before October. After the Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov said that the acceptance by the Syrian government in Damascus to receive the UN experts’ team in order to investigate the alleged use of chemical weapons in the Syrian conflict shows the willingness of Syria to clarify this, it seems also clear [Continue reading…]
Syrian Conflict: Iran can contribute to a settlement of the war. The Russian Deputy Foreign Minister said in a new official statement that Iran is able to contribute to a settlement of the Syrian conflict because the Islamic Republic of Iran is an important regional player in the Middle East, and thus, also important for the negotiations about a political [Continue reading…]
The member states of the European Union (EU) are currently not interested to resume the talks on arming the terrorists and ground forces of the so-called (staged) external Syrian opposition, as it was scheduled before. The statement came from a diplomatic source at the European Council.
Geneva 2: Iran demands participation of all sides at Syria conference The Iranian Ambassador to Damascus, Mohammad-Reza Raouf-Sheibani, said in a new statement from today that all influential parties and all sides have to attend the upcoming conference in Geneva about the topic Syria and how to solve the conflict and crisis in the Arab nation by political measures.
By the end on May Hassan Nasrallah, the leader of Hezbollah, a Lebanese Shiite guerilla group, said his fighters would help bring victory to President Bashar Assad in Syria’s civil war. On May 25 he said in a speech marking the 13th anniversary of Israel’s withdrawal from southern Lebanon that Syria and Lebanon faced a threat from radical Sunni Islamists. [Continue reading…]