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Syrian Government Writes a New Chapter in Crimes Against Humanity

The United Nations Secretary General in a statement said that there was no doubt anymore that the Syrian government was in fact responsible for committing widespread crimes against humanity. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon made this statement while addressing the General Assembly. He also emphasized that military intervention by foreign forces was not an answer to help…

Are the New Cuban Missile Crisis in the Making?

The growing tensions between Iran and Israel have taken a new turn as Iran claimed earlier today that its warships were entering the Mediterranean. Many consider this as a symbolic gesture demonstrating the ‘show of power’ by Tehran in the backdrop of the visit of a high-level American official to Israel. Commander of the Iranian…

Tales of Horror Start Pouring in from Homs

Refugees fleeing the besieged Syrian city of Homs have recollected stories of atrocities unleashed by the government troops on rebels and civilian families. A woman, who had fled Homs told media that Syrian soldiers had slit the throat of her 12-year-old boy along with executing 35 other men in her area. Her husband said that he…

War Hysteria Builds as Iran and Israel Shop for Allies

The last few weeks have seen the gradual ossification of tensions between the conventional adversaries in the Middle eastern region, Iran and Israel. This is not the first time that the adversity between the Muslim and Jewish state has turned from bad to ugly and if history were to be taken as a point of…