Hezbollah missiles can wipe out Israel, says Iran general

Iranian Brigadier General Esmail Qa’ani, said the missiles of the Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah are capable of wiping out Israel, Press TV the Iranian state owned website reported on Friday . Qa’ani is the second-in-command of Quds Force , the international branch of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC). Hezbollah militant group in Lebanon was […]

Syria peace talks effort stalls, report

Beirut, Lebanon — Fledgling efforts to promote peace talks in the Syrian conflict appear to have stalled, even as the death toll rises daily and the rebellion nears its second anniversary. The major exile opposition group, irate over what it calls a “shameful” global silence about the bloodshed, has announced that it will not attend […]

Syrian opposition calls world inaction “shameful”

Syria’s opposition leaders have turned their back on international talks, saying the world’s failure to stop the violence is “shameful”. In advance of another round of meetings over the crisis – namely, the Friends of Syria meeting in Rome and scheduled talks in Russia and the US – the opposition leaders have said they will […]

Assad needs time to fight Syria’s rebels, report

BEIRUT, Lebanon – President Bashar al-Assad of Syria said on Wednesday that his government’s battle against opposition forces would need “time” and that a proposal floated by Syria’s opponents to create buffer zones inside the country was unrealistic.