BEIRUT – The Syrian regime is arming and training Syrian women to fight for President Bashar al-Assad, putting it out in front of the Pentagon when it comes to sending women to the front lines. A video posted on Russia Today’s Arabic channel from the central city of Homs shows dozens of women in combat […]
It was the first time in two years of revolution we have seen support for the Syrian leader so choreographed, accompanied by such fist-pumping chants from the audience. Even the slogans were the same as the slain Libyan dictator: “God, Syria, Bashar, enough”.
The powerful Islamist militia Washington blames for an attack on its Benghazi consulate was swept from its heavily fortified bases in Libya’s second city in a mass popular uprising in support of the government early on Saturday. The action against Ansar al-Sharia appeared to be part of a coordinated sweep of militia headquarters buildings by […]
In a ceremony late on Wednesday, Libya’s first elected assembly took over power from the transitional council that has ruled the country since last year’s uprising against longtime dictator Muammar Gaddafi.
Their war for freedom in Libya may be over, but almost a year after they won the battle for the Libyan capital, a group of fighters have a new battlefield: Syria. Under the command of one of Libya’s most well known rebel commanders, Al-Mahdi al-Harati, more than 30 Libyan fighters have made their way into […]
DOHA/DUBAI (Reuters) – Turkey has set up a secret base with allies Saudi Arabia and Qatar to direct vital military and communications aid to Syria’s rebels from a city near the border, Gulf sources have told Reuters. News of the clandestine Middle East-run “nerve centre” working to topple Syrian President Bashar al-Assad underlines the extent […]
While the The West supports the Syrian opposition, Russia and China support the regime of president Bashar al Assad. The question on the mind of many is what will happen to the vast arsenal of chemical weapons should Assad be removed.
An Egyptian police official says security forces have confiscated dozens of heavy weapons seized from smugglers near the Libyan border. The official says the weapons include 40 missiles, 17 rocket-propelled grenade launchers,
Syrian President Bashar Al Assad will face a fatal and bloody ending similar to that of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, according to Haitham Maleh, a leading Syrian opposition member. “The continuous relentless brutality of Syrian forces against civilians has relinquished Al Assad’s option to a peaceful exit
Libya demanded Niger hand over one of Moammar Gaddafi’s sons who is under house arrest in the neighboring African nation after he warned in a television interview that his homeland was facing a new uprising. Mohammed Hareizi, spokesman for the ruling National Transitional Council, said Saturday that Niger must extradite Al Saadi Gaddafi