Blog Posts - Bashar Al-assad



The rise of al-Qaeda 2.0

By Frud Bezhan Early on, al-Qaeda was a close-knit band of extremists with common cause, with a centralized leadership, and a base from which to launch global operations. With the death of Osama bin Laden, the loss of a host of top commanders, and it...
by Iran Aware on Jul 27, 2013

Head of Syrian Jihadists: We Support an Islamic Caliphate

The leader of the jihadist Al-Nusra Front has declared that his group is in favor of establishing an Islamic caliphate in Syria.     By Dalit Halevi & Elad Benari The leader of the jihadist Syrian rebel group Jabhat Al-Nusra (Al-Nusra Front...
by Iran Aware on Jul 23, 2013

The sectarian cleansing of Homs by Assad

How Bashar Assad’s forces have embarked on a ‘scorched earth’ policy — looting and destroying the homes of Sunni refugees and sabotaging sacred Islamic sites — as they battle to retake the city. By Ruth Sherlock, Bashar Assad’s militias a...
by Iran Aware on Jul 23, 2013

The Muslim Brotherhood’s More Frightening Offshoot

While more and more Islamists despair of political participation, the Ummah party is training fighters in Syria for a widespread jihadist campaign. Joseph Braude Syrians attend a mass funeral for people whom anti-government protesters said were kille...
by Iran Aware on Jul 16, 2013

Candva, nu foarte demult, in Siria…

 Il cheama Raymond si e palestinian. Palestinian crestin. S-a nascut la Haifa, inainte de 1948, an in care familia sa a trebuit sa se refugieze in urma primului val de purificare etnica. Ai lui au fugit de acasa cu mitraliera la tampla, luandu-si, c...
by Imperator travel on Jul 15, 2013

Syria diplomat being held at Washington’s Dulles airport

  A Metro Washington Airports Authority police officer keeps watch inside the departure terminal at Dulles International Airport outside Washington July 2, 2007. (File photo: Reuters) Al Arabiya A Syrian diplomat sent to the United States by Pre...
by Iran Aware on Jul 11, 2013

Hezbollah-backed Syrian troops take control of second city in Homs

  Free Syrian Army fighter walks past damaged buildings in Bab Tadmur in Homs, June 22, 2013. (File photo: Reuters) Al Arabiya The Syrian army, backed by Hezbollah, the Lebanese Shiite group, declared victory over a second city in the central pr...
by Iran Aware on Jun 26, 2013

Ahmadinejad to head to Russia for gas conference, Syria talks

AFP, Tehran Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will attend next week’s summit of the world’s biggest gas suppliers in Moscow and also hold talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, the foreign ministry spokesman said on Tuesday. “Ah...
by Iran Aware on Jun 26, 2013

John Kerry: Secretary of War or Surrender?

By Alan W. Dowd Here’s a sobering thought: A story filed by Jeffrey Goldberg offering a behind-the-curtain peek at administration deliberations over Syria suggests that Secretary of State John Kerry is the most hawkish member of the president’s c...
by Iran Aware on Jun 26, 2013

The Kurds and the Future of Syria

By Joseph Puder The recent announcement by the Obama administration that it intends to provide arms and funds to the Syrian rebels, begs a number of key questions.  One such question is why the administration has not been cultivating a democratic an...
by Iran Aware on Jun 24, 2013

The U.S. waffles

In a continuation of the hazy wording of the G-8 communique on Syria, U.S. President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he could not and would not reveal the exact forms of military aid his government would be supplying to the opposition. This lack of...
by Iran Aware on Jun 20, 2013

The Hamas – Hezbollah conflict worsens

The ripple effect of the Hamas-Hezbollah fight is likely to reach Lebanon A few hours after a security meeting between Hamas and Hezbollah in Lebanon, Hamas issued a statement on Monday calling on Hezbollah to withdraw from Syria, adding that the Pa...
by Iran Aware on Jun 19, 2013

DECLARATION. Syrie: Sarah Palin, ex gouverneur de l’Alaska et co-listière de McCain, tance Obama

Sarah Palin, ex gouverneur de l’Alaska et co-listière de John McCain à la présidentielle de 2008, l’homme qui crie sur tous les toits pour que les Etats-Unis arment les terroristes qui sévissent en Syrie, s’est démarquée de so...
by Allain Jules on Jun 16, 2013

Syrian Civil War - 'Red-Line' links of interest!

The world now has an idea about what the crossing of Obama's red-line by the Syrian government may mean! After making the public claim of a US red-line in Syria and then doing his best to let rhetoric instead of action do the talking, Barack Obama h...
by The Political Commentator on Jun 16, 2013

Butterflies in Damascus

By Uri Avnery (about the author) DURING THE Spanish civil war of 1936, a news story reported the deaths of 82 Moroccans, 53 Italians, 48 Russians, 34 Germans, 17 Englishmen, 13 Americans and 8 Frenchmen. Also 1 Spaniard.   “Serves him righ...
by Iran Aware on Jun 9, 2013

Grand Mufti urges Muslim world to flay Hezbollah

RIYADH – Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdulaziz Al-Sheikh urged governments and fellow Islamic scholars across the Muslim world to punish the Lebanese Shiite group Hezbollah for its intervention in the Syrian civil war against the mainly Sunni rebels fightin...
by Iran Aware on Jun 7, 2013

Al-Qaeda vs. Hezbollah

Which is the current world champion of terrorism? By Clifford D. May A fighter with Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb Back during the Bush administration, Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage famously called Hezbollah the “A Team of terrorists,...
by Iran Aware on Jun 7, 2013

How Israeli Intelligence Is Updating Its Knowledge of Syria’s Missile Arsenal

by Yossi Melman  Israeli officials are closely watching the conflict in Syria to improve their understanding and intelligence capabilities of Syria’s long range missiles, according to statements made during a public conference titled “Aerial thr...
by Iran Aware on Jun 6, 2013

Hezbollah fighter details ops in Qusayr

  by Mona Alami Hezbollah’s implication in the nearby Syrian war has been reported by numerous media outlets. In order to discuss the real scope and depth of the party’s involvement in the Syrian conflict, NOW talks to Hezbollah fighter Abou...
by Iran Aware on Jun 5, 2013

What’s Russia Doing in Syria and Why

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has killed some 80,000 of his citizens and drivenanother 1.7 million into neighboring countries. Unsurprisingly, he has few foreign friends these days. But two have played a pivotal part in his survival: Iran and Russ...
by Iran Aware on Jun 5, 2013


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