Category Archives: syrian rebels

Regime changers declare war on Congresswoman

RISING US political star Tulsi Gabbard has been linked to Nazis and labelled a “dictator’s stooge” after daring to promote a peace agenda for war-ravaged Syria. The Hawaiian Congresswoman set off a firestorm when she advocated a break with the … Continue reading

Posted in Article, Media coverage, syria news, syrian rebels, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Rebel, rebel – how couldn’t they know?

SUDDENLY, late in the Syrian day, one mainstream western news outlet is taking baby steps towards honouring the claim in its title. The Independent’s Robert Fisk has joined colleague, Patrick Cockburn, in calling bullshit on key elements of the propaganda … Continue reading

Posted in Article, syria news, syrian civil war, syrian rebels, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Al sham – the name says it all

WHEN are the lads from Al-Qaeda not such a bad lot, after all? When they are having a crack at the Middle East’s last remaining secular government, it seems. That’s right, Al Qaeda – the mob who flew into the … Continue reading

Posted in Article, syria news, syria now, syrian civil war, syrian rebels, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Syria has won the war! (almost)

Traditional wisdom tells us that we shouldn’t count our chickens before they hatch. Even so, it is hard to resist celebrating the most recent developments in the war on Syria. Thanks to a bit of help from mother Russia, it … Continue reading

Posted in Article, syria news, syrian civil war, syrian rebels | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Why it's OK to arm MODERATE jihadists in Syria

Twas bryllyg, and ye slythy toves Did gyre and gymble in ye wabe: All mimsy were ye borogoves; And ye mome raths outgrabe. (from Lewis Carroll’s ‘Jabberwocky’) I must admit that I was a little confused when I first heard … Continue reading

Posted in Article, syrian rebels | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Why it's OK to arm MODERATE jihadists in Syria

Is the violence in Syria and Iraq really sectarian?

We’ve been sold this line for a long time – that the violence raging across the Levant, most obviously in Syria and Iraq, is of a sectarian nature. It is Sunni against Shia, Muslims against fellow Muslims and non-Muslim minority … Continue reading

Posted in syrian civil war, syrian rebels | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Iraq, ISIS and Syria – what’s going on?!

So many crazy things are happening in the hell that is flowing from Syria into Iraq at the moment that it’s hard to know what is going on. As Christians we need to make a meaningful response to all this bloodshed … Continue reading

Posted in Article, syria now, syrian rebels | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Syria – every story has two sides

“Silver Water: Syria Self-Portrait” is a movie that recently debuted at the Cannes film festival in Paris – the only Arab film in the fest’s official selection. The movie documents human-rights abuses allegedly carried out by Syrian government forces in the city of … Continue reading

Posted in Article, syrian rebels | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Syrian Archbishop says the US, Britain and France are “Screwing Us”!

It was only a day ago that a Muslim friend asked me “why aren’t the Christians of Syria speaking out more about rebel atrocities?” The truth is that they are speaking out but nobody is listening, and the strong language … Continue reading

Posted in syria news, syrian rebels | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The new media spin on terrorism in Syria

Reprinted below is an extract from an excellent article by investigative journalist, Robert Parry. Parry begins by demonstrating the spin Western media put on the Iranian nuclear program. He notes that mainline media articles that refer to Israel’s fear of … Continue reading

Posted in Article, syria news, syrian rebels | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment