Tag Archive for Syria

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…

The World Watches as 20 More Syrians Die

The Syrian government held a referendum on a new constitution on Sunday as the ongoing violence continued across the Arab country claiming another 20 lives. According to the new constitution multi-party parliamentary elections will be held in the next three months. The referendum has been boycotted by the opposition, labeling it as farce and demanding President Bashar al-Assad to…

Tragedy Continues in Syria as Troops Open Fire on Mourners

Adding another tragedy to the bloody chapter of Syrian uprising, government troops opened fire on mourners killing at least one person. The shooting occurred at a funeral for people killed on Friday during a protest against President Bashar al-Assad. The un-provoked shoot out at the peaceful funeral soon turned it into an outraged demonstration. The…

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…

China and US Engage in a War of Words Over Syria

While innocent civilians continue to lose their lives in clashes between protestors and the government forces, China and the United States have engaged in a diplomatic war with eachother instead of trying to resolve the crisis in the Arab country. China has reacted strongly on a statement given by US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton…