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How Did U.S. Journalist James Foley End Up With The Islamic...

The gruesome execution of U.S. journalist, James Foley, sent shockwaves throughout the international community, as outrage and fear spread rapidly through social media outlets....

Turkish Territorial Violations Is Nothing New

People across the world are horrified and shocked by the incidences that took place yesterday where Turkish F-16 jets destroyed a Russian jet. The...

The Silent Front: Syria’s Economy

In three months, or March 2015, Syria will enter the fourth year of its bitter internal conflict. Most Syrian provinces have suffered from the...

The War In Lebanon Has Just Begun

When the battle for 'Arsal began, many civilians in Lebanon were shocked: "Is the Islamic State really here?" The sad reality is that the...

Series: Is it just me or? Libya

Is it just me that find it hard to not cry when one reads statements like the ones from the French Defense Minister Jean-Yves...

Questioning Kurdish Secularism

Now it must be made clear that the Kurds, just like any other group of people, have a wide variety of political views. It...

The Mythology Of FSA Moderates In Southern Syria

With news that Sheikh Miskeen had been fully liberated just a few days ago by the Syrian Arab Army’s (SAA) 15th Brigade of the...

Uncovering the tacit cooperation between Israel and Jabhat al-Nusra

Since the start of the Syrian crisis, the Syrian government has routinely accused Israel of playing a hidden role, from Qusayr in the Homs...

Series: Is it just me or…. are guys like these always...

I have been scouring the news and social media feeds for something, anything that would give an inkling of this not being the case; but perhaps...

Historical development of Syria

Syria underwent an era of great history and development under the empire of ‘Greater Syria’ (Bilad al-Sham). Despite Syria having no record of being...