Posts Tagged ‘Syria’

  • Choosing a future: What the Kurdish minority’s parliamentary triumph means for Turkey

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    Turkey, once the most confident and powerful state in the region, has suddenly found it self on the brink of plunging into political and economic instability with no clear solutions to the problem

  • Turkey at the crossroads: Erdogan’s power at stake in parliamentary elections

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    (FILES) -- A file photo taken on February 23, 2011 shows Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan listening to a question during an interview with AFP in Ankara. Erdogan on November 23, 2011 apologised for a bloody military campaign that killed thousands of Kurds in southeast Turkey at the end of 1930s. "If it is necessary to apologise on behalf of the state... I will apologise, I am apologising," Erdogan told his Justice and Development Party (AKP) members in Ankara in televised remarks.      AFP PHOTO/ADEM ALTAN

    Erdogan is the only Muslim leader who unwaveringly stands up for religious values and principles, fights for justice, speaks up for Palestine, the Syrian people and the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, and talks about all the political issues that concern Muslims in Turkey and outside it. Will his rhetoric help him this time?

  • Why do we know nothing about ISIS?

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    “Don’t you know that Isis was the name of an Egyptian goddess?” a colleague from Iraq recently wrote me

  • Syria is a battle for Palestine

    Март 08, 2014 English Комментарии к записи Syria is a battle for Palestine отключены
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    One of the headquarters of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine – General Command is located in a basement in central Damascus. All secrecy measures are there: one cannot drive through the area; hidden guerillas everywhere, and several dozen CCTV cameras. This is the Palestinian group whose headquarters…

  • Darayya, Syria’s Stalingrad

    Март 08, 2014 English Комментарии к записи Darayya, Syria’s Stalingrad отключены
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    Two years of ruthless warfare have transformed rookie soldiers of the Syrian army into battle-thirsty experienced veterans. Quiet confidence has replaced a gloomier outlook as soldiers expect to fight the war to the bitter victorious end. After you leave the silk-stocking downtown of Damascus, passing by posh mansions, premises of…

  • Outsiders are killing Syrian People, destroying Churches and mosques — Christian Bishop

    Март 08, 2014 English Комментарии к записи Outsiders are killing Syrian People, destroying Churches and mosques — Christian Bishop отключены
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    «A person who has no homeland is nothing», says Orthodox Metropolitan Bishop Luke, an Arab Born in Syria. His forefathers were Orthodox Christians long before Islam came to this land. We are talking in the Maronite Cathedral in the Old City of Damascus.On October 21, 2012, a car bomb exploded…

  • Hamas will not be dragged into Syrian ‘massacre’ – Deputy FM to RT

    Март 08, 2014 English Комментарии к записи Hamas will not be dragged into Syrian ‘massacre’ – Deputy FM to RT отключены
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    Dr. Ghazi Hamad, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, tells RT’s Nadezhda Kevorkova that, despite Bashar Assad’s past support for the Palestinians, Hamas does not support his regime and instead welcomes revolutions in Muslim countries, even though new revolutionary governments have not helped to lift the blockade.  Dr. Hamad stressed that…