World Press Views
UN Security Council delays vote on Syria ceasefire resolution
Trump blames Russia and Iran for ’humanitarian disgrace’ in Syria
Regime launches incursion, strikes on E. Ghouta despite UN ceasefire call
Dozens of civilians killed from US-led coalition strikes in Deir Ezzor
FSA and Turkish military capture 4 villages, a military camp and three hills in Afrin area
Turkey says PYD former leader, Salih Muslim, is arrested in Prague
Iranian military chief of staff says Assad and Iran will continue assault on Ghouta
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Orient Net - Ahmad al-Shehabi
Eulogy to Halla Barakat
“A man,” wrote an Irish poet, “is original when he speaks the truth that has always been known to all good men.” Halla Barakat was original. She was a good ..
Dr. Yahya Al-Aridi
Assad, junta can run, but can’t hide: Game is over
It is not yet clear how comforting the Russian promise to the Assad regime that it would not be targeted again by the Americans. After the April 7 strike on ..
Removing Assad must be a Western priority
Recently German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble commented that Muslim refugees should assimilate or leave, claiming this would somehow preserve “European values.” It is understandable the trepidation Germans feel about the ..
Nexus between waning regime’s power and influence of militants in Syria
That the United States launched 59 missiles targeting an Assad military base in Syria after the chemical attack on Khan Sheikhoun remains a chance for eradicating militants’ sphere of influence ..
Eva J. Koulouriotis
After its veto on investigation, Russia seeks to erase evidence of Khan Sheikhoun chemical attack
After more than two weeks from the chemical attack carried out by the Assad regime, the investigation of the crime was closed by the Russian veto. Although Russia still claims ..
Le Pen vs. Macron: Will Trump win French presidential election?
With voting underway in the French presidential election, the race already appears to be more democratic than the one that ushered in Donald Trump’s surprising victory in the US. Unlike the ..
Where do French presidential candidates stand on Syria?
French voters head to the polls on Sunday, for the first round of their two-stage presidential election. It will be the most closely fought race in their country’s modern history. ..
Time for post-referendum Turkey to act in Syria
The Turkish people went to ballot boxes last Sunday to vote on the constitutional changes. With more than 51 percent of the people approving the changes, Turkey has entered a ..
Trump’s failure to follow up on Shayrat emboldens Assad
For six long years, the Assad regime has been able to get away with its atrocities against the Syrian people with impunity. Ever since the regime first began to use ..
What’s next after Khan Sheikhoun gas attack?
Two weeks ago, Syria was hit by the second-deadliest chemical weapons attack – again committed by the Assad regime with full knowledge and a subsequent cover up campaign by the ..
World Press Views
The twisted logic of the war in Syria
Syria has become a gruesome cockpit once again
Ghouta’s desperate civilians say they’ve been abandoned to their fate
What does the US want in Syria?
Iran, deeply embedded in Syria, expands ‘axis of resistance’