Syria: Bomb attack in al-Mleiha

Egypt: Dividing Syria is like the Separation of the Middle East

Damascus, Syria: Bomb blast kills several Syrians in the capital.

While another bomb blast has rocked the Syrian capital Damascus today. The terrorist act caused the death of several people and wounded further civilians in Damascus, the Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmi has underlined the fact that Syria is facing ?fighters” who mainly came from abroad in a new statement in regards of the conflict in the Arab country and the call for a political solution to the Syrian crisis. (more…)

T-72 tank with a Syrian Urban Special Kit / Photo: A. Filatov

Iran: Ceasefire in Syria is a good idea

Iranian lawmaker praises the intention by Syrian government.

The Syrian Deputy Prime Minister Qadri Jamil has announced in statements that the government of Syria may propose a ceasefire in the case that the long-planned international peace conference on Syria will take place in Geneva (Geneva II) and if all sides will support a ceasefire between all the involved sides in Syria. The next international peace conference in Geneva is expected to happen in the end of October or November. (more…)


On the True Aims of the War against Syria

Each expert has his own assessment of Washington’s maneuvers around Syria and his own understanding of the aims of these maneuvers. There are as many understandings of the war being waged against Syria as there are experts writing on the topic of the Syrian crisis. For example: (more…)

Jobar. Photo by A. Filatov / ANNA News

Iran: Israel’s chemical and nuclear weapons should be dismantled

Iran?s Foreign Minister calls for a disarmament of Israel?s weapons of mass destruction.

The Foreign Minister of Iran joins the call for the disarmament of Israel?s nuclear and chemical weapons in the wake of the Russian-American agreement to put Syria?s chemical weapons arsenal under an international supervision and to destroy the chemicals from Syria and the Syrian government as well as President Bashar al-Assad seem ready and willing to comply with the Russia-US deal about their chemical stockpiles. (more…)

Obama written on a sidewalk in Toronto with chalk.

The City on the Hill: American Exceptionalism and Redemptive Violence

??we must consider that we shall be as a City upon a Hill, the eyes of all people upon us; so that if we shall deal falsely with our God in this work we have undertaken and so cause him to withdraw his present help from us, we shall be made a story and a byword through the world, we shall open the mouths of enemies to speak evil of the ways of God and all professors for Gods sake; we shall shame the faces of many of God?s worthy servants, and cause their prayers to be turned into curses upon us till we be consumed out of the good land whither we are going.?  John Winthrop 1630 (more…)

KSA Israel Terror Sponsoring

Israel prefers Al-Qaeda over Syria’s al-Assad

Israeli envoy: Tel Aviv prefers Al-Qaeda groups rather than Iranian-backed groups.

The Israeli envoy to the United States, Michael Oren, confirmed in a new statement that the Israeli regime in Tel Aviv fears the alliance of Syria, Iran, and Lebanon, and the Israeli Ambassador even confirmed that Tel Aviv prefers al-Qaeda jihadists rather than the secular government of Syria?s President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus. Although not Syria has recently attacked Israel, but the Israeli regime has conducted at least three airstrikes on Syria in 2013. (more…)

Syria Map

Iran: US-Russia Deal on Syria helps to defuse the Conflict

Russia and France want an end of the violence in Syria.

While the Iranian Foreign Ministry has repeated the call for a solution to the conflict in Syria by political and diplomatic means and urged all sides to take the necessary steps for the possibility of a political solution to the Syrian conflict, the Foreign Ministers of Russia and France have declared in an official statement after their meeting in Moscow that both governments want an end of the violence in Syria. (more…)